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.
Several geospatial sciences graduate students and faculty from the geography, geology and planning department at Missouri State University presented posters at the annual Conference of the Association of American Geographers.
Research is essential in the field of science, so each year the College of Natural and Applied Sciences recognizes exemplary work by its faculty, students and staff .
Several faculty and staff members in the College of Natural and Applied Science at Missouri State University will be presenting at the Missouri Master Naturalist Advanced Training May 1-3.