Weathering the Storm: Nature’s Impact on South Dakota

On March 15th the museum debuted it’s newest exhibit, Weathering the Storm: Nature’s Impact on South Dakota. From Lakota Winter Counts to satellite imagery, explore how we document major weather events that have left lasting impressions on our landscape.

 Child looking at model of the Vivien Hail Stone. Largest recorded hailstone in history.

Students playing with Augmented Reality Sandbox.

We would like to thank…


AmericaView Grant Number G14AP00002 from the Department of the Interior, United States Geological Survey


Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center in  Sioux Falls , SD , Mesonet at SDState , Museum of the South Dakota State Historical Society , SDSU Archives and Special Collections , SDSU Extension , South Dakota Agricultural Heritage Museum Staff , South Dakota View , The SDSU Geography Department , The South Dakota Geographic Alliance (SDGA) , The State Archives of the South Dakota State Historical Society


Aaron Cooley , Abhinav Sharma , Adele Harty , Amber Lounsbery , Anthony Bachmeier , Brice Zoungrana , Chandler Klawitter , Cory Alden , David Ollila , Emily White , Fatima Javid , Jerry Graslie , John Jacobson , Kathy Gustafson , Laura Edwards , Mary O’Neill , Mike Monnens , Nathan Edwards , Paige Barthel , Pravara Thanapura , Robert Burke , Tim Smith

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