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The mission of the Florida Geological Survey is two-fold:
-To collect, interpret, disseminate, store and maintain geologic data that is used by governmental agencies, industry and the public, thereby contributing to the responsible use, understanding, and conservation of Florida's natural resources.
-To conserve the state of Florida's oil and gas resources and minimize environmental impacts from exploration and production operations through regulation and inspection activities.
- Data and Maps - Download and print geology maps and data, arcview shapefiles and oil and gas data and maps.
- Environment News - Read the latest press releases and newsletters from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection.
- Geologic History - Florida's geologic history begins deep beneath its surface where ancient rocks indicate that Florida was once a part of northwest Africa.
- Hydrogeology - Hydrogeology is the study of ground water with emphasis given to its chemistry, modes of movement, and relation to the geologic environment.