Ph.D. and M.S. Theses


Riddle, Alexander M.S. 2015 Advisor: Greg Olyphant. "Hydrologic modeling as a basis for generating derivative maps from three-dimensional geologic framework models of surficial glacial land systemsquot; Document URL


Bryan, Allison L. M.S. 2014 Advisor: Laura Wasylenki. "Zinc isotope fractionation during adsorption onto synthetic birnessite" Document URL

Burch, Peter L. M.S. 2014 Advisor: Greg Olyphant. "Mineral formation and the fate of iron, aluminum and sulfur within field-scale sulfate-reducing bioreactors" Document URL

Howe, Haleigh D. M.S. 2014 Advisor: Laura Wasylenki. "Ni isotope fractionation during sorption onto ferrihydrite" Documtn URL

Wright, Timothy E. M.S. 2014 Advisor: Sara C. Pryor. "Quantifying the influence of irrigated agriculture on atmospheric heat content and boundary layer dynamics" Document URL


Emenhiser, Steven Wesley M.S. 2013 Advisor: Greg Olyphant. "Evaluating sources of alkalinity generation within a sulfate-reducing bioreactor in south-central Indiana" Document URL

Gustin, Andrew R. M.S. 2013 Advisor: Greg Olyphant. "The distribution, morphology, and temporal signature of rock glaciers in the tobacco root mountains, Montana" Document URL

Waddle, Robert C. Ph.D. 2013 Advisor: Greg Olyphant. "Modeling groundwater-surface water interaction in areas affected by acid mine drainage: Implications for geomorphic reclamation design and optimization" Document URL


Davis, Adam Ph.D. 2011 Advisor: Greg Olyphant. "Geoecology of abandoned agricultural fields in south central Indiana" Document URL


Lu, Peng Ph.D. 2010 Advisor: Chen Zhu. "Coupled feldspar dissolution-clay precipitation kinetics and lead sorption onto ferrihydrite nano particles" Document URL


Banerjee, Amlan Ph.D. 2009 Advisor: Mark Person. "Quantitative models of fluid-rock geochemical interactions: Terra rossa formation, Bloomington, Indiana, and Carlin type gold deposits, Nevada" Document URL


Zhang, Ye Ph.D. 2006 Advisor: Mark Person. "Determination of effective hydrological parameters using experimental stratigraphy" Document URL


Struck, Scott Ph.D. 2003 Advisor: Chris Craft. "Soil organic matter in created and natural estuarine wetlands: Importance to benthic macrofaunal communities and elemental cycling (carbon, nitrogen, phosphorus, sulfur and iron)" Document URL


Letsinger, Sally L. Ph.D. 2001 Advisor: Greg Olyphant. "Simulating the evolution of seasonal snowcover and snowmelt runoff using a distributed energy balance model: Application to an alpine watershed in the Tobacco Root Mountains, Montana" Document URL


Keith, Karan S. Ph.D. 2000 Advisor: Haydn Murray. "Characterization and permeability of sepiolite, palygorskite, and other commercial clays and their applicability for use as impermeable barriers in waste disposal" Document URL


Lee, Eung Seok Ph.D. 1999 Advisor: Noel Krothe. "Hydrogeological investigation in a karst terrain in south central Indiana, U.S.A.: Delineating the flow systems and mixing problems using major ions and stable isotopes of hydrogen (δD), oxygen (δ18O), carbon (δ13C(DIC)), and sulfate (δ34S(sulfate)) as tracers" Document URL

Schnoebelen, Douglas J. Ph.D. 1999 Advisor: Noel Krothe. "The Silurian-Devonian carbonate aquifer system of Indiana: Delineation of a saline boundary with specific applications of hydrogeology and geochemistry in parts of Lake and Jasper counties" Document URL

Yu, Haichao G. Ph.D. 1999 Advisor: Noel Krothe. "Hydrogeology and geochemistry of the groundwater in karst terrain of southern Indiana" Document URL


Baedke, Steven J. Ph.D. 1998 Advisor: Noel Krothe. "Hydrogeologic and geochemical assessment of the porous media and karstic flow regimes of the Beech Creek aquifer, ammunition burning grounds, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane, Indiana" Document URL


Wang, Ruiliang Ph.D. 1996. "Molecular and isotropic signals of environmental/climatic changes in modern and ancient hypersaline sedimentary records" Document URL


Iqbal, Mohammad Ph.D. 1994. "A study of the infiltration processes responsible for contamination of groundwater by fertilizer-derived nitrate and other chemical compounds in the karst aquifers of Orange and Washington counties, Indiana" Document URL