This page contains links to Honours research theses for the Faculty of Science. All University of Wollongong masters by research and PhD theses are posted online here.

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Theses/Dissertations from 2013

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Tectono-metallogenic evolution of Silurian to Devonian felsic volcanics of the Lachlan Orogen, Orange Region, Harrison Atton

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Hitting rock bottom: Morphological response of upland bedrock-confined streams to catastrophic flooding, Markus Baggs Sargood

Out of the freezer: The response of Continental Antarctic vegetation communities to climate change, Taylor Benny

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“The Effects of Catchment Land Cover Change on Sedimentation in Back Lake, Merimbula, NSW.”, Alison Borrell

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A sociocultural and biogeographic assessment of weed management at Bundanon Trust, Linden M. Brown

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Femininities, ruralities and alcohol geographies: Women’s life narratives of ‘going out’ and ‘staying in’ in an Australian country town, Susannah Clement

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No Longer the Fantasy of an Endless Supply: Water Value, Water Practice, and Changing Water Availability in Illawarra Households, Jonathon Cook

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Coastal erosion… A “Shore” Thing? A study into the Erosion, Coastal Processes and Management occurring at Kiama’s beach-dune systems., Thomas B. Doyle

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Calibration of Water Vapour Isotope Ratios for High Precision Measurements in the Tropics, Graham Edwards

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“It's the need that brings me back": Ageing Bodies and Volunteer Tourism, Ryan Frazer

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Significance of radiolarian biostratigraphy of the southern New England Orogen, New South Wales, Sarah Kachovich

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Mineralisation of Pipeline Ridge, Cobar, NSW - Style and genesis, Angus J. McGregor

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Understanding Phosphorus Mobilisation in Surface Run-off from Soils, Bradley J. Mecozzi

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The People Driving Biodiversity. An investigation of the effectiveness of a community-based bushcare program using the community capacity framework, Caitlyn Rankin

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Geochemistry and Geochronology of the Igneous Rocks within the Lorne Basin, NSW., Joshua Richardson

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The role of vegetation in catastrophic floods: A spatial analysis, Bronte Smith

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Relationships of mafic volcanic rocks and surrounding rocks in the inferred subduction complex, Batemans Bay District, Southeastern New South Wales, Australia, Natalie Stokes

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“Using Landsat 5 TM imagery to analyse the relationship between live fuel moisture content and fire severity in eucalypt dry sclerophyll forest”, Michael Storey

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Testing methods for the estimation of carbon sequestration in wetlands, Kai Whitaker

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Understanding the embodied geographic knowledge of people who watch birds: an exploration of encounter, performance and “becoming”, Carrie Wilkinson

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Holocene Dust Transport to the Sub-Antarctic – Implications for the mid-latitude westerlies, Crystal Wood

Theses/Dissertations from 2012

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Mapping Changes of Saltmarsh and Mangrove Vegetation Communities in Wagonga Inlet, NSW South Coast, Arden Burrell

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Assessing the capabilities of Landsat imagery for measuring fuel properties in Sydney Coastal Dry Sclerophyll Forest, Angela Cash

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The Environmental history and tidal regime of Pattimore’s Lagoon, a modified coastal, Ashlee R. Clarke

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Geographies of football: why do men play football in the Bega Valley, NSW, David Clifton

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Taming the Hungry Beast: the effectiveness of engineered log jams in an incising gravel-bed river, James S. Daley

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Soil Geochemistry and Pathfinder Element Distribution Associated with the Hillgrove Antimony-Gold-Tungsten Deposit, New England Orogen, New South Wales, Robert Ellsmore

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Concentrations of Enterococci in Relation to Rainfall in Sutherland Shire Catchments, Caroline E. French

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A new way of living with nature? Zones of friction and traction in Nangarin Vineyard Estate, a rural residential estate in Sydney’s South-West, Charles Gillon

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Conservation of Forest Habitats: Examining tree species preferences and habitat quality of a low-density koala population, South East NSW, Heather Gow-Carey

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Geodiversity of the South Coast Region, New South Wales, Michelle Grierson

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Wetland Inventory and Management for the Myimbarr and Shell Cove Wetlands, Shellharbour, Madeleine Harper

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Geochemistry & Mineralogy of Fluvial Sediments in the Southern Alps, New Zealand, Emma Marie Kiekebosch‐Fitt

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Flat-Packing the Suburbs, IKEA, Tempe, and a Sense of Place, Beth Laurenson

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Forms of C, N and P accumulation under different pasture soil carbon sequestration scenarios, Richard Lawless

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Stratigraphic Evolution of the Shoalhaven-Illawarra Group Boundary, Southern Sydney Basin, Daniel Scott Lawrence

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Single-grain optically stimulated luminescence (OSL) dating of terminal Pleistocene and early Holocene human occupation sites in the Dhofar region of Oman, Lauren Patricia Linnenlucke

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An Investigation about Neutralisation Rates of Acid Sulfate Soils Extracted as Sediment from Flood Mitigation Channels on the Shoalhaven Flood Mitigation System, Ronni Maciejowski

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The History and Evolution of Payún Matrú Caldera, Mendoza Province, Argentina, Ryan Manton

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Trace elements in marine food species (Saccosteria commercialis, Metapenaus macleayi, Girella tricuspidata and Platycephalus fuscus) from Lake Illawarra, New South Wales, Sophie McClintock

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An empirical evaluation of the relationship between coral reef calcium carbonate production and wave energy using geospatial techniques at Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia, Alexander Pescud

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Assessing Aspects of the Effectiveness of Biosolids Application and Soil Incorporation, Ben Rawlinson

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Mechanisms of Invasion of Hieracium aurantiacum and Leucanthemum vulgare in Kosciuszko National Park, Douglas Rowland

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Using sediment geochemistry to reconstruct past variation of weathering in the Himalayan mountain range, Nikki Rumpca

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Conflict in Common: Heritage-making in Cape York, Nick Skilton

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Coal Seam Gas: Issues for Consideration in the Illawarra Region, NSW, Australia, Joe Stammers

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Retrospective analysis of dune change along selected beaches within the Wollongong LGA, Jack Daniel Talbert

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Morphological and hydrological characteristics of a recovering river landscape: Wollombi Brook, New South Wales, Ngarla Tetley

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Geographies of inter‐ethnic intimacy in NSW, Alexander Tindale

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“Evaluating the long-term success of native revegetation in the Southern Tablelands, NSW”, Xanthe Willis

Theses/Dissertations from 2011

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Characterisation of Erosion and Nutrient Export Risk in the Lake Illawarra Catchment, Tony Andresen

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Deltas, dunes and playas: the evolution of a Lake Frome embayment from the late Quaternary to the present day, Ali C. Barrett

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Tectonic Control of Cenozoic Deposition in the Cumberland Basin, Penrith/Hawkesbury Region, New South Wales, Lewis Carter

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Palaeoenvironmental Reconstruction of Lake Llancanelo, Southern Mendoza, Argentina, Paul Connolly

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The Effect of Differrent Kinds of Stormwater Quality Improvement Devices on Stormwater Quality within the Sutherland Shire, Thomas H. Cook

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Cultural Sustainability in Regional Australia: Young Women out and about in the Bega Valley, Anna de Jong

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Caring for Place: Negotiating World Heritage on Lord Howe Island, Lucy Farrier

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Climatic influences on modern coral isotopic records from the Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Jacqueline Fenwick

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Review of Coastal Processes and Evaluation of the Impact of the Constructed Groynes along Lady Robinsons Beach, Botany Bay, New South Wales, Australia, Gregory Frost

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Petrology, geochemistry, U-Pb Zircon ages and structure of the Yiddah Porphyry Cu-(Au-Mo) prospect of the Late Macquarie Arc, NSW, Eva Goesch

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An Investigation of the Factors Influencing the Abundance and Species Richness of Introduced Species on Roadsides in the Illawarra, Melissa J. Huntsman

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Testing the efficacy of heated seawater for managing biofouling in ship’s sea chests, Andrew Leach

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Shrimp Geochronology of the southern New England Orogen, Thomas W. Line

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Macrochannel coastal plain transition in the Lake Illawarra Catchment, New South Wales, Kele Maher

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It’s Not Easy Being Orange: Exploring NSW State Emergency Service Volunteer attitudes and practices towards nature, Jacqueline L. McKinnon

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Map-Making Methods: Young People and the Shoalhaven River, Annalee Moes

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An integrated approach to assess the vulnerability of mangrove and saltmarsh to sea-level rise at Minnamurra NSW, Thomas Oliver

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Geology of the Hera (Pb-Zn-Au) and Nymagee (Cu) deposits, New South Wales, Daniel Graham Page

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Holocene changes in mean sea-surface temperatures from Central Pacific fossil microatolls, Harrison John Schofield

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Geographies of inter‐ethnic intimacy in NSW, Alexander Tindale

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Transport choices - to and from Primary Schools in the Sutherland Shire, Stephanie Toole

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Cultures of Coal and Climate Change in Helensburgh, New South Wales, Kiri Yapp