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New Circulars on Springs and Ground
Each January, the Kansas Geological Survey and the Division of Water
Resources of the Kansas Department of Agriculture measure ground-water
levels in western and south-central Kansas to monitor changes and identify
regional trends in the High Plains, Dakota, and alluvial aquifers. Measuring
Water Levels in Kansas, by Richard D. Miller, Rex Buchanan, and Liz
Brosius, describes how water wells are selected and measured, how the
public can gain access to this information, and how the information is
Copies of Kansas Springs (Public
Information Circular 11) and Measuring Water Levels in Kansas
(Public Information Circular
12) can be obtained free of charge by contacting Publications Sales
at the KGS. These circulars are also available electronically through
the Survey’s World Wide Web site under Publications at www.kgs.ku.edu.
Dakota Aquifer in Kansas
Copies of User’s Guide to the Dakota Aquifer in Kansas
(Technical Series 2) are available from KGS Publications Sales for $10.00,
plus tax, shipping, and handling.
Kansas Industrial Minerals
Copies of Primer of Industrial Minerals for Kansas (Educational Series 13) are available from KGS Publications Sales for $7.50, plus tax, shipping, and handling.
Rock Springs (from Public Information Circular 11).
The Kansas Geological
Foundation and the Kansas Earth Science Teachers Association have recognized
Beverly Ring, Oregon Trail Junior High School, Olathe, with the 1998–99
Excellence in Kansas Earth Science Education Award. This award of $1,000,
funded by the Kansas Geological Foundation, is given to an outstanding
earth science teacher in grades K–12. The award was presented in
December at the Kansas Geological Foundation’s annual meeting in
Wichita. Finalist for the award was Roger Roots, Sherman Middle School,
Hutchinson, who received publications from the Kansas Geological Survey.
Ring is the sixth recipient of the Excellence in Kansas Earth Science
Education Award. Last year’s winner was Sam Wine, earth science
teacher at Eureka High School in Eureka, Kansas.
Earth Science Education Award
Online February 10, 2003
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