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Kansas Geological Survey to Measure Groundwater Levels in Western Kansas

LAWRENCE — A crew from the Kansas Geological Survey, based at the University of Kansas, will be in western Kansas measuring groundwater levels the first week of January.

New Kansas Geological Survey Online Journal Geared Toward Midcontinent Research

LAWRENCE — Leading scientific journals today mostly address topics with broad international appeal, making it increasingly difficult to publish significant regional studies.

Kansas Geological Survey Scientist Receives National Award for Groundwater Research

LAWRENCE — Jim Butler, senior scientist and geohydrologist at the Kansas Geological Survey, is the 2020 recipient of the National Ground Water Association's M. King Hubbert Award.

Kansas Geological Survey in Partnership Researching Underground Storage of CO2

The KGS partners with 15 other state and federal entities to study safety and viability of injecting carbon dioxide from industrial sources into underground rock formations for long-term storage and to recover hard-to-reach oil.

Geologic Map for Bourbon County Now Available

LAWRENCE — Layers of limestone, coal, and other rocks formed about 310 million years ago and now found on or near the surface throughout Bourbon County are featured on a newly revised map available from the Kansas Geological Survey.

Kansas Geological Survey Receives Funding for Surface and Subsurface Geologic Mapping

LAWRENCE — The Kansas Geological Survey received annual funding from the U.S. Geological Survey to advance its county geologic mapping program.

Kansas Geological Survey Gets Funding for Preservation and to Study Critical Minerals

LAWRENCE — Hundreds of thousands of drilling records and rock cuttings, historical aerial photographs, and other resources housed at the Kansas Geological Survey provide valuable insight into the state's natural resources.

Kansas Geological Survey Investigates CO2 Use in Oil Recovery and Underground Storage

The Kansas Geological Survey has joined forces with private and public partners to help determine whether carbon dioxide from industrial sources can be safely and economically injected underground for long-term storage and to produce hard-to-reach oil.

Groundwater Levels Near Stable in Western Kansas, Up Slightly in Central Kansas

Average groundwater levels in central and western Kansas held fairly steady during 2019 as annual precipitation rates were near to above average in much of the state, according to preliminary data compiled by the Kansas Geological Survey.

Kansas Geological Survey Sample Repository in Wichita Expanded and Renamed

The KGS's Kansas Geologic Sample Repository in Wichita preserves rock cuttings recovered from boreholes and wells drilled as deep as 6,000 feet beneath the surface.

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