Acceleration of the County Geologic Atlas Program

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$305,000
Fund Source
Clean Water Fund
Recipient
Minnesota Geological Survey
Recipient Type
Public College/University
Status
In Progress
Start Date
July 2010
End Date
December 2014
Activity Type
Mapping
Counties Affected
Houston
Winona
Legal Citation / Subdivision
M.L. 2009 Chapter 172 Article 2 Section 8a
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$305,000
Direct expenses
$305,000
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0.6
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

By the end of calendar year 2014 MGS will publish part A of the Geologic Atlases of Winona and Houston counties.  The products will include printed maps, geographic information system files and associated databases.  Map themes include bedrock geology, bedrock topography, surficial geology, and data distribution.  The County Well Index database has been updated for both counties.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Maps of both counties are either finished or in the technical review stage.

Project Overview

This project will accelerate production of County Geologic Atlases (part A). This is a set of geologic maps and associated databases for a county that facilitate informed management of natural resources, especially water and minerals.

Project Details

This grant is funding an update of the Geologic Atlas of Winona County produced in 1984 and a Geologic Atlas of Houston County.

Project Manager
Salutation
Mr.
First Name
Dale
Last Name
Setterholm
Organization Name
Minnesota Geological Survey
Street Address
2642 University Ave W
City
St. Paul
State
MN
Zip Code
55114
Phone
612-627-4780
Email
sette001@umn.edu