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Works from 2020

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Flow simulation considering adsorption boundary layer based on digital rock and finite element method, Yong Fei Yang, Ke Wang, Qian Fei Lv, Roohollah Askari, Qing Yan Mei, Jun Yao, Jie Xin Hou, Kai Zhang, Ai Fen Li, and Chen Chen Wang

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Mesozoic–Cenozoic stress field magnitude in Sichuan Basin, China and its adjacent areas and the implication on shale gas reservoir: Determination by acoustic emission in rocks, Lin yan Zhang, Li cheng Ma, Xi zhun Zhuo, Min Dong, Bo wen Li, Sheng xin Liu, Dong sheng Sun, Di Wu, and Xin gui Zhou

Works 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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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

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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, 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.

Works from 2018

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Utilizing Satellite Radar Remote Sensing for Burn Severity Estimation, Priscilla Addison and Thomas Oommen

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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