Geography Awareness Week
November 16-22, 2014
The Gustavus Geography Department is sponsoring the following events:
- Trivia at Patrick’s! Tuesday, Nov. 18 at 7:00pm with Geography-related trivia questions.
- Ice Core Paleoclimatology: Studying Earth's climate history using information locked in glacial ice - talk by Dr. Paolo Gabrielli, Principal Investigator, Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center, Ohio State University (via video-conference) – Wednesday, Nov. 19 from 12:30-1:30pm Location: Olin Hall, Room 103
- Where does your cafeteria food come from? Friday, Nov. 21 all day at the Gustavus Marketplace.
- Lecture on “Paleoecology Using Phytolith Analysis.” Friday, Nov. 21 from 9:00 – 9:50 am in Nobel Hall, room 105. The talk will be given by Dr. M. Blinnikov, St. Cloud State University.
- Discussion on “Current Affairs in Russia & the Ukraine” with Dr. M. Blinnikov, St. Cloud State University Friday, Nov. 21 from 2:30 – 3:30pm in the Heritage Room in the Jackson Campus Center.
- Geocaching in the Arb. Saturday, Nov. 22 at 1:00 - 3:00pm at the Melva Lind Interpretive Center / Linneaus Arboretum on the Gustavus campus. Cider and snacks will be provided.
These events are free and open to the public.