Significant ISGS Achievements
The United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation presented Sister Cities International’s Sino-African Initiative with the 2014 South-South Cooperation for Partnership Award on November 21. [...]
Two new stratigraphic test holes were drilled and three new wells were constructed by the ISGS in southeastern Mason County in early November to further develop a regional groundwater monitoring ne [...]
Rabassa, a world-renowned Quaternary geologist in Argentina, has been awarded a Visiting Professorship to the UIUC campus in September and October 2015. [...]
The Center for Geologic Storage of Carbon Dioxide (CO2), which will be led by Robert J. Finley will work to reduce uncertainties surrounding CO2 storage [...]
E. Donald (Don) McKay III, the 12th State Geologist of Illinois and former Director of the Illinois State Geological Survey (ISGS) was presented the Dahlberg Distinguished Achievement Award on October 29 [...]
ISGS in the News
Data from this pilot test will provide the Department, MTR, and their project partners (including Illinois State Geological Survey) with insights into the next steps required for further scale-up and field tests.
Source: EIN News
McHenry County Conservation District maintenance worker finds prehistoric giant beaver tooth outside Marengo.
Source: Northwest Herald - Crystal Lake, IL
Senior paleontologist, Joe Devera, speaks at a program entitled "Monsters of the Paleozoic". This program, held by the Sierra Club of Carbondale, IL, features a short survey of the Paleozoic periods and examples of large organisms.
Source: The Southern Illinoisan: Carbondale, IL
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