Newark

Digital Mapping Techniques 2014 Workshop

Hosted by the Delaware Geological Survey, Association of American State Geologists, and the U.S. Geological Survey.
University of Delaware
Newark, Delaware
June 1-4, 2014

The 18th Annual Workshop on Digital Mapping Techniques (DMT'14) will be held June 1-4, at John M. Clayton Hall Conference Center at the University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware. Each year, these meetings have served a critical role for the geosciences, fostering informal discussion and exchange of technical information among scientists, cartographers, and GIS specialists, primarily from State and Federal agencies, who are using digital techniques to create, publish, manage, and analyze geologic maps and data.

New Instrumentation for Water Budget Evaluation

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The Delaware Environmental Observation System (DEOS) and the Delaware Geological Survey have recently acquired new instrumentation to measure evapotranspiration (ET). The purchase of an eddy covariance instrument, partially supported by the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, will improve the ability to quantify ET during agricultural and water supply drought periods and improve water availability estimates for resource managers.

David R. Wunsch appointed DGS Director

After a nationwide search, David R. Wunsch has been appointed the next Director of the Delaware Geological Survey (DGS) and Delaware State Geologist, effective Nov. 1. He will succeed John H. Talley, who retired on June 30 after more than 38 years of service. Wunsch holds a doctorate in hydrogeology from the University of Kentucky, a master’s degree in geology from the University of Akron, and a bachelor’s degree in geology, with a minor in chemistry, from the State University of New York, Oneonta. In 2011, Wunsch was elected a Fellow of the Geological Society of America. He is an Honorary Member and a past President of the Association of American State Geologists (AASG) and has previously served a term as Secretary of the American Geological Institute.

Wunsch to take helm at DGS

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David R. Wunsch has been appointed the next Director of the Delaware Geological Survey (DGS) and Delaware State Geologist, effective Nov. 1.

DGS Reinvents Itself on the Web

The Delaware Geological Survey has unveiled a new version of their public web site. Although many of the technologies employed are consistent with modern web standards, giving the user a familiar feel and comfort level, particular attention has been paid to information and the retrieval of it. The site is designed to encourage users to explore content they wouldn't other wise read.

DGS unveils new website

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The Delaware Geological Survey has unveiled a new version of their public web site. Although many of the technologies employed are consistent with modern web standards, giving the user a familiar feel and comfort level, particular attention has been paid to information and the retrieval of it.

DGS Affiliated With College of Marine and Earth Studies

Beginning July 1, 2008, DGS will become formally affiliated with the College of Marine and Earth Studies (CMES) within UD. DGS has been part of the University of Delaware since 1951, however, had previously reported to the vice provost for research and graduate studies.

DGS Celebrates 50 Years of Service!

On June 4, 2001 the DGS celebrated 50 years of science and service for the Diamond State. Senate Bill 129, creating the Delaware Geological Survey, was signed into law (Chapter 55, Part VI, Title 7 of the Delaware Code) by Governor Carvel on June 4, 1951.

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