Samantha W. Kaplan
Assistant Professor of Geography
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin - Madison, 2003
Quaternary studies, climatology;
paleoecology; environmental change; geomorphology; sedimentology; lakes;
soils; wetlands; remote sensing.
Palynology; paleoclimatology; dendroclimatology; paleolimnology; Everglades; Upper Midwest.
- Kaplan, S.W. 2010. Synchronous and Non-synchronous Changes in
Climate, Lake Level and Fire Regime Inferred From Sediments From Three
Lakes in Northern Wisconsin. Association of American Geographers Annual
Meeting, Program Abstracts: Washington, DC.
- Research grant: Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. Changes
in alkalinity of a northern Wisconsin glacial seepage lake under drought
conditions, Co-PI with Paul Garrison, WI DNR.
- Research grant: UWSP College of Letters and Science Undergraduate
Education Initiative. Dendrochronological (Tree Ring) Dating of the
Newly Acquired UWSP Dugout Canoe, Co–PI with Ray Reser, UWSP.
- Grimley, D.A., Larsen, D., Kaplan, S.W., Yansa, C.H., Curry, B.B.,
and E.A. Oches. 2009. A multi-proxy palaeoecological and palaeoclimatic
record within full glacial lacustrine deposits, western Tennessee, USA.
Journal of Quaternary Science, 24:8, p. 960-981
- Allen, P.E. and Kaplan, S.W. 2009. Development of site specific
climate scenarios for river and sediment discharge using macrophysical
climate models: an example from Puerto Rico. Geological Society of
America Annual Meeting, Program Abstracts: Portland, OR.
- Bryson, R.A. and Kaplan, S.W., 2007. Chapter 5: Modeling the Past
Hemispheric Mean Temperature in High Time Resolution. Ιn R.Α. Bryson and
K. McEnaney-DeWall (eds.), A Paleoclimatology Workbook: High
Resolution, Site-Specific, Macrophysical Climate Modeling & Template
CD. Mammoth Site of Hot Springs, SD.