Description: Below is a list of titles in the educational series published by the Pennsylvania Geological Survey. This popular series contains introductory material for students and interested adults on a variety of geologic topics with a focus on Pennsylvania. ES 1 through ES 12 were published as booklets, and ES 13 was published online as a Flash (animated) file. The publications in this series are free. More detailed bibliographic information for each report is included in the Survey’s list of publications, Pennsylvania Geological Publications.
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Availability: All of the titles in the list below are active links that will open PDF files of the booklets (ES 1 through ES 12) or the Flash file for ES 13. In addition, several of the booklets are still in print and may be ordered from the Bureau of Topographic and Geologic Survey. The titles of in-print booklets are followed by a link to ordering instructions, where you should follow the instructions for free publications.
The published printed copies of ES 1 through ES 12 can be borrowed from the Survey library or possibly from one of our repository libraries. If you are not near one of these libraries, you can go to a local library and ask the librarian to arrange an interlibrary loan.