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THESES AND OTHER PUBLICATIONS BY GEOGRAPHY AND GEOLOGY DEPARTMENT GRADUATE and UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS, AND ALUMNI  (2016 -      .... )

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2017

marker   Barringer, E. (M.S. Geoscience 2015), North, L., Gripshover, M.M., Huss, J. (2017) Campus sustainability tours: exploring an uncharted tool. International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education (online first) (PR).
marker   Bhattarai, I. (2017). Quantitative River Profile Analysis to Investigate Exhumation of the Siwalik Foreland Basin, Nepalese Himalaya (Advisor: Nahid Gani).
marker   Craft, K.E. (M.S. Geoscience 2011), Mahmood, R., King, S.A., Goodrich, G., Yan, J. (2017) Droughts of the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries: Influences on the production of beef and forage in Kentucky, USA. Science of the Total Environment 577: 122-135 (PR).
marker   Garmon, W.T. (B.S. Geology 2014), Allen, C.D., Chambers, F. (2017) Geologic and Tectonic Background of the Lesser Antilles. In Allen, C.D. (ed.) Landscapes and Landforms of the Lesser Antilles . New York, Springer, 7-16.
marker   Hogankamp, K.J. (2017) Characterizing South American Mesoscale Convective Complexes Using Isotope Hydrology (Advisor: Jason Polk).
marker   Jackson, L. (2017) Epikarst Hydrogeochemical Changes in Telogenetic Karst Systems in South-central Kentucky (Advisor: Jason Polk).
marker   Kenderes, S. (B.S. Geology 2014), with Malone, D.H., Craddock, J.P. (2017) Detrital zircon geochronology and provenance of the Middle Cambrian Flathead Sandstone, Park County, Wyoming. The Mountain Geologist 54(2): 86-103 (PR).
marker   Na-Yemeh, D.Y. (2017). Synoptic Atmospheric Conditions, Land Cover, and Equivalent Temperature Variations in Kentucky (Advisor: Rezaul Mahmood).
marker   Tuladhar, A. (2017) Assessing Seasonal and Spatial Variability in the Hydrogeochemistry of Glacial Meltwater in Iceland (Advisor: Jason Polk).
marker   Turner, A. (2017) Measuring Inorganic Carbon Fluxes from Carbonate Mineral Weathering from Large River Basins: The Ohio River Basin (Advisor: Chris Groves).
marker   Wang, Z. (2017) Evidence for Late Pliocene Deglacial Megafloods from Giant Sediment Waves in the Northern Gulf of Mexico (Advisor: M. Royhan Gani).
marker   Winchester, J. (M.S. Geoscience 2015), Mahmood, R., Rodgers, W. (M.S. Geoscience 2014), Hossain, F., Rappin, E., Durkee, J., Chronis, T. (2017). A Model-Based Assessment of Potential Impacts of Man-Made Reservoirs on Precipitation. Earth Interactions (online first) (PR).

2016

marker  Blackburn, Nathanial (2016) Apatite Helium Thermochronology of the Blue Nile Canyon, Ethiopian Plateau. (Advisor: Nahid Gani).
marker  Bodine, Tyler (2016) Reservoir Study and Facies Analysis of the Big Clifty Sandstone in South Central Kentucky (Advisor: Michael May).
marker  Butler, Kort (2016) The Role of Diagenesis in Reservoir Development of the Big Clifty (Jackson) Sandstone in South-Central Kentucky (Advisor: Michael May).
marker  Coats, Lamar (2016) The Influence of Tropical Cyclones on Droughts and Warm Season Precipitation in Tennessee and Kentucky (Advisor: Greg Goodrich).
marker  Despain, J. (M.S. Geoscience 2006), Tobin, B. (M.S. Geoscience 2007), Stock, G.M. (2016). Geomorphology and paleohydrology of Hurricane Crawl Cave, Sequoia National Park, California. Journal of Cave and Karst Studies 78(2): 72-84 (PR).
marker  Devine, Steven M. (2016) Petrographic Controls on Weathering of the Haney Limestone (Advisor: Michael May).
marker  Ham, B. (M.S. Geoscience 2009), Winter, S. (M.S. Geoscience 1990), Federico, R. (B.S. Geography 1994), Marasa, M., with Polk, J.S., Kambesis, P.N. (2016). Corvettes and Karst: A microgravity survey at the National Corvette Museum, Bowling Green, Kentucky. Symposium on the Application of Geophysics to Engineering and Environmental Problems 2016 . Denver, CO: Environmental and Engineering Geophysical Society, 195-199.
marker  Humagain, Kamal (M.S. Geoscience 2012). Analysis of impacts of restoration on vegetation through time using field sampling and spatial techniques . Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Natural Resources Management, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX.
marker  Haarstad, H. (B.S. Geography 2002), Wanvik, T.L. (2016) Carbonscapes and beyond: Conceptualizing the instability of oil landscapes. Progress in Human Geography doi:10.1177/0309132516648007 (PR).
marker  Leeper, R. (M.S. Geoscience 2009), Suarez, Astrid (B.S. Meteorology 2010), with Quintanar, A.I., Mahmood, R. (2016) Atmospheric sensitivity to roughness length in a regional atmospheric model over the Ohio-Tennessee river valley. Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics 128(3): 315-330 (PR).
marker  Lively, Jay (2016) In Situ Ion Exchange in a Micro-porous Transition Metal Silicate Framework (Advisor: Aaron Celestian/Jason Polk).
marker  McClanahan, Kegan (M.S. Geoscience 2014), Polk, J., Groves, C., Osterhoudt, L. (M.S. Geoscience 2014), Grubbs, S. (2016) Dissolved inorganic carbon sourcing using δ13CDIC from a karst influenced river system. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 41(3): 392-405 (PR).
marker  Oglesby, Jonathan (2016) An Adaptive Visual Learning Approach for Waterborne Disease Prevention in Rural West Africa (Advisor: Leslie North).
marker  Osterhoudt, Laura (M.S. Geoscience 2014), with McClanahan, Kegan (M.S. Geoscience 2014), Polk, J., Groves, C., Grubbs, S. (2016) Dissolved inorganic carbon sourcing using δ13CDIC from a karst influenced river system. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 41(3): 392-405 (PR).
marker  Porter, B.L. (M.S. Geoscience 2010), North, L.A., Polk, J.S. (2017) Comparing and refining karst disturbance index methods through application in an island karst setting. Environmental Management 58(6): 1027-1045 (PR).
marker  Pricope, N.G. (M.S. Geoscience 2006), All, J.D., Miles, L. (2016). Anthropogenic and Environmental Disturbance Factors in the Annapurna Conservation Area of Nepal. In Singh, R.B., Prokop, P. (eds.) Environmental Geography of South Asia: Contributions Toward a Future Earth Initiative. Tokyo, Japan: Springer, pp. 271-285.
marker  Reeder, Andrew D. (2016) Devonian Hydrocarbon Production in South Central Kentucky: A GIS Study (Advisor: Michael May).
marker  Riggle, Matthew J. (2016) Honors Thesis: A Spatial Analysis of Settlement, Accessibility, and Quality of Life of the Burmese Refugee Population in Bowling Green, Kentucky (Advisor: Jun Yan).
marker  Salley, D. Connor (2016) Advancing Methods to Measure the Atmospheric CO2 Sink from Carbonate Rock Weathering (Advisor: Chris Groves).
marker  Santos, Chandler (2016) Linking In-Situ Data with Remote Sensing to Analyze Tropical Glacier Stability and Retreat in the Cordillera Blanca, Peru (Advisor: Jun Yan).
marker  Schaefer, Robert T. (2016) Evaluating the Influences of Karst Hydrogeology on Freshwater Harmful Algal Blooms in Kentucky Lakes (Advisor: Jason Polk).
marker  Suarez, Astrid (B.S. Meteorology 2010), Leeper, R. (M.S. Geoscience 2009), with Quintanar, A.I., Mahmood, R. (2016) Atmospheric sensitivity to roughness length in a regional atmospheric model over the Ohio-Tennessee river valley. Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics 128(3): 315-330 (PR).
marker  Sullivan, Zachary (2016) Karst Landscape Influence on the Planetary Boundary Layer Atmosphere (Advisor: Xingang Fan).
marker  Tobin, B. (M.S. Geoscience 2007), Despain, J. (M.S. Geoscience 2006), Stock, G.M. (2016). Geomorphology and paleohydrology of Hurricane Crawl Cave, Sequoia National Park, California. Journal of Cave and Karst Studies 78(2): 72-84 (PR).
marker  Tobin, Benjamin (M.S. Geoscience 2007), Schwartz, B. (2016). Using periodic hyrologic and geochemical sampling with limited continuous monitoring to characterize remote karst aquifers in the Kaweah River basin, California, USA. Hydrological Processes 30(19): 3361-3372 (PR).
marker  Wang, Z. (M.S. Geoscience 2017) et al. (2016) Late Albian cactus in shallow carbonate shelf, West Texas . Carnets de Geologie 16(12): 337-346 (PR).
marker  Wardall, Austin (2016) Dispersion of Ammonia from Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (Advisor: Rezaul Mahmood).


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