ISGS in the News
Geologists Sam Panno and Don Luman of the Illinois State Geological Survey will present a talk on threats to underground water quality in the driftless area of Jo Daviess County.
Source: Journal Standard – Freeport, IL
Endolobus spectabilis, will be on display around the state with a fossil of an E. spectabilis shell. ISGS paleontologist, Joe Devera, put together the exhibit and worked with a sculptor on the model.
Edward Mehnert, a senior geohydrologist, and Scott Frailey, a senior reservoir engineer, say the center's mission is to help better understand the location and distribution of carbon dioxide after it is pumped into the subsurface of the Earth.
Source: Illinois News Bureau
ISGS is a source for elevation statistics in the state of Illinois. For more information on high and low points in Illinois, visit http://isgs.illinois.edu/maps/illinois-high-and-low.
Source: Star Courier – Kewanee, IL
The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory has selected nine projects to receive funding to research carbon dioxide storage intelligent monitoring systems and well integrity.
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) announced on August 17 that it will dole out a total of almost $17 million to research new CO2storage technologies through DOE’s Carbon Storage Program.
Source: Power Magazine
The Illinois Basin–Decatur Project is one of the projects selected to receive funding from The U.S. Department of Energy.
Source: EIN Newsdesk
Bill Wheelhouse of NPR Illinois discussed sinkholes in the state with Sam Panno of the Illinois State Geological Survey.
Source: WUIS 91.9
"Homeowners, developers and city planners can at least determine where those mines are located, using maps such as that provided by the Illinois State Geological Survey athttp://www.isgs.illinois.edu/ilmines since 2010."
The Institute for Sustainability, Energy, and Environment (iSEE) is proud to announce it has launched a new website to coalesce the dozens of water scholars on the University of Illinois’ Urbana-Champaign campus.