Nicholas Teague

Nicholas Teague

Near Surface Infiltration Measurements and the Implications for Artificial Recharge

M.S. Candidate
Advisor Dr. Kathy Thorbjarnarson

Defense May 17th, 2010, 10:00 am

Jon Sainsbury

Jon Sainsbury

Timing of extension, NS shortening, and conjugate strike-slip faulting in the evolution of the Chocolate Mountains anticlinorium: Evidence from the Gavilan Hills, SE California

M.S. Candidate
Advisor Dr. Gary Girty

Defense May 12th, 2010, 8:00 am

Jason Ricketts

Jason Ricketts

Miocene growth of a depression in the Chocolate Mountains anticlinorium recorded by the Bear Canyon conglomerate, SE California

M.S. Candidate
Advisor Dr. Gary Girty

Defense May 12th, 2010, 9:00 am
Outstanding Graduate Thesis Presentation

Cassady Bethel-Thompson

Cassady Bethel-Thompson

The Rattlesnake Valley and Oriflamme Canyon plutons: key temporal markers in the Jurassic and Cretaceous development of the transition zone of the Peninsular Ranges batholith

M.S. Candidate
Advisor Dr. Gary Girty

Defense May 12th, 2010, 10:00 am

Bryan Page

Bryan Page

Assessing mass and volume changes in the development of saprock from corestone near the Elsinore fault zone, San Diego County, California: potential implications for ground shaking events

M.S. Candidate
Advisor Dr. Gary Girty

Defense May 12th, 2010, 11:00 am

Matt Keyes

Matt Keyes

A Seawater-derived Uranium Signature and Possible Mechanisms of Crustal Contamination in Loihi Seamount Glasses

B.S. Candidate
Advisor Dr. Aaron Pietruszka

Defense May 12th, 2010, 12:00 pm

Dan Cronquist

Dan Cronquist

The Smoke Creek Dike Swarm, Northwestern Nevada

B.S. Candidate
Advisor Dr. Vic Camp

Defense May 12th, 2010, 12:20 pm

Zachary Hasten

Zachary Hasten

Tertiary Volcanism in the Southern Buffalo Hills, Smoke Creek, Nevada

B.S. Candidate
Advisor Dr. Vic Camp

Defense May 12th, 2010, 12:40 pm
Outstanding Undergraduate Thesis Presentation

Chris Binter

Chris Binter

Relocation of earthquakes in the Eastern Greater Caucasus region and its tectonic implications

B.S. Candidate
Advisor Dr. Rob Mellors

Defense May 12th, 2010, 1:40 pm

Evan Hirakawa

Evan Hirakawa

Testing the Waveguide Effect in the Los Angeles Area using Ambient Seismic Noise

B.S. Candidate
Advisor Dr. Shuo Ma

Defense May 12th, 2010, 2:00 pm

James Lee

James Lee

Bulk and Elemental Mass Change in Development of Granitic Corestone and Saprolite near the Elsinore Fault

B.S. Candidate
Advisor Dr. Gary Girty

Defense May 12th, 2010, 2:20 pm

Briana Johnson

Briana Johnson

Geochemistry of the Alverson Andesite, Volcanic Hills, San Diego County, California

B.S. Candidate
Advisor Dr. Dave Kimbrough

Defense May 12th, 2010, 2:40 pm

Reid Cummins

Reid Cummins

Vertebrae Morphology of Leptoceratops Gracilis

B.S. Candidate
Advisor Dr. Jared Morrow

Defense May 12th, 2010, 4:00 pm
Outstanding Undergraduate Thesis Presentation

Joe El Adli

Joe El Adli

A new species of the extinct baleen whale genus Hepetocetus (Cetacea, Herpetocetinae) from the San Diego Formation of San Diego, California

B.S. Candidate
Advisor Dr. Tom Deméré and Jared Morrow

Defense May 12th, 2010, 4:20 pm

Bryant Fulk

Bryant Fulk

Seismic Analysis of the Umiat Basin, NPRA, North Slope, Alaska

M.S. Candidate
Advisor Dr. Rob Mellors

Defense May 7th, 2010; 12:00 pm

Arifandy Aulia

Arifandy Aulia

Seismic Hazard Analysis of Kyrgyzstan using Data from the 2006 MW 5.8 Kochkor earthquake

M.S. Candidate
Advisor Robert Mellors

Defense March 22nd, 2010 1:00pm

Marck Maroun

Marck Maroun

Major and minor elemental analyses of distal channel deposits from the Late Devonian marine Alamo Impact Event

B.S. Candidate
Advisor Jared Morrow

Defense December 11th, 2009 9:00am

Kieri Hutchins

Kieri Hutchins

Late Devonian Alamo Impact, Southern Nevada: Analysis of Hematite Inclusions within Quartz Grains

B.S. Candidate
Advisor Jared Morrow

Defense December 11th, 2009 9:20am

Nicole Velasco

Nicole Velasco

Bulk and Elemental Mass Change in Development of Gabbroic Corestone and Saprolite near the Elsinore Fault

B.S. Candidate
Advisor Gary Girty

Defense December 11th, 2009 9:40am

Michelle Dooley

Michelle Dooley

Geologic Mapping and Petrochemical Stratigraphy of Southern Warner Valley, Southern Oregon, USA

M.S. Candidate
Advisor Dr. Vic Camp

Defense December 11th, 2009 11:00am

Dara Goldrath

Dara Goldrath

Boreflow Analysis for Simulated Well Modification: Improving Water Quality in a High Arsenic Production Well

M.S. Candidate
Advisor Dr. Kathy Thorjarnarson

Defense December 9th, 2009 2:00pm

John Mayhew

John Mayhew

Goodness-of-fit Criteria for Broadband Synthetic Seismograms, With Application to the 2008 Mw5.4 Chino Hills, CA, Earthquake

M.S. Candidate
Advisor Dr. Kim Bak Olsen

Defense July 22nd, 2009 10:00am