Recent Publications by Faculty in the School of Science (2014)

Steve Bachofer (Chemistry): “XRF Soil Screening at the Alameda Beltway,” in  Service Learning and Environmental Chemistry: Relevant Connections, series 1177, Chapter 9; Edited by Elizabeth S. Roberts-Kirchhoff, Matthew J. Mio, and Mark A. Benvenuto; DOI: 10.1021/bk-2014-1177.ch009 (2014).

 James Berleman (Biology): “The lethal cargo of Myxococcus xanthus outer membrane vesicles,” with Allen S, Danielewicz MA, Remis JP, Gorur A, Cunha J, Hadi MZ, Zusman DR, Northen TR, Witkowska HE, and Auer M., in Front Microbiol. 5:474. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2014.00474. eCollection (2014).

Carla Bossard (Biology): "Effects of percent cover of Japanese cedar in forests on slope slides in Sichuan, China," with  Tang Ya and and Jacob Reidhead, in the Journal of Ecological Engineering 74 pp 42-47 (2014).

Joel Burley (Chemistry) "Surface ozone in Joshua Tree National Park," with Bytnerowicz, A., Ray, J. D., Schilling, S., and Allen, E. B. in Atmospheric Environment 87, pp. 95-107 (2014). 

Keith Garrison (Biology): "Evolutionary History of the Proviruses HERV-K 113 and HERV-K 115," with Douglas Nixon, Satish Pillai, Aashish Jha, in eLS 2014, published by John Wiley & Sons Ltd: Chichester (September 2014; [DOI: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0022876].

Alexandra LaGatta (EES): “Hafnium isotope evidence for slab melt contributions in the Central Mexican Volcanic Belt and implications for slab melting in hot and cold slab arcs,” with Yue Cai, Steven L. Goldstein, Charles H. Langmuir, Arturo Gómez-Tuena, Ana Lillian Martín-del Pozzo, and Gerardo Carrasco-Núñez, in Chemical Geology, vol. 377, pp. 45-55 (2014).

Mark Lingwood (Chemistry): “Humidity-modulated phase control and nanoscopic transport in supramolecular assemblies,” with Y. Chen*, M. Goswami, B.E. Kidd, J.J. Hernandez, M. Rosenthal, D.A. Ivanov, J. Perlich, H. Zhang, X. Zhu, M. Möller, L.A. Madsen, in the Journal of Physical Chemistry B 118 (2014) 3207-3217.

Douglas J. Long (Biology): “Summary of South American  records of the smalltooth sand tiger shark Odontaspis ferox (Chondrichthyes: Odontaspidae), with the first record from Chilean waters”, with E. Sala, E. Ballesteros, J.E. Caselle, A.M. Friedlander, A. Klapfer, S. Blum, and H.B. Constable, in Marine Biodiversity Records (7):1-4, 2014, e67; doi:10.1017/S1755267214000700 (2014).

Douglas Long (Biology): “A new fossil megamouth shark (Lamniformes, Megachasmidae) from the Oligocene-Miocene of the western United States,” with Kenshu Shimada and Bruce Welton, in the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology 34(2):1-12 (2014).

Douglas Long (Biology): “A New Putative Plankton-feeding Odontaspidid Shark clade based on the Late Cretaceous Fossil Record of Russia and the United States”, with Kenshu Shimada, Yvgeny Popov, Mikael Siverson, and Bruce Welton, (abstract) Journal of Paleontology 35 (suppl.):229 (2014).

Michael Marchetti (Biology and EES): "Employing stable isotopes to investigate the impacts of invasive species on hawaiian stream food webs," with Megan Layhee, Sudeep Chandra, and Daniel Pickard; in Pacific Conservation Biology (2014).

Hiroko Nakano (Psychology) and Mari-Anne Rosario (Physics and Astronomy): "Electrophysiological response to omitted stimulus in sentence processing," with Y. Oshima-Takane, L. Pierce, and S. Tate; in NeuroReport 25(14) (2014).

Michael Nathanson (Mathematics and Computer Science): "Minimum Vector Ranks and Complement-Critical Graphs," with Xiaowei Li and Rachel Phillips, in the Electronic Journal of Linear Algebra (2014) [Note Xiaowei Li and Rachel Phillips are Saint Mary’s students].

Caitlin Powell (Psychology): "Who is most vulnerable to social rejection? The toxic combination of low self-esteem and lack of negative emotion differentiation on neural responses to rejection," with Kashdan, T. B., DeWall, C. N., Masten, C. L., Pond, R. S. Jr., Combs, D., Schurtz, D. R., & Farmer, A. S. in PLoS ONE 9(3), 1-8 (2014).

Caitlin Powell (Psychology): "Hypocrisy and Schadenfreude," and "Empirical Challenges to Understanding the Role of Envy in Schadenfreude," contributions to the book "Schadenfreude: Understanding Pleasure at the Misfortune of Others," edited by W. van Dijk and J.W. Ouwerkerk, Cambridge University Press (2014), pp58-73 and pp91-109.

Chris Ray (Physics and Astronomy): "SAR Altimeter Backscattered Waveform Model"  in IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Volume 53, Issue 2, p 911-919, 15 July 2014.

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