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Instructional Faculty

 

Institution:

Lake Superior State University

 

Date:

15 Nov 2004

 

Specialty Program:

Earth/Space Science

 

Certification/Endorsement CODE:

DH

 

Please include all faculty teaching the courses shown on the Summary of Course Requirements for Specialty Program (Application Attachment 3), including those who may be temporary or non-tenure stream. 

Courses

Faculty Member

Highest

Degree in this Specialty Area, Indicating

Study Focus and Research Area

Professional Development Experience in the Last

3 Years

Familiarity with

K-12 Curriculum

Framework and

MEAP Assessment

Special Awards and Recognition

P-12 Collaborative Work

GE 121,

122, 280

Lewis M. Brown

Ph.D. Curriculum and Instruction Paleontology; Science education

Kelso, P. R., L. M. Brown, 2004,          Strengthening an         undergraduate geoscience department through a new project-centered curriculum, Geol. Soc. America Abstracts with Programs Vol. 36, No. 5.

 

Lewis M. Brown, C.B. Rexroad, G.K. Merrill, K.E. Montague, R.C. Grayson, 2004, Conodont biostratigraphy of lower and middle Pennsylvanian strata in the type area of the Derryan Series, southern New Mexico, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 33, no. 3, p. 31.

 

Lewis M. Brown, M.T. May, C.B. Rexroad, D. LaPorte, 2004, Conodont biostratigraphy near the Mississippian/Pennsylvanian systemic boundary in western Kentucky, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 33, no. 3, p. 31.

 

Lewis M. Brown and Carl B. Rexroad, 2003. Evolution in the Idiognathodus complex of conodonts during Desmoinesian time (Pennsylvanian). Indiana Academy of Science, Abstracts with Programs, p. 80.

 

Amy C. Englebrecht, Joel J. Mintzes, Lewis M. Brown, and Paul R. Kelso, Assesment strategies

for a university-level physical geology course: utilizing concept maps and interviews, in review: Jour. Of Geol. Education.

 

Lyons, T.W., S.M. Bates, C.A. Bright, C.B. Rexroad, and L.M. Brown, 2003, Conodont geochemical records of Late Paleozoic paleoenvironmental variability in midcontinent North America. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 35, no. 2, p. 15.

 

Bright, C.A., T.W. Lyons, C.B. Rexroad, and L.M. Brown, 2002, Middle rare-earth enrichment in Pennsylvanian conodonts and implications for paleoenvironmental reconstructions.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 34, no. 4, p. A27.

 

Rexroad, C.B., J.A. Wade, G.K. Merrill, L.M. Brown, and P. Padgett, 2001, Conodont biostratigraphy and depositional environments of the Mecca Quarry Shale Member and the Velpen Limestone Member of the Linton Formation (Pennsylvanian, Desmoinesian) in the eastern part of the Illinois Basin, Indiana Geological Survey Special Report 63, 19 pages.

 

Rexroad, Carl B. and L. M. Brown, 2001. Partnerships for Geological Education, The PGI Geology Standard, Vol. 9, No. 4, p. 6.

 

Brown, L.M., P.R. Kelso, and C.B. Rexroad, 2001. Introductory geology for elementary education majors: A constructivist approach, Journal of Geoscience Education, Vol. 49, No. 5, p. 450-453.

 

Kelso, P.R., L.M. Brown, A.C. Englebrecht, and J.J. Mintzes, 2001. A geology program revised,  Geotimes, Vol. 46, No. 11, p. 19 and 51, Nov. 2001.

 

Bright, C., T. Lyons, I. Glascock, L.M. Brown, and C.B. Rexroad, 2001. Rare-earth element analysis of biogenic (conodont) apatite: Desmoinesian (Middle Pennsylvanian), and Missourian (Upper Pennsylvanian), Midcontinent, USA, GSA Abstracts with Programs Vol. 33, No. 6.

 

Brown, L.M., C.B.Rexroad, W.L. Watney, and A.C. Englebrecht, 2001. Conodont biostratigraphy of portions of the Fort Scott and Pawnee Formations, Marmaton Group (Desmoinesian, Pennsylvanian), Eastern Kansas, GSA Abstracts with Programs Vol. 33, No. 4.

 

Englebrecht, A.C., L.M. Brown, J.J. Mintzes, and P.R. Kelso, 2001. Assesment strategies for a university-level physical geology course: utilizing concept maps and interviews, GSA Abstracts with Programs Vol. 33, No. 4.

 

Englebrecht, A.C., L.M. Brown, C.B. Rexroad, and W.L. Watney, 2001. Implications of the evolution of the Desmoinesian (Pennsylvanian) conodont (microfossil) genus Neognathodus, Council of Undergraduate Research Posters on the Hill Conference, Washington, D.C.

 

Rexroad, Carl B., Jan A. Wade, Glen K. Merrill, Lewis M. Brown, and Penny Padgett, 2001. Conodont biostratigraphy and depositional environments of the Mecca Quarry Shale Member and the Velpen Limestone Member of the Linton Formation (Pennsylvanian, Desmoinesian) in the eastern part of the Illinois Basin, U.S.A., Indiana Geological Survey Special Report 63.

 

Yes

Certified Professional Geologist (CPG 09238)

 

GE 223

Manfred Engle

M.S. Mining Engineering: mineralogy; geochemistry

 

 

P.E. in Canada

 

GE 218

Paul Kelso

Ph.D. Geology: Structural geology; geophysics

NATIONAL GEOSCIENCE EDUCATION WORKSHOPS:

2004    Teaching Structural Geology workshop, presentation “Conjugate Fractures Form in a Clay Block,” and member of working group on “Integrating field work, field trips, and long-term projects into classroom/laboratory activities,”  6 day workshop sponsored by the National Science Foundation, National Association of Geoscience Teachers Smith College, Northampton, MA,June 26-July 2, 2004.

2002            Part of Leadership team for “Designing effective & innovative courses in the geosciences,” 5 day workshop sponsored by the National Science Foundation, National Association of Geoscience Teachers and Digital Library for Earth System Education at Hamilton College, Clinton, NY. July 28 – Aug. 1, 2002

2001            Improving the introductory science course for non-science majors, workshop sponsored by the National Science Foundation at the American Geophysical Union annual meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec. 2001.

 

PUBLICATIONS and ABSTRACTS:

 

Kelso, P. R., L. M. Brown, 2004, Strengthening an undergraduate geoscience department through a new project-centered curriculum, Geol. Soc. America Abstracts with Programs Vol. 36, No. 5.

Englebrecht, A. C., J. J. Mintzes, L. M. Brown, and P. R. Kelso, Assessment strategies for a university-level physical geology course: utilizing concept maps and interviews, revised manuscript submitted to the Journal of Geoscience Education September 2004.

Kelso, P. R., L. M. Brown, J. J. Mintzes and A. C. Englebrecht, 2001, A Geology Program Revised, Geotimes, v. 46, no. 11, p. 19.

Brown, L. M., P. R. Kelso and C. B. Rexroad, 2001, Introductory geology for elementary education majors utilizing a constructivist approach, Journal of Geoscience Education, 49, 450-453.

Englebrecht, A. C., L. M. Brown, J. J. Mintzes and P. R. Kelso, 2001, Assesment strategies for a university-level physical geology course: utilizing concept maps and interviews, Geol. Soc. America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 33, No. 4.

 

 

Teaching Related Field trips with other individuals (2004):

 

Maes, Stephanie and Skylar Primm, University of Wisconsin – Madison, Geophysics field project, Mamainse Point, Ontario, October, 2004.

Tikoff, Basil and Anthony Simo, University of WisconsinMadison, Field Mapping projects, Black Hills South Dakota, September, 2004.

Diehl, James, Michigan Technological University, Taylor Mine Geophysics/Geology project, Alberta, Mi, July, 2004.

Giorgis, Scott, State University of New York – Geneseo, Southern Appalachian Mountains Tectonics field excursion, March, 2004.

Williams, Michael, Tekla Herns, both from University of Massachusetts, Robert Burger from Smith College, Barbara Tewksbury from Hamilton College, Teaching structural geology field trips to western Massachusetts, June, 2004.

 

 

 

Elementary school classroom presentations

NS 119

Randy Mullin

Ph.D. Chemistry: planetarium; astronomy; physics

 

 

 

Planetarium shows for elementary and middle schools

GG108NS 116

John Lenters

Ph.D. Atmospheric Science: Physics

Lenters, J.D., Kratz, T.K., and Bowser, C.J. 2004. Effects of climate variability on lake

evaporation: Results from a long-term energy budget study of Sparkling Lake, northern

Wisconsin (USA). Journal of Hydrology. In press.

 

Lenters, J.D. 2004. Trends in the Lake Superior water budget since 1948: A weakening seasonal

cycle. Journal of Great Lakes Research. In press.

 

Webster, K.E., Anderson, M.P., Bowser, C.J., and Lenters, J.D. 2004. Understanding the Lake

Groundwater System. Chapter 2 in: “Long Term Ecological Research of North

Temperate Lakes: Dynamics of Lakes in the Landscape.” Book submitted for publication.

 

Magnuson, J.J., Benson, B.J., Lenters, J.D., and Robertson, D.M. 2004. Climate Driven

Variability and Change. Chapter 7 in: “Long Term Ecological Research of North

Temperate Lakes: Dynamics of Lakes in the Landscape.” Book submitted for publication.

 

Lenters, J.D. 2001. Long-term trends in the seasonal cycle of Great Lakes water levels. Journal

of Great Lakes Research, 27(3): 342-353.

 

 

Conferences:

 

Lenters, J.D. 2004. Effects of climate on lake levels and evaporation in the Great Lakes region.

Presented at the “Science and the Northwoods” conference (Boulder Junction, WI;

September 16-17)

 

Lenters, J.D., Kerr, A.M. 2004. Changes in the seasonal hydrologic cycle of Lake Ontario:

Relative impacts of climate variability and lake regulation. Presented at the annual

meeting of the International Association of Great Lakes Research (Waterloo, Ontario;

May 24-28).

 

Lenters, J.D., Argyilan, E.P., Kerr, A.M., Hill, D.J., Delpier, D.M. 2003. Understanding the

origin of long-term trends in the seasonality of Great Lakes water levels: A synthesis of

recent studies. Presented at the annual meeting of the International Association of Great

Lakes Research (Chicago, IL; June 22-26).

 

Lenters, J.D. , Kratz, T.K., Bowser, C.J. 2003. Effects of climate variability on lake evaporation

as determined from a 10-year energy budget study of Sparkling Lake (northern

Wisconsin). Presented at the annual meeting of the International Association of Great

Lakes Research (Chicago, IL; June 22-26).

 

Lenters, J.D. 2002. Long-term variations in the Lake Superior water budget. Presented at the

annual meeting of the International Association of Great Lakes Research (Winnipeg,

Manitoba

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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