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    Peter Jacobs
    Department Chair | Professor
    Phone: (262) 472-1082
    Location: Upham 105

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

    Undergraduate Research

    Upham HallAn 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.

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    Undergraduate Research

    Upham HallAn 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.
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    Geography and Geology Students Present Research Projects at 2013 Spring Undergraduate Research Day

    March 2013

    Many undergraduate students from the Department of Geography and Geology presented original research at the annual Spring Undergraduate Research Day. The event was held in the UW-Whitewater University Center on March 13, 2013 and featured student presentations from all colleges across campus. Ron Chester was honored with the Outstanding Presentation in Geography and Geology. The department's participants included:

      • Brandon Bockrath at 2013 Undergraduate Research Day

    • Brandon Bockrath (above; Faculty Mentor - Eric Compas): Water Metering and Conservation for the City of Whitewater

      • Ron Chester at 2013 Undergraduate Research Day

    • Ron Chester (above; Faculty Mentor - Dale Splinter): Trends in Wisconsin Stream Flow Discharge

      • Cerina Colon, Kyle Freeman, and Steve Godding at 2013 Undergraduate Research Day

    • Cerina Colon, Kyle Freeman, and Steve Godding (above; Faculty Mentors - Eric Compas and Peter Jacobs): Mixing Technology with Nature: Ice Age National Scenic Trail Mobile Web Application with Social Media Technologies

    • Kristie Hansen (Faculty Mentor - Rex Hanger): Biodiversity of Gastropoda in the Mukwonago River, Wisconsin along a Spatial Gradient
    • Ellen Jilek along with Ethan Eichstedt-Anderson (Faculty Mentors - Prajukti Bhattacharyya and Leon Arriola): Numerical Modeling and Experimental Observations of Lava Flow Cooling
      • Heather Marsch presents at the 2013 Undergraduate Research Day

    • Heather Marsch (above; Faculty Mentor - Rex Hanger): Comparing Field and Laboratory Substrate Preferences of Pleurocerid Gastropoda, Elilmia Livescens and Pleurocera Acuta, Mukwonago River, Wisconsin

      • Alyssa McClain at the 2013 Undergraduate Research Day

    • Alyssa McClain (above; Faculty Mentor - John Frye): Variations of Severe Weather Events in the United States Based on Changes in the Phase and Strength of the North Atlantic Oscillation

      • Zack Olson presents at the 2013 Undergraduate Research Day

    • Zack Olson (above; Faculty Mentor - Peter Jacobs): Soil Organic Carbon Spatial Variation from Local Land Use Practices

    • Matthew Schmus (Faculty Mentor - Prajukti Bhattacharyya): Effects of Past Tectonic Events on Groundwater Flow
    • Adam Szafran (Faculty Mentors - Prajukti Bhattacharyya and John Ejnik): Potential for Installing Ground Source Heat Pump in Wisconsin Based on the Chemistry of Granitic Bedrock

      • Ashley Vedvig at the 2013 Undergraduate Research Day

    • Ashley Vedvig (above; Faculty Mentor - John Frye): El Nino Southern Oscillation Affecting Severe Weather across the Contiguous United States

    Undergraduate Research

    Upham HallAn 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.

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    College of Letters & Sciences
    Laurentide Hall 4100
    University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
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    Whitewater, WI 53190-1790

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