Observations on Class VI Permitting: Lessons Learned and Guidance Available
The Midwest Geological Sequestration Consortium, one of the U.S. [...]
larence Odom, Morgan White, Dr. Mohamed Attalla,  Dr. Andrew Stumpf, Dr. Tugce Baser, and Frank Holcomb stand in front of the new Campus Instructional Facility
UIUC’S largest geothermal system goes online
The largest geothermal energy system implemented at the university so far went online in April, at the Campus Instructional Facility (CIF) ahead of its opening this coming fall. [...]
New map spotlights geology of Starved Rock State Park
This map was created to provide visitors to Starved Rock State Park with a deeper understanding of the geology that contributes to the natural beauty of the park. [...]
Evolution of a Peat-Contemporaneous Channel
The impact of the Galatia channel and its analogues on coal thickness and quality has been understood since the 1960s. Our new findings provide insights into the driving forces behind sedimentary cycles overlooked by most previous authors. [...]
ISGS receives software grant from IHS Markit
IHS Markit has awarded the ISGS and the University of Illinois Department of Geology a one-year software grant, valued at more than $1 million,  [...]

ISGS in the News

The Great Lakes’ eroding beaches
ISGS Chief Scientist Steve Brown joins WILL's The 21st for a discussion of Lake Michigan erosion. 

Source: The 21st
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.

Source: KFVS
Yacucci joins NSGIC board of directors
Mark Yacucci, head of the ISGS Geoscience Information Stewardship Section, has been elected to the board of directors of the National States Geographic Information Council.

Source: Geospatial World
High Lake Michigan water levels pose concerns
"We just have to understand that there is a lot of energy in the waves, and with a high lake level walking the same place that you’re used to could pose more danger, even with a smaller wave,” said Steven Brown.

Source: The Daily Northwestern
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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