Matt Schmus presented his research entitled "Effects of Fractures on Groundwater Flow Today" at the Institute on Lake Superior Geology Meeting May 9-10, 2013 in Houghton, Michigan.
Geology studentes Caitlin Blahnik, Ellen Jilek, Daryl Johnson, Matt Schmus, and Shane Wulf attended and presented research projects at the 2013 North Central Geological Society of America (GSA) Conference in Kalamazoo, Michigan May 1-3. Read More.
March 2013 Geography and Geology students presented research from the past year at the Spring Undergraduate Research Day on March 13, 2013 held in the University Center. Read More.
Ron Chester, Zach Olson, and Ashley Vedvig have been awarded the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) for 2013. Ron Chester will be working with Dr. Dale Splinter on his project entitled "Streamflow Response to Precipitation Variability in Wisconsin." Zach Olson's project is entitled "Developing Predictive Equations for SOC Content in Subsoil Horizons" and will be working with Dr. Peter Jacobs. Ashley Vedvig will be working with Dr. John Frye on a project titled "Climate Change across North America According to the Koppen and Thorthwaite Classification Schemes."
Seven students from the Department of Geography and Geology attended and presented research at the 2013 National Conference on Undergraduate Research in La Crosse, Wisconsin April 11-13. Read More.
Four faculty member from the Department of Geography and Geology attended the 2013 Association of American Geographer's Annual Meeting in Los Angeles, California April 9-13. Read More.
Dr. John Frye and six students attended the 17th Annual Severe Storms and Doppler Radar Conference in Des Moines, Iowa April 4-6. Read More.
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.