Archive for 2019

Imagining responses to climate change through agriculture

              Students in the GEG-150 Culture, Self, and Agriculture 2019 January-term course studied agriculture’s role in society and developed proposals to respond to climate change through agriculture. The course combined themes from last year’s Nobel Conference on soils and the coming Nobel Conference on climate change. Read more about […]

On top of the world: Gusties measure glacier melt in the Andes

Gustavus students Chloe Shaw (’19) and Hanna Albers (’19), working above the clouds at 16,000 feet on Volcán Cayambe, Ecuador, show off their crampon style after installing this glacier melt sensor earlier this month. The two are in Ecuador for a January field season with Prof. Jeff La Frenierre to study tropical glacier response to […]