Environmental and Energy Policy Theses

Master of Science Degrees Awarded in Environmental and Energy Policy

2013

MS 2013 F. Li, "A cost-benefit analysis of a 25% RPS in Michigan"

MS 2013 F. Liu, "Migration patterns among young adults in the United States: Environmental, social, and economic explanations"

MS 2013 A. Yu, "Pesky pests of the Great Lakes State: Is public participation influenced by geographic differences?"

2012

M.S. 2012 E. Brenna, "Perceptions of water conditions and management in the Sonora River Basin, Sonora, Mexico," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives LD3300.T2012 B838; Online at http://services.lib.mtu.edu/etd/THESIS/2012/SocialSci/brenna/thesis.pdf

M.S. 2012 A. C. Orthober, "Public participation in Michigan mining policy : the Kennecott Eagle Project case," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives LD3300.T2012 O77; Online at http://services.lib.mtu.edu/etd/THESIS/2012/SocialSci/orthober/thesis.pdf

2011

M.S. 2011 V. S. Gagnon, "Fish contaminants through the tribal perspective : an ethnography of the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community's tribal fish harvest," Thesis (Thesis (M.S.) ). MTU Archives LD3300.T2011 G135; Online at http://services.lib.mtu.edu/etd/MTUOnly/THESIS/2011/SocialSci/gagnon/thesis.pdf

M.S. 2011 J. R. Schubert, "Peer influence in NIPF landowner decision making in the western Upper Peninsula, Michigan," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives LD3300.T2011 S384; Online at http://services.lib.mtu.edu/etd/THESIS/2011/SocialSci/schubert/thesis.pdf

M.S. 2011 E. A. Adams, "Nongovernmental organization staff views of global water privatization," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives LD3300.T2011 A212; Online at http://services.lib.mtu.edu/etd/THESIS/2011/SocialSci/adams/thesis.pdf

M.S. 2011 C. Goss, "U.S. utilities' experiences with the implementation of energy efficiency programs," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives LD3300.T2011 G677; Online at http://services.lib.mtu.edu/etd/THESIS/2011/SocialSci/goss/thesis.pdf

2010

M.S. 2010 L. Pavlot, "Silver Spring as a case example of implementing smart growth policies," Thesis (M.S.). JRVP Stacks-3; MTU Archives LD3300.T2010 P337

M.S. 2010 K. Makinen, "Balancing wildlife and bioenergy values on private forestlands in the eastern Upper Peninsula of Michigan," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2010 M235; Online at http://services.lib.mtu.edu/etd/THESIS/2010/SocialSci/makinen/thesis.pdf

2009

M.S. 2009 S. Balint, "Federal and state policy influence on woody biomass utilization," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2009 B186; Online at http://services.lib.mtu.edu/etd/THESIS/2009/SocialSci/balints/thesis.pdf

M.S. 2009 G. M. Borg, "EPA's Council for Regulatory Environmental Modeling : a case study of science policy implementation," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2009 B732; Online at http://services.lib.mtu.edu/etd/THESIS/2009/SocialSci/borgg/thesis.pdf

M.S. 2009 A. T. Kozich, "Wetland mitigation in Michigan's Upper Peninsula : compliance with site monitoring and invasive plant species standards," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2009 K88

M.S. (report) 2009 N. H. Johnson, "A cost-benefit analysis for a proposed wind turbine at Principia College," Report (M.S.). Archives Oversize.R2009 J66

2008

M.S. (report) 2008 N. Manda, "Environmental impact assessment (EIA) in Zambia : how effective is public participation in the EIA process in Zambia?," Report (M.S.). Archives Oversize LD3300.R2008 M271

M.S. 2008 S. A. Pilling, "Perceptions and realities of water quality in a Yaqui village," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2008 P641

M.S. 2008 K. R. Dahal, "Hazard and risk : perception of Glacial Lake Outburst Flooding from Tsho Rolpa Lake, Nepal," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2008 D129

2007

M.S. 2007 S. Dahal, "Nepali community forestry and a case study of a model women's forest user group," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2007 D129

M.S. 2007 K. L. Graves, "Risk perception of natural hazards in the volcanic regions of Ecuador and Guatemala," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2007 G776

M.S. 2007 G. K. Greer, "Barriers impeding success of local watershed groups in Michigan's Upper Peninsula: examining state-level policies and their influence on success," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2007 G793

M.S. 2007 A. Sather-Knutsen, "Community responses to land ownership parcelization in the Keweenaw Peninsula," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2007 D129

2006

M.S. 2006 M. Shamir, "The status of the precautionary principle in international environmental law," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2006 S531

M.S. 2006 J. R. Barnes, "Sustainable energy systems : a study of the obstacles impeding the expansion of the wind energy and lignocellulosic ethanol industries," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2006 B261

M.S. 2006 H. E. Steudle, "The sustainability of record-setting material recovery programs," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2006 T555

2005

M.S. 2005 X. Wang, "Non-agricultural uses of farmland and official decision making regarding farmland uses in China," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2005 W246

M.S. 2005 S. A. Qadir, "ISO 14001 in India: More than a certificate on the wall?," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2005 Q2; Online at http://services.lib.mtu.edu/etd/THESIS/2005/SocialSci/qadirs/thesis.pdf

M.S. 2005 K. Strong, "The conceptualization and implementation of the wilderness idea in the Porcupine Mountains," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2005 S923

M.S. 2005 K. D. Kruse, "We speak for ourselves : a grassroots effort to change Wisconsin's mining law," Thesis (M.S.). JRVP Stacks-3; MTU Archives LD3300.T2005 K89

M.S. 2005 A. R. Morua, "Environmental challenges of rural communities : a case study in Rosario de Tesopaco (northwest Mexico)," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2005 M827

M.S. (report) 2005 R. G. Staves, "Environmental justice, lead issues and children," Report (M.S.). MTU Archives LD3300.R2005 S775

2004

M.S. (report) 2004 J. Binkley-Power, "The expansion of renewable energy in our National Parks : powering Isle Royale," Report (M.S.). MTU Archives LD3300.R2004 B612

2003

M.S. 2003 Y. B. Han, "Factors determining the marketing and development of alternative-fueled vehicles (AFVs) in the U.S. : an exploratory study," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2003 H233

M.S. 2003 T. A. E. Fillmore, "Yupiaq ecological knowledge : a case study of the Fall Collection in Chefornak, Alaska," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2003 F487

M.S. 2003 S. Keith, "The diffusion of constructed wetland technology for residential on-site wastewater treatment in the United States," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2003 K28

M.S. 2003 M. L.-H. Barbier, "Been-here's versus come-here's? Not necessarily. Conflict and community in Keweenaw County land use planning," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2003 B236

M.S. 2003 L. Zhu, "Policy options to prevent or control the spread of zebra mussels at Isle Royale National Park," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2003 Z64

M.S. 2003 F. Wang, "Protecting the public water supply system in city of Houghton by managing land use in a comprehensive and coordinated way," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2003 W246

M.S. (report) 2003 K. A. Miller, "Community security through citizen participation : providing web-based information and training to citizens and emergency responders in Houghton County, Michigan," Report (M.S.). MTU Archives LD3300.R2003 M647

2002

M.S. 2002 G. Chi, "The use of geographic information system for improving ecological footprint studies at the local level : a case study of transportation in Houghton Country, Michigan," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2002 C532

M.S. 2002 C. M. Corey, "A safe minimum standard assessment of the Florida manatee for the population of Citrus County Florida : a case study," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2002 C797

2001

M.S. 2001 Q. Ji, "Emissions trading : U.S. lessons for Beijing, China," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2001 J61

M.S. 2001 M. M. Hornyak, "Wetlands permitting in the Western Upper Peninsula of Michigan : a study of mitigation and monitoring," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2001 H816

M.S. 2001 C. J. Vander Schee, "Administrative structure, autonomy, health, and disciplinary composition of environmentally related programs at private liberal arts colleges and universities," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2001 V228

M.S. 2001 A. Banerjee, "Eco-labeling for energy efficiency and sustainability : an evaluation for U.S. programs," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2001 B215

M.S. (report) 2001 J. D. Gondek, "An analysis of the effectiveness of using geographic information systems to analyze recreational use patterns in a national forest," Report (M.S.). MTU Archives LD3300.R2001 G636

M.S. (report) 2001 B. Yan, "The usefulness of internet resources for environmental compliance assistance and how to approach environmental compliance analysis : a case study of http://www.chemalliance.org," Report (M.S.). MTU Archives LD3300.R2001 Y21 http://www.chemalliance.org

2000

M.S. 2000 J. A. Myrom, "The United States experience with deposit refund systems : a meta-analysis," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2000 M998

1999

M.S. 1999 M. E. Jarvie, "Working class women and participation in environmental politics," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T1999 J38

1998

M.S. 1998 T. L. Adamec, "ISO 14001-an environmental management system standard," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T1998 A197

M.S. (report) 1998 M. Valtasaari, "The Forest Stewardship Council : environmental responsibility through global marketing," Report (M.S.). MTU Archives LD3300.R1998 V215