Geography & Geology

Contact Information

Peter Jacobs
Department Chair | Professor
Phone: (262) 472-1082
Location: Upham 120A

John Frye
Associate Professor, Master Advisor
Phone: (262) 472-5270
Location: Upham 116

Susie Olson
Academic Dept Assoc
Phone: (262) 472-1071
Location: Upham 120

Students present at Local, Regional, & National Conferences

April 2014

Over the past couple of months 11 students from the Department of Geography and Geology have presented research papers at various conferences. Below is a listing of these students and the conferences they attended.


Ron Chester (Mentor: Dale Splinter)
Title: Evaluating Stream Trends in Wisconsin Using Daily Records

- UW-Whitewater's Undergraduate Research Day

- UW-System Symposium for Undergraduate Research and Creative Acitivity


Andrew Courtney (Mentor: John Frye)

Title: Topographical Effects on Tornadoes in Wisconsin and Indiana

- UW-Whitewater's Undergraduate Research Day

- National Conferences on Undergraduate Research (NCUR)

- Severe Storms and Doppler Radar Conference

- Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting


Hannah Edwards (Mentor: Rex Hanger)

Title: Size-Frequency Distribution and Shell Corrasion of Pleurocera Acuta, Mukwonago River, Wisconsin

- UW-Whitewater's Undergraduate Research Day


Ellen Jilek

Title: Mathematical and Physical Observation of Lava Flow Travel in Channel Flows

- Mathmateical Association of America Wisconsin Spring Meeting


Daryl Johnson (Mentor: Rex Hanger)

Title: Geometric Morphometrics, Size-Frequency, Distribution, and taphonomy of Brachipoda from the Hughes Creek Shale (Carboniferous) of Southern Nebraska

- UW-Whitewater's Undergraduate Research Day

- National Conferences on Undergraduate Research (NCUR)


Aaron King

Title: Use of Snow Tracking Surveys to Compare Gray Wolf (Canis Lupus) and Coyote (Canis Latrans) population Densities in Northern Wisconsin

- UW-Whitewater'sUndergraduate Research Day

- National Conferences on Undergraduate Research (NCUR)


Alexandra LaBonte (Mentor: Eric Compas)

Title: Seeing Past the Aisle: Community Views on Local and Alternative Food Networks

- UW-Whitewater's Undergraduate Research Day

- National Conferences on Undergraduate Research (NCUR)


Matt Lamb

Title: Ru-Rh-Pd Mobilization in Flambeau Massive Sulfide Deposit

- Institute on Lake Superior Geology Annual Meeting


Zachary Olson (Mentor: Peter Jacobs)

Title: Developing a Predictive Equation for SOC Analysis in Subsoil Horizons

- UW-Whitewater's Undergraduate Research Day


Tyler Tomaszewski (Mentor: Juk Bhattacharyya)

Title: Going Green in India with Geothermal Power Using GIS

- UW_Whitewater's Undergraduate Research Day

- National Conferences on Undergraduate Research (NCUR)


Ashley Vedvig (Mentor: John Frye)

Title: Climate Change Across North America According to the Koppen Classification Scheme

- UW-Whitewater's Undergraduate Research Day

- National Conferences on Undergraduate Research (NCUR)

- Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting

Undergraduate Research

An experience in undergraduate research is strongly advised for all Geology Emphasis students, especially for those intending to go to graduate school. There are numerous field and laboratory opportunities for the eager student to assist Department faculty members within established research programs. 

Location

College of Letters & Sciences
Laurentide Hall 4100
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
800 W. Main Street
Whitewater, WI 53190-1790

Resources For

Faculty/Staff Contact

Office of the Dean
Rebecca Reichert
Phone: (262) 472-1621
E-mail: reicherr@uww.edu

Student Contact

Advising Office
Phone: (262) 472-1550
E-mail: lsadvise@uww.edu

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