Research continues as Indiana’s Mount Baldy reveals secrets of dune dynamics

Post by IU Northwest media communications specialist Erika C. Rose Erin Argyilan has no doubt covered miles while traversing the sand dunes of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore over the past several years. After logging all those miles, there was perhaps no happier day for the Indiana University Northwest geologist than the day she stumbled […]

Research by IU geologists informs policy at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

An investigation that Indiana University geologists are conducting at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore provides a great example of science informing policy – in this case, the policy of making decisions about how to manage a popular public resource. The researchers are mapping the internal structure of Mount Baldy, a 126-foot-tall dune near Michigan City, […]