Entries tagged with ‘geology’

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 […]

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.

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 […]

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 […]

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

Mark Johnson 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 […]

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.