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Listed below by date are just some of the technical publications of EES-14 gleaned from the public domain. If, in the files below, you aren't able to find what you were looking for, contact Don Hickmott, EES-14 Group Leader.


Richard E. Beckham, Amr I. Abdel-Fattah, Peter M. Roberts, Reem Ibrahim, and Sowmitri Tarimala, Mobilization of Colloidal Particles by Low-Frequency Dynamic Stress Stimulation, Langmuir 2010, 26(1), 19-27, DOI: 10.1021/la900890n. (PDF File - 3.7 MB)

Evan B. Jochnowitz, Xu Zhang, Mark R. Nimlos, Bradley A. Flowers, John F. Stanton, and G. Barney Ellison, Infrared Spectrum of the Propargyl Peroxyl Radical, HC(TripleBond)C-CH2OO X 2A", J. Phys. Chem. A 2010, 114, 1498-1507. (PDF File - 1.1 MB)

Steven J. Goldstein, Amr I. Abdel-Fattah, Michael T. Murrell, Patrick F. Dobson, Deborah E. Norman, Ronald S. Amato, and Andrew J. Nunn, Uranium-Series Constraints on Radionuclide Transport and Groundwater Flow at the Nopal I Uranium Deposit, Sierra Pena Blanca, Mexico, Environ. Sci. Technol., DOI: 10.1021/es902689e. (PDF File - 1.7 MB)

Madhavi Z. Martina, Nicole Labb, Nicolas Andre, Stan D. Wullschleger, Ronny D. Harris and Michael H. Ebinger, Novel Multivariate Analysis for Soil Carbon Measurements Using Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy, Soil Sci Soc Am J 74:87-93 (2010) DOI: 10.2136/sssaj2009.0102. (PDF File - 512 KB)

L.G. Jacobsohn, B.C. Tappan, S.C. Tornga, M.W. Blair, E.P. Luther, B.A. Mason, B.L. Bennett, R.E. Muenchausen, The effect of hydrostatic pressure on the combustion synthesis of Y2O3:Bi nanophosphor, Optical Materials 32 (2010) 652-656 DOI:10.1016/j.optmat.2010.01.019. (PDF File - 540 KB)

S.W.S. McKeevera, M.W. Blair, E.G. Yukihara, R. DeWitt, The effects of low ambient temperatures on optically stimulated luminescence (OSL) processes: Relevance to (OSL) dating of martian sediments Radiation Measurements 45 (2010) 60-70 DOI:10.1016/j.radmeas.2009.11.037. (PDF File - 428 KB)

Heath H. Powers, John E. Hunt, David T. Hanson, and Nate G. McDowell, A dynamic soil chamber system coupled with a tunable diode laser for online measurements of δ13C, δ18O, and efflux rate of soil-respired CO2, Rapid Commun. Mass Spectrom. 2010; 24: 243-253 DOI: 10.1002/rcm.4380. (PDF File - 292 KB)

Hongwu Xu, YusHeng ZHao, Jianzhong Zhang, Yuejian Wang, Donald D. Hickmott, Luke L. Daemen, Monika A. Hartl, and Liping Wang, Anisotropic elasticity of jarosite: A high-P synchrotron XRD study American Mineralogist, Volume 95, pages 19-23, 2010 DOI: 10.2138/am.2010.3280. (PDF File - 800 KB)


Larry K. Berg, Carl M. Berkowitz, John A. Ogren, Chris A. Hostetler, Richard A. Ferrare, Manvendra K. Dubey, Elisabeth Andrews, Richard L. Coulter, Johnathan W. Hair, John M. Hubbe, Yin-Nan Lee, Claudio Mazzoleni, Jasono Olfert, and Stephen R. Springston, Overview of the Cumulus Humilis Aerosol Processing Study, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society DOI:10.1175/2009BAMS2760.1. (PDF File - 2.2 MB)

N. Koukouzas, V. Gemeni, H.J. Ziockb, Sequestration of CO2 in magnesium silicates in Western Macedonia, Greece Int. J. Miner. Process. 93 (2009) 179-186 DOI:10.1016/j.minpro.2009.07.013 (PDF File - 1.5 MB)

Christa Placzek, Jay Quade, Julio L. Betancourt, P. Jonathan Patchett, Jason A. Rech, Claudio Latorre, Ari Matmon, Camille Holmgren, and Nathan B. English, Climate in the Dry Central Andes over Geologic, Millennial, and Interannual Timescales, Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 96(3):386-397. 2009 DOI: 10.3417/2008019. (PDF File - 1 MB)

Allen, C.D., et al., A global overview of drought and heat-induced tree mortality reveals emerging climate change risks for forests. Forest Ecol. Manage. (2009), DOI:10.1016/j.foreco.2009.09.001 (In Press). (PDF File - 2.6 MB)

Michael W. Blair, Mark R. Levy, Robin W. Grimes, Blas P. Uberuaga, Chao Jiang, James A. Valdez, Josh J. Williams, Ming Tang, Christopher R. Stanek, and Kurt E. Sickafus, Charge compensation in an irradiation-induced phase of δ-Sc4Zr3O12, J Mater Sci (2009) 44:4754-4757 DOI 10.1007/s10853-009-3722-2. (PDF File - 268 KB MB)

Walter Crow, D. Brian Williams, J. William Carey, Michael Celia, Sarah Gasdad, Wellbore integrity analysis of a natural CO2 producer, Energy Procedia 1 (2009)3561-3569. (PDF File - 1.1 MB)

X. Fain , D. Obrist , A. G. Hallar, I. McCubbin, and T. Rahn, High levels of reactive gaseous mercury observed at a high elevation research laboratory in the Rocky Mountains, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics (ACP), 9, 8049-8060, 2009. (PDF File - 1.7 MB)

Kevin W. Mandernacka, Christopher T. Millsa, Craig A. Johnson, Thomas Rahn, Chad Kinney, The δ15N and δ18O values of N2O produced during the co-oxidation of ammonia by methanotrophic bacteria, Chemical Geology 267 (2009) 96-107. (PDF File - 936 KB)

Neil C. Sturchio, Marc Caffee, Abelardo D. Beloso, Jr., Linnea J. Heraty, John Karl Böhlke, Paul B. Hatzinger, W. Andrew Jackson, Baohua Gu, Jeffrey M. Heikoop and Michael Dale, Chlorine-36 as a Tracer of Perchlorate Origin, Environ. Sci. Technol., 2009, 43 (18), pp 6934-6938 DOI: 10.1021/es9012195. (PDF File - 128 KB)

P.M. Roberts, A.I. Abdel-Fattah, Seismic stress stimulation mobilizes colloids trapped in a porous rock, Earth and Planetary Science Letters 284 (2009) 538-543. (Contact Don Hickmott for review copy.)

Michael Manga and Joel C. Rowland, Response of Alum Rock springs to the October 30, 2007 Alum Rock earthquake and implications for the origin of increased discharge after earthquakes, Geofluids (2009) 9, 237-250 DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-8123.2009.00250. (PDF File - 1.2 MB)

Petr Chylek, Chris K. Folland, Glen Lesins, Manvendra K. Dubey, and Muyin Wang, Arctic air temperature change amplification and the Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation, Geophysical Research Letters, VOL. 36, L14801, DOI:10.1029/2009GL038777, 2009. (PDF File - 196 KB)

Kevin Connington, Qinjun Kang, Hari Viswanathan, Amr Abdel-Fattah, Shiyi Chen, Peristaltic particle transport using the lattice Boltzmann method, Physics of Fluids 21, 6 May 2009. (availibility pending)

Gary A. Icopini, Joe G. Lack, Larry E. Hersman, Mary P. Neu, and Hakim Boukhalfa1, Plutonium(V/VI) Reduction by the Metal-Reducing Bacteria Geobacter metallireducens GS-15 and Shewanella oneidensis MR-1, Applied and Environmental Microbiology (June 2009) p. 3641-3647 Vol. 75, No. 11 DOI:10.1128/AEM.00022-09. (PDF File - 592 KB)

Joel C. Rowland, Mark T. Stacey, and William E. Dietrich, Turbulent characteristics of a shallow wall-bounded plane jet: experimental implications for river mouth hydrodynamics, J. Fluid Mech. (2009), vol. 627, pp. 423-449, DOI:10.1017/S0022112009006107. (PDF File - 808 KB)

Xu Hongwu Zhao Yusheng, Sven C. Vogel, Donald D. Hickmott, Luke L. Daemen, Monika A. Hartl (2009) Thermal expansion and decomposition of jarosite: a high-temperature neutron diffraction study, Phys Chem Minerals DOI 10.1007/s00269-009-0311-5. (PDF File - 328 KB)

Chatterjee, A., Lal, R., Wielopolski, L., Martin, M. Z. and Ebinger, M. H. (2009) Evaluation of Different Soil Carbon Determination Methods, Critical Reviews in Plant Sciences, 28:3,164 - 178 DOI: 10.1080/07352680902776556. (PDF File - 228 KB)

G. W. Gee, B. D. Newman, S. R. Green, R. Meissner, H. Rupp, Z. F. Zhang, J. M. Keller, W. J. Waugh, M. van der Velde, and J. Salazar, Passive wick fluxmeters: Design considerations and field applications, Water Resources Research, Vol. 45, W04420, DOI:10.1029/2008wr007088, 2009.   (PDF File - 936 KB)

Yuejian Wang, Jianzhong Zhang, Hongwu Xu, Zhijun Lin, Luke L. Daemen, Yusheng Zhao,1, and Liping Wang, Thermal equation of state of copper studied by high P-T synchrotron x-ray diffraction, Applied Physics Letters, 94, 071904 2009.   (PDF File - 92 KB)

David Breshears, O. B. Myers, W. M. Clifton, J. Fairley, J. Barnes, Chris B. Zou, Craig D. Allen, Nathan G. McDowell, and William T. Pockman, Tree die-off in response to global change-type drought: mortality insights from a decade of plant water-potential measurements, Front Ecol Environ, 2009; 7, DOI:10.1890/080016.   (PDF File - 360 KB)

Christopher P. Bickford, Nate G. McDowell, Erik B. Erhardt and David T. Hanson, High-frequency field measurements of diurnal carbon isotope discrimination and internal conductance in a semi-arid species, Juniperus monosperma, Plant, Cell and Environment (2009) DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3040.2009.01959.   (PDF File - 672 KB)


Hari S. Viswanathan, Rajesh J. Pawar, Philip H. Stauffer, John P. Kaszuba, J. William Carey, Seth C. Olsen, Gordon N. Keating, Dmitri Kavetski, and George D. Guthrie, Development of a Hybrid Process and System Model for the Assessment of Wellbore Leakage at a Geologic CO2 Sequestration Site, Environ. Sci. Technol., 2008, 42 (19), 7280-7286 DO:10.1021/es800417.   (PDF File - 5.3 MB)

Norbert Uehlein, Beate Otto, David T. Hanson, Matthias Fischer, Nate McDowell, and Ralf Kaldenhoffa, Function of Nicotiana tabacum Aquaporins as Chloroplast Gas Pores Challenges the Concept of Membrane CO2 Permeability, The Plant Cell Preview, 2008 American Society of Plant Biologists.   (PDF File - 648 KB)

Dennis L. Newell, Micah J. Jessup , John M. Cottle, David R. Hilton Zachary D. Sharp and Tobias P. Fischer, Aqueous and isotope geochemistry of mineral springs along the southern margin of the Tibetan plateau: Implications for fluid sources and regional degassing of CO2, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems - G3 AGU/GS, Volume 9, Number 8 27 August 2008 Q08014, DOI:10.1029/2008GC002021.   (PDF File - 748 KB)

Ross E. Muenchausen, Edward A. McKigney, Luiz G. Jacobsohn, Michael W. Blair, Bryan L. Bennett, and D. Wayne Cooke, Science and Application of Oxyorthosilicate Nanophosphors, IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, VOL. 55, NO. 3, June 2008.   (PDF File - 560 KB)

Pierre-Alain Monnard and Jack W. Szostak, Metal-ion catalyzed polymerization in the eutectic phase in water-ice: A possible approach to template-directed RNA polymerization, Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry 102 (2008) 1104-1111.   (PDF File - 228 KB)

Nate McDowell, William T. Pockman, Craig D. Allen, David D. Breshears, Neil Cobb, Thomas Kolb, Jennifer Plaut, John Sperry, Adam West, David G. Williams, and Enrico A. Yepez, Mechanisms of plant survival and mortality during drought: why do some plants survive while others succumb to drought?, New Phytologist (2008) 178: 719-739.   (PDF File - 740 KB)

Nate McDowell, Dennis Baldocci, Margareet Barbour, Chris Bickford, Matthias Cuntz, Dave Hanson, Alexander Knohl, Heath Powers, Thomas Rahn, Jim Randerson, William J. Riley, Chris Still, Kevin Tu, and Adrian Walcroft, Understanding the Stable Isotope Composition Rof Biosphere-Atmosphere CO2 Exchange, EOS, Vol. 89, No. 10, 4 March 2008.   (PDF File - 208 KB)

Nate G. McDowell, Sandra White, and William T. Pockman, Transpiration and stomatal conductance across a steep climate gradient in the southern Rocky Mountains, Ecohydrology, 1, 193 - 204 (2008) DOI: 10.1002/eco.20.   (PDF File - 208 KB)

Chad S. Lane, Claudia I. Mora, Sally P. Horn, Kenneth H. Orvis, Sensitivity of bulk sedimentary stable carbon isotopes to prehistoric forest clearance and maize agriculture, Journal of Archaeological Science 35 (2008) 2119e2132.   (PDF File - 1.1 MB)

Thomas E. Kolb and Nate G. McDowell, Tree Ecophysiology Research at Taylor Woods, in Proceedings RMRS-P-53CD. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station.   (PDF File - 484 KB)

L. G. Jacobsohn, M. W. Blair, S. C. Tornga, L. O. Brown, B. L. Bennett, and R. E. Muenchausen,Y2O3: Bi nanophosphor: Solution combustion synthesis, structure, and luminescence, Journal of Applied Physics, 104, 124303, 2008.   (PDF File - 568 KB)

S. Dartevelle and G. A. Valentine, Multiphase magmatic flows at Yucca Mountain, Nevada, Journal of Geophysical Reserach, VOL. 113, B12209, DOI:10.1029/2007JB005367, 2008.   (PDF File - 10.2 MB)

M.W. Blair, R.E. Muenchausen, R.D. Taylor, A. Labouriau, D.W. Cooke, T.S. Stephens, EPR and Mössbauer Characterization of RTV polysiloxane foams and their constituents, Polymer Stability and Degradation (2008) 93, 1585-1589.   (PDF File - 500 KB)

Michael Wayne Blair, Luiz G Jacobsohn, Bryan L Bennett, Ross E Muenchausen, Stephanie C Sitarz, James F Smith, D Wayne Cooke, Peter A Crozier, and Ruigang Wang, Structure and Luminescence of Ce-doped Lu2SiO5 Nanophosphor, Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. Vol. 1056 1056-HH07-06.   (PDF File - 548 KB)

J. C. Calvo-Alvarado, N. G. McDowell, and R. H. Waring, Allometric relationships predicting foliar biomass and leaf area: sapwood area ratio from tree height in five Costa Rican rain forest species, Tree Physiology 28, pp. 1601 - 1608.   (PDF File - 236 KB)

M. Andrejczuk, J. M. Reisner, B. Henson, M. K. Dubey and C. A. Jeffery, The potential impacts of pollution on a nondrizzling stratus deck: Does aerosol number matter more than type?, Journal of Geophysical Research, VOL. 113, D19204, DOI:10.1029/2007JD009445, 2008.   (PDF File - 9.0 MB)

David D. Breshears, Nathan G. McDowell, Kelly L. Goddard, Katherine E. Dayem, Scott N. Martens, Clifton W. Meyer, And Karen M. Brown, Foliar Absorption Of Intercepted Rainfall Improves Woody Plant Water Status Most During Drought, Ecology, (2008) 89 (41).   (PDF File - 144 KB)

D. Wayne Cooke, Michael W. Blair, James F. Smith, Bryan L. Bennett, Luiz G. Jacobsohn, Edward A. McKigney, and Ross E. Muenchausen, EPR and Luminescence of F+ Centers in Bulk and Nanophosphor Oxyorthosilicates, IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, VOL. 55, NO. 3, June 2008.   (PDF File - 1.2 KB)


Margaret M. Barbour, Graham D. Farquhar, David T. Hanson, Christopher P. Bickford, Heath Powers and Nate G. McDowell, A new measurement technique reveals temporal variation in δ18O of leaf-respired CO2, Plant, Cell and Environment, (2007) 30, 456-468 DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3040.2007.01633.   (PDF File - 344 KB)

Brent D. Newman, Donald D. Hickmott, and Peter Gram, Flow and High Explosives Transport in a Semiarid Mesa in New Mexico, USA, Vadose Zone J. (2007) 6:774-785, DOI:10.2136/vzj2007.0047.   (PDF File - 1.8 KB)

N. G. McDowell, H. D. Adams, J. D. Bailey, T. E. Kolb, The Role of Stand Density on Growth Efficiency, Leaf Area Index, and Resin Flow in Southwestern Ponderosa Pine Forests, Canadian Journal of Forest Research (2007), Volume 37, pp. 343-355.   (PDF File - 92 KB)

T.E. Kolb, J.K. Agee, P.Z. Fule, N.G. McDowell, K. Pearsone, A. Salaf, R.H. Waring, Perpetuating Old Ponderosa Pine, Forest Ecology and Management 249 (2007) pp. 141-157.   (PDF File - 1.2 MB)

Regina Kalchgruber, Michael W. Blair, Stephen W.S. McKeever, Eric R. Benton, Dennis K. Reust, Progress towards robotic in-situ dating of martian sediments using optically stimulated luminescence, Planetary and Space Science 55 (2007) 2203-2217.   (PDF File - 508 KB)

Hakim Boukhalfa, Sean D. Reilly, and Mary P. Neu, Complexation of Pu(IV) with the Natural Siderophore Desferrioxamine B and the Redox Properties of Pu(IV)(siderophore) Complexes, Inorg. Chem., 2007, 46 (3), 1018-1026 DOI:10.1021/ic061544q.   (PDF File - 764 KB)

M.W. Blair, R. Kalchgruber, and S.W.S. McKeever, Developing luminescence dating for extraterrestrial applications: Characterization of martian simulants and minerals, Radiation Measurements 42 (2007) pp. 392-399, DOI:10.1016/j.radmeas.2007.01.038.   (PDF File - 228 KB)

Margaret M. Barbour, Nate G. McDowell, Guillaume Tcherkez, Christopher P. Bickford, and David T. Hanson, A new measurement technique reveals rapid post-illumination changes in the carbon isotope composition of leaf-respired CO2, Plant, Cell and Environment (2007) 30, 469-482 DOI:10.1111/j.1365-3040.2007.01634.   (PDF File - 392 KB)


Nate G. McDowell, Henry D. Adams, John D. Bailey, Marcey Hess, and Thomas E. Kolb, Homeostatic Maintenance of Ponderosa Pine Gas Exchange in Response to Stand Density Changes, Ecological Applications, 16(3), 2006, pp. 1164-1182.   (PDF File - 280 KB)

Jaume Flexas, Miquel Ribas-Carbo, David T. Hanson, Josefina Bota, Beate Otto, Josep Cifre, Nate McDowell, Hipolito Medrano, and Ralf Kaldenhoff, Tobacco aquaporin NtAQP1 is involved in mesophyll conductance to CO2 in vivo, The Plant Journal (2006) 48, 427-439, DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-313X.2006.02879.   (PDF File - 440 KB)

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