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ISGS’s seminal publication series, are comprehensive reports and reference works of enduring scientific significance that communicate new data and original ideas to other earth scientists. Bulletins are typically the culmination of a large body of work, some parts of which may previously have been published in geologic maps, circulars, journal articles, or other publications. These reports include results of resource studies and of geologic, hydrologic, or topographic investigations, which often take several years to complete. A Bulletin may include collections of related short papers addressing different aspects of a single scientific topic, issued either as individual chapters or as a single volume. These reports undergo rigorous internal and external peer review, editing, and revision to ensure accuracy and a high level of comprehension. The first Bulletin was published in 1906.

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Fossils of the Upper Ordovician Platteville Formation in the Upper Midwest USA: An Overview

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D. R. Kolata
Bulletin 108, 2021. 328 pages

ISBN: 978-0-578-91175-5

Fossils of the Upper Ordovician Platteville Formation in the Upper Midwest USA: An Overview This 328-page hardback volume printed by the Illinois State Geological Survey includes over 1200 full-color, high-resolution photographs of fossil specimens collected from the Upper Ordovician Platteville Formation in the Upper Midwest USA. The described and illustrated fossil assemblage includes exceptionally well-preserved sponges, corals, bryozoans, brachiopods, polyplacophorans, gastropods, bivalves, rostroconchs, cephalopods, trilobites, ostracodes, echinoderms, graptolites, cornulitids, hyolithids, macroalgae, and a wide variety of trace fossils. This overview is directed to students, collectors, and professional paleontologists. Each chapter begins with a brief introduction to the morphological terms used to describe the various fossil groups, followed by systematic descriptions, remarks, and occurrence information. This overview can serve as a starting place and a source of inspiration for future paleontological research on the fossils of the Platteville Formation, offer insights regarding past climate and the environments in which life thrived, and ultimately shed light on the history of life on our planet.

Bulletin 107: Sequence Stratigraphy of the Lower Chesterian (Mississippian) Strata of the Illinois Basin
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 W. John Nelson, Langhorne B. Smith, Janis D. Treworgy, contributions by Lloyd C. Furer and Brian D. Keith.
Bulletin 107. 2002.
Notes: 7 plates on accompanying CD

Bulletin 106: Three-dimensional Geologic Mapping: A Pilot Program for Resource and Environmental Assessment in the Villa Grove Quadrangle, Douglas County, Illinois

Zakaria Lasemi and Richard C. Berg
2001. 117 pp.
Bulletin 104 Wedron and Mason Groups: Lithostratigraphic Reclassification of Deposits of the Wisconsin Episode, Lake Michigan Lobe Area
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Ardith K. Hansel and W. Hilton Johnson
1996. 116 pp.

Bulletin 103: Geology of the Lick Creek Quadrangle Johnson, Union, and Williamson Counties, Southern Illinois

W. John Nelson and C. Pius Weibel
1996. 39 pp. Includes 1 plate.

Bulletin 102: Bedrock Geology of the Paducah 1:250,000 Quadrangle Illinois, Kentucky, and Missouri

W. John Nelson
1995. 40 pp. Includes 5 plates.

Bulletin 101: Geology of the Jonesboro 15-Minute Quadrangle, Southwestern Illinois

W. John Nelson, Joseph A. Devera, and John M. Masters
1995. 57 pp.
Bulletin 100: Structural Features in Illinois

W. John Nelson.
Bulletin 100. 1995. 144pp.,2 pls. Pl 1. Structural Features in Ilinois. 1993. Scale, 1:500,000. 30 x 52 inches. Pl 2. Fluorspar Area Fault Complex and Shawneetown Fault Zone with Associated Structures, 1993. Scale, 1:250,000. 16 x 25 inches.

Bulletin 99: Geology of the Bloomfield Quadrangle Johnson County, Illinois

W. John Nelson
1993. 30 pp.

Bulletin 98: Geology of the Waltersburg Quadrangle Pope County, Illinois

C. Pius Weibel, W. John Nelson, Lynne B. Oliver, Steven P. Esling
1993. 41 pp.
Bulletin 97: Geology of the Goreville Quadrangle Johnson and Williamson Counties, Illinois

Russell J. Jacobson
1992. 32 pp.
Bulletin 96: Geology of the Eddyville, Stonefort, and Creal Springs Quadrangles, Southern Illinois

W. John Nelson, Joseph A. Devera, Russell J. Jacobson, Donald K. Luman, Russel A. Peppers, Brian Trask, C. Pius Weibel, Leon R Follmer, and Matthew H. Riggs
1991. 85 pp.
Bulletin 95: Handbook of Illinois Stratigraphy

H.B. Willman, Elwood Atherton, T.C. Buschbach, Charles Collinson, J.C. Frye, M.E. Hopkins, J.A. Linebach, and J.A. Simon.
Bulletin 95. 1975. 261 pp.

This handbook describes briefly the 730 stratigraphic units that are named in Illinois. It contains references to original and more recent descriptions, charts showing the development of stratigraphic classifications, and maps indicating distribution, thickness, and structure of many units.
B 93 Correlation and palynology of coals in the Carbondale and Spoon Formations (Pennsylvanian) of the northeastern part of the Illinois Basin

Peppers, R. A.

B 77 Geology and mineral resources of the Carlinville Quadrangle

John R. Ball

B 62 Classification and selection of Illinois coals

Gilbert H. Cady

B 59 Fluorspar industry of the United States with special reference to Illinois-Kentucky district

Paul Hatmaker and Hubert W. Davis
1938 .

B 45 Structural reconnaissance of the Mississippi Valley area from Old Monroe, Missouri, to Nauvoo, Illinois

Frank Krey
1924 .

B 43D Extract Geology of Northeastern Adams County

Geologic map of northeastern Adams County Louis W Currier

B 43A Economic and geologic papers Geologic map of the La Harpe and Good Hope Quadrangles

Geologic map of the La Harpe and Good Hope Quadrangles, including a columnar section T.E. Savage and M. L. Nebel

B 34 Artesian waters of northeastern Illinois

Carl B. Anderson

B 25 Report and plans for reclamation of lands subject to overflow in the Embarras River Valley

by Jacob A. Harman

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