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Talk of Iowa
12:34 pm
Wed July 17, 2013

Glaciers And How They Shape Our Landscape

Pictured above is Iceland’s Múlajökull Glacier with its surrounding drumlins. Iverson and his team will be conducting fieldwork near the glacier this August. The site is located about 1 1/2 hours via helicopter outside Iceland’s capital Reykjavik.
Tom Hooyer Univeristy of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Iowa is defined by fertile soil and gently rolling hills that were created millions of years ago during the Pleistocene epoch, though the forces that created Iowa's landscapes ages ago are still at work today in other parts of the world.  Host Charity Nebbe discusses the power of glaciers with Neal Iverson, an Iowa State University geologist who will spend part of August living and working near a glacier in Iceland.  Geologist Deborah Quade from the

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