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Works from 2019

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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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Sensitivity of atmospheric aerosol scavenging to precipitation intensity and frequency in the context of global climate change, Pei Hou, Shiliang Wu, Jessica L. McCarty, and Yang Gao

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Impacts of enhanced fertilizer applications on tropospheric ozone and crop damage over sub-Saharan Africa, Yaoxian Huang, Jonathan E. Hickman, and Shiliang Wu

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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

Works 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

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Differential piston phase variance in non-Kolmogorov atmospheres, Jeremy P. Bos, Rao Gudimetla, and Jason D. Schmidt

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Mapping of slow landslides on the Palos Verdes Peninsula using the California landslide inventory and persistent scatterer interferometry, El Hachemi Y. Bouali, Thomas Oommen, and Rüdiger Escobar Wolf

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Structure mapping through spatial and temporal deformation monitoring using persistent scatterer interferometry and geographic information systems, El Hachemi Y. Bouali, Thomas Oommen, and Rüdiger Escobar-Wolf

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Robust body-wave retrieval from ambient-noise seismic interferometry using crosscoherence applied to model and field examples of CO2 sequestrationHaitao Cao, Haitao Cao, Roohollah Askari, and Wayne Pennington

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Crosswell versus surface ambient noise seismic interferometry: A numerical analysis, Garvie Crane, Roohollah Askari, and Wayne Pennington

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A global framework for the Earth: putting geological sciences in context, Benjamin van Wyk de Vries, Paul Byrne, Audray Delcamp, Pall Einarson, William I. Rose, Erika Vye, and et. al.

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Using sparse S transform and sparse-slant stacking for the estimation of the group velocity of surface waves, Reza Dolatabadi, Ali Gholami, and Roohollah Askari

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Accurate estimation of the group velocity of surface waves using sparse S-transform and sparse slant-stacking, R. Dokht Dolatabadi Esfahani,; A. Gholami; and R. Askari

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Nonlinear response of nitric oxide fluxes to fertilizer inputs and the impacts of agricultural intensification on tropospheric ozone pollution in Kenya, Jonathan E. Hickman, Yaoxian Huang, Shiliang Wu, Willy Diru, Peter M. Groffman, Katherine L. Tully, and Cheryl A. Palm

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Surface ozone and its precursors at Summit, Greenland: Comparison between observations and model simulations, Yaoxian Huang, Shiliang Wu, Louisa J. Kramer, Detlev Helmig, and Richard E. Honrath

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Monitoring and modeling tailings impoundment settlement near Great Salt Lake (UTAH) using multi-platform time-series InSAR observations, Xie Hu, Zhong Lu, Thomas Oommen, Teng Wang, and Jinwoo Kim

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Consolidation settlement of Salt Lake County tailings impoundment revealed by time-series InSAR observations from multiple radar satellites, Xie Hu, Thomas Oommen, Zhong Lu, Teng Wang, and Jin-Woo Kim

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Machine learning based predictive modeling of debris flow probability following wildfire in the intermountain western United States, Ashley Kern, Priscilla Addison, Thomas Oommen, Sean Salazar, and Richard Coffman

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A comparative analysis of pixel- and object-based detection of landslides from very high-resolution images, Ren N. Keyport, Thomas Oommen, Tapas R. Martha, K. S. Sajinkumar, and John S. Gierke

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Mercury from wildfires: Global emission inventories and sensitivity to 2000–2050 global change, Aditya Kumar, Shiliang Wu, Yaoxian Huang, Hong Liao, and Jed Kaplan

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New-generation NASA Aura Ozone Monitoring Instrument (OMI) volcanic SO2 dataset: Algorithm description, initial results, and continuation with the Suomi-NPP Ozone Mapping and Profiler Suite (OMPS), Can Li, Nickolay A. Krotkov, Simon Carn, Yan Zhang, Robert J.D. Spurr, and Joanna Joiner

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Expanding understanding of optical variability in Lake Superior with a 4-year dataset, Colleen B. Mouw, Audrey B. Ciochetto, Brice Grunert, and Angela W. Yu

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Early warning system for shallow landslides using rainfall threshold and slope stability analysis, Shruti Naidu, K. S. Sajinkumar, Thomas Oommen, V.J. Anuja, Rinu Samuel, and C. Muraleedharan

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A novel applications of photogrammetry for retaining wall assessment, Renee Oats, Rudiger Escobar-Wolf, and Thomas Oommen

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CloudSat-based assessment of GPM Microwave Imager snowfall observation capabilities, Giulia Panegrossi, Jean-François Rysman, Daniele Casella, Anna Cinzia Marra, and Mark Kulie

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Spatial variability of CO < inf> 2 uptake in polygonal tundra: Assessing low-frequency disturbances in eddy covariance flux estimates, Norbert Pirk, Jakob Sievers, Jordan Mertes, Frans Jan W. Parmentier, Mikhail Mastepanov, and Torben R. Christensen

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Atmospheric processes affecting the separation of volcanic ash and SO < inf> 2 in volcanic eruptions: Inferences from the May 2011 Grímsvötn eruption, Fred Prata, Mark Woodhouse, Herbert E. Huppert, Andrew Prata, Thor Thordarson, and S. Carn

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How the Rock Connects Us: A Geoheritage Guide to Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula and Isle Royale, William I. Rose, Erika Vye, and Valerie Martin

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Jacobsville Sandstone: a candidate for nomination for “Global Heritage Stone Resource” from Michigan, USA, William I. Rose, Erika Vye, Carol A. Stein, David H. Malone, John P. Craddock, and Seth A. Stein

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Anthropogenic Cycles of Arsenic in Mainland China: 1990-2010, Ya Lan Shi, Wei Qiang Chen, Shiliang Wu, and Yong Guan Zhu

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Reference data set of volcanic ash physicochemical and optical properties, A. Vogel, S. Diplas, A. J. Durant, A. S. Azar, M. F. Sunding, William I. Rose, A. Sytchkova, C. Bonadonna, K. Krüger, and A. Stohl

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Thermal remote sensing for moisture content monitoring of main tailings: Laboratory study, Bonnie Zwissler, Thomas Oommen, Stanley Vitton, and Eric A. Seagren

Works from 2016

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Utilizing vegetation indices as a proxy to characterize the stability of a railway embankment in a permafrost region, Priscilla Addison, Pasi T. Lautala, and Thomas Oommen

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Numerical modeling of ambient-noise seismic interferometry, Simisola M. Arogundade, Wayne Pennington, Roger Turpening, and Roohollah Askari

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Object-based classification of earthquake damage from high-resolution optical imagery using machine learning, James Bialas, Thomas Oommen, Umaa Rebbapragada, and Eugene Levin

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Predicting Future Water-Quality Impacts from Mining: A 52-year Old Field Analog for Humidity Cell Testing, Copperwood Deposit, Michigan, Theodore J. Bornhorst and Mark J. Logsdon

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Empirical evaluation of the anisoplanatic bispectrum transfer function for extended objects, Jeremy P. Bos

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Anthropogenic arsenic cycles: A research framework and features, Wei Qiang Chen, Ya Lan Shi, Shiliang Wu, and Yong Guan Zhu

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Enhancement of Margrave deconvolution of seismic signals in highly attenuating media using the modified S-transform, Adnan Djeffal, Wayne Pennington, and Roohollah Askari

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A global catalogue of large SO < inf> 2 sources and emissions derived from the Ozone Monitoring Instrument, Vitali E. Fioletov, Chris A. McLinden, Nickolay Krotkov, Can Li, Joanna Joiner, Nicolas Theys, S. Carn, and Mike D. Moran

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Improving global detection of volcanic eruptions using the Ozone Monitoring Instrument (OMI), Verity Flower, Thomas Oommen, and Simon Carn

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Long-term changes in extreme air pollution meteorology and the implications for air quality, Pei Hou and Shiliang Wu

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Hydrothermal native copper in ocean island alkali basalt from the Mineoka belt, Boso Peninsula, Japan, Kei Ikehata, Koshuke Choda, Toshiaki Tsunogae, and Theodore J. Bornhorst

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Limestone quarry production planning for consistent supply of raw materials to cement plant: A case study from Indian cement industry with a captive quarry, D. Joshi, Snehamoy Chatterjee, and Sk. Md. Equeenuddin

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Open-pit coal mine production sequencing incorporating grade blending and stockpiling options: An application from an Indian mine, Ashish Kumar and Snehamoy Chatterjee

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Adjusting particle-size distributions to account for aggregation in tephra-deposit model forecasts, Larry G. Mastin, Alexa R. Van Eaton, and Adam J. Durant

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Global ocean particulate organic carbon flux merged with satellite parameters, Colleen B. Mouw, Audrey Barnett, Galen A. McKinley, Lucas Gloege, and Darren Pilcher

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Forecasting time-to-failure of machine using hybrid Neuro-genetic algorithm – a case study in mining machinery, Amol Paithankar and Snehamoy Chatterjee

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Measurement and modeling of atmosphere-surface exchangeable pollutants (ASEPs) to better understand their environmental cycling and planetary boundaries, Judith Perlinger, Hugh Gorman, Emma S. Norman, Daniel Obrist, Noelle E. Selin, Noel R. Urban, and Shiliang Wu

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Post-eruption deformation processes measured using ALOS-1 and UAVSAR InSAR at Pacaya Volcano, Guatemala, Lauren Schaefer, Zhong Lu, and Thomas Oommen

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New insights into North America’s Midcontinent Rift, Seth Stein, Carol A. Stein, Jonas Kley, Randy Keller, Miguel Merino, Emily Wolin, Douglas Wiens, Michael E. Wysession, Ghassan Al-Equabi, Weisen Shen, Andrew Frederiksen, Fiona Darbyshire, Donna Jurdy, Greg Waite, William I. Rose, Erika Vye, Tyrone Rooney, Robert Moucha, and Eric Brown

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Global atmospheric transport and source-receptor relationship for arsenic, Ka-ming Wai, Shiliang Wu, Xueling Li, Daniel A. Jaffe, and Kevin D. Perry

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Impacts of changes in climate, land use and land cover on atmospheric mercury, H. Zhang, C. D. Holmes, and Shiliang Wu

Submissions from 2015

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Michigan mineral alliance, Theodore J. Bornhorst and Christopher J. Poulsen

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Fast wavelet-based stochastic simulation using training images, Snehamoy Chatterjee, Hussein Mustapha, and Roussos Dimitrakopoulos

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The impact of mpowir a decade of investing in mentoring women in physical oceanography, Sarah Clem, Sonya Legg, Susan Lozier, and Colleen B. Mouw

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Capturing optically important constituents and properties in a marine biogeochemical and ecosystem model, S. Dutkiewicz, A. E. Hickman, O. Jahn, W. W. Gregg, C. B. Mouw, M. J. Follows, and C. Mouw

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Sensitivity of global wildfire occurrences to various factors in the context of global change, Yaoxian Huang, Shiliang Wu, and Jed Kaplan

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Seasonal variability of atmospheric nitrogen oxides and non-methane hydrocarbons at the GEOSummit station, Greenland, L. J. Kramer, D. Helmig, J. F. Burkhart, A. Stohl, S. Oltmans, and R. E. Honrath

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Volcanic ash hazards to aviation, Alfredo Prata and William I. Rose

Works from 2014

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Absorption and fluorescence properties of chromophoric dissolved organic matter of the eastern Bering Sea in the summer with special reference to the influence of a cold pool, E. J. D'sa, J. I. Goes, H. Gomes, and C. Mouw

Light detection and ranging (LiDAR) and multispectral scanner (MSS) studies examine coastal environments influenced by mining, Charlie Kerfoot, Martin M. Hobmeier, Foad Yousef, Sarah A. Green, Robert Regis, Colin Brooks, Robert Shuchman, Jamey Anderson, and Molly Reif