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Submissions from 2009

Testing for kinetic fractionation of soil organic carbon within Holocene soils; Geological Society of America, 2009 annual meeting, Jessica L. Bruse and E. Arthur Bettis III

Searching for new morphological characters in the systematics of scleractinian reef corals: comparison of septal teeth and granules between Atlantic and Pacific Mussidae, Ann F. Budd and Jarosław Stolarski

Geomorphic patterns and processes at alpine tree line, David Butler, George P. Malanson, Lynn Resler, and Stephen Walsh

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An art practice sustained, Courtney Paige Davids Cable

Aquinas on the emotions : a religious-ethical inquiry / Diana Fritz Cates, Diana Fritz Cates

Role of Suberin, Suberan, and Hemicellulose in Phenanthrene Sorption by Root Tissue Fractions of Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum) Seedlings, B. L. Chen and Jerald L. Schnoor

Asian Homo erectus converges in time, Russell A. Ciochon and E. Arthur Bettis III

Preface eKNOW 2009, Kemal Delic, Petre Dini, Andrew Kusiak, and Sang-Goo Lee

An Endangered River Runs Through Us, Barbara J. Eckstein

Comparison of Long-Term Observed Sediment Trap Efficiency with Empirical Equations for Coralville Reservoir, Iowa, C. O. Espinosa-Villegas and Jerald L. Schnoor

The nature of the beast: hatred in cross-traditional religious and philosophical perspective, Joel Gereboff, Keith Green, Diana Fritz Cates, and Maria Heim

6 Pay and Performance: Individuals, Groups, and Executives, Barry Gerhart, Sara L. Rynes, and Ingrid Smithey Fulmer

Precipitation and Temperature Estimation Error at Alpine Treeline Ecotones Using the Mountain Climate Simulator Model (MT-CLIM), Darren Grafius and George P. Malanson

Landscape response to Holocene bioclimatic change recorded in the alluvial stratigraphy of the Little Osage River valley, southeastern Kansas; Geological Society of America, 2009 annual meeting, Adel A. Haj, Rolfe D. Mandel, and E. Arthur Bettis III

Discovery of Non-Aroclor PCB (3,3 '-Dichlorobiphenyl) in Chicago Air (vol 42, pg 7873, 2008), Dingfei Hu, Andres Martinez, and Keri C. Hornbuckle

Gas transport model for the magmatic system at Mount Pinatubo, Philippines; insights from ( (super 210) Pb)/( (super 226) Ra), Teresa M. Kayzar, Kari M. Cooper, Mark K. Reagan, and Adam J. Kent

Analysis of Association Constant for Ground-State Dye-Electron Acceptor Complex of Photoinitiator Systems and the Association Constant Effect on the Kinetics of Visible-Light-Induced Polymerizations, Dongkwan Kim, Alec B. Scranton, and Jeffrey W. Stansbury

Effect of the Electron Donor Structure on the Shelf-Lifetime of Visible-Light Activated Three-Component Initiator Systems, Dongkwan Kim, Alec B. Scranton, and Jeffrey W. Stansbury

Innovative application of fluoro tagging to trace airborne particulate and gas-phase polybrominated diphenyl ether exposures, Johannes Klosener, Thomas M. Peters, Andrea Adamcakova-Dodd, Lynn M. Teesch, Peter S. Thorne, Larry W. Robertson, and Gregor Luthe

Early-life co-administration of cockroach allergen and endotoxin augments pulmonary and systemic responses, K. Kulhankova, C. L.S. George, J. N. Kline, J. M. Snyder, M. Darling, E. H. Field, and P. S. Thorne

Innovation: A data-driven approach, Andrew Kusiak

Optimal decision making in ventilation control, Andrew Kusiak and Mingyang Li

Sensor fault detection in power plants, Andrew Kusiak and Zhe Song

Anticipatory control of wind turbines with data-driven predictive models, Andrew Kusiak, Zhe Song, and Haiyang Zheng

Models for monitoring wind farm power, Andrew Kusiak, Haiyang Zheng, and Zhe Song

On-line monitoring of power curves, Andrew Kusiak, Haiyang Zheng, and Zhe Song

Short-term prediction of wind farm power: A data mining approach, Andrew Kusiak, Haiyang Zheng, and Zhe Song

Wind farm power prediction: a data-mining approach, Andrew Kusiak, Haiyang Zheng, and Zhe Song

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Water Sustainapalooza, Marc Linderman

In Vivo Biotransformation of 3,3 ',4,4 '-Tetrachlorobiphenyl by Whole Plants-Poplars and Switchgrass, J. Y. Liu, D. F. Hu, G. B. Jiang, and Jerald L. Schnoor

High-Frequency Diel Dissolved Oxygen Stream Data Modeled for Variable Temperature and Scale, J. V. Loperfido, C. L. Just, and Jerald L. Schnoor

Levels of Fungal Glucan and Household Allergens in Homes of Rural Asthmatic Children., Nervana Metwali, Y. Zhang, E. A. Chrischilles, and Peter S. Thorne

Enhanced Sensitivity Assay for Assessment of Exposures to Airborne Mouse Allergens., N. Metwali, K. A. Pacheco, K. Goelz, and M. VanDyke

Comparison of ELISA and Fluorescent Multiplex Array Methods for Analysis of Household Allergens., N. Metwali and Peter S. Thorne

Modulation of reactive oxygen species by Rac1 or catalase prevents asbestos-induced pulmonary fibrosis, S. Murthy, A. Adamcakova-Dodd, S. S. Perry, and L. A. Tephly

The effect of low-cost modification of the home environment on the development of respiratory symptoms in the first year of life, Victoria Persky, Julie Piorkowski, Eva Hernandez, Noel Chavez, Cynthia Wagner-Cassanova, Sally Freels, Carmen Vergara, Darlene Pelzel, Rachel Hayes, Silvia Gutierrez, Adela Busso, Lenore Coover, and Peter S. Thorne

Calculation of passive sampling rates from both native PCBs and depuration compounds in indoor and outdoor environments, Carolyn Persoon and Keri C. Hornbuckle

Field and wind tunnel comparison of four aerosol samplers using agricultural dusts, Stephen J. Reynolds, Jason Nakatsu, Marvin Tillery, Thomas Keefe, John Mehaffy, Peter S. Thorne, Kelley Donham, Matthew Nonnenmann, Vijay Golla, and Patrick O'Shaughnessy

Vertical distribution of total carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus in riparian soils of Walnut Creek, southern Iowa, Keith E. Schilling, Jason A. Palmer, E. Arthur Bettis III, and Peter Jacobson

Soils and pedogenesis at alpine tree line, Ginger Schmid, David Butler, George Malanson, and Lynn Resler

Reproduction of Amorpha canescens (Fabaceae) and Diversity of Its Bee Community in a Fragmented Landscape, Malinda W. Slagle and Stephen D. Hendrix

Optimization of temporal processes: A model predictive control approach, Zhe Song and Andrew Kusiak

Optimising product configurations with a data-mining approach, Z. Song and Andrew Kusiak

Parallel implementation of a spatially-explicit agent-based model for rangeland management, W. Tang and David A. Bennett

A context-driven representation for spatiotemporally-explicit agent-based models, Wenwu Tang and David A. Bennett

Simulated village locations in Thailand: a multi-scale model including a neural network approach, Wenwu Tang, George P. Malanson, and Barbara Entwisle

Concentrations of bioaerosols, odors, and hydrogen sulfide inside and downwind from two types of swine livestock operations, Peter S. Thorne, Anne C. Ansley, and Sarah S. Perry

Predictors of Endotoxin Concentration and Load in U.S. Housing., Peter S. Thorne, R. D. Cohn, D. Mav, and S. J. Arbes

Allergenicity resulting from functional mimicry of a Toll-like receptor complex protein, Aurelien Trompette, Senad Divanovic, Alberto Visintin, Carine Blanchard, Rashmi S. Hegde, Rajat Madan, Peter S. Thorne, Marsha Wills-Karp, Theresa L. Gioannini, Jerry P. Weiss, and Christopher L. Karp

Mirror-image fossils reveal colony form of extinct Cura double dagger ao Isopora, C. C. Wallace and Ann F. Budd

Synthetic musk fragrances in a conventional drinking water treatment plant with lime softening, William D. Wombacher and Keri C. Hornbuckle

Modeling impacts of erosion and deposition on soil organic carbon in the Big Creek Basin of southern Illinois, Vineet Yadav and George P. Malanson

Modeling watershed-scale sequestration of soil organic carbon for carbon credit programs, Vineet Yadav, George P. Malanson, Elias Bekele, and Christopher Lant

Prediction of wind farm power ramp rates: A data-mining approach, Haiyang Zheng and Andrew Kusiak

Submissions from 2008

Isotopic evidence for the diversity of late Quaternary loess in Nebraska; glaciogenic and nonglaciogenic sources, John N. Aleinikoff, Daniel R. Muhs, E. Arthur Bettis III, and William C. Johnson

Linear forest patterns in subalpine environments, Matthew F. Bekker and George P. Malanson

Evolutionary Algorithms., David A. Bennett

Coupled and complex: Human-environment interaction in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, USA, David A. Bennett and David McGinnis

Landscape evolution, alluvial architecture, environmental history, and the archaeological record of the Upper Mississippi River valley; The 39th annual Binghamton geomorphology symposium; fluvial deposits and environmental history; geoarchaeology, paleohydrology, and adjustment to environmental change, E. Arthur Bettis III, David W. Benn, and Edwin R. Hajic

Landscape and landform-scale vegetation patterns reconstructed from carbon isotope studies of paleosol organic matter; Geological Society of America, 2008 annual meeting, E. Arthur Bettis III and Adel E. Haj

Expression of glutathione S-transferases in poplar trees (Populus trichocarpa) exposed to 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene (TNT), L. B. Brentner, S. T. Mukherji, K. M. Merchie, and J. M. Yoon

Pre-competitive geoscience for geothermal exploration and development in Australia; Geoscience Australia's Onshore Energy Security Program and the Geothermal Energy Project, Ann F. Budd, F. L. Holgate, E. Gerner, and B. F. Ayling

First Record of the Indo-Pacific Reef Coral Genus Isopora in the Caribbean Region: Two New Species from the Neogene of Curacao, Netherlands Antilles, Ann F. Budd and Carden C. Wallace

Photosynthetic Control of Atmospheric Carbonyl Sulfide During the Growing Season, J. E. Campbell, G. R. Carmichael, T. Chai, and M. Mena-Carrasco

Comparison of regression coefficient and GIS-based methodologies for regional estimates of forest soil carbon stocks, J. E. Campbell, J. C. Moen, R. A. Ney, and Jerald L. Schnoor

Role of the extractable lipids and polymeric lipids in sorption of organic contaminants onto plant Cuticles, B. L. Chen, Y. G. Li, Y. T. Gu, and L. Z. Zhu

Butterfly, bee and forb community composition and cross-taxon incongruence in tallgrass prairie fragments, Jessica Davis, Stephen D. Hendrix, Diane Debinski, and Chiara Hemsley

Caribbean chronostratigraphy refined with U-Pb dating of a Miocene coral, Rhawn F. Denniston, Yemane Asmerom, Victor Y. Polyalk, and Donald F. McNeill

Specters of the City, Barbara J. Eckstein

An agent-based model of household dynamics and land use change, Barbara Entwisle, George P. Malanson, Ronald Rindfuss, and Srephen J. Walsh

Village settlement, deforestation, and the expansion of agriculture in a frontier region: Nang Rong, Thailand, B. Entwisle, J. Edmeades, and George Malanson

Cationic photopolymerizations of thick polymer systems: Active center lifetime and mobility, Beth A. Ficek, Amber M. Thiesen, and Alec B. Scranton

Microtox (R) toxicity test: Detoxification of TNT and RDX contaminated solutions by poplar tissue cultures, B. R. Flokstra, B. Van Aken, and Jerald L. Schnoor

Mitochondrial and Nuclear Genes Suggest that Stony Corals Are Monophyletic but Most Families of Stony Corals Are Not (Order Scleractinia, Class Anthozoa, Phylum Cnidaria), Hironobu Fukami, Chaolun Allen Chen, Ann F. Budd, and Allen Collins

MD-2-dependent pulmonary immune responses to inhaled lipooligosaccharides: effect of acylation state, Suzana Hadina, Jerrold P. Weiss, Paul B. McCray Jr., Katarina Kulhankova, and Peter S. Thorne

Bubble entrainment and distribution in a model spillway with application to total dissolved gas minimization, Shae S. Hoschek, Pablo M. Carrica, and Larry J. Weber

Deciphering complex soil/site formation in sands, D. L. Johnson, D. N. Johnson, D. W. Benn, and E. Arthur Bettis III

The Impact of Fossils from the Northern Dominican Republic on Origination Estimates for Miocene and Pliocene Caribbean Reef Corals, Kenneth G. Johnson, Ann F. Budd, James S. Klaus, and Donald F. McNeill

Dose-dependent enantiomeric enrichment of 2,2,3,3,6,6- hexachlorobiphenyl in female mice, Izabela Kania-Korwel, Keri C. Hornbuckle, Larry W. Robertson, and Hans-Joachim Lehmler

Enantiomeric enrichment of 2,2 ',3,3 ',6,6 '-hexachlorobiphenyl (PCB 136) in mice after induction of CYP enzymes, Izabela Kania-Korwel, Wei Xie, Keri C. Hornbuckle, and Larry W. Robertson

Simultaneous extraction and clean-up of polychlorinated biphenyls and their metabolites from small tissue samples using pressurized liquid extraction, Izabela Kania-Korwel, Hongxia Zhao, Karin Norstrom, and Xueshu Li

Spatial and temporal evolution of the photoinitiation rate for thick polymer systems illuminated by polychromatic light: selection of efficient photoinitiators for LED or mercury lamps, Nicole S. Kenning, Beth A. Ficek, Cindy C. Hoppe, and Alec B. Scranton

Clustering-based performance optimization of the boiler-turbine system, Andrew Kusiak and Zhe Song

Data mining for prediction of wind farm power ramp rates, Andrew Kusiak and Haiyang Zheng

Diversity and abundance of bees (Hymenoptera: Apiformes) in native and ruderal grasslands of agriculturally dominated landscapes, Kyle Skyle S. Kwaiser and Stephen D. Hendrix

Application of a Nonhydrostatic Model to Flow in a Free Surface Fish Passage Facility, Haegyun Lee

Uptake and translocation of lesser-chlorinated polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in whole hybrid poplar plants after hydroponic exposure, J. Y. Liu and Jerald L. Schnoor

Late Neogene planktonic foraminifera of the Cibao Valley (northern Dominican Republic): Biostratigraphy and paleoceanography, B. D. Lutz, S. E. Ishman, D. F. McNeill, and J. Klaus

Numerical investigation of flow hydrodynamics in a channel with a series of groynes, Andrew McCoy, George Constantinescu, and Larry Weber

Context-driven routing as an open service, J. Mount, David A. Bennett, and Marc Armstrong

Erratum; Origin and paleoclimatic significance of late Quaternary loess in Nebraska; glaciogenic and nonglaciogenic sources, Daniel R. Muhs, E. Arthur Bettis III, John N. Aleinikoff, and John McGeehin

Origin and paleoclimatic significance of late Quaternary loess in Nebraska; evidence from stratigraphy, chronology, sedimentology, and geochemistry, Daniel R. Muhs, E. Arthur Bettis III, John N. Aleinikoff, and John McGeehin

New isotopic evidence from zircons and k-feldspars for the sources of upper Mississippi River valley loess during the last glacial period; Geological Society of America, 2008 annual meeting, Daniel R. Muhs, Kathleen R. Simmons, E. Arthur Bettis III, and John N. Aleinikoff

Evaluation of a low-cost electrostatic dust fall collector for indoor air endotoxin exposure assessment, Ilka Noss, Inge M. Wouters, Maaike Visser, Dick J.J. Heederik, Peter S. Thorne, Bert Brunekreef, and Gert Doekes

Morphology and ecological zonation of Caribbean reef corals: the Montastraea 'annularis' species complex, John M. Pandolfi and Ann F. Budd

Case studies, cross-site comparisons, and the challenge of generalization: comparing agent-based models of land-use change in frontier regions, Dawn C. Parker, Barbara Entwisle, Ronald Rindfuss, and Leah K. Vanwey

A numerical study of the temperature dynamics at McNary Dam, Marcela Politano, MD M. Haque, and Larry J. Weber

Timing of degassing and plagioclase growth in lavas erupted from Mount St. Helens, 2004-2005, from (super 210) Po- (super 210) Pb- (super 226) Ra disequilibria; A volcano rekindled; the renewed eruption of Mount St. Helens, 2004-2006, Mark K. Reagan, Kari M. Cooper, John S. Pallister, and Carl R. Thornber

Petrogenesis of volcanic rocks from Saipan and Rota, Mariana Islands, and implications for the evolution of nascent island arcs, Mark K. Reagan, Barry B. Hanan, Matthew T. Heizler, and Brian Hartman

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238U-230Th-226Ra-210Pb-210Po, 232Th-228Ra and 235U-231Pa constraints on the ages and petrogenesis of Vailulu’u and Malumalu Lavas, Samoa., Mark K. Reagan, K W. Sims, S R. Hart, J Blusztajn, H Staudigel, R A. Sohn, G D. Layne, L A. Ball, and J Andrews