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NJ-GeoWeb Geology Profile is an interactive mapping application that provides information about New Jersey's Geology, Aquifers, Well Head Protection Areas, Earthquake Epicenters, Abandoned Mines, Landslides and more.

Earthquakes layer updated.

Maps and Publications Sales New

Publication Order Form | Maps and Publications Sales General Information

List of Geologic Maps by USGS Quadrangle | USGS 7.5 min Quadrangle Index Map of New Jersey

Bedrock Geologic Map of New Jersey 2014, Dalton, Richard F., Monteverde, Donald H., Sugarman, Peter J., and Volkert, Richard A., compilers, 2014, scale 1 to 250,000, size 37x47, 5 cross-sections. Price $20.00. Available for Download (PDF, 6.35 MB) (1-19-2017)

GMS 16-1, Geologic and Aquifer Map of Cape May County, New Jersey, Sugarman, Peter J., Monteverde, Donald H., Stanford, Scott D., Johnson, Stephen W., Stroitleva, Yelena, Pristas, Ronald S., Vandegrift, Kathleen, and Domber, Steven E., 2016, scale 1 to 100,000, 2 plates sizes 41x60 and 42x48, 18 figures and 2 tables.  Price $10.00. Download PDF (9.23 MB) (1-12-2017)

OFM 113, Geology of the Whiting Quadrangle, Ocean and Burlington Counties, New Jersey, Stanford, Scott D., 2016, scale 1 to 24,000, size 36x44, 2 cross-sections, 4 figures and a 4-page pamphlet. Price $10.00. Download PDF (1.37 MB) (1-12-2017)

GEODATA Digital Geodata Series

DGS 04-1 Earthquakes Epicentered in New Jersey (11-7-2016)

DGS10-2  Surficial Geology of New Jersey(Scale 1:24,000) (9-20-2016)

DGS04-7  Historic Fill For New Jersey As Of January 2016 (7-20-2016)

DGS15-2 Soil, Liquefaction and Landslide Susceptibility in New Jersey. (7-20-2016)

Free Publications to Download

Newsletter (Adobe™ PDF files)

On-Line Information

2017 Calendar (1-12-2017)

Surficial Geologic Map of New Jersey, 2016, size 8-1/2 x 11, SCALE: 1 to 1,000,000 (1 in. equals approximately 16 mi.) Download PDF.

Bedrock Geologic Map of New Jersey, 2016, size 8-1/2 x 11, SCALE: 1 to 1,000,000 (1 in. equals approximately 16 mi.) Download PDF. updated

OFR 16-1 - Hydrogeologic Framework and Computer Simulation of Groundwater Flow in the Valley-Fill and Fractured-Rock Aquifers of the Germany Flats Area of Sussex County, New Jersey, Nicholson Laura J., 2016, 74 p., 31 illus., 2 plates, 6 tables. Download PDF. (6 MB) (7-20-2016)

TM 16-1, Protocol for Heavy-Liquid Separation of Heavy Minerals and Recovery of Non-Toxic Separation Liquids, Uptegrove, Jane, Reier, Sandra A. and Muller, F.L., 2016, 6 pages and 2 figures. Download PDF (770 KB) (7-20-2016)

Information Circulars (Adobe™ PDF files)

Thickness and Depositional Settings of Surficial Deposits in New Jersey (1-12-2017)

The Jacksonburg Limestone and the Portland Cement Industry of New Jersey (7-20-2016)

New Jersey Ambient Ground Water Quality Monitoring Network: New Jersey shallow ground-water quality, 1999-2008 . Updated(7-20-2016)

Historical Publications

Earth Science Week


Celebrate Earth Science Week (October 8-14, 2017). Theme: Earth and Human Activity.

The Earth Science Week site contains Tips for Participants, Student Activities, Education Standards, Proclamations,
Press Releases, Links and other information.

Last revised January 19, 2017.

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