This collection showcases scholarly and creative work by faculty members of the College of the Sciences at Central Washington University.

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Submissions from 2016

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Upper Mantle Structure of Central and West Antarctica from Array Analysis of Rayleigh Wave Phase Velocities, David S. Heeszel, Douglas A. Wiens, Sridhar Anandakrishnan, Richard C. Aster, Ian W.D. Dalziel, Audrey D. Huerta, Andrew A. Nyblade, Terry J. Wilson, and J. Paul Winberry

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Recommendations for Calibration Factors for a Photo-reference Method for Aerosol Black Carbon Concentrations, Vipul Lalchandania, Sachida N. Tripathi, Eric A. Graham, Nithya Ramanathan, James J. Schauer, and Tarun Gupta

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Quantification of Elemental and Organic Carbon in Atmospheric Particulate Matter Using Color Space Sensing—Hue, Saturation, and Value (HSV) Coordinates, Michael R. Olson, Eric A. Graham, Samera Hamad, Pajean Uchupalanun, Nithya Ramanathan, and James J. Schauer

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How America Hates Socialism without Knowing Why, Lixing Sun

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When Democracy Meets the Ghost of Evolution: Why Short Presidents Have Vanished, Lixing Sun

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Why Overpaid Quarterbacks are Losers, Lixing Sun

Submissions from 2015

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The Seismic Noise Environment of Antarctica, Robert E. Anthony, Richard C. Aster, Douglas Wiens, Andrew Nyblade, Sridhar Anandakrishnan, Audrey D. Huerta, J. Paul Winberry, Terry Wilson, and Charlotte Rowe

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Software for Teaching Probability Models, Chinmei Y. Chueh

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Families of Values of the Excedent Function σ(n)−2n, Raven Dean, Rick Erdman, Dominic Klyve, Emily Lycette, Melissa Pidde, and Derek Wheel

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The Mantle Transition Zone Beneath West Antarctica: Seismic Evidence for Hydration and Thermal Upwellings, E. L. Emry, Andrew A. Nyblade, J. Julia, Sridhar Anandakrishnan, R. C. Aster, Douglas A. Wiens, Audrey D. Huerta, and Terry J. Wilson

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Spare your arithmetic, never count the turns: A statistical analysis of writing about Shakespeare, 1960-2010, Laura Estil, Dominic Klyve, and Kate Bridal

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Response to: Gavin C. Harewood's "Impact of 'Regression to the Mean' on Colonoscopy Performance Data, Lyndon V. Hernandez and Dominic Klyve

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The Missing Meditatio: Leonhard Euler's (1707-1783) Contribution to Articulatory Phonetics, Olivia Hirschey and Dominic Klyve

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Book Review: Enlightening Symbols: A Short History of Mathematical Notation and Its Hidden Powers, Dominic Klyve

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A Prospective Study on Endoscopy for Luminal Abnormalities on Imaging and Its Impact on Clinical Management, Veena Kumaravel, Mohamed Mahmoud, Dominic Klyve, Lyndon V. Hernandez, and Nalini M. Guda

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A Seismic Transect Across West Antarctica: Evidence for Mantle Thermal Anomalies Beneath the Bentley Subglacial Trench and the Marie Byrd Land Dome, Andrew J. Lloyd, Douglas A. Wiens, Andrew A. Nyblade, Sridhar Anandakrishnan, Richard C. Aster, Audrey D. Huerta, Terry J. Wilson, Ian W.D. Dalziel, Patrick J. Shore, and Dapeng Zhao

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Gorillas with White Sclera: A Naturally Occurring Variation in a Morphological Trait Linked to Social Cognitive Functions, Jessica A. Mayhew and Juan-Carlos Gómez

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Effect of High Light intensity on Photoinhibition, Oxyradicals and Artemisinin Content in Artemisia annua L., Mary E. Poulson and T. Thai

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Crustal and Upper-mantle Structure Beneath Ice-covered Regions in Antarctica from S-wave Receiver Functions and Implications for Heat Flow, C. Ramirez, Andrew A. Nyblade, S. E. Hansen, Douglas A. Wiens, Sridhar Anandakrishnan, Richard C. Aster, Audrey D. Huerta, Partick Shore, and Terry Wilson

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Collective movement in the Tibetan macaques (Macaca thibetana): Early joiners write the rule of the game, Xi Wang, Lixing Sun, Jin-hua Li, Dongpo Xia, Binghua Sun, and Dao Zhang

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Bolivia: Energy and Environment, Stefanie Wickstrom

Submissions from 2014

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Upper Mantle Seismic Anisotropy Beneath the West Antarctic Rift System and Surrounding Region from Shear Wave Splitting Analysis, Natalie J. Accardo, Douglas A. Wiens, Stephen Hernandez, Richard C. Aster, Andrew Nyblade, Audrey D. Huerta, Sridhar Anandakrisnan, Terry Wilson, David S. Heeszel, and Ian W.D. Dalziel

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“Give Me Back My Children!”: Traumatic Reenactment and Tenuous Democratic Public Spheres, Mark J. Auslander

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Hazards and the Work of Culture, Mark J. Auslander

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Male Tibetan Macaques’ (Macaca Thibetana) Choice of Infant Bridging Partners, Briana Bauer, Lori K. Sheeran, Megan D. Matheson, Jin-Hua Li, and R. Steven Wagner

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Did Euler Know Quadratic Reciprocity?: New Insights from a Forgotten Work, Paul Bialek and Dominic Klyve

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The Crustal Thickness of West Antarctica, Julien A. Chaput, Richard C. Aster, Audrey D. Huerta, X. Sun, Andrew Lloyd, Douglas A. Wiens, Andrew Nyblade, Sridhar Anandakrishnan, J. Paul Winberry, and Terry Wilson

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Teaching Future Actuaries: Learn. Do. Automate Loss Modeling., Chinmei Y. Chueh

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Teaching Matters: You Do Not Really Understand MLC Unless, Chinmei Y. Chueh

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Structural Controls on Geothermal Circulation in Surprise Valley, California: A Re-evaluation of the Lake City Fault Zone, Anne E. Egger, Jonathan M.G. Glen, and Darcy K. McPhee

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Exponential Equations in Science I: Growth and Decay, Anne E. Egger, Janet Shiver, and Teri Willard

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Exponential Equations in Science II: The Constant e and Limits to Growth, Anne E. Egger, Janet Shiver, and Teri Willard

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Temporal Trends in the Detection of Right-Sided Colon Polyps: Summary Data of Large GI Practices, Nalini M. Guda, Neil Gupta, Dominic Klyve, John I. Allen, Thomas M. Deas, Lin Huang, Scott R. Ketover, Kyle P. Etzkorn, Kumar G. Gutta, Steven Morris, Prateek Sharma, and Lyndon V. Hernandez

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A Methodology for Near-Field Tsunami Inundation Forecasting: Application to the 2011 Tohoku Tsunami, Aditya Riadi Gusman, Yuichiro Tanioka, Breanyn MacInnes, and Hiroaki Tsushima

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Imaging the Antarctic Mantle Using Adaptively Parameterized P-wave Tomography: Evidence for Heterogeneous Structure beneath West Antarctica, Samantha E. Hansen, Jordon H. Graw, Lindsey M. Kenyon, Andrew A. Nyblade, Douglas A. Wiens, Richard C. Aster, Audrey D. Huerta, Sridhar Anandakrishnan, and Terry Wilson

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Longitudinal Assessment of Colonoscopy Quality Indicators: A Report From the Gastroenterology Practice Management Group (GPMG), Lyndon V. Hernandez, Thomas M. Deas, Marc F. Catalano, Naina M. Guda, Lin Huang, Scott R. Ketover, Klyle P. Etzkorn, Kumar G. Gutta, Steve J. Morris, Michael J. Schmalz, Dominic Klyve, and John I. Allen

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A Pilot Study of Endoluminal US for Stool Liquefaction, Lyndon V. Hernandez, George Triadafilopoulos, Joseph Kost, Robert A. Ganz, Shane Fleshman, Dominic Klyve, Martin Ton, and George Lewis

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Himalayan Gneiss Dome Formation in the Middle Crust and Exhumation by Normal Faulting: New Geochronology of Gianbul Dome, Northwestern India, Forrest Horton, Jeffrey Lee, Bradley Hacker, Meilani Bowman-Kamaha’o, and Michael Cosca

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Rise and Fall of Late Pleistocene Pluvial Lakes in Response to Reduced Evaporation and Precipitation: Evidence from Lake Surprise, California, Daniel E. Ibarra, Anne E. Egger, Karrie L. Weaver, Caroline R. Harris, and Kate Maher

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Euler and Gravity, Dominic Klyve

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Single-Grain Luminescence Dating of Sediment Surrounding a Possible Late Pleistocene Artifact from the Wenas Creek Mammoth Site, Pacific Northwest, USA, Patrick M. Lubinski, James Feathers, and Karl Lillquist

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Controlling for Landform Age When Determining the Settlement History of the Kuril Islands, Breanyn MacInnes, Ben Fitzhugh, and Darryl Holman

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Behaviors that Predict Personality Components in Adult free-Ranging Tibetan Macaques (Macaca thibetana), Alexander J. Pritchard, Lori K. Sheeran, Kara I. Gabriel, Jin-Hua Li, and Ronald S. Wagner

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Tibetan Garnet Records Early Eocene Tectonics in the Himalaya, Matthijs A. Smit, Bradley R. Hacker, and Jeffrey Lee

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On Formal Graph-Theoretic Definitions of the Ihara Zeta Function, Christopher Storm and Dominic Klyve

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Park rangers' behaviors and their effects on tourists and Tibetan macaques (Macaca thibetana) at Mt. Huangshan, China, Rie Usui, Lori K. Sheeran, Jin-hua Li, Lixing Sun, Xi Wang, Alexander J. Pritchard, Alexander S. DuVall-Lash, and R. Steve Wagner

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Sovereignty and Indigenous Resistance in the Modern World: The Case of Athabascan Oil Sands Development, Stefanie Wickstrom

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Mestizaje and Globalization: Transformations of Identity and Power, Stefanie Wickstrom and Philip D. Young

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Paleozoic HP Granulite-facies Metamorphism and Anatexis in the Dulan Area of the North Qaidam UHP Terrane, Western China: Constraints from Petrology, Zircon U–Pb and Amphibole Ar-Ar Geochronology, Shengyao Yu, Jian-Xin Zhang, Chris G. Mattinson, Pablo García del Real, Yunshuai Li, and Jianghua Gong

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Combined Rutile–zircon Thermometry and U-Pb Geochronology: New Constraints on Early Paleozoic HP/UHT Granulite in the South Altyn Tagh, North Tibet, China, Jian-Xin Zhang, Chris G. Mattinson, Shengyao Yu, and Yunshuai Li

Submissions from 2013

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An Amalgamated Meter-thick Sedimentary Package Enabled by the 2011 Tohoku Tsunami in El Garrapatero, Galapagos Islands, Maria Elizabeth Martin Arcos, Breanyn MacInnes, Patricia Arreaga, Frances Rivera-Hernandez, Robert Weiss, and Patrick Lynett

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Touching the Past: Materializing Time in Traumatic “Living History” Reenactments, Mark J. Auslander

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Reciprocal Sums as a Knowledge Metric: Theory, Computation, and Perfect Numbers, Jonathan Bayless and Dominic Klyve

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New Bounds and Computations on Prime-Indexed Primes, Jonathan Bayless, Dominic Klyve, and Tomas Oliveira e Silva

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Asymptotically Unbiased Estimator of the Informational Energy with kNN, Angel Caţaron, Răzvan Andonie, and Chinmei Y. Chueh

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On the Difference Between an Integer and the Sum of its Proper Divisors, Nicole Davis, Dominic Klyve, and Nicole Kraght

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Correlation of Geothermal Springs with Sub-Surface Fault Terminations Revealed by High- Resolution, UAV-Acquired Magnetic Data, Jonathan M.G. Glen, Anne E. Egger, Corey Ippolito, and Noah D. Athens

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A Longitudinal Assessment of Colonoscopy Quality Indicators: A Report From the Gastroenterology Practice Management Group (GPMG), Lyndon V. Hernandez, John I. Allen, Thomas M. Deas, Nalini M. Guda, Michael J. Schmalz, Dominic Klyve, and Marc F. Catalano

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Malpractice Claims for Endoscopy, Lyndon V. Hernandez, Dominic Klyve, and Scott E. Regenbogen

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Darwin, Malthus, Süssmilch, and Euler: The ultimate origin of the motivation for the theory of natural selection, Dominic Klyve

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In defense of Bertrand: The non-restrictiveness of reasoning by example, Dominic Klyve

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New Gems in Old Letters: The Pomerance-Erdős Correspondence, Dominic Klyve

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The Post-World War II Origin and Evolution of Mountain Snowshoes and Mountain Snowshoeing in North America, Karl Lillquist

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Seismic Detection of an Active Subglacial Magmatic Complex in Marie Byrd Land, Antarctica, Amanda C. Lough, Douglas A. Wiens, C. Grace Barcheck, Sridhar Anandakrishnan, Richard C. Aster, Donald D. Blankenship, Audrey D. Huerta, Andrew Nyblade, Duncan A. Young, and Terry J. Wilson

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Coastal Impacts of the March 11th Tohoku, Japan Tsunami in the Galapagos Islands, Patrick Lynett, Robert Weiss, Willington Renteria, Sangyoung Son, Maria Elizabeth Martin Arcos, Breanyn MacInnes, and Giorgio La Torre Morales

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Comparison of Earthquake Source Models for the 2011 Tohoku Event Using Tsunami Simulations and Near‐Field Observations, Breanyn MacInnes, Aditya Riadi Gusman, Randall J. LeVeque, and Yuichiro Tanioka

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Pliocene Sinistral Slip across the Adobe Hills, Eastern California-Western Nevada: Kinematics of Fault Slip Transfer across the Mina Deflection, Sarah Nagorsen-Rinke, Jeffrey Lee, and Andrew Calvert

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A Nexus of Plate Interaction: Vertical Deformation of Holocene Wave-built Terraces on the Kamchatsky Peninsula (Kamchatka, Russia), Tatiana K. Pinegina, Joanne Bourgeois, Ekaterina A. Kravchunovskaya, Alexander V. Lander, Maria Elizabeth Martin Arcos, Kevin Pedoja, and Breanyn MacInnes

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Synchronous Oligocene-Miocene Metamorphism of the Pamir and North Himalaya Driven by Plate-scale Dynamics, Michael A. Stearns, Bradley A. Hacker, Lothar Ratschbacher, Jeffrey Lee, John M. Cottle, and Andrew Kylander-Clark

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Proterozoic Evolution of the Mojave Crustal Province as Preserved in the Ivanpah Mountains, Southeastern California, Ariel Strickland, Joseph L. Wooden, Chris G. Mattinson, Takayuki Ushikubo, David M. Miller, and John W. Valley

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The TIPNIS Conflict: Sovereignty, Development, and Indigenous Resistance in Bolivia, Stefanie Wickstrom

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Geochemistry, Zircon U-Pb Geochronology and Lu-Hf Isotopic Composition of Eclogites and Their Host Gneisses in the Dulan Area, North Qaidam UHP terrane: New Evidence for Deep Continental Subduction, Shengyao Yu, Jian-Xin Zhang, Huaikun Li, Kejun Hou, Chris G. Mattinson, and Jianghua Gong

Submissions from 2012

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Enslaved Labor and Building the Smithsonian: Reading the Stones, Mark J. Auslander

How Families Work Love, Labor and Mediated Oppositions in American Domestic Ritual, Mark J. Auslander

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Remembrance in the Cemetery: In Search of "The Accidental Slaveowner", Mark J. Auslander

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Engaging Students in Earthquakes via Real-Time Data and Decisions, Anne E. Egger

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Magmatic Rifting and Active Volcanism Conference, Afar Rift Consortium, Anne E. Egger, Tyrone Rooney, and Donna Shillington

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Wilson Cycles, Tectonic Inheritance, and Rifting of the North American Gulf of Mexico Continental Margin, Audrey D. Huerta and Dennis L. Harry

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Small Sample Stochastic Tail Modeling: Tackling Sampling Errors and Sampling Bias by Pivot-Distance Sampling and Parametric Curve Fitting Techniques, Paul H. Johnson Jr., Chinmei Y. Chueh, and Yongxue Qi

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Size and Exhumation Rate of Ultrahigh-Pressure Terranes Linked to Orogenic Stage, Andrew R.C. Kylander-Clark, Bradley R. Hacker, and Chris G. Mattinson

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Timing of Eclogite-Facies Metamorphism of the Chuacús Complex, Central Guatemala: Record of Late Cretaceous Continental Subduction of North America's Sialic Basement, Uwe C. Martens, Hannes K. Brueckner, Chris G. Mattinson, Juhn G. Liou, and Joseph L. Wooden

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E-W Extension at 19 Ma in the Kung Co Area, S. Tibet: Evidence for Contemporaneous E–W and N–S Extension in the Himalayan Orogen, Mayumi Mitsuishi, Simon R. Wallis, Mutsuki Aoya, Jeffrey Lee, and Yu Wang

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Grooming Reciprocity in Female Tibetan Macaques Macaca Thibetana, Dongpo Xia, Jinhua Li, Paul A. Garber, Lixing Sun, Yong Zhu, and Binghua Sun

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First Occurrence of Twins in Provisioned Free-ranging Tibetan Macaques (Macaca thibetana) at Huangshan, China, Dongpo Xia, Jinhua Li, Megan D. Matheson, Lixing Sun, Binghua Sun, and Yong Zhu

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Provenance of Eclogitic Metasediments in the North Qilian HP/LT Metamorphic Terrane, Western China: Geodynamic Implications for Early Paleozoic Subduction-Erosion, Jian-Xin Zhang, Jin-Ping Li, Shengyao Yu, Fan-Cong Meng, Chris G. Mattinson, Huai-Jen Yang, and C. M. Ker

Submissions from 2011

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Recruiting Students into the Earth Sciences through Undergraduate Research, Anne E. Egger and Simon L. Klemperer

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Evolution of the Northwestern Margin of the Basin and Range: The Geology and Extensional History of the Warner Range and Environs, Northeastern California, Anne E. Egger and Elizabeth L. Miller

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Middle to Late Miocene Extremely Rapid Exhumation and Thermal Reequilibration in the Kung Co Rift, Southern Tibet, Jeffrey Lee, Christian Hager, Simon R. Wallis, Daniel F. Stockli, Martin J. Whitehouse, Mutsuki Aoya, and Yu Wang

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Beryllium-10 Terrestrial Cosmogenic Nuclide Surface Exposure Dating of Quaternary Landforms in Death Valley, Lewis A. Owen, Kurt L. Frankel, Jeffrey R. Knott, Scott Reynhout, Robert C. Finkel, James F. Dolan, and Jeffrey Lee

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The Border: Los Magonistas, prensa revolucionaria en los Estados Unidos y la trayectoria oculta de una revista de la frontera, Stefanie Wickstrom

Submissions from 2010

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"Holding on to Those Who Can't be Held": Reenacting a Lynching at Moore's Ford, Georgia, Mark J. Auslander

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The Other Side of Paradise: Glimpsing Slavery in the University's Utopian Landscapes, Mark J. Auslander

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Tsunami Boulder Transport and Other Dramatic Effects of the 15 November 2006 Central Kuril Islands Tsunami on the Island of Matua, Joanne Bourgeois and Breanyn MacInnes

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Miocene - Quaternary tectonic evolution of the northern eastern California shear zone, Kurt L. Frankel, Jeffrey Lee, Kim Bishop, Nancye Dawers, Plamen Ganev, Jeff Unruh, and Lewis A. Owen

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Middle Crustal Ductile Deformation Patterns in Southern Tibet: Insights from Vorticity Studies in Mabja Dome, Jackie Langille, Jeffrey Lee, Bradley Hacker, and Gareth Seward

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Farming the Desert: Agriculture in the World War II-era, Japanese-American Relocation Centers, Karl Lillquist

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Slip Distribution of the 1952 Kamchatka Great Earthquake Based on Near-Field Tsunami Deposits and Historical Records, Breanyn MacInnes, Robert Weiss, Joanne Bourgeois, and Tatiana K. Pinegina

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Tourist Behavior and Decibel Levels Correlate with Threat Frequency in Tibetan Macaques (Macaca thibetana) at Mt. Huangshan, China, Lucy A. Ruesto, Lori K. Sheeran, Megan D. Matheson, Jin-Hua Li, and R. Steven Wagner

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Blood is not always thicker than water: The limited effect of kin selection on human kinship in the traditional Chinese family, Lixing Sun

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Kinematics and Vorticity in Kangmar Dome, Southern Tibet: Testing Midcrustal Channel-flow Models for the Himalaya, Tom Wagner, Jeffrey Lee, Bradley R. Hacker, and Gareth Seward