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News Releases from the KGS Concerning Geology

March 12, 2018--Geologic Names Updated for Period with Glaciers, Camels, and First People in Kansas

July 10, 2017--Kansas Geological Survey Receives Grant to Study Thermal History of Subsurface

April 28, 2017--Researchers with KGS ties co-author paper claiming far earlier arrival of prehistoric humans in North America than now thought

Aug. 22, 2016--Geologic Map for Morris County Now Available

Dec. 10, 2015--New Survey Publication Defines Origin of Red Beds in Southwest Kansas

July 13, 2015--Geologic Map for Pawnee County Now Available

Jan. 14, 2015--Geologic Map for Dickinson County Now Available

July 24, 2013--KU Researchers Search for Link Between Mammoth Bones and Early Hunters

Jan. 18, 2013--Geologic Map for Hodgeman County Now Available

Dec. 30, 2011--Geologic Map for Saline County Now Available

July 18, 2011--Geologic Map for Kearny County Now Available

Dec. 21, 2010--Geologic Map for Geary County now available

Oct. 25, 2010--KU researchers to chart the underground layers of the Central High Plains Aquifer

Sept. 20, 2010--KU Researchers Receive Award from Geologic Society

July 6, 2010--Geologic Map of Finney County Now Available

March 1, 2010--Kansas Geological Survey Mapping Program Receives Funding

Jan. 13, 2010--Geologic Map of Ford County Now Available

Dec. 10, 2009--Kansas Geological Survey Geologist Elected to Society's Council

Aug. 13, 2009--Kansas Geological Survey Mapping Program Receives Funding

June 16, 2009--Survey to Drill Deep Well in Douglas County

Feb. 17, 2009--Geologic Map of Morton County Now Available

Dec. 11, 2008--Geologic Map of Crawford County Now Available

July 9, 2008--Maps of Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve Now Available

April 7, 2008--Survey Mapping Program Receives Funding

March 19, 2008--New Geologic Map of Kansas Now Available

Nov. 30, 2007--Construction Materials Website Available for Pottawatomie County

Aug. 16, 2007--KU, Survey Researchers Receive Grant to Study Ancient Climate

Jan. 11, 2007--New Map of Barber County Available

Aug. 7, 2006--KU Researchers Develop Tool to Aid Quarries, Road Construction

May 11, 2006--New Map of Osborne County Released

June 24, 2005--New Map of Chase County Available

June 3, 2005--Researchers Return to Archeological Dig in Northwest Kansas

Feb. 14, 2005--Discovery Could Change Dates of Humans on the Great Plains

Jan. 18, 2005--Survey Releases Landslide Maps for Area West of Leavenworth

Jan. 18, 2005--Survey to Study Hutchinson Sinkhole

June 3, 2004--New Map of Pottawatomie County Available

April 26, 2004--New Maps of Kearny, Hamilton Counties Available

Oct. 13, 2003--Mandel Recognized for Work in Geoarcheology

April 4, 2003--Survey Releases New Map of Bourbon County

March 5, 2003--New Map of Cherokee County Available

March 5, 2003--Survey Releases Map of Atchison-area Landslide Potential

Oct. 3, 2002--Geologic Map of Shawnee County Available

Sept. 24, 2002--KGS Releases Cross Sections

July 15, 2002--Colorado couple's $1 million to fund geoarcheological research

Jan. 24, 2002--New Geologic Map of Anderson County

Nov. 9, 2000--New Map of Coffey County Available

Oct. 11, 2001--Comanche County Map Released

June 28, 2000--New Geologic Map of Greenwood County Available

June 28, 2000--New Geologic Map of Woodson County Available

April 21, 2000--Map of Atchison County Landslides Now Available

April 10, 2000--New Geologic Map of Wilson County Available

Oct. 29, 1999--Survey Discovers Three New Volcanic Features in Northeast Kansas

Aug. 13, 1999--Geologists Study Keys to Concrete

June 21, 1999--Survey Produces New Map of Wyandotte County Geology

Feb. 24, 1999--New Geologic Map of Leavenworth County Completed

Jan. 12, 1999--New Geologic Map of Labette County Available

Dec. 21, 1998--New Book Describes Kansas Rock Formations

July 27, 1998--Great Bend Sand Prairie Book Released

Sept. 3, 1997--Survey Produces New Map of Elk County

Aug. 8, 1997--Survey Releases Book on Geology in Wichita

Dec. 16, 1996--New Map of Stafford County Available

Dec. 10, 1996--New Map of Ness County Available

Dec. 3, 1996--Geologists Receive Contract from State Dept. of Transportation

Sept. 5, 1996--New Map of Montgomery County Available

May 15, 1996--Survey Releases New Map, Report on Russell County

April 26, 1996--Geologists Gather to Model Underground Geology

April 26, 1996--Geologists Receive NSF Grant

Jan. 24, 1996--Diamonds in Riley County? Maybe

Dec. 26, 1995--New Chautauqua County Map Available

Nov. 1, 1995--Geologist Relates Ancient Faults, Present Landscape

Jul. 18, 1995--New Map of Edwards County

Jul. 18, 1995--New Map of Ness County Available

May 10, 1995--New Minerals Map Available

Jan. 22, 1995--New Map of Riley County Available