Masters Theses

 
 
1. Landolt, K. N. 2008. The effects of predator presencre and intra-cohort interactions on the growth and development of the facultatively paedomorphic salamander, Ambystoma talpoideum. M.S. Thesis in Water Science, Murray State University.
 
 
2. Phillips, M. 2008. Macrolide antibiotics and illicit drug residues in wastewater treatment plant samples: Contamination levels, seasonal variation and loading estimates. M.S. Thesis in Chemistry. Murray State University. 150pp.
 
 
3. Snapp, C. 2008. Diatom colonization patterns, ?13C isotopic ratios, and water chemistry in springs of contrasting geologic origin in Land-Between-the-Lakes. Masters in Water Science, Murray State University. 77 pp.
 
 
4. Earl, J. 2007. Lethal and sublethal effects of nutrient pollution on amphibian larvae. Master of Science, Water Science.
 
 
5. Ramsey, J. 2007. Life history, distribution, and secondary production of Hexagenia bilineata (Say) in Ledbetter Embayment of Kentucky Lake. Master of Science, Water Science.
 
 
6. Suresh, N. 2007. Polychlorinated biphenyls, chlorinated pesticides and polybrominated diphenyl ethers in sediment, mussel and fish samples from Kentucky Lake. M.S. Thesis. Murray State University. 150pp.
 
 
7. Suresh, N. 2007. PCBs, chlorinated pesticides and PBDEs in sediment, mussel and fish samples from Kentucky Lake. Master of Science, Chemistry.
 
 
8. David Cano. 2005. Community Composition and Phylogenetic Relationships of Eubacteria from Sediment Soil Samples of the Littoral Zone of Ledbetter Creek Embayment, Kentucky Lake, during Summer and Winter Pools. Master of Science, Biological Sciences.
 
 
9. I-Lun Chien. 2005. Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), Chlorinated Hydrocarbon Pesticides in Amphibian Samples Collected from Western Kentucky. Master of Science, Chemistry.
 
 
10. Estorer, Sara K. 2005. Nitrification Rates within Gravel Bars in Forested and Agricultural Streams. Master of Science, Biological Sciences.
 
 
11. Hill, Jason. 2005. Analysis of sedimentation in the Ledbetter basin: A geomorphologic study focusing on mudflat growth in Ledbetter Creek. Master of Science, Geosciences.
 
 
12. Jason Hill. 2005. Analysis of Sedimentation in the Ledbetter Creek Basin: A Geomorphic Study Focusing on Delta Growth at the Confluence of Kentucky Lake Reservoir. Master of Science, Geosciences.
 
 
13. Hsin Hua Lin. 2005. Archeal Diversity in Sediments of the Littoral Zone of Ledbetter Embayment, Kentucky Lake. Master of Science, Biological Sciences
 
 
14. Hunt, Seth. 2005. The hyporheic zone as a refugium for algae. Master of Science, Water Science
 
 
15. Beth Kobylarz. 2005. Effects of age on stress bioindicators and chemical contamination in bullfrogs. Master of Science, Biological Sciences.
 
 
16. Pafford, John. 2005. Nutrient stress detection in corn using hyperspectral RDACS-3 imagery. Master of Science, Geosciences.
 
 
17. Preechaya Thaosuwan. 2005. Spatial and vertical distribution of organotin compounds in the lowermost Tennessee River and Kentucky Lake. Master of Science, Chemistry.
 
 
18. Wilhelm, Kenneth J. 2005. An assessment of macroinvertebrate community susceptibility to hydrologic disturbances using a GIS curve number procedure, Master of Science, Water Science.
 
 
19. Williamson, Matthew R. 2005. Effects of environmental and laboratory exposure to atrazine (2-chloro-4-ethylamino-6-isopropylamins-s-triazine) on larval Cheumatopsyche sp. LC50 values. Master of Science, Water Science.
 
 
20. Baker, Paxton. 2004. Identification of 16S rDNA Clones, Amplified From Kentucky Lake Sediment Samples, by Nucleotide Sequencing.
 
 
21. Boynton, Jessica. 2004. Utilization of remote sensing to model current and future threats to amphibian population. Masters of Science, Biology
 
 
22. Boynton, Jessica. 2004. Utilization of remote sensing to model current and future threats to amphibian populations. Master of Science, Water Science.
 
 
23. Lambrix, Joseph M. 2004. Sediment analyses: a physical and geochemical investigation of the benthic region in Kentucky Lake Reservoir. Master of Science, Geosciences.
 
 
24. Nelson, Amanda. 2004. An assessment of manganese and iron in the Kentucky Lake reservoir using Tubifex tubifex (Oligochaeta:Tubificidae), Master of Science, Water Science.
 
 
25. Perry, Guy. 2004. Multitemporal classification of a portion of McCracken County, Kentucky using Landsat Enhanced Thematic Mapper+ data and canonical correlation analysis. Master of Science, Geosciences.
 
 
26. Seaford, Kosta. 2004. Chlorinated hydrocarbon pollutants in pine needles: An atmospheric evaluation of western Kentucky. Master of Science, Chemistry.
 
 
27. Wright, T. Scott. 2004. The distribution of meiofauna in a gravel bar in Calloway County, Kentucky. Master of Science, Water Science.
 
 
28. Davis, Christy. 2003. Mapping sediment deposition in the lower reaches of Kentucky Lake Based on historic and contemporary transects and multivariate regression. Master of Science, Geosciences.
 
 
29. Hunteman, Justin. 2003. Analysis of high-gain Landsat ETM+ band 6 for the prediction and mapping of chlorophyll-a in Kentucky Lake. Master of Science, Geosciences.
 
 
30. Jeong, Y. 2003. Predictive capability of Landsat ETM+ thermal band in the estimation of land surface temperatures for the same seasons of different years. Master of Science, Geosciences.
 
 
31. Bush, Kelly. 2002. Biotic and abiotic sorption and desorption of phosphorus from Midwest forested and agricultural streams. Master of Science, Water Science.
 
 
32. Lindsley-Smith, Mara. 2002. Classification of wetland vegetation using hyperspectral and multispectral imagery and the use of GIS to detect jurisdictional wetland boundaries. Master of Science, Biological Sciences.
 
 
33. Meredith, Christy. 2002. Embryonic and larval response of three amphibian species to increasing nitrate concentrations. Master of Science, Water Science.
 
 
34. Monroe, J. 2002. Comparison of classification approaches to improve grassland classification using multi-temporal LandSat TM Data. Master of Science, Geosciences.
 
 
35. Moyer, Denise. 2002. Use of stable organic carbon isotopes (13C), C/N ratios and % C to indicate the origin of carbon in the sediments of a southeastern reservoir, Kentucky Lake, KY and distribution of benthic macroinvertebrates in a southeastern reservoir (Kentucky Lake, KY) based on spatial, temporal, and physical-chemical characteristics. Master of Science, Biological Sciences.
 
 
36. Reed, Darren. 2002. Spawning and larval development in the zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) in Tennessee and Ohio River water. Master of Science, Biological Sciences.
 
 
37. Lewis, Chad. 2001. Fertilization success in Amblema plicata, Quadrula quadrula, and Megalonaias nervosa (Bivalvia: Unionidae) based on population density in Kentucky Lake. Master of Science, Water Science.
 
 
38. Rundle, John. 2001. The effect of altered hydrology on the nitrate removal capacity of western Kentucky wetlands. Master of Science, Biological Sciences.
 
 
39. Brooks, Christopher. 2000. The effect of erosive land uses on the distribution and abundance of hyporheic invertebrates. Master of Science, Biological Sciences.
 
 
40. Richard, Ken. 2000. Total suspended solids, turbidity, and chlorophyll-a relationships in Kentucky Lake Reservoir defined with monitoring and remotely sensed data. Master of Science, Water Science.
 
 
41. Sadi, Baki Billah. 2000. Temporal Trends of Chlorinated Hydrocarbon Pollutants in Ledbetter Embayment, Kentucky Lake. Master of Science, Chemistry.
 
 
42. Seo, Jinwon. 2000. Comparisons of fish communities in Ledbetter Creek and Ledbetter embayment of Kentucky Lake. Master of Science, Biological Sciences.
 
 
43. Tabor, Julie. 2000. Seasonal patterns of phytoplankton in Ledbetter Embayment of Kentucky Lake. Master of Science, Biological Sciences.
 
 
44. Butrick, Jeremy. 1999. Analysis of noise reduction routines applied to LandSat TM datasets. Master of Science, Geociences.
 
 
45. Hoe, Heather. 1999. Distribution of carbon dioxide and methane in Kentucky Lake: seasonal, spatial, and long-term patterns. Master of Science, Water Science.
 
 
46. Rao, Matha. 1999. Mapping of total suspended sediments in Kentucky Lake using LandSat TM data. Master of Science, Geociences.
 
 
47. Williams, Jason. 1999. Regulation of phytoplankton and bacterioplankton production by nutrient availability and advective losses in a large river impoundment (Kentucky Lake), Master of Science, Department of Biology, University of Louisville.
 
 
48. Dreves, David P. 1997. Relationships among diet, fluctuating reservoir level, and growth of age-0 largemouth bass in Ledbetter Embayment of Kentucky Lake. Master of Science, Biological Sciences.
 
 
49. Weston, Cynthia R. 1997. The effect of the herbicide, Tebuthuron, on three species of green algae, Scenedusmus sp., Selenastrum capricornutum, and Dictyosphaerium planctonicum, and a blue-green alga, Anabaena sp. Master of Science, Biological Sciences.
 
 
50. Frey, Kevin. 1996. Distribution and food habits of larval gizzard and threadfin shad in Ledbetter Embayment, Kentucky Lake. Master of Science, Biological Sciences.
 
 
51. Kazwell, Jennifer L. 1996. Comparison of two non-point source pollution models utilizing Geographic Information Systems. Master of Science, Geoscience.
 
 
52. Shaefer, Jeff. 1996. Aquatic herbicide use and its effects on abundance, growth, and mortality of young-of-the-year fishes in littoral areas of Kentucky Lake. Master of Science, Biological Sciences.
 
 
53. Lee, Bobby A. 1995. Littoral zones in a reservoir: groundwater flow paths and Justicia americana. Master of Science, Biological Sciences.
 
 
54. Ali, Abdella Y. 1994. An application of a geographic information system (GIS) for the evaluation of groundwater pollution potential using DRASTIC. Master of Science, Geosciences.
 
 
55. Anderson, Michael. 1994. Distribution, abundance, and production of young-of-the-year fish in littoral areas dominated by aquatic macrophytes in Kentucky Lake. Master of Science, Biological Sciences.
 
 
56. Brouder, Mark J. 1994. Food habits and distribution of larval bluegill, Lepomis macrochirus, in Ledbetter Embayment, Kentucky Lake. Master of Science, Biological Sciences.
 
 
57. Fisher, G. Gregory. 1994. Evaluation by gas chromatography/mass spectrometry of Chlorpyrifos organothiophosphate pesticide levels in the sediments, benthic water, and fathead minnows of Blood River Embayment, Kentucky Reservoir. Master of Science, Chemistry.
 
 
58. Sharp, Brian. 1994. Zooplankton of Kentucky Lake with emphasis on Daphnia lumholtzi. Master of Science, Biological Sciences.
 
 
59. Workman, Robert D. 1994. Spawning and movement of largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides) in Reelfoot Lake, Tennessee. Master of Science, Biological Sciences.
 
 
60. Anderson, Michael. 1993. Distribution, abundance, and production of young-of-the-year fish in littoral areas dominated by aquatic macrophytes in Kentucky Lake. Master of Science, Biological Sciences.
 
 
61. Harrison, Jennifer. 1993. Utilization of a geographic information system to study non-point source pollution potential in a portion of the Kentucky Lake drainage basin. Master of Science, Geosciences.
 
 
62. Hughbanks, Tyrone. 1993. Mortality and exploitation of paddlefish, Polydon spathula, in Kentucky Lake, Kentucky-Tennessee. Master of Science, Biological Sciences.
 
 
63. Ravelo, Patricia M. 1993. Geographic information system-based erosion analysis of Kentucky Lake watersheds. Master of Science, Geosciences.
 
 
64. Rister, Paul. 1993. Spawning period and fecundity of white crappie (Pomoxis annularis) and white crappie (Pomoxis nigromaculatis) in Kentucky Lake, Kentucky. Master of Science, Biology.
 
 
65. Feeney, Robert. 1992. Determination of turbidity in Kentucky Lake and West Point Lake based on coincidence, sample sites and Landsat Thematic Mapper data. Master of Science, Geosciences.
 
 
66. Gano, Amanuel. 1992. Topographic effect correction of Landsat TM data by piece-wise transformation using a hyper spherical direction cosine model. Master of Science, Geosciences.
 
 
67. Johnson, Kelly. 1992. The chemistry and productivity of Ledbetter Embayment in comparison with a tributary and the main stem of Kentucky Lake. Master of Science, Biological Sciences.
 
 
68. Sweeney, Mary. 1992. Sediment reworking by tubificids along a carbon gradient in Ledbetter Embayment, Kentucky Lake. Master of Science, Biological Sciences.
 
 
69. Babbs, Scott. 1991. A study of manganese dynamics in northern and middle Kentucky Reservoir sediments, benthic waters and mussels. Master of Science, Chemistry.
 
 
70. Eggering, Luke. 1991. The effect of aquatic macrophytes on the available prey/predator ratio of fishes in the littoral area of Kentucky Reservoir. Master of Science, Biological Sciences.
 
 
71. Marocchi, Abdelaziz. 1990. A probability model to study primary productivity of Kentucky Lake. Master of Science, Geosciences.
 
 
72. Parnell, Ellen. 1988. Physical model and in-depth profile studies of Kentucky Lake. Master of Science, Chemistry.

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