Completed Theses

  1. 1955 to 1969
  2. 1970 to 1979
  3. 1980 to 1989
  4. 1990 to 1999
  5. 2000 to 2009
  6. 2010 to Present


Latham, Vern. 500 Millibar Circulation Patterns Related to Santa Ana Weather in San Diego County. (Eidemiller, Finch, Olson)

Schlansky, Mark. Restructuring of the Airline Industry Under Regulation: The Domestic Route Network. (Quastler, Heiges, Beatty)

Steinbaugh, Charles. Policies and Land Use Impacts of Naval Special Warfare at Camp Keerey, Niland, California. (Greenwood, O'Brien)

Sugimoto, Toshifumi. Overseas Investment by Japanese Firms with Special Reference to the San Diego Region. (Keen, Ford, Matuura)


Houghton, Brent. Detecting Urbanization of Peri-Urban Areas with Landsat Digital Data. (Finch, Eidemiller, Olson)

Hussey, Kevin. An Automated Procedure for Assessing Population Exposure to air Pollution in Southern California Utilizing Image Processing Technology. (Wright, McArthur, Beatty)

Iacometti, Susan. An Evaluation of Low-Resolution Interactive Graphics as an Aid in Preparing Proportional Point Symbol Maps. (Wright, McArthur, Beatty)

Krausmann, William. An Analysis of Several Variables Affecting Fire Occurrence and Size in San Diego County. (Fredrich, Wright, Zedler)

Powell, Harry. Mission Beach: The Creation of Place. (Ford, O'Brien, Lewin)

Spear, Steven. The Physical Geography Boundary Between the Salton Trough and the Peninsular Ranges Natural Provinces in San Diego and Imperial Counties, California. (Fredrich, Eidemiller)


Hix, Michael. An Analytical Comparison of Landsat Computer Compatible Tapes and Film Imagery. (Wright, Eidemiller, Olson)

Hoffman, Robert. Premature Housing and Community Decline in Suburbia. (Stutz, Herzog, Hohm)

Lapota, David. Biological and Regulatory Feasibility of Abalone Aquaculture in the California Coastal Zone. (Pryde, Fredrich, Ford)

Rugge, Steven. Detection of Urban Land Cover Change in San Diego's Mira Mesa Scripps Ranch Area with LANDSAT MSS Digital Data. (Finch, McArthur, Olson)

Tracy, Michael. Airline Deregulation and its Effect on Service to Small Communities in Northern California: A Guideline for the Potential of Economic, Unsubsidized Service. (Quastler, O'Brien, Beatty)


Gauss-Powell, Diana. Biological Resource Protection Through use of Open Space Easements. (Pryde, O'Brien, Calavita)

Gross-Paulson, Daira. In-Flight Passenger Orientation. (Wright, Eidemiller, Beatty)

Kush, Melanie. Port of Spain: A Sense of Place. (Ford, Keen, Duncan)

Sherwood, Lee. An Interagency of Wilderness Management Methods and Concerns at Four Southern California Wilderness Areas. (Pryde, Keen, Dustin)


Gustafson, Albert. Potential Evapotranspiration as a Climatic Determinant within the San Diego Coastal Plain and Foothills. (Greenwood, Aguado, Rockwell)

Hill, Edmund. The Effects of Suburbanization of Personal Energy and Cale-of-Time Costs in the San Diego Region. (Stutz, Quastler, Kartmen)

Porteous, John. Cost-Effectiveness of Passive Solar Residential Homes for San Diego County. (Pryde, Keen, Sweedler)

Strandgaard, Lise. Coronado: The Image of the Island. (Ford, Quastler, Caves)

Williford, Douglas. Land Use Alternatives for an Incorporated Lakeside. (Pryde, O'Brien, Rea)


Cannell, Michael. The Value of Time for Homogeneous Areas. (Stutz, Quastler, Banks)

Cavan, Donald. Land Use and Location Analysis Issues in San Diego County. (Ford, Stutz, Clapp)

McFarley, George Jr.. People's Republic of China: Patterns of Forest Development and Change, 1973-1984. (Keen, Quastler, Cox)

McLin, Bruce. An Energy Analysis of Japanese Vinyl House Horticulture. (Keen, Johnson, Cox)

Olinghouse, Sandra. An Application of the California Coastal Act of 1976 in Redondo Beach, California. (O'Brien, Quastler, Namba)

Painter, Susan. Otay Mesa: A Study of the Impact of Water on Land Use Changes. (Fredrich, Blick, Caves)

Williams, Mark. Coccidioidomycosis in Tijuana: A Spatial and Epidemiological Analysis. (Fredrich, Griffin, Patrick)

Wynn, Lisa. Comparison of Manually Produced and Automated Cross Country Movement Maps Using Digital Image Processing Techniques. (Wright, Stow, Noble)


Baker, Bryan. The Self-Designed New Town as a Resource Planning Method: The Case of Cerro Gordo Oregon. (Johnson, Keen, Clapp)

Chisholm, John. Economic Evaluation of a Four-Park Hierarchy in San Diego Using Travel Cost and Contingent Evaluation Methodology. (Stutz, O'Brien, Namba)

Keller, Christine. Measuring the Compatibility of Agriculture and Transmission Lines in Central California. (Pryde, O'Leary, Babilot)

Mensel, Ruth. The High School Geography Project: An Investigative Study. (Johnson, Keen, Case)

Mercurio, Richard. Landscape Taste in Suburbia: A Comparison of Planned and Non-Conformist Communities. (Ford, Griffin, Hohm)

Simon, Lawrence. Small Hydroelectric Development in Inyo and Mono Counties: A Regional Analysis of Cumulative Resource Impacts. (Pryde, O'Brien, Thayer)

Stewart-Gertler, Ann. Conservation of Environmental Quality: An Evaluation of the Maryland Coastal Zone Management Program. (Keen, O'Brien, Zedler)

Zombeck, Linda. A Study of Land Use Patterns at Old Town San Diego. (Ford, O'Brien, Duncan)


Crutzinger, Jack. Hazardous Wastes in San Diego County: Siting Criteria for Proposed Facilities. (Johnson, Quastler, Conway)

Howell, David. Testing the Griffin and Ford Model of Latin American City Structure in Argentina. (Ford, Griffin, Cavaleta)

Martinez, Ana. Agricultural Land Use Changes in Uruguay: 1956-1981. (Griffin, Wright, Davies)

Mayer, James. Soil Morphology of the Tijuana River National Estuarine Sanctuary Northwest Portion. (Greenwood, McArthur, Zedler)

Weiler, Richard. Spatial Analysis of Land Use Cover: An Investigation into the Scales of Surface Cover Class Divisions. (Stow, Wright, Lilly)

Wright, Charlene. The Relief of the Soil-Rock Interface and its Effect on Plant Cover in Southern California Chaparral. (Fredrich, Greenwood, Kummerow)


Bearden, Patsy. Use of the Satellite Remote Sensing to Determine the Distribution of the Pacific Mackerel (Scomber Japonicus) in the Eastern North Pacific. (Stow, Keen, Ford)

Boxer, Lorissa. Population Growth and Depopulation in the State of Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Giffin, Ford, Silverman)

Collins, Karen. Identification of Potential Receptors and Contaminant Transport pathways at a California Superfund Site: A Geographic Case Study. (Fredrich, Pryde, Strong)

Hall-Cather, Lauren. Geographic Variables Which Influence the Dissemination and Colonization of Introduced Paittacines in Southern California. (Pryde, O'Leary, Collier)

Hirsch, Jill. Recreational Land Use Planning for Valley Center Parcel #1 in San Diego, California. (O'Brien, Pryde, Caves)

McKinsey, Dave. Priority Ranking For Prescribed Burning in the Cuyamaca Rancho State Park Using a Geographic Information System. (Wright, Stow, Oechel)

Millar, Susan. Valley Asymmetry in San Diego. (McArthur, Aguado, Peterson)

Schultz, Jeffrey. An Analysis of Origin and Destinations of Amtrak's San Diegan Ridership: 1987. (Quastler, O'Leary, Banks)

Steppan, Scott. Geographic Distribution of Flower Morphological Traits and Boundary Phenomenon in Subspecies of Lotus Scoparius. (O'Leary, Fredrich, Simpson)


Augenstein, Eric. Evaluation of SPOT/HRV Data for Kelp Inventories. (Stow, Hope, Ebert)

Browning, Jeremy. Distribution for Elementary Educational Resources in San Diego. (Aitken, Ford, Caves)

Burns, Blake. Spectral Reflectance and Spatial Characterization on Arctic Tundra Albedo in Northern Alaska. (Stow, Hope, Oechel)

Flemming, Jeffrey. Spatial Characteristics of Tussock Tundra Albedo in Northern Alaska. (Hope, Aguado, Stow, Tenhunen)

Lister, Elaine. Understanding the Influence of Access and Design on Elderly Residential Satisfaction: Observations from San Diego. (Aitken, Ford, Hohm)

McDowell, Thomas. Factors Affecting the Relationship Between Remotely Sensed Surface Temperatures and a Spectral Vegetation Index. (Hope, Stow, Aguado, Reynolds)

O'Connor, Anne. Gas or Class: Towards and Interpretation of the Commercial Strip. (Ford, Aitken, Starr)

Riccio, Rita. The Landscape of Visible Prostitution. (Ford, Aitken, Gupta)

Webb, Christopher. Inlet Dynamics for Southern California. (Stow, McArthur, Chang)