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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 SurveySep 24, 2018 @ 3:00pm
#MineralMonday is a good day to check out our web app: Mineral exploration in northern Wisconsin. https://tinyurl.com/ydzxgor9 #WiscGeo #WGNHSresearch
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveySep 24, 2018 @ 9:00am
Vug lined with crystals (probably calcite) in core of Platteville Dolostone. Learn more about our core at https://wgnhs.uwex.edu/research/core-repository/ #WGNHSresearch #WiscGeo
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveySep 23, 2018 @ 12:00pm
St. Peter Sandstone with preserved water volcano, probably due to compaction. Imagine that's a cloud on top of the volcano! More about our core at https://wgnhs.uwex.edu/research/core-repository/ #WGNHSresearch
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveySep 22, 2018 @ 12:00pm
Check out the citizen science projects these inside games. Science IS fun! https://tinyurl.com/ya7x88td
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveySep 21, 2018 @ 3:00pm
Melting ice sheets are a major cause of sea level rise, but they might not work in the way you expect. #Diagrams
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveySep 21, 2018 @ 9:00am
Want to hunt fossils? This site has some advice. Get permission. Stay safe. More at this link: https://tinyurl.com/y8cdstkt #FossilFriday