2013

Most parasites and their hosts live in a balance within their environment; however a disease outbreak can occur when either the parasite, host, or environment, are perturbed.
The purpose of this project is to demonstrate how planning scholars may actively and strategically engage with the public to have their research impact public deliberation, policy, and practice.
This thesis presents two manuscripts which pertain to estimating infrastructure damage and determining design loads of tsunami inundation.

2012

This study develops an operational approach to the problem of implementing marine spatial planning that is founded on community-based methods, ecological production theory, and multi-criteria decision analysis.
This study has two main objectives: (1) to document where and when Humboldt squid have been present in Oregon through cooperative fisheries research, and (2) to correlate the sightings with oceanographic conditions using a geographic information system (G
This research was focused on developing: a new rapid-survey methodology to assess declining populations of an intertidal burrowing mud shrimp, and translating the methods used into a suitable 7th grade math and science curriculum.

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