Petroleum Experts renews software grant
Petroleum Experts has renewed through December 2023 a grant of a set of software packages to the Illinois State Geological Survey and Department of Earth Science & Environmental Change (formerl [...]
Groundwater experts help industries and nature preserves thrive
ISGS and the Illinois State Water Survey began monitoring the intersections between industry and the state-protected nature preserves in 1998, letting
Digging into soil data helps inform green infrastructure design
Data from landmark Illinois Basin carbon storage project are now available
The first-of-its-kind Illinois Basin – Decatur Project (IBDP), which concluded in 2021 after successfully demonstrating the safe geologic storage of carbon dioxide (CO2) at an almost-com [...]

ISGS in the News

Falling lake levels reveal beach erosion issues
Coastal geology specialist Robin Mattheus recently discussed Lake Michigan erosion issues with The Chicago Tribune. 

Source: The Chicago Tribune
Marble is luxurious—but is it sustainable?
Popular Science asks Scott D. Elrick, the head of the ISGS Coal, Bedrock, and Industrial Minerals Section, how mining marble impacts the environment.

Source: Popular Science
Carbon pipeline proposal in Illinois
Sallie Greenberg discusses how Illinois' unique geology can be a resource for carbon storage. 

Source: The 21st

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