Indiana Geological Survey

Recent Submissions

  • Horton, Jennifer; Fisher, Timothy; Loope, Henry; Karaffa, Marni (2014-10-19)
    The landscape of south-central Michigan and northeastern Indiana was formed from the retreat of the Saginaw Lobe of the LIS. Studying this landscape aids an understanding of the climate conditions during the retreat of the ...
  • Ault, Curtis H.; Moore, Michael C. (Indiana Geological Survey, 1980)
    Detailed economic geological report of aggregate resources located in the Big Blue River Valley, Indiana. Contains appendices detailing the findings from auger bore samples in Hancock, Henry, Rush, and Shelby Counties. Map ...
  • Noel, James A. (State of Indiana Department of Natural Resorces Geological Survey, 1979)
    The Plummer Field in Greene County, Ind., was discovered by Citizens Gas and Coke Utility during the summer of 1969 on completion of Citizens No. 1 Fred & Lucille Rollison. The initial production of this well was 120 barrels ...
  • Rudman, Albert J.; Blakely, Robert, F. (Indiana Geological Survey, 1975)
    In 1960 Roland G. Henderson, of the U.S. Geological Survey, published a comprehensive system for computation of first and second derivatives of potential fields and the continuation of fields to levels above or below the ...
  • Wright, Robert P. (Indiana Geological Survey, 1980)
    Middle Devonian chitinozoans from the Muscatatuck Group of Indiana belong to eight species of the genera Alpenachitina, Ancyrochitina, Angochitina, Eisenackitina, and Hoegisphaera. The Chitinozoa are most abundant in ...
  • Shaver, Robert H. (Indiana Geological Survey, 1987)
    One hundred and fifty years ago marked the beginnings of a remarkable geologic odyssey funded by the State of Indiana. The legislature of this then pioneer state appropriated less and $2,000 annually for David Dale Owen ...
  • Hendrix, Thomas E. (Indiana Geological Survey, 1962)
    The Department of Geology at Indiana University offers course G429 Field Geology in the Rocky Mountains as a part of its geologic training program and a requirement for the Bachelor of Science degree. This guidebook is ...
  • Patton, John B. (Indiana Geological Survey, 1949)
    During the field seasons of 1947 and 1948, two field parties of the Division of Geology, Indiana Department of Conservation, examined, sampled and mapped the quarries that are producing crushed stone in Indiana. Although ...
  • Walker, Frank H. (Indiana Geological Survey, 1959)
    This preliminary report on the natural brines of Indiana and adjoining parts of Illinois and Kentucky is a compilation of 473 brine analyses. The analyses are classified on a stratigraphic basis and cover stratigraphic ...
  • Harrison, W. (Indiana Geological Survey, 1959)
    When areal geologic mapping is done by the Indiana Geological Survey in counties covered by glacial drift, it is necessary to determine the Pleistocene stratigraphic sequence. For most areas this involves identification ...
  • Perry, Thomas G.; Smith, Ned M.; Wayne, William J. (Indiana Geological Survey, 1964)
    Both the geologist and the layman have recognized the excellence of the Salem as a dimension stone for more than a century. In recent years the Salem limestone has attracted the attention of petroleum geologists, some of ...
  • Gray, Henry H.; Dawson, T.A.; McGregor, Duncan J.; Perry, T.G.; Wayne, William J. (Indiana Geological Society, 1957)
    The purpose of this field conference is to acquaint participants with strata that are associated with the Mississippian-Pennsylvanian unconformity in southwestern Indiana. Criteria which aid in distinguishing between ...
  • Esarey, R.E.; Bieberman, D.F.; Bieberman, R.A. (Department of Geology, Indiana University, 1950)
    The Mississippian-Pennsylvanian unconformity is the most pronounced and extensive break in the Paleozoic rocks of the Eastern Interior Basin. During the long erosional interval Mississippian beds were truncated and a ...
  • Patton, John B.; Perry, Thomas G.; Wayne, William J. (Indiana Geological Survey, 1953)
    Within recent years field conferences sponsored by the Geological Survey, Indiana Department of Conservation, and the Department of Geology, Indiana University, have reviewed outstanding exposures and of parts of the ...
  • Burger, Ann M.; Rexroad, Carl B.; Schneider, Allan F.; Shaver, Robert H. (Indiana Geological Survey, 1966)
    Our purpose on these excursions arranged for the 58th meeting of the Association of American State Ge ologists is to bring about an awareness of Indiana geology and its attraction. Although our State lacks a Grand Canyon ...
  • Rarick, R. Dee (Indiana Geological Survey, 1981)
    Salt is vital to nearly all living things and has been almost since the beginning of time. Men and other animals need common salt to help maintain a critical chemical balance in their bodies. The blood and other fluids ...
  • Hartke, Edwin J.; Ault, Curtis H.; Austin, George S.; Becker, Leroy E.; Bleuer, N.K.; Herring, William C.; Moore, Michael C. (Indiana Geological Survey, 1980)
    Marion County is the center of a large and rapidly growing urban-industrial complex in the heartland of Indiana. The boundaries of the county and of Indianapolis, the state capital, are the same as a result of the UNIGOV ...
  • Bleuer, N.K.; Moore, Michael C. (Indiana Geological Survey, 1978)
    This report is designed to provide geologic data for planning the use of mineral resources (including ground water), the disposal of domestic and industrial wastes, and foundation engineering for structures in Allen County.
  • Hester, Norman C. (Indiana Geological Survery, 1987)
    The Indiana of today and its geologic needs are vastly different from those perceived so well by David Dale Owen 150 years ago. Although Dr. Owen did not foresee all the forward-looking changes detailed here, we trust ...
  • Noel, Jame A. (Indiana Geological Survey, 1979)
    The Plummer Field in Greene County, Ind., was discovered by Citizens Gas and Coke Utility during the summer of 1969 on completion of Citizens No. 1 Fred & Lucille Rollison. The initial production of this well was 120 barrels ...

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