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M.A. Theses

Name Year   Title Advisor    
Lang, Gretchen  2016 "Difference in the mouth": alimentality, matter and the meaning of foodways Oakes
McCurdy, Adam  2016 Simulated climate adaptation in stormwater conveyance structures. Travis
Andrus, Robert  2015 Influences of an active spruce beetle outbreak on fire severity Thomas Veblen in spruce-fir forests in southern Colorado Veblen
Baker, Emily  2015 Quantifying forest mortality with the remote sensing of snow Molotch
Counter, Max  2015 La Doble Condicion: Physical Impairment and Internal Displacement in Colombia Dunn
Frydenlund, Shae  2015 Labor stories from Solukhumbu: case studies of Khaling indigenous discourse and situational Sherpa identity Yeh
Adams, Hallie  2014 Linking Topography, Hydrology, Climate, and Ecology in Semi-arid Forest: Within Catchment Annual Tree Growth and Water Use Efficiency Barnard
Burns, Margaret  2014 Hillslope Dissolved Organic Matter Transport and Transformation in a Semi-arid Headwater Catchment Barnard
Clifford, Katherine  2014 Knowing Climate: Examining Climate Knowledges in the Gunnison Basin Travis
Cowley, Austin  2014 Losing Value: the Problem of Humanitarian Order in a Georgian IDP Camp Dunn
Crawford, Alexander  2014 A New Look at the Summer Arctic Frontal Zone Serreze
Hafich, Katya  2014 Of Microbes and Men: Determining Sources of Nitrate in a High Alpine Catchment in the Front Range of Colorado and Science Outreach on Alpine Hydrology Williams
Hurley, Allison  2014 Comparison and Validation of Arctic Precipitation Fields from three Atmospheric Reanalyses: CFSR, MERRA, ERA-INTERIM Serreze
Lee, Ahn  2014 Reconceptualizing Environmental Migration: Empirical Findings from Downscaled Estimates of Drought in Rural Mexico Riosmena
Rumble, Ashley  2014 Law, Space, and Gendered Vulnerability: A Critique of VAWA's Jurisdictional Fix in Indian Country Jan
Akeson, Cole  2013 Scale, Funding and the Law in Ukraine: Delocalizing Organizations and Impoverishing Movements Dunn
Alvarez, Claudio  2013 Influence of climate variability on radial growth of Nothofagus pumilio near altitudinal treeline in the Andes of northern Patagonia, Chile Veblen
Anderson, Scott  2013 Sediment Fluxes in a Changing Climate: Tahoma Creek Over Daily to Centennial Time-Scales Pitlick
Brayden, Benjamin  2013 Mountain Pine Beetle Impacts on Tree Resources and Growth Release in Lodgepole Pine Dominated Subalpine Forest Beatty
DeBoom, Meredith  2013 Namibian Resources for Namibians? Politics and Geopolitics of Foreign Investment in Namibia's Extractive Industries O'Loughlin
Amante, Chris  2012 Accuracy of interpolated bathymetric digital elevation models Abdalati
Bartmess, Jennifer  2012 Securitization in Yemen, 2000-2010: Shifting Geographies of Political Contention O'Loughlin
Gleason, Mike  2012 Modeling Pixel Level Error in Fine-Resolution Digital Elevation Models: A Regression-Based Approach Buttenfield
Grant, Glenn  2012 An analysis of Greenland ice sheet albedo variability using 25 years of AVHRR polar pathfinder data Serreze
Jochem, Warren  2012 Child Mortality from Lower Respiratory Infections and the Effect of Arsenic-contaminated Drinking Water in Rural Bangladesh Root
Kelly, Patrick  2012 Subsurface Evolution: Characterizing the physical and geochemical changes in weathered bedrock of Lower Gordon Gulch, Boulder Creek Critical Zone Observatory Anderson
Martin, Nathanael  2012 Investigation of Multi-Decadal Outlet Glacier Surface Ice Velocities in Greenland Abdalati
Meromy, Leah  2012 Subalpine Snowpack-Climate Manipulation and Modeling Experiment at Niwot Ridge, CO and Valles Caldera National Preserve, NM Molotch
Oppold (Huisenga), Mary  2012 Exceedance of Colorado Stream Temperature Standards: The Effects of Effluent and a Warming Climate Travis
Perrot, Danielle  2012 Nitrate Export Response to Spatially Distributed Snowmelt in Alpine Catchments Molotch
Rowen, Ian  2012 Chinese Tourists in Taiwan: Tourism and State Territoriality Oakes
Bock, Andrew  2011 Multiscale landform characterization for land use evaluation using fuzzy sets Leyk
Butterworth, Brian  2011 A climatological study of the relationship between alpine treeline and thermally-driven upslope winds on Niwot Ridge, Colorado Blanken
Gangwer, Kristin  2011 Dryness and Desperate Measures: The Implications of Land Tenure on Rocky Mountain Ranchers' Drought Experiences and Behaviors Travis
Hicks, Julia  2011 Invasion success of the exotic weevil (Rhinocyllus Conicus) at high elevations in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado Beatty
Kass, Amanda  2011 Rebuilding Haiti? Discourses of Development and Security in Post-Earthquake Haiti Bryan
Kroepsch, Adrianne  2011 Environmental Conflict at the Energy-Water Nexus Williams
Maclaurin, Galen  2011 Mapping perceptions of safety and danger in Medellin, Columbia: A study in the perceptual geography of urban crime Foote
Petrzelka, Jennifer  2011 The Effects of a Climate Manipulation Experiment on Snow Properties, Snow Surface Energy Balance, and Soil Temperature and Moisture Along an Elevation Gradient on NIwot Ridge, Colorado Williams
Schubert, Amelia  2011 Contesting Koreanness: Migration as a challenge to the ethnic identity of the Korean Chinese Oakes
Sheehan, Connor  2011 Migration and Informal versus Formal Business Creation in Mexico Riosmena
Anderson-Tarver , Christopher  2010 Generalizing a Swamp-Marsh Databaase Using Texture Buttenfield
Cowie, Rory  2010 The Hydrology of Headwater Catchments from the Plains to the Continental Divide, Boulder Creek Watershed, Colorado Williams
Korn, David  2010 Glacier and Climate Fluctuations in South-Central Alaska as Observed through the PTAA Model Barry
LaGreca, Tony  2010 Fine Grain Sediment Transport over a Course Grain Gravel Bed Pitlick
Parman, Jordan  2010 Climatological and Elevational Controls on Organic and Inorganic Nutrients in Stream Waters, Boulder Creek Watershed, Colorado Front Range Williams
Parsons, Mark  2010 Data for Modelers - Helping Understand the Climate System Buttenfield
Raudzens Bailey, Adriana  2010 Attribution of Wintertime Inversion Frequencies to Synoptic Circulation in the U.S. Southwest Barry
Booker, Stephanie  2009 Correctly and Consistently Christian: Medical Missionaries and Lutheran HIV Prevention in Arusha, Tanzania Goldman
Chapman, Teresa  2009 Spatio-temporal patterns of mountain pine beetle activity in lodgepole and ponderosa pines of the southern Rocky Mountains Veblen
Knowles, John  2009 Meteorological Controls on the Seasonal Exchange of Water and Carbon Dioxide from High-Elevation Alpine Tundra at Niwot Ridge, Colorado Blanken
Koch, Natalie  2009 Nation-Building, Geopolitics, and the Andijon Uprising: Securitizing Discourses in Uzbekistan O'Loughlin
Longenecker, H.E.  2009 An Evaluation of the Hazus-MH Coastal Flood Model Travis
Malm, Kerry  2009 Temperature Influences on Phenology and Population Growth of Mountain Pine Beetle Populations in Northern Colorado Veblen
McGrath, Daniel  2009 Sediment Plumes in Sondre Stromfjord, Greenland as a proxy for runoff from the Greenland Ice Sheet Steffen
Sampson, Kevin  2009 Shallow Firn Layer Climatology Derived from Greenland Climate Network Automatic Weather Station Data Steffen
Schwarz, Jessica  2009 Travelling off the Beaten Path? A Look at the Burgeoning Community-Based Ecotourism Industry in Tanzania Goldman
Sharp, Kevin  2009 The Influence of Landfall Variation on Tropical Cyclone Losses in the United States as Simulated by Hazus Travis

PhD Dissertations

Name Year   Title Advisor    
Jochem, Warren  2016 Social and spatio-temporal patterns of arsenic exposure and the impacts on respiratory health in rural Bangladesh Root
Rowen, Ian  2016 The Geopolitics of Tourism: mobilities, territory and protest in Taiwan and China. Oakes
Anderson-Tarver, Christopher  2015 Crisis Mapping the 2010 Earthquake in OpenStreetMap Haiti Buttenfield
Auger, Mason  2015 Boundless, Wild and Free: An Exploration of human-wildlife ecologies in Greater Yellowstone. Bryan
Gartner, Meredith  2015 The occurrence, severity and interaction of mountain pine beetle and wildfire in the Colorado Front Range Veblen
Humphrey, Jamie  2015 Neighborhood Effects on Behavioral and Educational Trajectories of U.S. Children and Adolescents Root
Knowles, John  2015 Spacio-temporal patterns of soil respiration and the age of respired carbon from high-elevataion alpine tundra. Blanken
Maclaurin, Galen  2015 Reverse engineering the National Land Cover Database: a machine learning algorithm for extending land cover data in the spatial and temporal domains. Leyk
Moukomla, Sitthisak  2015 The estimation of the surface energy balance of the North American Laurentian Great Lakes using satellite remote sensing and Merra reanalysis Blanken
Moussavi, Mahsa  2015 Quantifying supraglacial lake volumes on the Greenland ice sheet from spaceborne optical sensors Abdalati
Petchprayoon, Pakorn  2015 Analysis of Climate Change Impacts on the Surface Energy Balance of Lake Huron. (Estimation of Surface Energy Balance Components: Remote Sensing Approach for Water - Atmosphere Parameterizations) Blanken
Rother , Monica  2015 Conifer regeneration after wildfire in low-elevation forests of the Colorado Front Range: Implications of a warmer, drier climate Veblen
Cowie, Rory  2014 Surface Water and Groundwater Interactions in Natural and Mining Impacted Mountain Catchments Williams
Hart, Sarah  2014 Climate variability and the susceptibility of Engelmann spruce to spruce beetle outbreak in northwestern Colorado Veblen
Klingberg, Travis  2014 Exploring place: how independent tourism is changing the politics of geographic knowledge in China Oakes
Malmberg, Julie  2014 Social, Demographic and Environmental Influences on Perceptions and Memories of Weather, Climate and Climate Change Blanken
Arcand, Naomi  2013 Demography and Genetic Diversity of the Endemic Tree Fern Cibotium chamissoi on O’ahu Island, Hawai’i: A Multi-Method Analysis of Population Dynamics, with Implications For Conservation Beatty
Cumming, William  2013 Fine scale climatic and soil variability and its effect on plant species establishment and abundance along the Front Range of Colorado, USA Beatty
Linke, Andrew  2013 Post-Election Violence in Kenya: Place-Based Explanations of Conflict O'Loughlin
McGrath, Daniel  2013 Basal crevasses and suture zones in the Larsen C Ice Shelf, Antarctica: Implications for ice shelf stability in a warming climate Steffen
Clarke-Sather, Afton  2012 From The Heavens to the Markets: Development, Nation, and the Mediation of Water in Northwest China Oakes
Ga, er rang  2012 Alternative Development on the Tibetan Plateau: The Case of the Slaughter Renunciation Movement Yeh
Hickcox, Abby  2012 Open Space? Environmentalism and the Politics of Belonging in Boulder, Colorado Yeh
Holland, Edward  2012 Buddhism in Post-Soviet Russia: The Geographic Contexts of 'Revival' O'Loughlin
Hong, Jung Eun  2012 Web-Based GIS for Middle School Teachers: Using Online Mapping Applications to Promote Teacher Adoption Foote
Jones, Bryan  2012 A Model for Producing Large-Scale Spatially Explicit Future Population Scenarios Riosmena
Koch, Natalie  2012 The City and the Steppe: Territory, Technologies of Government, and Kazakhstan's New Capital O'Loughlin
Levy, Adam  2012 Territory and Sovereignty in a Borderland: The Case of Moldova O'Loughlin
Mueller, Erich  2012 Landscape Controls on Sediment Supply and Stream Channel Morpho-Dynamics in the Northern Rocky Mountains Pitlick
Palmer, Joni  2012 The Politics of "the Public": Public Art, Urban Regeneration and the Postindustrial City - the Case of Downtown Denver Oakes
Hamerlinck, Jeff  2011 Planning Support System Implementation in Rural Local Government Buttenfield
Racoviteanu, Adina  2011 Himalayan Glaciers and "voodoo science": Combining remote sensing, field techniques and indigenous knowledge to understand spatio-temporal patterns of glacier changes and their impact on water resources Williams
Simon, Claire  2011 Disjunctures and Contradictions: the Role of Measurement in Poverty Representation, Policy, and Development Practice Oakes
Adler, John  2010 Assessing Supraglacial Water Volume and the Changing Dynamics of the Surface Topography Near the Jakobshavn Glacier, Greenland Steffen
Holmberg, Molly  2010 Mapping climate change: Six U.S. case studies Foote
Muto, Atsuhiro  2010 Multi-Decadal Surface Temperature Trends in East Antarctica Inferred from Borehold Firn Temperature Measurements and Geophysical Inverse Methods Steffen
Phillips, Thomas  2010 The impact of advancing surface melt on the ice temperature of the Sermeq Avannarleq Glacier - a model approach Steffen
Riggins, Susan  2010 The production and evolution of mobile regolith: Modeled soil production and measured chemical weathering Anderson
Sitko, Nick  2010 The fractured politics of food security: maize, power, and hunger on a Zambian frontier Dunn
Holz, C. Andras  2009 Climatic and Human Influences on Fire Regimes and Forest Dynamics in Temperate Rain Forests in Southern Chile Veblen
Partisis, Juan  2009 Insect Defoliator Outbreaks and Environmental Heterogeneity in Nothofagus Forests in the Patagonian Andes Veblen
Pullen, Nancy Hoalst  2008 Soil properties and hydrologic processes in tropical forest dynamics plots of Panama, Ecuador and Malaysia Beatty

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