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Theses/Dissertations from 2019

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VARIABILITY IN GROUNDWATER FLOW AND CHEMISTRY IN THE HOUZHAI KARST BASIN, GUIZHOU PROVINCE, CHINA, Joshua M. Barna

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INTEGRATED SEISMIC-REFLECTION AND MICROGRAVITY IMAGING ACROSS THE SOUTHERN BOUNDARY OF THE CHARLESTON UPLIFT, NEW MADRID SEISMIC ZONE, USA, Drew D. Burford Jr.

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FAULT EVOLUTION IN THE NORTHWEST LITTLE SAN BERNARDINO MOUNTAINS, SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA: A REFLECTION OF TECTONIC LINKAGE BETWEEN THE SAN ANDREAS FAULT AND THE EASTERN CALIFORNIA SHEAR ZONE, Ann Hislop

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REFINING THE ONSET TIMING AND SLIP HISTORY ALONG THE NORTHERN PART OF THE TETON FAULT, Rachel Montague Hoar

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MINERAL EXPLORATION AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: A CASE STUDY IN THE REPUBLIC OF SOUTH SUDAN, Cosmas Pitia Kujjo

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EFFECTS OF DEPOSITIONAL PROCESSES ON STRENGTH AND COMPRESSIBILITY OF SEDIMENTS USING ELASTIC SHEAR WAVE VELOCITY, Wisam Razzaq Muttashar

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RETHINKING KARST HAZARD ASSESSMENT IN KENTUCKY, William P. Pierskalla Jr.

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TEMPORAL AND SPATIAL VARIABILITY IN GROUNDWATER FLOW AND CHEMISTRY ALONG THE CUMBERLAND RIVER, ARTEMUS, KENTUCKY, Amanda Rachelle Sherman

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A DIATOM PROXY FOR SEASONALITY OVER THE LAST THREE MILLENNIA AT JUNE LAKE, EASTERN SIERRA NEVADA (CA), Laura Caitlin Streib

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DETERMINING RATES OF LANDSCAPE RESPONSE TO TECTONIC FORCING ACROSS A RANGE OF TEMPORAL SCALES AND EROSIONAL MECHANISMS: TETON RANGE, WY, Meredith Swallom

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A JOINT XRF-δ13Ccarb CHEMOSTRATIGRAPHIC APPROACH FOR CHARACTERIZING PALEO-ENVIRONMENTAL PROCESSES IN THE MUDSTONE-DOMINATED WOLFCAMP FORMATION OF WEST TEXAS, Frank Tamakloe

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TESTING FOR SEDIMENTARY RECYCLING USING DETRITAL MONAZITE GEOCHRONOLOGY, ZIRCON “DOUBLE DATING”, AND TEXTURES IN PENNSYLVANIAN ARENITES OF THE CENTRAL APPALACHIAN BASIN, EASTERN KENTUCKY: IMPLICATIONS FOR SINGLE MINERAL SEDIMENTARY PROVENANCE ANALYSIS, Steve C. Zotto

Theses/Dissertations from 2018

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HYDROLOGIC MONITORING AND 2-D ELECTRICAL RESISTIVITY IMAGING FOR JOINT GEOPHYSICAL AND GEOTECHNICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF SHALLOW COLLUVIAL LANDSLIDES, Matthew M. Crawford

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OCCURRENCE AND ATTRIBUTES OF TWO ECHINODERM-BEARING FAUNAS FROM THE UPPER MISSISSIPPIAN (CHESTERIAN; LOWER SERPUKHOVIAN) RAMEY CREEK MEMBER, SLADE FORMATION, EASTERN KENTUCKY, U.S.A., Ann Well Harris

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STRATIGRAPHY AND ORGANIC GEOCHEMISTRY REVEAL PATTERNS OF LATE QUATERNARY PALEO-PRODUCTIVITY AT MONO LAKE, CALIFORNIA, Bailee Nicole Hodelka

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CONSERVATION LIMNOGEOLOGY AND BENTHIC HABITAT MAPPING IN CENTRAL LAKE TANGANYIKA (TANZANIA), Joseph S. Lucas

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A MULTI-INDICATOR APPROACH TO UNDERSTANDING THE DIAGENESIS OF CARBONATES IN PENNSYLVANIAN MUDROCKS OF THE MIDLAND BASIN, Alex J. Reis

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GEOCHRONOLOGICAL AND GEOCHEMICAL CONSTRAINTS ON THE ORIGIN OF THE CARTOOGECHAYE TERRANE, WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA: IMPLICATIONS FOR THE LATE PRECAMBRIAN TO EARLY PALEOZOIC EVOLUTION OF THE EASTERN LAURENTIAN MARGIN, Kevin B. Walsh Jr.

Theses/Dissertations from 2017

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ZIRCON AS A PROXY FOR "TAKING THE TEMPERATURE" OF GRANITES: AN EXAMPLE USING ZIRCON THERMOMETRY APPLIED TO GRENVILLIAN MID-CRUSTAL MAGMAS IN THE BLUE RIDGE PROVINCE, VIRGINIA, Samantha Rae Burk

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POTENTIAL FIELD MODELING ACROSS THE NEODYMIUM LINE DEFINING THE PALEOPROTEROZOIC-MESOPROTEROZOIC BOUNDARY OF THE SOUTHEASTERN MARGIN OF LAURENTIA, Rachel Lauren Durham

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EFFECTS OF HYDROLOGIC CONNECTIVITY AND LAND USE ON FLOODPLAIN SEDIMENT ACCUMULATION AT THE SAVANNAH RIVER SITE, SOUTH CAROLINA, Jeremy E. Eddy

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INITIAL MICROSEISMIC RECORDINGS AT THE ONSET OF UNCONVENTIONAL HYDROCARBON DEVELOPMENT IN THE ROME TROUGH, EASTERN KENTUCKY, Andrew Holcomb

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SEDIMENTARY RESPONSES TO GROWTH FAULT SLIP AND CLAY SHRINK AND SWELL INDUCED ELEVATION VARIATIONS: EAST MATAGORDA PENINSULA, TEXAS, Wei Ji

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INTERPRETATION OF THE DEPOSITIONAL ENVIRONMENTS AND SOFT-SEDIMENT DEFORMATION IN THE UPPER TANGLEWOOD MEMBER (UPPER ORDOVICIAN) OF THE LEXINGTON LIMESTONE, CENTRAL KENTUCKY, U.S.A., Dibya R. Koirala

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FLUVIAL-LACUSTRINE PROCESSES SHAPING THE LANDFORMS OF THE DISTAL PARAGUAY FLUVIAL MEGAFAN, Edward Limin Lo