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DGS Cooperative and Joint-Funded Programs

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Cooperative and Joint-Funded Programs

The DGS is, by statute, the state agency responsible for entering into agreements with its counterpart federal agencies, including the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), the USGS Office of Minerals Information (formerly the U.S. Bureau of Mines), and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (formerly the U.S. Minerals Management Service), and for administering all cooperative programs of the state with these agencies. DGS staff member, William S. Schenck, serves as the State Names Authority and liaison to the U. S. Board on Geographic Names.

USGS Water Resources Division

USGS Geologic Division

Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement

U.S. Board on Geographic Names

Geology

DGS staff members work closely with members of federal and professional geologic agencies and organizations. These links will take you the web pages of these organizations.

Hydrology

DGS staff members work closely with members of the USGS and the Office of the Delaware State Climatologist to exchange information, evaluate hydrologic and climatic conditions, and recommend improvements to Delaware’s hydrologic and climatic monitoring systems. As part of these efforts, the DGS is a cooperating partner in the State Climatologist’s Delaware Environmental Observation System. These links will take you the web pages of these organizations.

Delaware State Agencies