Field notebook for scale. Photo credit, David Noe for the CGS.


The CGS employs a wide range of geoscience, GIS, and other highly-qualified researchers with the goal of fulfilling the statutory mission of the organization: serving all the residents of Colorado.


Geologic Hazards and Emergency Response

Geologic Mapping

Mineral Resources and Energy

Groundwater Resources

Land-Use Reviews

GIS, Web Development, and Publications

Public Outreach Coordination

Student Assistants

Volunteer Staff