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  • 2012

    Lanthanides in coal combustion fly ash

    Hower, J., Dai, S., Seredin, V., Kostova, I. & Silva, L., 2012, 29th Annual International Pittsburgh Coal Conference 2012, PCC 2012. p. 1698-1712 15 p. (29th Annual International Pittsburgh Coal Conference 2012, PCC 2012; vol. 2).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

  • The Early-Middle Mississippian Borden-Grainger-Fort Payne delta/basin complex: Field evidence for delta sedimentation, basin starvation, mud-mound genesis, and tectonism during the Neoacadian Orogeny

    Ettensohn, F. R., Lierman, R. T., Udgata, D. B. P. & Mason, C. E., 2012, From the Blue Ridge to the Coastal Plain: Field Excursions in the Southeastern United States. p. 345-395 51 p. (GSA Field Guides; vol. 29).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

    8 Scopus citations
  • Truman shepherd coal fire, Floyd County, Kentucky: 2011 & 2012 studies following attempted remediation

    Hower, J., O'Keefe, J., Henke, K., Copley, G., Wagner, N., Garrison, T., Blake, D., Silva, L., Sampaio, C. H. & Jasper, A., 2012, 29th Annual International Pittsburgh Coal Conference 2012, PCC 2012. p. 1949-1963 15 p. (29th Annual International Pittsburgh Coal Conference 2012, PCC 2012; vol. 3).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

  • Wide spread arsenic in deeper groundwater of western Bengal basin, West Bengal, India: Implications for sustainable alternate drinking water sources

    Mukherjee, A., Fryar, A. E., Scanlon, B. R., Bhattacharya, P., Thunvik, R. & Bhattacharya, A., 2012, Understanding the Geological and Medical Interface of Arsenic, As 2012 - 4th International Congress: Arsenic in the Environment. p. 522-525 4 p. (Understanding the Geological and Medical Interface of Arsenic, As 2012 - 4th International Congress: Arsenic in the Environment).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

  • 2011

    Correlation between durability and geotechnical properties of compacted shales

    Bryson, L. S., Gomez-Gutierrez, I. C. & Hopkins, T. C., 2011, Geo-Frontiers 2011: Advances in Geotechnical Engineering - Proceedings of the Geo-Frontiers 2011 Conference. 211 GSP ed. p. 4109-4118 10 p. (Geotechnical Special Publication; no. 211 GSP).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

    5 Scopus citations
  • Correlations between geotechnical properties and the swell behavior of compacted shales

    Gomez-Gutierrez, I. C., Bryson, L. S. & Hopkins, T. C., 2011, Geo-Frontiers 2011: Advances in Geotechnical Engineering - Proceedings of the Geo-Frontiers 2011 Conference. 211 GSP ed. p. 4119-4128 10 p. (Geotechnical Special Publication; no. 211 GSP).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

    7 Scopus citations
  • Geochemistry of mineral and carbon nanotube sublimate assemblages in coal fire soot, Ruth Mullins fire, Perry County, Kentucky

    Hower, J., Hopps, S., Henke, K., O'Keefe, J., Silva, L., Oliveira, M., Philippi, V., Serra, C., Dai, S., Xue, W., Chen, W. & Romanek, C., 2011, 28th Annual International Pittsburgh Coal Conference 2011, PCC 2011. p. 1223-1234 12 p. (28th Annual International Pittsburgh Coal Conference 2011, PCC 2011; vol. 2).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

  • Optical sensor technology for dam security using LIDAR

    Kirkendoll, J. & Bryson, L. S., 2011, Association of State Dam Safety Officials Annual Conference 2011, Dam Safety 2011. p. 1415-1425 11 p. (Association of State Dam Safety Officials Annual Conference 2011, Dam Safety 2011; vol. 2).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

  • Thermal imaging for waterside surveillance at dam sites

    Dennison, D. & Bryson, L. S., 2011, Association of State Dam Safety Officials Annual Conference 2011, Dam Safety 2011. p. 1405-1414 10 p. (Association of State Dam Safety Officials Annual Conference 2011, Dam Safety 2011; vol. 2).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

  • 2010

    Critical state parameters of Kentucky clay

    Anderkin, M. R. & Bryson, L. S., 2010, Soil Behavior and Geo-Micromechanics - Proceedings of the 2010 GeoShanghai International Conference. 200 GSP ed. p. 43-49 7 p. (Geotechnical Special Publication; no. 200 GSP).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

    2 Scopus citations
  • Direct approach for designing an excavation support system to limit ground movements

    Bryson, L. S. & Zapata-Medina, D. G., 2010, Earth Retention Conference 3 - Proceedings of the 2010 Earth Retention Conference. 208 GSP ed. p. 154-161 8 p. (Geotechnical Special Publication; vol. 384, no. 208 GSP).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

    5 Scopus citations
  • Issues of signal strength of wireless sensors for civil infrastructure monitoring

    Bryson, L. S., Lutz, T. & Barnes, A., 2010, Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace Systems 2010. 764708. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 7647).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

  • Mineralogy, geochemistry, and petrography of upper permian bituminous and carboniferous anthracite coals from Xuanwei County, Eastern Yunnan Province, China

    Belkin, H. E., Hower, J. C., Drew, J. W. & Tian, L., 2010, 27th Annual International Pittsburgh Coal Conference 2010, PCC 2010. p. 1667-1677 11 p. (27th Annual International Pittsburgh Coal Conference 2010, PCC 2010; vol. 2).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

  • 2009

    Deformation obtained from acceleration data using wireless sensor motes

    Bryson, L. S., Barnes, A. & Lutz, T., 2009, Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure - Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure, SHMII 2009. (Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure - Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure, SHMII 2009).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

    2 Scopus citations
  • Measuring CO2 emissions from coal fires in the U.S.

    Kolker, A., Engle, M., Hower, J., O'keefe, J., Radke, L., Heffern, E., Ter Schure, A., Stracher, G. B., Prakash, A., Román-Colón, Y. & Olea, R., 2009, 26th Annual International Pittsburgh Coal Conference 2009, PCC 2009. p. 805-811 7 p. (26th Annual International Pittsburgh Coal Conference 2009, PCC 2009; vol. 1).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

    1 Scopus citations
  • Pressure measurements and structural performance of hot mixed asphalt railway trackbeds

    Bryson, L. S. & Rose, J. G., 2009, Bearing Capacity of Roads, Railways and Airfields - Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on the Bearing Capacity of Roads, Railways and Airfields. p. 1219-1229 11 p. (Bearing Capacity of Roads, Railways and Airfields - Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on the Bearing Capacity of Roads, Railways and Airfields; vol. 2).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

    4 Scopus citations
  • The impact of hypoxia on bioturbation rates in the Louisiana continental shelf, Northern Gulf of Mexico

    Hartmann, V. A., Briggs, K., Shivarudrappa, S., Yeager, K. M. & Diaz, R., 2009, MTS/IEEE Biloxi - Marine Technology for Our Future: Global and Local Challenges, OCEANS 2009. 5422171. (MTS/IEEE Biloxi - Marine Technology for Our Future: Global and Local Challenges, OCEANS 2009).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

    7 Scopus citations
  • 2008

    Evaluation of coal preparation plant refuse areas in kentucky as a new energy resource

    Eble, C. F., Greb, S. F. & Hower, J. C., 2008, 25th Annual International Pittsburgh Coal Conference, PCC - Proceedings. (25th Annual International Pittsburgh Coal Conference, PCC - Proceedings).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

  • Maastrichtian coals from Nigeria: Notes on the origins of the inertinite macerals, with attention to macrinite formation as a consequence of fungal degradation

    Hower, J. C., Tewalt, S. J., Belkin, H. E., Oke, S. A., O'Keefe, J. M. K., Kostova, T. J., Stucker, J. D. & Richardson, A. R., 2008, 25th Annual International Pittsburgh Coal Conference, PCC - Proceedings. (25th Annual International Pittsburgh Coal Conference, PCC - Proceedings).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

  • Maastrictian coals from Nigeria: Implications for the formation of the inertinite macerals, with particular

    Hower, J., Tewalt, S., Belkin, H., Oke, S., Keere, J. O., Kastova, I., Stucker, J. D. & Richardson, A., 2008, 25th Annual International Pittsburgh Coal Conference, PCC - Proceedings. (25th Annual International Pittsburgh Coal Conference, PCC - Proceedings).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

  • Reconnaissance of coal-mine fires in perry county, eastern Kentucky

    Hower, J. C., Stracher, G. B., Hiett, J. K., Mardon, S. M., O'Keefe, J. M. K., Schroeder, P. A., Blake, D. R. & Emsbo-Mattingly, S. D., 2008, 25th Annual International Pittsburgh Coal Conference, PCC - Proceedings. (25th Annual International Pittsburgh Coal Conference, PCC - Proceedings).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

  • Ultra-fine PM derived from fullerene-like carbon in electrostatic precipitator fly ash

    Graham, U. M., Dozier, A., Khatri, R. A., Tseng, M., Hower, J. C. & Davis, B. H., 2008, AIChE100 - 2008 AIChE Annual Meeting, Conference Proceedings. (AIChE Annual Meeting, Conference Proceedings).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

    1 Scopus citations
  • 2007

    Concrete paving productivity improvement using a multi-task autonomous robot

    Castro-Lacouture, D., Maynard, C., Bryson, L. S., Williams, R. L. & Bosscher, P., 2007, Automation and Robotics in Construction - Proceedings of the 24th International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction. p. 223-228 6 p. (Automation and Robotics in Construction - Proceedings of the 24th International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

    4 Scopus citations
  • Directional roughness profiles from three-dimensional photogrammetric or laser scanner point clouds

    Haneberg, W. C., 2007, Proceedings of the 1st Canada-US Rock Mechanics Symposium - Rock Mechanics Meeting Society's Challenges and Demands. p. 101-106 6 p. (Proceedings of the 1st Canada-US Rock Mechanics Symposium - Rock Mechanics Meeting Society's Challenges and Demands; vol. 1).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

    66 Scopus citations
  • Estimation of coal calorific value with petrography, ultimate analysis, moisture, Rmax and ash using regression and artificial neural network methods

    Jorjani, E., Hower, J. C., Mesroghli, S., Shirazi, M. A., Chehreh Chelgani, S. & Bagherieh, A. H., 2007, 24th Annual International Pittsburgh Coal Conference 2007, PCC 2007. p. 1003-1015 13 p. (24th Annual International Pittsburgh Coal Conference 2007, PCC 2007; vol. 2).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

  • Generalized magnetic tilt-Euler deconvolution

    Salem, A., Smith, R., Williams, S., Ravat, D. & Fairhead, D., 2007, Society of Exploration Geophysicists - 77th SEG International Exposition and Annual Meeting, SEG 2007. p. 790-794 5 p. (Society of Exploration Geophysicists - 77th SEG International Exposition and Annual Meeting, SEG 2007).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

  • Studies of the relationship between Petrography and Grindability for Kentucky coals using artificial neural network

    Bagherieh, A. H., Hower, J. C., Bagherieh, A. R. & Jorjani, E., 2007, 24th Annual International Pittsburgh Coal Conference 2007, PCC 2007. p. 1030-1046 17 p. (24th Annual International Pittsburgh Coal Conference 2007, PCC 2007; vol. 2).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

  • 2006

    Autonomous robot for pavement construction in challenging environments

    Maynard, C., Williams, R. L., Bosscher, P., Bryson, L. S. & Castro-Lacouture, D., 2006, Earth and Space 2006 - Proceedings of the 10th Biennial International Conference on Engineering, Construction, and Operations in Challenging Environments. p. 92 1 p. (Earth and Space 2006 - Proceedings of the 10th Biennial International Conference on Engineering, Construction, and Operations in Challenging Environments; vol. 2006).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

  • Cable-suspended robotic contour grafting system

    Bosscher, P., Williams, R. L., Bryson, L. S. & Castro-Lacouture, D., 2006, Proceedings of 2006 ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information In Engineering Conference, DETC2006. (Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference; vol. 2006).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

    7 Scopus citations
  • Determination of coalbed methane potential and gas adsorption capacity in Western Kentucky coals

    Mardon, S. M., Takacs, K. G., Hower, J. C., Eble, C. F. & Mastalerz, M., 2006, 23rd Annual International Pittsburgh Coal Conference, PCC - Coal-Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development. (23rd Annual International Pittsburgh Coal Conference, PCC - Coal-Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

  • Sulfur and carbon isotope geochemistry of coal and derived coal combustion by-products: An example from an Eastern Kentucky mine and power plant

    Hower, J. C., Elswick, E. R., Carmo, A. M., Sun, T. & Mardon, S. M., 2006, 23rd Annual International Pittsburgh Coal Conference, PCC - Coal-Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development. (23rd Annual International Pittsburgh Coal Conference, PCC - Coal-Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

  • 2005

    Fully autonomous robot for paving operations

    Bryson, L. S., Maynard, C., Castro-Lacouture, D. & Williams, R. L., 2005, Construction Research Congress 2005: Broadening Perspectives - Proceedings of the Congress. Tommelein, I. D. (ed.). p. 371-381 11 p. (Construction Research Congress 2005: Broadening Perspectives - Proceedings of the Congress).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

    6 Scopus citations
  • Transmission electron microscopy study of the sites of mercury, selenium, and arsenic in a kentucky fly ash

    Hower, J. C., Graham, U. M. & Dozier, A., 2005, 22nd Annual International Pittsburgh Coal Conference 2005, PCC 2005. p. 1905-1912 8 p. (22nd Annual International Pittsburgh Coal Conference 2005, PCC 2005; vol. 3).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

    1 Scopus citations
  • 2004

    SH-wave seismic reflection imaging - Applications to high-capacity foundation engineering

    Woolery, E. W., Wang, Z. & Schaefer, J. A., 2004, Progress in Environmental and Engineering Geophysics: Proceedings of the International Conference on Environmental and Engineering Geophysics, ICEEG 2004. Chen, C. & Xia, J. (eds.). p. 64-69 6 p. (Progress in Environmental and Engineering Geophysics: Proceedings of the International Conference on Environmental and Engineering Geophysics, ICEEG 2004).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

  • 2000

    Detection of buried steel drums from magnetic anomaly data using neural networks

    Salem, A., Ushijima, K., Ravat, D. & Johnson, R., 2000, Symposium on the Application of Geophysics to Engineering and Environmental Problems (SAGEEP). Environmental and Engineering Geophysical Society (EEGS), p. 443-452

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

  • Influence of valley form on the subsurface state of stress - Application simple elastic models to understand modes of Appalachian coal mine rock failure

    Haneberg, W. C., 2000, 4th North American Rock Mechanics Symposium, NARMS 2000. p. 873-879 7 p. (4th North American Rock Mechanics Symposium, NARMS 2000).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

    2 Scopus citations
  • SH-wave refraction/reflection and site characterization

    Wang, Z., Street, R. L., Woolery, E. W. & Madin, I. P., 2000, Proceedings of Sessions of Geo-Denver 2000 - Use of Geophysical Methods in Construction, GSP 108. p. 126-140 15 p. (Proceedings of Sessions of Geo-Denver 2000 - Use of Geophysical Methods in Construction, GSP 108; vol. 296).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

  • 1998

    Recent advances in the verification and geologic interpretation of satellite-altitude magnetic anomalies

    Ravat, D., Pilkington, M., Purucker, M., Sabaka, T., Taylor, P. T., Von Frese, R. R. B. & Whaler, K. A., 1998, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, , 68th Ann. Meeting.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

  • 1995

    Groundwater flow and the stability of heterogeneous infinite slopes underlain by impervious substrata

    Haneberg, W. C., 1995, Clay and Shale Slope Instability. p. 63-77 15 p. (GSA Reviews in Engineering Geology; vol. 10).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

    7 Scopus citations
  • 1994

    Use of fractal dimension to determine the applicability of Euler's homogeneity equation for finding source locations of gravity and magnetic anomalies

    Ravat, D., 1994, Symposium on the Application of Geophysics to Engineering and Environmental Problems. Vol. 1. p. 41-53

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

  • 1991

    Deposition and diagenesis of a marine-swamp margin; the providence limestone and adjacent coals, western Kentucky

    Dewet, C. B., Moshier, S. O., Hower, J. C. & Rimmer, S. M., 1991, SEPM Core Workshop (Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists). 15 ed. p. 169-204 36 p. (SEPM Core Workshop (Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists); no. 15).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

    9 Scopus citations
  • Geophysical characterization of soil deformation associated with earth fissures near san marcial and deming New Mexico

    Haneberg, W. C., Reynolds, C. B. & Reynolds, I. B., 1991, IAHS Publication (International Association of Hydrological Sciences). Anon (ed.). 200 ed. p. 271-280 10 p. (IAHS Publication (International Association of Hydrological Sciences); no. 200).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

    4 Scopus citations
  • 1983

    SUNBURY SHALE AND BEDFORD-BEREA SEQUENCE NEAR THE BLACK-SHALE OUTCROP BELT IN EAST-CENTRAL AND SOUTH-CENTRAL KENTUCKY.

    Ettensohn, F. R. & Elam, T. D., 1983, University of Kentucky, Institute for Mining and Minerals Research (Report) IMMR. p. 143-149 7 p. (University of Kentucky, Institute for Mining and Minerals Research (Report) IMMR).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

  • TECTONIC-CLIMATIC APPROACH TO THE DEPOSITION OF THE DEVONIAN-MISSISSIPPIAN BLACK-SHALE SEQUENCE OF NORTH AMERICA.

    Ettensohn, F. R. & Barron, L. S., 1983, University of Kentucky, Institute for Mining and Minerals Research (Report) IMMR. p. 5-37 33 p. (University of Kentucky, Institute for Mining and Minerals Research (Report) IMMR).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

    3 Scopus citations