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David Wunsch served on an AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellows Career Summit

David Wunsch, director of the Delaware Geological Survey and state geologist, served on an AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellows Career Summit panel Jan. 13 in Silver Spring, Md. Wunsch discussed academic careers, speaking specifically about research scientists and the use of policy skills in an academic environment and in state government.

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Highest point in Delaware

Ebright Azimuth - The Highest Monumented Point in Delaware

For many years, there has been a question in the minds of some Delawareans as to whether Delaware's highest elevation is Centreville or on Ebright Road. The Delaware Geological Survey (DGS) at the University of Delaware, through its relationship to the National Geodetic Survey (NGS) has determined that the highest monumented spot in Delaware is located on Ebright Road, near the Pennsylvania state line. Ebright Road is north of Namaans Road, east of route 202.

University assists with Delaware GIS Day field trip

The Earth Balloon was a popular feature at Delaware GIS Day.

Volunteers from the University of Delaware and the UD-based Delaware Geological Survey assisted with the Delaware GIS (Geographic Information Systems) Day field trip for fifth graders held Nov. 18.

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Woodlawn Quarry: A GeoAdventure in the Delaware Piedmont

Woodlawn Quarry: A GeoAdventure in the Delaware Piedmont

A visit to Woodlawn Quarry is suitable for ages 10 to adults and provides an interesting opportunity to observe common mineral specimens, identify the quarry as an early mining site, appreciate the physical work necessary to quarry rock with hand tools, and discuss the economic importance of the minerals found in the quarry. The minerals that can be readily found and identified in the quarry are feldspar, quartz and mica.