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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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ETDS from 2021

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Broccoli Over Brownies: Factors affecting Healthy Food Choices For Low Income Residents of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Aileen Patricia Profir

ETDS from 2020

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Burning with Potential: Understanding the Relationship between Biochar and Agriculture of the Northern Glaciated Plains Ecoregion, Kaitlyn Abrahamson

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Biophysical and Socioeconomic Impacts of Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration in Burkina Faso, Basnewende Brice Fulgence Zoungrana

ETDS from 2019

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Land Cover Changes Within and Around Protected Areas in Côte d’Ivoire From 1986 to 2017: A Case Study of the Mabi-Yaya-Songan-Tamin Reserved Forests, Olena Boiko

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Tropical Forest Canopy Height and Aboveground Biomass Estimation Using Airborne Lidar and Landsat-8 Data, a Sensitivity Study with Respect to Landsat-8 Data Temporal Availability, in Mai Ndombe Province, Democratic Republic of Congo, Herve B. Kashongwe

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The Impacts of Land Use and Land Cover Change on Water Quality in the Big Sioux River: 2007-2016, Dinesh Shrestha

ETDS from 2018

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Urban Gardens and Nutrition in Sioux Falls, SD, Austin Brynjulson

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Modeling the In-state Geographic Market Changes of South Dakota Public University Enrollments, 2006 to 2015, John Green

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Quantification of Understory Fuels in the Superior National Forest Using Lidar Data, Jeffrey R. irwin

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Noise Mapping of an Educational Environment: A Case Study of South Dakota State University, Sujan Parajuli

ETDS from 2017

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Examination of the Potential of Structure-from-Motion Photogrammetry and Terrestrial Laser Scanning for Rapid Nondestructive Field Measurement of Grass Biomass, Sam D. Cooper

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Russian Real Estate Purchases in Finland, 1990-2016, Mika Hasanen

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Monitoring Pollen Counts and Pollen Allergy Index Using Satellite Observations in East Coast of the United States, Murat Cagatay Kececi

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A Comparison of Land Use and Land Cover in Public Lands of the Northwestern Great Plains and High Plains Ecoregions and the Implications For Grassland Birds, Dawn L. Siemonsma

ETDS from 2016

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Using Remote Sensing and Biogeographic Modeling to Understand the Oak Savannas of the Sheyenne National Grassland, North Dakota, USA, Mandira Sigdelphuyal

ETDS from 2015

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A Comparison of Forest Disturbance Based on Land Ownership and Topography in the Conterminous United States, 2006-2010, C. Riley Forsyth

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Marginalizing Discourse: West European Geopolitical Imaginations and Romanian Positionality Within the European Union, Danielle D. Guthrie

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The New Urban Revival: Construction of Place in Downtown Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Kevin Hokeman

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A Case Study of Slum Upgrading in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Layla Al Jehani

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The Doctrinally Driven Cultural Landscape of the Mormon Homeland in the Twenty-First Century, Matthew B. Johnson

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Impacts of Urban Areas on Vegetation Development Along Rural-Urban Gradients in the Upper Midwest: 2003-2012, Cole Krehbiel

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Remote Sensing an Improved Census of Lemba Commune, Kinshasa, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Marcelline Ngomba Ndekelu

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The Geography of Lyme Disease in Wisconsin : a Spatio-temporal Analysis of Landscape Patterns and Disease Incidence, Brad Richardson

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Mapping Oil Palm Expansion in the Brazilian Amazon, Ashley Swartos

ETDS from 2014

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The New Urban Revival Construction of Place in Downtown Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Kevin Hoekman

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Pakistan: A Presidential Perception a Discourse Analysis of Presidential Speeches by Presidents Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton, and George W. Bush, Christopher Maier

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The Concrete Stave Silo Landscape : Diffusion of Agricultural Technology in Northeastern South Dakota, James D. Sampson

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Evaluation of WELD Landsat Data for Monitoring Land Cover Change in the Pacific Northwest, Saroj Thapa

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Impacts of Soil Redistribution on the Landscape and Soil Organic Carbon of the Temperate Prairies Ecoregion of the United States, Claudia J. Young

ETDS from 2013

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Energy in the Corn Belt: Is Maize Production Sustainable?, Matthew Bernau

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Trends in Virtual Water Export from the High Plains, 1950-2010, Stefanie Bohms

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Impacts of Land Cover Changes on Ecosystem Services Delivery in the Black Hills Ecoregion from 1950 to 2010, Suzanne Cotillon

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Changing Tactics, Changing Identities: Woman’s Suffrage Protests in Washington, D.C., 1913-1920, Kimberly K. Johnson

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Romanian National Identity and Place in SouthEastern Europe, Paul Mantz

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Characterizing Spectral Signatures for Forest Cover and Change Using Field Data: A Case-Study of Kimvula Territory in Democratic Republic of Congo from 2000 to 2010, Confiance L. Mfuka

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Culture and the Global Diffusion of Tennis, Nicole L. Siebrasse

ETDS from 2012

Mapping and Monitoring of Mangrove Forests in the United States Using Landsat Satellite Imagery 1984-2009, Krishna P. Bhattarai

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A method for identifying commission and omission errors for cultivated crops in the national land cover dataset (NLCD) 2006, Patrick A. Danielson

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Effects of Bird Community Structure on West Nile Virus Incidence in the Northern Great Plains, Aaron M. Friesz

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The Role of Place in South Dakota’s High School Sport Value and Patterns of Sport Success, Eric A. Toft

ETDS from 2007

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A Medium Resolution Land Cover Map of Africa, Eugene Apindi Ochieng

ETDS from 2006

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Reource Perceptions in the Black Hills of Custer County, South Dakota: Fifty Years of Change, Carrie E. Gray-Wood

ETDS from 2003

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Land Use and Land Cover Change in the Western Corn Belt Plains Ecoregion, 1970 to 2000, Pamela J. Waisanen

ETDS from 1996

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An Examination of Selected Ethnic Foodways in the Upper Midwest, Gregory A. Mader

ETDS from 1989

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The James River Lowland : A Regional Study, Lee A. Howland

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South Dakota's Evolving Settlement Landscape : Primary Factors of Site Selection, Catherine Marion Lockwood

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Wall Lake, South Dakota : A Case Study in Geographic Planning, Jane E. Van Hunnik

ETDS from 1988

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The Coteau du Missouri : A Regional Study, Robert A. Speck

ETDS from 1987

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The Original Survey Notes of Beadle County as a Geographical Reference, Ralph Jay Borkowski

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Custer State Park : An Area Study, Craig L. Morgan

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Population Trends in South Dakota Counties, 1880-1980 : A Geographical Analysis, Abdur Rahim

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The Development of China's Population, 1949-1984 : A Geographic Appraisal, Wu-Jian Zhu

ETDS from 1986

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Emergency and Disaster Services in Brookings County, South Dakota, Lisa M. Brannan

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The Impact of Flooding in Brookings County, South Dakota 1936-1985, Jan M. Griesenbrock

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Frontier Agriculture, 1880-1910 : an Area Investigation of Human and Environmental Factors Involved in the Process of Agricultural Evolution in Davison County, South Dakota, Chak P. Lee

ETDS from 1985

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Chandigarh: A Geographical Analysis, Sujata Sangwan

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The Sandhills of South Dakota : A Regional Study, Robert E. Weimer

ETDS from 1984

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An Evaluation of the Sensitivity of the Landsat Multispectral Scanner to Variations of Species, Crown Closure, Age, and Thinning within a Forest Plantation, Stephen M. Howard

ETDS from 1983

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Determining Potential Herbage Production in the Sahel, John Curtis Anderson

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An Infusion Model for Global Education : Third Grade Reading, Sandra Kay Auch

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From Horse to Horsepower : Farm Tractorization and the Rural Landscape in Minnesota and Surrounding States, Sharon Fox Baker

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The Development of Palestinian Territoriality, Jan Charles Betholf

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Perceptual Regions of Minnesota, John L. Faundeen

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Climate and Agriculture of Jordan, Ali Ahman Mahmoud

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An Analysis of Publication Trends in The Journal of Geography 1902-1982, Thomas Wai-kit Woo

ETDS from 1982

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The Changing Impact of Natural Disasters in Brookings County, South Dakota, Linda K. Hillestad

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Canonical Analysis : The Use of Transformed Landsat Data for Crop Type Discrimination, Thomas Mark Holm

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Geographically Based Selection of Urban Street Trees for Brookings, South Dakota, James James Mikkelson

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The James River Highlands : An Area Study, Thomas P. Welch

ETDS from 1981

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Analysis and Evaluation of an Area Annexation Study for Redfield, South Dakota, Stephen Allen Dunn

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Jackson County, South Dakota : An Area Study, Jeffrey A. Faunce

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Ghost Towns in South Dakota : A Geographic Perspective, Peggy Ellen Year

ETDS from 1980

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Flood Hazard Perception and Adjustment in Rapid City, South Dakota, Herbert Paul Haist

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Land use Plan Canby, Minnesota, John William Meyer

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Factors Affecting Shallow Ground Water Levels in the Big Sioux Basin Portion of Brookings and Hamlin counties in South Dakota, Peter Ray Ofstedal

ETDS from 1979

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Geographic information System Inputs to the Model Implementation Program for Water Quality Improvement, Jeffery C. Eidenshink

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A Trade Area Study of Kadoka, South Dakota, Loren G. Hill

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A Geographic Investigation of Selected Historical Winter Weather Patterns in Eastern South Dakota, November 1959-April 1978, Douglas Edward O'Neill

ETDS from 1977

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The Minnesota River Lowland : An Area Study, Ronald R. Crawford

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An Analysis of Urban Sprawl and its Impact on Sioux Falls, South Dakota and Adjacent Areas, Robert G. McKay

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Taking Hold : A Study of Land Acquisition, Land Ownership, and Community Development in Northeast Brookings County (1870-1916), Debra Robson Salonen

ETDS from 1976

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Urban Land Use Inventorying with Small Scale Aerial Photography, Thomas R. Loveland

ETDS from 1974

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A Quantitative Analysis Covering 60 Years of Changing Patterns of Land Use Along a Major Traffic Arterial in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Virgil Clayton Sandvig