Monthly Archives: April 2014

Keene State Geography Lights Up Tampa

Fifteen Geography seniors and four faculty members recently attended the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers.  Held this year in Tampa, Florida, this is the premier conference of our discipline, attended by thousands of academic and professional … Continue reading

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Seniors shine at Academic Excellence Conference

Geography Seniors made a splash at the 2014 Academic Excellence Conference on April 5th  with twenty-two seniors presenting six projects.  Parents, friends and faculty joined them to share in their success.  Read more about all six projects on the student … Continue reading

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Destination Recreation: A Parks and Recreation Inventory of Peterborough, NH

Geography Seniors worked in coordination with Peterborough Parks and Recreation Director Jeff King during the Fall of 2013. Their goal was to gain a better understanding of how the town’s recreation facilities are serving  current residents and how future trends … Continue reading

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Small town, big impact: a Natural Resources Inventory of Surry, NH

In the fall of 2013, Geography seniors Mike Desjardins, Kristin Carlson, James Shea and Ethan Yazinski undertook work to better understand the recreational amenities and wildlife habitats of Surry, NH. Their research contributed to the development of an ongoing Natural … Continue reading

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Is bigger better? Geography Seniors test the effectiveness of a giant floor map.

Spatial Skills involve concepts such as direction, orientation, and adjacency. Geography students Jenn Lundquist, Hallie Oullette and Amanda Smith used a National Geographic giant floor map to test these skills in fifth and sixth graders from local elementary schools. Their … Continue reading

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