SDSU Geological Sciences - Thesis Defense - Brianne Rohrer

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Indications of release of constituents into groundwater in San Diego County's South Chollas Landfill Brianne Rohrer Advisor Dr. Kathy Thorbjarnarson ABSTRACT Landfills in San Diego County were not required to be lined until the 1970's, and accepted hazardous waste until the 1990's. South Chollas landfill was designed as an unlined landfill and stopped receiving waste in 1981. The by-products of trash degradation in the South Chollas Landfill produced volatile organic compounds such a...

SDSU Geological Sciences - Thesis Defense - Heather O'Brien

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Water Chemistry in Two Multi-Depth Monitoring Wells in San Diego, California: A Comparison of Core Extracted Pore Water Versus Multiple Depth Well Samples Heather O'Brien ABSTRACT In 2001, the United States Geological Survey, in partnership with Sweetwater Authority and the City of San Diego, began a study to assess the geology and hydrology of the San Diego area. In addition to collecting surface water samples, seven multi-depth wells have been installed by USGS into the San Diego...

SDSU Geological Sciences - Thesis Defense - Adam Kjos

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The Bahia Tortugas fault basement mélange, Baja California Sur, Mexico: a record of forearc extension and orogenic mixing? Adam Kjos M.S. Candidate Department of Geological Sciences San Diego State University Advisor Dr. David Kimbrough Friday, April 29th, 2011 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ABSTRACT South of the California Coast Ranges, the Vizcaino Peninsula, Baja California Sur provides the best view of Mesozoic forearc...

SDSU Geological Sciences - Thesis Defense - Gayatri Indah Marliyani

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Straightening of the northern San Jacinto Fault, California: Is the San Jacinto fault competing with the San Andreas Fault for "Big Kid on the Block"? Gayatri Indah Marliyani M.S. Candidate Department of Geological Sciences San Diego State University Advisor Dr. Thomas Rockwell Wednesday, April 27th, 2011 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ABSTRACT New CPT and trench observations along the Claremont Fault at Mystic Lake indicate...

SDSU Geological Sciences - Thesis Defense - Didik Buluade

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Fractured Reservoir Identification on Seismic Data Using Seismic Curvature Attribute and FMI Logs in Teapot Dome, Wyoming Didik Buluade M.S. Candidate Department of Geological Sciences San Diego State University Advisor Dr. Kathy Thorbjarnarson Monday, April 25th, 2011 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ABSTRACT This study compares fractures characterization estimates based on seismic attribute analysis (curvature) with information...

SDSU Geological Sciences - Thesis Defense - David O'Leary

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Movement of water infiltrated from a recharge basin to wells David O'Leary M.S. Candidate Department of Geological Sciences San Diego State University Advisor Dr. Kathy Thorbjarnarson Monday, April 25th, 2011 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ABSTRACT Local surface water and stormflow runoff were infiltrated intermittently from a 40 hectare basin between September 2003 and September 2007 to determine the feasibility of recharging...

SDSU Geological Sciences - Thesis Defense - Evan Martin

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San Diego State University Advisor Dr. Stephen Schellenberg, Dr. Tom Deméré Friday, December 10th, 2010 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ABSTRACT The study of shark evolution and relationships has always suffered from the fact that sharks possess cartilaginous skeletons and rarely, if ever, leave behind skeletal remains in the fossil record. Because of this, the evolutionary history of sharks has been cobbled together with the teeth...

SDSU Geological Sciences - Thesis Defense - Marty Koehler

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The Accumulation and Distribution of Copper and Zinc on an Agricultural Field Fertilized With Liquid Swine Manure Marty Koehler M.S. Candidate Department of Geological Sciences San Diego State University Advisor Dr. David Kimbrough Friday, December 10th, 2010 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ABSTRACT Liquid swine manure fertilizer (LSM) replenishes micronutrients into cropland but also contributes heavy metals that accumulate...

SDSU Geological Sciences Webinar - Thomas Rockwell

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The Easter Day Baja California Earthquake Rupture: Could This Happen in San Diego? Dr. Thomas Rockwell Department of Geological Sciences San Diego State University ABSTRACT The rupture of the Easter day El Mayor-Borrego M7.3 earthquake extends ~120 km from the northern tip of the Gulf of California to the international border and comprises two distinct geomorphologic and structural domains. The rupture is complex, with breaks along multiple fault strands, including minor re-rupture...

SDSU Geological Sciences - Thesis Defense - Brian Pierce

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Assessing the allogenic and autogenic controls on cyclothem deposition of an epeiric shelf: A case study from the Upper Pennsylvanian Finis Shale of Texas Brian Pierce M.S. Candidate Department of Geological Sciences San Diego State University Advisors Dr. Jared R. Morrow, Stephen A. Schellenberg, and Gary Girty -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ABSTRACT Geochemical (XRF) and paleocommunity analysis (Forcino et al., 2010) of the...