The department manages the storage, quality assurance and accessibility of geoscience information for exploration industry, other government departments and the public. It also collaborates with other national government geoscience information agencies to foster increased interoperability of information.
A range of maps presents various aspects of the geology of NSW. Maps are available at differing scales in hardcopy, as images or as GIS layers.
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Geophysical images and data
Geophysical data for NSW is available as images, on DVD or for download.
3D geological mapping data
Data for the 3D geological mapping integrates existing geoscientific datasets comprising seamless geological maps, structural measurements, geophysical imagery and drillholes.
GIS web services
GIS web services provide direct access to data and its visualization (e.g. Web Map Services and Web Feature Services).
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Books and brochures
Historical to recent books, brochures and miscellaneous reports which document the geoscientific work of the department are listed below.
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Geoscience data resources
Geoscience data resources include data compilations on disc for specific regions of NSW.
Research & technical reports
Technical reports showcase topical data and information generated by the exploration, research and mapping activities of the Geological Survey of NSW and Coal and Petroleum Geoscience.
Company exploration reports
Company exploration reports and data files that are submitted to the department are stored in the DIGS system. Reports include mineral, coal and petroleum exploration company reports and environmental reports. Non-confidential reports are available for download.
Field excursion guides
Field excursion guides are often products of conferences. They provide a tour and stop by stop descriptions of geological sites.
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The department publishes a range of historical factsheets.
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Presentations are video clips and powerpoint presentations of talks at conferences.
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