The theses included here are pulled from the Environmental Science and Biology collection, and are focused on various aspects of water resource conservation.

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Theses from 2017

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Methods for restoring sedge/grass meadow community in a Typha-invaded Lake Ontario drowned-river-mouth wetland, Kathleen Buckler

Theses from 2016

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Response of Typha x glauca to Phosphorus, Hydrology, and Land Use in Lake Ontario Coastal Wetlands, Aaron W. Heminway

Theses from 2012

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Dietary Effects of Non-native Species on Yellow Perch, Perca flavescens, Reproductive Performance, Christina Ann Cappelli

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Typha Control and Sedge/Grass Meadow Restoration on a Lake Ontario Wetland, Alex Czayka

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Oatka Creek Water Quality Assessment: Identifying Point and Nonpoint Sources of Pollution with Application of the SWAT Model, Dale Matthew Pettenski

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Water Quality Analysis of Black Creek Watershed: Identification of Point and Nonpoint Sources of Pollution and Loading Simulation Using the SWAT Model, Mellissa Jayne Winslow

Theses from 2011

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Phosphorus Cycling in the Ellison Park Wetland at the Mouth of Irondequoit Creek, Rochester, NY: A Case Study Evaluating the Movement of Phosphorus as it Transits a Coastal Wetland of Lake Ontario, Elizabeth McGuire

Theses from 2010

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An Investigation of Salmonine Reproduction and Factors Limiting Their Production in Sandy Creek, Monroe County, New York, Ross Abbett

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Walleye (Sander vitreus) Stock Assessment (2006-2007) in the Buffalo River, NY, USA, Patrick J. Herbert

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Movement of Juvenile Lake Sturgeon (Acipenser fulvescens) in the Lower Genesee River, New York, Mananjo Jonahson

Theses from 2006

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Sediment Phosphorus Cycling in a Managed System Irondequoit Bay, N.Y., Daniel J. White

Theses from 2003

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The Impact of Stream Nutrient Loading on Metaphyton in Conesus Lake and the Use of Metaphyton Incubation Chambers for Measurement In Situ of Changes in Biomass, Peter E. D’Aiuto

Theses from 2002

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The invasive species Cercopagis pengoi in Lake Ontario I. Position in the food web II. Impact on mirex concentrations in the biota III. Temporal changes in mirex concentrations in salmon, Elizabeth T. Damaske

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The Development and Evaluation of an Index of Biotic Integrity for Small Lakes in Western and Central New York, Nicholas F. Parnell

Theses from 2001

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The Paleolimnology of Sodus Bay, Mary R. Arnold

Theses from 1995

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Trends in Mirex Residue Levels in Lake Ontario Salmon – 1977 to 1992: Also Included Levels for Photomirex, DDT, DDD, DDE, PCB and Dieldrin, Mary E. Merner

Theses from 1994

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Effects of Alewife (Alosa Pseudoharengus) Predation on Zooplankton Community Structure in Honeoye and Conesus Lakes, Gregory J. Crego

Theses from 1993

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Investigation of Generalized Watershed Loading Functions Predictions On Sodus East Creek Watershed, Gary Benjamin Brown

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Trophic Interactions: the Relative Importance of Dreissena Filtration and Daphnia Grazing on Phytoplankton Abundance and Water Clarity, Eileen M. Malloy Desormeaux

Theses from 1991

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An Experimental Test of the Crayfish (Orconectes immunis) as a Control Mechanism for Submerged Aquatic Macrophytes, Michael Allen Letson

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Residues of Mirex and Photomirex in Eggs and Fillets of Lake Ontario Coho and Chinook Salmon, Michael D. Murray

Theses from 1989

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Controlled Spawning of Laboratory Reared Fathead Minnows (Pimephales promelas) and Effect of Different Diets on Survival and Growth of the Fry, Stephen W. Duda

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Leptodora Kindtii (Focke): Seasonal Population Abundance and Food Web Interactions in Lake Ontario; 1984, 1986, and 1987, Joutje Ariel Koapaha

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Trophic Level Changes and Alewife Predation on Conesus Lake, Norma L. Puckett

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Nutrient Loadings Into Conesus Lake, Gregory L. Teall

Theses from 1988

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Alpha and PBm as Functional Indicators of Aquatic Ecosystems, Barry J. Fry

Theses from 1987

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Movements and Behavior of Smallmouth Bass, Micropterus dolomieui, and Rock Bass, Ambloplites rupestris : in Southcentral Lake Ontario and Two Tributaries, Glenn Gerber

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Exchange of Mirex between Lake Ontario and its Tributaries, Theodore W. Lewis

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Mysis Relicta: Production, Vertical Migration and Life History of the Lake Ontario Population, 1984, Mary Alice Shea

Theses from 1984

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Mirex and Its Metabolites Trends in Levels of Lake Ontario Coho and Chinook Salmon, Brian A. Kent

Theses from 1983

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Blue-Green Algal Mats from Acidified Adirondack Lakes: Mat Structure and pH Response of Algal Isolates, Maureen Ann Leupold

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Ecology of Lake Ontario Brown Trout, David C. Nettles

Theses from 1982

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Effects of Wind Stress, Wind Speed and Direction on Phytoplankton Abundance in the Nearshore Zone of Lake Michigan, David S. DeVault III

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Growth Response of Anacystis nidulans to Sodium, Phosphate, and Potassium Availability, Dorothy Ann McKellar

Theses from 1981

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The Effect of Temperature and Density on the Amplitude of Vertical Migration of Daphnia Magna, Michael John Calaban

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A reexamination of stratification processes in Ides Cove, N.Y. with reference to sediment geochemistry, George Joseph Pesacreta

Theses from 1979

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Routine Determination of Mirex and Photomirex in Fish Tissue in the Presence of Polychlorinated Biphenyls, Samuel E. Insalaco

Theses from 1978

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An Organic Energy Budget for the New York State Barge Canal, Allan R. Amering

Theses from 1976

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The Effects of Long-Term Exposure to Low Concentrations of Hydrogen Sulfide on Brown Trout, Salmo trutta., Fayette A. Reynolds

Theses from 1974

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The Effects of Diesel Fuel on the Growth of Selected Freshwater Phytoplankton, Robert I. Baybutt

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Effects of Water Soluble Extract and Bacterial Degradation Products of Diesel Oil on Marine Phytoplankton, Ching-Hwa Huang

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Zooplankton Community Response to Salinity Addition, Glenn C. Lukos

Theses from 1972

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The Ecology of the Zooplankton Community of a Small Quarry Pond with Special Reference to the Rotifers, Leo J. Curro

Theses from 1971

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Aeration and its Effects on Zooplankton, Robert D. Bannister

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Effects of Aeration on Periphytic Organisms in McCargo Lake, Fancher, New York, Marian J. Fortuna Klik

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The Benthic Macroinvertebratas of Sandy Creek, with Special Reference to the Chironomidaa and Diversity Analysis, Wayne M. Pask

Theses from 1969

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The Seasonal Fecundity of the Cladocera of McCargo Lake, Michael Brlan