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University of Texas Geology Thesis Index, Heading U 

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This is a subject index to Geology and (a few) Geology-related Theses and Dissertations completed at the University of Texas at Austin.

The index is divided because of the large size of the complete index. 

The subject headings are capitalized. The format of the citations under each subject heading is

Author. Year of Degree. Title. Supervising Professor(s).
Type of degree
Call number

Some citations contain some miscellaneous notes as well.

To see the other parts of the index, click on the appropriate alphabetic selection below to see subjects beginning with those letters of the alphabet.
A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, Z.


 UBARANA FIELD

 

Camargo, Jorge M., 1982, Rapid Lateral Velocity Variations and Variations in Seismic Reflection Amplitudes in the Ubarana Field Area:  Offshore Northeastern Brazil. (Backus, M. M.).
Degree: MA
Call Number: Thesis 1982 C14

UINTAN

 

Walton, Anne H., 1986, Magnetostratigraphy and the Ages of Bridgerian and Uintan Faunas in the Lower and Middle Members of the Devil's Graveyard Formation, Trans-Pecos Texas. (Lundelius, E. L. and Wilson, J. A.).
Degree: MA
Call Number: Thesis 1986 W173

UKIAH AREA, CALIFORNIA

 

Orchard, David M., 1979, Geology of the Robinson Creek - Ukiah Area, Northern Coast Ranges, California. (Maxwell, J. C.).
Degree: MA
Call Number: Thesis 1979 Or15

UNCOMPAHGRE FORMATION, COLORADO

 

Houston, Betty G., 1983, Proterozoic Uncompahgre Formation:  Remnant of a Precambrian Fold and Thrust Belt. (Mosher, S.).
Degree: MA
Call Number: Thesis 1983 H818

UNCONFINED AQUIFERS

 

Hibbs, Barry Joseph, 1993, Numerical Modeling and Hydrologic Analysis of Floodplain Hydrogeology, Bank Storage Interactions, and Underflow in the Colorado River Alluvial Aquifer. (Sharp, J. M.).
Degree: PhD
Call Number: Diss 1993 H522

Wickham, Matthew Kyle, 1991, Hydrogeology and Water Resources of an Unconfined Aquifer in a Pleistocene Terrace Deposit, Ellis County, Texas. (Dutton, A. R. and Bennett, P. C.).
Degree: MA
Call Number: Thesis 1991 W633

UNDERFLOW

 

Hibbs, Barry Joseph, 1993, Numerical Modeling and Hydrologic Analysis of Floodplain Hydrogeology, Bank Storage Interactions, and Underflow in the Colorado River Alluvial Aquifer. (Sharp, J. M.).
Degree: PhD
Call Number: Diss 1993 H522

Larkin, Randall George,  1988, Hydrogeologic Controls on Underflow in Alluvial Valleys - Implications for Texas Water Law. (Sharp, J. M.).
Degree: MA
Call Number: Thesis 1988 L326

UNION COUNTY

 

Cooley, Beaumont Brewer, 1956, Areal Geology of Dry Cimarron Canyon, Union County, New Mexico. (Muehlberger, W. R.).
Degree: MA
Call Number: T1956 C776

UNITED STATES

 

Bollinger, Becky, 1984, United States Federal Lands as a Source of Critical and Strategic Minerals to the United States. (van Rensburg, W. C. J.).
Degree: MA
Call Number: Thesis 1984 B638
Notes: EMR Thesis

Howe, Roger Relf, 1988, Major Developments in the Gold Mining Industry of the United States. (van Rensburg, W. C. J.).
Degree: MA
Call Number: Thesis 1988 H838
Notes: EMR Thesis

Lindstrom, Perry, 1983, Analysis of the United States Strategic Stockpile for Non-Fuel Minerals. (van Rensburg, W. C. J.).
Degree: MA
Call Number: Thesis 1983 L645
Notes: EMR Thesis

McNutt, Gordon Russell,  1938, A Correlation of the Cretaceous of the United States. (Whitney, F. L.).
Degree: MA
Call Number: T1938 M236

Remick, David Brear, 1942, A Study of the Producing Formations in the Oil Fields of the United States East of the Rocky Mountains. (Snider, L. C.).
Degree: MA
Call Number: T1942 R283

UNSATURATED ZONE

 

Dutton, Alan R., 1982, Hydrogeochemistry of the Unsaturated Zones at Big Brown Lignite Mine, East Texas. (Turk, L. J.).
Degree: PhD
Call Number: Diss 1982 D954

UPLIFT

 

Wertz, Karah Lynn, 2003, From Seafloor Spreading To Uplift: The Structural And Geochemical Evolution Of Macquarie Island On The Australian-Pacific Plate Boundary. (Mosher, Sharon).
Degree: PhD
Call Number: Diss 2003 W499

UPSON FORMATION

 

Caffey, Kyle C., 1978, Depositional Environments of the Olmos, San Miguel, and Upson Formations (Upper Cretaceous), Rio Escondido Basin, Coahuila, Mexico. (McBride, E. F.).
Degree: MA
Call Number: Thesis 1978 C116

Merritt, Linda C., 1980, Sandstone Diagenesis of Olmos, San Miguel and Upson Formations (Upper Cretaceous), Northern Rio Escondido Basin, Coahuila, Mexico. (McBride, E. F.).
Degree: MA
Call Number: Thesis 1980 M553

UPTON COUNTY

 

Avadisian, Antoine Mehran, 1963, Subsurface Paleozoic Geology of Upton County, Texas. (DeFord, R. K. and Owen, E. W.).
Degree: MA
Call Number: T1963 Av11

Schnurr, Paul Eugene, 1955, Subsurface Simpson Group, Ward, Crane, Upton and Reagan Counties, West Texas. (Ellison, S. P.).
Degree: MA
Call Number: T1955 Sch59

URANIUM

 

Anderson, William B., 1975, Cooling History and Uranium Mineralization of the Buckshot Ignimbrite, Presidio and Jeff Davis Counties, Texas. (Groat, C. G.).
Degree: MA
Call Number: Thesis 1975 An24

Childs, Constance Smythe, 1981, Some Mineralogic Changes Through a Roll-Type Uranium Deposit, South Texas. (Galloway, W. E.).
Degree: MA
Call Number: Thesis 1981 C437

Ece, Omer I., 1978, Uranium Mineralization in Northwest Bee County, Oakville Formation, Texas Coastal Region. (Jonas, E. C.).
Degree: MA
Call Number: Thesis 1978 Ec31

URANIUM MINERALIZATION

 

Hoel, Holly D., 1982, Goliad Formation of the South Texas Gulf Coastal Plain:  Regional Genetic Stratigraphy and Uranium Mineralization. (Galloway, W. E.).
Degree: MA
Call Number: Thesis 1982 H671

URBAN POLLUTION -- LAKE SEDIMENTS

 

Wilson, Jennifer Thensom, 2001, Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in the Bottom Sediments of Two Urban Lakes, Denver, Co. (Bennett, P. C. and Van Metre, P.).
Degree: MS
Call Number: Thesis 2001 W694

UTAH

 

Anderson, John Jerome, 1965, Geology of Northern Markagunt Plateau, Utah. (Mackin, J. H. ).
Degree: PhD
Call Number: TD1965 An236

Barton, Mark Douglas, 1994, Outcrop Characterization of Architecture and Permeability Structure in Fluvial-Deltaic Standstones, Cretaceous Ferron Sandstone, Utah. (Tyler, N. and Fisher, W. L.).
Degree: PhD
Call Number: Diss 1994 B285

Bowling, Dewey Douglas,  1995, Accumulation in a Dry Eolian System; an Example from the Jurassic Page Sandstone, Southern Utah. (Kocurek, G.).
Degree: MA
Call Number: Thesis 1995 B682

Crabaugh, Mary Margaret Carr, 1994, Controls on Accumulation in Modern and Ancient Wet Eolian Systems. (Kocurek, G.).
Degree: PhD
Call Number: Diss 1994 C84

Eschner, Terence B., 1983, Marine Destruction of Eolian Sand Seas:  An Example in the Jurassic Entrada and Curtis Formations, Northeastern Utah. (Kocurek, G.).
Degree: MA
Call Number: Thesis 1983 Es16

Everett, A. Gordon, 1968, Petrology and Trace Element Chemistry of the Carmel Formation (Jurassic), Iron Springs Mining District, Utah. (Mackin, J. H.).
Degree: PhD
Call Number: TD1968 Ev26

Ge, Hongxing, 1996, Kinematics and Dynamics of Salt Tectonics in the Paradox Basin, Utah and Colorado: Field Observations and Scaled Modeling. (Mosher, S. and Jackson, M. P. A.).
Degree: PhD
Call Number: Diss 1996 G26

Gournay, Jonas Paul, 1999, Phylloid Algal Bioherms and Ooid Grainstones: Characterization of Reservoir Facies Utilizing Subsurface Data from the Aneth Platform and Outcrop Data Along the San Juan River, Paradox Basin, Southeastern Utah. (Kirkland, B. L.).
Degree: PhD
Call Number: Diss 1999 G743

Haenggi, Walter Tiffany, 1957, Geology of the Cowboy Pass Area, Confusion Range, Millard County, Utah. ( Rush, R. W.).
Degree: MA
Call Number: T1957 H118

Hansen, David S., 1995, Source and Evolution of Thermal Waters of the Sevier Desert, West-Central Utah. (Bennett, P. C.).
Degree: MA
Call Number: Thesis 1995 H198

Net, Laura I., 2003, Diagenesis and Reservoir Quality of the Eolian Nugget / Navajo Sandstone (Early Jurassic), Utah and Wyoming. (McBride, E. F.).
Degree: M.S.
Call Number: Thesis 2003 N38

Oakes, Chandler A., 1984, Environmental Significance of Variations in First-Order Bounding Surfaces in Eolian Deposits:  Entrada Sandstone, Southeastern Utah. (Kocurek, G.).
Degree: MA
Call Number: Thesis 1984 Oa4

Robison, Richard Ashby,  1962, Late Middle Cambrian Faunas from the Wheller and Marjum Formations of Western Utah. (Bell, W. C.).
Degree: PhD
Call Number: TD1962 R559

Rowley, Peter D., 1968, Geology of the Southern Sevier Plateau, Utah. (Mackin, J. H.).
Degree: PhD
Call Number: TD1968 R797

Sarikaya, Hasan, 2002, Forward Seismic Modeling of a Tidal Bar-Incised Valley Complex to Delineate Reservoir Architecture: Sego Sandstone Outcrops of Eastern Utah. (Fisher, W. L. and Wood, L. J.).
Degree: M. S.
Call Number: Thesis 2002 Sa73

Schneyer, Joel D., 1984, Geology of the Leppy Hills Area, Southern Silver Island Mountains, Near Wendover, Utah. (Cloos, M.).
Degree: MA
Call Number: Thesis 1984 Sch58

Tischler, Keith Louris, 1995, Paradox Basin Source Rock, Southeastern Utah : Organic Geochemical Characterization of Gothic and Chimney Rock Units, Ismay and Desert Creek Zones, within a Sequence Stratigraphic Framework. (Kirkland, G. B.).
Degree: MA
Call Number: Thesis 1995 T523

Velez, Vickye Rocio, 2000, Geometric Analysis of the Reed Wash Detachment Fold Train, West Flank of San Rafael Swell, Utah. (Marrett, R. A.).
Degree: M. S.
Call Number: Thesis 2000 V543

Walsh, Patrick, 2000, Mechanics of Graben Evolution in the Needles District of Canyonlands
National Park, Utah. (Marrett, R. A. and Schultz-Ela, D.).
Degree: M. S.
Call Number: Thesis 2000 W168

White, James VanBenschoten, 1995, Diagenesis and Porosity Distribution of Pennsylvanian Paradox Formation Carbonates (Upper Ismay), Southeast Utah. (Kirkland, G. B.).
Degree: MA
Call Number: Thesis 1995 W584

Wiley, Michael Alan, 1963, Stratigraphy and Structure of the Jackson Mountain-Tobin Wash Area, Southwest Utah. (Mackin, J. H.).
Degree: MA
Call Number: T1963 W48

UTAH -- CANYONLANDS NATIONAL PARK

 

Walsh, Patrick, 2000, Mechanics of Graben Evolution in the Needles District of Canyonlands
National Park, Utah. (Marrett, R. A. and Schultz-Ela, D.).
Degree: M. S.
Call Number: Thesis 2000 W168

UTAH -- HOT SPRINGS

 

Hansen, David S., 1995, Source and Evolution of Thermal Waters of the Sevier Desert, West-Central Utah. (Bennett, P. C.).
Degree: MA
Call Number: Thesis 1995 H198

UTAH -- SAN RAFAEL SWELL

 

Velez, Vickye Rocio, 2000, Geometric Analysis of the Reed Wash Detachment Fold Train, West Flank of San Rafael Swell, Utah. (Marrett, R. A.).
Degree: M. S.
Call Number: Thesis 2000 V543

UTAH -- SEGO SANDSTONE

 

Sarikaya, Hasan, 2002, Forward Seismic Modeling of a Tidal Bar-Incised Valley Complex to Delineate Reservoir Architecture: Sego Sandstone Outcrops of Eastern Utah. (Fisher, W. L. and Wood, L. J.).
Degree: M. S.
Call Number: Thesis 2002 Sa73

UTAH -- SEVIER DESERT

 

Hansen, David S., 1995, Source and Evolution of Thermal Waters of the Sevier Desert, West-Central Utah. (Bennett, P. C.).
Degree: MA
Call Number: Thesis 1995 H198

UTAH -- SOUTHEASTERN

 

John, Jason Gregory, 2000, Stratigraphic Correlation of the Entrada Formation in Northeast Arizona with Emphasis on Relative Timing of Todilto Formation Deposition. (Kirkland, B. L.).
Degree: M. S.
Call Number: Thesis 2000 J613

Velez, Vickye Rocio, 2000, Geometric Analysis of the Reed Wash Detachment Fold Train, West Flank of San Rafael Swell, Utah. (Marrett, R. A.).
Degree: M. S.
Call Number: Thesis 2000 V543

Walsh, Patrick, 2000, Mechanics of Graben Evolution in the Needles District of Canyonlands
National Park, Utah. (Marrett, R. A. and Schultz-Ela, D.).
Degree: M. S.
Call Number: Thesis 2000 W168

UVALDE COUNTY

 

Langford, Eldon Woodrow, 1942, Limestone Dikes in Sedimentary Serpentine of Southern Uvalde County, Texas. (Bybee, H. P.).
Degree: MA
Call Number: T1942 L263

Langford, Othell Franklin, 1942, Collapsed Caverns as Modifiers of Older Structures in the Vicinity of the Balcones Zone of Faults in Uvalde County, Texas. (Bybee, H. P.).
Degree: MA
Call Number: T1942 L2634

Mear, Charles Eugene, 1953, Quaternary Geology of Upper Sabinal River Valley, Uvalde and Bandera Counties, Texas. (DeFord, R. K.).
Degree: MA
Call Number: T1953 M462

Russell, Richard Verner, 1965, Basalts of Allen Ranch Area, Uvalde County, Texas. (Clabaugh, S. E.).
Degree: MA
Call Number: T1965 R917

Spencer, Alexander Burke, 1966, Alkalic Igneous Rocks of Uvalde County, Texas. (Clabaugh, S. E.).
Degree: PhD
Call Number: TD1966 Sp33

UVALDE FORMATION

 

McFarland, LaRue Buzan,  1939, The Uvalde Formation and Associated Deposits. (Bybee, H. P.).
Degree: Ma
Call Number: T1939 M164


To see the other parts of the index, click on the appropriate alphabetic selection below to see subjects beginning with those letters of the alphabet.
A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, Z.