The full text of Senior Independent Study Theses submitted during and after 2012 are available to download only by College of Wooster users. Unless listed as an exemplar, all other theses are restricted.

Follow

Senior Independent Study Theses from 2009

PDF

Developing the Late Holocene Glacial History of Lower Glacier Bay, Alaska Using Tree-Ring Dating of Subfossil Wood, Michael Krivicich
Department: Geology

PDF

Protolith Determination of the Hyde School Marginal Gneisses, Adirondack Lowlands, NY, Robert M. Nowak
Department: Geology

PDF

Calculating the Rate of Dextral Strike-Slip Faulting Along the Höh Serh Fault, the Southwestern Boundary of the Höh Serhiyn Nuruu in the Mongolian Altai, Western Mongolia, Jodi Sprajcar
Department: Geology

Senior Independent Study Theses from 2008

PDF

Dendroclimatology and Divergence: a Case Study From Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, Alaska, Alexander A. Trutko
Department: Geology

Senior Independent Study Theses from 2007

PDF

Legacy Sediment on Incising Streams: Changes in Stream Form and Process and Implications For Stream Restoration, Case Study of Two Steams in Wayne County, Ohio, Emily Lucille Cunningham
Department: Geology

PDF

Paleocology of a Late Pleistocene (Eemian) Reef Sequence on Great Inagua Island, the Bahamas, Emiliann Griffin
Department: Geology

PDF

Study of the Formation of Ship Rock By Analysis of Magma Flow Direction, Denise Marie Hardman
Department: Geology

PDF

Origins of Garnet in Peraluminous Granitoids Found in the South Mountain Batholith, Nova Scotia, Jessica S. Hark
Department: Geology

PDF

Paleomagnetic Remanence and Anisotropy of Magnetic Susceptibility of Dikes From Super-Fast Spread Crust Exposed at Pito Deep Rift, Andrew J. Horst
Department: Geology

PDF

Developing Subfossil Conifer Tree-Ring-Width Chronologies to Investigate the Glacial and Climate History of Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, Alaska, Eva Lyon
Department: Geology

PDF

Contamination History of Boot Lake Granodiorite, Nova Scotia, Canada, Brian Mumaw
Department: Geology

PDF

Geochronology of Late Pleistocene Corals Associated With a Rapid Sea Level Change (Great Inagua and San Salvador, the Bahamas), Ann Steward
Department: Geology

Senior Independent Study Theses from 2006

PDF

Microsolenid Corals as Paleobathymetric Indicators: A Test Using a Newly Discovered Middle Jurassic Community in Makhtesh Gadol, Israel, Jeffrey C. Bowen II
Department: Geology

PDF

Paleoenvironmental Analysis of Thrombolites in the Basal Purbeck Formation (Upper Jurassic of Southern England), Erica C. Clites
Department: Geology

PDF

267 Year Long Reconstruction of Spring Lake Erie Levels Based on North Pacific Tree Ring Series, Anne Krawiec
Department: Geology

PDF

Cryptic Marine Community From the Middle Jurassic (Bathonian) of Langton Herring, Dorset, Southern England, Monica A. Umstead
Department: Geology

Senior Independent Study Theses from 2005

PDF

Origin of the Strjugsskarð Andesite, Skagi Peninsula, North-Central Iceland, Charlene Adzima
Department: Geology

PDF

Paleoenvironments and Stratigraphy of the Middle Ordovician Strata of Central Tennessee, Suzanne E. Boyenton
Department: Geology

PDF

New Dendroclimatic Tree Ring Network From Lake Clark National Park and Preserve, Alaska, William Driscoll
Department: Geology

PDF

Geophysical Study of Northern Cyclone Canyon Graben in Canyonlands National Park, Utah: Sediment Depth and Implications For a Cross-Sectional Model, Joshua Alan Michaels
Department: Geology

PDF

Reinterpretation of the Zohar Formation of Maktech Qatan (Callovian, Middle Jurassic): Parting the Geology of the Holy Land, Kevin R. Wolfe
Department: Geology

Senior Independent Study Theses from 2003

PDF

Conflict, Warfare, and Viewshed Analysis: the Pueblo III Period in the Silver Creek Drainage, East-Central Arizona, Leslie Nicole McCluskey
Department: Archaeology; Geology

PDF

Scientific Evidence and Theological Arguments For the Failure of Scientific Creationism to Provide Sufficient Common Ground Between Theory of Evolution and Christianity, Richard W. Poole
Department: Religious Studies; Geology

Senior Independent Study Theses from 1997

PDF

Analysis of a Mastodon Trackway Located Near Saline, Michigan, and Its Implications For the Systematic Hunting of Mastodon By Paleo-Indians, William Hubbard
Department: Archaeology; Geology

Senior Independent Study Theses from 1994

PDF

Reconstruction of the Paleotopographic and Paleogeologic Landscape Including An Archaeological Spatial Component Within a One By Three Kilometer Area Containing the Akrotiri Excavation on Thera in the Southern Aegean Sea, Marcus Pillion
Department: Archaeology; Geology

Theses/Dissertations from 1986

PDF

Petroleum Legislation in Ohio: Its Geologic and Legal Significance to the Petroleum Industry, Julie M. Ferguson