Advisor: Andrew de Wet

The following is a list of the student independent research projects I have supervised:

2010-2011:

Kristin Taddei: Tectonics and Geomorphology of Hovsgol Area, Mongolia.

2008-2009: 

Michele Trumble: Assessing Geomorphologic Charac. of Channel Networks on the Tharsis Montes, Mars

2006-2007:

Nate Pritchard: Structural and Lithological Controls on a Crystalline Island Aquifer, Vinalhaven, Maine

Seth Cruice: The Politics and Policies determining Wind Power in Scandinavia

2005-2006:

Marinna Lepp: 

RP Norley: Trace Metal Analysis of Landfill Discharge.

2003-2004:

Serena Weren: A study of Plains Volcanism on Mars with a Comparison to Volcanism on the Eastern Snake River Plains in Idaho

2002-2003: 

Jaime Tomlinson (Honors in Geosciences): Land use and Sediment Yield: An Assessment of Swarr Run, Lancaster PA.

2001-2002:

Jesse Yoburn: Determining the Thickness of Hesperia Planum Ridge Plains using Visible and Buried Crater relief from MOLA.

2000-2001:

Shauna Riedel: Lava Tube Flow Models at Alba Patera, Mars: Topographic Constraints on Eruption Rates.

Erin Carlson: Comprehensive Stream Assessment in the Little Conestoga Creek Watershed.

1999-2000:

Jake Bleacher (Honors in Geosciences): A New Look at Martian Southern Polar Crater Morphologies from MOLA data.

Meghan MacNamara: Disease and Chemicalization: An exploration of Bladder Cancer and Industry in Butler County, PA.

1997-1998:

David Dahari: Characterization of sub-surface features at a former industrial site.

1994-1995:

Mike Sievert (Geosciences)
The Historical Land-uses of the Baker Campus Area and their Impacts on the Environment.

Sarah Robinson (Geosciences) (Home Institution Advisor)
The Use of Landsat Imagery to Document Land Use Changes in the Galveston Bay
Area, Texas.
This study was part of a KECK funded research project at Trinity University, Texas.
Project advisors: Glenn Kroeger, Trinity U.; Bill Fox, Williams College, and Richard
Stenstrom, Beloit College.

1993-1994:

Matthew Audet (Geosciences)
A Geographic Information System's Approach to Site Analysis at the
Proposed Narvon Hazardous Waste Facility, Lancaster County, PA.

Denise Muriceak (Geosciences)
Assessment of Historical Land-use Patterns and Projection of Future
Growth and Development in East Hempfield Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania:
An Application of Geographical Information Systems.

Amy Smith (Geosciences)
Assessment of the Relative Importance of Point Sources and Non-Point
Sources of Nutrient Pollution in the Conestoga River, Lancaster County,|
Pennsylvania.

Carolyn Coffey (Government) - this study is under STS (STS490).
Land-use Changes in Lancaster County from 1950-1990 and Future
Projections based on Dynamic Modeling.

1992-1993:

Shawn Tollin (Geosciences)
Water and Sediment Geochemistry of Acid Mine Drainage: Big Lick
Tunnel, Dauphin Co. and Rausch Creek, Skhuylkill Co., Pa.

1991-1992:

Bell, Ashley (Geosciences).
Study of Lead Concentrations in Soils Near Highways in Lancaster,
Pennsylvania, since the Staged Reduction of Leaded Gasolines.

Bisch, Sean (Chemistry major)
An inquiry into Stream Water Chemistry in York County, Pennsylvania.

Miner, Laura (Chemistry major) - this study is under STS (STS490).
Land-use Planning and Policy in East Hempfield Township, Lancaster County, Pa.

1990-1991:

Klaff, Tamir (Geosciences) (co-supervised with Dorothy Merritts)
Heavy Metal Contamination in Soils at Baker Campus, Lancaster, Pa.

Selected Student Publications:

Bowers, Abby; Fallon, Jennifer; Hawes, Ashley; de Wet, Andrew; Marshall, Jeff; Merritts, Dorothy; and Weaver, Steve. 2002. Geomorphic Assessment of Bachman Run in the Little Conestoga Watershed, Lancaster, Pa. Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America 34, no. 1. Geological Society of America (GSA), United States.



Carlson, Erin M.; de Wet, Andrew. 2001. Stream assessment in the Little Conestoga Creek watershed. Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America 33, no. 1 Geological Society of America (GSA), United States.

Riedel, Shauna J.; Sakimoto, Susan E. H.; Bradley, Bethany A., and de Wet, Andy. 2001.Lava tube flow models at Alba Patera, Mars; topographic constraints on eruption rates. Lunar and planetary science, XXXII; papers presented to the Thirty-second lunar and planetary science conference. Abstracts of Papers Submitted to the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference 32 (2001) abstr. no. 1954

Mittenthal, Matt; Sternberg, Rob; Levine, Mary Anne, and de Wet, Andrew. 2000. Magnetic survey of an archaic native American village near Alpine, New York  Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America 32, no. 1 Geological Society of America (GSA), United States.

Cavanaugh, Kyle; Manion, Lauren; Orsher, James; Tomlinson, Jaime; de Wet, Andrew; Marshall, Jeff; Merritts, Dorothy; and Weaver, Steve. 2002. Geomorphic An Assessment of the impact of Land-use on Long's Park Creek in the Little Conestoga Watershed, Lancaster, Pa. Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America
34, no. 1. Geological Society of America (GSA), United States.

Bayrd, Garrett; Davis, Aaron; Harris, Nancy; de Wet, Andrew; Marshall, Jeff; Merritts, Dorothy; and Weaver, Steve. 2002. Geomorphic Assessment of Swarr Run in the Little Conestoga Watershed, Lancaster, Pa. Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America 34, no. 1. Geological Society of America (GSA), United States.




Muriceak*, Denise R., Assessment of Historical Land-use Patterns and Projection of Future Growth and Development in East Hempfield Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania: An Application of Geographical Information Systems., 1994 GSA Abstracts with Programs,  Northeastern Section.



Audet*, Matthew R., A Geographic Information System's Approach to Site Analysis at the Proposed Narvon Hazardous Waste Facility, Lancaster County, PA., 1994 GSA Abstracts with Programs, Northeastern Section.




Tollin, Shawn* , Geochemical Study of Acid Mine Drainage of the Big Lick Tunnel Area, Williamstown, Pa., 1993 GSA Abstracts with Programs, Northeastern Section.

de Wet, A. and Bisch*, S., Environmental implications of the proposed pumped hydrostorage plant at Cuffs Run in York County, PA., 1992 GSA Abstracts with Programs, Northeastern Section.


For more information: adewet@fandm.edu