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  • Prairie Restoration — Environmental Science — Carthage College
    the director of Carthage s Environmental Science Program has teamed up with Dr Prisca Moore a professor in the Carthage Education Department to offer a unique opportunity to students studying environmental science at Carthage Profs Gartner and Moore teach the service learning course BIO EDU ENVS 271 Prairie Restoration in which students work with a local nature center in Kenosha to design and implement a native prairie planting The students also work with high school students from Harborside Academy a Kenosha school that specializes in expeditionary learning The course is offered in collaboration with the Earth Partnership for Schools Program sponsored by the University of Wisconsin Arboretum The objectives of the course are to strengthen environmental education in the community develop students knowledge of native prairie plants and to illustrate the process of collaboration and environmental decision making Students develop an understanding of environmental restoration as they plan implement and evaluate prairie restoration projects The long term goals of the course are to have students develop an appreciation for stewardship for the environment and begin a habit of community service as well as reinforce the positive presence of Carthage in the community by connecting Carthage students with K 12 students

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  • Geography Faculty — Geography and Earth Science — Carthage College
    Environmental Science Program and teaches research and service oriented courses in environmental science ecology botany experimental design and restoration Her research focuses on how shifts in Read more Joy Mast Professor of Geography and Earth Science Lentz Hall 308 carthage edu 262 551 5387 Professor Joy Mast was an associate professor at Northern Arizona University before her Carthage appointment She teaches courses in physical geography geology of national parks biogeography soil science forest ecology Read more Patricia Murphy Adjunct Faculty Geography and Earth Science Straz Center B10C carthage edu 262 551 2373 Patricia L Murphy came to Carthage in 2005 as an adjunct faculty member She became a full time professor in 2010 She is a Chicago native who earned a B A in Read more Kurt Piepenburg R William Miller Distinguished Professor in the Natural and Social Sciences Professor of Geography and Earth Science Lentz Hall 419B carthage edu 262 551 5715 Professor Kurt Piepenburg teaches courses in geomorphology meteorology physical geography remote sensing and field methods He has served as chair of the Geography and Earth Science Department and the conservation Read more Julio Rivera Provost Professor of Geography and Earth Science Lentz Hall 303 carthage edu 262 551 5850 Julio Rivera was named Provost in 2010 Before that he taught courses in geographic information science GIS satellite image interpretation and urban economic and cultural geography His research focuses on Read more Wenjie Sun Associate Professor of Geography and Earth Science Computer Science and Asian Studies Straz Center B10 B carthage edu 262 551 2377 Professor Wenjie Sun teaches courses in Geographic Information Science GIS Satellite Image and Air Photo Analysis Human Geography and Geography of East Asia She has also led multiple interdisciplinary themed Read more Matthew Zorn Chair Geography and Earth Science Department Professor Geography and

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  • Geography Major & Minor Requirements — Geography and Earth Science — Carthage College
    approved to count toward the major on a course by course basis Minor in Geography and Earth Science The minor in geography consists of 24 credits Required courses are GEO 1500 GEO 1600 GEO 1610 In addition all students completing the minor must successfully complete one course from each of the three areas of concentrations human physical and research techniques Course Distribution All majors must complete the core Geography Core Courses GEO 1500 GEO 1600 GEO 1610 GEO 3300 plus successful completion of the senior thesis All majors and minors must choose one of these courses in Human Geography GEO 2100 GEO 2300 and GEO 3450 All majors and minors must choose one of these courses in Physical Geography GEO 3200 GEO 3700 and GEO 3800 All majors and minors must choose one of these courses in Research techniques in Geography GEO 2610 and GEO 2700 Minor in Geographic Information Science GIS The Minor in Geographic Information Science GIS allows students create a focus on the techniques and practice of spatial data analysis and its practice within the larger field of information science This particular emphasis will be of value to students who intend to pursue a career in data analysis or pursue graduate degrees in the Natural or Social Sciences The core material highlights the theory and application of Geographic Information Science The remaining courses offer background in programming statistics and other areas of information and computer science Students completing the minor will be awarded a certificate in Geographic Information Science To earn the minor and the certificate students will complete 24 credits in the following areas GIS Core GEO 1610 Mapping Your World Introduction to Geographic Information Science GEO 2610 Advanced Geographic Information Science and Analytical Cartography GEO 2700 Satellite Image and Airphoto Analysis Statistics select one of

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  • Special Academic Programs — Geography and Earth Science — Carthage College
    Climatology Meteorology Minor This program unusual at a small liberal arts college combines geography and physics The Climatology Meteorology minor is directed toward students who are interested in studying climate change and global warming issues and pursuing atmospheric scholarship and research ScienceWorks Entrepreneurial Studies in the Natural Sciences ScienceWorks is a unique offering at Carthage The program focuses on the business of science by integrating important skills such as written and oral communication graphics and artwork business accounting management and marketing Students get hands on experience and coursework that prepares them for the job market and career advancement J Term J Term is a month long period of study in January in which all academic departments offer innovative courses on campus as well as study tours in other countries The Geography and Earth Science Department offers courses every J Term Recent on campus offerings include The Science of Global Climate Change and The Fate of Our Most Precious Resource Water Recent off campus study tours include trips to the Himalayas Nicaragua and Hawaii SURE Summer Undergraduate Research Experience SURE offers Carthage students the opportunity to work one on one with a professor during the summer doing real research work Students

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  • Geography & Earth Science — Geography and Earth Science — Carthage College
    on campus courses include The Science of Global Climate Change and The Fate of Our Most Precious Resource Water Geography faculty have also led J Term trips to the Himalayas Belize India the Galapagos Islands Nicaragua and Hawaii Travel Field Studies Geography students have many opportunities for travel and field work Field excursions can range from a local trip lasting a few hours to trips covering several thousand miles in a few weeks The faculty have a diverse set of interests and students should expect to visit urban rural and suburban sites In addition to offerings through Carthage credit can be earned through a variety of field programs Contact the Geography and Earth Science faculty for more information Internships The Carthage Geography and Earth Science Department is very successful at placing students in internships that allow them to apply what they ve learned in the classroom to a real world employment situation Geography faculty receive news of internships regularly and notify students who have taken geography classes Advanced Placement The Geography and Earth Science Department is pleased to offer advanced placement credit for the following AP Exams administered by the College Board Contact the department chair for additional details about

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  • News & Events — Geography and Earth Science — Carthage College
    step to improve water quality in Nicaragua During a semi annual medical mission to Nicaragua one Carthage student conducted critical research in an ongoing effort to purify the area s polluted water more JANUARY TERM Underwater paradise provides window to science A group of Carthage students found science under the blue Central American water while spending January Term in Honduras more SURE 2012 SURE program seeks applicants Students are invited to apply now for the 2012 Natural Sciences or Social Sciences Summer Undergraduate Research Experience more Students faculty work to improve water infrastructure in Nicaragua Water systems experts join Carthage on semi annual J Term trip to Ometepe more REAL RESULTS SURE Poster Session Tuesday Students who participated in the 2011 Summer Undergraduate Research Experience will present their research at a poster session in Hedberg Library on Tuesday Sept 13 The poster session will be held from 11 30 a m to 1 p m more EXPERTS AT CARTHAGE World renowned virologist to speak at Carthage Carthage welcomes back to campus alumnus Dr John Jack Johnson 67 Sept 8 for the first Natural Sciences Colloquium of the 2011 12 academic year more Undergraduate Research From SURE research to certain results Carthage s Summer Undergraduate Research Experience leads to real world success more UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH SURE students begin summer research The Carthage Summer Undergraduate Research Experience offers students the opportunity to engage in collaborative research with faculty more SURE 2010 presentations today Students present their summer research at 4 p m in Hedberg Library more Summer Undergraduate Research Program 2010 More professors and students participated in SURE this summer than ever before Their research projects included studying invasive species bat ecology and more more Faculty Position in the Department of Geography and Earth Sciences Carthage College invites applications for a tenure

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  • Student Organizations — Geography and Earth Science — Carthage College
    represents an energetic cohort of geography majors and minors it also promotes a wider awareness of geography and geographic diversity among the general student body The club organizes events to commemorate Geography Awareness Week including demonstrations and GPS treasure hunting for GIS Day The Geography Club also hosts camping and geocaching trips in addition to field trips to the Milwaukee urban area Chicago Chinatown and other destinations The club meets weekly to plan activities share J Term travel experiences and play geography games The Geography Club regularly hosts a Friday Family Fun Night event in Hedberg Library and enjoys an exceptionally high turnout from the community Past events have included tree ring and rock demonstrations a geography bee and geocaching so children of various ages gain a wider awareness of geography Gamma Theta Upsilon Gamma Theta Upsilon GTU is an international honor society in geography Members of GTU have met academic requirements and share a background and interest in geography GTU chapter activities support geography knowledge and awareness Keep Exploring Areas of Study Recognized for Excellence Photo Gallery Meet Our Faculty Academic Calendar Take the Next Steps Request Information Schedule a Visit Apply Now Current Students Faculty The Bridge My

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  • Senior Theses — Geography and Earth Science — Carthage College
    spp Kristopher Kordek The Affect of Population on River Discharge Assessing the Use of Population Density as a Technique for Estimating Percent Impervious Cover A case study of the Des Plaines River Watershed 1940 2010 Morgan L Wiechmann The effect fire frequency has on the passive carbon pool Amy Wille Assessing the Soil Composition and Quality in Virgin and Restored Tallgrass Illinois Prairie 2011 William Quade Ecophysiological Response of Native and Invasive Grasses with Warming Marie Pichler Anthropogenic Effects on Invasive Species in Six Lakes in Kenosha County Wisconsin Charles Hoover Effects of Rock Climbing on Vegetation and Invasive Species at Devils Lake Wisconsin Zawadi Mageni The Relationship between House Structure and Malaria Transmission in Rural Villages of Kilombero Valley Tanzania Dylan Mejias Effects of Off Highway Vehicles on Soil Environments Alex Matzinger Bat Activity in Relation to Landscape Composition and Spatial Configuration in Wisconsin Mike Augle The effects that humans have on the lake trout Salvelinus namaycush of the Great Lakes Jenny Nicklaus Astronomical Applications of Remote Sensing A Search for Diffuse Interstellar Band Absorption Features Charles Follett Increasing Remotely Sensed Snow Cover through Composite AMSR E MODIS Product Allie Coleman Effects of Temperature on Frequency Intensity and Average Snowfall Amounts from Blizzards within Southeastern Wisconsin Between 1980 2010 Nicholas Colona Effects of Above Average Temperatures on Tornado Intensity and Frequency in central United States Amy Binstein Central America s Access to Clean Water and the Effects on the Child Mortality Rate Dan Cooke How Urbanization and an Increase in Population Density has Affected Watersheds and Discharge Rates of Rivers and Streams across the Chicago Area Mei Yan Yuen Childhood Obesity in the Greater Chicagoland Area A Geographical and Social Analysis Jason Taylor Economic effects caused by the departure of Chrysler from Kenosha Wisconsin and General Motors from Flint

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