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Masters ThesisPatterns of inheritance: defining geographical barriers of the spider Mimetus hesperus (Araneae; Mimetidae) along the Sierra Nevada MountainsParker, Jeffrey ThomasThe purpose of this study is to compare the genetic distances of Mimetus hesperus and Theridion neomexicanum within and between the San Joaquin Valley and Mojave Valley regions. To my best knowledge this is the first genetic study of M. hesperus. Moun . . .
Masters ThesisDetrital zircon geochronology of roof pendants, southern Sierra Nevada batholith, Tulare County, California: insights into Paleoproterozoic through Cretaceous provenance of the western margin of Cordilleran North America and its Cretaceous syn-magmatic architectureCrown, Alana MarieThe fragmented Paleozoic passive margin of Cordilleran North America, its Precambrian basement, and its Mesozoic cover are preserved in metasedimentary and metavolcanic crustal fragments known as roof pendants within the Sierra Nevada batholith. This . . .
Masters ThesisForeshee, Blake C.The southern Sierra Nevada Region, California is currently responding to a delaminating lithospheric root remnant. Stream profile analysis of the Kern River and feeding tributaries was used to investigate the nature and timing of the dynamic topograph . . .
Masters ThesisX-Ray diffraction of lacustrine minerals as an indicator of Late Pleistocene and Holocene Paleoclimate, Tulare Lake, CaliforniaKimber, Jeffrey D.Tulare Lake, CA, is the terminus of several major rivers fed by Sierra Nevada stream discharge. Over the last several decades, the study of Tulare Lake sediments has established the climate history for the Pleistocene and Holocene. In this study, Late . . .