ISGS in the News
The meteor that streaked across the sky early Monday likely broke apart and landed in Lake Michigan. Millions of years ago a large meteorite crashed into what is now Cook County.
Source: Chicago Tribune
This spring a plane will fly over La Salle County firing a sweeping beam of laser light. As the pulses bounce back to a receiver in the plane they will provide the raw data for a detailed three-dimensional image of the county.
Vintage Illinois power plant highlights challenges of energy transition. Research at ISGS and ISTC looks to extend Abbott Power Plant life for a cleaner energy future.
Source: Midwest Energy News
U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) announced that the U.S. Department of Energy has awarded two grants totaling $10 million to Illinois State Geological Survey.
Stalagmites on the floors of caves in southern Indiana contain evidence of past earthquakes, according to an ISGS study.
Decatur's Richland Community College has prepared for the proposed CarbonSAFE CO2 storage project by developing a Carbon Capture and Storage curriculum for students.
Source: Herald & Review
While exploring a pair of Illinois caves, Samuel Panno noticed a peculiar thing: some of the stalagmites had smaller, neighboring growths that were lighter in color...
Source: Smithsonian Magazine.com
The Decatur Park District Board of Commissioners expressed support for a ISGS grant application that could bring a second, larger carbon capture and storage project to the area.
Source: Herald and Review
ISGS Director Richard Berg discusses how 3-D geological mapping is helping Illinois counties make better development decisions.