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    Geography & Geology

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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.

    Department of Geography and Geology Students present at Local, Regional, and 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

    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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