"The USGS is a science organization that provides impartial information on the health of our ecosystems and environment, the natural hazards that threaten us, the natural resources we rely on, the impacts of climate and land-use change, and the core science systems that help us provide timely, relevant, and useable information."
The mission is: "To provide geologic information and services needed for responsible management of Ohio's natural resources."
Our vision is: "To be recognized as an innovative team conducting relevant geologic investigations and increasing awareness of Ohio geology."
"The mission of the Kentucky Geological Survey (KGS) is to provide for citizens, researchers, industry, and government, scientifically based information on Kentucky's geology and mineral and water resources. KGS conducts research, collects data, and serves as the State's official archive for data on petroleum, coal, minerals, ground water, and topographic and geologic maps."
"West Virginia's center for geology, energy resources, industrial minerals, geologic hazards, ground water, topographic and geologic maps, earth science, and much more.
The Survey is here to serve you--to answer your West Virginia geology-related and earth science questions, whether you are a landowner or engineer, professional or student, private citizen or company representative."