October 2008

Two ISGS maps, two ISGS publications, two external publications, and eight abstracts co-authored by ISGS staff members were released this month. Additionally, 12 unpublished reports were completed and submitted to the Illinois Department of Transportation.

ISGS Publications

Chrzastowski, M.J., 2008, Make No Little Plans: Field Trip Guidebook for the American Shore & Beach Preservation Association, 2008 National Conference, Chicago, October 15-17: Illinois State Geological Survey, Guidebook 36, 42 p.

Fucciolo, C.S., S.E. Benton, K.E. Bryant, K.W. Carr, C.W. Knight, J.J. Miner, E.T. Plankell, and G.E. Pociask. 2008, Annual Report for Active IDOT Wetland Compensation and Hydrologic Monitoring Sites, September 1, 2007 to September 1, 2008: Illinois State Geological Survey, Open-File Series 2008-3, 210 p.

ISGS Maps

Elrick, S. D., 2008, Coal Industry in Illinois, 2008 Revision: Illinois State Geological Survey, Illinois Map 13, 1:500,000.

Grimley, D.A., and G.A. Shofner, 2008, Surficial Geology of Ames Quadrangle, Monroe and Randolph Counties, Illinois: Illinois State Geological Survey, Illinois Geologic Quadrangle Map, IGQ Ames-SG, 2 sheets, 1:24,000.

External Publications

Hedman, K.M., B.B. Curry, T.M. Johnson, P.D. Fulgar, and T.E. Emerson, 2008, Variation in strontium isotope ratios in archeological fauna in the Midwestern United States: A preliminary study: Journal of Archeological Science 36: 64-73.

Kelly, W.R., and S.V. Panno. 2008. Some considerations in applying background concentrations to ground water studies: Ground Water, v. 46, no. 6, p. 790-792.

Abstracts and Proceedings

Damico, J.R, R. Knepp, J.P. Grube, and S. Frailey, 2008, Comparison of Reservoir Characterization Approaches Used in Models for CO2 Sequestration within the Illinois Basin: AAPG-SPE Eastern Meeting, Final Program and Abstracts, p. 35.

Dey, W.S., 2008, Mapping the Mahomet Aquifer beneath Champaign County, IL: Proceedings, Illinois Water Conference 2008, Illinois Water Resources Center, Urbana, IL, October 8-9, p. 24.

Dey, W.S., 2008, Hydrogeologic Mapping for Groundwater Resource Investigations in Kane County, Illinois: Agenda and Abstracts, Illinois Groundwater Association Fall 2008 Meeting, Starved Rock Lodge, Utica, Illinois, October 22.

Lasemi, Y, and B. Seyler, 2008, Potential for Prolific Reef-Related Reservoirs in the Sangamon Arch, West Central Illinois: AAPG-SPE Eastern Meeting Final Program and Abstracts, p. 38.

Lasemi, Y., and B. Seyler, 2008, Silurian Carbonate Reservoirs of the Mount Auburn Trend along the Sangamon Arch, West-Central Illinois: AAPG-SPE Eastern Meeting, Final Program and Abstracts, p. 39.

Mehnert, E., 2008. Refining Estimates of Shallow Groundwater Recharge Using Hydrologic and Geologic Information: Proceedings, Illinois Water Conference 2008, Illinois Water Resources Center, Urbana, IL, October 8-9, p. 23.

Panno, S., 2008, Mega-dairy Sites in Jo Daviess County: An Island in a Sea of karst?: Agenda and Abstracts, Illinois Groundwater Association Fall 2008 Meeting, Starved Rock Lodge, Utica, Illinois, October 22.

Panno, S., C. Lundstrom, Z. Zhang, K. Hackley, B. Curry, and B. Fouke, 2008, Paleo-seismic Activity from the New Madrid Seismic Zone Recorded in Stalagmites: A New Tool for Paleo-seismic History: Abstracts with Programs, GSA 2008 Joint Annual Meeting, Houston, Texas.