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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 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
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveySep 20, 2018 @ 3:00pm
The Marengo River headwaters support trout populations. We use groundwater flow and stream temperature models to evaluate the sensitivity of stream temperature to physical characteristics like shade and width, as well as climatic changes in baseflow and air temperature. More at http://tinyurl.com/y7h5azf3 #WGNHSresearch
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveySep 20, 2018 @ 9:00am
#ThrowbackThursday to field camp in 1918. (We are still wearing waders, still mapping, at WGNHS). More photos at UWDC
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveySep 19, 2018 @ 6:00pm
WGNHS geologists Genthe and Hart were part of "Rockfest - A bedrock mapping field day", an NRCS Wisconsin event held on 9/6/2018. More at http://tinyurl.com/ybdm8boz