Undergraduate Theses



Determining History of Miocene Leatherback Sea Turtles Using Fossil Specimens from Southern California
Katrina Awalt with Dr. Parham

A Paleoenvironmental And Ichnologic Analysis of the Upper Mississipian Rest Spring Shale of Inyo County California
Charlie Chou with Dr. Woods

Analysis of a Potential Paleotsunami Deposit at Los Penasquitos Laggon, San Diego, California
Jeremy Cordova with Dr. Rhodes

Taphonomy of a Pleistocene Shallow Marine Whale Fall
Lorianne Emler with Dr. Bonuso

Understanding the Petrogeneiss of K-Feldspars Megacrysts in the Twentynine Palms Quartz-Monzonite in Joshua Tree National Park
Lizzeth Flores with Dr. Memeti

Subsurface Analysis of Fluvial Sediments from the Holocene-Pleistocene Epochs as California State University Fullerton, California
John Masters with Dr. Laton

Understanding the Orientation of the Sierra Nevada Frontal Fault System in the Vicinity of Lone Pine and Independence, California
Garrett Mottle with Dr. Armstrong

The Jurassic Sactar Granodiorite, Kern Plateau, California: Evaluation of Potential Boninitic Characteristics
Phillip Sargent with Dr. D.Clemens-Knott

Origin of Debris Flow Deposits in Starvation Canyon, Death Valley, California
Kelly Shaw with Dr. J.Knott

Examining sediment cores in tidal channels to determine the possibility of paleotsunami events in Seal Beach
Anh Tran with Dr. Kirby

Cement Paragenesis of Septarian Concretions of the Cretaceous Holz Shale
Julie Unson with Dr. Loyd



Constraining exhumation of the Kenai Mtns, Alaska by applying apatite (U-Th) / He dating
Sara Baldwin with Dr. Armstrong

Geochemical correlation of volcanic rocks in the northern Deep Springs Valley, California
Aaron Case with Dr. J.Knott

Wetlands Delineation Using Dendrochronology and Historical Rainfall Data to Crossdate the Climatic Stress Regimes in the Prado Dam Basin Located in Corona, Riverside County, California
Lucy Cortez with Dr. Laton

Paleotsunami Reasearch in the Seal Beach Wetlands Seal Beach, California
D'lisa (Ohara) Creager with Dr. Rhodes

Provenance of Detrital Zircons From the Gravelly Flat Formation, Great Valley Group, Central California
Hector Fernandez with Dr. D.Clemens-Knott

Searching for a paleotsunami Record at Seal Beach, Southern California
Dylan Garcia with Dr. Kirby

Constraining Exhumation in Response to Shallow Subduction and Underplating of the Yakut Microplate in the Western Chugach and Northern Kenai Mountains, Alaska
Joseph Hawkins with Dr. Armstrong

Petrology of Dome 7403
Matthew Hutchinson with Dr. Browne

Geologic Mapping of Tertiary Deposits in the Central Last Chance Range, California
Christopher Johnson with Dr. J.Knott

Seismic Hazard Assessment of C.S.U.F.
Daniel Philo with Dr. Armstrong

Reconstruction of Hydrologic Changes During the Last 96,000 Years Using Sediments From Baldwin Lake, San Bernardino County, California
Emily Silveira with Dr. Kirby

Petrographic and Geochemical Analysis of the Summit Gabbro and Associated Granitoids of the Kern Plateau, Southern Sierra Nevada
Elizabeth White with Dr. D.Clemens-Knott