The information below was early language that was dropped but mistakenly posted in the online budget document. The options for where AZGS would be housed in UA are still under discussion
Governor Ducey's Office of Strategic Planning and Budget has released new details on his proposal to consolidate the Arizona Geological Survey into the University of Arizona. An addition to the Executive Budget states:
"For FY2017, the Executive recommends consolidating the Arizona Geological Survey with the Department of Geosciences within UA’s School of Earth and Environmental Sciences. The State Geologist would continue to be a gubernatorial appointee."