Tag: geoscience

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

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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 […]

Many authors and editors in new ‘Geoscience Wisconsin’ issue

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Papers by several UWGB faculty, staff, and former students are in a recent special issue of Geoscience Wisconsin titled “Wisconsin’s Niagara Escarpment.” The journal is published by the Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey. The issue covers various aspects of the geology, biology, and conservation of the Niagara Escarpment — the cliff face that runs from southern Wisconsin […]

Luczaj expresses concern over Wisconsin strontium levels

You’ve seen a bit about this in the Log before… There is an article circulating in some papers regarding strontium research that is part of the water series done by the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism. UW-Green Bay’s John Luczaj (geoscience) says why this could be a “big deal.” See Wisconsin strontium levels among highest […]

Faculty note: Luczaj article


Geoscience Prof. John Luczaj (Natural and Applied Sciences) is a co-author on an article published recently in the journal Resources. The article evaluates the changes to groundwater quality in Northeastern Wisconsin that resulted from the 2007 Karst Task Force report and subsequent regulatory changes in certain counties. Lead author Kevin Erb is a graduate of […]

Student earns state AWRA honor for ‘Best Undergraduate Student Poster’

The Wisconsin Section of the American Water Resources Association has honored UW-Green Bay student and Geoscience major Christa Kananen. She was given the best undergraduate student poster award last week for her research project on groundwater levels in the deep sandstone aquifer of Marinette County. Her poster (with co-author Prof. John Luczaj of Geoscience) was […]