Geology student Wes Weisberg earned a national award from the American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG). Weisburg is one of 12 in the nation to receive the honor. The President of the Missouri Chapter of AIPG presented the award to Weisburg, which included a $1,000 scholarship.
Dr. Brett Garland and Dr. Ron Malega recently received more than $50,000 from the Missouri State Highway Patrol to map trends of domestic violence across the state of Missouri.
Ever wonder what geotourism is all about? Missouri State University’s College of Natural and Applied Sciences (CNAS) will host a free public lecture at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 9. in Temple Hall, Room 002 to tell you all about it.
As statistics show a trend toward a more urban market, or people moving to cities, an opportunity arises for rural areas to capitalize on the quaint weekend in the country, according to Linnea Iantria, director of the geotourism program at Missouri State University. In spring 2015, she and her students created the Homegrown Highway as a throwback to a rural road trip with unique experiences built in that would increase tourism in rural Missouri.
Eric Shaw, director of the Washington, D.C. office of planning, will present on his experience from planning cities such as the nation’s capital.
How are fire and water related? According to Dr. Robert Pavlowsky, prescribed burning to manage forests may impact stream health.
Kevin Mickus receives a grant, allowing him to continue his research and explore the origins of the Himalayan Mountains.
Google Maps has put geographic information system (GIS) technology on the map. Dr. Jun Luo recently recently developed a GIS for Shamrock Marketing Services, Inc. to use while servicing O’Reilly Auto Parts.