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Jim Miller

Thunder Bay, ONT
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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

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Geology of North Shore State Parks and Waysides: Webinar

The rocks and landforms exposed along Minnesota’s rugged North Shore of Lake Superior tell…
Wed, Mar 16th, 2022  –  Wed, Mar 30th, 2022
7-8pm CST three Wednesday evenings March 16, 23, and 30
Instructor: Jim Miller
Teaser image for What's this Rock Too? Central North Shore's Geologic Story

What's this Rock Too? Central North Shore's Geologic Story

How many times have you walked along a cobbled beach or a rocky ledge along the North Shore and…
Fri, Jun 3rd, 2022  –  Sun, Jun 5th, 2022
Day 1: 4-6:30pm; Day 2: 8:30am-5:00pm; Day 3: 9am-1pm
Instructor: Jim Miller

Past Courses Offered by Jim Miller

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

North Shore Geology Online Course

What's This Rock Three? Unraveling the Geological Story of Minnesota's Southern North Shore

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

What’s This Rock? The Geologic Story of the North Shore

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