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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 SurveyDec 11, 2018 @ 3:15pm
Calling all teachers! We have some great activities and lesson plans for teaching geology on our Pinterest board, check it out! #TeachingTuesday https://www.pinterest.com/WGNHS/teaching-geology/
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyDec 10, 2018 @ 3:24pm
Rocks: super-fluid past leading to mineral deposits! “The effect has been to turn on a light in a dark room: we have seen features inside solid rocks that have not previously been revealed.” #MineralMonday Read more at https://phys.org/news/2018-11-x-rays-super-fluid-reveal-mineral-deposits.html
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyDec 10, 2018 @ 8:00am
Coming soon in 3D!! Mapping of the world’s forests by NASA “GEDI - A first-of-its-kind LIDAR system” #MapMonday Read more at http://www.digitaljournal.com/tech-and-science/science/new-nasa-mission-will-create-first-3-d-map-of-world-s-forests/article/538216
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyDec 9, 2018 @ 4:00pm
Ives (UW-M) and Rawling (WGNHS) are mapping Lake Scuppernong in Jefferson County to sort out new details of the retreat of the Green Bay Lobe. https://arcg.is/0v1L1y #WGNHSresearch
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyDec 9, 2018 @ 11:25am
#SundayStaffSpotlight Eric Carson, fluvial geomorphologist at WGNHS, is affiliated faculty at UW-Madison Dept of Geoscience and Dept of Geography.
More at https://wgnhs.uwex.edu/about/people/eric-c-carson/ .
Find out about his work on the reversal of the Wisconsin River http://tinyurl.com/yarymz58
Learn about more of his projects here: https://arcg.is/1Cz1ij (shout out to wisconsincontext.org for the first picture and wisconsinacademy.org for the last!)
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyDec 8, 2018 @ 6:00pm
WGNHS is hiring a Geodatabase Technician. Join our GIS team. Info at https://www.sco.wisc.edu/jobs/23178/ Apply by 1/02/2019