Selected Student Theses
Walker, Rachel, Ph.D., 2005. Insights into the coking behavior of southern Indiana coals: Bulk coal properties and individual maceral chemistries. [AAT 3167284]
Boice, Anand Erik, Ph.D., 2004. Sulfur isotopic evidence of microbial activity during deposition of a Neoarchean shale and in modern deep groundwater, Witwatersrand Basin, South Africa. [AAT 3162226]
Kulp, Tom, Ph.D., 2002. The stratigraphic distribution and geochemical speciation of selenium in the Upper Cretaceous Pierre Shale and Niobara Formation in South Dakota. [AAT 3076011]
Johnson, Tim, Ph.D., 2001, Oxygen isotopic fractionation in CO2 laser microprobes: Testing the metal-oxide - metal fluoride chemical and isotopic exchange hypothesis. [AAT 3038507]
Taib, Nur Iskandar, Ph.D., 2001, Open system magmatism and the emplacement of the Partridge River Intrusion, Duluth Complex, Minnesota. [AAT 3038590]
Mora, German, Ph.D., 2000, Stable isotopic and geochemical assessment of Andean terrestrial ecosystems during Pleistocene climate changes. [AAT 9981075]
Warner, Matt, Ph.D., 1998, Geochemical characterization of sedimentary organic matter and hydrothermal petroleum in the black shale-hosted Zn-Pb deposit at Red Dog Mine, Western Brooks Range, Alaska. [AAT 9919492]
Park, Young-Rok, Ph.D., 1998, Stable isotopic studies of hydrothermal systems located above and below the Duluth Complex, Midcontinent Rift System, Minnesota. [AAT 9907314]
Davis, Cara, Ph.D., 1998, Paleoceanographic influences on accumulation of organic matter and trace metals in Cretaceous black shale and carbonate, Western Maracaibo Basin, Venezuela. [AAT 9907332]
Brüchert, Volker, Ph.D., 1998, Early diagenesis of sulfur and preservation of organic matter: sulfur distribution and stable isotopic composition. [AAT 9805400]
McCoy, Megan E., M.Sc., 1997, Oxide stockpile assessment, Golden Sunlight Mine, Whitehall, Montana.
Carmo, Ana Maria dos Santos, Ph.D., 1997, An isotopic and geochemical study of climatic and oceanographic factors influencing organic-matter preservation during the Late Cretaceous in Sergipe Basin, Brazil. [AAT 9518540]
Zhou, Huitang, Ph.D., 1996, Mineralogical and industrial evaluation of a palygorskite deposit from Guan Shan, Anhui Province, P.R. China. [AAT 9716513]
Wang, Ruiliang, Ph.D., 1996, Molecular and isotopic signals of environmental/climatic changes in modern and ancient hypersaline sedimentary records. [AAT 9627053]
Shaffer, Nelson Ross, Ph.D., 1996, Lateral variations in mineralogy and geochemistry of Pennsylvanian black shale sequences related to contemporaneous fresh water channels, southwestern Indiana. [AAT 9716497]
Santos Neto, Eugenio Vaz dos., Ph.D., 1996, Isotopic characterization of the Cretaceous lacustrine and of the marine-evaporitic sequences, and related oils from the Potiguar Basin, Northeastern Brazil. [AAT 9727968]
Dzvonik, Joseph P., M.Sc., 1996, Alkenones as records of oceanic paleotemperatures: Studies of Eocene and Oligocene sediments from the north, south, and equatorial Atlantic.
Weng, Xijia, M.Sc., 1995, Mineralogy, morphology, geochemistry and selected physical properties of the Twiggs Clay in the Georgia Kaolin district.
Millard, Clayton L., M.Sc., 1995, Characterization of a Posey County clay for use as a compacted clay liner.
McCuistion, Jason T., M.Sc.,1995, The mineralogy and physical characteristics of the ball clays of Henry and Weakley counties, Tennessee.
Yuan, Jun, Ph.D.,1994, Clay mineralogy and its influence on industrial uses of some kaolin clay deposits from south China and eastern Washington-Idaho, U.S.A. [AAT 9531563]
Lee, Insung, Ph.D., 1994, Petrologic and geochemical studies of the Spruce Road Cu-Ni deposit, Duluth Complex, Minnesota. [AAT 9500401]
Johnson, Timothy, M.Sc., 1994, Oxygen isotope analysis of quartz, kaolin, smectite, and silver phosphate by CO2-laser microprobe.
Ahmad, Nadeem, M.Sc., 1994, Sedimentologic evolution and three-dimensional facies architecture of Salem Limestone from the north-eastern margin of Illinois Basin.
Wang, Yifeng, Ph.D., 1993, Genesis of repetitive and non-repetitive textures in diagenetic, weathering, and igneous processes: Feedbacks, boundary conditions, self-organization, and reaction-transport models. [AAT 9410396]
Pruett, Robert J., Ph.D.,1993, A mineralogical and geochemical comparison between several primary and sedimentary kaolins of North America. [AAT 9323220]
Ambers, Clifford, Ph.D.,1993, The nature and origin of very well crystallized kaolinite. [AAT 9418782]
Harris, Clayton D., Ph.D., 1992, Depositional environments of a Chesterian-age carbonate-siliciclastic couplet: Beech Creek Limestone and Big Clifty Formation, Illinois Basin. [AAT 9301446]