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University of Northern Iowa - Earth Science Update Workshop 2013

Sponsored by the Iowa Limestone Producers Association ILPA


Presentations April 26, 2013

8:30-9:00         Check-in and opening activities  
9:00-9:15         Earth Sciences - Their Societal and Academic Importance (Chad Heinzel)  9:20-9:50         Manson and Decorah Impact Structures (Ray Anderson)
9:50-10:20       Mineral Exploration in Northeast Iowa (Ray Anderson)
10:30 -11         Iowa’s Fossil Record and their Importance (Paul Liu)                       
11:00-11:30 Freeware! GIS and the Iowa DNR GIS Library (Chad Fields)
11:30-12          Water quantity and quality in Iowa (Robert Libra)           
12:00-1:00       Lunch Provided by the Iowa Limestone Producers Assoc.
1:00 –1:30       Travel time to Quarry approx. 30 min.                     
1:30 – 3:00      Introduction to Steinbron Quarry (Jim Walters and Sherman Lundy)
Collection of samples…                      
3:00-3:30         Travel time back to Latham  
3:30 to 4:30     Sample identification, organization, and activity development

Resources, internet

Annual Report of the Iowa State Geologist

Understanding Science

Bedrock Geologic Map of Iowa Explanation

UNI Earth Sci. Update links page


Current events

Iowa Meteorite Crater Confirmed!




Video's discussed

Iowa Limestone Producers Association