ISGS in the News
This summer, scientists deployed smarter, smaller buoys in Lake Michigan that record and provide data in real time.
Source: Environmental Monitor
Krannert Art Museum is using energy-dispersive X-ray fluorescence technology—with the Illinois State Geological Survey and the Illinois State Archaeological Survey—to help determine the age of an antique Chinese porcelain vase.
Source: Illinois News Bureau
"What we’re trying to do is allow each state to have a plan for getting good coverage of statewide data," said Mark Yacucci. ISGS is participating in the NSGIC pilot.
ISGS coastal geologist Ethan Theuerkauf discusses a study to determine how rising lake levels may be affecting the 500,000 acres of coastal wetlands across the Great Lakes basin.
Source: The Chicago Tribune
In an AGI Critical Issues webinar, Jason Thomason, head of Hydrogeology and Geophysics, discusses how 3D geologic mapping is assisting McHenry County, Illinois, with water planning.
Source: AGI Critical Issues
Senior geophysicist Tim Larson says a "big boom" heard in Sandwich, Somonauk, Plano, Yorkville & other areas could have been a minor earth tremor.
Scientists from ISGS recently participated in a public McHenry County Water Forum in Crystal Lake, Illinois. The forum focused on water resource planning and protection.
Source: Northwest Herald
ISGS scientist Sallie Greenberg recently led a reporter on a tour of the ADM carbon dioxide storage project.
Source: The New Yorker
Scott Elrick traveled to the Pocahontas Exhibition Mine in West Virginia to aid the Smithsonian Institute in production of video about coal and coal formation.
Source: Bluefield Daily Telegraph
New $208 million technology designed to reduce carbon dioxide emissions is ... an enormous project more than a decade in the making by University of Illinois scientists and Archer Daniels Midland Co. engineers.
Source: Decatur Herald-Review