Environmental
Geography Lab
at Concord University
The EGL students listed below are currently working on or have presented originial research at multiple venues, including the annual meeting of the American Association of Geographers ( AAG ), the annual meeting of the Southeastern Division of the American Association of Geographers ( SEDAAG ), Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol (Charleston, WV), and Undergraduate Research Day at Concord University.
 
Interested students should contact Dr. Saladyga or stop by his office (Marsh Hall 125B) for more information.
Sam Stockton ('19)
John Cline ('19)
McNair Scholar
Eastern hemlock climate-growth relationships (Twin Falls State Park)
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Climate-growth analysis of pin oak and red maple in a Central Appalachian bottomland forest


Brad Gibson ('17)
Alysan Miller ('19)
McNair Scholar
The spatial distribution of Norway maple at Concord University
​1. Disturbance, topography, and the distribution of black locust 

​2. Fire history of a dry oak-pine  forest in southern West Virginia
Brahim Laadhar ('18)
Caitlin Testerman ('16)
Interacting drivers of tree mortality in a rare bottomland oak swamp



Avian species composition in a ridgetop dwarf-tree forest
 

Samantha Richards ('16)
Terry Hatfield ('15)
Qualitative assessment of palustrine wetlands in Mercer County, West Virginia
1. Growth chronology development for pitch pine at Babcock State Park, West Virginia
 
2. Climate-annual growth relationships for Eastern white pine at Pipestem State Park, West Virginia
Chance Raso ('15)
Nate Lawrence ('14)
1. Growth chronology development for pitch pine at Babcock State Park, West Virginia
 
2. Climate-annual growth relationships for Eastern white pine at Pipestem State Park, West Virginia
1. Climate-growth analysis of northern red oak on a southern West Virginia ridgeline
 
2. Disturbance and growth dynamics in a hemlock-hardwood forest on the Central Appalachian Plateau
Mary Beth Ryan ('15)
McNair Scholar
Meredith Smith ('14)
Age structure analysis of eastern hemlock at Pipestem State Park, West Virginia
Hemlock establishment and vigor at Twin Falls Resort State Park, West Virginia
Joshua Gelinas ('14)
Craig Pritt ('13)
Climate effects on the growth of eastern hemlock in Cabwaylingo State Forest, West Virginia
Age structure analysis of eastern hemlock at Pipestem State Park, West Virginia
Wendy Pace ('13)
Age Structure Analysis of Eastern Hemlock at Pipestem State Park, West Virginia