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1 Forster, Richard R.QuickSCAT derived snow accumulation estimates in the dry snow, percolation and wet snow zones of the Greenland ice sheet2011
2 Wei, YehuaRestructuring industrial districts, scaling up regional development: a study of the Wenzhou Model, ChinaThe Wenzhou Municipality in Zhejiang Province is spearheading China's marketization and development of private enterprises. Its successful development trajectory, centered on family-owned small businesses embedded in thick local institutions, resembles Marshallian industrial districts (MIDs). Howeve...China; Marshallian industrial district, regional lock-in; Wenzhou Model, China2007-09-24
3 Wei, Y. H. DennisRestructuring the Sunan model, globalizing regional development: trajectories of development in Kunshan, ChinaThis paper attempts to advance the research on globalization and regional development in China through a study of Kunshan City. We investigate the restructuring process, the structure of FDI, and the nature of global-local networks to understand trajectories and models of regional development in the...Sunan Model; Regional development; Transnational corporations; Kushan City2009
4 Forster, Richard R.Prevalence of pure versus mixed snow cover pixels across spatial resolutions in alpine environmentsRemote sensing of snow-covered area (SCA) can be binary (indicating the presence/absence of snow cover at each pixel) or fractional (indicating the fraction of each pixel covered by snow). Fractional SCA mapping provides more information than binary SCA, but is more difficult to implement and may no...2014-01-01
5 Wei, Y. H. DennisSpatial-temporal hierarchy of regional inequality of ChinaThis paper advances the multi-scale and multi-mechanism framework of regional inequality in China by using the most recent statistical data. We analyze the multi-scalar patterns of China's regional inequality with GIS and statistical techniques, and demonstrate the significance of the municipality e...Regional inequality; Spatial hierarchy; GIS2010-07
6 Forster, Richard R.Explaining the presence of perennial liquid water bodies in the firn of the Greenland Ice SheetRecent observations have shown that the firn layer on the Greenland Ice Sheet features subsurface bodies of liquid water at the end of the winter season. Using a model with basic firn hydrology, thermodynamics, and compaction in one dimension, we find that a combination of moderate to strong surface...2014-01-01
7 Nicoll, Kathleen; Chan, Marjorie A.; Jewell, PaulBonneville basin analogues for large lake processes & chronologies of geomorphic development on MarsPleistocene Lake Bonneville was a large (~50,000 sq km) terrestrial closed lake system in Utah, USA that developed during the Last Glacial Maximum (~20 ka BP), and persisted at highstand until a catastrophic outburst flood event ~17.4 ka cal BP and warming climate significantly lowered its volume [1...2009
8 Nicoll, KathleenThe climate and environment of Byzantine Anatolia: Integrating science, history, and archaeologyThis article, which is part of a larger project, examines cases in which high-resolution archaeological, textual, and environmental data can be integrated with longer-term, low-resolution data to afford greater precision in identifying some of the causal relationships underlying societal change.2014-01-01
9 Nicoll, KathleenOSL chronologies for Aeolian activity in the context of lake-level fluctuations, drainage reorganization and glacial retreat, North-Central MinnesotaDunes and stratified eolian sedi-ments are a significant component of the postglacial landscape across the mid-continent. During the 1970s, a benchmark study in north-central Minne-sota inferred a period of eolian activity 8,000 ? 5,000 years ago (i.e., the Altithermal Hypsithermal periods), based u...2006
10 Nicoll, KathleenGeobiology and sedimentology of the hypersaline Great Salt Lake, Northern Utah, USA: analogues for assessing watery environments on Mars?The hypersaline Great Salt Lake (GSL) of northern Utah, USA is a critical regional ecosystem that has not been examined in detail from a geobiological perspective. There are presently only a handful of studies on the biota of this shallow water closed-lake system [1]. Despite interest from industrie...2010
11 Wei, Y. H. DennisDynamics, space, and regional inequality in provincial China: a case study of Guangdong provinceThis paper investigates the regional inequality in one of the most developed provinces in China, Guangdong, from 1979 to 2009 and follows the multi-scale and multi-mechanism framework. We have found a new round of intensifying inequality in Guangdong since the early 2000s, which is attributed to the...2012-01-01
12 Liao, HaifengSpatial determinants of urban growth in Chinese Cities: a case study of dongguanBy 2012, 51.3% of the population in China lived in the urban areas.Spatial Non-stationary Process, Spatial Expansion, Urban Growth, Dongguan, China2012
13 Wei, Y. H. DennisUrban land expansion and spatial dynamics in Globalizing ShanghaiUrban land expansion in China has attracted considerable scholarly attention. However, more work is needed to apply spatial modeling to understanding the mechanisms of urban growth from both institutional and physical perspectives. This paper analyzes urban expansion in Shanghai and its development ...2014-01-01
14 Forster, Richard R.Ice surface morphology and flow on Malaspina Glacier, Alaska: Implications for regional tectonics in the Saint Elias orogenThe Saint Elias Mountains in southern Alaska are located at a structural syntaxis where the coastal thrust and fold belt of the Fairweather plate boundary intersects thrust faults and folds generated by collision of the Yakutat Terrane. The axial trace of this syntaxis extends southeastward out of t...2014-01-01
15 Wei, Y. H. DennisRestructuring for growth in urban China: transitional institutions, urban development, and spatial transformationThis research examines government policies and urban transformation in China through a study of Hangzhou City, which is undergoing dramatic growth and restructuring. As the southern center of the Yangtze River Delta, an emerging global city region of China, Hangzhou has been restlessly searching for...2012
16 Wei, Y. H. DennisProduction and R&D networks of foreign ventures in China: implications for technological dynamism and regional developmentThis paper analyzes the nature of FDI local networks in production and R&D activities in China and discusses their implications for technological dynamism and regional development. We investigate foreign ventures (or foreign-invested enterprises, FIEs) in the information and communication technology...2012-01
17 Tribby, Calvin PierceDo air quality alerts reduce traffic? An analysis of traffic data from the Salt Lake City metropolitan areaThis research explores the unintended behavioral consequences on traffic volumes of the Air Quality Alert notification system in Salt Lake and Davis Counties, Utah.Air Quality; Traffic; Salt Lake; Davis; Ozone; PM 2.52013
18 Forster, Richard R.Initial in situ measurements of perennial meltwater storage in the Greenland firn aquiferA perennial storage of water in a firn aquifer was discovered in southeast Greenland in 2011. We present the first in situ measurements of the aquifer, including densities and temperatures. Water was present at depths between ~12 and 37m and amounted to 18.7 ± 0.9 kg in the extracted core. The wate...2014-01-01
19 Wei, Y. H. DennisUrbanization, land use, and sustainable development in ChinaChina's economic reforms and unprecedented growth have generated many fascinating issues for scholarly research. An understanding of urbanization and land use change in China is required for appropriate strategies and policies to facilitate future sustainable development. This paper reviews the lite...2014-01-01
20 Nicoll, KathleenSurvey of earthquake preparedness actionsSurvey on earthquake preparedness.Earthquake preparedness2016-01
21 Liao, HaifengApplication and evaluation of spatial heterogeneity model in the simulation of urban expansionBased on remote sensing images and GIS data, we applied spatial expansion expansion method and geographically weighted logistic regression (GWLR) model to explore the driving forces of urban expansion in Jiangning District of Nanjing from 1999 to 2010. Special attention was paid to spatial heterogen...2013-01-01
22 Nicoll, KathleenGeomorphic and hazard vulnerability assessment of recent residential developments on landslide-prone terrain: the case of the Traverse Mountains, Utah, USAHomeowners who live near or on steep slopes of the Traverse Mountains along the Wasatch front in southern Salt Lake City, Utah (USA) are at risk where development of "master-planned communities" has been permitted on known landslide deposits since 2001. Some of the largest landslides in the state o...2010
23 Nicoll, Kathleen; Chan, Marjorie A.Utah's geologic and geomorphic terrestrial analogs to Mars: a training ground for future robotic and human missions to MarsUtah offers spectacular geologic features and valuable analogue environments and processes for Mars studies. Relatively intact, horizontal strata of the Colorado Plateau are analogous to Mars, where the effects of strong ground motion from earthquakes or impacts are preserved. Within Utah, easily ac...2010
24 Wei, Y. H. DennisMulti-scale regional inequality in Guangdong, China2011
25 Wei, Y. H. DennisLocation decisions and network configurations of foreign investment in urban ChinaThis article studies location decisions and network configurations of FDI in Nanjing, the capital of Jiangsu Province, located in the northwest of the Yangtze River Delta (YRD). Built upon the perspective that China?s economic transition can be conceptualized as a triple pr of globalization, market...2010
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