ISGS in the News
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
Two earthquakes that struck the Wabash Valley in two weeks have emergency management teams concerned about an active fault line there. Robert Bauer, with ISGS, said the epicenter was more than 7 miles below ground...
Source: Illinois News Network