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Olsen thesis students

RSC Theses advised by others (mostly Fred Kruse) are here:


158.  (Classified) David Yancey, Space Systems Operations, March 2017, Thesis Advisor: R.C. Olsen, Co-Advisor: Rod Downie


157.  Spectral LiDAR Analysis and Terrain Classification in a Semi-Urban Environment
Charles A McIver, Space Systems Operations, March 2017
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Co-Advisor: M.A. Stefanou 


156.  Comparison of Polarimetric Cameras
Jarrad A Smoke, Space Systems Operations, March 2017
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Second Reader: David Trask


155. Terrain classification using multi-wavelength LiDAR data
Judson J. C. Thomas, Space Systems Operation
September 2015
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Second Reader: Jeremy P. Metcalf


154. Refined orbital architecture for targets of naval interest
Andrew Konowicz, Space Systems Operations
March 2015
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Thesis Co-Advisor: Alan Scott


153. LiDAR and image point cloud comparison

Amanda Mueller, Remote Sensing Intelligence
September 2014
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Thesis Co-Advisor: David M. Trask


152. Low-Cost Direct Detect Spaceborne LiDAR

John E. DeMello, Space Systems Operations
June 2014
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Second Reader: Susan Durham


151. Target material detection and image classification using near and shortwave infrared (NIR/SWIR) and long wave infrared (LWIR) hyperspectral imagery (HSI)

Cody Lanning, Remote Sensing Intelligence
December 2013
Thesis Advisor: Fred A. Kruse
Thesis Co-Advisor: R. C. Olsen


150. LIDAR point cloud and stereo image point cloud fusion
Paul L. Basgall, Remote Sensing Intelligence
September 2013
Thesis Advisor: Fred A. Kruse
Second Reader: R. C. Olsen


149. MODTRAN radiance modeling of multi-angle WorldView-2 imagery
Samuel I. Marshall, Space Systems Operations
September 2013
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Second Reader: Fred A. Kruse


148. Enhancing Arctic Surveillance with Space-Based Radars
Chad W. Cooper, Master of Science in Systems Technology (C3)
June 2013
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Second Reader: Ray Buettner


147. Visible–near infrared (VNIR) and shortwave infrared (SWIR) spectral variability of urban materials
Kenneth G. Fairbarn, Jr., Remote Sensing Intelligence
March 2013
Thesis Advisor: Fred A. Kruse
Second Reader: R. C. Olsen


146 Aerosol optical depth effects on hyperspectral image classification in an arid environment
Aaron E. Smith, Remote Sensing Intelligence
March 2013
Thesis Advisor: Charlene Sailer
Second Reader: R. C. Olsen


145. Using multi-angle WorldView-2 imagery to determine ocean depth near Oahu, Hawaii
Krista R. Lee, Remote Sensing Intelligence
September 2012
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Second Reader: Fred A. Kruse


144. (Classified)
Steven D. Terry, Remote Sensing Intelligence
September 2012


143. (Classified)
Jason C. Suckstorff, Remote Sensing Intelligence
September 2012


142. (Classified)
Ralph R. Shoukry, Remote Sensing Intelligence
September 2012


141. Detection of subpixel submerged mine-like targets in WorldView-2 multispectral imagery
Michelle R. Sandersfeld, Remote Sensing Intelligence
September 2012
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Second Reader: Charlene T. Sailer


140. Evaluation of sun glint removal algorithms for high-spatial resolution hyperspectral imagery
Chad I. Miller, Remote Sensing Intelligence
September 2012
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Second Reader: Fred A. Kruse


139. Urban classification techniques using the fusion of LiDAR and spectral data
Justin E. Mesina, Remote Sensing Intelligence
September 2012
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Second Reader: Fred A. Kruse


138. (Classified)
Christina M. Mayberry, Remote Sensing Intelligence
September 2012


137. Multi-frame object detection
Michael J. Laielli, Remote Sensing Intelligence
September 2012
Thesis Advisor: Mathias Kölsch
Second Reader: R. C. Olsen


136. Visualizing IEDs: A spatio-temporal analysis in the Sangin District of Helmand Province
Amanda L. Jones, Remote Sensing Intelligence
September 2012
Thesis Advisor: Charlene Sailer
Second Reader: R. C. Olsen


135. Spectral unmixing applied to desert soils for the detection of sub-pixel disturbances
Jessica Howard, Remote Sensing Intelligence
September 2012
Thesis Advisor: Fred A. Kruse
Second Reader: R. C. Olsen


134. (Classified)
Russell H. Hoole, Remote Sensing Intelligence
September 2012


133. (Classified)
Mallory E. DeCoster, Remote Sensing Intelligence
September 2012


132. Comparison of classification methods in an arid environment
Catherine A. Darby, Remote Sensing Intelligence
September 2012
Thesis Advisor: Charlene Sailer
Second Reader: R. C. Olsen


131. An exploratory spatiotemporal analysis of improvised explosive device incidents in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan
Stephanie L. Cox, Remote Sensing Intelligence
September 2012
Thesis Advisor: Charlene Sailer
Second Reader: R. C. Olsen


130. Detection of spatially unresolved (nominally sub-pixel) submerged and surface targets using hyperspectral data
Christopher Burt, Remote Sensing Intelligence
September 2012
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Second Reader: David Trask


129. Improving identification of area targets by integrated analysis of hyperspectral data and extracted texture features
Corey F. Bangs, Remote Sensing Intelligence
September 2012
Thesis Advisor: Fred A. Kruse
Second Reader: R. C. Olsen


128. Automating nearshore bathymetry extraction from wave motion in satellite optical imagery
Stephen Mancini, Space Systems Operations
March 2012
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Second Reader: Jamie MacMahan


127. Automating identification of roads and trails under canopy using LiDAR
Charles F. Harmon III, Space Systems Operations and Remote Sensing Intelligence
September 2011
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Second Reader: Kristen Tsolis


126. Evaluation of LiDAR for automating recognition of roads and trails beneath forest canopy
Steven L. Muha, Space Systems Operations
September 2011
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Second Reader: Cajun James


125. Coastal bathymetry using satellite observation in support of intelligence preparation of the environment
Kenneth B. Myrick II, Space Systems Operations
September 2011
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Second Reader: Jamie MacMahan


124. (Classified)
Joshua R. Nagtzaam, Space Systems Operations
September 2011


123. (Classified)
Cory N. Scott, Space Systems Operations
September 2011


122. Disturbance detection in snow using polarimetric imagery of the visible spectrum
David C. West, Applied Physics
December 2010
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Second Reader: David M. Trask


121. High spatial resolution bidirection reflectance retrieval using satellite data
Cecelia L. McConnon, Space Systems Operations
December 2010
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Second Reader: J. H. Newman


120. Predicting soil strength with remote sensing data
Jon T. Wende, Space Systems Operations
September 2010
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Thesis Co-Advisor: C. Bachmann


119. (Classified)
N. Marciano, Space Systems Operationsw
September 2010


118. Coastal bathymetry using 8-Color multispectral satellite observation of wave motion (without movie)
Bradley L. McCarthy, Remote Sensing Intelligence    (with movie)
September 2010
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Second Reader: Fred A. Kruse


117. Utility of satellite LiDAR waveform data in shallow water
Neal Battaglia, Applied Physics
June 2010
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Second Reader: David M. Trask


116. NDVI and panchromatic image correlation using texture analysis
David A. Jablonski, Space Systems Operations
March 2010
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Second Reader: David M. Trask


115. Simulating full-waveform LiDAR
Angela M. Kim, Applied Mathematics
September 2009
Thesis Co-Advisor: Carlos F. Borges
Thesis Co-Advisor: R. C. Olsen


114.  Littoral Trafficability Prediction By Hyperspectral Imagers
Christopher A. Jones, Space Systems Operations
September 2009


113. The use of commercial remote sensing in predicting helicopter brownout conditions
Christine K. Rabaja, Space Systems Operations
September 2009
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Second Reader: David M. Trask


112. Point density effects on Digital Elevation Models generated from LiDAR data
Richard L. Duldulao, Applied Physics
June 2009
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Second Reader: David M. Trask


111. Polarimetric imaging for the detection of disturbed surfaces
Michael E. Eyler, Applied Physics
June 2009
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Second Reader: R. Harkins


110. Depth derivation from the WorldView-2 satellite using hyperspectral imagery
Michael J. Loomis, Jr., Meteorology and Physical Oceanography
March 2009
Thesis Advisor: Philip A. Durkee
Thesis Co-advisor: R. C. Olsen


109. Investigating the effects of higher spatial resolution on benthic classification accuracy at Midway Atoll
Richard K. Arledge, Space Systems Operations
Ervin B. Hatcher, Space Systems Operations and Information Technology Management
September 2008
Thesis Advisor: Daria Siciliano
Thesis Co-Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Second Reader: Glenn Cook


108. Assessing accuracy in varying LiDAR data point densities in Digital Elevation Maps
Brian C. Anderson, Space Systems Operations and Applied Physics
September 2008
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Second Reader: James H. Newman


107. The uses of a polarimetric camera
Phillip Smith, Space Systems Operations
September 2008
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Second Reader: R. Harkins


106. Extracting hidden trails and roads under canopy using LiDAR
Apostolos Karatolios, Applied Physics
Prokopios Krougios, Applied Physics and Electronic Warfare Systems Engineering
December 2008
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Co-Advisor: David C. Jenn


105. Exploitation Of Polarimetric Imagery
Blake Veath and Kenneth Brandt, Space Systems Operations
September 2007
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Second Reader: xx


104. The use of commercial remote sensing in predicting helicopter brownout conditions
Anthony W. Davis, Space Systems Operations
September 2007
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Second Reader: Dave Trask


103. Identifying roads and trails hidden under canopy using LiDAR
Fermin Espinoza, Space Systems Operations
Robb E. Owens, Space Systems Operations
September 2007
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Second Reader: Mark C. Abrams


102.  Remote Sensing Techniques For Anti-Submarine Warfare
 David Millner, Joint C4I curriculum
June 2007
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen;  Second Reader: Alan Ross
[Received 2007 Bobby Inman Award]


101. Assessing the ability of hyperspectral data to detect Lyngbya SPP: A potential biological indicator for presence of metal objects in the littoral environment
James R. Blankenship, Space Systems Operations
December 2006
Thesis Advisor: Daria Siciliano
Thesis Co-Advisor: R. C. Olsen


100. The Use Of Remote Sensing To Predict Helicopter Brownout Conditions
Mike Shewfelt, Space Systems Operations
September 2006
Thesis Advisor:   R. C. Olsen


99. Depth analysis of Midway Atoll using QuickBird multi-spectral imaging over variable substrates
Mark A. Camacho, Space Systems Operations
September 2006
Thesis Advisor: Daria Siciliano
Thesis Co-Advisor: R. C. Olsen


98. A commercial architecture for satellite imagery
Christopher J. Didier, Space Systems Operations
September 2006
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Second Reader: Alan D. Scott


97. Hyperspectral imaging using ultraviolet light
Michael A. Porter, Astronautical Engineering
December 2005
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Thesis Co-Advisor: Christopher Brophy


96. Analysis of FOVEON multi-spectral sensor for counter-camouflage, concealment and deception applications
Devon C. Nugent, Applied Physics
December 2005
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Thesis Co-Advisor: Gamani Karunasiri


95. Vegetation identification with LiDAR
Michael F. Helt, Space Systems Operations
September 2005
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Second Reader: Alan Ross


94. Detection and characterization of temporal phenomena with high resolution satellite imagery
Brian A. Young
September 2005


93. Satellite bathymetry: A performance assessment [Distribution Restricted]
Roland E. Clark, Meteorology and Physical Oceanography
June 2005
Thesis Advisor: Philip A. Durkee
Second Reader: R. C. Olsen


92. Remote sensing of sulfur dioxide (SO2) using the Lineate Imaging Near-Ultraviolet Spectrometer (LINUS)
Sing Soong Khoo, Systems Engineering (EW)
March 2005
Thesis Advisor: Richard M. Harkins
Thesis Co-Advisor: R. C. Olsen


91. Multi-angle imaging with spectral remote sensing for scene classification
Sunyaruk Prasert, Information Technology Management
March 2005
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Second Reader: William J. Welch


90. Detecting near-UV and near-IR wavelengths with the FOVEON image sensor
Cheak Seck Fai, Combat Systems Technology
December 2004
Thesis Advisor: Gamani Karunasiri
Thesis Co-Advisor: R. C. Olsen


89. Principal components based techniques for hyperspectral image data
Leonidas Fountanas, Applied Physics
December 2004
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Second Reader: Daphne Kapolka


88. Single-pass detection and measurement of cyclic rotational phenomena with high-resolution satellite imagery
Andrew Riter, Space Systems Operations
September 2004


87. Utilizing synthetic aperture radar to predict helicopter brownout
Mitchell Rios, Space Systems Operations
September 2004


86. Investigation of outer length scale in optical turbulence using an acoustic sounder
Jeffrey T. Douds, Space Systems Operations
September 2004
Thesis Advisor: D.L. Walters
Thesis Co-Advisor: R. C. Olsen


85. Detecting and measuring temporal phenomenon with high resolution satellite imagery
Andrew J. Hittner, Space Systems Operations
September 2003
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Thesis Co-Advisor: Richard Harkins


84. Texture analysis of high resolution panchromatic imagery for terrain classification
Matthew D. Humphrey, Applied Physics
June 2003
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Second Reader: Alan A. Ross


83. Passive detection of gases in the atmosphere: case study - remote sensing of SO2 in the UV using LINUS
Anastasios G. Halvatzis, Physics
December 2002
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Second Reader: Richard M. Harkins


82. Design and first operations of the Lineate Imaging Near-Ultraviolet Spectrometer (LINUS)
Jean M. Gray, Applied Physics
December 2002
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Second Reader: Richard Harkins


81. 3D visualization of an invariant display strategy for hyperspectral imagery
Kang Suk Kim, Applied Physics and Computer Science
December 2002
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Thesis Co-Advisor: Donald P. Brutzman


80. Spectral polarimetric LWIR analysis
G. M. Bonitz, Space Systems Operations
December 2002


79. Target detection in LWIR spectral imagery
K. L. Olson, Applied Physics (Space Systems Engineering)
December 2002


78. Remotely sensed density measurements of volcanic sulfur dioxide plumes using a spectral long wave infrared imager
Aimee G. Mares, Space Systems Operations
September 2002
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Second Reader: Paul G. Lucey


77. Scene classification using high spatial resolution multispectral data
Jamada J. Garner, Applied Physics
June 2002
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Second Reader: David Trask


76. (Classified)
A. Faust,
June 2002


75. (Classified)
H. Dantzler,
June 2002


74. Terrain categorization using multitemporal infrared imagery
Julie M. Alfieri, Space Systems Operations
June 2001


73. Terrain categorization using multitemporal synthetic aperture radar (SAR)
James G. Reese, Space Systems Operations
June 2001


72. Design and development of the image scanner for Lineate Imaging Near Ultraviolet Spectrometer (LINUS)
Ricardo C. Kompatzki, Applied Physics
December 2000
Thesis Advisor: D. Scott Davis
Thesis Co-Advisor: R. C. Olsen


71. Evaluation of the statistics of target spectra in hyperspectral imagery (HSI)
Joel C. Robertson, Systems Engineering
September 2000
Thesis Advisor: J. Scott Tyo
Second Reader: R. C. Olsen


70. Feasibility study on the utilization of satellite infrared imagery in the detection of submarine generated signals
Scott R. Diaz, Space Systems Operations
September 2000
Thesis Co-Advisor with Alan Ross


69. Non-imaging detection and tracking of mobile targets
Nathan E. Sukols, Space Systems Operations
September 2000


68. Target detection and scene classification with VNIR/SWIR spectral imagery
David R. Perry, Space Systems Operations
September 2000
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Second Reader: Alan A. Ross


67. Applications of thermal hyperspectral imagery for specific material identification
Kyle P. Higgins, Space Systems Operations
September 2000


66. Prototype design for NPSAT visible imager
Michael J. Robison, Astronautical Engineering
June 2000
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Second Reader: Brij N. Agrawal


65. Terrain categorization using multispectral and multitemporal imagery
Michael T. Lisa, Applied Physics
June 2000


64. The potential impact of hyperspectral imagery on amphibious warfare planning
Keith W. Maly, Systems Technology (Scientific and Technical Intelligence)
December 1999
Thesis Advisor: William K. Krebs
Thesis Co-Advisor: R. C. Olsen


63. Operation and calibration of the NPS Ultraviolet Imaging Spectrometer (NUVIS) in the detection of sulfur dioxide plumes
Stephen A. Marino, Applied Physics
December 1999
Thesis Advisor: David S. Davis
Thesis Co-Advisor: R. C. Olsen


62. Sensor fusion for terrain categorization (classified thesis)
Peter N. Shepard, Systems Technology (Scientific and Technical Intelligence)
December 1999


61. Shallow water bathymetry at Lake Tahoe from AVIRIS data
Thomas M. Fisher, Air-Ocean Sciences
December 1999
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Thesis Co-Advisor: Pierre-Marie Poulain


60. The shortwave infrared signature of volcanic ash: Remote detection and characterization
Stephen A. Finney, Ph. D, Physics
September 1999


59. (classified thesis)
John T. Keane
September 1999


58. Oceanographic de-glinting techniques for hyperspectral ASW (classified thesis)
James A. Novak, Physical Oceanography
September 1999


57. Remote sensing support of Tomahawk Land Attack Missile strike combat assessment (classified thesis)
James R. Ronka, Space Systems Operations
September 1999


56. Sensor fusion with National Technical Means (classified thesis)
C. S. Seitz, Space Systems Engineering/Aeronautical Engineering
December 1998


55. Target detection and classification at Kernel Blitz 1997 using spectral imagery
Jeffrey D. Sanders, Applied Physics
December 1998
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Thesis Co-Advisor: David D. Cleary


54. (classified thesis)
M. Stubblefield,
December 1998


53. Change detection analysis with spectral thermal imagery
Richard J. Behrens, Space Systems Operations
September 1998
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Thesis Co-Advisor: David D. Cleary


52. The exploitation of overhead surveillance and reconnaissance in support of Naval Special Warfare (classified thesis)
Christopher A. Dunbar, Space Systems Operations
June 1998


51. (classified thesis)
R. Robson
June 1998


50. Naval Infrared Imagery Exploitation (classified thesis)
Karl D. Deans, Space Systems Operations
September 1997


49. A signal processing perspective of hyperspectral imagery analysis techniques
Marcus Stavros Stefanou, Electrical Engineering
June 1997
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Thesis Co-Advisor: Roberto Cristi


48. The utility of hyperspectral data to detect and discriminate actual and decoy target vehicles
Steven M. Bergman, Systems Technology (Scientific and Technical Intelligence)
December 1996
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Thesis Co-Advisor: David D. Cleary


47. Bathymetry from hyperspectral imagery
L. Douglas Stuffle, Physics
December 1996
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Thesis Co-Advisor: Newell Garfield


46. Analysis of hyperspectral data using polarimetric characteristics
David Scott Petri, Systems Technology (Space Systems Operations)
December 1996
Thesis Advisor: D.D. Cleary
Thesis Co-Advisor: R. C. Olsen


45. Thermal imagery spectral analysis
Brian H. Collins, Systems Technology (Space Systems Operations)
September 1996
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Thesis Co-Advisor: David Cleary


44. Airborne laser mine detection systems
Charles J. Cassidy, Engineering Acoustics
September 1995
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Second Reader: D.L. Walters


43. Survey of PDP Data from PMG DELTA III
Chia-Hwa Chi, Applied Physics
June 1995
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Second Reader: S. Gnanalingam


42. Fusion of synthetic aperture radar data and visible imagery from SIR-C
Andrew G. Hartigan, Applied Physics
June 1995
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Second Reader: Donald Walters


41. Synthetic aperture radar (SAR) applications in littoral regions (classified thesis)
Jean-Pierre Bolat, Space Systems Engineering
June 1995


40. Synthetic exploitation of remote sensing data in support of littoral warfare (classified thesis)
Julie M. LaPoint, Space Systems Engineering
June 1995


39. Hyperspectral imagery analysis using neural network techniques
Mark M. Gautreaux, Applied Physics
June 1995
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Thesis Co-Advisor: D. Walters


38. Global evaluation of spectral sensor microwave/imager ocean surface wind speed retrieval algorithms for the period September 1991 – April 1992
Willam A. Hesser, Applied Physics
June 1995
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Thesis Co-Advisor: M. C. Colton


37. An analysis of hyperspectral imagery data collected during Operation Desert adiance
Matthew E. Fay, Systems Technology (Space Systems Operations)
June 1995
Principal Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Second Reader: Terry Alfriend


36. Spectral mixing of camouflaged targets
John W. Chandler, Applied Physics
Suzanne E. Lyon, Applied Physics
December 1994
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Second Reader: Donald L. Walters


35. Three-dimensional computer graphics visualization of target detection
Mehmet Gorgulu, Applied Physics
Mustafa Yilmaz, Applied Physics
December 1994
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Thesis Co-Advisor: David R. Pratt


34. Validation of special sensor microwave/imager ocean surface wind retrievals in Equatorial Regions
Elton G. Sayward, Applied Physics
December 1994
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Thesis Co-Advisor: M.C. Colton


33. Space tether - radar data processing
Wayne A. Brewster, Electrical Engineering and Applied Physics
September 1994
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Thesis Co-Advisor: Ralph Hippenstiel


32. Radar observations of field-aligned plasma propagations associated with NASA'S PMG experiment
Darren M. Olson, Systems Technology (Space Systems Operations)
September 1994
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen


31. Electrodynamic behavior of PMG-DELTA
Chung-Jen Chang, Engineering Acoustics
June 1994
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Second Reader: S. Gnanalingam


30. Meteor burst communication with artificial trails
Tommy H. Smith, Systems Technology (Command, Control, and Communications)
June 1994
Principal Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Associate Advisor: Dan C. Boger


29. First principles used in orbital prediction and an atmospheric model comparison
Brian E. Bowden, Astronautical Engineering
June 1994
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen


28. Thermospheric modeling accuracies using F10.7 and Ap
John J. Adler, Physics
December 1993
Thesis Advisor: I. M. Ross
Thesis Co-Advisor: R. C. Olsen


27. Space experiments aboard rockets: SPEAR III
James H. Morris, Applied Physics (Space Systems Engineering)
March 1994
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen


26. Spectral and polarimetric analysis of hyperspectral data collected by an acousto-optic tunable filter system
Melissa Sturgeon, Systems Technology (Space Operations)
September 1993
Thesis Advisor: Philip A. Durkee


25. Electron beams at geosynchronous orbit
Raymond C. Gaw, Systems Technology
September 1993
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen


24. Ionospheric photoelectrons measured at geosynchronous orbit
John S. Laszakovits, Physics
June 1993
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Second Reader: S. Gnanalingam


23. Detailed analysis case studies of trapped plasmas at the Earth's magnetic equator
Eric S. Lantto, Physics
June 1993
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Second Reader: S. Gnanalingam


22. Design and evaluation of ion source for satellite charge control
Michael E. Melvin, Physics
June 1992
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen


21. Survey of spacecraft charging behavior for the Geosynchronous Satellite 1989-046
David P. Fiely, Physics
March 1992
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen


20. On the consequences of Bi-Maxwellian distributions on parallel electric fields
Lewis J. Scott, Physics
December 1991
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen


19. Survey of trapped plasmas at the Earth's magnetic equator
Peter G. Braccio, Physics
December 1991
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen


18. Investigation of deep dielectric charging and subsequent currents on geosynchronous spacecraft
Donald S. Smith, Physics
December 1991
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen


17. Comparison of alkali ion emitters
Dean A. Gant, Physics
December 1991
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen


16. Satellite anomalies and electrostatic surface discharges
Yan Chun Wong, Systems Technology (Space Systems Operations)
September 1991
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen


15. Arcjet plume ionization effects on exposed solar array conducting surfaces
Richard W. Evert, Physics
September 1991
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen


14. Satellite charge control with lithium ion source and electron emission
Chong Soo Ryu, Physics
December 1990
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Second Reader: Otto Heinz


13. Determination of SPEAR-1 rocket body potential during high-voltage experiments
Thurston Van Horn, Physics
June 1990
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Second Reader: S. Gnanahngham


12. Lithium ion source for satellite charge control
Tae Ik Song, Physics
June 1990
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Second Reader: Otto Heinz


11. Dielectric charging as a catalyst to the formation of potential barriers on synchronous orbit satellites
Maude E. Young, Physics
March 1990
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Second Reader: X.K. Maruyama


10. Physical processes in hollow cathode discharge
Hwang-Jin Han, Physics
December 1989
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen


9. Hollow cathode plasma source characteristics
Young-chul Park, Physics
December 1989
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen


8. Definition study and model for a tethered sounding rocket
Sang Il Yoon, Physics
December 1988
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen


7. Design of an ELF/VLF satellite for under the ice submarine communications
Gary C. Thompson, Space Systems Operations
September 1988
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen


6. Ions generated on or near satellite surfaces
Christopher W. Norwood, Physics
June 1988
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen


5. Ion gun operations at high altitudes
Paul W. Werner, Physics
June 1988
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen


4. Ion gun generated electromagnetic interference on the SCATHA satellite
Leonard E. Weddle, Physics
December 1987
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen


3. Survey of the Air Force P78-2 (SCATHA) satellite plasma wave data during electron gun operations
Donald R. Lowery, Physics
December 1987
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen


2. Observations of a hydromagnetic wave in the Earth's magnetosphere
John W. Patterson, Physics
December 1987
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen


1. Project SKYLITE: A design exploration
William J. Welch, System Technology (Space Systems Operations)
Mark F. Landers, System Technology (Space Systems Operations)
September 1987
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen


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102. The use of commercial remote sensing in predicting helicopter brownout conditions
Anthony W. Davis, Space Systems Operations
September 2007
Thesis Advisor: R. C. Olsen
Second Reader: Dave Trask

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