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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 SurveyAug 14, 2018 @ 1:00pm
#TrilobiteTuesday brought to you by the American Museum of Natural History's top ten trilobites! Here's one of them!
Check out the rest: https://www.amnh.org/our-research/paleontology/paleontology-faq/trilobite-website/the-trilobite-files/trilobite-top-tens
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyAug 14, 2018 @ 9:00am
Groundwater may weaken earthquakes! Yet another reason to protect it!
Read more: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/08/180806095201.htm
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyAug 13, 2018 @ 3:09pm
#MineralMonday #ABCminerals
Today O is for Osarizawaite!! It's so sparkly!
Learn more: https://wgnhs.uwex.edu/minerals/osarizawaite/
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyAug 13, 2018 @ 9:09am
The absence of data on bluff failure on Lake Michigan has resulted in costly and inefficient sand management along southwestern Lake Michigan. WGNHS is working to better document this bluff failure!

Our goal is ultimately aimed at comprehending and modelling the dynamic nature of littoral transport along southwestern Lake Michigan.
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyAug 12, 2018 @ 1:00pm
N is for Neotocite! Neotocite forms black to brown resinous masses from the alteration of manganese silicates. #ABCminerals
https://wgnhs.uwex.edu/minerals/neotocite/
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyAug 12, 2018 @ 12:00pm
It's not Trilobite Tuesday but here's a good one!
#Trilobite
https://www.pinterest.com/pin/312085449174685857/