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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.

1930 Constant Avenue
Lawrence , KS 66047-3724
This collection includes depth-to-water measurements for Kansas aquifers, primarily the High Plains aquifer. The groundwater level measurement data are available in the WIZARD Water Well Levels Database.
Box Number: 53676 Starting Depth: 2900 Ending Depth: 3577
Categories: Physical Item; Tags: Rock Cuttings
Box Number: 09760 Starting Depth: 3200 Ending Depth: 3805
Categories: Physical Item; Tags: Rock Cuttings
Box Number: C8938 Starting Depth: 2250 Ending Depth: 4800
Categories: Physical Item; Tags: Rock Cuttings
Box Number: 35310 Starting Depth: 3310 Ending Depth: 3965
Categories: Physical Item; Tags: Rock Cuttings
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