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The following represents a list of recent theses from the KICC group. Click on the title for a pdf; please note that some are reduced resolution because of file size limitations. Please contact advisors directly for full-resolution versions.
Thomas C. Neal, Hydrodynamic Controls on Sedimentology and Geomorphology of Marine-Carbonate Ramps: Insights from a Holocene Analogue, Northern Yucatán Shelf, Mexico, M.S. thesis
Hamilton Miller Goodner, Rock Fabric Controls on Pore Evolution and Porosity-Permeability Trends in Oolitic Grainstone Reservoirs and Reservoir Analogs, M.S. thesis
Adrienne Michele Duarte, Stratal and Petrophysical Complexity Expressed in Seismic Reflection Patterns within Isolated Carbonate Platforms, M.S. thesis
Erich de Zoeten, Diagenetic controls on porosity, thermal history, and hydrocarbons in the Wolfcamp A, eastern Midland Basin, Texas, M.S. thesis.
Joshua D. Hogue, Ichnotaxonomy of the Eocene Green River Formation, Soldier Summit and Spanish Fork Canyon, Uinta Basin, Utah: Interpreting behaviors, lifestyles, and erecting the Cochlichnus Ichnofacies, M.S. thesis.
Negar Nazari, Stability improvement of ScCO2 foam for enhanced oil recovery applications using polyelectrolytes and polyelectrolyte complex nanoparticles prepared in high salinity produced water, M.S. thesis.
Sean R. Hammersburg, Ichnotaxonomy of the Cambrian Spence Shale Member of the Langston Formation, Wellsville
Mountains, northern Utah, U.S.A., M.S. thesis.
Charles C. Bose, Application of nanoparticles as proppants and breaker encapsulating agents, M.S. thesis.
Maritha E. Huber, Relationships between foraminifera and geomorphology: Holocene, Crooked-Acklins Platform, southern Bahamas: M.S. thesis.
Tony M. Pugliano, Fundamental stratigraphic, sedimentologic, and petrophysical elements of heterozoan carbonates: Grain-rich fining- and shoaling-upward cyclothems and clinothems: M.S. Thesis. [Appendices available directly from advisors]
Ortega-Ariza, D., Sequence stratigraphy and depositional controls on Oligocene-Miocene Caribbean carbonate-dominated systems, Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic, Ph.D. dissertation. Chapters available: Introduction, Chapter 2, Chapter 3-part 1, Chapter 3-part 2, Chapter 4. [Appendices available directly from advisor]
Paula D. Richter, Revisiting Dolomitization in the Isla De Mona Isolated Carbonate Platform: Marine, Mixing, Reflux, or Biogenic? M.S. Thesis.
Rafferty J. Sweeney, Sequence stratigraphy and facies distribution in a Miocene carbonate platform: La Rellana platform area, southeastern Spain, M.S. Thesis.
Abdul Wahab, Porosity evolution associated with closely spaced disconformities, Mid-Cretaceous carbonate platform, Mexico, M.S. Thesis.
Adam Yoerg, Geochemical controls on sediment mineralogy and morphology in alkaline lakes: Western Sand Hills, Nebraska USA, Undergraduate research thesis.
Nicholas Cestari, Reservoir and Source Potential of Eocene Microbialites, Green River Formation, USA, M.S. thesis.
Yousef Fadolalkarem, Pre-stack Seismic Attribute Analysis of the Mississippian Chert and the Arbuckle Group at the Wellington Field, South-Central Kansas, M.S. thesis. (Abstract and Introduction, for a complete thesis reprint please contact Hassan Eltom [firstname.lastname@example.org])
Clyde Redger, Seismic Attribute Analysis of the Upper Morrow Sandstone and the Arbuckle Group from 3D-3C Seismic Data at Cutter Field, Southwest Kansas, M.S. thesis. (Abstract and Introduction, for a complete thesis reprint please contact Hassan Eltom [email@example.com])
Karen Lechtenberg, Controls on the Architecture of Lower Ismay Zone of the Honaker Trail Formation (Pennsylvanian), San Juan River, Utah, USA. M.S thesis. (Abstract and Introduction, for a complete thesis reprint please contact Hassan Eltom [firstname.lastname@example.org])
Michael Brenden Keel, Michael Brenden Keel, Organic Porosity Distribution: A Function of Aromaticity in Organic-Rich Mudrocks, M.S. thesis., M.S. thesis.
Zhaoqi Li, Diagenetic Controls on Porosity and Permability of Miocene Carbonates, La Molata, Spain, Ph.D. dissertation. Appendices are available HERE.
Hannah Wasserman, Heterogeneity and Depositional Variability of Reef Sand Aprons: Integrated Field and Modeling of the Dynamics of Holocene Aranuka Atoll, Republic of Kiribati, Equatorial Pacific: M.S. thesis.
Ayrat Sirazhiev, 2012, Seismic Attribute Analysis of the Mississippian Chert at the Wellington Field, south-central Kansas: M.S. thesis.
Anya Hess, 2011, Heterozoan Carbonate Lithofacies and Sequence Stratigraphy: A Study of Pliocene Strata of the Agua Amarga Basin, Southeastern Spain: M.S. Thesis. Appendices are available HERE.
Katharine Knoph, 2011, Ground-penetrating Radar Imaging of Depositional and Diagenetic Features in an Upper Miocene Carbonate Reservoir Analog, SE Spain: M.S. Thesis.
Andrew G. Sparks, 2011, Stratigraphic heterogeneity of a Holocene ooid tidal sand shoal: Lily Bank, Bahamas. M.S. Thesis.
Erin Young, 2010, Controls on Reservoir Character in Carbonate-Chert Strata, Mississippian (Osagean), Southeast Kansas: M.S. Thesis. ***Please contact Evan Franseen directly to request this thesis – email@example.com***
Rachel Dvoretsky, 2009, Stratigraphy and Reservoir-analog Modeling of Late Miocene Shallow-water and Deep-water Carbonate Deposits: Agua Amarga Basin, Southeast Spain: M.S. Thesis. ***Please contact Evan Franseen directly to request this thesis – firstname.lastname@example.org***
Christopher Lipinski, 2009, Stratigraphy of Upper Miocene Oolite-Microbialite-Coralgal Reef Sequences of the Terminal Carbonate Complex: Southeast Spain: M.S. Thesis. ***Please contact Evan Franseen directly to request this thesis – email@example.com***