University of Vermont

RSENR Doctoral Dissertations

Theses, Projects, Dissertations

RSENR Doctoral Dissertations

2014

Cummings, Jonathan. 2014. Decision Support for Natural Resources Management. Ph.D. Dissertation, Natural Resources, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont.

Gorney, Rebecca. 2014. Trophic Dynamics and Cyanobacteria Blooms In Shallow Eutrophic Bays Of Lake Champlain. Ph.D. Dissertation, Natural Resources, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont. PDF

Kanwar, Pooja. 2014. A Regional Ecological Risk Assessment and Multijurisdictional Institutional Analysis of the Kaipara Harbour in New Zealand. Ph.D. Dissertation, Natural Resources, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont.

Lee, Jean. 2014. To What Extent Do Agricultural Carbon Projects Deliver? A Multi-Case Study of Gender, Small Holder Participation and Livelihood Outcomes. Ph.D. Dissertation, Natural Resources, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont.

Reigner, Nathan. 2014. A Multi-Dimensional Model of Park and Recreation Use and Crowding: Management, Perception and Behavior. Ph.D. Dissertation, Natural Resources, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont.

Reusser, Luke. 2014. Quantifying Human Impacts on Natural Rates of Erosion Along Continental Margins. Ph.D. Dissertation, Natural Resources, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont.

Rowse, Tarah. 2014. Local Energy Governance in Vermont: An Analysis of Energy System Transition Strategies and Actor Capacity. Ph.D. Dissertation, Natural Resources, The University of Vermont. PDF

2013

Comen, Todd. 2013. Multifunctionality and the Evolving American Landscape: A Case Study of the Intervale Landscape. Ph.D. Dissertation, Natural Resources, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont.

DeCarlo, Anjanette. 2013. Sustainable Strategies for Implementing Development Assistance: Enterprise, Women's Empowerment and NGOs in Africa and the Diaspora. Ph.D. Dissertation, Natural Resources, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont.

Halman, Joshua. 2013. Influence of Carcium and Aluminum Availability on the Growth, Carbon Relations and Stress Response of Northern Forest Trees. Ph.D. Dissertation, Natural Resources, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont.

Kerchner, Charles. 2013. Sustainable Financing of Protected Areas: Application of Valuation Tools to Overcome Barriers. Ph.D. Dissertation, Natural Resources, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont.

Mika, Anna. 2013. Impacts of Land-Use Change and Wood Bioenergy Harvesting on Carbon Storage and Net Emissions in the Northeastern United States. Ph.D. Dissertation, Natural Resources, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont.

Pettengill, Peter. 2013. Managing Transportation in Parks and Outdoor Recreation. Ph.D. Dissertation, Natural Resources, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont.

Pincus, Rebecca. 2013. United States Department of Defense and the Challenge of Climate Change. Ph.D. Dissertation, Natural Resources, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont.

Romolini, Michele. 2013. Adaptive Governance for 21st Century Sustainable Cities: Comparing Stewardship Networks in Baltimore and Seattle. Ph.D. Dissertation, Natural Resources, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont.

Voinov Vladich, Helena. 2013. Participatory Spatial Analysis, High Resolution Remote Sensing Data and Ecosystem Services Valuation Approach as Tools for Environmental Consensus Building. 2013. Ph.D. Dissertation, Natural Resources, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont.

2012

Alvez, Juan. 2012. Livestock Management, Ecosystem Services and Sustainable Livelihoods. Ph.D. Dissertation, Natural Resources, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont.

Lily, Paul. 2012. Effects of Common Management Practices on Home Lawn C and N Dynamics. Ph.D. Dissertation, Natural Resources, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont.

Martinez, Luz. 2012. NAFTA Beyond Economics, Its Connection with Enivronmental and Social Issues. Ph.D. Dissertation, Natural Resources, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont.

2011

Abatemarco, Tatiana. 2011. Ethics in the Local Food Movement: An Interdisciplinary Humanist Analysis. Ph.D. Dissertation, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont.

Doshi, Samir. 2011. A Systems Approach to Ecological Restoration in Appalachia: Regenerating Degraded Coal Mined Landscapes to Develop Healthy Communities. Ph.D. Dissertation, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont.

Garza, Eric. 2011. Reacting to the Peak: Multiple Criteria and Energy Return on Investment in Decision-Making. Ph.D. Dissertation, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont.

Hagens, Nathan. 2011. Towards an Applied Net Energy Framework. Ph.D. Dissertation, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont.

McInnis, Anthony. 2011. An Ecomimetic Approach to Testing Biodegradation: The Treatment and Fate of Alkanolamine 2-[(2-Aminoethyl)Amino]ethanol. Ph.D. Dissertation, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont.

Stanfield McCown, Rebecca. 2011. Evaluation of National Park Service 21st Century Relevancy Initiatives: Case Studies Addressing Racial and Ethnic Diversity in National Parks. Ph.D. Dissertation, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont.

2010

Erickson, Christina. 2010. Peer to Peer Sustainability Outreach Programs: The Interface of Education and Behavior Change. Ph.D. Dissertation, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont. PDF

Intralawan, Apisom. 2010. Land Use and Land Cover Change Dynamics and Their Implications: A Case Study of a Community Along the MeKong River. Ph.D. Dissertation, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont.

Kolan, Matthew. 2010. An Ecological Approach to Educational Design in Support of a Sustainable and Desirable Future. Ph.D. Dissertation, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont.

Kubiszewski, Ida. 2010. Searching for the Sweet Spot: Managing Information as a Good That Improves with Use. Ph.D. Dissertation, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont. PDF

Lopez Dias, Daniel. 2010. Accounting for and Communicating the Environmental Externalities of Companies: An Input-Output Approach. Ph.D. Dissertation, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont.

Masozera, Michel. 2010. Protected Areas Management in Africa: Linking Ecosystem Services, Biodiversity Conservation, Rural Livelihoods and Public Health. Ph.D. Dissertation, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont.

Poleman, Walter. 2010. Place-Based Landscape Analysis and Community Education: Development and Evaluation of a Community Outreach Program. Ph.D. Dissertation, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont.

Treg, Christopher.. 2010. A Multilevel Property Hedonic Approach to Valuing Parks and Open Spaces. Ph.D. Dissertation, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont. PDF

Voigt, Brian. 2010. Models of Anthropogenic Influence on the Landscape. Ph.D. Dissertation, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont.

2009

Bagstad, Kenneth J. 2009. Ecological Economic Applications for Urban and Regional Sustainability. Ph.D. Dissertation, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont. PDF

Esposito, Valerie Kathleen. 2009. Promoting Ecoliteracy and Ecosystem Management for Sustainable Development Through Ecological Economic Tools. Ph.D Dissertation, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont. PDF

2008

Foster, Bryan C. 2008. Green Forestry? Case Studies of Sustainable Forestry and Forest Certification. Ph.D Dissertation, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont. PDF

Huang, Ganlin. 2008. Mining and Tourism: Comparing Spatial Patterns, Socioeconomic Contributions, and Environmental Impacts in China. Ph.D Dissertation, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont. PDF

2007

Baker, Daniel. 2007. Transdisciplinary Action Research and Ecological Development: A General Model with Case Studies in Honduras and the United States. Ph.D Dissertation, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont.

Cornell, Kerri Lynn. 2007. Scale-dependent Mechanisms of Habitat Selection and Demography for a Forest Songbird in a Heterogeneous landscape. Ph.D Dissertation, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont. PDF

Duerr, Adam E. 2007. Population Dynamics, Foraging Ecology, and Optimal Management of Double-Crested Cormorants on Lake Champlain. Ph.D Dissertation, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont.

Gaddis, Erica Joy Brown. 2007. Landscape Modeling and Spatial Optimization of Watershed Interventions to Reduce Phosophorus Load to Surface Waters using a Process-Oriented and Participatory Research Approach: A Case Study in the St. Albans Bay Watershed, Vermont. Ph.D Dissertation, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont.

Hallo, Jeff. 2007. Understanding and Managing Vehicle-Related Crowding as an Influence on the Visitor Experience in National Parks. Ph.D Dissertation, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont.

Liu, Shuang. 2007. Valuing Ecosystem Services: An Ecological Economic Approach. Ph.D Dissertation, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont. PDF

Perlut, Noah Garb. 2007. Effects of Hayfield Management on Grassland Songbirds: Behavioral Responses and Population Processes. Ph.D Dissertation, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont. PDF

Schwenk, Scott. 2007. Interactions among Birds, Insects, Trees and the Environment in a Northern Forest Ecosystem. Ph.D Dissertation, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont.

Zhou, Weiqi. 2007. Classifying and Analyzing Human-Dominated Ecosystems: Integrating High-Resolution Remote Sensing and Socioeconomic Data. Ph.D Dissertation, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont.

2006

Fisher, Brendan P. 2006. Distribution and Development: Analyses of Global Poverty, Policy and Sustainability. Ph.D Dissertation, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont.

Hermans, Caroline C. 2006. Methods in Collaborative Environmental Decision-Making: Managing Group Deliverative Processes in Watershed Communities. Ph.D Dissertation, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont.

Howe, Eric Austen. 2006. A Life Cycle Approach to Modeling Sea Lamprey in the Lake Champlain Basin. Ph.D Dissertation, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont.

Laven, Daniel Nathan. 2006. Evaluating National Heritage Areas: Theory, Methods and Application. Ph.D Dissertation, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont.

Long, Robert A. 2006. Developing Predictive Occurrence Models for Carnivores in Vermont Using Data Collected With Multiple Noninvasive Methods. Ph.D Dissertation, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont.

Mulder, Kenneth P. 2006. Stoichiometry and the Efficiency of Resource Utilization in Ecological and Economic Systems. Ph.D Dissertation, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont.

Watts, Richard A. 2006. Planning for Power: Citizen Participation in the Siting of a High-Voltage Transmission Line in Vermont. Ph.D Dissertation, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont.

2005

Budruk, Megha S. 2005. Carrying Capacity in Urban-Proximate Units of the National Park System. Ph.D Dissertation, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont.

2004

Borer, Catherine H. 2004. Calcium Partitioning and Depletion in the Foliage of Red Spruce: Quantification, Physiological Consequences, and Implications for Forest Health. Ph.D Dissertation, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont.

Sullivan, S. Mazeika P. 2004. Linking Fluvial Geomorphology and Biotic Condition in Vermont Streams and Rivers. Ph.D Dissertation, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont.

2003

Bonter, David. 2003. Migration and Ecology of Landbirds During Migration in the Great Lakes Basin. Ph.D Dissertation, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont.

Clapp, Erik M. 2003. Long-Term Rates of Denudation and Sediment Generation Over Different Spatial Scales Quantified Using in Situ Cosmogenic 10 BE and 26 AL in Sediment and Rock. Ph.D Dissertation, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont.

Ervin, Jamison B. 2003. Community-Based Conservation Planning at a Watershed Scale: Three Vermont Case Studies and Their Implcations for Planning Theory. Ph.D Dissertation, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont.

Pfister, Scott E. 2003. Studies on Thekopsora minima a Tsuga-Ericaceae Rust. Ph.D Dissertation, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont.

2002

Lawson, Steven R. 2002. Theoretical and Empirical Approaches to Evaluating Tradeoffs in Outdoor Recreation Management. Ph.D Dissertation, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont.

Newman, Peter B. 2002. Integrating Social, Ecological, and Managerial Indicators of Quality into Carrying Capacity Decision-Making in Yosemite Park Wilderness. Ph.D Dissertation, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont.

Nichols, Kyle K. 2002. Quantifying Desert Surface Processes Using 10 Be and 26 Al. Ph.D Dissertation, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont.

2000

Minteer, Ben A. 2000. Pragmatism in Environmental Thought: Recoveries and Reconstructions. Ph.D Dissertation, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont.

1997

Strimbeck, Richard G. 1997. Cold Tolerance and Winter Injury in Montane Red Spruce. Ph.D Dissertation, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont.

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