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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-Madison Division of 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 SurveyAug 22, 2019 @ 5:00pm
#ThoughtfulThursday If you live in California and are curious about possible scenarios that would cause the worst earthquake shaking, do explore the interactive map in this article!

https://www.latimes.com/projects/california-earthquake-fault-map/?fbclid=IwAR2V05IWQawmBbj6HTnW5mNAhuTu2ayHtr8gnJVTbV_84p7WbxhWKnIjX0U
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyAug 22, 2019 @ 5:00am
#ThrowbackThursday Do you know that we are living in a new age called Meghalayan in Holocene Epoch?

Learn more about it here: https://earthsky.org/earth/new-name-present-times-era-meghalayan
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyAug 21, 2019 @ 5:01pm
Newark residents are experiencing a growing problem over lead contamination of water supply #WaterWednesday #notjustFlint

https://earther.gizmodo.com/newarks-lead-tainted-water-crisis-is-getting-worse-1837247671
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyAug 21, 2019 @ 12:00pm
Dave Hart will speak at WN@TL next Wednesday 7 PM - Big Data, Little Streams:Multi-Instrument River Surveys by Canoe. Stop by or Tune in. More info at (http://tinyurl.com/yxj93fcv) Read about Hart's projects at https://arcg.is/n4KWv #WGNHSresearch #WGNHSoutreach
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyAug 21, 2019 @ 5:00am
Here is an interesting article to read before you start your Wednesday! Have a nice day readers :D

"The primary consideration was to touch down somewhere safe.....this was done by making detailed geological maps."

http://theconversation.com/how-geological-maps-made-the-apollo-moon-landings-worthwhile-117539
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyAug 20, 2019 @ 5:01pm
The Grand Canyon is one of the most spectacular natural phenomena on Earth. You can read and learn more about this wonder here! #ThankfulTuesday

https://www.wbur.org/hereandnow/2019/08/12/grand-canyon-national-park-centennial

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