Geology
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  • Nov 16 2022

In each 45- to 60-minute episode, co-hosts Matt Crawford, Sarah Arpin and Doug Curl delve into earth processes, emerging research and other areas in Earth science.

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  • Sep 15 2022

Work done by Dave Moecher and his Irish collaborators investigated how the Appalachian Mountains in North America were eroded over geologic time.

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  • Jun 24 2022

The first cohort of interns in a new Kentucky Geological Survey (KGS) program are spending their summers contributing to statewide research projects focused on geologic resources, environmental issues and natural hazards affecting Kentucky.

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  • Feb 22 2022

The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet and the Kentucky Geological Survey at the University of Kentucky have announced a collaborative project focused on mine methane (CH4) emissions in the state.

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  • Aug 25 2021

The University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension-led program will include 15 classes aimed at making its participants stewards of the state’s natural resources.  

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  • May 17 2021

The online event on May 20 is expected to draw interest from a variety of disciplines including geology, geography, environmental sciences, forestry, public health, computer science and statistics.

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  • Apr 13 2021

Alumna Sydney Clark never allowed her disability to stop her from achieving her goals: attending and graduating from the University of Kentucky. Now Clark, along with a team of dedicated faculty and staff, are looking to expand access for students who are blind or vision impaired.

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  • Feb 8 2021

The research team will use LiDAR data to characterize existing sinkholes, and to assess the area for risk of future sinkhole hazards. Informational tools will be developed to aid data collection, including a web-based reporting system for sinkhole collapses.

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  • Oct 14 2020

The Kentucky Geological Survey at the University of Kentucky is hosting its 21st annual open house in celebration of Earth Science Week, Oct. 11–17. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, this year’s event will be virtual. 

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  • Jul 7 2020

KGS researchers received $64,462 in funding from the U.S. Geological Survey's National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program for their project, "Improving Estimates of Ground-Motion Site Response in the New Madrid and Wabash Valley Seismic Zones."