Department of Geology

Senior Honors Theses


AY 2002-2003

Honors Thesis Title

Mentor

Jonathan P. Allen

Sedimentology & Plant Taphonomy of the Trout Brook Formation, Middle Devonian, Maine

Publication Reprint Available

Prof. Robert A. Gastaldo

Amy L. Lansdale

Hydrogeochemical Analysis of a Contaminated Industrial Site

Dr. Jennifer D. Shosa

Justin E. Ossolinski

An Investigation of the Hydrogeochemical Dynamics of a Forested Peat Land in Central Maine

Dr. Jennifer D. Shosa

AY 2003-2004

 

Robin H. Nesbeda

Sedimentological and Geochemical Characterization of East Pond, Belgrade Lakes Watershed, central Maine

Honors Thesis Available

 Prof. Robert A. Gastaldo

AY 2005-2006

 

Katherine E. Curtis

A Dynamic 3-d Model of the Seasonal Surface and Sub-surface Flow in the Belgrade Lakes Watershed, South-central Maine

Honors Thesis Available

Dr. Jennifer D. Shosa

Christopher J. Russoniello

 (1) Development of a research plan for a hydrogeological investigation of the Serpentine Bog, and (2) Quantification of seasonal groundwater flux through the southern portion of the Serpentine Bog in South-Central Maine

PowerPoint Presentation Available

Dr. Jennifer D. Shosa

AY 2007-2008

 

Bradford M. Cantor

Historical Records of Stomatal Indices for Quercus and Nyssa from the Southeastern U.S.

Honors Thesis Available

Prof. Robert A. Gastaldo

Rachel G. Daly

The Effect on Stomatal Proxies as a Function of Geographical Position Relative to Growing Season Sunlight

Honors Thesis Available

Publication Reprint Available

Prof. Robert A. Gastaldo

AY 2009-2010

Ellen Crapster-Pregont

Lithium- and Oxygen-isotope Profiles of a Mid-Atlantic Ridge Oceanic Core Complex: The Atlantis Massif, 30?N

Honors Thesis Available

Dr. Valerie S. Reynolds

Christopher M. Englert

Spectral Analysis of Rotary Sonar Images for Comparison to Predictive Ripple Models

Honors Thesis Available

Prof. Robert A. Gastaldo

Cassandra L. Knight

Late Permian paleoenvironmental factors expounded through analysis of a forest-floor paleosol profile, Karoo Basin, South Africa

Honors Thesis Available

Prof. Robert A. Gastaldo

AY 2010-2011

Timothy E. Becker

EBSD Analysis of Pyroxenes in the Zagami Shergottite: Implications for Emplacement Mechanism

Honors Thesis Available

Dr. Valerie S. Reynolds

Eleanor E. Hoyt

Rheological properties of folded layers during natural deformation as determined from quantitative geometric analysis of fold shape

Honors Thesis Available

Dr. Jeffrey M. Marsh

Bryce A. Pludow

Comparing Middle Permian and Early Triassic environments: Mud aggregates as a proxy for climate change in the Karoo Basin, South Africa

Honors Thesis Available

Prof. Robert A. Gastaldo

AY 2011-2012

Emma N. Beck

Examination of Spatial Variations in Recrystallization Mechanisms in Quartz

Honors Thesis Available

Dr. Walter A. Sullivan

Nathan Katsiaficas

Geodynanmic Constraints on the Flow of Samoan-Plume Mantle into the Northern Lau Basin

Honors Thesis Available

Dr. Valerie S. Reynolds
Prof. Robert A. Gastaldo