Electronic graduate theses and dissertations from Utah State University.

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Student Satisfaction at Utah State University Regional Campuses, Taylor K. Adams

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Comparing Conventional and Noninvasive Monitoring Techniques for Assessing Cougar Population Size in the Southern Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, Peter D. Alexander

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Toward a General Parametric Model for Assessing the Impact of Video Transcoding on Objective Video Quality, Nawaf Omar N. Alsrehin

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The Relationship Between Adolescents' Use of Internet-enabled Mobile Devices and Engaging in Problematic Digital Behaviors, Ryan Atwood

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Structural and Lithological Influences on the Tony Grove Alpine Karst System, Bear River Range, North Central Utah, Kirsten Bahr

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To Dot Product Graphs and Beyond, Sean Bailey

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A Study of the Pedagogical and Structural Elements Being Incorporated into the Design of Hybrid Courses for Higher Education, Deborah Kezerian Baird

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Investigation into Regional Climate Variability using Tree-Ring Reconstruction, Climate Diagnostics and Prediction, Daniel A. Barandiaran

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A Mixed-Method Study of Mobile Devices and Student Self-Directed Learning and Achievement During a Middle School STEM Activity, Scott Bartholomew

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Effects of Thermosonication on Microbial Population Reduction and Solubillity Index in Skim Milk Powder, Nicola F. Beatty

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Effects of a Flavonoid-Rich Diet on Gut Microbiota Composition and Production of Trimethylamine in Human Subjects, Justin S. Bell

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Spider Aggregate Glue Sequence Characterization and Expression, Kyle Berg

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Rapid Savanna Response to Changing Precipitation Intensity, Ryan S. Berry

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The Market Potential for Food and Agricultural Tourism in Utah, Miranda Bradshaw

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An Allometric Approach to Evaluate Physiological and Production Efficiencies in Tree Size for Tart Cherry and Apple Orchard Systems, Zachary T. Brym

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Cluster-Based Salient Object Detection Using K-Means Merging and Keypoint Separation with Rectangular Centers, Robert Buck

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An Automatic Algorithm for Textured Digital Elevation Model Formation using Aerial Texel Swaths, Taylor C. Bybee

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The Art of Devotion: Style, Culture, and Practice in Mid-Nineteenth-Century Kashmir, Nina Cavazos

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Effects of a Self-Management Procedure Using Student Feedback on Staff Members' use of Praise in an Out-Of-School Time Program, Cade T. Charlton

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Optimizing the Advanced Metering Infrastructure Architecture in Smart Grid, Alireza Chasempour

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Exploiting Adaptive Techniques to Improve Processor Energy Efficiency, Hu Chen

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Efficient Device to Device Communication Underlaying Heterogeneous Networks, Xue Chen

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Impact of Mass and Bond Energy Difference and Interface Defects on Thermal Boundary Conductance, ChangJin Choi

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Perceived Alzheimer's Disease Threat as a Predictor of Behavior Change to Lower Disease Risk: The Gray Matters Study, Christine Clark

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Production of Synthetic Spider Silk Fibers, Cameron G. Copeland

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The Effects of Federal, State, and Private Oil and Gas Ownerships on County Wages in the Intermountain West, Benjamin A. Crabb

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Control of Large Stands of Phragmites australis in Great Salt Lake, Utah Wetlands, Chad R. Cranney

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Assessing Plant Community Structure in the Upper Las Vegas Wash Conservation Transfer Area, Nevada: The Influence of Biotic and Abiotic Variables, Amy A. Croft

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Soil Nutrient Cycling and Water Use in Response to Orchard Floor Management in Stone-Fruit Orchards in the Intermountain West, Catherine Mae Culumber

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Amelioration of Chikungunya through Inhibition of the Inflammatory Response, Ashley L. Dagley

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Fluorescent Probes to Investigate Homologous Recombination Dynamics, Eric Parker Davenport

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Exploiting Self-Organization in Bioengineered Systems: A Computational Approach, Delin Davis

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West Point of the West: A History of the Department of Military Science at Utah State University, Camon Davison

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From TeachLivE™ to the Classroom: Building Preservice Special Educators’ Proficiency with Essential Teaching Skills, Melanie Rees Dawson

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Identifying and Reducing Risk of the Female Athlete Triad in Division 1 Athletes, Jennifer Day

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Cryostat System for Spacecraft Materials Testing, Justin Dekany

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Anaerobic Digestion Process Stability and the Extension of the ADM1 for Municipal Sludge Co-Digested with Bakery Waste, Morris Elya Demitry

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Quantifying the Removal of Trichloroethylene via Phytoremediation a Hill Air Force Base, Utah Operational Unit 2 Using Recent and Historical Data, J. Oliver Diamond

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Understanding the Characteristics of Successful Projects and Post-Campaign Activities in a Crowdfunding Platform, Madhavi Reddy Dontham

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A Spatiotemporal Mountain Pine Beetle Outbreak Model Predicting Severity, Cycle Period, and Invasion Speed, Jacob P. Duncan

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The Application of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle to Precision Agriculture: Chlorophyll, Nitrogen, and Evapotranspiration Estimation, Manal Elarab

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Modified Trajectory Shaping Guidance for Autonomous Path Following Control of Platooning Ground Vehicles, Ishmaal T. Erekson

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Effects of Carboxymethyl-Lysine in Heat Processed Foods on the Plasma Metabolome in Mice, Zhou Fang

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Rudder Augmented Trajectory Correction for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles to Decrease Lateral Image Errors of Fixed Camera Payloads, Thomas M. Fisher

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Separation of Points and Interval Estimation in Mixed Dose-Response Curves with Selective Component Labeling, Darl D. Flake II

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Emerging Technology to Exclude Wildlife from Roads: Electrified Pavement and Deer Guards in Utah, USA, Joseph P. Flower

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Migratory Waterbird Ecology at a Critical Staging Area, Great Salt Lake, Utah, Maureen G. Frank

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An Examination of How Qualitatively Different Delayed Outcomes are Discounted, Jonathan Friedel

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Europa's Bane Ethnic Conflict and Economics on the Czechoslovak Path From Nationalism to Communism, 1848-1948, Mathias Fuelling

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Low-Temperature Aqueous Corrosion Behavior of Uranium Molybdenum Alloys, Levi D. Gardner

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Evaluation of Interactive Computerized Training to Teach Paraprofessionals How to Implement Errorless Discrete Trial Instruction, Kristina R. Gerencser

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Douglas-fir Beetle Mediated Changes to Fuel Complexes, Foliar Moisture Content and Terpenes in Interior Douglas-Fir Forests of the Central Rocky Mountains, Andrew D. Giunta

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Investigating Biosynthetic Steps of an Angucycline Antifungal, S. Gabrielle Gladstone

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Epistemic Beliefs of Middle and High School Students in a Problem-Based, Scientific Inquiry Unit: An Exploratory, Mixed Methods Study, Jiangyue Gu

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The Implemetation of Interventions for Problem Behavior Based on the Results of Precursor Functional Analyses in the Early Childhood Setting, Hayley Halversen

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Political Parties and Direct Democracy: An Analysis of the 2015 Greek Referendum, Megan E. Hansen

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An Analysis of Variability of Play Behavior with Preschool Children with Autism, Mary Katherine Endicott Harris

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Incorporating a Training Construct into the Unified Theory of Acceptance and Use of Technology, Matthew E. Harris

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Impact of Heavy Metal Contamination From Coal Flue Gas on Microalgae Biofuel and Biogas Production Through Multiple Conversation Pathways, Derek E. Hess

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An Economic Analysis of Factors Affecting Pre-Weaned Dairy Calf Growth and Profit Optimization in Dairy Calf Operations, Vincent T. Hess

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An Analysis of Airborne Data Collection Methods for Updating Highway Feature Inventory, Yi He

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Considering the Crossroads of Distance Education: The Experiences of Instructors as They Transitioned to Online or Blended Courses, David D. Hoffman

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“Touched by Time”: Geopolitical Themes of Estonian National Identity through Song Festivals, Mandy L. Hoggard

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Achieving Uniform Flow Distribution in Compact Irrigation Splitter Boxes with High Flow Rates, Joshua Ryan Hogge

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Relationships between Riparian Vegetation, Hydrology, Climate and Disturbance across the Western United States, Nathaniel Hough-Snee

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Interference Mitigation in Multi-Hop Wireless Networks with Advanced Physical-Layer Techniques, Yantian Hou

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Fear-based Policymaking: How Government Agencies Exploit Mortality Risk Perceptions, Alecia M. Hunter

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Laboratory Modeling of Piping Initiation Behavior Through Constricted Outlet, Ibrahim Ahmed Abdelmotelb Ibrahim

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A Light in the Dark: Luminescence Dating Intermountain Ware Ceramics from Four Archaeological Sites in Northwestern Wyoming, Carlie J. Ideker

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Blind Front-end Processing of Dynamic Multi-channel Wideband Signals, Kevin Jackson

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An Optical System to Transform the Output Beam of a Quantum Cascade Laser to be Uniform, Jordan M. Jacobson

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Bringing the States Back in: Institutional Determinants of State Level Immigration Policies, Paul D. Jacobs

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Partially Closed Valve Effects on Electromagnetic Flow Meter Accuracy, Jordan Clark Jarrett

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Entrepreneurs' Percieved Factors of Success and Barriers-to-Entry for Small Business and Farm Operations in Rural Paraguay, Braden J. Jensen

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A New Low-Cost Microstrip Antenna Array for 60 GHz Applications, Darwin J. Joaquin

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Structural and Biochemical Characterization of the Frequency-Interacting RNA Helicase FRH, Jacqueline M. Johnson

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The Role of Sexual Communication in Committed Relationships, Adam C. Jones

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Benchmark Experiments for Natural Convection in Nuclear Fuel Rod Bundles, Kyle L. Jones

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The Effects of Meter Orientation Downstream of a Short Radius Elbow on Electromagnetic Flow Meters, Jared C. Justensen

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Accumulation and Release of Trace Inorganic Contaminants from Biofilm Matrices Produced and Challenged Under Drinking Water Distribution System Conditions, William W. Kent

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Traffic Sign Management: Data Integration and Analysis Methods for Mobile LiDAR and Digital Photolog Big Data, Majid Khalilikhah

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Visualization of Three-Dimensional Models from Multiple Texel Images Created from Fused Ladar/Digital Imagery, Cody C. Killpack

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Three Essays on US Agricultural Insurance, Taehoo Kim

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The Impact of Social Comparisons on Stereotype Threat for Black College Students Attending Predominantly White Colleges and Universities, Odessia Knowles

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Benefits, Challenges, and Recommendations for Implementing a Sustainability-Based Service-Learning Program at Utah State University: An Initial Assessment of the Community Bridge Initiative, Julie Koldewyn

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Optimizing Sustainable Integrated Use of Groundwater, Surface Water and Reclaimed Water for the Competing Demands of Agricultural Net Return and Urban Population, Silvia Anastasia Landa

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Evapotranspiration Estimation: A Study of Methods in the Western United States, Clayton S. Lewis

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The Effects of Didactic Instruction on the Rate of Preservice Teachers' Low-and High-Level Questions, Monica Lewis

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The Role of GPR84 in Medium-chain Saturated Fatty Acid Taste Transduction, Yan Liu

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How Good Intentions Backfire: Failures and Negative Consequences of Federal Environment Policies, Jordan K. Lofthouse

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Does Experience with Sagebrush In utero and Early in Life Influence the Use of Sagebrush by Sheep?, Ashley T. Longmore

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An Analysis of the Feasibility of Anaerobic Digestion on Small-Scale Dairies in Utah, Steven Chans Lund

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Investigation of Solubilization, Cold Gelation, and Rennet Coagulation Properties of Highly Concentrated Micellar Casein Concentrate for Use in Cheese Making, Ying Lu

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Path Following by a Quadrotor Using Virtual Target Pursuit Guidance, Abhishek Manjunath

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Intraspecific Variation in the Response of Elymus Elymoides to Competition from Bromus Tectorum, Rebecca K. Mann

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Confirmation of a New Geometric and Kinematic Model of the San Andreas Fault at Its Southern Tip, Durmid Hill, Southern California, Daniel K. Markowski

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Robust Intelligent Sensing and Control Multi Agent Analysis Platform for Research and Education, Douglas Spencer Maughan

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Quadrotor UAV Path Following using Trajectory Shaping, Parwinder Singh Mehrok

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Biodiversity, Community Dynamics, and Novel Foraging Behaviors of a Rich Native Bee Fauna Across Habitats at Pinnacles National Park, California, Joan M. Meiners

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Staff Interactions and Affect in Persons with Dementia: an Observational Study of a Memory Care Unit, Keirstin V. Meyer