Special Publications

 

Special Publications are thematic products on a particular subject, usually fairly narrowly defined and of special interest. DGS Special Publications include multi-paper volumes, posters, charts, and booklets, and range from less technical to highly technical, depending on the subject.

Recent Submissions

  • Pickett, T.E.; Spoljaric, N.; Jordan, R.R. (Newark, DE: Delaware Geological Survey, University of Delaware, 1976-04)
  • DGS Staff (Newark, DE: Delaware Geological Survey, University of Delaware, 1968)
  • Talley, J.H.; Andres, A.S. (Newark, DE: Delaware Geological Survey, University of Delaware, 1987-01)
  • DGS Staff (Newark, DE: Delaware Geological Survey, University of Delaware, 1978-12)
  • Kramer, M.G.; DGS Staff; Smith, C.T. (Newark, DE: Delaware Geological Survey, University of Delaware, 1987-05)
    Laboratory analyses of geologic samples are performed on a regular basis at the Delaware Geological Survey (DGS). These analyses produce valuable information used to assist the production of geologic and hydrologic maps ...
  • Pickett, T.E. (Newark, DE: Delaware Geological Survey, University of Delaware, 1972-12)
  • Talley, J.H.; Windish, D.C.; Ramsey, K.W. (Newark, DE: Delaware Geological Survey, University of Delaware, 1984-01)
    This report contains the new DGS data schedules, describes the information that should be recorded on each schedule, and presents instructions for preparation of the schedules. The schedules are designed to make various ...
  • Bounds, R.E. (Newark, DE: Delaware Geological Survey, University of Delaware, 1986-06)
    This manual has been prepared to promote safe, efficient use of a research tool that is of great importance in Delaware.
  • Jordan, R.R.; Pickett, T.E.; Kraft, J.C.; Sheridan, R.E.; Spoljaric, N.; Thompson, A.M.; Woodruff, K.D.; Varrin, R.D.; Leavens, P.B.; Carey, W.L. (Newark, DE: Delaware Geological Survey, University of Delaware, 1980-11)
    The Delaware Academy of Science has been instrumental in informing Delaware citizens about science and utilization of local resources. Since 1970 the annual meeting of the Delaware Academy of Science has been used as a ...
  • DGS Staff (Newark, DE: Delaware Geological Survey, University of Delaware, 1961-02)
    In order to obtain sufficient data which will enable the State to develop its water resources to the fullest extent of which they are capable, a series of systematic investigations is necessary. A long-range plan describing ...
  • DGS Staff (Newark, DE: Delaware Geological Survey, University of Delaware, 1956)
    This is a brief story about water and the ways in which the Delaware Geological Survey helps insure that you will always have a plentiful supply of this precious natural resource.
  • Groot, J.J. (Newark, DE: Delaware Geological Survey, University of Delaware, 1988-06)
    Emphasis is placed herein on the years of Dr. Groot's leadership of the Survey. The remarkable work of James C. Booth in the last century is acknowledged but has elsewhere been entered in history. Some continuing activities ...
  • Booth, J.C. (Newark, DE: Delaware Geological Survey, University of Delaware, 1841)
    The following report of the geological survey of the state of Delaware, conducted in the years 1837 and 1838, embraces all the observations and examinations which were made during the continuance of the survey, including ...
  • Ramsey, K.W.; Schenck, W.S.; Wang, L.T. (Newark, DE: Delaware Geological Survey, University of Delaware, 2000)
  • Ramsey, K.W.; Wang, L.T. (Newark, DE: Delaware Geological Survey, University of Delaware, 2001)
    Coastlines are not static features. They are shaped by the daily effects of wind, current, and wave activity. Over time, a coastline may move landward due to relative sea-level rise or low sediment supply, or seaward due ...
  • Andres, A.S.; Martin, M. (Newark, DE: Delaware Geological Survey, University of Delaware, 2005)
    This poster shows three different map views of the water table as well as information about how the maps were made, how the depth to water table changes with seasons and climate, and how the water table affects use and ...
  • DGS Staff (Newark, DE: Delaware Geological Survey, University of Delaware, 2000)
    Delaware’s oldest rocks are metamorphic crystalline rocks of the central Appalachian Piedmont Physiographic Province. Atlantic Coastal Plain sediments overlie the crystalline rocks of the Piedmont and range in thickness ...
  • Ramsey, K.W.; Schenck, W.S.; Wang, L.T. (Newark, DE: Delaware Geological Survey, University of Delaware, 2000)
    The shaded relief image on the left was created using 30-meter resolution Digital Elevation Models (DEMs). The DEMs were developed by John Mackenzie, University of Delaware College of Agriculture and Natural Resources ...
  • Baxter, S.J. (Newark, DE: Delaware Geological Survey, University of Delaware, 2000)
    This report provides a brief overview of the causes of earthquakes, how earthquakes are measured, and a glossary of earthquake terminology.
  • Ramsey, K.W.; Reilly, M.J. (Newark, DE: Delaware Geological Survey, University of Delaware, 2002)
    On October 21, 1878, a hurricane crossed the island of Cuba and headed east of Key West, Florida. On the evening of October 22, it made landfall north of Cape Lookout, North Carolina, as a low Category 2 hurricane with ...

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