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Works from 2019

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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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Spatial Resolution Improvement of Precipitation Measurements for Explaining Rainfall Related Landslide Hazards, Katelyn E. Kring, Snehamoy Chatterjee, and Thomas Oommen

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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

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

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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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The role of antecedent groundwater heads in controlling transient aquifer storage and flood peak attenuation in karst watersheds, Patricia Spellman, Jason Gulley, Jonathan B. Martin, and Jeremy Loucks

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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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Work in Progress: Student Perception of Instructional Staff’s Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes and its Impact on Their Performance, Ariana Gabrielle Tyo, Michelle E. Jarvie-Eggart, and Nathan Manser

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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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Modeling scattering and intrinsic attenuation of crosswell seismic data in the Michigan Basin, Josimar A. da Silva, Oleg V. Poliannikov, Michael Fehler, and Roger Turpening

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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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Characterizing CDOM Spectral Variability Across Diverse Regions and Spectral Ranges, Brice Grunert, Colleen B. Mouw, and Audrey B. Ciochetto

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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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Seasonal variability of shallow cumuliform snowfall: A CloudSat perspective, Mark Kulie and Lisa Milani

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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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Correction to: Arctic Micromonas uses protein pools and non-photochemical quenching to cope with temperature restrictions on Photosystem II protein turnover (Photosynthesis Research, (2017), 131, 2, (203-220), 10.1007/s11120-016-0310-6), Guangyan Ni, Gabrielle Zimbalatti, Cole D. Murphy, Audrey B. Barnett, Christopher M. Arsenault, Gang Li, Amanda M. Cockshutt, and Douglas A. Campbell

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Liquefaction, Thomas Oommen

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Surveying, Thomas Oommen

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Grade and Tonnage Uncertainty Analysis of an African Copper Deposit Using Multiple-Point Geostatistics and Sequential Gaussian Simulation, Amol Paithankar and Snehamoy Chatterjee

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Melt origin across a rifted continental margin: A case for subduction-related metasomatic agents in the lithospheric source of alkaline basalt, NW Ross Sea, Antarctica, Kurt S. Panter, Paterno Castillo, Susan Krans, Chad Deering, William McIntosh, John W. Valley, Kouki Kitajima, Philip Kyle, Stan Hart, and Jerzy Blusztajn

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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, J. A. Perlinger, N. R. Urban, A. Giang, N. E. Selin, A. N. Hendricks, and et. al.

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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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Landsliding near Enguri dam (Caucasus, Georgia) and possible seismoectonic effects, Alessandro Tibaldi, Paolo Oppizzi, John S. Gierke, Thomas Oommen, Nino Tsereteli, and Davit Odilavadze

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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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Regional-scale back-analysis using TRIGRS: an approach to advance landslide hazard modeling and prediction in sparse data regions, Luke Weidner, Thomas Oommen, Rudiger Escobar-Wolf, K. S. Sajinkumar, and Rinu A. Samuel

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Prediction of suspended sediment yield by artificial neural network and traditional mathematical model in Mahanadi river basin, India, Arvind Yadav, Snehamoy Chatterjee, and Sk Md Equeenuddin

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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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Estimation of the P-wave Velocity of the Near Surface using Dispersion Analysis of the Guided P-wave, K. F. Campbell, Radwin Askari, Wayne Pennington, and A. Javahery

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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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Global evaluation of particulate organic carbon flux parameterizations and implications for atmospheric pCO < inf> 2, Lucas Gloege, Galen A. McKinley, Colleen B. Mouw, and Audrey B. Ciochetto

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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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Can Deep Groundwater Influx be Detected from the Geochemistry of Thermokarst Lakes in Arctic Alaska?, Kenneth M Hinkel, Christopher D. Arp, Amy Townsend-Small, and Karen E. Frey

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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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Nonheating methods for absolute paleointensity determination: Comparison and calibration using synthetic and natural magnetite-bearing samples, Geoffrey A. Lerner, Aleksey Smirnov, Leonid Surovitskii, and Elisa J. Piispa

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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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Effect of leakage pathway flow properties on thermal signal associated with the leakage from CO2 storage zone, Yilin Mao, Mehdi Zeidouni, and Roohollah Askari

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Using structure-from-motion to create glacier DEMs and orthoimagery from historical terrestrial and oblique aerial imagery, Jordan Mertes, Jason D. Gulley, Douglas I. Benn, Sarah S. Thompson, and Lindsey I. Nicholson

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A conceptual model of supra-glacial lake formation on debris-covered glaciers based on GPR facies analysis, Jordan Mertes, Sarah S. Thompson, Adam D. Booth, Jason D. Gulley, and Douglas I. Benn

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Rapid, Quantitative Assessment of Submerged Cultural Resource Degradation Using Repeat Video Surveys and Structure from Motion, J. Mertes, C. N. Zant, J. D. Gulley, and T. L. Thomsen