The mission of the Colorado Geological Survey is building vibrant economies and sustainable communities, free from geologic hazards, for people to live, work and play through good science, collaboration, and sound management of mineral, energy and water resources.

Vision of the Colorado Geological Survey

Protect public safety and enhance the economy of Colorado.

Goals of the Colorado Geological Survey

  • Help reduce the impact of geologic hazards on the citizens of Colorado
  • Promote responsible economic development of mineral and energy resources
  • Provide geologic insight into water resources
  • Provide geologic advice and information to a variety of constituencies

By providing sound information and new knowledge, the Survey contributes to economic growth and improvement in the quality of life for Colorado’s citizens.