Jennifer M. Obrad

Geologic Specialist
Coal and Petroleum Geology


Major Responsibilities: 

Prepare computer-generated maps and data with information regarding mine locations, mined-out areas including the development of directories and 1:24 K maps with detailed mine map information for active and abandoned underground mines.

Research Interests: 
  • GIS computer applications
  • Coal resources
  • Coal mining
  • Coal geology and stratigraphy
Current Research Projects: 

IDOT and IMSIF contracts to develop 1:24K mine maps and directories detailing abandoned mine map boundaries, information and history.