Theses Defenses of 2021-2022

Summer 2022 Candidates
Ryne Adams smiling wearing a black collared shirt standing in front of greenery

Ryne Adams

Future groundwater depletion may exceed long-term sustainability goals set by SGMA in the Central Valley, California, USA (2020 – 2070) 

Ryne Adams
MS Candidate
Advisor: Dr. Matthew Weingarten

August 4th, 2022
9 am, GMCS 129
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Nick Poser wearing a white collared button down shirt and black tie

Nick Poser

Sediment Characterization of a drowned river valley: Foster Reservoir, Willamette Valley, Oregon

Nick Poser
MS Candidate
Advisor: Dr. Jillian Maloney

August 5th, 2022
9 am, GMCS 129
watch Nick’s defense

James Futty wearing a purple shirt

James Futty

High-resolution geophysical characterization of geology and acoustic water column signatures in Detroit Reservoir, Oregon

James Futty
MS Candidate
Advisor: Dr. Jillian Maloney

August 5th, 2022
10 am, GMCS 129
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Te-Yang wearing a black fleece and black rimmed glasses outside

Te-Yang Yeh

Applications of high-frequency deterministic numerical simulations: Moving forward

Te-Yang Yeh
PhD Candidate
Advisor: Dr. Kim Olsen

August 11th, 2022
1 pm, GMCS 129
or via zoom

Spring 2022 Candidates
Zoe Morgan wearing a red SDSU Water Polo shirt

Zoe Morgan

Depositional History & Sediment Analysis of Old Lake Cahuilla Highland in Coachella CA

Zoe Morgan
BS Candidate
Advisor: Dr. Thomas Rockwell

May 6th, 2022
10:30 am, CSL 422
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Danny Knorr

Daniel Knorr

Building Out a Monitoring Well Database to Evaluate Future Groundwater Sustainability in the Southern Central Valley

Daniel Knorr
BS Candidate
Advisor: Dr. Matthew Weingarten

May 6th, 2022
11 am CSL 422
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William Buckley in front of an alpine lake wearing a baseball cap looking to the left

William Buckley

Estimating slip distribution along the southernmost ~80 km of the San Andreas fault by examining tectonically offset geomorphic features

William Buckley
MS Candidate
Advisor: Dr. Thomas Rockwell

May 6th, 2022
12:30 pm CSL 422
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Hannah Carney

Hannah Carney

Differentiating the Geochemical Signature of Northern Papua New Guinea Margin Sediments from 20 kyr ago to Present

Hannah Carney
MS Candidate
Advisor: Dr. Samantha Bova

May 6th, 2022
1:15 pm CSL 422
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Fall 2021 Candidates
Amber Warden wearing a woven wide brimmed hat and orange t-shirt standing on the rim of a river valley

Amber Warden

Mapped landslide deposits in Donner Lake, California, from high-resolution seismic data

BS Candidate
Advisor: Dr. Jillian Maloney

December 10th, 2021
9 am, CSL 422
watch Amber’s defense here

Christine Sestak wearing a billed hat and puffy vest with the Tetons in the background

Christine Sestak

Sediment analysis of Agua Hedionda coastal lagoon for paleoenvironmental reconstruction

BS Candidate
Advisor: Dr. Jillian Maloney

December 10th, 2021
9:30 am, CSL 422
watch Christine’s defense here

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