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Submissions from 2020

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Recurring outburst floods from drained lakes: an emerging Arctic hazard, Christopher D. Arp, Benjamin M. Jones, Kenneth M Hinkel, Douglas L. Kane, Matthew S. Whitman, and Richard Kemnitz

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Quartz crystals in Toba rhyolites show textures symptomatic of rapid crystallization, Olivia Barbee, Craig A. Chesner, and Chad Deering

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The enigmatic origin and emplacement of the Samosir Island lava domes, Toba Caldera, Sumatra, Indonesia, Craig A. Chesner, Olivia Barbee, and William C. McIntosh

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Reconstruction of the fossil hydrothermal system at Lake City caldera, Colorado, U.S.A.: Constraints for caldera-hosted geothermal systems, Thomas O. Garden, Isabelle Chambefort, Darren M. Gravley, Chad Deering, and Ben M. Kennedy

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Airborne imaging spectroscopy of igneous layered complex and their mapping using different spectral enhancement conjugated support vector machine models, Arindam Guha, Subhendu Mondal, Snehamoy Chatterjee, and K. Vinod Kumar

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Hybrid seismic inversion based on multi-order anisotropic Markov random field, Qiang Guo, Hongbing Zhang, Haitao Cao, Wei Xiao, and Feilong Han

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Correlation of near surface fractures with seismic radial anisotropy: An approach for near surface fracture identification, Jer-Yu Jeng, Roohollah Askari, and Snehamoy Chatterjee

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Identifying historical and future potential lake drainage events on the western Arctic coastal plain of Alaska., Benjamin M Jones, Christopher D Arp, Guido Grosse, Ingmar Nitze, Mark J Lara, Matthew S Whitman, Louise M Farquharson, Mikhail Kanevskiy, Andrew D Parsekian, Amy L Breen, Nori Ohara, Rodrigo Correa Rangel, and Kenneth M Hinkel

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Overview of commonly used materials for coal spontaneous combustion prevention, Qing-Wei Li, Yang Xiao, Kai-Qi Zhong, Chi-Min Shu, Hui-Fei Lü, Jun Deng, and Shiliang Wu

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Genesis of rhyolitic melts in the upper crust: Fractionation and remobilization of an intermediate cumulate at Lake City caldera, Colorado, USA, Jordan Lubbers, Chad Deering, and Olivier Bachmann

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Enhanced thermal conductivity and reduced viscosity of aegirine-based VR/VGO nanofluids for enhanced thermal oil recovery application, Robert Mustafin, Abdallah D. Manasrah, Gerardo Vitale, Roohollah Askari, and Nashaat N. Nassar

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Simultaneous stochastic optimization of production sequence and dynamic cut-off grades in an open pit mining operation, Amol Paithankar, Snehamoy Chatterjee, Ryan Goodfellow, and Mohammad Wagner Ali Asad

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Reliability-Centered Maintenance of Rapier Dragline for Optimizing Replacement Interval of Dragline Components, Sanjay Kumar Palei, Smarak Das, and Snehamoy Chatterjee

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The historic events at Kīlauea Volcano in 2018: summit collapse, rift zone eruption, and Mw 6.9 earthquake: preface to the special issue, Matthew Patrick, Ingrid Johanson, Thomas Shea, and Greg Waite

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Unraveling the complex deformation pattern at Yellowstone plateau through seismicity and fracture analysis, E. Russo, A. Tibaldi, G. P. Waite, F. L. Bonali, F. Massin, and J. Farrell

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Multi-approach synergic investigation between land surface temperature and land-use land-cover, Prasenjit Saha, Subhajit Bandopadhyay, Chandan Kumar, and Chandana Mitra

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Picturing beach erosion and deposition trends using PSInSAR: an example from the non-barred southern west coast of India, K. S. Sajinkumar, H. S. Bincy, E. H. Bouali, T. Oommen, C. L. Vishnu, Y. Anilkumar, K. P. Thrivikramji, and S. Keerthy

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Work in progress: Student perception of computer programming within engineering education: An investigation of attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors, Kelly S. Steelman, Michelle E. Jarvie-Eggart, Kay Tislar, Charles Wallace, Nathan Manser, Briana Bettin, and Leo C. Ureel II

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Paleomagnetism indicates that primary magnetite in zircon records a strong Hadean geodynamo., John A Tarduno, Rory D Cottrell, Richard K Bono, Hirokuni Oda, William J Davis, Mostafa Fayek, Olaf van 't Erve, Francis Nimmo, Wentao Huang, Eric R Thern, Sebastian Fearn, Gautam Mitra, Aleksey Smirnov, and Eric G Blackman

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Petrogenesis and tectonic regime of two types of Neoarchaean amphibolites in the northern margin of the North China Craton, Xingan Wang, Chad Deering, Zhenghong Liu, Xiaojie Dong, Shichao Li, and Zhongyuan Xu

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Stress sensitivity of fractured and vuggy carbonate: An X‐ray computed tomography analysis, Yongfei Yang, Liu Tao, Haiyuan Yang, Stefan Iglauer, Xin Wang, Roohollah Askari, and et al.

Submissions from 2019

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Post-fire debris flow modeling analyses: case study of the post-Thomas Fire event in California, Priscilla Addison and Thomas Oommen

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Assessment of post-wildfire debris flow occurrence using classifier tree, Priscilla Addison, Thomas Oommen, and Qiuying Sha

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Volcano monitoring from space using high-cadence planet CubeSat images applied to Fuego Volcano, Guatemala, Anna Aldeghi, Simon Carn, Rudiger Escobar-Wolf, and Gianluca Groppelli

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Potential of airborne hyperspectral data for geo-exploration over parts of different geological/metallogenic provinces in India based on AVIRIS-NG observations, Satadru Bhattacharya, Hrishikesh Kumar, Arindam Guha, Aditya K. Dagar, Sumit Pathak, Komal Rani (Pasricha), S. Mondal, K. Vinod Kumar, William Farrand, Snehamoy Chatterjee, and et. al.

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Optimal segmentation of high spatial resolution images for the classification of buildings using random forests, James Bialas, Thomas Oommen, and Timothy C. Havens

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Evidence of instability in previously-mapped landslides as measured using GPS, optical, and SAR data between 2007 and 2017: A case study in the Portuguese Bend Landslide Complex, California, El Hachemi Y. Bouali, Thomas Oommen, and Rüdiger Escobar-Wolf

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Characteristics of repeating long-period seismic events at Fuego Volcano, January 2012, K. A. Brill and Gregory P. Waite

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Comparison of seismic interferometry techniques for the retrieval of seismic body waves in CO2 sequestration monitoring, Haitao Cao and Roohollah Askari

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Dynamic photoelasticity study of the Krauklis wave: The effects of fluid viscosity and fracture geometry, Haitao Cao, Ezequiel F. Medici, and Roohollah Askari

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An adaptive sampling strategy developed for studies of diffuse volcanic soil gas emissions, Snehamoy Chatterjee, Chad Deering, Gregory P. Waite, Carlo Prandi, and P Lin

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Production scheduling under uncertainty of an open-pit mine using Lagrangian relaxation and branch-and-cut algorithm, Snehamoy Chatterjee and Roussos Dimitrakopoulos

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Latitude dependence of geomagnetic paleosecular variation and its relation to the frequency of magnetic reversals: Observations from the Cretaceous and Jurassic, Pavel Doubrovine, Toni Veikkolainen, Lauri Pesonen, Elisa Piispa, Siim Ots, Aleksey Smirnov, Evgeniy V. Kulakov, and Andrew Biggin

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Sparsity-promoting method to estimate the dispersion curve of surface-wave group velocity, Reza Dokht Dolatabadi Esfahani, Roohollah Askari, and Ali Gholami

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The emissions of CO2 and other volatiles from the world's subaerial volcanoes, Tobias Fischer, Santiago Arellano, Simon Carn, Alessandro Aiuppa, Bo Galle, Patrick Allard, and et. al.

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A new discrete wavelength backscattered ultraviolet algorithm for consistent volcanic SO2 retrievals from multiple satellite missions, Bradford L. Fisher, Nickolay A. Krotkov, Pawan K. Bhartia, Can Li, Simon Carn, Eric Hughes, and Peter J. T. Leonard

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Magma extraction pressures and the architecture of volcanic plumbing systems, Guilherme Gualda, Darren M. Gravley, Chad Deering, and Mark Ghiorso

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Emittance spectroscopy and broadband thermal remote sensing applied to phosphorite and Its utility in geoexploration: A study in the parts of Rajasthan, India, Arindam Guha, Yasushi Yamaguchi, Snehamoy Chatterjee, Komai Rani, and Kumranchat Vinod Kumar

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A modified generative adversarial nets integrated with stochastic approach for realizing super-resolution reservoir simulation, Feilong Han, Hongbing Zhang, Snehamoy Chatterjee, Qiang Guo, and Shulin Wan

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Application of radar and optical satelite imagery data in landslide potential mapping of Shesheer Sub-Catchment in Iran, A. Imanian, M. H. Tangestani, and A. Asadi

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Investigation of spectral characteristics of carbonate rocks – A case study on Posht Moleh Mount in Iran, A. Imanian, M. H. Tangestani, and A. Asadi

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Correlation of fractures with seismic radial anisotropy in two metamorphic-igneous and sedimentary bedrocks, Jer-Yu Jeng, Roohollah Askari, and Snehamoy Chatterjee

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Reconstructing the dimension of Dhala Impact Crater, Central India, through integrated geographic information system and geological records, S. Keerthy, C. L. Vishnu, Shan-Shan Li, N. Reshma, M. N. Praveen, and T. Oommen

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Lidar (light detection and ranging) and benthic invertebrate investigations: Migrating tailings threaten Buffalo Reef in Lake Superior, Charlie Kerfoot, Martin M. Hobmeier, Robert Regis, Varsha K. Raman, Colin Brooks, Robert Shuchman, Michael Sayers, Foad Yousef, and Molly Reif

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Uncertainty quantification of structural and geotechnical parameter by geostatistical simulations applied to a stability analysis case study with limited exploration data, Katelyn Kring and Snehamoy Chatterjee

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Analysis of an updated paleointensity database (QPI‐PINT) for 65–200 Ma: Implications for the long‐term history of dipole moment through the mesozoic, E. V. Kulakov, C. J. Sprain, P. V. Doubrovine, A. V. Smirnov, G. A. Paterson, L. Hawkins, L. Fairchild, E. J. Piispa, and A. J. Biggin

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Mercury pollution in the Arctic from wildfires: Source attribution for the 2000s, Aditya Kumar and Shiliang Wu

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Mapping hydrothermal alteration minerals using high-resolution AVIRIS-NG hyperspectral data in the Hutti-Maski gold deposit area, India, Chandan Kumar, Snehamoy Chatterjee, and Thomas Oommen

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Detecting hydrated minerals in Libya Montes, Mars using MRO CRISM hyperspectral data, Chandan Kumar, Snehamoy Chatterjee, Thomas Oommen, and William Farrand

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Automated lithological mapping by integrating spectral enhancement techniques and machine learning algorithms using AVIRIS-NG hyperspectral data in Gold-bearing granite-greenstone rocks in Hutti, India, Chandan Kumar, Snehamoy Chatterjee, Thomas Oommen, and Arindam Guha

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Magma storage and diking revealed by GPS and InSAR geodesy at Pacaya volcano, Guatemala, Hans N. Lechner, Christelle Wauthier, Gregory P. Waite, and Rudiger Escobar-Wolf

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Origin and quantification of diffuse CO2 and H2S emissions at Crater Hills, Yellowstone National Park, Peipei Lin, Chad Deering, Cynthia Werner, and Christie Torres Rosa

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Conjugate utilization of Landsat-8 OLI, ground gravity and magnetic data for targeting mafic cumulates within anorthositic-layered complex of Sittampundi, India, Subhendu Mondal, Arindam Guha, Sanjit Kumar Pal, Alok Porwal, Snehamoy Chatterjee, Komal Rani, and et. al.

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Eruption frequency patterns through time for the current (1999–2018) activity cycle at Volcán de Fuego derived from remote sensing data: Evidence for an accelerating cycle of explosive paroxysms and potential implications of eruptive activity, Ailsa Naismith, I. Matthew Watson, Rüdiger Escobar-Wolf, Gustavo Chigna, Helen Thomas, Diego Coppola, and Carla Chun

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Evaluation of photogrammetry and inclusion of control points: Significance for infrastructure monitoring, Renee Oats, Rudiger Escobar-Wolf, and Thomas Oommen

Evaluation of photogrammetry and inclusion of control points: Significance for infrastructure monitoring, Renee Oats, Rüdiger Escobar-Wolf, and Thomas Oommen

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Open pit mine production schedule optimization using a hybrid of maximum-flow and genetic algorithms, Amol Paithankar and Snehamoy Chatterjee

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Effect on the performance of a support vector machine based machine vision system with dry and wet ore sample images in classification and grade prediction, Ashok Kumar Patel, Snehamoy Chatterjee, and Amit Kumar Gorai

Correction: Responses of deposition and bioaccumulation in the Great Lakes region to policy and other large-scale drivers of mercury emissions (Environmental Science: Processes and Impacts (2018) 20 (195-209) DOI: 10.1039/c7em00547d), J A Perlinger, N. R. Urban, A. Giang, N. E. Selin, A. N. Hendricks, H. Zhang, A. Kumar, S. Wu, Valoree Gagnon, H. S. Gorman, and E. S. Norman

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Correction: Responses of deposition and bioaccumulation in the Great Lakes region to policy and other large-scale drivers of mercury emissions, Judith Perlinger, N. R. Urban, A. Giang, N. E. Selin, A. Hendricks, H. Zhang, Aditya Kumar, S. Wu, Valoree Gagnon, Hugh Gorman, and E. S. Norman

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Through the 'scope: Exceptional manganite microcrystals in the Calumet and Hecla conglomerate, Houghton and Keweenaw Counties, Michigan, Tom Rosemeyer

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Landslides near Enguri dam (Caucasus, Georgia) and possible seismotectonic effects, Alessandro Tibaldi, Paolo Oppizzi, John S. Gierke, Thomas Oommen, Nino Tsereteli, and Zurab Gogoladze

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Protracted multipulse emplacement of a postresurgent pluton: The case of Platoro caldera complex (Southern Rocky Mountain Volcanic Field, Colorado), F. Tomek, A. K. Gilmer, M. S. Petronis, P. W. Lipman, and M. S. Foucher

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Polykinematic foreland basins initiated during orthogonal convergence and terminated by orogen-oblique strike-slip faulting: An example from the northeastern Variscan belt, Filip Tomek, Frantisek Vacek, Jiri Zak, Michael Petronis, Krystof Verner, and Marine Foucher

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Satellite-based assessment of the August 2018 flood in parts of Kerala, India, C. L. Vishnu, K. S. Sajinkumar, Thomas Oommen, R. A. Coffman, K. P. Thrivikramji, V. R. Rani, and S. Keerthy

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Investigating large landslides along a river valley using combined physical, statistical, and hydrologic modeling, Luke Weidner, Kirsten DePrekel, Thomas Oommen, and Stanley Vitton

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Thermal conduction simulation based on reconstruction digital rocks with respect to fractures, Haiyuan Yang, Li Zhang, Ronghe Liu, Xianli Wen, Yongfei Yang, Roohollah Askari, and et. al.

Submissions from 2018

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Thermal Conduction in Deforming Isotropic and Anistropic Granular Porous Media with Rough Grain Surface, Roohollah Askari, S. Hossein Hejazi, and Muhammad Sahimi

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Copper Isotope Constraints on the Genesis of the Keweenaw Peninsula Native Copper District, Michigan, USA: Reply, Theodore J. Bornhorst and Ryan Mathur

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Implementation of Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for assessment of transportation infrastructure - Phase II, Colin Brooks, Richard Dobson, David Banach, Thomas Oommen, Kuilin Zhang, Amlan Mukherjee, Timothy C. Havens, Theresa Ahlborn, Rudiger Escobar-Wolf, Chaitanya Ganesh Bhat, S. Zhao, Q. Lyu, and Nicholas Marion

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Stabilisation of iron mine tailings through biocalcification, Noah D. Buikema, Bonnie Zwissler, Eric A. Seagren, Thomas Oommen, and Stanley Vitton

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Experimental investigation of Krauklis wave-propagation velocity in trilayer using dynamic photoelasticity, Haitao Cao, Ezequiel F. Medici, and Roohollah Askari

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First observations of volcanic eruption clouds from the L1 Earth-Sun Lagrange point by DSCOVR/EPIC, Simon Carn, N. A. Krotov, B. L. Fisher, C. Li, and A. J. Prata

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Monitoring the impact of groundwater pumping on infrastructure using Geographic Information System (GIS) and Persistent Scatterer Interferometry (PSI), Kirsten DePrekel, El Hachemi Bouali, and Thomas Oommen

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Risk Assesment, Rüdiger Escobar Wolf, El Hachemi Y. Bouali, and Thomas Oommen

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Synthesizing multi-sensor, multi-satellite, multi-decadal datasets for global volcano monitoring, Maria A. Furtney, Matthew E. Pritchard, Juliet Biggs, Simon Carn, Susanna Ebmeier, Jennifer A. Jay, Brendan T. McCormick Kilbride, and Kevin Reath

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Climbing the crustal ladder: Magma storage-depth evolution during a volcanic flare-up, Guilherme A. R. Gualda, Darren M. Gravley, Michelle Connor, Brooke Hollmann, Ayla S. Pamukcu, Florence Begue, Mark S. Ghiorso, and Chad Deering

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Effect of elastic deformation and rough grain surface on heat conduction in partially saturated granular porous media, Muhammad Fowaz Ikram, Roohollah Askari, S. Hossein Hejazi, and Muhammad Sahimi

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Identification of near-surface fractures via seismic-radial anisotropy, Jer-Yu Jeng, Roohollah Askari, Snehamoy Chatterjee, and Reza Dolatabadi

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The Ozone Monitoring Instrument: Overview of 14 years in space, Pieternel F. Levelt, Joanna Joiner, Johanna Tamminen, J. Pepijn Veefkind, Pawan K. Bhartia, Simon Carn, and et. al.

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A wearable system for situational awareness estimation in underground mines, Xian Li, Ye Sun, Zhen Liu, and Matthew Portfleet

New insights into the magmatic-hydrothermal system and volatile budget of Lastarria volcano, Chile: Integrated results from the 2014 IAVCEI CCVG 12th Volcanic Gas Workshop, Taryn Lopez, Felipe Aguilera, Franco Tassi, J. Maarten de Moor, Nicole Bobrowski, Simon Carn, and et. al.

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Earth observations from DSCOVR EPIC instrument, Alexander Marshak, Jim Herman, Adam Szabo, Karin Blank, Simon Carn, Alexander Cede, and et. al.

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Liquefaction, Thomas Oommen

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Surveying, Thomas Oommen

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Development of a machine vision system using the support vector machine regression (SVR) algorithm for the online prediction of iron ore grades, Ashok Kumar Patel, Snehamoy Chatterjee, and Amit Kumar Gorai

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Development of an expert system for iron ore classification, Ashok Kumar Patel, Snehamoy Chatterjee, and Amit Kumar Gorai

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Responses of deposition and bioaccumulation in the Great Lakes region to policy and other large-scale drivers of mercury emissions, Judith Perlinger, Noel R. Urban, Ashley Hendricks, H. Zhang, A. Kumar, Shiliang Wu, Hugh Gorman, and et. al.

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Thermal, deformation, and degassing remote sensing time‐series (A.D. 2000‐2017) at the 47 most active volcanoes in Latin America: Implications for volcanic systems, K. Reath, M. Pritchard, F. Delgado, Simon Carn, D. Coppola, B. Andrews, and et. al.

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SLALOM: An all-surface snow water path retrieval algorithm for the GPM microwave imager, Jean-François Rysman, Giulia Panegrossi, Paolo Sanò, Anna Cinzia Marra, Stefano Dietrich, Lisa Milani, and Mark S. Kulie

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Photogrammetry, K. S. Sajinkumar and Thomas Oommen

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Revisiting the paleomagnetism of the Neoarchean Uauá mafic dyke swarm, Brazil: Implications for Archean supercratons, J. Salminen, E. P. Oliveira, Elisa J. Piispa, Aleksey Smirnov, and R. I. F. Trindade

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The Interactive Stratospheric Aerosol Model Intercomparison Project (ISA-MIP): motivation and experimental design, Claudio Timmreck, Graham W. Mann, Valentina Aquila, Rene Hommel, Lindsay A. Lee, Simon Carn, and et. al.

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Assessment of water treatment residuals as sorbent material in permeable reactive barriers: Application to a copper-contaminated site, Chris Walkons, Alex S. Mayer, Rupali Datta, and Dibyendu Sarkar

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Suspended sediment yield estimation using genetic algorithm-based artificial intelligence models: case study of Mahanadi River, India, Arvind Yadav, Snehamoy Chatterjee, and Sk. Md. Equeenuddin

Submissions from 2017

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Pore scale evaluation of thermal conduction anisotropy in granular porous media using Lattice Boltzmann method, R. Askari, M. F. Ikram, and S. H. Hejazi

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Effect of deformation on the thermal conductivity of granular porous media with rough grain surface, Roohollah Askari, S. Hossein Hejazi, and Muhammad Sahimi

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Discovery and geology of the Guinness World Record Lake Copper, Lake Superior, Michigan, Theodore J. Bornhorst and Robert Barron

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63rd Annual Meeting Institute on Lake Superior Geology, Wawa, Ontario: Field Trip Guidebook, Theodore J. Bornhorst and Margaret J. Hanson

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63rd Annual Meeting Institute on Lake Superior Geology, Wawa, Ontario: Proceedings, Theodore J. Bornhorst and Margaret J. Hanson