Amy Radakovich Block

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Amy Radakovich Block

Precambrian Geologist, Minnesota Geological Survey

Contact

Minnesota Geological Survey
2609 West Territorial Road
St. Paul, MN 55114

Education

  • Equity and Diversity Certificate, May 2022, University of Minnesota
  • M.S. in Geology, 2013, University of Minnesota Duluth
  • B.S. in Geology, 2010, St. Norbert College

Professional Background

  • MGS Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee
  • University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) Earth and Environmental Sciences External Advisory Board, 2021- Present
  • Society of Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration (SME) MN Scholarship Committee, 2021-Present
  • Board of Directors, Society of Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration (SME) - Twin Cities Subsection, 2020-Present
  • Board of Directors (North Central Regional Delegate), Association of Women Geoscientists, 2020-Present
  • Board of Directors (President), Association of Women Geoscientists - MN Chapter, 2020-2021
  • Board of Directors, (Vice President), Association of Women Geoscientists - MN Chapter, 2019-2020

Scientific & Professional Societies

Institute on Lake Superior Geology (ILSG); Association of Women Geoscientists (AWG); Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration (SME)
Research Interests
  • Precambrian geology
  • Geologic mapping
  • Metamorphic and igneous petrology
  • Bedrock topography
  • HVSR passive seismic technology
  • Educational outreach

Selected Publications

Jirsa, Mark A., Project Manager. (2016). OFR 16-4, Preliminary geologic maps of Lake and St. Louis Counties, northeastern Minnesota. Minnesota Geological Survey. [LINK]

Radakovich, A.L., and Chandler, V.W., 2018, Bedrock geology, pl. 2 of Lusardi, B.A., project manager, Geologic atlas of Cass County, Minnesota: Minnesota Geological Survey County Atlas C-43, pt. A, 6 pls., scale 1:200,000. [LINK]

Radakovich, A.L., and Chandler, V.W., 2018, Bedrock Topography and Depth to Bedrock, pl. 6 of Lusardi, B.A., project manager, Geologic atlas of Cass County, Minnesota: Minnesota Geological Survey County Atlas C-43, pt. A, 6 pls., scale 1:200,000. [LINK]

Radakovich, A.L., and Chandler, V.W., 2018, Bedrock Topography and Depth to Bedrock, pl. 6 of Lusardi, B.A., project manager, Geologic atlas of Hubbard County, Minnesota: Minnesota Geological Survey County Atlas C-41, pt. A, 6 pls., scale 1:200,000. [LINK]

Chandler, V.W., and Radakovich, A.L., 2018, Bedrock geology, pl. 2 of Lusardi, B.A., project manager, Geologic atlas of Hubbard County, Minnesota: Minnesota Geological Survey County Atlas C-43, pt. A, 6 pls., scale 1:200,000. [LINK]

Radakovich, A.L., and Chandler, V.W., 2016, Bedrock topography and depth to bedrock, pl. 6 of Bauer, E.J., project manager, Geologic atlas of Becker County, Minnesota: Minnesota Geological Survey County Atlas C-42, pt. A, 6 pls., scale 1:200,000. [LINK]

Radakovich, A.L., and Chandler, V.W., 2016, Bedrock topography and depth to bedrock, pl. 5 of Lusardi, B.A., project manager, Geologic atlas of Wadena County, Minnesota: Minnesota Geological Survey County Atlas C-40, pt. A, 5 pls., scale 1:200,000. [LINK]

Radakovich, A.L., and Chandler, V.W., 2016, Bedrock geology, pl. 2 of Lusardi, B.A., project manager, Geologic atlas of Wadena County, Minnesota: Minnesota Geological Survey County Atlas C-40, pt. A, 5 pls., scale 1:100,000. [LINK]

Radakovich, A.L., Ferguson, A.J., and Boatwright, J., 2016. Field Survey of Earthquake Effects from the Magnitude 4.0 Southern Maine Earthquake of October 16, 2012. U.S. Geological Survey, Open-File Report 2016–1071, Menlo Park, CA. [LINK]

Jirsa, M.H., Boerboom, T.J., and Radakovich, A.L., 2016. Neoarchean geology of the western Vermillion District. Field Trip Guidebook, Institute on Lake Superior Geology 62nd Annual Meeting 2016. [LINK]

Hudak, G.J., Radakovich, A.L., Pignotta, G., and Schwierske, K., 2014. A Walk in the Park: Neoarchean geology of the Lake Vermilion State Park. Field Trip Guidebook, Institute on Lake Superior Geology 60th Annual Meeting 2014. [LINK]

Radakovich, Amy Laureen. (2013). Metamorphic petrology of glacial clasts from the byrd glacier drainage:implications for the crustal history of East Antarctica. [LINK]