ISGS in the News
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
Sallie Greenberg discusses how Illinois' unique geology can be a resource for carbon storage.
“It provides a way of additionally removing carbon dioxide from the carbon cycle, which is really what we need to do to reduce the levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere,” says Steve Whittaker.
ISGS studies and helps Illinois manage erosion along Lake Michigan, particularly at Illinois Beach State Park.
Source: Great Lakes Protection Fund
ISGS Chief Scientist Steve Brown joins WILL's The 21st for a discussion of Lake Michigan erosion.
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.
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
"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
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
Charles Monson said research suggests a meteor about the size of Wrigley Field struck near Glasford, creating a 2.5 mile wide crater that's now buried under sediment.