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Works from 2017

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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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Quantitating active photosystem II reaction center content from fluorescence induction transients, Cole D. Murphy, Guangyan Ni, Gang Li, Audrey Barnett, Kui Xu, Jessica Grant-Burt, Justin D. Liefer, David J. Suggett, and Douglas A. Campbell

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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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Arctic Micromonas uses protein pools and non-photochemical quenching to cope with temperature restrictions on Photosystem II protein turnover, 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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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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Development of machine vision-based ore classification model using support vector machine (SVM) algorithm, Ashok Kumar Patel, Snehamoy Chatterjee, and Amit Kumar Gorai

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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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A potential headward retreat landslide site at Munnar, Kerala, K. S. Sajinkumar, M. R. Asokakumar, R. Sajeev, and N. V. Venkatraman

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A study on landslides and subsurface piping, facilitated by dykes, using vertical electrical sounding and δO < sup> 18 and δH < sup> 2 stable isotopes, K. S. Sajinkumar, C. Unnikrishnan Warrier, C. Muraleedharan, A. Shahul Hameed, V. R. Rani, A. P. Pradeepkumar, and P. Sundarajan

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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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Rapid pre-eruptive thermal rejuvenation in a large silicic magma body: the case of the Masonic Park Tuff, Southern Rocky Mountain volcanic field, CO, USA, J. T. Sliwinski, O. Bachmann, M. A. Dungan, C. Huber, C. D. Deering, P. W. Lipman, L. H.J. Martin, and C. Liebske

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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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Interferometric Stacking toward Geohazard Identification and Geotechnical Asset Monitoring, El Hachemi Bouali, Thomas Oommen, and Rüdiger Escobar-Wolf

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Ultraviolet Satellite Measurements of Volcanic Ash, S. A. Carn and N. A. Krotkov

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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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Ash Aggregation in Volcanic Clouds, A. J. Durant and R. J. Brown

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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 automated global detection of volcanic SO2 plumes using the Ozone Monitoring Instrument (OMI), Verity Flower, Thomas Oommen, and Simon Carn

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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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Satellite-based global volcanic SO < inf> 2 emissions and sulfate direct radiative forcing during 2005-2012, Cui Ge, Jun Wang, Simon Carn, Kai Yang, Paul Ginoux, and Nickolay Krotkov

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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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Developing the greatest Blue Economy: Water productivity, fresh water depletion, and virtual water trade in the Great Lakes basin, A. L. Mayer, Stanley Mubako, and Benjamin L. Ruddell

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Experimental laboratory study on the formation of multiple shock waves observed during volcanic eruptions, E. F. Medici and G. P. Waite

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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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Phytoplankton size impact on export flux in the global ocean, 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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Three-dimensional displacements of a large volcano flank movement during the May 2010 eruptions at Pacaya Volcano, Guatemala, L. N. Schaefer, T. Wang, R. Escobar-Wolf, T. Oommen, Z. Lu, J. Kim, P. R. Lundgren, and G. P. Waite

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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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Prediction Model of Longwall Powered Support Capacity Using Field Monitored Data of a Longwall Panel and Uncertainty-Based Neural Network, Abhiram Kumar Verma, Kaushal Kishore, and Snehamoy Chatterjee

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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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Nonlinear inversion of tilt-affected very long period records of explosive eruptions at Fuego volcano, Gregory P. Waite and Federica Lanza

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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

Works from 2015

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Spatial analysis of Mount St. Helens tephra leachate compositions: implications for future sampling strategies, P. M. Ayris, P. Delmelle, B. Pereira, E. C. Maters, D. E. Damby, A. J. Durant, and D. B. Dingwell

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

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Disaster risk reduction and resettlement efforts at San Vicente (Chichontepec) Volcano, El Salvador: Toward understanding social and geophysical vulnerability, Luke J. Bowman and Kari Henquinet

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Extending the long-term record of volcanic SO < inf> 2 emissions with the Ozone Mapping and Profiler Suite nadir mapper, S. A. Carn, K. Yang, A. J. Prata, and N. A. Krotkov

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Automatic cluster selection using gap statistics for pattern-based multi-point geostatistical simulation, Snehamoy Chatterjee and Manasi Manjari Mohanty

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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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Natural variations in calcite dissolution rates in streams: Controls, implications, and open questions, M. D. Covington, J. D. Gulley, and F. Gabrovšek

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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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Sustainable Geotechnical Asset Management Along the Transportation Infrastructure Environment Using Remote Sensing: Final Report, Rudiger Escobar-Wolf, El Hachemi Y. Bouali, Thomas Oommen, Richard Dobson, Stanley Vitton, Colin Brooks, and Pasi Lautala

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Heterogeneous distributions of CO2 may be more important for dissolution and karstification in coastal eogenetic limestone than mixing dissolution, Jason Gulley, Jonathon B. Martin, Paul J. Moore, Amy Brown, Patricia Spellman, and John Ezell

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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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Stratospheric volcanic ash emissions from the 13 February 2014 Kelut eruption, N. I. Kristiansen, A. J. Prata, A. Stohl, and S. A. Carn

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Source mechanism of small long-period events at Mount St. Helens in July 2005 using template matching, phase-weighted stacking, and full-waveform inversion, Robin S. Matoza, Bernard A. Chouet, Phillip B. Dawson, Peter M. Shearer, Matthew M. Haney, G. P. Waite, Seth C. Moran, and T. Dylan Mikesell

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Kı ̄lauea’s 5–9 march 2011 kamoamoa fissure eruption and its relation to 30+ years of activity from pu‘u ‘o̅ ‘ō, Tim R. Orr, Michael P. Poland, Matthew R. Patrick, Weston A. Thelen, A. Jeff Sutton, Tamar Elias, Carl R. Thornber, Carolyn Parcheta, and Kelly M. Wooten

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

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Changes in magma storage conditions following caldera collapse at Okataina Volcanic Center, New Zealand, Allison Rubin, Kari M. Cooper, Marissa Leever, Josh Wimpenny, Chad Deering, Tyrone Rooney, Darren Gravley, and Qing zhu Yin

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Hazard assessment of rainfall-induced landslides: a case study of San Vicente volcano in central El Salvador, Daniel M. Smith, Thomas Oommen, Luke Bowman, John S. Gierke, and Stanley Vitton

Works from 2014

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Building zoned ignimbrites by recycling silicic cumulates: Insight from the 1,000 km < sup> 3 Carpenter Ridge Tuff, CO, Olivier Bachmann, Chad Deering, Peter W. Lipman, and Charles Plummer

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Phase-equilibrium geobarometers for silicic rocks based on rhyolite-MELTS. Part 2: application to Taupo Volcanic Zone rhyolites, Florence Bégué, Guilherme A.R. Gualda, Mark S. Ghiorso, Ayla S. Pamukcu, Ben M. Kennedy, Darren M. Gravley, Chad Deering, and Isabelle Chambefort

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Bank Storage in Karst Aquifers: The Impact of Temporary Intrusion of River Water on Carbonate Dissolution and Trace Metal Mobility, Amy L. Brown, Jonathan B. Martin, Elizabeth J. Screaton, John E. Ezell, Patricia Spellman, and Jason Gulley

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Attenuation and scattering tomography of the deep plumbing system of Mount St. Helens, L. De Siena, C. Thomas, G. P. Waite, S. C. Moran, and S. Klemme

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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

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Vadose CO < inf> 2 gas drives dissolution at water tables in eogenetic karst aquifers more than mixing dissolution, Jason Gulley, Jonathan Martin, and Paul Moore

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Large values of hydraulic roughness in subglacial conduits during conduit enlargement: Implications for modeling conduit evolution, J. D. Gulley, P. Spellman, M. D. Covington, J. B. Martin, D. I. Benn, and G. Catania

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

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

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Paleomagnetism of the ∼1.1 Ga Coldwell Complex (Ontario, Canada): Implications for Proterozoic geomagnetic field morphology and plate velocities, Evgeniy V. Kulakov, Aleksey Smirnov, and Jimmy F. Diehl

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NanoSIMS results from olivine-hosted melt embayments: Magma ascent rate during explosive basaltic eruptions, Alexander S. Lloyd, Philipp Ruprecht, Erik H. Hauri, William I. Rose, Helge M. Gonnermann, and Terry Plank

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Monitoring large oil slick dynamics with moderate resolution multispectral satellite data, Pieralberto Maianti, Marco Rusmini, Riccardo Tortini, Giorgio Dalla Via, Federico Frassy, Andrea Marchesi, Francesco Rota Nodari, and Marco Gianinetto

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A comparison of satellite- and ground-based measurements of SO < inf> 2 emissions from tungurahua volcano, Ecuador, Brendan T. McCormick, Michael Herzog, Jian Yang, Marie Edmonds, Tamsin A. Mather, Simon Carn, Silvana Hidalgo, and Baerbel Langmann

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Evaluation of Structure from Motion Software to Create 3D Models of Late Nineteenth Century Great Lakes Shipwrecks Using Archived Diver-Acquired Video Surveys, J. Mertes, T. Thomsen, and J. Gulley

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Separation of ash and sulfur dioxide during the 2011 Grímsvötn eruption, E. D. Moxnes, N. I. Kristiansen, A. Stohl, L. Clarisse, A. J. Durant, K. Weber, and A. Vogel

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Computer vision-based limestone rock-type classification using probabilistic neural network, Ashok Kumar Patel and Snehamoy Chatterjee

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Varying seismic-acoustic properties of the fluctuating lava lake at Villarrica volcano, Chile, Joshua P. Richardson, Gregory P. Waite, and José Luis Palma

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Recent Springtime regional CO variability in Southern China and the adjacent Ocean: Anthropogenic and Biomass burning contribution, Ka Ming Wai and Peter A. Tanner

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Seasonal variability and long-term evolution of tropospheric composition in the tropics and Southern Hemisphere, K. M. Wai, S. Wu, A. Kumar, and H. Liao

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Advancing measurements of tropospheric NO < inf> 2 from space: New algorithm and first global results from OMPS, Kai Yang, Simon Carn, Cui Ge, Jun Wang, and Russell R. Dickerson

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Effects of stratospheric ozone recovery on photochemistry and ozone air quality in the troposphere, H. Zhang, Shiliang Wu, Y. Huang, and Y. Wang

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A Study of the Impacts of Freeze-Thaw on Cliff Recession at the Calvert Cliffs in Calvert County, Maryland, Bonnie Zwissler, Thomas Oommen, and Stanley Vitton

Submissions from 2013

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59th Annual Meeting Institute on Lake Superior Geology, Houghton, Michigan: Proceedings, Program and Abstracts, Allan R. Blaske and Theodore J. Bornhorst

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59th Annual Meeting Institute on Lake Superior Geology, Houghton, Michigan: Proceedings, Part 2: Field Trip Guidebook, Theodore J. Bornhorst and Robert J. Barron

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Geologic Overview of the Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan, Theodore J. Bornhorst and Robert J. Barron

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Caledonia Mine, Keweenaw Peninsula Native Copper District, Ontonagon County, Michigan, Theodore J. Bornhorst, Robert J. Barron, and Richard C. Whiteman

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Geology and Environmental Site Conditions of the Copperwood Deposit, Gogebic County, Michigan, Theodore J. Bornhorst, Allan R. Blaske, D T. Anderson, and Thomas D. Repaal

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The Mesoproterozoic Copperwood sedimentary rock-hosted stratiform copper deposit, Upper Peninsula, Michigan, Theodore J. Bornhorst and William C. Williams

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Crater lake evolution at Santa Ana Volcano (El Salvador) following the 2005 eruption, Anna S. Colvin, William I. Rose, J. C. Varekamp, José Luis Palma, D. Escobar, E. Gutierrez, F. Montalvo, and Ann Maclean

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Toms and Avhrr observations of drifting volcanic clouds from the August 1991 eruptions of Cerro Hudson, Emily K. Constantine, Gregg J. Bluth, and William I. Rose

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The size range of bubbles that produce ash during explosive volcanic eruptions, Kimberly Genareau, Gopal K. Mulukutla, Alexander A. Proussevitch, Adam J. Durant, William I. Rose, and Dork L. Sahagian

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Dissolution in a variably confined carbonate platform: Effects of allogenic runoff, hydraulic damming of groundwater inputs, and surface-groundwater exchange at the basin scale, J. D. Gulley, J. Martin, P. Spellman, P. Spellman, P. Moore, and E. Screaton