MS Degrees Awarded

2011 - Present

  • Purbasha Mistry, (2016). Impact of climatic parameters on spring wheat yield in North Dakota.
  • Travis R. Carter, (2015). Prairie response to Canada thistle infestation, and native forb response to aminocyclopyachlor.
  • Brian J. Chepulis, (2015). Grassland bird response to landscape-level and site-specific variables in the Little Missouri National Grasslands.
  • Jessica C. Creuzer, (2015). Estimating the impact to wetlands in Western North Dakota from dust and road use increase due to energy development.
  • Dwayne P. Sanders, (2015). Corn stover removal effects on irrigated sandy outwash soils in North Dakota.
  • Travis Strehlow, (2015). Wetland restoration techniques and associated costs in Southeastern North Dakota.
  • Peter O'Brien, (2014). Plan community composition of Camp Grafton Training Center (south unit) from 1998-2013.
  • Steven Atwood, (2013). The Yellowstone River waterfowl hunting closure in eastern Montana: Evaluation of private land owner attitudes.
  • Samantha Marie Brunner, (2012). Impact of nitrogen and rhizobial seed inoculants on soybean aphid (Aphis glycines matsumura) densities.
  • Sean Lofgren, (2012). Using LiDAR derived information for predicting beaver dam site selection at Mingo National Wildlife Refuge.
  • Matthew Peter Stasica, (2012). Transferability of regional and wetland specific assessment methods for a statewide approach.
  • Andrew James Lee DiAllesandro, (2011). The invasion of Smooth Bromegrass and Kentucky Bluegrass in restored grasslands as a function of species diversity.
  • Dean Joseph Houchen, (2011). Evaluation of habitat selection by nesting Sharp-Tailed Grouse and survivorship of hens, males, and nests on the Grand River National Grassland in northwest South Dakota, USA.
  • Michael Paul Huffington, (2011). Rangeland and pasture improvements for southeastern North Dakota.
  • Caitlin Langworthy Smith, (2011). Effects of sediment removal on vegetation communities in prairie pothole wetlands in North Dakota.
  • Tyler Kjos Larson, (2011). Prairie restoration outcomes in the northern tallgrass and mixed grass prairie eco-region.
  • Jeffrey Roy Schulte, (2011). The fire ecology of Kentucky Bluegrass (POA pratensis).
  • Cassandra Marie Setter, (2011). Weed control effects on native species, soil seedbank change, and biofuel production.

2000-2010

  • Brian James Fier, (2010). Factors influencing the implementation of community-wide recycling programs.
  • Melissa Donna Harmon, (2010). Composition of oak savanna in Clay County, Minnesota and Ransom County, North Dakota.
  • Shokhrukh-Mirzo Jalilov, (2010). Impact of Rogun Dam on downstream Uzbekistan Agriculture.
  • Jonathan Randall Mikkelson, (2010). Effect of aminopyralid on crop rotations and native forbs.
  • Lindsey Michele Meyers, (2010). Grazing and burning effects on plant species composition in southeastern North Dakota grasslands.
  • Boubacar Oumarou, (2010). Assessment of ecotourism on community development: Case of ecotourism and the Ely community.
  • Carl Arne Pedersen, (2010). Factors influencing the current residential energy related building practices in North Dakota.
  • Eva Lynn Sebesta, (2010). The evaluation of soil carbon levels on post-contract conservation reserve program lands in southwestern North Dakota using multiple agricultural use practices.
  • Jamison Brian Winter, (2010). Avian use of rice baited trays attached to cages with live decoy blackbirds in central North Dakota.
  • Derek Devonne Woehl, (2010). Relationship between visual obstruction reading and herbage production for ecological sites in a semi-arid climate of the northern plains.
  • Christopher Augustin, (2009). Relationships between carbon sequestration and soil texture in the northern Great Plains.
  • Brittany Rae Hanson, (2009). Burning, different cutting techniques and white-tailed deer browsing on bur oak regeneration in eastern North Dakota.
  • Adam Miller, (2009). Skills and characteristics of natural resources managers and administrators.
  • Kevin Wayne Misek, (2009). Effect of beta lactam on soil nitrification potential.
  • Kraig Nelson, (2009). Evaluation of cercospora leaf spot severity in sugar beets.
  • Jason Riopel, (2009). Evaluating carbon sequestration in CRP and restored grasslands in the northern central U.S.
  • Courtney Talor, (2009). Resource or drainage ditch: Community perceptions of the Kinnickinnic River.
  • Travis Lee Almquist, (2008). Effect of aminopyralid on Canada thistle and the native plant community in a restored tallgrass prairie.
  • Nihroda DeSilva, (2008). Effectiveness of conservation districts in the Red River Basin in Minnesota and North Dakota.
  • Nurlan Isaev, (2008). Funding of water development projects in the western United States and Kyrgyzstan: Lessons for policy-makers.
  • Ruth Lewis, (2008). Measuring environmental literacy in Fargo, ND, and Moorhead, MN.
  • Breanna Lyn Paradeis, (2008). Plant community composition of wetlands located on restored and native prairie.
  • Osvaldo Manuel Pelinganga, (2008). Environmental impact of sawmill residues.
  • George Watland, (2008). Assessing drought threat for urban water plans.
  • Nurlan Aldassurgurov, (2007). Evaluation of groundwater chemistry in the Sheyenne Delta, Elk Valley, and Oaks aquifiers.
  • Jesse Miles Beckers, (2007). Fire history of the ponderosa pine stand in southwester North Dakota.
  • Shannon Marie Dullea, (2007). Information systems in urban planning for wildlife habitat management.
  • Kendall Eugene Goltz, (2007). Easements, hunting/recreational sales, and other attributes of agricultural land in four counties in North Dakota.
  • Anthony Thomas Perlinski, (2007). The integration of multiple biological control agents for the control of leafy spurge.
  • Michael Edward Sharp, (2007). Trends for the Devils Lake Water Utilization Test Project.
  • Mohammad Yousaf, (2007). The impact of digital elevation model resolution on an AGNPS output for the Brewer Lake watershed, North Dakota.
  • Lorilynn Margo Clark, (2006). Late-season burning and grazing interactions on mixed-grass prairie and woody draws.
  • Benjamin Aaron Geaumont, (2006). Use of conservation reserve program land by grassland nesting passerines and upland nesting game birds.
  • Peter Eric Karlsson, (2006). Recreation along the Red River of the North in Fargo, North Dakota, and Moorhead, Minnesota.
  • Renae Elizabeth Hines Rush, (2006). Effects of military activities on selected wildlife species diversity, richness, and evenness in the transitional grasslands: Phase III.
  • Sheldon Ray Tuscherer, (2006). Preferences of tourists and local toward ecotourism development on the Standing Rock Sioux Indian Reservation.
  • Christina Louise Melaas Hargiss, (2005). Evaluation of an index of plant community integrity for assessing wetland plant communities in the prairie pothole region.
  • Mafany Ndiva Mongoh, (2005). Occurrence, management strategies, and economic impacts of West Nile virus in horses in North Dakota.
  • Marcus Alan Bingham, (2004). External hyphal production of Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and nitrate leaching as influenced by biodiversity and the scaling of soil nutrients in a restored temperate grassland.
  • Todd Alan Braun, (2004). Wildfire-induced soil water repellency on badland hillslopes in North Dakota.
  • Darin James Eisinger, (2004). Breeding birds in reclaimed and native woodland draws on the Glenharold Mine, North Dakota.
  • Sheri Elizabeth Fox, (2004). Examining industrial hemp production.
  • Jennifer Sue Lind, (2004). Effects of military activities on selected wildlife species diversity, richness, and evenness in transitional grasslands.
  • Laurie Arlene Richardson, (2004). Interaction of Imazapic, Aphthona spp. Biological control agents and native grasses for leafy spurge (Euphorbia esula l.) control.
  • Andrea Jean Travnicek, (2004). Effects of a prescribed burn and herbicides on Canada thistle control and species composition in a grassland community.
  • John Alvin Kava, (2003). Secondary succession of mixed grass prairie following control of leafy spurge using Aphthona SPP flea beetles.
  • Dean Arthur Cline, (2002). Evaluation of biological agents on leafy spurge (Euphorbia esula L.) and the soil seedbank composition in the Little Missouri National Grassland.
  • Donovan Jay Craig, (2002). Nutrient composition, herbage production, and growth patterns of selected warm-season grasses.
  • Keven Eugene Kermes, (2002). Utilizing geographic information system-based crop coverages and digital soil surveys to improve agricultural land value model in North Dakota.
  • Leslie Paul Lemm, (2002). Characterization of the Canadian commercial walleye fishery.
  • Angela Marie Milakovic, (2002). Integrated management of leafy spurge on Camp Grafton South.
  • Tamara Renae VanWechel, (2002). Effects of environmental impact information on willingness to pay for genetically modified products.
  • Michael Edward Kjelland, (2001). Quantification of historic flood damage in the Maple and Wild Rice watersheds of the Red River of the North basin.
  • Michael Stephen Noone, (2001). Restoration of Class II and III prairie pothole wetlands in North Dakota from different disturbance gradients.
  • Vanessa Ramairez Rosales, (2001). Forest resource management by women in indigenous and rural communities of tropical developing countries.
  • Sara F. Tunge, (2001). Public recreation planning: A policy dilemma for refuge managers.
  • Riaz Ali Aziz, (2000). Assessing environmental impact resulting from airport development in rural areas.
  • Seree Ann Eilertson, (2000). Landscape fragmentation of the Great Plains: The effect on the tallgrass prairie plant species diversity.

1975 - 1999

  • Patrick Fridgen, (1999). The influence of the threat of flooding on housing values in Fargo, North Dakota, and Moorhead, MN.
  • Wayne Douglas Larson, (1999). Establishing tallgrass prairie in eastern North Dakota and western Minnesota.
  • Aaron John Meyer, (1998). Estimating the effect wetlands have on flood hydrographs through computer simulation.
  • Tina Diane Lewis, (1998). Resident and nonresident hunter attitudes in North Dakota.
  • Robert Loyal Sip, (1998). Economic assessment of wetland mitigation in Minnesota.
  • Charles William Fritz, (1997). Suggested metrics for an index of wetland biological integrity for seasonal and temporary wetlands in North Dakota.
  • Dath Kakole Mita, (1997). A GIS evaluation of land management models and land quality in Salima.
  • Steven Alan Hirsch, (1995). Economic impact of leafy spurge on alternative post-conservation reserve program uses.
  • Brett Hovde, (1994). Dollar values of two prairie potholes.
  • Oktavianus Lingkubi, (1995). Conservation plots in Tondano watershed north Sulawesi, Indonesia.
  • Herbert Reinard Ludwig, Jr., (1994). Bait bucket transfer potential between the Mississippi and Hudson Bay watersheds.
  • Agus Sriyadi Budi Suito, (1994). Visitor use management at Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park, East Java, Indonesia.
  • Shawn Ray Vachal, (1993). A comparison of trip card and end-of-season methods for angler data collection.
  • Jeffrey Dale Dammel, (1992). Economic impact of wild furbearer harvest in North Dakota.
  • Kenton Jensen, (1991). A review of inter-basin water transfers.
  • Nancy M. Wallace, (1991). Economic impact of leafy spurge on North Dakota wild land.
  • Sara Faith Beekie, (1990). A benefit-cost framework for analyzing waterfowl habitat restoration.
  • Preson F. Schutt, (1990). Fee hunting in North Dakota.
  • David Richard Givers, (1989). Considerations for the development of a pesticide management strategy to protect groundwater in North Dakota.
  • Kevin Lee Grosz, (1988). Sharp-tailed grouse nesting and brood rearing habitat in grazed and non-grazed treatments in southcentral North Dakota.
  • Clifford Raymond Fegert, (1985). Missouri River water use in North Dakota.
  • Cynthia Jean Schwinden, (1984). Socioeconomic analysis of the Devils Lake fishery.
  • Randall Scott Anderson, (1984). Biotechnical and economic analyses of waste-heat aquaculture in North Dakota.
  • Jay Andrew Leitch, (1975). Application of five methods for measuring wildlife value: Lower Sheyenne River Basin, North Dakota.