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Publications from 1994


Strategy for Seeing White: Patricia Williams's Polar Bears, Barbara J. Eckstein

Design of tolerances for quality, Chang-Xue Feng and Andrew Kusiak

Determination of Holocene precipitation variability in the Upper Midwest; a record preserved in stalagmite calcite, L. A. Gonzalez, L. Hanson, Mark K. Reagan, and S. K. Clark

Design of products and assembly systems for agility, Weihua W. He and Andrew Kusiak

Use of Fluorescence to Monitor Temperature and Observe Water Effects in Cationic Photopolymerization of Divinyl Ethers Photosensitized by Anthracene, J. L. Jacobs, E. W. Nelson, and Alec B. Scranton

Formation and Structure of Cross-Linked Polyacrylates - Methods for Modeling Network Formation, A. B. Kinney and Alec B. Scranton

Branching algorithms for solving the group technology problem, Andrew Kusiak

Design of products for an agile manufacturing environment, Andrew Kusiak and Chang-Xue Feng

Design of components for schedulability, Andrew Kusiak and Weihua He

Reengineering of design and manufacturing processes, Andrew Kusiak, T. N. Larson, and Juite Wang

Simple Global Carbon Model - the Atmosphere-Terrestrial Biosphere-Ocean Interaction, O. Y. Kwon and Jerald L. Schnoor

Image analysis and function morphologic analysis of corals, Bernard Lathuiliere and Ann F. Budd

Mapping for the next century; satellite images and computer technology add new dimensions to detailed geologic mapping of Iowa, Greg A. Ludvigson, E. Arthur Bettis III, and Bernard E. Hoyer


Farm Chemicals as Indicators of Sediment Sources in Iowa Rivers, George P. Malanson and E. N. Nealson


Reinterpretation of Relations Between Vegetation Removal and Water Yield, George P. Malanson and D. P. Post

Effect of Soil-Conditions on Model Parameters and Atrazine Mineralization Rates, D. R. Nair and Jerald L. Schnoor

Economics of screening for pesticides in ground water, Usha Natarajan and Rangaswamy Rajagopal

Fluorescence Monitoring of Cationic Photopolymerizations - Divinyl Ether Polymerizations Photosensitized by Anthracene-Derivatives, E. W. Nelson, T. P. Carter, and Alec B. Scranton

Vegetative remediation at superfund sites, G. M. Pierzynski, Jerald L. Schnoor, M. K. Banks, J. C. Tracy, L. A. Licht, and L. E. Erickson

Utility of Screening in Environmental Monitoring, Part 1: Occurrence and Distribution of VOCs in Groundwater, Rangaswamy Rajagopal and P. Li

Uranium series and beryllium isotope evidence for an extended history of subduction modification of the mantle below Nicaragua, Mark K. Reagan, Julie D. Morris, Eileen A. Herrstrom, and Michael T. Murrell

Long-term simulation of decreased acid loading on forested watershed, T. H. Rees and Jerald L. Schnoor

Active Surveillance for the Control of Cumulative Trauma Disorders: a Working Model in the Newspaper Industry, John C. Rosecrance, Thomas M. Cook, and Chris L. Zimmermann

What makes diversity programs work?, Sara L. Rynes and Benson Rosen

Soil as a Vulnerable Environmental System, Jerald L. Schnoor

Endotoxin responsiveness and grain dust-induced inflammation in the lower respiratory tract, D. A. Schwartz, P. S. Thorne, P. J. Jagielo, and G. E. White

Experimental grain dust atmospheres generated by wet and dry aerosolization techniques, Peter S. Thorne

Bioaerosol Sampling in Field Studies: Can Samples be Express Mailed?, Peter S. Thorne, Jeffrey L. Lange, Peggy Bloebaum, and Gergory J. Kullman


What (N)ever Happened to Aunt Jemima: Eating Disorders, Fetal Rights, and Black Female Appetite in Contemporary American Culture, Doris Witt

Acid deposition and lake chemistry in southwest China, H. B. Xue and Jerald L. Schnoor

Effects of Stair-Stepping Exercise Direction and Cadence on Emg Activity of Selected Lower-Extremity Muscle Groups, Chris L. Zimmermann, Thomas M. Cook, Matthew S. Bravard, Michael M. Hansen, Robin T. Honomichi, Shani T. Karns, Margaret A. Lammers, Star A. Steele, Lisa K. Yunker, and Raymond M. Zebrowski

Publications from 1993

Volatilization of Polychlorinated-Biphenyls from Green Bay, Lake-Michigan, D. R. Achman, Keri C. Hornbuckle, and S. J. Eisenreich

Performance Analysis of Design Process Using Timed Petri Nets, Upendra Belhe and Andrew Kusiak

Petrography and preliminary interpretations of the crystalline breccias from the Manson M-1 Core, M. S. Bell, Mark K. Reagan, R. R. Anderson, and C. T. Foster

Petrography of the crystalline breccias from the Manson M-1 core; implications for impact breccia emplacement, M. S. Bell, Mark K. Reagan, R. R. Anderson, and C. T. Foster

A Modelbase Management System for Geographical Analysis, David A. Bennett and Marc P. Armstrong

Uses of geologic materials by prehistoric cultures, E. Arthur Bettis III and William Green

Stop 18;, Borrow Pit north of Loveland and west of Hwy 75-29; loess-soil sequence; Second international paleopedology symposium; field excursion, E. Arthur Bettis III and William C. Johnson

Stop 20; Conklin Quarry, north of I-80, Iowa City, Iowa; pre-Illinoian glacial sequence; Second international paleopedology symposium; field excursion, E. Arthur Bettis III, Timothy J. Kemmis, George R. Hallberg, and William C. Johnson

The Quaternary deposits of the Saylorville emergency spillway; here today...gone tomorrow!; Water, water, everywhere...; 57th annual tri-state geological field conference, E. Arthur Bettis III, Timothy J. Kemmis, Deborah J. Quade, and John P. Littke

Environmental interpretation using insoluble residues within reef coral skeletons: Problems, pitfalls, and preliminary results, Ann F. Budd, Keith O. Mann, and Hector M. Guzman

Nearest neighbor analysis of miniature polygonal patterned ground, eastern Glacier National Park, Montana, David Butler, George P. Malanson, and Thomas Wilbanks

Characteristics of Two Landslide-Dammed Lakes in a Glaciated Alpine Environment, David R. Butler and George P. Malanson

Over-Water and Over-Land Polychlorinated-Biphenyls in Green Bay, Lake-Michigan, Keri C. Hornbuckle, D. R. Achman, and S. J. Eisenreich

Fate and transport of organic compounds in municipal solid waste compost, S. M. Hsu, Jerald L. Schnoor, L. A. Licht, and M. A. St. Clair

Formation and Structure of Cross-Linked Polyacrylates, A. B. Kinney and Alec B. Scranton

Observed and modeled directional change in riparian forest composition at a cutbank edge, John A. Kupfer and George P. Malanson

Concurrent engineering: models and solution approaches, Andrew Kusiak

Designing cellular manufacturing systems: branch-and-bound and A* approaches, Andrew Kusiak, Warren J. Boe, and Chunhung Cheng

Transformation from conceptual to embodiment design, Andrew Kusiak and Edward Szczerbicki

Efficient organizing of design activities, Andrew Kusiak and J. Wang

Qualitative analysis of the design process, Andrew Kusiak and Juite (Ray) Wang

Comment on modeling ecological response to climatic change, George P. Malanson

Riparian landscapes, George P. Malanson

Mineralization and uptake of triazine pesticide in soil-plant systems, D. R. Nair, J. G. Burken, L. A. Licht, and Jerald L. Schnoor

Fluorescence Monitoring of Cationic Photopolymerization of Divinyl Ethers Photosensitized by Anthracene, E. W. Nelson, T. P. Carter, and Alec B. Scranton

Preliminary experiments on creep crack growth in freshwater ice, Wilfrid A. Nixon and Larry J. Weber

Vegetative alteration of nitrate fate in unsaturated zone, K. G. Paterson and Jerald L. Schnoor

Comparison of a digital electroneurometer and standard nerve conduction studies for the measurement of median nerve sensory latency, John C. Rosecrance, Thomas M. Cook, and Ronald C. Bingham

Late Miocene (Tortonian to Messinian) mixing-zone diagenesis of the Mona reef complex, Isla de Mona, Puerto Rico; Geological Society of America, 1993 annual meeting, H. M. Ruiz, L. A. Gonzalez, Ann F. Budd, and G. Guoquiu

Applicant Reactions to Alternative Selection Procedures, Sara L. Rynes and Mary L. Connerley

Formation and structure of crosslinked polyacrylates, Alec B. Scranton

Modern Hydrogel Delivery Systems - Preface, Alec B. Scranton and N. A. Peppas


Institutional Change and Electric Power in the City of Chicago, James A. Throgmorton and Peter S. Fisher

Groundwater contamination and protection problems in a small rural community, Graham A. Tobin and Rangaswamy Rajagopal

Scheduling with Alternative Operations, Jaekyoung Ahn Ahn Weihua He and Andrew Kusiak

Publications from 1992

First results from the Manson impact structure core-drilling project; preliminary observations and interpretations from the M-1 Core, R. R. Anderson, J. B. Hartung, M. K. Reagan, and M. S. Bell

Post-Illinoian alluvial stratigraphy of Mud Creek, eastern Iowa; Geological Society of America, North-Central Section, 26th annual meeting, Whitney J. Autin and E. Arthur Bettis III

1991; the Geosciences in Review; Research in Major Fields; Surficial Studies; Archaeological Geology Modified, E. Arthur Bettis III

The legacy of Thomas Macbride and Bohumil Shimek, E. Arthur Bettis III and Debby Z. Baker

Effects of the Last Glacial Maximum (21,000-16,500 B.P.) on Iowa's landscapes; Geological Society of America, North-Central Section, 26th annual meeting, E. Arthur Bettis III and T. J. Kemmis

Nonprogressive Evolution in a Clade of Cretaceous Montastraea-Like Corals, Ann F. Budd and Anthony G. Coates

Eocene Caribbean Reef Corals - a Unique Fauna from the Gatuncillo Formation of Panama, Ann F. Budd, T. A. Stemann, and R. H. Stewart

Beaver, treefall, and cutbank erosion in midwestern rivers, David Butler, George P. Malanson, John Kupfer, and Philip R. Pryde

Snow-avalanche paths; conduits from the periglacial-alpine to the subalpine-depositional zone, David Butler, George P. Malanson, and Stephen Walsh


Wickedness, Diana Cates

A High-Resolution Record of Holocene Climate Change in Speleothem Calcite from Cold Water Cave, Northeast Iowa, Jeffrey A. Dorale, Luis A. González, Mark K. Reagan, and David A. Pickett


Nadine Gordimer: Nobel Laureate in Literature, 1991, Barbara J. Eckstein

Chronologic evidence for multiple periods of loess deposition during the late Pleistocene in the Missouri and Mississippi River valley, United States; implications for the activity of the Laurentide ice sheet, Steven L. Forman, E. Arthur Bettis III, Timothy J. Kemmis, and Barry B. Miller

History of late glacial flow through the middle Mississippi and Illinois valleys; Geological Society of America, 1992 annual meeting, Edwin R. Hajic and E. Arthur Bettis III


Population Demography of Pastinaca Sativa (Apiaceae): Effects of Seed Size on Emergence, Survivorship and Recruitment., Stephen D. Hendrix and E J. Trapp

Population Demography of Pastinaca sativa (Apiaceae): Effects of Seed Mass on Emergence, Survival, and Recruitment, Stephen D. Hendrix and E. Joseph Trapp

Scheduling manufacturing systems, Weihua He and Andrew Kusiak

Intelligent scheduling of automated machining systems, Andrew Kusiak and Jaekyoung Ahn

Concurrent engineering: A design process perspective, Andrew Kusiak and Upendra Belhe

Similarity coefficient algorithms for solving the group technology problem, Andrew Kusiak and M. Cho

Decomposition in design of products and systems, Andrew Kusiak and Juite Wang

Modeling design cycles with stochastic Petri nets, Andrew Kusiak and Hsu-Hao Yang


Effects of Terrain on Excessive Travel Distance by Snow Avalanches, George P. Malanson

Nonequilibrium geomorphic processes and deterministic chaos, George P. Malanson, David Butler, and Konstantine Georgakakos

Recognition of the De Forest Formation in the east-central plains; implications for archaeological research; Geological Society of America, North-Central Section, 26th annual meeting, Rolfe D. Mandel and E. Arthur Bettis III

Czechoslovakia - Examining a Critically Ill Environment, B. Moldan and Jerald L. Schnoor

Effect of 2 Electron-Acceptors on Atrazine Mineralization Rates in Soil, D. R. Nair and Jerald L. Schnoor

An Electromyographic Analysis of Hip Abductor Muscle Activity when Subjects are Carrying Loads in One Or Both Hands, Donald A. Neumann, Thomas M. Cook, R. L. Sholty, and D. C. Sobush

Fate of Alachlor and Atrazine in a Riparian Zone Field Site, K. G. Paterson and jerald L. Schnoor

Water resources of the United States: problems, risk perceptions, and priorities : a research report, Rangaswamy Rajagopal

Environmental Impacts of Bio-Energy, Rangaswamy Rajagopal and N. Chitra


Information Integration for Environmental Monitoring and Assessment: An Annotated Bibliography, Rangaswamy Rajagopal, U. Natarajan, and J Wacker

Economics of ground-water quality monitoring: A survey of experts, Rangaswamy Rajagopal and Graham Tobin

(super 238) U- and (super 232) Th-series chronology of phonolite fractionation at Mount Erebus, Antarctica, Mark K. Reagan, Alan M. Volpe, and Katherine V. Cashman