This page contains non-honors theses produced by senior Geology majors. To see a list of recent honors theses from this department, please click here. For a list of all Honors Theses since 2011, click here.

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Theses from 2017

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The effect of fluorine on melt viscosity in the NaAlSiO4 - KAlSiO4 system, Madeline Stella Bruno and Genevieve Robert

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The Effect of Fluorine on the Viscosity of Jadeite-Leucite Melts, Olin Rico Carty and Geneviève Robert

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Methane Emissions Above and Below a Ditch Plug, Sprague River Marsh, Phippsburg, ME, Kelsey Chenoweth

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Salinic to Neoacadian Deformation within the Migmatite Zone of the Central Maine Belt in Western Maine, Erik James Divan

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Petrology of the hastingsite-riebeckite Granite of Mt. Cabot, NH, Colin Robert Kraft

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A Mid-Late Holocene Multi-Proxy Paleoenvironmental Reconstruction of Northern Finnmark Using a Sediment Core from the Island of Ingøy, Norway, Claire Lockwood Markonic

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Late-Season High-Sedimentation Events in a Sediment Trap Record from Linnévatnet, Svalbard, Norway, Noel L. Potter

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Stable Isotopic Evidence for Nutrient Cycling at Two Zostera marina Meadows in Cape Cod, MA, Yacine Sylla

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Paleoenviromental Reconstruction from the Sediment Record of the Varved Proglacial Linnévatnet, Svalbard, Norwegian High Arctic, Gwenyth Williams

Theses from 2016

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Monitoring the Effects of Marine Derived Nitrogen due to an Alewife Migration at Nequasset Lake, Woolwich, Me, Andre Brittis-Tannenbaum

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Recent Changes To The Dynamic Sandy Beach System At The Mouth Of The Kennebec River, Mid-Coast Maine, Nicole Marie Cueli

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Applications of LiDAR in the study of landscape geomorphology, Sandwich Range, White Mountain National Forest, Sarah G. Koe

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Hydrothermal oxide and nontronite deposits at Seamount 3, Wolf-Darwin lineament, Galapagos Archipelago, Ecuador, Megan J. Lubetkin, Steven Carey, and Genevieve Robert

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The Effect of Na:K Ratio on Melt Viscosity within the SiO2-NaAlSiO4-KAlSiO4 System, Rebecca Anne Smith

Theses from 2015

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Mobilization of Metals by Fungi in Historic Cemeteries, Eleanor D. Briggs

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A Paleolimnological Study Reconstructing Organic Carbon Accumulation and Climate History; Mealy Mountains, Labrador, Canada, Timothy D. Campbell

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Analysis and Comparison of Physical Properties and Morphology of Impact Melt Flows on Venus and the Moon to Determine Atmospheric Controls, Christine Elizabeth Dong

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Reconstruction of the Post-Glacial Formation of the Peddocks Island Salt Marsh, Hull, MA, Sean W. Enos

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Paleoclimatic implication of lake sediment geochemistry in Linnévatnet, Spitsbergen, Svalbard, Benjamin Gray Merkert

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Analysis of Sediment Traps in Linnévatnet, Svalbard for Reconstruction of Annual Sediment Flux and Lacustrine Processes, Tess L. Walther

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Bedrock Geology of the Mt. Dartmouth 7.5' Quadrangle, New Hampshire, Sarah Mei Xiao and J. Dykstra Eusden

Theses from 2014

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Petrographic Analysis and Tectonic Implications of the Plutons in the Gilead 7.5 Quadrangle: Connections to the Piscataquis Volcanic Arc and Sebago Batholith, Saebyul C. Choe

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Using LiDAR to Map the Geomorphology of the Swift River Region of the White Mountain National Forest, New Hampshire, Cameron A. Held

LiDAR as a Tool for Lineament Mapping and the Reevaluation of Bedrock and Glacial Geology: Examples from the Mount Moosilauke Region of the White Mountain National Forest, New Hampshire, Joshua T. Sturtevant

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Depositional Setting and Deformation History of Central-Western Maine: Silurian Stratigraphic Revisions for the Newry-Gilead Region, Sula Q. Watermulder

Theses from 2013

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Assessing the impact of marine-derived nutrient on nitrogen cycling in Nequasset Lake in reponse to the 2012 migration of anadromous alewives (Alosa pseudoherangus), Chester Chiao, Beverly Johnson, Philip Dostie, and Theodore V. Willis

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600 Years of Late Holocene Climate Variability Inferred from a Varved Proglacial Sediment Record Linnévatnet, Svalbard, Norway, Colin W. Dowey and Michael J. Retelle

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A Geomorphic and Sedimentological Study of the Periglacial Processes and Environments, Vardeborgsletta, Western Spitsbergen Svalbard, Lauren Brett Farnsworth

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Analysis of brittle Paleogene structures in the Svea region, eastern Spitsbergen, Svalbard, Amanda LaFarge Goss

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A geochemical investigation of Late Holocene lake sediment cores from Pyramid Lake, Fiordland, New Zealand, David J. Harning

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Variations in hypoxia and productivity along the Oregon Margin during the Younger Dryas and Early Holocene, Conor M. Maginn, Beverly Johnson, Jennifer L. McKay, Jesse M. Muratli, and Alan C. Mix

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Isotopic Reconstructions of Swordfish Diets in the Gulf of Maine, Rachel C. Morrison

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Maine's blue carbon: estimating carbon stocks in Maine saltmarshes, Margaret Alice Pickoff

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Tracking Seasonal and Storm Induced Recession of the Popham-Seawall Barrier Beach Complex, Phippsburg, Maine, Amanda Lee Wescott

Theses from 2012

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CRETACEOUS UNROOFING HISTORY FROM APATITE FISSION-TRACK AGES, COG RAILROAD, MT. WASHINGTON, NEW HAMPSHIRE, Brigit Anderson

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Bedrock and Groundwater Interaction: Tracing the Potential for Cation Contamination in Groundwater, Small Point, Maine, Jennifer A. Lindelof

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The Characterization of Organic Carbon from Sedimentary Cores from Zostera marina beds, Maquoit Bay, Casco Bay, Maine, Elizabeth Emily Sonshine

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Evaluation of the response and recovery of a forested watershed to human disturbances based on a multi-proxy analysis of sediments in Trout Pond, Lyme, NH, Ethan O. Yackulic and Timothy L. Cook