These fascinating notebooks are indispensable tools for geologists and they serve as guidebooks to the future as well as the past. They contain drawings, maps, and information and observations about Missouri’s geologic and hydrologic wonders, including important mineral and energy resources. Some contain carefully pressed leaves from trees, very old paper clips, advertisements, business cards and newspaper clips that shed light on aspects of Missouri geology and everyday life at the time. Geologists continue to use field notebooks to record information about geologic and hydrologic features while doing research in the great outdoors.
Until the books (PDFs) are available online for viewing, printing and downloading, you may request available files. Use this Excel File to identify PDFs that are available at this time.