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Department of Geography and Geology Student Publications


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   Craft, K. (M.S. Geoscience 2011), Mahmood, R., King, S.A., Goodrich, G., and Yan, J. (2015).Twentieth century droughts and agriculture: Examples from impacts on soybean production in Kentucky, USA. Ambio (in press) (PR)
   S.Kay Gandy (M.S. Geoscience 2010) Azulejos: Tile buildings in Iquitos. Journal of Geology and Geosciences [in press].
Saleh, Edrees Sultan, Gandy, S. Kay (M.S. Geoscience 2010) (2015). Perceptions of Geography Students in the United States and Egypt on Global Issues. Journal of Intercultural Education [in press].


Aryee, F. (2014) A Spatial Assessment of the GO bg Transit Services in Bowling Green, Kentucky (Advisor: Jun Yan).

Ebrahimi, K., with North, L.N. (2014) The Role of Education in Climate Change Risk Management. Caribbean Climate Blog, September 15.
Graham, Mark Ph.D. (M.S. Geoscience 2004) and Dutton, W.H. (eds.)(2014) Society and the Internet: How Networks of Information and Communication are Changing Our Lives. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.
Hall, V. (2014) Addressing Water Resource Issues in Barbados Through an Isotopic and Atmospheric Characterization of Precipitation Variability (Advisor: Jason Polk).
Kambesis, P. (M.S. Geoscience 2007) with Sumrall, J., and Mylroie, J. (2014) Microbial mixing zone dolomitization and karst development within Isla de Mona Dolomite, Isla de Mona, Puerto Rico. Carbonites and Evaporites (in press) PR.

Kambesis, P. (M.S. Geoscience 2007) with Machel, H.G., Sumrall, J., Mylroie, J.R., Mylroie, J.E., and Lace, M.J. (2014) Episodic Fluid Flow and Dolomitization By Methane-Bearing Pore Water of Marine Parentage In An Accretionary Prism Setting, Barbados, West Indies. Journal of Sedimentary Research 84(2): 58-71.
Lawhon, N. (2014) Investigating Telogenetic Karst Aquifer Processes and Evolution in South-Central Kentucky, U.S., using High-Resolution Storm Hydrology and Geochemistry Monitoring (Advisor: Jason Polk).
Lockhart, P.G. (2014) Geopolitics, Borders, and Federalism: Challenges for Post-War Iraq. (Advisor: David Keeling).
London, J. (2014) Geologic Factors Affecting Hydrocarbon Occurrence in Paleovalleys of the Mississippian-Pennsylvanian Unconformity in the Illinois Basin (Advisor: Michael May).
McClanahan, Kegan N. (2014) Carbon Cycling Dynamics Inferred from Carbon Isotope Sourcing in a Mid-Latitude Karst-Influenced River (Advisor: Jason Polk).
Nedvidek, D. (2014) Evaluating the Effectiveness of Regulatory Stormwater Monitoring Protocols on Groundwater Quality in Urbanized Karst Regions (Advisor: Jason Polk) Nedvidek, D. (M.S. Geoscience 2014), with North, L.A., Polk, J. (2014). Getting Revved up about sinkholes. FOCUS on Geography 57(2): 97-100.
Osterhoudt, L. (2014) Impacts of Carbonate Mineral Weathering on Hydrochemistry of the Upper Green River Basin, Kentucky (Advisor: Chris Groves).
  Pricope, N.G. (MS Geoscience 2006), Binford, M.W., All, J.D. (2014) Disentangling Environmental Variability from Land Management Decisions in Changing Semi-Arid Savannas of Southern Africa. Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing 80(11): 1005-1013 (PR).

  Pricope, N. (M.S. Geoscience 2006), and Humagain, K. (M.S. Geoscience 2012), with All, J.D. (2014). Connecting Pixels with People to Examine Environmental Changes in the Mt. Everest Region of Nepal. Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing 80(7):600-604.
Pricope, Narcisa G. (M.S. Geoscience 2006) with co-authors (2014). A spatial analysis of population dynamics and climate change in Africa: potential vulnerability hot spots emerge where precipitation declines and demographic pressures coincide. Population and Environment 35(3): 323-339 (PR).
Pruett, Timothy Scott (M.S. Geoscience, 2000) (2014) Rethinking the Economic Geography of the Coca Leaf. FOCUS on Geography 57(2): 84-96 (PR).
Rodgers, W.N. (2014) Land Cover Change and its Impacts on a Flash Flood-Producing Rain Event in Eastern Kentucky (Advisor: Rezaul Mahmood).

Suarez, Astrid (B.S. Meteorology Sp10), with Mahmood, R., Quintanar, A.I., Beltran-Przekurat, A., and Pielke Sr., R.A. (2014). A comparison of the MM5 and the Regional Atmospheric Modeling System simulations for land-atmosphere interactions under varying soil moisture. Tellus A: Dynamic Meteorology and Oceanography 66, 21486 (PR).
Thompson, J.K. (2014)Station Exposure and Resulting Bias in Temperature Observations: A Comparison of the Kentucky Mesonet and ASOS Data (Advisor: Rezaul Mahmood).
Tyrie, E. (2014) Combining Quantitative Eye-Tracking and GIS Techniques with Qualitative Research Methods to Evaluate the Effectiveness of 2D and Static, 3D Karst Visualizations: Seeing through the Complexities of Karst Environments (Advisor: Leslie North).
Winchester, J. (M.S. Geoscience 2014) with Durkee, J., Degu, A.M., Hossain, F., Mahmood, R., and Chronis, T. (2014) Investigating the effect of Land between the Lakes on Storm Patterns. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology 53(6): 1506-1524 (PR).


Arpin, Sarah (2013) Hydrogeology of the Haney Limestone, South Central Kentucky (Advisor: Chris Groves).
Bowles, Rachel (2013) The Use of the OSTRACODE CYPRIDEIS AMERICANA (SHARPE) as a Proxy for Salinity in Bahamian Lake Systems (Advisor: Fred Siewers)
Cary, Nathan Jess (2013) Bosnian Immigrants: An Analysis of the Bosnian Community’s Influence on the Cultural Landscape of Bowling Green, KY (Advisor: David Keeling).
Chen, Yan (2013) Spatial Analysis of Fatal Automobile Crashes in Nashville, TN, 2001-2011 (Advisor: Jun Yan).
Craft, K.E. (M.S. Geoscience 2011), Mahmood, R., King, S.A., Goodrich, G., and Yan, J. (2013) Drought and corn in Kentucky. Applied Geography 45: 353-362 (PR)
Fowler, Brandon (2013) Understanding Colombian Violence Through Geographic Information Systems and Statistical Approaches (Advisor: Jun Yan).
Glennon, J. Alan (M.S. Geoscience 2001) (2013) Analysis of Geographically Embedded Networks, Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Geography, UC Santa Barbara.
Graham, Mark Ph.D. (M.S. Geoscience 2004), Zook, M. (2013) Augmented Realities and Uneven Geographies: Exploring the Geo-linguistic Contours of the Web. Environment and Planning A 45(1): 77-99 (Winner of the 2014 Ashby Prize for the year's most innovative paper).

Graham, Mark Ph.D. (M.S. Geoscience 2004), Zook, M., and Boulton, A. (2013) Augmented Reality in the Urban Environment: contested content and the duplicity of code. Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers 38(3), 464-479.
Hatcher, Bruce (2013) Sources of CO2 Controlling the Carbonate Chemistry of the Logsdon River, Mammoth Cave, Kentucky (Advisor: Chris Groves).
Hughes, L.J., Epperson, Ann (M.S. Geoscience 2010), Williams, T.K. (2013). Overcoming an Environmental Surprise with Innovative, Fast-Track Technology: Case History Along I-69 through Tennessee. Transportation Research Record 2349: 16-22.
Hughes, L.J., Epperson, Ann (M.S. Geoscience 2010), Williams, T.K. (2013). Interstate’s path Meets a Surprise Landfill: Innovative Technology and Interagency Cooperation Solve Dilemma in Tennessee. TR News 279: 26-32.
Hutchison, Sean taylor (2013) Eastern Deciduous Forest Phenology and Vegetative Vigor Trends From 2000 to 2013, Mammoth Cave National Park, KY (Advisor: John All).
Keeling, Travis (B.S. Geography 2004), with Mahmood, R., Foster, S.A., and Hubbard, K.G. (2013) Did irrigation impact 20th century temperature in the High Plains aquifer region? Applied Geography 38(1): 11-21. (PR).
 Leeper, R. (M.S. Geoscience 2009) and co-authors (2013). U.S. Climate Reference Network after One Decade of Operations: Status and Assessment. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 94(4): 485-498 (PR).
Miles, Luke (2013) Global Digital Elevation Model Accuracy Assessment in the Himalaya, Nepal (Advisor: John All).
Miller, B. (M.S. Geoscience 2010), Kambesis, P. (M.S. Geoscience 2007), Bolster, C., Vanderhoff, S. (M.S. Geoscience 2011), Tyrie, B. (M.S. Geoscience 2014), Ruth, M. (B.S. Geography-Karst 2015), Ouellette, G. (M.S. Geoscience 2013), Osterhoudt, L. (M.S. Geoscience 2014), Nedvidek, D. (M.S. Geoscience 2014), McClanahan, K. (M.S, Geoscience 2014), Lawhon, N. (M.S. Geoscience 2014), and Hall, V. (M.S. Geoscience 2014) (with Groves, C., Polk, J.S. as lead authors) (2013) The Western Kentucky University Crumps Cave Research and Education Preserve, pp. 105-110 in Land L., Joop M., (eds.) National Cave and Karst Management Symposium: Proceedings of the Twentieth Conference, November 4-8, NCKRI Symposium 3. Carlsbad, NM: National Cave and Karst Research Institute.

Miller, B. (M.S. Geoscience 2010), Oglesby, J. (M.S. Geoscience 2016), McClanahan, K. (M.S. Geoscience 2014), Neeper, L. (B.S. Geology 2013), Holland, A. (B.S. Geology 2013), and Strenecky, B. (with Polk, J.S. and North, L.A. as lead authors) (2013). Understanding and managing karst water resources in Belize: Case studies of both past and present in a changing climate, pp. 25-32 in Land L., Joop M., (eds.) National Cave and Karst Management Symposium: Proceedings of the Twentieth Conference, November 4-8, NCKRI Symposium 3. Carlsbad, NM: National Cave and Karst Research Institute.
Ouellette, Gilman (2013) Late Holocene Paleoenvironmental Reconstruction in Barbados (Advisor: Jason Polk).
Pricope, Narcisa G. (M.S. Geoscience 2006) with co-authors (2013). The climate-population nexus in the East African Horn: Emerging degradation trends in rangeland and pastoral livelihood zones. Global Environmental Change 23(6): 1525-1541 (PR).
Pricope, Narcisa G. (M.S. Geoscience 2006) (2013) Variable-source flood pulsing in a semi-arid transboundary watershed: the Chobe River, Botswana and Namibia. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 185: 1883-1906 (PR).
Powers, M.  (B.S. Geology S13), Rader, S. (B.S. Geology S12), (with Celestian, A.J.) (2013). In situ Raman spectroscopic study of transient polyhedral distortions during Cesium exchange into sitinakite. American Mineralogist 98(7): 1153-1161 (PR).


Bedel, A. (B.S. Meteorology S10) (2012) Climate Change and Associated Fire Potential for the southeastern United States in the 21st Century. M.S. Thesis in Geography, University of Georgia.

Blinn, Christopher (2012) Creation of a Spatial Decision Support System as a Risk Assessment Tool Based on Kentucky Tornado Climatology from 1950 to 2010 (Advisor: Stuart Foster).
Blaylock, Ian (2012) Long-Term Changes to the Frost-free Season as a Function of Climatic Continentality - Undergraduate Honors Thesis (Advisor: Stuart Foster).
Campbell, L., K. Berry, and D. Jordan, with J.D. Durkee, G. Goodrich, R. Mahmood, and S. Foster (2012) A synoptic perspective of the record 1-2 May 2010 Mid-South rain and flood event. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 93(5): 611-620 (PR).

Cary, Melissa (2012) Making Music Sustainable: The Case of Marketing Summer Jamband Music Festivals in the US, 2010 (Advisor: Peggy Gripshover).

Chaney, Jim [M.S. Geoscience 2007] (2012) Malleable Identities: Placing the Garínagu in New Orleans. Journal of Latin American Geography 11(2): 122-144 (PR).

Davis, Celia (2012) An Examination of White-Nose Syndrome Occurrence and Dispersal Patterns: A Temporal-spatial Evaluation of an Emerging Pathogen (Advisor: Jason Polk).

Gaines, Mitchell (2012) Application of the Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) Model to Simulate a Squall Line: Implications of Choosing Parameterization Scheme Combinations and Model Initialization Datasets (Advisor: Rezaul Mahmood).

Humagain, Kamal (2012) Examining Land-Use/Land-Cover Change and Potential Causal Factors in the Context of Climate Change in Sagarmatha National Park, Nepal (Advisor: John All).

Kenderes, Stuart (2012) A Mineralogical Textural and Chemical Characterization of an Intrusion at White Mountain, Sunlight Basin, Wyoming Undergraduate Honors Thesis (Advisor: Andrew Wulff).
Kramer, S. (M.S. Geoscience 2011) and Celestian, A. (2012) Effects of hydration during strontium exchange into nanoporous hydrogen niobium titanium silicate. Inorganic Chemistry 55(11): 6251-6258. Littell, A. (M.S. Geoscience 2007), with Mahmood, R., Hubbard, K. G., and You, J. (2012) Observed Data-based Assessment of Relationships Among Soil Moisture at Various Depths, Precipitation, and Temperature. Applied Geography 34: 255-264 (PR).
Mattingly, Kyle (2012) Large, Long-lived Convective Systems over Subtropical South America and their Relationships with Atmospheric Connections. Undergraduate Honors Thesis (Advisor: Josh Durkee).
Pricope, Narcisa G. (M.S. Geoscience 2006) and M.W. Binford (2012) A spatio-temporal analysis of fire recurrence and extent for semi-arid savanna ecosystems in southern Africa using moderate-resolution satellite imagery. Journal of Environmental Management 100: 72-85 (PR).
 Rucks, Melinda (B.S. Geology/Chemistry 2013), A.J. Celestian, and co-authors (2012) Synthesis and characterization of two- and three- dimensional calcium coordination polymers built with benzene-1,3,5-tricarboxylate and/or pyrazine-2-carboxylate. Crystal Growth & Design 12(8): 3937-3943 (PR).
Suarez, Astrid (B.S. Meteorology Sp10, now Ph.D. program Penn State), and three co-authors (2012) Comparison of Ensemble Kalman Filter-based forecasts to traditional ensemble and deterministic forecasts for a case study of banded snow. Weather and Forecasting 27(1): 85-105 (PR).

Young, Jeremy (2012) Teleconnective and Climate Scale Influences on Post-Tropical Cyclones (Advisor: Greg Goodrich).


Almudaris, Sami (2011) Measuring Accessibility to Primary Care Physicians in the Nashville Metropolitan Statistical Area (Advisor: Jun Yan).
Bedel, A. (B.S. Meteorology Sp10), and nine co-authors (2011) Predicting the Seasonal Shift in Mosquito Populations Preceding the Onset of the West Nile Virus in Central Illinois. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 92(9): 1173-1180 (PR).
Benneyworth, Laura (2011) Distribution of Trace Elements in Cumberland River Basin Reservoir Sediments (Advisor: John All).
Craft, Kortney (2011) Economic Impacts of Drought on Kentucky Corn, Hay, and Soybeans (Advisor: Rezaul Mahmood).
Downen, Matthew R. (2011) Undergraduate Honors Thesis--The Formation History of Multi-layered Chondrules in Acfer-139 (CR2) (Advisor: Andrew Wulff).
Epperson, Ann (M.S. Geoscience 2010) and Matt Brunt (M.S. Geoscience 2009), with Katie Algeo (2011) Historical GIS as a Platform for Public Memory at Mammoth Cave National Park. Special issue on “Past Informing Place” in the International Journal of Applied Geospatial Research 2(4): 19-37 (PR) [Note: Winner of the journal's Best Paper Award for 2011].
Fattic, Jana (2011) Determining the Viability of a Hybrid Experiential and Distance-Learning Educational Model for Water Treatment Plant Operators in Kentucky (Advisor: John All).
Gilliland, Joshua (2011) A Climatology of High-Wind Events Associated with Post-Tropical Cyclones in the United States (Advisor: Josh Durkee).
Hendrickson, Melissa (M.S. Geoscience 2006) and Groves C. (2011) From sink to resurgence: The buffering capacity of a cave system in the Tongass National Forest, USA. Acta Carsologica 40(2): 391-396. 

  Hutchison, S. T., K. W. Kuehn, and N. Rinehart (M.S. Geoscience 2008) (2011). Natural resource condition assessment for Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park, Kentucky. Natural Resource Report NPS/CUPN/NRR—2011/445. Fort Collins, CO: National Park Service.

  Kramer, Samantha (2011) Determining the Ion-Exchange Mechanism of Strontium into a Niobium-Doped Titanosilicate (Advisor: Aaron Celestian).
 Leeper, R. (M.S. Geoscience 2009), Mahmood, R., and Quintanar, A.I. (2011) Influence Of Karst Landscapes On Planetary Boundary Layer Atmosphere: A Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) Model-based Investigation. Journal of Hydrometeorology 12(6): 1512-1529 (PR).

  Leeper, Ronnie (M.S. Geoscience 2009), with Mahmood, R. and Quintanar, A. (2011) Sensitivity of planetary boundary layer atmosphere to historical and future changes of land use/land cover, vegetation fraction, and soil moisture in Western Kentucky, USA. Global and Planetary Change 78(1-2): 36-53 (PR).

  Miller, Ben (M.S. Geoscience 2010) and R.N. Lerch (2011) Delineating Recharge Areas for Onondaga and Cathedral Caves using Groundwater Tracing Techniques. Missouri Speleology 51(2): 1-50.

  Nolfi, Dan (2011) National Park Service Cave and Karst Resources Management Case Study: Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Advisor: Chris Groves).

  Oris, William "Nate" (2011) Spatial Analysis of Fatal Automobile Crashes in Kentucky (Advisor: Jun Yan).

  Rinehart, N. (M.S. Geoscience 2008), K. W. Kuehn., and S.T. Hutchison (2011). Natural resource condition assessment for Little River Canyon National Preserve, Alabama. Natural Resource Report NPS/CUPN/NRR—2011/446. Fort Collins, CO: National Park Service.

  Stinson, Chasity L. (B.S. Geology 2011), with co-authors (2011). Iron Oxide and Calcite Associated with Leptothrix sp. Biofilms within an Estavelle in the Upper Floridan Aquifer. International Journal of Speleology 40(2): 205-219.

  Suárez, Astrid (B.S. Meteorology 2010), with Sen Roy, S., Mahmood, R., Quintanar, A.I. (2011) Impacts of irrigation on dry Season precipitation in India. Theoretical and Applied Climatology 204(1-2): 193-207 (PR).

  Thompson, J.K., S.D. Wingard, and K.J. Batson, with Goodrich, G.B. (2011) The 2007 Mid-South summer drought and heat wave in historical perspective. Southeastern Geographer 51(3):411-421 (PR).

  Vanderhoff, Sean (2011) Transport and Residence Time of Agricultural Contaminants in the Karst Terrain of South Central Kentucky (Advisor: Jason Polk).

  Walker, J.M. with Goodrich, G.B. (2011) The Influence of the PDO on Winter Precipitation During High- and Low-Index ENSO Conditions in the Eastern United States. Physical Geography 32(4): 295-312 (PR).

  Wilder, Margaret (2011) Undergraduate Honors Thesis--Influence of Prescribed Fire on Late Summer and Fall Herbs of Eastern Mesic Forests (Advisor: Albert Meier).


  Bourette, Cari (2010) Earthquake Anxiety May Point to Future Trouble. Op Ed published in the Jackson Sun (TN) on April 11, 2010, in the Salida Mountain Mail (CO) on April 12, 2010, in the Chronicle (Willimantic, CT) on April 13, and in the NWTN Today (Union City (TN) on April 20.

  Chaney, Jim [M.S. Geoscience 2007] (2010)The Formation of a Hispanic Enclave in Nashville, Tennessee. Southeastern Geographer 50(1): 17-38 (PR).

  Epperson, Ann (2010) Internet GIS as a Historic Place-Making Tool for Mammoth Cave National Park (Advisor: Katie Algeo).

  Gandy, S. Kay and Matthew, K. (2010) Origin Stories: Geography, Culture, and Belief. Social Studies and the Young Learner 22(4): 25-28.
  Gandy, S. Kay (2010) Public lands in the Elementary Curriculum. Stewardship of Public Lands: A Handbook for Educators Washington, D.C.: American Association of State Colleges and Universities, pp. 151-160.

  Glennon, J. Alan (M.S. Geoscience 2001) (2010) Creating and Validating Object-Oriented Geographic Data Models: Modeling Flow within GIS. Transactions in GIS 14(1): 23-42.

  Glennon, J. Alan (M.S. Geoscience 2001) and Goodchild, M.F. (2010) Crowdsourcing geographic information for disaster response: a research frontier. International Journal of Digital Earth 3(3): 231-241.

  Graham, Mark (M.S. Sp. 2004) (2010) Neogeography and the Palimpsests of Place: Web 2.0 and the Construction of a Virtual Earth. Tijdschrift voor Economische en Sociale Geografie 101(4): 422-436 (PR).

  Greunke, Erin (2010) The Global Project: Observing Geographic Literacy Obtained By Study Abroad Learning (Advisor: David Keeling).

  Grogan, D. Michael (2010) Information Technology Implementation Decisions to Support the Kentucky Mesonet (Advisor: Rezaul Mahmood).
  Grogan, D. Michael (2010) Information technology implementation decisions to support the Kentucky Mesonet. Publications in Climatology LXIII (2), Unversity of Delaware and Legates Consulting LLC, 1-106.

  Hall, Jon (2010) Geographic factors of residential burglary: A case study of Nashville, TN. (Advisor: Jun Yan).

  Jeng, Shwu-Jing (2010) Geographic Information System Analysis of Changing Demographic Patterns and Ethnic Restaurant Location in Bowling Green, Kentucky, 1940-2005 (Advisor: Katie Algeo).

  Kambesis, P. (M.S. 2007), with Iker, B.C., Oehrle, S.A., Groves, C., and Barton, H.A. (2010) Microbial Atrazine Breakdown in a Karst Groundwater System and Its Effect on Ecosystem Energetics. Journal of Environmental Quality 39(2): 509-518.

  Leeper, R.D., Walker, J.M., and Goodrich, G.B. (2010) Teleconnective Relationships to the Kentucky Snowfall Impact Scale. Journal of the Kentucky Academy of Science 71 (1-2): 36-46.
  Leeper, Ronnie, with 38 co-authors led by Rezaul Mahmood, including Arturo Quintanar, Glen Conner, and Scott Dobler (2010) Impacts of land use land cover change on climate and future research priorities. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 91(1): 37-46 (PR).

  Miller, Ben (2010) The Hydrology of the Carroll Cave –Toronto Springs System (Advisor: Chris Groves).

  Otoo, James (2010) Suspended Sediment Transport Dynamics and Sediment Yields in relation to Watershed Characteristics, Upper Green River Basin, KY . (Advisor: Michael May).

  Porter, Brandon (2010) An Application and Refinement of the Karst Disturbance Index Through Evaluating Variability in Island Karst Disturbance in Puerto Rico (Advisor: Jason Polk).

  Russell, Scot A. (2010) Geophysical Investigation of Fresh Water Occurrence in the Line Hole Well Field, San Salvador Island, The Bahamas (Advisor: Lee Florea).

  Schmitz, Eliabeth A. (2010) Farmers' Markets in Kentucky: A Geospatial, Statistical, and Cultural Analysis (Advisor: Katie Algeo).

  Suárez-Gonzalez, Astrid (2010) Sensitivity of Planetary Boundary Layer to Varying Volumetric Soil Moisture: A Mesoscale Models Comparision. Honors College Thesis (Advisor: Rezaul Mahmood).

  Wix, Jane Marie (2010) Constructing a Flash Flood Climatology of the Appalachian Mountains: Comparison of Eastern Kentucky and West Virginia Summer Time Rain Events Honors College Thesis (Advisor: Rezaul Mahmood).


  Baker, T. and C. Groves (2009) Water Quality Impacts from Agricultural Land Use in Karst Drainage Basins of SW Kentucky and SW China, pp. 103-116 in Webb, R.M.T., and Semmens, D.J. (eds.) Planning for an Uncertain Future—Monitoring, Integration, and Adaptation, US Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2009–5049, pp. 103-116.

  Bergman, Crystal (2009) A Survey of Drought Impacts and Mitigation Planning in Kentucky (Advisor: Stuart Foster).

  Bourette, Cari (2009) Using Archetypal Metaphor to Analyze Cultural Landscape: A Chilean Case Study (Advisor: David Keeling).

  Brunt, S. Matt (2009) Before the Park: Creating an Historic GIS of Mammoth Cave Area Communities, 1920 (Advisor: Katie Algeo).

  Elrod, Ronson, and Goldsmith, Jeremy, with All, J., and P. Kambesis (2009) Stormwater Remediation in a Karst Watershed: Bowling Green, KY. Stormwater Vol. 10(3): 1-3.

  Gandy, S. Kay with co-authors (2009) Writing a Successful Fulbright Group Projects Abroad Grant: Voices from a Journey to South Africa. Journal of Geography 108(4): 102-116.
Gandy, S. Kay with co-authors (2009) Whatever Happened to Social Studies in the Elementary Curriculum? Southern Social Studies Journal 35(1): 16-50.

Ham, Brian (2009) Using Conservative and Biological Tracers to better understand the Transport of Agricultural Contaminants from Soil Water through the Epikarstic Zone (Advisor: Chris Groves).

Kambesis, P. (M.S. 2007), with Jiang, Y., L. Linli Li, C. Groves, and D. Yuan (2009) Relationships between rocky desertification and spatial pattern of land use in typical karst area, Southwest China.Environmental Earth Sciences, Vol. 59(4), pp. 881-890.
Kambesis, P. (M.S. 2007), with Jiang, Y., Y. Wu, C. Groves, and D. Yuan (2009) Natural and anthropogenic factors impacting groundwater quality in the Nandong karst underground river system in Yunnan, China. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, Vol. 109 (1-4), pp. 49-61.
Kambesis, P. (M.S> 2007), Burger, P., Lace, M., and Despain, J. (M.S. 2006) (2009) Coastal Karst of Caguanes National Park, Sancti Spiritus, Cuba, pp. 502-508 in W.B. White (ed.) Proceedings of the 15th International Congress of Speleology Vol. 1, Symposia. San Antonio, TX: International Union of Speleology.
Kambesis, P. (M.S. 2007), with Lace, M. (2009) Coastal Speleogenesis in Puerto Rico, pp. 509-515 in W.B. White (ed.) Proceedings of the 15th International Congress of Speleology Vol. 1, Symposia. San Antonio, TX: International Union of Speleology.
Kambesis, P. (M.S. 2007), Osburn, B., Pollack, J., Bunnell, D., (2009) Tham Khoun Xe of Khammoune Province, Lao People's Republic, pp. 1813-1816 in W.B. White (ed.) Proceedings of the 15th International Congress of Speleology Vol. 3, Contributed Papers. San Antonio, TX: International Union of Speleology.
  Kambesis, P. (M.S. 2007) (2009) Appalachian Mountains, Overview: Caves of the Lower Tennessee River Basin, Tennessee, Alabama and Georgia, pp. 91-100 in A.N. Palmer and M.V. Palmer (eds.) Caves and Karst of America. Huntsville, AL: National Speleological Society.
  Kambesis, P. (M.S. 2007) (2009) Glaciated Central Highlands, Overview: Caves of Iowa, pp. 151-153 in A.N. Palmer and M.V. Palmer (eds.) Caves and Karst of America. Huntsville, AL: National Speleological Society.
  Kambesis, P. (M.S. 2007) (2009) Overview: Glaciated Central Highlands, Coldwater Cave System, Winneshiek County, Iowa, pp. 154-155 in A.N. Palmer and M.V. Palmer (eds.) Caves and Karst of America. Huntsville, AL: National Speleological Society.
 Kambesis, P. (M.S. 2007) (2009) Karst of Florida Block, Sistema Rio Encantado, Puerto Rico, pp. 337-339 in A.N. Palmer and M.V. Palmer (eds.) Caves and Karst of America. Huntsville, AL: National Speleological Society.
  Kambesis, P. (M.S. 2007) and Lace, M., (2009) Coastal Caves of Puerto Rico, pp. 342-343 in A.N. Palmer and M.V. Palmer (eds.) Caves and Karst of America. Huntsville, AL: National Speleological Society.
  Kambesis, P. (M.S. 2007) and Lace, M. (2009) Overview: Isla de Mona, Puerto Rico, pp. 343-345 in A.N. Palmer and M.V. Palmer (eds.) Caves and Karst of America. Huntsville, AL: National Speleological Society.

  Leeper Ronnie (2009) Near-surface Atmospheric Response to Simulated Changes in Land-cover, Vegetation Fraction, and Soil Moisture over Western Kentucky (Advisor: Rezaul Mahmood)
  Leeper Ronnie, Rezaul Mahmood, and Arturo Quintanar (2009) Near-surface Atmospheric Response to Simulated Changes in Land-cover, Vegetation Fraction, and Soil Moisture over Western Kentucky. Publications in Climatology LXII(2): 1-41 (Middletown, DE: Legates Consulting LLC).

  Meredith, Johnny A. (2009) Vadose Zone Hydrology near the Vicinity of Edna's Dome, Mammoth Cave, Kentucky (Advisor: Chris Groves).

  Motley, Monica V., with Quintanar, A.I., Mahmood, R., Loughrin, J.H., and Lovanh, N. (2009) A system for estimating Bowen Ratio and evaporation from waste lagoons. Applied Engineering in Agriculture (ASABE) 25(6): 923-932. (PR).

  Pricope, Narcisa (2009) [M.S. Geoscience 2006) Assessment of Spatial Patterns of Sediment Transport and Delivery for Soil and Water Conservation Programs. Journal of Spatial Hydrology 9(1): 21-46.

  Ross, Allison H. (2009) Modeling Stormwater Pollutant Transport in a Karst Region - Bowling Green (Advisor: Jun Yan).


Baker, Ted (2008) Water Quality Impacts from Agricultural Land-Use in the Karst Groundwater Basin of Qingmuguan, Chongqing, China (Advisor: Chris Groves).

Broome, John (2008) Simulation Modeling of Karst Aquifer Conduit Evolution and Relations to Climate (Advisor: Chris Groves).

Cesin, Gina (2008) The Application of Electrical Resistivity and Microgravity to Locate Tunnels along the U.S.-Mexico Border at Calexico (Advisor: Andrew Wulff).

Croskrey, A. and Groves, C. (2008) Groundwater sensitivity mapping in Kentucky using GIS and digitally vectorized geologic quadrangles. Environmental Geology 54(5): 913-920 (PR).

M.F. Goodchild and J.A. Glennon (M.S. Geoscience 2001) (2008) Representation and computation of geographic dynamics. In K.S. Hornsby and M. Yuan (eds.) Understanding Dynamics of Geographic Domains. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, pp. 13–30.

  Iovanna, A.J., with co-authors All, John D. and Wulff, Andrew (2008). Using Geoinformatics to Examine Residential Radon Vulnerability. Southeastern Geographer 48(1): 97-109 (PR).

  Leeper, R., co-author with Mahmood, R., Hubbard, K. G., and Foster, S.A. (2008) Increase in near surface atmospheric moisture content due to land use changes: Evidence from the observed dew point temperature data. Monthly Weather Review 13:1554-1561 (PR).

  Nelson, Jenna Medlin and All, J.D. (2008) Remote Sensing Quantification of Wetland Habitat Change in South Carolina: Implications for Coastal Resource Policy. The Geographical Bulletin 49(2): 87-102.

  Pricope, Narcisa G. [M.S. Geoscience 2006] and co-authors (2008) Experts address the question: “How can sustainable land management contribute to mitigating climate change?” Natural Resources Forum 32(3): 252-256.

  Rinehart, Nathan (2008) Assessment of Natural Resource and Watershed Conditions at Little River Canyon National Preserve, Alabama (Advisor: Ken Kuehn).

  Schenck-Brown, Julie (2008) Atrazine Contamination and Suspended Sediment Transport within the Logsdon River, Mammoth Cave, Kentucky (Advisor: Stephen Kenworthy).

  Walker, J.M., R.D. Leeper, P. Smith, M.L. Johns, B.M. Biache, William Rodgers, K.J. Batson, and Goodrich, G.B. (2008) Development of a Kentucky Snowfall Impact Scale. FOCUS on Geography 50(4): 15-17.


  Baldwin, W. Mark. An Analysis of Key Aspects of Warm and Cool Season Flash Flooding in the Southern Appalachians (Advisor: Rezaul Mahmood).

  Chaney, James P. The Rise of an Hispanic Enclave in Davidson County, Tennessee (Advisor: Katie Algeo).

  DeMott, Laura (B.S. Geology Spr2003) Travertine Deposits as Records of Groundwater Evolution in Urbanizing Environments, University of Texas, Austin - M.S. Thesis.

  Hager, Caitlin. Commuting Analysis in a Small Metropolitan Area: A Case Study of Bowling Green/Warren County, Kentucky, (Advisor: Jun Yan).

  Hager, Caitlin and Jun Yan: Commuting Analysis in a Small Metropolitan Area: Bowling Green, Kentucky, pp. 86-95 in Harrington, L. and Harrington, J. (eds.) Papers of the Applied Geography Conferences, Vol. 30, 2007.

  Herrera-Escobar, Juan Late Quaternary Geomorphic History of the Upper Green River - Inferred from Alluvial Deposits (Advisor: Stephen Kenworthy).

  Kambesis, Patricia A Systems Approach for Understanding Agricultural Contaminant Sources and Transport in a Karst Groundwater Basin (Advisor: Chris Groves).

  Kovarik, Johanna L. Modeling the Effects of Timber Harvesting on Karst Watersheds in a Temperate Rainforest using Runoff Response Rates, Tongass National Forest, Alaska (Advisor: Chris Groves).

  Littell, Ashley E. Modeling Soil Moisture using Precipitation from Rain Gauge Observations and Radar Estimations (Advisor: Rezaul Mahmood).

  Schoefernacker, Scott - with May, M.T. and Kuehn, K.W. (2007). Geology of the Mammoth Cave and Nolin River Gorge Region with Emphasis on Hydrocarbon and Karst Resources, Part II: Rock Asphalt Redux and Paleovalleys Anew, American Association of Petroleum Geologists Field Trip #1 Field Guidebook, 25 pp. Eastern Section Meeting, Lexington, KY and Kentucky Society of Professional Geologists Annual Field Conference, September 14-15, Day 2, Bowling Green, KY.

  Seymour, Amy T. Overcoming Global Ignorance: Developing Geographic Literacy in a World Regional Geography Course (Advisor: David J. Keeling).

  Tobin, Benjamin W. A Quantitative Analysis of Relationships between Land-Use and Base-Level Conduit Sedimentation in south-central Kentucky (Advisor: Stephen Kenworthy).

  Walker, John. Ground-Level Ozone Across Kentucky: Modeling and a Synoptic Analysis of High Concentrations (Advisor: Gregory Goodrich).


  Croskrey, Andrea D. Groundwater Sensitivity and Vulnerability Mapping in Kentucky using GIS. (Advisor; Chris Groves).

  Dalton, Sara E. Strategies for reducing mosquito-borne disease vulnerability in equine populations: A Kentucky case study. (Advisor: Katie Algeo).

  Despain, Joel Hydrochemistry in an Alpine Karst System, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, California. (Advisor: Chris Groves).

  Despain J., C. Groves, and J. Meiman (2006) Hydrology and rock/water Interactions of an Alpine Karst System: Spring Creek, Mineral King, Sequoia National Park, California. Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Limestone Hydrogeology, Neuchâtel, Switzerland. Vol. 1, N. Goldscheider et al. (eds.). Besançon, France: Presses universitaires de Franche-Comté.

  Hendrickson M., P. Kambesis, C. Groves, and R. Kessler (2006) A Template for Academic/NGO Partnership in the Evaluation of Cave and Karst Resources. Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Limestone Hydrogeology, Neuchâtel, Switzerland. Vol. 1, N. Goldscheider et al. (eds.). Besançon, France: Presses universitaires de Franche-Comté.

  Hendrickson, Melissa The Influence of Organic Acid on the Dissolution Rate of Limestone: Beaver Falls-Mop Spring, Tongass National Forest, Alaska (Advisor: Chris Groves).

  Henry, Christina Flash Flooding in Eastern Kentucky: An Analysis of the 3-4 August, 2004, Event (Advisor: Rezaul Mahmood).

  Islas, Joseph L. The Identification, Characterization, and Analysis of Wrench Faulting in southwestern Warren County, Kentucky (Advisor: Ken Kuehn).

  Keeling, Travis - Mahmood, R., Stuart A. Foster, Travis Keeling, Kenneth G. Hubbard, Christy Carlson and Ronnie Leeper (2006). Impacts of irrigation on 20th century temperature in the northern Great Plains. Global and Planetary Change 54(1-2): 1-18. (PR)

  Leeper, Ronnie - Mahmood, R., Stuart A. Foster, Travis Keeling, Kenneth G. Hubbard, Christy Carlson and Ronnie Leeper (2006). Impacts of irrigation on 20th century temperature in the northern Great Plains. Global and Planetary Change 54(1-2): 1-18. (PR)

  Logan David. - Mahmood, R., Foster, S., and David Logan (2006). The GeoProfile Metadata, Exposure of Instruments, and Measurement Bias in Climatic Data Revisited. International Journal of Climatology, Vol. 26(8):1091-1124 (PR).

  Pricope, Narcisa Modeling Soil Erosion in the Upper Green River Basin, Kentucky (Advisor: Stephen Kenworthy).

  Reader, Daniel R. Sustainability with Globalization: An Unsustainable Proposition? (Advisor: John All).

  Schoefernacker, Scott Spatial Characteristics of Paleochannels in Association with the Mississippian-Pennsylvanian Systemic Boundary in Western and South-Central Kentucky (Advisor: Michael May).

  Sharp, Scotty Assessment of Atrazine in a Rural Water Source: Rough River Lake, Kentucky (Advisor: Chris Groves).

  Sharp S., C. Groves, and C. Ragan (2006) Assessment of the Herbicide Atrazine within a Karst-Influenced Drinking Water Source: Rough River Lake, Kentucky, USA. Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Limestone Hydrogeology, Neuchâtel, Switzerland. Vol. 1, N. Goldscheider et al. (eds.). Besançon, France: Presses universitaires de Franche-Comté.

  Tope, Shweta - with All, J.D., Ernest, A., and Andrew, K. (2006). Using GIS to Identify Biological Warfare Agents as Threats to Drinking Water Supplies. Proceedings of the First Asia-Pacific Conference for ESRI Users, pp. 1-3. Hong Kong, China: ESRI.


  Baldwin, William M., et al. An assessment of key aspects of warm and cool season severe flash flooding in the Southern Appalachians, pp. 1-12, Section 6C.3, in Proceedings of the 2005 Meeting of the American Meteorological Society, Washington, DC.

  Bergman, Crystal J. - Senior Honors Thesis, The National Weather Service's Polygon Method: Warning Dissemination of the Future. (Advisor: Rezaul Mahmood).

  Henry, Christina, et al. The Evolution of a Warm-Season Severe Eastern Kentucky Flash Flood, pp. 1-11, Section 6C.2, in Proceedings of the 2005 Meeting of the American Meteorological Society, Washington, DC.

  Kambesis, Patricia (and Roger Brucker).    "Collapsed Sinkhole at Dishman Lane, Kentucky," pp. 277-282 in T. Waltham, F. Bell, and M. Culshaw (eds.), Sinkholes and Subsidence: Karst and Cavernous Rocks in Engineering and Contruction. Chichester, UK: Springer.
  Kambesis, Patricia.     "Lechuguilla Cave, New Mexico," pp. 339-346 in D.C. Culver and W. B. White (eds.), Encyclopedia of Caves. London: Elsevier.

  Kendrick, Dasen The Relationship Between Meteorological Patterns and Rural Ground Ozone Concentration. (Advisor: Rezaul Mahmood).

  Russ, James A. Globalization, Urban Competitiveness, and Human Capital: Where does Davidson County, Tennessee, Fit into the Equation? (Advisor: David Keeling).


  Anthony, D.M., C. Groves, and J. Meiman (2004). Preliminary investigations of seasonal changes in the geochemical evolution of Logsdon River, Mammoth Cave, Kentucky. Speleogenesis and Evolution of Karst Aquifers: The Virtual Scientific Journal, Vol. 1 (4).

  Briggs, Michael R. Roadside Memorial Practices: An Examination of Landscapes of Commemoration in Warren County. Kentucky (Advisor: Katie Algeo).

  Curry, William A.Using Cesium 137 to Understand Recent In-Cave Sedimentation in the Tongass National Forest, Southeast Alaska (Advisor: Chris Groves).

  Ek, David Hydrologic and Geochemical Cycling within Karst versus Non-Karst Basins within the Interior Low Plateau Province of South-Central Kentucky (Advisor: Chris Groves).

  Graham, Mark Understanding Perceptions of Accessibility and Mobility through Structuration Theory (Advisor: Katie Algeo).

  Iovanna, A.J.Residential Radon in Warren County, Kentucky (Advisor: John All).

  Kambesis, Patricia.    "Sistema del Río Encantado, Puerto Rico," in J. Gunn (ed.), Encyclopedia of Caves and Karst. New York: Routledge.

  Medlin, Jenna S. A Spatial Analysis of the Impact of Development on Wetland Habitat in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina (Advisor: John All).

  Seadler, Katie J. Atrazine Contamination in a Rural Source Water Supply: Spa Lake, Lewisburg, Kentucky (Advisor: Chris Groves).

  Taylor, Daniel R. Evaluating Spatial Variability of Precipitation in Kentucky with Exploratory Data Analysis (Advisor: Rezaul Mahmood).

  Thomas, Joel Stuart Tourism and Rural Identity in the Waasland, Belgium (Advisor: Katie Algeo).


  Despain, Joel (2003) Hidden Beneath the Mountains: The Caves of Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks. Trenton, Cave Books.

   Glennon, J.A., and Pfaff, R.M. The extraordinary thermal activity of El Tatio Geyser Field, Antofagasta Region, Chile. Geyser Observation and Study Association (GOSA) Transactions, Vol. 8: 31-78 (Full text version).

  Pfaff, Rhonda Geographic Information System Methodologies to Examine Land Use and Groundwater Quality Relationships in South Central Kentucky (Advisor: Chris Groves).


  Anderson, Michael Herbicide Transport on Sediments in Mammoth Cave (Advisor: Chris Groves).

  Brown, Jill The Evolution of a Commercial Landscape: A Case Study of the Motels along US Highway 31W (Advisor: Stuart Foster).

  Despain, J - in Groves, C., J. Meiman, J. Despain, Z. Liu, and D. Yuan (2002). Karst aquifers as atmospheric carbon sinks: An evolving global network of research sites. U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report, 02-4174, pp. 32-39.

  Glennon, J.A. and C. Groves (2002). An examination of perennial stream drainage patterns within the Mammoth Cave watershed. Journal of Cave and Karst Studies 64: 82-91. (PR)


  Capps, Arthur S. Dye Tracing to Delineate Drainage Basins and Determine Groundwater Sensitivity, Mammoth Cave, Kentucky (Advisor: Chris Groves).

  Cary, Kevin A Model of Precipitation Rates in Kentucky, 1965-1996 (Advisor: L. Michael Trapasso).

  Glennon, John A. Application of Morphometric Relationships to Active Flow Networks within the Mammoth Cave Watershed (Advisor: Chris Groves).

  Howard, Brian A Park and Ride Feasibility Study for Evansville, Indiana (Advisor: David J. Keeling).

  Marklin, Susan The Progression of Recycling in Bowling Green, Kentucky (Advisor: Conrad Moore).


  Demaree, Nancy Place, Disease, and Mortality: Trimble County, Kentucky, 1849-1894 (Advisor: Albert Petersen).

  Durkee, J.D., 2000: Kentucky tornadoes: 1951-1998. Geography and Geology Proceedings of the Kentucky Academy of Science, Vol. 1999-00, 12-17.

  Ek, D., C. Groves, J.A. Glennon, and J. Meiman (2000) Threats to surface and karst groundwater of Mammoth Cave National Park from the Arthur Oilfield, Kentucky. Proceedings of the Eighth Mammoth Cave Science Conference. Mammoth Cave, KY, National Park Service, pp. 101-103.

  Pfaff, R., J.A. Glennon, C. Groves, J. Meiman, and J. Fry (2000) Geographic Information Systems as a tool for the protection of the Mammoth Cave karst aquifer, Kentucky. Proceedings of the Eighth Mammoth Cave Science Conference. Mammoth Cave, KY: National Park Service, pp. 89-99.

  Pruett, Timothy S. The Lost Valley of Peru? A Geographic Analysis of Illicit Coca Production and Terrorism in the Upper Huallaga Valley (Advisor: David J. Keeling).


  Anthony, Darlene Seasonal Effects on the Geochemical Evolution of the Logsdon River, Mammoth Cave, Kentucky (Advisor: Chris Groves).

  Carigan, Emily Deven Field Test of Calcite Dissolution Rate Expressions: Logsdon River, Mammoth Cave National Park (Advisor: Chris Groves).

  Gordon, Ryan The Bicycle as a Transportation Vehicle: An Assessment of Bicycle Suitability in Bowling Green, Kentucky (Advisor: Conrad Moore).

  Kreitzer, Debra D. Measuring the Applicability of the Seville Strategy to the Mammoth Cave Area Biosphere Reserve (Advisor: David J. Keeling).

  Troutman, Timothy W. A Comprehensive Heavy Precipitation Climatology for Middle Tennessee (Advisor: L. Michael Trapasso).

  Vaughan, Kevin B. A Quantitative Analysis of Interstitial Fluid Chemistry and Limestone Dissolution Rates within the Clastic Sediment of a Karst Aquifer Conduit, Mammoth Cave, Kentucky (Advisor: Chris Groves).


  Davis, William B. The Effects of Hydrilla Infestation on Selected Wintering Waterfowl: Santee Cooper Lake System, South Carolina (Advisor: Conrad T. Moore).

  Glennon, J.A. and C. Groves (1997) Application of morphometric relationships to active drainage Networks within the Mammoth Cave karst aquifer. Proceedings of the Sixth Mammoth Cave Science Conference. Mammoth Cave, KY: National Park Service.


  Finley, Jason S. Exploring Social Polarization in Jefferson County, Kentucky: An Analytical Approach (Advisor: David J. Keeling).

  Jernigan, Johnathan W. Mathematical Modeling of Convective Heat Transfer in Mammoth Cave (Advisor: Chris Groves).

  Kimble, Paul Measuring the Momentum of Throughfall Drops and Raindrops (Advisor: L. Michael Trapasso).

  Snow, Mary M. Environmentalism in the United States: An Evolving Perspective (Advisor: Conrad T. Moore).

  Snow, Richard K. Ecology, Economy, and Ecotourism: Sustaining People and the Environment (Advisor: Conrad T. Moore).


  McDonald, Kenneth W. The Effects of Military Maneuvers on Soil Structure Breakdown and Wind Erosion at the National Training Center, Fort Irwin, California (Advisor: Chris Groves).

  Polanksi, Thomas N. Weighting Landsat Digital Data According to Land Cover Emissivity for Surface Temperature Mapping (Advisor: S. Reza Ahsan).


  Auler, Augusto Hydrogeological and Hydrochemical Characterization of the Matozinhos-Pedro Leooldo Karst, Brazil (Advisor: Chris Groves).

  Bogle, Franklin A Karst Hydrogeologic Investigation of the TNT Manufacturing Valley at the Volunteer Army Ammunition Plant, Hamilton County, Tennessee (Advisor: Nicholas C. Crawford).

  Smith, James H. Hydrogeology of the Sistema Huautla Karst Groundwater Basin, Sierra Mazateca, Oaxaca, Mexico (Advisor: Chris Groves).


  Slunder, J. Scott Field Test of a Calcite Dissolution Rate Law: Fort's Funnel Cave, Mammoth Cave National Park (Advisor: Chris Groves).


  Bearden, Kyle with James Damron, cartography in Student Atlas of Kentucky.

  Howcroft, William D. Ground Water Flow and Water Resources Investigation of the Auburn, Summers, and Shakertown Springs Karst Ground Water Basins, Logan and Simpson Counties, Kentucky (Advisor: Nicholas Crawford).

  Kaletsky, Kelly Measurement of the Effects of Food Preparation Activities on the Microclimate of the Snowball Dining Room Area of Mammoth Cave (Advisor: L. Michael Trapasso).


  Alkolibi, Fahad Mohamad Regional Temperature Trends and Variations in the Contiguous United States from 1935 to 1986 (Advisor: L. Michael Trapasso).

  Pace, Laura P. East Urban Area Corridor Analysis, Daviess County, Kentucky (Advisor: Wayne Hoffman).


   Baize, David G. A "Drastic" Evaluation of the Ground-water Pollution Potential of Karst Terrain: Lost River Groundwater Basin, Warren County, Kentucky (Advisor: Nicholas C. Crawford).

   Vann, Barry Aron Factors affecting wood fuel consumption and environmental impacts in Warren County, Kentucky (Advisor: Conrad Moore).

   Webster, James William Radon contamination of residences in a city built upon a karst landscape, Bowling Green, Warren County, Kentucky (Advisor: Nicholas Crawford).


   Reeder, Philip P. The Use of Down-Hole Video to Evaluate Parameters Affecting Removal of Storm Water Runoff into a Karst Aquifer in Bowling Green, Kentucky (Advisor: Nicholas Crawford).


   Benkhalti, Abdellah Mapping the Desertification Process in Southern Morocco Using Remote Sensing Data (Advisor: S. Reza Ahsan).

   Groves, Christopher G. Lithologic Controls on Karst Groundwater Flow, Lost River Groundwater Basin, Warren County, Kentucky (Advisor: Nicholas Crawford).


   Able, Anthony S. Karstification of the Pennyroyal Plain behind the retreating Chester Escarpment: Warren, Simpson, and Logan Counties, Kentucky (Advisor: Nicholas Crawford).

   Feeney, Thomas Patrick Mechanisms Responsible for Sinkhole Flooding on an Urbanized Karst Terrain: South Sunrise/Media Drive, Bowling Green, Kentucky (Advisor: Nicholas Crawford).

   Watts, William K. Man and the Environment of the Llanos Orientales of Colombia (Advisor: E.E. Hegen).


   Simpson, Robert Mark The Relationships between Snow Cover and Cyclones in the Middle West and Eastern United States (Advisor: L. Michael Trapasso).

   Veni, George Effects of Urbanization on the Quantity and Quality of Stormwater Runoff Recharging through Caves into the Edwards Aquifer, Bexar County, Texas (Advisor: Nicholas C. Crawford).


  Schindel, Geary Michael Enteric Contamination of an Urban Karstified Carbonate Aquifer: the Double Springs Drainage Basin, Bowling Green, Kentucky (Advisor: Nicholas Crawford).


  Powell, Gregory W. A Simplified Surface Analysis for the Detection of Outflow Boundaries from Mesoscale Convection Complexes (Advisor: L. Michael Trapasso).


  Rice, Donald E. Impact of Urban Stormwater Runoff on the Water Quality of the Subsurface Lost River, Bowling Green, Kentucky (Advisor: Nicholas C. Crawford).

   Tucker, Nancy L. Nonpoint Agricultural Pollution in a Karst Aquifer: Lost River Groundwater Drainage Basin, Warren County, Kentucky (Advisor: Nicholas C. Crawford).


   Brooks-Giles, Alice Faye A Case Study: Neighborhood II Conservation Plan (Advisor: Wayne L. Hoffman).

   Cubbage, James C. Hydrology of the Sinking Creek System, Logan and Simpson Counties, Kentucky (Advisor: Ronald R. Dilamarter).


   Ewell, Jeffrey R. School District Performance in Erie County and Buffalo, New York: The Socio-Spatial Dimensions of Educational Quality (Advisor: Mark Lowry II).


   Mader, Frederick H. Alabama's Segregation Academies: A Geographic Analysis of Enrollment Decline (Advisor: Mark Lowry II).

   Perkins, Wayne F. An Analysis of Locational Aspects of the Portland Cement Industry in Kentucky (Advisor: James W. Taylor).


   Bodo, Daniel The Páramo de Berlin, Colombia: A Study of Water Resources in a Rural Andean Community (Advisor: E.E. Hegen).


   D. Glen Conner The Lower Reaches of Long Creek, Kentucky: A Karst Anomaly in Allen County (Advisor: Ronald R. Dilamarter).

   Wilder, Bernice G. A Correlation Study of Atmospheric Conditions and Incidences of Respiratory Deaths (Advisor: Robert H. Foster).


   Adedibu, Afolabi Adegbite A Study of the Recreational Impact on Nolin Flood Control Reservoir in West Central Kentucky (Advisor: Wayne L. Hoffman).

   Busse, Barbara B. Wisconsin Railroad Planning: A State's Perspective of Abandonments (Advisor: Wayne L. Hoffman).

   Hall, Luke D. A Statistical and Cartographic Analysis of the Size-Distribution of Retail Grocery Stores in Bowling Green, Kentucky (Advisor: Wayne L. Hoffman).

  Momcilovich, Peter R.E. The Cartographic Design of Highway Symbolization on State Road Maps: A Discussion and Critique (Advisor: S. Reza Ahsan).

   Preece, David J. Crimes and Illness: The Psychological and Criminal Defects Derived from the Architectural and Spatial Design in Public Housing Projects (Advisor: Mark Lowry II).

  Ray, Joseph A. Geomorphology and Land Use of a Tropical Wet-Dry Environment: Santander, Colombia (Advisor: E.E. Hegen).


   Dibble, Jeanne M. The Feasibility of Annexation: A Cost-Revenue Approach for Bowling Green, Kentucky (Advisor: Wayne L. Hoffman).

   Grace, Randall The Fresh-Water Mussel Industry of the Lower Tennessee River: Ecology and Future (Advisor: Albert Petersen).

   Harding, Robert F. A Quantitative Analysis of the Spatial Distribution of Substandard Housing in Bowling Green, Kentucky (Advisor: Wayne L. Hoffman).

  Szymanski, Kenneth N A Statistical Analysis of the Residential Distribution of Blacks in Nashville, Tennessee (Advisor: Wayne L. Hoffman).


  Schulman, Steven A. Logging in the Upper Cumberland River Valey: A Folk Industry (Advisor: Albert Petersen).


   Fowler, William M. A Comparison of Selected Habitats of Fallow Deer (Dama dama) in the United States (Advisor: James Taylor).

   Frymark, James M. An Analysis of Land Values in Bowling Green, Kentucky (Advisor: James L. Davis).

   Singla, Sudesh K. Geographical Analysis of the State-Administered Roads in Kentucky, 1920 to 1970 (Advisor: James L. Davis).


   Adams, Neilam D. A Historical Description of the Areal Distribution of the Churches in Warren County, Kentucky (Advisor: Albert Petersen).

   Randiga, Henry O. The Banana Regions of East Africa: The Regional Distribution and Cultural Significance of a Traditional Food Crop (Advisor: S. Reza Ahsan).


   Foster, Steven C. A Comparative Analysis of Kentucky State Parks (Advisor: James L. Davis).

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