Entries tagged with ‘Geology’

Journey Into Climate with Paul Andrew Mayewski Feb. 26

Described as the "Indiana Jones of climate research," Paul Andrew Mayewski will give a free public lecture on Wed. Feb. 26 at 7 p.m.

Faculty Spotlight: Julie Bartley

Julie Bartley (Geology) published a paper in Astrobiology with Madison Adams ’19 and 13 additional colleagues titled “Is a Linear or a Walkabout Protocol More Efficient When Using a Rover to Choose Biologically Relevant Samples in a Small Region of Interest?” The article reports that rover-driven science on other planets produces a better sample set […]

Alumni Successes: Tara Selly ’13 finds the oldest fossil gut

In January, Tara Selly (Geology ’13) made the New York Times’ “Science & Technology” front page for helping to discover the oldest known animal gut!  She is now an assistant research professor Geology at the University of Missouri, and helped make the discovery in her role as the assistant director of the University’s X-ray Microanalysis […]

Julie Bartley (Geology)

Julie Bartley published an article in the journal Chemical Geology with coauthors Chad Wittkop, Russell Krueger ’17, Audrey Bouvier, R. Bastian Georg, Alan Knaeble, Katherine St. Clair, Christian Piper, and Andy Breckenridge.

Julie Bartley (Geology)

Julie Bartley appeared in a KEYC Television segment about the opening of the Nobel Hall of Science expansion and connection with the Schaefer Fine Arts Center.

Rydell Professor Reflects on Writing, Teaching at Gustavus

Dr. David Montgomery was on campus for two months as the 2019 Rydell Professor after opening the Nobel Conference last fall.

Laura Triplett (Geology)

Laura Triplett, Chair of Nobel Conference 54: Living Soil, accepted a letter of recognition on behalf of the College from the Minnesota Association of Professional Soils Scientists (MAPSS). MAPSS noted that the Nobel Conference “was an outstanding symposium for learning about the importance of soil and provided a forum for the public to engage with […]

Julie Bartley (Geology)

Julie Bartley attended the Geological Society of America Annual Meeting in Indianapolis and co-authored abstracts with Madison Adams ’19 (Geology) and Sarah Bruihler ’18 (Geology), who each gave oral presentations at the conference. Madison Adams presented in a topical session focused on Mars and Sarah Bruihler presented in a topical session highlighting new approaches in […]

Laura Triplett (Geology)

Laura Triplett received a grant from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency and the Environmental Protection Agency, funded by the Federal Clean Water Act Section 319. In collaboration with Gustavus colleagues and partners at Great River Greening and the Nicollet Soil and Water Conservation District, Laura will conduct this four-year, nearly $804,000 project which will include […]

Hope Springs Geothermal for Kenzie Perry ’18

Senior Kenzie Perry traveled to Hot Springs, South Dakota to conduct research for her geology thesis this summer. Now, she is applying to graduate school to study hydrology.