What Lies Beneath http://wuky.org en WHAT LIES BENEATH: Researchers Turning Attention To Underground Coal Fires http://wuky.org/post/what-lies-beneath-researchers-turning-attention-underground-coal-fires <p>Mike Lynch, with the Kentucky Geological Survey has this story about underground coal fires and the trouble they can cause. Sat, 07 Jun 2014 13:45:00 +0000 Mike Lynch & Kentucky Geological Survey & UK Center For Applied Energy Research 50120 at http://wuky.org WHAT LIES BENEATH: Researchers Turning Attention To Underground Coal Fires Kentucky Geological Survey Continues To Track Landslides Across The Commonwealth http://wuky.org/post/kentucky-geological-survey-continues-track-landslides-across-commonwealth <p>A recent large landslide that killed more than 30 people in Washington has renewed national focus on such hazards.&nbsp; Mike Lynch updates us on landslides in Ky. Sat, 26 Apr 2014 13:45:00 +0000 Mike Lynch 48022 at http://wuky.org Kentucky Geological Survey Continues To Track Landslides Across The Commonwealth WHAT LIES BENEATH: Soil Mapping Process Long Way From Over http://wuky.org/post/what-lies-beneath-soil-mapping-process-long-way-over <p>In an age of remote sensing and digital mapping you might think we have all the maps we'll ever need.&nbsp; Mike Lynch says think again. Sat, 15 Mar 2014 13:45:00 +0000 Mike Lynch & Kentucky Geological Survey 45913 at http://wuky.org WHAT LIES BENEATH: Soil Mapping Process Long Way From Over Kentucky Man Finds Very Old Tree In His Backyard http://wuky.org/post/kentucky-man-finds-very-old-tree-his-backyard <p>Digging around in your own back yard can turn up some surprising things as one Kentucky man can attest in our latest chapter of <em>What Lies Beneath.</em> Sat, 05 Oct 2013 13:40:00 +0000 Mike Lynch 38550 at http://wuky.org Kentucky Man Finds Very Old Tree In His Backyard KGS Well Could Aid Pharmaceutical Research http://wuky.org/post/kgs-well-could-aid-pharmaceutical-research <p>LEXINGTON, Ky. - In a recent installment of What Lies Beneath, we told you about a well being drilled in Carter County by the Kentucky Geological Survey to test the capacity of deep geologic formations to hold carbon dioxide.&nbsp; Now as KGS's Mike Lynch reports, the well may also help with pharmaceutical research being conducted at the University of Kentucky.</p><p> Sat, 22 Jun 2013 13:40:00 +0000 Mike Lynch 33412 at http://wuky.org KGS Well Could Aid Pharmaceutical Research What Lies Beneath: Digging Deep In Carter County http://wuky.org/post/what-lies-beneath-digging-deep-carter-county <p>CARTER CO., Ky -&nbsp; In 2007, the Kentucky legislature allocated $5 million for research into deep underground storage of carbon dioxide, produced by the burning of fossils fuels in power plants and other large industrial plants. The money went to the Kentucky Geological Survey at UK for the research, and Mike Lynch reports that the last of the carbon-storage projects has begun.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Sat, 04 May 2013 13:45:00 +0000 Mike Lynch & Kentucky Geological Survey 30872 at http://wuky.org What Lies Beneath: Digging Deep In Carter County Is Your Well Water Really Safe To Drink? http://wuky.org/post/your-well-water-really-safe-drink <p>LEXINGTON, Ky. - If you happen to live outside a major city, your drinking water might come from a well or cistern.&nbsp; The question you might want to ask is how safe is that water to drink?&nbsp; The Kentucky Geological Survey's Mike Lynch has this <em>What Lies Beneath</em> report.&nbsp; WARNING:&nbsp; Some of the material discussed may make you a little queasy.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p>“We just lower it down manually….…We’re at water level now.”</p> Mon, 04 Mar 2013 19:57:19 +0000 Mike Lynch 28143 at http://wuky.org Is Your Well Water Really Safe To Drink? Kentucky Geological Survey Mapping Sinkholes Across The State http://wuky.org/post/kentucky-geological-survey-mapping-sinkholes-across-state <p>HART CO., Ky - Sinkholes have been back in the news of late.&nbsp; The Kentucky Geological Survey's Mike Lynch has this report on KGS's effort to monitor and map sinkholes across the Commonwealth.</p><p></p><p></p><p>Geologist Jim Currens of the Kentucky Geological Survey was literally poking around a Hart County property in March checking for sinkholes… One had opened up after a few days of heavy rain.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Mon, 04 Mar 2013 19:24:14 +0000 Mike Lynch 28142 at http://wuky.org Kentucky Geological Survey Mapping Sinkholes Across The State