Bedrock outcrop from Pipestone County, Minnesota


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Upcoming Events and Seminars

Feb 9 Thu 12:00pm

Geologic Mapping Forum Online 2022-2023

Meetings will be held virtually.

Recent News

We are hiring: GIS Specialist!
Job Postings

Now Hiring: GIS Specialist

December 29, 2022
Provide geographic information system and Information Technology services.
University of Minnesota's maroon block M logo with Goldy Gopher and text below that reads "Minnesota Geological Survey".
Job Postings

Now Hiring: Principal Accounts Specialist

November 3, 2022
Provide purchasing, accounting, pre- and post-award grant assistance, and general payroll services.
3D geologic model of the Cannon River Watershed
New Publication Alert

New 3D Geologic Models Published for GRAPS Pilot Project

August 11, 2022
Compilation geologic models for the Cannon, Missouri, and Redeye River Watersheds were recently completed as part of a two-year GRAPS Pilot Project in partnership with MDH.

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