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Soils Lab

Soils LabThe Soils Laboratory of the Geography Department is a teaching and research facility for faculty, graduate and undergraduate students. Student research projects that have utilized the Soil Lab include:

Graduate Students:

“Predicting the early vegetation of a wetland created from dredged sediments in Duluth-Superior harbor, Minnesota-Wisconsin” by Charlene Johnson. Masters Thesis, Biology.

“Site Formation at Fish Lake Dam Site “215L15” of St. Louis County”, Robert Donahue, Masters Thesis, Interdisciplinary Archaeological Studies.

Undergraduate Students:

““Environmental Archaeology in South Aniakchak Bay, Alaska” by Dave Smith, Undergraduate Research Opportunity. Faculty Advisor: Pat Farrell.

“Archaeological Study of Maya in Sibun River Valley, Belize Using Soil Organic Matter Analysis” by Luke Johnson, Undergraduate Research Opportunity. Faculty Advisor: Pat Farrell.

“Particle – Size Analysis of Archaeologically Significant Sibun River Valley Soils”, by Caleb Wolden, Undergraduate Research Opportunity. Faculty Advisor: Pat Farrell.

“Archaeological Study of Maya in Sibun River Valley, Belize, Using Soil Organic Matter Analysis”, by Laura Irving, Undergraduate Research Opportunity. Faculty Advisor: Pat Farrell.

“Is Road Salt Accumulating in the Soils of University of Minnesota Duluth Campus?”, by Evan Slocum. Senior Project, Geography.

 

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