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About MGS


HARVEY THORLEIFSON -- Director
DALE R. SETTERHOLM -- Associate Director
ANTHONY C. (Tony) RUNKEL -- Chief Geologist

Minnesota Geological Survey Mission Statement

The Minnesota Geological Survey (MGS) was established in 1872 by the State of Minnesota as part of the University of Minnesota. The MGS serves the people of Minnesota by providing systematic geoscience information to support stewardship of water, land, and mineral resources. MGS geological mapping and research evolve with the progress of science and technology, and the MGS works closely with university, government, industry, and community partners to ensure we respond to the diverse needs of Minnesota.


Minnestoa Geological Survey - Past and Present

Take a look inside to find out about the MGS history as well as its current environment

 

Minnesota Geological Survey
2642 University Ave. W.
St. Paul, Minnesota 55114-1032

Staff Directory
General Information
and Staff phone directory-- 612-627-4780
Map Sales office-- 612-627-4782
Water-Well Help Line-- 612-627-4784

E-mail address -- mgs@umn.edu