MS Theses

Paul Bowles (2016)  Relative Timing of Structure Growth since the Deposition of the Amnicola Clay, Elk Hills, California

Alana M. Crown (2016)  Detrital zircon geochronology of roof pendants, southern Sierra Nevada batholith, Tulare County, California: Insights into Paleoproterozoic through Cretaceous provenance of the western margin of Cordilleran North America and its Cretaceous syn-magmatic architecture

Dawn A. Fetzer (2016)  Study of Summer Lake, OR BB3-I Core via Biogeochemical Molecular and Isotopic Analysis for Paleoclimate Reconstruction

Eric James Heaton (2016)  Paleontological, geochemical, and geophysical climate proxies in Late Pleistocene lacustrine sediments from Summer Lake, Oregon, western Great Basin

Alyssa Beth Kaess (2016)  Diagenesis and Reservoir Quality of the Phacoides Sandstone of the Temblor Formation at the McKittrick Oil Field, California

David Yongxian Kong (2016)  Establishing the base of underground sources of drinking water (USDW) using geophysical and chemical reports in the southern San Joaquin Basin, CA

Jordan Martin (2016)  Sand injectite architecture and petrographic characteristics of the Panoche Giant Injection Complex (PGIC), Panoche Hills, CA

Nick Andrew Moreno (2016)  U-Pb and 40Ar/39Ar geochronology of rhyolitic tuffs and lavas of the Sierra Madre Occidental silicic large igneous province: Insights into Eocene-Oligocene silicic volcanism from a new sample transect, Chihuahua and Durango border region, northern Mexico

Cristina Rivas (2016)  An Experimental Approach to Quantifying the Effects of the Injection of Supercritical CO₂ into Sedimentary Rocks and Formation Brines in the San Joaquin Valley, California: Vedder Formation, Rio Bravo Oil Field

Lilian Rubi (2016)  Possible Millennial-Scale Climate Cycles and their Effect on Tulare Lake, CA during the Late Pleistocene

Rachel Justine Tiner (2016)   Geophysical and geochemical constraints on the age and paleoclimate implications of two Holocene lacustrine cores from the headwater region of the Claro River, Elqui Province, Coquimbo Region, Chile

Stephanie Unruh (2016)  Diagenesis and Reservoir Quality of the Oligocene Vedder Sandstones, of the Rio Bravo Oil Field, Kern County, California


Carol Leigh Beahm (2015)  Depositional Environment of the Basal Etchegoin Formation within the Poso Creek Oil Field, Kern County, California

Ryan D'Cruz (2015)  Facies Characterization of the Basal Antelope Shale in the Monterey Formation at Elk Hills and Surrounding Fields: San Joaquin Basin, California

Kenneth D. Kay Jr (2015) Geological and depositional characterization of a fluvial channel sand in the Chanac Formation:  Kern Front field, San Joaquin Basin, California

Matthew Van Grinsven (2015) Glaciogenic, Geomorphic, and Insolation Effects During Mis 2 On The Lacustrine Sediment Flux of Tulare Lake, California 

Jeremiah Reagan (2015) N-alkanes as Biomarkers for Latest Pleistocene and Holocene Precipitation in Cores from Tulare Lake, CA, U.S.A. 

Zachary Scott Martindale (2015) Internal architecture of the Proto-Kern Canyon Fault at Engineer’s Point, Lake Isabella, California 

Olawale Emmanuel Olabisi (2015) Petrology and Porosity Development in Oligocene and Eocene Sandstone of the Wasco Oil Field, San Joaquin Basin, California, U.S.A. 

Kelsey A. Padilla (2015) Latest Pleistocene through Holocene Lake Levels from the TL05-4 Cores, Tulare Lake, CA, U.S.A.:  constrained by the Smear Slide Technique 

James Daniel Lopez (2015) Characterization of Magnetic Mineral Composition within the Sedimentary Interval Containing the Mono Lake Excursion form Summer Lake, Oregon, U.S.A. 

Brandon S. Jackson (2015) Holocene-aged lake sediment from the soueaster margin of Tulare Lake, CA 

Janine Marie Roza (2015) Paleomagnetic Secular Variation and Environmental Magmetism of Holocene-aged Sediments from Tulare Lake, CA 

Ryan Russell D’Cruz (2015) Facies Characterization of the Basal Antelope Shale in the Monterey Formation at Elk Hills and Surrounding Fields:  San Joaquin Basin, California 

Kathleen Marie Randall (2015) Deformation Band Analysis, Hillsdale Canyon, Utah 

Lindsey D. Medina (2015) Carbon Geochemistry, Lithology, and Pollen from the TL05 Core and TL12 Outcrop, Tulare Lake, CA:  Lake Environmental Conditions 

John Michael Wilson (2014) Geological carbon sequestration:  possible impact on a shallow freshwater aquifer near a proposed sequestration site, southern San Joaquin Valley, California

Diem T. Nguyen (2014) Diagenesis of Oligocene and Eocene Sandstones at the Greeley Oil Field, southern San Joaquin Basin, California 

Kelly Joe Harrington (2014) Carbon capture and sequestration and CO2 enhanced oil recovery in the Temblor Formation Sandstones at McKittrick oil field, san Joaquin Valley, California

Gregory R. Thompson (2014) Synchronous, millennial-scale climate changes between the northern Great Basin, USA, and Greenland in a time interval including the Mono Lake geomagnetic excursion 

Jason Bernard Robbins (2014) Provenance study of the Kern River formation within the Kern River oilfield using detrital zircon geochronology 

Roger Wesley Ward (2014) Comparative strain analyses in a welded ignimbrite:  and assessment of welding intensity variable and rankings 

Ashleigh B. Blunt (2013)  Latest Pleistocene through Holocene lake levels from the TL05-4 cores, Tulare Lake, CA 

Jonathan Andrew Goodell (2013)  Carbon capture and sequestration and CO2 enhanced oil recovery in the Monterey Stevens sandstone at North Coles Levee, San Joaquin Valley, California 

Randall Kevin Stephenson (2013)  Lithostratigraphic record of North Soda Lake, Carrizo Plain, San Luis Obispo County, California:  implications for late Pleistocene paleoclimate in a closed hypersaline lake basin 

Daniel Thomas McCuan (2011) Late Pleistocene geomagnetic field recorded in sediments form the depocenter of Pluvial Lake Chewaucan, Lake County, OR 

Gary Henley II (2011)  Late Miocene uplift at Wheeler Ridge, Kern County, California 

Catherine Sarah Schindler (2010) 3D Fault Geometry and Basin Evolution in the Northern Continental Borderland Offshore Southern California  

Gregory S. Gordon (2009) Stratigraphic and Sedimentologic Controls on Reservoir Quality and Distribution:  Middle Wildcat Group, Grizzley Bluff Gas Field, Humbolt County California 

Sean Taylor (2008) Geologic and petrophysical Characterization of the Basal Etchegoin Formation: Elk Hills Field, San Joaquin Valley, California 

Lorelea Samano (2008) Geohistory Analysis of the Maricopa Sub-basin, Kern County, California 

Brian Taylor (2007) Diagenesis and porosity development in the middle to late Eocene Point of Rock Sandstone in the McKittrick Oil Field, California 

Anne Draucker (2007) Geochemical Characterization of Obsidian Subsources from the Coso Range, California Using Laser Ablation Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry as a Tool for Archaeological Investigations 

Sophia Luz-Cobos (2006) Seismic Sequence Stratigraphy of Late Miocene to Pliocene Sediments in the Elk Hills area, Southern San Joaquin Basin

Ariel Auffant (2005) Stratigraphy and paleogeography of the Calitroleum Zone, Etchegoin Formation, Elk Hills and Coles Levee Fields, San Joaquin Basin, California

Elizabeth M. Golob (2005) Tephrochronology of Four Neogene Volcanic Units from California and Nevada, U.S.A., Using Laser Ablation ICP/MS: Implications for Petroleum Bearing Formations in the San Joaquin Valley, California

Leslie A Boockhoff (2005) Arsenic in groundwater from Water Bank Well 30S/25E-23H01, San Joaquin Valley, California 

Cari E. Meyer (2005) A Paleoclimate Record from the Black Rock Subbasin of Lake Lahontan, Nevada, U.S.A.: 29,000-11,000 Calendar Years

Craig B. Byington (2003) An Integrated Structural Analysis Defining Structural and Geochemical Controls of Petroleum Migration Near the 38 and 44 Fault Systems in the Midway-Sunset Oilfield, Kern County, California

Jason A. Anthony (2002) Solubility of Two Ferric Chromates: Implications for Risk Assessment and Remediation of Chromium-Contaminated Soil and Groundwater

Bauer, Charles M. (2002) The Hydrogeology of Rose Valley and Little Lake Ranch, Inyo County, California   *Note-several large maps are not included in pdf file but are available in the CSUB library.

Karin Hagan (2001) The effects of the White Wolf fault on groundwater hydrology in the southern San Joaquin Valley, California  

Mladen Zic (2001) Sediment Magnetism of the B&B Core from Summer Lake, Oregon, USA: Implications for Regional and Global Millennial-Scale Climate Change from 46 to 23 ka

Kevin L. Hamilton (2000) Vertical Electrical Sounding Study to Investigate the Areal Extent of a Clay Layer Beneath the Shafter-Wasco Sanitary Landfill, Kern County, California

Dawn Mitchell Hanson (1998) Diagenesis of Fine-Grained Arkosic Wackes, Temblor Formation, North Belridge Oil Field, Kern County, California

James R. Ostdick (1997) The Hydrogeology of Southwest Indian Wells Valley, Kern County, California: Evidence for Extrabasinal, Fracture-Directed Groundwater Recharge from the Adjacent Sierra Nevada Mountains

Dawne Ann Pennell (1997) Diagenetic Effect of Steam Injection on the Kern River Formation (Pliocene-Pleistocene), Kern River Oil Field, California

Dan Steward (1997) Sequence Stratigraphy of the Late Neogene, Southern San Joaquin Basin, California

Michael G. Coburn (1996) The Hydrogeology of the Round Mountain, Santa Margarita, Chanac and Kern River Formations, Kern River Field, California

Daniel B. Erbes (1996) Late Pleistocene Lithostratigraphy of Pluvial Lake Chewaucan, Oregon: Implications for Past Climate Variation

Inge Ewing (1996) Paleomagnetism and Paleoecology of Late Pleistocene Lacustrine Sediments from the BlackRock Desert, Humboldt County, Nevada: Implications for the Onset of the Last Pluvial Maximum in theWestern Great Basin

Robert J. Swartz (1995) A Study of the Occurrence of Arsenic on the Kern Fan Element of the Kern Water Bank, Southern San Joaquin Valley, California

Patrick K. McCullough (1995) Diagenesis and Porosity Development in Lower Miocene/Eocene Sandstones of the Tulare Lake Area, Central San Joaquin Basin, California

Barbara Houghton (1994) Ground Water Geochemistry of the Indian Wells Valley

Kathy E. Parker (1993) Magnetostratigraphy of Plio-Pleistocene Sediments from the Humboldt River Canyon,Pershing County, Nevada

Bill S. Robin (1991) A Seismic Refraction Survey for Water in Short Canyon, Kern County, California

Michael D. Wracher (1991) The Petrology, Geochemistry, and Geochronology of the Emigrant GAP Composite Pluton, and its Structural Relationship to the Shoo Fly Complex (Degree awarded at San Diego State University)

John Acord (1989) A Gravity Study of the Soda-Avawatz Fault Zone, San Bernardino County., California