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The IGS Interactive Maps page is now available!

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The Iowa Geological Survey (IGS) is a recognized leader in the geologic and hydrogeologic sciences. As a part of IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering (IIHR), a research institute within the University of Iowa’s College of Engineering, IGS continues to build on its rich scientific heritage, while serving Iowans through research, education, and outreach.

  • IGS Rock Library tour

    The classification, management, and conservation of the state’s geological resources are vital for Iowa’s economic stability and growth. As a reliable source of information on water, mineral, rock, soil, and energy resources, the IGS can help resolve environmental issues and provide guidance for all stakeholders.

  • Scorpy Hits the Road!

    This year, visitors to the University of Iowa’s Mobile Museum will get a glimpse of Iowa history that might look like something from a horror movie — a six-foot giant sea scorpion that called Iowa home hundreds of millions of years ago. Read more ...
Last modified on October 23rd, 2017
Posted on April 10th, 2014