Dissertations and Theses (Dissertation Abstracts)
Doctoral dissertations: [1980--] , Master's [1988--], include brief abstracts. Full text since 1997, [1861 - present]
Dissertations and Theses at University of California many available with full text.
Dissertations from a specific UC Berkeley department:
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coral ecosystem, Polynesia, Tropical islands, Moorea, coral reef restoration,corals, coral reef ecology, marine ecology- tropics
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climatic changes, global warming, extinction, environmental aspects, coral mortality, coral reefs.
Materials on marine ecology, South Pacific, Moorea, coral ecosystems, culture, extinction. Our digital collections span all subjects and are available 24/7.
Student Research Papers, 1992--2000
The Biology and geomorphology of tropical islands: student research papers.
Print. QH198 M6. B56 Reserves.
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