Mine Subsidence Publications

Most links below are PDF files and can be either downloaded to your computer by right clicking on each link, saving to your computer, and then opening the file in Adobe_Acrobat, or files can be viewed directly in your Web browser. Some PDF files can exceed 25 MB in size (mostly maps and plates); we therefore recommend downloading each file to your computer first. Some publications contain separate plates that need to be downloaded individually.

Publications by ISGS Type

Contract/Grant Reports

C/G 1982-2 Geologic Investigation of Roof and Floor Strata: Longwall Demonstration, Old Ben Mine No. 24. 1982. 49 p. 28 figs. 3 tbls
C/G 1983-7 Identification of Mine Subsidence on Aerial Photographs in Central Illinois. 1983. 31p.

Environmental Geology Notes

EG 144 Mine Subsidence in Illinois: Facts for Homeowners. 1992.

Open File Series Reports

OFS 1989-2 Evaluation of the Potential for Damage from Subsidence of Underground Mines in Illinois. 1989. 246 p.
OFS 1997-7 (IMSRP X) Final Report of Subsidence Investigations at the Rend Lake Site, Jefferson County, Illinois 1997. 38p. 
OFS 1997-9 (IMSRP XI) Final Report of Subsidence Investigations at the Galatia Site, Saline County, Illinois 1997. 59p.