A view of Storm Lake

Iowa Geological Survey invites public to discuss new mapping project around Storm Lake

Monday, June 28, 2021
The Iowa Geological Survey at the University of Iowa invites the public to a discussion regarding plans to map the geological features of the Outlet Creek Watershed and the area surrounding Storm Lake.

Assessing Iowa's critical mineral potential

Thursday, April 8, 2021
The IGS partnered with more than a dozen other state surveys on two projects to assess the geochemistry of selected Pennsylvanian and Devonian bedrock formations.
A person walking on a streambank

Quantifying the extent of eroding streambanks in Iowa

Wednesday, February 24, 2021
A new research paper by State Geologist Keith Schilling and Iowa DNR collaborators, Calvin Wolter and Jason Palmer, reports, for the first time, the extent of severe streambank erosion occurring in Iowa’s rivers and streams.
Portrait of Keith Schilling

Iowa Rivers - Form and Function

Thursday, February 4, 2021
Keith Schilling, Iowa’s State Geologist, discusses river form and function for Iowa Rivers Revival and their Master River Stewards Program (MRSP).
IGS Geode magazine cover

The IGS Geode: A look at 2020

Monday, February 1, 2021
Please enjoy the latest issue of our annual report, The IGS Geode, which highlights the activities of the Iowa Geological Survey during 2020.

IGS Blog: Having Our Say