Geography Master's Theses
Our students have written about a wide variety of topics. This list is only partial, but it gives a good idea of what people have studied over the past decade. All of these theses are available in the library for examination.
Pfister, Jennifer. 2004. Using Landscape Metrics to Create an Index of Forest Fragmentation for the state of Maryland.
McAteer, James. 2002. The Impact Of BRT Service Modifications On Expressed Attitudes Toward Bus Ridership in Nashville, Tennessee.
Eisenberg, Lynda Dodd. 2002. Resource land preservation in Maryland : what works best to preserve rural landscapes.
Stewart, Catherine M. 1999. Prediction of Community Noise Levels As A Function of Population Density.
Henry, Kevin Anthony. 1999. Incorporating the temporal component in GIS : the spatial-temporal evolution of a Baltimore city block, 1850-1920.
Smith, William James, Jr. 1999. The clearinghouse approach to enhancing informed public participation in watershed management utilizing GIS and internet technology.
Lilly, Gregory Harold. 1996. A comparison of representative digital image processing techniques for land use/land cover change detection.
Turner, Dean Allan. 1995. Visitor distribution and contact preference on the Northern Central Railroad Trail : a social carrying capacity study.
Russell, Zolna. 1995. Public attitudes and landscape preferences towards managing greenways for urban wildlife.
Graham, Douglas Bradley. 1995. Stream water quality degradation associated with Baltimore County's Hernwood Sanitary Landfill, summer, 1994.
Ward, Joan Morrissey. 1994. Open space creation and habitat restoration in a developing growth area Perry Hall-White Marsh, Maryland.
Sacks, Darrell Weidner. 1994. Greenways as alternative transportation routes: a case study of selected greenways in the Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan Area.
Syphard, Robert S. 1991. The effects of land use activities on natural trout populations in selected portions of the Gunpowder river sub-basin, Baltimore County, Maryland.
Pickett, James Edward. 1990. Smith Island, Maryland : a geography of change.
Bigham, Bernard L. 1987. Choosing the level of cleanup at Superfund removal sites : an analysis of the decision making process.
Schupple, Henry Louis. 1983. Physical influences on the morphology of 2nd order drainage basins in northern Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains
Davis, Vernon W. 1982. The impact of residential wood combustion on the ambient air quality of Baltimore County, Maryland.
Slater, James E. 1982. Site selection for thermal electric power generating stations utilizing remote sensing data.
Koontz, Michael. 1981. Spatial economic prerequisites for short line railroad revitalization : the Maryland Midland Railway.
Patoka, Israel. 1981. The spatial distribution of vehicle accidents on an urban highway : a case study of the Jones Falls Expressway
Peden, Henry C. Jr. 1979. A Spatial Analysis of Wind Power Feasibility in the United States.