ISGS Researchers Filmed for NOVA Episode

Keith Hackley, Brandon Curry, Sherry Fanta, and Sam Panno from the Illinois State Geological Survey, Steve Taylor from Illinois Natural History Survey, and Craig Lundstrom from University of Illinois' Geology Department participated in the filming of a NOVA Science Now episode conducted in a wild cave in southwestern Illinois and in University of Illinois laboratories on February 10 and 11, 2009. The episode, scheduled to appear June 2009, will show the research efforts being conducted on the New Madrid seismic zone by the University and the U.S. Geological Survey in Tennessee.