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Kansas Geological Survey

The mission of the Kansas Geological Survey, operated by The University of Kansas in connection with its research and service program, is to conduct geological studies and research and to collect, correlate, preserve, and disseminate information leading to a better understanding of the geology of Kansas, with special emphasis on natural resources of economic value, water quality and quantity, and geologic hazards.

The Kansas Geological Survey continues to study the state's resources and prepare publications on its findings. Providing research and service to Kansas since 1889, the Survey publishes information on Kansas geology in books and maps, both technical and educational. The topics of these publications include computer science, engineering geology, geochemistry, geohydrology, geophysics, paleontology, mineral economics, and stratigraphy. The Survey also produces computer programs and data bases derived from geologic investigations.

Progressively, the Survey has increased its research programs and facilities. The main office in Lawrence employs over 90 researchers and support-staff members and 40 student assistants. A second publications sales office and the Well Sample Library, storing over 131,000 rotary-cutting samples from Kansas wells, are located in west Wichita.


http://www.kgs.ku.edu/
webadmin@kgs.ku.edu

Location
1930 Constant Avenue
Lawrence , KS 66047-3724
The Kansas Geological Survey maintains a library of 332,000 wireline logs. Also included in the collection are drilling time and sample logs. Most are stored as paper logs; new logs are being submitted electronically. 222,000 logs have been scanned into TIF format image files. A separate collection of LAS files is also available.
Box Number: 61786 Starting Depth: 2250 Ending Depth: 3583
Categories: Physical Item; Tags: Rock Cuttings
Box Number: 63996 Starting Depth: 2300 Ending Depth: 3485
Categories: Physical Item; Tags: Rock Cuttings
Box Number: 37797 Starting Depth: 600 Ending Depth: 3606
Categories: Physical Item; Tags: Rock Cuttings
Box Number: 63309 Starting Depth: 3850 Ending Depth: 4660
Categories: Physical Item; Tags: Rock Cuttings
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