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|Organization||Website||Contact Information||Ask An Expert||About||Organization Type||State|
|Washington Division of Geology and Earth Resources||http://www.dnr.wa.gov/geology||Contact Information||
The Washington DNR, of which DGER is a division, informs the public, government, and industry about the consequences of geologic events and about the nature of the land. DNR monitors, assesses, and researches the causes of earthquakes, landslides, and volcanoes--critical information for both government and private sector planners working to reduce the human and financial effects of natural disasters.
|State geological survey||washington|
|West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection||http://www.dep.wv.gov/Pages/default.aspx||Contact Information||
The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (WVDEP) is a statewide operation, headquartered in Charleston. Operations are accomplished on a district or regional level, based upon the program, thus requiring a workforce throughout West Virginia. The WVDEP is involved in activites related to air quality, environmental quality and remediation, emergency response to hazards, land restoration, mining operations and reclamation, and regulation of the oil and gas industry.
|State agency||west virginia|
|West Virginia Geological & Economic Survey||http://www.wvgs.wvnet.edu/||
The WVGES was established with the purposes to, in general, (1) investigate the State's geological and physical resources, (2) make the results of these investigations promptly available to the public, and (3) provide topographic, geologic, and other maps of the State.
|State geological survey||west virginia|
|Western States Seismic Policy Council||http://www.wsspc.org/||
The mission of the Western States Seismic Policy Council (WSSPC) is to develop seismic policies and share information to promote programs intended to reduce earthquake-related losses.
|Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources||http://dnr.wi.gov/||Contact Information||
To protect and enhance our natural resources (our air, land and water; our wildlife, fish and forests; and the ecosystems that sustain all life). To provide a healthy, sustainable environment and a full range of outdoor opportunities. To ensure the right of all people to use and enjoy these resources in their work and leisure. To work with people to understand each other's views and to carry out the public will. And in this partnership consider the future and generations to follow.
|Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey||http://wgnhs.uwex.edu/||Contact Information||Ask An Expert||
The Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey conducts earth-science surveys, field studies, and research. We provide objective scientific information about the geology, mineral resources, water resources, soil, and biology of Wisconsin.
|State geological survey||wisconsin|
|Wyoming State Geological Survey||http://wsgs.wyo.gov||Contact Information||
The Wyoming State Geological Survey (WSGS) performs the important and critical function of interpreting Wyoming’s complex geology.
|State geological survey||wyoming|