Tag: geoscience

Faculty note: Prof. Luczaj is coauthor

UW-Green Bay Prof. John Luczaj (Geology, Geoscience) is one of several coauthors of the invited review article “Paleozoic reactivation structures in the Appalachian-Ouachita-Marathon foreland: Far-field deformation across Pangea,” which appears in the June 2017 issue of Earth-Science Reviews, published by Elsevier. The article describes how fold and fault structures in the middle of the continent were influenced […]

Faculty note: Prof. Luczaj publication

UW-Green Bay Prof. John Luczaj (Geology, Natural & Applied Sciences) is a co-author of a recent peer-reviewed work. “Groundwater Management Area, Wisconsin, USA: A Century of Groundwater Use,” published in the journal Geosciences in March 2017.  The article is culmination of 10 years of researching the water levels in the deep sandstone aquifer beneath Green […]

Prof. Luczaj appears in documentary about Niagara Escarpment this week

UW-Green Bay Prof. John Luczaj (Geology, Geoscience) will appear in a documentary about the Niagara Escarpment that premieres this week. The documentary is titled “The Great Ledge” by Dan Larson. The Niagara Escarpment is a geologic feature that runs from Wisconsin through Michigan and Ontario into New York state. It is the same ledge over […]

UW-Green Bay students contribute to peer-reviewed article

Recent graduate Jonathan Odekirk (Geoscience) and graduate student Julie Maas (Environmental Science and Policy) contributed to a new peer-reviewed article published March 7 in the journal Geosciences. The article, titled “Aquifer Drawdown and Recovery in the Northeast Groundwater Management Area, Wisconsin, USA: A Century of Groundwater Use,” is the final product of a 10-year study to […]

Prof. Luczaj to lead geology hike through Baird Creek

Join UW-Green Bay Geologist, Prof. John Luczaj, at Christa McAuliffe Park (3100 Sitka Street) at 1 p.m., Nov. 19, to learn about glacial formations and the landscape of the past. He is leading a Geology Hike through the Baird Creek Greenway. Remember to dress for the weather, and be prepared for hills and unpaved trails. If […]

Faculty note: Robinson, Fermanich

Patrick Robinson (adjunct faculty ES&P, UWEX, office in Biodiversity center) and Kevin Fermanich (NAS, Environmental Science and Geoscience) were invited speakers at the International Joint Commission’s (ILC) science roundtable — “Great Lakes Successes and Challenges: What is a Healthy Lake Michigan to You?” Tuesday, Oct. 18. Four of the international commissioners were in attendance.

Studying a rock and a hard place: Ancient magmas in Antarctica at the core of Yagle’s research

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UW-Green Bay Environmental Science and Policy graduate Brian Yagle ’16 did his graduate work in the “Frozen Tundra” of Green Bay, Wis. Ironic then, that he studied a true frozen tundra, thousands of miles away, in the McMurdo Dry Valleys of Antarctica. Yagle has never set foot in the barren oasis, but that hasn’t prevented […]

Student inventor and ‘tinkerer’ facilitates drone research at UWGB

Cody Becker flying drone camera

With a combination of his own inventiveness and ingenuity, and support from UW‑Green Bay faculty, sophomore Cody Becker is using high-impact experiences to uniquely tackle a local problem (invasive plants) while preparing himself for the evolving demands of the contemporary workplace. UW‑Green Bay sophomore Cody Becker is a self-proclaimed tinkerer and inventor with an entrepreneurial spirit. […]

Faculty publication: NAS faculty team up for key research, groundwater findings

When NAS faculty members teamed-up for key groundwater research, they discovered minerals that had not previously been found in Northeast Wisconsin. Professors John Luczaj, Michael McIntire and Megan Olson Hunt had an article, “Geochemical Characterization of Trace MVT Mineralization in Paleozoic Sedimentary Rocks of Northeastern Wisconsin, USA,” published recently by Geosciences 2016. The article links […]

UWGB authors and editors in key geoscience journal

Papers by several UWGB faculty, staff, and former students are in a recent special issue of Geoscience Wisconsin titled “Wisconsin’s Niagara Escarpment.” The issue covers various aspects of the geology, biology, and conservation of the Niagara Escarpment — the cliff face that runs from southern Wisconsin to Niagara Falls in New York. Look for these familiar campus […]