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Submissions from 2022

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What can we see from the road? Applications of a cumulative viewshed analysis on a US state highway network, Sterling D. Quinn

Submissions from 2021

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Rock glaciers in the Eastern Cascades, Washington State, USA: Impacts of selected variables on spatial distribution and landform dimensions, Karl Lillquist and Mark Weidenaar

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Using Free and Open Source Software to Teach University GIS Courses Online: Lessons Learned During a Pandemic, Sterling Quinn

Submissions from 2020

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Mapping heritage ecosystem services in ecological restoration areas: A case study from the East Cascades, Washington, Matthew Helmer, Jennifer K. Lipton, Grant Snitker, Steven Hackenberger, Mallory Triplett, and Lee Cerveny

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Branching out as a mentor, Robert Hickey

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A Review of Water Resources Education in Geography Departments in the United States, Michael Pease, Philip L. Chaney, and Joseph Hoover

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Geographies of Empty Spaces on Print and Digital Reference Maps: A Study of Washington State, Sterling Quinn

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Evaluating geovisualization for spatial learning analytics, Anthony C. Robinson, Cary L. Anderson, and Sterling Quinn

Submissions from 2019

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GIS Jobs: Current Industry Expectations, Sarah Hibdon, Robert Hickey, and Jamie Cannon

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Tidal inundation modeling within GIS, Robert Hickey

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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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Conduit to Tribal and Environmental Justice? Unpacking Washington v. United States, Michael Pease and Christina White

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Free and open source GIS in South America: political inroads and local advocacy, Sterling Quinn

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Every single street? Rethinking full coverage across street-level imagery platforms, Sterling Quinn and Luis Alvarez León

Submissions from 2018

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

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Fracking Vaca Muerta: Socioeconomic Implications of Shale Gas Extraction in Northern Patagonia, Argentina, Elvin Delgado

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Petro-Geographies and Hydrocarbon Realities in Latin America, Matthew Fry and Elvin Delgado

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The value of crowdsourced street-level imagery: examining the shifting property regimes of OpenStreetCam and Mapillary, Luis F. Alvarez Leon and Sterling Quinn

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Energy and water resource simulations for US geography undergraduates, Michael Pease, Blanca Pérez-Lapeña, and Christopher Lant

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Active Water Resource Management: Pariah or Blueprint for Western Water Management?, Michael Pease and Tricia Snyder

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A brute force method for spatially-enhanced multivariate facet analysis, Anthony C. Robinson and Sterling D. Quinn

Submissions from 2017

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From Wetland to Saltland: Natural Obstacles and Socioecological Consequences in the Production of Solar Salt in Venezuela, Elvin Delgado

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Planning for retail change: a survey of municipal governments in Washington State, Jennifer Gerend and Mathew Novak

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Model Water Transfer Mechanisms as a Drought Preparation System, Michael Pease and Tricia Snyder

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A geovisual analytics exploration of the OpenStreetMap crowd, Sterling D. Quinn and Alan M. MacEachren

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How geopolitical conflict shapes the mass-produced online map, Sterling D. Quinn and Doran A. Tucker

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Fire-climate-human interactions during the postglacial period at Sunrise Ridge, Mount Rainier National Park, Washington (USA), Megan K. Walsh, Michael L. Lukens, Patrick T. McCutcheon, and Greg C. Burtchard

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Snowlines and Treelines in the Tropical Andes, Kenneth R. Young, Alexandra G. Ponette-González, Molly H. Polk, and Jennifer K. Lipton

Submissions from 2016

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

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Trading Places: A Historical Geography of Retailing in London, Canada, Mathew J. Novak and Jason A. Gilliland

Submissions from 2015

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Proposed method for predicting pair matching of skeletal elements allows too many false rejections, John Bowen, S. Vickers, Patrick M. Lubinski, and L. Henebry-Deleon

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Energy geographies: thinking critically about energy issues in the classroom, Elvin Delgado

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Conservation And Conflicts In The Sundarban Biosphere Reserve, India, Priyanka Ghosh

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Analysis of spatial variability of near-surface soil moisture to increase rainfall-runoff modelling accuracy in SW Hungary, P. Hegedüs, S. Czigány, E. Pirkhoffer, L. Balatonyi, and Robert Hickey

Analysis of spatial variability of near-surface soil moisture to increase rainfall-runoff modelling accuracy in SW Hungary, Robert Hickey, S. Czigany, E. Pirkhoffer, P. Hegedus, and L. Balatonyi

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Using Satellite Image Analysis for Locating Prehistoric Archaeological Sites in Alaska's Central Brooks Range, Robert Hickey and J. Keeney

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A Regional Perspective on Holocene Fire–Climate–Human Interactions in the Pacific Northwest of North America, Megan K. Walsh, Jennifer R. Marlon, Simon J. Goring, Kendrick J. Brown, and Daniel G. Gavin

Submissions from 2014

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Roads, Railroads, and Floodplain Fragmentation Due to Transportation Infrastructure Along Rivers, Paul Blanton and W. Andrew Marcus

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The Economic Geography of Air Transport, John T. Bowen

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Advances in Large-Scale Mudflat Surveying: The Roebuck Bay and Eighty Mile Beach, Western Australia Examples, Robert Hickey, Grant B. Pearson, and Theunis Piersma

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Lasting Legacies: Conservation and Communities at Huascaran National Park, Peru, Jennifer K. Lipton

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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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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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Placing Managua: a landscape narrative in post-earthquake Nicaragua, Craig S. Revels

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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

Submissions from 2013

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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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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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Compressing Nature: The Development of the Export Hay Industry in the Western United States, John T. Bowen Jr. and Nancy B. Hultquist

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

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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

Submissions from 2012

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

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

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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

Submissions from 2011

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

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

Submissions from 2010

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The Economic Geography of Air Transportation: Space, Time, and the Freedom of the Sky, John T. Bowen

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Growing Organizational Challenges for the US Forest Service: Results of a Longitudinal Study in a Period of Major Environmental Change, Greg Brown, Trevor G. Squirrell, and Charles C. Harris

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A Survey of Ungulates by Students Along Rural School Bus Routes, Aaron W. E. Galloway, Robert J. Hickey, and Gary M. Koehler

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Beyond Class Hours: The GIS Lab as a Center of Geographic Education, Robert Hickey

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Hydrological Controls and Freshening in Meromictic Soap Lake, Washington, 1939‐2002, Jahn Kallis, Leo Bodensteiner, and Anthony Gabriel

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Looking back on the Pacific, Robert Thomas Kuhlken

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

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Constraints to Water Transfers in Unadjudicated Basins:The Middle Rio Grande as a Case Study, Michael Pease

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1200 years of fire and vegetation history in the Willamette Valley, Oregon and Washington, reconstructed using high-resolution macroscopic charcoal and pollen analysis, Megan K. Walsh, Cathy Whitlock, and Patrick J. Bartlein

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The John Wayne Pioneer Trail in Washington State: Rails-to-trails to ... Rails and Trails?, John Ward and Nancy Hultquist

Submissions from 2009

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Public Participation GIS: A New Method for Use in National Forest Planning, Gregory G. Brown and Pat Reed

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Review of "The Growth and Collapse of Pacific Island Societies: Archaeological and Demographic Perspectives", Robert Thomas Kuhlken

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Poplars in the Pacific Northwest: Old Legacies and New Forests, Craig S. Revels

Submissions from 2008

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The Columbia Basin Project: Seventy-Five Years Later, Gina Bloodworth and James White

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A Theory of Urban Park Geography, Gregory Brown

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Mapping Migratory Wading Bird Feeding Habitats using Satellite Imagery and Field Data, Eighty-Mile Beach, Western Australia, Suzanne Wade and Robert Hickey

Submissions from 2007

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The Late-Glacial Wenas Creek Mammoth Site (45YA1083) in Central Washington, Patrick M. Lubinski, Bax R. Barton, Karl Lillquist, Morris Uebelacker, and Jake T. Shapely

Submissions from 2006

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Review of "Isle of Fire: The Political Ecology of Landscape Burning in Madagascar", Robert Thomas Kuhlken

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Teaching with Catastrophe: Topographic Map Interpretation and the Physical Geography of the 1949 Mann Gulch, Montana Wildfire, Karl Lillquist

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Historical Glacier and Climate Fluctuations at Mount Hood, Oregon, Karl Lillquist and Karen Walker

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The Commerce clause, interstate compacts, and marketing water across state boundaries., Michael Pease and Olen Paul Matthews

Submissions from 2005

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Counting Beans: Agrobiodiversity, Indigeneity, and Agrarian Reform, J. Anthony Abbott

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Cumulative Patterns and Controls of Seawall Construction, Thurston County, Washington, Anthony O. Gabriel and Thomas A. Terich

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An investigation of the multispectral response patterns of west Australian bauxite deposits, Robert Hickey

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A rediscovered frontier: land use and resource issues in the new West, Philip L. Jackson and Robert Thomas Kuhlken

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The Moxee City (Washington) mammoth: Morphostratigraphic, taphonomic, and taxonomic considerations, Karl Lillquist, Steve Lundblad, and Bax R. Barton

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The Moxee City (Washington) Mammoth: Morphostratigraphic, Taphonomic, and Taxonomic Considerations, Karl Lillquist, Steve Lundblad, and Bax R. Barton

Submissions from 2004

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Impacts, Perceptions, and Management of Shoreline Hazards and Water Levels on a Fluctuating Reservoir: A Case Study of the Winnebago System, Wisconsin, Anthony O. Gabriel

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Management Issues, Characteristics and Effectiveness of Lake Associations and Lake Districts in Wisconsin, Anthony O. Gabriel and Cynthia Lancaster

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Water Resource Planning in the Yakima River Basin: Development vs. Sustainability, Christopher A. Kent

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Computing the LS factor for the Revised Universal Soil Loss Equation through array-based slope processing of digital elevation data using a C++ executable, Rick D. van Remortel, R. W. Maichle, and Robert J. Hickey

Submissions from 2003

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Response of mid-water common reed stands to water level variations and winter conditions in Lake Poygan, Wisconsin, USA, Leo R. Bodensteiner and Anthony O. Gabriel

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Knowledge Based Soil Attribute Mapping In GIS: The Expector Method, Robert J. Corner, Robert J. Hickey, and Simon E. Cook

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Inventory and characterization of wetland habitat on the Winnebago upper pool lakes, Wisconsin, USA: An integrated multimedia-gis approach, Shunfu Hu, Anthony O. Gabriel, and Leo R. Bodensteiner

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Essential handbook for Pacific North-west butterflies, Robert Thomas Kuhlken

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Review of "How It Came To Be: Carl O. Dauer, Franz Boas, and the Meaning of Anthropogeography", Robert Thomas Kuhlken

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Review of "Northwest Lands, Northwest People: Readings in Enviromental History", Robert Thomas Kuhlken

Submissions from 2002

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Intensive Agricultural Landscapes of Oceania, Robert Thomas Kuhlken