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 2014

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An evaluation of multiple exemplar instruction to teach perspective-taking skills to adolescents with Asperger Syndrome, Sadie Lovett and Ruth Anne Rehfeldt

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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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Comparative methods for distinguishing flakes from geofacts: a case study from the Wenas Creek Mammoth site, Patrick M. Lubinski, Karisa Terry, and Patrick T. McCutcheon

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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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New Far-Infrared Laser Emissions from Optically Pumped CH2DOH, CHD2OH, and (CH3OH)-O-18, Mark McKnight, Patrick Penoyar, Matthew Pruett, Nathan Palmquist, Sumaya Ifland, and Michael Jackson

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Discovery of Optically Pumped Far-infrared Laser Emissions from Formic Acid and its Isotopologues, Kerry Olivier, Brad DeShano, B. Cain, L. R. Zink, and Michael Jackson

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Selection on Crop-Derived Traits and QTL in Sunflower (Helianthus annuus) Crop-Wild Hybrids under Water Stress, Birkin R. Owart, Jonathan Corbi, John M. Burke, and Jennifer M. Dechaine

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Influence of regional precipitation patterns on stable isotopes in ice cores from the central Himalayas, H. Pang, S. Hou, Susan Kaspari, and P. A. Mayewski

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Making Water Resource Decisions More "Informationally" Efficient: Development of a Geospatial Water Rights Decision Support System for Kittitas County, Washington, Michael Pease

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Historical Species Distribution Models Predict Species Limits in Western Plethodon Salamanders, Tara A. Pelletier, Charlie Crisafulli, Steve Wagner, Amanda J. Zellmer, and Brian C. Carstens

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Using Intergenerational Service Learning to Promote Positive Perceptions about Older Adults and Community Service in College Students, Jeffrey M. Penick, Marte Fallshore, and Adrian M. Spencer

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Effects of urban stream burial on nitrogen uptake and ecosystem metabolism: implications for watershed nitrogen and carbon fluxes, Michael J. Pennino, Sujay S. Kaushal, Jake J. Beaulieu, Paul M. Mayer, and Clay P. Arango

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Seismic and geodetic evidence for grounding-line control of Whillans Ice Stream stick-slip events, Martin J. Pratt, J. Paul Winberry, Douglas A. Wiens, Sridhar Anandakrishnan, and Richard B. Alley

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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 initiation of thickening in the Himalaya, Matthijs A. Smit, Bradley R. Hacker, and Jeffrey Lee

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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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The global precipitation of magnetospheric electrons into Titan’s upper atmosphere, Darci Snowden and R. V. Yelle

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

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The Sciences of Learning, Instruction, and Assessment as Underpinnings of the Morningside Model of Generative Instruction, Elizabeth M. Street and Kent Johnson

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A geochemical study of the impact of irrigation and aquifer lithology on groundwater in the Upper Yakima River Basin, Washington, USA, Sarah A. Taylor and Carey A. Gazis

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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. Steven Wagner

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Measurement of Laser Frequencies from CD3OH and CD3OD up to 8.6 THz, E. C. C. Vasconcellos, K. M. Evenson, H. Hockel, M. Lauters, L. R. Zink, and Michael Jackson

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Clockwise rotation of the Brahmaputra Valley relative to India: Tectonic convergence in the eastern Himalaya, Naga Hills, and Shillong Plateau, ‪Philippe Vernant, R. Bilham, Walter Szeliga, D. Drupka, S. Kalita, A. K. Bhattacharyya, and V. K. Gaur

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Investigation of e-h Trapping Efficiency in Eu3+ Doped YPO4 Using VUV Spectroscopy, Maxwell K. Wallace and Anthony L. Diaz

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Teaching Geographic Field Methods Using Paleoecology, Megan K. Walsh

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A late Holocene paleoenvironmental reconstruction from Agua Caliente, southern Belize, linked to regional climate variability and cultural change at the Maya polity of Uxbenká, Megan K. Walsh, Keith M. Prufer, Brendan J. Culleton, and Douglas J. Kennett

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Optimized method for black carbon analysis in ice and snow using the Single Particle Soot Photometer, I. A. Wendl, James A. Menking, R. Färber, M. Gysel, Susan D. Kaspari, M. J. G. Laborde, and M. Schwikowski

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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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Tidal pacing, skipped slips and the slowdown of Whillans Ice Stream, Antarctica, J. Paul Winberry, Sridhar Anandakrishnan, Richard B. Alley, Douglas A. Wiens, and Martin J. Pratt

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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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BN isosteres of indole, Eric R. Abbey and Shih-Yuan Liu

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A conservation and rigidity based method for detecting critical protein residues, Bahar Akbal-Delibas, Filip Jagodzinski, and Nurit Haspel

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Relationships between tree stand density and burn severity as measured by the Composite Burn Index following a ponderosa pine forest wildfire in the American Southwest, Victoria J.W. Amato, David Lightfoot, Cody Stropki, and Michael Pease

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For the Sake of our Children: Hispanic Immigrant and Migrant Families’ Use of Folk Healing and Biomedicine, Tracy J. Andrews, Vivkie Ybarra, and L. LaVern Matthews

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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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Continuous monitoring reveals multiple controls on ecosystem metabolism in a suburban stream, Jake J. Beaulieu, Clay P. Arango, David A. Balz, and William D. Shuster

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Fungal ABC Transporter-Associated Activity of Isoflavonoids from the Root Extract of Dalea formosa, Gil Belofsky, Marcin Kolaczkowski, Earle Adams, John Schreiber, Victoria Eisenberg, Christina M. Coleman, Yike Zou, and Daneel Ferreira

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On Mountain Pass Type Algorithms, James Bisgard

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Transportation infrastructure, river confinement, and impacts on floodplain and channel habitat, Yakima and Chehalis rivers, Washington, U.S.A., Paul Blanton and W. Andrew Marcus

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Continents Shifting, Clouds Gathering: The Trajectory of Global Aviation Expansion, John Bowen

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Making space for restorative justice in criminal justice and criminology curricula and courses, Sarah Britto and Mary Ellen Reimund

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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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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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Sleeping Site Selection by Agile Gibbons: The Influence of Tree Stability, Fruit Availability and Predation Risk, Susan M. Cheyne, Andrea Höing, John Rinear, and Lori K. Sheeran

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College Student Home Computer Security Adoption, Chet L. Claar, Robert C. Shields, David Rawlinson, and Robert Lupton

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Variation in Scrotal Color Among Widely Distributed Vervet Monkey Populations (Chlorocebus Aethiops Pygerythrus and Chlorocebus Aethiops Sabaeus), Jennifer Danzy Cramer, Tegan Gaetano, Joseph P. Gray, Paul Grobler, Joseph G. Lorenz, Nelson B. Freimer, Christopher A. Schmitt, and Trudy R. Turner

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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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Quantitative trait loci × environment interactions for plant morphology vary over ontogeny in Brassica rapa, Jennifer M. Dechaine, Marcus T. Brock, Federico L. Iniguez-Luy, and Cynthia Weinig

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Ultrahigh-Viscosity Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose Blunts Postprandial Glucose after a Breakfast Meal in Women, Shireen Dow, Kelly Pritchett, Susan Hawk, Stefanie J. Herrington, and David L. Gee

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Revealing Data in Science: Using and Teaching About Data-Based Graphics for Analysis and Display, Anne E. Egger and Anthony Carpi

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The multiplexity of political conspiracy: illegal networks and the collapse of Watergate, Robert R. Faulkner and Eric R. Cheney

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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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Crossvalidation of Two 20-M Shuttle-Run Tests for Predicting V̇O2max in Female Collegiate Soccer Players, Michael S. Green, Michael R. Esco, Tyler D. Martin, Robert C. Pritchett, Aindrea N. McHugh, and Henry N. Williford

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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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Further Examining the Buffering Effect of Self-Esteem and Mastery on Emotions, Michael M. Herrod

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Rigidity analysis of protein biological assemblies and periodic crystal structures, Filip Jagodzinski, Pamela Clark, Jessica Grant, Tiffany Liu, Samantha Monastra, and Ileana Streinu

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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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Review of "Irrigated Taro (Colocasia esculenta) in the Indo-Pacific: Biological, Social and Historical Perspectives", Robert Thomas Kuhlken

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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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What is adequate evidence for mass procurement of ungulates in zooarchaeology?, Patrick M. Lubinski

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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 T. MacInnes, Aditya Riadi Gusman, Randall J. LeVeque, and Yuichiro Tanioka

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Glacier slip and seismicity induced by surface melt, Peter L. Moore, J. Paul Winberry, Neal R. Iverson, Knut A. Christianson, Sridhar Anandakrishnan, Miriam Jackson, Mark E. Mathison, and Denis Cohen

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Methods for the sampling and analysis of marine aerosols: results from the 2008 GEOTRACES aerosol intercalibration experiment, Peter L. Mortori, William M. Landing, Shih-Chieh Hsu, Angela Milne, Ana M. Aguilar-Islas, Alex R. Baker, Andrew R. Bowie, Clifton S. Buck, Yuan Gao, Susan Gichuki, Meredith G. Hastings, Mariko Hatta, Anne M. Johansen, Rémi Losno, Chris Mead, Matthew D. Patey, Gretchen Swarr, Amanda Vandermark, and Lauren M. Zamora

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Effects of Weather on Crime, Rodrigo Murataya and Daniel R. Gutiérrez

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Population Stability of the Northern Desert Nightsnake (Hypsiglena chlorophaea deserticola) during the Pleistocene, Edward A. Myers, Robert E. Weaver, and Hugo Alamillo

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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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Vitamin D and the Athlete: Risks, Recommendations, and Benefits, Dana Ogan and Kelly Pritchett

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The Effects of Acute Post Exercise Consumption of Two Cocoa-Based Beverages with Varying Flavanol Content on Indices of Muscle Recovery Following Downhill Treadmill Running, Katelyn Peschek, Robert Pritchett, Ethan Bergman, and Kelly Pritchett

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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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Climatic control of the biomass-burning decline in the Americas after AD 1500, Mitchell J. Power, F. E. Mayle, P. J. Bartlein, J. R. Marlon, R. S. Anderson, H. Behling, K. J. Brown, C. Carcaillet, D. Colombaroli, D. G. Gavin, D. J. Hallett, S. P. Horn, L. M. Kennedy, C. S. Lane, C. J. Long, P. I. Moreno, C. Paitre, G. Robinson, Z. Taylor, and Megan K. Walsh

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Are Brady Lists (aka Liar’s Lists) the Scarlet Letter for Law Enforcement Officers? A Need for Expansion and Uniformity, Mary Ellen Reimund

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Effect of BMI on Knee Joint Torques in Ergometer Rowing, Karen Roemer, Tibor Hortobagyi, Chris Richter, Yolanda Munoz-Maldonado, and Stephanie Hamilton

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Genetic diversity of North American captive-born gorillas (Gorilla gorilla gorilla), Noah D. Simmons, Ronald S. Wagner, and Joseph G. Lorenz

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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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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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Alluvial sediment or playas: What is the dominant source of sand and silt in desert soil vesicular A horizons, southwest USA, Mark R. Sweeney, Eric V. McDonald, and Christohper E. Markley

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2012 Haida Gwaii Quake: Insight Into Cascadia's Subduction Extent, Walter Szeliga

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Measurement of host-to-activator transfer efficiency in nano-crystalline Y2O3:Eu3+ under VUV excitation, Christopher Waite, Rusty Mann, and Anthony L. Diaz

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Improving Classification Accuracy Assessments with Statistical Bootstrap Resampling Techniques, Keith T. Weber and Jackie Langille

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

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Nucleation and seismic tremor associated with the glacial earthquakes of Whillans Ice Stream, Antarctica, J. Paul Winberry, Sridhar Anandakrishnan, Douglas A. Wiens, and Richard B. Alley

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Grooming reciprocity in male Tibetan macaques, Dong-Po Xia, Jin-Hua Li, Paul A. Garber, Megan D. Matheson, Bing-Hua Sun, and Yong Zhu

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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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Genetic comparison of water molds from embryos of amphibians Rana cascadae, Bufo boreas and Pseudacris regilla, Kori K. Ault, James E. Johnson, Holly C. Pinkart, and R. Steven Wagner

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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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KRYPTOS: A Pacific Northwest Cryptanalysis Contest for Undergraduates, Cheryl Beaver and Stuart Boersma

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A spatial analysis of FedEx and UPS: hubs, spokes, and network structure, John T. Bowen Jr.