Explore our collection of dissertations, master's theses and master's reports from the Department of Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences below.

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Theses/Dissertations/Reports from 2021

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Advancement of full-vector variable-temperature magnetometry for rock-magnetic and paleointensity applications, Leonid Surovitskii

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A METHODOLOGY FOR THE CREATION OF VOLCANIC GAS HAZARD MAPS USING SATELLITE-DERIVED SULFUR DIOXIDE, Sanna J. Mairet

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APPLICATION OF REMOTE SENSING FOR PERMAFROST MONITORING IN ALASKA, Iuliia V. Tcibulnikova

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COMPARING SCOOP3D AND GIS-TISSA MODELS FOR SLOPE STABILITY ANALYSIS IN IDUKKI, KERALA, INDIA, Stepan Pikul

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DYNAMICS OF THE TOBA MAGMATIC SYSTEM AS RECORDED BY CRYSTALS, Olivia Barbee

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GAS AND HEAT FLUXES DURING MULTIPLE EFFUSIVE ERUPTIONS OF PITON DE LA FOURNAISE (RÉUNION) AND THEIR IMPLICATIONS FOR MAGMATIC PROCESSES, Pauline Verdurme

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HYDROLOGIC INVESTIGATION OF THE CHIWAUKEE PRAIRIE (WISCONSIN) RESTORATION, Nick Potter

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ORIGIN AND DISTRIBUTION OF DIFFUSE SOIL CO2 GAS EMISSIONS ACROSS TURRIALBA AND IRAZÚ VOLCANOES, COSTA RICA, Katie Nelson

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PRE-FAILURE PERSISTENT SCATTERER INTERFEROMETRY (PSI) AND SOIL MOISTURE INDEX (SMI) ANALYSIS OF THE EDENVILLE DAM IN MIDLAND, MICHIGAN, Ryan Klida

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SEISMOTECTONIC INTERPRETATION OF AN EXPANSIVE SET OF EARTHQUAKE FOCAL MECHANISMS FROM FIRST MOTIONS AND AMPLITUDE RATIOS ON THE YELLOWSTONE PLATEAU, Cristhian Salas Pazmiño

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SOIL CO2 DIFFUSE DEGASSING AT CHACHIMBIRO VOLCANO, ECUADOR, Domenicca Mileth Guillen Pachacama

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Structural Analysis and Interpretation of Deformation Along the Keweenaw Fault System West of Lake Gratiot, Keweenaw County, Michigan, Sophie A. Mueller

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UTILIZATION OF PAENIBACILLUS POLYMYXA IN THE RECOVERY OF LITHIUM BEARING MINERALS, Diana Bullen

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Volcan de Fuego: A Machine Learning Approach in Understanding the Eruptive Cycles Using Precursory Tilt Signals, Kay Sivaraj

Theses/Dissertations/Reports from 2020

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AMBIENT NOISE SEISMIC INTERFEROMETRY THROUGH SURFACE SEISMIC DATA ACQUISITION VS ZERO-OFFSET VERTICAL SEISMIC PROFILING (VSP), Erdi Apatay

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A MULTI-YEAR ANALYSIS FROM 2014 TO 2017 OF SNOWFALL TYPES IN MARQUETTE, MICHIGAN: A DIFFERENTIATION BETWEEN SYNOPTIC SNOW EVENTS AND LAKE EFFECT SNOW EVENTS IMPACTED BY THE PRESENCE OF LAKE SUPERIOR, Roberto Piemontese

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A Novel Pixel-based Multiple-Point Geostatistical Simulation Method for Stochastic Modeling of Earth Resources, Adel Asadi

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Assessing the Accuracy of a UAV Snow Depth Survey: Utqiagvik (Barrow), Alaska CALM Grid, Ian Nichols

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DEVELOPING INNOVATIVE SPECTRAL AND MACHINE LEARNING METHODS FOR MINERAL AND LITHOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION USING MULTI-SENSOR DATASETS, Chandan Kumar

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Exploring the Need for Improved Precipitation Measurements for Rainfall-Induced Landslides, Katelyn E. Kring

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FLUID INCLUSION STUDY OF SELECTED CALCITE ASSOCIATED WITH NATIVE COPPER, QUINCY MINE, KEWEENAW PENINSULA, MICHIGAN, David Kelly

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GEOCHEMICAL AND PETROLOGICAL EVIDENCE OF THE GEODYNAMIC EVOLUTION OF THE BELL CREEK BATHOLITH, REPUBLIC QUADRANGLE, MARQUETTE, Anna Dalle Fratte

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GLOBAL OPTIMIZATION OF THE OPEN PIT MINING COMPLEX WITH INTEGRATED CUT-OFF GRADE OPTIMIZATION UNDER UNCERTAINTY, Amol Paithankar

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JOINT SIMULATION OF CONTINUOUS AND CATEGORICAL VARIABLES FOR MINERAL RESOURCE MODELING AND RECOVERABLE RESERVES CALCULATION, Sentle Augustinus Hlajoane

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PHYSICAL MODELING OF THE KRAUKLIS WAVES: INSIGHTS FROM TWO EXPERIMENTAL APPARATUSES, Haitao Cao

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QUANTIFYING WATER RECHARGE AND WATER USE IN HAND DUG WELLS: A CASE STUDY OF THIAWOR, SENEGAL, WEST AFRICA, Celine Carus

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RAIN GENERATED LAHARS PRIOR TO THE 2018 CATASTROPHIC ERUPTION OF FUEGO VOLCANO, GUATEMALA, Claudia Buondonno

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Reconstruction of the 2018 Anak Krakatau collapse using PlanetScope imaging and numerical modeling, Davide Saviano

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ROCK MAGNETIC PROPERTIES OF THE L5 ORDINARY CHONDRITE DAULE, Katie E. Bristol

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STOCHASTIC INVERSION INTEGRATING SEISMIC DATA, LITHO-FACIES PHYSICAL PROPERTIES, AND MULTIPLE-POINT GEOSTATISTICS FOR RESERVOIR CHARACTERIZATION, Mohamed Mohamed

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THE EFFECT OF SPACING OF VETIVER GRASS (CHRYSOPOGON ZIZANIOIDES) HEDGEROWS ON HILLSLOPE EROSION IN EASTERN REGION, GHANA, Evan R. Lanese

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The impacts of accessibility on vulnerability of place in Comfort Castle, Jamaica, Heather Thole

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THE OVEREXPLOITATION OF THE VALLE DE QUERÉTARO AQUIFER AND ITS IMPACT IN SMALL PERI-URBAN COMMUNITIES, QUERÉTARO, MÉXICO, Kelsey Kirkland

Theses/Dissertations/Reports from 2019

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APPLICATION OF A DISTRIBUTED HYDROLOGIC MODEL FOR THE ANALYSIS OF LAND USE CHANGE IN KEDOUGOU, SENEGAL, Francisco Perez

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Assessing the spatial and temporal variability of the Detroit River and harmful algal blooms in western Lake Erie, Angela W. Yu

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CHARACTERIZING FRESHWATER PHYTOPLANKTON DYNAMICS WITH ELECTRO-OPTICAL REMOTE SENSING, Michael Sayers

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Determination of Reduced Salt Dome Hydrocarbon Accumulation Using Full-Azimuth 3D Seismic Data: A Case Study, Ben Pletcher

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KEWEENAW FAULT GEOMETRY AND SLIP KINEMATICS - BÊTE GRISE BAY, KEWEENAW PENINSULA, MICHIGAN, Colin Tyrrell

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LINKING HISTORICAL, FIELD, AND SATELLITE DATA TO DETERMINE THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN GAS EMISSIONS AND VEGETATION CHANGE IN THE PUHIMAU GEOTHERMAL AREA EAST RIFT ZONE KILAUEA, HAWAII, Christie Torres Rosa

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Magnetic Characterization of Iron Formations from drill cores near Iron Mountain, Michigan, Adren Rigdon

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PALEOMAGNETIC INVESTIGATION OF IGNEOUS ROCKS DEFORMED BY THE KEWEENAW FAULT IN THE NORTHWESTERN KEWEENAW PENINSULA., Daniel Trekas

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SEISMIC SIGNALS AND SOURCES AT FUEGO VOLCANO, GUATEMALA DURING JANUARY 2012, Kyle Brill

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SPATIAL AND TEMPORAL DISTRIBUTION OF HYDROTHERMAL MINERALS AND SOURCES OF HYDROTHERMAL FLUIDS INFERRED FROM LIGHT STABLE ISOTOPES, KEWEENAW PENINSULA NATIVE COPPER DISTRICT, MICHIGAN, Thomas Bodden

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SPECTRAL DECOMPOSITION OF SEISMIC DATA USING SPARSE S-TRANSFORM COMPARED TO CONVENTIONAL METHODS, Kara Donahue

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TESTING THE USE OF VEGETATION INDICES AS INDICATORS OF PRE-ERUPTIVE VOLCANIC UNREST AT KILAUEA VOLCANO, HAWAII, Quelyn Bekkering

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THE ORIGIN OF AN ARCHEAN BATHOLITH IN MICHIGAN’S UPPER PENINSULA, Brandi Petryk

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VOLCANO MONITORING FROM SPACE USING HIGH-CADENCE PLANET CUBESATS: APPLICATION TO FUEGO VOLCANO, GUATEMALA, Anna Aldeghi

Theses/Dissertations/Reports from 2018

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ANALYZING THE LIFE-CYCLE OF UNSTABLE SLOPES USING APPLIED REMOTE SENSING WITHIN AN ASSET MANAGEMENT FRAMEWORK, El Hachemi Y. Bouali

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Application of remote sensing and machine learning modeling to post-wildfire debris flow risks, Priscilla Addison

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APPLICATION OF SEISMIC RADIAL ANISOTROPY FOR NEAR-SURFACE FRACTURES IDENTIFICATION, Jer-Yu Jeng

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CHARACTERIZING CDOM SPECTRAL VARIABILITY FROM SEAS TO SPACE, Brice Grunert

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COMPARISON OF KARSTIFICATION METHODS AND ISOSTATIC REBOUND IN THE SUWANNEE RIVER BASIN, FLORIDA, Toni Larche

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DISASTER RISK IN THE LAKE NYOS AREA, CAMEROON: EFFECTS OF THE GAS HAZARD AND SOCIALLY PRODUCED VULNERABILITY, Mary Witucki

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GROUND DEFORMATION STUDIES AND EVACUATION BEHAVIOR DURING ERUPTIONS AT GUATEMALAN VOLCANOES, Hans Lechner

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Long-term Changes in Extreme Air Pollution Meteorology and Implications for Air Quality, Pei Hou

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PROBABILISTIC REGIONAL LANDSLIDE HAZARD ASSESSMENT FOR THE ENGURI DAM (JIVARI, GEORGIA), MARIA DILETTA ACCIARO

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PROBING THE PRECAMBRIAN GEODYNAMO: ANALYSIS OF THE GEOMAGNETIC FIELD BEHAVIOR AND CALIBRATION OF PSEUDO-THELLIER PALEOINTENSITY METHOD FOR MESOPROTEROZOIC ROCKS, Marine Foucher

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RISK QUANTIFICATION IN PRODUCTION PHASE-DESIGN BY CONSIDERING PRICE, VOLUME, AND CALORIFIC VALUE: AN APPLICATION FROM INDONESIAN COAL MINE, Fanteri Aji Dharma Suparno

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THE EFFECTS OF EUCALYPTUS PLANTATIONS ON SLOPE STABILITY IN ABAJALE, ETHIOPIA, Levi Rhody

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WILDFIRE EMISSIONS IN THE CONTEXT OF GLOBAL CHANGE AND THE IMPLICATIONS FOR MERCURY POLLUTION, Aditya Kumar

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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FORENSIC ANALYSIS OF SHALLOW PRECIPITATION TRIGGERED LAHARS IN 2016 ON CONCEPCIÓN AND MADERAS VOLCANOES, OMETEPE ISLAND, NICARAGUA, Lindsay Ellingson

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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