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Jim Miller

Thunder Bay, ONT
North House Folk School photo of instructor, Jim Miller

Jim (Ph.D., geology, University of Minnesota) is an Emeritus Associate Professor of Geology at the University of Minnesota Duluth. Formerly, he was a Senior Geologist with the Minnesota Geological Survey (1983-2008). His research specialty is the geology and mineral deposits of northeastern Minnesota. He has conducted geological research and led field trips for geologists and non-geologists for over 35 years. He retired from UMD in 2016.

Current Courses Offered by Jim Miller

2½ Days
Teaser image for Geology Up the Trail: Exploring the Ancient History of the Gunflint Trail

Geology Up the Trail: Exploring the Ancient History of the Gunflint Trail

Head up the Trail and experience the unique and ancient geology of the Gunflint area. We are pleased to partner with Gunflint Lodge to offer students an opportunity to immerse themselves in the rich history of this special area using one of Minnesota's premier wilderness resorts as a home base…
Fri, Oct 11th, 2019  –  Sun, Oct 13th, 2019
Day 1: 7-9pm; Day 2: 8am-9pm; Day 3: 8am-1pm
Instructor: Jim Miller
2½ Days
Teaser image for What’s This Rock? Unraveling the Geologic Story of Minnesota's North Shore

What’s This Rock? Unraveling the Geologic Story of Minnesota's North Shore

The cobbled beaches and rocky cliffs of the North Shore can inspire some serious geological curiosity: what’s this rock? Where did it come from? Why is it here? Well, lace up some sturdy footwear and head into the field to be immersed in the fascinating geology of the northern part…
Fri, May 29th, 2020  –  Sun, May 31st, 2020
Day 1:5-8pm, Day 2: 9am-5pm, Day 3: 9am-2pm
Instructor: Jim Miller

Past Courses Offered by Jim Miller

What's This Rock Too? Unraveling the Geologic Story of MN's Central North Shore