Browse Graduate Dissertations and Theses at Illinois by Subject "Great Lakes"
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(2017-07-19)Waterways around the Great Lakes are undergoing sediment remediation work to remove legacy industrial pollutants in International Joint Commission-designated Areas of Concern. While pollution remediation provides clear ...
Homeowners' knowledge & awareness of septic systems and barriers to septic system maintenance in northwest Indiana: information to enhance agency outreach and education efforts (2016-04-28)This thesis examines northwest Indiana homeowners' knowledge and awareness of septic systems, the maintenance and care actions that homeowners are currently performing, and potential barriers to septic system maintenance. ...
Spatially distributed bioaccumulation risk analysis: a GIS-based tool and a case study of polychlorinated biphenyls in the Great Lakes (2015-07-21)This thesis presents a GIS-based tool Arc-BEST (Bioaccumulation Evaluation Screening Tool) to perform spatially distributed bioaccumulation risk analyses. Estimating bioaccumulation risk is important to help predict ...
(2010-06-22)This study examines the effect that Lake Erie, and its corresponding marine boundary layer (MBL), have on pre-existing convective storms which propagate over the water surface. To do this, data collected from the 2001-2007 ...
(2017-04-24)Fungi are diverse organisms found in nearly every global environment as key components in nutrient cycling and decomposition. To date, most fungal diversity has been documented from terrestrial habitats leaving aquatic ...