Undergraduate Research Projects

Undergraduate independent research is emphasized in the Department of Geosciences. Below are titles from recent Senior Theses. 
Library Lookup Tool:  Princeton University Undergraduate Senior Theses, 1924-2019

Geosciences Senior Theses

Class of 2022

Abigail Baskind
The Role of Source Water Carbonate Chemistry in Setting Outgassing in the Southern Ocean in CMIP6 models
Adviser: Graeme MacGilchrist and Daniel Sigman

Galen Cadley
Diversity, Distribution and Environmental Preferences of Nitrite Oxidizing Bacteria in the ETNP
Adviser: Bess Ward

Samuel Cryan
Presence and Abundance of SAR11-Nar Genes in Oxygen Minimum Zones 
Adviser: Bess Ward

Jakob Kintzele
Fracture Transport of Ocean Water in Europa’s Cooling Ice Shell
Adviser: Allan Rubin

Isabel Koran
Iron Oxide-apatite Mineralization in the New Jersey Highlands: Apatite as Coupled Geochronometer and Petrogenetic Indicator
Adviser: Blair Schoene

Hanna Szabo
Potassium Fractionation Across Oscillatory Zoning in a K-spar Megacryst, Tuolumne Intrusive Complex CA
Advisers: Blair Schoene

Yuri Tamama
Tectonics and Seismicity of the Tajik Basin
Advisers: Frederik Simons


Available documents for Undergraduate review:

Past Senior Theses:

Class of 2022 (pdf)
Class of 2021 (pdf)
Class of 2020 (pdf)
Class of 2019 (pdf)
Class of 2018 (pdf)
Class of 2017 (pdf)
Class of 2016 (pdf)
Class of 2015 (pdf)
Class of 2014 (pdf)
Class of 2013 (pdf)
Class of 2012 (pdf)
Class of 2011
Class of 2010 (pdf)
Class of 2009 (pdf)
Class of 2008 (pdf)


Past Junior Research:

Class of 2022: Fall (pdf) | Spring (pdf)
Class of 2021: Fall (pdf) | Spring (pdf)
Class of 2020: Fall (pdf) | Spring (pdf)
Class of 2019: Fall (pdf) | Spring (pdf)
Class of 2018: Fall (pdf) | Spring (pdf)
Class of 2017: Fall (pdf) | Spring (pdf)
Class of 2016: Fall (pdf) | Spring (pdf)
Class of 2015: Fall (pdf) | Spring (pdf)
Class of 2014: Fall (pdf) | Spring (pdf)
Class of 2013: Fall (pdf) | Spring (pdf)
Class of 2012: Fall (pdf) | Spring (pdf)