December 2008

Four external publications co-authored by ISGS staff members were released this month. Additionally, four unpublished reports were completed and submitted to the Illinois Department of Transportation.

External Publications and Reports

Birkholzer, J.T., Q. Zhou, P. Jordan, C.F. Tsang, H. Leetaru, E. Mehnert, S. Frailey, and R. Finley, 2008, A hypothetical scenario for full-scale deployment of geological carbon sequestration: Investigating the interaction between multiple CO2 storage sites in a sedimentary basin: Eos Transactions AGU, v. 89, no. 53, Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract H12C-02.

Cahill, R.A., G.L Salmon, and J.A. Slowikowski, 2008, Investigation of metal and organic contaminant distributions and sedimentation rates in backwater lakes along the Illinois River: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, RR-12, 136 p.

Grimley, D.A., J.-S. Wang, D.A. Liebert, and J.O. Dawson, 2008, Soil magnetic susceptibility: A quantitative proxy of soil drainage for use in ecological restoration: Restoration Ecology, v.16, no.4, p. 657-667.

Quanlin Z., J.T. Birkholzer, C. Tsang, H. Leetaru, E. Mehnert, K. Zhang, P. Jordan, S. Frailey, and R. Finley, 2008, Modeling of basin-scale pressure perturbations induced by geological carbon sequestration in a sedimentary basin: Virtual Conference on Climate Change and CO2 Storage, December 3, 2008, Imperial College, London.

Unpublished Reports

Plankell, E.T., K.W. Carr, and G.E. Pociask, 2008, Initial site evaluation: Cape T proposed wetland compensation site, Alexander County, Illinois: Unpublished contract report to the Illinois Department of Transportation: Illinois State Geological Survey, 28 p.

Plankell, E.T., and G.E. Pociask, 2008, Initial site evaluation: Cottonwood Slough proposed wetland bank site, Alexander County, Illinois: Unpublished contract report to the Illinois Department of Transportation: Illinois State Geological Survey, 28 p.

Two additional unpublished reports were completed and submitted to the Illinois Department of Transportation. The authors of these reports were Clint Beccue, Mark Collier, Brad Ettlie, Jim Geiger, and Ann Leininger.