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Completed Post-graduate Projects

This page is a bibliography of all post-graduate research projects completed within the Glaciers and Climate Change research cluster at the University of Otago. The projects are sorted alphabetically and focus on several different themes including: Glaciers and Climate Change, Quaternary Geomorphology, McMurdo Dry Valleys and related sub-disciplines. For a list of postgraduate projects based on themes, please refer to the "Research Themes" section of this web site.

 
Austwick, C. 1992. The contemporary approach to alluvial fan research. Unpublished BSc (hons) dissertation, in Geography, at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. 86 pp.

Clarke, L.E. 2003. Investigation of sediment transport in the Kye Burn, Otago using digital photogrammetry. Unpublished MSc thesis, in Geography, at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. 141 pp.

Coombes, K. 1997. Late Peistocene glaciation and geomorphic development of the Von-Oreti valley, northern Southland. Unpublished MSc thesis, in Geography, at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. 133 pp. [abstract]

Culter, E. 2002. High elevation seasonal snow melt at the Tasman Glacier névé, Southern Alps, New Zealand. Unpublished MSc thesis, in Geography, at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. 208 pp.

Dempster, H.E. 1999. A late glacial and Holocene reconstruction of vegetation and climate in western Southland. Unpublished BSc (hons) dissertation, in Geography, at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. 79 pp.

Dow, M.  1998. The application of geochemistry as a tool for the determination of lake sediment provenance in Lake Moeraki, south Westland. Unpublished MSc thesis, in Geography, at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. 99 pp. [abstract]

Ellery, R. 2005. Landsystems reconstruction of the Wanaka Basin. Unpublished MSc thesis, in Geography, at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. 169 pp.

Evans, E. 2003. Ablation at the terminus of the Franz Josef Glacier. Unpublished Bsc (hons) dissertation, in Geography, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. 58 pp. [abstract]

Filmer, V. 2000. The basal ice layer of the Taylor Glacier, Antarctica. Unpublished BSc (hons) dissertation, in Geography, at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. 84 pp.

Wright Lower Glacier Antarctica

Gabites, H.J. 1998. Pollen analysis of lake sediments as an indicator of catchment disturbance. Unpublished Postgraduate Diploma in Science in Geography, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. 80 pp.

Gabites, H.J. 2005. Holocene environmental change in South Westland. Unpublished MSc thesis, in Geography, at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. 80 pp.

George, L. 2005. Mass balance and climate intercations at Brewster Glacier 2004-5. Unpublished MSc thesis, in Geography, at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. [abstract]

Graham, S.K. 1997. Fluvial response to active tectonic deformation in South Westland, New Zealand. Unpublished MSc thesis, in Geography, at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. 124 pp.

Hooker, B. 1995. Advance and retreat of Franz Josef Glacier in relation to climate. Unpublished PGDipSci dissertation, in Geography, at the University of Otago, New Zealand. 62 pp. [abstract]

Hooker, B. 1998. Chemical signatures of clear basal ice facies at the margins of dry-based glaciers, South Victoria Land, Antarctica. Unpublished MSc thesis, in Geography, at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. 96 pp. [abstract]

Lambourne, A. 1998. Physical and chemical composition of basal ice from the Suess Glacier, Antarctica. Unpublished BSc (hons) dissertation, in Geography, at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. 84 pp.

Larking, R. 1997. The composition, structure and dynamics of a dry-based glacier apron. Unpublished BSc (hons) dissertation, in Geography, at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. 68 pp.

Larking, R. 1999. The development of landforms during the transition from a glacially dominated system to a fluvially dominated system. Unpublished MSc thesis, in Geography, at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. 133 pp. [abstract]

Fox Glacier terminus, New Zealand

Leggett, G.T. 1998. Channel pattern responses of a gravel-bed river to a tributary: the meandering-braided transition. Unpublished Postgraduate Diploma in Science in Geography, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. 101 pp.

MacDonell, S. 2003. Cold-based glacier behaviour : Victoria Upper Glacier, Antarctica. Unpublished BSc (hons) dissertation, in Geography, at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. 102 pp. [abstract]

Mager, S. 1996. Sediment transport in dry-based glaciers : an assessment of sedimentary signatures imprinted by glacial transportation. Unpublished BSc (hons) dissertation, in Geography, at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. 78 pp. [abstract]

Mager, S. 1999. An environmental reconstruction of the Tekapo formation using facies analysis. Unpublished MSc thesis, in Geography, at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. 145 pp. [abstract]

Mager, S. 2005. A compositional approach to the formation of basal ice in cold, Antarctic glaciers. Unpublished PhD thesis, in Geography and Chemistry, at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. 220 pp. [abstract]

Morgan, T. 1999. Chemical and physical characteristics of ice from the basal zone, Taylor Glacier, Antarctica. Unpublished BSc (hons) dissertation, in Geography, at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. 93 pp.

Prent, C. 2000. Distinguishing the origins of rounded clasts on the Tasman Glacier, South Island, New Zealand. Unpublished BSc (hons) dissertation, in Geography, at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. 75 pp.

Purdie, J. 1996. Ice loss at the terminus of the Tasman Glacier. Unpublished MSc thesis, in Geography, at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. 191 pp. [abstract]

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Rohl, K. 1999. Sedimentation processes in the proglacial Tasman Lake. Unpublished PGDipSci dissertation, in Geography, at the University of Otago, New Zealand. 132 pp.

Rohl, K. 2005. Behaviour of lake-terminating glacier margins. Unpublished PhD thesis, in Geography, at the University of Otago, New Zealand. 390 pp.

Sirota, P. 1999. The structure and strength of basal ice in the Suess Glacier, Antarctica. Unpublished BSc (hons) dissertation, in Geography, at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. 92 pp. [abstract]

Vandergoes, M. 1993. Post glacial vegetation and climate change in the southern Takitimu Mountains. Unpublished PGDipSci dissertation, in Geography, at the University of Otago, New Zealand. 79 pp.

Vandergoes, M. 1996. Post glacial vegetation and climate change in western Southland. Unpublished MSc thesis, in Geography, at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. 149 pp. [abstract]

Vandergoes, M. 2000. A high resolution record of late quaternary vegetation and climate change, South Westland, New Zealand. Unpublished PhD thesis, in Geography, at the Unversity of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand.  149 pp. [abstract]

Wallace, S. 2001. Mapping glacial landforms in the Pukaki and Tekapo Lake basins. Unpublished PGDipSci dissertation, in Geography, at the University of Otago, New Zealand. 53 pp. [abstract]

Webb, N. 2003. Cold-based glacier apron morphology, structure, and composition : a multifaceted approach to testing basal ice formation by apron incorporation. Unpublished BSc (hons) dissertation, in Geography, at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. 86 pp.

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