Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Student Presentations 2010-2014

2014

  • John Chesley, Chad Heinzel, A GIS Interdisciplinary Investigation of Neolithic Sites and their relation to the Environment around the Belice River Valley in Western Sicily, National Council for Undergraduate Research (NCUR), University of Kentucky, Lexington Kentucky.

  • Victoria Arreola, Chad Heinzel, Exploring Western Sicily's Prehistoric Transition into Agriculture through Geoarchaeology, National Council for Undergraduate Research (NCUR), University of Kentucky, Lexington Kentucky

  • Collin Barker, Mohammad Iqbal, Seasonal Shift in nitrogen storage from agricultural lands to surface water bodies, North-Central Regional Meeting, GSA, Lincoln Nebraska.

  • Ashley Lembke, Mohammad Iqbal, Movement of Agriculturally Derived Nitrate from its Source to Surface Water: Mitchell and Floyd Counties, Iowa, CHAS Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium

  • Chad Dentlinger, Alexa Sedlacek, Strontium Isotope Stratigraphy of the Permian-Triassic Boundary of Taskent, Turkey: Stage One - Determining Preservation of Seawater Trends, CHAS Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium.

2013

  • Angie Petersen, Zachary Lenth, Chad Heinzel, Surficial Geology of the Hudson Quadrangle Black Hawk County, Iowa, Iowa Academy of Science Conference, 2013.

  • Anthony Boxleiter, Chad Heinzel, Determining the provenance of building materials from a proto-urban Elymian Settlement at the base of Monte Polizzo (western Sicily), Iowa Academy of Science Conference, 2013

  • John Chesley, Chad Heinzel, Determining the provenance of building materials used by the Eyliam Culture from the summit of Monte Polizzo, Sicilty, Iowa Academy of Science Conference, 2013.

2012

  • Alison Schell, Mohammad Iqbal, Source Distribution of Nitrate Around Municipal Wells of a Suburban Town in Iowa, Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC, 2012

  • Nicholas Bosshart, Zach Lenth, Josh Shultz and Chad Heinzel, Mapping the Surficial Geology of the Iowa Erosion Surface, Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC, 2012

  • Alison Schell, Mohammad Iqbal, The Study of Nitrogen Sources in the Municipal Wells of Cedar Falls, Iowa,
    CHAS Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium, 2012

  • Chad Heinzel, Ken De Nault, Nick Bosshart, Elizabeth Madsen, and Josh Shultz, UNI EDMAP Update: Mapping the Surficial Geology of the Iowan Erosion Surface, Iowa Academy of Science Conference, 2012

2011

  • Jennifer Shepeck, Mohammad Iqbal, Low Cost Methods to Develop Rating Curves in a Small Iowa Watershed, Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, 2011

  • Christopher Britt, A Study of E. Coli and Other Water Quality Indicators in a Small Suburban Watershed, Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, 2011

  • Nicholas Bosshart, Jordan Vastine, Drew Kreman, and Jessica Schmitz, Mapping the Surficial Geology of Iowan Erosion Surface, Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, 2011

  • Nicholas Bosshart, Josh Schultz, Stephanie Hogan, Chelsie Thompson, John Chesley, and Elle Johnson, The Geology of Southern Italy: A Geoarchaeological Perspective, Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, 2011

  • Madison Pike, A Test for the Possibility of Photosymbiosis in Fusulinids: Size and Shape Trends related to Depth of Habitat, Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, 2011

  • Matthew Even, A Numerical model for Contamination Transport in Groundwater, Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, 2011

  • Maddie Pike, John Groves, Size and Shape Trens of Fusilinids at Different Depths of Habitats, CHAS Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium, 2011

  • Brittney Fry, Mohammad Iqbal, Hydrologic Characterization of Five Sampling Sites in the Dry Run Creek Watershed of Northeast Iowa, CHAS Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium, 2011

  • Christopher Britt, Mohammad Iqbal, Study of E. Coli and Other Water Quality Indicators in a Small Suburban Watershed, CHAS Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium, 2011

  • Nicholas Bosshart, Chad Heinzel and Ken De Nault, Study of Heavy Metal Concentrations in Iowa Soils: Field Methods and Sample Preparation, CHAS Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium, 2011

  • Jeff Minnehan, Heavy Metals in Cedar River Sediments Associated with a Shooting Range in Black Hawk County, 123rd Annual Meeting of the Iowa Academy of Science, 2011

  • Chad Heinzel, Nicholas Bosshart, Jordan Vastine, Drew Kreman, Adam Campball, and Jessica Schmitz, Mapping the Surface Geology of the Iowan Erosion Surface, Northeastern Iowa, 123rd Annual Meeting of the Iowa Academy of Science, 2011

  • Chad Heinzel, Nicholas Bosshart, Jordan Vastine, Surface Geology of the Dunkerton (Iowa) 7.5' Quadrangle, Black Hawk County, Iowa, 123rd Annual Meeting of the Iowa Academy of Science, 2011

  • Jacob Donaghy and Mohammad Iqbal, Developing Methods to Calculate Nutrient Contributions from Four Subwatersheds of the Cedar River in Iowa, North Central/North Eastern Combined regional meeting of the Geological Society of America, Pittsburge, PA, 2011

  • Cody Meier and Mohammad Iqbal, Hydrologic Differences between Prairies and Wetlands: A Case Study from Northeast Iowa, North Central/North Eastern Combined regional meeting of the Geological Society of America, Pittsburge, PA, 2011

2010

  • Jennifer Shepeck, and James Walters, Water Quality Relating to stream bank stability of Dry Run Creek, Cedar Falls, Iowa, Geological Society of America, Annual Meeting, 2010.

  • Matt Even, Kenneth J. De Nault, and Mohammad Iqbal, Heavy metal indicators of pollution of a small urban watershed in Cedar Falls, Iowa, Geological Society of America, Annual Meeting, 2010.

  • Jake Davidson, and James Walters, Ventifacts on the Stone Line of the Iowan Surface of Northeast Iowa, CNS Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium, 2010, and Geological Society of America, Annual Meeting 2010.

  • Cody Meier and Mohammad Iqbal, Hyrdologic Differences between prairies and wetlands: A case study from northeast Iowa, CNS Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium, 2010.

  • Cody Meier and Susan Meerdink, A brief examination of water quality of Dry Run Creek in Cedar Falls, Iowa, CNS Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium, 2010.

  • Jennifer Shepeck and Jordan Vastine, Discharge measurement and rating curve development in a Dry Run Creek tributary, CNS Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium, 2010.

  • Kasey Westley and John Groves, Evidence for photosymbiosis and fusilinids (extinct protists) from Pennsylvanian limestones in Kansas, CNS Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium, 2010.

  • Chad Heinzel, James Walters, J. Dunkhase, and Molly Schlumbohm, Participating in the Iowa Geoscience Education Information Network (IGEIN), Iowa Academy of Science, Annual Meeting, 2010.

  • Chad Heinzel, Jessica Schmitz, Kasey Westley, Jordan Vastine, Nick Bosshart, Mapping our world: the EDMAP experience at the University of Northern Iowa, Iowa Academy of Science, Annual Meeting, 2010.

  • Molly Hanson and Mohammad Iqbal, A comparative study of water quality in agricultural and urban sites of Cedar River, Iowa Academy of Science, Annual Meeting, 2010.

  • Matt Even, Kenneth J. De Nault, and Mohammad Iqbal, Heavy metal indicators of urban versus rural pollution of the Dry Run Creek in Cedar Falls, Iowa, Iowa Academy of Science, Annual Meeting, 2010.

  • Chad Heinzel, J. Dunkhase, James Walters and Molly Schlumbohm, Constructing and implementing the Iowa Geoscience Education Information Network (IGEIN), Geological Society of America, North-Central Section, 2010.