Mobile Geology
   

  • Have you ever wondered if the café you were sitting in was in turn sitting on the Osceola Mudflow?
  • Do you want to map out your tsunami evacuation route for an upcoming trip to the coast?
  • Have you reached the job site in Seattle and forgotten critical boring log data?

Now you can explore Washington’s geology, learn about geologic hazards, and find borehole lithology data all from your mobile device.

 

 

This app is a much-simplified beta version of the Washington Geologic Information Portal, a desktop-based interactive map containing detailed and comprehensive geologic data about Washington State. This app is ideal for geology students, professionals, and those familiar with geologic terms and concepts.

Available Layers:

  • Surface Geology at 1:500,000, 1:100,000, and 1:24,000 scales and geochronology data
  • Tsunami Evacuation, including: assembly areas, local landmarks, evacuation zones, and map boundaries
  • Subsurface Data: geotechnical borings and water wells
  • Faults, Earthquakes, and Tsunamis: active faults and folds, trenches, earthquakes, liquefaction susceptibility, seismic site class, and tsunami inundation modeling

Important Note

This app requires an internet connection to display data, and data charges may apply. Geolocation services are enabled in order to display device location on the map, but the data is not collected or saved.

Get the App

Android

Apple

Or, here's the link to the website version of the app

How to Use the App

Tap/Click and drag to move the camera

Pinch or use the +/- or scroll wheel buttons to zoom

Tap on the screen to identify features

Spin two fingers on the map to rotate map direction

When a menu is open, close it by clicking on the button again, clicking outside the menu, or clicking the close button on the menu.

Menu button - switch themes, or hide menu buttons

Compass button - rotate the map north

Home button - return the camera to the app starting location

Locate button - zoom the map to your current location

Layers button - Open the table of contents/legend.

Basemap button - change in the basemap

Disclaimer

This product is provided ‘as is’ without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular use. The Washington State Department of Natural Resources and the authors of this product will not be liable to the user of this product for any activity involving the product with respect to the following: (a) lost profits, lost savings, or any other consequential damages; (b) fitness of the product for a particular purpose; or (c) use of the product or results obtained from use of the product. This product is considered to be exempt from the Geologist Licensing Act [RCW 18.220.190 (4)] because it is geological research conducted by or for the State of Washington, Department of Natural Resources, Division of Geology and Earth Resources.

This app requires an internet connection to display data, and data charges may apply. Geolocation services are enabled in order to display device location on the map, but the data is not collected or saved.