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Dissertations and theses in the University Digital Conservancy comprise the official, approved version of these works. The dissertations and theses in the Digital Conservancy are submitted through the Graduate School in accordance with University standards. Works contributed to the Conservancy serve as a permanent University of Minnesota record of graduate student scholarship. Electronic submission of dissertations to the Digital Conservancy date from 2007. Master's Plan A theses date from 2009.

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Geologic and geochemical attributes of the Beaver River Diabase and Greenstone Flow: Testing a possible intrusive-volcanic link in the 1.1 Ga Midcontinent Rift

Doyle, Michael (2016-02)
Over the last century, numerous geological studies have reasonably resolved the overall tectonomagmatic evolution of the 1.1 Ga Midcontinent Rift (MCR). The structural complexity, duration of magmatic activity, and relative ...

Synthesis and characterization of ruthenium (II) tetraphenylporphyrin with redox active axial ligands for molecular wires

Fathi Rasekh, Mahtab (2016-05)
Four new ruthenium(II) tetraphenylporphyrin with redox active axially coordinated ligands including two new heterotrinuclear Fe-Ru-Fe complexes of the ruthenium(II) tetraphenylporphyrin axially coordinated with a pair of ...

Floating Treatment Wetlands in a Northern Climate: Examination of Phosphorus and Nitrogen Removal

Deering, Emily (2016-05)
Excess phosphorus is the largest contributor to nutrient impairment in Minnesota waters. Floating treatment wetlands (FTWs) are a novel best management practice (BMP) to reduce excess nutrients in waterbodies. This study ...

Organic dry bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) response to crop rotation, row spacing, and weed management in Minnesota

Flavin, Claire (2016-04)
In the Upper Midwest, edible grain legumes like dry beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) provide an opportunity for year-round access to sustainably grown, nutritious local foods. While the demand for organic local foods is ...

The effect of road network structure on speeding using GPS data

Yokoo, Toshihiro (2016-05)
This paper analyzes the relationship between road network structure and speeding using GPS data collected from 152 individuals over a 7 day period. To investigate the relationship, we develop an algorithm and process to ...

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