MS Theses

Completed MS Theses

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Year Candidate Name, Thesis Title
2020 Keanah Turner. Analysis of Problems Affecting the Management of Municipal Recycling Programs in the United States.
2020 Brittany Grouge.  Investigation of Microbiota Associated with Rapid Tissue Loss in Captive Indo-Pacific Corals.
2020 Casey Pehrson. Trophic changes in a freshwater tidal food web after water quality improvements and invasive species (Ictalurus furcatus) introduction.
2019 Nicole Bayne. Coral Reef Crisis Framing: An Analysis of Coral Reef Print Media News Coverage in Florida and Hawaii (1997-2019).
2019 Kelsey Smith. A Study In A Minimally Destructive Method of Ancient DNA Extraction in Narwhal (Monodon Monoceros) Tusk Material.
2019 Morgan Bragg. Identifying the Relationship Between the Gut Microbiome and Inflammatory Bowel Disease in the Captive Red Wolf.
2019 Jessie Melton. An Evaluation of Non-Invasive Sampling Methods in Determining River Herring Abundance.
2019 Matthew Krcmarik. Effects Abnormal Prolactin Secretion Has on Metabolic Health of Acyclic Female African elephants (Loxodonta africana).
2019 Jonathan Clark. Characterizing the Genomic Signatures of Early-stage Parapatric Ecological Speciation in the Atlantic Song Sparrow.
2019 Andrew Sachs. Assessing the Thermal Performance of Green Roofs and the Influence of Solar Panels.
2019 Chelsea Gray. Support for Basking Shark Tourism in Donegal, Ireland.
2019 Elizabeth Ashby. Zoonotic Disease Exposure Risk in a Human-Wildlife-Livestock Interface: A Study of Laikipia County, Kenya.
2019 Stephanie Gordon. Population Dynamics and Pharmaceutical Contamination in Streams and Rivers Across the United States.
2019 Juthapathra Dechanupong. Maternal Behavior and Time Allocation of Red Panda (Ailurus fulgens) in Captivity.
2018 Merna Saad. Comparative Study of Tourism Development in Hurghada and Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, to Access its Impact on Coral Reefs.
2018 W. Justin Cooper. The Relative Influences of Local Habitat Heterogeneity and Productivity on Species Richness.
2018 Meadhbh Molloy. The Influence of Retinoic Acid on Cell Proliferation and Differentiation in Lamb Testis Tissue.
2018 Olivia Taylor. The Competitive Relationship of the Ectomycorrhizal Fungus Tuber Melanosporum with Common Native Mid-Atlantic Ectomycorrhizal Fungi.
2018 Danielle Brown. An analysis of opportunistic data to investigate humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) sighting patterns and vessel risk in the northwestern New York Bight.
2017 Elizabeth T. Wood. Holocene Benthic Foraminiferal Assemblages of Tidal-Inlet Deposits Along Cedar Island, VA, USA: Insights Into Storm Impacts, Breach Dynamics, And Inlet Evolution.
2017 Cynthia Adams. Phylogeographic Genetic Diversity in the White Sucker Hepatitis B Virus.
2017 Erin Dale. An Examination of the Application of Expert Elicitation and Value Tree Analysis as a Novel Decision Support Approach on an Earth Observing Enterprise.
2017 Katherine Malpeli. A Spatial and Temporal Analysis of Human-Black Bear Conflict in Virginia.
2017 Brendan McAndrew. Sustainable stormwater management using a floating treatment wetland—a system approach.
2016 Patricia Greenberg. Urban Forest Implementation Plans as a Means of Achieving Urban Tree Canopy Goals: Case Studies from the Virginia Region of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed.
2016 Loren Petruny. Biostratigraphic and Stable Isotopic Study of Selected Foraminifera from the Tanzanian Lindi Formation, Southeastern Tanzania (Tanzania Drilling Project Site 34 Drill Core).
2016 Carla Mere. Comparing Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Scientific Census Data on Primate Populations in the Sucusari Community, Peruvian Amazon.
2016 Tyler Fabian. The Effects of Habitat Fragmentation and Habitat Management in the Piedmont, Northern Virginia.
2016 Myra Butt. An Additionality Approach to Global Blue Carbon Conservation.
2016 Dana McCoskey. Investigating Trophic Linkages For A Neotropical Migratory Bird: Molecular Identification Of Food Items And Validation Of A Protocol For Molecular Studies Of Avian Diets.
2015 Kristen Donahue. Public Perception of Cetacean Conservation in the DC Metropolitan Area.
2015 Mary Means. Recovery Of Structure And Function Of The Vegetation Community After A Disturbance As Affected By Initial Planting Richness In Created Wetlands.
2015 William Norfolk. Histological Analysis of Threespot Damselfish (Stegastes Planifrons) Gastrointestinal Tract and Implications for Staghorn Coral (Acropora Cervicornis) Health.
2015 Amanda Sills. Long-Term Trends and Identification of Ichthyoplankton Assemblage Structures in a Recovering Tidal Freshwater Embayment.
2015 Whitney Denham. Public Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behavior Towards Dolphins and Dolphin Conservation.
2015 Caitlyn Scott. Otter Social Science Research: An Evaluation of the General Public’s Knowledge of Otter Species.
2015 Sarah Putman. Gonadal and Adrenal Hormone Patterns in African Lions (Panthera leo) of Diverse Age and Reproductive Success.
2015 Julie Sepanik. Salt-Marsh Change in a Barrier-Island System: Parramore and Cedar Island, VA, from 1957 to 2012.
2015 Peter Jacobs. Evaluating Effects Of Climate Change On Nekton Distribution In The North Atlantic Using Ecosystem Models: Climate Model- And Paleoclimate-Derived Temperature Simulations Compared.
2015 Kara Jones. Microhabitat Selection In The Eastern Worm Snake (Carphophis Amoenus) And A Survey Of The Amphibians And Reptiles Of Huntley Meadows Park, Alexandria, Virginia.
2015 Brandy Holstein. Analyzing Photovoltaic Potential Using A Geographic Information System: A Case Study Of Prince William County Public Schools.
2015 Sudha Balajapalli. The Impact of the Global Tiger Recovery Program on Wildlife Crime.
2015 Carlos Peredo. A Statistical Analysis Of Marine Mammal Dispersal Routes Across Major Ocean Regions Using Beta Diversity At The Generic Level.
2014 Brandon Hack. Effects Of Regime Shift On Phytoplankton Community Composition In Gunston Cove Of The Tidal Potomac River.
2014 Sarah Josway. Genetic Diversity Of Two Subpopulations Of Black Rhinoceros, Diceros Bicornis Bicornis, At Addo Elephant National Park, South Africa.
2014 Emma Boyer. A Behavioral Investigation Of The Thermal Solar Niche.
2014 Katherine Gentry. An Investigation Of How Vehicular Noise Mitigation Affects Acoustic Communication In Avifauna.
2014 Heather Abrahams. Mitochondrial Control Region Diversity And Phylogeographic Patters Of The Atlantic White-Sided Dolphin (Lagenorhynchus Acutus) Along The East Coast Of The United States.
2014 Jeffrey Dragon. Habitat Selection, Movement, And Survival Of Hatchling Wood Turtles (Glyptemys Insculpta) In An Atypical Habitat.
2014 Charles Milling. Sense Of Place: Its History, Evolution, And Present Application.
2014 Chelia Char. How Does An Environmental Educator Address Student Engagement In A Meaningful Watershed Educational Experience (MWEE)?.
2014 Advait Jukar. Associations Between the Diversity and Density of Herbivorous Functional Groups and Ecosystem Functioning in the Caribbean.
2013 Meredith Penthorn. The Effects of Fragmentation on Habitat Usage in Native Small Mammals.
2013 Lauren Walsh Kinne. Implementation Of Meaningful Watershed Education Experiences (Mwee’s) By Middle School Life Science Teachers.
2013 Anne Hansen. Early Life History, Habitat Use, and Microsatellite Allele Frequency of Two Common Reef Fishes (Stegastes partitus and Thalassoma bifasciatum) in Marine Protected Areas of the Northwestern Gulf of Mexico.
2013 Adele Roland. Population Size And Viability Of Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops Truncatus) Off The Coast Of The Parque Nacional De Este, Dominican Republic.
2013 Ross Bair. Assessment of the Relationship Between Standards of Learning Biology and Earth Science Courses and Environmental Literacy Among High School Students Near Haymarket, Virginia, USA.
2013 Lillian Parker. Using Mitochondrial DNA to Identify Primate Capture Hotspots of the Illegal Pet Trade in Belize.
2013 Lauren Wilson. Genetic distinction of the tundra (Cygnus columbianus columbianus) and trumpeter (Cygnus buccinator) swans by multi-locus microsatellite regions.
2013 Brittany North. The response of mycorrhizal fungi to competition among Microstegium vimineum, Amphicarpa bracteata, and Onoclea sensibilis in Northern Virginia.
2013 Serda Ozbenian. Survey of Attitudes Toward, Conflicts With, and Management Of Wolves and Bears in Rural Villages in Armenia.
2013 Steven Hilburger. Spring Migration Phenology of Four North American Insectivorous Bird Species in Relation to Climatic Variables.
2013 Katherine Busch. An Investigation into the Impact of the National Wildlife Federation’s Certified Wildlife Habitat Program on Mammalian Species Richness in Urbanized Residential Properties.
2013 Margaret A. Redman. Keeping Green Schoolyards Green: A Study Of Challenges And Success Strategies For The Long-Term Sustainability Of Schoolyard Habitats.
2012 Sean R. Tracy. Understanding Conservation: A Study Of Student Attitudes And Understanding Of The Effects Of Human Activities On Global Ecosystems.
2012 Mark A. Thomas. The Causes and Consequences of Habitat Occupancy During the Non-breeding Season for Black and White Warblers in Jamaica.
2012 Eileen C. Flynn. Individual-Based Model (Ibm) Predicting Impacts Of Climate Change On Diversity In A Representative Submerged Aquatic Vegetation (Sav) Community Of The Chesapeake Bay.
2011 Robert A. Johnson. An evaluation of a 6th grade environmental education experience across all schools in Prince William County, Virginia.
2011 Craig Beatty. Assessing the conservation status of the Zebra Swallowtail (Eurytides marcellus), in Northern Virginia forests.
2011 Rita Peralta. Bacterial community composition and diversity, and physicochemical properties of soils in mitigation wetlands created in the Virginia piedmont.
2011 Robert Andrews. Invasive Chinese Lespedeza (Lespedeza cuneata [Dum.-Cours.] G. Don] Alters the Root and Rhizosphere Fungal Communities of Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) in Northern Virginia.
2010 Jonathan W. Witt. Interactions between habitat complexity and temporal variability in predator distributions, size structure, and prey availability: implications for coexistence in intraguild predation system.
2010 Sara N. Alexander. A subspecific revision of North American saltmarsh mallow,Kosteletzkya pentacarpos (L.) Ledebour.
2010 Katheryn Patterson. Conservation, Captivity, and Whaling: A Survey of Belize Whale-Watching Tourist Attitudes to Cetacean Conservation Issues.
2010 Kylie E. Zirbel. Navy sonar, cetaceans and the Supreme Court: Fairfax county public attitudes and potential ramifications.
2010 Dana Griffith. Waste Reduction As A Method to Meet Conservation Goals; A Comparative Analysis of Plastic Waste Management.
2009 Karen Akerlof. Models: The Missing Piece in Climate Change Coverage.
2009 Ryan Peters. Avian tick burdens across an urban to forest land-use gradient.
2009 Staci A. Lewis. The use of histology, molecular techniques, and ex situ feed experiments to investigate the feeding behavior of the coral reef predator hermodice carunculata, the bearded fireworm.
2009 Jason R. O’Bryhim. Public Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behavior towards Sharks and Shark Conservation.
2009 Dorothy “Li” Wong. Public Perception of Mammals and Mammal Conservation in Fairfax County.
2009 Cheryl Leonard. Above- and below-ground vegetative response to prescribed fire rotations in a tidal brackish marsh.
2009 Wilma Aleman-Gonzales. Coniacian – Santonian sequence stratigraphy of the Kure Beach core, southeastern North Carolina coastal plain, USA.
2008 Jeremy Alcorn. U.S. Environmental Security: Understading And Enabling it To Matter.
2007 Sara Clark. Characterization Of Water Quality In The Tidal Occoquan River Using Continuous Monitoring.
2007 Todd McConchie. A comparison of equipment and methodologies for the analysis of individual bottlennose dolphin fins.
2007 Megan Draheim. Who’s Afraid of the Big, Bad Coyote? A Survey of Messaging and Existing Attitudes in the National Capital Region.
2007 Michael Jarcho. Use of a bi-parentally inherited marker to investigate population structure of Rattus rattus in the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador.
2007 Melissa Anne Merrill Floyd. Investigation of Natural Populations of Circumneutral, Iron-Oxidizing Bacteria.
2007 Kurt Mozer. Characterization of microtopography and its influence on vegetation patterns and soil nutrients in created wetlands.
2006 Heikel Kenneded. Dynamic links between socio-sconomic and institutional factors on forest cover changes across sub-Saharan Africa (SSA).
2006 Steven Paull. Basal area increment and gap dynamics following severe Gypsy Moth (Lymantria dispar) defoliation on Mason Neck, Virginia.
2006 Ana R. Greene. Behavioral dominance relationships of American Black Ducks (Anas rubripes) and Mallards (Anas platyrhynchos) wintering on the Virginia Piedmont.
2006 Christopher Stone. Geology of a Bayhead Delta within a Potomac River Tidal-Freshwater Estuary: Pohick Bay, Virginia.
2005 Amy C. Kover. Toxic Release Inventory Data on the Internet: An Evaluation of Level of Pollution, Source Credibility, and Self-reporting of Pro-environmental Attitudes.
2005 Allison Pipan. Identifying non-point pollution sources within an agricultural watershed using the Agricultural Non-Point Source Model.
2005 Daniel Kelly. Habitat selection and seasonal movements of Asian elephants in Myanmar (Burma).
2005 Jennifer Cordrey. A Stressor Identification to aid in the completion of a Total Maximum Daily Load of the impaired mileage of Smith Creek in Shenandoah and Rockingham Counties, Virginia.
2005 Kristi J.K. Robinson. Scat identification and dietary trends of coyote (Canis latrans), grey fox (Urocyon cinereoargenteus), and red fox (Vulpes vulpes), in a mid-Atlantic ecosystem.
2004 Carolyn Langdon. Managing Akebia Quinata: An Assessment of Control Methods.
2004 Helene Jorgensen. The Economics of Wolf Management: The Fortymile Wolf Control Program, Alaska, 1997-2001.
2004 J. Paige Rothenberger. A comparison of bacterial communities associated with white plague-infected Montastraea annularis corals at Sprat Hole, St. Croix, USVI.
2004 Jeanet Ewing. A Quantitative Study of Phytoplankton in the Tidal Freshwater Potomac River Using High Performance Liquid Chromatography.
2004 Jeanne Claussen. Temporal and spatial variations in bacterial community composition in the mesohaline Potomac River.
2004 Laura McGee. Effects of land use patterns upon benthic macroinvertebrate community structure in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed, MD, USA.
2004 Lisa Williams A floristic survey of the eastern Goose Creek watershed, Loudoun County, Virginia.
2004 Shannan Wheat. Seasonal Patterns, Nutrient Concentrations, and Chlorophyll in a Shallow Mid-Atlantic Pond.
2003 Kristy Garnet. A comparison of methane emission among four aquatic macrophytes: fluxes and physiological control.
2003 Ryan Hansen. Aquatic Macroinvertebrate Communities in Two Agriculturally Impacted Streams in Northern Virginia and an Evaluation of Fencing as a Best Management Practice.
2003 Tanya Amrhein. The communication of sexual identity in the two-note wail call in common loons (Gavia immer) and its possible use as a management tool.
2002 Kevin M. Koy. Remote sensing analysis of Myanmar’s dry dipterocarp forests.
2002 Steve Fairchild. Social Structural Factors Influencing CITES (The Convention of International Trade of Endangered Species) Ratification.
2001 Amy Irby. Microbial Diversity in Solar Salterns. Characterizations of Whole Halophilic Communities by Their Carbon Utilization Patterns and Examination of Halophilic Bacteria that Grow on Elevated Magnesium Concentrations.
2001 Catherine M. Prichett. The Influence of Environmental Knowledge and Experiences on Environmental Values and Behaviors of High School Students.
2001 Claudia Locklin. Diagnosis of the Impacts of Three Human Settlements on the Buffer Zone of the Madidi National Park in Bolivia.
2001 Gary R. Long. Determination of environmental stressors influencing benthic invertebrate community structure: A multivariate statistical approach.
2001 George C. Getsinger. Comparative Analysis of Vibrio spp. Found in Association with Black Band Disease.
2001 Jeffrey A. Cornell. Carbon Cycle Succession in Created Salt Marshes.
2001 Jennifer Morse. Sediment Accumulation and Nutrient Availability in Two Tidal Freshwater Marshes Along the Mattaponi River, Virginia.
2001 Meredith Bondurant. The USDA Forest Service and the Northwest Forest Plan: The Beginning of a New Paradigm or the Continuation of an Old One?
2000 Allison Moss. Noninvasive fecal and urinary Steroid Hormone Monitoring in the Slender-Tailed Meerkat (Suricata suricatta).
2000 Ann Brazinski. A Measurement of Fish Recovery in a Reach of Quantico Creek that Runs Through a Recently Reclaimed Abandoned Pyrite Mine Site in Prince William Forest Park (Triangle, Virginia).
2000 Charles E. Chrosniak III. Effects of geologic structures on a large subsurface hydrocarbon release in Northern Virginia.
2000 Cheryl Vann. The Response of Woody Plant-Soil Systems to Elevated CO2 and Flooding: Carbon Allocation to Production and Methanogenesis.
2000 Cheryl Vann. Effects of Elevated CO2 and Flooding on Wetland Net Primary Production and CH4 Emissions.
2000 Craig Metrick. Toward an Implementation Framework for Regional SD and Conservation Strategies: The Mesoamerican Biological Corridor.
2000 Dianna Hogan. A Comparison of Phosphorus Retention and Transformation in Constructed and Natural Freshwater Wetlands.
2000 George Getsinger. Comparative Analysis of Vibrios Associated with Black-Band Disease.
2000 John E. Dodge. A Floristic Survey of the Potomac River Watershed in Westmoreland County, Virginia, from Bridges Creek to Currioman Bay.
2000 Keith R. Peterson, Jr.. Computer Model for the Standardization of the Phase I Environmental Site Assessment Process.
2000 LeAnne Astin. Bioassesment of BMP Effectiveness in an Agriculturally Impacted Watershed in Clarke Co., VA.
2000 Leila Hamdan. Dissolved Labile Organic Carbon and Bacterial Abundance in the Potomac River.
2000 Sandy Spencer. Population Abundance and Habitat Requirements of the Marsh Wren (Cistothorus palustris) at Dyke Marsh Wildlife Preserve: An Urban Conservation Challenge.
2000 Shan Sun. Radiation Hybrid Mapping of Domestic Cat Microsatellites and Comparison to the Feline Linkage Map.
2000 Yug, Ping. A Cost-Effective Analysis of China’s Environmental Policies in Industrial Wastewater Control.
1999 Cheryl L Hochman. Collaboration for Conservation: Characteristics of Effective Non-Governmental Organizations and Alliances.
1999 Craig Metrick. Towards An Implementation Framework for Regional Sustainable Development and Conservation Strategies: The Mesoamerica Biological Corridor (MBC).
1999 Joanna Arcisewski. Biological Assessment of Bull Run and its Tributaries.
1999 Keith R. Peterson, Jr.. Computer Model for the Standardization of the Phase I Environmental Site Assessment Process.
1999 Leila J. Hamdan. Dissolved Labile Organic Matter, and Bacterial Abundance in the Potomac River.
1999 Mary Rita Prah. Effects of Two Models of Instruction of the Knowledge, Beliefs, Attitudes & Behaviors of Fifth-Grade Students.
1999 Sandy C. Spencer. Population Abundance and Habitat Requirements of the Marsh Wren (Cistothorus palustris) At Dyke Marsh Wildlife Preserve, Virginia.
1999 Stuart A. Wells. Monitoring Captive Cheetah Behavior to Determine Changes Associated with Estrus.
1998 Amy Maher. The Effect of Land Use on Stream Quality in Prince William County, Virginia.
1998 Archer T. Gilliam. Compliance with International Environmental Agreements: The Unframework Convention on Climate Change.
1998 Cheryl Vann. Potential Oxygen Limitation of Wetland Plant Responses to Elevated CO2.
1998 John E. Dodge. A Floristic Survey of the Potomac Watershed in Westmoreland County, Virginia from Popes Creek to Currioman Bay.
1998 Sandra J. Page. Seasonal and Geographic Variations in Fish Populations of the Anacostia River.
1998 Sheila Ann Young. Sustainable Development Activities of USAID/Indonesia: Measuring Change in the Energy Sector.
1997 Alex W. Karlsen. Trends in Benthic Faunal Response to Environmental Change in the Lower Portions of the Patuxent and Potomac Rivers.
1997 Banu Setlur. Effectiveness of the World Wide Web (WWW) for Dissemination of Environmental Knowledge.
1997 Kristin Fitzgerald. Microbial Community Dynamics During the Bench-Scale Bioremediation of Petroleum-Contaminated Soil.
1997 Lisa M. Weimer. South Florida Ecosystems: A Vegetational History.
1997 Mark Stephen Kelly. Colors of Perception: The Socialization of Children into Natural Environments and Children’s Perceptions.
1997 Marzena Galdzicka. Identification of Pseudomonad spp.
1997 Paul DiBenedetto. Movement of Subsurface Hydrocarbon Vapors at the Margin of a Mixed Fuel Contamination Plume .
1997 Robert W. Reitsma. The Importance of Cacao Plantations in Maintaining Avian Diversity in Southeastern Costa Rica.
1996 Laura Rhame Tranquill. Cytokine Levels in Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis Patients: Correlation with Disease Activity as Assessed by Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
1996 Suzanne Marie Ambs. Determining Paternities in Grey Seals (Halichoerus grypus) Using Molecular Genetic Techniques.
1995 Andrea Robin Winnert. Quantification of Endocrine Disrupting Contaminants in the Food and Drinking Water of the Average Pregnant Woman and the Concentration of These Chemicals That May Reach the Developing Embryo/Fetus.
1995 Gregory R. Sykes. A Phylogenetic analysis of the genus Chaboissaea.
1995 Jiangfeng Chen. Dynamics of Phytoplankton In Tidal Freshwater Potomac River Based On HPLC-aided Quantitative Analysis of Algal Pigments.
1995 Karen Ann Bauer. An Experimental Study of Cognitive and Affective Changes in School Children Who Participated in Environmental Field Studies: An Evaluation of the PARTNERS Project.
1995 Michael David Southall. Analysis of Age Related Changes in Serotonergic and Dopaminergic Systems in Aplysia californica.
1995 Pamela M. Cole. Research and Analysis of Potential in Situ Algae Control Tecniques for Application in Lake Brarcroft, Virginia.
1995 Paul Balserak. Analysis of the Efficiency of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Land Disposal Restrictions Program.
1995 Randall P. Moore. Stopover Ecology of Neotropical Migrant Songbirds on Parramore Island, Virginia.
1994 Chun Hong. Changes in Serotonin and Dopamine Across the Life Span of Aplysia California.
1994 Deborah Lain Loffler. An Evolutionary Study of the Orbital Tissues of Horned Lizards and Their Nearest Iguanid Relatives (Reptilia, Squamata, Iguanidae)
1994 Jan B. Reitman. An Evaluation of Public Policy Issues Associated with the Establishment of a Defense Reserve of Ozone Depleting Substances.
1994 Joan Mary Zimmerman. Specific and Nonspecific DNA-binding Proteins Extracted from Etiolated and Green Maise Tissue.
1994 Joseph Michael Pendleton. Factors Controlling Local Temperature Variation in an Urban Heat Island.
1994 Laura Lynn Pyle. Effects of Disturbance on Herbaceous Exotic Plant Species in the Floodplain of the Potomac River, USA.
1994 Lisa Julie Counts. A Study of the Rut in Captivity: Harem Turnover, Subordinate Matings and Time Budgets of Male Pare David’s Deer (Elaphurus Dividianus).
1994 Paula A. Zabkar. Vegatative Trends, Landscape Quality and Educational Value of a small, Created Suburban Wetland Used for Stormwater Management.
1994 Thomas E. Kaufman. HIV Proviral DNA Titer in Infacts and Young Children: Quantitative Determination by PCR and Relation to Disease Progression.
1993 Byron P. Yarrington. Identification and Biogeography of the Subspecies of the Tessellated Darter (Eastern Johnny Darter) Etheostoma Olmstedi In Northern Virginia Streams.
1993 Kathryn Marie Preston. Plant Community Mapping of the Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge.
1993 Michael Nickelsburg. The Effect of the Wetlands at Huntley Meadows Park, Fairfax County, Virginia, on the Water Quality of Dogue Creek.
1993 Tara D. Fuad. Phosphorous Retention on th Landscape: the role of temporarily and seasonally flooded wetland soils.
1993 Therese M. O’Rourke. A Socio-Economic and Environmental Analysis of Non-Timber Forest Products in Southwestern Virginia.
1993 Theresea Elizabeth Connor. Field and Laboratory Studies of the Population Dynamics, Survival and Reproduction by Bosmina Longirostris.
1992 Angela Gay Thorp. The Role of Submerged Aquatic Vegetation in Structuring Macroinvertebrate Communities.
1992 Charles Chrosniak. Geologic and Hydrologic Control on the Migration of a Large Subsurface Hydrocarbon Spill in Northern Virginia.
1992 Donna Marie Fox. Deletion Analysis of a Maize Polyubiquitin Gene (UBI-1) Promoter by Electroporation.
1992 Ingeborg Jansen Thompson. Investigation of Alternative DNA Structures.
1992 Jessica Michelle Kidwell. A Regional Assessment of Environmental Contamination: An Analysis of the National Contaminant Biomonitoring Program Data.
1992 Jillian D. Keihn. Analysis of Capillary Fringe Dynamics in Sandy, Nonswelling Wetland Soils.
1992 Suzanne Paige Lohr. Seasonal Effects on the Diet of Different Age Classes of the Brown Bullhead, Ictalurus nebulosus, in Gunston Cove, Virginia.
1991 Ruth Amneris Siaca-Colon. Growth Patterns of Giant Tortoises on Pinzon and Espanola Islands.
1991 Thomas H. Hollowell. Site Profile Development in the Freshwater Tidal Portion of the Potomac River for Inclusion in the Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve System in Virginia.
1990 Arndt Friedrich Laemmerzahl. Variation in the Spotted Turtle, Clemmys guttata.
1990 Carol Lynn Kelloff. A Systematic Study of the Eastern North American Lady Fern, Athyrium felix-femina (L.) Roth.
1990 Clinton Scott McLendon. Growth Dynamics and Mineral Accumulation in Seedlings of Peltandra Virginica (L.) Kunth in a Constructed and a Natural Tidal Freshwater Marsh.
1990 Colleen Welsh Charles. Productivity and Vegetarian Dynamics of a Small Urban Created Wetland
1990 John David Kinsman. Lichens as Biomonitors of Sulphur, Nitrogen, and Metals as Whitetop Mountain in Southwest Virginia.
1990 William Oehrlein. Sediment Phosphorus Available to Phytoplankton as a Function of pH in Pohick Bay, Virginia.
1989 Joan Heath Estes. A Comparison of Shell Lengths, Colors, and Patterns Over time in Two Virginia Populations of the Conquina Clam, Donax Variabilis.
1989 Kathy S. Monk. The Influence of Submerged Aquatic Vegetation on Zooplankton Abundance and Diversity in the Tidal Freshwater Potomac River.
1988 Anita Louise Pease. Ventilatory, Cardiovascular and Acid-based Adjustments of the Blue Crab, Callinectes sapidus, to Chronic Hypoxia.
1988 Kim D.B. Largen. The Role of Alkaloids in Plant Defense Against Herbivores: An Investigation of Lymantria Dispar-Host Tree Interactions.
1988 William J. Karppi, Jr.. The Identification of Thymosin Alpha-One Receptors on MCF-7 Human Breast Cancer Cells.
1987 Allan Hide. In Situ Enclosure Study of the Impact of Zooplankton Grazing on Phytoplankton Biomass and Species Composition in a Hyper-Euthophic Cove and River Environment.
1987 Severin Thomas Golojuch. Lichen Chemical Ecology: An Analysis of Two Alpine Populations of Centraria Lichens.
1985 Dianne N. Janczewski. Evaluation of the Genetic Distance of Orang utans (Pongo pygmaeus pygmaeus and P. p. abelii) and Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes and P. paniscus) and its Implication on Conservation of the Orang utan.
1985 Thomas A. Davis. Perturbations in the Chemotactic, Phagocytic, and Microbicidal Activities of Polymorphonuclear Cells Following Radiation, Pseudonas Aeruginosa Infection, and Combined Injury.