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Bedrock geology

Bedrock geology of Brown County, Wisconsin
Wisconsin map showing location of Brown CountyDescription: Field investigation of the nature and distribution of geologic units
Anticipated products: Report and geologic map (scale 1:100,000) and cross sections
Contact: John Luczaj

Bedrock geology of Columbia County, Wisconsin
Map of Wisconsin showing location of Columbia countyDescription: Field investigation of the nature and distribution of geologic units
Anticipated products: Report and geologic map (scale 1:100,000) and cross sections
Contact: Patrick I. McLaughlin

Bedrock geology of Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin
Map of Wisconsin showing location of Fond du Lac county Description: Field investigation of the nature and distribution of rock units at the buried bedrock surface
Anticipated products: Report and geologic map (scale 1:100,000) and cross sections
Completed product: WGNHS Open-File Report 2004-23: Preliminary Paleozoic geologic map of Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin
Contact: William G. Batten

Bedrock geology of Iowa County, Wisconsin
Map of Wisconsin showing location of Iowa county Description: Field investigation of the nature and distribution of geologic units
Anticipated products: Report and geologic map (scale 1:100,000) and cross sections
Contact: William G. Batten

Bedrock geology of Manitowoc County, Wisconsin
Map of Wisconsin showing location of Manitowoc CountyDescription: Field investigation of the nature and distribution of geologic units
Anticipated products: Report and geologic map (scale 1:100,000) and cross sections
Contact: Patrick I. McLaughlin

Bedrock geology of Sheboygan County, Wisconsin
Map of Wisconsin showing location of Sheboygan CountyDescription: Field investigation of the nature and distribution of geologic units
Anticipated products: Report and geologic map (scale 1:100,000) and cross sections
Contact: Patrick I. McLaughlin

Quaternary geology 

Pleistocene geology of Columbia, Green Lake, and Marquette Counties, Wisconsin
Map of Wisconsin showing location of Columbia county Description: Investigation of the nature and distribution of surficial geologic units
Anticipated products: Report and geologic map (scale 1:100,000) and cross sections
Contact: Thomas S. Hooyer

Pleistocene geology of Door County, Wisconsin
Map of Wisconsin showing location of Door county Description: Field investigations of the nature and distribution of surficial geologic units
Anticipated products: Report and geologic map (scale 1:100,000) and cross sections
Completed product:
WGNHS Open-File Report 2004-21: Preliminary Quaternary geologic map of Door County, Wisconsin
Contact: Eric C. Carson

Quaternary geology of Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin
Map of Wisconsin showing location of Iowa countyDescription: Field investigations of the nature and distribution of surficial geologic units
Anticipated products: Report and geologic map (scale 1:100,000) and cross sections
Contact: Thomas S. Hooyer

Pleistocene geology of Kewaunee County, Wisconsin
Map of Wisconsin showing location of Kewaunee county Description: Investigation of the nature and distribution of surficial geologic units
Anticipated products: Report and geologic map (scale 1:100,000) and cross sections
Completed product: WGNHS Open-File Report 2004-10: Preliminary Pleistocene geologic map of Kewaunee County, Wisconsin
Contact: John W. Attig

Quaternary geology of Manitowoc and Calumet Counties, Wisconsin
Map of Wisconsin showing location of Manitowoc and Calumet counties Description: Field investigations of the nature and distribution of surficial geologic units
Anticipated products: Report and geologic map (scale 1:100,000) and cross sections
Completed product: WGNHS Open-File Report 2004-09: Preliminary Quaternary geologic map of Calumet and Manitowoc Counties, Wisconsin
Contact: David M. Mickelson

Quaternary geology of Racine and Kenosha Counties, Wisconsin
Map of Wisconsin showing location of Racine and Kenosha counties Description: Field investigations of the nature and distribution of surficial geologic units
Anticipated products: Report and geologic map (scale 1:100,000) and cross sections
Contact: David M. Mickelson

Quaternary geology of St. Croix County, Wisconsin
Map of Wisconsin showing location of St. Croix county Description: Field investigations of the nature and distribution of surficial geologic units
Anticipated products: Report and geologic map (scale 1:100,000) and cross sections
Completed product: WGNHS Open-File Report 2004-22: Preliminary Quaternary geologic map of St. Croix County, Wisconsin
Contact: David M. Mickelson

Pleistocene geology of Waupaca County, Wisconsin
Map of Wisconsin showing location of Waupaca county Description: Field investigations of the nature and distribution of surficial geologic units
Anticipated products: Report and geologic map (scale 1:100,000) and cross sections
Contact: William N. Mode

Regional (bedrock/Quaternary)

Characterizing porosities and permeabilities of midcontinent rift sediments for CO2 sequestration potential
Contact: David J. Hart

Quaternary geology of the Fox River Lowland, Wisconsin
Map of Wisconsin showing location of Fox River lowlands Description: Field investigations of the nature and distribution of the surficial geology and history of the glacial Lake Oshkosh basin
Anticipated products: Report and three geologic maps (scale 1:100,000); journal article
Completed products: WGNHS Open-File Report 2005-03: Preliminary Quaternary geologic map of the southern Fox River lowland, Wisconsin. WGNHS Open-File Report 2005-01: Preliminary Pleistocene geologic map of Winnebago County, Wisconsin. WGNHS Open-File Report 2004-04: Preliminary Pleistocene geologic map of the central Fox River lowland. WGNHS Open-File Report 2004-03: General geology and natural resources of Winnebago County, Wisconsin: Field trip guide book. WGNHS Open-File Report 2007-05: Preliminary Quaternary geologic map of the northern Fox River lowland, Wisconsin.
Contact: Thomas S. Hooyer

Quaternary geology of the Lower Wisconsin and Kickapoo River valleys
Contact: Eric C. Carson

Statewide (bedrock/Quaternary)

Geothermal gradients in Wisconsin
Contact: David J. Hart

Optical dating of glacial events in Wisconsin
Contact: Eric C. Carson

Wisconsin bedrock elevation map and database
Description: Digital compilation of bedrock elevation data in Wisconsin
Anticipated products: State map (1:500,000) showing interpreted contour lines depicting bedrock elevation with description of special features of the bedrock surface and their origin; database of bedrock elevation data describing source of information, location and relative accuracy of data points, and other data attributes.
Contact: William G. Batten

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