The Loess Hills – The Result of Doing Nothing

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The Loess Hills The Result of Doing Nothing. Stan Buman. Talbot Loess Hills, NW of Sioux City. Photos courtesy of Shimek Photograph Collection, Departments of Geoscience and Biological Sciences, University of Iowa. Hills near Sioux City, almost treeless. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • The Loess Hills The Result of Doing NothingStan Buman

  • Talbot Loess Hills, NW of Sioux CityPhotos courtesy of Shimek Photograph Collection, Departments of Geoscience and Biological Sciences, University of Iowa.

  • Hills near Sioux City, almost treelessPhotos courtesy of Shimek Photograph Collection, Departments of Geoscience and Biological Sciences, University of Iowa.

  • Hills Above Sioux CityPhotos courtesy of Shimek Photograph Collection, Departments of Geoscience and Biological Sciences, University of Iowa.

  • Prairie in Section 27, T84N, R44WLooking SE at exposed slopesShimek, prior to 1908Buman 2006Stan BumanPhotos courtesy of Shimek Photograph Collection, Departments of Geoscience and Biological Sciences, University of Iowa.

  • Looking N along bluffs above cut NNW of Grant Center, IAShimek, Nov. 21, 1908Buman 2006Stan BumanPhotos courtesy of Shimek Photograph Collection, Departments of Geoscience and Biological Sciences, University of Iowa.

  • Loess Ridges North of Turin, looking SouthShimek, prior to 1908Buman 2006Stan BumanPhotos courtesy of Shimek Photograph Collection, Departments of Geoscience and Biological Sciences, University of Iowa.

  • Murray HillShimek early 1900sBuman 2006Stan BumanPhotos courtesy of Shimek Photograph Collection, Departments of Geoscience and Biological Sciences, University of Iowa.

  • Murray Hill (saturated colors to bring out vegetation differences) Buman 2006Stan Buman

  • Pisgah, IA looking SouthShimek, prior to 1908Buman 2006Stan BumanPhotos courtesy of Shimek Photograph Collection, Departments of Geoscience and Biological Sciences, University of Iowa.

  • Just N of entrance to Snyder's Hollow Missouri Valley, IAShimek, early 1900sBuman 2006Stan BumanPhotos courtesy of Shimek Photograph Collection, Departments of Geoscience and Biological Sciences, University of Iowa.

  • NE 1/4, Sec. 11, T75N, R44W (Lake Twp., Pottawattamie County)Adjacent to the Chicago and North Western RR north of Council BluffsMorrill 1952Buman 2006Stan BumanJohn Barstow Morrill Jr. 1953 Thesis on Prairie Species on the Missouri River Bluffs of Western Iowa

  • NE 1/4, Sec. 11, T75N R44W (Lake Twp., Pottawattamie County)Adjacent to the Chicago and North Western RR north of Council BluffsMorrill 1952Buman 2006Stan BumanJohn Barstow Morrill Jr. 1953 Thesis on Prairie Species on the Missouri River Bluffs of Western Iowa

  • Sec. 27, N74N, R43W (Lewis East Twp., Pottawattamie County)Contiguous to US Hwy 275 south of Council BluffsMorrill 1952Buman 2006Stan BumanJohn Barstow Morrill Jr. 1953 Thesis on Prairie Species on the Missouri River Bluffs of Western Iowa

  • NE 1/4, Sec. 22, T72N, R43W (Glenwood Twp. Mills County)View looking N from flood plain toward station 13; Located SW of Glenwood by HWY 34Morrill 1952Buman 2006John Barstow Morrill Jr. 1953 Thesis on Prairie Species on the Missouri River Bluffs of Western IowaStan Buman

  • SE 1/4, Sec. 24, T69N, R43W (Sidney west Twp., Fremont County)West slope above station 15; South of Possum Creek by IA County Trunk KMorrill 1952Buman 2006John Barstow Morrill Jr. 1953 Thesis on Prairie Species on the Missouri River Bluffs of Western IowaStan Buman

  • SE 1/4, Sec. 24, T69N, R43W (Sidney west Twp., Fremont County)West slope above station 15 showing gullies occupied by treesMorrill 1952Buman 2006Stan BumanJohn Barstow Morrill Jr. 1953 Thesis on Prairie Species on the Missouri River Bluffs of Western Iowa

  • Loess, along loess ridge, timber in sheltered valleysN. of Hamburg, IAShimek early 1900sBuman 2006Stan BumanPhotos courtesy of Shimek Photograph Collection, Departments of Geoscience and Biological Sciences, University of Iowa.

  • Looking S. from 1st ridge N. of 220th (+Unio???) point, Hamburg, IAShimek, early 1900sBuman 2006Stan BumanPhotos courtesy of Shimek Photograph Collection, Departments of Geoscience and Biological Sciences, University of Iowa.

  • Photo ContributorsJohn Barstow Morrill Jr.1953 Thesis on Prairie Flora on the Missouri River Bluffs of Western IowaThe Departments of Geoscience and Biological Sciences @ the University of IA - the Shimek Photographic Collection

  • Financial ContributorsNorth American Nature Photography Association Philip Hyde GrantIowa Natural Heritage FoundationAgren, Inc.

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