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Georgia Water Resources: Groundwater Storage Change and Contamination Risks

The southeastern U.S. is experiencing groundwater decline, and the local geology in southeast Georgia has increased the risk of groundwater contamination, according to research from a NASA DEVELOP team.

Recently, a few big name oil companies have sent representatives to speak and recruit students from the Department of Geology at UGA. Over the past few years, our department has successfully sent graduates and current students on to jobs and internships in the oil industry.

Over the summer, geology undergrad Morrison Nolan traveled to the University of Washington to take part in Biology 4750: Paleo Field Methods. Nolan was one of eleven undergrads with a few other graduate students taking the course.

Everyone is invited to "like" the UGA Geology Facebook Page in order to stay up to date on happenings around the department. Click on the button below.

The Calhoun CZO received nearly 25 cm rain in 24-hr Sunday 4 October.  Paul Schroeder shot a photo of Ryan Fimmen's 2004 "Tyger Stripe" soil excavation that was completely inundated with water several days after the rain (10/10/2015), despite its location on the highest part of the landscape, on…

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