Delaware

DGS is hiring two RAIIs

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The Delaware Geological Survey (DGS) is hiring for two Research Associate II positions. One will be working in our hydrogeology group and the other in our surficial geologic mapping group (STATEMAP).

Delaware Geologic Research Symposium - April 14, 2015

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The DGS is again hosting a research symposium with presentations on Delaware Geology. This meeting is targeting geoscience professionals as well as planners, engineers, and others that use geologic data.  Documentation for PG credits will be available for those attending. 

The Delaware DataMIL is Retired

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The Delaware DataMIL, an online web mapping application that has provided accurate, up-to-date Delaware Geospatial Framework (basemap layers), current and historic aerial photography, and topographic maps for Delaware since 2002 is retired as of June 30, 2013. Originally built as a state of the art, crowd source editing and map delivery system and pilot project for the US Geological Survey National Map, the DataMIL is being replaced by newer mapping technology through the Department of Technology and Information (DTI) which will have a new system in place shortly.

Update on DGS Groundwater Monitoring

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DGS has maintained a network of wells that are used for groundwater level and quality observations since the 1960s. Consultants, government agencies, researchers, and well drillers use these data to evaluate groundwater availability, chemical characteristics, contamination, and other issues.

DGS staff members participate in the Coastal Current lecture series

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DGS staff members Scott Andres and John Callahan are participating in the College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment’s summer lecture series “Coastal Currents”. Andres presented “Treated wastewater and stormwater disposal in Delaware“ on August 12th.

DGS and DEOS add new on-line groundwater level station

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DGS and Delaware Environmental Observing System (DEOS) staff are pleased to announce that real-time groundwater level data from well Cb51-184 located next to the DEOS weather station on the University’s College of Agriculture Newark campus are now available.