Honors Program Theses

 

This collection contains Honors Program Theses written by undergraduate students in the Department of Earth Science at the University of Northern Iowa.

Every honors student has the opportunity to complete undergraduate research during their time at UNI by writing a thesis. Students work with faculty members in their major or area of interest to develop and conduct a study during either their Junior or Senior year.

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Submissions from 2015

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Eastern Iowa lithics and their effects on Oneota culture, Caitlin Mary Kelly Open Access Honors Program Thesis

Books from 2014

Biographical Encyclopedia of Astromomers, Thomas A. Hockey

Submissions from 2012

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An environmental systems analysis of hydropower and its effects upon indigenous settlements in Karnataka, India, Amy Joens Open Access Honors Program Thesis

Books from 2011

How We See the Sky: A Naked-Eye Tour of Day & Night, Thomas A. Hockey

Submissions from 2007

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Air Masses, STORM Project

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Air Pressure and Weather, STORM Project

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Be Particular About our Matter!, STORM Project

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Carbon Dioxide in the Atmosphere, STORM Project

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Clouds Over Your Head, STORM Project

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Concentration is Essential for this Task!: An Activity in Comparing of Concentrations, STORM Project

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Decoding METAR Data, STORM Project

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Do the Dewpoint!, STORM Project

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Drawing Isobars, STORM Project

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Drawing Isotherms, STORM Project

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Factories - Friends or Foes?, STORM Project

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Finding the Planetary Boundary Layer, STORM Project

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Fronts, STORM Project

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Highs, Lows and Patterns in the Wind, STORM Project

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How Fast Does the Wind Blow?, STORM Project

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Indoor Air Pollution, STORM Project

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Is Air Quality in the Index?, STORM Project

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It’s Time for a Change, STORM Project

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Mid-Latitude Cyclones, STORM Project

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Oxygen Give and Take, STORM Project

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Particulate Matter Matters!, STORM Project

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Patterns of Temperature, STORM Project

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Precipitation Patterns, STORM Project

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Reading and Using Meteograms, STORM Project

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Reading Universal Time, STORM Project

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Structure of the Atmosphere, STORM Project

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There's a Hole in My Umbrella: A Mini-Unit on Acid Deposition, STORM Project

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There's a Whole Lotta Spillin' Goin' On!, STORM Project

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There's a Whole Lotta Spillin' Goin' On!, STORM Project

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To Burn or Not to Burn, STORM Project

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Trouble Breathing?, STORM Project

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Understanding Dispersion Models Using Computer Technology, STORM Project

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Upper Air Plots, STORM Project

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Weather Around Highs and Lows, STORM Project

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Weather Maps and Fronts, STORM Project

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Weather Station Plots, STORM Project

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What's the Temperature?, STORM Project

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Where Did the Water Go?, STORM Project

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Where Is it Hot or Cold?, STORM Project

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Which Way Does the Wind Blow?, STORM Project

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Winds around Highs and Lows, STORM Project

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You're One in a Million: An Activity in Comparing of Concentrations, STORM Project

Theses/Dissertations from 2004

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Modeling and measuring the dispersion of odors from hog confinements, François Béra Open Access Thesis

Books from 1999

Galileo's Planet: Observing Jupiter Before Photography, Thomas A. Hockey

Books from 1998

Iowa's Geological Past: Three Billion Years of Earth History, Wayne I. Anderson

Books from 1996

The Comet Hale-Bopp Book : Guide to an Awe-Inspiring Visitor from Deep Space, Thomas A. Hockey and Thomas Bopp

Books from 1986

The Book of the Moon: A Lunar Introduction to Astronomy, Geology, Space Physics, and Space Travel, Thomas A. Hockey

Books from 1985

General Geology of North-Central Iowa: Guidebook for the 48th Annual Tri-State Geological Field Conference, Wayne Anderson

Books from 1984

The Cedar Valley Formation (Devonian), Black Hawk and Buchanan Counties; Carbonate Facies and Mineralization, Wayne Anderson and Paul L. Garvin

Books from 1983

Geology of Iowa: Over Two Billion Years of Change, Wayne Anderson

Books from 1972

General Geology in the Vicinity of Northern Iowa, Wayne Anderson

The General Geology of Black Hawk County and Adjacent Areas, Wayne Anderson