Lab Workshop: Lake Sediment Analysis
Geo 3880, Fall 2007

Limnological Research Center
Department of Geology and Geophysics
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis


The three students in this 1-credit workshop class collected and analyzed sediment cores from Lake Owasso and Lake Wabasso, two urban lakes in the northern first-ring suburbs of Saint Paul, Minnesota. At the end of the semester they presented a group poster in the Department.

class poster (190 MB pdf)


From left to right, Nick Olson, Drew Syverson, Jess Rodysill.

Members of the Department of Geology and Geophysics gather to see the results of the class project.

Jess Rodysill points out features of the sedimentary record.

updated 31 January 2008 by Amy Myrbo (class instructor)