Entries tagged with ‘Geology’

Professor Erik Gulbranson

In One Of The Coldest Places On Earth—And 250 Million Years In The Past—He Predicts The Future Of Our Planet. Oppressive cold. Deafening silence. Never ending day (or night). Low atmospheric pressure that warps the human body. Nevertheless, Professor Gulbranson and his international colleagues have ventured to Antarctica five times over the past decade to […]

Professor Julie Bartley

The Faculty Point Person For The Nobel Hall Expansion And Renovation Reflects On Tending To It. She wasn’t exactly the faculty “leader” on the Nobel Hall of Science expansion and renovation. She was more of a guide, a chaperone, an escort. Call her the “faculty shepherd.” The geology and environmental studies professor carried no crook, […]

Faculty Spotlight: Erik Gulbranson

Erik Gulbranson (Environment, Geography, and Earth Sciences) recently published an article, “U–Pb geochronology and stable isotope geochemistry of terrestrial carbonates, Lower Cretaceous Cedar Mountain Formation, Utah: implications for synchronicity of terrestrial and marine carbon isotope excursions”, in the journal Geosciences.

Summer Research Kicks Off at Gustavus

This year, over 60 Gusties are conducting summer research projects, collaborating with top-tier professors in a small liberal arts environment.

Geology Students and Prof Publish in Scientific Reports

The publication is affiliated with Nature, the world’s leading multidisciplinary science journal.

Faculty Spotlight: Erik Gulbranson

Erik Gulbranson (Geology), Morgan Mellum ’23, Aidan Dahlseid ’21 et al. have a paper entitled “Paleoclimate-induced stress on polar forested ecosystems prior to the Permian–Triassic mass extinction” accepted for publication in the journal Scientific Reports. In part, this paper is the culmination of Morgan Mellum’s FYRE project from the summer of 2020, whereas Aidan Dahlseid […]

Faculty Spotlight: Erik Gulbranson

Morgan Mellum ’23 and Sarah Genet ’23 have been awarded a large grant from the Evolving Earth Foundation to support their summer research with Erik Gulbranson (Geology). As a collaborative proposal, this award will fund travel and laboratory expenses for both of the independent research projects for Mellum and Genet.

Emily Ford ’15 Film Screening Set for April 2

Ford, who completed a 1,200-mile solo winter thru-hike of Wisconsin's Ice Age Trail, will be on campus for a film screening and q-and-a.

Faculty Spotlight: Laura Triplett

Laura Triplett (Geology) was interviewed for a MPR News story about Enbridge’s Line 3 aquifer damage and the need for increased government oversight and transparency.

Faculty Spotlight: Laura Triplett and Julie Bartley

Laura Triplett and Julie Bartley (both Geology), working with Gustavus students Alex Senjem ’19, Emily Fischer ’19, Matt Allison ’21, Aidan Dahlseid ’21 and a multi-institutional team led by colleagues from the US Geological Survey, the University of Minnesota Duluth, and the Freshwater Society published an Inventory of Landslides for Minnesota as a US Geological […]