Master’s Theses and Degrees 2001-2010


Graduates Master’s Theses
2011-2020 | 2001-2010 | 1991-2000 | 1977-1990

NameDegree DateTitleChairCommittee
HEMPHILL, JeffWinter 2001On the Value of Coordinating Landsat OperationsEstesClarke, Roberts
UNGERER, MattWinter 2001A New Coupling Strategy for Spatial Data Analysis and GISGoodchildClarke, Frew
HADLEY, BrianWinter 2001European and Asian Satellite Remote Sensing Applications EvaluationEstesClarke, Loveland
DVORSKY, JohnWinter 2001The Influence of Valley Morphology and Coarse Sediment Distribution on Rainbow Trout Populations in Sespe Creek, California, at the Landscape ScaleMertesTom Dunne, Scott Cooper
MORAIS, MarcoSpring 2001Comparing Spatially Explicit Models of Fire Spread Through Chaparral Fuels: A New Algorithm Based Upon the Rothermel Fire Spread EquationRobertsChurch, Sweeney, David Weise
BALLANTINE, AndySpring 2001The Response of Groundwater Flow to Topography, Hydrogeology and Deforestation in Humid Tropical RegionsDunneLoaiciga, Chadwick
FISCHER, DougSpring 2001Clustering and Compactness in Reserve Site Selection: An Extension of the Biodiversity Management Area Selection ModelChurchDavis, Clarke
McCLURE, KurtSpring 2001Stormwater Plumes in Santa Monica BayWashburnDickey, Stephen McLean
BATTERSBY, SarahFall 2001Measuring Quantity and Quality of Information in Geographic Datasets with the Coordinate Digit Density FunctionClarkeGolledge, Tobler
TAYLOR, StephenFall 2001Variability of Evaporation and Precipitation Associated with the North Atlantic Oscillation: Implications for Deep Oceanic Convection in Labrador and Greenland SeasGautierMichaelsen, Washburn
ONSTED, JeffreySpring 2002SCOPE: A Modification and Application of the Forrester Model to the South Coast of Santa Barbara CountyClarkeCouclelis, Sweeney
NAGLE, NicholasSpring 2002A Point-based Regression Analysis of Industrial LocationSweeneyChurch, Kyriakidis
JONES, DavidSpring 2002A System to Calculate and Deliver EvapoTranspiration in California via the Internet Using CIMIS and GOES SourcesGolledgeGoodchild, Michaelsen
CANDAU, JeannetteSpring 2002Temporal Calibration Sensitivity of the Sleuth Urban Growth ModelClarkeCouclelis, Steen Rassmussen
CROSIER, ScottSpring 2002Facilitating the Propagation of Environmental Computational ModelsGoodchildClarke, T. Smith
MAGADZIRE, TamukaSummer 2002An investigation into the effect of different water sources on inundation hydrology for selected floodplain reaches of the Zambezi and Limpopo Rivers, Africa.MertesDunne, Michaelsen, Jim Verdin
HALLIGAN, KerrySummer 2002Multiple Endmember Spectral Mixture Analysis of Vegetation in the Northeast Corner of Yellowstone National ParkLoaicigaRoberts, Clarke
INLANDER, EthanSummer 2002An Integrated Methodology for the Mapping and Inventory of Riparian Areas in the Upper Santa Ynez Watershed, CaliforniaMertesGoodchild, David Stoms
SMITH, TheresaSummer 2002degree by examinationGautierRoberts, Natalie Mahowald
NORTON, BrianSummer 2002degree by examinationGolledgeFabrikant, Mary Hegarty
DOMAS, AdrienneFall 2002Teaching Scale in Introductory Geography Courses: Using Experiential Learning and Environmental Issues to Incorporate Scale Into the Curricula of Introductory CoursesGautierGolledge, Sweeney
HOUSTON, KimberlyFall 2002Field Measurements of Hydraulic Roughness on the Altamaha River Floodplain, GeorgiaMertesWashburn, Keller
SEXTON, RyanFall 2002Neighborhood Evacuation Utilizing a Micro-Scale Traffic Simulation ToolChurchRoberts, Sweeney
HOOPER, BarryWinter 2003Spatial and Temporal Analysis of Controls on Soil Carbon Dioxide Flux at the Hillslope Scale in California Oak SavannaChadwickKyriakidis, Susan Trumbore
HOWARTH, JeffWinter 2003Object Modeling of Adaptive Change in Late 19th Century Land Use on Santa Cruz Island, CaliforniaMertesCouclelis, Davis
MARSH, MeredithSpring 2003A Concept-Base Learning Module on Globalization for American High School StudentsGolledgeFabrikant, Sweeney
NUERNBERGER, AndreaSpring 2003A Wearable Geographic Information System: General design principles and 2-D map display for navigationClarkeGolledge, Fabrikant
ST. CHARLES, PersepheneSpring 2003A Methodology for Creating Water Resource Management Plans: Theory and Application for Small Scale ProjectsLoaicigaClarke, Michaelsen
KNIGHT, KevinFall 2003Associations of Riparian Bird Species Diversity and Landscape Metrics at Multiple Spatial ScalesClarkeMichaelsen, Dieter Wilken
MATZKE, NicholasFall 2003Remote Sensing and Geostatistical Analysis of Anthropogenic Biomass Burning and Forest Degredation in MadagascarRobertsKyriakidis, Michaelsen
CORBETT, JohnWinter 2004Geographic Images and the Middle East: The role of Geographic knowledge in foreign policy judgmentsCouclelisMontello, Fabrikant
GOLDSTEIN, RisaWinter 2004Ion Mobility Patterns Across a Time-Climate Matrix in the Hawaiian Islands: A Mass Balance ApproachChadwickStill, Schimel
ARRIGONI, AliciaSpring 2004The Role of Near-Channel Hyporheic Exchange on the Thermal Variation in a Semi-Arid Alluvial RiverMertesWashburn, Still, Geoff Poole
GOLDSBERRY, KirkSpring 2004Stabilizing Rate of Change in Thematic Map AnimationsFabrikantClarke, Kyriakidis
LEGLEITER, CarlSpring 2004Alternative Representation of In-stream HabitatRobertsGoodchild, Dunne
PINGEL, ThomasSpring 2004The Military Metaphor in Computer Network DefensesFabrikantCouclelis, Clarke, Giovanni Vigna
ROBINSON, MichaelSpring 2004The Effects of Lake Hydrology and Bootstrapping of Reservoir Inflow on Reservoir CapacityLoaicigaKyriakidis, Michaelsen
RUOCCO, MarcoSpring 2004Human Psychological Response to Landscape Visual Filtering in Animation DesignMontelloCouclelis, Goodchild
VERGEER, MichaelSpring 2004degree by examinationChurchClarke, Frank Davis
AUBRY, Ryan Fall 2004The Capacity for Urban Residential Infill: Estimation, Methodology and ApplicationClarkeCouclelis, Goodchild
BURBIDGE, Shaunna Fall 2004Factors Effecting Active Mode Choice in Transportation: A case study of Centre County, PennsylvaniaGouliasChurch, Couclelis
HAYWARD, Peter Martin Fall 2004The Impact of Varying Spatial Concepts and Spatial Perspectives on Environmental LearningGolledgeCouclelis, Hegarty
MIDDLETON, Erin J. Fall 2004An Alternative Method for Projecting Enrollment in an Open Enrollment SettingSweeneyChurch, Wong
PERROY, Ryan L. Fall 2004Characterizing Post-grazing Land Cover Change Trajectories on Santa Cruz Island, CA, with Multitemporal Landsat Data and Spectral Mixture Analysis.ChadwickRoberts, Still
DILLEMUTH, JulieSpring 2005Human-map Interaction for Mobile CartographyClarkeFabrikant, Montello
ECKMANN, TedSpring 2005Exploring AERONET's Potential to Improve Forecasts of Fog and VisibilityStillMichaelsen, Roberts
KOSTADINOV, TihomirSpring 2005Assessment of Optical Variability and Closures in the Santa Barbara Channel, California using the Plumes and Blooms in-situ DatasetSiegelDickey, Stephane Maritorena, Libe Washburn
REBICH. StacySummer 2005Understanding What Students Know About Global Climate Change: Evaluating Student Learning, Conceptual Change and Curriculum Effectiveness Through Concept MappingGautierMontello, Fabrikant, Couclelis
BERNSTEIN, JenniferFall 2005Buying Back the Environment: Supply and Demand in Contemporary Nature AdvertisingProctorMontello, Roland Geyer
FREUND, JeremyFall 2005Estimating Crop Production in Kenya: A Multi-Temporal Remote Sensing ApproachMichaelsenCarr, Roberts
O'DANIEL, ScottFall 2005Interactions between Regional-Scale Variation in Geomorphology and Potential for Hyporheic Exchange Along the Umatilla River, OregonChurchSmith, Still
BOUGHMAN, AnthonyWinter 2006Realism and Connotations of Data Quality in Computer Displayed MapsFabrikantClarke, Montello, Mary Hegarty
SIM, SunhuiWinter 2006degree by examinationClarkeGoodchild, Schneider
GAZULIS, NicholasSpring 2006Exploring the DNA of our Regions: Classification of Output from an Urban Growth Cellular Automation ModelClarkeCouclelis, Schneider
IRMISCHER, IanSpring 2006An Examination of Line of Sight Algorithm ErrorClarkeRoberts, Church, Peter Guth
MARCA, AnthonyFall 2006On Surfari: An Investigation of Long-Distance Travel patterns of California SurfersSweeneyGoulias, Golledge
HECHT, JorySpring 2007Influence of Basin Characteristics on Low Flows in the upper Lempa Watershed, Central AmericaLoaicigaSchneider, Carr
MURAWSKI, LisaWinter 2007The maximal covering network improvement problem (MC.NIP): Designing rural transport networks for accessibility to health care facilitiesChurchSweeney, Goulias
GAINES, DavidWinter 2007Developing a Model for Selecting Accessibility Improvement ProjectsChurch, GolledgeGoulias
GASTON, StefanFall 2007Forest Structure Classification of Moderate Resolution Satellite Imagery Using Spectral Mixture Analysis and Topographic NormalizationRobertsStill, Michaelsen
HECHT, BrentFall 2007Utilizing Wikipedia as a Spatiotemporal Knowledge RepositoryClarke & Raubal (Co-Chairs)Höllerer
RUMBLEY, JamesFall 2007An Analysis of Surfers' Risk Attitudes and Behavior in Santa Barbara County and Ventura CountyMontelloSweeney, Holden
SALUSTRO, ClareFall 2007Multisensor Comparison of Mineral Dust Aerosol Optical Depth RetrievalsGautierRoberts, Siegel
TURNER, BenjaminFall 2007Attitudes and Knowledges about Climate ChangeMontelloGautier, E. Smith
BRADLEY, ElizaFall 2008A Comparison of Discrete and Large Footprint Waveform LiDAR for Assessing the Vertical Structure of a Mixed Deciduous ForestRobertsClarke, Michaelsen
DAVENPORT, FrankFall 2008Household Supermarket Preferences and Child Malnutrition in GuatemalaLopez-Carr & Sweeney (Co-Chairs)Eakin
DEUTSCH, KathleenFall 2008What's So Special About This Place? An Examination of Sense of Place and Its Correlation to Travel BehaviorGouliasSweeney, Golledge
MELTON, ChristopherFall 2008Propagating Warm Poleward Flows Around Point Conception Following Wind RelaxationsWashburnDickey, Brzezinski
BRACHMAN, MicahWinter 2009Remapping the Presidency: The Impact of Redistricting under the California Presidential Election Reform ActChurchGlasgow, Sweeney
FOSS, SuzanneWinter 2009Exploring the Spatiotemporal Context of ICT-Influenced Travel BehaviorCouclelisClarke, Goulias
NIBLETT, MatthewWinter 2009Optimal Scheduling of Forest Treatments to Reduce Fire IntensityChurchSweeney, Goulias
ROSE, KathleenWinter 2009degree by examinationClarkeGoodchild, Kyriakidis
ISBELL, NathanaelWinter 2009Procedures to Identify "Low Hanging Fruit" Spoke-and-Hub Airline Routes Ripe for Conversion to Point-to-Point OperationsGouliasSweeney, Kyriakidis
DALAL, PamelaSummer 2009Exploring the Relationships among Transportation, Accessibility, Education, and Equity in Sylhet, BangladeshGouliasSweeney, Lopez-Carr
FRANK, ElisaSummer 2009Social Identity, Perception and Motivation in Adaptation to Climate Risk in the Coffee Sector of Chiapas, MexicoEakin & Lopez-Carr (Co-Chairs)Cleveland
HICKMAN, MelodeeSummer 2009Perceptions and Understanding Elevation Themed Maps: Multi-media Development to Teach about Sea-Level Rise and Global WarmingGolledgeRoberts, Lopez-Carr
ROTH, KeelySummer 2009A Combined Lidar and Hyperspectral Remote Sensing Analysis for Mapping Forest BiomassRobertsStill, Kyriakidis
HARRISON, LauraFall 2009Historical and Future Temperature Impacts on Maize Phenology and Stress Risk in MozambiqueMichaelsenCarvalho, King, Funk
PEDREROS, DiegoFall 2009The Effects of El Niño in Agricultural Water Balance in GuatemalaMichaelsenCarvalho, Kyriakidis, Funk, Eric Alfaro
HIMDEN, MichelleWinter 2010Degree by examinationStillSweeney, Carr
GUEBELS, CarolineWinter 2010Phosphorous Pool Distribution in Volcanic Soils Along an Arid to Humid Rainfall GradientChadwickKing, Still
McDANIEL, MichaelSpring 2010Agent-Based Modeling of Lost Person WayfindingMontello & Raubal (Co-Chairs)T. Smith
KINASE-LEGGETT, ElizabethSummer 2010Degree by examinationCouclelisGoodchild, Montello
ELWELL, TammyFall 2010The Effects of Chile's Coastal Management on Artisanal Fisher Livelihoods: Three Cases from Ancud, ChiloeSweeneyMcFadden, Peter Alagona
GARCIA, ElizabethFall 2010Sea Level Rise and Urbanization in a Coastal City - Identifying Areas of Flood Vulnerability in San Diego, CaliforniaLoaicigaClarke, Washburn
SALES, MarcioFall 2010Estimating Interpolation Uncertainty of Forest Biomass Stocks and Carbon Emissions from Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon Using Inventory Data and GeostatisticsKyriakidisRoberts, Goodchild