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Fall 2008

Student (major)
Mentor
Research Topic

Mark Childre (Geo)

Lance Lambert

Physical stratigraphy of Edwards aquifer

Kristi Salazar (Geo)

Donald Hooper (SwRI)
Marius Necsoiu (SwRI)

A study of the physical properties of tephra using IR spectroscopy

Beverly Saunders (ES)

Debajyoti Paul

Stable oxygen isotope analyses of Antarctic sea ice

Shuangxi Xie (STA, MS)

Geospatial-intelligence tech: development and implementation of a new system for target detection, categorization and tracking

Summer 2008

Student (major)
Mentor
Research Topic

Jeffrey L. Allen (Geo)

Donald Hooper (SwRI)
Marius Necsoiu (SwRI)

Morphometric analysis and landscape evolution from gridded digital elevation models

Mark Childre (Geo)

Lance Lambert

Physical stratigraphy of Edwards aquifer

Abdalla Dawood (CE)

Hatim Sharif

Severe weather impacts on human health

Michael Daniel (ME)

Steve Ackley
Brent Nowak

Model based design of AUVs (autonomous underwater vehicles) with regards to see ice investigations

Almoutaz El Hassan (CE, MS)

Hatim Sharif

Physically based distributed modeling of the 2002 San Antonio River flood

Anne Ji (Geo)

Hongjie Xie

Weather radar and rain gauge based rainfall comparison and statistical analysis

Paul M. Need (CE)

Hatim Sharif

Climate and weather control on influenza morbidity and mortality

Andrea Perez-O'Neil (ES)

Kyle Murray

Biofuel potential of natural aquatic algae

Jessica Quintanilla (Geo)

Donald Hooper (SwRI)
Marius Necsoiu (SwRI)

Ground-rupture mapping using InSAR gradiometry

Kristi Salazar (Geo)

Donald Hooper (SwRI)
Marius Necsoiu (SwRI)

A study of the physical properties of tephra using IR spectroscopy

Beverly Saunders (ES)

Debajyoti Paul

Stable oxygen isotope analyses of Antarctic sea ice

Thomas Whitney (ME, MS)

Steve Ackley
Brent Nowak

Machine vision algorithm development for krill iIdentification and estimating

Shuangxi Xie (STA, MS)

Keying Ye

Geospatial-intelligence tech: development and implementation of a new system for target detection, categorization and tracking

Beibei Yu (ES, MS)

Hongjie Xie

NEXRAD rainfall downscaling and validation

Spring 2008

Student (major)
Mentor
Research Topic

Mark Childre (Geo)

Lance Lambert

Karst survey with USGS

Fall 2007

Student (major)
Mentor
Research Topic

Austin Jordan (Geo)

Hongjie Xie

A.M. high albedo events in martian northern polar craters: an investigation using THEMIS infrared data

Beibei Yu (ES)

Hongjie Xie

Spatiotemporal change of snow cover in Colorado Plateau and implication of climate change

Summer 2007

Student (major)
Mentor
Research Topic

Ashley Bishop (Geo)

Judy Haschenburger

Mapping streambed configuration

Mark Childre (Geo)

Alan Dutton

Making an improved map of the potentiometric surface of the Edwards aquifer

Bryan Guzman (Geo)

Rupali Datta

Sediment and water quality and contamination at Mitchell Lake San Antonio, Texas

Austin Jordan (Geo)

Hongjie Xie

The origin of ice in martian rock glaciers

Vincent Mendieta (ES)

Alan Dutton

Using ArcMap to develop an improved method of mapping the potentiometric surface of the Edwards Aquifer and to further map hydraulic conductivity distributions if possible

Melissa Quinones (Geo)

Adria Bodour
Paul Jurena

Analyzing soil parameters and micro/macro-nutrients during restoration of an agricultural field at Browning Ranch, Johnson City, TX

Kristi Salazar (Geo)

Debajyoti Paul

Carbon isotopic composition and variation of C:N ratio in soil samples from the archaeological site 41KM69, the Flatrock Road Site, Texas: Inference on paleoclimate

Nelson Santos (ES)

Hatim Sharif

Potential benefits of pervious concrete for better management of quality & quantity of storm runoff

Beverly Saunders (ES)

Steve Ackley

Physical and Biological Properties of Antarctic Sea Ice

Penelope Wagner (Geo)

Steve Ackely

Comparison of Earth's Sea Ice Features with Analog Features on Mars

Beibei Yu (ES)

Hongjie Xie

Spatiotemporal change of snow cover in Colorado Plateau and implication of climate change

Derex Zellars (ES)

Rupali Datta

Chemical reactivity of vaious size fractions of water treatment residuals

Spring 2007

Student (major)
Mentor
Research Topic

Melissa Quinones (Geo)

Debajyoti Paul

Evaluate the precision and accuracy of carbon and oxygen isotope analyses of mixed calcite and dolomite samples

Penelope Wagner (Geo)

Steve Ackely
Hongjie Xie

Sea ice ridging and rafting structures: a comparison between the Earth and Mars

Summer 2006

Student (major)
Mentor
Research Topic

Antonieta Arteaga (MDS)

Judy Haschenburger

How flashy are the floods in central Texas?

Carrie Benson (Geo)

Hongjie Xie

Distribution and variability of water ice in Martian craters using THEMIS and OMEGA

Alex Castillo (Geo)

Dibs Sarkar

Exploring the effectiveness of a novel arsenic filter for drinking-water

Melissa Quinones (Geo)

Huade Guan

The effect of large-scale climate variability on agricultural water use in Texas

Robert Ramirez (Geo)

Kyle Murray

GIS mapping of central Texas

Beverly Saunders (ES)

Alan Dutton

Application of environmental geophysics to characterize hydrogeologic properties of surficial materials

Gabriella Sosa (ES)

Paul Jurena

Soil nutrient status along a woodland-grassland gradient

Penelope Wagner (Geo)

Hongjie Xie
Minqiang Zhu

Distribution and variability of Martian water vapor using OMEGA imagery

 


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