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 2020

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Weighted Random Search for CNN Hyperparameter Optimization, Rǎzvan Andonie and Adrian-Cǎtǎlin Florea

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Geochronology of the middle Eocene Purple Bench locality (Devil’s Graveyard Formation), Trans-Pecos Texas, USA, Amy L. Atwater, Kelly D. Thomson, E. Christopher Kirk, Meaghan Emery-Wetherell, Logan Wetherell, and Daniel F. Stockli

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Catalytic, selective, and stereocontrolled construction of C4 quaternary and homobenzylic dihydroisoquinolones by sp3 C–H benzylation, Timothy K. Beng and Antonio Moreno

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The nutritional status of children living within institutionalized care: a systematic review, Emily DeLacey, Cally Tann, Nora Groce, Maria Kett, Michael Quiring, Ethan Bergman, Caryl Garcia, and Marko Kerac

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A new early occurrence of Cervidae in North America from the Miocene-Pliocene Ellensburg Formation in Washington, USA, Meaghan M. Emery-Wetherell and Joseph F. Schilter

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The Behavioral Ecology of the Tibetan Macaque, Jin-Hua Li, Peter M. Kappeler, and Lixing Sun

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Refractory black carbon (rBC) variability in a 47-year West Antarctic snow and firn core, Marquetto Luciano, Susan Kaspari, and Jefferson Cardia Simões

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Learning in Feedforward Neural Networks Accelerated by Transfer Entropy, Adrian Moldovan, Angel Caţaron, and Rǎzvan Andonie

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Detection of neopterin in the urine of captive and wild platyrrhines, Alexandra J. Sacco, Jessica A. Mayhew, Mrinalini Watsa, Gideon Erkenswick, and April K. Binder

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Glacial Earthquakes and Precursory Seismicity Associated With Thwaites Glacier Calving, J. Paul Winberry, Audrey D. Huerta, Sridhar Anandakrishnan, Richhard C. Aster, Andrew A. Nyblade, and Douglas A. Wiens

Submissions from 2019

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Connectivity and Nitrate Uptake Potential of Intermittent Streams in the Northeast USA, Kelly Addy, Arthur J. Gold, Molly K. Welsh, Peter V. August, Mark H. Stolt, Clay P. Arango, and Peter M. Groffman

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Modeling Tropical Diversity in the Undergraduate Classroom: Novel Curriculum to Engage Students in Authentic Scientific Practicesum to Engage Students in Authentic Scientific Practices, Jana Bouwma-Gearhart, Sarah Adumat, Allyson Rogan-Klyve, and Andrew M. Bouwma

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Tidal and spatial variability of flow speed and seismicity near the grounding zone of Beardmore Glacier, Antarctica, Jade Cooley, J. Paul Winberry, Michelle Koutnik, and Howard Conway

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Dextral, normal, and sinistral faulting across the eastern California shear zone-Mina deflection transition, California-Nevada, USA, Kevin DeLano, Jeffrey Lee, Rachelle Roper, and Andrew Calvert

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Cardiorespiratory Responses to Shallow Water Exercise: A Sex Comparison, Mitchell Grant Fisher, Laura Jean Miller, Jerusalem Tesfaye, Karen Roemer, Debra Mary D'Acquisto, and Leo Joseph D'Acquisto

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Weighted Random Search for Hyperparameter Optimization, Adrian-Cǎtǎlin Florea and Rǎzvan Andonie

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Ethiopia’s high childhood undernutrition explained: analysis of the prevalence and key correlates based on recent nationally representative data, Tafere Gebreegziabher and Nigatu Regassa

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Iodine supplementation of lactating women and assessment of infant visual information processing and maternal and infant thyroid function: A randomized trial, Tafere Gebreegziabher, Tesfaye Woltamo, David G. Thomas, Tay S. Kennedy, and Barbara J. Stoecker

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Tools for Prescreening the Most Active Sites on Ir and Rh Clusters toward C−H Bond Cleavage of Ethane: NBO Charges and Wiberg Bond Indexes, Yingbin Ge, Anna Le, Gregory J. Marquino, Phuc Q. Nguyen, Kollin Trujillo, Morgan Schimelfenig, and Ashley Noble

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Deep open storage and shallow closed transport system for a continental flood basalt sequence revealed with Magma Chamber Simulator, Jussi S. Heinonen, Arto V. Luttinen, Frank J. Spera, and Wendy A. Bohrson

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A new record of deeper and colder subduction in the Acatlán complex, Mexico: Evidence from phase equilibrium modelling and Zr-in-rutile thermometry, David Hernández-Uribe, Fabián Gutiérrez-Aguilar, Chris G. Mattinson, Richard M. Palin, and Owen K. Neill

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The pseudogap regime in the unitary Fermi gas, Scott Jensen, Christopher N. Gilbreth, and Yoram Alhassid

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Interpretable Knowledge Discovery Reinforced by Visual Methods, Boris Kovalerchuk

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Radiative Forcing by Dust and Black Carbon on the Juneau Icefield, Alaska, Sonia A. Nagorski, Susan D. Kaspari, Eran Hood, Jason B. Fellman, and S. McKenzie Skiles

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Mapping Crustal Shear Wave Velocity Structure and Radial Anisotropy Beneath West Antarctica Using Seismic Ambient Noise, J. P. O'Donnell, Audrey D. Huerta, and J. Paul Winberry

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Seismic observations of crevasse growth following rain-induced glacier acceleration, Haupapa/Tasman Glacier, New Zealand, Samuel Taylor-Offord, Huw Horgan, John Townend, and J. Paul Winberry

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Global patterns and drivers of ecosystem functioning in rivers and riparian zones, Scott D. Tiegs and Clay Arango

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Seismic Tremor Reveals Spatial Organization and Temporal Changes of Subglacial Water System, Margot E. Vore, Timothy C. Bartholomaus, J. Paul Winberry, Jacob I. Walter, and Jason M. Amundson

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Heterogeneous upper mantle structure beneath the Ross Sea Embayment and Marie Byrd Land, West Antarctica, revealed by P-wave tomography, Austin L. White-Gaynor, Andrew A. Nyblade, Richard C. Aster, Douglas A. Wiens, Peter D. Bromirski, Peter Gerstoft, Ralph A. Stephen, Samantha E. Hansen, Terry Wilson, Ian W. Dalziel, Audrey D. Huerta, J. Paul Winberry, and Sridhar Anandakrishnan

Submissions from 2018

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Automatic Classification and Shift Detection of Facial Expressions in Event-Aware Smart Environments, Arne Bernin, Larissa Müller, Sobin Ghose, Christos Grecos, Qi Wang, Ralf Jettke, Kai von Luck, and Florian Vogt

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Experimental and Theoretical Investigations of Infrared Multiple Photon Dissociation Spectra of Aspartic Acid Complexes with Zn2+ and Cd2+, Georgia C. Boles, Randy L. Hightower, Rebecca A. Coates, Christopher P. McNary, Giel Berden, Jos Oomens, and P. B. Armentrout

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Habitat Use and Activity Patterns of a Terrestrial Turtle (Rhinoclemmys rubida perixantha) in a Seasonally Dry Tropical Forest, Taggert G. Butterfield, Alison Scoville, Andrés García, and Daniel D. Beck

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Transfer Information Energy: A Quantitative Indicator of Information Transfer between Time Series, Angel Caƫaron and Rǎzvan Andonie

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Model for Coordination of Microtubule and Actin Dynamics in Growth Cone Turning, Erin M. Craig

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Titan’s Variable Ionosphere During the T118 and T119 Cassini Flybys, N. J. T. Edberg, E. Vigren, Darci Snowden, L. H. Regoli, O. Shebanits, J.-E. Wahlund, D. J. Andrews, C. Bertucci, and J. Cui

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Dental measurements do not diagnose modern artiodactyl species: Implications for the systematics of Merycoidodontoidea, Meaghan M. Emery-Wetherell and Edward Byrd Davis

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Energy and Nutrient Issues in Athletes with Spinal Cord Injury: Are They at Risk for Low Energy Availability?, Katherine Figel, Kelly Pritchett, Robert Pritchett, and Elizabeth Broad

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Social network and dominance hierarchy analyses at Chimpanzee Sanctuary Northwest, Jake A. Funkhouser, Jessica A. Mayhew, and John B. Mulcahy

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Comparative Investigations of Social Context-Dependent Dominance in Captive Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) and Wild Tibetan Macaques (Macaca thibetana), Jake A. Funkhouser, Jessica A. Mayhew, Lori K. Sheeran, John B. Mulcahy, and Jin-Hua Lee

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Phase equilibrium modelling and implications for P-T determinations of medium-temperature UHP eclogites, North Qaidam terrane, China, David Hernández‐Uribe, Chris G. Mattinson, and Jianxin Zhang

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Using GIS and the Ecosystem Management Decision Support Tool for Forest Management on the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, Washington State, Robert Hickey, Jamie Cannon, and William Gaines

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The 2015 landslide and tsunami in Taan Fiord, Alaska, Bretwood Higman, Breanyn MacInnes, and Colin Bloom

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Tuning the magnetic ground state of Ce1−xYbxRhIn5 by Yb valence fluctuations, S. Jang, N. Pouse, T. Keiber, Benjamin White, S. M. Dissler, J. W. Lynn, J. C. Collini, M. Janoschek, F. Bridges, and M. Brian Maple

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Spectral Signatures of Submicron Scale Light-Absorbing Impurities in Snow and Ice Using Hyperspectral Microscopy, Susan Kaspari, Farra Dal Anna, James Beach, and James Beach

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How to Calculate π: Machin's Inverse Tangents, A Mini-Primary Source Project for Calculus II Students, Dominic Klyve

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Effect of low-intensity long-duration ultrasound on the symptomatic relief of knee osteoarthritis: a randomized, placebo-controlled double-blind study, Dominic Klyve, Ralph Ortiz, Davie O. Draper, and Thomas M. Best

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Ground-truthing social vulnerability indices of Alaska fishing communities, Anna Lavoie, Kim Sparks, Stephen Kasperski, Amber Himes-Cornell, Kristin Hoelting, and Conor Maguire

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Salivary steroid hormone responses to dyadic table tennis competitions among Hong Kongese juvenile boys, Timothy S. McHale, Peter B. Gray, Ka-chun Chan, David T. Zava, and Wai-chi Chee

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GPS Vertical Land Motion Corrections to Sea-Level Rise Estimates in the Pacific Northwest, Jean-Philippe Montillet, Timothy I. Melbourne, and Walter M. Szeliga

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The three-stage petrochemical evolution of the Steens Basalt [southeast Oregon, USA] compared to large igneous provinces and layered mafic intrusions, N. E. Moore, A. L. Grunder, and Wendy A. Bohrson

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On the interaction of the North Andes plate with the Caribbean and South American plates in northwestern South America from GPS geodesy and seismic data, Omar J. Pérez, Steven G. Wesnousky, Roberto De La Rosa, Julio Márquez, Redescal Uzcátegui, Christian Quintero, Luis Liberal, Héctor Mora-Páez, and Walter Szeliga

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Factors Influencing Family Physician Scope of Practice: A Grounded Theory Study, Randall Reitz, Kyle Horst, Maura Davenport, Shiela Klemmetsen, and Michael Clark

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Collective decision making in Tibetan macaques: how followers affect the rules and speed of group movement, Amanda K. Rowe, Lori Sheeran, Lixing Sun, R. Steven Wagner, and Jin-Hua Li

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Ancient human parallel lineages within North America contributed to a coastal expansion, C. L. Scheib, Hongjie Li, Tariq Desai, and Joseph G. Lorenz

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The Crust and Upper Mantle Structure of Central and West Antarctica From Bayesian Inversion of Rayleigh Wave and Receiver Functions, Weisen Shen, Audrey D. Huerta, and J. Paul Winberry

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Distinguishing slow cooling versus multiphase cooling and heating in zircon and apatite (U-Th)/He datasets: The case of the McClure Mountain syenite standard, Wesley R. Weisberg, James R. Metcalf, and Rebecca M. Flowers

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Playing it cool: Characterizing social play, bout termination, and candidate play signals of juvenile and infant Tibetan macaques (Macaca thibetana), Kaitlin R. Wright, Jessica A. Mayhew, Lori K. Sheeran, Jake A. Funkhouser, Ronald S. Wagner, Li-Xing Sun, and Jin-Hua Li

Submissions from 2017

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Origin of primitive ocean island basalts by crustal gabbro assimilation and multiple recharge of plume-derived melts, Anastassia Y. Borisova, Wendy A. Bohrson, and Michel Grégoire

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Asymptotically Unbiased Estimation of A Nonsymmetric Dependence Measure Applied to Sensor Data Analytics and Financial Time Series, Angel Caƫaron, Razvan Andonie, and Yvonne Chueh

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The spectral and chemical measurement of pollutants on snow near South Pole, Antarctica, Kimberly A. Casey, Susan D. Kaspari, S. M. Skiles, K. Kreutz, and M. J. Handley

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Exploring the Historical Earthquakes Preceding the Giant 1960 Chile Earthquake in a Time-Dependent Seismogenic Zone, Marco Cisternas, Matias Carvajal, Robert Wesson, Lisa L. Ely, and Nicolás Gorigoitia

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Polarity sorting of axonal microtubules: a computational study, Erin M. Craig, Howard T. Yeung, Anand N. Rao, and Peter W. Baas

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Polarity sorting of axonal microtubules: a computational study, Erin M. Craig, Howard T. Yeung, Anand N. Rao, and Peter W. Baas

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Taurine: A Potential Ergogenic Aid for Preventing Muscle Damage and Protein Catabolism and Decreasing Oxidative Stress Produced by Endurance Exercise, Flávia G. De Carvalho, Bryan S. M. Galan, Priscila C. Santos, Kelly Pritchett, Karina Pfrimer, Eduardo Ferriolli, Marcelo Papoti, Júlio S. Marchini, and Ellen C. de Freitas

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Subduction zone slip variability during the last millennium, south-central Chile, Tina Dura, Benjamin P. Horton, Marco Cisternas, Lisa L. Ely, Isabel Hong, Alan R. Nelson, Robert L. Wesson, Jessica E. Pilarczyk, Andrew C. Parnell, and Daria Nikitina

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Spatially explicit analysis sheds new light on the Pleistocene megafaunal extinction in North America, Meaghan M. Emery-Wetherell, Brianna K. McHorse, and Edward Byrd Davis

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Comparison of two sources of iodine delivery on breast milk iodine and maternal and infant urinary iodine concentrations in southern Ethiopia: A randomized trial, Tafere Gebreegziabher and Barbara J. Stoecker

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Iron deficiency was not the major cause of anemia in rural women of reproductive age in Sidama zone, southern Ethiopia: A cross-sectional study, Tafere Gebreegziabher and Barbara J. Stoecker

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A New Species and Introgression in Eastern Asian Hemlocks (Pinaceae: Tsuga), Garth Holman, Peter Del Tredici, Nathan Havill, Nam Sook Lee, Richard Cronn, Kevin Cushman, Sarah Mathews, Linda Raubeson, and Christopher S. Campbell

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A 600-year-long stratigraphic record of tsunamis in south-central Chile, Isabel Hong, Tina Dura, Lisa L. Ely, Benjamin P. Horton, Alan R. Nelson, Marco Cisternas, Daria Nikitina, and Robert L. Wesson

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Media Exposure on Student Work: Spotlight on Undergraduate Research, Dominic Klyve

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The derivatives of the sine and cosine functions: A Mini_Primary Source Project for Calculus I Students, Dominic Klyve

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The Other Moore Method, Dominic Klyve

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A Series of Mini-projects from TRIUMPHS: TRansforming Instruction in Undergraduate Mathematics via Primary Historical Sources, Dominic Klyve, Janet Heine Barnett, Kathleen M. Clark, Jerry Lodder, Daniel E. Ortero, Nick Scoville, and Diana White

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Optimum Injury and Illness Prevention Cost for U.S. Construction Projects, Dominic Klyve, Sathyanarayanan Rajendran, and Morgan Bliss

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Adjustable general line coordinates for visual knowledge discovery in n-D data (no. 12), Boris Kovalerchuk and Vladimir Grishin

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Timing of mid-crustal ductile extension in the northern Snake Range metamorphic core complex, Nevada: Evidence from U/Pb zircon ages, Jeffrey Lee, Terrence Blackburn, and Scott Johnston

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Gastrointestinal parasites in captive and free-ranging Cebus albifrons in the Western Amazon, Ecuador, Sarah Martin-Solano, Gabriel A. Carrillo-Bilbao, William Ramirez, Maritza Celi-Erazo, Marie-Claude Huynen, Bruno Levecke, Washington Benitez-Ortiz, and Bertrand Losson

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Osteopontin is linked with AKT, FoxO1, and myostatin in skeletal muscle cells, Peter P. Nghiem, Joe N. Kornegay, Kitipong Uaesoontrachoon, Luca Bello, Ying Yin, Akanchha Kesari, Priya Mittal, Scott J. Schatzberg, Gina M. Many, Norman H. Lee, and Eric P. Hoffman

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Behavioral Responses of Pacific Lamprey to Alarm Cues, Laurie L. Porter, Michael C. Hayes, Aaron D. Jackson, Brian J. Burke, Mary L. Moser, and R. Steven Wagner

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Implications of sea ice on Southern Ocean microseisms detected by a seismic array in West Antarctica, Martin J. Pratt, Douglas A. Wiens, J. Paul Winberry, Sridhar Anandakrishnan, and Garrett G. Euler

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Cytoplasmic Dynein Transports Axonal Microtubules in a Polarity-Sorting Manner, Anand N. Rao, Ankita Patil, Mark M. Black, Erin M. Craig, Kennith A. Myers, Howard T. Yeung, and Peter W. Bass

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SMA Observations of the Hot Molecular Core IRAS 18566+0408, Andrea Silva, Qizhou Zhang, Patricio Sanhueza, Xing Lu, Maria T. Beltran, Cassandra Fallscheer, Henrik Beuther, T. K. Sridharan, and Riccardo Cesaroni

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The prospect of rising in rank is key to long-term stability in Tibetan macaque society, Lixing Sun, Dong-Po Xia, Shine Sun, Lori K. Sheeran, and Jin-Hua Li

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Bedrock geology of DFDP-2B, central Alpine Fault, New Zealand, Virginia Gail Toy and Angela Halfpenny

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Contributions of wood smoke and vehicle emissions to ambient concentrations of volatile organic compounds and particulate matter during the Yakima wintertime nitrate study, Graham VanderSchelden, Benjamin de Foy, Courtney Herring, Susan D. Kaspari, Tim VanReken, and Bertram Jobson

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High Throughput Petrochronology and Sedimentary Provenance Analysis by Automated Phase Mapping and LAICPMS, Pieter Vermeesch, Martin Rittner, Ethan Petrou, Jenny Omma, Chris Mattinson, and Eduardo Garzanti

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VUV Optical Properties of Rare Earth Doped YPO4 Prepared by Different Routes, Zachary Way, Maxwell K. Wallace, and Anthony L. Diaz

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Visual Knowledge Discovery and Machine Learning for Investment Strategy, Antoni Wilinski and Boris Kovalerchuk

Submissions from 2016

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Using wastewater-based epidemiology to estimate drug consumption—Statistical analyses and data presentation, Caleb J. Banta-Green, Alex J. Brewer, Christoph Ort, Dennis R. Helsel, Jason R. Williams, and Jennifer A. Field

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"Now everyone can fly”? Scheduled airline services to secondary cities in Southeast Asia., John Bowen

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C. elegans Demonstrates Distinct Behaviors within a Fixed and Uniform Electric Field, Steven D. Chrisman, Christopher B. Waite, Alison G. Scoville, and Lucinda Carnell

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Adding and Slashing Serials, Zebulin Evelhoch

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GPS constraints on interplate locking within the Makran subduction zone, Elyse Frohling and Walter Szeliga

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Sport Consumer Behavior Research: Improving Our Game, Daniel Funk, Daniel Lock, Adam Karg, and Mark Pritchard

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Incremental and Decremental SVM for Regression, Honorius Gâlmeanu, Lucian Mircea Sasu, and Rǎzvan Andonie

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Size and Site Dependence of the Catalytic Activity of Iridium Clusters towards Ethane Dehydrogenation, Yingbin Ge, Hao Jiang, Russell Kato, and Prasuna Gummagatta

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Selection of the InSight Landing Site, Matthew Golombek and Colin Bloom

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Pre- and post-seismic deformation related to the 2015, M(w)7.8 Gorkha earthquake, Nepal, Adriano Gualandi, Jean-Philippe Avouac, John Galetzka, Joachim F. Genrich, Geoffrey Blewitt, Lok Bijaya Adhikari, Bharat Prasad Koirala, Ratnamani Gupta, Bishal Nath Upreti, Beth Pratt-Sitaula, and Jing Liu-Zeng

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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