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Karl Lillquist Previous Research Students

Undergraduate Students

Mark Weidenaar. Winter 2011 to Spring 2013. Rock glaciers in the Eastern Cascades, Washington. Science Honors Student. Presented at several conferences including 2012 Western Division of Canadian Association of Geographers, 2012 SOURCE, and 2013 Washington Association of Geographers.  Completed research report and maps.

Tiffany Bishop. Geography, Winter-Spring 2009. Anthropogenic Effects on Floodplain Geomorphology: Naches River, Washington. Presented at 2009 SOURCE and completed research report and map.

Michael Joslin. Geography, Winter-Spring 2009. Arroyos in Central Washington. Presented at 2009 SOURCE and completed research report and map.

Ryan Murphy. Geography, Fall 2005. Field Mapping at the Wenas Mammoth Site, Central Washington. Completed research report, maps, and datasets.

Jeff Fetters. Geography, Fall 2003-Spring 2004. Geomorphology of the Naneum Meadows area, Wenatchee Range, Washington. Presented at 2004 SOURCE and completed research report and map.

Zak Steigmeyer. Geography, Summer 2003. Geography of Architecture at Four Western Japanese American Relocation Camps. Completed research report.

Marc Fairbanks. Geography, Summer 2002-Summer 2003.The Geomorphology of the Potholes Coulee area, Washington. Presented at 2003 SOURCE and 2003 Association of Washington Geographers. Completed research report and maps.

Ben Simmons. Geography, Fall 2001-Spring 2002. Columbia Plateau Climate Analysis. Completed research report.

Henry Sanderson. Geography, Fall 2000-Summer 2002. Swauk Watershed Mass Wasting. Secured 2000 Farrell Scholarship. Completed research report

Carson Keeler. Geography, Winter 2002-Spring 2002. Changes in Wetland Area: Crab Creek, Washington. Completed research report.

Justin Erickson. Geography, Winter 2001-Spring 2001. Swauk Watershed Land Use. Secured 2001 Farrell Scholarship, presented at the Geography/Resource Management Colloquia, and completed research report.

Knud Martin. Geography, Winter 2001-Spring 2001. Foster Creek Glacial Lakes. Secured 2001 COTS Undergraduate Research Grant, presented at the Geography/Resource Management Colloquia, and completed research report.

Alex Levell. Geography, Summer-Fall 2000. Glacial geomorphology of the Foster Creek Watershed. Completed research report.

Mark Dunbar. Geography, Spring 1999-Fall 2000. Missoula Flood Deposits in Kittitas County. Secured 1999 Farrell Scholarship and completed research report.

Jeff Bandow. Geography, Spring 1998-Summer 2001, Possible Limiting Age for Soil Mounds in the Kittitas Valley, Washington. Secured 1998 CWU Undergraduate Research Grant and completed research report.

Graduate Students

Kari Nielsen. Resource Management, Fall 2011 to 2014. Geomorphic hazards in glacial conditioned basins and implications for recreational trails in Glacier National Park, Montana.  Secured Summer 2012 Graduate School Student Summer Research Grant.

Angela Reese. Resource Management, Fall 2009-2012. A Comparative Study of Soil Moisture on Cultivated and Conservation Reserve Program Land in Douglas County, Washington. Secured 2010 Graduate School Student Summer Research Grant.

Tom Winter.  Resource Management, Fall 2008-Spring 2012. Mass Wasting in the Yakima River Canyon, Washington: An Inventory and Hazard Assessment. Secured 2009 Graduate School Student Summer Research Grant.

Jared Treser. Resource Management, Fall 2005- Spring 2011. Historic Glacier and Climate Fluctuations at Mount Adams, Washington, and Effects on Regional Water Supply. Secured 2006 Graduate School Student Summer Research Grant, 2006 Graduate School Student Research Grant, and 2007 Mazamas Student Research Grant.

Darcy Batura. Resource Management, Fall 2007- Spring 2011. Backcountry Campsites at Waptus Lake, Alpine Lakes Wilderness, Washington: Changes in Spatial Distribution, Impacted Areas, and Use Over Time. Secured 2007 Graduate School Summer Research Grant.

Eli Asher. Resource Management, Fall 2005-Spring 2010. Dispersed Riparian Campsite Management in the Greenwater River Watershed, Washington. Completed thesis in Summer 2010.

Meghan O'Brien. Resource Management, Fall 2007-Fall 2009. Spatial and Temporal Patterns of Tree Invasion, Upper Naneum Watershed, Washington: A Comparative Study of Hydric, Mesic, and Xeric Meadow Systems. Secured 2007 Graduate School Student Summer Research Grant and 2007 Graduate School Student Research Grant. Presented research at 2009 annual meetings of the Association of American Geographers and 2010 annual meeting of the Washington Society of Professional Soil Scientists. Completed thesis in Fall 2009.

Andrew Perkins. Resource Management, Fall 2005-Summer 2007. A Mass Wasting Inventory for Sumas Mountain, British Columbia. Secured 2007 Graduate School Summer Research Grant and 2006 Graduate School Student Research Grant. Presented research at 2006 and 2007 Association of Washington Geographers meetings, 2007 Northwest Scientific Association Meeting, and 2007 Western Division of the Canadian Association of Geographers. Completed thesis in Summer 2007.

Carla Jellum. Resource Management, Fall 2004-Spring 2007. Managing Mountain Bike Recreation and User Conflicts: A Case Study on Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, Washington State. Secured 2006 Graduate School Student Research Grant and 2006 Summer Research Grant. Presented at the International Symposium on Society and Resource Management in Park City, Utah in Spring 2007. Completed thesis in Spring 2007

Kevin Tyler, Resource Management. Winter 2002-Spring 2006. Biological Soil Crusts: Morphological Groups as Indicators of Landscape Condition. Secured 2004 Graduate School Student Research Grant. Presented at 2006 SOURCE, Washington Society of Professional Soil Scientists Winter Conference & Summer Field Tour. Completed thesis in Spring 2006.

Ryan Karlson. Resource Management, Fall 2004-Spring 2006. Investigations of Ice Age Flood Geomorphology and Stratigraphy in Ginkgo Petrified Forest State Park, Washington: Implications for Park Interpretation. Secured 2005 Graduate School Student Research Grant. Presented at 2006 SOURCE and 2007 Northwest Scientific Association Meeting. Completed thesis in Spring 2006.

Paul Blanton. Resource Management, Fall 2002-Summer 2004. Historical Arroyo Development in the West Foster Creek Watershed, Washington: Spatial Extent, Timing, Causes, and Management Implications. Secured 2003 Graduate School Student Research Grant and 2003 Northwest Scientific Association Research Grant. Presented at 2004 Northwest Scientific Association Meeting. Completed thesis in Summer 2004. (online)

Justin Erickson. Resource Management, Fall 2001-Spring 2004. Historical Changes in Riparian Vegetation and Channel Morphology along the Lower Entiat River, Washington: Implications for Stream Restoration and Salmon Recovery. Lead author on 2002 Chelan County Conservation District Research Contract report. Presented at 2003 SOURCE and 2004 Northwest Scientific Association Meeting. Completed thesis in Spring 2004.