Articles from January 2022

Generalized geologic cross-section of Iowa from northeast to southwest

What is Carbon Sequestration and Why Should Iowans Care?

Friday, January 28, 2022
If Iowa wants to get serious about doing its part to combat climate change then investments will need to be made to better understand the potential for geologic storage of CO2 in Iowa. . . . The IGS stands ready to lead this charge while collaborating with industry partners and lawmakers to make sure that Iowans do not miss the opportunity to play an integral role in securing a better climate future for our state.
IGS Geode magazine cover

Latest issue of The IGS Geode published

Tuesday, January 18, 2022
Please enjoy an online copy of our magazine, The IGS Geode, showcasing some of the Iowa Geological Survey’s activities during the past year.
Photo of Mike Gannon in the field

Reflections from a Retiring Hydrogeologist

Monday, January 10, 2022
Water is a critical for life and prosperity, and the investment in protecting and managing Iowa’s water resources is essential.