Entries tagged with ‘Geology’

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.

Chuck Niederriter (Physics)

Chuck Niederriter presented a report on the InTeGrate program at Gustavus at the summer meeting of the American Association of Physics Teachers in Cincinnati on July 24. The paper, titled “Climate Science Across the Liberal Arts Curriculum at Gustavus Adolphus College”, was co-authored by Julie Bartley (Geology), Thomas Huber (Physics), James Dontje (Johnson Center), and […]

La Frenierre and Students Prepare for Glacier Research in Ecuador

The geography professor and two Gustavus students will study glacial retreat using drone technology and traditional measurements.

Julie Bartley (Geology)

Research by Julie Bartley, Hilary Christensen (Moravian College), Dominic Delmont ’15, and high school student Brooke Rosenberg was featured in the Lakefield Standard newspaper. The research project, which examined the origin and human alteration of pre-settlement bison bones found in the Des Moines River, was initiated by teenager Brooke Rosenberg and led to a series […]

Mark Johnson, 1997 Carlson Award Winner, Geology Department

President Steuer, today we pause in the midst of honoring the Class of 1997 to present for the twenty-seventh time the Edgar M. Carlson Award for Distinguished Teaching, selected by the previous recipients based on nominations from students, faculty and staff. The late physicist Richard Feynman once described for a young correspondent an ideal approach […]

Local Artist’s Photographs on Display in Gustavus Geology Museum

An exhibition of photographs by local artist Kay Helms is currently on display in Gustavus Adolphus College’s Chester Johnson Geology Museum, located on the first floor of the Nobel Hall of Science. The series will be on display until early December.

Laura Triplett and Julie Bartley (Geology)

Laura Triplett and Julie Bartley wrote an article about the Gustavus Climate Change Across the Curriculum Integrate project that was published in the July 2016 issue of In the Trenches, the quarterly magazine of the National Association of Geoscience Teachers.

Student-Professor Duo Researches Glaciers in Ecuador

Shivering in a tent nearly 15,000 feet above sea level on the side of the highest mountain in Ecuador, Casey Decker ’18 reflected on the unexpected conversation that landed him there.

Laura Triplett (Geology)

Laura Triplett received a McKnight Foundation grant to assess the effectiveness of land management strategies for reducing agricultural pollution entering the Seven Mile Creek in the Minnesota River basin by utilizing a multidisciplinary approach to environmental monitoring.