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More than 3,550 dissertations have been registered with the DISCCRS and DIALOG programs since their inception in 2002 and 1993 respectively. The combined registry is international in scope, with citizens of more than 85 countries participating to date and nearly 50% of Ph.D.s registered outside the U.S. Demographic information is collected with abstracts, and statistical information is reported on a biennial basis. Use the navigation links in the left-hand margin to register your dissertation, for symposium application instructions, and other program and symposium reports and resources for enhancing interdisciplinary and early-career development.

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Currently the number of dissertation registrations is: 3,609.

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Clarke, Hamish G

2015. The impact of climate change on bushfire weather conditions and fuel load. Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of NSW Australia (Australia), 244 pp

Stroup, Laura J

2008. Climate Change Effects on U.S. Water Resources Management. Geography, University of South Carolina, Columbia (United States), 196 pp

Jeganathan, Anushiya

2015. Impact and vulnerability of emerging climate change scenario on natural resources in Chennai metropolis,India. Centre for Climate Change and Adaptation Research, Anna University (India), 207 pp

Schwebel, Michael B

2015. Climate change adaptation and policy in Pacific small island states: Safe havens or adrift at sea?. Geography & Urban Studies, Temple University (United States), 236 pp

Bounceur, Nabila

2015. Quaternary climate changes : A global sensitivity analysis-based emulation approach of climate model response to forcing. Earth and Life institute - Georges Lema├«tre Centre for Earth and Climate Research, Universit├ę catholique de Louvain (Belgium), 360 pp

Rumore, Danya

2015. Role-play simulations: A tool for transformative civic education and engagement around science-intensive environmental issues. Department of Urban Studies and Planning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States), 313 pp Website

Hannaford, Matthew J

2015. The consequences of past climate change for state formation and security in southern Africa. Department of Geography, University of Sheffield (United Kingdom), 302 pp Website

Matwiejczyk-Montgomery, Marian Ann J

1993. Concepts of Fashion 1921-1987: A Study of Garments Worn by Selected Winners of The Miss America Pageant. School of Education, Health Nursing and Arts Professions, New York University (United States), 594 pp Website

Fernandez, Alfonso

2014. Waning and waxing of mountain glaciers in South America: A Modeling approach over multiple spatial and temporal scales. Geography Department, The Ohio State University (United States), 340 pp Website

Metcalf, Andrew R

2012. Atmospheric black carbon: Measurements in the Los Angeles atmosphere and aging by condensation of organic aerosol. Environmental Science and Engineering, California Institute of Technology (United States), 331 pp Website

Cochran, Ferdouz V

2015. Biophysical Indicators of Sustainability for Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation. Geography, University of Kansas (United States), 162 pp

Macadam, Ian

2015. Assessing climate data for studies of climate change impacts: A case study of wheat cropping in New South Wales. Climate Change Research Centre, University of New South Wales (Australia), 362 pp

Hu, Lu

2014. Constraints on the sources and impacts of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) over North America from tall tower measurements. Department of Soil, Water, and Climate, University of Minnesota (United States), 178 pp Website

Peterson, Peter K

2015. Examining the role of sea ice and meterology in Arctic boundary layer halogen chemistry. Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Alaska Fairbanks (United States), 124 pp

Wildensee, Ph.D., Tobias Chr.

2014. Access Management in accounting-related ERP Systems in municipal Energy Supply. International Programme, Universidad Azteca (Mexico), 173 pp

Mioduszewski, John

2015. Attribution of snow melt onset and linkages across the Norther Hemisphere cryosphere. Geography, Rutgers University (United States), 165 pp Website

Sapinski, Jean Philippe

2014. Constructing climate capitalism: Corporate power and the global climate policy-planning network. Department of Sociology, University of Victoria (Canada), 191 pp Website

Thomas, Elizabeth K

2014. Orbital- and millennial-scale climate variability and seasonality in East Asia reconstructed using molecular paleoclimate proxies. Geological Sciences, Brown University (United States), 192 pp Website

Allen, Jenica M

2012. Global change ecology: Native and invasive species responses to climate and land use at local to biogeographic scales. Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Connecticut (United States), 181 pp

Philben, Michael J

2014. Climatic controls on organic matter decomposition in boreal peatlands. Marine Science Program, University of South Carolina (United States), 201 pp

Zhu, Liye

2014. Constraining ammonia emissions with remote sensing observations and inverse modeling. Department of Mechanical Engineering , University of Colorado at Boulder (United States), 169 pp

Trebilco, Rowan

2014. Size-based insight into the structure and function of reef fish communities. Biological Science, Simon Fraser University (Canada), 125 pp Website

Amos, Helen M

2014. Toward an improved understanding of the global biogeochemical cycle of mercury. Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences, Harvard University (United States), 125 pp Website

Dass, Pawlok

2013. The role of bioenergy production in the terrestrial carbon cycle and energy balance. Department of Earth Sciences, Univ. of Hamburg & IMPRS-ESM (Germany), 166 pp Website