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PUBLICATIONS AND PRODUCTS

PUBLICATIONS IN PREPARATION:

Redsteer, M H., Amoroso, L., and Nez, V., (In Review), Summary of weather station data (2006-2009) for the Teesto dune monitoring site, Navajo Nation, northeastern Arizona, USGS Open File Report 2010-XXXX.

Billingsley, G H., Stoffer, P, and Priest, S., (In Review), Geologic map of the Tuba City 30’x 60’ quadrangle, Coconino and Navajo Counties, AZ; Scientific Investigations Map, 1:100,000.

Block, D., Malmon, D., Redsteer, M H., and Billingsley, G., (In Prep), Effects of Floods and Climate on Channel Planform Change of the Little Colorado River, AZ, USGS Open File Report 2010-XXXX.

Redsteer, M. H. and Block, D., In Prep., Susceptibility of sand dunes to destabilization on the Navajo Nation, southern Colorado Plateau: Application of the dune mobility index to normal and drought years; Scientific Investigations Map, 1:50,000.

Redsteer, M. H., and Cupp, K. (In Prep.), Summary of  30 years of weather data for the Gold Spring geo-meteorological station, Coal Mine Mesa, Navajo Nation, northeastern Arizona, USGS Open File Report 2011.

Begay, L., Redsteer, M. H., and Rabenold, K., (In Prep.), A description of sand-loving plants on the parabolic dunes of Tuba City, Navajo Nation AZ.

PUBLICATIONS:

Redsteer, M. H., Kelley, K. B., Francis, H. and Block, D. 2011, (in press) Recent Drought on the Navajo Nation, southwestern United States: case study in United Nations Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction.

Draut, A., Redsteer, M. H., and Amoroso, L. 2011, Climate variation, landscape cover, and aeolian sand mobility on the Navajo Nation, southwestern U.S.: AGU Chapman Conference on Climates, Past Landscapes, and Civilizations, March 2011.

Billingsley, G H., Block, D L. and Redsteer, M. H., 2011, Geologic map of the Winslow 30’x 60’ quadrangle, Coconino and Navajo Counties, AZ; Scientific Investigations Map, 1:100,000.

Redsteer, M. H., Bogle, R., Vogel, J., Block, D., Velasco, M., and Middleton, B., 2010, The history and growth of a recent dune field at Grand Falls, Navajo Nation, NE Arizona: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Paper 170-5.

Manning, J. C., Redsteer, M. H., Anderson, D. E., and Anderson, R. S., 2010, Falling Dunes on the Navajo Nation, NE Arizona: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Paper 22-1.

Redsteer, M H., Bogle, R, and Vogel, J. 2010, Active dune fields of the Navajo Nation, southwestern United States; Second International Planetary Dunes Workshop: Planetary Analogs – Integrating Models, Remote Sensing, and Field Data (2010), Abstract #2039.

R. C. Bogle, J. M. Vogel, M. Velasco, M. H. Redsteer, 2010, Sand dune migration monitoring on the Navajo Nation, United States; Second International Planetary Dunes Workshop: Planetary Analogs – Integrating Models, Remote Sensing, and Field Data, Abstract #2012.

Block, D., Malmon, D., and Redsteer, M H., 2009, Effects of Floods and Climate on Channel Planform Change of the Little Colorado River, AZ; Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Paper No. 8-8.

Redsteer, M. H., 2007, Impacts of climate change and land use on the Navajo Nation in the southwestern United States, in Ninth Biennial Conference on the Colorado Plateau, p.48

Thornbrugh, C., and Redsteer, M. H.,  2006, Identifying Sand Dune Destabilization Potential over the Coalmine Canyon Chapter area of the Navajo Nation in Northern Arizona’; presented at the Fourth NOAA Climate Prediction Applications Science Workshop (CPASW), Tucson, AZ. http://cals.arizona.edu/climate/CPASW2006/proc/agenda.htm

Pandamouz, A., Ort, M. H., Breit, G. N., Redsteer, M. H., Parnell, R. A., 2005, Aqueous Geochemistry of the Pueblo Colorado Wash Aquifer, Eos Trans. AGU, 86 52), Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract H31B-1315.

Redsteer, M. H., 2004, Impacts of Land Use and Climate Variability, Navajo Nation, USA; American Association for the Advancement of Science Annual Meeting.

Redsteer, M. H. and Block, D., 2004, Drought conditions accelerate destabilization of sand dunes on the Navajo Nation, southern Colorado Plateau: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Paper No. 66-8.

Redsteer, M. H. and James, K., 2004, Native Americans and the Geosciences: Problems with Societally Driven Research, Cultural and Racial Divisions: Eos Trans. AGU, 85(47), Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract ED31B-0745.

Redsteer, M. H. and Block, D., 2003, Mapping susceptibility of sand dunes to destabilization on the Navajo Nation, southern Colorado Plateau, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Paper No. 68-9.

Redsteer, M. H., 2002, Factors affecting dune mobility on the Navajo Nation, Arizona, U.S.A.; in Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Aeolian Research and the Global Change and Terrestrial Ecosystem-Soil Erosion Network, Lubbock, Texas, USA, Publication 02-2, p. 385-386.

Breit, G. N., and Redsteer, M. H., 2002, Variations in water composition in the Hopi Buttes (Tsezhin Bii) area of the Navajo Nation, northeastern Arizona:  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Paper No. 175-20.

Project related websites

Dune Study on Navajo Nation Offer Clues to Climate Change Impacts (website):
http://www4.nau.edu/tribalclimatechange/tribes/southwest.asp

Dust Monitoring: Suitability of Satellite Imaging to Detect Dust Emissions (project website) http://sgst.wr.usgs.gov/dust_monitoring/.
 

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