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    • A Geographical Analysis of the Cheese Industry in Green County, WI 

      Geygan, Sean T.; Sikora, Colter J. (2009-12)
      The area of Green County, Wisconsin serves as an epicenter for the dairy industry in the state, an industry practically as old as the state itself. Through the hard work of cheesemakers and dairy farmers, Green County ...
    • Geography of Apple Orchards in Wisconsin: Examining the Core of Cultivation 

      Miller, Adrienne; Jarocki, Morgan; Bankston, Kody (2012)
      This study looks at the locations of orchards in Wisconsin and examines the reasons behind the initial choice for those locations as well as recent changes in popular locations and orchard methods. The most significant ...
    • Geography of Taverns of the Lower Wisconsin River Way 

      Christopherson, Kasey; Berens, Charlie; Hamilton, Martin (2009-05)
      The Lower Wisconsin River Way is a beautiful and unique area of Wisconsin. Many small communities are located on either side of the Wisconsin River. In and around these communities there are many local establishments which ...
    • A GIS-Driven Approach to Siting a Prospective Wind Farm in South Central Wisconsin 

      Stenz, Tyler; Malaney, James; Gillman, Wes; Crill, Colleen (2010-12)
      There is a growing need for renewable energy sources in South Central Wisconsin, one that could be met by installing a wind farm in the area. We used a GIS to analyze a variety of criteria and determine the most suitable ...
    • Greening Up the Roof: a Study of Rooftop Spaces in Madison, Wisconsin 

      Radl, Margaret; Yang, Feier; Helms, Carly (2016-12)
      The overall purpose of our study was to uncover the benefits and limitations of rooftop spaces in Madison, Wisconsin as well as a greater understanding in how these spaces are perceived and utilized by residents of Madison ...
    • Growing CSA Farms: A Geographic Analysis of Community Supported Agriculture in Madison, WI 

      Stephenson, Melissa; Mertes, Carly; Hogberg, Jamie (2009-12-17)
      Since the concept of Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) was introduced to the United States in 1984, Wisconsin has provided fertile ground for CSA expansion. Within Wisconsin, the city of Madison has a particularly ...
    • Historic German and Norwegian Settlement: Ethnicity and Agriculture in the Lower Wisconsin Riverway 

      Snover, Ross; Klinge, Jessica; Husfeldt, Amy (2009-05-12)
      The Lower Wisconsin Scenic Riverway is home to many of Wisconsin's geological, cultural, and historic treasures. Deemed an important historical asset, the Wisconsin government took measures to protect this area of the ...
    • History of Environmental Justice in Memphis's Lamar Avenue Corridor 

      Monfeli, Nick; Healy, Meg; Utebaliyeva, Maira; Greenstreet, Alexis (2013-12)
      Lamar Avenue in Memphis, TN serves as a hub for industry and a convergence point for air, rail and freight traffic. The presence of the Memphis International Airport, the national headquarters of Federal Express, as well ...
    • The History of Food Systems and Accessibility in Madison, WI: 1970-Today 

      Schopf, Britney; Sherman, Andrea; Major, Sekajibo (2016-12-15)
      The retail food landscape is a dynamic sector: Large chains are constantly forcing locally-run stores out of business, retail capital is becoming increasingly consolidated, and the number of food insecure individuals is ...
    • A History of Religion and Churches in Prairie du Chien 

      Mejač, Matthew; Geary, Alicia Torres; Beuche, Sean; Bean, Andrew (2009-05-12)
      Examining the lower third of the Wisconsin Riverway is an effective way to contextualize the complex development mechanisms our State and Nation, in general, have employed to progress throughout time. Specifically, the ...
    • History of Roads and Evolution of Transportation: Effects on Regional Development in the Lower Wisconsin Riverway 

      Murphy, Mark; Thorpe, Chris; Bruun, Brad; Schaefer, Andy (2009-05)
      Research on my topic has been qualitative and theory based. Its primary emphasis is to examine how past, present and future road building acts as a catalyst or reaction to population growth and economic development in the ...
    • History, Environment and Community: Organic Agriculture in the Lower Wisconsin Riverway 

      Soyck, Amy; Kowitz, Kelley; Block, Gretchen; Beissinger, Timothy (2009-05-08)
      The Lower Wisconsin Riverway is composed of many farming communities, both organic and conventional. Organic farming is growing nationally, but questions remain about the effects of organic farming on local communities. ...
    • Home and Identity 

      Abdl-Haleem, Osama; Gaddam, Chaitanya; Berthiaume, Patrick (2013-12)
      Understanding our homes is essential to understanding ourselves, for our homes influence and are influenced by our identities. Though we often equate our home with our house, in the majority of cases, people describe home ...
    • Homeless Networks in Downtown Madison, Wisconsin 

      Bukas, Mike; Pruzinsky, Alex; Pasqualetto, Christi (2010-12)
      Many know that Madison, Wisconsin is a homeless-friendly city, but the question remains: does Madison have adequate resources to support its homeless community? Our research focuses specifically on the food and shelter ...
    • Homelessness in Madison: The Correlation between Collective Perception and Relief Administration 

      Hanson, Angie; McGuire, Rebecca; Klima, Caleb (2009-12)
      Try this thought experiment. Imagine you worked for eight hours, and then you had to help a relative cut their lawn. At the end of the day you find yourself tired and hungry. Where do you go? For most individuals they ...
    • Implications of Madison's Cycling Policies for a Heterogeneous Population 

      Wells, Spencer; Trebilcock, Aubrey; Rollo, James; LaBissoniere, Bryan (2011)
      With the emerging importance of bicycling as a sustainable form of transportation, coupled with its health benefits enhancing quality of life, understanding the ways bicycle policy is being addressed by cities is crucial ...
    • In Search of a Sustainable Future Barriers to Organic Food Production in the Rock River Basin 

      Welcenbach, Tom; Margovsky, Serge; Kolstad, Dan (2009-12)
      Organic is fast becoming a buzzword on the lips of everyone from politicians and scientists to weekend grocery shoppers. Defining organic, however, is challenging without comparison to conventional production methods. ...
    • Junior Hockey in Madison, Wisconsin: Predicting the Capitols? Success 

      Proeber, Zach; Ziegler, Leonard III; Riley, Brin; McCallum, Jaron (2014-12)
      The Madison Capitols, located in Madison, Wisconsin, are a first year team in the United States Hockey League, the premier junior hockey league in the United States. In this paper, we analyze the Capitols? potential to be ...
    • Ladies of Langdon: the Safety and the Perception of Gendered Spaces 

      Ryan, Molly; Harding, Brooke; Burns, Emmy (2013-12-12)
      A popular downtown residential neighborhood in Madison, WI, Langdon Street is home to many of the University of Wisconsin's fraternity and sorority houses. This article examines how women's experiences on Langdon Street, ...
    • Lake Mendota: Tracking Nonpoint Phosphorus and Nitrogen Loading 

      Hrubecky, Jacob; Darlington, Robert; Sherer, Will; Franczyk, Xavier (2017)
      The research question focuses on the connection of land use and nonpoint nutrient loading, Phosphorus and Nitrogen, through testing water samples at Lake Mendota’s four river inputs. This project aims to trace the cause ...