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Finding Senior Projects

You can search for senior projects in Thorncat, our online catalog.

  1. Go to Thorncat's  Advanced Search.
  2. Enter "senior project".
  3. In the next search box enter your keyword search term; i.e.,  waste.
  4. Select Search.
  5. In the results, find the senior project you want to view.  Jot down the author and title. 
  6. Contact a library staff member to view the senior project.

A Sampling of Senior Projects

The COA senior projects are housed in the COA Archives.  The archives are located in the Thorndike Library.  To view a senior project, contact a library staff member.  Please Note:  Senior projects do not leave the library.

  • Sustainable waste and energy solutions: anaerobic digestion and biogas potential at COA - Randy Miles, 2015
  • A Case Study: Compost and Communiy at College of the Atlantic - Lisa Bjerke, 2013
  • Plagued with Plastic: The Story of Our Oceans - Phinn J.K. Onens, 2013*
  • Towards a Sustainable Future : Zero Waste at a Local Level  - Maxwell Van Houten, 2008
  • An Experiment in Thermophilic Composting Toilet Design - Abraham Noe-Hays, 2000
  • Evaluation of Solid Waste Options for the Town of Bar Harbor, Maine - Glen Berkowitz,1982 
  • Nuclear Waste Mangement : Assessment of Reprocessing Techniques and Alternative Waste Forms - Nataliya Ilyashenko, 2008
  • Developing a Solid Waste Management Plan for Mount Desert Island Kevin Geiger, 1988
  • Why the Landfill? - Hepburn, Kevin, 1986