SOME RECENT MASTER'S THESES:

 

B. Chernoff, Advisor
"Understanding Stream Habitat and Biota within the Context of Past and Present Land Use"
Ross Heinemann
"Spatiotemporal Analysis of Benthic Macroinvertebrate Community Structure in Selected Connecticut Streams"
Heather Craig Olins, 2006, Ph.D. student, Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard
 

M. Gilmore, Advisor
"Characterizing the optical properties of Coclodinuium polykrikoides: Implications for the remote sensing of harmful algal blooms in the Peconic Estuary, NY"
Margaret Selzer, 2010, Now a Strength & Accuracy Coach
"Origin and Composition of the Light-Toned Layered Deposits in Iani Chaos, Mars"
Tanya Harrison, 2008, Now working at Malin Space Science Systems
"Temperature of Gullied Slopes on Mars: Evidence for a Thermal Control on Gully Formation"
Ann M. Ollila, 2007, Now a Ph.D. student in Planetary Sciences at UNM
"Geometry of Martian Hillside Gullies in the Northern Hemisphere: Evidence for an Insolation-Driven Mechanism of Formation"
Nina Louise Lanza, 2006, Now a Ph.D. student in Planetary Sciences at UNM
"Foliar accumulation of mercury and its effects on the reflectance spectra of vegetation in Connecticut"
Sarah Dunagan, 2005, Now a research scientist at the Silent Spring Institute
"Autonomous mineral detectors for future Mars exploration missions"
Matthew Merrill, 2005, Now at the USGS, Reston
"Estimating the coverage of P. australis in the wetland regions of the Connecticut River using remotely sensed data"
Cheney Shreve, 2003, Ph.D., University of Virginia, now a technical engineer at ITT Visual Information Solutions
"Use of ocean color remote sensing in the study of primary productivity and anoxia in Long Island Sound"
Taras Gapotchenko, 2002

J. Greenwood, Advisor
"Kinetics of hydrogen isotope fractionation in gypsum: Planetary and terrestrial applications"
Amanda Thompson, 2010, Now at the Museum of Science, Boston
 

T. Ku, Advisor
"Characterizing the optical properties of Coclodinuium polykrikoides: Implications for the remote sensing of harmful algal blooms in the Peconic Estuary, NY"
Margaret Selzer, 201, Now a Strength & Accuracy Coach

S. O'Connell, Advisor
"Bedform Formation in the Glastonbury Meanders of the Connecticut River"
Rosemary Ostfeld, 2011 , Now a Marketing Manager at Primus Green Energy
"Sediment History of the Miocene-Pliocene Weddell Sea Abyssal Plain"
Stephen Peter Schwarz, 2011
"Long and Short Term Beach Erosion Along Griswold Point, CT: An Analysis Using Remote Sensing and Detailed Ground Surveys"
Tracy Ellen Krueger, 2005

 

P. Patton, Advisor
"The Transport of Nitrogen and the Residence Time of Water in the Housatonic River Estuary"
Joshua Stevin, 1998

P. Resor, Advisor
"Three dimensional mapping of sysedimentary faulting in the Capitan Reef, Guadalupe Mountains, NM/TX"
George Bennum, 2011, Now at GIS Programmer at Patrick Engineering
 

D. Royer, Advisor
"Atmospheric carbon dioxide in the Middle Eocene based on stomata of the living fossil conifer Metasequoia"
Maria Gabriela Doria Ramirez, 2009, Now a Ph.D. student the the Yale School of Forestry and the Environment

E. Thomas, Advisor
"Water quality trends in Long Island Sound over the last 400 years: isotope studies on carbonates"
Festo Lugolobi, 2003, Ph.D., Boston University, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Bentley University

J. Varekamp, Advisor

"Mercury Contamination in Tobago, West Indies"
Pushpa Asia Neupane, 2010
"Natural Pollutant Attenuation by Schwertmannite at Copahue Volcano, Argentina"
Tristan James Kading, 2010, Now a Ph.D. student at WHOI
"Geochemistry of Oligocene to Holocene Volcanic Arc Rocks in Greece"
Thomas Paul Wohlford, 2010, Now an Environmental Scientist
"Nutrient Dynamics of Long Island Sound"
Nathan Alan Boon, 2008, Associate at Booz Allen Hamilton
"Crater Lake and Hot Springs Geochemistry of Peteroa Volcano, Argentina-Chile"
Conor Kennedy Gately, 2004, Ph.D. student Geography, Boston University
"Water quality trends in Long Island Sound over the last 400 years: isotope studies on carbonates"
Festo Lugolobi, 2003, Ph.D., Boston University, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Bentley University
"Metal contamination in sediments from the Housatonic River, Conn."
Tabitha Zierzow, 2002, Now an Environmental Scientist