Delaware

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.

Surveying the Delaware Bay

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DELAWARE BAY, Del.- Today the United States Geological Survey (USGS) launched a demonstration of what will be a study over the next few days of the Delaware Bay using a helicopter carrying an electromagnetic sensor.

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.