ISGS in the News

National States Geographic Information Council announces 3D mapping project

"What we’re trying to do is allow each state to have a plan for getting good coverage of statewide data," said Mark Yacucci. ISGS is participating in the NSGIC pilot.  

 

Source: StateScoop


Wetland erosion could add to carbon emissions

ISGS coastal geologist Ethan Theuerkauf discusses a study to determine how rising lake levels may be affecting the 500,000 acres of coastal wetlands across the Great Lakes basin.

Case study: 3D mapping for water planning

In an AGI Critical Issues webinar, Jason Thomason, head of Hydrogeology and Geophysics, discusses how 3D geologic mapping is assisting McHenry County, Illinois, with water planning. 

Minor tremor may have caused 'big boom'

Senior geophysicist Tim Larson says a "big boom" heard in Sandwich, Somonauk, Plano, Yorkville & other areas could have been a minor earth tremor.  

Source: WSPY


ISGS helps McHenry County grapple with water supply planning

Scientists from ISGS recently participated in a public McHenry County Water Forum in Crystal Lake, Illinois. The forum focused on water resource planning and protection.

Carbon dioxide storage project spotlighted

ISGS scientist Sallie Greenberg recently led a reporter on a tour of the ADM carbon dioxide storage project. 

Elrick travels to Pocahontas Exhibition Mine for Smithsonian project

Scott Elrick traveled to the Pocahontas Exhibition Mine in West Virginia to aid the Smithsonian Institute in production of video about coal and coal formation.

$208 million project stores ADM's carbon deep beneath Decatur

New $208 million technology designed to reduce carbon dioxide emissions is ... an enormous project more than a decade in the making by University of Illinois scientists and Archer Daniels Midland Co. engineers.

Two quakes shake southern Illinois within two weeks

Two earthquakes that struck the Wabash Valley in two weeks have emergency management teams concerned about an active fault line there. Robert Bauer, with ISGS, said the epicenter was more than 7 miles below ground...

ADM touts latest carbon capture well

Archer Daniels Midland Co. publicly unveiled its system to pump carbon dioxide emissions deep underground on Sept. 22, an initiative to lessen the carbon emissions of the company.

 

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