2018

Fredman, Daniel. 2018. A Human Side of the Smart Grid: Behavior-Based Energy Efficiency from Renters Using Real-Time Feedback and Competitive Performance-Based Incentives. Ph.D. Dissertation, Natural Resources, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont. Advisors: Christopher Koliba, Austin Troy, Walter Poleman.  Read dissertation on ScholarWorks @ UVM.

Gudex-Cross, David. 2018. Remote Sensing Methods and Applications for Detecting Change in Forest Ecosystems. Ph.D. Dissertation, Natural Resources, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont. Advisor: Jennifer Pontius. Read dissertation on ScholarWorks @ UVM.

Nicholson, Charles. 2018. No Farm is an Island: Pollinators and Pollination in Agricultural Landscapes. Ph.D. Dissertation, Natural Resources, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont. Advisor: Taylor Ricketts. Read dissertaion on ScholarWorks @ UVM.

Perry, Elizabeth. 2018. Cityscape Connections: National Park Service Relevance and Resilience in Urban Areas. Ph.D. Dissertation, Natural Resources, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont. Advisor: Robert Manning. Read dissertation on ScholarWorks @ UVM.

Watson, Keri. 2018. Conservation of Ecosystem Services and Biodiversity in Vermont, USA. Ph.D. Dissertation, Natural Resources, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont. Advisor: Taylor RickettsRead dissertation on ScholarWorks @ UVM.

Wironen, Michael. 2018. Governing Environmental and Economic Flows in Regional Food Systems. Ph.D. Dissertation, Natural Resources, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont. Advisor: Jon Erickson.  Read dissertation on ScholarWorks @ UVM.

 

2017

Fox, Mairi-Jane. 2017. Designing for Economic Success: A 50-State Analysis of the Genuine Progress Indicator. Ph.D. Dissertation, Natural Resources, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont. Advisor: Jon Erickson.  Read dissertation on ScholarWorks @ UVM.

Kosiba, Alexandra. 2017. Quantifying Tree Response to Alterations in Pollution Deposition and Climate Change in the Northeastern U.S. Ph.D. Dissertation, Natural Resources, The University of Vermont. Advisor: Paul Schaberg. Read dissertation on ScholarWorks @ UVM.

McCowen, Tracey. 2017. Turning Carbon into Currency: Market and Ethical Analyses. Ph.D. Dissertation, Natural Resources, The University of Vermont. Advisors: Adrian Ivakhiv and Curt Ventriss. Read dissertation on ScholarWorks @ UVM.

Orantes, Lucia. 2017. Assessing Community Dynamics and Colonization Patterns of Triatoma dimidata and Other Biotic Factors Associated with Chagas Disease Prevalence in Central America. Ph.D. Dissertation, Natural Resources, The University of Vermont. Advisor: Kimberly Wallin. Read dissertation on ScholarWorks @ UVM.

Spencer, Phoebe. 2017. Shaping Policy in the Anthropocene: Gender Justice as a Social, Economic and Ecological Challenge. Ph.D. Dissertation, Natural Resources, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont. Advisor: Jon Erickson.  Read dissertation on ScholarWorks @ UVM.

 

2016

Clement, Christopher. 2016. Renewable Energy Transitions: Dynamic Systems Analysis, Policy Scenarios, and Trade-offs for the State of Vermont. Ph.D. Dissertation, Natural Resources, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont. Advisors: Jon Erickson and Asim Zia.  Read dissertation on ScholarWorks @ UVM.

Corbett, Ashley. 2016. Preservation and Sediment Cycling Beneath "Ghost Glaciers:" How Cold-Base Ice Dictates Arctic Landscape Evolution. Ph.D. Dissertation, Natural Resources, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont. Advisor: Paul Bierman. Read dissertation on ScholarWorks @ UVM.

Geczi, Emilian. 2016. Placing Natural Resource Decisions in Social and Historical Contexts: Sociological Inquiries into Agency Communications, Management Rationalities and Community Change. Ph.D. Dissertation, Natural Resources, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont. Advisor: Patricia Stokowski. Read dissertation on ScholarWorks @ UVM.

Isles, Peter. 2016. A Multiscale Analysis of the Factors Controlling Nutrient Dynamics and Cyanobacteria Blooms in Lake Champlain. Ph.D. Dissertation, Natural Resources, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont. Advisor: Jason Stockwell. Read dissertation on ScholarWorks @ UVM.

Limback, Chenin. 2016. Invasive Plant Ecology in Vermont: Insights from Spatial Analysis and Interactions of Garlic Mustard (Alliaria petiolata) with Native Plants and Invertebrates. Ph.D. Dissertation, Natural Resources, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont. Advisor: Kimberly Wallin. Read dissertation on ScholarWorks @ UVM.

Sosa-Gonzales, Veronica. 2016. Erosion Rates in (Sub) Tropical, Rapidly Developing Countries: An Isotopic Approach to Measuring Background Rates of Erosion in Brazil and China. Ph.D. Dissertation, Natural Resources, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont. Advisor: Paul Bierman. Read dissertation on ScholarWorks @ UVM.

Xiao, Xiao. 2016. The Role of Transportation in Expanding the Democratic Ideal of National Parks. Ph.D. Dissertation, Natural Resources, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont. Advisor: Robert Manning. Read dissertation on ScholarWorks @ UVM.

 

2015

DeJong, Benjamin. 2015. Using the Past as the Key to the Present: Informing Coastal Resource Management with Geologic Records. Ph.D. Dissertation, Natural Resources, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont. Advisor: Paul Bierman. Read dissertation on ScholarWorks @ UVM.

Derrien, Monika. 2015. Discourse as Social Process in Outdoor Recreation and Natural Resource Management: Arguing, Constructing, and Performing. Ph.D. Dissertation, Natural Resources, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont. Advisor: Patricia Stokowski. Read dissertation on ScholarWorks @ UVM.

Halteman, Philip. 2015. New Insights for the Future of Lake Champlain: Practical Approaches and Useful Tools for Grappling with Uncertainty and Weighing Trade-offs in Watershed Management. Ph.D. Dissertation, Natural Resources, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont. Advisor: Mary Watzin. Read dissertation on ScholarWorks @ UVM.

Katz, Jonathan. 2015. monitoR: Automation Tools for Landscape-scale Acoustic Monitoring. Ph.D. Dissertation, Natural Resources, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont. Advisor: Therese Donovan. Read dissertation on ScholarWorks @ UVM.

Larouche, Julia. 2015. Thermokarst and Wildfire: Effects of Disturbances Related to Climate Change on the Ecological Characteristics and Functions of Arctic Headwater Streams. Ph.D. Dissertation, Natural Resources, The University of Vermont, Burlington,Vermont. Advisor: William Bowden. Read dissertation on ScholarWorks @ UVM.

McRae, Kimberly. 2015. Effects of Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) on the Environment and the Cultural Integrity of the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe in the Mohawk Nation of Akwesasne. Ph.D. Dissertation, Natural Resources, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont. Advisor: Cecilia Danks. Read dissertation on ScholarWorks @ UVM.

Nash, Julie. 2015. Early Adoptioin Dynamics of Private Governance Initiatives: A Case Study of the Marine Cultured-Pearl Industry. Ph.D. Dissertation, Natural Resources, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont. Advisors: Saleem Ali and Clare Ginger. Read dissertation on ScholarWorks @ UVM.

Nipper, Joel. 2015. Measurement and Modeling of Stormwater from Small Suburban Watersheds in Vermont. Ph.D. Dissertation, Natural Resources, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont. Advisor: Breck Bowden. Read dissertation on ScholarWorks @ UVM.

Nordstrom, Karen. 2015. Pedagogical Praxis Models in Sustainability Education: A Focus on Food Systems an Environment. Ph.D. Dissertation, Natural Resources, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont. Advisors: Thomas Hudspeth and Stephanie Kaza. Read dissertation on ScholarWorks @ UVM.

Posner, Stephan. 2015. The Impact of Ecosystem Services Knowledge on Decisions. Ph.D. Dissertation, Natural Resources, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont. Advisor: Jon Erickson. Read dissertation on ScholarWorks @ UVM.

Rinehart, Kurt. 2015. Analytical and Decision Tools for Wildlife Population and Habitat Management. Ph.D. Dissertation, Natural Resources, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont. Advisor: Therese Donovan.  Read dissertation on ScholarWorks @ UVM.

Sutti, Flavio. 2015. Importance of Agricultural Systems as Multifunctional Landscapes. Ph.D. Dissertation, Natural Resources, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont. Read dissertation on ScholarWorks @ UVM.

 

2014

Cummings, Jonathan. 2014. Decision Support for Natural Resources Management. Ph.D. Dissertation, Natural Resources, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont. Advisor: Therese Donovan. Read dissertation on ScholarWorks @ UVM.

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. Advisor: Mary Watzin. Read dissertation on ScholarWorks @ UVM.

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. Advisor: Stephanie Kaza. Read dissertation on ScholarWorks @ UVM.

 

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. Advisor: Robert Manning. Read dissertation on ScholarWorks @ UVM.

 

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. Read dissertation on ScholarWorks @ UVM.

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. Advisor: Robert Constanza. Read dissertation on ScholarWorks @ UVM.

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. Read dissertation on ScholarWorks @ UVM.

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. Advisor: Austin Troy. Read dissertation on ScholarWorks @ UVM.

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. Advisor: Roelof Boumans. Read dissertation on ScholarWorks @ UVM.

 

2008

Foster, Bryan C. 2008. Green Forestry? Case Studies of Sustainable Forestry and Forest Certification. Ph.D Dissertation, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont. Advisor: Deane Wang. Read dissertation on ScholarWorks @ UVM.

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. Advisor: Saleem Ali. Read dissertation on ScholarWorks @ UVM.

 

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. Advisor: Therese Donovan. Read dissertation on ScholarWorks @ UVM.

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. Read dissertation on ScholarWorks @ UVM.

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. Read dissertation on ScholarWorks @ UVM.

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. Advisor: Austin Troy. Read dissertation on ScholarWorks @ UVM.

 

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.