Tag: geoscience

Marinette and Manitowoc Campus professors lead workshop in geosciences

Assistant Prof. Melvin Johnson (Geology) from UW-Greeen Bay, Manitowoc Campus and Associate Prof. Keith West from UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus (Geography, Geology) are conducting a Geoscience Workshop at UW-Fox Valley on October 26, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Here’s a description of the event: With the reorganization of the UW colleges and UW […]

Prof. John Luczaj on Kilauea eruption

UW-Green Bay Professor John Luczaj (Geoscience) is following the Kilauea volcano’s eruption closely. For Luczaj, Hawaii’s volcano eruption has a personal connection. He recalls the spots he visited in Hawaii when studying lava flow in 1993. “I also think back to where I was, and I put myself geographically in the same spot and the […]

‘The Great Ledge’ with Prof. Luczaj airing this weekend on WPT

Wisconsin Public Television will be airing statewide, “The Great Ledge” Sunday, August 27 at  9:30 p.m. UW-Green Bay Prof. John Luczaj (Geoscience) appears in the video, and a few parts of the video were filmed on the UW-Green Bay campus. The video premiered at the De Pere Cinema back in April.

Video Spotlight: UW-Green Bay Professor John Luczaj

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As a young boy his friends teased him for talking about atoms and molecules. Now he is likely to strike up a conversation about the relationship between rocks and the aquifer. Today’s video spotlight from UW-Green Bay’s College of Science and Technology is Prof. John Luczaj (Geoscience, Natural and Applied Sciences). It’s a great interview […]

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.