Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Student Presentations 1994-1999

1994

  • Sheri Pressler, Unique Jovian cloud features and lightning, Sigma Xi Student Research Conference, UNI, 1994

  • Ed Bertch, Theoretical concentration of lead in waters in closed Iowa basins, Sigma Xi Student Research Conference, UNI, 1994

  • D. R. Schumacher, Distribution of cancer, heart disease, cerbral vascular disease, and arteriosclerotic heart disease (ASHD) compared to major drainage basins in Iowa for the period 1959 to 1989, Sigma Xi Student Research Conference, UNI, 1994

  • Jeffrey Hines and Dr. S. Morgan, Numerical Fits to Stellar Opacity Tables, Third Annual Iowa Space Grant Conference, Ames Iowa, 1994

  • Tina Kurtz, Jennifer Weber, Dr. Siobahn Morgan and Dr. James Walters, Correlation of Martian Polygonal Pattern Sizes and Shapes with Respect to Latitude, Third Annual Iowa Space Grant Conference, Ames Iowa, 1994 and American Astronomical Society Meeting, Minneapolis Minnesota, 1994

  • Jennifer Weber, Dr. S. Morgan, Dr. K. J. De Nault, Source of Venusian Lava Flows in the Lavinia Planitia Region, Fourth Annual Iowa Space Conference, Iowa City Iowa, 1994

  • Wayne J. Parker and Dr. S. Morgan, Pulsation Modes of SMC Cepheids, The Fourth Annual Iowa Space Conference, Iowa City Iowa, 1994 and American Astronomical Society Meeting, Minneapolis Minnesota, 1994

1995

  • Jennifer L. Kotz, Dr. Kenneth J. De Nault and Dr. Nicholas Short, Identification of high sanadine in quartz altered by meteoriod impact at the Manson site, Pocahontas, Humboldt, Webster and Calhoun Counties, Iowa, Sigma Xi Student Research Conference, UNI, 1995

  • Melissa M. Harbaugh-Adams, Dr. S. Morgan, Dr. K. J. De Nault, Laura Snyder, Volcanism in the Atalanta Planitia, Venus, Fifth Annual Iowa Space Conference, UNI, 1995

  • Kari A. Lundeen, Dr. S. Morgan, Dr. K. De Nault, Volcanic Features of Artemis Corona, Venus, Fifth Annual Iowa Space Conference, UNI, 1995

  • Jennifer M. Weber and Dr. James C. Walters, Permafrost Distribution and Degradation in the Tanana Flats of Interior Alaska, Fifth Annual Iowa Space Conference, UNI, 1995

  • Jennifer Weber, Dr. S. Morgan, Dr. K. J. De Nault, Source of Venusian Lava Flows in the Lavinia Planitia Region, Geological Society of America, Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, 1995

1996

  • Kari A. Lundeen, Dr. K. J. De Nault and Dr. S. Morgan, Topographic Comparison of Artemis Chasma, Venus, to terrestrial subduction zones, Sixth Annual Iowa Space Grant Conference, ISU, 1996

  • Kari A. Lundeen, Dr. S. Morgan, Dr. K. De Nault, Volcanic Features of Artemis Corona, Venus, Sigma Xi Student Research Conference, UNI, 1996 & Iowa Academy of Sciences Annual Meeting, Indianola Iowa, 1996

  • Melissa M. Harbaugh-Adams, Dr. S. Morgan, Dr. K. J. De Nault, Laura Snyder, Volcanism in the Atalanta Planitia, Venus, Sigma Xi Student Research Conference, UNI, 1996 & Iowa Academy of Sciences Annual Meeting, Indianola Iowa, 1996

  • Jennifer Weber, Comparison of calculated and measured viscosities of Kilauea basalts with Apollo 11, 14 and 17 lunar samples, Iowa Academy of Sciences Annual Meeting, Indianola Iowa, 1996

  • Kim Berends, Distribution and Characteristics of sinkholes in Floyd County, northeast Iowa, Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Denver Colorado, 1996

1997

  • James A. Liljegren and Dr. Kenneth J. De Nault, Computer Modeling of World Sea Level Changes as a Function of Sea-floor Spreading, Sigma Xi 1997 Student Research Conference, UNI, & Iowa Academy of Science Annual Meeting, Dubuque Iowa, 1997

  • Allyson Anderson, Dr. D. Dahms and Dr. J. Walters, Rates of hornblende etching and feldspar weathering in moraine soils, Wind River Range, Wyoming, Iowa Academy of Science Annual Meeting, Dubuque Iowa, 1997

  • Brian Hynek, The Grander Canyon: Geologic Mapping of Ophir Candor Chasmata, Argonne National Laboratory Undergraduate Research Symposium, Argonne Illinois, 1997

  • Steve Loheide, The Hydrology of the Cedar Hills Sand Prairie in Iowa, Argonne National Laboratory Undergraduate Research Symposium, Argonne Illinois, 1997

1998

  • Angela M. Erhardt and Dr. Kenneth J. De Nault, Distribution of heavy minerals in the Cedar River, Cedar Falls area, Iowa, Sigma Xi 1998 Student Research Conference, UNI & Iowa Academy of Science Annual Meeting, Mason City Iowa, 1998

  • Steve Loheide, and Dr. M. Z. Iqbal, The Hydrogeologic flow of groundwater in the Cedar Hills Sand Prairie, Black Hawk County, Iowa, Iowa Academy of Science Annual Meeting, Mason City Iowa, 1998

  • Steve Loheide, and Dr. M. Z. Iqbal, The Hydrologic flow in the Cedar Hills Sand Prairie, Black Hawk County, Iowa, Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Toronto Canada, 1998

  • Brian Hynek, Geologic Mapping of the Medusae Fossae Formation, Mars: New Details in an Increasingly Complex Story, Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Toronto Canada, 1998

  • Gary Neilsen and Dr. A. C. Czarnetzki, Correlating Relative Humidity and Lapse Rate aloft to Precipitation at the Ground, Meteorology Mini Research Projects Presentations, UNI, 1998

  • Ginger Romig, and Dr. A. C. Czarnetzki, Anomaly Correlation within the Waterloo, Iowa Climate Record, Meteorology Mini Research Projects Presentations, UNI, 1998

  • Angela Weepie, Ryan Jones and Dr. A. C. Czarnetzki, The relationship between the intensity of the westerly airflow over the United Staes and the occurrence of precipitation in Iowa, Meteorology Mini Research Projects Presentations, UNI, 1998

  • Mary Lestina, Samantha Clark, and Dr. A. C. Czarnetzki, Visibility as a measure of air quality, Meteorology Mini Research Projects Presentations, UNI, 1998

  • Chris Dickerson, and Dr. A. C. Czarnetzki, The average vertical wind profile for Davenport and Omaha, Meteorology Mini Research Projects Presentations, UNI, 1998

  • Eve Lampson, Trisha Raisch, and Dr. A. C. Czarnetzki, The variability of monthly precipitation and monthly average temperature in Waterloo, Meteorology Mini Research Projects Presentations, UNI, 1998

  • Craig Welsh, Amy Miller and Dr. A. C. Czarnetzki, The relationship between avearge surface wind direction and diurnal temperature variation in Waterloo, Meteorology Mini Research Projects Presentations, UNI, 1998

1999

  • Jim Riffel, A Model for the Prediction of Nocturnal Thunderstorms Using the Interaction Between the Low-Level Jet and a Frontogenetic Boundary, Sigma Xi 1999 Student Research Conference, UNI

  • Mary Lestina and Dr. T. M. Cooney, Science for All: Activities in Science for Students with Disabilities, National Science Teacher's Association Conference, Boston Massachusetts, 1999 & College of Education Undergraduate Research Conference, UNI

  • Jad Bean, Dr. W. I. Anderson, Interpretive study of the Devonian geology near Independence, Iowa, as exposed in the Steve Miller Limestone Quarry, Iowa Academy of Science Annual Meeting, Ames Iowa, 1999

  • Keri Drenner and Dr. K. J. De Nault, Size grade and heavy mineral analysis of Pennsylvanian aged sands of Iowa, Iowa Academy of Science Annual Meeting, Ames Iowa, 1999, and Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Denver Colorado, 1999

  • Aaron Janssen and Dr. W. I. Anderson, Cost-Effective Method of Fourier Shape Analysis, Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Denver Colorado, 1999 & Argonne National Laboratory Undergraduate Research Symposium, Argonne Illinois, 1999

  • Kelly Knight, and Dr. K. J. De Nault, Construction of a Lehman Seismograph, Iowa Academy of Science Annual Meeting, Ames Iowa, 1999 and Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Denver Colorado, 1999

  • Janel Foht, and Dr. M. Z. Iqbal, Dynamics of cave hydrology in eastern Iowa and southwestern Wisconsin, 44th Annual Midwest Groundwater Conference, St. Paul Minnesota, 1999

  • Keri Drener, Kelly Knight, Craig Welsh and Dr. M. Z. Iqbal, A preliminary study of inorganic ion distributions and their sources in Silver and Casey lakes in Iowa, 9th Annual Space Grant Conference, UNI, 1999

  • Aaron Janssen, Dr. M. D. Ecker, Spacial and Temporal Modeling of Water Chemistry Variables in Casey and Silver Lakes of Northeast Iowa, 9th Annual Space Grant Conference, UNI, 1999