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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 SurveyNov 20, 2018 @ 9:56am
"The field of earth science, or geoscience, is expanding, but there aren't enough people qualified for careers in the field." More (AUDIO) at http://tinyurl.com/yblu3nle #TeachingTuesday
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyNov 19, 2018 @ 3:30pm
In honor of Thanksgiving this week we want to encourage a week of giving thanks! Leading up to Giving Tuesday next week, the 27th, we want everyone to show a little extra thankfulness this holiday season. Today we are grateful for the wonderful geology of Wisconsin! (Also for the awesome help of google images 😉)
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyNov 19, 2018 @ 2:32pm
New Project! WGNHS is part of the team for the Southwest Wisconsin Groundwater & Geology Study-- (aka SWIGG). The project will begin with sampling wells in Grant, Iowa and Lafayette Counties.
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyNov 19, 2018 @ 4:38am
"Massive crater under Greenland’s ice points to climate-altering impact in the time of humans" Science Magazine https://tinyurl.com/ycr62rd4 #MeteorMonday
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyNov 18, 2018 @ 4:54am
Sunday Staff Spotlight on - Dave Hart - WGNHS Hydrogeologist His interests include hydrogeology, near-surface geophysics, and physical properties of geologic materials.
(https://wgnhs.uwex.edu/about/people/david-j-hart/)
See Dave's research summarized here: https://arcg.is/n4KWv
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyNov 17, 2018 @ 1:22pm
New publication from WGNHS: Central Sands Lakes Study: Annotated Bibliography by Greve and Hart. (https://wgnhs.uwex.edu/pubs/wofr201804/)