Entries tagged with ‘geology’

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Summer Research Students Study Water Pollution Solutions in the Minnesota River Basin

This summer, a trio of students are getting their hands dirty while studying how changing agricultural practices might improve water quality in the Minnesota River basin.

InTeGrate Program Teaches Climate Science Across the Curriculum

Gustavus Adolphus College is a recipient of a three-year STEM Talent Expansion Program (STEP) Center grant from the National Science Foundation. The College is currently in its third year of the $25,000 implementation grant through InTeGrate.

Emily Seelen ’13 Receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Becoming a respected scientist can be a challenging process, but it’s a process that Emily Seelen ’13 seems to be excelling at. After gaining valuable experience in the research labs at Gustavus, Seelen is now pursuing a PhD in oceanography at the University of Connecticut, and was recently awarded a prestigious graduate research fellowship from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

Geology Professor Laura Triplett Receives NSF Grant

Gustavus Adolphus College Assistant Professor of Geology and Environmental Studies Laura Triplett has been awarded a grant totaling more than $137,000 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to conduct biogeochemical research over the next three years.

Gustavus Geologist to Present Lecture at Conference

Russell Shapiro, assistant professor of geology at Gustavus Adolphus College, will present his research on stromatolites, rock structures built by bacteria, at the 39th annual meeting of the North-Central Section of the Geological Society of America.