Trish applied her BS in Geosciences (Penn State) toward an environmental consulting career where she performed soil and groundwater investigations and designed remediations plans for industrial and petrochemical clients. As an SU graduate student, Trish is gaining GIS processing skills and and land use knowledge. At CLUS, she applies her analytical, project management and visual graphic skills to support a passion for land conservation and sustainable communities. When away from the computer, she adventures on land & water with her teenage sons or slings clay at the ceramic studio.
Projects: Minigrant storymap for the South Mountain Partnership (2017), DWRF Project (2018), ATC Demographics Project (2019), General CLUS Support (2018-2019)
Joshua earned an A.S. in Liberal Arts and Sciences from Burlington County College and a B.S. in Geology from South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. He is currently pursuing a M.S. in Geoenvironmental Studies at Shippensburg University. Joshua enjoys teaching through nature walks and other outdoor activities and works as an environmental educator at Palmyra Cove Nature Park.
B.A. in Anthropology from University of North Texas
M.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies from University of North Texas
Ph.D. in Geography from University of Denver
My interests include historical geography, statistical techniques for spatial sciences, and spatial analyses of historical data. Additionally, I have archaeological and field equipment (e.g. surveying, GPR/EM, GPS) training. Internationally my area of interest is northern Chile. Some of my current research includes archaic rhyolite quarry sites on South Mountain, Chilean altiplano wetlands, and colonial period archaeological work at Camp Security (York, PA) and Fort McCord (Edenville, PA).
B.A. in College Scholars from University of Tennessee
M.A. in Geography from University of Maryland
Ph.D. in Geography from University of Maryland
Dr. Claire Jantz is the Director of the CLUS. She has extensive expertise in land use and land cover change analysis and modeling, and interdisciplinary research. Dr. Jantz has particular expertise within the Chesapeake Bay Watershed, the Delaware River Basin, and the Delmarva Peninsula. She has participated in several collaborative research efforts funded by NASA, Maryland SeaGrant, NPS, and the William Penn Foundation.