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S. E. Ogburn (2015), Reconciling field observations of pyroclastic density currents with conceptual and computational analogs using a GIS and a newly developed global database, Ph.D. thesis, 335 pp, State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Geology, http://search.proquest.com/docview/1658213571.

J. L. Ball (2014), Field and numerical investigations of lava dome hydrothermal systems and their effects on dome stability, Ph.D. thesis, 264 pp, State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Geology, http://search.proquest.com/docview/1511453186.

A. G. Harp (2014), Shallow Plumbing Geometry and Eruptive Processes of a Monogenetic Volcano, Lunar Crater Volcanic Field, Nevada, M.S. thesis, 100 pp, State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Geology, http://search.proquest.com/docview/1562520994.

P. J. Johnson (2014), The ~38 ka Marcath eruption at Lunar Crater volcanic field, Nevada: Characteristics of a monogenetic basaltic tephra fall deposit, M.S. thesis, 72 pp, State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Geology, http://search.proquest.com/docview/1508834991.

S. Pouget (2014), Tephra: field, theory and application, Ph.D. thesis, 281 pp, State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Geology, http://search.proquest.com/docview/1628958145.

C. E. Roberts (2014), On the formation and evolution of sinuous rilles: Morphologic and morphometric insights from the Marius Hills and Aristarchus Plateau regions, M.S. thesis, 147 pp, State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Geology, http://search.proquest.com/docview/1625970743.

D. C. S. Ruth (2014), Physical and geochemical systematics of the 2008 violent strombolian eruption of llaima Volcano, Chile, Ph.D. thesis, 204 pp, State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Geology, http://search.proquest.com/docview/1562515169.

M. R. Sweeney (2014), A numerical determination of debris jet length scales and depositional structures in diatremes, M.S. thesis, 62 pp, State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Geology, http://search.proquest.com/docview/1627780816.

J. Amin (2013), Lateral variations in strata competence and alternating eruption styles in time and space as morphological controls on a maar crater in the Lunar Crater Volcanic Field, Nevada, USA, M.S. thesis, 110 pp, State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Geology, http://search.proquest.com/docview/1418032815.

K. R. Kersten (2013), A disarticulated lava cone, Burney Spring Mountain, Shasta County, USA: implications for extensional tectonics in the southern Cascades, M.S. thesis, 87 pp, State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Geology, http://search.proquest.com/docview/1460307815.

T. M. O’Brien (2013), Correlation of lava flows on Cascade volcanoes: Tool development and example from Burney Spring Mountain, California, M.S. thesis, 242 pp, State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Geology, http://search.proquest.com/docview/1460309120.

M. Smolen (2013), Pit crater formation: Laboratory simulations and applications to Mars, M.S. thesis, 130 pp, State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Geology, http://search.proquest.com/docview/1319305648.

P. M.-P. Bion (2012), Conception of a method for the creation of volcanic risk index maps from the case study of the Chaine des Puys and the agglomeration of Clermont-Ferrand, France, M.S. thesis, 105 pp, State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Geology, http://search.proquest.com/docview/1114054446.

E. C. P. Breard (2012), The origin of a mixed-avalanche deposit generated during the 2008 eruption of Llaima volcano, Chile, M.S. thesis, 123 pp, State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Geology, http://search.proquest.com/docview/1114077749.

K. W. Christle (2012), Subaerial lava pillars: Evidence for non-explosive water-lava interactions in Iceland, M.S. thesis, 105 pp, State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Geology, http://search.proquest.com/docview/922564585.

R. A. Leach (2012), A textural and chemical study of lavas from Villarrica and Llaima Volcanoes, Chile: Evidence for magma recharge and mixing, M.S. thesis, 65 pp, State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Geology, http://search.proquest.com/docview/1112478500.

J. Maurice (2012), Geochemical and structural constraints on magma storage at Llaima Volcano, a support for shallow dikes and reservoirs, M.S. thesis, 91 pp, State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Geology, http://search.proquest.com/docview/1112478502.

S. M. Melander (2012), Breccias of the Sovana Eruptive Unit, Latera caldera, Vulsini Volcanic District, Italy, M.S. thesis, 186 pp, State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Geology, http://search.proquest.com/docview/1030419670.

D. M. Miller (2012), Shield fields and shield plains on Venus: Geologic characteristicsand spatial relationships, M.S. thesis, 181 pp, State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Geology, http://search.proquest.com/docview/1112469707.

A. N. A. Molle (2012), Video analysis of the January 8th 2010 pyroclastic flow from Soufriere Hills volcano (Montserrat): Flow dynamics and modeled evolution, M.S. thesis, 71 pp, State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Geology, http://search.proquest.com/docview/1112469710.

S. Pansino (2012), Experimental analysis of bubble-driven mixing in a volcanic conduit and how it affects lava lake sustainability, M.S. thesis, 60 pp, State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Geology, http://search.proquest.com/docview/1112478504.

A. J. Rankin (2012), Predicted ash hazards from potential eruptions at Nevado Sabancaya, Peru: HYSPLIT and remote sensing, M.S. thesis, 73 pp, State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Geology, http://search.proquest.com/docview/1112461349.

A. Tadini (2012), Structural study of Lunar Crater Volcanic Field (LCVF) through volcanic vent clusters analysis, M.S. thesis, 80 pp, State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Geology, http://search.proquest.com/docview/1112461347.

P. L. Whelley (2012), Using ignimbrite morphology to assess emplacement and post-emplacement processes, Ph.D. thesis, 149 pp, State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Geology, http://search.proquest.com/docview/1030962607.

R. L. Dennen (2011), Dome collapse and block-and-ash flow emplacement, Mono Craters, California, M.S. thesis, 75 pp, State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Geology, http://search.proquest.com/docview/922561887.

S. Hays (2011), The crystal nucleation and growth in metamorphic processes based on the crystal size distributions (CSD) of mineral phases. The Grenville Province, Ontario, Canada, M.S. thesis, 88 pp, State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Geology, http://search.proquest.com/docview/854069664.

D. J. Krysak (2011), The geologic history of Apollinaris Mons, Mars, M.S. thesis, 80 pp, State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Geology, http://search.proquest.com/docview/878894465.

T. A. Lough (2011), Assessment of geologic mapping techniques at Aristarchus plateau, the Moon, M.S. thesis, 203 pp, State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Geology, http://search.proquest.com/docview/900443309.

M. D. Brown (2010), Vulnerability assessment for the Mijitayo Creek water treatment facility; Pasto, Colombia, M.S. thesis, 86 pp, State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Geology, http://search.proquest.com/docview/815598136.

B. Chiasera (2010), A new treatment of compositional data The Stromboli, Italy case, M.S. thesis, 85 pp, State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Geology, http://search.proquest.com/docview/749999124.

L. Marzeki (2010), Detecting fluctuations in the lava-lake level of Villarrica Volcano, Chile using MODIS thermal imagery from 2003–2005, M.S. thesis, 94 pp, State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Geology, http://search.proquest.com/docview/518494432.

W. P. Cross (2009), Formation of the granular jump, M.S. thesis, 129 pp, State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Geology, http://search.proquest.com/docview/305081698.

S. Hanson-Hedgecock (2009), Improvement of an intelligent system to aid in lithostratigraphic and geochemical correlation, Mono and Inyo Tephras, California, M.S. thesis, 131 pp, State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Geology, http://search.proquest.com/docview/305093164.

S. Kobs (2009), Modeling particle motion and near-vent deposition in explosive volcanic eruptions, Ph.D. thesis, 224 pp, State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Geology, http://search.proquest.com/docview/305081633.

E. L. Laity (2009), Lava pillar distribution at the East Pacific Rise (9[degrees]09′ to 54′ N) and Axial Volcano, Juan de Fuca Ridge, 1998 lava flow, M.S. thesis, 213 pp, State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Geology, http://search.proquest.com/docview/305081553.

E. Nimlos (2009), Spatial variations of rockfalls from a growing lava dome: Soufriere Hills Volcano, Montserrat, M.S. thesis, 82 pp, State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Geology, http://search.proquest.com/docview/305092881.

S.-R. Ryu (2009), Democratic representation in new democracies: Policy responsiveness and government accountability, Ph.D. thesis, 183 pp, State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Geology, http://search.proquest.com/docview/305081680.

K. M. Shockey (2009), The spatial relationship within fields of shield volcanoes and how they compare on the Earth, Venus and the Moon, M.S. thesis, 141 pp, State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Geology, http://search.proquest.com/docview/305081442.

S. J. Warren (2009), An experimental study of flow in the Whirlpool, Niagara River, New York – Ontario, USA – Canada, M.S. thesis, 48 pp, State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Geology, http://search.proquest.com/docview/305085475.

J. G. Allen (2008), Using pedestal craters to constrain the deflation rate of the Medusae Fossae Formation, Mars, M.S. thesis, 232 pp, State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Geology, http://search.proquest.com/docview/89202307.

B. Burkett (2008), Andean volcanism: Nevado Hualca Hualca Volcano, southern Peru, and El Reventador Volcano, Ecuador, M.S. thesis, 238 pp, State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Geology, http://search.proquest.com/docview/304403144.

C. M. McClarren (2008), The flow behavior of active lava lakes explored through laboratory simulation, M.S. thesis, 178 pp, State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Geology, http://search.proquest.com/docview/304403199.

S. E. Ogburn (2008), Potential hazards at Soufriere Hills Volcano, Montserrat: Northwards-directed dome-collapses and major explosive eruptions, M.S. thesis, 178 pp, State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Geology, http://search.proquest.com/docview/304369492.

A. M. Semple Domagall (2008), On the emplacement of large-volume evolved lavas: Case studies in southwest Idaho, Ph.D. thesis, State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Geology, http://search.proquest.com/docview/276018665.

S. M. Burkett (2007), Geomorphic mapping and petrography of Mammoth Mountain, California, M.S. thesis, 114 pp, State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Geology, http://search.proquest.com/docview/304771661.

M. A. Farley (2007), Geologic map of MTM quadrangles -15257 and -20257 of western Hesperia Planum, Mars, M.S. thesis, 66 pp, State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Geology, http://search.proquest.com/docview/304766880.

T. Jones-Krueger (2007), A quantitative investigation of fluvial activity in the Hesperia Planum region, Mars, M.S. thesis, 94 pp, State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Geology, http://search.proquest.com/docview/304778537.

G. Legorreta Paulin (2007), Assessment of landslides susceptibility, Ph.D. thesis, 398 pp, State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Geology, http://search.proquest.com/docview/304769048.

C. R. Meyn (2007), Holocene and late Pleistocene tephra stratigraphy of the Mono Craters, eastern California, M.S. thesis, 101 pp, State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Geology, http://search.proquest.com/docview/304771773.

S. R. Black (2006), The origin and evolution of islands in Ionian Paterae, M.S. thesis, 88-88 p. pp, State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Geology, http://search.proquest.com/docview/304938301.

W. B. Garry (2006), Emplacement of channeled flows in subaerial, submarine, simulated, and extraterrestrial environments, Ph.D. thesis, 255-255 p. pp, State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Geology, http://search.proquest.com/docview/304937465.

J. Lougen (2006), Behavior of Loki Patera, Io revealed through laboratory and mathematical modeling, M.S. thesis, 121-121 p. pp, State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Geology, http://search.proquest.com/docview/304941768.

B. Martinez-Hackert (2006), Event-scale erosion of scoria cone Hillslopes in the western San Francisco Volcanic Field, Arizona, Ph.D. thesis, 174 p. pp, State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Geology, http://search.proquest.com/docview/304941015.

W. J. Shaffer (2006), Evaluation of the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission digital elevation model and application to the modeling of permanent deformation: Case studies on the North Mono eruption, California (1,325–1,368 A.D.) and Glacial Lake Iroquois, New York (12,200 yr B.P.), M.S. thesis, 247-247 p. pp, State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Geology, http://search.proquest.com/docview/304940118.