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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-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 SurveyNov 17, 2019 @ 12:00pm
Check out Springs in Wisconsin, a WGNHS story map, that allows visitors to learn about Wisconsin’s many springs and explore the data from our 2014–2017 springs inventory. https://wgnhs.wisc.edu/springs-in-wisconsin-web-app/ #WGNHSresearch #springs
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyNov 16, 2019 @ 12:00pm
My face when it consistently snows during Fall season. Dress warm everyone! #SaturdaySmiles #Agate
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyNov 15, 2019 @ 5:00am
Check out this this animation from NASA that shows "how long the dinosaurs' reign lasted — and how short the era of humans has been in comparison — by tracing our solar system's movement through the Milky Way." #FossilFriday
https://www.businessinsider.com/video-nasa-scientist-dinosaurs-milky-way-2019-10
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyNov 14, 2019 @ 5:01pm
Attending AGU next month? Look for WGNHS papers by Bradbury, Christenson, Fehling, Carson, Bremmer, and Orland. #WGNHSresearch
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyNov 14, 2019 @ 5:00am
OTD. Charles Lyell, the Scottish scientist who mentored Charles Darwin, who authored "Principles of Geology", and who is credited with Uniformitarianism, was born on Nov. 14, 1797.

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