PhD Dissertations 1982-1990

Doctoral dissertations are posted in chronological order. The list includes the graduate’s name, quarter of graduation, dissertation title, committee chair, and committee members.

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Degree Date Name Title Chair Committee
Fall1990FREW, JAMESThe Image Processing WorkbenchDozierSimonett, R. Smith, Davis, Kemmerer
Spring 1990SUN, GUOQINGRadar Backscatter Modeling of Coniferous Forest CanopiesSimonettDavis, Dozier, Strahler, Elachi, Richards
Winter 1990GAO, PENGSpatial Data Structures and Spatial Access Methods for Knowledge Based Geographic Information System IIIT. SmithSimonett, Estes, Davis
Winter 1990LAUER, DONALDAn Evaluation of National Policies Governing the United States Civilian Satellite Land Remote Sensing ProgramEstesSimonett, Davis, Botkin
Fall 1989HARVEY, L. EDWARDSpatial and Temporal Dynamics of a Blue Oak WoodlandDavisAnselin, Michaelsen, Connell
Fall 1989PARIKH, ANUJAFactors Affecting the Distribution of Riparian Tree Species in Southern California Chaparral WatershedsDavisSimonett, Jones, Keller
Fall1989SAILER, CHARLENEA Knowledge-Based System for the Classification of Agricultural LandsEstesDavis, T. Smith, Cotton
Spring 1989CRIPPEN, ROBERTDevelopment of Remote Sensing Techniques for the Investigation of Neotectonic Activity, Eastern Transverse Ranges and Vicinity, Southern California (Interdisciplinary Program: Geography/Geological Sciences)EstesSimonett, John Crowell, Robert Norris
Spring 1989MILLIFF, RALPHQuasigeostrophic Oceanic Flows in Coastal Domains. (Interdisciplinary Program: Geography/Mechanical Engineering)DozierR. Smith
Winter 1989MENON, SUDHAKARSpatial Search for Multi-Component Objects in a Geographic Information System Using Symbolic Models and Hierarchical Data StructuresT. SmithSimonett, Estes, Shing
Fall 1988FRANKLIN, JANETCanopy Reflectance Modeling in a Tropical SavannaSimonettStrahler, Michaelsen, Jones, Dozier
Fall 1988GOPAL, SUCHARITAA Computational Model of Spatial NavigationT. SmithCouclelis, Golledge, Klatzky, Pellegrino, Doherty
Spring 1988MARKS, DANNYClimate, Energy Exchange, and Snowmelt in Emerald Lake Watershed, Sierra Nevada (Interdisciplinary Program: Geography/Biological Sciences)DozierSimonett
Spring 1988SCHOEPFLE, O. BENJAMINThe Modeling of Schools Under Declining and Fluctuating EnrollmentsChurchGolledge, Tobler, Iannaccone
Fall 1987FORESMAN, TIMOTHYGeographic Tools for Hazardous Waste Sites: Mapping, Monitoring and Modeling.EstesJones, Peuquet, Botkin
Fall 1987ROBINSON, JENNIFERThe Role of Fire on Earth: A Review of the State of Knowledge and a Systems Framework for Satellite and Ground-Based Observations.SimonettDozier, Davis, Melack, Delany
Fall 1987ZHANG, XUEYUNA Satellite Investigation of Spatial and Temporal Characteristics of Phytoplankton Pigment Variations in the California Current SystemR. SmithDozier, Michaelsen, Simonett
Spring 1987CHEN, ZITANQuadtrees and Quadtree Spatial Spectra in Large Geographic Information Systems - the hierarchical handling of spatial data.SimonettPeuquet, T. Smith, Tobler, Bruno
Spring 1986GRAHAM, NICHOLASStatistical Models of Pacific Ocean Sea Surface TemperaturesMichaelsenDozier, Simonett, R. Smith, Barnett
Winter 1986DAVIS, ROBERTSnow Property Measurements Correlative to Microwave Emission at 35 GHz.DozierMelack, Simonett, R. Smith, Chang
Winter 1986PAZNER, MICHAGeographic Knowledge Base Design and ImplementationT. SmithDavis, Estes, Simonett, Cotton
Winter 1986WOODCOCK, CURTISUnderstanding Spatial Variation in Remotely Sensed ImagerySimonettStrahler, Dozier, Tobler
Winter 1986ZHAN, CI-XIANGGray Level Dependence Texture Measures: Sensitivity and Stability Problems and Applications in Remote SensingSimonettDozier, T. Smith, Wade
Fall 1985COSTANZO, C. MICHAELSpatial Association and Visual Comparison of Choropleth MapsGolledgeCouclelis, Tobler, Hubert
Fall 1985GORENFLO, LARRYOn the Structure of Rule-Based Decision Making in Spatial SearchT. SmithGolledge, Tobler, Gould, Millett
Summer 1985LI, SHU-SUNA Component Decomposition Model for Evaluating Atmospheric Effects in Remote SensingDozierSimonett, R. Smith, Michaelsen, Warren
Spring 1985GALE, NATHANRoute Learning by Children in Real and Simulated EnvironmentsGolledgeCouclelis, T. Smith, Tobler, Hubert, Pellegrino
Spring 1985HALPERIN, WILLIAMSpatial Cognition and Consumer Behavior: A Panel Data ApproachGolledgeCouclelis, T. Smith, Hubert
Spring 1985WAN, ZHENG-MINGLand Surface Temperature Measurement from SpaceDozierSimonett, R. Smith, T. Smith, Bruno
Spring 1985YOOL, STEPHEN Performance Analysis of Image Processing Algorithms in Spatially Complex AreasEstesDavis, Strahler, Botkin
Winter 1985LI, XIAOWENGeometric-Optical Modeling of a Coniferous Forest CanopySimonettDozier, T. Smith, Strahler, Wade
Winter 1985STOW, DOUGLASNumerical Derivation of a Hydrodynamic Surface Flow Field from Time Sequential Remotely Sensed DataR. SmithDozier, Estes, McLean
Fall 1983LOGAN, THOMAS Regional Biomass Estimation of a Coniferous Forest Environment from NOAA-AVHRR Satellite Imagery.EstesStrahler, Michaelsen, Botkin
Summer 1982RICHARDSON, G. DONALDSpatial CognitionGolledgeTobler, T. Smith, Hubert, Pellegrino