Nyanza Project Publications
Theses and Technical Reports
Based wholly/partly on Nyanza
Alin, S.R., 2001. "Calibration and interpretation of Holocene
paleoecological records of diversity from Lake Tanganyika, East Africa." Ph.D.
dissertation, University of Arizona, 234pp.
Baldwin, S.M., 2002. "The effect of meteorological events on
chlorophyll-a concentrations," Hobart and William Smith Honors
Bannister, K. 1999. "Compositional trends of clastic deltaic
sediments and their relation to sedimentation and depositional processes
(Luiche Delta, Lake Tanganyika, East Africa)." Whitman College,
Bosch, K. 2004. "Gut content analyses of endemic crabs from Lake
Tanganyika, East Africa." MSc. thesis, University of Amsterdam,
Callier, Viviane. 2006. "Geometric morphometric analysis of four
species of endemic gastropods from Lake Tanganyika, East Africa." Senior
honors thesis. Mt. Holyoke College.
Corman, J. 2005. "Upwelling links the pelagic and littoral zones
of Lake Tanganyika. Cornell University," Senior honors thesis.
Felton, A. 2006. (in progress) "Elemental geochemistry analysis
of a long core record from the Kalya Horst, Lake Tanganyika." University
of Arizona, MSc. Thesis.
Fuller, Matt, 2006. "Benthic macroinvertebrate communities in
tropical streams of forested and deforested catchments," Tanzania
Thesis, Cornell University.
Gans, C., 2001. "Modeling Strike-Slip Faults: Numerical Study
of a Transform Boundary Applied to the Hayward Fault, CA and Structural
Study of a Rifting Margin, Kalya Ridge, Lake Tanganyika, East Africa." Senior
Thesis, Pennsylvania State University.
Hinkley, K., (in prep, anticipated graduation Sept. 2006). "Biomimetics
of gastropod shells – the mechanics of repair scaars in Nucella
and Lavigeria." University Washington.
Kamermans, M., 2004. "Exploring feeding patterns of endemic crabs
in Lake Tanganyika, East Africa." MSc. thesis. University of Amsterdam,
Kennedy, D., "Chironomid taxonomy and ecology from Kigoma Bay,
Lake Tanganyika, with implications for paleoecology and climate reconstructions," University
Arizona MSc thesis, 30pp.
Kingma, I., 2001. "Life history variation in the Lavigeria
gastropod species flock / GIS mapping of Lavigeria gastropod species
distributions (2 projects)." University Amsterdam MSc.
Marijnissen, S., (Ph.D. in prep, anticipated graduation November 2006). "Lake
Tanganyika endemic crabs: Species diversity, ecology and conservation." University
of Amsterdam, Netherlands .
McIntyre, P.B., 2006. "Functional diversity of tropical freshwater
fishes: species, community, and ecosystem perspectives." Ph.D.
diss., Cornell University
O’Reilly, C.M., 2001. "The effects of land use change on
littoral zone dynamics of Lake Tanganyika, East Africa." Ph.D.
Dissertation, University of Arizona, 144pp.
Papadopoulos, Leonard. 2005. "The challenge of homology in spiral
and accretionary growth forms: examples from the use of shell spiral
cords on gastropod systematics." MSc Thesis, University of Amsterdam,
Pereira Pagarete, Antonio J. 2005. "Phylogenetic relationships
of endemic crabs from Lake Tanganyika: New mtDNA insights." MSc
Thesis, University of Amsterdam, NL.
Phifer, M., 2001. "The effect of armored characters on the resistance
of Lavigeria nassa to crab predation." Independent study B.A.
thesis, Duke University.
Pittiglio, S. 1998. "Comparative sedimentology, organic matter
and pore water analysis of disturbed and undisturbed drainage basins
of Lake Tanganyika." Senior Thesis Vassar College
Sako, A., (in progress). Arkansas State University.
Wagner, K., 2004. " Life History and Shell Morphological
Variation in a Gastropod Species Flock from Lake Tanganyika, East Africa." Whitman
College, Undergraduate Honors Thesis.
Wagner, K., (in progress). "Evolutionary genetics of Tanganyika
cichlids and snails: the effects of habitat heterogeneity on substrate
specific organisms." Cornell University Ph.D.
Wetter, L., (in progress). "Determination and analysis of various
environmental magnetic properties from a lake bottom sediment core." Senior
Thesis U.C. Davis.
Cohen, A.S., (ed), "The Nyanza Project Annual Report Series,
1998-2004," Department of Geosciences, University of Arizona.
Michel, E. 2005. "Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functioning of the
Malagarasi-Moyvosi Wetlands, Western Tanzania." For National
Geographic Society, Royal Geographical Society, NSF All Catfish Species
Initiative project reports.
Michel, E., 2005. "Logistical assistance provided to project: Schistosomiasis
in school children in villages along the Tanganyika shoreline," coordinated
by Georgina Bough, Newcastle University, UK