Master’s Theses and Degrees 1977-1990

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Degree DateNameTitleChairCommittee
Fall 1990COLLIN, JEROMEAn Estimation of the Primary Production in the Antarctic Ice Edge ZoneR. SmithSiegel, Brzezinski
Fall 1990DAMKOWITCH, JAMESThe Capacitated Maximal Covering Location Problem RevistedChurchJones, Anselin
Fall 1990DU, TONGdegree by examinationEstesSimonett, Davis
Fall 1990GARVER, SARAAn Analysis of Streamflow Variability in South Coastal California Using Tree Ring ChronologiesMichaelsenDavis, Loaiciga
Fall 1990RAY, CHIU-WENRemote Sensing and GIS: Establishing Consistency Between Raster and Vector Data ModelsGoodchildTobler, Estes
Spring 1990LEIPNER, JODDIMulti-Temporal Historical Aerial Photography for the Detection, Analysis and Verification of Hazardous Waste DisposalEstesJones, Loaiciga
Spring 1990MORRIS, TERESATrafficability Assessment and Decision Making Using Geographic Information Systems and Remote SensingEstesTobler, Goodchild, Star
Winter 1990LANDSFELD, MARTINAnalysis of the Effects of Spatial Data Aggregations on Hydrologic Modeling: A Geographic Information Systems ApproachJonesDozier, Davis
Winter 1990SANDBERG, JEFFERYReliability, Resiliency and Vulnerability of the Central Valley Project-State Water Project System: A Pilot StudyLoaicigaChurch, Michaelsen
Winter 1990THEOBALD, DAVIDAutomated Delineation of Hydromorphological Features on a Triangular Irregular Network-Based Digital Elevation ModelGoodchildDavis, Dozier
Fall 1989FANG, HSING-CHUNGPolygon Structure to Raster and BackToblerT. Smith, Dozier
Fall 1989GERRARD, ROSSAccounting for Political Imperatives in Regional Facility LocationChurchCouclelis, Goodchild
Fall 1989DEICHMANN, UWEAn Integrated Multiregional Input-Output Model for Water Policy AnalysisAnselinGoodchild, Tobler
Fall 1989MARSHALL, BRUCERaman Scattering in Ocean WaterR. SmithDozier, Prezelin
Fall 1989SCEPAN, JOSEPHGeographic Information System Techniques for Managing California Condor HabitatEstesDavis, Jones
Summer 1989WATERS, KIRKPigment Biomass in the Sargasso Sea During Biowatt 1987 as Determined Using Deep Sea Mooring DataR. SmithMichaelsen, Prezelin
Spring 1989EVANISKO, FRANCISAn Assessment of the Klamath National Forest Seral Stage Classification System for Monitoring Vegetation Diversity Using Remotely Sensed ImageryJonesGoodchild, Davis, Hajic
Spring 1989PARENT, PHILLIPGeographic Information Systems: Evolution, Academic Involvement and Issues Arising from the Proliferation of InformationChurchEstes, Tobler
Spring 1989WANG, YONGRadar Modeling of Tropical Mangal Forest StandsSimonettDozier, Davis
Winter 1989BLOXHAM, CRAIGIncorporating Temporal Considerations in Public Facility LocationChurchJones, Tobler
Winter 1989EHRLICH, DANIELEData Analysis and Image Processing for Isolating Crop SpectraEstesDavis, Jones
Winter 1989GRIMES, JOSEPHThe Use of a Reverse Heuristic for Determining "GOOD" Alternative Solutions for Linear Location/Allocation ModelsChurchJones, Couclelis
Winter 1989PADDON, JUDYImage Processing Software for Education in Remote SensingDozierSimonett, R. Smith, Hajic
Winter 1989SHANKS, ROBERTInherent and Operational Errors in a Geographic Information System for Monitoring Environmental Stress: An Example from the Casmalia Hazardous Waste Facility, CaliforniaDavisEstes, Botkin
Fall 1988FRIEDL, MARKAdvanced Image Analysis Tools in Remote Sensing for Earth Science Applications: AI and GISEstesT. Smith, Davis
Fall 1988REY, SERGIOSpatial Housing Markets and Growth Control Regulations: An Application of Alternative Econometric Approaches to Santa Barbara County, CAAnselinGolledge, Morgan
Summer 1988BURROWS, DAVIDThe REFIRES (Regional Fire Regime Simulation Model): A C Program for Regional Fire Regime SimulationDavisMichaelsen, Tobler
Summer 1988PHILLIPS, RICHARDImages of AmericaGolledgeCouclelis, Pellegrino
Spring 1988ELDER, KEVINSpatial and Temporal Variation of Net Snow Accumulation in a Small Alpine Watershed, Emerald Lake Basin, Sierra Nevada, CaliforniaDozierMichaelsen, Melack
Winter 1988MARSHALL, SHEILAAn Investigation of the Spatial Statistical Characteristics of Atmospheric Correction Algorithm Components for Coastal Zone Color Scanner ImageryMichaelsenR. Smith, Dozier
Fall 1987BACKE, KEVINdegree by examinationToblerEstes, Davis
Fall 1987FLETCHER, GLORIAGIS Use for Hazardous Waste Site Characterization of NAEC Lakehurst, New JerseyEstesDavis, Jones, Everett
Fall 1987GOETZ, SCOTTPredictive Mapping of Coast Live Oak in California Using Digital Terrain DataDavisSimonett, Estes
Fall 1987MCGWIRE, KENNETHCoordinating Hazardous Waste Monitoring Activities Using Geographic Information SystemsEstesChurch Davis
Spring 1987HICKSON, DIANAThe Role of Fire and Soil in the Dynamics of Burton Mesa Chaparral, Santa Barbara County, CaliforniaDavisJones, Haller
Spring 1987HOLSMULLER, FRANKA Comparison of the Magnitude and Spatial Distribution of Flammable Materials in San Jose and RotterdamSimonettJones, Anselin
Spring 1987ROCKWELL, KENNETHdegree by examinationEstesDavis, Jones
Spring 1987SHI, JIANCHENGA Study of Snow Hydrology and Snow Cover Measurement from Satellite MSS Data in PengquDozierSimonett, Michaelsen
Winter 1987GOLDSCHMIDT, AARONResource Mapping and Land Evaluation Around Three Ujamaa Villages in Semi-arid Dodoma Region, TanzaniaJonesChurch, Keller
Fall 1986MARSCHAK, C. FREDdegree by examinationMichaelsenR. Smith, Davis
Fall 1986STOMS, DAVIDPreliminary Design of a Farm Monitoring Geographic Information SystemEstesDavis, Jones
Summer 1986BARRETT, THOMASQuantity and Spatial Distribution of Fuel Loading in an Urban AreaSimonettChurch, Estes
Summer 1986SCHMULLIUS, CHRISTIANEA Masking Procedure for Improvement of Crop Classification with Thematic Mapper Data in the Veneto Region, ItalyEstesJones, Star, Botkin
Summer 1986WADE, TIMOTHYThe Utility of an Airborne Laser Scanner and the Technical Requirements of a Related Base Station ProcessorEstesStar, Edwards
Spring 1986BIANCHI, GEOFFREYA Hybrid FLEET Model for EMS System DesignChurchT. Smith, Tobler
Spring 1986COSENTINO, MICHAELMapping Natural Vegetation from Multidate Landsat Imagery: A Case Study of Minimum Mapping Unit and Map Accuracy TradeoffsEstesSimonett, Davis, Botkin
Spring 1986MIRANDOLA, MAUROCalculating and Plotting Great Circles and Rhumb-linesToblerChurch, Davis
Spring 1986ROWTON, CYNDIA Gypsy Moth Spatial Interaction ModelJonesTobler, Simonett
Spring 1986STREICH, TODA Contemporary Overview of Geographic Data ProcessingToblerEstes, Church
Winter 1986HASTON, LAURAMapping Zones of Similar Terrain for Improved Estimation of Snow Volume in an Alpine WatershedDozierDavis, Michaelsen
Fall 1985CARLSON, ROWENAAn Evaluation of AIREYE for the Detection of Marine Oil SlicksEstesSimonett, Michaelsen
Fall 1985CHIMA, RANGEATTeleconnections in the Equatorial Pacific and the Americas: A Study of Seasonal Precipitation AnomaliesMichaelsenDavis, Jones
Fall 1985DUNLAP, ELIZABETHAbundance and Distribution of Cetaceans in the California Current System as Observed from Ship and Satellite DataR. SmithMichaelsen, Dustan
Fall 1985MANN, LISALarge Area Mapping Design for Multiple-Use Management in the Superior National Forest, MinnesotaEstesJones, Botkin
Summer 1985NEGRI, DEBORAHVegetation Mapping Using Landsat in a Semi-arid Region of AfricaDavisEstes, Botkin
Spring 1985ROUSSEAU, DENISETexture Analysis of the Spatial Contiguity of Snow CoverDozierEstes, Simonett
Winter 1985ACKERSON, VIVIANMultistage Variabile Probability Sampling of Tropical Dry Woodlands for Fuelwood Resource AssessmentDavisJones, Estes
Winter 1985DARLING, NEILdegree by examinationT. SmithTobler, Simonett
Winter 1985DUBAYAH, RALPHOrthographic Terrain Views Using Data Derived from Digital Elevation ModelsDozierTobler, Simonett
Winter 1985RITTER, ELIZABETHA Comparison of Classification Methodologies for Identifying High Priority Target Objects Around Nuclear Power FacilitiesEstesChurch, Simonett, Hajic
Winter 1985SCHWAB, MATTHEWFunctional Invariance Under Spatial Aggregation from Continuous Spatial Interaction ModelsT. SmithTobler, Couclelis
Fall 1984DAILY, JULIEA Characterization of Frequency and Intensity of El Nino Southern Oscillation Activity Reconstructed from Tree-Ring RecordsMichaelsenDavis, Jones
Fall 1984HOKE, NANCYDevelopment of Sampling Techniques Applied to Location ProblemsChurchGolledge, R. Smith
Fall 1984KISS, KENdegree by examinationDavisEstes, Dozier
Fall 1984REIMER, KRISTIEAn Applied Spatial Interaction Model: Theory versus PracticeCouclelisT. Smith, Golledge
Spring 1984KENNEDY, SUSANA Spatial Regression Model for Medical StatisticsToblerT. Smith, Michaelsen
Spring 1984KURILLA, LAURIEA Tectonic Study of the Datil-Mogollon Sub-province Based on Co-Registered Remotely Sensed Imagery and Geophysical DataDozierSimonett, Hajic, Crowell
Spring 1984SUNDBECK, CARLdegree by examinationMichaelsenDozier, Davis
Spring 1984VALLERA, ROBERTdegree by examinationChurchGolledge, Parke
Winter 1984HEDDEN, SAVILLESpatial Dimensions to Perceived Noxious Externality FieldsGolledgeChurch, Meyer
Winter 1984MERTZ, FREDA Primer to Spatial Data Processing Using the VICAR/IBIS Software PackageEstesStrahler, Simonett
Fall 1983ECKHARDT, DAVIDModeling the Effect of Incoming Solar Radiation on Vegetative Fuel Loading in Chamise ChaparralEstesDozier, Strahler
Fall 1983SOMOGYI, CHRISTINEThe Capacitated Maximal Covering Location Model and the Puesto/promotora Siting ProblemChurchJones, T. Smith
Summer 1983MIGEREKO, DAUDIAn Analysis of the Coffee Cooperative Marketing System in Busoga, Uganda: Transportation and Facilities LocationChurchGolledge, Simonett
Spring 1983FRANKLIN, JANETAn Empirical Study of the Spatial Pattern of Coniferous TreesSimonettStrahler, Michaelsen
Winter 1983ALMANZA, EDWARDLandsat Analysis of Phytoplankton Patchiness and Seasonability in Mono Lake, CAEstesDozier, Melack
Winter 1983FOSCHI, PATRICIAConsiderations and Problems in Designing a Geocoded Database System for a MicrocomputerSimonettEstes, Peuquet
Winter 1983IRLE, PATRICIAdegree by examinationDozierT. Smith, McLean
Winter 1983TINNEY, LARRYTowards and Improved Understanding of the Image Interpretation ProcessEstesSimonett, Wade
Fall 1982BERTKE, SUSANFundamental Concepts of Remote SensingEstesStrahler, Simonett
Fall 1982CARLSON, JOHNdegree by examinationEstesT. Smith, Hajic
Fall 1982EZRA, C. ELAINEThe Feasibility of Thermal Inertia Mapping for Detection of Perched Water Tables in Semi-Arid Irrigated Agricultural LandsEstesSimonett, Bonn
Fall 1982GRAHAM, NICHOLASA Combined Algorithm for Sample Design and InterpolationToblerMichaelsen, Church
Fall 1982LEHMAN, PAULThe Status and Distribution of the Birds of Santa Barbara County, CaliforniaStrahlerDozier, Rothstein, Disraeli
Fall 1982MINOR, TIMOTHYSeasonal Comparison of HCMM Data for the Detection of Soil Moisture VariabilityEstesDozier, Simonett
Fall 1982MORAN, M. SUSANModeling Timber Suitability Class and Site Index Through the Use of Digital Terrain Tapes and Soil MapsStrahlerSimonett, Estes
Fall 1982REEVES, RICHARDDevelopment of an Integrated Hazardous Transport Management Model (HTMM)ChurchGolledge, Tobler
Fall 1982SAILER, CHARLENEThe Development and Implementation of Remote SensingEstesSimonett, T. Smith
Fall 1982STEWART, BRADSensitivity and Significance of Turbulent Energy Exchange over an Alpine Snow SurfaceDozierSimonett, T. Smith
Fall 1982WOODCOCK, CURTISReducing the Influence of Topography on the Classification of Remotely Sensed DataStrahlerDozier, Simonett
Summer 1982LAFONTAINE, DONALDdegree by examinationSimonettStrahler, Church
Spring 1982CHEN, ZITANSpatial Filtering of Polygon DataToblerSimonett, Dozier
Spring 1982JOHNSON, LEEAtmospheric Effects on Satellite Augmentation of the USDA June Enumerative Survey: A Rdar/Landsat ComparisonSimonettEstes, Strahler
Spring 1982LEES, ROBERTThe Use of Soil Texture and Field Capacity to Normalize Microwave Soil Moisture Measurements: Some ProblemsSimonettDozier, Estes
Spring 1982WITEBSKY, ELLENOnline Bibliographic Information Retrieval for Geographic Research: Search Planning, Problems and SatisfactionGolledgeDozier, T. Smith
Spring 1982YEGO, JOELThe Suitability of Landsat Data to Map and Monitor Soil Erosion Hazards in Semi-Arid Lands: A Case Study of Central Kitui, KenyaSimonettEstes, Dozier
Spring 1982ZHANG, XUE-YUNA Model for Microwave Emission of a SnowpackDozierSimonett, T. Smith
Spring 1982DAVIS, SCOTTdegree by examinationGolledgeStrahler, T. Smith
Winter 1982FRAMPTON, MICHAELMeasurement of Snow Surface Temperature from Thermal Satellite Data in the Southern Sierra NevadaDozierEstes, Simonett
Winter 1982HALPERIN, WILLIAMMarket Potential and Consumer Allocation: A Methodology for Comparing Aggregate and Disaggregate ModelsGolledgeChurch, Hubert
Winter 1982IRVIN, EDWARDA Regional Comparison of the Probability of Obtaining Multidate Coverage by Radar and Landsat for the U.S.A.SimonettEstes, Dozier
Winter 1982LI, SHU-SUNA Model for the Anisotropic Reflectance of Pure SnowDozierSimonett, Strahler
Winter 1982SPANNER, MICHAELSoil Loss Prediction in a Geographic Information System FormatStrahlerEstes, Simonett
Fall 1981BURLEY, PETERdegree by examinationGolledgeT. Smith, Hubert
Fall 1981COSTANZO, C. MICHAELAn Investigation of the Spatial Component in the Effectiveness of Gun Control LawsGolledgeTobler, Hubert
Fall 1981IKHUORIA, ISIDAHOMENRemote Sensing and Environmental Analysis of Urban Land Use Patterns in Benin City, NigeriaSimonettEstes, Tobler
Fall 1981MARKS, BARBARAA Method for Estimating Canopy Density Over Large AreasDozierStrahler, Simonett
Fall 1981ORTEGA, RAULdegree by examinationEstesDozier, Simonett
Fall 1981WAN, ZHENG-MINGA Method for Digital Snow Mapping at Subpixel Resolution from NOAA Thermal Satellite DataDozierSimonett, Strahler
Summer 1981ATWATER, SUSANMonitoring Seasonal Change in Chapparal Moisture Content Using Landsat Digital DataStrahlerDozier, Simonett
Summer 1981BLAKLEY, JAMESA Quantitative Analysis of the Associations Between Plant Species in the Shortgrass Prairie of Central ColoradoStrahlerSimonett, Schlesinger
Summer 1981CULLIS, BRIANdegree by examinationStrahlerDozier, Simonett
Summer 1981KANANI, SIMEONLand Cover Mapping and Change Detection in Kitui, Kenya: A Remote Sensing ApproachSimonettStrahler, Estes
Spring 1981LI XIAO-WENAn Invertible Coniferous Forest Canopy Reflectance ModelStrahlerSimonett, T. Smith
Spring 1981TAUBE, DONALDdegree by examinationEstesSimonett, Strahler
Spring 1981VAN CLEVE, DAVIDdegree by examinationStrahlerEstes, McDowell
Spring 1981ZHAN, CI-XIANGA Spatial-Spectral Classification Approach for CroplandEstesSimonett, Strahler
Winter 1981MAYNARD, PAULThe Logit Classifier: A General Maximum Likelihood Discriminant for Remote Sensing ApplicationsStrahlerSimonett, T. Smith
Winter 1981WILSON, MICHAELAn Analysis of Marine Oil Slick Detection Capabilities for the Seasat-A Synthetic Aperature RadarEstesDozier, Simonett
Fall 1980GALE, NATHANAn Analysis of the Distortion and Fuzziness of Cognitive Maps by LocationGolledgeTobler, T. Smith
Summer 1980HALLADA, WAYNECrop Identification Using Principal Component Analysis of Multitemporal Landsat DataSimonettStrahler, T. Smith
Summer 1980LAWLER, MICHAELdegree by examinationT. SmithClayton, Simonett
Spring 1980DAVIS, ROBERTSimulation of the Thermal Regime of an Alpine Soil Beneath a Snow PackDozierSimonett, T. Smith
Spring 1980HAJIC, EARLDigital Processing of Side Scan Sonar Imagery for Mapping the Anacapa Passage Seafloor in the Santa Barbara ChannelSimonettDozier, Luyendyk
Spring 1980MILLIFF, RALPHBoundary Condition Specification for a Model of Geographical MovementToblerT. Smith, Dozier
Winter 1980FREW, JAMESRemote Sensing of Snow Surface AlbedoDozierSimonett, Tobler
Winter 1980O'NEILL, PEGGYGround-based Microwave Radiometric Measurement of Soil Moisture under Bare Field Conditions in the Southern San Joaquin Valley, CaliforniaEstesSimonett, Dozier
Winter 1980TORBURN, TARAIdentification of Cotton Fields from Landsat Imagery in the Southern San Joaquin Valley, CaliforniaEstesStrahler, Sage
Fall 1979BAGGETT, JAYAssessing Groundwater Contamination at Rocky Mountain Arsenal Through Quantitative Studies of Plant SuccessionStrahlerSimonett, Estes
Fall 1979RICHARDSON, G. DONThe Appropriateness of Using Various Minkowskian Metrics for Representing Cognitive Maps Produced by Nonmetric Multidimensional ScalingGolledgeTobler, Clayton
Fall 1978PRENDERGAST, PETERdegree by examinationSimonettEstes, Dozier
Summer 1978MARKS, DANIELA Longwave Radiation Model for Application in a Remote Alpine AreaDozierSimonett, Strahler
Spring 1978LOGAN, THOMASWestern Forest Species Classification from Multidate Landsat and Terrain DataStrahlerEstes, Colwell
Spring 1978STOW, DOUGLASAnalysis of Landsat and Digital Terrain Tape Data in a Geobase Information Systems Context: Ventura County Case StudyEstesDozier, Strahler