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    • Past, Present and Future Development of James Madison Park 

      Bernhardt, Paige; David, Andy; Gutierrez, Valora; McFarlane, Duncan (2018)
      This case study examines the redevelopment process of James Madison Park by asking two questions: (1) How has James Madison Park changed through time and why? and (2) What populations are best served and not served by ...
    • People, Parks and Places: an Analysis of Green Spaces in Madison Through Sentiment Mapping 

      Molinaro, Samuel; Kim, Shannon; Wettstein, August (2018)
      This paper examines the role of parks and green spaces in creating social interaction and strengthening community ties. How park structure, both physical and institutional influence sentiments and the use of the spaces, ...
    • Perceptions and Possibilities: Renewable Energy on the UW-Madison Campus 

      Burg, Ally; Eibergen, Andrea; Hersh, Jordan; Kazar, Suzie (2017)
      This study examined the perceptions and possibilities of future renewable energy utilization on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus to determine the realistic future of implementation. We accomplished this through ...
    • Permanent Public Art in Madison 

      Gordon, Sela; King, Andrew; Streiffer, Catherine (2016-06-16)
      Where is the public art in Madison and who is served by it? We catalogued, photographed, and geotagged 81 permanent, publicly owned, outdoor artworks in Madison, creating a GIS layer from their locations and other ...
    • Perspectives of Locality in Madison, WI: Knowing Farmers, Food, and Fields of View 

      White, Grace; Hollister, Justin; Durkin, Brendan (2012)
      Wisconsin?s deep-rooted traditions of farming and activism fuse to form a unique and dynamic local food landscape. This comprehensive overview of local food landscapes explores alternative definitions of local food, describes ...
    • Picnic in the Park: A Demographic Case Study of Brittingham Park 

      Kannard, Amanda; Schellinger, Grace; Bukowski, Anna; Zirbel, Chad (2011-12-18)
      This case study examines the demographic composition, use patterns and perception of Brittingham Park patrons. In seeking to answer the research question who uses Brittingham Park and why, we used both quantitative and ...
    • Picnic Point: A Study on Student Use and Perception 

      Marshment-Howell, Bobby; Morganroth, Alex; Paust, Brad; Shimeall, Charlie (2011)
      Interest in the 21st century understanding of green space sparked research on university students' perceptions and uses of the Lakeshore Nature Preserve, specifically Picnic Point, which has belonged to the University of ...
    • Prairie du Chien: the Americanization of a French Settlement 

      McEssey, Thomas R.; Goldstein, David A.; Zamora, Michelle F.; Myers, Carly N. (2009-05)
      The French had a significant influence on the settlement of the United States, impacting city planning, land divisions, architecture, religion and many other aspects of life. Coming to the United States in search of trade ...
    • Prairie Restoration in Green County, Wisconsin 

      Spencer, Ilsa; Sigg, Hannah; Grych, Aaron; Lauridsen, Zachary (2018)
      This paper lays out a comparison of prairie restoration sites in three separate stages of progress: one prospective, one in-progress and one established. Through interviews with three restoration experts connected to ...
    • Public Attitudes Towards Heroin Addictions: Spatial Consequences for Treatment Options and Access 

      Johnson, Michelle; Hartnett, Caitin; Ostermeier, Anna (2017-12-17)
      Over the past 20 years, heroin has become one of the most deadly street drugs available in the United States. This national narrative is reflected in Madison, where, increasingly, city agencies are allocating resources ...
    • Public Perceptions of Lake Mendota Water Quality in Madison, Wisconsin 

      Kitchen, A.J.; Craighead, Caitlin (2016-06-16)
      Public perception is an important part of human geography and affects how citizens approach environmental issues. We researched differences in public perception of water quality on Lake Mendota in Madison, Wisconsin. ...
    • Recreation and Conservation in Wisconsin State Parks 

      Chavez, Lainey; Bultman, Brian; McPeake, Scott; Matzke, Chris (2010-12-14)
      There exists a debate on whether Wisconsin state parks should focus on conservation or recreational activities. The question posed was, how do recreational activities at Devil's Lake State Park and Wyalusing State Park ...
    • The Religious Dynamic and Changing Identity of Hmong Peoples in the Midwest: Preservation and Perseverance 

      Yang, Zhuohua; Muszynski, Michael; Cottrell, Eoin; Ceplina, Theodore (2016-06-14)
      This paper looks at the Hmong peoples of the Midwest and the role of religion and clan structure in their lives. Our research determines that Hmong ethnic identity trumps Hmong religious identity. Hmong who practice ...
    • Remote Sensing and GIS Analysis of the Madison Area 

      Grayson, Trevor; Gundlach, Theodore; Lombardo, David; Yun, Daniel (2018)
      This paper focuses on the remote sensing and GIS flood analysis of the Madison area. Our team was curious about how much damage occurred after the August 21st, 2018 flood in our study sites in Madison (Picnic Point, ...
    • A Return to the Walking City: Consumer Experience and the History of Transportation and Business on State Street in Madison, Wisconsin 

      Wein, Cameron; Nehls, Breana; Mullendore, Katya; Fadelli, Katherine (2016-06-16)
      Directly connecting the Wisconsin State Capitol and the eastern edge of the University of Wisconsin - Madison, State Street has long been the premier transportation artery as well as the cultural and economic heart of ...
    • Rural Landscape Change: Sketches of Transformation in E. Columbia County, Wisconsin 

      Stum, Brian; Krawczyk, Phoebe; Duffy, Kaylie; Banetzke, Randy (2013-12)
      The rural landscape of America?s heartland encountered tremendous change over the past century. The effects of industrialization and a rapidly shifting economy during the late 19th century, forced family farmers to contend ...
    • Selling Terroir: A Geographical Analysis of the South-Central Wisconsin Wine Market 

      Schara, Colton; Peters, Elizabeth; Koser, Jonathan; Goodell, Jonathan (2014-12)
      With increasing sales, an expanding number of wineries, and a growing consumer base, wine in Wisconsin is growing in popularity and importance. In an effort to better understand this burgeoning industry, this research aims ...
    • Signs, Built Environments, and the Communication of Place: The Lower Wisconsin State Riverway 

      Spaier, Ben; Schaad, Genevieve; Gunddacker, Rachel; Gadbois, Jon (2009-05-12)
      The authors of this paper employed their backgrounds in Human Geography to examine a theoretical aspect of the Lower Wisconsin Riverway with regards to signage, built environment and the perception of space and place. Our ...
    • A Social and Political Geography of Bicycle Transport in Madison, WI 

      May, Gregg; Lamb, Hayden; Krueger, Steven; Clementi, Brandon (2012)
      The state capital and university town of Madison, Wisconsin is home to a thriving bicycle culture. The existing landscape of bicycle infrastructure in Madison is the result of a network of feedback loops involving people, ...
    • A Social and Spatial Analysis of Madison's Bicycling Community 

      Brubaker, Martin; Wright, Kirby; O'Halloran, Brenna; Wilson, Alissa (2016-06-16)
      For many cities across the United States biking is not just a leisurely activity; it is a means of transportation, exercise, and an important staple that helps form a sense of identity and community. This study looks at ...