Geology Publications and GIS On-line

vista of valley and distant mountains - taken from mountaintopOur publications are available on-line and include maps and text at statewide to local scales, general interest to technical  reports,  and associated GIS data (shapefiles and geodatabases). As a service, we also host publications of the Vermont Geological Society and some USGS maps which were compiled for the 2011 Bedrock Geologic Map of Vermont.  The full list of publications is in the left navigation bar.
Reports are also listed  in the Town Index and in the Publications Catalog. 
Ordering: The 2011 Bedrock Map was professionally printed and is available for $36.00 plus $5.00 shipping; all other maps are plot on demand at $10.00 per map plate (These prints are not made with permanent ink and are not made on waterproof paper).
Additional Vermont maps can be accessed through the USGS National Geologic Map Database.

Popular Publications

Bedrock Geologic Map of VT, 2011 

Surficial Geologic Map of VT, 1970 

Open File Reports
1:24,000 scale bedrock, surficial, and groundwater resource maps, 1963 to present. 

General Interest and Statewide Maps and Reports

Generalized geologic maps of Vermont

Groundwater Resource Publications
Town to statewide maps and reports.

Hazard Reports, landslides & seismic, 1988-present

GIS Data

Vermont Open Geodata Portal
Geologic data including the Bedrock Geologic Map of VT (2011), the Surficial Geologic Map  of VT (1970) and more...
1:24,000 scale Open File Report Data
(surficial, bedrock, hydrogeologic)

from  1
995 - present are available through the Open Data Portal as pre-packaged zipped shapefiles and include a pdf for reference. 

Externally hosted georeferenced maps and data
USGS National Geologic Map Database
National Geothermal Data System
Georectified maps of VGS Bulletins

 

Bulletins
1:62,500 scale maps and cross-sections with illustrated text. Publication dates: 1956-1984.

Economic Geology Reports, 1966-1972

Environmental Geology Reports, 1972-1975

Special Bulletins
Illustrated text, bedrock maps and cross-sections at a scale of 1:12,000 to 1:24,000. Publication dates:1968-1995. 

Technical Reports
Reports for specific geologic and societal issues.

Vermont State Geologist Reports
Published intermittently from 1845 - present

Green Mountain Geologist Issues
Publications of the Vermont Geological Society from 1974 - present.

Highway Construction Materials, 1957-1980

Lake Champlain Depth Charts 
US Coast Survey (1872-1879)

State Parks Geology, 1956-1969  

Studies in VT Geology, 1970-1988

Town Index