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Master's Theses Completed in the CSULB Geological Sciences Department

[This is a link to a text  document  listing  abstracts of  theses back to 1987.] (Earlier abstracts to be added soon)

2009
TONEVA, DENITSA A STABLE ISOTOPE STUDY OF THE SOUTHERN WHITE PINE RANGE, EAST-CENTRAL NEVADA
ESCOBEDO, DIANE EXTREME EROSIONAL EVENTS RECORDED BY FLOOD DEPOSITS IN THE LATE QUATERNARY SANTA BARBARA BASIN, COASTAL SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
DUNHAM, J. CAN LARGE EARTHQUAKES BE PREDICTED BY THE EVALUATION OF ACCELERATED MOMENT RELEASE
2008
ARON, G. DATING THE INITIATION OF THE ANTLER OROGENY: EVIDENCE FROM MIDDLE DEVONIAN STRATA IN THE MONITOR RANGE, EUREKA COUNTY, NEVADA
BURCHARD, E. EVALUATION OF OZONE SPARGING IN OXYGENATE-CONTAMINATED
GROUNDWATER
RIBEIRO, A. GEOLOGICAL TRANSECT THROUGH THE HANGAY-HENTEY BASIN: IMPLICATIONS FOR THE CONTRACTION OF THE MONGOL-OKHOTSK OCEAN, MONGOLIA
2007
KISELEVA, E. TRACE ELEMENT GEOCHEMISTRY OF GROUNDWATER FROM THE SAN GABRIEL VALLEY, CALIFORNIA
2005
HILL, PAMELA S. USE OF MILANKOVITCH CYCLICITY AS A HIGH-RESOLUTION DATING AND CORRELATION TOOL IN THE UPPER NEOGENE SEDIMENTS OF THE MONTEREY AND SISQUOC FORMATIONS OF THE SANTA MARIA BASIN OF THE CENTRAL CALIFORNIA MARGIN (Behl)
LACY, TOR BJORN DETACHMENT ATTENUATION IN THE SOUTHERNMOST WHITE PINE RANGE, EASTERN CENTRAL NEVADA
SEDOR, MATTHEW D. INTERPRETATIONS OF LONG TERM TECTONIC
DEFORMATION IN AND AROUND THE GUERRERO SEISMIC GAP, MEXICO (Francis)
2004
Schwiebert, John F. Origin of the Cabrillo Fault, Palos Verdes Peninsula, Southern California (Finney)
Zeleski, Cathleen M. Climatic and environmental controls of organic carbon accumulation on the California Continental Margin: A comparison of deep and shallow sites in the late Quaternary Santa Barbara Basin (Behl)
2002
Dergham, Safaa A. Paleoseismic investigations of the San Bernardino segment of the San Andreas Fault at Plunge Creek, San Bernardino, California
Mares, Atonal E. IPC-MS and statistical analysis of major and trace element signatures within the carbonate fraction of marine sediments, Cascadia Subduction Zone, central Oregon
Calvano, Gino Lithostratigraphic, biostratigraphic and magneto-stratigraphic documentation of a major unconformity in the middle Eocene to lower Miocene, Continental Sespe Formation, Santa Ana Mountains, Orange County, California
2001
Crabtree, Bruce Application of geographic information systems and spatial analysis techniques to magnetometer data for locating archaeological artifacts
2000
Fernandez, Hilario Petrographic evidence for the nature of vertical permeability barriers: Temple Avenue Fault, Wilmington oil field, Long Beach, California
Gray, Michael G. Determination of slip rate, recurrence interval, and characteristic earthquake for the southern San Andreas Fault, Mecca Hills, California
Knight, Jay H. Geology and tectonics of the Kid Lake Fault, southwestern Montana
1999
McBee, Lisa Gravity and global positioning system investigation of the southern San Andreas Faults in the Mecca Hills area. Riverside County, California
Martin, Anthony Geophysical characterization of the upper Borrego Valley, San Diego County, California
Mazzeo, Karen E. Correlation and Volumetrics of upper Repetto and Pico Formation Gas Sands, Long Beach Unit, Wilmington Oil Field, California
Stoppelmann, Paul E. Hydrogeology of an aquifer in a semi-arid mountainous environment, Mil Potrero area, Pine Mountain Club, Kern County, California
1997
Camacho, Hilario Petrophysical evidence for the formation of vertical permeability barriers Temple Avenue Fault, Wilmington Oil Field, Long Beach, California (Sample)
Weaver, Carla Groundwater withdrawals in the southern hinderland of the Venetian Lagoon, Northeastern, Italy (Finney)
1996
Brenner, Jeffrey Paul Lithostratigraphy and Hopane geochemistry of the Monterey formation in the Texaco Anita-14 Well, northern Santa Barbara Channel (Francis)
1995
Conlan, Linda Geochemical analysis of crude oil from Railroad Valley, Nye County, Nevada (Francis)
Garcia, Dawn Helene Impact of the Newport-Inglewood Structural Zone on groundwater flow in the area of Signal Hill, California (Ambos)
1994
Witbaard, Robert K. Neotectonics of the San Andreas Fault Zone, southern Mecca Hills, California
Kolthoff, Steven H. Tectonic and gravity study of the Coalinga area, California
1993
Bater, William Subsurface structural investigation of a portion of the southwestern section of the Long Beach Oil Field, California
Perry, Bruce Lithostratigraphy, biostratigraphy and sedimentology of the lower member of the Vinni Formation, Roberts Mountains, Nevada
Johnston, Jeffrey J. Three dimensional seismic analysis of landslides
1992
Albright, Gregory R. Paleogeography of the late Devonian and early Mississippian carbonate platform Death Valley region, California
Bell, William C. Seasonal and spatial beach characteristic variations in Orange County, California
Dernbach, Lisa S. Reconstruction of upper Holocene stream processes and paleoclimatic patterns in Kane County, Utah
Eliades, Philip Seismicity investigation and fault interpretation along the Whittier Fault Zone near the Brea-Olinda oil field, Brea, California
Potter, Timothy T. Gravity and seismic refraction investigation of San Andreas system fault strands in the Mecca Hills area, Riverside County, California
1991
Grant, Chris W. Lateral and vertical distributions of filamentous bacterial mats (Beggiatoa spp.) in Santa Barbara Basin, California: A modern analog for organic-rich facies of the Monterey formation
Grubb, Barbara J. Graptolite biostratigraphy and graphic correlation of middle Ordovician shales, southern Appalachians
Pinkerton, John C. Biostratigraphy, paleobathymetry, and paleoceanography of the Rincon and lower Monterey formations of the western Santa Ynez Mountains, California
Prange, Gary L. Structural and stratigraphic analysis of a portion of the west-central Schell Creek Range, White Pine County, Nevada
Showalter, Patrick K. A detailed gravity survey of the Thermopolis anticline, north-central Wyoming
1990
Briones, Raul A. Element distribution in the Circle B Sandstone, Ventura County, California (Finney)
Dworian, Paul R. The Biostratigraphy and Biogeography of Upper Ordovician Graptolites from North America (Finney)
Fooshee, Sheila M. Pollen and spores associated with leaf-bearing sediments of late Paleocene Age, Silverado Formation, OrangeCounty, California (Walker)
Gutcher, Thomas F. An evaluation of commonly used gravity modeling algorithms (Grannell)
Hayden, Kurt K. A subsurface study of the late Cenozoic structural geology of the Elysian Park Hills area (Grannell)
McCammack, Laura A seismic data processing case study with benchmark testing of a new multiple attenuation and signal enhancement technique (Grannell)
Skanavis, Leonidas Liquefaction potential in coastal areas in and around Huntington Beach, California (Fritts)
Zhao, Wei A drift-optimizing model for enhancing the precision of repetitive gravity field data (Grannell)
1989
Burt, David Structural and geophysical evaluation of the northern Tinnie fold Belt, southeastern Lincoln County, New Mexico (Grannell)
Eaton, Sherry L. Geology of the Bachelor Mountain Quadrangle California (Grannell)
Fordham, Eric S. Correlation of structurally complex dolomites in the White Pine Range, eastern Nevada, using trace elements in the insoluble residues (Walker)
Hill, Barbara M. The evaluation of groundwater recharge and discharge in wetlands from the metals distribution in peat (Walker)
Knox, Paul R. Depositional environments, sequence stratigraphy, and petroleum geology of the lower cretaceous Fall River sandstone in Donkey Creek and Coyote Creek oil fields, eastern Powder River Basin, Wyoming (Walker)
Maggio, Anthony Hydrogeologic assessment and remediation program for subsurface fuel leak in shallow groundwater conditions at the City of Cypress, California (Grannell)
1988
Anders, Nuni-Lyn E. Relation between clay extraction techniques and experimentally determined chemistry and mineralogy of clays—implications for interpretation of clay chemistry (Walker)
Collender, Jack Gravity survey across the Simi Fault and engineering geology implications (Grannell)
Kraft, Richard The stratigraphy and structure of a portion of the Las Vegas Range, north-central Clark County, Nevada (Walker)
McCutcheon, Kirk F. Environmental stratigraphy of post-Dunderberg carbonate strata, Nopah Formation (upper Cambrian), southern Great Basis
Phibbs, John Gravimetric study of Line Pine Canyon, San Bernardino County, California (Grannell)
Spindler, Richard A gravity interpretation of structural features in the Cajon Pass area, San Bernardino County, California (Grannell)
Yi, Dar Field investigation of the aftershocks from the October 1, 1987 Whittier Narrows earthquake (Grannell)
1987
Kruk, Taras Paloecene-Eocene nannofossil biostratigraphy of southwestern Santa Cruz Island (Fritts)
White, Rene Paleomagnatism of the Tulare Formation from cores and surface exposures, west-central and southwestern San Joaquin Valley (Grannell)
1986
Bull, Louis Facies analysis of the Schulz Ranch sandstone member, Williams Formation (upper Cretaceous), Santa Ana Mountains, southern California (Fritts)
Castle, Margaret Gravity survey of the Simi Valley, California, and structural implications (Grannell)
Hollis, Thomas J. Stratigraphy, lithology, depositional and diagenetic environments of the middle Ordovician Antelope Valley limestone at Lone Mountain and Ikes Canyon in Central Nevada (Walker)
Jones, Sally A lineament analysis of the Dale Mining District, Pinto Mountains, California (Green)
Taban, Osman Stratigraphy, lithology, depositional and diagenetic environments of the Antelope Valley limestone at the Antelope Range and Martin Ridge section in central Nevada (Walker)
Youn, Oong Effective deconvolution operator design by modification of input data (Grannell)
1985
Forrest, Michael Development of a Talwani-Ewing Fortran program for gravity interpretation (Grannell)
Nguyen, Sy Suppression of long-period multiple events from marine seismic reflection data (Grannell)
Walls, Thomas J. Stratigraphic correlation in the Eocene of Ventura County, California using trace elements in clay fractions (Walker)
1984
Beck, Brian Geologic and gravity studies of the structures of the northern Bullfrog Hills, Nye County, Nevada (Grannell)
El-Ansari, Ahmed Reservoir mechanics of Lidam Dolomite, Masrab Oil Field, Sirte Basin, Libya (Fritts)
Fox, Terrance Structural and stratigraphic analysis of the west-central Schell Creek Range (Walker)
Fox, Dennis Evaluation of Seasat and SIR-A radar imagery for reconnaissance geologic mapping in the Anza-Borrego desert area (Grannell)
MacKinnon, Cinda C. A facies analysis of the late Miocene Puente formation, Puente Hills, southern California (Conrey)
Muir, William The structure and stratigraphy of a portion of the Treasure Hill Quadrangle, White Pine County, Nevada (Lumsden)
Randall, George Bouguer gravity modeling of reservoir and underlying basement, Cerro Prieto geothermal field, Baja California, Mexico (Grannell)
Robertson, Marina Engineering geology of northeastern Crow Canyon, Santa Ana Mountains, California (Fritts)
Schneeberger, Dale M. Depositional environment of the Santiago formation Santa Ana Mountains, Orange County, California (Fritts)
Schwartz, Martha Computer comparison of dedrifting versus tare removal in precision gravity surveys (Grannell)
Zhou, Hua-wei Prismatic method in solving the gravitational potential, with applications at Cerro Prieto geothermal field, northern Mexico (Grannell)
1983
Guerrero, Juan Geology of the northern White Pine Range, east-central Nevada (Lumsden)
Park, Nam Geophysical study north of Big Bear Lake, San Bernardino Mountains, California (Grannell)
Randell, David Liquefaction potential in coastal areas in and around Long Beach, California (Fritts)
Wyman, Rosemary Potential modeling of gravity and leveling data over Cerro Prieto geothermal field (Grannell)
1982
Maher, Alice The Whittier, Chino, and Elsinore Faults: A study of the relationships (Grannell)
Stadum, Carol J. The development and analysis of a paleontological park in the Pecten Reef of the Monterey Formation, Orange County, California (Lumsden)
1981
Gaponoff, Sharma L. Palynology of the Silverado formation (Paleocene), Riverside and Orange Counties, California
Greenwood, Richard Gravimetric study of Swartout Valley, Los Angeles and San Bernardino Counties, southern California (Grannell)
LaViolette, John Holocene and late Pleistocene displacement history of the western Garlock Fault (Grannell)
Montgomery, Michael A. Geology and landsliding along the coastline between Lechuza and Seqult Point, Los Angeles County California (Fritts)
Reardon, Jeffry B. Depositional environments of Anaheim Bay Salt Marsh, Seal Beach, California (Conrey)
1980
Barlow, Steven Geology and slope stability of Point Delegada, California (Lumsden)
Huang, Cheng-yi Late Neogene planktonic foraminiferal biostratigraphy and paleoclimatology of southern California (Fritts)
Tracy, William Structure and stratigraphy of the central White Pine Range, east central Nevada (Lumsden)
1979
Berman, Brigitte H. Biostratigraphy of the Cozy Dell formation in Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties, California (Fritts)
1978
Nunez, Luis S. Low-temperature geochemistry of Eocene sedimentary rocks along Sespe Creek, Ventura County, California (Walker)
1977
Hammond, Janet L. Environmental significance of trace elements in the Eocene of the Ojai area, Ventura County, California (Walker)
1976
Lang, Harold R. Late Cretaceous foraminiferal biostratigraphy of the Ladd Formation: southeastern Los Angeles Basin, California (Fritts)
1975
Winterer, Joan I. Biostratigraphy of Bouse Formation: A Pliocene gulf of California deposit in California, Arizona, and Nevada (Fritts)
1968
Webster, Melvin L. A preliminary study of upper Cretaceous gastropoda from Arroyo Santa Catarina, B.C. Mexico
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