PhD Dissertations 1991-2000


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

2011-2020 | 2001-2010 | 1991-2000 | 1982-1990


NameDegree DateTitleChairCommittee
DUBAYAH, RALPHWinter 1991The Topographic Variability of Solar RadiationDozierDavis, Simonett, T. Smith
WOO, DAVIDWinter 1991A Feasibility Study of Using Landsat MSS Data to Map Tropical Rice Fields in Ifugao, PhilippinesEstesSimonett, Davis, Morris
HUDAK, PAULFall 1991Analytical Methods for Regional-Scale Ground Water Monitoring Network Design and Numerical VerificationLoaicigaChurch, Michaelsen, Keller
STOMS, DAVIDFall 1991Mapping and Monitoring Regional Patterns of Species Richness from Geographic InformationEstesDavis, Goodchild, Scott
GAYDOS, LEONARDFall 1991Scale Dependent Measurement of Vegetation in Urban AreasEstesGoodchild, Davis, Rowntree
VEREGIN. HOWARDFall 1991The Role of Uncertainty in Nuclear Winter ModelingCouclelisGoodchild, Lanter, Eardley
SHI, JIANCHENGWinter 1992Radar Polarimetric Modeling and Observations of Snow-Covered TerrainDozierR. Smith, Davis, Zebker, R. Davis
HASTON, LAURASpring 1992Reconstruction of Spatial and Temporal Patterns of Precipitation Variability in Southern California Using Tree-Ring ChronologiesMichaelsenDozier, Loaiciga, Keller
KUMLER, MARKSummer 1992An Intensive Comparison of TINs and DEMsGoodchildTobler, Church, Mark
PAINHO, MARCOSummer 1992Modeling Errors in Digital Landuse/Landcover MapsDavisGoodchild, Estes, Haller
EHRLICH, DANIELESummer 1992Multi-Temporal Satellite Image Analysis for Crop Inventories in the Po River Valley (Italy)EstesDavis, Jones, Hall
WANG, YONGFall 1992Radar Backscatter Modeling and Applications in Forested EnvironmentsDavis/MelackDozier, Freeman, Paris
MCGWIRE, KENNETHFall 1992Comparison of Standard Multispectral and Map Assisted Classification Methods with a New Layered ApproachEstesDavis, Goodchild, Star, Botkin
KEMP, KARENFall 1992Environmental Modeling with GIS: A Strategy for Dealing with Spatial ContinuityGoodchildT. Smith, Tobler, Haymon
KENNEDY, SUSANFall 1992An Investigation into the Geography of Breast Cancer: The Small Number Problem in Small AreasToblerAnselin, Couclelis, Williams
FRIEDL, MARKFall 1993Correspondence Between Remotely Sensed Data and Land Surface Energy Balance Over a Tallgrass PrairieDavisDozier, Gautier, Michaelsen, Price
NOLIN, ANNEFall 1993Radiative Heating in Alpine SnowDozierMertes, Michaelsen, R. Davis, Matson
WATERS, KIRKWinter 1994Monte Carlo Modeling of the Open Ocean Light FieldR. SmithSiegel, Michaelsen, Dozier, Prezelin
REY, SERGIOSummer 1994Integrated Multiregional Model for Systems of Small RegionsAnselinCouclelis, Golledge, Madden
KWAN, MEI-POFall 1994GISICAS: A GIS-Interfaced Computational-Process Model for Activity Scheduling in Advanced Traveler Information SystemsGolledgeChurch, Goodchild, McNally
WRIGHT, DAWNFall 1994From Pattern to Process on the Deep Ocean Floor: A Geographic Information System Approach (Interdisciplinary Program)R. SmithGoodchild, Macdonald, Haymon, Krause
LEIPNIK, MARKWinter 1995A Spatial Decision Support System for Management of Subsurface Contamination: A Case Study of SDSS Development, Implementation and Evaluation at Vandenberg AFB, CaliforniaLoaicigaChurch, Goodchild, Pritchard
MURRAY, ALANSpring 1995Modeling Adjacency Conditions in Spatial Optimization ProblemsChurchGoodchild, Anselin, Cohon
STINE, PETERSpring 1995A Multi-Scale Conservation Assessment of Plant Communities in Southern CaliforniaDavisGoodchild, Estes, Franklin, Gilpin
KATTELMANN, RICHARDSummer 1995Water Movement and Ripening Processes in Snowpacks of the Sierra NevadaDozierMelack, Loaiciga, Marsh
GERRARD, ROSSSummer 1995The Location of Service Facilities Using Modeling Sensitive to Response Distance, Facility Workload, and Demand AllocationChurchAnselin, Goodchild, Current
ELDER, KEVINSummer 1995Snow Distribution in Alpine WatershedsDozierMichaelsen, Melack, Loaiciga, Dexter
ODION, DENNISFall 1995Effects of Variation in Soil Heating During Fire on Patterns of Plant Establishment and Regrowth in Maritime ChaparralDavisMichaelsen, Jones, Mahall
TALEN, EMILYFall 1995The Achievement of Planning Goals: A Methodology for Evaluating the Success of PlansCouclelisGolledge, Goodchild, Hopkins
HENDERSON, THOMASWinter 1996An Analysis of the Effects of Ground Parameters and Multitemporal Compositing Techniques on the Passive Microwave Vegetation IndexEstesMertes, Lanter, Neale
DEICHMANN, UWEWinter 1996A Spatial Analysis of Technology Adoption in Sub-Saharan Farming SystemsAnselinGoodchild, Tobler, Lynam
TAKEYAMA, MASANAOWinter 1996GEO-ALGEBRA: A Mathematical Approach to Integrating Spatial Modeling and GISCouclelisGoodchild, Tobler, Batty
CULLEN, STEPHENWinter 1996Field and Laboratory Investigations of Contaminant Natural Attenuation and Intrinsic Remediation in Soils and the Vadose ZoneLoaicigaDavis, Michaelsen, Everett
THOMAS, KATHRYNWinter 1996Vegetation and Floristic Diversity in the Mojave Desert of California: A Regional Conservation EvaluationDavisMichaelsen, Goodchild, Mahall
GERSHUNOV, ALEXANDERWinter 1996Large-Scale Variability of Tropospheric Moisture and Climatic ImplicationsMichaelsenGautier, Siegel, Leskow
VALERIANO, DALTONSpring 1996[PDF Document]  Full Text PDF

Relationships Between Tropical Forest Structure and Remotely Sensed Synthetic Aperture Radar Data
DavisMelack, Dozier, Mertes
O'HIROK, WilliamWinter 1997[PDF Document] Full Text PDF
Three-Dimensional Cloud Effects and Enhanced Atmospheric Absorption
GautierDozier, Michaelsen, Richard Somerville
PHINN, Stuart (SDSU)Spring 1997[PDF Document]  Full Text PDF
Remote Sensing and Spatial Analytic Techniques for Monitoring Landscape Structure in Disturbed and Restored Coastal Environments
StowFranklin, Mertes, Michaelsen
GARVER, SaraSummer 1997[PDF Document]  Full Text PDF
Variability in Ocean Color Observations and Their Use in the Study of Upper Ocean Ecosystem Dynamics
SiegelWashburn, Michaelsen, Tony Michaels
FROHN, RobertFall 1997[PDF Document]  Full Text PDF
Improved Landscape Ecology Metrics for Modeling, Monitoring, and Assessment of Ecosystems with Remote Sensing
EstesRoberts, Michaelsen, Virginia Dale
OHLMANN, J. CarterFall 1997[PDF Document]  Full Text PDF
Ocean Radiant Heating
SiegelWashburn, Gautier, Tim Liu
EHLSCHLAEGER, CharlesWinter 1998[PDF Document]  Full Text PDF
The Stochastic Simulation Approach: Tools for Representing Spatial Application Uncertainty
GoodchildMichaelsen, Church, Peter Fisher
WILDES, Fred (SDSU)Winter 1998[PDF Document]  Full Text PDF
The Influence of Ecotourism on Conservation Policy for Sustainable Development: The Case of Costa Rica
GriffinPryde, Loaiciga, Proctor
LEMBERG, DavidWinter 1998[PDF Document]  Full Text PDF
Politically Feasible Solutions for the School Districting Planning Problem: Optimizing Stability for Alternative Generation
ChurchGolledge, Couclelis, Russell Rumberger
YING, Long Gen (SDSU)Spring 1998[PDF Document]  Full Text PDF
Modeling the Temporal and Spatial Dynamics of Chinese Economic Growth during the Recent Reform Period
GetisCouclelis, Church, Serge Rey
LOVELAND, ThomasSpring 1998[PDF Document]  Full Text PDF
A Database Approach to a Global Land Cover Characterization: Foundations, Challenges, and Lessons
EstesDavis, Roberts, James Merchant
HOLLANDER, AllanFall 1998[PDF Document]  Full Text PDF
A GIS Framework for Modelling Wildlife Species Distributions
DavisGoodchild, Michaelsen, Reginald Barrett
BROWN, Christopher (SDSU)Fall 1998[PDF Document]  Full Text PDF
A Watershed and Bio-Regional Approach to Transboundary Wastewater Management in the Tijuana River Watershed
PrydeGriffin, Wright, Church, Loaiciga
DAY, JohnSpring 1999[PDF Document]  Full Text PDF
Variability of Microwave Backscatter from Loblolly Pine Forest and the Implications for Forest Biomass Estimation with Imaging Radar
DavisMelack, Roberts, Jack Paris
VERDIN, JamesSpring 1999[PDF Document]  Full Text PDF
Geospatial Climate Monitoring Products: Tools for Food Security Assessment
EstesRoberts, Mertes, Goodchild, Compton Tucker
COVA, ThomasSpring 1999[PDF Document]  Full Text PDF
A General Framework for Optimal Site Search
ChurchCouclelis, Goodchild, Jerry Weaver
McELROY, Steve (SDSU)Spring 1999[PDF Document]  Full Text PDF
In Situ Accretion and Urban Transformation on the Periphery: Social and Physical Changes in VillaEl Salvaor, 1971-1998
GriffinWright, Couclelis, Proctor
HESS, LauraSpring 1999[PDF Document]  Full Text PDF
Monitoring Flooding and Vegetation on Seasonally Inundated Floodplains with Multi-Frequency Polarimetric Synthetic Aperture Radar
MelackMertes, Davis, Jack Paris
MUNROE, Scott (SDSU)Summer 1999[PDF Document]  Full Text PDF
The Economic and Spatial Dynamics of U.S. Metropolitan Retailing
GetisRey, Church, Couclelis
SCOTT, Lauren (SDSU)Summer 1999[PDF Document]  Full Text PDF
The Accessible City: Employment Opportunities in Time and Space
GetisRey, Couclelis, Goodchild
SUTTON, PaulSummer 1999[PDF Document]  Full Text PDF
Census from Heaven: Estimation of Human Population Parameters using Nighttime Satellite Imagery
RobertsGoodchild, Tobler, Christopher Elvidge
MORITZ, MaxFall 1999[PDF Document]  Full Text PDF
Controls on Disturbance Regime Dynamics: Fire in Los Padres National Forest
DavisMichaelsen, Goodchild, Steven Gaines
CHANG, Grace (MSI)Fall 1999[PDF Document]  Full Text PDF
Analyses of Bio-optical Variability Related to Physical Processes on the Southern New England Continental Shelf: July 1966 - June 1967
DickeyBarbara Prezelin, Siegel, Washburn
HERMAN, Thomas (SDSU)Winter 2000[PDF Document]  Full Text PDF
Images of Childhood, Images of Community: Children's Everyday Geographies in a Multi-ethnic Urban Neighborhood
AitkenMattingly, Golledge, Proctor