Geology in Michigan!
Select from the links below to learn more about Geology in Michigan
For Geologic reference materials please see the Digital Geology Library Catalog
This is a listing of publications about Michigan geology (many are out-of-print) and other resources. Most of the files are in Adobe PDF format. If you download this file you can access the linked files without having to come back to the web site. Where possible, bookmarks are used to aid in navigating the digital files. Word searching is possible in the catalog and most of the linked digital files.
Resources for Students and Teachers
This is a four-page listing of reference and resources for Students and Teachers and anyone else interested in better understanding Geology in Michigan. This is a subset of the encyclopedic Digital Geology Library Catalog referenced above. Learn about maps, minerals and mastodons just to name a few. Most of the files are in Adobe PDF format. If you download this file you can access the linked files without having to come back to the web site. Where possible, bookmarks are used to aid in navigating the digital files. Word searching is possible in the catalog and most of the linked digital files.
For Geologic maps please see the GeoWebFace
This is a free set of tools that provides a wide array of geologic information for natural resource management, educational and general interests. Additional programs are not needed but can be added to suit individual needs. It can be accessed by anyone, at anytime, anywhere the web is available.
The GeoWebFace is one of the largest publically accessible record sets in Michigan. To help make information easy to find the GIS tools work with a comprehensive database. The intelligent links between maps, data and records make this application powerful yet easy to use.
When you access the GeoWebFace application what you need to do next is not intuitively obvious. Before you use the application it is highly recommended that you review the GeoWebFace User Guide on line at
The link to the GeoWebFace application is: http://ww2.deq.state.mi.us/GeoWebFace/
For information about enacted or proposed legislation and regulations please go to
For information about promulgated rules please go to:
Go to the DEQ, Office of Oil, Gas, and Minerals home page