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Erratics: Glacial Boulders in Iowa

Posted on August 13th, 2014

by Raymond R. Anderson and Jean Cutler Prior “Peculiar,” “irregular,” and “uncommon,” are words used to describe one class of Iowa rocks — glacial boulders or “erratics.” Geologists define erratics as stones or boulders that have been carried from their place of origin by a glacier and then left stranded by melting ice on bedrock […]

Jason Vogelgesang

Posted on July 30th, 2014

Hydrogeologist,  Iowa Geological Survey Office: OIGS Phone Number: 319-335-4231 E-mail: Jason-Vogelgesang@uiowa.edu Education: M.S. Interdisciplinary Studies (Hydrogeology), The University of Iowa, B.S. Geoscience, The University of Iowa   IGS Program Involvement: Geophysics National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program Water Resources Management GeoCore GeoLab   Research Interests: Electrical geophysical methods applied to local-scale geology and hydrogeology Availability and sustainability of […]

Stephanie Surine

Posted on July 30th, 2014

Geologist, STATEMAP Program Coordinator, Iowa Geological Survey Office: 340B Trowbridge Hall Phone Number: 319-335-3679 E-mail: stephanie-tassier-surine@uiowa.edu Education:  M.S. Geoscience, University of Massachusetts; B.S. Geology, Grand Valley State University IGS Program Involvement: Lead Quaternary mapper and STATEMAP Program Coordinator. Researches and conducts field investigations on the Quaternary deposits and stratigraphy of Iowa, with a primary focus […]

Matthew Streeter

Posted on July 30th, 2014

Soil Scientist, Iowa Geological Survey Office: 340C Trowbridge Hall Phone Number: 319-335-1593 E-mail: matthew-streeter@uiowa.edu Education: M.S. Soil Science (Pedology), Iowa State University, B.S. Agronomy (Soil and Environmental Science), Iowa State University Research Interests: Soil health and agricultural crop production Wetland soil restoration and hydrology Agronomic soil sustainability Soil and water interactions in terms of nutrient […]

Keith Schilling

Posted on July 30th, 2014

State Geologist and Research Scientist, Iowa Geological Survey Office:  340A Trowbridge Hall, Iowa City, IA 52242 Phone Number: 319-335-1422 Email: Keith-Schilling@uiowa.edu Research Interests: Hydrology Surface and groundwater interaction Land use/land cover change Watershed modeling Nutrient fate and transport Sediment erosion and transport Floodplain processes Ecohydrology Time-series analysis Biogeochemistry Recent Publications: Streeter, M.T. and K.E. Schilling. […]

Phillip Kerr

Posted on July 30th, 2014

Geologist, Iowa Geological Survey Office: 340C Trowbridge Hall Phone Number: 319-335-1081 Email: phillip-kerr@uiowa.edu Education: M.S., Geoscience, University of Iowa; B.S., Geoscience, University of Iowa, Research Interests: Quaternary mapping Landforms in Iowa Landscape development Periglacial Environments Quaternary Stratigraphy in the Midwest United States Recent Publications The Surficial Geology of the Orchard Quad, Floyd and Mitchell Counties, […]

Mike Gannon

Posted on July 30th, 2014

Hydrologist, Iowa Geological Survey Office: 104 OIGS Phone Number: 319-335-1581 E-mail: mike-gannon@uiowa.edu Education: M.S. Hydrology, University of Arizona; B.S. Geology, University of Iowa IGS Program Involvement: Water Resources Management (Coordinator) Research Interests: Ground Water/Surface Water Interaction Groundwater Availability Modeling as a Regional Planning Tool Enhancement of Induced Recharge Drought Modeling and Assessment Quarry Dewatering and Well […]

Ryan Clark

Posted on July 30th, 2014

Geologist, Iowa Geological Survey Office: 340D Trowbridge Hall, Iowa City, IA 52242 Phone Number: 319-335-4024 Mobile: 319-321-5551 Email: ryan-j-clark@uiowa.edu Education: M.S. Geology, The University of Iowa; B.S. Geology, The University of Iowa IGS Program Involvement and Research Interests: Bedrock geology Stratigraphy Groundwater resources Passive geothermal Water well drilling & construction Geologic mapping

Rick Langel

Posted on July 29th, 2014

Geologist, Iowa Geological Survey Office: 104 OIGS Phone Number: 319-335-4102 E-mail: richard-langel@uiowa.edu Education: M.S. Geology, University of Iowa, B.S. with Distinction and Honors in Geology, University of Iowa IGS Program Involvement: Develops, maintains, and coordinates GeoSam, which is the computerized dataset of inventory of the cuttings/core library and the geological/lithological dataset. Manages daily operations at […]

Rock Library

Posted on July 3rd, 2014

The Oakdale Iowa Geological Survey (OIGS) facility houses an unusual collection called the “Rock Library”.  The Rock Library is a collection of rock samples that constitutes the primary resource for understanding Iowa geology. The library includes well chip samples from over 39,000 sites around the state, well core (cylinders of rock drilled for research programs) […]