Graduates (Since 2014)

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Ph.D. Dissertations

  • Rajesh Dhungana (2017) Cave air co2 and drip-water geochemical variability at desoto caverns: implications for speleothem-based paleoclimate studies
  • Hillary Sletten (2016) Using the growth patterns and geochemistry of coralline red algae to develop proxies for paleoclimate reconstruction in tropical and subarctic environments

M.S. Theses

  • Gözde Degirmen (2023) Sequential Isotopic Analysis of Ammonite Aptychi
  • Lauren Parker (2019) Floods and Nutrients in Weeks Bay, Alabama: An Evaluation of Long-Term Environmental Change and Human Impacts on Coastal Estuaries
  • Erica Morelli (2019) Sulfur, Carbon, and Oxygen Isotopes of Coexisting Sulfides and Carbonates in Gas and Oil Seeps from the Gulf of Mexico
  • Leah Travis Taylor (2019) New Evidence for Complex Mosasaur Paleobiology: Oxygen Isotopes in Enamel Reveal Habitat Variation of Clidastes from The Mooreville Chalk, Alabama
  • Adlai Fonseca (2019) Oceanographic and Climatic Influences on Trooz Glacier and Collins Bay, Antarctic Peninsula, during the Holocene
  • Rachel Mohr (2018) Seasonality across the Cretaceous-Paleogene Boundary: A High-Resolution Ontogenetic Study of the Antarctic Bivalve, Lahillia larseni
  • Kathleen McKay (2016) Linking Regional Climate and Speleothem Isotope Values in Cathedral Caverns, AL: A Cave Monitoring Study
  • Taylor Payne (2016) δ15N as a potential proxy for anthropogenic nitrogen loading in Charleston Harbor, South Carolina
  • Christine Bassett (2016) Clams and climate: Implications for measuring seasonality in the marine bivalve, Saxidomas gigantea
  • Heather Black (2014) δ15N in mollusk shells as a potential paleoenvironmental proxy for nitrogen loading in Chesapeake Bay
  • Robin Cobb (2014) Secondary ion mass spectrometer geochemical analysis of secondary infilled areas in Stylaster erubescens
  • David Aldridge (2014) Hydroclimate time-series archived in a 4300 year old stalagmite from Desoto caverns (Alabama, USA)
  • Jeixin Wei (2014) Sclerochronological and geochemical study of modern and ancient Semele corrugate from north coastal Peru