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Recent Publications (2004 to present)

The following research papers have been published by faculty in the department. Faculty are shown in boldface. UI graduate student co-authors are shown in boldface italics.


  • Langman, J.B., Blowes, D.W., Amos, R.T., Atherton, C., Wilson, D., Smith, L., Sego, D.C., Sinclair, S.A., 2017. Influence of a tundra freeze-thaw cycle on sulfide oxidation and metal leaching in a low sulfur, granitic waste rock, Applied Geochemistry 76, 9-21, doi: 10.1016/j.apgeochem.2016.11.010


  • Langman, J.B., Veeramani, H., Blowes, D.W., Bailey, B., Wilson, D., Smith, L., Sego, D.C., Amos, R.T., Holland, S.P., 2016. Waste rock biogeochemistry in a permafrost environment: Examination of a cover design for a low sulfide, granitic waste rock, Geomicrobiology Journal, doi: 10.1080/01490451.2016.1238978


  • Baker LL, Bernard A, Rember WC, Milazzo M, Dundas C, Abramov O, and Keszthelyi L, 2015. Temperature profile around a basaltic sill intruded into wet sediments. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research 302, 81-86. doi:10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2015.06.012
  • Di Pasquo, M.M., Noetinger, S., Isaacson, P., Grader, G.W., Starck, D., Morel, E., Anderson-Folnagy, H., 2015. Devonian plants – Haplostigma Seward– of Argentina and Bolivia: New records, palynoassemblages, and ages. Gondwana Research.
  • Di Pasquo, M., Noetinger, S., Isaacson, P., Grader, G., Starck, D., Morel, E., and Anderson-Folnagy, H., 2015. Mid-Late Devonian assemblages of herbaceous lycophytes from northern Argentina and Bolivia: age assessment with palynomorphs and invertebrates and paleobiogeographic importance. Jour. South American Earth Sciences, 63: 70-83.
  • Isaacson, P.E., di Pasquo, M., Warren, A., and Grader, G.W., 2015. The search for late Famennian/early Tournaisian proxies to Gondwanan glaciations. Newsletter, International Subcommission of the Devonian System.
  • Langman, J.B., Blowes, D.W., Sinclair, S.A., Krentz, A., Amos, R.T., Smith, L.J.D., Pham, H.N., Sego, D., Smith, L., 2015. Early evolution of weathering and sulfide depletion of a low-sulfur, granitic, waste rock in an Arctic climate: a laboratory and field site comparison. Journal of Geochemical Exploration 156, 61–71, doi: 10.1016/j.gexplo.2015.05.004.
  • Langman, J.B., Blowes, D.W., Veeramani, H., Wilson, D., Smith, L., Sego, D., Paktunc, D., 2015. The evolution of sulfur species and nickel coordination with weathering of pyrrhotite in a low-sulfide, granitic, waste rock. Chemical Geology 401, 169–179, doi: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2015.02.024.
  • Noetinger, S., Di Pasquo, M., Isaacson, P., Aceñolaza, G., and Milagro-Vergel, M., 2015. Integrated study of fauna and microflora from the Early Devonian (Pragian-Emsian) of northwestern Argentina, Historical Biology: An International Journal of Paleobiology, DOI: 10.1080/08912963.2015.1059833
  • Osborne LR, Baker LL, and Strawn DG, 2015. Lead immobilization and phosphorus availability in phosphate-amended mine-contaminated soils. Journal of Environmental Quality 44, 183-190.
  • Piersol, M.W. and K.F. Sprenke, 2015. A Columbia River Basalt Group Aquifer in Sustained Drought: Insight from Geophysical Methods. Resources 2015, 4(3), 577-596; doi:10.3390/resources4030577.
  • Strawn DG, Rigby A, Baker L, Colman M, and Koch I, 2015. Biochar soil amendment effects on arsenic availability to Mountain Brome grass (Bromus marginatus). Journal of Environmental Quality 44, 13151320. doi: 10.2134/jeq2014.11.0477.
  • Yanites, B.J. and Kesler, S.E., 2015. A climate signal in exhumation patterns revealed by porphyry copper deposits. Nature Geoscience , 8(6), 462-465.


  • Baker, LL and Strawn, DG, 2014. Temperature effects on synthetic nontronite crystallinity and implications for nontronite formation in Columbia River Basalts. Clays and Clay Minerals 62, 89-101.
  • Baker, LL, Nickerson, RD and Strawn, DG, 2014. XAFS study of Fe-substituted allophane and imogolite. Clays and Clay Minerals 62, 20-34.
  • Bandli, B.R. and Gunter, M.E., 2014. Examination of asbestos standard reference materials, amphibole particles of differing morphology, and phase discrimination from talc ores using scanning electron microscopy and transmitted electron backscatter diffraction.  Microscopy and Microanalysis, doi:10.1017/S1431927614013415.
  • Benage, M.C., Dufek, J., Degruyter, W., Geist, D., Harpp, K., and Rader, E., 2014. Tying textures of breadcrust bombs to their transport regime and cooling history, Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research 274, 92-107.
  • Cassel, E.J., Breecker, D.O., Henry, C.D., Larson, T.E., and Stockli, D.F., 2014, Profile of a paleoorogen: High topography across the present-day Basin and Range from 40 to 23 Ma, Geology, v. 42, no. 11, p. 1007-1010.
  • Di Pasquo, M.M., Grader, G.W., Isaacson, P., Souza, P.A., Iannuzzi, R., and Díaz-Martínez, E., 2014. Global biostratigraphic comparison and correlation of an early Cisuralian palynoflora from Bolivia. Historical Biology, DOI: 10.1080/08912963.2014.910204
  • Hoyer, L., Kattenhorn, S.A., Watkeys, M.K. 2014. Multistage evolution and variable motion history of Agenor Linea, Europa. Icarus, 232, 60-80, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2013.12.010.
  • Jeffery, M. L., B. J. Yanites, C. J. Poulsen, and T. A. Ehlers, 2014. Vegetation-precipitation controls on Central Andean topography, J. Geophys. Res. Earth Surf., 119, doi:10.1002/2013JF002919.
  • Jeffery, M. L., B. J. Yanites, C. J. Poulsen, and T. A. Ehlers, 2014. Vegetation-precipitation controls on Central Andean topography, J. Geophys. Res. Earth Surf., 119, doi:10.1002/2013JF002919.
  • Kattenhorn, S.A., Prockter, L.M. 2014. Evidence for subduction in the ice shell of Europa: Nature Geoscience, 7, 762-767, doi:10.1038/ngeo2256.
  • Long, S.P., Henry, C.D., Muntean, J.L., Edmondo, G.P., and Cassel, E.J., 2014, Early Cretaceous construction of a structural culmination, Eureka, Nevada, U.S.A.: Implications for out-of-sequence deformation in the Sevier hinterland, Geosphere, v. 10, p. 564-584.
  • McNamee, B.D. and Gunter, M.E., 2014. Compositional analysis and morphological relationships of amphiboles, talc, and other minerals found in the talc deposits from the Gouverneur Mining District, New York (Part 2 of 2). The Microscope, 62, 3-13.
  • Mittelstaedt, E., S. Soule, K. Harpp, D.J. Fornari, 2014. Variations in crustal thickness, plate rigidity, and volcanic processes throughout the Northern Galápagos Volcanic Province, in The Galapagos: A Natural Laboratory for the Earth Sciences, AGU Monograph Series
  • Montañez, I.P., and Isaacson P.E., 2013. A ‘Sedimentary Record’ of Opportunities. The Sedimentary Record, Soc. Econ. Paleontol. And Mineral., v. 11, no. 1, p. 1-6 .
  • Myers, ML, Geist, D, Rowe, MC, Harpp, KS, Wallace, PJ, Dufek, J, 2014. Replenishment of volatile-rich mafic magma into a degassed chamber drives mixing and eruption of Tungurahua volcano, Bulletin of Volcanology 76.11: 1-17.
  • Pollyea, R.P., J.P. Fairley, R.K. Podgorney, and T.L. McLing, 2014.  Physical constraints on geologic CO2 sequestration in low-volume basalt formations.  The Geological Society of America Bulletin, vol. 126, issue 3-4, pp. 344-351.
  • Smith, M.E., Carroll, A.R., Jicha, B., Cassel, E.J., and Scott, J., 2014, Paleogeographic record of Eocene Farallon slab rollback beneath western North America, Geology, v. 42, no. 12, p. 1039-1042.
  • Tewksbury, B.J., Hogan, J.P., Kattenhorn, S.A., Mehrtens, C.J., Tarabees, E.A. 2014. Polygonal faults in chalk: Insights from extensive exposures of the Khoman Formation, Western Desert, Egypt. Geology, 42 (6), 479-482, doi:10.1130/G35362.1.
  • Thomson, BJ, Hurowitz, JA, Baker, LL, Bridges, NT, Lennon, A, Paulsen, G, and Zacny, K, 2014. The effects of weathering on the strength and chemistry of Columbia River Basalts and their implications for Mars Exploration Rover Rock Abrasion Tool (RAT) results. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 400, 130144.
  • Villagomez, D., Toomey, D., Geist, D., Hooft, E., and Solomon, S, 2014. Seismic Imaging Reveals Mantle Flow and Multistage Melting beneath the Galápagos, Nature Geosciences, doi:10.1038/ngeo2062.
  • Weitz CM, Bishop JL, Baker LL, and Berman DC, 2014. Fresh exposures of hydrous Fe-bearing amorphous silicates on Mars. Geophysical Research Letters 41, doi:10.1002/2014GL062065.


  • Bishop, J.L., Rampe, E.B., Bish, D.L., Abidin, Z., Baker, L.L., Matsui, N., and Henmi, T. 2013. Spectral and hydration properties of allophane and imogolite. Clays and Clay Minerals, 61, 57-74.
  • Blakeslee, M.W., Kattenhorn, S.A. 2013. Revised earthquake hazard of the Hat Creek fault, northern California: A case example of a normal fault dissecting variable-age basaltic lavas. Geosphere, 9 (5), 1-13, doi:10.1130/GES00910.1.
  • Boggs, K.G., R. Van Kirk, G.S. Johnson, J.P. Fairley, and J. Bartolino, 2013. Forecasting natural aquifer discharge using a numerical model and convolution. Ground Water, doi:10.1111.gwat.12096.
  • Folnagy, A.J.B, Osiensky, J.L., Kobayashi, D., and Sprenke, K.F., 2013. Specific storage from sparse records of groundwater response to seismic waves. Journal of Hydrology, 503:22-28.
  • Bandli, B.R. and Gunter, M.E. 2013. Mineral identification using electron backscatter diffraction from unpolished specimens: Applications for rapid asbestos identification. The Microscope, 61, 37-45.
  • Geist, D.J., Chadwick, W.W., and Bergantz, G., 2013 (in press). Galapagos Magma Chambers, AGU Monograph.
  • Hammond, N.P., Phillips, C., Nimmo, F., Kattenhorn, S.A. 2013. Flexure on Dione: Investigating subsurface structure and thermal history. Icarus 223, 418-422.
  • Harpp, K.S., Geist, D. et al., 2013 (in press). Geochemistry of Floreana Island, Galapagos: a new type of rejuvenescent volcanism, AGU Monograph.
  • Herzberg, C., Asimow, P.D., Ionov, D.A., Vidito, C., Jackson, M.G., and Geist, D. 2013. Evidence for a long-lived basal magma ocean from coupled helium and nickel systematics in intraplate basalts, Nature, doi:10.1038/nature11771.
  • Jeffery, M. L., T. A. Ehlers, B. J. Yanites, and C. J. Poulsen, 2013. Quantifying the role of paleoclimate and Andean Plateau uplift on river incision, J. Geophys. Res. Earth Surf, 40, doi:10.1002/jgrf.20055.
  • Payne, S.J., McCaffrey, R., Kattenhorn, S.A. 2013. Extension-driven right-lateral shear in the Centennial shear zone adjacent to the eastern Snake River Plain, Idaho. Lithosphere, 5, 407-419, doi:10.1130/L200.1.
  • Pollyea, R., J.P. Fairley, R.K. Podgorney, and T.L. McLing, 2013. Developing a field sampling strategy for continuum representation of fractured rock using outcrop analogs. Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, doi:10.1007/s00477-013-0710-5.
  • Pollyea, R.P., J.P. Fairley, R.K. Podgorney, and T.L. McLing, 2013 (in press). Physical constraints on geologic CO2 sequestration in low-volume basalt formations. The Geological Society of America Bulletin.
  • Rader, E., Geist. D., Geissman, J., Harpp, K., and Dufek, J., 2013 (in press). Hot clasts and cold blasts: Thermal heterogeneity in boiling-over pyroclastic density currents, J Geol Soc London.
  • Sanchez, M.S. and Gunter, M.E. 2013. Calculated nominal ranges of refractive indices for the amphiboles found in the Rainy Creek Igneous Complex near Libby, Montana. The Microscope, 61, 79-88.
  • Vidito, C., Herzberg, C., Gazel. E., Geist, D., and Harpp, K. 2013. Lithologic structure of the Galapagos plume, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst. 14, DOI: 10.1002/ggge.20270.
  • Wilcox, T., Mueller, K., Upton, P., Powell, L.K., Chen, Y.G., Huang, S.T., Yanites, B.J., Tucker, G., 2013. Structural inheritance and erosional controls on thrust kinematics in western Taiwan. Geosphere. DOI: 10.1130/GES00819.1
  • Yanites, B.J., T.A. Ehlers, J.E. Becker, M. Schnellman, S. Heuberger, 2013. High magnitude and rapid incision from river capture: Rhine River, Switzerland.J. Geophys. Res. Earth Surf, 118, DOI: 10.1002/jgrf.20056


  • Baker, L.L. and Strawn, D.G. 2012. Fe K-edge XAFS spectra of phyllosilicates of varying crystallinity. Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, 39, 675-684.
  • Baker, L.L., Rember, W.R., Sprenke, K.F., and Strawn, D.G. 2012. Celadonite in continental flood basalts of the Columbia River group. American Mineralogist, 97, 1284-1290.
  • Bandli, B.R. and Gunter, M.E. 2012. Electron backscatter diffraction from unpolished particulate specimens: Examples of particle identification and application to inhalable mineral particulate identification. American Mineralogist, 1269-1273.
  • Barnes, J.W., Lemke, L., Foch, R., McKay, C.P., Beyer, R.A., Radebaugh, J., Atkinson, D.A., Lorenz, R.D., Le Mouelic, S., Rodriguez, S., Gundlach, J., Giannini, F., Bain, S., Flasar, F.M., Hurford, T., Anderson, C.M., Merrison, J., Adamkovics, M., Kattenhorn, S.A., Mitchell, J., Burr, D.M., Colaprete, A., Schaller, E., Friedson, A.J., Edgett, K.S., Coradini, A., Adriani, A., Sayanagi, K.M., Malaska, M.J., Morabito, D., Reh, K. 2012. AVIATR - Aerial Vehicle for In-Situ and Airborne Titan Reconnaissance: a Titan airplane mission concept. Experimental Astronomy, 33, 55-127.
  • Bellatreccia, F., Camara, F., Della Ventura, G., Gunter, M.E., Sebastiani, M., and Cavallo, A. 2012. Kircherite, a new mineral of the cancrinite - sodalite group with a 36-layer stacking sequence: occurrence and crystal structure. American Mineralogist, 1494-1504.
  • Dyar, M.D., Breves, E.A., Emerson, E., Bell, S.W., Nelms, M., Ozanne, M.V., Peel, S.E., Carmosino, M.L., Tucker, J.M., Gunter, M.E., Delaney, J.S., Lanzirotti, A., and Woodland, A.B. 2012. Accurate determination of ferric iron in garnets by bulk Mössbauer spectroscopy and synchrotron micro-XANES. American Mineralogist, 1726-1740.
  • Gibson, S. A., D. G. Geist, J. A. Day, and C. W. Dale, 2012. Short wavelength heterogeneity in the Galápagos plume: Evidence from compositionally diverse basalts on Isla Santiago, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst. 13, Q09007, doi:10.1029/ 2012GC004244.
  • Li, M., Gunter, M.E., and Fukagawa, N.K. 2012. Differential activation of the inflammasome in THP-1 cells exposed to Libby "six mix" amphiboles and subsequent activation of BEAS-2B cells. Cytokine (
  • Mittelstaedt, E., S. Soule, K. Harpp, D. Fornari, C. McKee, M. Tivey, D. Geist, M. D. Kurz, C. Sinton, and C. Mello, 2012. Multiple expressions of plume-ridge interaction in the Galápagos: Volcanic lineaments and ridge jumps, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst. 13, Q05018, doi:10.1029/2012GC004093.
  • Payne, S.J., McCaffrey, R., King, R.W., Kattenhorn, S.A. 2012. A new interpretation of deformation rates in the Snake River Plain and adjacent basin and range regions based on GPS measurements. Geophysical Journal International, 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2012.05370.x.
  • Pollyea, R.M. and Fairley, J.P. 2012. Experimental evaluation of terrestrial LiDAR-based surface roughness estimates. Geosphere, 8(1), 1-7, February. doi:10.1130/GES00733.1
  • Pollyea, R.M. and Fairley, J.P. 2012. Implications of spatial reservoir uncertainty for CO2 sequestration in low-volume basalt. Hydrogeology Journal, 20(4):689-699
  • Strawn, D.G., Hickey, P.J., McDaniel, P.A., and Baker, L.L. 2012. Contaminant distribution in redoximorphic aggregates from mine-waste impacted wetland soils. Journal of Soils and Sediments, 12, 1100-1110. DOI 10.1007/s11368-012-0543-8.
  • Walter, J.M., Iezzi, G., Albertini, G., Gunter, M.E., Piochi, M., Ventura, G., Jansen, E., and Fiori, F. 2012. Enhanced crystal fabric analysis of a lava flow sample by neutron texture diffraction: A case study from the Castello d'Ischia dome. Geochemistry, Geophysics, and Geosystems (doi:10.1029/2012GC004431).
  • Yanites, B.J. and Ehlers, T.A., 2012. Global climate and tectonic controls on the denudation of glaciated mountains, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 325-326, pp. 63-75. doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2012.01.030


  • Arefifard, S. and Isaacson, P.E. 2011. Permian sequence stratigraphy in east-central Iran: microplate records of Peri-Tethyan and Peri-Gondwanan events, Stratigraphy, 8(1), 61-83.
  • Baker, L.L., Strawn, D.G., Rember, W.R., and Sprenke, K.F. 2011. Metal content of wildfire charcoal in mining-impacted wetland sediments. Science of the Total Environment 409, 588-594.
  • Chadwick, W.W., Jónsson, S., Geist, D.J., Poland, M., Johnson, D.J., Batt, S., Harpp, K.S., and Ruiz, A. 2011. The May 2005 eruption of Fernandina volcano, Galápagos: The first circumferential dike intrusion observed by GPS and InSAR, Bulletin of Volcanology 73, 679-697.
  • Colombi, C.E., Montanez, I.P., and Parrish, J.T. 2011. Registro de la relación isotópica de carbono en la paleoflora de la Formación Ischigualasto (Triásico superior), Noroeste Argentina. Implicancias paleoatmosféricas: Revistas Brasilieros Paleontológicas, v. 14, p. 1-12. doi: 10.4072/rbp.2011.1.04
  • Geist, D., Hamman, O., Snell, H. and Whelan, P. 2011. Galapagos Goal: Eradication of Invasive Plants, Science, ISSN 1095-9203.
  • Gunter, M.E., Dyar, M.D., Lanzirotti, A., Tucker, J.M., and Speicher, E.A. 2011. Differences in Fe-Redox for asbestiform and nonasbestiform amphiboles from the former vermiculite mine, near Libby, Montana USA. American Mineralogist, 1414-1417.
  • Kampf, A.R., Hughes, J.M., Marty, J., Gunter, M.E., and Nash, B. 2011. Rakovanite, Na3{H3[V10O28] • 15H2O, a new member of the pascoite family with a protonated decavanadate polyanion. Canadian Mineralogist, 595-604.
  • McBride, M.B., Rao Mathur, R., and Baker, L.L. 2011. Chemical extractability of lead in field-contaminated soils: Implications for estimating total lead. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis, 42, 1581-1593.
  • Patthoff, D.A., Kattenhorn, S.A. 2011. A fracture history on Enceladus provides evidence for a global ocean. Geophysical Research Letters 38, L18201, doi:10.1029/2011GL048387.
  • Pollyea, R. and Fairley, J.P. 2011. Estimating surface roughness of terrestrial laser scan data using orthogonal distance regression. Geology, 39(7):623-626, doi:10.1130/G32078.1.
  • Poulakakis, N., Russello, M., Geist, D., and Caccone, A. 2011. Unraveling the Peculiarities of Island Life: Vicariance, Dispersal and the Diversification of the Extinct and Extant Giant Galápagos Tortoises, Molecular Ecology, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2011.05370.x
  • Rakovan, J., Schmidt, G.R., Gunter, M.E., Nash, B., Marty, J., Kampf, A.R., and Wise, W.S. 2011. Hughesite, Na3Al(V10O28) • 22H2O, a new member of the pascoite family of minerals from the Sunday Mine, San Miguel County, Colorado. Canadian Mineralogist, 49, 1253-1265.
  • Rissmann, C., Nicol, A., Cole, J., Kennedy, B., Fairley, J., Christenson, B., Leybourne, M., Milicich, S., Ring, U., and Gravley, D. 2011. Fluid flow associated with silicic lava domes and faults, Ohaaki hydrothermal field, New Zealand. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research 204:12-26.
  • Taunton, A.E., Gunter, M.E., Nolan, R.P., and Phillips, J.I. 2011. Characterization of minerals in pleural plaques from lung tissue of non-human primates. Periodico di Mineralogia, 80, 167-179.
  • Thompson, B.D., Gunter, M.E., and Wilson, M.A. 2011. Amphibole asbestos soil contamination in the USA: A matter of definition. American Mineralogist, 690-693.
  • Yanites, B.J., G.E. Tucker, H.L. Hsu, C.C. Chen, Y.G. Chen, K.J. Mueller, 2011. The influence of sediment cover variability on long term incision rates: an example from the Peikang River, central Taiwan, JGR-Earth Surface, 116, F03016, doi:10.1029/2010F001933


  • Baker, L.L., Strawn, D.G., Vaughan, K.L., and McDaniel, P.A. 2010. XAS study of Fe mineralogy in a chronosequence of soil clays formed on basaltic cinders. Clays and Clay Minerals, 58, 772-782.
  • Baker, L.L., Strawn, D.G., and Smith, R.A. 2010. Cation exchange on Vadose Zone Research Park subsurface sediments, Idaho National Laboratory. Vadose Zone Journal 9, 476-485.
  • Boggs, K.G., Wvn Kirk, R.W., Johnson, G.S., Fairley J.P., and Porter, S.P. 2010. Analytical solutions to the linearized Boussinesq equation for assessing the effects of recharge on aquifer discharge. Journal of the American Water Resources Association DOI:10.1111/j.1752-1688.2010.00479.x
  • Bray, V.J., Tornabene, L.L., Keszthelyi, L.P., McEwen, A.S., Hawke, B.R., Giguere, T.A., Kattenhorn, S.A., Garry, W.B., Rizk, B., Caudill, C.M., Gaddis, L.R., van der Bogert, C.H. 2010. New insight into lunar impact melt mobility from the LRO camera. Geophysical Research Letters 37, L21202, doi:10.1029/2010GL044666.
  • Camara, F., Bellatreccia, F., Della Ventura, G., Mottana, A., Bindi, L., Gunter, M.E., and Sebastiani, M. 2010. Fantappieite, a new mineral of the cancrinite-sodalite group with a 33-layer stacking sequence: Occurrence and crystal structure. American Mineralogist, 95, 472-480.
  • Fairley, J.P. 2010. Fracture/matrix interaction in a fracture of finite extent. Water Resources Research 46, doi:10.1029/2009WR008849.
  • Fairley, J.P., Ingebritsen, S.E., and Podgorney, R.K. 2010. Challenges for numerical modeling of enhanced geothermal systems. Ground Water, doi:10.1111/j.1745-6584.2010.00716.x
  • Gunter, M.E. 2010. Defining asbestos: Differences between the built and natural environments. CHIMIA, 64, 747-752.
  • Hillegass, J.M., Shulka, A., MacPherson, M.B., Lathrop, S.A., Alexeeva, V., Perkins, T.N., van der Vliet, A., Vacek, P.M., Gunter, M.E., and Mossman, B.T. 2010. Mechanisms of oxidative stress and alterations in gene expressions by Libby six-mix in human mesothelial cells. Particle and Fibre Toxicology, 7:26, doi:10.1186/1743-8977-7-26 (
  • Kobayashi, D. and Sprenke, K.F. 2010. Lithospheric drift on early Mars: Evidence in the magnetic field, Icarus, DOI:10.1016/j.icarus.2010.06.015
  • Marshall, S.T., Kattenhorn, S.A., Cooke, M.L. 2010. Secondary normal faulting in the Lake Mead fault system and implications for regional fault mechanics. In: Umhoefer, P.J., Beard, L.S., Lamb, M.A., eds., Miocene Tectonics of the Lake Mead Region, Central Basin and Range: Geological Society of America Special Paper, 463, 289-310.
  • Moravec, B.G., Keller, C.K., Smith, J.L., Allen-King, R.M., Goodwin, A.J., Fairley, J.P., and Larson, P.B. 2010. Oxygen-18 dynamics in precipitation and streamflow in a semi-arid agricultural watershed, Eastern Washington, USA. Hydrologic Processes 24:446–460.
  • Nicotra, J., and Parrish, J.T. 2010. Rushing the cure: Temporal rhetorics in global warming discourse: JAC—Rhetoric, Writing, Culture, and Politics, v. 30, p. 215-237.
  • Parrish, J.T., Fiorillo, A.R., Jacob, B.F., Currano, E.D., and Wheeler, E.A. 2010. The Ketavik Formation: New stratigraphic unit and its implications for the paleogeography and paleoclimate of southwestern Alaska: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 295, p. 348-362.
  • Schultz, R.A., Hauber, E., Kattenhorn, S.A., Okubo, C.H., Watters, T.R. 2010. Interpretation and analysis of planetary structures. Journal of Structural Geology 32, 855-875.
  • Taunton, A.E.M, Druschel, G.K., Gunter, M.E., and Wood, S.A. 2010. Geochemistry in the lung: Reaction-path modeling and experimental examinations of rock-forming minerals under physiologic conditions. American Mineralogist, v. 95, pp. 1624-1635. (


  • Abplanalp, J., Isaacson, P.E., Batt, L.S., and Pope, M.C. 2009. Conodont biostratigraphy and new zonation of Chesterian strata (late Mississippian and early Pennsylvanian), east-central Idaho and southwest Montana. Mountain Geologist. 46(3), 89-104.
  • Fairley, J.P. 2009. Modeling fluid flow in a heterogeneous, fault-controlled hydrothermal system. Geofluids 9:153–166, doi:10.1111/j.1468-8123.2009.00236.x.
  • Geist, D. 2009. Islands on the Move: Significance of Hotspot Volcanoes, in Du Roy, T, ed. Galapagos: Preserving Darwin’s Legacy, Firefly Books, Ontario, Canada.
  • Geist, D. and Harpp, K. 2009. Galapagos Islands, Geology, Encyclopedia of Islands, Gillespie and Clague, eds. University of California Press, 367-372.
  • Gunter, M.E. 2009. Asbestos sans mineralogy. Elements, 141.
  • Gunter, M.E. and Sanchez, M.S. 2009. Amphibole forensics: Using the composition of amphiboles to determine their source, the Libby, Montana example. American Mineralogist, 94, 837-840.
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  • Gilotti, J.A. and McClelland, W.C. 2005. Leucogranites and the time of extension in the East Greenland Caledonides. Journal of Geology 113:399-417.
  • Giorgis, S., Tikoff, B., and McClelland, W. 2005. Idaho arc: transpressional modification of the 87Sr/86Sr transition on the western edge of the Idaho batholith. Geology 33:469-472.
  • Gray, K.D., and Oldow, J.S. 2005. Spatial variability in the late Mesozoic structure of the Salmon River Suture, west-central Idaho. Geological Society of America Bulletin 117:687-706.
  • Gunter, M.E., Downs, R.T., Bartelmehs, K.L., Evans, S.H., Pommier, C.J.S., Grow, J.S., Sanchez, M.S., and Bloss, F.D. 2005. Optic properties of centimeter-sized crystals determined in air with the spindle stage using EXCALIBRW. American Mineralogist 90:1648-1654.
  • Gunter, M.E., Singleton, E., Bandli, B.R., Lowers, H.A., and Meeker, G.P. 2005. Differentiation of commercial vermiculite based on statistical analysis of bulk chemical data: Fingerprinting vermiculite from Libby, Montana U.S.A. American Mineralogist 90:749-754.
  • Harpp, K.S., Koleszar, A.M., and Geist, D.J. 2005. Volcanoes in the classroom: A simulation of an eruption column. Journal of Geoscience Education 53:173-175.
  • Marshall, S.T. and Kattenhorn, S.A. 2005. A revised model for cycloid growth mechanics on Europa: Evidence from surface morphologies and geometries. Icarus 177:341-366.
  • Mehta, T., Coppi, M.V., Childers, S. E. and Lovley, D.R. 2005. Outer membrane c-type cytochromes required for Fe(III) and Mn(IV) oxide reduction in Geobacter sulfurreducens. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 71:8634-8641.
  • Oldow, J.S. and Ferranti, L. 2005. Fragmentation of Adria and active decollement tectonics within the southern peri-Tyrrhenian orogen, Italy In: Pinter, N., Grenerczy, G., Medak, D., Stein, S., and Weber, J.C., eds. The Adria Microplate. GPS Geodesy, Tectonics, and Hazards: Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordescht, 255-272.
  • Ryser, A.L., Strawn, D.G., Marcus, M.M., Johnson-Maynard, J.L., Gunter, M.E., and Moller, G. 2005. Micro-spectroscopic investigation of selenium-bearing minerals from the Western US Phosphate Resource Area. Geochemical Transactions 6:1-11.
  • Samson, I.M. and Wood, S.A. 2005. The rare earth elements: Behaviour in hydrothermal fluids and concentration in hydrothermal mineral deposits, exclusive of alkaline settings. In: Linnen, R.L., and Samson, I.M., eds., Rare- Element Geochemistry and Mineral Deposits: Geological Association of Canada, GAC Short Course Notes 17:269-297.
  • Shannon, W.M. and Wood, S.A. 2005. The analysis of picogram quantities of rare earth elements in natural waters. In: Johannesson, K.H., ed., Rare Earth Elements in Groundwater Flow Systems. Water Science and Technology Library v. 51, Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands. 1-37.
  • Sprenke, K.F. 2005. Martian magnetic paleopoles: A geostatistical approach. Geophysical Research Letters 32:L09201, doi: 10.1029/2005GL022840.
  • Sprenke, K.F., Baker, L.L., and Williams, A.F. 2005. Polar wander on Mars: Evidence in the geoid. Icarus 174:486-489.
  • Teasdale, R., Geist, D., Kurz, M., and Harpp, K. 2005. 1998 Eruption at Volcano Cerro Azul, Galapagos Islands: I. Syn-Eruptive Petrogenesis. Bulletin of Volcanology 67:170-185.
  • Wood, S.A. 2005. The aqueous geochemistry of zirconium, hafnium, niobium and tantalum. In: Linnen, R.L., and Samson, I.M., eds., Rare-Element Geochemistry and Mineral Deposits: Geological Association of Canada, GAC Short Course Notes 17, 217-268.
  • Wood, S.A., Shannon, W.M., and Baker, L. 2005. The aqueous geochemistry of the rare earth elements and yttrium. Part 13. REE geochemistry of mine drainage from the Pine Creek area, Coeur d'Alene River Valley, Idaho, USA. In: Johannesson, K.H., ed., Rare Earth Elements in Groundwater Flow Systems. Water Science and Technology Library v. 51, Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands. 89-110.


  • Cosgrove, D.M. and Johnson, G.S. 2004. Transient response functions for conjunctive water management in the Snake River Plain, Idaho. Journal of American Water Resources Association 40(6):1469-1482.
  • Dyar, M.D., Gunter, M.E., Davis, J.C., and Odell, M.R.L. 2004. Integrating new methods into teaching mineralogy. Journal of Geoscience Education 52:23-30.
  • Fairley, J.P. and Hinds, J.J. 2004. Field observation of fluid circulation patterns in a normal fault system. Geophysical Research Letters 31:L19502, doi:10.1029/2004GL020812.
  • Fairley, J.P. and Hinds, J.J. 2004. Permeability distribution in an active Great Basin fault zone. Geology 32:825-828.
  • Fairley, J.P., Podgorney, R.K., and Wood, T.R. 2004. Unsaturated flow through a small fracture-matrix network: Part 2. Uncertainty in modeling flow processes. Vadose Zone Journal 3:101-108.
  • Fiorillo, A.R. and Parrish, J.T. 2004. The first record of a Cretaceous dinosaur from western Alaska with comments on the terrestrial ecosystem of the ancient Arctic: Cretaceous Research, v. 25, p. 453-458.
  • Goldfarb, R.J., Ayuso, R., Miller, M.L., Ebert, S.W., Marsh, E.E., Petsel, S.A., Miller, L.D., Bradley, D., Johnson, C., and McClelland, W. 2004. The Late Cretaceous Donlin Creek gold deposit, southwestern Alaska: controls on epizonal ore formation. Economic Geology 99:643-671.
  • Grant, J.V. and Kattenhorn, S.A. 2004. Evolution of vertical faults at an extensional plate boundary, southwest Iceland. Journal of Structural Geology 26:537-557.
  • Gunter, M.E. 2004. The polarizing light microscope: Should we teach the use of a 19th century instrument in the 21st century? Journal of Geoscience Education 52:34-44.
  • Gunter, M.E., Dyar, M.D., Twamley, B., Foit, F.F., Jr., and Cornelius, S.B. 2004. Errata and Clarification: Composition, Fe3+/?Fe, and crystal structure of non-asbestiform and asbestiform amphiboles from Libby, Montana, U.S.A. American Mineralogist 89: 1579- .
  • Gunter, M.E., Weaver, R., Bandli, B.R., Bloss, F.D., Evans, S.H., and Su, S.C. 2004. Results from a McCrone spindle stage short course, a new version of EXCALIBR, and how to build a spindle stage. The Microscope 52(1):22-39.
  • Kattenhorn, S.A. 2004. Strike-slip fault evolution on Europa: evidence from tailcrack geometries. Icarus 172:582-602.
  • Koski, A.K. and Wood, S.A. 2004. The geochemistry of geothermal waters in the Alvord Basin, southeastern Oregon. In: Wanty, R.B. and Seal, R.R. III, eds., Water-Rock Interaction. Proceedings of the Eleventh International Symposium on Water-Rock Interaction, WRI-11, v. 1. Saratoga Springs, New York, 27 June - 2 July, 2004. A.A. Balkema, Leiden, Netherlands. 149-152.
  • McClelland, W.C. and Oldow, J.S. 2004. Displacement transfer between thick- and thin-skinned d?collement systems in the central North American Cordillera, In: Grocott, J., McCaffrey, K.J.W., Taylor, G., and Tikoff, B., eds., Vertical Coupling and Decoupling in the Lithosphere. Journal Geological Society of London Special Publication 227:177-195.
  • Nelson, B.J., Wood, S.A., and Osiensky, J.L. 2004. Rare earth element geochemistry of groundwater in the Palouse Basin, Northern Idaho?Eastern Washington. Geochem. Explor. Environ. Anal. 4:227-242.
  • Nunez, C., Adams, L., Childers, S., and Lovley, D. 2004. The RpoS sigma factor in the dissimilatory Fe(III)-reducing bacterium Geobacter sulfurreducens. Journal of Bacteriology 186:5543-5546.
  • Osiensky, J.L., Nimmer, R.E., and Binley, A.M. 2004. Borehole cylindrical noise during hole-surface and hole- hole resistivity measurements. Journal of Hydrology 289:78-94.
  • Parrish, J.T., Peterson, F., and Turner, C.E. 2004. Plant taphonomy and climate of the Morrison Formation (Jurassic, Western U.S.A.) and its equivalents in Canada: Sedimentary Geology, v. 167, pp. 137-162.
  • Rees, P.McA., Noto, C.R., Parrish, J.M., and Parrish, J.T. 2004. Late Jurassic climates, vegetation, and dinosaur distributions: Journal of Geology, v. 112, p. 643-654.
  • Samson, I.M., Wood, S.A., and Finucane, K.G. 2004. Fluid inclusion characteristics and genesis of the fluorite-parisite mineralization in the Snowbird Deposit, Montana. Economic Geology 99:1727-1744.
  • Schaefer, C.J. and Kattenhorn, S.A. 2004. Characterization and evolution of fractures in low-volume pahoehoe lava flows, eastern Snake River Plain, Idaho. GSA Bulletin 116:322-336.
  • Wood, S.A. and van Middlesworth, J. 2004. The influence of acetate and oxalate as simple organic ligands on the behavior of palladium in surface environments. Can. Min. 42:411-421.


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