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Earth & Geographic Sciences Student Accomplishments

We provide students with plenty of hands-on learning opportunities to get involved and prepare for life beyond the classroom.

Fall 2018


Sam Gallagher and Caroline Anderson at a Regional GIS Conference

Sam Gallagher and Caroline Anderson presented at the New England Urban & Regional Information Systems Association (NEURISA) Annual Conference on Oct 15th, 2018 in Beverly MA. Their presentation, titled “GIS Analysis of Land Use and Potential Flooding in the Nashua River Watershed”, gave the audience an overview of the research projects they conducted in summer 2018.

Two professors and three students in the department involved in the 2018 Student-Faculty Collaborative Summer Research Experience Program.


Samantha Richard studied micro-plastic and the health of the Nashua River, supervised by Dr. Liz Gordon


Using GIS, Sam Gallagher examined land use and land cover changes and Caroline Anderson simulated flooding in the Nashua River Watershed, supervised by Dr. Jane Huang

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