Student Research

2013


2012

  • Conservation Geography Students. (2012). UST Takes a Nice Ride: Promoting Health, Building Community and Cutting Carbon. Poster at the Healthy Minnesota: Communities in Action Conference, Bloomington, MN. September 28, 2012.
  • Boie, A. (2012). German Geopolitik: The evolution and application of geopolitical theory in Europe before 1945. Midwestern Undergraduate Geography Symposium. University of Saint Thomas, Saint Paul, MN. April 28.
  • Gebauer, P. (2012). Geography in Education: The role of technology in K-8 classrooms. Midwestern Undergraduate Geography Symposium. University of Saint Thomas, Saint Paul, MN. April 28.
  • Grundtner, L. (2012). Crime and Place: The historical development of geographic criminology. Midwestern Undergraduate Geography Symposium. University of Saint Thomas, Saint Paul, MN. April 28.
  • Kidd, J. (2012). Medical geography: Spatial perspectives on HIV/AIDS. Midwestern Undergraduate Geography Symposium. University of Saint Thomas, Saint Paul, MN. April 28.
  • Lee, C. (2012). The use of geographic information system applications in the field of public health. Undergraduate Research Symposium 2012: Sustainable Urban Communities Redux. Saint Catherine University. March 8.
  • L'Heureux, A. (2012). A history of geographic perspectives on the relationship between Humans and the Environment: From environmental determinism to humanistic approaches. Midwestern Undergraduate Geography Symposium. University of Saint Thomas, Saint Paul, MN. April 28.
  • Mueller, J. (2012). Geographic perspectives on Detroit: How geographers study place. Midwestern Undergraduate Geography Symposium. University of Saint Thomas, Saint Paul, MN. April 28.
  • Rech, J. (2012). Examining the use and application of Geographic Information Systems in natural hazards management. Midwestern Undergraduate Geography Symposium. University of Saint Thomas, Saint Paul, MN. April 28.

2011

  • Yannarelly, N.; Rech, J. (2011). Discovering the Buffalo Commons: Using GIS to target optimal lands in the Great Plains for large scale restoration. Association of American Geographers West Lakes Division Annual Conference. DePaul University, Chicago. November 10-12.
  • L'Heureux, A.; Rech, J. (2011). Landcover change in Puerto Rico: Using GIS to discover the underlying processes of forest recovery. Association of American Geographers West Lakes Division Annual Conference. DePaul University, Chicago. November 10-12.
  • Lee, C. (2011). Health accessibility in the Twin Cities metropolitan area Hmong community. Association of American Geographers West Lakes Division Annual Conference. DePaul University, Chicago. November 10-12.

2010


2009


2008

  • Roberts, Nathalia. Population Distribution and the Creative Class in the Rural West. Poster presented at the 2008 Midwest Undergraduate Geography Symposium, Gustavus Adolphus College. April 26th.
  • Rominski, Stacie and Stewart, Allison. Ideal Locations for Environmentally Friendly Recreational Expansion in Itasca County, MN. Poster presented at the 2008 Midwest Undergraduate Geography Symposium, Gustavus Adolphus College. April 26th.
  • Krause, Abigail and O’Donnell, Scott. The Most Valuable Habitat for White-Tailed Deer During the Winter Months in Itasca County, MN. Presented at the 2008 Midwest Undergraduate Geography Symposium, Gustavus Adolphus College. April 26th.

2007

  • Langsev, E., & Pearson, C. (2007). Demographic Stress on the Frontier. Poster presented at the Association of American Geographers Joint Annual Meeting of the Great Plains-Rocky Mountain Division and the West Lakes Division. Lincoln, Nebraska. October 6.

2006

  • Bagley, J., & Bagley, T. Locating large scale nature reserves in the Great Plains. Presented at the Second Annual Midwestern Undergraduate Research Symposium, St. Paul, Minnesota. April.
  • Dieken, A., Moen, J., & Redman, J. Quantifying the impact of farm subsidies on agricultural profitability in the Great Plains. Presented at the Second Annual Midwestern Undergraduate Research Symposium, St. Paul, Minnesota. April.
  • Duffey, B., Perron, A., & Stromberg, Kaleb. Quantifying the impact of environment quality on patterns of per capita income. Presented at the Second Annual Midwestern Undergraduate Research Symposium, St. Paul, Minnesota. April.
  • Ekart, K., Gruenke, G., & Van Auken, H. Reassessing Von Thunen: Friction of distance and commodity prices. Presented at the Second Annual Midwestern Undergraduate Research Symposium, St. Paul, Minnesota. April.
  • Hirsch, Z., & Hoffman, K. Creating the Commons: Environmental quality, economic security, demographic decline and the future of the Great Plains. Presented at the Second Annual Midwestern Undergraduate Research Symposium, St. Paul, Minnesota. April.
  • Langsev, Eric and Pearson, Collin. Demographic Stress of the Frontier. Presented at the Association of American Geographers Joint Annual Meeting of theGreat Plains-Rocky Mountain Division and the West Lakes Division. Lincoln, Nebraska. October 6.

2005

  • Sandford, K. (2005, October). Environmental Amenities and Residential Property Values in 
    Ramsey County, 2004. Paper presented at the 15th Annual Minnesota GIS/LIS Conference, Saint Cloud, Minnesota

2004

  • Andrew Moore, The relationship between environmental quality and population change in the United States, 1990-2000. Presented at the First Annual Undergraduate Midwestern Geography Symposium, Macalester College. May 2nd.
  • Kristen Lee, Evaluating the locations of Red Cross shelters in the Twin Cities using GIS. Presented at the West Lakes AAG Conference, Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Oct. 8th.
  • Andrew Moore, Using GIS to Examine the Relationship Between Environmental Amenities and Population Growth. Presented at the West Lakes AAG Conference, Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Oct. 8th.
  • George Hart. Environmental Change, Population Growth and Economic Security in U.S. Counties. Paper presented at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research, April 15th – 17th, IUPUI, Indianapolis, IN.
  • Peter Rieke. Economic Decline and Environmental Quality in the Great Plains: Assessing 
    the Viability of the Buffalo Commons. Paper presented at the National Conference on 
    Undergraduate Research, April 15th – 17th , IUPUI, Indianapolis, IN.

2002

  • Chee Vang. Frogtown: Determinants of Housing Value Change in a Diverse Urban Neighborhood. Paper presented at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research, April 25th – 27th, University of Wisconsin, Whitewater.
  • Nathan Aamot. Quantifying the Factors Behind the Diffusion of Eurasian Watermilfoil in Minnesota Using GIS. Paper presented at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research, April 25th –27th, University of Wisconsin, Whitewater.