Theses Defenses of 2015-2016

Krishangi Groover MS defense

Krishangi Groover

Selected trace-element occurrence in alluvium and rocks, western Mojave Desert, southern California

MS Candidate
Advisor: Dr. Kathy Thorbjarnarson

Defense: April 15th, 2016, 10am

Evan Hirakawa

Evan Hirakawa

Poro-Elasto-Plastic Off-Fault Response and Dynamics of Earthquake Faulting

Ph.D. Candidate
Advisor: Dr. Shuo Ma

Defense: March 21st, 2016, 10:30am


Tina Zeidan

Compositional linear modeling, non-central principal component analysis, Ω and relative variation curves: using higher dimensional space to unravel elemental mass redistribution patterns within the regolith

MS Candidate
Advisor: Dr. Gary H. Girty

Defense: December 11th, 2015, 11:00am


Ashley Heath

Effects of illuviation on the petrology and chemistry of tonalitic saprock

MS Candidate
Advisor: Dr. Gary H. Girty

Defense: December 11th, 2015, 10:00am

Matt Skakun

Matt Skakun

A Microseismic Approach to Hurricane Monitoring

BS Candidate
Advisor: Dr. Shuo Ma

Defense: December 11th, 2015, 9:30am


Janae Fried

Analysis of Anionic Contribution to Total Dissolved Solids in the Lower San Diego River

BS Candidate
Advisor: Dr. Kathy Thorbjarnarson

Defense: December 11th, 2015, 9:00am

Amanda Linn

Amanda Linn

Taxonomy and Taphonomy of hardosaurs (Dinosauria: Ornithiscia) found in the Point Loma Formation (Campanian) of San Diego County, California

BS Candidate
Advisor: Dr. Tom Demere/Dr. Dave Kimbrough

Defense: December 11th, 2015, 8:30am

Andy Jerrett

Paleoseismology of the Imperial Fault at the U.S.-Mexico Border and Correlation of Regional Lake Stratigraphy Through Analysis of Oxygen/Carbon Isotope Data

M.S. Candidate
Advisor: Dr. Tom Rockwell

Defense: December 7th, 2015, 3:00 pm

Kaitlin Wessel

500 Year Rupture History of the Imperial Fault at the International Border Through Analysis of Faulted Lake Cahuilla Sediments, Carbon-14 data, and Climate Data

M.S. Candidate
Advisor: Dr. Tom Rockwell

Defense: December 7th, 2015, 2:00 pm

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