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Publications from 2008

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


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

238U- and 232Th-decay series constraints on the timescales of crystal fractionation to produce the phonolite erupted in 2004 near Tristan da Cunha, South Atlantic Ocean, Mark K. Reagan, Simon Turner, Matthew Legg, and Kenneth W. Sims

Benzo[a]pyrene degradation by Sphingomonas yanoikuyae JAR02, J. A. Rentz, P. J.J. Alvarez, and Jerald L. Schnoor


Black Work at the Polling Place : the Color Line in 'The County Election', Laura Rigal

Land use change: complexity and comparisons, Ronald R. Rindfuss, Barbara Entwisle, Stephen Walsh, and Li An

Exposure to multiple indoor allergens in US homes and its relationship to asthma, Paivi M. Salo, Samuel J. Arbes Jr., Patrick W. Crockett, Peter S. Thorne, Richard D. Cohn, and Darryl C. Zeldin

In Search of the Numinous: The Rediscovery of Banryū Shonin, Scott R. Schnell

Kasagatake to Banryū no kokusaika (Mount Kasa and the Internationalization of Banryū)., Scott R. Schnell

Degradation by Plants -Phytoremediation, Jerald L. Schnoor

ES&T's best papers of 2007, Jerald L. Schnoor, N. Lubick, and R. Renner

The role of innate immunity in occupational allergy: recent findings, Torben Sigsgaard, Hans Jurgen Hoffmann, and Peter S. Thorne

Effect of extraction and assay media on analysis of airborne endotoxin, Suzanne Spaan, Gert Doekes, Dick Heederik, Peter S. Thorne, and Inge M. Wouters


Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles: Grassian et al. Respond., Peter S. Thorne, Vicki H. Grassian, Patrick T. O'Shaughnessy, Andrea Adamcakova-Dodd, and John M. Pettibone

Complexity theory, spatial simulation models, and land use dynamics in the Northern Ecuadorian Amazon, Stephen J. Walsh, Joseph P. Messina, Carlos Mena, and George P. Malanson

Neutral Landscapes: Bases for Exploration in Landscape Ecology, Qian Wang and George P. Malanson

Spatial Hyperdynamism in a Post-Disturbance Simulated Forest, Qian Wang and George P. Malanson

Origin of adakitic lavas in the Mariana Forearc, Melinda Woods, O. Ishizuka, Mark K. Reagan, and K. A. Kelley

Adding ecosystem function to agent-based land use models, V. Yadav, S. J. Del Grosso, W. Parton, and George P. Malanson

Spatially explicit historical land use land cover and soil organic carbon transformations in Southern Illinois, Vineet Yadav and George P. Malanson

Publications from 2007

MoGeo: A location-based educational service, David A. Bennett, Marc Armstrong, and Jerry Mount

Paleosols And Wind-Blown Sediments, Weathering Profiles, E. Arthur Bettis III

Environmental conditions during the early Pleistocene peopling of Sunda; Geological Society of America, 2007 annual meeting, E. Arthur Bettis III, Russell L. Ciochon, Yahdi Zaim, and Yan Rizal

Latest glacial and early Holocene megafloods in the Upper Mississippi River valley; Geological Society of America, South-Central Section, 41st annual meeting; Geological Society of America, North-Central Section, 41st annual meeting, E. Arthur Bettis III and Edwin R. Hajic

Age, origin, and provenance of Wisconsin loess in northeastern Nebraska and adjacent Iowa; Geological Society of America, South-Central Section, 41st annual meeting; Geological Society of America, North-Central Section, 41st annual meeting, E. Arthur Bettis III, H. M. Roberts, and J. A. Mason

From Fiction to Foodways: Working at the Intersections of AfricanAmerican Literary and Culinary Studies, Anne Bower


Monitoring and Modeling of Emissions from Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations: Overview of Methods., Bryan Bunton, Patrick O'Shaughnessy, Sean Fitzsimmons, John Gering, Stephen Hoff, Merete Lyngbye, Peter S. Thorne, Jeffrey Wasson, and Mark Werner


Impacts of Waste from Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations on Water Quality., JoAnn Burkholder, Bob Libra, Peter Weyer, Susan Heathcote, Dana Kolpin, Peter S. Thorne, and Michael Wichman

Influences of geomorphology and geology on alpine treeline in the American West; more important than climatic influences?, David Butler, George P. Malanson, Stephen Walsh, and Daniel Fagre

Relationship of photosynthesis to atmospheric carbonyl sulfide for the North American growing season, J. E. Campbell, G. R. Carmichael, T. Chai, and J. Moen

Anthropological Perspectives on the Oaxacan Rebellion, Michael S. Chibnik

Conserving copalillo: The creation of sustainable Oaxacan wood carvings, Michael S. Chibnik and Silvia Purata

Design for cost: Module-based mass customization, Catherine Da Cunha, Bruno Agard, and Andrew Kusiak


Community Health and Socioeconomic Issues Surrounding Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations., Kelley J. Donham, Steven Wing, David Osterberg, Jan L. Flora, Carol Hodne, Kendall M. Thu, and Peter S. Thorne

Towards Ubiquitous Cartography, Georg Gartner, David A. Bennett, and Takashi Morita


The Potential Role of Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations in Infectious Disease Epidemics and Antibiotic Resistance., Mary J. Gilchrist, Christina Greko, David B. Wallinga, George W. Beran, David G. Riley, and Peter S. Thorne

Inflammatory response of mice to manufactured titanium dioxide nanoparticles: Comparison of size effects through different exposure routes, Vicki H. Grassian, Andrea Adamcakova-Dodd, John M. Pettibone, Patrick I. O'Shaughnessy, and Peter S. Thorne


Inhalation Exposure Study of Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles with a Primary Particle Size of 2 to 5 nm., Vicki H. Grassian, Patrick T. O'Shaughnessy, Andrea Adamcakova-Dodd, John M. Pettibone, and Peter S. Thorne

Facies change vs. climate change; digging through floodplain sediments for a record of bioclimatic change; Geological Society of America, South-Central Section, 41st annual meeting; Geological Society of America, North-Central Section, 41st annual meeting, Adel Haj, E. Arthur Bettis III, and Jeffrey A. Dorale

Health effects of airborne exposures from concentrated animal feeding operations, Dick Heederik, Torben Sigsgaard, Peter S. Thorne, Joel N. Kline, Rachel Avery, Jakob Bonlokke, Elizabeth A. Chrischilles, James A. Dosman, Caroline Duchaine, Steven R. Kirkhorn, Katarina Kulhankova, and James A. Merchant

The Future of Double-Blind Review in Management, Amy J. Hillman and Sara L. Rynes

What Causes a Management Article to be Cited--Article, Author, Or Journal?, Timothy A. Judge, Daniel W. Cable, Amy E. Colbert, and Sara L. Rynes

Age, distribution & lithology of the Sheldon Creek Formation, north central Iowa; Geological Society of America, South-Central Section, 41st annual meeting; Geological Society of America, North-Central Section, 41st annual meeting, Susan J. Kilgore, E. Arthur Bettis III, and Deborah J. Quade

Environmental controls on corallite morphology in the reef coral Montastraea annularis, James S. Klaus, Ann F. Budd, Jeffrey M. Heikoop, and Bruce W. Fouke

Innovation science: A primer, Andrew Kusiak

Innovation: The living laboratory perspective, Andrew Kusiak

Computational intelligence in product design engineering: Review and trends, Andrew Kusiak and Filippo A. Salustri

Computational intelligence in product design engineering: Review and trends, Andrew Kusiak and Filippo A. Salustri

Data mining in design of products and production systems, Andrew Kusiak and Matthew Smith

Planning product configurations based on sales data, Andrew Kusiak, Matthew R. Smith, and Zhe Song

Monitoring risks in association with exposure levels among wastewater treatment plant workers, Joung Ae Lee, Peter S. Thorne, Stephen J. Reynolds, and Patrick T. O'Shaughnessy

A late Miocene low-nutrient window for Caribbean reef formation?, K. L. Maier, J. S. Klaus, D. F. McNeill, and Ann F. Budd

Alpine treeline of western North America; linking organism-to-landscape dynamics, George P. Malanson, David Butler, Daniel Fagre, and Stephen Walsh

Alpine treeline, climate, and environmental changes, George P. Malanson and David R. Butler

Ecological Processes and Spatial Patterns Before, During and After Simulated Deforestation, George P. Malanson, Qian Wang, and John Kupfer

Evolutionary-based heuristic generators for checkers and give-away checkers, Jacek Mańdziuk, Magdalena Kusiak, and Karol Walńdzik

Middle to Late Pleistocene loess record in eastern Nebraska, USA, and implications for the unique nature of Oxygen Isotope Stage 2, J. A. Mason, R. M. Joeckel, and E. Arthur Bettis III

Origin and paleoclimatic significance of late Quaternary loess in Nebraska; Geological Society of America, South-Central Section, 41st annual meeting; Geological Society of America, North-Central Section, 41st annual meeting, D. R. Muhs, E. Arthur Bettis III, John N. Aleinikoff, and John P. McGeehin

WATERS network- Transforming the way the US assesses water quality and manages this valuable and threatened resource, Estonell Pauls and Barbara Minsker

Characterization of airborne molds, endotoxins, and glucans in homes in New Orleans after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, Caroline Y. Rao, Margaret A. Riggs, Ginger L. Chew, Michaael L. Muilenberg, Peter S. Thorne, David Van Sickle, Kevin H. Dunn, and Clive Brown


Vapor Transport Prior to the October 2004 Eruption of Mount St. Helens, Washington: Insight from Li and 210Pb Systematics., Mark K. Reagan, Adam JR Kent, Jon Blundy, Katharine V. Cashman, Kari M. Cooper, Carrie Donnelly, John S. Pallister, Michael C. Rowe, and Carl R. Thornber


A Bad Day on the Prairie: The Chickasaw County Massacre, Laura Rigal

The timing, source, and flux of last glacial loess accumulation in the North American Midcontinent; XVII International Union for Quaternary Research congress, Helen M. Roberts, E. Arthur Bettis III, and Joseph A. Mason

Loess Records, North America, Helen M. Roberts, D. R. Muhs, and E. Arthur Bettis III

Afterword: To the Next 50 Years, Sara L. Rynes

Carrying Sumantra Ghoshal's Torch: Creating More Positive, Relevant, And Ecologically Valid Research, Sara L. Rynes

Editor's foreword: Tackling the" great divide" between research production and dissemination in human resource management, Sara L. Rynes

Let's Create A Tipping Point: What Academics And Practitioners Can Do, Alone And Together, Sara L. Rynes

The Very Separate Worlds Of Academic And Practitioner Periodicals In Human Resource Management: Implications For Evidence-Based Management, Sara L. Rynes, Tamara L. Giluk, and Kenneth G. Brown

Are mountain gods vindictive? : competing images of Japanese alpine landscape, Scott R. Schnell

ES&T's best papers of 2006, Jerald L. Schnoor, N. Lubick, A. Schaefer, and R. Chatterjee

Cancer gene search with data-mining and genetic algorithms, Shital Shah and Andrew Kusiak

Constraint-based control of boiler efficiency: A data-mining approach, Zhe Song and Andrew Kusiak

Optimization of airborne endotoxin exposure assessment: effects of filter type, transport conditions, extraction solutions, and storage of samples and extracts, Suzanne Spaan, Dick J.J. Heederik, Peter S. Thorne, and Inge M. Wouters

Analysis of gene expression in poplar trees (Populus deltoides x nigra DN34) exposed to the toxic explosive hexahydro-1,3,5-trinitro-1,3,5-triazine (RDX), S. Tanaka, L. B. Brentner, K. M. Merchie, and Jerald L. Schnoor

Environmental health impacts of concentrated animal feeding operations: anticipating hazards--searching for solutions, Peter S. Thorne


Inventing 'the Greatest': Constructing Louisville’s Future out of Story and Clay, James A. Throgmorton

Patterns of Correlation Among Landscape Metrics, Qian Wang and George P. Malanson

Interactive evolutionary approaches to multiobjective spatial decision making: A synthetic review, Ningchuan Xiao, David A. Bennett, and Marc Armstrong

Progress in soil organic matter research, Vineet Yadav and George P. Malanson

Geomorphological limits to self-organization of alpine forest-tundra ecotone vegetation, Yu Zeng, George P. Malanson, and David Butler

Publications from 2006

What Makes Management Research Interesting, and Why does it Matter?, Jean M. Bartunek, Sara L. Rynes, and R. D. Ireland

Modelling adaptive, spatially aware, and mobile agents: Elk migration in Yellowstone, David A. Bennett and W. Tang

Upper Mississippi River valley sedimentary architecture and the archaeological record; Geological Society of America, 2006 annual meeting, E. Arthur Bettis III

Landscape Models and Explanation in Landscape Ecology—A Space for Generative Landscape Science?, Daniel G. Brown, Richard Aspinall, and David Bennett

The origin and divergence of modern Caribbean reef coral genera, Ann F. Budd

Thomas Aquinas on Intimacy and Emotional Integrity, Diana Fritz Cates


Mold and Endotoxin Levels in the Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina: a Pilot Project of Homes in New Orleans Undergoing Renovation., Ginger L. Chew, Jonathan Wilson, Felicia A. Rabito, Faye Grimsley, Shahed Iqbal, Tiina Reponen, Michael L. Muilenberg, Peter S. Thorne, Dorr G. Dearborn, and Rebecca L. Morley

American Merchants and Mexican Folk Art: The Buying and Selling of OaxacanWood Carvings., Michael S. Chibnik

Oaxacan Wood Carvings in the World of Fine Art: Aesthetic Judgments of a Tourist Craft, Michael S. Chibnik

History and results of the two inter-laboratory round robin endotoxin assay studies on cotton dust, D. T. Chun, K. Bartlett, T. Gordon, and R. R. Jacobs

Tephra deposits for the past 2600 years from Irazu Volcano, Costa Rica; Volcanic hazards in Central America, Scott K. Clark, Mark K. Reagan, and Deborah A. Trimble

Data mining for improvement of product quality, C. Da Cunha, B. Agard, and Andrew Kusiak