kentucky geological survey

Geological Survey Preparing Two New Networks to Monitor Small Earthquakes and Groundwater Levels

The Kentucky Geological Survey (KGS) at the University of Kentucky is working to install two new networks across the state to gather important data on low-level seismicity and the state’s groundwater levels.

Landslides: A Threat in Kentucky Too

Kentucky geologists say landslides, similar to Saturday morning's landslide in rural Washington, are common in the Commonwealth.

Harvard Professor to Speak on 'Deep History' of Life on Earth

Dr. Andrew H. Knoll will present "The Deep History of Life: What Kinds of Life Characterized Earth During the PRecambrian?" on Feb. 13 at 7 p.m. in Memorial Hall.

KGS Research Examines New Madrid Fault Seismic Zone

In a recent publication in the journal Science, the Kentucky Geological Survey examines seismic activity in the New Madrid Seismic Zone.

Research Highlights: Looking Back at 45 Years of Geology

Thursday, January 23, 2014 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
303 Slone Building, UK campus
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The Earth is Cleverer than You Are—Learnings in Earth & Seismic Modeling

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
KGS, Rose Street, UK campus, Lexington KY
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The Deep History of Life

Thursday, February 13, 2014 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Memorial Hall
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What kinds of life characterized the Earth during the Precambrian?

Could the Next New Cancer Drug Come from Kentucky Coal Mines?

In their ongoing quest to develop the latest and most effective drugs for disease treatment, researchers in the University of Kentucky's Center for Pharmaceutical Research and Innovation are looking deep — as in, deep underground.

Kentucky Geological Survey Research Published in New Book

Homes and other structures may suffer severe damages when the shale expands and heaves, according to research conducted at the University of Kentucky.

Meet The Newest EES Faculty Member: Michael McGlue

My research aims to answer questions related to environmental change and energy resources through field and ship-based examinations of the sedimentary rock record.


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