University of Minnesota's maroon block M logo with Goldy Gopher and text below that reads "Minnesota Geological Survey".
Job Postings

Now Hiring: Subsurface Geologic Information Specialist

Posted May 8, 2023

Serve as a data steward by compiling, maintaining, and adding value to subsurface databases.


Registration Now Open: Minnesota Minerals Education Workshop

Posted May 8, 2023

Sharpen your earth science teaching skills and learn about the geology & mineral resources of the Winona Area!

Clipped portion of Plate 3, Surficial Geology map in the Steele County Geologic Atlas.
New Publication Alert

Steele County Atlas, Part A: Geology Published

Posted April 13, 2023

The Steele County Atlas, Part A: Geology was recently published, with digital map plates and GIS datasets available online.

3D geologic model of the Cannon River Watershed
New Publication Alert

New 3D Geologic Models Published for GRAPS Pilot Project

Posted 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.

University of Minnesota's maroon block M logo and text below that reads "Minnesota Geological Survey".
New Publication Alert

Annual Report 2020-2021

Posted September 15, 2021

Our Annual Report for 2020-2021 is now available!

Example page of one of the translated publications.\Página de ejemplo de una de las publicaciones traducidas.
New Publication Alert

Un Vistazo a la Geología de Minnesota

Posted October 21, 2020

Tres publicaciones de la serie "Un Vistazo a la Geología de Minnesota" ahora disponibles en español. [Three "Minnesota at a Glance" publications now available in Spanish.]

Schematic diagram illustrating subduction of crustal plates and associated volcanism.
New Publication Alert

Newly Revised Minnesota at a Glance!

Posted August 18, 2020

Five newly revised "Minnesota at a Glance" publications are now available, including both 2-page and 4-page layouts.

USGS geologic map of North America
Geologic Mapping Forum

Geologic Mapping Forum Online

Posted August 17, 2020

In place of the 2020 and 2021 Geologic Mapping Forum, an online meeting will be held. Please visit the event page for more information.

A clipped example of a gamma log collected by the Minnesota Geological Survey.
General Notice

Borehole Geophysical Database Portal

Posted August 6, 2020

Our portal to the Borehole Geophysical Database Web Map has a new look!

Olmsted County Geologic Atlas
New Story Map Alert

Minnesota County Geologic Atlas - Part A, Olmsted County

Posted July 8, 2020

Olmsted County Geologic Atlas - Part A, is now available. Check out the geology!