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Theses and Dissertations

Below is a listing of the theses and dissertations that have been completed by our students. They are in descending date order. Please note: M in parenthesis after the name refers to M.S., and P refers to Ph.D.; at the end of an entry is the name of student's advisor.

Spring 2019

  1. Cochran, Samuel (M); "Improved quantification of fungal exposures in house dust from homes of asthmatic children using quantitative Polymerase Chain Reaction (qPCR)"; Dr. Karen Dannemiller 
  2. Evans, Morgan (P); "Microbial transformations of organic chemicals in produced fluid from hydraulically fractured natural-gas wells"; Dr. Gil Bohrer and Dr. Paula Mouser 
  3. Haines, Sarah (M); "Characterization of bioaerosols in dust collected on the International Space Station (ISS)"; Dr. Karen Dannemiller
  4. Kujawa, Haley (M); "Evaluation of uncertainty in a Maumee River Watershed Soil and Water Assessment Tool under current conditions and future climate projections"; Dr. Margaret Kalcic 
  5. Moreno, Anjelica (M); "Modeling Atmospheric Transport of Perfluorinated Alkyl Substances from Chemours Facilities Using CALPUFF View"; Dr. Andrew May
  6. Ogland-Hand, Jonathan (P); "Integrated Systems Analyses of Using Geologically Stored CO2 and Sedimentary Basin Geothermal Resources to Produce and Store Energy"; Dr. Jeffrey Bielicki 

Autumn 2018

  1. Ding, Yang (M); "Oxidation-Reduction Enzyme Assay as Soil Quality Indicators and Relationships to Crop Productivity"; Dr. Richard Dick
  2. Handler, Miriam (M); "Olfactory navigation of pigeons represented by aerosol dispersion modeling"; Dr. Gil Bohrer
  3. Huffman, Demie (M); "Refractory black carbon at Crawford Point, Greenland: Implications for mitigation policy"; Dr. Joel Barker
  4. Kohan, Danielle (M); Using Solid Phase Microextraction to Measure Aqueous PAH Release from Contaminated Sediment During Ultrasound"; Dr. Linda Weavers
  5. Mori, Hiroki (P); "Environmental and Other Factors Contributing to the Spatio-Temporal Variability of West Nile Virus in the United States"; Dr. Motomu Ibraki 
  6. Sanchez, Andres Rey (P); "Methane Emissions from Wetlands with Heterogeneous Land Cover Types: Biological and Physical Drivers in a Marsh and a Peat Bog in Ohio"; Dr. Gil Bohrer
  7. Tuozzolo, Stephen (P);"A study of river discharge estimation methods for the forthcoming Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) mission"; Dr. Michael Durand 

Summer 2018

  1. Khanal, Asmita (M); "Evaluating the Environmental Impact of Corn Stover Collection for Biofuels Production"; Dr. Ajay Shah
  2. Hu, Tongxi (M); " Impacts of climate variabilities on maize yield across the US: Insights from a Bayesian modeling analysis"; Dr. Kaiguang Zhao
  3. Saltos, Theodore (P); "Assessment of Agricultural Nutrient Pollution to Lake Erie from the Maumee and Sandusky Watersheds: Analyzing Trends in Hydrology, Nutrient Loading, and Policy Using a Statistical Approach" ; Dr. Brent Sohngen

Spring 2018

  1. Bope, Ashleigh (M); "Using Digital PCR to Improve Quantitative Measurement of Bacterial and Fungal DNA from Carpet Dusts in the Built Environment; Dr. Karen Dannemiller
  2. Guo, Yanting (P); " Using Water Quality Trading to Promote Conservation Measure Adoption in the Blanchard River Watershed, Ohio, In the Context of Climate Change"; Dr. Karen Mancl
  3. Seungjun Lee (P); "Microbiome and Virome Dynamics in Lakes Impacted by Cyanobacterial Harmful Algal Blooms and the Fate of Cyanobacteria and Cyanotoxin in Crops and Soil"; Dr. Jiyoung Lee
  4. Dan Liu (M); "Quantifying and Valuating Radiative Forcing of Land-use Changes from Potential Forestry Activities across the Globe"; Dr. Kaiguang Zhao
  5. Shelby Stults (M); "Quantifying Environmental Services: A Spatial Analysis of Northern Guatemala"; Dr. Brent Sohngen

Autumn 2017

  1. Brooker, Michael (P); "Water Contaminants of the Lake Erie Watershed"; Dr. Jonathan Witter
  2. Fair, Heather (P); "Ecology of aquatic insects in monsoonal temperate glacier streams of Southeast Tibet: A departure from the conceptual model", Dr. Roman Lanno
  3. Hagley, Paige (M);  "Empowerment, Uncertainty, and Perceived Impacts of Shale Energy Development in Eastern Ohio"; Dr. Jeffrey Bielicki;
  4. Lattin, Esther (M); "Improved Onsite Wastewater Disinfection and Nutrient Removal for Safe Discharge and Reuse", Dr. Richard Dick
  5. Zeng, Fengzhencheng (M); "Phosphorus Retention and Regeneration of EAF Steel Slag and a Synthetic Iron Oxyhydroxide" Dr. Larry Brown

Summer 2017

  1. Harrison, Jennifer (P); "Exploring the Role of Data Engagement in Intent to Change Management Practices for Improved Farm Sustainability," Dr. Casey Hoy
  2. Long Lin (P); "Technical, Microbial, and Economic Study on Thermophilic Solid-state Anaerobic Digestion of Lignocellulosic Biomass" Dr. Zhongtang Yu
  3. Kun Liu (P); "Improved Onsite Wastewater Disinfection and Nutrient Removal for Safe Discharge and Reuse" Dr. Karen Mancl

Spring 2017

  1. Fagan, William (M); Non-Thesis
  2. Mass, Ellen (M); "The Cascading Effects of Climate Change on Soil Organic Matter" Dr. Rattan Lal
  3. Morin, Timothy (P); "The nexus of observing and modeling methane emissions from inland water bodies" Dr. Gil Bohrer
  4. Riusech, Natalia Solis (M); "Varroa mite control in honey bee colonies: The use of a fatty acid blend (C8910) for Varroa mite control and exploring management practices used by beekeepers in full-sized colonies" Dr. Reed Johnson
  5. Yuan, Chenyi (P); "The Photofate of Pesticides and Dissolved Organic Matter in Diverse Aquatic Systems" Dr. Linda Weavers

Autumn 2016

  1. Julia Laudick (M); "Microbial Biostimulants in Organic Farming Systems: Patterns of Current Use and an Investigation of Their Efficacy in Different Soil Environments", Dr. Matthew Kleinhenz
  2. Yogendra Raut (P); "Sustainable Bioenergy Feedstock Production Using Long-Term (1999-2014) Conservation Reserve Program Land", Dr. Marc Sulc
  3. Molly Semones (M); "Dynamics in the reactivity and photochemical production of hydroxyl radical in treated wastewater effluent and aquatic dissolved organic matter.",  Dr. Yu-Ping Chin 
  4. Scott Stuckman (P); "Global Three-Dimensional Atmospheric Structure of the Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation as Revealed by Two Reanalyses", Dr. Jialin Lin
  5. Ryan Trexler (M); Lipid Analysis and Microbial Community Characterization of Subsurface Shale, Dr. Paula Mousser
  6. Hannah Whitehead (M); "Varroa mite management among small-scale beekeepers: Characterizing factors that affect IPM adoption, and exploring drone brood removal as an IPM tool", Dr. Casey Hoy
  7. Xu Zhang (P); "Development of A Microengineered Approach for Quantitative Assessment of Intercelluar Communication in Cell Doublets and Microscale Tissue Models", Dr. Yi Zhao

Summer 2016

  1. Albanese, Katie (P); "Environmental Impact from Outdoor/Environmental Education Programs: Effects of Frequent Stream Classes on Aquatic Macroinvertebrates" Dr. Roman Lanno
  2. Bell, Patrick (P); "Sustainable Intensification for Food Security and Climate Change Adaptation in Tanzania", Dr. Rattan Lal
  3. Bond, Laura (M); "Impacts of Hydraulic Fracturing Infrastructure on Storm Runoff Characteristics", Dr. Nick Basta 
  4. Stevens, Brooke (P); "Bioaccessibility, Bioavailability, and Chemical Speciation of Arsenic in Contaminated Soild and Soild Wastes" Dr. Nick Basta

Spring 2016

  1. Bossley, Jon (P); "Environmental Impact from Outdoor/Environmental Education Programs: Effects on Frequent Stream Classes on Aquatic Macroinvertebrates" Dr. Susan Fisher
  2. Johnson, Reed (M); "On-Farm Assessment of Soil Properties under Different Management Practices in West-Central Ohio" Dr. Rattan Lal
  3. Reppun, Frederick (M); "Invasive Marine Algae as a Soil Amendment for Island Farmers: Agronomic and Ethnographic Assessment of Implications for Nutrient Management:, Dr. Casey Hoy
  4. Sovic, David (P); "Estrogens, Endocrine Distruption, and Approaches to Assessing Gametogenesis and Reproductive Condition in Freshwater Mussels (Bivalvia: Unionidae)" Dr. Roman Lanno
  5. Stinner, Jed (P); "Effects of Agroecosystem Management on water quality in multiple watersheds in Ohio", Dr. Casey Hoy
  6. Sutula, Glenn (M); " Developing a Framework for the Purposes of Locating Undiscovered Hydrogeologic Windows", Dr. Jeff Bilecki

Autumn 2015

  1. Peng, Qicheng (M); "Impact of Precipitation Variability on Above- and Below-ground Carbon Allocation of Maize" Dr. G Sivadran

Summer 2015

  1. Kenny, William (P); "The Development and Application of the Hi-Resolution VOC Atmospheric Chemistry in Canopies Model" Dr. Gil Bohrer
  2. Hsu, Tsung-Ta (P); "Public Health Ecosystem Services and Potential Concerns of Freshwater Wetlands" Dr. Jiyoung Lee
  3. McClain, Krystaal (M); "Environmental Drivers of Migration in Two Israeli Raptor Species" Dr. Gil Bohrer
  4. Liang, Zhenfei (M); Dr. Nick Basta
  5. Hariharan, Janani (M); "Predictive Functional Profiing of Soil Microbes under Different Tillages and Crop Rotations in Ohio" Dr. Parwinder Grewal

Spring 2015

  1. *Moonilall, Nall (M); "Impact of Amendments on Soil Properties and Agronomic Productivity in Guyana" Dr. Rattan Lal
  2. *Sutton, Claire (M); "Impact of Management on Soil Fertility and Rice Yields in Smallholder Farms in Tanzania" Dr. Rattan Lal
  3. *Eidson, Christopher (M); "Soil Quality and Corn-Soybean Yeilds as affacted by Winter Rye at Three Sites in the U.S. Corn Belt" Dr. Rattan Lal
  4. Evert, Mary (M);
  5. Zhao, Yiming (M); "Trends in Air Temperature, Precipitation, and Potential Evaportranspiration in Southeastern United States and East-central China" Dr. Richard Moore

Autumn 2014

  1. Boaz, Lindsey (M); "Influences of Fluvial Geomorphology on Aquatic-to-Terrestrial Hg Transport: Evidence from Protected and Urban Streams of Central Ohio, USA" Dr. Kristi Lekies
  2. Chatziefstratiou, Efthalia (P); "Simulation of Tree Stem Injury, Air Flow and Heat Dispersion in Forests for Prediction of Fire Effects" Dr. Gil Bohrer
  3. Kim, Taewook (M); "GSFLOW Modeling of the Souhegan River Watershed, New Hampshire, USA" Dr. Frank Schwartz
  4. Wang, Yaoping (M); "Statistical Downscaling along the US Eastern Coast by Two Methods with Application on Intensity-Duration-Frequency curve Changes" Dr. Jeffery Belicki

Summer 2014

  1. *Wojno, Michal(P); "Improved Diet Utilization of Intensively Cultured Fish to Address Environmental Sustainability- Amino Acid Requirement in Carp (Cyprinus carpio)" Dr. Konrad Dabrowski
  2. *Mcdonough, Peter(M); "The Effects of Food Aid on Agricultural Practices in Jumla, Nepal" Dr. Douglas Doohan
  3. Chen, Lijun(P); Dr. Brian Lower
  4. Sharma, Kuhuk(P); "Assessment of Heavy Metal Contamination and Restoration of Soil Food Web Structural Complexity in Urban Vacant Lots in Two Post-Industrial Cities" Dr. P. Larry Phelan
  5. Xie, Yina(P); "Watershed Modeling, Farm Tenancy and Adoption of Conservation Measures to Facilitate Water Quality Trading in the Upper Scioto Watershed, Ohio" Dr. Richard Moore
  6. Xu, Fuqing(P); "Experimental Studies and Modeling of Solid-StateAnaerobic Digestion for Enhanced Methane Production from Lignocellulosic Biomass" Dr. Yebo Li
  7. Zhang, Feng(P); "Cyanobacterial Blooms: Causes, Innovative Monitoring and Human Health Impact" Dr. Jiyoung Lee
  8. Ding, Guannan(M); Dr. Karen Mancl
  9. Evert, Mary(M); Dr. Paula Mouser

Spring 2014

  1. Stuckman, Mengling(P); "Biotic Arsenic Mobilization in Natural and Anthropogenic Systems from Redox Transformations of Arsenic, Iron and Sulfur" Dr. John Lenhart
  2. Villa Betancur, Jorge(P); "Carbon Dynamics of Subtropical Wetland Communities in South Florida" Dr. William Mitsch
  3. Waletzko, Evan(P); "Carbon Budgets of Created Riverine Wetlands in the Midwestern USA" Dr. William Mitsch
  4. Nye, Mark(M); "Microbial Community Structure in Soils Amended with Glyphosate Tolerant Soybean Residue" Dr. Richard Dick

Autumn 2013

  1. Hua, Wei(P) "Interfacial Water Organization and Ion Distributions Investigated with Vibrational Sum Frequency Spectroscopy: Answering Fundamental Questions for Environmental Chemistry" Dr. Heather Allen
  2. Li, Yueh-Fen(P) "An Integrated Study on Microbial Community in Anaerobic Digestion Systems" Dr. Zhongtang Yu
  3. Brooker, Michael(M) "The Wetland Dilemma: Nitrogen Removal at the Expense of Methane Generation" Dr. Paula Mouser
  4. Deniro, Julia(M) "Airborne Transport of Foodborne Pathogens from Bovine Manure to Vegetable Surfaces" Dr. Douglas Doohan
  5. Azrieli, Liel Naor(M) "Determining the Meteorological Forcing that Affects the Dynamics of Methane Emissions from Wetlands" Dr. Gil Bohrer

Summer 2013

  1. Hottle, Ryan (P) "Quantifying the impact of biochar on plant productivity and changes to soil physical and chemical properties on a maize soybean rotation in the U.S." Dr. Rattan Lal

Spring 2013

  1. Ansari, Maryam (M) "Microbial Aspects of Shale Flowback Fluids and Response to Hydraulic Fracturing Fluids" Dr. Paula Mouser
  2. Kerrick, Benjamin Carl (M) "Borrowed Ground: Evaluating the Potential Role of Usufruct in Neighborhood-Scale Foodsheds" Dr. Casey W. Hoy
  3. Kolbe, Elizabeth Leigh (M) "Visualizing and Quantifying a Normative Scenario for Agriculture in Northeast Ohio" Dr. Casey W. Hoy
  4. Mou, Qian (M); Dr. Desheng Liu
  5. Richey, Jamie Sue (M); Dr. Nicholas T. Basta
  6. Xu, Jie (M) "Using Tall Fescue to Remove Nutrients from Renovated Turkey Processing Wastewater" Dr. Karen M. Mancl
  7. Yin, Tingting (M); Dr. Harold W. Walker
  8. Zaret, Shannon Lee (M) "Volunteer Establishment of Miscanthus × giganteus Vegetative Propagules: Implications for Biofuel Production" Dr. Allison A. Snow

Autumn 2012

  1. Babb, Thomas (M) "Assessing the relationship between wetland quality and home prices: a Hedonic study" Dr. Brent Sohngen
  2. Dubey, Anjali (P) "Climate change and hydrological budget" Dr. Rattan Lal
  3. Liu, Guangdong (M) "Urban watershed characterizations: Dry Run, Columbus, OH" Dr. Frank Schwartz
  4. Reeves, Jennifer (M) "An assessment of soil health and productivity in urban gardens" Dr. Parwinder Grewal
  5. Sheng, Ming (M) "Sizing stream setback using GIS tools for stream protection" Dr. Steven Gordon
  6. Wei, Xiaoping (P) "Identification and remediation of microbial contaminants in the Upper Sugar Creek watershed, OH" Dr. Richard Moore

Summer 2012

  1. Dey, Swati (P) "Ribulose 1.5. Bisphosphate Carboncylase/oxygenase metabolizes carbon and culfer via two distinct pathways" Dr. F. Robert Tabita
  2. Kreinberg, Allison (M) "The sorption and transformation of Tylosin and Progesterone by soils" Dr. Yu-Ping Chin
  3. Tuckerman, Samantha (M) "Peak oil: knowledge, attitudes, and programming activities in public health" Dr. John Mac Crawford

Spring 2012

  1. Busalacchi, Dawn (M) "Evaluation of biosolids for use in ecological restoration" Dr. Nicholas Basta
  2. McCreery, Anna (P) "Urban transportation ecoefficiency: social and political forces for change in U.S. metropolitan areas" Dr. J. Craig Jenkins
  3. Stefanik, Kay (P) "Structure and function of vascular plant communities in created and restored wetlands in Ohio" Dr. William Mitsch
  4. Xing, Yang (P) "Local Environment Attachment and the Possibility of Using Citizen Science Approaches to Measure Firefly Populations in Time and Place" Dr. Richard Moore
  5. Zhang, Yiding (M) "Predicting river aquatic productivity and dissolved oxygen before and after dam removal in central Ohio, USA" Dr. William Mitsch

Autumn 2011

  1. Akkari, Omar (M) "Viability of limiting bioavailability of heavy metal contaminants using chemical stabilization techniques for residential land reclamation" (technical paper) Dr. Steven Gordon
  2. Langlois, Maureen (M) "Using contaminant photoreactivity as a holistic indicator to monitor changes in wetland water characteristics" Dr. Yu-Ping Chin and Linda Weavers, co-advisors
  3. Little, Brandon (M) "Earthworm uptake and sequestration of lead in a terrestrial environment" Dr. Roman Lanno
  4. Paisley-Jones, Claire (M) "Monitoring agroecosystem biodiversity using bioacoustics and remote recording units" Dr. Casey Hoy
  5. Varughese, Merrie Ann (M) "Mulching and tillage effects on GHG emissions, soil physical and chemical properties of an Alfisol in Central Ohio" Dr. Rattan Lal

Summer 2011

  1. Card, Marcella (P) "Interactions among soil, plants, and endocrine disrupting compounds in livestock agriculture" Dr. Yu-Ping Chin
  2. Liu, Ganming (P) "Hydrologic response of surface waters in the prairie pothole region to climate variability" Dr. Frank Schwartz

Spring 2011

  1. Davidson-Bennett, Keely (M) "Watershed urbanization impacts to headwater streams in northeastern Ohio" Dr. P. Charles Goebel
  2. Fluke, Stefanie (M) "Youth scientists; creating environmental stewards" (technical paper) Dr. John Cardina
  3. Narine, Lindon (M) "Treating animal wastewater with constructed wetlands: a review" (technical paper) Dr. Larry Brown
  4. Nelson, Michael (P) "An integrated investigation of the microbial communities underpinning biogas production in anaerobic digestion systems" Dr. Mark Morrison and Dr. Zhongtang Yu, co-advisors
  5. Selhorst, Adam (P) "Carbon sequestration by home lawn turfgrass development and maintenance in diverse climatic regions of the United States" Dr. Rattan Lal
  6. Vedachalam, Sridhar (P) "Attitudinal, economic and technological approaches to wastewater management in rural Ohio" Dr. Karen Mancl

Autumn 2010

  1. Batson, Jacqulyn (M) "Denitrification and a nitrogen budget in created riparian wetlands" Dr. William Mitsch
  2. Bowzer, John (M) "Evaluation of aquaculture techniques to improve growth and health of Ohio sport fish, sunshine bass (Morone chrysops x M. saxatilis) and walleye Sander vitreus" Dr. Konrad Dabrowski
  3. Gao, Yuan (M) "Ultrasonic Control of Ultrafiltration Membrane Fouling by Surface Water: Effects of Calcium, pH, Ionic Strength and Natural Organic Matter (NOM) Fractions" Dr. Harold Walker

Summer 2010

  1. Horn, Jonathan (M) "EcoLE-FisH YP: mathematical modeling of yellow perch recruitment in Lake Erie" Dr. David Culver and Elizabeth Marschall, co-advisors
  2. Ward, Collin (M) "Direct and indirect photochemical degradation of two polycyclic musk fragrances and two polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in natural waters" Dr. Yu-Ping Chin

Spring 2010

  1. Dabrowska, Kornelia (P) "Linking profitability, renewable energy, and externalities: a spatial econometric assessment of the sustainability of Ohio daries" Dr. Fredrick Hitzhusen
  2. Fair, Heather (M) "Headwater landscape variations and biodiversity: applicability of Ohio habitat evaluation indices in a glacier catchment of the Mekong river" Dr. Richard Moore
  3. Sierra Hernandez, Maria Roxana (P) "Spectroscopic studies of atmospheric relevant air aqueous interfaces" Dr. Heather Allen
  4. Hossler, Kathleen (P) "Nutrient cycling and the role of arbuscular mycorrhizae in created and natural wetlands in central Ohio" Dr. Robert Gates and Dr. Virginie Bouchard, co-advisors

Winter 2010

  1. Beekman, Christopher (P) "Differential optical absorption spectroscopy of trace gas species and aerosols in the upper Ohio river valley" Dr. Heather Allen
  2. Brumbaugh, Erica (M) "Using fish culture ponds to examine factors affecting larval hybrid striped bass growth and survival" Dr.Stuart Ludsin
  3. Casillas-Ituarte, Nadia (P) "Spectroscopic studies in atmospheric relevant air-water and air-silica interfaces" Dr. Heather Allen
  4. Surendran Nair, Sujith Kumar (P) "Three essay on watershed modeling: value of water quality and optimization of conservation management" Dr. Brent Sohngen
  5. Thorne, Mark (P) "Calcareous compacted mine soil in southeast Ohio: a prairie grass habitat" Dr. John Cardina
  6. Yang, Hanbae (P) "Development and evaluation of a biphasic rain garden for stormwater runoff management" Dr. Warren Dick and Dr. Parwinder Grewal, co-advisors

Autumn 2009

  1. Khadka Mishra, Shruti (P) "Estimation of social cost of electricity from coal in Ohio: a OH-MARKAL extension" Dr. Fredrick Hitzhusen
  2. Yadav, Priyanka (M) "Factors affecting mosquito populations in created wetlands" Dr. Parwinder Grewal
  3. Yu, Shuo (P) "Bioaccumulation of metals in earthworms" Dr. Roman Lanno

Summer 2009

  1. Bingham, Sonia (M) "Aquatic macroinvertebrate use of rootmat habitat created by eight woody riparian  species"  Dr. Virginie Bouchard
  2. Guerard, Jennifer (P) "The characterization of dissolved organic matter and its influence on the photochemical fate of antibiotics used in aquaculture"  Dr. Yu-Ping Chin
  3. Nahlik, Amanda (P) "Water Quality Improvement and Methane Emissions from Tropical and Temperate Wetlands" Dr. William Mitsch
  4. Park, SunJeong (P) "Anthropogenic influence associated with urban development on soil nitrogen fixing bacteria, nematode community and nutrient pools" Dr. Parwinder Grewal
  5. Yi, Mengling (M) "Arsenic leaching from spent absorbents under landfill conditions" Dr. John Lenhart

Spring 2009

  1. Hurdzan, Christopher (P) "Chlorobenzene toxicity to oligochaetes: mixtures and predictions" Dr. Roman Lanno
  2. Kephart, Christopher (M) "The effect of concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) on water quality"(technical paper) Dr. Olli Tuovinen
  3. Keljo, Kurt (M) "Effects of hydrologic pulsing and vegetation on invertebrate communities in wetlands" Dr.   William Mitsch
  4. Kiger, Sarah (M) "Environmental and energy benefits from conservation reserve program lands versus returns from row crops" Dr. Fredrick Hitzhusen
  5. Rice, Constance (M) "Examining the effects of plant diversity and community composition on reducing conditions in the soil of experimental wetlands" Dr. Virginie Bouchard

Winter 2009

  1. Agarwal, Sheela G. (P) "Cr(UI) reduction by Fe(II)-dissolved organic matter complexes and the characterization of  pore water dissolved organic matter from a coastal freshwater wetland in the Laurentian Great Lakes " Dr. Yu-Ping Chin
  2. Dubey, Anjali (M) "Carbon footprints of agriculture in Ohio, USA and Punjab, India" Dr. Rattan Lal
  3. Ingman, Edmund (M) "Effectiveness of amur honeysuckle (lonicera maackii) removal treatments in ravine forests of central Ohio" Dr. David Hix

Autumn 2008

  1. Tao, Jing (P) "Treatment of sanitary sewer overflow using fixed media bioreactors" Dr. Karen Mancl
  2. Zhang, Bo (P) "Data mining, GIS and remote sensing: application in wetland hydrological investigation"  Dr. Frank Schwartz

Summer 2008

  1. Bhang, Kon Joon (P) "Remote Sensing Approach for Hydrologic Assessments of Complex Lake Systems" Dr. Frank Swartz
  2. Deojay, Dawn (M) "Sonochemical degradation of octylbenzene sulfonated by pulsed ultrasound at 616, 205 and 69 KHZ" Dr. Linda Weavers
  3. Jacobs, Laura (P) "Photochemical transformation of three polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, ibuprophen, and caffeine in natural waters"  Dr. Yu-Ping Chin and Dr. Linda Weavers
  4. McGee, Lauren (M) "Effects of Low-head Dams on Habitat Structure, Carbon and Nitrogen Allocation, and Microbial Activity in Urban Rivers"  Dr. Virginie Bouchard
  5. Rasik, Carrie (M) "Compositions, structures, and potential carbon sequestration of gross woods and lawrence woods: two forests in the central till plains of western Ohio [pdf]" Dr. David Hix
  6. Trouts, Tamara (M) "Photolysis of metolachl and triclocarban sensitized by natural water constituents" Dr. Yu-Ping Chin

Spring 2008

  1. Spahr, Paul (M) "Using geovisualizations and GIS to present spatia-temporal water withdrawals for Ohio and the conterminous United States" Dr. Scott Bair
  2. Hupp, Andrew (M) "The use of organic matter to reduce damage by plant-parasitic root knot nematodes (Meloidogyne spp.) and increase growth in organic vegetable crops" (technical paper) Dr. Clive Edwards
  3. Pinheiro, Natalie (M) "Comparison of the composition, structure, and stand dynamics of second-growth and old-growth beech-maple stands in north-central Ohio" Dr. P. Charles Goebel
  4. Xiao, Ruiyang (M) "The freezing of highly sub-cooled H20/D20 droplets" Dr. Linda Weavers

Winter 2008

  1. Xu, Man (P) "Vibrational sum frequency and raman spectroscopic studies of air-aqueous interfaces and solutions of nitrate salts, and air-silica surface absorption studies" Dr. Heather Allen
  2. Sellman, Sarah (M) "Bioconcentration of polychlorinated biphenyls in solid-phase microextracton fibers and aquatic invertebrates" Dr. Roman Lanno

Autumn 2007

  1. Viswakumar, Anjali (M) "Evaluation of four buffer solutions for determining the lime requirement for Ohio soils"  Dr. Robert W. Mullen

Summer 2007

  1. Arar, Joseph I. (P) "A model to evaluate CO2 emission reduction strategies in the US" Dr. Douglas D. Southgate 
  2. Cheng, Zhiqiang (P) "Ecology of urban lawns: the impact of establishment and management on plant species composition, soil food webs, and ecosystem functioning." Dr. Parwinder Grewal 
  3. Morgan, Jennifer A. (P) "Water quality improvement and plant root function in an ecological system treating dairy wastewater." Dr. Jay F. Martin 
  4. Rowan, Michael W. (P) "Use of blood parameters as biomarkers in brown bullheads (Ameiurus nebulosus) from Lake Erie tributaries and Cape Cod ponds." Dr. Susan W. Fisher
  5. Singh, Mamta Hari Om (P) "Soil organic carbon pools in turfgrass systems of Ohio." Dr. Grewal Parwinder
  6. Heimberger, Paul A. (M) "Composition, Structure, and successional dynamics of Johnson Woods, an old -growth forest fragment in transition" Dr. David M. Hix

Spring 2007

  1. Altor, Anne E. (P) "Methane and carbon dioxide fluxes in created riparian wetlands in the midwestern USA: Effects of hydrologic pulses, emergent vegetation and hydric soils." Dr. William Mitsch
  2. Everett, Lynn R. (M) "The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR): current and future concerns, varied perspectives on development" Dr. Peter Webb
  3. Koontz, Julie P. (M) "" Dr. Roman Lanno
  4. Selhorst, Adam L. (M) "Carbon sequestration and emissions due to golf course turfgrass development and maintenance in central Ohio" Dr. Rattan Lal

Winter 2007

  1. Fink, Daniel F. (P) "Effects of a pulsing hydroperiod on a created riparian river diversion wetland." Dr. William Mitsch
  2. Hacker, Eli B. (M) "Educational needs of Ohio regulators on onsite wastewater treatment systems." Dr. Karen Mancl
  3. Rokosch, Abby E. (M) "The use of soil parameters as indicators of quality in forested-depressional wetlands." Dr. Virginie Bouchard

Autumn 2006

  1. Smith, Joshua L. (M) "The first two years of macrophyte community establishment in six created freshwater marshes undergoing invasive species management." Dr. Jay Martin

Summer 2006

  1. Smith, Annemarie (M) "Effects of community structure on forest susceptibility and response to the Emerald Ash Borer invasion of the Huron River watershed in southeast Michigan." Dr. Daniel Herms
  2. Batish, Sapna (P) "Use of Landsat for managing coastal ecosystems of the USVI." Dr. Carolyn Merry
  3. Hernandez, Maria E. (P) "The effect of hydrologic pulses on nitrogen biogeochemistry in created riparian wetlands in the midwestern USA." Dr. William Mitsch

Spring 2006

  1. Foster, Jill N. (M) "An in-vitro gastrointestinal method to determine the bioavailability of Arsenic in contaminated soil: a kinetic study." Dr. Nicholas Basta
  2. Hardesty, Amanda J. (M) "The role and value of urban parks in Tomsk, Russia." Dr. Brent Sohngen
  3. Koenig, Amanda B. (M) "Use of high resolution magic angle spinning NMR to examine the nature and reactivity of lignin from brown rotted wood." Dr. Pat Hatcher
  4. Ockels, Frances S. (M) "Ecological aspects of sudden oak death." Dr. Pierluigi Bonello
  5. Puranik, Devayani D. (M-DD with CRP) "" Dr. Mohan Wali
  6. Smith, David A. (P) "An integrated approach to evaluating the environmental impact following a radiological dispersal event." Dr. Audeen Fentiman
  7. Yu, Shuo (M) "Determination of nickel availability by urease activity." Dr. Warren Dick

Winter 2006

  1. Crivella, Ellen J (M) "An analysis of the environmental justice characteristics of three Ohio counties: Franklin, Cuyahoga and Hamilton counties." Dr. Ted Napier
  2. Elder, Jacob W. (M) "Tillage effects on physical properties and precesses of organic soils in North Central Ohio." Dr. Rattan Lal

Autumn 2005

  1. Nahlik, Amanda M (M) "The effects of river pulsing on sedimentation in two created riparian wetlands." Dr. William Mitsch
  2. Tuttle, Cassandra L (M)"The effects of hydrologic pulsing on aquatic metabolism in created riparian wetlands." Dr. William Mitsch
  3. von Fahnestock, Michael (P) "Niche applications of in-vessel composting." Dr. Olli Tuovinen

Summer 2005

  1. Cawley, Kaelin (M) "The Sensitized Photolysis of 2,4,6-Trimethylphenol, Atrazine and Metolachlor in a Temperate Eutrophic Wetland." Dr. Yu-Ping Chin
  2. Hossler, Kathleen (M) "Accumulation of carbon created wetland soils and the potential to mitigate loss of natural wetland carbon-mediated functions. " Dr. Virginie Bouchard
  3. Kettlewell, Chad (M) "An assessment of wetland impacts and compensatory mitigation in the Cuyahoga River Watershed, Ohio, USA." Dr. Virginie Bouchard
  4. Tang, Xueming (M) "Applying Photoactivated Periodate as a Technology to Decompose Hydrolysates of Chemical Warfare Agents." Dr. Linda Weavers

Spring 2005

  1. Casillas-Ituarte, Nadia (M) "Atrazine absorption at the air/silica interface." Dr. Heather Allen
  2. Gillenwater, Daniel (M) "Modeling walleye (Sander vitreus) spawning habitat suitability and reproductive success in the Sandusky River (Ohio, USA)." Dr. Tim Granata
  3. Lawrence, Timothy (P) "Devolution and collaboration in the development of environmental regulations." Dr. Tom Koontz

Winter 2005

  1. Sierra-Hernandez, Maria (M) "Membrane introduction mass spectrometry for the online analysis of volatile organice compounds in aqueous solutions [pdf]." Dr. Heather Allen
  2. Tremante, Vincent (M) "The effects of organic soil amendments in bioretention soil mixes on the removal of total petroleum hydrocarbons." Drs. Jay Martin and Martin F Quigley
  3. Wang, Yun (M, non-thesis) "Predicting the curtain drain water table for on-site waste water treatment system in Ohio by using DRAINMOD simulated outputs." Dr. Larry Brown

Autumn 2004

  1. Lada, Samantha M. (M) "Sorption of polysaccharides on mineral surfaces." Dr. Harold Walker
  2. Sablak, Gregg T. (M) "The link between macroinvertebrate community, riparian vegetation and channel geomorphology in agricultural drainage ditches." Dr. Virginie Bouchard
  3. Yang, Xuan (P) "Use of fish biomarkers to asses the contaminant exposure and effects in Lake Erie tributaries." Dr. Susan Fisher

Summer 2004

  1. Fang, Yao-Chuen (P) "Scientific research impact and data mining applications in hydrogeology." Dr. Frank Schwartz
  2. Hofher, Elizabeth C. (M) "The effects of macrophyte harvesting on transpiration rates and nitrogen removal from a wetland microcosm treatment system." Dr. Martin Quigley
  3. Muthuswamy, Sivaramakrishnan (M, non-thesis) "Selenium in the biological world." Dr. Richard Sayre
  4. Powell, Kelly L. (M) "Denitrification in agricultural headwater ditches." Dr. Virginie Bouchard

Spring 2004

  1. Gilbert, Janice M. (P) "Examining the link between macrophyte diversity, bacterial diversity and denitrification function in wetlands." Dr. Virginie Bouchard
  2. Keppler, Angelique M. (M) "The treatment of dairy wastwater with an ecological treatment system (ETS)." Dr. Jay Martin
  3. Murphy, Timothy J. (P) "A comparative evaluation of liquid infiltration methods for bioreactor landfills." Dr. Ann Christy

Winter 2004

  1. Button, Daniel T. (M) "Predicting Nitrate and Chloride in shallow ground water in a glacial setting using a geographic information system (GIS) and multivariate logistic regression." Dale White and Dr. Karen Mancl
  2. D'Ambrosio, Jessica L. (M) "An investigation of strategies to predict flood-peak discharges on variously-sized drainage watersheds in Ohio." Dr. Andrew Ward
  3. Healey, Jessica M. (M) "The effects of temporal, spatial and ecological variables on sedimentation rates and composition in a two-cell treatment wetland." Dr. Tim Granata
  4. Inwood, Shoshanah M. (M) "Assesing opportunities for organic and sustainably grown local foods for restaurant and retail food store distribution in Ohio." Dr. Richard Moore
  5. Lohan, Eric J. (M) "A methodology to ecologically engineer watersheds for nitrogen nonpoint sources pollution control." Dr. William Mitsch
  6. Raquet, Michelle M. (M) "Effect of membrane composition and natural organic matter in the removal of atrazine from drinking water using tangential-flow ultrafiltration." Dr. Yu-Ping Chin
  7. Zeng, Lingke (M) "Indirect photolysis of Bis-Phenol-A with dissolved organic matter in surface water." Dr. Yu-Ping Chin

Autumn 2003

  1. Deshmukh, Vaidehi (M) "Anaerobic biodegredation of atrazine by native microbial populations in agricultural soils." Dr. Olli Tuovinen
  2. Kim, Sang-Jun (P) 'Bioaugmentation for the remediation of pesticide-contaminated soil with microorganisms directly enriched in soil or compost.'" Dr.Warren Dick
  3. Pershing, Michelle L. (M) "Effects of PCB 153 (2, 2', 4, 4', 5, 5'-hexachlorobiphenyl) on Xenopus laevis (African clawed frog): a study of life stage, lipid content and dietary bioassimilation efficiency." Dr. Susan Fisher
  4. Rocha, Adrian V. (M) "Responses of canopy photosynthesis to diffuse radiation under wet and dry soil moisture conditions" Dr. Peter Curtis

Summer 2003

  1. Anshumali, Amit (M) , non-thesis, Dr. Alan Randall
  2. Atchison, Kelly A. (M) "Community structure and behavior of wintering birds in riparian forests: Relationships with landscape matrix, microclimate, and local habitat characteristics." Dr. Amanda Rodewald
  3. Haught, Samantha (M) "Significance of the hyporheic zone and runoff on the water chemistry of the stream water in a small tributary of the Olentangy River." Dr. Anne Carey
  4. Krupa, Kelly A. (M) "Larval fish exchange between Lake Erie and a coastal marsh." Dr. David Johnson
  5. Lee, Sang-Suk (P) "Geochemical responses of urban streams to storms: perspectives on non-point source pollution " Dr. Frank Schwartz

Spring 2003

  1. Chen, Chien-Lin (P) "Low temperature impacts on intermittent sand bioreactor." Dr. Karen Mancl
  2. Damon, Julie A. (M) "Neurobehavioral effects of organophosphate (OP) insecticides among children of OP applicators." Dr. John Wilkins
  3. David, Nina P. (M) "An analysis of the Riverfront Vision Plan for the Olentangy River Corridor." Dr. Jennifer Evans-Cowley
  4. Deshmukh, Ashish P. (P) "Sorption and sequestration of phenanthrene In polymethylenic plant biopolymers: proxies for soil and sedimentary rrganic matter." Dr. Pat Hatcher
  5. Munson, Shelly A. (M) "Sources and transport of organic matter in the upper Scioto River." Dr. Anne Carey
  6. Musson, Julia C. (M) "" Dr. Jennifer Evans-Cowley
  7. N'Jie, Ndeye Marie (P) "Nutrient dynamics in a wetland reservoir subirrigation system in Defiance County, Ohio." Dr. Larry Brown
  8. Smialek, Jamie L. (M) "Effect of plant species on denitrification and methane emission in constructed wetlands." Dr. Virginie Bouchard

Winter 2003

  1. Dilley, Mark (M) "Atrazine fate and transport in a created flow-through emergent marsh: An examination of key processes." Dr. Sam Traina
  2. Fineran, Stacey A. (P) "Assesing spatial and temporal vegetative dynamics at Mentor Marsh, 1796 to 2000 A.D." Dr. Craig Davis
  3. He, Yongtian (P) "CR reduction/immobilization under high pH and high ionic strength condidtions. " Dr. Sam Traina
  4. Nartker, Brian D. (M) "Environmental impact of curtain drains."(technical paper) Dr. Karen Mancl

Autumn 2002

  1. Caldwell, Heath A. (M) "The effects of year-round irrigation on landscape plant quality and health." Dr. Karen Mancl
  2. Frey, Mark N. (M) "Ecology and management of Alliaria petiolata." Dr. John Cardina
  3. Song, Kuan (M) "Urban air pollution mapping - a thermal remote sensing perspective." Dr. Carolyn Merry

Summer 2002

  1. Barajas, Carmen E. (P) "The effect of Desferrioxamine B on EU(111) interaction with Gibbsite." Dr. Sam Traina
  2. Knueven, Curtis J. (M) "Grade control capability of a pull-behind drainage plow under experimental conditions." Dr. Larry Brown
  3. Lippmann, Rebecca E. (M) Non-Thesis Plan Dr. Virginie Bouchard/Dr. Roseanne Fortner
  4. Wen, Yi (M) "Effect of polysaccharide on lead adsorption on goethite." Dr. Sam Traina

Spring 2002

  1. Burrows, Lisa A. (M) "The fate and effects of the fungicide carbendazim in an integrated soil microcosm." Dr. Clive Edwards
  2. Klupinski, Ted (P) "Degradation of Nitroaromatic Herbicides in Wetland Sediments." Dr. Yu-Ping Chin
  3. Luckeydoo, Lee M. (P) "Vegetation and Algal community composition and development of three constructed wetlands receiving agricultural runoff and subsurface drainage, 1998 to 2001." Dr. Norman Fausey
  4. Reed, Sharon E. (M) "Impact of macrophyte functional diversity on primary productivity and methane fluxes in wetlands." Dr. Virginie Bouchard
  5. Higgins, Cheri R. (M) "Ecosystem engineering by Muskrats (Ondatra zibethicus) in created freshwater marshes." Dr. William Mitsch

Winter 2002

  1. Bull, Julianna F. (M) "Effect of voice and procedural justice judgments in an administrative adjudicatory setting." Dr. Craig Davis
  2. Funk, Jason M. (M) "Where should we put the trees?: Assessing economic and ecological implications of carbon sequestration policies in an urbanizing landscape," Dr. Mohan Wali
  3. Gifford, Amie M. (M) "The effect of macrophyte planting on amphibian and fish community use of two created wetland ecosystems in Central Ohio." Dr. William Mitsch

Autumn 2001

  1. Fink, Daniel, F. (M) "Efficacy of a newly created wetland at reducing nutrient loads from agricultural runoff." Dr. William Mitsch
  2. Karam, Philip A. (P) "Changes in background cosmic radiation dose during the history of life on Earth." Dr. Audeen Fentiman
  3. Kemerer, Jennifer L. (M) "Phosphorus and sediment fate within a wetland-reservoir subirrigation system." Dr. Larry Brown
  4. Knorr, Melissa A. (M) "Assessment of Glomalin content by Arbuscular Mycorrhizae under different fire regimes and landscape positions." Dr. Ralph Boerner
  5. Nicomrat, Duongruitai (P) "Microbial diversity in a constructed wetland treating acid mine drainage at Carbondale, Ohio." Dr. Warren Dick
  6. Zwierschke, Eric L. (M) "Testing the ability of drainmod 5.1 to simulate the effect of water table management practices on Nitrate Nitrogen in drainage water." Dr. Norman Fausey

Summer 2001

  1. Barth, Douglas C. (M) "Dynamics of a Mesophytic Hardwood Forest in Medina County, Ohio, over three decades : an analysis of changes in vegetation structure and diversity." Dr. Douglas Way
  2. Cheng, Fang (M) "Modeling effects of dam removal on migratary Walleye life stages in a coastal watershed." Dr. Tim Granata
  3. Frazier, Scott Wm. (M) "The qualitative and quantitative analysis of organic matter from natural waters using Tetramethylammonium Hydroxide (TMAH) Thermochemolysis GC-MS." Dr. Pat Hatcher
  4. Herak, Patrick J. (M) "A comparison of two trapping techniques to assess moth numbers at sites in mixed-oak forests." Dr. David Horn
  5. Miller, Penney L. (P) "Photochemical transformation of agricultural pesticedes promoted by natural water constituents in wetland surface waters." Dr. Yu-Ping Chin

Spring 2001

  1. Acharyya, Swarnali (M) Non-thesis, Dr. Yvonne Dragan
  2. Arancon, Norman Q. (P) "Influences of field applications of vermicomposts on soil microbiological, chemical and physical properties and the growth and yield of Strawberries, Peppers and Tomatoes." Dr. Clive Edwards
  3. Duriancik, Lisa F. (M) "Seasonal Carbon and Nitrogen cycling in a Corn to pasture chronosequence and implications for soil Carbon and Nitrogen storage over time." Dr. Benjamin Stinner
  4. Hierholzer, Lesley R. (M) --not found in OSCAR - Dr. Susan Olesik
  5. Li, Ying (M) "Fluorescence microscopic observations of microorganisms in soil." Dr. Warren Dick
  6. Pirkle, Christy L. (M) "Association between the dominance of Lythrum Salicaria (Purple Loosestrife) and plant diversity at two Lake Erie wetlands." 
  7. Tang, Xirui (M) Non-Thesis Plan. Dr. Susan Fisher

Winter 2001

  1. Ahn, Changwoo (P) "Ecological engineering of wetlands with a recycled coal combustion by-product." Dr. William Mitsch
  2. Mash, Heath E. (P) "A critical analysis of analytical procedures for the study of Copper in the presence of Natural Organic Ligands." Dr. Yu-Ping Chin
  3. Watts, Stephen E. (P) "Determining forest productivity and carbon dynamics in Southeastern Ohio from remotely-sensed data." Dr. Mohan Wali

Autumn 2000

  1. Evrendilek, Fatih (P) "Simulation of regional ecosystem dynamics of Carbon and Nitrogen in croplands in a changing global climate: application to Ohio croplands." Dr. Mohan Wali
  2. Liptak, Michael A. (P) "Water column productivity, calcite precipitation, and phosphorus dynamics in freshwater marshes." Dr. William Mitsch
  3. Rahman, Akim M. (P) "Greenhouse gases emission in the Midwest: system approach to policy and planning under liability rules." Dr. Clive Edwards
  4. White, Emily M. (M) "Determination of photochemical production of Hydroxyl Radical by dissolved organic matter and associated iron complexes in natural waters." Dr. Yu-Ping Chin

Summer 2000

  1. Akala, Vasant A. (P) "Soil organic carbon sequestration in a reclaimed mineland chronosequence in Ohio." Dr. Rattan Lal
  2. Czesny, Sergiusz J. (P) "Biochemical, physiological and behavioral evaluation of the quality of pure bred and hybrid Walleye (Stizostedion Vitreum) eggs, larvae, and juveniles." Dr. Konrad Dabrowski
  3. Gilbert, Janice M. (M) --not found on OSCAR-- Dr. William Mitsch
  4. Gutrich, John J. (P) "Ecological and economic analysis of natural capital : assessing and modeling the substitutability of mitigation wetlands for natural sites." Dr. Fred Hitzhusen
  5. Hwang, Haejo (P) "Contaminant body residues in Chironomus Riparius to assess acute and chronic toxic effects of environmental contaminants." Dr. Susan Fisher
  6. Kutschbach-Brohl, Lisa A. (M) "Aquatic insect emergence in three Lake Erie wetlands." Dr. Craig Davis
  7. Mahadevan, Kathyayani (M) "Vertical redistribution of trace elements nine years after sludge application." Dr. Terry Logan
  8. Rowan, Michael Wm. (M) "Erythron profiles of Brown Bullhead, Ameiurus Nebulosus, from Lake Erie tributaries and embayments: an indicator of toxic stress." Dr. Paul Baumann
  9. Sohn Lopez-Forment, Isabel M. (P) "Ecological and socio-cultural dynamics of traditional and legume-based MILPA agriculture in Southeast Mexico." Dr. Clive Edwards
  10. Vazquez, Rosa I. (P) "Decomposition rates of organic amendments and soil organic matter fractions as indicators of soil quality: an on-farm study of organic and conventional dairy farms in Ohio." Dr. Benjamin Stinner
  11. Yang, Zhiming (M) --not found on OSCAR -- Dr. Carolyn Merry

Spring 2000

  1. Arancon, Norman (M) "Influences of field applications of vermicomposts on soil microbiological, chemical and physical properties and the growth and yield of Strawberries, Peppers and Tomatoes." Dr. Clive Edwards -same as PhD**
  2. Atiyeh, Rola M. (P) "Mechanisms by which earthworm-processed organic wastes influence plant growth." Dr. Clive Edwards
  3. Chordas, Stephen Wm. (P) "Investigations into acute potassium intoxication in the introduced freshwater bivalves Dreissena polymorpha and Corbicula fluminea." Dr. Susan Fisher
  4. Limaye, Vineeta, S. (M) "Impacts of land use change on the water quality of the Little Miami River." Dr. Carolyn Merry

Winter 2000

  1. Freedman, Vicky L. (P) "Density-dependent, multi-species transport in saturated porous media." Dr. Motomu Ibaraki
  2. Shuster, William D. (P) "Influences of earthworm community dynamics on soil structure, carbon distribution, solute transport, and leachate production in Ohio agroecosystems." Dr. Edward McCoy

Autumn 1999

  1. Blackstone, Brian (M) "Toxicity and Biodegradability of Edible Vegetable Oils in Both Fresh and Marine Aquatic Environments." Dr. Susan Fisher
  2. Dettmer, Shannon E. (M) Non-Thesis Plan. Dr. Audeen Fentiman
  3. Ickes, Jennifer L. (M) "Weathering of Arsenated Ettringites." Dr. Sam Traina
  4. Ketterings, Quirine M. (P) "Fire as a land management tool in Sepunggur, Sumatra, Indonesia can farmers do without it?" Dr. Jerry Bigham
  5. Lopez, Ricardo D. (P) "An ecological assessment of the relationships between Landscape Structure and Depressional-Wetland ecosystem status along environmental gradients in Central Ohio." Dr. Craig Davis
  6. Weisgerber, Kristina M. (M) "Lower trophic level dynamics in Western Basin, Lake Erie: changes in biomass, clearance, and nutrient excretion rates in Crustacean Zooplankton versus Zebra Mussels." Dr. David Culver

Summer 1999

  1. Brill, Marion R. (M) "Sediment mineralogy and geochemistry in a constructed acidic mine drainage wetland." Dr. Sam Traina
  2. Wang, Xianzhong (P) "Gender-specific and intraspecific responses of Trembling Aspen (Populus Tremuloides) to elevated atmospheric Carbon Dioxide." Dr. Peter Curtis
  3. Williams, David J. (M) "Spectral reflectance as an indicator of water quality in streams impacted by mine drainage." Dr. Sam Traina
  4. Yamakawa, Isao (P) "Effects of aging on Leachate characteristics of Alkaline Stabilized Biosolids." Dr. Terry Logan

Spring 1999

  1. Fineran, Stacey A. (M) "Diversity and disturbance in plant communities at Gahanna Woods State Nature Preserve, Franklin County, Ohio." Dr. Craig Davis
  2. Geist, Jude A. (M) Non-Thesis Plan. Dr. Steven Gordon
  3. Nichols, Jennifer L. (M) Non-Thesis Plan. Dr. Susan Olesik

Winter 1999

  1. Allen, Michael (M) "The effects of earthworms on Carbon and Nitrogen flows through the soil microbial biomass in a corn agroecosystem." Dr. Clive Edwards
  2. Huang, Hsu-Hong (M) --not found in OSCAR--- Dr. Robert Sykes
  3. Huelsman, Margaret F. (P) "Towards the development of an agroecological approach to pest management in Pepper (Capsicum annum) and Cucumber (Cucumis sativus) production systems." Dr. Clive Edwards
  4. Lin, Feng (P) "Physiological characteristics of Spermatozoa and chromosome set manipulation for improvement of growth in Muskellunge (Esox Masquinongy)." Dr. Konrad Dabrowski
  5. Luckeydoo, Lee M. (M) "Vegetation composition of three constructed wetlands receiving agricultural runoff and subsurface drainage." Dr. Norman Fausey
  6. Neel, Jeffery C. (M) "Changes in the distribution and dynamics of soil organic matter and microbial activities in response to changes in earthworm populations in Ohio agroecosystems." Dr. Clive Edwards

Autumn 1998

  1. Haltuch, Melissa A. (M) "Modeling expansion of exotic mussels on Lake Erie sediments using geographic information systems (GIS)." Dr. Paul Berkman
  2. Pant, Devika (M) "Modeling an urban ecosystem : simulating the Carbon and Nitrogen fluxes in a changing environment." Dr. Mohan Wali
  3. Repen, Douglas E. (M) "Using fallout Cesium-137 as an indicator of long-term erosion patterns." Dr. Frank Calhoun
  4. Spieles, Douglas J. (P) "Nutrient retention and macroinvertebrate community structure in constructed wetlands receiving wastewater and river water." Dr. William Mitsch
  5. Wood, James T. (M) "Chemical feasibility of acidic mine drainage abatement by injection of flue gas desulfurization by-products." Dr. Yu-Ping Chin

Spring 1998

  1. Adhiya, Jagat S. (M) "Biosorption of Heavy Metals from Aqueous Media by Lyophilized Cells of the Alga Chlamydomonas Reinhardt." Dr. Samuel Traina
  2. Hao, Yue-Li (P) "Inhibition of acid production in coal refuse amended with calcium sulfite and calcium sulfite-containing flue gas de-sulfurization by-products." Dr. Warren Dick
  3. Moran-Palma, Pedro (P) "Case studies on reproductive ecology of Lakeside Daisy (Hymenoxys Herbacea = H. acaulis var. glabra), and evolution of weeds in Sunflower (Helianthus annuus)." Dr. Allison Snow
  4. Shows, Michael E. (M) "Extraction of Atrazine and its metabolites using supercritical fluids and enhanced-fluidity liquids." Dr. Susan Olesik
  5. Svengsouk, Lisa J. (M) "First-year response of Typha Latifolia L. and Schoenoplectus Tabernaemontani (C.C. Gmel.) Palla to Nitrogen and Phosphorus additions in experimental Mesocosms." Dr. William Mitsch

Winter 1998

  1. Fisher, Michael J. (M) "Water table management effects on soil nitrogen dynamics." Dr. Norman Fausey
  2. Liu, Qingwei (P) "Application of sand filter biofilm systems to remediate mixtures of milk fat and surfactant or detergent." Dr. Karen Mancl
  3. Whalen, Joann K. (P) "Effects of earthworms on nitrogen flux and transformations in agroecosystems." Dr. Clive Edwards

Autumn 1997

  1. Bhardwaj, Deepika B. (M) "A diversity analysis of the vegetation in a five-year old restored wetland on Sandusky Bay, Lake Erie." Dr. Craig Davis
  2. Bowen, Gregory Wm. (M) "Development of a methodology for characterizing nuisance odors." Dr. Audeen Fentiman
  3. Bruins, Randall J.F. (P) "Modeling of flooding response and ecological engineering in an agricultural wetland region of Central China." Dr. William Mitsch
  4. Carey, Christian T. (M) --not found in OSCAR-- Dr. Wolfgang D. Bauer
  5. Stone, Alexandra G. (P) "Characterization of compost composition and its relationship to the suppression of pythium root rot of cucumber." Dr. Harry Hoitink

Summer 1997

  1. O'Loughlin, Edward J. (P) "Association of organotin compounds with aquatic humic substances." Dr. Sam Traina

Spring 1997

  1. Chattopadhyay, Sandip (P) "A mechanstic study of sorption of ionic organic compounds on phyllosilicates." Dr. Sam Traina
  2. Chen, Shu-Kang (P) "Use of key indicator processes to assess the effects of fungicides on soil microbial processes and nitrogen dynamics." Dr. Clive Edwards
  3. Lopez, Ricardo D. (M) "Seasonal allocation of zinc, copper, nickel, lead and cadmium in cattails (Typha angustifolia) at a restored lacustrine coastal wetland." Dr. Craig Davis
  4. Shim, Hojae (P) "BTEX degradation by a coculture of pseudomonas putida and pseudomonas fluorescens immobilized in a fibrous-bed bioreactor." Dr. Shang-Tian Yang
  5. Smith, Michael A. (M) "Investigation of radionuclides at a sludge land-application site." Dr. Audeen Fentiman
  6. Wessells, Meredith L. (M) --not found in OSCAR-- Dr. Clive Edwards

Winter 1997

  1. Beck, Stephen J. (M) --not found in OSCAR-- Dr. David Horn
  2. Colvin, Karen L. (M) "A life-cycle inventory of municipal water treatment, and distribution." Dr. Anand Desai
  3. Flanagan, Neal E. (P) "Comparing ecosystem structure and function of constructed and naturally occurring wetlands : empirical field indicators and theoretical indices." Dr. William Mitsch
  4. Metzker, Kathleen D. (M) "Self-design of a fish community in a created riparian freshwater marsh : a simulation model." Dr. William Mitsch
  5. Rowan, Michael A. (M) "The utility of spot satellite imagery for mapping riparian forest corridors in the Big Darby watershed." Dr. Carolyn Merry

Autumn 1996

  1. Mays, K.M. (M) "Photosynthetic responses of quaking aspen (Populus Tremuloides) genotypes under elevated co2 and in high and low fertility soils." , Dr. Peter Curtis
  2. Van Bloem, Skip J. (M) "Exploring the biomass-productivity paradox: The case of the long-lived Antarctic Scallop." Dr. Paul Berkman
  3. Wang, Lili (M) "Adsorpton of (poly)maleic acid and aquatic fulvic acids by goethite." Dr. Yu-Ping Chin
  4. Yardim, Erdal N. (P) "The impacts of chemical management of pests, diseases and weeds on invertebrates in tomato agroecosystems." Dr. Clive Edwards

Summer 1996

  1. Lu, Shih-Ju (M) "Molecular identification of six genera of caddisfly by randomly amplified polymorphic DNA polymerase chain reaction (RAPD-PCR)." Dr. Paul Fuerst
  2. Nairn, Robert W. (P) "Biogeochemistry of newly created riparian wetlands: evaluation of water quality changes and soil development." Dr. William Mitsch
  3. Opdycke, David H. (M) "The Effect of Factual Information on Risk Perceptions of Low- Level Radioactive Waste." Dr. Audeen Fentiman
  4. Ozesmi, Uygar (M) "A spatial habitat model for the marsh-breeding Red-Winged Blackbird (Agelaius Phoeniceus) in coastal Lake Erie wetlands." Dr. William Mitsch
  5. Wang, Naiming (P) "Modeling phosphorus retention in freshwater wetlands." Dr. William Mitsch
  6. Weihe, Paul E. (P) "Colonizing and introduced vegetation in created riparian wetlands: establishment during the first two growing seasons." Dr. William Mitsch

Spring 1996

  1. Goldenstein, Tony A. (M) "Partitioning of Hydrophobic Contaminants by Algae and Assimilation by Zebra Mussels (Dreissena Polymorpha)." Dr. Susan Fisher
  2. Hattenbach, Meryl J. (M) "Edaphic Relations of an Endangered Plant, Trifolium stoloniferum Muhl. ex A. Eaton." Dr. Mohan Wali
  3. Koreny, John S. (M) "Hydrology of a Constructed Riparian Wetland System: Characterization and Predictive Modeling." Dr. Wm. Mitsch
  4. Ma, Xuewen (M) "Bioprocessing of Algae and Transfer of Hydrophobic Contaminants by Zebra Mussels (Dreissena Polymorpha)." Dr. Susan Fisher
  5. Spieles, Douglas J. (M) "The Relationship of Prey Type and Abundance to Fecundity and Behavior in the Gypsy Moth Predator Calosoma Sycophanta L. (Coleoptera: Carabidae)." , Dr. David Horn
  6. Wir, Yono (P) "A Gradient Analysis of The Soil-Vegetation Complex in The Neotoma Valley." Dr. Mohan Wali

Winter 1996

  1. Jones, Jennifer M. (M) "Indicators of Exposure to Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAH) in Populations of Brown Bullhead (Ameiurus Nebulosus)." , Dr. Paul Baumann
  2. Machfudh (P) "The Role of Landscape Structures and Their Cumulative Impacts on Spatio Dynamic of Soil Phosphorus." Dr. Craig Davis
  3. Macklis, Stephanie A. (M) "Gastrointestinal Absorption of Lead From Soils and Compost and Associated Health Effects." Dr. Sam Traina

Autumn 1995

  1. Blom, Jozef H. (P) "Studies on the Dietary Vitamin C Requirements of Female Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus Mykiss) broodstock and their Offspring." Dr. Konrad Dabrowski
  2. Myneni, Satish C. (P) "Oxyanion-Mineral Surface Interactions in Alkaline Environments: AsO4 and CrO4 Sorption and Desorption in Ettringite." Dr. Terry Logan
  3. Xue, Yuan (P) "Co-Solvent Effects on Metal-Ligand Interactions in the Environment." Dr. Sam Traina
  4. Zhang, Xiaosong S. (M) "Toxicity of Three Candidate Nonoxidizing Molluscicides: TFM, Bayer 73 and Salicylanilide I to Zebra Mussels (Dreissena Polymorpha) and Quagga Mussels (D. Bugensis) and Their Physiological Effects on Zebra Mussels." Dr. Susan Fisher

Summer 1995

  1. Durand-Hoffman, Maria E. (M) "Analysis of physiological and toxicological effects of potassium on Dreissena polymorpha and toxicological effects on fish." , Dr. Susan Fisher
  2. Harrison, Billie J. (M) "Effect of Organic Waste on Soil Physical Properties." Dr. Terry Logan
  3. Liau, Alvin K. (M) "Fiber optic components in radiation environments." Dr. Audeen Fentiman
  4. Minard, Susannah (M) "Accumulation and Allocation of CR, CU, MN, NI, PB and ZN in Phragmites Australis and Sagittaria Latifolia in Two Marshes on Lake Erie." Dr. Craig Davis
  5. Stasiak, Steven A. (M) "Implications of Chronic Exposure to Polynuclear Aromatic Hydrocarbons: Effects on Immune and Endocrine Functions in Brown Bullhead, Ameiurus Nebulosus, from a Contaminated River." Dr. Paul Baumann
  6. Stuart, Douglas G. (M) "Sorption and Biodegradation of Atrazine under Sulfide-Amended and Non-Sulfide-Amended Conditions." Dr. Larry Brown

Spring 1995

  1. Chakravarty, Leena (P) "Characterization of the pTFIG1-Family replicon and a novel insertion element of Thiobacillus Peroxidans." , Dr. Olli Tuovinen
  2. Gara, Brian D (P) "The role of hydrology in the spatial patterning of woody vegetation within an Ohio Swamp Forest." Dr. Craig Davis
  3. Wood, George C. (M) "Ohio Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) landfill closure/post-closure cost variability: implications for solid waste management decisions." Dr. Douglas Southgate

Autumn 1994

  1. Hwang, Haejo (M) "Predicting the toxicity of pesticides in aquatic systems using quantitative structure activity relationships." Dr. Susan Fisher
  2. Norland, Eric R. (P) "Stand dynamics of young, mixed-species forests that develop after clearcutting in Southeastern Ohio." Dr. Daniel Houston
  3. Wu, Jin (M) "Biodegradation of vegetable oils using fixed-film systems." Dr. Karen Mancl

Winter 1994

  1. Kisselle, Keith W. (M) "Seasonal fluctuations of available phosphorus as measured by anion exchange membranes in corn and alfalfa under organic and conventional systems." Dr. Terry Logan
  2. Veley, Ronald J. (M) "Assessment of water systems technical knowledge transference to leaders of small communities and water supply professionals." Dr. Karen Mancl

Autumn 1993

  1. Chen, I-Huei L. (M) "Zebra mussels as a biomonitor in freshwater systems and the comparative effects of environmental factors on the filtration." Dr. Susan Fisher
  2. Crawford, Jennifer J. (M) "Microbiological utilization of benzoate, atrazine, and nitrate within redox potential gradients." Dr. Olli Tuovinen
  3. Szabone Kadar, Melinda (M) "Elemental concentrations in annual rings of tuliptrees exposed to air pollution in the Ohio River Valley." Dr. James R. McClenahen
  4. Windus, Jennifer L. (M) "Reproductive ecology of a rare dioecious fen species in Ohio, Valeriana ciliata T. & G." Dr. Allison Snow

Summer 1993

  1. Atanasoff, Mark J. (M) "Pentachlorophenol as a reference toxicant with the Zebra Mussel, Dreissena Polymorphia: Effects of PH and temperature on acute toxicity and accumulation kinetics." Dr. Susan Fisher

Winter 1993

  1. Artigas, Francisco J. (P) "The effect of landscape structure and change on fluxes of materials and water between patches of different ecosystem types in the Hocking Hills of Ohio." Dr. Ralph Boerner

Autumn 1992

  1. Grimm, Christina L. (M) --not found in OSCAR-- Dr. David Culver
  2. Minoletti, Maria L. (M) --not founding OSCAR-- Dr. Ralph Boerner
  3. Yi, Gi Chul (P) "An analysis of disputants' environmental conflict frames relating to Ohio wetland conversion disputes." Dr. Craig Davis

Summer 1992

  1. Cronk, Julie K. (P) "Spatial water quality and aquatic metabolism in four newly constructed freshwater riparian wetlands." Dr. Wm. Mitsch
  2. Scheutzow, Mark H. (P) "The epidemiology and environmental impact of organophosphate pesticide use in Ecuador, with emphasis on parathion." Dr. Paul Colinvaux

Spring 1992

  1. Schneider, Gregory J. (M) "Cyperaceae of Ohio fens : floristic analysis and phytogeographical relationships." Dr. Ronald Stuckey

Autumn 1991

  1. Ellenberger, Sarah A. (M) "Effects of high copper concentrations on reproduction by yellow perch in Torch Lake, Michigan." Dr. Paul Baumann
  2. Fennessy, Maria S. (P) "Ecosystem development in restored riparian wetlands." Dr. William Mitsch
  3. Patel, Sangita H. (M) "A study of allelopathic interactions and soil effects on several herbaceous and tree species used for revegetation of strip mined lands in Ohio." Dr. Daniel Houston

Summer 1991

  1. Bargar, Timothy A. (M) "The effects of the molluscicide H-130 (didecyl-dimethyl-ammonium chloride) and bentonite clay upon Hexagenia limbata, Pimephelas promelas, and Ceriodaphnia dubia." Dr. Susan Fisher

Spring 1991

  1. Trauben, Bruce K. (P) "Potential competition among young-of-year fish in western Lake Erie." Dr. David Culver
  2. Whisler, Sandra L. (M) "The effect of pollen limitation and self-incompatibility on reproduction in mayapple (Podophyllum peltatum)." Dr. Allison Snow
  3. Willis, Courtenay N. (M) "Effects of hydrologic and nutrient variability on emergence and growth of aquatic macrophytes." Dr. William Mitsch