The Illinois State Geological Survey (ISGS) now provides up-to-date downloadable data about sinkholes for the entire state of Illinois. This replaces the previous ISGS GIS dataset of statewide sinkhole areas, which was published in 1997. [...]
ISGS geologists are taking to the sky to peer beneath the Earth’s surface by flying a drone with a magnetometer attached to measure the magnetic intensity of objects found on and below the Earth’s surface. [...]
Illinois State Geological Survey scientists are part of a collaborative project to study “critical interfaces” in the environment.
ISGS is a partner on a Department of Energy-funded project studying redevelopment of the Wabash Valley Resources coal gasification site in West Terre Haute, Indiana. [...]
For almost 20 years, ISGS has been at the forefront of developing methods for the safe capture, storage, and utilization of CO2 from power plants and industrial operations. Read more [...]
ISGS in the News
Age of Mississippi River reassessed
Thanks to zircon fragments found in sandstone found in Southern Illinois, researchers have shown that the Mississippi River began flowing about 70 million years ago.
Greenberg, Whittaker present on CO2 storage
Director of Energy and Minerals Steve Whittaker and Associate Director of Energy and Minerals Sallie Greenberg presented on U.S. efforts to develop commercial-scale geological storage of carbon dioxide at CO2CRC.
Source: Mirage News
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