-Alyssa Bancroft
-Paul Kelso
-Matthew Spencer


--LSSU/AGI Curriculum Survey
--Digital Library of Earth System Education (DLESE)
--Michigan Geology
--Michigan Basin Geological Society
--Michigan Karst Conservancy


-Lake Superior Region

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The Geology Department is located in the newly renovated Crawford Hall. Most of the departmental classrooms and labs are located on the second floor at the east end of the building. The Kemp Mineral Resources Museum is located on the first floor just inside the northeast entrance of the building. The Benjamin Long Planetarium is located just down the hall to the south of the Kemp Museum.


General Departmental
  • 3 Dedicated Classrooms
  • 1 Specimen Room
  • 2 Geology Research Labs
  • 1 Polishing Room

    Field Equipment

  • Brunton Compasses
  • GPS Units

    Creature Comforts

  • Student mailboxes
  • Research Equipment
    • Thin Section Equipment
      • 18" diameter Diamond Pacific Slab Saw
      • Trim Saws
      • Lap/Polishing Wheels
      • Ward's Thin Section Cutoff and Grinder Saws
      • 8 Nikon Petrographic Student Microscopes
      • 1 Research Grade Petrographic Microscope
    • Conodont Research Equipment
      • Three Binocular Scope
      • Frantz Magnetic Seperator
      • Heavy Liquid Separatory Funnels
    • Paleomagnetic Research Equipment
      • Coring Drill
      • Thermal Demagnetization Unit
      • Spinner Demagnetization Unit
    • Geophysical Research Equipment
    • Meteorological Research Equipment
      • Weather Station
    • Other Lapidary Equipment
      • Rock Tumblers
      • Various Polishing Wheels




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