Subsurface (Geology)

Information related to sub-surface geology and reserves in the province of Alberta. For more geological reports, digital data, and maps, please see the Alberta Geological Survey.

Alberta Table of Formations

Frequency of Publication
September 2015

The Alberta Table of Formations is an important reference tool for resource industries, academia, government and the public to identify and name geological rock formations in Alberta. This version incorporates new knowledge of stratigraphic (rock layer) relationships of rock units in Alberta and brings the Alberta Table of Formations into alignment with the current naming practices of the North American Stratigraphic Code (guide to categorize and name rock layers).


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