State Park Geology Guides

Status Start Date End Date Locations
completed Dec 7, 2015 Jun 30, 2016 All Counties
Director: John Steinmetz
Other Researchers: Barbara Hill, Matthew Johnson, Polly Sturgeon, Deborah DeChurch Richard Powell (IGS Research Affiliate)
Funding: Indiana University - Indiana Geological & Water Survey
Issue: Each of Indiana’s state parks is underserved by a geologic guide that could enhance the recreational, intellectual, and educational experience.
Objective: Produce geologic guides for the most popular state parks in Indiana to enhance the visitors’ experience. The audience is the interested lay reader.
Approach: Produce geologic guides for the most popular state parks in Indiana to enhance the visitors’ experience. The audience is the interested lay reader.
Products: A geologic guide for each of the most popular state parks in Indiana.
Benefits: A geologic guide to a state park will enhance the visitors’ experience.