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Faculty Publications 2008


Abt, David L. and Karen M. Fischer. "Resolving Three-Dimensional Anisotrophic Structure With Shear Wave Splitting Tomography." Geophysical Journal International. 173(3):859-886. June 2008.

Boothroyd, Jon C.  SEE also: Borrelli, M.; Schafer, Joerg M.

Boothroyd, Jon C. and Peter V. August. "Geologic and Contemporary Landscapes of the Narragansett Bay Ecosystem"  IN: Desbonnet, Alan and Barry A. Costa-Pierce, Editors. Science for Ecosystem-Based Management: Narragansett Bay in the 21st Century. Springer. (Springer Series in Environmental Management) 2007.   p.1-33.

Boothroyd, Jon C. Coastal Geologic Hazards and Climate Change; Testimony before the United States Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works Field Briefing, August 21, 2008.

Borrelli, M. and Jon C. Boothroyd. "Documenting Change Along a Low-Energy Coastal Embayment With Fringing Marsh: A New Proxy-Based Shoreline Indicator (Abstract)."  IN: Ocean Sciences Meeting: From Watershed to the Global Ocean, Orlando, FL (USA), 2-7 March 2008

Borrelli, Mark and Jon C. Boothroyd. "Implications of Management Practices in Park-Adjacent Areas: New Inlet Formation in Cape Cod National Seashore (Abstract)." Abstracts With Programs - Geological Society of America.  40(6):92 October 2008.

Borrelli, Mark and J. C. Boothroyd. "The Role of a Flood-Tidal Delta in the Evolution of a Tidal Inlet: Chatham Harbor, Cape Cod, MA (Abstract)."  Abstracts With Programs - Geological Society of America. 40(6):186. October 2008.

Boving, Thomas B.  SEE also: Finzer, Beth; Frohlich, Reinhard K.

Boving, T. B., W. J. Blanford, J. E. McCray, C. E. Divine and M. L. Brusseau. "Comparison of Line-Drive and Push-Pull Flushing Schemes." Ground Water Monitoring and  Remediation. 28(1):75-86. Winter 2008.

Boving, T. B., J. Klement, R. Rowelle and B. Xing. "Effectiveness of Wood and Bark in Removing Organic Contaminates From Aqueous Solution." Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals. 483:339-347. April 15, 2008.

Boving, Thomas B., Mark H. Stolt, Janelle Augenstern and Brian Brosnan. "Potential for Localized Groundwater Contamination in a Porous Pavement Parking Lot Setting in Rhode Island." Environmental Geology. 55(3): 571-582. August 2008.

Fastovsky, David E.  SEE also: Grandpre, R..; Kortz, Karen;  Loughney, Katherine M.; Weishampel, D. B.

Fastovsky, David E., Peter M. Sheehan, John L. Isbell and Rachel Grandpre. "Anomalous, Temporary Terrestrial Sedimentary Environments Following Cretaceous-Tertiary Ecosystem Disruptions: North America, Asia, and Europe  Abstract)."  Abstracts With Programs - Geological Society of America. 40(6):322. October 2008.

Fastovsky, David. "The Dinosaurs."  IN: Icons of Evolution: An Encyclopedia of People, Evidence, and Controversies, Edited by Brian Regal. Greenwood, 2008.  2:335-360,

Fastovsky, D. E. "Ideas in Dinosaur Paleontology: Resonating to Social and Political Context."  IN: Paleontology at the High Table: A Science Matures, Edited by D. Sepkoski and M. J. Ruse. University of Chicago. 2008.

Finzer, Beth and Tom Boving. "Determination of Lignocelluosic Materials Sorption Potential for a Storm Water Contaminants (Abstract)." Abstracts With Programs - Geological Society of America. 40(3):35. March 2008.

Fischer, Karen M.  SEE: Abt, David L.; Hoernle, Kaj.

Frohlich, Reinhard K., Patrick J. Barosh and Thomas Boving. "Investigating Changes of Electrical Characteristics of the Saturated Zone Affected by Hazardous Organic Waste." Journal of Applied Geophysics. 64(1):25-36. 8 March 2008.

Grandpre, Rachel, David Fastovsky, Peter Sheehan and John Isbell. "What If the Effects of a Mass Extinction Are So Pervasive That They can Be Recognized in the Depositional Environments? (Abstract)" Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 28(3):86a. Suppl. September 2008.

Hoernle, Kaj, David L. Abt, Karen M. Fischer, Holly Nichols, Folkmar Hauff, Geoffrey A. Abers, Paul van den Bogaard, Ken Heydolph, Guillermo Alvarado, Marino Protti and Wilfried Strauch. "Arc-Parallel Flow in the Mantle Wedge Beneath Costa Rica and Nicaragua." Nature. 451(7182):1094-101097. 28 February 2008.

Kortz, Karen, M. Jessica J. Smay and Daniel P. Murray. "Increasing Learning in Introductory Geoscience Courses Using Lecture Tutorials." Journal of Geoscience Eduction. 56(3):280-290. May 2008.

Kortz, Karen, Daniel P, Murray and Jessica J. Smay. "Students' Conceptions of Rocks and Rock Formation Abstract)."  Abstracts With Programs - Geological Society of America. 40(6):421. October 2008.

Kortz, Karen, David Fastovsky, Daniel P, Murray and Jessica J. Smay. "Teaching and Learning Cladistics Abstract)."  Abstracts With Programs - Geological Society of America. 40(6):497. October 2008.

Loughney, Katherine M., William G. Parker and David E. Fastovsky. "Taphony in Blue Paleosols and Its Implications for the Biostratigraphy of Vertebrate Taxa in the Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona, USA (Abstract)."  Abstracts With Programs - Geological Society of America. 40(6):370. October 2008.

Mann, Michael E., Zhihua Zhang, Malcolm K. Hughes, Raymond S. Bradley, Sonya K. Miller, Scott Rutherford and Febiao Ni. "Proxy-Based Reconstructions of Hemispheric and Global Surface Temperature VariationsOver the Past Two Millennia." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 105(36):1325-1327. September 9, 2008.

Murray, Daniel P.  SEE: Kortz, Karen.

Rutherford, Scott.  SEE also: Mann, Michael E.; Wang, Guizhi.

Rutherford, Scott, Michael E. Munn, Eugene Wahl and Caspar Ammann. "Reply to Comment by Jason E. Smerdon et al. on 'Robustness of Proxy-Based Climate Field Reconstruction Methods'." Journal of Geophysical Research. D - Atmospheres. 113:18107. September 19, 2007.

Savage, Brian and Paul A. Silver. "Evidence for a Compositional Boundary Within the Lithospheric Mantle Beneath the Kalahari Craton From S Receiver Functions." Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 272(3/4):600-609. August 15, 2008.

Schaefer, Joerg M., Greg Balco, Meredith Kelly, Gil Hanson, Robert C. Finke, Mika McCabe, Rebecca Steinberger, John (sic) Boothroyd and R. Schwartz. "The Last Deglaciation of the Eastern Laurentide Ice Sheet (Abstract)." Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 72(12, Suppl):A827. July

Wang, Guizhi, Arthur J. Spivack, Scott Rutherford, Uri Manor and Steven D'Hondt. "Quantification of Co-Occurring Reaction Rates in Deep Subseafloor Sediments." Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 72(14):3479-3488.  15 July 2008.

Weishample, D. B., D. E. Fastovsky, M. Watanabe, D. Varriochio, F. Jackson, K. Tsongtbaatar and R. Barshold. "New Oviraptoid Embryos From Bugin-Tsau, Nemegt Formation (Upper Cretaceous), Mongolia, With Insights Into Their Habitat and Growth." Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 28(4):1110-1119. 2008.

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