ISGS in the News
Principal engineering geologist, Bob Bauer, speaks about data regarding two seismic events that shook the La Grange area Nov. 4, 2013.
Sen. Chapin Rose, R-Mahomet, has formed a Clinton Landfill Working Group to step up oversight of the landfill. The working group includes representatives from Illinois State Water Survey and Illinois State Geological Survey as well as other government agencies.
Source: The Pantagraph, Bloomington, IL
Robert Bauer, principal engineering geologist at the Illinois State Geological Survey, said studies have been done on the east coast to determine the effects on water supplies.
Source: The Daily Illini
The third and final installation of "A Geologist's Life: The Photography of Dr. William W. Shilts" will be on display this week at indi go Artist Co-Op. The show runs October 3rd-8th with an opening reception October 4th at 6pm.
Source: The News-Gazette Champaign, IL
Source: Climate Central
After a nearly unanimous vote by the Illinois legislature, on June 17, 2013, Governor Pat Quinn signed the Hydraulic Fracturing Regulatory Act ("HFRA") into law. The ISGS, along with the Illinois State Water Survey (ISWS), the State Fire Marshal, and the Illinois EPA will assist the Department of Natural Resources regarding investigation of alleged violations.
Staff member C. Pius Weibel demonstrates to Morgan County Commissioner Dick Rawlings the porosity of a rock during a FutureGen workshop at Jacksonville High School Tuesday.
In relation to a 20-foot diameter sinkhole developed on Chicago's South Side, ISGS Geologist, Samuel Panno, talks about the science behind sinkholes that occur in urban areas.
Source: Medill Reports
Andrew Stumpf, Associate Quaternary Geologist at ISGS, talks about various issues pertaining to the water supply in East Central Illinois.
Source: Smile Politely
Merrick & Company collected and processed light detection and ranging (LiDAR) data for the Illinois Sinkhole Plain within Monroe, Randolph, and St. Clair Counties in East St. Louis, IL. The data collection effort was critical in producing accurate, realistic terrain for ISGS.
Source: The American Surveyor