Advanced Instrumentation Laboratory
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Publications

These are some of the publications that include data collected in AIL - if your publication is not included here, but should be, please send the relevant information to us.

 

Riikonen, Marko. Halos - The optical phenomena of ice crystal clouds. Helsinki: URSA. 2011. Print.

Tape, Ken. The Changing Arctic Landscape. Fairbanks, Alaska: University of Alaska Press. 2010. Print.

Tape, Walter and Moilanen, Jarmo - Atmospheric Halos and the Search for Angle x, American Geophysical Union, 2006. Print.

Severin, Kenneth P. Energy Dispersive Spectrometry of Common Rock Forming Minerals. Dordrecht, The Neterlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2004. Print.

 

2013

Hoem Neher, T. D., A. E. Rosenberger, C. E. Zimmerman, C. M. Walker, and S. J. Baird. 2013. Estuarine environments as rearing habitats for juvenile coho salmon in contrasting South-central Alaska watersheds. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 142(6):1481-1494. doi: 10.1080/00028487.2013.815660

Sikes DS, Stockbridge J (2013) Description of Caurinus tlagu, new species, from Prince of Wales Island, Alaska (Mecoptera, Boreidae, Caurininae). ZooKeys 316: 35–53. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.316.5400

2012

Ilgen, A. G., A. L. Foster, and T. P. Trainor (2012), Role of structural Fe in nontronite NAu-1 and dissolved Fe(II) in redox transformations of arsenic and antimony., Geochemica et Cosmochimica Acta, 94, 128-145.
 
Ritchie, V. J., A. G. Ilgen, S. H. Mueller, T. P. Trainor , and R. J. Goldfarb (2012), Mobility and chemical fate of antimony and arsenic in historic mining environments of the Kantishna Hills district, Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska., Chemical Geology, 335, 172-188.
 

Maciej G. Śliwiński, Karen J. Spaleta, Franz J. Meyer, Eric M. Hutton, Rainer J. Newberry, Thomas P. Trainor, Kenneth P. Severin, Michael T. Whalen, (2012) Making low concentration in-house pressed pellet trace element standards for carbonate rock analyses by WD-XRF, Chemical Geology, Volumes 298-299, p. 97-115,   doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2011.12.027.

2011

T.A. Douglas, M.E Walsh, C.J McGrath, C.A. Weiss Jr., A.M. Jaramillo, T.P. Trainor (2011) Desorption of nitramine and nitroaromatic explosive residues from soils detonated under controlled conditions. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 30, 345-353.

Ickert-Bond, S.M. and Rydin, C., (2011) Micromorphology of the seed envelope of Ephedra L. (Gnetales) and its relevance for the timing of evolutionary events. International Journal of Plant Sciences, Volume 172, Number 1, p. 36-48.

A.M. Jaramillo, T.A. Douglas, M.E. Walsh, T.P. Trainor (2011) Dissolution and Sorption of Hexahydro-1,3,5-trinitro-1,3,5- triazine (RDX) and 2,6,6-trinitortolune (TNT) Residues from Detonated Mineral Surfaces. Chemosphere, In Press.

Shcherbakov, V., Plechov, P., Izbekov, P. & Shipman, J. (2011). Plagioclase zoning as an indicator of magma processes at Bezymianny Volcano, Kamchatka. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 162, 83-99.

Śliwiński, M.G., Whalen, M.T., and Day, J.E., 2011 in press, Stable Isotope (δ 13 C carb & org, δ 15 N org ) and Trace Element Anomalies during the Late Devonian ‘ punctata Event’ in the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology.

Yanhong Gu, Wenming Xiong, Chengyun Ning, and Jing Zhang. (2011) Residual Stresses in Microarc Oxidation Ceramic Coatings on Biocompatible AZ31 Magnesium Alloys, Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, DOI: 10.1007/s11665-011-9980-6.

Van Hemert, C., C.M. Handel, John E. Blake, R.M. Swor, T.M. O’Hara. 2011. Microanatomy of Passerine Hard-cornified Tissues:  Beak and Claw Structure of the Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus). Journal of Morphology. Article first published online: 22 OCT 2011 |DOI: 10.1002/jmor.11023

2010

Browne, B.L., P. Izbekov, J. Eichelberger, T. Churikova, (2010) Constraints on the Pre-Eruptive Storage Conditions of the Holocene-Aged KZI Dacite Magma Erupted from Kizimen Volcano, Kamchatka . International Geology Review 52, issue 12, p. 95-110

Larsen, J.F., Nye, C.J., Coombs, M.L., Tilman, M., Izbekov, P., and Cameron, C., 2010, Petrology and geochemistry of the 2006 eruption of Augustine Volcano, in Power, J.A., Coombs, M.L., and Freymueller, J.T., eds., The 2006 eruption of Augustine Volcano, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1769.

Neill, O.K., Hammer, J.E., Izbekov, P.E., Belousova, M.G., Belousov, A.B., Clarke, A.B. and Voight, B. (2010) Influence of pre-eruptive degassing and crystallization on the juvenile products of laterally directed volcanic explosions. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 198(1-2): 264-274.

S.H. Mueller, R.J. Goldfarb, P.L. Verplanck, T.P. Trainor, R.F. Sanzolone, M. Adams (2010) Surface-Water, Ground-Water, and Sediment Geochemistry of Epizonal and Shear-Hosted Mineral Deposits in the Tintina Gold Province – Arsenic and Antimony Distribution and Mobility. In: Recent U.S. Geological Survey Studies in the Tintina Gold Province, Alaska, United States, and Yukon, Canada – Results of a 5-Year Project. Ed. L.P. Gough and W.C. Day, Scientific Investigations Report 2007- 5289-G.

S.C. Petitto, K.S. Tanwar, S.K. Ghose, P.J. Eng, T.P. Trainor (2010) Surface Structure of Magnetite (111) Under Hydrated Conditions by Crystal Truncation Rod Diffraction. Surface Science, 604, 1082-1093.

Śliwiński, M.G., Whalen, M.T., and Day, J.E., 2010, Trace Element Variations in the Middle Frasnian Punctata Zone (Late Devonian) in the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin: Changes in Oceanic Bioproductivity and Paleoredox Spurred by a Pulse of Terrestrial Afforestataion? Geological Belgica, v. 13, p. 459-482.

Śliwiński, M.G., Whalen, M.T., Day, J.E. (2010), [Publication for Polish Geological Institute - in Polish with English abstract] Porównanie podatności magnetycznej (MS) ze wskaźnikami geochemicznymi środkowo-górnego franu w Kanadyjskich Górach Skalistych: implikacje dla analiz paleoklimatycznych i paleośrodowiskowych. (Comparison of MS and other geochmical proxies from the Middle-Late Fransnian of the Canadian Rocky Mountains: Implications for interpreting paleoenvironmental change and the mid-Fransian punctata Event.) Przegląd Geologiczny, vol. 58, nr 11.

Śliwiński, M.G., Whalen, M.T., and Day, J.E., 2010, Comparison of MS and other geochemical proxies from the Middle-Late Frasnian of the Canadian Rocky Mountains: Implications for interpreting paleoenvironmental change and the mid-Frasnian punctata event, Polish Geological Review, v. 58, p. 1151152-1160.

Whalen, M.T. and Day, J.E., 2010, Cross-basin variations in magnetic susceptibility influenced By changing sea level, paleogeography, and paleoclimate; Upper Devonian, Western Canada Sedimentary Basin, Journal Of Sedimentary Research, v. 80, p. 1109-1127.

2009

Addison, J.A., Beget, J.E., Ager, T.A., and Finney, B.P. (2009) Marine tephrochronology of the Mt. Edgecumbe volcanic field, southeast Alaska, USA. Quaternary Research 73: 277-292.

Bindeman, I. N., V. L. Leonov et al. (2009) Large-volume silicic volcanism in Kamchatka: Ar-Ar and U-Pb ages, isotopic, and geochemical characteristics of major pre-Holocene caldera-forming eruptions." Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research 189(1-2): 57-80.

K.S. Tanwar, S.C. Petitto, S.K. Ghose, P.J. Eng, T.P. Trainor (2009) Fe(II) Adsorption on Hematite (0 0 0 1). Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 73, 4346-4365.

2008

Almberg, L.D., Larsen, J.F., Eichelberger, J.C., Vogel, T.A., and Patino, L.C. (2008). Comparison of eruptive and intrusive samples from Unzen volcano, Japan: effects of contrasting pressure-temperature-time paths. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 175, p. 60-70.

K.S. Tanwar, S.C. Petitto, S.K. Ghose, P.J. Eng, T.P. Trainor (2008) Structural Study of Fe(II) Adsorption on Hematite (1-102). Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 72, 3311-3325.

2007

Brown, R.J., N. Bickford, and K.P. Severin, 2007. Otolith Trace Element Chemistry as an Indicator of anadromy in Yukon River Drainage Coregonine Fishes. American Fisheries Society 136: 678-690.

Courtney, D. L., and K. P. Severin. 2007. Validation of otolith increment daily periodicity in captive juvenile sablefish (Anoplopoma fimbria) experimentally immersed in strontium chloride (SrCl2). Fisheries Research 83(2-3):246-252.

Kelly, L.N., Whalen, M.T., McRoberts, C.A., Hopkin, E., and Tomsich, C.S., 2007, Sequence Stratigraphy and Geochemistry of the Upper Lower to Upper Triassic of Northern Alaska: Implications for Paleo-redox History, Source Rock Accumulation, and Paleoceanography, A laska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Report of Investigation 2007-1, 50 p.

Suzuki, Y., J.E. Gardner, J.F. Larsen. 2007. Experimental constraints on synperuptive magma ascent related to the phreatomagmatic phase of the 2000 AD eruption of Usu volcano, Japan. Bull Volcanol 69:423-444. DOI 10.1007/s00445-006-0084-3.

K.S. Tanwar, C.S. Lo, P.J. Eng, J.G. Catalano, D.A. Walko, G.E. Brown Jr., G.A. Waychunas, A.M
Chaka, T.P. Trainor (2007) Surface Diffraction Study of the Hydrated Hematite (1-102) Surface. Surface Science 601, 460-474.

K.S. Tanwar, J.G. Catalano, S.C. Petitto, S.K. Ghose, P.J. Eng, T.P. Trainor (2007) Surface Preparation Dependant Structure of α-Fe2O3 (1-102). Surface Science 601, L59-L64.

2006

Browne, B.L., J. Eichelberger, L.C. Patino, T.A. Vogel, J. Dehn, K. Uto, H. Hoshizumi (2006) Generation of porphyritic and equigranular enclaves during magma mingling at Unzen volcano, SW Japan. Journal of Petrology 47, p. 301-328

Browne, B.L., J. Eichelberger, L.C. Patino, T.A. Vogel, K. Uto, H. Hoshizumi (2006) Magma mingling as indicated by texture and geochemistry of plagioclase phenocrysts from Unzen volcano, SW Japan. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research 154, p. 103-116

Browne, B.L., J.E. Gardner (2006) The Influence of Magma Ascent Path on the Texture, Mineralogy, and Formation of Hornblende Reaction Rims. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 246, 161-176

Tailandier, A. S., F. Domine, W. R. Simpson, M. Sturm, T. A. Douglas, and K. Severin. 2006. Evolution of the snow area index (SAI) of the subarctic snowpack in central Alaska over a whole season: Consequences to the air to snow transfer of pollutants. Environmental Science and Technology 40:7521-7527.

2005

2004

Coombs, M., and Gardner, J., 2004, Reaction rim growth on olivine in silicic melt: Implications for magma mixing: American Mineralogist, v. 89, p. 748-759.

FitzGerald, J. L., S. R. Thorrold, K. M. Bailey, A. L. Brown, and K. P.Severin. Elemental signatures in otoliths of larval walleye pollock (Theragra chalcogramma) from the northeast pacific ocean. FISHERY BULLETIN, 102(4):604–616, OCT 2004.

 

Izbekov, P.E., Eichelberger, J.C., and Ivanov B.V. (2004) The 1996 eruption of Karymsky volcano, Kamchatka: Historical record of basaltic replenishment of an andesite reservoir. Journal of Petrology, Vol. 45, No 11, p. 2325-2345.

Izbekov, P., Gardner, J., and Eichelberger, J. (2004) Comagmatic granophyre and dacite from Karymsky volcanic center, Kamchatka: experimental constraints for magma storage conditions, Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 131 (1-2), p. 1-18.

Severin, K P. 2004. Energy dispersive spectrometry of common rock forming minerals. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecth, The Netherlands .

2003

Coombs, M., Eichelberger, J., and Rutherford, M., 2003, Experimental and textural constraints on mafic enclave formation in volcanic rocks: Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, v. 119, p. 125-144.

2002

Izbekov, P.E., Eichelberger, J.C., Patino, L.C., Vogel, T.A. and Ivanov, B.V. (2002) Calcic cores of plagioclase phenocrysts in andesite from Karymsky volcano: Evidence for rapid introduction by basaltic replenishment. Geology, Vol. 30, No. 9, p. 799-802.

Brown, R., and Severin, KP. 1999. Crystalline structure of polymorphic inconnu Stenodus leucichthys otoliths affects the distribution of elements within otoliths. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 56: 1898-1903.

McCoy, D, R. Newberry, K. Severin, P. Marion, B. Flanigan, and C. Freeman. 2002. Paragenesis and metal associations in interior Alaska gold deposits: an example from the Fairbanks district. Mining Engineering January 2002:33-38.

2001

Coombs, M., and Gardner, J., 2001, Shallow storage conditions for the rhyolite of the 1912 eruption of Katmai, Alaska: Geology, v. 29, p. 775-778.

2000

Coombs, M., Eichelberger, J., and Rutherford, M., 2000, Magma storage and mixing conditions for the 1953-1968 eruption of Southwest Trident volcano, Katmai National Park, Alaska: Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, v. 140, p. 99-118.

1999

Miller, T., Chertkoff, D., Eichelberger, J., and Coombs, M., 1999, Mount Dutton volcano, Alaska: Aleutian Arc analog to Unzen Volcano, Japan: Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, v. 89, p. 275-301.

Tzeng, WN, Severin, KP, Wickström, H, and Wang. CH. 1999. Strontium bands in relation to age marks in otoliths of European eel Anguilla anguilla. Zoological Studies. 38: 452-457.

1998

1997

Begét, JE, Keskinin, MJ, and Severin, KP. 1997. Tephrochronologic constraints on the Late Pleistocene history of the southern margin of the Cordilleran ice sheet, western Washington. Quaternary Research. 47: 140-146.

Campana, S. E. , S. R. Thorrold, C. M. Jones, D. Günther, M. Tubrett, H. Logerich, S. Jackson, N. M. Halden, J. M. Kalish, P. Piccoli, H. de Pontual, H. Troadec, J. Panfili, D. H. Secor, K P. Severin, S. H. Sie, R. Thresher, W. J. Teesdale, and J. L. Campbell. 1997. Comparison of accuracy, precision and sensitivity in elemental assays of fish otoliths using the electron microprobe, PIXE, and laser ablation ICPMS. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 54: 2068-2079.

Tzeng, WN, Severin, KP, and Wickström, H. 1997. Use of otolith microchemistry to investigate the environmental history of European eel Anguilla anguilla. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 149:73-81.

1996

1995

Severin, K. P., B. L. Norcross, and J. Carroll. 1995. Electron microprobe analysis of juvenile walleye pollock, Theragra chalcogramma, otoliths from Alaska : a pilot stock separation study. Environmental Biology of Fishes 43:269-283.

1994

Sadovy, Y, and K. P. Severin. 1994. Elemental patterns in Red Hind (Epinephalus guttatus) otoliths from Bermuda and Puerto Rico : reflect growth rate, not temperature. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 51:133-141.

 

2011

Ickert-Bond, S.M., Rydin, C., J.S. Metzgar, and L. Raubeson. (2011) Integration of plastid phylogenomics, morphology and the fossil record to assess biogeographic patterns and divergence in Gnetales – the importance of sampling deep and broad. Invited talk. Symposium: Progress in Placing Gymnosperms On the Tree of Life. XVIII International Botanical Congress, Melbourne, Australia.

2010

A.G. Ilgen, and T.P. Trainor (2010) As(III) Oxidation in the Presence of Reduced and Oxidized Nontronite NAu-1 Under O2 and N2 Atmosphere. Goldschmidt 2010, Knoxville, Tennessee, June 14-19, 2010.

Garroutte, M., Murray, D.F., and S.M. Ickert-Bond. (2010) The Systematics of Alaskan Eritrichium (Alpine Forget- Me-Not, Boraginaceae). 1st Annual Graduate student Conference, University of Alaska, Fairbanks.

Izbekov, P.E., Neill, O.K., Shipman, J.S., Turner, S.J., Shcherbakov, V.D. and Plechov, P. Yu. (2010) Silicic enclaves in products of 2009-2010 eruptions of Bezymianny Volcano, Kamchatka: implications for magma processes. EOS Trans. AGU, v.91, Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract V33D-01.

Merkulova, M.V., Neill, O.K.., Izbekov, P.E. and Dektyarev, A.V. (2010) Physical characteristics of the 17 December, 2009 and 1 June, 2010 explosive eruptions of Bezymianny volcano, Kamchatka, Russia. EOS Trans. AGU, v.91, Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract V21B-2322.

Neill, O.K., Hammer, J.E., Izbekov, P.E., Belousova, M.G., Belousov, A.B., Clarke, A.B, and Voight, B. (2010) Pre-eruptive crystallization and degassing processes associated with laterally directed volcanic explosions. EOS Trans. AGU, v.91, Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract V21B-2323.

Rydin, C. and S.M. Ickert-Bond. (2010) Benefits of an integrative approach to plant evolution – a case study of Ephedra (Gnetales). Invited talk. Symposium: Morphology and phylogeny of extinct and extant Gnetophytes. 8th European Palaeobotany – Palynology Conference, Budapest, Hungary.

Sliwinski, M.G., Whalen, M.T., Payne, J.H., and Day, J. Stable isotope variations (δ13Ccarb, δ13Corg, δ15Norg) during the Late Devonian Punctata Event in Western Canada Sedimentary Basin. Second IGCP-580 Meeting, Guilin, China 28th November - 30th November 2010.

T.P. Trainor (2010) Structure and Reactivity of Geochemical Interfaces. Invited Talk, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe Germany, January 23, 2010.

Whalen, M.T., Sliwinski, M.G., Payne, J.H., and Day, J.E. A multi-proxy geochemical analysis of the Middle Fransnian Punctata Zone Event: Paleoenvironmental implications. 2010, GSA Denver Anual Meeting, 31 October - 3 November 2010.

Whalen, M.T., Sliwinski, M.G., Payne, J.H., and Day, J., 2010, Differential geochemical response during two Late Devonian mass extinction pulses: Implications for global change, IGCP 580 Meeting Program and Abstracts, Guilin, China, November 2010, p. 31.

2009

A. Ilgen, M. Newville, T. P. Trainor (2009) Role of Dissolved Iron(II) and Structural Iron in Clay Mineral Mediated Redox Transformations of Arsenic and Antimony. Abstracts of Papers, 237th ACS National Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, March 22-26, 2009.

Brown, R., K. P. and Severin, 2009. Otolith chemistry analyses indicate that water Sr:Ca is the primary factor influencing otolith Sr:Ca for freshwater and diadromous fish but not for marine fish. 4th International Otolith Symposium, Monterey , California .

T. Douglas, M.E. Walsh, A. Jones, T. P. Trainor, C.J. McGrath, C. Weiss (2009) Fate of Nitroaromatic (TNT) and Nitramine (RDX and HMX) Explosives on Mineral Surfaces. Abstracts of Papers, 237th ACS National Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, March 22-26, 2009.

T. Douglas, M.E. Walsh, A. Jones, T.P. Trainor, C.J. McGrath, C. Weiss (2009) Interactions Between Nitroaromatic (TNT) and Nitramine (RDX) Explosives and Pure Minerals. Goldschmidt 2009, Davos, Switzerland, June 21-26, 2009.

Izbekov, P. (2009) Compositional trends At Bezymianny Volcano, 6th Biennial Workshop on Japan- Kamchatka-Alaska Subduction Processes (JKASP-2009), p. 218.

Merkulova, M.V., Neill, O.K.., Izbekov, P.E. and Dektyarev, A.V. (2010) Physical characteristics of the 17 December, 2009 and 1 June, 2010 explosive eruptions of Bezymianny volcano, Kamchatka, Russia. EOS Trans. AGU, v.91, Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract V21B-2322.

Meyers, Z. and S.M. Ickert-Bond. (2009) Systematics of Oxytropis section Arctobia in a changing landscape context. 2009 Alaska Botany Forum, November 12th-13th, Anchorage, AK. 

Meyers, Z.., Metzgar, J., and S.M. Ickert-Bond. (2009) Comparative Morphology and Distribution Patterns between Oxytropis sect. Arctobia and the Nigrescence Complex (Loco-weed, Fabaceae). Alaska EPSCoR
Second Annual All-Hands Meeting, Anchorage, Alaska May 13-15, 2009 - Millennium Hotel.

Neill, O.K., Hammer, J.E., Izbekov, P.E., Belousova, M.G., Belousov, A.B., Clarke, A.B, and Voight, B. (2009) Edifice pressure prior to the 30 March, 1956 eruption of Bezymianny Volcano, Kamchatka, Russia. 6th Biennial Workshop on Subduction Processes, Emphasizing the Kurile-Kamchatkan-Aleutian Arcs.

Payne, J.H., Whalen, M.T., and Day, J.E., 2009, Differential geochemical  response during two Late Devonian mass extinction pulses: Implications for global change, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 41, no. 7, p. 513.

S.C. Petitto, K. Tanwar, S.K. Ghose, P. Eng, R.J. Rowland, T. P. Trainor (2009) Magnetite (111) Surface Structure and Reactivity Under Environmentally Relevant Conditions. 2009 Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Portland, OR, October 18-21, 2009.

S.C. Petitto, R.J. Rowland, K. Tanwar, S.K. Ghose, P. Eng, T. P. Trainor (2009) Surface Structure and Composition of Oxidized and Reduced Hydrated Magnetite (111). Abstracts of Papers, 237th ACS National Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, March 22-26, 2009.

T.P. Trainor (2009) MSA Award Lecture: Structure and Reactivity of Geochemical Interfaces. Invited Talk. 2009 Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Portland, OR, October 18-21, 2009.

T.P. Trainor, C.R. Iceman, K. Tanwar, S.C. Petitto, P. Eng, S. Mason, A.M. Chaka (2009) Structure and Modification of Iron-Oxide Surfaces During Reaction With Dissolved Iron. Goldschmidt 2009, Davos, Switzerland, June 21-26, 2009.

Whalen, M., Sliwinski, M.G., and Day, J. Comparison of MS and other proxies from the Middle-Late Frasnian: Implications for paleoclimatic analyses. First IGCP - 580 Meeting, Liege, Belgiu, 2-6 December, 2009.


2008

A. Ilgen, M. Newville, T. P. Trainor (2008) Arsenic and Antimony Interactions with Kaolinite, Montmorillonite and Nontronite Clays. Abstracts of Papers, 235th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 6-18, 2008.

A. Ilgen, M. Newville, T.P. Trainor (2008), Talk, Controls on Antimony and Arsenic Speciation via Sorption and Redox Chemistry at the Clay Mineral – Water Interface. 18th Annual Goldschmidt Conference, Vancouver, Canada, July 13-18, 2008.

A. Ilgen, S. Mueller, M. Newville, T. P. Trainor (2008) Arsenic and Antimony Speciation in Water and Bottom Sediments Associated with Geothermal Waste Fluids: Dachny Geothermal Field, Kamchatka, Russia. Abstracts of Papers, 235th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 6-18, 2008.

Farrington, R., Meyers, Z., and S.M. Ickert-Bond. (2008) Comparative study of seed coat micromorphology and seed anatomy in Alaskan Oxytropis (Loco-weed, Fabaceae) using SEM, and their Taxonomic Significance. Poster Presentation. Botany 2008. Vancouver, Canada.

Ickert-Bond, S.M., Kurmann, M. H., and G. W. Rothwell. (2008) Utility of pollen characters in gymnosperm systematics and Assembling the Tree of Life (AToL). Invited talk. Colloquium: The Utility of Pollen in Systematic and Morphological Studies: A Celebration of the Life of John J. Skvarla. Botany 2008. Vancouver, Canada.

Ickert-Bond, S. M., Meyers, Z., and J. McElwain. (2008) Carbon isotope discrimination in New World Ephedra (Ephedraceae) and adaptive strategies to desert environments. Invited talk. Symposium: “Gathering the twigs and branches: reconstructing the gymnosperm tree of life”. 12th International Palynological Congress and 8th International Organisation of Palaeobotany Conference in Bonn, Germany.

Izbekov, P.E. (2008) Petrology of the 2008 eruption of Kasatochi Volcano, Alaska, Eos Trans. AGU, vol. 89, No 53, Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract A53B-0263.

Kayzar, T.M., B.K. Nelson, P.E. Izbekov, M. Belousova (2008) Fine-scale source variations in time-series samples from Kamchatkan volcanoes recorded in high-precision Pb isotope ratios, Eos Trans. AGU, Vol. 89, No. 53, Fall Meet. Suppl. V43A-2146.

K. Tanwar, S.C. Petitto, S.K. Ghose, P. Eng, T. P. Trainor (2008) Structural Investigation of Fe(II) Adsorption on a-Fe2O3 (1-102) and (0001) Using Crystal Truncation Rod Diffraction. Abstracts of Papers, 235th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 6-18, 2008.

K. Tanwar, S.C. Petitto, S.K. Ghose, P.J. Eng, T.P. Trainor (2008), Talk, Structural Investigation of Fe(II) Adsorption on Hematite (0001) and (1-102). 18th Annual Goldschmidt Conference, Vancouver, Canada, July 13-18, 2008.

Larsen, J., P. Izbekov, E. Rader, J. Freymueller (2008) Magma storage and movement at Okmok and Westdahl volcanoes, Alaska: Comparing experimental petrology with a geophysical model, IAVCEI 2008 Abstracts, August 17-22, Reykjavik, Iceland, p. 3.

Nye, C. J., M.L. Coombs, J. Larsen, P. Izbekov, M. Tilman, C. Cameron (2008) Augustine Volcano: Mg, Cr, & Ni rich; LILE, REE and HFSE-poor, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Vol. 72, Issue 12, Supplement 1, p.A692.

Payne, J.H., Whalen, M.T., and Day, J., 2008, Carbon and nutrient cycling during the Frasnian-Famennian extinction event, Rocky Mountains, Western Canada.  Abstracts and Program, AAPG-SEPM National Meeting, San Antonio, TX.

S.C. Petitto, K. Tanwar, S.K. Ghose, P. Eng, T. P. Trainor (2008) Surface Structure and Composition of Oxidized and Reduced Hydrated Magnetite (111). Abstracts of Papers, 235th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 6-18, 2008.

Shcherbakov, V., P. Izbekov, P. Pletchov, P., and the PIRE Team (2008) Petrological constraints on magma processes at Bezymianny Volcano, Kamchatka, Eos Trans. AGU, Vol. 89, No. 53, Fall Meet. Suppl. V43A-2145.

T. Douglas, M.E. Walsh, T. P. Trainor, A. Jones, C.J. McGrath, C. Weiss (2008) Breakdown of Nitramine (RDX,HMX) and Nitroaromatic (TNT) Explosives on Soil Surfaces. Abstracts of Papers, 235th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 6-18, 2008.

T.P. Trainor (2008). Structural Analysis of Geochemical Interfaces. Invited Talk, Advanced Photon Source Scientific Advisory Committee Cross-cut Review of Geological, Environmental and Planetary Science. Argonne, IL, July 9-10, 2008.

T.P. Trainor (2008). X-ray Scattering and Spectroscopic Studies of the Mineral-Water Interface. Invited Talk, Workshop on X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy and Advanced Techniques, 2008. Paul Scherer Institute. PSI, Switzerland, October 7-8, 2008.

2007

Bindeman, I., P. Izbekov, C. Chen, V. Ponomareva, I. Melekestsev (2007) Incremental formation, differentiation, and explosion of an arc magma chamber: Isotopic and physical study of multicaldera Ksudach Volcano, Kamchatka, Russia, Eos Trans. AGU, Vol. 88, No. 52, Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract V33C-1527.

Izbekov, P. and the PIRE team (2007) 2006-2007 eruptions of Bezymianny Volcano, Kamchatka: Petrological snapshots of the compositionally changing magma system, Eos Trans. AGU, Vol. 88, No. 52, Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract V22A-06.

S.C. Petitto, K.S. Tanwar, S.K. Ghose, P.J. Eng, M.A. Toney, T.P. Trainor (2007). Talk. Surface Structure of the hydrated Fe3O4 (111) surface under environmentally relevant conditions. Presented at the 5th International Workshop on Oxide Surfaces (IWOX V), Lake Tahoe, CA, January 7-12, 2007.

T. P. Trainor (2007). X-ray Scattering and Spectroscopic Studies of the Mineral-Water Interface. Invited Keynote Address. Materials Research Society National Meeting, Boston, MA, Nov 26-28, 2007

T. P. Trainor (2007). X-ray Scattering and Spectroscopic Studies of the Mineral-Water Interface. Invited Talk. Geological Society of America National Meeting, Denver, CO, Oct. 28-30, 2007

T.P. Trainor, S.H. Mueller, V. Ritchie, A. Ilgen, M. Newville (2007). Invited Keynote Address. Antimony Mobility Associated with the Oxidation of Stibnite-bearing Waste Rock from the Eastern Tintina Gold Province, Alaska and Yukon. Presented at Frontiers in Mineral Sciences 2007, Cambridge University, U.K., June 26-28, 2007.

2006

K. Tanwar, C.S. Lo, P.J. Eng, S.K. Ghose, S.C. Petitto, T.P. Trainor (2006). Poster. An Assessment of Surface Structure and Reactivity Modification Induced by Fe(II) Sorption on α -Fe2O3 (1-102). Abstracts of Papers, 232nd ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Sept. 10-14, 2006.

K. Tanwar, P.J. Eng, S.K. Ghose, S.C. Petitto, T.P. Trainor (2006). Talk. Structural Modification of α-Fe2O3 (1-102) by Fe(II) Sorption. Abstracts of Papers, 231st ACS National Meeting, Atlanta, GA, March 26-30, 2006.

S.C. Petitto, K. Tanwar, P.J. Eng, S.K. Ghose, M.F. Toney, T.P. Trainor (2006). Talk. Structure and Reactivity of Hydrated Magnetite (111) Surface. Abstracts of Papers, 231st ACS National Meeting, Atlanta, GA, March 26-30, 2006.

S.C. Petitto, K. Tanwar, S.K. Ghose, P.J. Eng, M.F. Toney, T.P. Trainor (2006). Poster. Surface Structure and Reactivity of Hydrated Magnetite (111) Under Environmentally Relevant Conditions. Abstracts of Papers, 232nd ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Sept. 10-14, 2006.

S.H. Mueller, T.P. Trainor, V. Ritchie, M. Newville (2006). Talk. Antimony Mobility Associated with the Oxidation of Stibnite-Bearing Waste Rock From the Eastern Tintina Gold Province, Alaska and Yukon. Geological Society of America Cordilleran Section 102nd Annual Meeting, Anchorage, AK, May 8-10, 2006.

T. P. Trainor (2006). X-ray Scattering and Spectroscopic Studies of the Mineral-Water Interface. Invited Keynote Address. Abstracts of Papers, 232nd ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Sept. 10-14, 2006

T.P. Trainor, P.J. Eng, A.M. Chaka, C.S. Lo, K. Tanwar, S.K. Ghose, S.C. Petitto (2006). Talk. Structure of the Iron-oxide Aqueous Solution Interface: Surface X-ray Diffraction and Density Functional Theory Studies. 16th Annual Goldschmidt Conference, Melbourne, Australia, Aug. 27-Sept. 1 2006.

T.P. Trainor, P.J. Eng, A.M. Chaka, G.E. Brown Jr., K. Tanwar, S.C. Petitto, C.S. Lo, S.K. Ghose, G.A. Waychunas (2006). Talk. Structure of the Iron-oxide Aqueous Solution Interface via Coupled Surface X-ray Diffraction and Density Functional Theory. Abstracts of Papers, 232nd ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Sept. 10-14, 2006.

Whalen, M.T., Kelly, L.N., Hulm, E., Burruss, R.C., and Dumoulin, J., 2006, Sequence Stratigraphy and Geochemistry of the Marine (late Early to Late) Triassic of Arctic Alaska, Implications for Mesozoic Paleogeography and Paleoceanography, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs v. 38, No. 7, p. 86.

2005

S.H. Mueller, T.P. Trainor, V. Ritchie, R.J. Goldfarb, C.J.R. Hart (2005). Poster. Antimony Speciation and Transport in Mine Tailings and Sediments from Alaska and the Yukon. American Geophysical Union 2005 Fall Meeting, San Francisco CA, December 5-9, 2005.

2004

2003

Kelly, L.N., and Whalen, M.T., 2003, High resolution sequence stratigraphy, geochemistry, and paleoenvironmental interpretation of Triassic upwelling zone deposits, northern, Alaska: implications for paleoredox conditions and paleoceanography, Alaska Geological Society Technology Conference, Fairbanks, Alaska, Abstracts Volume, p. 42.

2002

Whalen, M.T., and Kelly, L.N., 2002, High resolution sequence stratigraphy, geochemistry, and paleoenvironmental interpretation of Triassic upwelling zone deposits, northern, Alaska. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 34, p. 15-16.

 

White Papers

Instrumentation and Recovery of Marks on Fish Hard Parts (Particularly Otoliths). 2008 Herring Marking Workshop, December 11,12, 1008, Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trust Council, Anchorage , AK . White Paper and Talk

 

Sliwinski, M.G., Whalen, M.T., Payne, J.H., and Day, J. Records of the 'Punctata Event' geochemical anomaly in the Late Devonian ocean from the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin [poster]. IGCP-580 Meeting, Guilin, China 28th November - 30th 2010.

 

Masters Theses

Last NameFirst NameDepartmentYear GraduatedTitle
CrumbleyStevenGeology and Geophysics1993Characterization of Magnetic Minerals in Loess Deposits from Central Alaska: implications for paleoclimatology
BatesTerriGeology and Geophysics1994Vent Processes During the 1912 Eruption at Novarupta, Katmai National Park, Alaska
WestAndrewGeology and Geophysics1995A Petrologic and Geochronologic Study of the McKinley Pluton, Alaska
FritschenMargaretGeology and Geophysics1996Quaternary Glacier Fluctuations in the Chigmit Mountains, Alaska
TannenbaumTimGeology and Geophysics1996Holocene Tephra Stratigraphy on Northern Kodiak Island, Alaska
WolfKennethGeology and Geophysics1996Magmatic Behavior During the 1989-1990 Eruption of Redoubt Volcano, Alaska
DouglasThomasGeology and Geophysics1997Metamorphic Histories of the Chatanika Eclogite and Fairbanks Schist within the Yukon-Tanana Terrane, Alaska
RoachAngelaGeology and Geophysics1997Relationship of Flank Vents to Main Volcanic Edifice of Makushin Volcanic Field, Alaska
FlanniganBrianGeology and Geophysics1998Genesis and mineralization of the Illinois Creek region deposits, west central Alaska
YuenglingKurtGeology and Geophysics1998Cosmogenic 26Al/10Be exposure dating of Alaskan Tors
AtheyJenniferGeology and Geophysics1999Characterization of the DAT Zone, Eastern Alaska Range, Alaska
BeanKirbyGeology and Geophysics1999The Holocene Eruptive History of Makushin Volcano, Alaska
BrownRandyFisheries2000Migratory patterns of Yukon River inconnu as determined with otolith microchemistry and radio telemetry
Cameron CherylGeology and Geophysics2000Fault-hosted Au Mineralization, Ester Dome, Alaska
ThomsEvanGeology and Geophysics2000Unroofing sequence and foreland basin development of the Late Cenozoic central Alaska Range
BrowneBrandonGeology and Geophysics2001Eruptive Stratigraphy and the Transport and Deposition of Pyroclastic Material from the Caldera Forming Eruption of Volcan Ceboruco, Nayarit, Mexico
WolfeBenjaminGeology and Geophysics2001Paleohydrology of a Catastrophic Flood Release from Okmok Caldera and Post-Flood Eruption History at Okmok Volcano, Umnak Island, Alaska
GrahamGarthGeology and Geophysics2002Geology and Gold Mineralization of the Richardson District, East-Central Alaska
SchaefferJanetGeology and Geophysics2002Stratigraphy, Major Oxide Geochemstry and 40Ar/39Ar Geochronology of a Tephra Section Near Tok, Alaska
AlmbergLeslieGeology and Geophysics2003Hydrovolcanism in Okmok Caldera, Alaska
FlynnRoyGeology and Geophysics2003Petrology, structure, and  tectonic history of the Boundary area, Eagle A-1 and Tanacross D-1 quadrangles, east-central Alaska
NicholsonRobertGeology and Geophysics2003The 1931 Eruption of Aniakchak Volcano, Alaska: Deposit Characteristics and Eruption Dynamics
AndrewsBenjaminGeology and Geophysics2004Dynamics of the ~240AD Cladera-Forming Eruption of Ksudach Volcano, Kamchatka, Russia
SzramekLindsayGeology and Geophysics2004Decompression Induced Crystallization of Basaltic Andesite Magma: Constraints on the Eruption of Arenal volcano, Costa Rica
WenzZacharyGeology and Geophysics2004Geology and Gold Mineralization of the NYAC District, Southwest Alaska
WongLilyGeology and Geophysics2004Physical Volcanology of a Sub-Plinian and Phreatomagmatic Eruption at Okmok Volcano, Alaska: Implications for Explosive Mafic Volcanism
KellyL.N.Geology and Geophysics2004High Resolution Sequence Stratigraphy and Geochemistry of Middle and Upper Triassic Sedimentary Rocks, Northeast and Central Brooks Range, Alaska.
LeeGeorgeChemistry and Biochemistry2005Formation and optical properties of photochromic silver nanoparticles
AdlemanJenniferGeology and Geophysics2005Analysis of Compostion and Chronology of Dome Emplacement at Black Peak Volcano, Alaska Utilizing Aster Remote Sensing Data and Field-Based Studies
ClarkJohnGeology and Geophysics2005Chemical Variation in the Waters Draining the Hi-Yu Mine
KirkhamRussellGeology and Geophysics2005Petrology, Depositional Setting, and Reservoir Quality of the Torok-Nanushuk Transition, Central North Slope, Alaska
DavisKathleenGeology and Geophysics2006Volcanic, Tectonic and Tsunamigenic Events Recorded in Peats Near Millers Landing, Homer, Alaska
LessardRichardGeology and Geophysics2006Geology of the Caribou Creek Area, Big Delta Quadrange, East-Central Alaska
JewNicholasAnthropology2007Exchange and interaction in western Aleutian prehistory : the efficacy of geochemical analysis of lithic raw material procurement on Amchitka Island
BrandlenErikGeology and Geophysics2007Paleoenvironmental  reconstruction  of  the  late cretaceous  (Maastrichtian)  Prince  Creek Formation, near  the Kikak-Tegoseak donosoaur quarry, North Slope, Alaska
JonesDanielGeology and Geophysics2007Argon Isotopes and Geochemistry of El Chichon Volcano, Chiapas, Mexico
TwelkerEvanGeology and Geophysics2007A Breccia-Centered Ore and Alteration Model For The Copper Canyon Alkalic Cu-Au Porphyry Deposit, British Columbia
WhiteJesseGeology and Geophysics2007Carbonate Facies and Sequence Stratigraphy of the Carbinferous Lisburne Group, Upper Nanushuk River Region, Central Brooks Range, Alaska
UrschelMatthewBiological Sciences2008Molecular basis of mitochondrial form and function in the hearts of antarctic notothenioids that vary in the expression of hemoglobin and myoglobin
WilliamsKristenChemistry and Biochemistry2008Iron(II) effects on hematite sorption of mercury(II) under anaerobic conditions
Drobny(Susan) PaigeFisheries2008Life history characteristics of the gonatid squid Berrytheuthis magister in the Eastern Bering Sea
KellySeanbobFisheries2008Habitat use of Pacific Herring (Clupea pallasii) in Prince William Sound, Alaska
TilmanMariahGeology and Geophysics2008An Investigation into Symplectite-Rimmed Olivines and Magmatic Processes during the 2006 Eruption of Augustine Volcano, Alaska
BissueCharlesMineral Preparation Engineering2008Froth flotation characterization and processing plant design for the platiniferous and auriferous marine sediments of Southwestern Alaska
RowlandR.J.

Chemistry and Biochemistry

2008

MS Environmental Chemistry, Characterization of magnetite surface oxidation by electrochemical impedance spectroscopy (EIS).

Payne

Joshua

Geology and Geophysics

2009

Chemostratigraphy of the Late Devonian Frasnian-Famennian Transition in Alberta, Canada, and its Implications

ShimerGrantGeology and Geophysics2009Holocene vegetation and climate change at Canyon Lake, Copper River basin, Alaska
PayneAllisonGeology and Geophysics2010Geothermometry and Cathodoluminescence of Quartz Reveal Crystallization Histories of Katmai Magmas
Van der KolkDoloresGeology and Geophysics2010Geochemistry, Sedimentology, And Stratigraphy of the Lower Cretaceous Pebble Shale Unit, Northeastern Alaska
Van TreeckChristopherGeology and Geophysics2010Platinum Group Element Eriched Hydrothermal Magnetite of the Union Bay Alaska-type Ultramafic Intrusion, Southeast Alaska
JaramilloA.M.Chemistry and Biochemistry2010Dissolution and sorption of Hexahydro-1,3,5-Trinitro-1,3,5-Triazine and 2,4,6-Trinitrotoluene residues from detonated phyllosilicate mineral surfaces.
RaderErikaGeology and Geophysics2010Mineral Stability in H2O Undersaturated Magmas: Expermiments on Basaltic Andesite from Westdahl Volcano
GagliotiBenjaminBiological Sciences2010

The flora in fossil and modern arctic ground squirrel (Urocitellus parryii) burrows

HartbauerCherylGeology and Geophysics2010

Provenance and diagenesis of the Bear Lake Formation - investigation of sandstone from Port Moller area outcrops, North Aleutian COST 1 well, and Great Basins 1 well, Bristol bay basin, Alaska Peninsula

LadegardJillianEngineering2010Synthesis and characterization of mechanical properties of a novel bioceramic composit material for biological applications
RitchieVanessaChemistry and Biochemistry2011

Mobility and Chemical Fate of Antimony and Arsenic in historic mining environments of Kantishan Hills, Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska

GilbertPhoebeAnthropology2011Micromorphology, Site Formation Processes, and Climate Change at the Mead Site (XBD-071): A Multi-Component Archaeological Site in Interior Alaska
OrczewskaJulieannaBiological Sciences2011

The molecular basis of aerobic metabolic remodeling in threespinte stickleback in response to cold acclimation

MeyersZacharyBiological Sciences2012A contribution to the taxonomy and phylogeny of Oxytropis section arctobia (Fabaceae) in North America
WallacePatrickPhysics2012Variational anodic oxidation of aluminum for the formation of conically profiled nanoporous alumina templates
GuYanhongEngineering2012Corrosion behavior and residual stress of microarc oxidation coated AZ31 magnesium alloy for biomedical applications
GleasonChristineFisheries2012

Physical environmental and biological correlates of otolith chemistry of Arctic marine fishes in the Chukchi sea

MrozekStephanieGeology and Geophysics2012Geology and origins of the Mike Lake (Skarn Ridge) gold-copper skarn deposit, Yukon Territory, Canada
DealMichelleGeology and Geophysics2012Origins and zoning of the Buckhorn gold skarn , NE Washington
DescoteauxRaphaelleMarine Biologyin progressEffects of ocean acidification on development of Alaskan crab larvae
BreeseMikeGeology and Geophysicsin progressGeology and mineralization of the Gaines Creek Area, SX Alaska
GarroutteMonteBiological Sciencesin progressBurrow, Crevice, or Ground: How seabird nesting habit affects the vegetation of Buldir Island
PerttuBrianGeology and Geophysicsin progressIgneous Rocks and Structures of the Nixon Fork Mine, Alaska and Their Relations to Ores
BromanBonnieGeology and Geophysicsin progressMetamorphism and element redistribution: Investigations of Ag-bearing and associated minerals in the Arctic volcanogenic massive sulfide deposit, southwest Brooks Range, northwest Alaska
DavisJeremyGeology and Geophysicsin progressPetrography And Diagenesis of the Nanushuk Fm at Umiat North Slope, Alaska
HeinchonSarahGeology and Geophysicsin progressGeochemical Investigation of Auriferous Veins from the Kensington Mine, SE Alaska
HuttonEricGeology and Geophysicsin progressSurface to Subsurface Correlation of the Shublik Formation: Implications for Triassic Paleoceanography and Source Rock Accumulation
KentnerAdrienneGeology and Geophysicsin progressPetrological Constraints on the Origin of Enclaves from Kasatochi Volcano, Aleutian Islands, Alaska
KooistraJillianGeology and Geophysicsin progressGeology of the Gil Prospect, Alaska
MaharreyJ. ZebulonGeology and Geophysicsin progressTephrachronologic and Paleo-Tsunami Investigations Into the Volcanic and Seismic History of Lower Cook Inlet Alaska
TuzzolinoAmyGeology and Geophysicsin progress 
WrightColbyGeology and Geophysicsin progressPaleo-environmental reconstruction and sedimentology
SkidmoreAmyChemistry & Biochemistryin progress 

 

PhD Dissertations

Last NameFirst NameDepartmentYear GraduatedTitle
McConnellVickiGeology and Geophysics1996

The Relationship Between the Hydrothermal and Magmatic Systems of the Long Valley Caldera, California

WerdonMelanieGeology and Geophysics1999Geology and Timing of Zn-Pb-Ag Mineralization, Northern Brooks Range, Alaska
McCoyDanielGeology and Geophysics2000Mid-cretaceous Plutonic-related Gold Deposits of Interior Alaska: Metallogenesis, Characteristics, Gold-associative Mineralogy and Geochronology
CoombsMichelleGeology and Geophysics2001Experimental and Petrologic Constraints on Magma Movement, Storage, and Interactions at two volcanoes in Katmai National Park, Alaska
ChertkoffDarrenGeology and Geophysics2002Mafic-Silicic Magma Interatctions from Volcanic to Plutonic: Implications for the Evolution and Eruption of Silicic Magma Chambers
DalleggeToddGeology and Geophysics2002Application of 40Ar/39Ar Chronostratigraphy to Gologic Problems in Yellowstone Caldera and Cook Inlet Basin
DreherScottGeology and Geophysics2002The Physical Volcanology and Petrology of the 3400 YBP Caldera-Forming Eruption of Aniakchak Volcano, Alaska
IzbekovPavelGeology and Geophysics2002The 1996 Eruption of Karymsky Volcano, Kamchatka: Detailed Petrological Study of a Single Basalt-Triggered Eruption Cycle
StellingPeteGeology and Geophysics2003Volcanism on Unimak Island, Alaska, USA: A special focus on Shishaldin and Fisher Volcanoes.
MunleyWalterGeology and Geophysics2004An Investigation into 40Ar/39Ar ratiogenic Dating and X-ray Analysis of Shales and Clays from Northern Alaska
BrowneBrandonGeology and Geophysics2005Petrologic and Experimental Constraints on Magma Mingling and Ascent: Examples from Japan and Alaska
GreeneTammyAnthropology2006Diet and Dental Health in Predynastic Egypt: A Comparison of Hierakonpolis and Naqada
TanwarKunaljeetChemistry and Biochemistry2008Structure and Reactivity of Iron Oxide Surfaces
BrayMatthewEngineering (Arctic)2008The influence of soil cryostructure on the creep and long term strength properties of frozen soils
AddisonJasonGeology and Geophysics2009High-Resolution Paleoceanography of the Gulf of Alaska, Subarctic Northeast Pacific Ocean, Since the last Glacial Maximum: Insights Into a Dynamic Atmosphere-Ocean-Ecosystem Linkage at Decadal to Millenial Timescales
 Sformo Todd Biological Sciences2010Overwintering Physiology of Arctic and Subarctic Insects from Interior Alaska
AlmbergLeslieGeology and Geophysics2010Temporal-Spacial Micro-Scale Investigations of Shallow Silicic Conduits: Late-Stage Degassing, Crystallization, and Alteration
FlaigPeterGeology and Geophysics2010Depositional Environments of the Late Cretaceous (Maastrichtian) Dinosaur-Bearing Prince Creek Formation, Colville River Region, North Slope, Alaska
IlgenAnastasiaChemistry and Biochemistry2010Controls on Antimony and Arsenic Speciation via Sorption and Redox Chemistry at the Clay Mineral - Water Interface in Natural and Laboratory Settings
Van HemertCarolineBiological Sciences2012Epizootic of Beak Deformities in Alaska: Investigation of an Emerging Avian Disease
RinkleffPeterGeology and Geophysics2012Collection and characterization of volcanic aerosols
SliwinskiMaceijGeology and Geophysics2012Geochemical proxies, terrestrial afforestation and the marine punctata Event (Early-Middle Frasnian transition, Late Devonian) - one in a series of environmental perturbations preceding the Late Devonian mass extinction
NeherTammy HoemSchool of Fisheries & Ocean Sciences2012The influence of estuarine habitats on the
expression of life history characteristics in juvenile coho salmon
GuYanhongEngineering2012Corrosion Behavior and Residual Stress of Microarc Oxidation Coated AZ31 Magnesium Alloy for Biomedical Applications
LevingsCarolyn "Katy"Botany
 
2012Anatomical and Mechanical Characteristics of Woods Used to Manufacture Bassoons
MongrainJacobGeology and Geophysics2012Depositional Systems, Paleoclimate, and Provenance of the Late Miocene to Pliocene Beluga and Sterling Formations, Cook Inlet Forearc Basin, Alaska
HentonSarahGeology and Geophysics2013Experiment vs. nature: Using amphiboles to test model of magma storage and movement from the 2006 eruption of Augustine volcano, Alaska
NeillOwenGeology and Geophysics2013Petrologic and Geochemical Tracers of Magmatic Movement in Volcanic Arc Systems: Case Studies from the Aleutian Islands and Kamchatka, Russia
ShimerGrantGeology and Geophysicsin progressSedimentology and Stratigraphy of the Nanushuk Formation and
Related Foreland Basin Deposits, North Slope, Alaska
Salazar JaramilloSusanaGeology and Geophysicsin progressPaleoclimate and paleoenvironment of the Prince Creek and Cantwell formations, Alaska: Terrestrial evidence of Middle Maastrichtian greenhouse event
ZhangYongjunEngineeringin progressNovel Dense Membranes for Hydrogen Separation for Energy Applications
HareRebekahBiology & Wildlifein progressLocalization of Francisella pathogenicity island–encoded secreted proteins and their secretion system
TomsichCarla (Suzie)Geology and Geophysicsin progressPaleoenvironmental reconstruction of the Late Cretaceous lower Cantwell Formation at Sable Mountain, Denali National Park, Alaska
YuenglingKurtGeology and Geophysicsin progressGeochemistry of transported rocks in Northern Michigan
LarimerDavidGeology and Geophysicsin progressInvisible Gold and Other Elements in the Liese Zone Ore Body, Pogo Deposit
ShipmanJillGeology and Geophysicsin progressMagma System Response to Ediface Collapse:  Petrologic Insights at Bezymianny and Shiveluch Volcanoes, Kamchatka, Russia with Comparison to Mt. St. Hellens, USA
PerreaultJohnGeology and Geophysicsin progressY-K Delta Sediment Origins
BarkerAmandaChemistry and Biochemistryin progressSpeciation of lead and antimony associated with weathering bullets in shooting range soils
LindooAmandaGeology and Geophysicsin progress 
RamosNicoleChemistry and Biochemistryin progress 

 

Undergraduate Research Projects

Last Name
First NameDepartment
Year

Title

KircherAnyaGeology and Geophysics2005Stomata of Alaska Conifer Species
LesterCullanGeology and Geophysics2007Wall rock alteration in the Willow district, S-Central Ak
McNultyBrianGeology and Geophysics2007Compositions of early Tertiary magmatism, Denali Park area
FarringtonRoseBiology (Botany)                2008Comparative study of seed coat micromorphology in Alaskan Oxytropis (Loco-weed, Fabaceae) using Scanning Electron Microscopy                      
Chem 413        Chemistry and Biochemistry2008The effect of relative humidity on the iodine content of iodized salt
KnudsonAleriaGeology and Geophysics2008Early Tertiary magmatic rocks interior Alaska
ItoSayuriBiology (Botany)2009Comparative pollen and ultrastructure of Ephedra: Implications for phylogeny and evaluation of the fossil record
Chem 413 Chemistry and Biochemistry2009Trace metals in the air and snow in Fairbanks, Alaska
GleasonChristineFisheries2009(Senior Thesis) Otolith microchemistry and application to identification of Natal River origin of commercial sockeye salmon on the Alaska Peninsula
GleasonChristineFisheries2009Relative proportion and distribution of juvenile Oncorhynchus mykiss produced by Anadromous O. mykiss versus Resident O. mykiss in three lower Columbia River tributaries
GleasonChristineFisheries2009Elemental assays of otolith strontium and calcium for detection of anadromy in Dolly Varden collected from western Alaskan streams
KingsburyColeGeology and Geophysics2009Loess compositions, Fairbanks Alaska area
ParsonsJenniferGeology and Geophysics2009Compositions of Cretaceous sedimentary rocks, Denali Park area
SommerfeldJohnGeology and Geophysics2009Age and character of late Cretaceous alkalic rock, E Interior Ak
WagnerTristanGeology and Geophysics2010Ag-Au mineralization in the Whister area, SW Alaska
GarroutteMonteBiology (Botany)2010The systematics of Alaskan Eritchium (Alpine Forget-Me-Not, Boraginaceae)
McConnellCaseyFisheries2010Analysis of humpback whitefish and least cisco otolith microchemistry from the Chatanika and Tanana River drainages utilizing inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry
Chem 413 Chemistry and Biochemistry2011Arsenic in grocery store shrimp
LaDouceurMichaelGeology and Geophysics2011Tertiary volcanic rocks and soils, NW Seward Peninsula
BraunMiriamGeology and Geophysics2012Paleoenvironmental reconstruction based on concretion geochemistry
IlligPeterGeology and Geophysics2012Volatile analyses of glasses from the 2008 eruption of Okmok volcano, Alaska
TraxlerNicholasGeology and Geophysics2012Amphibole and plagioclase textural studies: Augustine volcano, Alaska
Chem 413 Chemistry and Biochemistry2012Hg in Salmon
HeinchonSarahGeology and Geophysics2012Cobalt Signatures of Auriferous Pyrite, Kensington Mine, SE Alaska
TsigonisRebekahGeology and Geophysics2012Using Grain Size and Titanium-in-Quartz Measurements to Determine the Strength of Rocks in a Deep-Seated Fault
Chem 413 Chemistry and Biochemistry2013Trace metals in consumer goods
SommerfeldPhillipPhysicsin progressDeveloping a LA-ICP-MS methodology to date Zircons by U-Pb decay