Portrait of Keith Schilling

Funding to support renewable energy industries in Iowa

Thursday, September 23, 2021
State Geologist Keith Schilling is co-PI on a new four-year project funded by the US National Science Foundation through its Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research.
A person walking on a streambank

Eroding streambanks contribute phosphorus export

Monday, August 23, 2021
Eroding streambanks contribute a third or more of the phosphorus export from the state, according to estimates from ground-breaking research led by Keith Schilling and Matthew Streeter from the Iowa Geological Survey at the University of Iowa, along with co-investigators from Iowa DNR, Iowa State University and USDA.
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.

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