October 2007

Five ISGS maps, three two outside papers, and one abstract were published this month. Additionally, eight maps were delivered under contract to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) for posting on the USGS Web site and 13 unpublished reports were completed and submitted to the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT).

ISGS Publications

Abert, C.C., W.S. Dey, A.M. Davis, and B.B. Curry, 2007, Three-dimensional Geologic Model, Kane County, Illinois: Illinois State Geological Survey, Illinois County Geologic Map, ICGM Kane-3D. Description: One 27 × 36 map sheet; includes 3-D geologic model and descriptive text with figure.

Dey, W.S., A.M. Davis, and B.B. Curry, 2007, Aquifer Sensitivity to Contamination, Kane County, Illinois: Illinois State Geological Survey, Illinois County Geologic Map, ICGM Kane-AS, 1:100,000. Description: One 27 × 36 inch map sheet; includes map, legends, and descriptive text.

Dey, W.S., A.M. Davis, and B.B. Curry, 2007, Bedrock Geology, Kane County, Illinois: Illinois State Geological Survey, Illinois County Geologic Map, ICGM Kane-BG, 1:100,000. Description: One 27 × 36 inch map sheet; includes map, legends, and descriptive text.

Dey, W.S., A.M. Davis, and B.B. Curry, 2007, Major Quaternary Aquifers, Kane County, Illinois: Illinois State Geological Survey, Illinois County Geologic Map, ICGM Kane-QA, 1:100,000. Description: One 27 × 36 inch map sheet; includes map, legends, and descriptive text.

Dey, W.S., A.M. Davis, B.B. Curry, and C.C. Abert, 2007, Geologic Cross Sections, Kane County, Illinois: Illinois State Geological Survey, Illinois County Geologic Map, ICGM Kane-CS, 1:100,000. Description: One 27 × 36 inch map sheet; includes map, legends, and descriptive text.

External Publications

Chrzastowski, M.J., 2007, The Illinois coast of Lake Michigan: Future Management of a Sand-Starved Coast: Coastal Voice, Newsletter of the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association, p, 10-14. (http://www.asbpa.org/1007asbpa.pdf)

Lasemi, Y., and H. Amin-Rasouli, 2007, Archaeocyathan Buildups within An Entirely Siliciclastic Succession: New Discovery in the Toyonian Lalun Formation of Northern Iran, the Proto-Paleotethys Passive Margin of Northern Gondwana: Sedimentary Geology, vol. 201, p. 302-320.

Leetaru, H.E., D.G. Morse, S.M. Frailey, and J. McBride, 2007, Using a Petroleum System Approach for Evaluation of CO2 Sequestration Potential in Saline Reservoirs: Eastern Section of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Annual Meeting Abstracts, September 16-18, Lexington, Kentucky, p. 43.

Unpublished Maps

Eight new STATEMAP geologic maps have been sent to USGS and are now available on the ISGS Web site. These maps will be published this year in the IPGM or IGQ series.

Bedrock Geology of Murphysboro Quadrangle, R.J. Jacobson, F.B. Denny, and G.W. Griffith. Description: Two 36 × 30 inch map sheets and one 9 p. report.

Bedrock Geology of Pomona Quadrangle, M.J. Seid, W.J. Nelson, and J.A. Devera. Description: Two 36 × 30 inch map sheets.

Geology of Cypress Quadrangle, J.A. Devera and W.J. Nelson. Description: Two 36 × 30 inch map sheets.

Surficial Geology of Ames Quadrangle, D.A. Grimley and G.A. Shofner. Description: Two 36 × 30 inch map sheets.

Surficial Geology of Barrington Quadrangle, Jason F. Thomason and Michael L. Barnhardt. Description: Two 36 × 30 inch map sheets.

Surficial Geology of Freeburg Quadrangle, Andrew C. Phillips. Description: Two 36 × 30 inch map sheets.

Surficial Geology of Streamwood Quadrangle, Andrew J. Stumpf. Description: Two 36 × 30 inch map sheets.

Surficial Geology of West Chicago Quadrangle, B. Brandon Curry Description: Two 36 × 30 inch map sheets.