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Undergraduate Research Projects

Geosciences Senior Thesis - Class of 2018

William A. Atkinson

The Role of Soil Minerals in Terrestrial Carbon Storage: Linking Field and Laboratory Studies with Complimentary Spectroscopy Methods

Adviser: Satish Myneni

Keo Z. Chan

Nitrogen Isotopic (δ15N) Variation with Fish Length in the Global Ocean: A Potential Indicator for Global Anthropogenic Impact

Adviser: Bess Ward

Maricela Coronado

Underground Hydrocarbon Pipelines in the United States, and Their Relationship to the Concentration of Arsenic in Groundwater

Adviser: Frederik J. Simons

Walker Darling

Ground-truthing Coral as a Proxy: An Examination of the δ15N of Four Coral Species across the Bermuda Pedestal

Adviser: Daniel Sigman

Donald Edward Martocello III

H-Aquil: A Chemically Defined Cell Culture Medium for Trace Metal Studies in Vibrios and Other Marine Heterotrophic Bacteria

Adviser: François Morel

Erin McCabe

Mesoscale Processes’ Effects on Spatial and Temporal Variability in the Ocean’s Biological Carbon Pump

Adviser: Laure Resplandy

Shayne P. McKenna

An Analysis of In Situ X-Ray Diffraction of SiO2 Under Shock Compression

Adviser: Thomas Duffy

Joshua Murray

A Deterministic Approach to Geochemical Stratigraphy

Adviser: Blair Schoene

Henry M. Ogilby Jr.

The Role of Encapsulin Nanocompartments in Anaerobic Ammonium

Adviser: Bess Ward

Nicole E. Rinaldi

A Ground-truthing Study of the Nitrogen Isotopic Composition of Enamel Bound Organic Matter in Modern Bison Teeth

Adviser: Daniel Sigman

Hannah Tandy

Evaluating Carbon and Climate Sensitivities of the NOAA/GFDL Earth System Model ESM2Mb to Forcing Perturbations During the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum

Adviser: Gerta Keller

Past Junior Research:

Class of 2019: Spring (pdf) | Fall (pdf)
Class of 2018: Spring (pdf) | Fall (pdf)
Class of 2017:
Spring (pdf) | Fall (pdf)
Class of 2016: Spring (pdf) | Fall (pdf)
Class of 2015: Spring (pdf) | Fall (pdf)
Class of 2014: Spring (pdf) | Fall (pdf)
Class of 2013: Spring (pdf) | Fall (pdf)
Class of 2012: Spring (pdf) | Fall (pdf)

Past Senior Theses:

Class of 2018 (pdf)

Class of 2017 (pdf)

Class of 2016 (pdf)

Class of 2015 (pdf)

Class of 2014 (pdf)

Class of 2013 (pdf)

Class of 2012 (pdf)

Class of 2011 (pdf)

Class of 2010 (pdf)

Class of 2009 (pdf)

Class of 2008 (pdf)