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Publications from 2000

Preliminary Report on the Results of the Second Phase of a Round-Robin Endotoxin Assay Study Using Cotton Dust, David T.W. Chun, Victor Chew, Karen Bartlett, Terry Gordon, Robert R. Jacobs, Britt-Marie Larsson, Lennart Larsson, Daniel M. Lewis, Jyrki Liesivuori, Olivier Michel, Donald K. Milton, Ragnar Rylander, and Peter S. Thorne

Speleothem carbon isotopic records of Holocene environments in the Ozark Highlands, USA; Holocene environmental change on the Great Plains of North America, Rhawn F. Denniston, Luis A. Gonzalez, Yemane Asmerom, and Mark K. Reagan

Speleothem evidence for changes in Indian summer monsoon precipitation over the last approximately 2300 years, Rhawn F. Denniston, Luis A. Gonzalez, Yemane Asmerom, and Ram H. Sharma

Mineralogic and stable isotopic characteristics of select Great Basin speleothems, Rhawn F. Denniston, Luis A. Gonzalez, and Mark K. Reagan

Reversible block/graft copolymeric emulsifiers based on intramolecular complexation., B. Drescher, Alec B. Scranton, and J. Klier

Assessment of Particulates and Bioaerosols in Eastern Canadian Sawmills, Caroline Duchaine, Anne Meriaux, Peter S. Thorne, and Yvon Cormier

Characterization and polymerization of metal complexes of poly(ethylene glycol) diacrylates and the synthesis of polymeric pseudocrown ethers, B. J. Elliott, Alec B. Scranton, J. H. Cameron, and C. N. Bowman

Robust Tolerance Synthesis With the Design of Experiments Approach, Chang-Xue (Jack) Feng and Andrew Kusiak

Regional spatial and temporal interpolation of atmospheric PCBs: Interpretation of Lake Michigan Mass Balance data, Mark L. Green, Joseph V. Depinto, Clyde Sweet, and Keri C. Hornbuckle

Decomposition in automatic generation of Petri nets for manufacturing system control and scheduling, David W. He, B. Strege, H. Tolle, and Andrew Kusiak

Population Size and Reproduction in Phlox pilosa, Stephen D. Hendrix and John F. Kyhl

Spectroscopic characterization of acid mobility in 248-nm chemically amplified resists., J. L. Jessop, S. N. Goldie, Alec B. Scranton, and G. J. Blanchard

Spectroscopic characterization of acid mobility in chemically amplified resists, Julie L. Jessop, Scott N. Goldie, Alec B. Scranton, and Gary J. Blanchard

Holocene evolution of the Erickson Creek basin, Story County, Iowa; Geological Society of America, 2000 annual meeting, Joseph R. Krieg, E. Arthur Bettis III, and Richard G. Baker

Autonomous diagnostics: a data mining approach, Andrew Kusiak

Decomposition in data mining: An industrial case study, Andrew Kusiak

Evolutionary computation and data mining, Andrew Kusiak

Autonomous decision-making: a data mining approach, Andrew Kusiak, Jeffrey A. Kern, Kemp H. Kernstine, and Bill T.L. Tseng

Evolutionary Computation In Generation Of Process Models, Andrew Kusiak and Andrew Kusiak

Evaluation of different approaches for modeling effects of acid rain on soils in China, Thorjorn Larssen, Jerald L. Schnoor, Hans Martin Seip, and Zhao Dawei


Alterations in Shoulder Kinematics and Associated Muscle Activity in People With Symptoms of Shoulder Impingement, Paula M. Ludewig and Thomas M. Cook

A polarity-sensitive fluorescence study of the pH-dependent aggregation of poly(methacrylic acid-g-ethylene glycol) copolymers in water, A. M. Mathur, B. Drescher, Alec B. Scranton, and J. Klier

Atrazine and nutrients in precipitation: Results from the Lake Michigan mass balance study, Sondra Miller, Clyde W. Sweet, Joseph V. Depinto, and Keri C. Hornbuckle

Ehrlichia chaffeensis antibodies in white-tailed deer, Iowa, 1994 and 1996, Linda Mueller-Anneling, Mary J. Gilchrist, and Peter S. Thorne

Geochemical variations in Peoria Loess of western Iowa indicate paleowinds of midcontinental North America during last glaciation, Daniel R. Muhs and E. Arthur Bettis III

What course for carbon trading?, R. A. Ney and Jerald L. Schnoor

Mechanistic studies of the three-component, photoinitiator-system methylene blue, N-methyldiethanolamine, and diphenyliodonium chloride., K. S. Padon and Alec B. Scranton

The effect of oxygen on the three-component radical photoinitiator system: Methylene blue, N-methyldiethanolamine, and diphenyliodonium chloride, K. S. Padon and Alec B. Scranton

Framing the Fabric: A Luddite Reading of Penn's Treaty with the Indians, Laura Rigal

Whose Affirmative Culture? Response to Pfister, Laura Rigal


The Use of Participatory Action Research and Ergonomics in the Prevention of Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders in the Newspaper Industry, John C. Rosecrance and Thomas M. Cook

Research on the Employment Interview: Usefulness for practice and recommendations for future research, Sara L. Rynes, Alison E. Barber, and Gale H. Varma

Compensation in organizations : current research and practice / Sara L. Rynes, Barry Gerhart, editors ; foreword by Neal Schmitt, Sara L. Rynes and Barry A. Gerhart

Evaluating the Impact of Policy-Induced Land Use Management Practices on Non-Point Source Pollution Using a Spatial Decision Support System, Raja Sengupta, David A. Bennett, Jeffrey Beaulieu, and Steven E. Kraft


Desire Lines: The Chicago Area Transportation Study and the Paradox of Self in Post-War America, James A. Throgmorton and Barbara Eckstein

Numerical Modeling For Fish Diversion Studies, Larry J. Weber

Use of Infrared and Raman Spectroscopy for Characterization of Controlled Release Systems, Donald L. Wise

Increased Levels of Markers of Microbial Exposure in Homes with Indoor Storage of Organic Household Waste, Inge M. Wouters, Jeroen Douwes, Gert Doekes, Peter S. Thorne, Bert Brunekreef, and Dick J.J. Heederik

Analysis of process models, Armen Zakarian and Andrew Kusiak

Publications from 1999

Exploring the Solution Space of Semi- structured Geographical Problems Using Genetic Algorithms, David A. Bennett, Greg A. Wade, and Marc Armstrong

Geographical modeling in heterogeneous computing environments, David A. Bennett, Greg A. Wade, and Raja Sengupta

Large valley burial processes; the Muscatine Island area of the Upper Mississippi Valley; Geological Society of America, North-Central Section, 33rd annual meeting, E. Arthur Bettis III and David W. Benn

Geologic mapping of large valleys in glaciated regions; the use of landform and landscape sediment assemblages for multi-use maps; Geological Society of America, North-Central Section, 33rd annual meeting, E. Arthur Bettis III, Edwin R. Hajic, and Deborah J. Quade

Site locations and characteristics of miniature patterned ground, eastern Glacier National Park, Montana, U.S.A, David Butler and George P. Malanson


International Training and Research in Central and Eastern Europe: The University of Iowa model., Thomas M. Cook, Burton C. Kross, Ivan Ciznar, and Robin Ungar

Evidence for increased cool season moisture during the middle Holocene, Rhawn F. Denniston, Luis A. Gonzalez, Yemane Asmerom, and Richard Baker

Speleothem evidence for Holocene fluctuations of the prairie-forest ecotone, north-central USA, Rhawn F. Denniston, Luis A. Gonzalez, Richard G. Baker, and Yemane Asmerom

Integrating Stalagmite, Vertebrate, and Pollen Sequences to Investigate Holocene Vegetation and Climate Change in the Southern Midwestern United States, Rhawn F. Denniston, Luis A. Gonzalez, Holmes A. Semken, and Yemane Asmerom

Insights into the Proterozoic geology of the Park Range, Colorado, C. T. Foster, Mark K. Reagan, G. S. Kennedy, and G. A. Smith

The use of stalagmites in the study of the history of the Asian monsoon system, Luis A. Gonzalez, R. E. Denniston, Mark K. Reagan, and Russell L. Ciochon

Construction of digital elevation models for archaeological applications, J. Hageman and David A. Bennett

Developmental Instability in Fragmented Populations of Prairie Phlox: A Cautionary Tale, Stephen B. Heard, Michael A. Campbell, Mary L. Bonine, and Stephen D. Hendrix


The Reproductive Biology of Candle Anenome, Stephen D. Hendrix and B Molano-Flores


The Effects of Population Density and Population Size on the Reproductive Output of Anenome Canadensis L.(Ranunculaceae), Stephen D. Hendrix and Brenda Molano-Flores


The Effect of Population Size on Stigma Pollen Load, Fruit Set, and Seed Set in Allium Stellatum Ker. (Liliaceae), Stephen D. Hendrix, Brenda Molano-Flores, and S B. Heard

Are Seedlings from Small Seeds Always Inferior to Seedlings from Large Seeds? Effects of Seed Biomass on Seedling Growth in Pastinaca sativa L., Stephen D. Hendrix, Eric Nielsen, Todd Nielsen, and Mark Schutt

Synthesis of modular mechatronic products: a testability perspective, Chun-Che Huang and Andrew Kusiak

Characterizing acid mobility in chemically amplified resists via spectroscopic methods, Julie L. Jessop, Scott N. Goldie, Alec B. Scranton, and Gary J. Blanchard

Parh Group basalts of northeastern Balochistan, Pakistan; precursors to the Deccan Traps; Himalaya and Tibet; mountain roots to mountain tops, Wazir Khan, George R. McCormick, and Mark K. Reagan

An assessment of health and environmental risks of trace elements and toxic organics in land-applied municipal solid waste compost, T. J. Logan, C. L. Henry, Jerald L. Schnoor, and M. Overcash

Assessment of health and environmental risks of trace elements and toxic organics in land-applied municipal solid waste compost, T. J. Logan, C. L. Henry, Jerald L. Schnoor, and M. Overcash


Ordination of woody vegetation in a Ouachita National Forest watershed, George Malanson and Denise Marion

Considering complexity, George P. Malanson

Synthesis and ion-binding properties of polymeric pseudocrown ethers. III. Ion-binding studies, A. M. Mathur and Alec B. Scranton

Geologic mapping using GIS technology assists in the siting of animal confinement operations and manure application areas; Geological Society of America, North-Central Section, 33rd annual meeting, Deborah J. Quade, E. Arthur Bettis III, and James D. Giglierano

Review: Public Culture in the Early Republic: Peale's Museum and Its Audience, Laura Rigal

Academic research inside organizations: Inputs, processes, and outcomes, Sara L. Rynes, D. B. McNatt, and Robert D. Bretz

Behavioral science in the buisness school curriculum: Teaching in a changing institutional enviorment, Sara L. Rynes and Christine Quinn Trank

Teaching material and energy balances on the internet, Alec B. Scranton, R. M. Russell, N. Basker, and J. L.P. Jessop

Protactinium-231/uranium-235-thorium-230/uranium-238 systematics of young volcanic rocks from Central America; contrasting behavior related to subduction fluxes?, R. B. Thomas, Marc M. Hirschmann, H. Cheng, and R. L. Edwards

Hexahydro-1,3,5-trinitro-1,3,5-triazine translocation in poplar trees, P. L. Thompson, L. A. Ramer, and Jerald L. Schnoor

Early-onset inflammatory responses in vivo to adenoviral vectors in the presence or absence of lipopolysaccharide-induced inflammation, Peter S. Thorne, Paul B. McCray, Tricia S. Howe, and Marsha A. O'Neill

Black hunger : food and the politics of U.S. identity / Doris Witt, Doris Witt

Forming teams: an analytical approach, Armen Zakarian and Andrew Kusiak

Publications from 1998

Report from working group on alluvial pedogenesis, W. Autin, A. Aslan, E. Arthur Bettis III, and P. M. Walthall

Photopolymerizable Encapsulants for Microelectronic Devices, K. Baikerikar

Subsolum weathering profile characteristics as indicators of the relative rank of stratigraphic breaks in till sequences; Revisitation of concepts in paleopedology; transactions of the Second international symposium on Paleopedology, E. Arthur Bettis III

Soil and carbon isotopic evidence of North American Midcontinent vegetation during the last interglacial period; Geological Society of America, 1998 annual meeting, E. Arthur Bettis III, D. R. Muhs, E. M. Rutledge, and William C. Johnson

Surficial geologic mapping and wetland hydrology of a portion of the Des Moines Lobe in Iowa; Geological Society of America, North-Central Section and associated societies, 32nd annual meeting [modified], E. Arthur Bettis III, Deborah J. Quade, Carol A. Thompson, and William I. Ausich

Dynamic searches of the Neogene marine biota of tropical America (NMITA) World-Wide Web database; Geological Society of America, 1998 annual meeting, Ann F. Budd, Charles T. Foster, John P. Dawson, and K. G. Johnson

Stepwise Faunal Change during Evolutionary Turnover: A Case Study from the Neogene of CuraƧao, Netherlands Antilles, Ann F. Budd, Rebecca Petersen, and Donald F. McNeill

Predictive relationships for uptake of organic contaminants by hybrid poplar trees, J. G. Burken and Jerald L. Schnoor

Ethics, literature, and the emotional dimension of moral understanding, Diana Fritz Cates

Lead isotopic evidence for synextensional lithospheric ductile flow in the Colorado River extensional corridor, Western United States, Daniel L. Feuerbach, Mark K. Reagan, James E. Faulds, and J. D. Walker

Interglacial and interstadial valley environments and adjustments of floodplain levels; Geological Society of America, 1998 annual meeting, Edwin R. Hajic and E. Arthur Bettis III

Designing an assembly line for modular products, David W. He and Andrew Kusiak

Delayed product differentiation: A design and manufacturing perspective, David W. He, Andrew Kusiak, and Tzu-Liang Tseng

Manufacturing control with a push-pull approach, C. C. Huang and Andrew Kusiak

Modularity in design of products and systems, Chun-Che Huang and Andrew Kusiak

Cutting Edge: Modulation of Airway Inflammation by CpG Oligodeoxynucleotides in a Murine Model of Asthma, Joel N. Kline, Thomas J. Waldschmidt, Thomas R. Businga, Jennifer E. Lemish, Joel V. Weinstock, Peter S. Thorne, and Arthur M. Krieg

Co-polymerization of maleimides and vinyl ethers: A structural study, P. Kohli, Alec B. Scranton, and G. J. Blanchard

Design for agility: A scheduling perspective, Andrew Kusiak and David W. He

Modeling the fate and transport of household chemicals in septic systems, S. Lee, D. C. McAvoy, J. Szydlik, and Jerald L. Schnoor

Polymeric emulsifiers based on reversible formation of hydrophobic units, A. M. Mathur, B. Drescher, Alec B. Scranton, and J. Klier

Equilibrium swelling of poly(methacrylic acid-g-ethylene glycol) hydrogels - Effect of swelling medium and synthesis conditions, A. M. Mathur, K. F. Hammonds, J. Klier, and A. B. Scranton

UV Curable Epoxidized Oils with Vinylethers as Reactive Diluents, Arvind M. Mathur

A Study of Initiating Systems for Photopolymer-ization of Composites, V. Narayanam

Plunging jet measurement improvements using ADV, Kevin D. Nielsen, Marian Muste, and Larry J. Weber


The Future of Rural Water Supplies: Health and Infrastructure Policy Issues Workshop, David Osterberg

Sampling Strategies for sub-100 nm Overlay, B. Rangarajan