The University of Maine Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETD) project is a joint effort of Fogler Library and the Graduate School. Our goals are "to improve graduate education, increase sharing of knowledge, help universities build their information infrastructure, and extend the value of digital libraries," in keeping with those of the Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations, a national initiative of which the University of Maine is a member.

This online collection features the final theses and dissertations approved by the Graduate School of the University of Maine.

For more information about finding additional theses and dissertations or obtaining copies of those not available electronically, see Fogler Library's Subject Guide on Theses & Dissertations.

Questions can also be directed to Fogler Library's Special Collections Department by phone at (207) 581-1686 or email at um.library.spc @ maine.edu.

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Theses/Dissertations from 2004

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A Data Model for Exploration of Temporal Virtual Reality Geographic Information Systems, Jorge Alberto Prado de Campos

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Characterization of the Human Adenine Nucleotide Translocase (ANT) Isoform-1 (ANT-1) and Isoform-3 (ANT-3) Effects on Mitochondrial Bioenergetics and Transmission of Apoptotic Signaling in Vitro, Amy K. Carroll

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Wetland and Nest Scale Habitat Use by the Four-toed Salamander (Hemidactylium scutatum) in Maine, and a Comparison of Survey Methods, Rebecca J. Chalmers

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Late-Glacial Climate as Inferred fom Chironomid Assemblages in Lake Sediments from Aroostook County, Northeastern Maine, Geneva Erin Chase

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Application of Numerical Model CGWAVE for Wave Prediction at Ponce de Leon Inlet, Florida, USA, Nishchey Chhabra

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Application Development Using Client-Server Technology, Evan Chowdhury

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Gloss Development of Spray-coated Systems, Aaron W. Clark

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Was MtBE a Costly Mistake? The Evidence from Maine, Cecilia Merete Clavet

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Environmental Conservation on Agricultural Working Land: Assessing Policy Alternatives Using a Spatially Heterogeneous Land Allocation Model, Kelly M. Cobourn

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Energy Transfer and Optical Memory Studies of d10 Closed Shell Homo and Heterometallic Dicyanide Systems, Julie Clarissa F. Colis

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Phosphorus Cycling in Maine Lakes: A Sedimentary Analysis, Kyle Marvin Coolidge

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Landsat Spectral Analysis, Waveband Selection and Classification Accuracy Assessment of Coffee Plantation in Central America, Silvia Cordero-Sancho

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Effect of Shear Rate and Mixing Time on Starch/Polyacrylamide Gels as Retention Aids, Benedict Cracolici

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Consumers' Accessibility, Opinions, and Behaviors Toward Farmers' Market in Piscataquis and Penobscot Counties, Maine, Lili Dang

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The Role of Right Intentions in Humanitarian Military Interventions, Jovana Davidovic

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Behavior of Pile-Supported Integral Abutments at Bridge Sites with Shallow Bedrock, John Gordon DeLano

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Continuous Digital Calibration of Pipelined A/D Converters, Alma Delić-Ibukić

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Leaf Area Index - Relative Density Relationships in Even-Aged Abies Balsamea - Picea Rubens Stands in Maine, Robert Justin DeRose

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Immigration Advertising and the Canadian Government's Policy for Prairie Development, 1896 to 1918, Laura A. Detre

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Pressure Distribution and Transfer in Rolling Nips, Suresh K. Devisetti

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Ion Channel Dynamics in Interneuron Models of the Cricket Cercal Sensory System, Carrie Elizabeth Diaz Eaton

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A 200-year Sulfate Record from 16 Antarctic Ice Cores and Associations with Southern Ocean Sea Ice Extent, Daniel A. Dixon

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Title: La Voix Defie: Une Etude de L'oeuvre Autobiographique de Claire Martin - The Voice that Defied: A Study of the Autobiographical Works of Claire Martin, Mary Domareki

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Preparation and Support of Professional Counselors Who Work in Rural Settings, Deborah L. Drew

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Class and Gender Roles in the Company Towns of Millinocket and East Millinocket, Maine, and Benham and Lynch, Kentucky, 1901-2004: A Comparative History, Betty Duff

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Discovering the Loire Castles: Where History, Art and Architecture Intermingle, Andrew Anthony Dumont

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Self-Reported Field Dependent/Independent Characteristics in Immigrant Adult Learners, Jean A. Dyer

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Aesthetic Values of Five Primary Wood Transporting Methods Common to Northern New England, Michael C. Eckley

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Grobner Bases and an Algorithm to Find the Monomials of an Ideal, Thomas Enkosky

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The Relationship between Cognitive Avoidance and Attentional Bias for Snake-Related Thoughts, Tamer I. Fawzy

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Statistical Mechanics of Farey Fraction Spin Chain Models, Jan Fiala

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Nesting Success as an Indicator of Habitat Quality for Forest Songbirds, Carol Rolfe Foss

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Spatial and Temporal Patterns of Natural Disturbance in Old-Growth Forests of Northern Maine, USA, Shawn Fraver

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Estimating the Economic Recreational Value of Paracas National Reserve in Ica Peru: A Fair Fee Implementation Approach, Jaqueline Garcia-Yi

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European Fire Ants on Mount Desert Island, Maine: Population Structure, Mechanisms of Competition and Community Impacts of Myrmica Rubra L. (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), Jeffrey Garnas

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The Effects of Physical Activity on Bone Density in Adolescent Females, Beth Gluck

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Experiences of the Stigmatized: Discrimination Likelihood, Stigma Consciousness, Attributions to Prejudice, Coping Strategies and Psychological Well-Being, Jeffrey A. Goodman

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Measuring and Modeling Exposure from Environmental Radiation on Tidal Flats, Travis J. Gould

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Relationships between Potential Rooting Depth, Tree Growth, and White Pine (Pinus Strobus L.) Decline in Southern Maine, Gregory Granger

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Examining the Reversibility of Hypothyroidism and Developmental Changes in HYT/HYT Mice versus BALB/CBYJ Euthyroid Controls, Sarah E. Guilmain

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Generating Linear Orders of Events for Geospatial Domains, Suzannah Hall

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The Use of Chitosan to Preserve and Extend Atlantic Salmon Quality, Melissa D. Hammond

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Investigation of Properties of Polyamido Amine (PAMAM) Dendrimers by Flourescence Spectroscopy, Hongling Han

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"The Paths to be United:" A Postcolonial Critical Retorical Reading of Korean Reunification Rhetoric, Min Wha Han

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Place Needs and Client Outcomes of Wilderness Experience Programs in Maine: A Descriptive-Interpretive Approach, James G. Hannon

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The Effects of Brassica Cover Crops on Weed Dynamics, Erin R. Haramoto

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Interrogating Discourses of Gun Culture in Bowling for Columbine, Michelle Hart

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Nest Success and Chick Survival of Black Terns in Maine: Effects of Predation on Breeding Productivity, Shane R. Heath

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Structuring a Wayfinder's Dynamic and Uncertain Environment, Michael D. Hendricks

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Development and Application of a Bioassay to Characterize the Innate Immune Respone of Zebrafish, Andrea Hermann

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Characterization of the Void Content of Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Composite Materials Fabricated by the Composites Pressure Resin Infusion System (COMPRIS), Benjamin J. Herzog

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A Small Discovery, Leonore S. Hildebrandt

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Exercise and the Elderly, Ardelle Hollrock

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Se Dechirer Du Bois de L'Exil: Les Themes D'Ouverture Acadienne Dans L'Oeuvre D'Hermenegilde Chiasson - Breaking out from the Woods of Exile: Themes of Acadian Openness in the Works of Hermenegilde Chiasson, Peter J. Houle

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Alternative Controls for Helicoverpazea on Sweet Corn: Phytotoxicity and Pollination Inhibition from Direct Silk Applications, Tori Lee Jackson

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Climate Variability in West Antarctica Derived from Accumulation and Marine Aerosol Records from ITASE Firn/Ice Cores, Susan Kaspari

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Conservation Genetics of Two Rare Freshwater Mussels: The Tidewater Mucket (Leptodea ochracea) and the Yellow Lampmussel (Lampsils cariosa), Morgan W. Kelly

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NRAGE Regulates Life and Death of Neural Progenitors, Stephen E. Kendall

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Estimation of Standardized Mortality Ratio in Geographic Epidemiology, Anna Kettermann

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Helen Knothe Nearing: A Biography, Margaret O'Neal Killinger

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Gas-liquid Mass Transfer in Oxygen Delignification Systems, Deep Krothapalli

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Examination of Abell Clusters of Galaxies in Local Supercluster Environments, Karl Simon Krughoff

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Patterns of Microsatellite and Mitochondrial DNA Variation Among Anadromous and Freshwater Alewife (Alosa pseudoharengus) Populations, Kristen Leigh Kuhn

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Among the Tares, Benjamin D. Lareau

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Characterization of an Arsenate-Reducing Bacterium Strain NP4, Isolated from Groundwater in Northport, Maine, Ingrid Nadean Lavine

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Temporal Variability of Satellite-Derived Chlorophyll and Sea Suface Temperature in the California Current, Kasey Legaard

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IR Studies of the Interaction of Surfactants and Polyelectrolytes Adsorbed on TIO2 Particles, Haiyan Li

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Longitudinal Nutrition Risk Assessment of the Elderly, Matthew R. L'Italien

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Development and Light Response of Leaves of Metasequoia and Close Relatives, Xiaochun Li

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Statistical Inference for the Common Mean of Two Independent Log-Normal Distributions and Some Applications in Reliability, Xue Li

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Ceramic Period Adaptations in the Gulf of Maine: Maritime, Terrestrial, and Horticultural Inputs Faunal Analysis of an Armouchiquois Indian Village, Robert J. Lore

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Cruise Tourism in Bar Harbor, Maine: An Analysis of Likelihood of Passenger Return and Passenger Expenditures in Port, Colleen P. Lynch

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Ultrasonic Couplants at Elevated Temperatures, Amala Kishore Mamilla

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Development of Semiochemical-Based Strategies for Management of Colorado Potato Beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata (Say), John W. Martel

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Development of a Nitric Oxide Gas Sensor and Air Quality Projects in a High School Chemistry Classroom, Andrea Lynn Martin

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Development of High Performance Narrow Shear Walls Utilizing FRP Reinforced Sheathing Panels, Keith Allen Martin

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Synthesis and Characterization of Microporous Silica Membranes Fabricated Through Pore Size Reduction of Mesoporous Silica Membranes Using Catalyzed Atomic Layer Deposition, Benjamin A. McCool

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All is Fair, Andrew McDonnell

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Irish Canadians and the Struggle for Irish Independence, 1912-1925: A Study of Ethnic Identity and Cultural Heritage, Robert McLaughlin

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The Weather of 1785: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Meteorological Reconstruction Using Forensic Synoptic Analysis, Louis K. McNally

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Elastic Properties of Sandwich Composite Panels Using 3-D Digital Image Correlation with the Hydromat Test System, Paul Thomas Melrose

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Use of Multi-temporal IKONOS and LANDSAT ETM+ Satellite Imagery to Determine Forest Stand Conditions in Northern Maine, Jacob W. Metzler

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The Women's Folate Study: A Stage-Tailored, Web-Based Intervention for College Women, Julie E. Milan

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Like decorations in a nigger cemetery : the poetic and political adjustments of Wallace Stevens, John R. Millett

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"Warriors of the Working-day" Class in Shakespeare's Second Historical Trilogy, Richard Brooke Morrill

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Context-Specific Preference Learning of One Dimensional Quantitative Geospatial Attributes Using a Neuro-Fuzzy Approach, Georgios Mountrakis

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Effects of Enhanced Nitrogen Deposition on Foliar Chemistry, Gas Exchange, and Forest Growth at the Bear Brook Watershed in Maine, Jose Alexander Elvir Murillo

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The Role of Osteopontin in Vascular Remodeling, Daniel Myers

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Interactions between Seals and Atlantic Salmon Aquaculture in Maine, Marcy Lynn Nelson

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Relationship between Emotional Competence and Metabolic Control in Adolescents with Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus (IDDM), April Erwin Nesin

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An Investigation into the Mechanisms involved in Clam Gonadal Tumorigenisis: Evaluation of an Interaction Between a HECT E3 Ubiquitin-Proten Ligase and the Tumor Suppressor p53, Kristen Elizabeth Olberding

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Effects of Natural Disturbance on Arctic Stream Communities, Stephanie Megan Parker

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The Breeding Ecology and Behavioral Endocrinology of Ruddy Turnstones (Arenaria Interpres) in the Eastern Canadian Arctic, Deborah Ellen Perkins

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The Effects of Riparian Timber Management on Amphibians in Western Maine, Dustin Wakefield Perkins

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Reproductive Success and Evaluation of Management Strategies for Least Terns in Maine, Jordan Carol Perkins

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Le role de l'existentialisme sartrien dans le roman "L'arrache coeur"; The role of Sartre's existentialism in the novel "L'arrache coeur", Julie Perrin

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Development of a Viral Disease Model and Analysis of the Innate Immune System in Zebrafish, Danio rerio, Peter E. Phelan III

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The Lived Experience of Exercise for Elders Living in Nursing Home Settings, Ellen M. Pileski

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Polymer Templating in Surfactant Monolayers, Jason S. Poirier

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Development and Evaluation of Wild Blueberry Soy Beverages, Rebecca Margaret Potter