This community houses work produced by South Dakota State University graduate students. The collection includes both born digital ETDs, and digitized versions of printed theses and dissertations from 1883 to 2012.
Due to copyright restrictions, the collection contains both open access and university access theses and dissertations. University access items are only available to SDSU users, and on-campus visitors. Non-SDSU users wishing to access restricted materials may request items through their institution’s interlibrary loan services.
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Theses/Dissertations from 1969
Summer Movements of Bigmouth Buffalo in Lake Poinsett, South Dakota, Thomas J. Clifford
Water Quality Changes Under Ice Cover in Northern Prairie Lakes, Steven P. Gloss
Ecological and Trophic Distribution of Pesticides in Lack Poinsett, South Dakota, Michael Robert Hannon
Pharmacodynamics of Dieldrin-C14 in Pheasants, Donald Wayne Lamb
An Evaluation of the Roadside Technique for Censusing Breeding Waterfowl, Darrel W. Sauder
A Food Habits Study of Whitetail Deer In The Black Hills, James Carl Schneeweis
Effects of Aldrin on Young Pheasants Under Semi-Natural Conditions, Ronald Eugene Thill
Fish Populations of Two Small Impoundments in Northeastern South Dakota, William C. Thorn
Aeration of Stockade Lake, South Dakota, Larry C. Vanray
Theses/Dissertations from 1968
Effects of Dieldrin on Reproduction of Penned Hen Pheasants in the Second Generation, William Lyman Baxter
Ecological Relationships of Breeding Blue-winged Teal to Prairie Potholes, Roderick C. Drewien
Snapping Turtle Life History on Lacreek Refuge, South Dakota, Donald Arthur Hammer
Evaluations of Techniques for Estimating Fall Age Ratios of Canada and Snow Geese, Kenneth Frederick Higgins
Life History and Ecology of the Black-Footed Ferret in the Wild, Conrad N. Hillman
Food Habits and Energy Utilization of Badgers, Grant K. Jense
A Survey of Pollution on Selected Streams in the Black Hills of South Dakota, Thomas J. Jurgens
Limnology of Selected South Dakota Lakes, Artwin E. Schmidt
Fishes of the Big Sioux River, James A. Sinning
Theses/Dissertations from 1967
Effects of Dieldrin on Reproduction of Penned Hen Pheasants, Thomas Donald Atkins
Fox-Prey Relationships in Eastern South Dakota, Robert L. Drieslein