Researchers have detected prescription and over-the-counter medications and personal care products in Illinois groundwater, an indication that humans are contaminating water that is vital to aquatic life. [...]
Each September as preparations are made for the Illinois agricultural harvest, specialists gather at the University of Illinois campus to consider priorities for the coming year’s geologic mapping of the state. [...]
A study of the economic impact of the aggregate industry in Illinois suggests that the industry has nearly recovered from the 2008 recession, with $1.1 billion in nonfuel mineral extraction (2013 data) compared with $1.2 [...]
When the League of Women Voters (LWV) of Jo Daviess County was recognized with the Effective Community Engagement Award at the organization’s 52nd National Convention June 16-19. [...]
Days before Commencement, Joshua Arneson presented his senior thesis research on identifying nonconventional enhanced oil recovery targets in Illinois at the Capitol Rotunda as a University of Illinois [...]
ISGS in the News
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
ISGS Director Richard Berg discusses how 3-D geological mapping is helping Illinois counties make better development decisions.
Source: University of Illinois News Bureau
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