|Water quality in the upper Little Tenneessee [i.e. Tennessee] River and its potential effects the on Appalachian elktoe mussel (Alasmidonta raveneliana)
||Mussels are an indicator species for water quality due to exposure to acute water pollutants from their filter feeding life style (Augspurger 2003). Mussels are also more susceptible to trace metal exposure than many other aquatic organisms due to th...
|Determination of trace element provenance, Rio Loa Basin, northern Chile
||The Atacama Desert, located between the Pacific Ocean and the Andes in northern Chile and southern Peru, is one of the driest regions on the planet. In spite of the extreme aridity, the Atacama is traversed by the Rio Loa, a perennial river which owe...
|Application of chemostratigraphy of slackwater deposits to enhance paleoflood reconstruction, Rio Salado, Antofagasta Region, Chile
||This thesis reports a study of novel chemostratigraphic methods applied to flood deposit identification/correlation and subsequent paleoflood hydrology and flood frequency analysis in the Rio Salado, Chile. Flood deposit identification at 4 stratigra...