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Submissions from 2004

Phytoremediation of hydrocarbon-contaminated soils: principles and applications, R. Kamath, J. A. Rentz, Jerald L. Schnoor, and P. J.J. Alvarez

Effect of root-derived substrates on the expression of nah-lux genes in Pseudomonas fluorescens HK44: Implications for PAH biodegradation in the rhizosphere, R. Kamath, Jerald L. Schnoor, and P. J.J. Alvarez

The role of diphenyl iodonium salt (DPI) in three-component photoinitiator systems containing methylene blue, Dongkwan Kim

Evidence for late Holocene eolian sand reactivation in the Green River lowland, northwestern Illinois; regional response to drought and potential implications; Geological Society of America, 2004 annual meeting, Joseph R. Krieg, E. Arthur Bettis III, and Steven L. Forman

The biodiversity crisis., J. A. Kupfer and George P. Malanson

A three-dimensional unsteady method for simulating river flows, Yong G. Lai, Larry J. Weber, and Jens Moedinger

Personal exposures to inorganic and organic dust in manual harvest of California citrus and table grapes, Kiyoung Lee, Robert J. Lawson, Stephen A. Olenchock, Val Vallyathan, Randall C. Southard, Peter S. Thorne, Cathy Saiki, and Marc B. Schenker

Ecological response to global climatic change, George P. Malanson, D. R. Butler, and S. Walsh


Identifying the Biodiversity Research Needs Related to Forest Fragmentation, George P. Malanson, John A. Kupfer, and Scott B. Franklin

Uncovering Spatial Feedbacks At Alpine Treeline Using Spatial Metrics In Evolutionary Simulations, George P. Malanson and Yu Zeng

Phytoremediation: Transformation and control of contaminants, Steven C. McCutcheon and Jerald L. Schnoor

Mathematical modeling of RDX and HMX metabolism in poplar (Populus deltoides x Populus nigra, DN34) tissue culture, M. P. Mezzari, B. Van Aken, J. M. Yoon, and C. L. Just


Ambient Endotoxin Concentrations in PM10 from Southern California., Linda Mueller-Anneling, Ed Avol, John M. Peters, and Peter S. Thorne

Soil chemical weathering under prairie in Late Quaternary loess in the Mississippi Valley and Great Plains; AMQUA 2004; American Quaternary Association Program and abstracts of the 18th biennial meeting; Quaternary grassland-forest dynamics, Daniel R. Muhs and E. Arthur Bettis III

Submergence effects on discharge coefficients for rectangular orifices, Kevin D. Nielsen and Larry J. Weber


Addressing Externalities from Swine Production to Reduce Public Health and Environmental Impacts., David Osterberg and David Wallinga

Synthetic Musk Fragrances in Lake Michigan, Aaron M. Peck and Keri C. Hornbuckle

Repression of Pseudomonas putida phenanthrene-degrading activity by plant root extracts and exudates, J. A. Rentz, P. J.J. Alvarez, and Jerald L. Schnoor

Enhanced epoxidation of soybean oil through microemulsion technique., D. Rethwisch, Alec B. Scranton, K. Jain, and P. G. Rasmussen

Where Do We Go From Here?: Imagining New Roles for Human Resources, Sara L. Rynes

The importance of pay in employee motivation: Discrepancies between what people say and what they do, Sara L. Rynes, Barry Gerhart, and Kathleen A. Minette

Characterization of the Kinetic Rate Constants for the Cationic Photopolymerizations of Epoxide Monomers, Alec B. Scranton

Effect of Electron Donor Structure on the Kinetics of Visible Three-component Photoinitiator Systems, Alec B. Scranton

Modeling of Photoinitiation of Thick Polymers Illuminated with Polychromatic Light,, Alec B. Scranton

Update on the NSF/Industry/University/ Cooperative Research Center for Fundamentals and Applications of Photopolymerization, Alec B. Scranton

Data mining and genetic algorithm based gene/SNP selection, Shital C. Shah and Andrew Kusiak

Characterization of kinetic rate constants of cationic photopolymerizations of epoxides., V. Sipani, A. Kirsch, and Alec B. Scranton

Dark cure studies of cationic photopolymerizations of epoxides: Characterization of kinetic rate constants at high conversions, V. Sipani, A. Kirsch, and Alec B. Scranton

Modeling of photoinitiation for thick polymer systems., N. Stephenson, D. Kriks, and Alec B. Scranton

Assessment of Air Quality and Air Pollutant Impacts in Isle Royale National Park and Voyageurs National Park, Deborah L. Swackhamer and Keri C. Hornbuckle

Impacts of atmospheric pollutants on aquatic ecosystems, Deborah Swackhamer, Hans-Joachim Paerl, and Keri C. Hornbuckle

Working Group report 4: exposure assessment for biological agents, Peter S. Thorne, C. Duchaine, J. Douwes, and W. Eduard


Where Was the Wall Then? Where Is It Now?, James A. Throgmorton

Methylobacterium populi sp nov., a novel aerobic, pink-pigmented, facultatively methylotrophic, methane-utilizing bacterium isolated from poplar trees (Populus deltoides x nigra DN34), B. Van Aken, C. M. Peres, S. L. Doty, and J. M. Yoon

Metabolism and mineralization of hexahydro-1,3,5-trinitro-1,3,5-triazine inside poplar tissues (Populus deltoides x nigra DN-34), B. Van Aken, J. M. Yoon, C. L. Just, and Jerald L. Schnoor

Biodegradation of nitro-substituted explosives 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene, hexahydro-1,3,5-trinitro-1,3,5-triazine, an octahydro-1,3,5,7-tetranitro-1,3,5-tetrazocine by a phytosymbiotic Methylobacterium sp associated with poplar tissues (Populus deltoides x nigra DN34), B. Van Aken, J. M. Yoon, and Jerald L. Schnoor

Six month tracking of microbial growth in a metalworking fluid after system cleaning and recharging, Marc Veillette, Peter S. Thorne, Terry Gordon, and Caroline Duchaine

An Assessment of Snow Avalanche Paths and Forest Dynamics Using Ikonos Satellite Data, S. J. Walsh, D. J. Weiss, D. Butler, and George P. Malanson

Three-dimensional numerical model validation: Issues and directions, Larry J. Weber, Yong G. Lai, and Fernando De Andrade

Submissions from 2003

Feedback-Driven Response to Multidecadal Climatic Variability at an Alpine Treeline, Kathryn Alftine, George P. Malanson, and Daniel Fagre


Method for quantitatively assessing physical risk factors during variable noncyclic work., Dan M. Anton, Thomad M. Cook, John C. Rosecrance, and Linda A. Merlino

Using Genetic Algorithms to Create Multicriteria Class Intervals for Choropleth Maps, Marc P. Armstrong, Ningchuan Xiao, and David Bennett

Photopolymerization of silica-filled composites: Encapsulants for microelectronic devices, K. K. Baikerikar, V. Sipani, C. N. Coretsopoulos, and A. B. Scranton

Novispirin G10-induced lung toxicity in a Klebsiella pneumoniae infection model, Karen H. Bartlett, Paul B. McCray Jr., and Peter S. Thorne

Patterns in Holocene colluvium and alluvial fans across the prairie-forest transition in the Midcontinent USA; Geoarchaeology of alluvial fans and colluvial deposits, E. Arthur Bettis III

Last Glacial loess in the conterminous USA, E. Arthur Bettis III, Daniel R. Muhs, Helen M. Roberts, and Ann G. Wintle

Lithologic, structural, and geomorphic controls on ribbon forest patterns in a glaciated mountain environment, David Butler, George P. Malanson, Matthew Bekker, and Lynn Resler

Introduction to the special issue: mountain geomorphology--integrating earth systems, David R. Butler, Stephen J. Walsh, and George Malanson

Conceiving Emotions: Martha Nussbaum's Upheavals of Thought, Diana Fritz Cates


Crafts and Commodities: Oaxacan Wood Carvings, Michael Chibnik


Symptoms of musculoskeletal disorders among apprentice construction workers., Thomas M. Cook, Linda A. Merlino, John C. Rosecrance, and Dan Anton

Story and sustainability : planning, practice, and possibility for American cities, Barbara J. Eckstein and James A. Throgmorton

Altered surfactant protein A gene expression and protein metabolism associated with repeat exposure to inhaled endotoxin, Caroline L.S. George, Misty L. White, Marsha E. O'Neill, Peter S. Thorne, David A. Schwartz, and Jeanne M. Snyder

Compensation : theory, evidence, and strategic implications, Barry A. Gerhart and Sara L. Rynes


The Impact of an Urban-Industrial Region on the Magnitude and Variability of Persistent Organic Pollutant Deposition to Lake Michigan, Keri C. Hornbuckle and Mark L. Green

Comparison of Caribbean Coral Reef Communities before and after Plio-Pleistocene Faunal Turnover: Analyses of Two Dominican Republic Reef Sequences, James S. Klaus and Ann F. Budd

Mining temporal data sets: Hypoplastic left heart syndrome case study, Andrew Kusiak, Christopher A. Caldarone, Michael D. Kelleher, and Fred S. Lamb

Nonhydrostatic three-dimensional method for hydraulic flow simulation. II: Validation and application, Yong G. Lai, Larry J. Weber, and V. C. Patel

Nonhydrostatic three-dimensional model for hydraulic flow simulation. I: Formulation and verification, Yong G. Lai, Larry J. Weber, and V. C. Patel

The taxonomic status of Porites sverdrupi, an endemic coral of the Gulf of California, R. A. Lopez-Perez, H. Reyes-Bonilla, Ann F. Budd, and F. Correa-Sandoval

Dispersal across continuous and binary representations of landscapes, George P. Malanson

Characteristics of the Severance Formation; a new late Quaternary lithostratigraphic unit in the eastern plains of North America; Geological Society of America, North-Central Section, 37th annual meeting, Rolfe D. Mandel and E. Arthur Bettis III

Sustainability science and engineering: The emergence of a new metadiscipline, J. R. Mihelcic, J. C. Crittenden, M. J. Small, and D. R. Shonnard

Hornblende stratigraphy surrounding Homo erectus in central Java, Indonesia; Geological Society of America, North-Central Section, 37th annual meeting, Emily M. Miller, Mark Reagan, Russell L. Ciochon, and E. Arthur Bettis III

Stratigraphy and palaeoclimatic significance of late Quaternary loess-Palaeosol sequences of the last interglacial-glacial cycle in central Alaska; Loess, and the Dust Indicators and Records of Terrestrial and Marine Palaeoenvironments (DIRTMAP) database, Daniel R. Muhs, Thomas A. Ager, E. Arthur Bettis III, and John P. McGeehin

Quaternary loess-Paleosol sequences as examples of climate-driven sedimentary extremes; Extreme depositional environments; mega end members in geologic time, Daniel R. Muhs and E. Arthur Bettis III

Measuring Edge Effects on Nest Predation in Forest Fragments: Do Finch and Quail Eggs Tell Different Stories?, Amanda C. Niehaus, Stephen B. Heard, Stephen D. Hendrix, and Stephen L. Hillis

Corporate social and financial performance: A meta-analysis, Marc Orlitzky, Frank l. Schmidt, and Sara L. Rynes

A small whole-body exposure chamber for laboratory use, Patrick T. O'Shaughnessy, Chandran Achutan, Marsha E. O'Neill, and Peter S. Thorne


Wind Power and the Iowa Economy, David Osterberg and Elaine Distler

Airborne Endotoxin Predicts Symptoms in Non-Mouse-sensitized Technicians and Research Scientists Exposed to Laboratory Mice, Karin A. Pacheco, Charles McCammon, Andrew H. Liu, Peter S. Thorne, Marsha E. O'Neill, John Martyny, Lee S. Newman, Richard F. Hamman, and Cecile S. Rose

Spectroscopic investigation of three-component initiator systems, K. S. Padon, D. Kim, M. El-Maazawi, and A. B. Scranton

Use of a climate-controlled chamber to investigate the fate of gas-phase anthracene, Aaron M. Peck and Keri C. Hornbuckle

Stimulation of hybrid poplar growth in petroleum-contaminated soils through oxygen addition and soil nutrient amendments, J. A. Rentz, B. Chapman, P. J. Alvarez, and Jerald L. Schnoor

In the Eye of the Pyramid: Geographic Enterprise from John Smith to America Incorporated, Laura Rigal

Unprecedented last-glacial mass accumulation rates determined by luminescence dating of loess from western Nebraska, Helen M. Roberts, Daniel R. Muhs, Ann G. Wintle, and Geoff A.T. Duller

Exposure to particulates, microorganisms, beta(1-3)-glucans, and endotoxins during soybean harvesting, C. J. Roy and Peter S. Thorne

Behavioral coursework in business education: Growing evidence of a legitimacy crisis, Sara L. Rynes, Christine Quinn Trank, Anne M. Lawson, and Remus Ilies


Guest Editors’ Introduction: Revitalizing Japanese Folklore., Scott Schnell and Hashimoto Hiroyuki

Photopolymerization of Thick Polymer Systems, Alec B. Scranton

Agent-based modelling environment for spatial decision support, Raja R. Sengupta and David A. Bennett

Data Mining in Predicting Survival of Kidney Dialysis Patients, Shital Shah, Andrew Kusiak, and Bradley Dixon

Photopolymerization of Composites: Recent Developments in Glass-Fiber and Silica-Filled Systems, V Sipani

Cationic photopolymerization of epoxide monomers: characterization of active centers propagation lifetime, V. Sipani

Cationic photopolymerization of epoxide monomers: Characterization of active centers propagation lifetime., V. Sipani and Alec B. Scranton

Dark-cure studies of cationic photopolymerizations of epoxides: Characterization of the active center lifetime and kinetic rate constants, V. Sipani and Alec B. Scranton

Kinetic studies of cationic photopolymerizations of phenyl glycidyl ether: termination/trapping rate constants for iodonium photoinitiators, V. Sipani and Alec B. Scranton

Movement patterns of Rhyssomatus lineaticollis Say (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) within and among Asclepias syriaca (Asclepiadaceae) patches in a fragmented landscape, Matthew J. St Pierre and Stephen D. Hendrix

Evaluation of five extraction protocols for quantification of endotoxin in metalworking fluid aerosol, Peter S. Thorne, Karen H. Bartlett, John Phipps, and Katarina Kulhankova


Planning as Persuasive Storytelling in the Context of 'the Network Society', James A. Throgmorton


Sustainable Transportation and Land Development on the Periphery: A Case Study of Freiburg, Germany, and Chula Vista, California, James A. Throgmorton

Who moved our cheese? Reclaiming professionalism in business education, Christine Q. Trank and Sara L. Rynes

Mapping, modeling, and visualization of the influences of geomorphic processes on the alpine treeline ecotone, Glacier National Park, MT, USA, Stephen Walsh, David Butler, George Malanson, and Kelley Crews-Meyer

Submissions from 2002

Holocene paleoenvironments in southeastern Minnesota – chasing the prairie-forest ecotone, Richard G. Baker, E. Arthur Bettis III, R. Denniston, and L. A. Gonzalez

Late-glacial loess, paleoenvironment and people in the North American Mid-Continent; Environmental change and human migrations in the North Pacific Basin, E. Arthur Bettis III

Depositional and environmental context for Homo erectus into the Solo Basin, central Java, Indonesia; Geological Society of America, 2002 annual meeting, E. Arthur Bettis III, Russell L. Ciochon, Roy Larick, and Yahdi Ziam

The effects of temporal and spatial patterns of Holocene erosion and alluviation on the archaeological record of the Central and Eastern Great Plains, U.S.A., E. Arthur Bettis III and Rolfe D. Mandel

The effect of a large resuspension event in southern Lake Michigan on the short-term cycling of organic contaminants, Jerel J. Bogdan, Judith W. Budd, Brian J. Eadie, and Keri C. Hornbuckle

Geomorphic and biogeographic setting of the Rocky Mountains; Rocky Mountain futures; an ecological perspective, David Cairns, David Butler, and George Malanson

Incipient speciation across a depth gradient in a scleractinian coral?, D. B. Carlon and Ann F. Budd