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 2012

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US rural economic competitiveness by the numbers: Data mining, analysis, and web-mapping, John T. Bowen Jr.

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Measuring change in place values using public participation GIS (PPGIS), Gregory Brown and Delene Weber

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Evaluation of an online (opt-in) panel for public participation geographic information systems surveys, Greg Brown, Delene Weber, Dino Zanon, and Kelly de Bie

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Proportion of cyclic matrices in maximal reducible matrix algebras, Scott Brown, Michael Giudici, Stephen P. Glasby, and Cheryl E. Praeger

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Interseismic Deformation and Earthquake Hazard along the Southernmost Longitudinal Valley Fault, Eastern Taiwan, Ray Y. Chuang, M. Meghan Miller, Yue-Gau Chen, Horng-Yue Chen, J. Bruce H. Shyu, Shui-Beih Yu, Charles M. Rubin, Kerry Sieh, and Ling-Ho Chung

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Predictability of biomass burning in response to climate changes, A.-L. Daniau and Megan Walsh

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Auditory-cognitive interactions underlying interaural asymmetry in an adult listener: A case study, Tara Davis, Jeffrey Martin, James Jerger, Ralf Greenwald, and Jyutika Mehta

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Bulk rock composition and geochemistry of olivine-hosted melt inclusions in the Grey Porri Tuff and selected lavas of the Monte dei Porri volcano, Salina, Aeolian Islands, southern Italy., Angela L. Doherty, Robert J. Bodnar, Benedetto De Vivo, Wendy A. Bohrson, Harvey E. Belkin, Antonia Messina, and Robert J. Tracy

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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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Owyhee River intracanyon lava flows: Does the river give a dam?, Lisa L. Ely, Cooper C. Brossy, P. Kyle House, Elizabeth B. Safran, Jim E. O'Connor, Duane E. Champion, Cassandra R. Fenton, Ninad R. Bondre, Caitlin A. Orem, Gordon E. Grant, Christopher D. Henry, and Brent D. Turrin

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Humanitarian Affairs: David Forsythe's Contribution to the Study of the International Committee of the Red Cross and Humanitarian Politics, Barbara Ann Flanagan

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Attitudes on Animal Research Predict Acceptance of Genetic Modification Technologies by University Undergraduates, Kara I. Gabriel, Brook H. Rutledge, and Cynthia L. Barkley

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Global estimates of mineral dust aerosol iron and aluminum solubility that account for particle size using diffusion-controlled and surface-area-controlled approximations, Qin Han, Charles S. Zender, J. Keith Moore, Clifton S. Buck, Ying Chen, Anne Johansen, and Christopher I. Measures

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Comparison of Glucose Monitoring Methods during Steady-State Exercise in Women, Stefanie J. Herrington, David L. Gee, Shireen D. Dow, Keith A. Monosky, Erika Davis, and Kelly Pritchett

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Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, Brittany Holmes, Janaki Swansen, Kathleen Buck, and Dion Rivera

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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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Student interpreters show encoding and recall differences for information in English and American Sign Language, Jesse R. James and Kara I. Gabriel

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A Land of Diversity: Genetic Insights into Ancestral Origins, John R. Johnson, Brian M. Kemp, Cara Monroe, and Joseph G. Lorenz

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From the Laboratory to the Field and Back Again: Morningside Academy's 32 Years of Improving Students' Academic Performance, Kent Johnson and Elizabeth M. Street

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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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Modeling spatial uncertainties in geospatial data fusion and mining, Boris Kovalerchuk, Leonid Perlovsky, and Michael Kovalerchuk

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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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Therapeutic Potential of Quercetin to Decrease Blood Pressure: Review of Efficacy and Mechanisms, Abigail J. Larson, J. David Symons, and Thunder Jalili

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Metabolism and cold tolerance of overwintering adult mountain pine beetles (Dendroctonus ponderosae): Evidence of facultative diapause?, Jack D. Lester and Jason T. Irwin

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Evidence for Local Fish Catch In Zooarchaeology, Patrick M. Lubinski and Megan A. Partlow

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Long-term perspective on wildfires in the western USA, Jennifer R. Marlon, Patrick J. Bartlein, Daniel G. Gavin, Colin J. Long, R. Scott Anderson, Christy E. Briles, Kendrick J. Brown, Daniele Colombaroli, Douglas J. Hallett, Mitchell J. Power, Elizabeth A. Scharf, and Megan K. Walsh

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Male Academic Performance in College: The Possible Role of Study Strategies, Heath Marrs and Ellen A. Sigler

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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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Radiologists' Expectations of Changes in Radiology Fellowship Training Programs, Hyojeong Mulcahy, Felix S. Chew, and Michael J. Mulcahy

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The Radiology Fellowship Application and Selection Process in the United States: Experiences and Perceptions from Both Sides, Hyojeong Mulcahy, Felix S. Chew, and Michael J. Mulcahy

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Previous exposure to a low infectious dose of Leishmania major exacerbates infection with Leishmania infantum in the susceptible BALB/c mouse, Catherine S. Nation, Blaise Dondji, and Gabrielle A. Stryker

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Clinical features and epidemiology of cutaneous leishmaniasis and Leishmania major/HIV co-infection in Cameroon: results of a large cross-sectional study, Omer Bébé Ngouateu, Pierre Kollo, Christophe Ravel, Jacques Dereure, Pierre Kamtchouing, Albert Same-Ekobo, Esther von Stebut, Marcus Maurer, and Blaise Dondji

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The last acceptable prejudice: an overview of LGBT social and criminal injustice issues within the USA, Krystal E. Noga-Styron, Charles E. Reasons, and Derrick Peacock

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Atmospheric circulation change in the central Himalayas indicated by a high-resolution ice core deuterium excess record, Hongxi Pang, Shugui Hou, Susan Kaspari, Paul Mayewski, Douglas Introne, Valérie Masson-Delmotte, Jean Jouzel, Zhenchao Li, Yuanqing He, Sungmin Hong, and Dahe Qin

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Resonance frequencies of a spherical aluminum shell subject to static internal pressure, Andrew A. Piacsek, Sami Abdul-Wahid, and Robert Taylor

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Fabrication inflation increases as source monitoring ability decreases, Danielle C. Polage

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Making up History: False Memories of Fake News Stories, Danielle C. Polage

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Chocolate Milk: A Post-Exercise Recovery Beverage for Endurance Sports, Kelly Pritchett and Robert Pritchett

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Function Approximation with ARTMAP Architectures, Lucian M. Sasu and Răzvan Andonie

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Noninvasive Saliva Collection for DNA Analyses From Free‐Ranging Tibetan Macaques (Macaca thibetana), N. D. Simons, Joseph G. Lorenz, Lori K. Sheeran, Jin-Hua Li, D. P. Xia, and R. Steven Wagner

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Terrestrial habitat requirements of nesting freshwater turtles, D. A. Steen, J. P. Gibbs, K. A. Buhlman, J. L. Carr, B. W. Compton, J. D. Congdon, J. S. Doody, J. C. Godwin, Kerry L. Holcomb, D. R. Jackson, F. J. Janzen, G. Johnson, M. T. Jones, J. T. Lamer, T. A. Langen, M. V. Plummer, J. W. Rowe, R. A. Saumure, J. K. Tucker, and D. S. Wilson

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Interseismic strain accumulation along the western boundary of the Indian subcontinent, Walter Szeliga, Roger Bilham, Din Mohammad Kakar, and Sarosh H. Lodi

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Sports Nutrition Knowledge Among Collegiate Athletes, Coaches, Athletic Trainers, and Strength and Conditioning Specialists, Toni M. Torres-McGehee, Kelly Pritchett, Deborah Zippel, Dawn M. Minton, Adam Cellamare, and Mike Sibilia

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Prey Chemical Discrimination by the Desert Nightsnake (Hypsiglena chlorophaea): A Comparison of Invertebrate and Vertebrate Prey, Robert E. Weaver, William H. Clark, and Daniel C. McEwen

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A proposed mechanism for nitrogen acquisition by grass seedlings through oxidation of symbiotic bacteria, James F. White Jr., Holly Crawford, Mónica S. Torres, Robert Mattera, Ivelisse Irizarry, and Marshall Bergen

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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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Glycogen, not dehydration or lipids, limits winter survival of side-blotched lizards (Uta stansburiana), Peter A. Zani, Jason T. Irwin, Mary E. Rollyson, Jessica L. Counihan, Sara D. Healas, Emily K. Lloyd, Lee C. Kojanis, Bernard Fried, and Joseph Sherma

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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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Electrophilic chemistry of propargylic alcohols in imidazolium ionic liquids: Propargylation of arenes and synthesis of propargylic ethers catalyzed by metallic triflates [Bi(OTf)3, Sc(OTf)3, Yb(OTf)3], TfOH, or B(C6F5)3, Gopalakrishnan Aridoss, Viorel D. Sarca, James F. Ponder Jr., Jessica Crowe, and Kenneth K. Laali

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Diversity of extremophilic purple phototrophic bacteria in Soap Lake, a Central Washington (USA) Soda Lake, Marie Asao, Holly C. Pinkart, and Michael T. Madigan

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Nitrous oxide emission from denitrification in stream and river networks, Jake J. Beaulieu and Clay P. Arango

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Infant Mortality and Stress Indicators Linked to Tourism Management of Tibetan Macaques, Carol M. Bergman and Megan D. Matheson

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The Role of Fear of Crime in Donating and Volunteering: A Gendered Analysis, Sarah Britto, David M. Van Slyke, and Teresa Francis Divine

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Public Participation GIS: A new method for national park planning, Greg Brown and Delene Webber

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Feminisms: Feminist Therapies in the 21st Century, Cindy M. Bruns and Ellyn Kaschak

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The twilight of Paleolithic Siberia: Humans and their environments east of Lake Baikal at the late-glacial/Holocene transition, Ian Buvit and Karisa Terry

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The alluvial history and sedimentary record of the Priiskovoe site and its place in the Paleolithic prehistory of Siberia, Ian Buvit, Karisa Terry, Viktor K. Kolosov, and Mikhail V. Konstantinov

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The Relationship Between a College Preparation Program and At-Risk Students' College Readiness, Jennifer T. Cates and Scott E. Schaefle

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Antiapoptotic protein Lifeguard is required for survival and maintenance of Purkinje and granular cells, Tatiana Hurtado de Mendoza, Carlos G. Perez-Garcia, Todd T. Kroll, Nien H. Hoong, Dennis D. M. O'Leary, and Inder M. Verma

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Stratigraphic record of Holocene coseismic subsidence, Padang, West Sumatra, Tina Dura, Charles M. Rubin, Harvey M. Kelsey, Benjamin P. Horton, Andrea Hawkes, Christopher H. Vane, Mudrik Daryono, Candace Grand Pre, Tyler Landinsky, and Sarah Bradley

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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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Ultrafine Particulate Ferrous Iron and Anthracene Associations with Mitochondrial Dysfunction, Celia Faiola, Anne M. Johansen, Sara Rybka, Annika Nieber, Carin Thomas, Stephanie Bryner, Justin Johnston, Mark Engelhard, Ponnusamy Nachimuthu, and Kalyn S. Owens

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The Janus Nature of Human Rights in Iran: Understanding Progress and Setbacks on Human Rights Protections since the Revolution, Barbara Ann Flanagan

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Chimpanzees and Sign Language: Darwinian Realities versus Cartesian Delusions, Roger Fouts and Erin McKenna

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Ecosystem functions of mid-lake stands of common reed in Lake Poygan, Wisconsin, Anthony O. Gabriel and Leo R. Bodensteiner

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Impacts of Riprap on Wetland Shorelines, Upper Winnebago Pool Lakes, Wisconsin, Anthony O. Gabriel and Leo R. Bodensteiner

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Theoretical calculations on the hydrogen elimination of ethene with chemical accuracy, Yingbin Ge and T. Cameron Shore

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Northern Pacific Rattlesnakes (Crotalus oreganus) use thermal and structural cues to choose overwintering hibernacula, C. M. Gienger and Daniel D. Beck

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Enumerating the Rationals from Left to Right, Stephen P. Glasby

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p-Groups with a unique proper non-trivial characteristic subgroup, Stephen P. Glasby, P. P. Pálfy, and Csaba Schneider

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A Qualitative Examination of the Heterosexual Influence on the Counseling Process, Breyan N. Haizlip

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Spatial variability in nutrient concentration and biofilm nutrient limitation in an urban watershed, Timothy J. Hoellein, Clay P. Arango, and Yana Zak

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Measurement of Optically Pumped CH3 18OH Laser Frequencies Between 3 and 9 THz, Michael Jackson, Jason A. Milne, and Lyndon R. Zink

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First Laser Action Observed From Optically Pumped CH317OH, Michael Jackson, Andrew J. Nichols, D'Artagnon R. Womack, and Lyndon R. Zink

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Asynchronous Use of Engineering (Materials) Education Videos, Craig Johnson and Arthur D. Morken

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Recent increase in black carbon concentrations from a Mt. Everest ice core spanning 1860-2000 AD, Susan D. Kaspari, M. Schwikowski, M. Gysel, M. G. Flanner, S. Kang, S. Hou, and P. A. Mayewski

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Effects of Forearm vs. Leg Submersion in Work Tolerance Time in a Hot Environment While Wearing Firefighter Protective Clothing, Charles P. Katica, Robert C. Pritchett, Kelly L. Pritchett, Andrew T. Del Pozzi, Gytis Balilionis, and Tim Burnham

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An Empirical Approach to the St. Petersburg Paradox, Dominic Klyve and Anna Lauren

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MapSnap System to Perform Vector-to-Raster Fusion, Boris Kovalerchuk, Peter Doucette, Gamal Seedahmed, Jerry Tagestad, Sergei Kovalerchuk, and Brian Graff

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Geologic Field Trips to the Basin and Range, Rocky Mountains, Snake River Plain, and Terranes of the U.S. Cordillera, Jeffrey Lee and James P. Evans

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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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Comments on Evidence for Hunting of Pronghorn Herds in Prehistory, Patrick M. Lubinski

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Penrose Conference Report: Neotectonics of arc-continent collision, Paul Mann, Carlos Vargas, and Caroline Whitehill

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The Very Partisan Nonpartisan Top-Two Primary: Understanding What Voters Don't Understand, Mathew Manweller

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Nonlinear progressive wave equation for stratified atmospheres, B. Edward McDonald and Andrew A. Piacsek

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Writing One's Own Story: Women, Aging, and the Social Narrative, Valory Mitchell and Cindy M. Bruns

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A Review of Ramifications and Implications Associated With the Involvement of People With Mental Illnesses in the Correctional System, Rodrigo Murataya and Saul Chacón

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Quantitative Assessment of Surface Loss in Nanocrystalline YBO3:Eu3+ from Measurements of Host-to-Activator Transfer Efficiency, Kristopher Olsen, Andrew Lawler, and Anthony L. Diaz

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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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Processing the Patterns: Elusive Archaeofaunal Signatures of Cod Storage on the North Pacific Coast, Megan A. Partlow and Robert E. Kopperl

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Photosynthetic Response of Nereocystis Luetkeana (Phaeophyta) to High Light, Mary E. Poulson, Andrew J. McNeil, and Raymon A. Donahue

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Inducing private wildfire risk mitigation: Experimental investigation of measures on adjacent public lands, Tyler Prante, Joseph M. Little, Michael L. Jones, Michael McKee, and Robert P. Berrens

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Topographic control of asynchronous glacial advances: A case study from Annapurna, Nepal, Beth Pratt-Sitaula, Douglas W. Burbank, Arjun M. Heimsath, Neil F. Humphrey, Michael Oskin, and Jaakko Putkonen

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Prevalence of Waterborne Protozoan Parasites in Two Rural Villages in the West Province of Cameroon, Dennis J. Richardson, Karen Damon Callahan, Blaise Dondji, Pierre Tsekeng, and Kristen E. Richardson

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Geohelminth Infection in Rural Cameroonian Villages, Dennis J. Richardson, Katherine R. Richardson, Karen Damon Callahan, Jeanette Gross, Pierre Tsekeng, Blaise Dondji, and Kristen E. Richardson

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Worldwide distribution of allelic variation at the progesterone receptor locus and the incidence of female reproductive cancers, L. Christie Rockwell, Elizabeth J. Rowe, Katherine Arnson, Fatimah Jackson, Alain Froment, Peter Ndumbe, Binteou Seck, and Joseph G. Lorenz

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Individual and combined effects of multiple pathogens on Pacific treefrogs, John M. Romansic, Pieter T. J. Johnson, Catherine L. Searle, James E. Johnson, Tate S. Tunstall, Barbara A. Han, Jason R. Rohr, and Andrew R. Blaustein