Archived News and Announcements - 2017
KGS and professional societies offered a Berea Sandstone short course and field trip
Energy and Mineral Section staff presented research work at the Eastern Section AAPG meeting
KGS Advisory Board member nominated to direct U.S. surface mining agency
Cortland Eble receives award from Geological Society of America
Specimen of the month: Stibnite
Renowned geoscientist Iain Stewart speaks at UK January 17 on communicating science to the public
KGS is looking for a hydrogeologist! Do you qualify?
KGS hosts courses with the Society of American Archivists
Cortland Eble to give presentations at coal science conference in China
Lanmin Wang to speak on Earthquake Disaster Mitigation in China, Oct. 18, 2017
September 5 is “Protect Your Groundwater Day”
Specimen of the month: Solar plasma
Induced earthquake ground motions the subject of an article by KGS earthquake researchers
KGS has an opening for a cartographer to produce maps and illustrations and support GIS and data management.
Student worker Andrew Holcomb joins KGS Geologic Hazards Section
Specimen of the Month from the KGS Collection: Millerite
Kentucky Geological Survey will host open house October 11, 6–8 p.m.
What Are We Doing to Recruit the Next Generation of Young Professionals?
As appeared in the AAPG Explorer, this article was written by KGS Well Sample and Core Library Manager Patrick Gooding.
Water Resources Researcher Junfeng Zhu Speaks at Groundwater Forum in China
Spring disharge monitoring at The Homeplace on Green River, Campbellsville
Specimen of the month: Sulfur
New web service on commercial limestone information available from KGS
KGS geologist Bethany Overfield asking for abstracts for a geo-health session at the AGU meeting in December.
Jerry Weisenfluh retires after 37 years at UK, including 26 with KGS
Take an online tour of the KGS meteorite collection
Specimen of the Month from the KGS Collection: Crocoite
Jim Currens retires June 1 from Water Resources Section after 37 years at KGS
2017 KGS Annual Seminar Draws a Crowd
KGS annual seminar, May 19, 2017: Why KGS? Transformative Integration and Geoscience in the Public Interest.
Student worker Daren Jones got into his degree field “completely by accident.”
Specimen of the month from the KGS collection: Cactus amethyst
KGS releases final report on Berea Sandstone Consortium project.
Graduating KGS student worker Ethan Davis has a passion for geology
Meteorite of the month from the KGS collection: the Gibeon meteorite
KGS staff will make a presentation and display posters at the GSA Southeastern Section meeting.
Quadrangle data now available for free download on KGS website updated
KGS Director Among Industry, Academic Leaders Appointed to UK CAER Advisory Board
Fossil of the month from the KGS collection: Edestus
Focusing on water beneath the surface during Groundwater Awareness Week, March 5–11, 2017
Seth Carpenter helps solve a "booming" mystery in Hancock County, Ky. Thanks to the Hancock Clarion for pages from the Feb. 23 edition.
More evidence of induced earthquakes in other states, as KGS monitors background activity in eastern Kentucky.
New services and data added to KGS minerals page and map service
How has KGS contributed to pharmaceutical research at UK?
Watch this video feature that notes the KGS contribution of samples from a Carter County deep well for the research.
Specimen of the month from the KGS collection: Kentucky agate
Utah state paleontologist talks dinosaurs at this year's Darwin Lecture, Feb. 9, 2017
Implosion of a cooling tower showed the sensitivity of KGS seismic monitoring network
Specimen of the Month from the KGS collection: Megalodon teeth fossils