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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 20, 2018 @ 1:00pm
Learning from fossils is important! Evolution, extinction, ancient environments and rocks are all key factors that we can learn from! #FossilFriday Read more: https://wgnhs.uwex.edu/wisconsin-geology/fossils-of-wisconsin/learning-from-fossils/?platform=hootsuite
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyJul 20, 2018 @ 11:52am
We don't have an abundance of lava in Wisconsin, and they don't have any in New York. Check out this quick video on two scientists who make their own lava for experiments
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyJul 20, 2018 @ 9:00am
We have so many publications. Follow the link to scroll through them all and see what the Survey has done: https://wgnhs.uwex.edu/publications/
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyJul 20, 2018 @ 6:13am
OTD in 1969, the crew of Apollo 11 walked on Earth's moon. more about The Geological Side of the Moon (https://tinyurl.com/y7vh7ft9)
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyJul 19, 2018 @ 3:00pm
#TremblingThursday Potential earthquake nucleation site could be the San Andreas Fault. This hazard is hard to predict without the evaluation of geometry and location of this fault zone. Click here for more: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/06/180619164153.htm?platform=hootsuite
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyJul 19, 2018 @ 1:09pm
We have a gallery of thin sections on our Pinterest for #ThinSectionThursday
Take your pick!
Click here: https://www.pinterest.com/WGNHS/thinsection-thursday/