Significant ISGS Achievements
Andrew Stumpf, Associate Quaternary Geologist for the Illinois State Geological Survey (ISGS), recently completed a map product titled Geologic Cross Sections Across the Mahomet Bedrock Valley, Champaign, Ford, McLean [...]
The Illinois State Geological Survey (ISGS), a division of the Prairie Research Institute at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, has expanded its analytical capabilities by adding a new energy dispersive X-ray [...]
Subhash Bhagwat, Principal Economist for the Illinois State Geological Survey (ISGS), recently completed a report commissioned by the ISGS titled “Construction Aggregates and Silica [...]
Scott Frailey, Senior Reservoir Engineer, and Richard Berg, Illinois State Geological Survey Director, traveled to Washington, DC, on April 16 to participate in a Congressional briefing on the Ener [...]
On June 16, Dr. Richard C. Berg was named the new Director of the Illinois State Geological Survey (ISGS) and 13th State Geologist. He succeeds Dr. E. Donald McKay III, who retired in May 2014. [...]
ISGS in the News
Endolobus spectabilis, will be on display around the state with a fossil of an E. spectabilis shell. ISGS paleontologist, Joe Devera, put together the exhibit and worked with a sculptor on the model.
Source: Illinois News Bureau - Champaign-Urbana, IL
Edward Mehnert, a senior geohydrologist, and Scott Frailey, a senior reservoir engineer, say the center's mission is to help better understand the location and distribution of carbon dioxide after it is pumped into the subsurface of the Earth.
Source: Illinois News Bureau
ISGS is a source for elevation statistics in the state of Illinois. For more information on high and low points in Illinois, visit http://isgs.illinois.edu/maps/illinois-high-and-low.
Source: Star Courier – Kewanee, IL
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) announced on August 17 that it will dole out a total of almost $17 million to research new CO2storage technologies through DOE’s Carbon Storage Program.
Source: Power Magazine
The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory has selected nine projects to receive funding to research carbon dioxide storage intelligent monitoring systems and well integrity.
Source: Exploration & Production Magazine
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