Faculty Spotlight: Laura Triplett and Julie Bartley

Posted on January 13th, 2022 by

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 Survey Data Release Product. This landslide inventory is a map and dataset detailing ancient and modern landslides in three key regions of Minnesota – northwest, northeast, and southern – and provides a basis for future assessment of geologic risk due to landslides throughout the state.

 

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