"Amphibian Conservation: Monitoring Populations of Frogs and Toads in Northcentral Illinois"
Sigma Xi Annual Banquet and
6:00 pm, Banquet at the
7:30 pm, Guest lecture, Science
Dr. Nelson specializes in communicating NASA
Earth Science research results to the general public via print, video
and the Internet. He discussed applications of remote sensing
technology, particularly for understanding climate and weather
patterns. He brought a HDTV (high definition television)
projector, a HD server, and a Mac laptop to show the images on the big
Dr. Nelson received his bachelor’s
degree from Augustana in 1973, majoring in biology and mathematics and
secondary school teacher certification. He received an M.S. degree in
entomology from the University of Arizona in 1979 and his Ph.D. degree
in agronomy from Kansas State University in 1986.