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State Geologist Keith Schilling

Schilling Named State Geologist of Iowa

Posted on August 3rd, 2018

Iowa has a new state geologist — Keith Schilling of the Iowa Geological Survey.

A geologist stands in a sinkhole.

IGS Maps Show Iowa Counties What Lies Beneath

Posted on January 5th, 2016

William Smith, the “father of English geology,” wasn’t the only geologist to create a map to change the world. Read about how geologists at the Iowa Geological Survey are creating new, geologic maps for the state even today.

Stephanie Surine: She’s a Rocker

Posted on April 6th, 2015

Stephanie Surine used to collect rocks on the shores of Lake Superior in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. She would fill an empty ice cream bucket with rocks, tote the bucket home, and polish up her finds. “At the time I didn’t realize that was something people did for a living,” she says. “It was just fun.” […]

Frank Weirich's team takes the ground-penetrating radar out onto the surface of the Exit Glacier.

Beneath the Surface of Vanishing Glaciers

Posted on July 10th, 2013

Frank Weirich and his research team are conducting a multi-year research project using ground-penetrating radar to look inside the rapidly shrinking Exit Glacier.

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