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Theses/Dissertations/Reports from 2017

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COMPARISON OF AMBIENT NOISE METHODS TO FIND SURFACE - WAVE DISPERSION CURVES AT PACAYA VOLCANO, GUATEMALA, Simone Puel

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COMPARISON OF STACKING RESULTS USING CONVENTIONAL AND WEIGHTED TECHNIQUES, AND THEIR AFFECT ON COHERENCE ATTRIBUTE FOR PENOBSCOT SEISMIC DATA OF NOVA SCOTIA, CANADA, Erdem Cetin

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Detecting Overpressure Zones by Using Model Based Inversion in Kupe Field, New Zealand, Timucin Cakir

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DEVELOPING A GIS TOOL FOR INFINITE SLOPE STABILITY ANALYSIS (GIS-TISSA), Jonathon Sanders

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Magnetic Petrophysics of the Vulcan Iron Formation (Michigan, USA), Matthew Laird

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Multiple Suppression from 2-D Shallow Marine Seismic Reflection Data Using Filtering and Deconvolution Approaches: A Case Study from Southwest Taiwan, Fatma Sinem Boyaci

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NOVEL METHODS FOR QUANTIFYING SPATIO-TEMPORAL CHANGE IN GLACIATED AND SUBAQUEOUS ENVIRONMENTS, Jordan Mertes

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Patterns in eruptions at Fuego from statistical analysis of video surveillance, Monica Castro-Escobar

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RISK CONTROL IN PRODUCTION SCHEDULING BY CONSIDERING VOLUME AND GRADE UNCERTAINTIES IN RESOURCE ESTIMATION, Amol Paithankar

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Rock Magnetic Investigation of the Michigan Basin Soils and Sediments Overlying the Oil-Bearing Silurian Pinnacle Reefs, Jake Tresnak

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USING LiDAR TO MAP THE GEOLOGY AND MORPHOLOGY OF ALLUVIAL FANS: SALTON SEA AREA, CALIFORNIA, Eric Alexander Macleod

Theses/Dissertations/Reports from 2016

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A PETROPHYSICAL EVALUATION FOR PERMEABILITY OF A GAS RESERVOIR IN THE TARANAKI BASIN, NEW ZEALAND, Musa Cetin

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A SIGNAL ANALYSIS OF CROSSWELL SEISMIC INTERFEROMETRY USING 2D FINITE DIFFERENCE MODELING OF AMBIENT NOISE, Garvie Crane

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A SMALL-SCALE WATER BUDGET APPROACH AND WATER QUALITY ASSESSMENT: A CASE STUDY FOR CALDERAS LAKE, GUATEMALA, Edrick Ramos

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Assessment of the Geological Hazards Pertaining to Arch Rock, Mackinac Island, USA, Cassandra M. Javor

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CAN SEISMIC VELOCITY STACKING ERRORS RESULT IN THE LOW-FREQUENCY SHADOW?, Umit Serhan Inan

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CAVE DETECTION USING SEISMIC METHODS AT MADISON BLUE SPRING STATE PARK, MADISON COUNTY, FLORIDA, Charles Breithaupt

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COHERENCE AND CHIMNEYCUBE INTERPRETATION OF PENOBSCOT AREA OFFSHORE NOVA SCOTIA, Cagri Ekinci

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COMPARISON OF DIFFERENT SEISMIC FILTERING TECHNIQUES ON PRESTACK INVERSION FOR PENOBSCOT AREA-NOVA SCOTIA, Omer Emre Uygun

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Comparison of Overpressure-Detection Techniques and a Determination of Overpressure Causes in Taranaki Basin, New Zealand, Ummu Gulsum Kurt

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COMPARISON OF THE 2-TERM AND 3-TERM AVO APPROXIMATIONS FOR SEISMIC DATA IN PENOBSCOT AREA, NOVA SCOTIA, Mevlut Han Mertturk

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Comparisons of seismic interferometry by cross correlation, deconvolution, and cross coherence, Haitao Cao

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CONTRIBUTIONS OF GLACIER MELTING TO THE UPPER WATERSHED OF THE PITA RIVER, ECUADOR, Teresa Munoz Martinez

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DIFFUSE CO2 DEGASSING AND THE ORIGIN OF VOLCANIC GAS VARIABILITY FROM RINCÓN DE LA VIEJA, MIRAVALLES AND TENORIO VOLCANOES, GUANACASTE PROVINCE, COSTA RICA, Aurelia Liegler

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DISASTER RISK IN A RURAL ENVIRONMENT: A CASE STUDY ASSESSING VULNERABILITY AND NATURAL HAZARDS IN EL CENTRO, SAN IGNACIO, CHALATENANGO, EL SALVADOR, Lindsay Davis

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ENHANCEMENT OF MARGRAVE DECONVOLUTION AND Q ESTIMATION IN HIGHLY ATTENUATING MEDIA USING THE MODIFIED S-TRANSFORM, Adnan Djeffal

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EXPERIMENTAL STUDY OF THE FLOW OF FERROFLUID IN A POROUS MEDIA UNDER A MAGNETIC FIELD, Muskaan Khurana

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Fe-Mg DIFFUSION CHRONOMETRY IN PYROXENES FROM THE MINOAN ERUPTION OF SANTORINI, GREECE, Taya Flaherty

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FRACTURE AND PETROPHYSICAL ANALYSIS FROM SEISMIC DATA IN MAARI FIELD, NEW ZEALAND, Ender Karakus

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Geoheritage of the Keweenaw Peninsula, Erika Vye

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Impacts of global change on tropospheric ozone and mercury, Huanxin Zhang

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INFLUENCE OF THE WEATHERED LAYER ON RETRIEVING BODY WAVE USING PASSIVE SIESMIC INTERFEROMETRY, Boming Wu

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MODELING SPRING CATCHMENT DISCHARGE: A CASE STUDY OF CANDELA, PANAMA, CENTRAL AMERICA, Jordan P. Van Sickle

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MODELING THE PHYSICAL AND BIOGEOCHEMICAL PROCESSES IN LAKE SUPERIOR USING LAKE2K, Sheelagh M. Mccarthy

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Nature and mechanics of slope instability at Pacaya Volcano, Lauren Schaefer

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NONLINEAR INVERSION STRATEGIES APPLIED TO SOURCE CHARACTERIZATION AND 3D EARTHQUAKE TOMOGRAPHY IN VOLCANIC ENVIRONMENTS: A CASE STUDY AT PACAYA VOLCANO, GUATEMALA, Federica Lanza

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Numerical modeling of ambient noise seismic interferometry, Simisola M. Arogundade

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PETROPHYSICAL ANALYSIS AND ROCK PHYSICS OF THE MOKI FORMATION, NEW ZEALAND, Fatmanur Karaman

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PETROPHYSICAL AND EMPIRICAL AND THEORETICAL ROCK PHYSICS MODELING FOR THE MOKI FORMATION IN TWO FIELDS IN THE TARANAKI BASIN, NEW ZEALAND, Deniz Yener

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PRELIMINARY SEISMIC CODA WAVE ATTENUATION STUDY OF PACAYA VOLCANO, GUATEMALA, Maximilian Guettinger

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RESERVOIR CHARACTERIZATION THROUGH PRE-STACK SEISMIC ANALYSIS AND INVERSION IN THE THRACE BASIN, NORTHWEST TURKEY, Emre Doguturk

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RESERVOIR ESTIMATION IN THE PENOBSCOT 3D SEISMIC VOLUME USING CONSTRAINED SPARSE SPIKE INVERSION, OFFSHORE NOVA SCOTIA, CANADA, Mengchu Xiao

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Rhyolite and Trachyte Formation at Lake City Caldera: Insight from Quantitative Textural and Geochemical Analyses, Jordan Lubbers

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SIMULATING THE EXTENT OF TRICHLOROETHYLENE CONTAMINATION IN ANTRIM COUNTY, MICHIGAN USING PUBLICLY AVAILABLE INFORMATION, Ashley Miller

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SPRING DISCHARGE MODELING: A CASE STUDY IN THE COMARCA NGÄBE-BUGLÉ, WESTERN PANAMA, Jordan Mayer

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UNCONVENTIONAL RESERVOIR IDENTIFICATION FROM SEISMIC INVERSION IN THRACE BASIN, TURKEY, Ceyda Karatas

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USING GUIDED P-WAVES TO OBTAIN A HIGH RESOLUTION P-WAVE VELOCITY MODEL OF THE NEAR SURFACE, Karl Campbell

Theses/Dissertations/Reports from 2015

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ANALYSIS OF NO2 AND HCHO VERTICAL COLUMN DENSITIES IN THE GREAT LAKES REGION USING THE OZONE MONITORING INSTRUMENT, David J. Faber

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A PETROPHYSICAL EVALUATION OF THE TRENTON-BLACK RIVER FORMATION OF THE MICHIGAN BASIN, Lu Yang

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APPLICATION OF A HAZARD RATING SYSTEM FOR ROCK SLOPES ALONG A TRANSPORTATION CORRIDOR USING REMOTE SENSING, Samantha M. Justice

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CHARACTERIZATION OF SEISMICITY AT VOLCÁN BARÚ, PANAMA: MAY 2013 THROUGH APRIL 2014, Chet J. Hopp

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CHARACTERIZING RAIL EMBANKMENT STABILIZATION NEEDS ON THE HUDSON BAY RAILWAY, Priscilla Addison

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Deterministic and stochastic inversion techniques used to predict porosity: A case study from F3-Block, Hao Wu

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Do the fossil bubbles trapped in ash, lapilli and bomb provide the same information about fragmentation? Answers from Fuego volcano, Guatemala, Josep Cabre Brullas

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EXPLORATION OF THE MTSAT2 SATELLITE CAPABILITIES FOR REAL TIME DETECTION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF VOLCANIC EMISSIONS, Nicholas R. Stewart

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IMPACT OF ANTECEDENT GROUNDWATER HEADS AND TRANSIENT AQUIFER STORAGE ON FLOOD PEAK ATTENUATION IN AN UNCONFINED KARST AQUIFER: STUDY OF THE UPPER SUWANNEE RIVER, FLORIDA, USA., Jeremy Loucks

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INSIGHTS INTO THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN MIXING DURATION AND VOLCANIC EXPLOSIVITY INDEX (VEI): PACAYA AND FUEGO VOLCANOES, GUATEMALA, Nicola Mari

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K-12 SCIENCE TEACHER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIES: CONTENT ENRICHMENT AND LESSON DESIGN, CLASSROOM IMPLICATIONS, AND ASSESSMENT, Mark F. Klawiter

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MULTI-INSTRUMENTAL INVESTIGATION OF VOLCANIC OUTGASSING AT PACAYA VOLCANO, GUATEMALA., Carlo Prandi

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ORIGIN AND QUANTIFICATION OF DIFFUSE CO2 AND H2S EMISSION AT CRATER HILLS, YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Peipei Lin

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PETROPHYSICAL ANALYSIS AND ROCK-PHYSICS BASED PREDICTION OF SONIC VELOCITIES IN CARBONATES, Yeliz Egemen

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PRECAMBRIAN GEOMAGNETIC FIELD AND GEODYNAMICS RECORDED BY SELECTED MAFIC DYKE SWARMS IN INDIA AND NORTH AMERICA, Elisa J. Piispa

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Synergistic time-series analysis of satellite data: applications to volcano monitoring, Verity Flower

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TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCEMENT IN REMOTE SENSING AND INNOVATIVE APPLICATION TO VOLCANOLOGY, Riccardo Tortini

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THE 2009 AND 2011 HAZARD EVENTS AT SAN VICENTE VOLCANO, EL SALVADOR: VULNERABILITY, RESETTLEMENT, AND DISASTER RISK REDUCTION, Luke Bowman

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THE ROUTINE DISASTER: A CASE STUDY IN EL SALVADOR, Tyler M. Barton

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VARIABILITY OF NO AND NO2 ABOVE THE SNOWPACK AT SUMMIT, GREENLAND, Wang Zhixin

Reports/Theses/Dissertations from 2014

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A Surface Displacement Analysis for Volcan Pacaya from October 2001 through March 2013 by Means of 3-D Modeling of Precise Position GPS Data, Brianna R. Hetland

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COMPARISON OF NON-HEATING PALEOINTENSITY TECHNIQUES USING BASALTS FROM LEMPTÉGY VOLCANO, FRANCE AND SYNTHETIC MAGNETITE-BEARING SAMPLES, Geoffrey A. Lerner

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DOING MORE WITH SHORT PERIOD DATA: DETERMINING MAGNITUDES FROM CLIPPED AND OVER-RUN SEISMIC DATA AT MOUNT ST. HELENS, John J. Wellik II

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EVALUATION OF THE EVOLVING STRESS FIELD OF THE YELLOWSTONE VOLCANIC PLATEAU FROM 1988 TO 2010 FROM EARTHQUAKE FIRST MOTIONS INVERSION, Elena Russo

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FAULT MORPHOLOGY WITHIN THE SOUTHERN KENYAN PORTION OF THE EAST AFRICAN RIFT VALLEY, Justin B. Wargelin

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GLOBAL MODELING OF ATMOSPHERIC OZONE AND AEROSOLS: MODEL IMPROVEMENTS AND APPLICATIONS, Yaoxian Huang

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INVESTIGATION OF STRATEGIES TO PROMOTE EFFECTIVE TEACHER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT EXPERIENCES IN EARTH SCIENCE, Carol A. Engelmann

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RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN STATIC STRESS CHANGE AND VOLCANISM. HOW AND IF TECTONIC EARTHQUAKE COULD INFLUENCE VOLCANIC ACTIVITY. EXAMPLE OF EL REVENTADOR VOLCANO, ECUADOR, Daniele Alami

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SLOPE STABILITY ANALYSIS OF MOUNT MEAGER, SOUTH-WESTERN BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA, Rachel M. Hetherington

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STATIC AND DYNAMIC STRESS CHANGE AT 27 VOLCANOES OF THE CENTRAL AMERICAN VOLCANIC ARC AFTER THE MW. 7.6 COSTA RICA EARTHQUAKE OF 5 SEPTEMBER 2012, Lorenzo Gratton

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TIME LAPSE SEISMIC OBSERVATIONS AND EFFECTS OF RESERVOIR COMPRESSIBILITY AT TEAL SOUTH OIL FIELD, Nayyer Islam

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TUNING, AVO, AND FLAT-SPOT EFFECTS IN A SEISMIC ANALYSIS OF NORTH SEA BLOCK F3, Qiang Guo

Reports/Theses/Dissertations from 2013

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A COMPARISON OF PIXEL-BASED VERSUS OBJECT ORIENTED ANALYSIS OF LANDSLIDES USING HISTORICAL REMOTE SENSING DATA, Ren N. Keyport

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AMPLITUDE-VERSUS-ANGLE ANALYSIS AND WIDE-ANGLE-INVERSION OF CROSSWELL SEISMIC DATA IN A CARBONATE RESERVOIR, Mohamed S. Ibrahim

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A STUDY OF SO2 EMISSIONS AND GROUND SURFACE DISPLACEMENTS AT LASTARRIA VOLCANO, ANTOFAGASTA REGION, NORTHERN CHILE, Lucie Guihem Krewcun

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CHARACTERIZING THE FIRST HISTORIC ERUPTION OF NABRO, ERITREA: INSIGHTS FROM THERMAL AND UV REMOTE SENSING, Christine Ruth Sealing

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DIFFERENTIATING PATH AND SOURCE PROCESSES IN COMPLEX GEOLOGIC STRUCTURE THROUGH PASSIVE SEISMIC STUDIES: BERING GLACIER, ALASKA AND VILLARRICA VOLCANO, CHILE, Joshua Paul Richardson

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Fossil bubble in porphyritic basaltic pyroclasts produced by small and large strombolian eruption at Pacaya, Guatemala, Valeria Cigala

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GROUND-BASED AND SATELLITE REMOTE SENSING OF PAROXYSMAL ERUPTIONS AT ETNA VOLCANO, 2011-2012., Estelle Bonny

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Paleomagnetic Study of the Portage Lake Volcanics exposed in the Quincy Mine, Alexander Christopher Michels

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PROBABILISTIC MODELING OF RAINFALL INDUCED LANDSLIDE HAZARD ASSESSMENT IN SAN JUAN LA LAGUNA, SOLOLÁ, GUATEMALA, Patrice F. Cobin

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Spatial and Temporal Evolution of the Volcanics and Sediments of the Kenya Rift, Alexandria L. Guth

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SPRING DISCHARGE MONITORING IN LOW-RESOURCE SETTINGS: A CASE STUDY OF CONCEPCIÓN CHIQUIRICHAPA, GUATEMALA, Stephanie C. Tubman

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TanDEM-X High Resolution DEMs and Their Applications to Flow Modeling, Kelly M. Wooten

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VALIDATION OF A 'DISPLACEMENT TOMOGRAPHY' INVERSION METHOD FOR MODELING SHEET INTRUSIONS, Sarah J. Menassian

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Volcanic processes and human exposure as elements to build a risk model for Volcan de Fuego, Guatemala, Rüdiger P. Escobar Wolf

Reports/Theses/Dissertations from 2012

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A REMOTE SENSING APPROACH TO CHARACTERIZE THE HYDROGEOLOGY OF MOUNTAINOUS AREAS: APPLICATION TO THE QUITO AQUIFER SYSTEM (QAS), ECUADOR, Miriam Rios-Sanchez

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Comparing satellite and ground-based observations of paroxysmal degassing events at Etna volcano, Italy, Céline L. Mandon

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Comparison of magnetic properties and petrography between dykes and lava flows from La Cienega, New Mexico and Thunder Bay area, Canada, Elise A. Desplas

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Evaluating stress patterns for Plio-Quaternary brittle deformation along the Calama-Olacapato-El Toro fault zone, Central Andes, Federica Lanza

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Geophysical and geological analysis of the Collingwood Member of the Trenton Formation, Ryan M. Banas

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Geotechnical Data and Numerical Analysis of Edifice Collapse and Related Hazards at Pacaya Volcano, Guatemala, Lauren N. Schaefer

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Investigations into the degassing and eruption mechanisms of Nyamuragira volcano, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Africa) , Elisabet Marie Head