Publications

The Michigan Geological Survey at Western Michigan University is an active research center within the Department of Geosciences. The research publications and mapping products from the survey are made available through the following:

  •  MGS Store: Maps and historical documents of Michigan are available in the store. County maps, quadrangle maps, Hydrogeologic Atlas of Michigan are also available.
  • National Geologic Map Database of USGS: Historical maps and documents from USGS funded research are available freely.
  • MGS Geoplatform: Mapped areas of Michigan can be searched and viewed using this web application. You can view the list of maps available for purchase through this platform.

Check out historical pamphlets of the survey!

Historical documents of general interest