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    • Viability of Offshore Wind Energy Across Wisconsin's Great Lakes 

      LaDue, Calvin; Schumacher, Molly; Wilson Orno, Isabel (2016)
      This research project was designed to determine suitable sites for an offshore wind farm within Wisconsin’s jurisdiction of Lake Michigan and Superior. In the research process, we used GIS data to create a map of ideal ...
    • Walkability, Amenities, and Housing Choice in Downtown Madison 

      Barrett, Gabriella; Majid, Sadia; Carpenter, Sydney; Will, Thorbjorn (2018-08-10)
      High-Rise apartments are a quintessential living option for residents in major cities and downtown areas. Two important aspects of high-rise apartments are the amenities that are offered and how walkable the area surrounding ...
    • Wild to Tame: The Presentation and Experience of Nature at Four Madison Landmarks 

      McHugh, Jonathan; Karr, Peter; Nowak, Christina; Cooper, Gillian (2016-06-16)
      Our research deals with the recursive relationship between the presentation and experience of nature at four sites in Madison, Wisconsin. We attempt to understand how common conceptions of nature influence the unfolding ...
    • Winners and Losers: Gerrymandering and the Wisconsin Supreme Court Case 

      Dahleh, Jumana; Eckert, Sam; Edelman, Chet; Kerwin, Katherine (2017-12-17)
      The objective of this research is to examine the validity of the gerrymandering claims being levied against the current Wisconsin State Assembly map in the Gill v Whitford Supreme Court case. To test these claims we examined ...
    • Wisconsin Barns: Stewards of Our Values and Dynamic Cultural Landscapes 

      Reichertz, Sonja; Norris, Ryan; Moucka, Scott; Jensen, Madelin (2010-12)
      Wisconsin is rooted in the agrarian rural landscape. We can make this identification while driving anywhere in the state and seeing the numerous farms adjacent to the highway or on license plates of passing cars. Barns are ...
    • WISCONSIN DESERT -The Sand Barrens of the Lower Wisconsin River 

      Sortland, Dane; Lamb, Ben; Hill, Hannah; Hall, Rye (2009-05)
      When Glacial Lake Wisconsin drained at the end of the last ice age, it catastrophicly flooded the Lower Wisconsin River Valley. This flooding deposited massive amounts of glacial sand, which then, through a process of down ...
    • Wisconsin on Fire: an Interactive History of Wildfires in Wisconsin 

      Campbell, Alex; Clausen, Jacob; Segal, Ben; Wibben, Jack (2018-12-17)
      Wildfire is a common occurrence in Wisconsin, and has serious effects to the landscape and the lives of people in its way. Predicting future wildfire occurrence is impossible without first understanding and synthesizing ...
    • The Wisconsin Rebound: the Fall and Rise of Housing Prices in Wisconsin During the Great Recession 

      Haxton, Grant; Klau, James; Luettgen, Bryan (2018-12-17)
      This paper details the Wisconsin housing market during the Great Recession. We explore how race, income and density factored into the fall and rise of housing prices from 2003 to 2018, a period spanning before, during ...
    • Wisconsin's 2011 Act 10: Analysis of Impacts to K-12 Public Education 

      Lawrence, Shea; Vannucci, Jon; Roberts, Noah (2017)
      Our research investigates the differential impacts of Wisconsin’s 2011 Act 10 and Act 32 on K-12 public school districts throughout the state. The 2011 biennial state budget (Act 32), the reallocation of state aid and ...
    • Zoning for Urban Agriculture: The Politics of Institutionalizing Community Gardens in Madison, WI 

      Nischik, Julie; McCarthy, Cara; Jungbluth, Nora; Grande, Anthony (2010-12-14)
      The growing popularity of urban agriculture calls for the need for formal recognition in the Madison zoning code rewrite. To understand the politics of this process, we interviewed key actors: city planners and community ...