ISGS in the News
Richard Berg, Interim Director of the Illinois State Geological Survey, gives his input on what makes Illinois so flat.
Source: Chicago Tribune, Chicago, IL
Updated maps show a previously undiscovered area of underground coal mines in a mixed residential and commercial area of Springfield.
The archive of over 170 quadrangle maps was donated to the library by Pekin resident Merle H. Glick, who built up an impressive collection of ISGS topographic maps over his years of traveling, hiking or canoeing through Illinois.
Source: Pekin Daily Times
Rob Finley talks about progress made on the Illinois Basin Decatur project.
Source: Herald-Review, Decatur, IL
Rob Finley, leader of the Illinois State Geological Survey sequestration team, and Sallie Greenberg address concerns with groundwater safety measures associated with carbon sequestration.
Source: Herald Review, Decatur, IL
ISGS collaborates with scientists from around the country to study critical zones and their response to climate and land use changes.
Source: National Science Foundation
Seven Illinois state scientists have been officially appointed for the first time after Gov. Pat Quinn signed the University of Illinois State Scientific Surveys Act on Aug. 14.
Source: The Daily Illini, Champaign IL
The keynote speaker for GIS Day will be ISGS Geologist, Donald Luman, who will give a talk titled "LiDAR Landscapes of Illinois: Seeing the Wind Through the Trees" at 11 a.m. Wednesday, November 20th.
Geologists Don Mikulic and Tim Larson give their thoughts about the seismic activity in northern Illinois earlier this month.