Andrew J. Retzler

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Andrew J. Retzler

Phanerozoic Geologist, Minnesota Geological Survey

Contact

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

Education

  • M.S. in Geosciences, 2013, Idaho State University
  • B.A. in Geology, 2011, College of Wooster

Professional Background

  • Board of Directors (Secretary), Minnesota Ground Water Association, 2016-2019

Scientific & Professional Societies

Minnesota Ground Water Association (MGWA)Geological Society of America (GSA)
Research Interests
  • Sedimentary geology (Paleozoic & Mesozoic bedrock of Minnesota)
  • Paleontology
  • Hydrogeology
  • 2D & 3D geologic mapping and modeling
  • GIS, mapping, & 3D modeling software/methods
  • Borehole geophysical logging
  • Programming & website design/development
  • Geoscience collections management

Honors and Awards

  • Charles B. Moke Prize, College of Wooster (2011)
  • Honors Independent Study, College of Wooster (2011)
  • Departmental Honors, Geology Department, College of Wooster (2011)

Selected Publications

Retzler, A.J., 2019, Bedrock geology, pl. 2 of Steenberg, J.R., ed., Geologic atlas of Dodge County, Minnesota: Minnesota Geological Survey County Atlas C-50, scale 1:100,000. [LINK]

Retzler, A.J., 2019, Bedrock topography and depth to bedrock, pl. 6 of Steenberg, J.R., ed., Geologic atlas of Dodge County, Minnesota: Minnesota Geological Survey County Atlas C-50, scale 1:100,000. [LINK]

Dworkin, S.I., Steenberg, J., Anderson, N.T., Cowan, C.A., Retzler, A., Runkel, A., 2019, The influence of Late Ordovician volcanism on the GICE: American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2019, abstract #PP33E-1730. [LINK]

Tipping, R.G., Runkel, A.C., Steenberg, J., Retzler, A., Hoxmeier, J., 2019, Evaluation of temperature, streamflow, and hydrogeology impact on brook trout habitat: Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund (ENRTF) Final Report. [PDF]

Retzler, A.J., 2018, Bedrock geology, pl. 2 of Steenberg, J.R., ed., Geologic atlas of Hennepin County, Minnesota: Minnesota Geological Survey County Atlas C-45, scale 1:100,000. [LINK]

Retzler, A.J., 2018, Bedrock topography and depth to bedrock, pl. 6 of Steenberg, J.R., ed., Geologic atlas of Hennepin County, Minnesota: Minnesota Geological Survey County Atlas C-45, scale 1:100,000. [LINK]

Runkel, A.C., Tipping, R.G., Meyer, J.R., Steenberg, J.R., Retzler, A.J., Parker, B.L., Green, J.A., Barry, J.D., and Jones, P.M., 2018, A multidisciplinary-based conceptual model of a fractured sedimentary bedrock aquitard: improved prediction of aquitard integrity: Hydrogeology Journal, v. 26, pp. 2133-2159. [LINK]

Steenberg, J.R., and Retzler, A.J., 2016, Bedrock geology, pl. 2 of Meyer, G.N., ed., Geologic atlas of Washington County, Minnesota: Minnesota Geological Survey County Atlas C-39, scale 1:100,000. [LINK]

Retzler, A.J., and Steenberg, J.R., 2016, Bedrock topography and depth to bedrock, pl. 6 of Meyer, G.N., ed., Geologic atlas of Washington County, Minnesota: Minnesota Geological Survey County Atlas C-39, scale 1:100,000. [LINK]

Retzler, A.J., Tapanila, L., Steenberg, J.R., Johnson, C.J., and Myers R.A., 2015, Post-impact depositional environments as a proxy for crater morphology, Late Devonian Alamo impact, Nevada: Geosphere, v. 11, p. 123-143. [LINK]

Runkel, A.C., Steenberg J.R., Tipping, R.G., Jansen, S. and Retzler, A.J., 2015, Hydraulic conductivity and hydrostratigraphy of the Platteville Formation, Twin Cities Metropolitan Area, Minnesota: Minnesota Geological Survey Open-File Report, OFR-15-01, 34 p. [LINK]

Runkel, A.C., Tipping, R.G., Green, J.A., Jones, P.M., Meyer, J.R., Parker, B.L., Steenberg, J.R., and Retzler, A.J., 2014, Hydrogeologic properties of the St. Lawrence aquitard, southeastern Minnesota: Minnesota Geological Survey Open-File Report, OFR-14-04, 56 p. [LINK]

Runkel, A.C., Steenberg, J.R., Tipping, R.G., and Retzler, A.J., 2014, Geologic controls on groundwater and surface water flow in southeastern Minnesota and its impact on nitrate concentrations in streams: Minnesota Geological Survey Open-File Report, OFR-14-02, 70 p. [LINK]

Retzler, A.J., Wilson, M.A., and Avni, Y., 2013, Chondrichthyans from the Menuha Formation (Late Cretaceous: Santonian-Early Campanian) of the Makhtesh Ramon region, southern Israel: Cretaceous Research, v. 40, p. 81-89. [LINK]