18th Annual MMEW

June 16-18, 2015

University of Minnesota



Powerpoint presentations and handouts
from the 2015 MMEW short courses can be downloaded from links
below the short course schedule.


Other Downloads


2015 MMEW Introduction


2015 MMEW Program and Field Guide
(includes list of participants, instructors, and sponsors)

Final Report for 2015 MMEW/Executive Summary

Financial Summary





Short Course Schedule:



Short Course Files/Handouts:

What is a Tailings Basin
Taconite Mining, Sulfate, and the St. Louis River
Earth's Glaciation: Present and Ancient
Igneous Rocks of the North Shore
Economic Impact of Taconite Mining in Minnesota
Modeling Plate Tectonics via Sandwich Stratigraphy
Mineland Reclamation
Minerals Exploration - Best Practices
How Rocks Weather (and handout)
Groundwater Protection in Mining Areas