Frederick "Fritz" Nelson Receives Award from AAG Marcus Fund

March 13, 2020

Congratulations to Dr. Fritz Nelson on being named a recipient of the AAG 2020 Marcus Fund for Physical Geography. The objective of The Mel Marcus Fund for Physical Geography is to carry on the tradition of excellence and humanity in fieldwork espoused by Dr. Melvin G. Marcus. Grants from the Mel Marcus Fund for Physical Geography foster personally formative participation by students collaborating with faculty in field-based physical geography research in challenging outdoor environments.

Dr. Nelson's project is entitled Baseline Data for a Field-Based Critical Geomorphic Experiment and centers its work in the Juneau Icefield Research Program’s Camp 29 facility on the Cathedral Massif near Atlin, British Columbia, Canada.