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A Guide to Geology Field Trips in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

 

A Guide to Geology Field Trips in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula See PDF Flyer

A Guide to Geology Field Trips in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is now available! The guide is designed for middle/high school teachers, and those wishing to know about the unique geologic features of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.

The publication includes contributions from more than a dozen local geologists and educators. The guide describes:
  Field Trip Locations:
· Keweenaw Peninsula
· Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park
· Presque Isle Park (Marquette)
· Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
· Fayette State Park
   Area Mines & Museums
   Teaching Resources

The guide is available free online: A Guide to Geology Field Trips in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

To order a printed copy in a 3-ring notebook @ $18 each, call the MTU Center at 906-487-3341.

Development of the guide was coordinated by the MTU Center for Science & Environmental Outreach. Funding was provided by Michigan Space Grant Consortium, Michigan Tech Dept. of Geological & Mining Engineering & Sciences, and Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore.

The following people contributed to the development of the guide:

Keweenaw Peninsula
Jill Barbour (jnbarbour@mtu.edu)
Hans Bruning (hrbrunin@mtu.edu)
Department of Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences
630 Dow Environmental Sciences Bldg.
Michigan Technological University
1400 Townsend Dr., Houghton, MI  49931

Miners Castle of Pictured Rocks
David Kronk, Training Instructor, Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
P.O. Box 40, Munising, Michigan 49862
Tel: (906) 387-2607     Fax: (906) 387-4025     Email: David_Kronk@nps.gov

Porcupine Mountains State Park
Robert Sprague, Park Interpreter
Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park
412 S. Boundary Road, Ontonagon, MI 49953
Tel: (906) 885-5206            Email: spraguer@michigan.gov

Presque Isle Park
Dr. Robert Regis, Professor of Geology and Remote Sensing
Dept. of Earth, Environmental, and Geographical Sciences
Associate Professor of Geology, MTU Dept. of Geological & Mining Engineering and Sciences (adjunct)
Northern Michigan University
Marquette, MI  49855
Tel: (906) 227-1176                Fax: (906) 227-1621       Email: rregis@nmu.edu

Tahquamenon Falls Geology Field Trip
Robert Wild, Park Interpreter (now at Porcupine Mountain Wilderness State Park)
Tahquamenon Falls State Park
Tel: (906)492-3415             Email: wildr@michigan.gov

Mine Descriptions
Rob Porritt, Department of Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences, Michigan Technological University
Email: rwporrit@mtu.edu

Educational Consultants
Emily Gochis & Erika Vye, Ph.D Candidates, Department of Geological & Mining Engineering and Sciences. Michigan Tech University
Michelle Miller, Western U.P. Center for Science, Math and Environmental Education, Michigan Tech University

Advisors
Dr. Wayne Pennington, Chair, MTU Department of Geological & Mining Engineering & Science

Graphic Designer: Laura Smythe, Smythtype Design, Copper City, MI

Project Manager
Joan Schumaker Chadde, Director, Michigan Tech Center for Science & Environmental Outreach
Western Upper Peninsula Center for Science, Mathematics and Environmental Education
115 Great Lakes Research Center
1400 Townsend Dr., Houghton, MI  49931
Tel: (906) 487-3341            Email: jchadde@mtu.edu

 

 

 

 

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