Archive for November, 2008

Dr. Versluis Delivers Lecture at MSU-Mankato

Dr. Anna Versluis of Gustavus gave a colloquium lecture to the geography department at Minnesota State University at Mankato. She lectured to a packed room on “We All Live Downstream: Land Change and Disaster in a Haitian Watershed.” Eight Gustavus students from the Geography Club went along to show their support.  Bob Douglas entertained students […]


Geography students demonstrate stream erosion and deposition

Teaching Assistant Matt Horton (left) and students in the Fall Physical Geography class get their hands wet and sandy with a stream table. Using sand and running water they demonstrate fluvial processes like stream erosion, transport, and deposition. Here they create “landforms” to erode and then watch a delta form where the stream enters a […]