Undergraduate Research Projects
Geosciences Senior Thesis - Class of 2016
Ryan T. Barker
"U-Pb TIMS-TEA Geochronology and a New
Chronostratigraphy Cañadon Asfalto Basin,
Alyson K. Beveridge
"Measuring the Changing Mass of Glaciers on the Tibetan
Plateau Using Time-Variable Gravity from the Grace
F. J. SimonsEthan C. Campbell
"Where Three Oceans Meet: Nitrate Isotope
Measurements from the South Atlantic Along 34.5°S"
Alison M. Campion
"Constraining the Timing and Amplitude of Proposed
Glacioeustasy During the Late Paleozoic Ice Age
with a Continuous Carbonate Record in Spain"
Shanna L. Christian
"Abandoned Oil and Gas Wells in Pennsylvania:
Well Attributes and Effective Permeability"
M. Celia (CEE)
Jay B. Dessy
"Towards Quantifying the Risk of Compound Heat
Wave Events: Projections of Frequency and Severity"
Collin R. Edwards
"Mining Metagenomic Data to Understand the Lifestyle
of Atmospheric Methane Oxidizing Bacteria in
Antarctic Surface Soil"
Atleigh G. Forden
"Reconstructing Fish Ecology from Otolith Geochemistry:
Past and Present"
"Analysis of Martian Topography via A Parameterized
F. J. Simons
Rebecca A. Lowy
"Arsenic Adsorption on Fe/Mn-Oxides: Potential
of Fe/Mn Nanocrystalline Coated Calcite for Filteration
Sophia C. Myers
"An Inter-Trophic Examination of Nitrogen Isotopes
Past and Present"
Evan M. O’Brien
"A Multiple Stressor Model of Climate Change Effects on
Growth and Survival of Larval Crassostrea gigas"
J. Sarmiento/G. Philander
Anteneh (Jimmy) Sarbanes
"Long Term Drought Signature of Standardized
E. Wood (CEE)
"An Examination of Climate Variability and International
Migration in Sub-Saharan Africa"
Ethan M. Vasquez
"A Physiological Approach to Determining Ecosystem
Productivity in the Arctic"
Fiona M. West
" The Herbivory Cost of N2 Fixation and its Effect on the
Abundance of Nitrogen Fixing Trees in a Tropical Forest"
Claire M. Zarakas
"Propagating Uncertainty from Plant Traits to Ecosystem
Dynamics in a Dry Tropical Forest"