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Theses and Dissertations

Lauren A. Stachowiak, 2016. Using Spatial Analysis to Evaluate Fire Activity in a Pine Rockland Ecosystem, Big Pine Key, Florida, USA. Ph.D. Dissertation, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 204 pp.

Allison E. Ingram, 2016. Testing the Temporal Stability of the Climate Response of Tree Species at Norris Dam State Park, Tennessee, U.S.A. M.S. Thesis, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 109 pp.

Sarah J. Wayman, 2015. Stand Dynamics of a Unique Pygmy Forest, El Malpais National Monument, New Mexico, U.S.A. M.S. Thesis, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 76 pp.

Savannah A. Collins, 2014. Detecting Tropical Cyclone Signals in Tree Rings of Longleaf Pine (Pinus palustris Mill.), Valdosta, Georgia, U.S.A. M.S. Thesis, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 115 pp.

Maegen L. Rochner, 2014. Dendrogeomorphic Analysis of Debris Slides on Mt. Le Conte, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee, U.S.A. M.S. Thesis, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 280 pp.

Elizabeth A. Schneider, 2014. Climate Drivers of Wildfire Activity in the Magdalena Mountains of New Mexico, U.S.A. M.S. Thesis, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 100 pp.

Alex W. Dye, 2013. Stand Dynamics and Fire History of a Southern Appalachian Pine-Hardwood Forest on Rainy Mountain, Chattahoochee National Forest, Georgia, U.S.A. M.S. Thesis, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 111 pp.

Niki A. Garland, 2013. A Dendroecological Evaluation of the Effects of Coal Ash on Tree Growth, Kingston Fossil Plant, Harriman, Tennessee, U.S.A. M.S. Thesis, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 80 pp.

Grant L. Harley, 2012. Tree Growth Dynamics, Fire History, and Fire-Climate Relationships in Pine Rocklands of the Florida Keys, U.S.A. Ph.D. Dissertation, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 232 pp.

Lisa B. LaForest, 2012. Fire Regimes of Lower‐elevation Forests in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee, U.S.A. Ph.D. Dissertation, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 279 pp.

Alex J. Pilote, 2012. Interacting Effects of Fire Activity, Climate, and Habitat Diversity on Forest Dynamics, El Malpais National Monument, New Mexico, USA. M.S. Thesis, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 100 pp.

Nancy Li, 2011. Dendroclimatic Analysis of Oscillations for the Southeastern United States from Tree-Ring Network Data. M.S. Thesis, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 190 pp.

John B. Sakulich, 2011. A Dendrochronological Approach for Analyzing the Geographic Range Structure of Tree Species. Ph.D. Dissertation, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 207 pp.

Mark D. Spond, 2011. A Multi-Proxy Approach to Understanding Environmental Dynamics in Old-Growth Woodlands, El Malpais National Monument, New Mexico, U.S.A. Ph.D. Dissertation, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 177 pp.

Jessica D. Slayton, 2010. Separating the Effects of Wildfires from Climate Response in Ponderosa Pine (Pinus ponderosa Douglas ex. C. Lawson), Central Idaho, U.S.A. M.S. Thesis, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 124 pp.

Monica T. Rother, 2010. Influences of Climate and Anthropogenic Disturbances on Wildfire Regimes of the Zuni Mountains, New Mexico, U.S.A. M.S. Thesis, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 152 pp.

Ian C. Feathers, 2010. Fire History from Dendrochronological Analyses at Two Sites near Cades Cove, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, U.S.A. M.S. Thesis, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 139 pp.

Daniel B. Lewis, 2009. Deciphering Climate from the Characterization of Ring Width, Carbon, and Oxygen Isotopes in Latewood Tree-Ring Cellulose, Big Thicket National Preserve, Texas, U.S.A. Ph.D. Dissertation, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 106 pp.

Christine P. Biermann, 2009. Twentieth Century Changes in the Climate Response of Yellow Pines in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee, U.S.A. M.S. Thesis, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 171 pp.

Whitney L. Nelson, 2008. Assessing the Tree-ring Oxygen Isotope Hurricane Proxy along the Atlantic and Gulf coastal Seaboards, USA. Ph.D. Dissertation, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 287 pp.

David F. Mann, 2008. Treeline Responses to Climate Change in High-elevation Landscapes of Western Montana, U.S.A. Ph.D. Dissertation, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 230 pp.

Saskia L. van de Gevel, 2008. Landscape-level Dynamics of an Endangered Mountain Ecosystem, Western Montana, U.S.A. Ph.D. Dissertation, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 253 pp.

Philip B. White, 2007. Dendroclimatological Analysis of Oak Species in the Southern Appalachian Mountains. Bachelor's Honors Thesis, Department of Geography, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 69 pp.

Georgina G. DeWeese, 2007. Past Fire Regimes of Table Mountain pine (Pinus pungens Lamb.) Stands in the Central Appalachian Mountains, Virginia, U.S.A. Ph.D. Dissertation, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 308 pp.

Alison C. Miller, 2007. Fire History of Caribbean pine (Pinus caribaea var. bahamensis (Griseb.) W.H. Barrett & Golfari) Forests on Abaco Island, The Bahamas. M.S. Research Paper, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 84 pp.

Christopher A. Underwood, 2007. Century-scale Trends in Climatic Variability for the Pacific Northwest from Western Juniper (Juniperus occidentalis Hook. ssp. occidentalis) Tree-ring Data. M.S. Thesis, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 211 pp.

Justin L. Hart, 2007. A Multi-scale Analysis of Disturbance Dynamics in Hardwood Forest Communities on the Cumberland Plateau, USA. Ph.D. Dissertation, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 189 pp.

Joseph P. Henderson, 2006. Dendroclimatological Analysis and Fire History of Longleaf Pine (Pinus palustris Mill.) in the Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain. Ph.D. Dissertation, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 463 pp.

Michelle D. Pfeffer, 2005. Regression-based Age Estimates of Yellow Pine (Pinus) Saplings, Jefferson National Forest, Virginia. Bachelor's Honors Thesis, Department of Geography, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 58 pp.

Evan R. Larson, 2005. Spatiotemporal Variations in Fire Regimes of Whitebark Pine (Pinus albicaulis Engelm.) Forests, Western Montana, USA, and their Management Implications. M.S. Thesis, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 232 pp.

Dana L. Miller, 2005. A Tree-ring Oxygen Isotope Record of Tropical Cyclone Activity, Moisture Stress, and Long-term Climate Oscillations for the Southeastern U.S. Ph.D. Dissertation, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 169 pp.

Elizabeth A. Atchley, 2004. The Effects of Habitat Alterations on Growth and Vitality of Torreya taxifolia Arn. in Northern Florida, U.S.A.: A dendroecological study. M.S. Thesis, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 245 pp.

Jacob J. Cseke, 2003. A Dendroecological Approach for Dating Individual Small-scale Canopy Disturbance Events, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee, USA. M.S. Thesis, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 247 pp.

Daniel B. Lewis, 2003. Fire Regimes of Forested Kipukas in El Malpais National Monument, New Mexico, USA. M.S. Thesis, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 145 pp.

Michael R. Armbrister, 2002. Changes in Fire Regimes and the Successional Status of Table Mountain Pine (Pinus pungens Lamb.) in the Southern Appalachians, USA. M.S. Thesis, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 151 pp.

David F. Mann, 2002. The Dendroarchaeology of the Swaggerty Blockhouse, Cocke County, Tennessee. M.S. Thesis, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 139 pp.

William M. Reding, 2002. Assessment of Spatial and Temporal Patterns of Log Structures in East Tennessee. M.S. Thesis, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 67 pp.

James H. Speer, 2001. Oak Mast History from Dendrochronology: A New Technique Demonstrated in the Southern Appalachian Region. Ph.D. Dissertation, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 241 pp.

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