Julia Steenberg

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Julia Steenberg

Phanerozoic Geologist, Minnesota Geological Survey

Contact

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

Education

  • M.S. in Geosciences, 2008, Idaho State University
  • B.A. in Geology, 2006, Gustavus Adolphus College

Professional Background

  • Board of Directors (President), Minnesota Ground Water Association, 2019-present

Scientific & Professional Societies

  • Minnesota Ground Water Association (MGWA)
  • Geological Society of America (GSA)
Research Interests
  • Geological mapping
  • Paleozoic sedimentology and stratigraphy
  • Hydrostratigraphy
  • Carbonate sedimentology
  • Structural geology
Currently Teaching Courses
Freshman Seminar Geology of Minnesota

Selected Publications

Barry, J.D., Miller, T.P., Steenberg, J.R., Runkel, A.C., Kuehner, K.J., Alexander, E.C., Jr., 2020, Combining high resolution spring monitoring, dye tracing, watershed analysis, and outcrop and borehole observations to characterize the Galena Karst, Southeast Minnesota, USA, Proceedings of the 16th Sinkhole Conference.

Steenberg, J.R., 2020, Bedrock geology, pl. 2. of Steenberg, J.R., ed., Geologic atlas of Olmsted County, Minnesota: Minnesota Geological Survey County Atlas C-49, scale 1:100,000.

Steenberg, J.R., 2020, Bedrock topography, pl. 6. of Steenberg, J.R., ed., Geologic atlas of Olmsted County, Minnesota: Minnesota Geological Survey County Atlas C-49, scale 1:100,000.

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

Chandler, V.W. and Steenberg, J.R., 2019, Bedrock geology, pl. 2. of Hamilton, J.D., ed., Geologic atlas of Kandiyohi County, Minnesota: Minnesota Geological Survey County Atlas C-46, scale 1:100,000.

Steenberg, J.R. and Chandler, V.W., 2019, Bedrock topography, pl. 6. of Hamilton, J.D., ed., Geologic atlas of Kandiyohi County, Minnesota: Minnesota Geological Survey County Atlas C-46, scale 1:100,000.

Steenberg, J.R. and Runkel, A.C., 2018, Stratigraphic Positions of Springs in Southeast Minnesota: Minnesota Geological Survey Open File Report 18-02.

Runkel, A.C., Tipping, R.G., Meyer, J.R., Steenberg J.R., Retzler, A.J., Parker, B.L., Green, J.A., Barry, J.D., Jones, P.M., 2018, A multidisciplinary based conceptual model of a fractured bedrock aquitard: improved prediction of aquitard integrity. Hydrogeology Journal, v. 26, n. 7. p. 2133–2159.

Barry, J.D., Green, J.A., Rutelonis, J.W., Steenberg, J.R., Alexander, E.C., Jr., 2018, Coupling dye tracing, water chemistry, and passive geophysics to characterize a siliciclastic pseukokarst aquifer, Southeast Minnesota, USA, Proceedings of the 15th Sinkhole conference.

Steenberg, J.R. and Retzler, A.J., 2016, Bedrock geology, pl. 2. of Bauer, E.J., ed., Geologic atlas of Washington County, Minnesota: Minnesota Geological Survey County Atlas C-39, scale 1:100,000.

Retzler, A.J., and Steenberg, J.R., 2016, Bedrock topography, pl. 6. of Bauer, E.J., ed., Geologic atlas of Washington County, Minnesota: Minnesota Geological Survey County Atlas C-39, scale 1:100,000.

Boerboom, T.J, and Steenberg, J.R., 2016, Bedrock geology, pl. 2. of Boerboom, T.J., ed., Geologic atlas of Brown County Minnesota: Minnesota Geological Survey County Atlas C-37, scale 1:100,000.

Steenberg, J.R., 2016, Bedrock topography, pl. 5. of Boerboom, T.J., ed., Geologic atlas of Brown County Minnesota: Minnesota Geological Survey County Atlas C-37, scale 1:100,000.

Barry, J.D., Green, J.A., Steenberg, J.R., 2015, Conduit Flow in the Cambrian Lone Rock Formation, Southeast Minnesota, USA, Proceedings of the 14th Sinkhole Conference.

Runkel, A.C., Steenberg, J.R., Tipping, R.G., Jansen, S, Retzler, A. J, 2015, Hydraulic Conductivity and Hydrostratigraphy of the Platteville Formation, Twin Cities Metropolitan Area, Minnesota: Minnesota Geological Survey Open File Report 15-01.

Chandler, V.W. and Steenberg, J.R., 2015, Bedrock geology, pl. 2. of Meyer, G.N., ed., Geologic atlas of Meeker County, Minnesota: Minnesota Geological Survey County Atlas C-35, scale 1:100,000.

Steenberg, J.R., 2015, Bedrock topography, pl. 5. of Meyer, G.N., ed., Geologic atlas of Meeker County, Minnesota: Minnesota Geological Survey County Atlas C-35, scale 1:100,000.

Runkel, A.C., Tipping, R., Green, J.A., Jones, P, Meyer, J.R., Parker, B. L., Steenberg, J.R., Retzler, A.J., 2014, Hydrogeologic Properties of the St. Lawrence Aquitard, Southeastern Minnesota. Minnesota Geological Survey: Minnesota Geological Survey Open File Report OFR14-04.

Steenberg, J. R., Tipping, R. G., Runkel, A.C, 2014, Geologic Controls on Groundwater and Surface Water Flow in Southeastern Minnesota and its Impact on Nitrate Concentrations in Streams: Local Project Area Report. Minnesota Geological Survey Open File Report OFR14-03.

Runkel, A.C., Steenberg, J.R., Tipping, R.G., 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 OFR14-02.

Steenberg, J.R., 2014, Bedrock geology, pl. 2. of Setterholm, D.R., ed., Geologic atlas of Houston County Minnesota: Minnesota Geological Survey County Atlas C-33, scale 1:100,000.

Steenberg, J.R., 2014, Bedrock topography, pl. 4. of Setterholm, D.R., ed., Geologic atlas of Houston County Minnesota: Minnesota Geological Survey County Atlas C-33, scale 1:100,000.

Steenberg, J.R., 2014, Bedrock geology, pl. 2. of Setterholm, D.R., ed., Geologic atlas of Winona County Minnesota: Minnesota Geological Survey County Atlas C-34, scale 1:100,000.

Steenberg, J.R., 2014, Bedrock topography, pl. 4. of Setterholm, D.R., ed., Geologic atlas of Winona County Minnesota: Minnesota Geological Survey County Atlas C-34, scale 1:100,000.

Steenberg, J.R. and Chandler, V.W., 2013, Bedrock geology, pl. 2. of Tipping, R.G., ed., Geologic atlas of Wright County Minnesota: Minnesota Geological Survey County Atlas C-30, scale 1:100,000.

Steenberg, J.R., 2013, Bedrock topography, pl. 6. of Tipping, R.G., ed., Geologic atlas of Wright County Minnesota: Minnesota Geological Survey County Atlas C-30, scale 1:100,000.

Steenberg, J.R., 2012, Bedrock geology, pl. 2. of Meyer, G.N.; Runkel, A.C.; Lusardi, B.A., eds., Geologic atlas of Blue Earth County, Minnesota: Minnesota Geological Survey County Atlas C-26, scale 1:100,000.

Steenberg, J.R., 2012, Bedrock topography, pl. 6. of Meyer, G.N.; Runkel, A.C.; Lusardi, B.A., eds., Geologic atlas of Blue Earth County, Minnesota: Minnesota Geological Survey County Atlas C-26, scale 1:100,000.

Mossler, J.H. and Steenberg, J.R., 2012, Bedrock topography, pl. 6. of Meyer, G.N.; Runkel, A.C.; Lusardi, B.A., eds., Geologic atlas of Nicollet County, Minnesota: Minnesota Geological Survey County Atlas C-25, scale 1:100,000.

Anderson J.R., Runkel, A.C., Tipping, R.G., Barr, K, Alexander, E.C., Jr., 2011, Hydrostratigraphy of a fractured urban aquitard: Geological Society of America Field Guides 24, pp 457-475.

Mossler, J.H. and Steenberg, J.R., 2011, Bedrock topography, pl. 6. of Meyer, G.N.; Runkel, A.C.; Lusardi, B.A., eds., Geologic atlas of Sibley County, Minnesota: Minnesota Geological Survey County Atlas C-24, scale 1:100,000.

Anderson, J.R., 2009, Bedrock geology of the Lake Elmo quadrangle, Ramsey and Washington Counties, Minnesota: Minnesota Geological Survey Miscellaneous Map Series M-185, scale 1:24,000.