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Theses from 2021

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Bioaccumulation Potential of Chlorpyrifos in Hyalella Azteca: Implications for the San Francisco Bay Delta Watershed, Nabilah Nadhirah Ahmad Johanif

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Microplastics in the Charles River: Abundance, Adjacent Land Use, and Export Flux to Boston Harbor, Massachusetts, Lee Mabry

Theses from 2020

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Same Stone, Different Outcomes: Marine Communities on Engineered vs. Natural Rock Shores, Lucy Anne Dando Lockwood

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Polystyrene Beads as a Vector from Contamination of Gemfibrozil in the Bay Scallop (Argopecten Irradians), Charles R. Major

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Urban Parks Reimagined: Utilizing City Parks for Stormwater Drainage During Flash Flood Events, Stephan A. Maranian

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Accounting for Equity in Climate Adaptation Planning: A Quantitative Assessment of Co-Benefits for Green Infrastructure, Hannah M. Stroud

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Listening to Greater Boston's Climate Change Concerns, Anna I. Valdez

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The Occurrence of Compound Events in Rhode Island and their Associated Damage Costs, Erika D. Welch

Theses from 2019

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Physical, Chemical, and Biological Assessment of Dam Removal and Land Use Land Cover Affects in the Mill River System, Massachusetts, Delilah M. Bethel

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Climate Change Impacts on Phosphorus Loads in the Upper and Middle Charles River Watershed with HSPF Modeling, Meagan Riley

Theses from 2018

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A View from Within: Notes and Insight from an Institutional Ethnography of The National Commission for Natural Protected Areas in Tulum, Mexico, Maxwell J. Martin

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A Geographical Vulnerability Analysis of Urban Open Spaces in Boston to Sea Level Rise and Coastal Flooding and their Potential Role in Resiliency Planning, Emily A. Moothart

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An Acoustic Monitoring Method for Assessing River Dolphin Presence and Changes in the Context of Anthropogenic Development, Charles A. Muirhead

Theses from 2017

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Targeting the Digestive Gland in the Analysis of 4-Nonylphenol and 17α-Ethinyl Estradiol from the Tissues of Mytilus Edulis L., Brian J. Duphily

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Establishment of Baseline Physical, Chemical, and Biological Stream Conditions at a Passive Cranberry Bog Restoration, Edgar Franck

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Assessing Risk of Aboveground Storage Tanks to Sea Level Rise and Coastal Inundation along Chelsea Creek– An Application of a Transdisciplinary Framework, Avery P. Palardy

Theses from 2016

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Path Analysis of Hierarchical Drivers On Water Quality in the Charles River Watershed Tributaries, Massachusetts, Laurissa C. Gulich

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The Behavioral Endocrinology of Cold-Stunned Kemp's Ridley Sea Turtles, Lauren I. Laskey

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Tracking the Flood – Gaining a New Perspective on Flood Management in Boston Using Socio-Hydrology, Zachary G. Mertz

Theses from 2014

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Coastal Change Analysis of Lovells Island Using High Resolution Ground Based LiDAR Imagery, Jennifer K. Ly

Theses from 2013

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The Application of Geographic Information Technology and Ground-Penetrating Radar in the Study of the Evolution of the Charles River Basin, Lars E. Anderas

Theses/Dissertations from 2011

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Release of Extracellular Polymeric Substances (EPS) by Aurelia Aurita and Mucus Blob Flux, Rachel A. Dicker

Theses from 2010

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The Role of Sulfur in Biomineralization: Argopecten Irradians and the Impact of Ocean Acidification, Bryanna Joy Broadaway

Theses from 2009

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Rainsford Island Shoreline Evolution Study (RISES), Christopher V. Maio