UVM Geology Department members

Geology in the NewsVermont State Bedrock Map

University of Vermont, Department of Geology participates in creating and the unveiling of the updated Vermont State Bedrock Map.Current faculty, emeriti faculty, and UVM Geology alumni contributed to the project that has been ten years in the making. The reference list on the new map includes 51 UVM geology alumni. Also, the State Geologist (Laurence Becker - alum) and 8 out of 12 authors and contributors are either UVM professors, adjunct, or alumni (Rolfe Stanley –post humous, Professor, Marjorie Gale – alum, Peter Thompson – alum, Gregory Walsh – alum, Barry Doolan- retired, Jon Kim – adjunct, Charlotte Mehrtens- Professor, Gregory McHone –alum).

UVM Geology Department members attend the April 11, 2012 Vermont Geological Survey unveiling of the Bedrock Geologic Map of Vermont at the Vermont State House, Montpelier




Back Row, L to R: Greg Walsh USGS, Barry Doolan UVM Emeritus, Char Mehrtens UVM

Front Row, L to R: Keith Klepeis UVM, , Gariela Mora-Klepeis UVM, Andrea Lini UVM Geology Department Chair, Marjorie Gale, VGS

Governor Peter Shumlin’s press release

United States Geological Survey (USGS) newsroom release

Why make a bed rock map of Vermont?

What is the STATEMAP Mapping Program?

VT Geologic Maps and their Uses VGS

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Visit the Perkins Geology Museum

Coming soon: New 2012 VT State Bedrock Map

In the UVM Perkins Geology Museum, among many fascinating exhibits, you can view the first Geologic Map of Vermont by state geologist Edward Hitchcock 1861, the centennial version 1961by state geologist and UVM Professor Charles G. Doll, and history of the VT State Bed Rock Maps.

Contact geology@uvm.edu to schedule a visit.

Monday - Friday, 9-4, in the Geology Department's beautiful facilities at Delehanty Hall. Visit the Perkins Museum and our Digital Archive

Geology and You

See UVM Geology courses

If you are interested in geologic studies related to bedrock, consider courses such as: Geology 001 Earth System Sciences, 101 Field Geology, 217 Vermont Field Geology, 231 Petrology, 260 Structural Geology.