Archive for 2018

Introducing Prof. Jesse McClelland

By Will Ristow (’20)  Please join the Geography Department in welcoming Visiting Professor Jesse McClelland! Jesse currently teaches World Geography in the fall and spring semesters along with a fall Urban Geography class.  He will also be offering an Economic Geography class next spring semester. Jesse was born in Missouri, but grew up in St. […]

Alexis Sienczak: Water quality sampling on the Mississippi River

Alexis Sienczak (December ’18), a Biology and Geography double major, held a summer volunteer position with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) in Lake City, MN. She worked with the water conservation, vegetation, and fishery departments. The purpose was to collect water samples from the Mississippi River as part of the Army Corp of […]

Chris Pouliot (’98) receives MN GIS/LIS Polaris Leadership Award

Congratulations to Gustavus Geography alumnus Chris Pouliot (’98) for winning the Minnesota GIS/LIS Polaris Leadership Award. This award recognizes “GIS professionals who demonstrate a beacon of energy and creativity that inspires and guides the rest of us.” Chris works for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.

Geography Prof. La Frenierre receives major NSF grant

The National Science Foundation Hydrological Sciences program has awarded a three-year grant totaling $192,441 to Gustavus Adolphus College for support of a project entitled Collaborative Research: Determining the eco-hydrogeologic response of tropical glacierized watersheds to climate change: An integrated data-model approach, under the direction of Jeff La Frenierre, Assistant Professor of Geography and Environmental Studies. […]

Casey Decker (’18): Scholars at the Capitol 2018

Casey Decker (’18), a double Geography and Geology major, represented Gustavus at the Minnesota Private College Council’s Scholars at the Capitol on February 21, 2018. He was one of 48 student researchers chosen from across the state. His study, Quantifying Glacier Volume Change using UAV-Derived Imagery and Structure from Motion Photogrammetry, was advised by Prof. […]