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Theses/Dissertations/Reports from 2016

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CARBON FLUX DYNAMICS IN HIGH ALTITUDE PEATLANDS IN THE ECUADORIAN ANDES, Maria Elisa Sanchez Garces

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

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CENTRAL NEURAL MECHANISMS OF SALT-SENSITIVE HYPERTENSION, Robert Larson

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CHANNEL MODELING FOR FIFTH GENERATION CELLULAR NETWORKS AND WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS, Amir Torabi

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Clusivity in Presidential Discourse: A Rhetorical Discourse Analysis of State-of-the-Nation Addresses in Ghana and the United States, Stephen K. Dadugblor

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Communication Patterns and Strategies in Software Development Communities of Practice, Shreya Kumar

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Comparative Analysis of Locally Available Materials for Treadle Pump Seals in Senegal, West Africa, Brennan Tymrak

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Comparative Life Cycle Assessment of Road and Multimodal Transportation Options - A Case Study of Copperwood Project, Sumanth Kalluri

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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 Ignition Delays and Liquid Penetrations of JP-8, Synthetic JP-8, and a JP-8 Surrogate under Diesel Engine Conditions, Kyle Yeakle

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

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COMPETITION VEHICLE BASED INTAKE MANIFOLD DESIGN, Joshua N. Matiash

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COMPUTATIONAL METHODS FOR THE INVESTIGATION OF LIQUID DROP PHENOMENA IN EXTERNAL GAS FLOWS, Chao Liang

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

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Data Management and Data Facilitation in Multi-Center Large Cohort Health Care Studies, Wei Wang

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DEFECT-DEFERRED CORRECTION METHOD FOR THE TWO-DOMAIN CONVECTION-DOMINATED CONVECTION-DIFFUSION PROBLEM, Dilek Erkmen

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DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT OF OPTICAL ELASTOGRAPHY SETUP, Abhinav Madhavachandran

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Design and Fabrication of a Suspension Rig, Abhijith Geo Philip

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DESIGN AND SIMULATION OF A RESIDENTIAL PV-BATTERY SYSTEM, Sevket Burak Ovali

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DESIGN, FABRICATION AND ANALYSIS OF AN AUXILIARY POWER UNIT ON A HEAVY-DUTY TRUCK TO POWER THE HVAC SYSTEMS OF THE TRUCK DURING DRIVER OFF-DUTY CONDITIONS, Rohan Milind Kalurkar

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DESIGN FEATURES AND OPTIMIZATION OF PROFILE EXTRUSION DIES, Abhishek Sai Erri Pradeep

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Design for Low-Cost Gas Metal Arc Weld-Based Aluminum 3-D Printing, Amberlee S. Haselhuhn

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Designing a Permeable Reactive Barrier for the Remediation of Copper Contaminated Groundwater., Christopher Walkons

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Designing Better Symbols: An Attentional Approach to Match Symbols to Performance Goals, Hannah North

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Design of a Mobile Underwater Charging System, Brian R. Page

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DESIGN OF REAL-TIME COMBUSTION FEEDBACK SYSTEM AND EXPERIMENTAL STUDY OF AN RCCI ENGINE FOR CONTROL, Jayant Kumar Arora

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DEVELOPMENT & INTEGRATION OF FHIR WITH OPEN-SOURCE EMR & RELATIONAL DATABASES, Timothy Van Wagner

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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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DRIVE SIGNAL DEVELOPMENT FOR THE THERMOACOUSTIC LOUDSPEAKER, Troy Bouman

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Dust Susceptibility at Mine Tailings Impoundments: Thermal Remote Sensing for Dust Susceptibility Characterization and Biological Soil Crusts for Dust Susceptibility Reduction, Bonnie Zwissler

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DYNAMIC ATOMISTIC STUDY OF TUNNEL FUNCTIONS IN NANOSTRUCTURED TRANSITIONAL METAL OXIDES, Yifei Yuan

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Early Copper Smelting In the Lake Superior Region:A Case Study of the Isle Royale and Ohio Mining Company, 1846-1852, Adrian Blake

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EAST-WEST CULTURAL DIFFERENCES IN VISUAL ATTENTION TASKS: IDENTIFYING MULTIPLE MECHANISMS AND DEVELOPING A PREDICTIVE MODEL, Yin Yin Tan

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Effectiveness of Emerald Ash Borer (Agrilus planipennis) trap placement in relation to forest edges, Karen Cladas

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Effect of disulfide bond scrambling on protein stability, aggregation, and cytotoxicity, Colina Dutta

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Effect of Fiber Orientation on Dynamic Compressive Properties of an Ultra-High Performance Concrete, Andrew B. Groeneveld

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EFFECTS OF SCATTERING AND ABSORPTION ON LASER SPECKLE CONTRAST IMAGING, Kosar Khaksari

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EFFECTS OF WILDFIRE AND POST-FIRE SALVAGE LOGGING ON RILL NETWORKS AND SEDIMENT DELIVERY IN CALIFORNIA FORESTS, Will Olsen

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ENERGY JUSTICE AND U.S. ENERGY POLICY: CASE STUDY APPLICATIONS EXPLORING U.S. ENERGY POLICY THROUGH AN ENERGY JUSTICE FRAMEWORK, Emily Prehoda

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Engaging Practice in Communication Education: Institutional Politics, Knowledge Economy, and State Power, Wincharles Coker

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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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Enhancing Osseointegration of Orthopaedic Implants with Titania Nanotube Surfaces, Erin A. Baker

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ETHNOBOTANY, ECONOMICS, AND CULTURAL SIGNIFICANCE OF TRADITIONAL HAT MAKING IN TWO DISTRICTS OF CENTRAL PANAMA, Sam Clair

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Evaluating Groundwater Recharge in the Saloum Region of Senegal, Alexander Wohlgemuth

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EVALUATING THE ANAEROBIC CODIGESTION POTENTIAL OF STILLAGE AND DAIRY MANURE IN A TUBULAR DIGESTER, Brad J. Weiss

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EVALUATION OF ANGULAR DISTRIBUTION OF INCIDENT FIELD AT THE TRANSMISSION LOSS WINDOW IN MICHIGAN TECH’S REVERBERANT CHAMBER, Abhishek Thyagarajan

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Evaluation of Social License for the Forest Products Industry in Houghton County, Michigan, Will Lytle

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EXPERIMENTAL AND THEORETICAL INVESTIGATION OF SUSTAINABLE FAST PYROLYSIS BIOFUELS FROM WOODY BIOMASS, Bethany Jean Klemetsrud

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EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATION OF FAST PYROLYSIS OF ARUNDO DONAX IN A NOVEL PADDLE REACTOR, Chintan Desai

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Experimental Investigations of Fused Filament Fabrication for Applications to Affordable Scientific Hardware, Bas Wijnen

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EXPERIMENTAL STUDY, MODELLING AND CONTROLLER DESIGN FOR AN RCCI ENGINE, Naga Nithin Teja Kondipati

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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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Extending Writing in the Disciplines (WID) to Train Mechanical Engineering GTAs to Evaluate Student Writing, Nancy Barr

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FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS AND TOPOLOGY OPTIMIZATION OF DIFFERENTIAL CASE AND CONTROL ARM FOR STATIC AND FATIGUE LOADING, Pankaj N. Kalan

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Finite Element Modeling of Active and Passive Behavior of the Human Tibialis Anterior: A Preliminary Approach, David Joda

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FIRST-PRINCIPLES STUDIES OF GROUP IV AND GROUP V RELATED TWO DIMENSIONAL MATERIALS, Gaoxue Wang

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FORECAST ELECTRICITY RETAIL SALES IN THE US BY END-USE SECTORS, Jing Han

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Geoheritage of the Keweenaw Peninsula, Erika Vye

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GETTING ACTIVE WITH PASSIVE CROSSINGS: INVESTIGATING THE EFFICACY OF IN-VEHICLE AUDITORY ALERTS FOR RAIL ROAD CROSSINGS, Steven Landry

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Hardware Design and Integration and Software Programming for Optical Elastography, Nima Taherkhani

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HEAVY METAL ACCUMULATION IN URBAN SOIL: A PHYTOEXTRACTION METHOD REVIEW, Diane M. Nelson

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HIGH RESOLUTION TIME-OF-ARRIVAL RANGING OF WIRELESS SENSOR NODES IN NON-HOMOGENOUS ENVIRONMENTS, Mohsen Jamalabdollahi

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IMPROVED PARAMETER ESTIMATION OF THE LOG-LOGISTIC DISTRIBUTION WITH APPLICATIONS, Joseph Reath

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INCORPORATING DRIVER’S BEHAVIOR INTO PREDICTIVE POWERTRAIN ENERGY MANAGEMENT FOR A POWER-SPLIT HYBRID ELECTRIC VEHICLE, Lei Feng

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INCREASING SOLAR ENERGY CONVERSION EFFICIENCY IN HYDROGENATED AMORPHOUS SILICON PHOTOVOLTAIC DEVICES WITH PLASMONIC PERFECT META – ABSORBERS, Jephias Gwamuri

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

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INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND COMPUTER SCIENCE EDUCATION AT ST. PATRICK’S COLLEGE IN THE REPUBLIC OF VANUATU, Timothy R. Ward

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INHIBITION OF BACTERIAL GROWTH AND PREVENTION OF BACTERIAL ADHESION WITH LOCALIZED NITRIC OXIDE DELIVERY, Julia Osborne

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INTEGRATED COMPUTATIONAL AND EXPERIMENTAL EVALUATION OF ELECTROMAGNETIC ENERGY-INDUCED SELF-HEALING PERFORMANCE OF ASPHALT COMPOSITES, Zigeng Wang

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INTEGRATION AND TESTING OF AN ADVANCED CONFORMABLE CNG TANK IN A FULL-SIZED LIGHT-DUTY PICKUP, Abayomi Famuyiwa

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Investigating the Social Habitat of Deer Hunters in Michigan, Christopher Henderson

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INVESTIGATION AND MODELING OF Al3(Sc, Zr) PRECIPITATION STRENGTHENING IN THE PRESENCE OF ENHANCED SUPERSATURATION AND WITHIN Al-Cu BINARY ALLOYS, Kyle Deane

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INVESTIGATION OF THE RESISTANCE TO DEMAGNETIZATION IN BULK RARE-EARTH MAGNETS COMPRISED OF CRYSTALLOGRAPHICALLY-ALIGNED, SINGLE-DOMAIN CRYSTALLITES WITH MODIFIED INTERGRANULAR PHASE, Jie Li

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LABORATORY MEASUREMENTS OF CONTACT NUCLEATION BY MINERAL DUSTS, BACTERIA, AND SOLUBLE SALTS, Joseph Niehaus

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LEARNING TO NOTICE AND USE STUDENT THINKING IN UNDERGRADUATE MATHEMATICS COURSES, Anna Pascoe

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LOW TEMPERATURE SPLIT INJECTION SPRAY COMBUSTION: IGNITION, FLAME STABILIZATION AND SOOT FORMATION CHARACTERISTICS IN DIESEL ENGINE CONDITIONS, Ahmed Abdul Moiz

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Maia and Mandos: Tools for Integrity Protection on Arbitrary Files, Paul J. Bonamy

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MECHANICAL TESTING OF FUSED FILAMENT 3-D PRINTED COMPONENTS FOR DISTRIBUTED MANUFACTURING, Nagendra Gautam Tanikella

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METHODOLOGY FOR ANALYZING EPOXY-CNT PHONONIC CRYSTALS FOR WAVE ATTENUATION AND GUIDING, Madhu Kolati

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Modeling Impacts of Combined Sewer Overflows in SWMM in Cleveland, Ohio, Zoe A. Miller

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MODELING, SIMULATION AND CONTROL OF HYBRID ELECTRIC VEHICLE DRIVE WHILE MINIMIZING ENERGY INPUT REQUIREMENTS USING OPTIMIZED GEAR RATIOS, Sanjai Massey

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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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MULTISENSORY CUE CONGRUENCY IN LANE CHANGE TEST, Yuanjing Sun

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NANOSPHERE LITHOGRAPHY AND ITS APPLICATION IN RAPID AND ECONOMIC FABRICATION OF PLASMONIC HYDROGENATED AMORPHOUS SILICON PHOTOVOLTAIC DEVICES, Chenlong Zhang

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Nd2Fe14B: (Nd1-x Dyx)2 Fe14B CORE-SHELL STRUCTURE FORMATION BY HOT PRESS LIQUID PHASE SINTERING, Li Chen

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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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OBJECTIVE BAYESIAN ANALYSIS OF A GENERALIZED LOGNORMAL DISTRIBUTION, Shengnan Li

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On the Aerodynamic Properties of Slotted-Flap Flow-Control Devices for Wind Turbine Applications, Muraleekrishnan Menon Menon Muraleedharan Nair

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ON THE APPLICATIONS OF INTERACTIVE THEOREM PROVING IN COMPUTATIONAL SCIENCES AND ENGINEERING, Amer Tahat

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On the Limits and Practice of Automatically Designing Self-Stabilization, Alex Klinkhamer

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Personas: A Strategy for More Inclusive and Usable Reproductive Health Tracking Technologies, Anna R. Paul

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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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Pilot-Scale Study of Low-Tech Methods of Sustainable Class A Biosolids Production: A Trial Run, Rebecca L. Green

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Polychlorinated Biphenyl Compound and Metal Contamination and Remediation in Torch Lake, Houghton County, MI, Ankita Mandelia

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POTENTIAL ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL INFLUENCES ON SCHOOLCHILDREN’S HEALTH AND NUTRION IN GUIBA, BURKINA FASO, Kristine Nachbor

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Powering an Industry: The History of the Calumet and Hecla Electrical System and the Environmental Consequences Left Behind, Emma M. Zawisza

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PREDICTIVE CONTROL OF POWER GRID-CONNECTED ENERGY SYSTEMS BASED ON ENERGY AND EXERGY METRICS, Meysam Razmara

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