UMass Sesquicentennial


An index of all USGS geologic maps and hydrogeologic publications for Massachusetts, cross-referenced and indexed by town and 7.5' quadrangle. This is an extremely valuable resource for finding...

Searchable online database of well completion reports in Massachusetts. Maintained by MassDEP

This is your direct link to water-resource information on Massachusetts's rivers and streams, ground water, water quality, and biology. Provides links to real time and historic streamflow,...

The USGS has a distributed water database that is locally managed. Surface water, groundwater, and water quality data are compiled from these local, distributed databases into a national...

In humid regions a strong coupling between surface water features and groundwater systems may exist. In these environments the exchange of water and solute depends primarily on the hydraulic...

The University of Massachusetts Department of Geosciences and Office of the Massachusetts State Geologist were asked by the Franklin Regional Council of Governments to make an assessment of the...

MassGIS is the geospatial data clearinghouse for Massachusetts. They distribute LiDAR, DEMs, and other elevation data, in addition to soils maps, hydrologic, cultural, environmental, and...


The MA Geological Survey
Department of Geosciences
269 Morrill Science Center
University of Massachusetts
611 North Pleasant Street
Amherst, MA 01003-9297

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