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Undergraduate Research Projects

Geosciences Senior Thesis - Class of 2017

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Scott M. Bechler

"Exploring the Relationships Between Marine Cloud
   Brightening, the Walker Circulation, and Boreal Summer
   Asian Monsoon Precipitation"

M. Oppenheimer / Y. Ming (AOS)
Katherine M. Begland

"Weak Inner Core Anisotropy Along Polar Paths Under the
   Western Pacific Ocean"

J. Irving / F. Simons
Kenny M. Hulpach

"Interior Structure of Jupiter's Satellite Io Based on Thermal
   Equation of State Data"

T. Duffy / J. Irving
Catherine C. Ivanovich

"Uncovering the Source of Elevated Arsenic in Classic Maya
   Human Remains: Implications from Antiquity to Modernity"

Christianese S. Kaiser

"Estimating Atmospheric Methane Emission by Mineral
   Cryosols in the Arctic Region Using the Explicit High
   Affinity Methanotroph (XHAM) Model"

T. Onstott / S. Fueglistaler
Sydney A. Mandelbaum

"Potential Sources of Hemispheric Energetic Asymmetry"

S. Fueglistaler / G. Vecchi
Lauren M. Santi

"A Calcium and Strontium Analysis of Shark Teeth to
   Constrain Past Ocean Chemistry"

J. Higgins / S. Myneni
Jana M. Suriano

"Survival and Metabolism of Methanosarcina soligelidi Under
   Simulated Martian Subsurface Conditions"

T. Onstott / B. Ward
Kellie E. Swadba

"Wave Profile Analysis of the Behavior of SiO2 Under Shock

T. Duffy / A. Rubin
Adrian Tasistro-Hart

"Astronomically Forced Hydrology of the Late Cretaceous
   Sub-Tropical Potosí Basin, Bolivia"

A. Maloof / B. Schoene
Anna C. Van Brummen

"Calibration and Noise Characterization of a Newly Installed
   Seismometer at Princeton University"

F. Simons / J. Irving
William S. Van Cleve

"Modeling the Relationship Between Climate and Conflict:
   Nigerian Intergroup Conflict, Boko Haram Violence, and the
   Israel/Palestine Conflict"

M Oppenheimer / F. Simons
Vivian M. Yao

"Stable Isotopic Signatures in Symbiotic Bermudian Corals: A
   Study of Nutrient and Light Variability on 15N in Porites
   astreoides at Bermuda"

M. Oppenheimer / Y. Ming (AOS)
Young (Paul) R. Yi

"Numerical Investigation of the Dependence of Tidal Mixing
   by Wave-Wave Interactions on Topographic and Flow

S. Legg (AOS) / R. Hallberg (AOS)

Past Junior Research:

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 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)