Recent theses and dissertations

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This list is not complete, but it does contain most of the theses and dissertations generated in the past few years by the lab. DMP refers to undergraduate theses prepared as part of the Distinguished Majors Program.


Cosans, C.L. 2015. Insights into Nitrogen Fluxes: Quantifying Variations in Groundwater-Stream Hydrologic Connectivity. Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia. (775 Kb) (DMP)

Dunckel, A.E. 2014. N2O production and removal in streambed sediments: Understanding physicochemical influences on N2O fluxes from agricultural streams on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. M.S. Thesis. Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia. 118 pp.  (4.31Mb)

 

Flewelling, S.A. 2010. Nitrogen Storage and Removal in Catchments on the Eastern Shore of Virginia . Ph.D. Dissertation. Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia. 144 pp.  (2.63 Mb)

Floyd, Amanda 2007. Effects of Inundation Regime and Plant Community on Soil Bacterial Communities in an Eastern Shore, VA Salt Marsh (484 Kb)

Franklin, R.B. 2004. Spatial patterns in microbial communities.Ph.D. Dissertation. Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia. 342 pp. (1.73 Mb)

Gallavotti, H.S. 2004. Spatial profiles of sediment denitrification at the ground water – surface water interface in Cobb Mill Creek on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. M.S. Thesis. Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia. 96 pp. (1.93 Mb)

Hounshell, A.G. 2012. Effect of biologically mediated sulfur oxidation on carbonate dissolution in submerged, fresh-water calcite caves. 35pp. (716Kb) (DMP)

Gu, C. 2007. Hydrological control on nitrate delivery through the groundwater-surface water interface. Ph.D. Dissertation. Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia. 238 pp. (1.84 Mb)

Kang, S. 2005. Spatial Structures of soil microbial communities and their controlling factors. Ph.D. Dissertation. Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia. 249 pp. (3.46 Mb)

Pickus, B.A. 2015. Topographic Models and Infiltration Rate Analysis: Evaluating Extent of Potential Groundwater Denitrification of Low-Relief Streams Draining Watersheds of the Atlantic Coastal Plain. Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia. (1.6Mb) (DMP)

 

Reid-Black, K. 2014.  Spatial and temporal variability in groundwater seepage in a low relief coastal stream: implications for nitrate removal. M.S. Thesis. Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia. (1.6Mb)

 

Ren, J.E. 2015. Changes in the Flux of Nitrate during Storms in an Eastern Shore, Virginia Stream. BS/DMP Thesis. Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia. 46 pp. (950 Kb)  (DMP)

Thomas, C.R. 2003. Salt marsh biogeochemistry and sediment organic matter accumulation. Ph.D. Dissertation. Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia. 164 pp. (1.5 Mb)


OTHER UNDERGRADUATE THESES:

Chaffin, A. 2016. Dissolved organic nitrogen variability at a permaculture livestock farm in central Virginia. B.S. Thesis. Department of Environmental Science, University of  Virginia. 32pp.

 

Gorsky, A.L. 2016. Nitrogen fixation as a nutrient input in a local permaculture livestock farm. BS/DMP Thesis. Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia. 26 pp.

 

Suhling, M.P. 2016. Water Budget for the TCF pond. B.S. Thesis. Department of Environmental Science, University of  Virginia. 25 pp.