During the senior year each Environmental and Earth Sciences major completes a thesis. An original piece of research, the thesis is an interdisciplinary study of nature and human impact on nature demonstrating a familiarity with relevent literature and methods of analysis both within and across disciplines. A list of completed theses by year is below. You may either scroll down or click on the year to view a thesis. Electronic versions are available on the Academic Commons website.
Vision of a Sustainable Willamette
Constructing Environmental Consciousness through Visual Rhetoric: An Analysis of Jack Ohman's Political Cartoons
Cansler, C. Alina
'No Surprises' and Sound Science: A Case Study of the Addition of Canada Lynx (Lynx canadensis) to the Plum Creek Habitat Conservation Plan
Christensen, Margaret J.
Improving Energy Efficiency and Construction Practices in the Rental Sector of Southeast Portland
Esterly, Rebecca E.
An Environmentally Responsible Decision-Making Framework for Architectural Building Materials and Design
A Study of Community-Based Education at Leslie Middle School, Salem, Oregon
Sustaining the Coastal Environment by Implementing Marine Protected Areas: The Tillamook Bay National Estuary Project
Fire History of the Lava Cast Forest, Central Oregon
Public Participation in Environmental Decision Making: Working Toward Sustainability in a Dynamic Watershed
Nitrate Contamination of Groundwater: A Case Study in Silverton, Oregon