Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Science in Earth and Environmental Sciences


Geography and Environmental Studies

First Advisor

Noblet, James A.

Second Advisor

Stanley, Brett J.

Third Advisor

Bray, Darlene


The purpose of this project investigates the projected anthropogenic C⁰² emissions generated through the production of Portland cement at three manufacturing facilities in southern California. Research consisted of projecting annual greenhouse gas emission inventories for three case studies pursuant to Assembly Bill 32, The Global Warming Solution Act of 2006, which requires mandatory reporting of large producers of greenhouse gas emissions in California.