Carleton College Geology Department Comprehensive Exercise Projects

Graduating senior geology majors, their hometowns and titles of integrative comprehensive exercise projects:


Karen M. Aydinian, Spring, TX, "Structural Models for the Geology of the Hanna Basin, Carbon County, Wyoming" (pdf 2.5 mb)

Michael Barrett, Walla Walla, WA, "Kootzna-who? Provenance and detrital history of a mid-Tertiary basin in Admiralty Trough, southeastern Alaska"

Katherine Bovee, Henderson, MN, "Implications from flowstone δ18O and δ13C records for Late Pleistocene paleo-sea-levels, Dead End Cave, Government Quarry, Bermuda " (pdf 4.8 mb)

Karin Brown, Madison, WI, "40Ar/39Ar geochronology of the Silver Hills andesite, Montserrat, West Indies" (pdf 1.8 mb)

Daniel Callahan, Centerville, GA, "Error Reduction in Cave Conduit Modeling" (pdf 0.6 mb)

Matthew Dettinger, Washington, PA, "A borehole video examination of debris within the terminus of a polythermal glacier, Storglaciären, northern Sweden" (pdf 10.8 mb)

Ethan Hyland, Poland, ME, "Paleomagnetic stratigraphy across the Eocene-Oligocene Boundary at Monte Cagnero (Piobbico, Northeastern Apennines, Italy): Correlations to the GSSP at Massignano (Ancona, Italy)" (pdf 2.1 mb)

Hannah Kinzie, Evanston, IL, "Implications of Groundwater Level and Temperature Fluctuations beneath a Newly Developed Subdivision in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin" (pdf 4.1 mb)

Calvin Lieu, Hong Kong, " A Cyclostratigraphic Analysis of the Mid-Cenomanian Event, Avacelli and Furlo, Italy" (pdf 4.2 mb)

Tyler Mackey, Madison, WI, "Ephemeral cementation of beachrock in the Jordan Formation: a case for ice near the Cambrian equator" (pdf 8.6 mb)

Zachary McGuire, Fanwood, MO, "Rotation of Crustal Blocks in Central California based on Paleomagnetic Declination" (pdf 0.9 mb)

Cicely Miltich, Cohasset, MN, "Climate change past and present: Carbon cycle analogs" (pdf 2.8 mb)

Marc Monbouquette, Omaha, NE, "Obliteration of climate signals in an avalanching pile of rice and implications for interpreting stratigraphy" (pdf 8.3 mb)

Dorene Samantha Nakata, Waipahu, HI, "Mapping Volcanism and Tectonism of the Slow-Spreading Lucky Strike Segment (Mid-Atlantic Ridge, 37°17′N)" (pdf 6.5 mb)

John Nowinski, Black River Falls, WI, "Dirt, water, and wine: deciphering soil-water interactions and their implications for viticulture in the Walla Walla Valley, American Pacific Northwest" (pdf 4.2 mb)

Frances Reid, Newport, OR, "Effects of El Niño and the North Atlantic Oscillation on Zinfandel and Primitivo wine quality in Santa Rosa, California and Manduria, Italy" (pdf 0.7 mb)

Elizabeth Ritz, Madison, WI, "Can the stream power law be used to quantify differential landscape evolution from bedrock incision in the Central Alps, Switzerland?" (pdf 0.7 mb)

Samuel Roberts, Leverett, MA, "The Origin of Polish on Pebbles in the Windrow Formation of Goodhue County, Minnesota" (pdf 2.8 mb)

Perry Spector, Aspen, CO, "An Environmental and Time Series Analysis of Pelagosite: a Mediterranean Intertidal Aragonite Crust" (pdf 2.8 mb)

Lydia Staisch, Saint Louis, MO, "Dislocation Modeling and Comparison with GPS Data to Assess Possible Strain Accumulation in the central Lesser Antilles, Commonwealth of Dominica" (pdf 2.8 mb)

Clara Tsang, Hong Kong, "Do secondary magma chambers exist in Mauna Loa’s Southwest Rift Zone? - A Petrologic and Geochemical Analysis of Xenoliths" (pdf 2.8 mb)


Lauren Andrews, Bella Vista, CA, "A Geo-chemical Analysis of Aluminum and Iron Oxides in Little Backbone Creek, Shasta County, California" (pdf 2.8 mb)

Sarah Bergman, Saint Paul, MN, "Late Pleistocene Glacial History and Reconstruction of the Fish Lake Plateau, South-Central Utah: Implications for Climate at the Last Glacial Maximum" (pdf 8.1 mb)

Keith Christianson, Beverly Hills, MI, "δ13C and δ18O analysis of Cenozoic Camelidae tooth enamel, Great Plains, U.S.A." (pdf 9.8 mb)

Nathaniel Dixon, Foster, RI, "Experimental and theoretical hydrodynamic analysis of Mercenaria valves from the Florida Pinecrest beds" (pdf 2.0 mb)

Mark Dyson, Cannon Falls, MN, "TriMan: An interactive tool for modeling earthquakes, with applications to the 1992 Landers and 1999 Hector Mine, California earthquakes" (pdf 1.2 mb)

John Gibbons, Hurley, WI, "Geother-mobarometry of Mid-Cretaceous Plutons from Southeastern Alaska" (pdf 76 mb)

Jacob Gold, West Chester, PA, "Effects of variable land management and topography on soil quality on an agricultural site in Nerstrand MN" (pdf 15 mb)

William Guenthner, Oak Park, IL, "Mafic Microgranular Enclaves in a Coarse Grained Granite, Vinalhaven Island, Maine: Evidence for Magma Mingling and Chamber Evolution" (pdf 142 mb)

Kelly Hereid, Wildwood, MO, "Pyrodinium bahamense var. bahamense cysts as a dinoflagel-late population and depositional environment proxy in Puerto Mosquito, Vieques, Puerto Rico" (pdf 6.0 mb)

Gloria Jimenez, Saint Paul, MN, "Changes in soil carbon cycling across a nitrogen pollution gradient in the San Bernardino Mountains, California" (pdf 0.9 mb)

John Kracum, Chicago, IL, "Study of the release of Ca, Mg, Fe, and Mn from a biologically active soil due to microbial eradication and a chelating agent" (pdf 0.1 mb)

Andrew Lorenz, Birmingham, MI, "Saltwater intrusion in a fractured granite aquifer, Vinalhaven, Maine" (pdf 2.7 mb)

Ross Mitchell, New Fairfield, CT, "Late Cretaceous Paleomagnetic Pole for North America from the Pierre Shale: Implications for Baja-British Columbia and True Polar Wander" (pdf 11 mb)

Kendra Murray, Fly Creek, NY, "Using δ18O of zircon and geochemistry to determine the magmatic evolution and degrees of contamina-tion in Peggy’s Cove monzogranite, Halifax Pluton, Nova Scotia" (pdf 19 mb)

Selena Pang, Wailuki, HI, "Nitrogen Iventory Of Developed Headwaters In Greenville, SC" (pdf 42 mb)

Donald Penman, New York, NY, "Biostratigra-phy of Santonian-Campanian genus Baculites in the Western Interior of North America: Implications for Evolutionary Timing and Migration" (pdf 5.0 mb)

Nicholas Riordan, Anchorage, AK, "A Paleoenvironmental Study of the Nyac Terrane, SW Alaska" (pdf 39 mb)

Megan Rohrssen, Marengo, IA, "Siderite-magnetite oxygen isotope fractionation: A potential iron mineral biosignature" (pdf 6.4 mb)

Ellen Root, Minneapolis, MN, "Characteriza-tion of the Matrix of the Mill Street Conglomerate at Taylors Falls, Minnesota (U.S.A.)" (pdf 14 mb)

Susan Schnur, Switzerland, "An Analysis of the Morphology and Physical Properties of Pillow Lavas of the Nicasio Reservoir Terrane, Marin County, California: Implications for Seamount Formation and Structure" (pdf 3.8 mb)

Daniel Shapiro, Bronx, NY, "Evidence for wide scale climate forcing in the late Pleistocene from a speleothem stable isotope record from Spring Valley Caverns, Fillmore County, Minnesota" (pdf 3.9 mb)

Christina Spence, Tacoma, WA, "Surface-groundwater interactions in a test well field and Spring Creek, Fort Collins, CO" (pdf 3.9 mb)

Cliff Swanson, Los Alamitos, CA, "Macro-scopic and petrographic analysis of silica cementation on the Cambrian-Ordovician boundary strata near Osceola, Wisconsin" (pdf 9.7 mb)

Carl Ulberg, Seattle, WA, "Investigation of Cascadia Tremor Correlation with Earth Tides" (pdf 4.1 mb)

Sarina Yospin, Newton, MA, "Using Gravity for Subsurface Imaging at Ship Rock, New Mexico" (pdf 4.5 mb)


Rachel Brown, Northfield, MN, "A Cyclostratigraphic Analysis of the Eocene-Oligocene Boundary GSSP, Massignano, Italy" (pdf 3.4 mb)

Margaret Doheny-Skubic, Oak Park, IL, "Characterizing groundwater basin flow in a regolith-covered, mantled karst terrain in Northwest Arkansas" (pdf 26 mb)

Kelsey Dyck, Bluffton, OH, "High-resolution δ18O, δ13C and taphonomy records from Acropora cervicornis coral and implications for mid-Holocene climate: Las Clavellinas, Dominican Republic" (pdf 30 mb)

Lee Finley-Blasi, Littleton, CO, "U-Pb dating of Detrital Zircon from the Fond du Lac and Hinckley Formations of Northern Minnesota" (pdf 3.7 mb)

Daniel S. Jones, Corvallis, OR, "Geomicrobiology of highly acidic, pendulous biofils ("snottites") from the Frasassi Caves, Italy" (pdf 17 mb)

Rebekah Lundquist, Pelican Rapids, MN, "Provenance analysis of the Marquette Range Supergroup sedimentary rocks from northwestern Wisconsin and western Michigan using U-Pb isotope geochemistry on detrital zircons by LA-ICP-MS" (pdf 15 mb)

Grant Rozier, Alma, MI, "Geology of the Alkaline Pyroclastic flows of the Johnson Valley Reservoir, Fish Lake Plateau, South-Central Utah" (pdf 5.6 mb)


Michael Bagley, Sitka, AK, "Geologic Mapping in the Afar with Landsat 7 ETM+ Data" (pdf 52 mb)

Timothy Beaster, Grand Marais, MN, "Agates: a literature review and Electron Backscatter Diffraction study of Lake Superior agates" (pdf 0.7 mb)

William Gallin, New York, NY, "Cosmogenic 3He Exposure age dating of glacial and landslide deposits on Boulder Mountain, Utah" (pdf 50 mb)

Sarah Greene, Montgomery, MN, "An Investigation of El Ni–o-Southern Oscillation Cycles in the Mexxavalle Gesosso Solfifera: A Cyclostratigraphic Analysis of Messinian Laminated Evaporites in Portonovo, Italy" (pdf 117 mb)

Callen Hyland, Glenville, NY, "Incidence and diversity of iron mineral-colonizing microorganisms in seven hydrothermal environments, Yellowstone National Park, USA" (pdf 1.2 mb)

Karla Knudson, Decorah, IA, "Groundwater Geochemistry above and below the Decorah Aquitard" (pdf 56 mb)

Emily LeVine, Reisterstown, MD, "An Investigation of Resettlement Issues related to the Three Gorges Dam Project, People's Republic of China" (pdf 15 mb)

Louise Miltich, Cohasset, MN, "Low Temperature Cooling History of Archean Gneisses and Paleoproterozoic Granites of Southwestern Minnesota" (pdf 6.9 mb)

Pamela Moeller, Lincoln, NE, "Hydrothermal Structure of Newberry Volcano, Central Cascade Range" (pdf 1.1 mb)

Cristina Robins, Pratt, KS, "The Geology of the New Richmond Sandstone, Prairie du Chien Group, Southeastern Minnesota" (pdf 1.8 mb)

Ellen Schaal, Saint Paul, MN, "Sandstone Petrography and Evidence for Provenance Change in a Foreland Basin Succession, Southeastern Ebro Basin, Spain" (pdf 88 mb)

Emily Schwing, Salt Lake City, UT, "The Influence of Land Use on Carbon and Nitrogen Accumulation in Prairie Soils Within the Cheyenne River Watershed, Custer and Pennington Counties, South Dakota" (pdf 44 mb)

Marisa Sowles, North Yarmouth, ME, "Assessing Phosphorus Transportation and the High Risk Runoff Areas in The Cannon River Watershed, Southeastern Minnesota" (pdf 4.4 mb)

Kathryn Stalker, Seattle, WA, "Paleoenvironment reconstruction through paleosols in the Ebro Foreland Basin System, Spain: Evidence of global climate change" (pdf 23 mb)

Nicholas Swanson-Hysell, Saint Paul, MN, "Magnetic Reversal Stratigraphy in the Ebro Basin, near Horta de Sant Joen, Spain" (pdf 6.0 mb)


David J. Auerbach, Salem, OR, "The Steptoean Positive Isotopic Carbon Excursion (SPICE) in siliciclastic facies of the Upper Mississippi Valley: Implications for mass extinction and sea level change in the Upper Cambrian" (pdf 4.5 mb)

Kristin Bergmann, Gaithersburg, MD, "Stream incision and sagebrush expansion on the Kern Plateau, California: A hydrologic perspective" (pdf 2.0 mb)

Sean Bryan, Cincinnati, OH, "Basin Morphology, Sedimentology, and history of a small proglacial lake, Matanuska Glacier, Alaska" (pdf 16.1 mb)

Jeff Dorr, Storrs, CT, "Desertification of the Gobi" (pdf 4.5 mb)

Annaliese Eipert, Seattle, WA, "Optically stimulated luminescence (OSL) dating of sand deposited by the 1960 tsunami in south-central Chile" (pdf 2.1 mb)

Joseph Graly, Berkeley, CA, "An intrusive complex in the Khovsgol-Ulaanbadrakhin Terrane, southeast-ern Mongolia" (pdf 6.7 mb)

Heather Hilchey, Minnetonka, MN, "A signal of abrupt climate change in Alaska" (pdf 4.4 mb)

Kristen James, Alexandria, VA, "Determining the source for the magmas of Monte Amiata (Central Italy) using strontium, neodymium, and lead isotopes" (pdf 1.0 mb)

Lisa Kanner, Amherst, MA, "Geomorphic evidence for Martian climate change" (pdf 5.3 mb)

Lyndsey Kleppin, Anchorage, AK, "Petrography and characterization of alteration in concrete containing aggregates from the Umbria Marche Sequence, Italy" (pdf 51.9 mb)

Bess Koffman, Yelm, WA, "Molecular phylogenetic analysis of a bacterial mat community, Le Grotte di Frasassi, Italy" (pdf 3.9 mb)

Sarah A. Leibson, Rochester, MN, "Uplift of marine terraces along the San Andreas Fault: Fort Bragg Region, northern California" (pdf 6.0 mb)

Breanyn MacInnes, Greensboro, NC, "Uplift and deformation of marine terraces along the San Andreas Fault:: Duncan's Landing to Fort Ross, California" (pdf 3.3 mb)

Sarah Margoles, St. Louis Park, MN, "Terrestrial carbon storage and sedimentation in the Coon Creek Watershed, Wisconsin" (pdf 2.5 mb)

Leah Morgan, Essex Junction, VT, "Molecular evidence for microbially-mediated sulfur cycling in the deep subsurface of the Witwatersrand Basin, South Africa" (pdf 2.1 mb)

Brandon H. Murphy, St. Louis, MO, "Cyclostratigraphic Analysis of Pelagic Carbonates and astronomical correlation in the Early Oligocene at Monte Cagnero (Piobbico, Italy)" (pdf 3.4 mb)

Gabriel J. Nelson, Lake Nebagamon, WI, "Micro-structures associated with deep crustal subduction deformation in the Cycladic Blueschist belt, Syros, Greece" (pdf 5.7 mb)

Kristin O'Connell, Minneapolis, MN, "Ages, geochemistry, and field relationships of mafic dikes along the Wrangell Transect, Southeast Alaska" (pdf 3.7 mb)


Marc Antinoro, Teaneck, NJ "Surfing Seven Mile Creek: Implications of land-use change on hydrology and water quality in Seven Mile Creek Watershed, Nicollet County, MN"

Elizabeth Cassel, Billings, MT, "The Late Quaternary sedimentary succession and its evolution at Morgan Beach, Cape Liptrap, Australia"

Nicole Davies, Spain, "The reconstruction of the paleo-living environment, death and taphonomy of 'Eva,' a juvenile titanosaur at the Lake Cretaceous site of Bellevue in the Haute Vallee de l'Aude in southwestern France" (pdf 9.5 mb)

Gillian Davis, Cape Elizabeth, ME, "A review of the physical disturbance and biological implications of sediment resuspension from commercial fishing gear in the Gulf of Maine" (pdf 1.9 mb)

Amalia Doebbert, Glenwood, MN, "A stable isotope paleoclimate record of the Late-Glacial/Interglacial transition from Lough Inchiquin, western Ireland" (pdf 5.5 mb)

Adrienne Hacker, Springfield, MO, "Tafoni formation in Castle Rocks, Idaho"

Nancy Harris, Sturgeon Bay, WI, "Effects of hydrothermal activity on obtaining sedimentation rates: From Yellowstone Lake, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming"

Benjamin Harrison, Bainbridge Island, WA, "Geochemical tracing of basalt provinces in the early history of the Yellowstone Hot Spot"

Melissa Keevil, Ashland, OR, "Fault geometries of south central Oregon and the inferred transtensional stress"

Charles Kittredge, Barre, MA, "Modeling with earthworms: A layman's guide to understanding bioturbation in the Decorah Shale at Wang's Corner, Minnesota"

Tiffany Larsen, Clear Lake, IA, "A paleoceanographic reconstruction of the Mediterranean Sea: Stable isotope analysis of Early Pliocene Foraminifera, II Trave Sud, Italy" (pdf 1.3 mb)

Devin McPhillips, South Glen Falls, NY, "Geochronology in a moderate-temperature, low-pressure metamorphic asemblage, Talkeetna Mountains, Alaska" (pdf 44.8 mb)

Marshall Sundberg, Emporia, KS, "An experimental method for approximating the bulk viscosity of Olivine-Basalt Aggregates" (pdf 1.9 mb)

George Tangalos, Rochester, MN, "Genesis and contamination of the Kodiak batholith, Kodiak Island, Alaska: using δ18O to quantify the assimilated component of the Kodiak batholith" (pdf 2.4 mb)

Graham Zorn, Ashland, WI, "Long Island and Chequamegon Point, Lake Superior Wisconsin: Aerial photo analysis of Barrier Spit Geomorphology from 1939 to 1993"


Chris Andreassi, Temple Terrace, FL "The significance of periodic laminations in Early Ordovician Stromatolites"

Heather Borkowski, York, ME, "Early Pliocene Climate in the Mediterranean: Geochemical Analysis at Trave Sud, Italy"

Kizzy Charles-Guzman, Brooklyn, NY, "Effects of local land use on the water quality and physical habitat of the Rice Creek Watershed, MN, USA"

Lauren Chetel, West Newton, MA, "Grain shape as an indicator of depositional environment in modern and ancient quartz sands, Merrimack Embayment Barrier System, Massachusetts and Jordan Sandstone, Minnesota"

Elizabeth Clark, Springfield, IL, "Analysis of deformational and metamorphic history of cordierite schist, East Gulch, Colorado"

Benjamin Drummond, Seattle, WA, "Blue Ice: An illustrated guide to a glacier/a book and website"

Andrew Gendaszek, Lambertville, NJ, "Mid-Cretaceous Climate and Interannual Variability: Results from a Fully Coupled General Circulation Model

Hilary Gittings, State College, PA, "Erosion of extension tyrrhena patera deposits, Mars: Mechanisms, volumes and implications for the Martian Paleoclimate"

Melissa Hall, Duluth, MN, "A field based stream study unit for middle school earth science students"

Andrew Hartley, Duluth, MN, "Speleothem analysis and implications for climate change during the past 100,000 years" "

David Hunzicker, Middleton, WI, "Evidence of periodic climate forcing in a 672 year drought severity reconstruction from moisture-stressed Ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa) in west-central Montana"

Matthew Kuharic, Meredith, NH, "Calcium carbonate and stable isotope analysis at Punta di Maiata, Sicily:Evidence for the eccentricity triplet in the Pliocene Trubi Formation"

Katja Meyer, Maple Park, IL, "Dynamics of recent sedimentation and carbon storage in the Cannon River Wilderness Park, Northfield, Minnesota: implications for the global carbon cycle"

Aleshia Mueller, Bachus, MN, "Natural disaster preparedness: Earthquake forecasting methods and community involvement; uniting scientists, administrators and the public"

Eric Nemitz, Cape Elizabeth, ME, "The dry union formation of Howard, Colorado: Documenting the Sangre de Cristo Uplift"

David Nickerson, Big Horn, WY, "Reconstructing a Morrison Paleoriver: A model of regional river conditions using preserved sedimentary and fossil evidence"

Michael Robinson, Bothell, WA, "The Odd Couples: Origin of the Late Miocene limestone-marl couplets at Monte dei Corvi, Italy"

Alyssa Thomas, Bend, OR, "Making sense of the drilling debate: Implications for oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska"


Willy Amidon, Charlotte, VT, "Preliminary investigation of a vendian-cambrian inertial interchange true polar wander event"

Katherine Ann Anders, Minneapolis, MN, "Marshmallow moons, crazy cratons and dramatic rocks: Developing and testing a geology curriculum for 8th grade students"

Philip Anderson, Rochester, MN, "A phylogenetic and biogeographic analysis of the genus Securella (Bivalvia:Veneridae): Redefining the origins and evolution of a taxon"

James Bishop, Tuscaloosa, AL, "Faunal and geochemical trends across the Frasnian-Famennian mass extinction boundary: Dingo Gap, Canning Basin, Western Australia"

Laura Cleaveland, Elkhorn, NE, "Calcium carbonate and magnetic susceptibility analysis at Monte dei Corvi, Italy: Trends in the Mediterranean climate proxy record during Middle Miocene ice sheet expansion"

Sara Decherd, Portland, OR, "The trials and tribulations of an exhibit creator: An exploration into the creation of, purposes for, and uses of visual and interactive museum exhibits in our modern world"

Jonathan Eaton, Cincinnati, OH, "U/Pb zircon geochronology of paleoproterozoic rocks, Mt. Ouray, Colorado"

Matthew Hinckley, Seattle, WA, "Snow avalanche activity interpreted from the tree-ring record near Snoqualmie Pass, Cascade Range, Washington"

Scott Hynek, Parker, CO, "The Middle Eocene Bridger Formation, SW Wyoming: A volcaniclastic record of regional tectonism and volcanism"

Kevin Jacobs, New Haven, CT, "Creating, implementing and revising a model for elementary school soil study at the Sibley School, Northfield, Minnesota"

Sarah Johnson, Plymouth, MN, "Field relationships, petrology and geochemistry of Paleoproterozoic bimodal metavolcanic rocks near Gunnison, southwestern Colorado"

Ani Kameenui, Eugene, OR, "Aqueous geochemistry and the carbon cycle: Weathering in the Kennicott River and McCarthy Creek, Southeast, Alaska"

Kristin King, Freeport, ME, "Erosional cliff environment at Taylor's Falls, St. Croix Valley, Minnesota, in comparison with modern deposition on Schoodic Peninsula, Maine"

Maureen Kirch, Milwaukee, WI, "Experiments in fault reactivation: Possibilities and problematics of fault slip inversion methods"

Isaac Larsen, Clear Lake, IA, "New insight on the character of the hydrologic system of the Matanuska Glacier, Alaska, based on drilling, bore hole monitoring and dye tracing studies"

Jamie Levine, New York, NY, "Joint control of landforms in the City of Rocks National Reserve: Almo, Idaho"

Elizabeth Lowham, Casper, WY, "Geology in context: Problem-based learning and the Ok Tedi Mine"

Peter McAuliffe, Seattle, WA, "The magnitude and temporal variability of hydrothermal venting following a volcanic eruption, derived from studies at the CoAxial hydrothermal site and Axial Volcano, Juan de Fuca Ridge"

Stefanie Morrison, Dennison, MN, "Paleoproterozoic Komatiites from the Gunnison area, southwest Colorado: Petrology, chemistry and comparison to Mt. Ouray Komatiites"

Anna Moyles, Berkeley, CA,"A structural survey from Cripple Creek to Victor, Colorado"

Edmund Phillips, Sandpoint, ID, "A geographic information system of the Cannon River Watershed, Minnesota"

Anne Sawyer, Northfield, MN, "A comparative hydrologic study of meltwater streams from the Herbert, Eagle and Mendenhall Glaciers near Juneau, Alaska"

Carl Tape, Fairbanks, AK, "Kinematic analysis of brittle faulting in the Prince Rupert area, Coast Mountains, British Columbia"

Trent Terriquez, Northfield, MN, "Near shore stratigraphic facies response to sea level rise during the Holocene in the Southern Belize Shelf Lagoon"

Kevin Uno, Kirkland, WA, "Upper Cretaceous Paleomagnetism from Umbria, Italy: "Anchored" poles set proposed true polar wander event adrift"

Elizabeth Valaas, Bellevue, WA, "The petrology and chemistry of metabasites: Defining the metamorphic history of the Cycladic Island of Syros, Greece"

Galen Ward, Seattle, WA, "A 6,000 year pollen record of alpine and subalpine vegetation in the northern Cascades"


Thomas Alcivar, Chesterfield, MO, "Paleomagnetic dating of the Messinian: Attempts to refine the geochronology of the Messinian"

Christina Berglund, Britt, MN, "Characterization of Mangrove Peat in southwest Florida"

Sara Bertelsen, Rockville, MD, "Methods of reducing greenhouse gas emissions through agriculture"

Alden Boetsch, Lexington, VA, "A discussion of the natural and supernatural: Geomythology in Devil's Marbleyard, Arnold Valley, Virginia"

Jean Dixon, Atlanta, GA, "Biofacies zonation in a near-shore lagoonal environment of Belize: Influence of depth, sediment influx, hydrodynamics, and geography"

Matthew Howard, Tulsa, OK, "A faunal and sedimentological analysis of Upper Ordovician Strata, Grant Lake Formation, northern Kentucky"

Jonathan Jensen, Baltimore, MD, "Direct dating of Milankovitch cycles: Evidence for a 123 and 95 Kyr eccentricity cycles at Monte dei Corvi, Italy"

Zachary Katz, New York, NY, "The effects of topography on selected soil properties: Erosion relationships on 'A-horizon'"

Anders Matney, Northfield, MN, "Developing and teaching a short unit on evolution using Cephalopods at Prairie Creek Community School, Castle Rock, Minnesota"

Luc Mehl, McGrath, AK, "Shear zones and basement deformation during Post-Caledonian collapse on the Island of Flakstadoy, Lofoten, north Norway"

Anna Nelson, East Harwich, MA, "The origin, entrainment mechanisms, and mode of transfer of supraglacial debris on the debris-covered terminus of a Polythermal Valley Glacier in Svalbard, Norway: A sedimentological approach"

Elizabeth Penny, Los Altos, CA, "Developing a nature writing workshop as a supplemental unit to Geology 120: Introduction to Environmental Geology"

Joanna Reuter, Berryville, AR, "Apatite (U-TH)/HE Thermochronometry in the Bighorn Mountains, Wyoming: Old age results from too many dates"

Erica Richardson, Belgrade, ME, "Uplift of Pleistocene Marine Terraces along the San Andeas Fault: Fort Ross to Gualala, California"

Patrick Roehrdanz, Fargo, ND, "Fluid inclusion analysis of quartz and alunite in acid sulfate alteration near Porphyry Peak, Bonanza Caldera, Colorado"

Michael Stewart, Holliston, MA, "Carbon isotope stratigraphy of an Upper Cambrian Platform, western Newfoundland, Canada"

Sean Sturges, Great Falls, MT, "The importance of small scale variations in topography and geography for mixed siliciclastic and carbonate sediment deposition: An example from a nearshore area of the Belizean Southern Shelf Lagoon"

Stacy Tellinghuisen, Nashville, TN, "Using marine terraces to determine tectonic uplift rates and patterns on the Gualala block, California: Gualala to Point Arena"

Nicholas Weinberg, New York, NY, "Structure and related tectonic history of the rocks of Cochie Canyon, in the Catalina Core Complex, southeastern Arizona"

Annie Winkler, Duluth, MN, "Spring Creek assessment and monitoring project: A compilation and exploration"

Liila Woods, Ettrick, WI, "A study of infiltration rates and the revised universal soil loss equation in relation to soil erosion at an agricultural site in Rice County, Minnesota"


Alison Anders, Minneapolis, MN, "Secondary volcanic hazards: Dating and classification of the Springpoint Landslide, Red River Lahar and Red River Event Deposit, Iliamna Volcano, Cook Inlet, Alaska"

Erika Beyer, Eugene, OR, "Using foraminiferal stable isotopic compositions to reconstruct paleoceanographic changes: a study of the Middle to Late Miocene Mediterranean, Monte dei Corvi, Italy"

Emily Burton, Prescott, AZ, "Outer forearc response to seamount subduction: evidence from Holocene marine terraces, Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica"

Marin Byrne, Garrettsville, OH, "Microstructures as indicators of larger scale deformational patterns in serpentinites from Sand Dollar Beach, Monterey County, California"

Carrie Davis, Wooster, OH, "Erosion, runoff, and carbon in agricultural watersheds: An examination of general processes in a specific environment"

Rachel Davis, Orinda, CA, "Devising a classification system for stream bank erosion and stability in Stony Creek, California"

Ben Diener, Carpinteria, CA, "Sand contribution from bluff retreat between Point Conception and Santa Barbara Harbor as a way of determining the sediment transport rate around Point Conception"

Noah Finnegan, Cambridge, MA, "Paleomagnetism of the Tuscan Nappe and Ligurian Ophiolites: Preliminary constraints on tectonic rotations in the internal northern Apennines, Tuscany and Liguria, Italy"

Brian Fleming, Sherborn, MA, "Are geosynthetics an answer to the problems of bank stabilization methods?"

Sarah Goese, Duluth, MN, "Direct dating of Milankovitch cycles: A study of the rhythmic limestone-marl sequence at Monte dei Corvi, Italy"

Heidi Guetschow, Anchorage, AK, "Stratigraphic textural analysis of Novarupta Dome, Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes, Katmai National Park, Alaska"

Zach Gustafson, Greenfield City, NY, "Mixing and mingling magmas at the Tenpeak Pluton Margin in the North Cascades, Washington: An example from the Twin Lakes agmatite complex"

Erich Heydweiller, Syracuse, NY, "Sedimentology and provenance of Lower and Middle Eocene Formations, Great Divide Basin, Southwestern Wyoming"

Bret Higman, Seldovia, AK, "Methods of structural analysis in petrified wood"

Kate Hofmann , Petoskey, MI, "Classification and interpretation of pyroclastic and epiclastic rocks in a Mid-Tertiary volcanic terrane: Crawfish Lake Quadrangle, northeastern Oregon"

Millie Kimes, Bellingham, WA, "Investigating crustal deformation of Alaska using the global positioning system"

Mizu Kinney, Deadwood, OR, "Seismic hazard identification and education on the Cascadia Margin, Central Coast of Oregon"

Tiffany Mathias,Honolulu, HI, "An examination of the ratio of Pahoehoe to Aa Lava in the Koolau Volcano, Hawaii and possible implications for variations in magma composition and shallow magma chamber dynamics during shield building"

Andrew Mattox, Seattle, WA, "Processes, causes, and potential future movement of the 1700-block Earth movement, Perkins Lane West, Seattle, Washington"

Chuck McCallum, "Describing the structure of subducted slabs on the basis of gravity anomaly measurements"

Emily Peterson, Seattle, WA, "Effects of bank stabilization and channel maintenance on a natural system: A study of the Cedar River in Washington State"

William Pike, Lancaster, PA, "Melting relations in the Fe-Ni-S system at high pressures: Implications for the state of the Martian core"

Michael Rhodes, Bloomington, MN, "The mafic and silicic magma interaction and plutonic stratigraphy on the Southeastern Coast of Vinalhaven Island, Maine: Mafic injections into a silicic magma chamber"

David Schneider, Pittsburgh, PA, "Signs of stress under pressure: The stress and strain significance of syntectonic quartz veins in the Maverick Shale, Mazatzal Mountains, Arizona and their regional structural and Proterozoic tectonic context"

Nate Sheldon, Minnetonka, MN, "Magneto and lithostratigraphy of the Early and Middle Eocene Fluvial/Lacustrine Sequence near Continental Peak, Wyoming"

Michael Smith, La Crescent, MN, "Lithostratigraphic control of Goat Prairies on bluffs along the Mississippi River and its tributaries in SE Minnesota"

Leigh Stearns, New York, NY, "Water flow through the firn area of Storglaciaren, northern Sweden"

Ken Tape, Fairbanks, AK, "A heterogeneous package of metamorphic rocks: Mineralogical and Metamorphic variability"

Katherine Trafton, Rumford, RI, "Paleogeographic implications of quartzite bearing fluvial sediments, Elkhorn Mountains, northeastern Oregon"

Katherine Werner, Webster Groves, MO, "Sedimentology, geomorphology, and pedology of an alluvial fan adjacent to the Mazatzal Range, central Arizona"


Megan Anderson, Rochester, MN, "The Crandall Conglomerate: A fluvial deposit, northwestern Wyoming"

David Bitner, Rockford, IL, "Using the World Wide Web to consolidate information: The Cannon River Watershed"

Joshua Bookin, Portland, OR, "Field mapping and relative dating of glacial limits in the Sanctuary River Valley, Denali National Park, Alaska"

Martha Carlson, Eden Prairie, MN, "Knickpoint migration and Tufa accretion in five south river tributaries, central Virginia"

Kelvin Chan, Chino Hills, CA, "Punctuated equilibria: What the fuss was all about"

Nathan Church, Oxford, OH, "Paleomagnetic polarity at the Rupelian/Chattian boundary and petrology of the Scaglia Cinerea, Italy"

Joseph Colgan, Rochester, MN, "Heart Mountain faulting and the emplacement of intrusive rocks at Painter Gulch, near White Mountain, northwest Wyoming"

Deborah Cussen, Bolton, MA, "An analysis of Ostreoliths ("Oyster Balls") from the Carmel Formation (Jurassic), southwestern Utah"

Erik Ekdahl, L'Anse, MI, "The origin of mafic enclaves in a Granitoid intrusion: Magma mingling in the Proterozoic of Colorado"

Caroline Elliott, Midland, TX, "A tale of two chronosequences: Soil development and landscape evolution on two flights of terraces on shale and limestone bedrock, James River, VA"

Peter Erickson, Moline, IL, "Incised erosion surfaces in the Appalachian Valley and Ridge Province, southwestern Virginia"

Todd Fleming, Glenwood, IA, "The geologic evolution of eastern Eistla Regio, Venus and implications for corona modeling"

Ada Hamilton, Boston, MA, "Stromatolites: Questioning the assumption of biogenic origin"

Alexander Hildebrand, Edina, MN, "Evidence for turbidite deposits from the South in southern Belize"

Sarah Jarvis, Bloomington, IN, "Petrographic and geochemical analysis of igneous rocks on the Island of Vis, Croatia"

Christopher Jones, Arden Hills, MN, "Castles made of sand?: An introduction and evaluation of modern coastal protection and policy using a case study of a beach nourishment project on Salt Aire, Fire Island, New York"

David Jones, Baltimore, MD, "Anomalous magnetization processes in the Great Ignimbrite of Bosa, Sardinia (Italy): Mechanisms and implications for tectonic analysis"

Brian Klawiter, Hayfield, MN, "Petrology and geochemistry of the Secret Spring Mountain Area: a section of the High Cascades on the Oregon-California Border"

Elijah Levitt, Eugene, OR, "Geochemistry and tectonic setting of Proterozoic amphibolites from the Road Gulch area near Texas Creek, Fremont County, Colorado"

Lindsay Lightner, Salem, OR, "Paleosols from the Mascall Formation, Oregon: Implications for Miocene Paleoclimate Change"

Alison Macalady, Golden, CO, "A Mediterranean perspective on Middle Oligocene climate"

Adam Maloof, Lexington, MA, "Superposed folding at the junction of the inland and coastal belts, Damara Orogen, NW Namibia"

Aaron McDaniel, Vail, CO, "Strontium isotope analysis of the Scaglia Cinerea in Piobbico, Italy: an Oligocene sea level drop and Mediterranean isolation reflected in 87Sr/86Sr Ratio"

Miles Mercer, Rochester, MN, "Dissemination of forecast information for the 1997-98 El Nino event"

Peter Moore, St. Paul, MN, "Response of a Jokulhlaup-affected proglacial drainage system to glacial retreat: Skeioararsandur, southeastern Iceland"

Anders Nilsson, Marblehead, MA, "Structure and petrology of Secret Spring Mountain's western slope"

Nicolas Patterson, Morgan, UT, "Creating a lesson in hydrology in accordance with the Utah State core curriculum"

Allison Payne, South Bend, IN, "Dancin' in the dirt: soil erosion on our farms"

Kurt Steffen, Minnetonka, MN, "Geothermo-barometry of Garnet-Amphibolites of the Archean Spuhler Peak and Pony-Middle Mountain metamorphic suites of the Tobacco Root Mountains, southwest Montana"

Bridget Stevens, Stockton, CA, "Paddy agriculture in Sri Lanka: survey and implications of traditional and Green Revolution methodologies"

Kathryn Szramek, Salem, OR, "Petrology and geochemistry of the Proterozoic rocks from the Howard and Jack Hall Quadrangles, Fremont County, Colorado: implications for tectonic setting"

Daniel Thornton, Indiana, PA, "The influence of parent material and topography on the fertility of two volcanic ash-derived soils in Costa Rica"

Kristin Ulstad, St. Paul, MN, "Textural characteristics of the microbreccia layer of the Heart Mountain fault, Wyoming-Montana: evidence for volcanic fluidization"

Trina Vithayathil, St. Louis, MO, "A hydro-political study of a drainage canal: the Third River, Iraq"

Frances Watson, Concord, NC, "Nesting success of Loggerhead turtles on Cape Island, South Carolina"

Natural History Major

Adam French, Clarksville, AR, "Reflections of the desert: a personal exploration of Joshua Tree National Park"


David L. Barbeau, Jr., Marshfield, MA, "Geology and the sense of place: A geologic history of the Tensleep Preserve, Wyoming"

Joshua Feinberg, Concord MA, "Structural, petrographic, and geochemical analysis of Proterozoic Metamorphic rocks along Johnson Gulch, Wet Mountains, Colorado"

T. Daniel Feiveson, Princeton, NJ, "Seismic reflection survey to investigate the possible existence of a normal fault in Rocker, Montana "

Claire Fellman, West Hartford, CT, "Pollen analysis of a peat and marl core: Everglades, Florida "

John Fiege, Chevy Chase, MD, "tsy mitovy: A video on the multidisciplinary and interconnected nature of environmental problems in the Washington, D.C. region"

Kimberly B. Knight, Anchorage, AK, "The tectonomagmatic evolution of the Coastal Dyke Swarm, Western Deccan Traps, Maharashtra, India: A dyke swarm in context"

Fawna J. Korhonen, St. Paul, MN, "A petrographic and chemical analysis of the Panda Hill Carbonatite Complex, Southwest Tanzania"

Molly Madden, Sewickley, PA, "Emplacement mechanisms of a Lamprophyre Sill, Cotopaxi, Colorado"

Nicole Maxwell, Rushville, IN, "Assimilation and fractional crystallization in post Tectonic stocks from the Wabigoon Subprovince, Ontario, Canada"

David McGee, Orinda, CA, "Isotopic and trace element data from Lanai, Hawaii: Implications for magmagenesis in the Hawaiian plume"

Erica Oesting, Anchorage, AK, "An investigation: the organic carbon content of the Liscomb Bone Bed Matrix, Coleville River, Alaska"

George Oliver, East Haven, CT, "Facies and morphology of a Holocene alluvial fan and record of environmental instability in fan facies, Corral Creek, northwest Wyoming"

Katrina Petersen, Silver Spring, MD, "Mapping Miocene through Pleistocene unconformities on the Continental Shelf off the Central Oregon Coast"

Karen I. Purdy, Papillion, NE, "Nitrogen mineralization in disturbed soils of North Lake Tahoe, California: The role of nitrogen in soil restoration and revegetation"

Geoff Ruth, San Francisco, CA, "Writing high school geoscience textbooks that rock"

Lindsay Schoenbohm, Appleton, WI, "Footwall deformation of the Heart Mountain detachment, northwestern Wyoming"

Ben A. Sheets, St. Paul, MN, "Geochemical and petrological evidence for the provenance of mid-Cretaceous sedimentation in the Methow basin, southwestern British Columbia"

Sarah Simmons, Pincher Creek, Alberta, Canada, "Exploring our watershed: Lessons towards a conservation ethic"

S. Adam Soule, Olympia, WA, "The Formational history of Pu'u Ohau, Kona, Hawaii"

Allison Thomson, Corte Madera, CA, "Large woody debris as a regulator of sediment storage in mountain streams in the Western Cascade Range of Oregon"

Lisa C. Van Arsdale, Pittsford, NY, "A walk through the park: The evolution of the Genesee River Gorge in Letchworth State Park, New York"

Laura Pauline Veirs, Colorado Spring, CO, "What's up on the Tibetan Plateau: the dynamics of continental deformation"

Ann Zawistoski, Ellettsville, IN, "Creating a geologic display for River Bend Nature Center"


Karissa Baker, Duluth, MN, "The effects of land use on sedimentation rates in two small lakes: A comparison study"

Karen Bobbitt, Houston, TX, "Drainage basin controls on gravel distribution in the Current River, Missouri"

Vanessa Bodrie, Chicago, IL, "Factors influencing the Formation of an Alluvial Fan in the Minnesota River Valley, Brown County, Minnesota"

Justin Clarke, Collinsville, CT, " Geology along the Farmington River Trail, Canton, Connecticut: Four signs reveal a town's geology "

Joshua Galster, Wooster, OH, "Popocatepetl volcano, central Mexico: A study of current lahar hazards from an historical perspective"

Shannon Ginn, Bellevue, WA, "The impact of land use practices and hydrology on a slump-earthflow landslide, Olympic Peninsula, Washington"

Sara Gran, Eden Prairie, MN, "New Ulm till in the Minnesota River Valley: Evidence for varied subglacial environment beneath the Des Moines Lobe"

Cari Lynne Johnson, Louisville, KY, "Structural controls on epidosite formation and timing of hydrothermal alteration, Troodos Ophiolite, Cyprus"

Allon Katz, West Hempstead, NY, "Coastal dynamics and placer deposits on Fire Island, New York"

Georgina Michl, Boulder, CO, "Interpretive signs and translation for the Parco Naturale del Conero, Italy"

David Mitchell, Clayton, MO, "The origin of Four Ridges and the Late Quaternary Geomorphic history of Box Canyon and the adjacent Greys River Valley, Wyoming"

Nina Molumby, Evanston, IL, "A quest for the missing sink: A theoretical calculation of the absorption of anthropogenic carbon dioxide"

Carrie Morrill, Avon, CT, "Climate of the latest Paleocene and earliest Eocene Bighorn Basin, Wyoming: A comparison of Four Climate-Leaf Morphology Correlations"

Anders Noren, Taylors Falls, MN, "Origin of the Stockholm Esker: Implications for the deglaciation of Uppland, Sweden"

Stephanie Phippen, Bloomington, MN, "A petrographic and geochemical study of High Cascade Pliocene volcanics across the Klamath River, South-Central Oregon"

Scott Propson, Greenleaf, WI, "High resolution magnetostratigraphy of the Scaglia Rossa Limestone in the Contessa Gorge: Gubbio, Italy"

Art Rodriguez, Baldwin Park, CA, "Trace metal pollution in the Cannon River: An analysis of copper, lead, nickel and zinc" (Special major: Geochemistry)

Andrea Stein, Cypress, CA, "The significance of a crustal weakness on the development of detachment faults as demonstrated by scaled modeling"

Evan Stoner, Renton, WA, "The trans-Atlantic adventures of two intrepid geologists OR, There and back again"

Kevin Theissen, Minneapolis, MN, "Origin of carbonate sedimentary breccias of the Middle Wallace Formation: A further study"

Kris Votruba, Santa Rosa, CA, "Environmental feasibility analysis of aquifer storage and recovery based on the Santa Rosa long term waste water storage plan in Sonoma County, California"


Cindy Alm, Houston, TX, "Building sand castles that last: An experimental approach to elementary science education"

Emmett R. Bishop, Savannah, GA, "Preliminary Wellhead Protection Area Delineation: City of Northfield, MN"

David Anderson Boardman, Northfield, MN, "Deformation bands as indicators of stress and strain during monoclinal folding: northern end of the East Kaibab monocline, Utah"

Daniel R. Fehler, Jordan, MN, "Catena studies on a cultivated hillslope: An application of soil chemical research"

Michael Gaud, Flagstaff, AZ, "Investigation of tectonic influence on the Middle Jurassic Page Sandstone, Colorado Plateau, using petrographic analysis"

Trish Gillespie, Walla Walla, WA, "Igneous rocks of the Dolomite Mountains (Southern Alps): A petrographic analysis"

Christopher Gutmann, Middletown, CT, "Rounding of clasts in the Jacks Fork and Current Rivers, Missouri: Constraining travel distances for high alluvial gravel"

Frankie Iaquinta-Ridolfi, West Bend, WI, "Impact crater ejecta morphology on Ganymede and other icy satellites: The role of target composition in impact cratering"

Kate Jesdale, Groton, MA, "Evidence for post-Ladinian (Middle Triassic) deformation of Col Rodella, the Dolomites, Italy"

John Littell, Albuquerque, NM, "Constructed wetlands for waste water treatment: An evaluation of the Waste Water Treatment Facility at Ghost Ranch, NM"

Roy B. Luck, Oberlin, OH, "Fluid inclusion constraints on the interpretation of structural deformation in Eastern Elba, Italy"

Anthony R. Moore, Farribault, MN, "Some changes in soil physical properties resulting from cultivation"

Derek Ketchum Murrow, Marlboro, VT, "Geotechnical analysis of gravel-rich paleoliquefaction features at West Point, WA"

Ofori Pearson, Montezuma, NM, "Post-Ladinian Deformation in the Dolomite Mountains, northeastern Italy: Evidence from the Passo di San Nicolo Area"

Walter Bryn Perkins, Los Angeles, CA, "Virtual dirt in a virtual world: erosion in the World3 Global Model"

Michael H. Ramage, Ithica, NY, "The Provenance of Lydian Masonry at Sardis, Turkey"

Matthew K. Reuer, Rochester, MN, "Geochemistry and petrogenesis of High Cascade Plio-Pleistocene Volcanics near Mt. McLoughlin, South-Central Oregon"

Jay Stetzel, Indianapolis, IN, "The effects of buttresses on soil erosion in a wet tropical rain forest, La Selva Biological Station, Costa Rica"

Steve Surbaugh, Anderson, IN, "Aquifer sensitivity in the Noblesville Area of Hamilton County, IN"

Daniel Turner, Portland, OR, "Catastrophic flooding of the Lower Columbia River caused by the failure of the Bonneville Landslide Dam"

Mike Unger, Franklin, MI, "Geology and structure of Upheaval Dome, San Juan County, UT: Salt or impact structure"

Ian Wallace, Unionville, KY, "Examination of the Permian Evaporitic Bellerophon Formation for Diapiric Structures, Passo San Nicolo Area, Dolomites, Southern Alps"


Aron Clymer, El Paso, TX, "Shocked quartz near the Eocene/Oligocene boundary at Massignano (central Italy): evidence for a late Eocene terrestrial bolide impact and implications for the late Eocene extinctions"

Geoffrey Collins, Hudson, WI, "Global-scale stresses on Triton"

Julia Daly, Wellesley, MA, "A phosphate analysis of soils from four different archaeological sites in the Nomos of Grevena Greece"

Emily Darby, Golden, CO, "Mineralization characteristics of the Sage Pipe, a solution-collapsed breccia pipe located on the Coconino Plateau, Arizona"

Starr Johnson, Alpharetta, GA, "The disappearing glaciers of Glacier National Park, Montana: A study of their movements since the Little Ice Age"

Richard Kay, New Orleans, LA, "Mississippi Barrier Islands: A study of erosion trends based on historic maps 1856-1991"

Brett Kessler, Port Washington, NY, "Changes in distribution and infilling of Benthic Foraminifera from Puget Sound, Washington"

Myongsun Kong, Westwood, NJ, "Water use in the Salem County Area, New Jersey, 1984-1991 and its effects on the Potamac-Raritan-Magothy Aquifer"

Reed Krider, Tucson, AZ, "Bar complex evolution and Colorado Squawfish Nursery Habitat availablility on the Green River, UT"

Miranda Lescaze, Washington D.C., "Mechanical state of inverted fold limb in northern Apennines Italy: Thin section analysis"

Naomi Lubick, Ventura, CA, "The Silurian Cranberry Island volcanic series of Mt. Desert Island, Maine"

Chris Poulsen, Helena, MT, "Origin, metamorphic history, and tectonic setting of Archean rocks from the Spuhler Peak assemblage, Tobacco Root Mountains, MT"

Beth Pratt, East Lansing, MI, "Geologic history of the mountains in the Parco Naturale dell'Orecchiella and surrounding region, Tuscany, Italy"

Karen Swanberg, Great Falls, MT, "A stress field analysis of barren fractures in the southern high plateaus of Utah"

Elizabeth Symchych, Andover, MA, "Evidence of periodic basaltic injections into the crystalline mush of the Cadillac Mountain Granite Magma Chamber, Mount Desert Island, Maine"

Ruth Trzynka, Dickinson, ND, "Pressure solution lineations in strata along Highway 14 as indicators of stress regime in south-central Utah"

Jessamyn Tuttle, Peshastin, WA, "Petrogenetic and tectonic history of Andesite Bodies, Chelan County, Washington"

Robert Wertheimer, Upper Arlinton, OH, "Vegetation and flood interactions on a point bar of the Jack's Fork of the Current River, Missouri"

Julianne Williams, St. Cloud, MN, "Fluvial terrace evolution: Potamia, Grevena Province, northern Greece"


Kevin Blake, Northeast Atlanta, GA, "The recent glacial history of Grondalen and its implications for Preboreal ice activity"

Anngel Delaney, Rochester, MN, "The impact of paradigms: A philosophical perspective of scientific theories"

Lance Dockter, Blaine, MN, "Analysis of the present trophic status of inland freshwater lakes, and the degree of impact fo their various sources of phosphorous (P) using case study: Circle Lake, MN"

Anupma Gupta, New Hope, MN, "Petrology of early Proterozoic komatiites from the Salida-Ouray area, south-central Colorado"

Britta Gustavson, Stillwater, MN, "Trace element chemistry of the fine-grained granitic member of the Pikes Peak Batholith, Colorado, as a key to identifying the batholith's tectonic history and source rock composition"

Christopher Hagerman, Littleton, CO, "Shocked Quartz in the Late Eocene"

Anita Ho, Minot, ND, "Water concentrations in melt inclusions from the Kilauea Iki Lava Lake, Kilauea, Hawaii"

Eric Jensen, Green Bay, WI, "Holocene periglacial activity in the San Juan Mountains near Creede, Colorado"

Beth Lambert, Bethesda, MD, "Stratigraphy and depositional history at sites near Ekalaka, southeastern Montana"

Michelle Lang, Grand Marais, MN, "Petrology of ultramafic rocks from Long's Gulch, Salida, Colorado: A study of metamorphic relationships with Proerozoic terranes"

Sarah Laxson, Honolulu, HI, "The petrographic and geochemical categorization of Neolithic pottery sherds from three archaeological sites in the Nomos of Grevena Greece"

David Lund, White Bear Lake, MN, "Barium across a marine Triassic/Jurassic boundary section of Portovenere, Italy: Possible evidence for multiple mass dying events"

Chris Orth, Billings, MT, "Pryor Gap gravel: little pieces of a larger puzzle"

Todd Osmundson, Rochester, MN, "The middle Pifo deposit; northern Ecuador: Magma chamber evolution during a Plinian eruptive event"

Maria Panfil, Arlington, VA, "Late Pleistocene history of the Santa Maria Canyon, San Juan Mountains, Colorado"

Joan Ramage, Ithica, NY, "Petrographic analysis of Urartian vesel sherds from Ayanis, Van, Turkey"

Benjamin Surpless, Eagle River, WI, "A chronological, petrological, and geochemical study of Pliocene and Quaternary volcanics near Mt. McLoughlin, south-central Oregon"

Joyce Wilson, Nashville, TN, "A comparative study of two headwater lakes in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, northeast Minnesota"


Jill Baum, Milwaukee, WI, "Miocene to Holocene volcanism of Robinson Butte and vicinity, southern Oregon High Cascades"

Clifford Blizard, Ambler, PA, "Soft-sediment deformation structures in volcanic sediments, Te Ruatakuahi Point, Taupo, North Island, New Zealand"

Andrew Brydges, Acton, MA, "Evidence for magma mingling: Enclave genesis at the boundary of an accreted oceanic-arc terrane in west-central Idaho"

Oakley Cochran, Far Hills, NJ, "A geologist's excursion in the Dolomite Mountains, Southern Alps"

Nicholas Dewey, Boulder, CO, "Triassic/Jurassic boundary stratigraphy of Nevada and the presence of potentially dateable layers"

Jennifer Horn, Princetown, NJ, "Sunday afternoon in the park: A brief guide to New Jersey geology as seen in the parks of Mercer County, New Jersey"

Sean Kempke, Northfield, MN, "High-level radioactive waste disposal: The subseabed concept"

Jonathan Nauert, Columbia, MO, "Volcanic extrusives of the Fish Lake area, Cascade Range, Oregon"

Brent Nystrom, Danville, KY, "Sediments from Kek Lake in the Northern Minnesota Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness"

James Rowe, Washington D.C., "The petrology and geochemistry of Quaternary and Tertiary volcanics in the Mount McLoughlin area of the southern Cascades, Oregon"

Erik Stokstad, Berkeley, CA, "Environmental stratigraphy across a marine Triassic-Jurassic boundary section in Portovenere, Italy"

David Tinker, Fresno, CA, "A discussion of viscosity: Theory and applications to the diopside-anorthite join"

Christina Vosen, Miles City, MT, "An investigation of an empirical sediment delivery model for the lower Yellow River, People's Republic of China"

Jennifer Wenner, Grand Rapids, MI, "The Vourinos Complex as an island arc accretion: Questioning the long-held belief that ophiiolite sequences were all formed at mid ocean ridges"

Patricia Weston, Bellevue, WA, "A metamorphic history of metasedimentary rocks within the Payette River Tonalite, East of the Arc-Continent Boundary near McCall, Idaho"


Eric Baer, Golden, CO, "The cataclysmic Pifo eruptions in northern Ecuador"

Derek Brooks, New York City, NY, "Thick- and thin-skinned deformation on the Appalachian Blue Ridge"

Kari Cooper, Dearborn, MI, "Metamorphism and structure near the Grizzly, Oliver Lake and Bucks Lake Plutons, California: Implications for the tectonic history of the area and the Aluminum-in-Horneblende Geobarometer"

Morgan Cowles, Sante Fe, NM, "The pollen spectra of Kekakabic Pond, The Boundary Waters Canoe Area, Minnesota"

Erich Cowgill, St. Paul, MN, "Magnetism of the Triassic-Jurrasic boundary, Corfino, Italy: Hysteresis properties of chemically overprinted limestones"

Alton C. Dooley, Jr., Roanoke, VA, "A review of Squalodon tiedemani Allen (Cetacea, Odontoceti)"

Catherine Inman, Minneapolis, MN, "Streambank erosion control and habitat protection on the Kenai River, Soldotna, Alaska"

Rebecca Lang, Grand Marais, MN, "Crystallization history of the Oliver Lake Pluton, Feather River area, Northern Sierra Nevada, with application in the Aluminum-in-Hornblende Igneous Geobarometer"

Jennifer Macalady, Golden, CO, "Evidence for one or more bolide impacts at the Triassic-Jurassic Boundary, Kendelbachgraben Section, Austria"

Jean Morrill, Seattle, WA, "Soils from the Leipsokouki Catchment as a local source for archaeological pottery found at Syndendron, Grevena Nomos, Greece"

Jennifer Nigrini, La Habra Heights, CA, "Stratigraphy and deformational history of the Upper Wallowa Terrane in the vicinity of Jewett Lake, Eagle Cap Wilderness, Northeast Oregon"

Geoffrey Puckett, Apple Valley, MN, "Major element analysis of the soils on a pristine north-facing slope near Kek Lake in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, Minnesota"

Peter Reiners, Laramie, WY, "Shocked quartz at the Triassic-Jurassic Boundary, Italy: Showers, rings and more questions"

Matthew Stone, Harrison, AR, "Environmetnal modeling as a tool for land use planning and pollution susceptibility analyses"

Kea Umstattd, Colorado Springs, CO, "Variance with depth in the mineralogy of carbonate cements in the Oregon-Washington margin"


Rebecca L. Arenson, Kodiak, AK, "A model for ancient rocky platforms: A disturbance event reflected in wall and sediment shell assemblages on a modern rocky platform, Cloridorme, Quebec, Canada"

Anna K. Bandick, Monmouth, OR, "French Lake, Minnesota, water budget: current progress and future needs"

Andrea Earley, Racine, WI, "Kinematic analysis of the Tally-Ho Shear Zone, Southern Yukon Territory: microscopic evidence for Mesozoic terrane accretion"

Andrew L. Garrett, Lake Bluff, IL, "The effect of reduced amounts of organic carbon on water infiltration in the soils of Burned Lodgepole Pine Forest"

Steven O. Helgen, Roseville, MN, "Trace metal levels of recent lake sediments in selected lakes of the Eastern Boundary waters Canoe Area Wilderness, Minnesota"

Elizabeth L. Hunt, Hamilton, IL, "Proterozoic komatiites and mantle evolution, Dead Horse gulch and Mt. Ouray Areas, Central Colorado"

Sean McCauley, St. Paul, MN, "A mineralogical study of impact evidence at the Triassic-Jurassic boundary"

Rolf D. Miller, Tacoma, WA, "An analysis of Proterozoic Komatiites from the Salida area of Central Colorado"

Andrew L. Moore, Clinton Corners, NY, "Shelly detritus as a paleocurrent indicator: A modern example from the Gaspe Peninsula, Quebec"

Scott A. Nesvold, Northfield, MN, "An exploration in the intricacies of lake systems"

Mark Newcomb, Wilson, NY, "Archean biotite granite and associated migmatite in southeastern Vermilion Batholith"

John D. Ostergren, Shoreview, MN, "Illite crystallinity as a as a constraint on the geologic history of the northern Appenines, Italy"

Mark Scott, Northfield, MN, "A weathering analysis of metagreywackes in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness"

Sharon Stern, Gary, IN, "An uplifting study of the Colorado plateau"


Jeffrey Bartlett, Minneapolis, MN, "Thermal Modeling of the Fault History in the Alpi Apuane, Northern Apennines, Italy"

John Cromwell, Enid, OK, "Examining possible Reactivation of Jurassic Normal Faults near Monte Cucco, Umbria-Marche Appenines, Italy"

Rowland E. Cromwell, Tallahassee, FL, "An Evaluation of the Shallow Seismic Reflection Method"

Jeffrey P. Donald, Englewood, CO, "Abandoned Mines, Deadly Shafts, and Hazardous Mine Waste: A Hydrologic Study of the Dinero Tunnel Discharge, Leadville, Colorado. and a Safety Evaluation and Inventory of the Dinero Workings"

Benjamin Edwards, Cheyenne, WY, (with Christopher Larson) "The Petrology of the Big Timber Igneous Complex, Crazy Mountains, Montana"

Holly A. Ewing, Stillwater, OK, "A Paleoecological Study of Receptaculitids through their Association with Dasycladacean Algae within the Galena Group, Northeastern Iowa"

Sarah B. Gramlich, Ann Arbor, MI, "Petrology and Geochemistry of a Proterozoic Metadiorite from Little Cochetopa Creek, Central Colorado"

Kimberly A. Hannula, Newport, ME, "Proterozoic Metamorphic Conditions of Central Colorado"

Christopher Larson, Big Timber, MT, (with Benjamin Edwards) "The Petrology of the Big Timber Igneous Complex, Crazy Mountains, Montana"

David J. Lewis, Prescott, AZ, "Recommendations for a Hydrogeologic Study of French Lake, Rice County, Minnesota"

Hilary Liller, Belmont, MA, "The Formation of Wind Cave and its Boxwork"

Karen Merritt, Gainesville, FL, "Illite Crystallinity as a Determinant of Metamorphic Grade: a Study of the Tuscan Nappe-Alpi Apuane Contact in the Northern Apennines, Italy"

Kari Paulson, Corvalis, OR, "Enclave Genesis within a Granodioritic Pluton of the Alaska-Canada Boundary Range"

Mary Pyott, Somerton, AZ, "The Mud Volcanoes of the Cerro Prieto Geothermal Fields, Baja California, Mexico"

Suzanne Savanick, Apple Valley, MN, "Relationship between Bedrock Chemistry and Vegetation in Quetico Provincial Park"

Joseph Walser, Almer, MI, "Sedimentation in the Cambrian Period from Quartzites to Quartz Arenites"

Sonja Wolter, APO New York, MY, "Chemical, Physical and Biological Impacts on Sandpit Lake in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness"


Katrina Allen, Kansas City, MO, "A Stratigraphic Analysis of the chemical and Mineralogical Variation of the Rotorua Ash, North Island, New Zealand"

Susan J. Beeler, Ballston Lake, NY, "Determining Relative Rates of Net Longshore Drift Along the Oregon-Washington Coast"

Carolyn E. Carr, Annandale, VA, "Physical Properties of Regoliths and the Distribution of Slope Movements Triggered b the November 3-5, 1985 Storm, Pendleton County, West Virginia"

W. Penrose Colby, Madison, WI, "Geological and Petrological Comparison of a Parasitic Pumice Cone to Related Andesites, Montserrat, British West Indies"

Carmen A. Curtis, Denver, CO, "Classification and Emplacement Petrogenesis of a Lamprophyre Complex, Cotopaxi, Colorado"

Marla A. Dockery, Barrington, IL, "Determination and Evaluation of 210Pb Profiles and Sediment Analysis: Crystal Lake, Sheboygan County, Wisconsin"

Melissa L. Johnson, Berkeley Heights, NJ, "A Geomorphic Study Around Three Archaeological Sites, Agios Giorgios, Greece"

Gordon N. Keating, Edwardsville, IL, "The Origin of the Dicks Creek Trachyandesite in the Guffey Volcanic Center, Colorado: A Stratigraphic, Petrographic, and Geochemical Study"

Kristine L. Kuntzman, Grosse Pointe, MI, "Chemical Variation within the Faraday Metagabbro, Bancroft, Ontario"

Cliff Lavin, APO San Francisco, CA, "Accretionary Wedge Models and the Behavior of Accretionary Wedges"

Carl Renshaw, Albany, NY, "A Micro-Weight Loss Investigation of Hillslope Hydrology: the Validity of Using Rock Hard-Sodium Sulfate Tablets, Cannon River Wilderness Park, Northfield, Minnesota"

Peter E. Sauer, Berkeley, CA, "Proterozoic Komatiites in the Pass Creek Valley, Central Colorado"

Laura Sloan, Ipswich, MA, "A proposed Provenance for the Hell Creek Formation and the Lebo Member of the Fort Union Formation of Eastern Montana"

Kimberly A. Sollenberger, Sarasota, FL, "Relationship Between Grain Size Distribution and Contamination Levels of Arsenic, Copper, Iron, and Mercury in Tailings-Rich Soil and Alluvium Along the Belle Fourche River, South Dakota"

Kimberly Sultze, Everett, WA, "The Stratigraphy, Petrography, and Chemistry of the Saddle Mountain Area, Thirty-nine Mile Volcanic Field, Central Colorado"

Sean C. Weekes, Minneapolis, MN, "The Effects of Thalassia Seagrass Beds on Sedimentation in the Shallow Marine Environment, St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands"

Bonnie Wong, Washington, D. C., "Preliminary Petrography and Provenance of Sandstones from the Lebo and Tongue River Members of the Fort union Formation, Montana"

Marilyn Yohe, Peoria, IL, "Effect of Municipal Waste Compost on the Black Cotton Soils of Maharashtra, India: A Consideration of Potential Benefits and Problems"


Trina Blake, Ashland, OR, "Erosion and Sedimentation Problems in the Ashland Watershed, Oregon"

Jennifer H. Carey, Ashland, OR, "Structural and Metamorphic History of the Early Proterozoic Rocks near Mount Ouray, South-central Colorado"

Diane Cassidy, Woodbury, CT, "Project Design for Gauging Soil Loss from Two Catchment Areas and Sixteen Field Plots to Evaluate the SIDA Soil Conservation Project: Maphutseng, Lesotho, Africa"

Kristin A. Hazard, Chicago, IL, "A Seismic Study of a Proposed Compost Plot, Dakota County, Minnesota"

Michael Macicak, Holland, MI, "A Revised Paleomagnetic Pole Position for the Paleocene Teklanika Volcanics, Central Alaska Range, Alaska"

Lisa Shepherd, Manchester, MO, "Quantitative Analysis of the Relationship Between Groundwater Levels and Sinkhole Occurrence in Orange and Seminole Counties, Florida"

Jeffrey C. Strasser, Goshen, IN, "A Morphological Analysis of Quaternary Fault Scarps on Hanaupah Canyon Alluvial Fan, death Valley, California"


Emily Adams, Brooktondale, NY, "Sedimentation and Flow Patterns in a Stream Bend: Heath Creek, Northfield, MN"

Susan Baxter, North Brunswick, NJ, "The Relationship of Joint Pattern to Buried Structure: A Study of the Northfield Anticline"

Brian Beard, Colorado Springs, CO, "Stratigraphy and Geochemistry of the Mount Ouray Area, An Early Proterozoic Assemblage of Volcanogenic Rocks, Central Colorado"

John Bernstein, Ridgewood, NJ, "A Detailed Chemostratigraphic Study of Three Proterozoic, Supracrustal Sequences near Salida, CO"

Perdita Bulter, Stuttgard, West Germany, "Soil Development in an Alluvial Fan Toposequence"

Glen Carleton, Boston, MA, "Petrography and stratigraphy of Proterozoic metavolcaniclastic rocks in the Mt. Ouray Area, Chaffee and Gunnison Counties, CO"

Gretchen Colonius, Solon, OH, "Modes of Transportation of Geothermal Waters from Paleozoic Carbonates to Nevares, TX and Travertine Springs, Death Valley, CA'

Mary Ann Cunningham, St. Paul, MN, "Some Solutions to Selenium Contamination, Kesterson National Wildlife Refuge, CA"

Laura Day, Indianapolis, IN, "A Study of Off-Road Vehicle Activity in the Mojave Desert, Tanks for the Memories!"

Gregory Foley, Dover, NH, "Metavolcanics of Tibbit Hill, West-central Vermont: Remnants of Early Rifting of the Proto-Atlantic"

Sharon Frank, Normal, IL, "Formation of the Badwater Turtleback Based on Ductile Fabric: Death Valley, CA"

Andrew Graham, South Hadley, MA, " Sedimentation and Flow Patterns in a Stream Bend: Heath Creek, Northfield, MN"

Elizabeth Hayes, Concord, MA, "Petrogenesis and Possible Magma History for the Gabbros in the Salida-Beaver Creek Area, Central CO"

Katherine Heimes, Madrid, IA, "Evolution of Bar and Swale Topography in Arid Region Alluvial Fan, Chicago Valley, CA"

Roger Huddleston, Corvallis, OR, "Soil Development on an Alluvial Toposequence, Chicago Valley, CA"

Christine Massey, St. Paul, MN, "Sodium Content of the Overburden Sediments of the Beulah-Zap Lignite Bed, Sentinel Butte Formation, Indianhead Mine, Mercer County, ND"

Craig McCaa, Harleysville, PA, "Base Surge Emplacement at Ubehebe Crater, Death Valley, CA"

Tomson McCabe, Juneau, AK, "Continuous Computer Simulation of Non-Allopatric Speciation Based on a Finite Difference Model of Gene Flow"

Sean McKenna, Antigo, WI, "Mapping of Metallic Groundwater Contaminant Flow Through Earth Resistivity Methods, Northfield, MN, and Aniwa, WI"

Lisa Morrison, Rochester, MN, "Water Input, Output, and Storage/Transfer Processes at Work along the Amargosa Rvier, Shoshone, CA"

Erick Neher, St. Paul, MN, "The Petrography and Geochemistry of the Badger Creek Gabbros, Badger Creek, CO, An Extension of the Salida Greenstone Belt"

Robert Papp, Hinsdale, IL, "Reconstructing the Late-Glacial and Post-Glacial History of Northwestern Cheboygan County, MI"

Mary Russell Roberson, Durhan, NC, "Thin-Section Analysis of Ptolemaic Pottery from Naukratis and Kom Dahab, Egypt"

Kristine Simonson, Bloomington, MN, "The Anoka County Sanitary Landfill: Groundwater Contaminants and Suggestions for Remedial Action"

David Smith, Delta, BC, Canada, "Submarine Fan Deposits of the Upper Cretaceous Nanaimo Group, Galiano Island, British Columbia"

John Sorlie, Fergus Falls, MN, "Analysis of Two Shear Zones in Central Wisconsin"

Gary VanGuilder, St. Paul, MN, "The Geotechnical Aspects and Environmental Effects of Dam Construction: The Lake Byllesby Dam on the Cannon River"

Paul Wetherbee, Galena, OH, "Two Groups of Early Proterozoic Metavolcanics in West-central Wisconsin: A Comparative Study"

John Woodwell, Woods Hole, MA, "Erosion, Deposition, and Holocene Rise in Sea Level: A Study of the Sedimentary Record of an Estuary on Cape Cod"


Bret Berglund, Branford, CT, "The Fluvial and Sedimentary Dynamics of a Small Estuary"

Gerald Carlson, Red Lodge, MT, "A Visual Aid to Three-Dimensional Images (The $40,000 Box)"

Bill Dewey, Worchester, MA, "Non-Point Source Groundwater Pollution in Southeastern Minnesota"

William Dunlap, Wayzata, MN, "Structure and Petrofabric of the Thomson Formation"

Kristin Grady, Kewaunee, WI, "Effects of Lithologic Properties on Solution Development in Big Creek Watershed (Door County, WI)"

Stuart Grubb, Hudson, WI, "Modeling Erosion and Deposition in the Lyman Lakes and the Spring Creek Watershed"

Loren Henning, Chicago, IL, "Desertification: A Comprehensive Examination of its Causes, Processes, and Effects"

Thomas Emory Hoak, Jericho, VT, "Strain Analysis and Slaty Cleavage in the Taconic Slate Belt, West-Central Vermont"

Charles Hoskins, Orono, ME, "The Depositional and Post-Depositional History of the Vinalhaven Rhyolite, Isle Au Haut, Maine"

David Kough, Winona, MN, "Environmentally Oriented Alternatives to Dam and Reservoir Construction"

K. A. MacMillen, St. Paul, MN, "Five Experiments in Crystal Creation: Purpose, Lesson Plans and Theory"

Joel Mayron, Wilmette, IL, "The History of the Garrison Diversion Unit and a Model for Dissolved Solids in Return Flow"

S. T. McWhinnie, Madison, CT, "Lithologic Control of Jointing in the Wind Cave Region, South Dakota: A Study in Three Discrete Scales"

Russell Barnabas Mead, East Lansing, MI, "Petrogenesis of the Campo Morado Massive Sulfide Deposit, Guerrero, Mexico"

Bradford Miler, Shawnee Mission, KS, "Environmental Effects of Timber Harvesting: Olympic Mountains, WA"

Jean Miller, St. Paul, MN, "The Fluvial and Sedimentary Dynamics of a Small Estuary"

Michael O'Connell, Gainesville, FL, "The Geohydrologic Effects of the Cross-Florida Barge Canal on the Floridan Aquifer"

Jon Parshall, Terre Haute, IN, "Behavior of Stress Features in a Suddenly Thickened Medium"

Maria Peterson, Northfield, MN, "Soil and Vegetation Development on Arenal Volcano, Costa Rica"

Elizabeth Reading, Chautauqua, NY, "Sedimentation in Submarine Canyons: Turbidity Currents Versus Normal Currents"

Lee Riciputi, Standish, ME, "The Petrogenesis of a Composite Sill: Isle of Skye, Scotland"

Laura Runkle, Cedar Falls, IA, "A Geological Tourist's Guide to Rock Island State Park, Door County, WI"

Barbara Waugh, Indianapolis, IN, "The Origin of Mafic Enclaves Within a Granodioritic Pluton of the Turtle Mountains, CA"

Bradley Werrell, Christiansburg, VA, "Analysis of Lead Concentrations in Sibley Marsh and Prairie Park"


Kendra Beard, Colorado Springs, CO, "Environmental Dilemma - Developing Land With Nature"

Annette Beaulieu, New Brighton, MN, "Real Ice Doesn't Melt, It Simply Retreats; Theoretical Models for a Lobe Confluence"

Norm Brown, Eugene, OR, "Geologic Predictions for Seismicity"

Elliot Bruhl, Roseville, MN, "Perennial Desert Shrubs: Environmental Controls on Plant Populations, Copper Canyon Fan, Death Valley, CA"

Julie Chen, Chicago, IL, "The Tectonic Setting of Eruption of Some Pillow Basalts from Gunnison, CO"

Peter Cole, Marblehead, MA, "A Study of Regrading Streams in an Area of Repeated Uplift in Death Valley, CA"

Sumner Crosby, Woodbridge, CT, "Mesoscopic Structures Relating to Ductile Shear in Mosaic Canyon, Death Valley, CA"

Karen Cunnyngham, Columbus, OH, "Permanent Disposal of Commercial Spent Fuel and High Level Radioactive Waste in Mined Repositories: Technologies, Risk Assessment, and 'Acceptable Risk'"

Margaret David, Madison, WI, "A Study to Determine the Acidification of Lakes in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area and Quetico Provincial Park"

John Dunn, Cleveland Heights, OH, "The Relationship Between Tectonics, Fault Evolution, and Turtleback Formation in the Central Black Mountains, Death Valley, CA"

Christopher Foley, Exeter, NH, "The Geochemistry and Petrogenesis of the Mt. Tripyramid Complex, White Mountains, NH"

Mark Gordon, Lafayette, CA, "The Tectonic Origin of the Keeweenawan Rift"

George Hudak, Freehold, NJ, "A Petrographic and Trace Element Analysis of the Contact Metamorphism Related to the Intrusion of a Mafic Dike into Granitic Gneiss in Granite Falls, MN"

Dean Ingemansen, Brainerd, MN, "A Trace Element Study of the Contact Relationships Between the Partridge River Troctolite and the Virginia Formation, Dunka Road Deposit, Northeast MN"

Jay Jackson, Michigan City, IN, "Dissemination of Superior Lobe Material in Des Moines Lobe Diamictons Along the Eastern Margin of the Des Moines Lobe, Southeastern MN"

David Kirschner, St. Joseph, MO, "Shear Zones in Layered Rocks (Baraboo, WI); Three Models for Cleavage Evolution"

Richard Kohlan, Richfield, MN, "Exploration for Oil and Gas in Speculative Geologic Areas: The Hydrocarbon Potential of Pull-Apart Basins"

Mary McMillan, Basin, WY, "A Description of the Conglomerate Layers in Parfreys Glen, WI, And an Analysis of the Storm Deposit Hypothesis"

Elliot Olsen, Minneapolis, MN, "Characteristics of the Snowcover: The Relation to Snow Crystal Structure"

Jeffrey Pipes, Grove City, OH, "An Alternative to Tidal Deposition in the Willow River Member of the Shakopee Formation, Prairie du Chien Group, Lower Ordovician"

Thomas Riley, Fridley, MN, "A Study of Topographical Influence on Pyroclastic Deposition: Ubehebe Crater, Death Valley, CA"

Linda Schalch, Middletown, WI, "A Determination of the Eastern-Most Extent of the Des Moines Lobe near Northfield, MN"

Elizabeth Screaton, Stillwater, MN, "Bank Storage on the Cannon River"

Richard Shinn, Washington, DC, "Trace Element Geochemistry of some Mafic Rocks from the Salida Area, CO: Metamorphic and Temporal Trends"

Christine Smith, Mondovi, WI, "Application of Mesoscopic Geologic Structures to the Stages of Deformation of the Metamorphosed Noonday Dolomite, Mosaic Canyon, Northern Death Valley, CA"

Carolyn White, Bloomfield Hills, MI, "Alluvial Fan Sedimentation as Affected by Normal Faulting in a Tectonically Active Area: Death Valley, CA"


Amy Abel, Alexandria, VA, "Two-Feldspar Geothermometry of the Park Falls Granite, Wisconsin"

Rob Alexander, Minneapolis, MN, "An Experimental Study of the Evolution of Pull-apart Basins"

Sharon Anderson, Muncie, IN, "Laboratory Lysimeter Study of Acid Precipitation Effects on Soil pH, Exchangeable Bases, and Phosphorus Availability in a Slightly Acid Sandy Loam"

Tom Baring, Golden, CO, "Structural Analysis of the Precambrian Metamorphic Rocks of Dead Horse Gulch, Salida, Colorado"

Sarah Benn, Deerfield, IL, "Garnet-Biotite Cation Exchange Geothermometry Applied to Metapelitic Iron Formation in South Butternut Quadrangle, Wisconsin"

Gary Coulter, Aurora, CO, "Ultramafic Nodules at Kilborne Hole, NM"

Clint Cowan, De Berry, TX, "The Occurrence of Thin Clay Strata in the St. Peter Sandstone - Glenwood Shale Transition"

Tim Cowdery, Burnsville, MN, "The Glacial History of the Little Chicago Gravel Pit"

Sue Dolgin, Urbana, IL, "The Composition and Origin of Proterozoic Mafic Schists in a Multiply Deformed Zone near Salida, Colorado"

Kathy Duffy, Omaha, NE, "A Study of the Coquinas in the Decorah Formation"

Laura Ferguson, Glastonbury, CT, "The Mode of Formation and Tectonic Environment of a Basalt Sequence Near Salida, Colorado"

Tom Ferris, Wayzata, MN, "Eolian Erosion on Mars"

Don Frost, Opelousas, LA, "An Analysis of Water Resource Management in Minnesota"

Mark Gonzalez, Bismark, ND, "The Role of Microclimates on the Evolution of Badlands Topography"

Liz Gronen, Gardiner, NY, "A Theoretical, Curricular, and Practical Approach to an Earth Science/Geology Education"

Chris Hinze, St. Paul, MN, "Illite/Kaolinite Ratios in the Glenwood Formation as an Index of Distance from Source with Implications Concerning Sedimentation"

Jim Holmes, Cedar Rapids, IA, "Silver-Rich Native Copper"

Brian Kamm, Sherman Oaks, CA, "The Geomorphic Processes of Snow as a Means of Distinguishing Snow Patches From Glaciers"

Keith Knudsen, Hamden, CT, "A Mineralogical and Textural Examination of the Sand-sized Grains of the St. Peter-Platteville Transition"

Scott Linneman, Kankakee, IL, "Quaternary Volcanics of the Erzincan Basin, Eastern Turkey: An Example of Pull-Apart Basin Volcanism"

Brian Leonard, Topeka, KS, "The Origin of Graphic Granite: A Textural and Mineralogical Analysis of Two Samples from North Carolina"

Matt Masotti, Lawrenceville, NJ, "Geoarchaeological Study of Ancient Mudbricks and Pre-cultural Sediments From Naukratis, a Hellenic-Roman Site in the Western Nile Delta"

Laura Mathews, University City, MO, "The Fremont Formation Breccia: The Study of an Evaporite Solution Breccia"

Ruth McDonald, Bowie, MD, "Folded Calc-Silicate Clasts in the Diamictite Facies of the Wissahickon Formation, Conowingo, Maryland"

Ben McLuckie, Newark, DE, "Municipal Landfill Leachate Pollutant Adsorption by Glacial Tills"

Kurt Neher, St. Paul, MN, "A Structural Analysis of the Metamorphic Basement Complex, Valle De Bravo, Mexico"

Harry Nelson, Portola Valley, CA, "Competitive Exclusion in Paleozoic Brachiopods"

Dan Packer, Natick, MA, "Contact Relations Between the Salem Gabbro-Diorite and the Cape Ann Granite at Beach Bluff, Marblehead, Massachussetts"

Bruce Pfaff, New City, NY, "The Depositional Origin of Proterozoic Volcaniclastics near Salida, Colorado"

Dave Purkey, Eugene, OR, "An Investigation of the St. Peter Aquifer, Minneapolis, Minnesota"

Scott Ritger, River Falls, WI, "Life, Growth and Death in the Ordovician Bryozoan Prasopora falesi"

Steve Robertson, Chevy Chase, MD, "Compositional Variation of Amphiboles in Meta-Gabbros, Salida, Colorado"

Amy Sager, Ashland, OR, "The Effects of Coal Strip Mining on Groundwater Resources in the Powder River Basin, Wyoming"

Christina Seeburger, El Toro, CA, "The Geochemistry of Lithium in Relation to Human Health and Disease"

Steve Sutton, Lawrence, KS, "Origin of the Phenocryst-rich Core in a Proterozoic Granitic Dike, Knoblick Mountain, Missouri"

Toni Von Dem Hagen, San Francisco, CA, "Method to Madness: Tectospheric Controls on the Locations of Mantle Inclusions"

Cecelia Warner, El Paso, TX, "The Role of Microclimate in Creating the Asymmetry of Tillman's Gully"

Jane Woodwell, Woods Hole, MA, "Soil Movement on a Drumlin Hill, York County, Maine"

Amy Zacheis, Northport, NY, "Dielectric Loss and its relation to Color in Fluorite"

Matt Zukowski, Crystal Lake, IL, "Geologic Interpretations of Some Sediments on the Winfield Ranch near Hollister, California"


David Becker, Hiram, OH, "Nickel Content and differentiation of the Salida Basalts"

Ethan Bleifuss, Fulton, MO, "The Depth of Magma Formation for the Salida Basalts"

Heidi Bredenbeck, Bexley, OH, "Clay Analysis for the Potter"

Sherren Clark, Mount Hermon, MA, "Epeiric Tides"

Lynn Davies, Fresno, CA, "Brecciation as Evidence of Fault Movement: A Study Along the Arkansas Graben, Colorado"

Randall Harris, Richardson, TX, "The Winning of Titanium Metal"

Kristin Kennedy, St. Paul, MN, "An Investigation of Karst in the North Half of the Northfield Quadrangle"

Benjamin Levy, Binghamton, NY, "Evaluation of Methyl Chloroform and Trichoroethylene Contamination of Groundwater in a Glacial Aquifer at Conklin and Vestal, New York"

Cathy O'Dell, Alpena, MI, "An Analysis of Hydrothermal Fluid Activity and Trace Element Transport in Precambrian Volcanics of Marquette County, Michigan"

Lisanne Pearcy, Corvallis, OR, and Christine Rossen, Seattle, WA, "Proterozoic Subaqueous Pyroclastic Flows in Central Colorado: A Tuff Problem"

David Ratner, Minneapolis, MN, "A Landslide Related to Faulting Along the Arkansas Graben, Chaffee County, Colorado"

Geoffrey Seltzer, Minneapolis, MN, "The Effects of Urbanization on the Peak Discharge of a Small Intermittent Stream in Northfield, Minnesota"

Dan Sontag, University City, MO, "The Work of John Muir - A Geologic Perspective"

Gustave Tolson, Mexico City, Mexico, "A Structural Analysis of a Metamorphic Tectonite"

Lisa Wehmeyer, Grosse Point Park, MI, "The Ooids of the Decorah Shale, Southeastern Minnesota, and Their Environment of Formation"

Ralph Welliver, Greencastle, IN, "Climacticnites of the Mount Simon Member (Dresbach Formation, Wisconsin)"

Peter Whiting, APO, Miami, FL, and Tim Schoonmaker, Berkeley, CA, "Uranium-Series Dating of Raised Coral Terraces and their Implications for Tectonism: Southeastern Coast, Dominican Republic"

Peter Wiegand, Evanston, IL, "The Nature of Movement Along the Dead Goat Fault, Salida, Colorado"


Dave Bice, Chagrin Falls, OH, "A stratigraphic, petrographic and geochemical study of Proterozoic ash-flow tufts near Salida, Colorado"

Becky Craven, Springfield, IL, "Potential water pollution problems arising from spent oil shale in northwestern Colorado"

Beth Dyer, Lexington, MA, "A scientific and political analysis of environmental regulations applied to Thompson Island, Boston Harbor"

Sally Godfrey, Alton, IL, "Stratigraphy of glacial outwash filling in the Spring Creek channel near the Women's Recreation Center, Bell field."

Laurel Hall, Kankakee, IL, "The chemistry of ferroan dolomite coloration, Kankakee River State Park, Illinois"

John Hankins, Mansfield Center, CT, "Lead and uranium isotope dating of a granite pluton, Salida, Colorado and Lawrence, Kansas"

Eric Larson, Fargo, ND, "The petrogenesis of the magnetite flows of El Laco, Chile"

Mary Lucas, Dumont, CO, "Hydrologic properties of the Koolan Basalts, Hawaii"

Bill Mast, "The pros and cons of different methods of hazardous waste disposal using incineration"

Jeff Mow, North Hollywood, CA, "The status of environmental education in Minnesota"

Roger Nosal, Addison, IL, "Relative size and density distributions of quartz and magnetite sand grains, Warren Dunes State Park, Michigan"

Sue Nourse, St. Louis, MO, "The effects of a revetment (sea wall) upon a beach at Jekyll Island, Georgia"

Gail Peretsman, Ridgefield Park, NJ, "Geochemical analysis of zincite, Sterling Hill Deposit, Sussex County, New Jersey"

Jan Pohl, Wasilla, AK, "Soil is More Than a Mudpie Material"

Dave Rodgers, Richmond, IN, "Structural analysis of a metamorphic core complex, Rincon Mountains, Arizona"

Bonnie Rohr, Hastings, MN, "The need for a groundwater monitoring system, Dakota County, Minnesota"

Fred Seymour, Denver, CO, "Survey of electrical resistivity in theory and practice: Resistivity study of a section of the buried stream channel in the Cannon River Valley, Northfield, Minnesota

Amy Snodgrass, Indianapolis, IN, "A soil fertility study of reclaimed mineland, central North Dakota"

Heyo Van Iten, Ames, IA, "Conulariids of the Elgin Member of the Maqouketa Formation (upper Ordovician) in Fayette County, northeastern Iowa"

Cathy Villas, Minneapolis, MN, "Ancient Greek silver smelting slags, Greece"

Gary Walvatne, Sioux Falls, SD, "A land-use study on the proposed Slip-Up Creek Reservoir near Sioux Falls, South Dakota"

Missy Willette, Delavan, MN, "Pebble shape as a measure of beach energy, a beach near Cape Cod, MA"


Jean Buchanan, Northfield, MN, "A Comparison of some Chemically and Organically Farmed Silt Loams Near Northfield, Minnesota"

Martha Buss, La Grange Park, IL, "Human Geology: The Role of the Engineering Geologist in Developing Geostorage of Thermal Energy for Human Needs"

Alan Carroll, Wayne, IL, "Quartzite Assimilation in Syenite at Wausau, WI: A Petrographic Study"

Janet Cathey, Chicago, IL, "Paleoecology and Conodont Fauna of the Platteville Formation of Southeast Minnesota"

Clark Costen, St. Louis, MO, "The Stratigraphic Sequence in Rockwoods Reservation, St. Louis County, Missouri"

Julie Dynes, Dickinson, ND, "The Need for Law and Ethics in Controlling Our Natural Resources"

Reid Fisher, Berkeley, CA, "The Effect of a Winter Storm on Stinson Beach, California"

Brian Fox, McLean, VA, "Underground Storage of Petroleum and Waste Oil: Factors controlling the corrosion of metal storage tanks and subsequent groundwater contamination"

John Goodge, Columbia, MO, "Migmatites from the Vermilion Granitic Complex, Minnesota"

Glenn Greilich, Highlands, NJ, "Description and Evaluation of a Student Teaching Experience"

Teri Haake, Chester, NJ, "Structural and Tectonic Setting of the Reading Prong Province and Petrographic Analysis of Certain Gneisses Within the Prong"

Vicki Hansen, Lake Elmo, MN, "Equilibrium Thermodynamics in Petrology: a senior-level introductory course"

Karin Hargie, Wilmette, IL, "The Effects of Dams and Urbanization on the Cannon River"

Janet Hartwell, Charlottesville, VA, "A Petrographic Study on Metamorphics from Athens County Park"

William Hughes, Newton Center, MA, "Proterozoic Rock Types of Northern New Mexico and Colorado"

Libba Huntley, Besthesda, MD, "Late Eocene Pyroclastic Flow Rocks of the Colestin Formation Near Hilt, California in South-Central Oregon: a study on compaction, welding, pyroclastic surge and composition of these rocks"

Brian Jacobson, Santa Barbara, CA, "A Study of the Gabbroic Intrusion Near Sasaune Village, Maharashtra, India"

Kim Jones, Sherman, TX, "Precambrian metamorphics near Salida, Colorado"

Max Lyon, Logan, UT, "The Neoglacial History of an Alpine Basin in the Wind River Range, Wyoming"

Steven Miller, Washington, D.C., "Groundwater in west-central Minnesota"

Alison Rautman, St. Petersburg, FL, "Explorations in Geo-Archaeology: An Analysis of Bronze-Age Slags from Austria"

Edmund Secor, Richmond, VA, "The Absence of Cordierite in Precambrian schists from a small area in the Northeastern Front Range, Colorado"

Mark Timmerman, Hibbing, MN, "The Effects of a Tree upon the Snow Cover"

George Witman, Northfield, MN, "Strain Analysis of some Folded Precambrian Rocks in the Southern Wind River Range of west-central Wyoming"

Thomas Woodward, Casper, WY, "A study of Diamond Inclusions, Origin, and Synthesis in Diamonds Taken from the Murfreesboro Kimberlite in Arkansas and the Wyoming-Colorado Kimberlites"


Peter Besenbruch, Princeton, NJ, "Introductory geology field trip to the Minnesota River Valley"

Christine Brick, Duluth, MN, "The petrology of the anorthosites of the Beaver Bay Complex on the North Shore of Lake Superior"

Georgane Callaizakis, Miami, FL, "The origin of sediments and the depositional processes on the east and west coastal beaches of southern Florida"

Karen Campbell, New Brighton, MN, "The tectonic evolution of the Atlin Terrane in British Columbia and the Yukon Territories"

Lucy Chronic, Boulder, CO, "A dissected cinder cone in the San Francisco Volcanic Area of Northern Arizona"

Briggs Cunningham, Birmingham, MI, "Relationships between the Earth's crust and the mantle applied to the Basin and Range Province"

Marie Del Toro, Apple Valley, MN, "An environmental education program for the Northfield area"

Evan Dresel, Winnipeg, Manitoba, "A geochemical survey of selected hot springs in Yellowstone National Park"

Tillman Farley, Rochester, NY, "Alluvial deposits of the Cannon River in the Rice County Wilderness Park, MN"

Randy Fedors, Minneapolis, MN, "Precambrian amphibolites from Gunnison, CO"

Glenn Greilich, Highlands, NJ, "A course in sedimentary petrology"

Mark Helpenstell, Nampa, ID

Dan Hitzman, Bartlesville, OK, "Precambrian granites of the Arbuckle Mountains in southern OK"

Mary Horak, Bayport, MN

Robb Jacobson, Byron, IL, "Transformations of clay minerals caused by a jack pine plantation in the Arboretum"

Dan Maturen, Mahtomedia, MN, "The geomorphology of a karst area in Wycoff and Fountain quads, southern MN"

Jerry McNeish, Winfield, KS, "An explanatory manual on sanitary landfill siting criteria for county and municipal employees"

Joy Miller, Colorado Springs, CO, "Precambrian geology near Salida, CO"

Jo Ann Murashige, Honolulu, HI, "Stream analysis of the Palolo Valley stream, Honolulu, HA"

Steve Nagel, Athens, GA, "Precambrian geology near Salida, CO"

Chris Neumann, Chicago, IL, "The construction of a display on the geologic history of Southern Minnesota"

Eric Olson, Rochester, NY, "A series of lectures on paleoecology"

Kent Rodriguez, Elmore, MN, "Minnesota mineland reclamation laws"

Phyllis Ruf, Morgantown, WV, "The mineralogy of several meteorites in the Carleton collection"

Dan Spencer, Upland, CA, "The petrogenesis of a mylonite belt in the San Gabriel Mountains, CA"

Dave Swanson, Rochester, MN, "Mapping the glacial geology of part of Rice County, MN"

Dave Tolley, Newton Centre, MA, "A seismic refraction project in a tributary valley of the Cannon River in Rice County Wilderness Area, MN: describing bedrock topography in a channel partly refilled with alluvium" (bound with Tillman Farley's '79 paper)


Craig Banister, Starbuck, MN, "Trace fossils, with examples from the Platteville Limestone"

Tom Bauhs, Appleton, WI, "Plate tectonics and petroleum genesis"

Wes Danskin, Billings, MT, "Developing a water balance equation for a watershed on John Schwarz's ranch, MT"

Dorothy Davis, Omaha, NE, "Short stories containing geological messages for young children"

Lisa Doull, Cleveland Heights, OH, "High amphibolite-granulite metamorphism in the Mt. Rushmore and Hill City quads in the Black Hills, SD"

Ranaye Dreier, Northfield, MN, "Mircrostructure analysis of the Thomson Formation at Carlton Dam, Carlton, MN, with emphasis on kink-banding"

Dan Ela, Grand Junction, CO, "Microfabric analysis of the McGrath Gneiss, south of Duluth, MN"

Jim Harrington, Reston, VA, "The philosophy of science"

Jean Hoff, Minnetonka, MN, "The vegetative history of a marsh in the Carleton Arboretum using polynalysis, Northfield, MN"

Steve Ingebritsen, Menlo Park, CA, "The genesis of the Bridgewater Esker in central Rice County, MN"

Patti Kimble, Northfield, MN, "The geology of Northfield, MN: an adult education course"

Alison Krafft, Hastings-on-Hudson, NY, "A field guide to the Black Hills, SD"

Sarah Mills, "Enhanced oil recovery"

Larura Nadelhoffer, Naperville, IL, "The paragenesis of zeolite minerals in lava cavities of Deccan Trap Basalts, Poona, India"

Pixie Newman, Baltimore, MD, "Ground water pollution from septic tank effluent, Randolph, MN"

Barbara Okamoto, "A descriptive study of the lower Mississippi River delta"

Doug Robbins, Indianapolis, IN, exam

Meryl Rosenfeld, Portland, OR, "The Lava River Cave, central Oregon"

Peter Sandberg, Minneapolis, MN, exam

Heather Saunders, Weston, MA, "Archaen tectonics: the formation of greenstone belts and the high-grade metamorphic terrains which enveloped them"

Lona Sepessy, Sylvania, OH

Rich Soule, Charlotte, NC, "Water quality and other parameters of a watershed using static analysis"

Janet Thigpen, Terre Haute, IN, "Soil reactions at the McKnight Prairie, near Northfield, MN"

Betsy Turner, Wilmette, IL, "Communication problems between geologists and the public"

Brooks Wallin, Edina, MN, "Analysis of a Caribbean deep-sea core and mapping of a rampart island"

Zach Wilson, Austin, MN, "Political and legal implications of private- and government-built drainage ditches effecting lake-levels near Willmar, MN"

Bill Witte, Naperville, IL, "Modeling and analyzing fold development under conditions of layer parallel simple shear"

Cliff Wright, Northfield, MN, "Folds in a mylanite schist in the Saguaro National Monument, near Tucson, AZ"


Jim Berg, Northfield, MN, "Post-mortem alteration of fossils in the Decorah Shale"

Wes Danskin, Billings, MO, "Slope stability as a function of hydrological change"

Nelson Mark Filipi, Duluth, MN, "Paleobiochemistry of fossils using an ion exchange column to separate amino acids out of fossil shells"

Lisa Galblum, Bethesda, MD, "Designing geology field trips in the Carleton arboretum for elementary school students"

Dave Gambill, New Canaan, CT, "The effects on small streams of utilizing dams to produce hydroelectric power"

Lynn Gandl, Little Rock, AR, "A comparative study of geomorphic development and response of two drainage basins in southern Minnesota"

Holly Huyck, Bethesda, MD, "Defining the contact between the Sacred Heart Quartz Monzonite and the Morton Migmatite in a square mile of the Minnesota River Valley, using mapping, thin sections and trace element analysis"

Dave Machemer, Detroit, MI, "Stories on geological environments"

Stewart Naegele,Vermilion, OH, "The effects of microclimate on slope angles"

Guy "Tres" Naylor, Westwood, MD, "Man-induced erosion around Northfield, MN"

Bruce K. Nelson, Bloomington, MN, "The geochemistry and petrogenesis of potassium-rich alkalic rocks"

Bruce R. Nelson, Arlington, VA, "Petrographic analysis of porphyritic latites "

Camille Parrish, Oklahoma City, OK, "A petrographic study of the textural and compositional relationships between a granitic gneiss and mafic pods and dikes in a Minnesota River Valley granite quarry"

Eric Simonson, Tacoma, WA, "The petrology of lava flows from Willis Wall, Mt. Rainier"

Diane Smith, Hutchinson, MN, "Metamorphosed concretions from the Michagamme Formation, Upper Peninsula, Michigan"

Rich Soule, Charlotte, NC, "Correlations between stream flows and salinity levels"

Bruce Yeomans, Arlington, VA, "Prospecting for water and establishing correlations between resistivity data and known water tables"

Susan Zerwick, Madison, WI, "Metagraywackes from the Thomson Formation, northern Minnesota"


Janet Beidleman, Colorado Springs, CO, "Environmental hazards of construction on the Pierre Shale in Colorado Springs, Colorado"

Jim Collier, New Providence, NJ, "Derivation of a model for the genesis of an occurrence of nepheline-aegirine syenite pegmatites in the Bearpaws, with application to the petrogenesis of alkaline rocks"

Ken Collier, New Providence, NJ, "The relationship between continental drift and vertebrate paleontology in the early Tertiary"

Leise Davidson, Madison, WI, "Plate tectonic theories concerning southern California"

Jim Evans, Lake Wales, FL, "Diagenesis of the Willow River Member of the Shakopee Formation"

Jamie Foster, Overland Park, KS, "Earthquake prediction"

Diana Fountain, Scottsdale, AZ, "Sandstone petrogenesis"

Leah Haworth, Northfield, MN, "Nutrient concentrations in Spring Brook and Heath Creek, Northfield, MN"

Bob Herbolsheimer, Peru, IL, "Seminar on land-use planning"

Karen Hoffman, Solon, OH, "Formation of the Monterey Submarine Canyon"

Margery Hulbert, Tucson, AZ, "Reclamation of coal strip mines in the northern Great Plains region, with emphasis on revegetation"

Karen Kimball, Dekalb, IL, "Native copper deposits in Michigan's Upper Peninsula"

Craig Knutson, Coon Rapids, MN, "Systematic variation of shale content in the Des Moines Lobe glacial tills"

Heather Macdonald, Englewood, CO, "The origin of meteorites"

Bill Matlack, Baltimore, MD, "Evolution of metallogenic theory"

Will Maze, Peru, IL, "Amphibolites"

Phil Muessig, Pasadena, CA, "Cause and effect relationships among river hydraulic variables over time"

Lucy Piety, Terra Haute, IN, exam

Barbara Rossing, Dekalb, IL, "The glacial history of Prairie Creek"

Sue Stoddard, Claremont, CA, "An introduction to seismology and seismography"

Rich Tucker, Cleveland Heights, OH, "Marine manganese nodules"

Tim Williams, San Diego, CA, "Environmental law and future possible employments"

Barb Wonson, Hopkins, MN, "Earth science in secondary education"


Susan Barlow, Leonia, NJ, "Soil and Drainage Study of the Hanson-Mickelsen Property"

Susanna Calvo, Jackson Heights, NY, "Geomorphic Factors Affecting Groundwater Recharge in the Northfield, Minnesota Area"

Alan Cutler, Bethesda, MD, "Changes in the Brachiopod Fauna of the Decorah Shale and Possible Interpretations"

James Dubois, "Development of Metamorphic Grade in Precambrian Gneiss near Granite Falls, Minnesota"

Scott Fischmann, Los Angeles, CA, "The Paleoclimatic Significance of Varvitic Sediments"

Virginia Gillerman, Lawrence, KS, "A Petrologic Study of the Origin and History of Precambrian Amphibolites near Granite Falls, Minnesota"

Julie Greenberg, Culver City, CA, "Pennsylvania's Susquehanna River Basin: Development of Environmental Management Plans"

Craig Hill, "Political and Economic Consequences of American Investment in Russian Natural Gas Development"

Larry Meinert, Cincinnati, OH, "A Sense of the Earth"

Marcia Mergner, Madison, NJ, "Selected Topics in Selenology: A Senior Seminar"

Karen Noyce, Hamden, CT, "A Case Study: Acid Mine Drainage in the Wyoming Valley, Northeastern Pennsylvania"

Vivian Jean Suits, Ann Arbor, MI, "Correlation of Iron Oxide Content with Spectral Reflectance in Sandstones to Determine the Feasibility of Special Reflectance as a Mineralogic Tool"

Tim Thurnblad, Northfield, MN, "Teaching Earth Science for Human Development"

Warren Wilson, Neenah, WI, "Hydrology and Pollution"

Emily Wrubel, "The Nile River: Implications of Water Control"

Libby Youngblood, Evanston, IL, "The Use of Probability Concepts for Understanding Variation in Grain Size Distributions"


George Bentley, Chicago, IL, "River energy, meandering, and river valley widening: an investigation, with a proposed mechanism for valley widening"

Philip Brown, St. Louis, MO, "A petrological study of the origin of the Turret Skarn and Independence Mine, Chaffee County, Colorado"

Marjorie Diamond, "A plate tectonic model for the evolution of the Cordillera between 49 N and 60 N latitude"

Peter Dixon, Wooster, OH, "The role of age and depth in petroleum formation"

Ted Enterline, Moylan, PA, "The Fort Union Formation: Montana during the Paleocene"

James Estabrook, Pelham, NY, "An inquiry into crustal loading and isostatic deformation by dams and reservoirs"

Joan Gasperow, Bethesda, MD, "Preliminary investigation of suspended sediments in Muddy Creek, Maryland"

Steve Leclerq, Kirkwood, MO, "Glades: A geological and biological analysis"

Arthur Norton, Williamstown, MA, "The multiple use and reclamation of sand and gravel pits"

Anne Rohsenow, "Crystallographic orientation of quartz in the Mesnard Quartzite, Marquette County, Michigan"

Ellen Smith, Hamden, CT, "A brief analysis of the work of two geologic innovators: Louis Agassiz and Norman L. Bowen"


Amy Altman, Jackson Heights, NY, "The value of teaching as an undergraduate"

Charles Andrews, Morton, IL, "World resources of and demand for copper and mercury"

Jean Juming Chu, Whitestone, NY, "The petroleum potential of the continental shelf off the coast of Long Island, U.S.A."

George-Ann Davis, Chicago, IL, "An experience in student teaching"

Thomas Grady, Northfield, MN, "A brief look at cation exchange"

Charles Stephen Haase, Saginaw, MN, "The Duluth Gabbro Complex: A study of the validity of its comparison and classification with the Skaergaard and Stillwater Complexes"

Bruce Nesbitt, New Richmond, IN, "Structure, petrology, and petrogenesis of the igneous rocks of one and one half sections in Rattlesnake Quadrangle, Bearpaw Mountains, Montana"

Richard Pautsch, Dubuque, IA, "A syllabus for introductory environmental geology"

Kenneth Powers, Medesto, CA, (Paper missing)

John Sharry, Pittsburgh, PA, "Comparisons of the Northern Appalachians and Scottish Caledonides with respect to continental drift"


Kelton Barr, Minneapolis, MN, "A land-use study for Northfield and its vicinity, Minnesota"

Finley Bishop, Minneapolis, MN, "Plate tectonics"

Ronald Bildstein, Malden, MA, "The significance of paleoclimatology when combined with paleomagnetism as concerns Continental Drift"

Christopher Rautman, St. Petersburg, FL, "Geology of the Dubois Area, Fremont County, Wyoming and structural geology of the Wyoming Province"

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