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Wisconsin's state fossil, Calymene celebraLink to People page (staff photo taken during 2016 field trip)

Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey

The Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey (WGNHS) has been working to serve Wisconsin for over 100 years. Part of University of Wisconsin-Extension, we provide objective scientific information about the geology, mineral resources, and water resources of Wisconsin.
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyJun 20, 2018 @ 5:00am
"It's the latest discovery of perfluorinated chemicals (PFCs) — widely manufactured compounds that in recent months have turned up on the Wisconsin-Michigan border." #WaterWednesday
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyJun 19, 2018 @ 1:00pm
Bayfield County is hosting two training opportunities NEXT WEEK! Follow the links for more information!
1.)UAS/UAV/Drone Thermal Imaging Class: http://ow.ly/d/7IOQ
2.) Northern Area GIS User Group Meeting: http://ow.ly/d/7IOY
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyJun 19, 2018 @ 9:00am
Use your eyes! Look closely! Check out the Eldgredgeops milleri. This trilobite possesses perhaps the most studied eye in trilobite history! #TrilobiteTuesday
Click here for more: https://www.amnh.org/our-research/paleontology/paleontology-faq/trilobite-website/the-trilobite-files/trilobite-eyes/
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyJun 19, 2018 @ 4:41am
Jay Zambito will lead a field trip today to frac sand country in Wisconsin for the Fellows of the Upper Mississippi River Institute (more on them at http://www.ijnr.org/umrifellows)
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyJun 18, 2018 @ 3:00pm
Check out this article that explains why the West Antarctic Ice sheet is struggling to hold itself together. Not only that, what consequences may this have?
Click here:
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/06/180614101245.htm
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyJun 18, 2018 @ 1:00pm
We have tons of bedrock maps on our website! Check them out! #MapMonday