Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Student Presentations 2005-2009

2005

  • Jennifer N. Wahl, Siobahn M. Morgan, and Rachel M. Wieckhorst, [Fe/H] - phi31 - Period Relation for c-type RR Lyrae Variables, 206th Meeting of the American Astronomical Society, 2005.

  • Brian J. Craig, and Kenneth J. De Nault, Earthquake Risk Assessment Program for Structures in San Francisco County, California, Geological Society of America, North-Central Section Meeting, 2005.

  • Scott R. Beason, and John R. Groves, The Lithostratigraphy and Depositional Environments of the Pella Formation (Mississippian) in Keokuk and Wapello Counties, Southeastern Iowa, Iowa Academy of Science Annual Meeting, 2005.

  • Nichole L. Carmichael, Justin O. Funk and Mohammad Z. Iqbal, Analysis of Nutrient Sources, Accumulations and Transport at West Lake in Cedar Falls, Iowa, Iowa Academy of Science Annual Meeting, 2005.

  • Brian J. Craig, and Kenneth J. De Nault, Development of a User-friendly Earthquake Risk Assessment Program for Buildings in San Francisco County, California, Iowa Academy of Science Annual Meeting, 2005.

2006

  • Bobbi Brace and Peter Berendzen, Link Between Regional Geomorphology and Distribution Pattern of the Greenside Darter (Etheostoma blennioides: Percidae), 2006 College of Natural Sciences Summer Research Conference.

  • James Stainbrook and Mohammad Iqbal, Temporal and spatial effects of agriculture on the hydrologic systems of the Waterloo/Cedar Falls area, Iowa Academy of Sciences Annual Meeting, 2006.

  • Breanna Hennessy and James Walters, Characteristics of the Des Moines Lobe washboard moraines in Hardin County, Iowa, Geological Society of America, North-Central Section Meeting, 2006.

  • Breanna Hennessy, Amanda Putz, and Heather Anderson, A comparison analysis of washboard moraines in central Minnesota and Des Moines Lobe till, Geological Society of America, North-Central Section Meeting, 2006.

  • Bobbi Jo Brace and John R. Groves, Systematics of Devonian foramanifera from north-central Iowa, Geological Society of America, North-Central Section Meeting, 2006.

2007

  • John Groves and Adam Lee, Global cooling and glacial eustasy as controls on foraminiferal origination and extinction during the Late Paleozoic ice age, Geological Society of America, Annual Meeting, 2007.

  • Stacey Reisdorph, and John R. Groves, Morphometry and rates of morphologic evolution within the Pennsylvanian fusulinid Beedeina (Ardmore Basin, Oklahoma), Iowa Academy of Sciences Annual Meeting, 2007, , Geological Society of America, Annual Meeting, 2007 and Research in the Capitol, 2008.

  • John Groves and Adam Lee, Accelerated rates of foraminiferal orgination and extinction during the Late Paleozoic ice age, Iowa Academy of Sciences Annual Meeting, 2007.

  • Holly Kagy and Siobahn Morgan, Modeling the Stellar Evolution of V725 Sgr, 209th meeting of the American Astronomical Society, 2007, and Sigma Xi 2007 Student Research Conference.

  • Jennifer Wahl and Siobahn Morgan, A Pulsational Study of V823 Cas, 209th meeting of the American Astronomical Society, 2007, and Sigma Xi 2007 Student Research Conference.

2008

  • Chad Heinzel and Drew Kreman, Rookie Earth Science Teaching Triumphs and Tragedies at the University of Northern Iowa, Geological Society of America, Annual Meeting, 2008.

  • Drew Kreman, Chad Heinzel, and Bree McClenning, Surficial Geology of the Waverly Quadrangle, Bremer County, Iowa, Geological Society of America, Annual Meeting, 2008.

  • Adam Lee and Chad Heinzel, Spatial and Temporal Geomorphic Comparison of the Cedar and Wapsipinicon Rivers in Eastern Iowa, Geological Society of America, Annual Meeting, 2008.

  • John Groves and Adam Lee, Global patterns in Late Paleozoic foraminiferal diversity and biogeology, Geological Society of America Meeting, North-Central Section, 2008.

  • Rodney Hubscher, Carbonate Petrology and Depositional Environments of the Lithograph City Formation (Devonian) of Northern Iowa, Geological Society of America Meeting, North-Central Section, 2008 and Geological Society of America, Annual Meeting, 2008.

  • Mohammad Iqbal and Chad Fields, Mapping of accumulated nitrogen in the sediment pore water of a eutrophic lake in Iowa, USA, Midwest Ground Water Conference, 2008.

  • Adam Lee, Yanli Zhang, Anil Shresthan, Ramanathan Sugumaran, MUSLE-Based Soil Erosion Modeling Using ArcGIS, Sigma Xi 2008 Student Research Conference.

2009

  • Rodney Hubscher and James Walters, Constructivism-based activities using hallway geology displays in informatl science education, Geological Society of America, Annual Meeting, 2009.

  • Chad Heinzel, J. Dunkhase, James Walters and Molly Schlumbohm, O'My Iowa geology - loving outdoor learning, Geological Society of America, Annual Meeting, 2009.

  • Drew Kreman and Chad Heinzel, Surficial Geology of the Waverly Quadrangle, Iowa, Geological Society of America, Annual Meeting, 2009.

  • James Walters and Bree McClenning, The Earth Sciences at UNI: Intuitive, Accessible, Concrete and Exciting, Old Central Associates Recognition Dinner, April 2009.

  • Chad Heinzel, Drew Kreman and Amanda Clarkson, Surficial Geology of the Waverly Quadrangle, Bremer County, Iowa, Iowa Academy of Sciences Annual Meeting, 2009, and Geological Society of America Meeting, North-Central Section, 2009.

  • John Groves, Bree McClenning and Christina Spielbauer, Algal symbiosis in fusulinoideans (Paleozoic larger foraminifera)?, Geological Society of America Meeting, North-Central Section, 2009.

  • Joseph Zeitler, Application of a Bench-Top X-Ray Fluorescence Unit to the Geothermometry of Sphalerite and Galena, Iowa Academy of Sciences Annual Meeting, 2009.

  • Bree McClenning, Carbonate Petrology and Depositional History of Oolites Within the Ste. Genevieve Limestone (Mississippian System) in Southern Illinois, Iowa Academy of Sciences Annual Meeting, 2009.

  • Mohammad Iqbal, Kenneth De Nault and Matthew Even, Un-Degraded Farm Chemicals and Heavy Metals in the Sediments of Silver Lake, Iowa, Iowa Academy of Sciences Annual Meeting, 2009.

  • Brent Cartier and John Groves, Foraminiferal Recovery in the Aftermath of the End-Permian Mass Extinction: Evidence From the Taurus Mountains of Southern Turkey, CNS 10th Annual Summer Poster Session for Summer Undergraduate Research Program, 2009.

  • Jennifer Shepeck and Jim Walters, Streambank Stability and Turbidity of Dry Run Creek, Cedar Falls, Iowa, CNS 10th Annual Summer Poster Session for Summer Undergraduate Research Program, 2009, and Geological Society of America, Annual Meeting, 2009.