North Dakota Geological Survey

 

Educational Series

*ED-1 Geology along North Dakota Interstate Highway 94, by John P. Bluemle, 1972. Superseded by ED-16. Includes simplified geologic map and roadlog.
*ED-2 Guide to the Geology of Northeastern North Dakota, by Mary E. Bluemle, 1972 (Rev. 1975, 1988), 33 p., 1 pl. (1:500,000). Superseded by ED 17. Includes roadlogs and full-color geologic map of Cavalier, Grand Forks, Nelson, Pembina, and Walsh Counties.
ED-3 Guide to the Geology of Southeastern North Dakota, by John P. Bluemle, 1972 (Rev. 1975, 1988), 37 p., 1 pl. (1:500,000). Superseded by ED-18. Includes roadlogs and full-color geologic map of Barnes, Cass, Griggs, Ransom, Richland, Sargent, Steele, and Traill Counties.
*ED-4 Geology along the South Loop Road, Theodore Roosevelt National Memorial Park, by John P. Bluemle and Arthur F. Jacob, 1973, 16 p.
*ED-5 Some Environmental Aspects of Strip Mining in North Dakota, edited by Mohan K. Wali, 1973, 121 p. A collection of 8 papers presented at the 65th Annual Meeting of the North Dakota Academy of Science.
ED-6 Guide to the Geology of South-Central North Dakota, by John P. Bluemle, 1973 (Rev. 1988), 45 p. 1 pl. (1:500,000). Superseded by ED-20. Includes roadlogs and full-color geologic map of Burleigh, Dickey, Emmons, Kidder, LaMoure, Logan, McIntosh, and Stutsman Counties.
ED-7 Guide to the Geology of North-Central North Dakota, by John P. Bluemle, 1974 (Rev. 1988), 41 p. 1 pl. (1:500,000). Superseded by ED-19. Includes roadlogs and full-color geologic map of Benson, Bottineau, Eddy, Foster, McHenry, Pierce, Ramsey, Rolette, Sheridan, Towner, and Wells Counties.
ED-8 Guide to the Geology of Northwest North Dakota, by John P. Bluemle, 1975 (Rev. 1981), 38 p., 1 pl. (1:500,000). Includes roadlogs and full-color geologic map of Burke, Divide, McLean, Mountrail, Renville, Ward, and Williams Counties.
ED-9 Guide to the Geology of Southwest North Dakota, by John P. Bluemle, 1975 (Rev. 1981), 37 p., 1 pl. (1:500,000). Includes roadlogs and full-color geologic map of Adams, Billings, Bowman, Dunn, Golden Valley, Grant, Hettinger, McKenzie, Mercer, Morton, Oliver, Sioux, Slope, and Stark Counties.
*ED-10 The Prairie: Land and Life, by John P. Bluemle, 1975, 12 p. $.50
ED-11 The Face of North Dakota - The Geologic Story, by John P. Bluemle, 1977, 75 p., 1 pl. (1:1,000,000). Superseded by Ed-21. A non- technical, profusely illustrated description of North Dakota geology. Includes full-color geologic highway map. $2.00
ED-12 Flooding in the Grand Forks-East Grand Forks Area, by Samuel S. Harrison and John P. Bluemle, 1980, 71 p., 1 pl. (approx. 1:24,000). Explains what causes floods, provides data on previous floods, and offers suggestions about planning and precautions that could reduce losses in future floods. $2.00.
ED-13 Petroleum - A Primer for North Dakota, by Erling A. Brostuen, 1981, 34 p. Describes the origin, exploration for, and production of crude oil and natural gas in North Dakota. Includes a discussion of the regulation of the petroleum exploration and producing industry in North Dakota.
ED-14 Geologic Time in North Dakota, by John P. Bluemle and Lee Clayton, 1982, 17 p. A discussion of geologic time that uses a series of diagrams to illustrate geologic events that have occurred in North Dakota.
ED-15 A History of Coal Mining in North Dakota, 1873-1982, by Colleen A. Oihus, 1983, 100 p. Concentrates on principal mining enterprises and on problems associated with the growth of the lignite industry from 1873 to 1941. Includes numerous photographs; extensively referenced. $2.00.
ED-16 Geology along North Dakota Interstate 94, compiled by John P. Bluemle, 1983. Includes simplified geologic map and roadlog.
ED-17 Guide to the Geology of Northeastern North Dakota, by Mary E. Bluemle, 1988 (Revision of ED-2), 32 p., 1 pl. (1:500,000).
ED-18 Guide to the Geology of Southeastern North Dakota, by John P. Bluemle, 1988 (Revision of ED-3), 36 p., 1 pl. (1:500,000).
ED-19 Guide to the Geology of North-Central North Dakota, by John P. Bluemle, 1988 (Revision of ED-7), 42 p., 1 pl. (1:500,000).
ED-20 Guide to the Geology of South-Central North Dakota, by John P. Bluemle, 1988 (Revision of ED-6), 44 p., 1 pl. (1:500,000).
ED-21 The Face of North Dakota, Revised Edition, by John P. Bluemle, 1991 (Revision of ED-11), 187 p., 1 pl. (1:1,000,000). Non-technical description of the geology of North Dakota illustrated with about 150 black and white photos and drawings; includes a full-color geologic highway map of the state. $5.00.
ED-22 Auto Tour Guide to the North and South Units of the Theodore Roosevelt National Park, by Edward C. Murphy, John P. Bluemle, and Bruce Kaye, 1994, 30 p. Roadlog and nontechnical guide to the geology and natural history of Theodore Roosevelt National Park. Also available through the Theodore Roosevelt Nature and History Association, P.O. Box 167, Medora, ND 58645. $1.50.
ED-23 Meteorites in North Dakota, by Edward C. Murphy, and Nels F. Forsman, 1998, 23 p. Contains a general discussion on what meteorites are, how they are formed, and how to differentiate between meteorites and terrestrial rocks. $2.00.
ED-24 Guide to the Geology and Prehistoric Life of the Rendezvous Region, by John W. Hoganson, 1999. A brochure meant to be a guide for educators, local residents, and visitors to that region of North Dakota.
ED-25 Flooding in the Grand Forks-East Grand Forks North Dakota and Minnesota Area, by Julie A. LeFever, John P. Bluemle, and Ryan P.Waldkirch,1999, 70 p., 2 maps (approx. 1:27,500). It includes a history of flooding in the two-city area, provides an overall analysis of the flood problems in Grand Forks, and includes recommendations for dealing with future floods.    $5.00

ED-26 The Face of North Dakota - third edition, by John P. Bluemle, 2000, 210 p., 1 pl. (1:100,000) (Revision of ED-21). A non-technical report describing the geology of North Dakota illustrated with numerous photos and drawings. Includes a full-color geologic highway map of the state. $6.00
ED-27 Geologic Explorer's Guide to the Sheyenne National Grassland, by Ann M. K. Fritz, 2001, 13 p., 1 pl. (1:90,000). An overview of the regional geology and a description of the principle landforms of the Sheyenne Delta region. $5.00

ED-28 North Dakota through Geologic Time, by Lorraine Manz and Johnathan Campbell, 2003. Colored 22” x 34” poster depicting North Dakota’s geologic and evolutionary history. (folded) $1.00, rolled w/tube $2.00
ED-29 Black Gold: The Role of the Geological Survey in the Exploration, Discovery, and Development of Oil Prospects and their Economic Implications to North Dakota, by Mark A. Gonzalez, Randolph B. Burke, and Paul E. Diehl, 2003. This is a PowerPoint presentation that has been recorded on a CD (not available in paper). $5.00.
ED-30 Prehistoric Life of North Dakota, by John W. Hoganson and Brett Woodward, 2005. The full-color poster is 2 feet by 3 feet in size. One side contains images of 47 prehistoric animals superimposed on a geologic map of North Dakota. Photographs and descriptions of about 80 spectacular fossils from North Dakota are shown on the reverse side of the poster. $3.00.
ED-31 Dinosaurs, Sharks and Woolly Mammoths: Glimpses of North Dakota’s Prehistoric Past:Hoganson, John W., 2007, 60 p. Price $15.00.
ED-32 Prehistoric Life of ND Coloring and Activity Book, Hoganson, John and Gould, Becky, 2011. $2.00.
*Out of print