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2011

  • Johnson, James – M.S., 2011 – Dr. Andrew Wilcox, Advisor – Sampling and Modeling of Sediment Transport and Reservoir Erosion Following Dam Removal: Milltown Dam, Montana
  • Staats, Molly – M.S., 2011 – Dr. Johnnie Moore, Advisor – Factors Affecting Mercury Biomagnification in Riverine Food Webs in the Rocky Mountains: Clark Fork River Basin, Montana, U.S.A.

 

2010

  • Matthew Zunker – M.S., 2010 – Dr. Marc Hendrix, Advisor - The Role of Lee Vortices in the Patterns and Processes of Current Ripples in Transitional and Three-Dimensional Flow on the Tidal Sand Flats of Netarts Bay, Oregon
  • Megan Rosenblatt – M.S., 2010 – Dr. George Stanley, Jr., Advisor - Upper Triassic Corals and Carbonate Reef Facies from the Martin Bridge and Hurwal Formations, Wallowa Terrane (Oregon)
  • Tabetha Lynch – M.S., 2010 – Dr. William Woessner, Advisor - Forecasting the Transport and Fate of Pharmaceuticals in Coarse Grained Aquifers
  • Alicia S. Arrigoni - Ph.D., 2010 - Johnnie Moore - The Relative Impact of Human Modifications Versus Climate Change on the Natural Flow Regime of Rivers in the Northern Rocky Mountains, USA
  • Charles Doc Richardson, Ph.D., 2010 - Nancy Hinman - Bio/Organic Compound Detection Using Sodium Sulfate Minerals:  Implications in the Search for Life on Mars and Europa
  • Warren P. Roe, M.S., 2010 - James Sears - Tertiary Sediments of the Big Hole Valley and Pioneer Mountains, Southwestern Montana:  Age, Provenance, and Tectonic Implications
  • John Martin Spritzer, Jr., M.S., 2010 - Steven Sheriff, Structural Characterization of Hydrothermal Systems with High-Resolution Aeromagnetic Data in Yellowstone National Park
  • Lewis A. Kogan – MS, 2010 – Rebecca Bendick – Clarifying the Relation between Lithospheric Strength and Strain Localization in Continental Extension/A Loosening-Limited Model for the Initial Degradation of Fault Scarps, with Application to the 1959 Scarps at Hebgen Lake, MT


2009

  • Bonnie Jean Ertel - M.S., 2009 - Nancy Hinman - Lithofacies and Microfacies of a Fossil Hot Spring System: McGinness Hills, Nevada
  • Anthony J. Farinacci, MS, 2009- Surface Water and Groundwater Exchanges in Fine and Coarse River Bed System and Responses to Initial States of Dam Removal, Milltown, Montana.
  • Scott M. Payne - Ph.D., 2009 - William Woessner – Classification of Aquifers
  • Feeney (McRaven), Chelsea - M.S. 2009 -Marc Hendrix - Cenozoic Evolution of the Gold Creek Basin, Western Montana:  Mapping and Documenting the Geology of the Rock Creek Lake 7.5’ USGS Quadrangle
  • Kotler, Michelle - Ph.D. 2009 - Nancy Hinman - Biosignature Storage in Sulfate Minerals - Natural and Synthetic Investigations of the Jarosite Group Minerals
  • Skudder, Paul A. III - M.S. 2009 - Marc Hendrix - Constraining the Glaciolacustrine History, Hydrostratigraphy, and Structural Framework of the Flathead and Swan Valleys by Mapping Selected Portions of Six USGS 7.5’ Quadrangles in Northwestern Montana
  • Sutherland, Mary - M.S. 2009 - William Woessner - Lithologic and Hydrogeologic Controls on the Occurrence, Transport, and Fate of MTBE in Fine Grained Glacial-Lacustrine Sediments
  • Tenesch, Aaron - M.S. 2009 - Nancy Hinman - The Experimental Silicification of Bacillus Subtilis

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2008

  • Bonnie Gillan, MS, 2008 - Snow Accumulation and Melt Timing at High Elevations in Northwest Montana.
  • Nisha Parmar, MS, 2008 - Channel Migration and Bank Erosion of the Clark Fork River at Grant-Kohrs Ranch N.H.S., Western Montana.
  • Solmaz Mohadjer, MS, 2008 - Under Pressure:  Continental Collision and Earthquake Education in Central Asia.
  • Angie L. Bell, MS, 2008-, Direct and Indirect Modification of Stream Flow in the Flathead River Basin in Northwestern Montana:  Hydrologic Parameter Development and Implementation.
  • Erin M. Haney, MS, 2008- P-T Evolution of the Anaconda Metamorphic Core  Complex, Southwestern Montana.
  • Julian McCune, MS, 2008- Cenozoic Sedimentary Evolution of the Helmville Basin, West Central Montana.
  • Donna L. Smith, MS, 2008- "Redox Pumping" in the near Surface Missoula Aquifer on the Flood Plain of the Clark Fork River:  Surface Water and Groundwater Interactions and Arsenic Related Chemistry at a Compost Facility near a Wastewater Treatment Plant.


2007

  • Johnny MacLean, Ph.D., 2007, New Insights on the SE Siberia - SW Laurentia Rodinia Reconstruction from Detrital Zircon Analyses.
  • Jake Mohrmann, MS, 2007, Controls on Thermal Discharge in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming.
  • Heather Henry, MS, 2007, Investigation of a Triangle Zone Structure between Augusta and Bowman's Corners, Lewis and Clark County, Montana.
  • Emily Ward (Geraghty), Ph.D., 2007, Development of the Rocky Mountain Foreland Basin: Combined Structural, Mineralogical, and Geochemical Analysis of Basin Evolution, Rocky Mountain Thrust Front, Northwest Montana.
  • Mick Bradway, MS, 2007, Stratigraphy and Structural Geometry at the Leading Edge of the Montana Thrust Belt, East of Sun River Canyon, Lewis and Clark and Teton Counties, Montana.
  • Kirstin Burns, MS, 2007, The Effective Viscosity of Ash-Laden Flows.
  • Toby Meierbachtol, MS, 2007, Borehole Measurements of Dynamic Basal Drainage Adjustments During Sliding Accelerations: bench Glacier, Alaska.
  • Mary Sutherland, MS, 2007, Lithologic and Hydrogeologic Controls on the Occurrence, Transport and Fate of MTBE in Fine Grained Glacial-Lacustrine Sediments.
  • Frank Janiszewski, MS, 2007, Seismic Reflection and gravity Constraints on the bedrock Configuration in the greater East Missoula Area.


2006

  • Jessica Bleha, MS, 2006, Development and Application of a MODIS Snowmelt Model in Northwestern Montana.
  • Jason Edwards, M.S., 2006, Evidence for Glacial Outburst Floods Along the Lower Flathead River:  Results from Geologic Mapping, Geomorphologic Analysis, and a Gravity Survey near Polson, Montana.
  • David Tooke, Ph.D., 2006, Transport and Fate of Sulfur in a Kraft Pulp Mill Wastewater Treatment System.
  • Michael Sperazza , Ph.D., 2006, Acquisition and Evaluation of Sedimentologic, Paleomagnetic, and Geochemical Time-Series Data from Flathead Lake , Montana :  Implications for Late Pleistocene and Holocene Paleoclimate.
  • Aaron Fiaschetti, M.S., 2006, Assessment of Ground Water Exchange in Two Stream Channels and Associated Riparian Zones, Jocko Valley, Western Montana.
  • Shawn Naylor, M.S., 2006, The Influence of Glacial Erosion on Landscape Evolution and Basin Morphology in the Bitterroot Mountains , Montana.
  • Jason Braden, M.S., 2006, History of Syn-Glacial and Post-Glacial Sedimentation at the Former Terminus of the Flathead Ice Lobe near Polson , Montana.
  • Joel Brown, M.S., 2006, Spatiotemporal Variations of Englacial Scattering of Radar Within Bench Glacier, a Temperate Glacier in Coastal Alaska.
  • Debbie Bush, M.S. 2006, 3-D Geostatistical Lithofacies Mapping of Ice-Age Flood deposits in a Portion of the Hanford Nuclear Site, Richland, Washington.
  • Edward Salmon, M.S., 2006, Distribution of Pre-Quaternary and Quaternary Geologic Units at the Former Terminus of the Cordilleran Ice Sheet:  Analysis of Map Relations North of Polson , Montana.
  • Laura Strumness, M.S., 2006, Phosphorus Cycling in Octopus Spring, Yellowstone National Park , Wyoming , U.S.A.
  • Andy Bookter, M.S. 2006, Erosional Processes After Wildfires: The Impact of Vegetative Ash and Morphology of Debris Flows.
  • Jonathan Reeve, M.S. 2006, The Role of Moulins in Late Summer Subglacial Hydrology.

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2005

  • Michael Hofmann, Ph.D. 2005, Using Sediments to Infer the Geologic History of Northwestern Montana During and After the Last Glacial Maximum, the Record from Flathead Lake.
  • Garrett Timmerman, M.S. 2005, Constraining temporal relationships between Glacial Lake Missoula, retreat of the Flathead Ice Lobe, and development of the lower Flathead River Valley.
  • Dan Hoffman, M.S. 2005, Effects of Sediment Pulses on Channel Morphology and Sediment transport in a Gravel-Bed River.
  • Michelle Foster M.S. 2005, K-Bentonites of the Middle Proterozoic Belt Supergroup, Western Montana.
  • Amy Bondurant, M.S. 2005, Geologic Mapping and Sedimentologic Analysis of Quaternary Deposits Along the Western Shore of Flathead Lake, Northwest Montana; Documenting the Record of Deglaciation.
  • Amelia Tallman, M.S. 2005, Identifying the Factors Controlling the Sources and Quantity of Water Captured by Municipal Supply Wells in the Highly Conductive Missoula Aquifer, Western Montana.
  • Andrew Caruthers, M.S. 2005, Upper Triassic Carbonates and Scleractinian Corals from Wrangellia and the Alexander Terrane (Alaska and Vancouver Island, Canada): Depositional Environments and Paleobiogeography
  • Robyn Cook, M.S. 2005, Defining River Recharge and the Fate of Arsenic in the Shallow Groundwater System Adjacent to a Losing River, Western Montana.
  • Susan Joy, M.S. 2005, An Investigation of Groundwater Resources and the Transport and Fate of Septic Effluent in a Fractured Rock Aquifer, Western Montana.
  • Ryan Portner, M.S. 2005, Sedimentary and Tectonic Evolution of the Flint Creek Basin, West-central Montana.
  • Rachele Ambrose, M.S. 2005, A Petrologic Study Of The Chamberlain Carbonate, The Newland Limestone, The Helena Formation, And The Wallace Formation Of The Middle Proterozoic Belt Supergroup, Montana


2003 - 2004

  • Nathan Harrison, M.S., 2004, Gravity, Radar And Seismic Investigations To Help Determine Geologic, Hydrologic, And Biologic Relations In The Nyack Valley, Northwestern Montana. (GSA abstract)
  • Erik Katvala, M.S., 2004, Conodont Biostratigraphy and Facies Correlations in an Upper Triassic Island Arc, Keku Strait, Southeast Alaska
  • Cain Diehl, M.S., 2004, Hydrogeological Characteristics and Groundwater/River Exchange in a Gravel-Dominated Floodplain, Middle Fork of the Flathead River, Northwestern Montana.
  • Toby Hewitt, M.S. 2004, Characterization of Impacts to Water Resources of Upper Miller Creek from Septic System Effluent, Missoula County, Montana
  • Jeremy Stalker, M.S., 2004, Seismic And Gravity Investigation Of Sediment Depth, Bedrock Topography, And Faulting In The Tertiary Drummond-Hall Basin, Western Montana. (GSA abstract)
  • Layaka Mann, M.S., 2004, An Examination of the Contact Metamorphic Aureole of the Garnet Stock, Garnet-Coloma Area, Montana
  • Matt Affolter, M.S., 2004, On The Nature Of Volcanic Lithic Fragments: Definition, Source, And Evolution.
  • Danielle Hughes, M.S., 2004, Spatial Distribution And Temporal Variation of Trace Metals In Sediments Of A Mine Impacted River Basin: Clear Creek California
  • John Mocko, M.S., 2004 Spatial and Temporal Variation of Mercury and Other Heavy Metals in a Stream Contaminated by Historic Mining: Silver Bow Creek, Silver Bow County, Montana
  • Noel Philip, M.S., 2004, Ground Penetrating Radar And Seismic Refraction As Tools To Characterize Shallow Subsurface Conditions On Tongass National Forest, Alaska (GSA abstract)
  • Toby Hewitt, M.S., 2004, Characterization of Impacts to Water Resources of Upper Miller Creek from Septic System Effluent, Missoula County, Montana
  • John Mocko, M.S., 2004, Spatial and Temporal Distribution of Mercury and Other Heavy Metals in a Stream Contaminated by Historic Mining, Silver Bow Creek, Silver Bow County, Montana
  • Emily Godfrey, M.S., 2004, Screening Level Study of Pharmaceuticals in Septic Tanks, Ground Water and Surface Water in Missoula, Montana
  • John Metesh, Ph.D., 2003, Geochemical Evolution of Flooding Mine Waters in a Zoned, Sulfide-Hosted Ore Deposit, Summit Valley Mining District, Butte, Montana.
  • Erik Burtis, M.S., 2003, Neoproterozoic Sills and Dikes in Northwestern Montana: Implications for Magmatic Activity Associated with Early Windermere Rifting.
  • Rebecca Kunz, M.S., 2003, The Alkalic Intrusions of Garrison, Montana: A Possible Extension of the Central Montana Alkalic Province.
  • Chris Hawkins, M.S., 2003, Imaging the Shallow Subsurface Using Ground Penetrating Radar at the Nyack Floodplain, Western Montana.
  • Adam Johnson, M.S., 2003, Preliminary Hydrogeological and Geophysical Investigation of Preferential Flow Zones in a Gravel-Dominated Floodplain, Northwest Montana.

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2000 - 2002

  • Kevin Loustaunau, M.S., 2002, Transport And Fate Of Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether (Mtbe) In A Flood Plain Aquifer And A Stream Interface, Ronan, Montana.
  • Jesse MCretaceous Through Paleocene Retreat Of The Cretaceous Western Interior Seaway And Initiation Of Laramide Uplifts.
  • Matt Vitale, M.S., 2002, Factors Controlling The Formation Of Mineral Precipitatespan>
  • Ben Swanson, M.S., 2002, Bank erosion and Metal Loading in a Contaminated Floodplain System, Upper Clark Fork River Valley, Montana.
  • Jan Shifflett, M.S., 2002, The Effect of Discharge Variation on Suspended Sediment and Particulate Contaminant Transport Through Milltown Reservoir, Montana
  • Natalie Morrow, M.S., 2002, Characterization Of The Lithostratigraphic Factors Controlling Petroleum Hydrocarbon Migration In A Portion Of The Missoula Valley Aquifer, Missoula, Montana
  • Andrew Urie, M.S., 2002, SeStratigraphy, Minosits Of The Wind River Basin, West-Central Wyoming
  • Melanie Kay, M.S., 2002, An Analysis Of Metals Profiles In Sediment Cores From Flathead Lake, Montana: Evidence Of Anthropogenic Pollution Or Just Wishful Thinking?
  • Brian Boer, M.S., 2002, Septic-Derived Nutrient Loading To The Groundwater And Surface Water In Lolo, Montana
  • John Corkery, M.S., 2002, Petrography, Mineralogy, And Geochemistry Of The Picket Pin Pge Deposit, Stillwater Complex, Montana
  • Molly Johnson, M.S., 2002, The Fate of Sewage Effluent Nutrients Applied to Coarse-Grained Soils by Sprinkler Irrigation
  • David Nyquest, M.S., 2001, A Bedrock Model Of The Hellgate Canyon And Bandmann Flats Area, Montana Through Constrained Inversion Of Gravity Data
  • Sonia Nagorski, Ph.D., 2001, Spatial And Temporal Variation In The Geochemistry Of Several Western Montana Streams And Rivers
  • Matt Reeves, M.S., 2001, Hic Controls On ThManagement, Swan Valley, Montana
  • Karl Pracht, M.S., 2001, Flow And Aquifer Parameter Evaluation Using Ground-Water Age, Geochemical Tools And Numerical Modeling; Missoula Aquifer, Western Montana
  • Noah Hughes, M.S., 2001, Tectonic Significance Of Early Cambrian (And Older?) Eagle Bay Assemblage, Vavenby Area, South-Central British Columbia
  • Temple McKinnon, M.S., 2001, Sources And Seasonal Variability Of Metal And Arsenic Concentrations In the Surface Water Of The Clark Fork River Basin, Montana
  • Stephen Moss, M.S., 2001, Magma Mingling As A TTo Explosive Siliic Magmas In The Eastern Bearpaw Mountains, Montana
  • Heather Perry, M.S., 2001, Sources And Pathways Of Bacterial Contamination Of Groundwater Resources Within A Rural Montana Subdivision
  • Adam Perine, M.S., 2001, Examination Of Septic Effluent Denitrification In Natural and Sawdust-Augmented Soils Of The Missoula Valley, Western Montana
  • Geoff Gilbert, M.S., 2001, Exploration, Characterization, And Analysis Of An Economically Viable Brick-Clay Deposit In Montana
  • Tom Michalek, M.S., 2001, Quantifying Impacts To A Floodplain Grer System From Large-Scale Sand And Gravel Mining
  • Diane Friend, M.S. 2000, Flexural Rigidity of the Northern Rocky Mountains: Relationship to Crustal Domains and Deformational Style
  • Matt O'Brien, M.S 2000, Stratigraphic analysis of the Albian-Campanian Colorado Group within the Clark Fork Depression near Garrison, Montana.
  • Brian Priest M.S. 2000, Structural and Paleomagnetic Study of Thrust Rotation of a Late Cretaceous Sill, Gibson Reservoir, Bob Marshall Wilderness, Montana
  • Carla E. Brock, M.S. 2000, Holocene Sand Compositions from the Columbia River Basin: Compositional Diversity of Sediment from a Mixed-Provenance Region
  • Tyrrell, Christa-Marie, M.S. 2000, Groundwater-Stream Interaction in a Placer-Mined Watershed: An Investigation of Elk Creek, Montana
  • Borrell, Joshua K., M.S. 2000, Sedimentary Record of Upper Cretaceous through Tertiary Tectonism, Northeastern Crazy Mountains Basin, Central Montana
  • Anna Breuninger, M.S., 2000, Effects of Floodplain Remediation on Bed Sediment Contamination in the Upper Clark Fork River Basin, Montana
  • Jeanie Yarnell, M.S., 2000, Paleontology of Two North American Triassic Reef Faunas: Implications for Terrane Paleogeography>
  • Warren Phillips, M.S. 2000, Sulfide Chemistry and Potential Toxicity of Sediments at a Coal-Mine-Pit-Lake in Southeastern Montana.
  • Jeff Fink, M.S. 2000, Characterization of the One-Dimensional Transport of the Bacteriophage MS2 in a Coarse-Grained Vadose Zone Beneath a Septic Drainfield

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1988 - 1999

  • Treavor Kendall, M.S., 1999, Early Diagenesis of Thermal Spring Deposits
  • Mary A. Beck, M.S., 1999 - Sedimentologic and Tectonic Characterization of Mesozoic Strata, Noyon Uul Syncline, Southern Mongolia
  • Eric M. Roberts, M.S., 1999 - Sedimentology, Taphonomy, and Alluvial Sequence Stratigraphy of the Two Medicine Formation (Campanian) near Choteau, Montana
  • David J. Johnson, Ph.D., 1999 - Sedimentary Structures and Facies in the Helena and Wallace Formations, Middle Proterozoic, Belt Supergroup, Montana
  • Jeffrey K. Johnson, M.S., 1999 - Contaminant and Hazardous Material Characterization for the Abandoned Paragon Mine Site, Shoshone County, Idaho
  • Thomas Johannesmeyer, M.S., 1999 - Magma Mixing and Mingling in the Late Cretaceous Ringing Rocks pluton, Jefferson County, Montana, and Implications for the generation of the Boulder Batholith
  • Rene Foehl, M.S. 1999, Uranium-and Silver-Bearing Veins in the Sunshine Mine, Coeur D'Alene District, Idaho: A Genetic Relationship?
  • Ruth Lerman, M.S., 1999 - High Temperature Fluids and Calcite Vein Formation in the Montana Disturbed Belt, West-Central Montana
  • Betsy Cunningham, M.S., 1999 - Petrogenesis of the Adel Mountains Volcanic Field, Central Montana.
  • Matthew Gibson, M.S., 1999 - Hydrothermal Water/Groundwater Interaction: A Comparative Study of Electromagnetic Terrain-Conductivity Mapping and Standard Hydrogeochemical Techniques.
  • Jenni Demonge, M.S. 1999, Streambed Armoring in Iron Spring Creek, Yellowstone National Park Ground Water-Surface Water Interactions
  • Jon Carlson, M.S. 1999, Geology and Mineralization of the West Butte Intrusive Complex, Sweet Grass Hills, Northern-Central Montana.
  • Lauer, Dan, M.S., 1998 - Hydrothermal Copper and Platinum Group Element Mineralization in the Revais Creek Intrusion, Flathead Indian Reservation, West-Central Montana
  • Goodwin, David, M.S., 1998 - Paleontology, Paleoecology, And Depositional Environments Within The Upper Triassic (Norian) Carbonate Strata of The Antimonio Formation, Northwest Sonora, Mexic
  • Meckel, Tip, M.S., 1998 - Assessing sedimentary architecture using ground-penetrating radar: Cretaceous Bootlegger Member, Blackleaf Formation, Central Montana
  • Gould, Randall J., M.S., 1998 - A hydrologic evaluation of lower Ninemile Creek, Montana
  • Mickey, Jeremy W., M.S., 1998 - The effects of discharge variation on dissolved element concentrations through Milltown Rreservoir, Montana
  • Schafer, Carl M., M.S., 1998 - High grade metamorphism, melting, and migmatization in the Bitterroot Range, Montana-Idaho
  • Stewart, Anne M., M.S., 1998 - Groundwater quantity and quality of the Eight Mile, Ravalli County, Montana
  • Waddell, Amy M., M.S., 1998 - Cordilleran partitioning and foreland basin evolution as recorded by the sedimentation and stratigraphy of the Upper Cretaceous Carten Creek and Golden Spike Formations, central-western Montana
  • Wilson, Cindy L., M.S., 1998 - Hydrogen peroxide diel cycling in surface geothermal waters: possible formation through metal redox cycling
  • Castro, James M., Ph.D., 1998 - Pit lakes: their geochemistry and the potential for their remediation
  • Catherine A. Evans, M.S., 1997 - A Constrained Gravity Model of the Central Missoula Valley and Shape of the Ninemile Fault
  • Kelly Brunt, M.S., 1997 - Paleomagnetic Investigation of the Lower Cretaceous Kootenai Formation, Western Montana
  • Sonia Nagorski, M.S., 1997 - Impacts by Acidic, Metals-rich Groundwater on The Hyporheric Zone of an Intermontane Stream
  • Josh Distler, M.S., 1997 - Paleomagnetic and Structural Analyses of the Wallowa Terrane, Northeast Oregon and West-central Idaho: a Re-evaluation of The Salmon River Suture Zone
  • Jennifer Menges, M.S., 1997 - Investigation of Temporal Changes of Heavy Metal Concentrations in Sediments and Water of the Blackfoot River, Montana
  • Devin Shay, M.S., 1997 - An Investigation of the Hydrogeology and Geochemistry of a Floodplain Aquifer System Impacted by Mine Tailings, Silver Bow Creek, Montana
  • Robert Ward, M.S., 1997 - The Distribution and Occurrence of Radon in the Missoula Valley Aquifer
  • Steen Simonsen, M.S., 1997 - 40ar/39ar Ages of Eocene Dikes and the Age of Extension in a Tertiary Magmatic Arc, Idaho and Montana
  • Stephen Porder, M.S., 1997 - Metamorphism and Metasomatism in the Lower Prichard Formation: a Petrologic, Geochemical and Thermobarometric Study of The Lowermost Member of the Belt/purcell Supergroup
  • William Harris, M.S., 1997 - Defining Benefit and Hazard: Distribution of Upper and Lower Tertiary Formations on the Northeast Flank of the Missoula Valley, Montana
  • Elizabeth Landrigan, M.S., 1997 - The Effect of Bed Sediment Remobilization On Metal Concentrations: a Study of Ice Jams on the Clark Fork River, Montana
  • Derek Sjostrom, M.S., 1997 - Lower-middle Jurassic Through Lower Cretaceous Sedimentology, Stratigraphy, and Tectonics of Western Mongolia
  • Glenna Drake, M.S., 1997 - Long Term Variability of Trace Metal Concentrations in Fine-grained Sediment of the Upper Clark Fork River, Montana
  • YiQiang Zhang, Ph.D., 1997 - Fate of Selenium in Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Montana
  • Quinn Kiley, M.S., 1997 - Poliovirus, Bacteriophage, and Bromide Transport Through a Coarse-grained Aquifer, Western Montana
  • Bruce Lauerman, M.S., 1997 - Virus Occurrence and Transport in a Cold-water, Sand and Gravel Aquifer, Frenchtown, Montana
  • Derek Feeback, M.S., 1997 - Stratigraphy and Sedimentation of the Chamberlain Formation-newland Formation Boundary, Lower Belt Supergroup (Middle Proterozoic), Central Montana
  • Lorin Amidon, M.S., 1997 - Paleoclimate Study of Eocene Fossil Woods and Associated Paleosol from the Gallatin Petrified Forest, Sw Gallatin National Forest, Montana
  • Jonathan King, M.S., 1997 - A Volcaniclastic Sedimentary Facies Analysis of The Two Medicine Formation, Wolf Creek, Montana

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  • BRICK, CHRISTINE, Temporal Geochemical Processes in Metal Partitioning and Mobilization between Water and Substrate in the Clark Fork River, Montana. Ph.D. 1996
  • WARNER, JON, Cenozoic Geologic History of the Ruby River Basin and Vicinity, Southwestern Montana. M.S. 1996
  • Cindy McIlveen, M.S., 1996 - an Anomalous Platinum Group Element Occurrence Below the Jm Reef, Stillwater Complex, Montana
  • SMELTZER, JERDA, Determination of Ammonia Release from Cyanobacterial Mats: Implications for Early Diagenetic Solution Chemistry. M.S. 1996
  • LUCY, JULIETTE Geochemical Controls and Metals Partioning in the Vadose Zone and Shallow Ground Water Zone of a Highly Contaminated Floodplain Along Silver Bow Creek, Silver Bow County, Montana. M.S. 1996
  • McCAMANT, T. The Role of the Groundwater System in Controlling Nutrient Loading of a Pristine Trout Stream, Eastern, Montana. M.S. 1996
  • HELGEN STEVEN O., Natural Background Determination and Impact Quantification in Trace Metal Contaminated River Sediments. M.S. 1995
  • PARKER, DAVID B., The Geology, Petrology, and Volcanic History of the Crater Mountain Volcanic Complex, Lewis and Clark County, Montana. M.S. 1995
  • LAMBERT, SEAN T., Fate and Transport of Halogenated Aliphatic Compounds Associated with Septic System Effluent in an Un-confined Alluvial Ground Water System. M.S. 1995
  • KING, JEFFREY J., The Cumulative Effects of Septic System Disposal on Groundwater Quality in Selected Portions of Missoula County, Montana. M.S. 1995
  • ERTEL, BONNIE J. Lithofacies of a Fossil Hot Spring System: McGinness Hills, Nevada. M.S. 1995
  • LI, JINLIANG A Study of the Effects of Organic Matter on Silica Diagenesis Using Geochemical Modeling. M.S. 1995
  • SMART, ERIC Hydrogeology of the Upper Clark Fork River Floodplain, Warm Springs, Montana River Water/Ground Water in a Contaminated Floodplain. M.S. 1995
  • POAGE, MICHAEL Hydration, Metamorphism, and Diabase- Granophyre Relations in a Thick Basaltic Sill Emplaced into Wet Sediments, Western Montana. M.S. 1995
  • BENNER, SHAWN G. Geochemical Processes in a Transition Zone Between Surface Water and Acidic, Metal-Rich Groundwater. M.S.1994
  • BOGGS, SALLY J. Temporal and Spatial Variability of Metal Concentrations in Fine-Grained Bed Sediments and Benthic Insect Larvae of the Clark Fork River, Montana. M.S. 1994
  • JEPSON, WAYNE E. Lateral and Vertical Zonation of Clay Minerals and Associated Alteration Products at the Hog Heaven Mine and Ole Hill Deposit, Hog, Heaven Mining District, Flathead County Montana, M.S. 1994
  • FAROOQUI, MOHAMMAD A. Petrology and Provenance of the Middle Proterozoic Bonner Formation and Its Correlatives, Belt Supergroup, Montana, Idaho, and Washington, Ph.D. 1994
  • GESTRING, SCOTT L. The Interaction of the Clark Fork River and the Hellgate Valley Aquifer Near Milltown, Montana, M.S. 1994
  • PHILLIPS, PERRI ANN. Surface Water and Groundwater Interactions in Pingo Ponds of the Mission Valley, Montana, M.S. 1994
  • GASKIN, CATHERINE, Crustal structure of the Northern Rocky Mountains based on gravity interpretation. M.S. 1994
  • CRAIG, WILLIAM H. Groundwater-Surface Water Interactions along the Beaverhead River, Near Dillon, Montana, M.S. 1994
  • RACENET, PAUL D. Geology of the Mineralized Kendall Breccia Bodies, with Emphasis on the Muleshoe Breccia Body, Northern Moccasin Mountains, Fergus County, Montana M.S. 1994
  • ENGINEER, VIRAF E. Apparent Dispersion of a Contaminant Plume Under Transient Groundwater Flow Conditions. M.S. 1994
  • SAVKA, MICHAEL W. Processes Affecting the Transport of Arsenic in the Madison and Missouri Rivers, Montana. M.S. 1993
  • FORD, JAMES F. Transport and Fate of Dense Non-Aqueous Phase Liquids in an Alluvial and Karst/Fractured Aquifer, Valley and Ridge Province, Mid- Eastern United States, M.S. 1993
  • YOUNG, ANDREW A. Sheetflood Sedimentology and Stratigraphy of the Middle Proterozoic Revett Formation,Scotchman Peak Proposed Wilderness Area, Montana. M.S. 1993
  • ELLSWORTH, PETER Alteration and Mineralization of the Copper Cliff Prospect, Garnet Range, Montana. M.S. 1993
  • MADISON, JAMES P. Hydrologic Model of an Intermontane Basin,Helena Valley, Western Montana. M.S. 1993
  • SMITH, MONTE P. The Geology and Geomorphology of Lobo Mesa: Evidence of Middle Miocene Volcanism and Quaternary Tectonism in the Gravelly Range, Montana. M.S. 1993
  • SMITH, MONTE P. The Geology and Geomorphology of Lobo Mesa: Evidence of Middle Miocene Volcanism and Quaternary Tectonism in the Gravelly Range, Montana. M.S. 1993
  • ANDERSON, ROBERT, Hydrogeology of the Swan River Oxbow Preserve Area, Lake County, Montana. M.S. 1992
  • GARSON, YVES N., Cenozoic Volcanism and Extensional Tectonics of the Timber Hill Map Area, Southwestern Montana: Disruption of a Neogene Paleovalley. M.S. 1992
  • REICHL, PAVEL J., Petrology and Geochemistry of the Peridotite Zone in the West Fork Area, Stillwater Complex, Montana. PhD 1992
  • RIDDELL, JANET, Structure, Stratigraphy and Contact Relationshipsin Mesozoic Volcanic and Sedimentary Rocks, east of Pemberton, Southwestern British Columbia. M.S. 1992
  • SMITH, CLIFFORD, The Hydrogeology of the Central and Northwestern Missoula Valley. M.S. 1992
  • STRINGER, ARTHUR, Hydrogeologic Investigation of the Former Burlington Northern Fueling Site, Misssoula, MT. M.S. 1992
  • TURECK-SCHWARTZ, KATHLEEN R., The Association of Alkalic and Subalkalic Rocks in the Bearpaw Mountains, Montana. M.S. 1992
  • BILLINGS, JAMES G. Lithostratigraphy and Conodont Bio- stratigraphy of the Grove Creek Dolomite Member of the Snowy Range Formation (Cambrian-Ordovician), Big Snowy Mountains, Montana. M.S. 1992
  • HELM, CORA TERRELL Magmatic Differentiation of Square Butte Laccolith, Central Montana Alkalic Province. M.S. 1992
  • ORT, KATHLEEN M. Ductile Strain and Thrust Fault Developmentin the Jocko Mountains, West-Central Montana. M.S. 1992
  • RYAN, PETER E., Structural Variations in Illite and Chlorite in the Belt Supergroup, Western Montana and Northern Idaho. M.S. 1991
  • STICKNEY, ALICIA, Stratigraphy and Sedimentology of Baicalia-Conophyton Cycles, Helena Formation, (Middle Proterozoic Belt Supergroup) Northwest Montana. M.S. 1991
  • JOLLY, ARTHUR D., Thrust Sheet Rotation Along the Rocky Mountain Front, West-Central Montana. M.S. 1991
  • MILLER, ROSS D., A Numerical Flow Model of the Missoula Aquifer: Interpretation of Aquifer Properties and River Interaction. M.S. 1991
  • REYNOLDS, PAT, Structural Geology of the Blackfoot Thrust System in the Cramer Creek Area, Missoula County Montana. M.S. 1991
  • WYLIE, ALLAN H. Hydrologic Investigation of Durr and McDonald Swamps, Teton County, Montana. M.S. 1991
  • BORRASTERO, RAUL, Gold Mineralization at the American GirlB-Zone Mine, Caro Muchacho Mountains, Southeastern California. M.S. 1990
  • BUCKLEY, STEPHEN. Ductile Extension in a Late Cretaceous Fold and Thrust Belt, Granite County, West-Central Montana. M.S. 1990
  • DOUGHTY, PAUL T. Paleomagnetism of Eocene Dikes from the Bitterroot Metamorphic Core Complex: Clockwise Crustal Rotation During Tertiary Evolution. M.S. 1990
  • FURNISS, GEORGE. Gas bubble and Expansion Crack Origin of "Molar Tooth" Calcite Structures in Middle Proterozoic Belt Supergroup, Western Montana. M.S. 1990
  • GUNCKEL, KRISTIN. Intrusion Emplacement and Thrust- Faulting, Pioneer Mountains, Beaverhead County, Montana. M.S. 1990
  • MCCARTY, DOUG. Burial diagenesis in Two Non-Marine Tertiary Basins, Southwestern Montana. M.S. 1990.
  • MCROBERTS, CHRIS. Systematic Paleontology, Stratigraphic Occurrence, and Paleoecology of Halobid Bivalves from the Martin Bridge Formation (Upper Triassic),Wallowa Terrane, Oregon. M.S. 1990.
  • MCROBERTS, CHRIS. Systematic Paleontology, Stratigraphic Occurrence, and Paleoecology of Halobid Bivalves from the Martin Bridge Formation (Upper Triassic),Wallowa Terrane, Oregon. M.S. 1990.

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  • BAYUK, DANA S. Hydrogeology of the Lower Hayes Creek Drainage Basin, Western Montana. M.S. 1989
  • GUNDERSON, JAY A. Paleomagnetism of the Late Cretaceous-Paleocene Adel Mountain Volcanics, west central Montana. M.S. 1989
  • STRAYER, LUTHER M. Direction and Shear Sense During Suturing of the Seven Devils/Wallowa Terrane Against North America in Western Idaho: implications of large scale west-directed thrusting along the Western Idaho Suture Zone. M.S. 1989
  • WELLS, KENNETH. Digital Filtering and Modeling of the Gravity Field of the Bitterroot Valley, western Montana. M.S. 1989.
  • HANNEMAN, DEBRA. Cenozoic Basin Evolution in a Part of Southwestern Montana. Ph.D 1989
  • BRAUN, ERIC R. Epithermal and Hot-Spring Gold-Silver Deposits, Republic Mining District,Ferry County, Washington. Ph.D. 1989.
  • CRONNIN, CHRIS. Stratigraphy and Sedimentation of the Ravalli Group (Middle Proterozoic Belt Supergroup) in the Mission, Swan, and Flathead Ranges, Northwest Montana. M.S. 1989
  • GRIFFIN, JOE, Structural Style in a Left-Lateral Thrust Ramp Zone, Bearmouth, Montana. M.S. 1989
  • MAKEPEACE, SETH, Simulation of Ground Water Flow in a Coarse-Grained Alluvial Aquifer in the Jocko Valley, Flathead Indian Reservation, Montana. M.S. 1989
  • PAYNE, SCOTT M. Modeling of Hydrogeologic Conditions and GroundWater Quality at an Oil Well Reserve Pit, Richland County, Montana. M.S. 1989
  • POPE, MICHAEL. Depositional Environments and TectonicSetting of the Lower Cambrian Rosella Formation,Cassiar Mountains, North-Central British Columbia. M.S. 1989
  • ROGERS, RAYMOND, Taphonomy of Three Monospecific Dinosaur Bone Beds in the Late Cretaceous Two Medicine Formation, Northwestern Montana: Evidence for Dinosaur Mass Mortality Related to Episodic Drought. M.S. 1989
  • PERRY, WILLIAM M. Migration and Degradation of Dissolved Gasoline in a Highly Transmissive, Unconfined Gravel and Cobble Aquifer: A Study of the Champion Missoula Sawmill Spill, Missoula, Montana. M.S. 1988
  • ANGELONI, LINDA M. The role of water in the formation of granulite and amphibolite facies rocks, Tobacco Root Mountains, Montana. M.S. 1988
  • BROOK, EDWARD J. Particle-size and chemical control of metals in Clark Fork River bed sediment. M.S. 1988
  • BROOKS, REBEKAH. Distribution and concentration of metals in sediments and water of the Clark Fork River floodplain, Montana. M.S. 1988
  • KRUGER, JOHN M. Late Proterozoic and Early Cambrian structural setting of western Montana and the stratigraphy and depositional environment of the Flathead sandstone in west- central Montana. M.S. 1988
  • LAZUK, RAYMOND. The relationship between electrical resistivity and hydraulic conductivity in fractured bedrock aquifers in western Montana. M.S. 1988
  • THOMPSON, WILLIAM R. Hydrogeology of the Jocko Valley, west-central Montana. M.S. 1988
  • UDALOY, ANNE G. Arsenic mobilization in response to the draining and filling of the reservoir at Milltown, Montana. M.S. 1988
  • UTHMAN, WILLIAM. Hydrogeology of the Hamilton North and Corvallis quadrangles, Bitterroot Valley, southwestern Montana. M.S. 1988
  • POTTINGER, MICHAEL H. The source, fate and movement of herbicides in an unconfined sand and gravel aquifer in Missoula, Montana. M.S. 1988
  • SIXT, KAREN C. Temperature of deformation and minimum amount of transport in the Bitterroot mylonite zone, Bitterroot Range, Montana. M.S. 1988
  • WOGSLAND, KAREN L. The effect of urban storm water injection of Class V wells on the Missoula aquifer, Missoula, Montana. M.S. 1988
  • ACKMAN, BRADFORD C. The stratigraphy and sedimentology of the Middle Proterozoic Snowslip Formation in the Lewis, Whitefish and Flathead Ranges, northwest Montana. M.S. 1988
  • FOLGER, PETER F. The geology and mineralization at the Omar copper prospect, Baird Mountains quadrangle, Alaska. M.S. 1988

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