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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 SurveyJul 18, 2018 @ 1:06pm
Need help describing a spring? We have your back! #WaterWednesday
Click here: https://wgnhs.uwex.edu/water-environment/spring-descriptions/
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyJul 18, 2018 @ 1:00pm
More on the Italian Mystery Mountains! The Dolomite Mountain Range is said to have been born out of the Sea!
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More on those Italian Mystery Mountains. Highlighting the Dolomites Mountain Range that were born out of the Sea!
Click here: https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/history-of-geology/the-genesis-of-the-dolomites-from-the-sea-to-the-sky/
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyJul 18, 2018 @ 9:00am
Seismology's future looks bright with help from fiber optic cables! This method presents a deeper detection of seismic movement from earthquakes, wave movements in oceans and even passing cars!
Click here for full story:https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/07/180703112844.htm?platform=hootsuite
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyJul 18, 2018 @ 7:04am
Join our GIS crew.
Application deadline 7/22/2018 (this Sunday).
Great place to work. Lots of cool science being done.
More information at https://wgnhs.uwex.edu/jobs/
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyJul 18, 2018 @ 6:13am
What's in the water? A Wisconsin farm community is working to flush its well-water woes."... the problem of private well-water contamination dwells ... in the geology of the ground." #KewauneeCounty #WaterWednesday
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyJul 17, 2018 @ 5:00pm
Lake levels and storms are eroding shorelines and causing damage on Lakes Superior and Michigan. Elmo Rawling of WGNHS is one of the geologists looking for answers. LISTEN at http://tinyurl.com/yaagfcwk. #Geohazard