EKU Faculty and Staff Scholarship

The EKU Faculty and Staff Scholarship series houses works from Eastern Kentucky University faculty and staff members, including article pre-prints, presentations, posters, and other types of scholarship. In cases where the full text cannot be posted due to copyright, the citation will be included with a link to the full text when possible. Books written or edited by Eastern Kentucky University faculty and staff are highlighted in our Faculty and Staff Books Gallery.

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Submissions from 2014

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Kentucky Bluegrass Award Nominees, Grades 3-5, Heather K. Beirne and Christie Turner

Kentucky Bluegrass Awards Nominees, Grades 3-5, Heather K. Beirne and Christie Turner

Nutrient and Fecal Microbe Contamination within the Otter Creek Watershed, Madison County, Kentucky, Nathaniel C. Crockett and Walter S. Borowski

Omeka: Collaborating to Create Digital Libraries, Jackie Couture and Deborah Whalen

Sources of Nutrient and Fecal Microbe Pollution in Otter Creek, Madison County, Kentucky, Kandice L. Smith and Walter S. Borowski

What Do Users Want: Enhancing Metadata Using Google Analytics, Jackie Couture

Submissions from 2013

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Are 34S-enriched Authigenic Sulfide Minerals a Proxy for Elevated Methane Flux and Gas Hydrates in the Geologic Record?, Walter S. Borowski, Nancy M. Rodriguez, Charles K. Paull, and William Ussler III

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Education Reform in Kentucky: Just What the Court Ordered, Richard E. Day and Jo Ann Ewalt

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Education Reform in Kentucky: Just What the Court Ordered, Richard E. Day and JoAnn Ewalt

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Outsized Profit Expectations Harm Education News, Richard E. Day

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Project-oriented Science Instruction Involving General-education Undergraduates Serving as Mentors to Underprivileged Middle-students Students, Walter S. Borowski, Malcolm P. Frisbie, Tara Shepperson, and Linda Frost

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Science, 7th graders, and a Stream: An Integrated, Experience-based Science Course for Honors Students, Walter S. Borowski, Malcolm P. Frisbie, Tara Shepperson, and Linda Frost

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Sources of Nutrient and Fecal Microbe Pollution in Otter Creek, Madison County, Kentucky, Kandice L. Smith and Walter S. Borowski

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Using The-Math-You-Need Modules in a General Education, Oceanography Course, Walter S. Borowski, E. Baer, and J. Wenner

Water Quality of the Otter Creek Watershed, Madison County, Kentucky, Charles Willard and Walter S. Borowski

Submissions from 2012

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Characteristics and Environmental Problems of a Eutrophic, Seasonally-stratified Lake, Wilgreen Lake, Madison County, Kentucky, Walter S. Borowski

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Nutrient and Fecal Microbe Assessment of the Water Quality of Tates Creek, Madison County, Kentucky, Walter S. Borowski and Kristopher H. Carroll

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Open System Evolution of Peralkaline Trachyte and Phonolite from the Suswa Volcano, Kenya Rift, John C. White, Vanessa V. Espejel-Garcia, Elizabeth Y. Anthony, and Peter Omenda

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Point Source and Non-point Source Pollution in a Secondary Stream: Nutrient Concentration and Fecal Microbe Counts in Tates Creek, Madison County, Kentucky, Walter S. Borowski, Krisopher H. Carroll, and Bethany Gabbard

Submissions from 2011

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Concentration of Heavy Metals in the Waters and Surface Sediments of Wilgreen Lake, Madison County, Kentucky: An Evaluation of Plausible Sources, Chad Von Gruenigen and Walter S. Borowski

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Determination of Caffeine as a Marker for Septic Tank Contamination of Wilgreen Lake, Rosemary Onjiko, Susan Godbey, Walter S. Borowski, Darrin Smith, and Lori Wilson

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Mineral Stability in Peralkaline Silicic Rocks: Information from Trachytes of the Menengai Volcano, Kenya., Ray Macdonald, Boguslaw Baginski, Philip T. Leat, John C. White, and P Dzierzanowski

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Nutrient and Fecal Microbe Assessment of the Water Quality of Tates Creek, Madison County, Kentucky, Krisopher H. Carroll and Walter S. Borowski

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Patterns of Heavy Metal Concentration in Core Sediments, Wilgreen Lake, Madison County, Clint McMaine and Walter S. Borowski

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Suspended Sediment Concentration in the Brushy Creek Watershed, Kentucky, Tyler Wade and Walter S. Borowski

Suspended Solids in Brushy Creek, Kentucky, Tyler Wade and Walter S. Borowski

Submissions from 2010

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Changing Depositional Environments in an Upper Ordovician Stratigraphic Sequence, Ashlock Formation, Madison County, Kentucky, Kevin G. Greff and Walter S. Borowski

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Each Child, Every Child, Richard E. Day

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Enrichments of Heavy Sulfur (34S) in Sulfide Minerals: Gas Hydrates, Methane Delivery, and Anaerobic Methane Oxidation, Walter S. Borowski, Namcy M. Rodriguez, Charles K. Paull, and William Ussler III

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Heavy Metal Concentrations in Water and Surface Sediments of Wilgreen Lake, Madison County, Kentucky, Chad Von Gruenigen and Walter S. Borowski

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Heavy Metal Concentrations in Water and Surface Sediments of Wilgreen Lake, Madison County, Kentucky, Chad Von Gruenigen and Walter S. Borowski

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Patterns of Heavy Metal Concentration in Core Sediments, Wilgreen Lake, Madison County, Kentucky, Clint McMaine and Walter S. Borowski

Patterns of Heavy Metal Concentration in Core Sediments, Wilgreen Lake, Madison County, Kentucky, Clint McMaine and Walter S. Borowski

Submissions from 2009

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Nutrient and Fecal Microbe Sources for a Eutrophic Lake and Recommended Remediation Steps, Wilgreen Lake, Madison County, Kentucky, Walter S. Borowski, Theresa A. Aguiar, Jill Hunter, Erin C. Jolly, and Richard D. Stockwell

Survey of Water and Soil Core Samples for Heavy Metal Contamination from Madison County, KY, Jilliann Timmons, Walter S. Borowski, and Lori Wilson

Submissions from 2008

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An Assessment of the Role of Biofuels in the 21st Century, Erin C. Jolly and Walter S. Borowski

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Large-scale Alkalic Magmatism Associated with the Buckhorn Caldera, Trans-Pecos Texas, USA: Comparison with Pantelleria, Italy., Don Parker and John C. White

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Seasonal Changes in a Eutrophic Lake, Wilgreen Lake, Madison County, Kentucky, Richard D. Stockwell and Walter S. Borowski

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Seasonal Changes in a Eutrophic Lake (Wilgreen Lake, Madison County, Kentucky) from Summer Stratification through Fall Turnover, Richard D. Stockwell and Walter S. Borowski

Seasonal Changes in Stratification and Oxygen Content of a Eutrophic Lake, Wilgreen Lake, Madison County, Kentucky, Jill Hunter and Walter S. Borowski

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Seasonal Changes in Stratification and Oxygen Content of a Eutrophic Lake, Wilgreen Lake, Madison County, Kentucky, Jill Hunter and Walter S. Borowski

Seasonal Changes in Stratification and Oxygen Content of a Eutrophic Lake, Wilgreen Lake, Madison County, Kentucky, Jill Hunter and Walter S. Borowski

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Tracing Nutrient Inputs into a Eutrophic Lake using Nitrogen Isotopes, Wilgreen Lake, Madison County, Kentucky, Walter S. Borowski and Theresa A. Aguiar

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Using E. Coli and Bacteroides Distribution and Abundance in a Eutrophic Lake as a Tracer for Nutrient Inputs, Wilgreen Lake, Madison County, Kentucky, Theresa A. Aguiar, Walter S. Borowski, Alice C. Layton, and Larry McKay

Using Microbial Distribution and Abundance in a Eutrophic Lake as a Tracer for Nutrient Inputs, Wilgreen Lake, Madison County, Kentucky., Theresa A. Aguiar, Walter S. Borowski, Alice C. Layton, and Larry McKay

Using Nitrogen Isotopes to Trace Nutrient Inputs to a Eutrophic Lake, Wilgreen Lake, Madison County, Kentucky, Walter S. Borowski and Theresa A. Aguiar

Submissions from 2007

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Dynamics of a Eutrophic Lake (Wilgreen Lake, Madison County, Kentucky): A First Step in Cleansing a Lake System Impaired by Nutrient Loading, Erin C. Jolly and Walter S. Borowski

Dynamics of a Eutrophic Lake (Wilgreen Lake, Madison County, Kentucky): A First Step in Cleansing a Lake System Impaired by Nutrient Loading, Erin C. Jolly, Jill Hunter, David Deigert, Walter S. Borowski, Alice Jones, and Danita LaSage

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Fecal Microbe Distribution and Abundance used as a Possible Proxy for Nutrient Source Identification in Eutrophic Wilgreen Lake, Madison County, Kentucky, Theresa A. Aguiar and Walter S. Borowski

Preliminary Physical and Chemical Characteristic of a Eutrophic Lake, Wilgreen Lake, Madison County, Kentucky, Erin C. Jolly and Walter S. Borowski

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Preliminary Results of a Fecal Microbe Survey in an Eutrophic Lake, Wilgreen Lake, Madison County, Kentucky, Walter S. Borowski and Michael S. Albright

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Sulfur Geochemistry and Diagenesis in a Gas Hydrate Terrane, Cascadia Margin, Offshore Oregon: Role of Anaerobic Methane Oxidation, David Deigert and Walter S. Borowski

Submissions from 2006

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A Geologic Record of Competing Sulfate-depletion Processes Within Continental-rise Sediments Overlying Methane Gas Hydrates of the Blake Ridge Region (Continental Rise, Offshore Southeastern United States), Walter S. Borowski, Kathryn G. Takacs, and Matthew K. Thompson

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Application of the QUIlF Thermobarometer to the Peralkaline Trachytes and Pantellerites of the Eburru Volcanic Complex, East African Rift, Kenya., Minghua Ren, Peter Omenda, Elizabeth Y. Anthony, John C. White, Ray Macdonald, and D K. Bailey

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A Preliminary Comparison of the Sulfur Geochemistry between Two Gas Hydrate Terranes, Michael D. Spicer and Walter S. Borowski

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A Preliminary Study of Sulfide Mineral Formation in Methane-rich, Marine Sediments Associated with Anaerobic Methane Oxidation, Cascadia Continental Margin, Offshore Oregon, David Deigert and Walter S. Borowski

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Data Report: Dissolved Sulfide Concentration and Sulfur Isotopic Composition of Sulfide and Sulfate in Pore Waters, ODP Leg 204, Hydrate Ridge and Vicinity, Cascadia Margin, Offshore Oregon, Walter S. Borowski

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Petrogenesis and Tectonic Setting of the Peralkaline Pine Canyon Caldera, Trans-Pecos Texas, USA., John C. White, Christian S. Benker, Minghua Ren, Kevin M. Urbanczyk, and Don W. Corrick

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Preliminary Results of a Nutrient Source Study in Wilgreen Lake, Madison County, Kentucky, Walter S. Borowski and Erin C. Jolly

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Student Poster Presentations as a Venue for Personal and Professional Growth, Walter S. Borowski

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Student Publications and Presentations in Science – Writing the Abstract as a Model in Teaching Scientific Writing, Walter S. Borowski

Submissions from 2005

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A Geologic Record of Methane Consumption Associated with Methane Gas Hydrates at Blake Ridge Region (Continental Rise, Offshore Southeastern United States), Walter S. Borowski, Kathryn G. Takacs, and Matthew K. Thompson

A Preliminary Comparison of the Sulfur Geochemistry between Two Gas Hydrate Terranes, Michael D. Spicer and Walter S. Borowski

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Relative Concentration of Solid-phase Sulfide Species in Marine Sediments Overlying Gas Hydrate Deposits: Recognition of the Role of Anaerobic Methane Oxidation in Authigenic Sulfide Formation, Matthew K. Thompson, Walter S. Borowski, Charles K. Paull, and William Ussler III

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Sulfide Mineralization in Deep-water Marine Sediments Related to Methane Transport, Methane Consumption, and Methane Gas Hydrates, Matthew K. Thompson, Walter S. Borowski, Charles K. Paull, and William Ussler III

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Sulfide Mineralization within Modern, Deep-sea Marine Sediments and Oxygenation of the Early Earth, Matthew K. Thompson and Walter S. Borowski

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Variations in Mineralogy, Temperature, and Oxygen Fugacity in a Suite of Strongly Peralkaline Lavas and Tuffs, Pantelleria, Italy., John C. White, Minghua Ren, and Don Parker

Submissions from 2004

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A Review of Methane and Gas Hydrates in the Dynamic, Stratified System of the Blake Ridge Region, Offshore Southeastern North America, Walter S. Borowski

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Changes in Sulfur Concentration and Sulfur Isotopic Composition Within Authigenic Sulfide Minerals from Sediments of Miocene Age to the Present, ODP Site 995, Blake Ridge, Offshore Southeastern United States, Kathryn G. Takacs and Walter S. Borowski

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Isotopic Concentration of Sulfide Sulfur and Delta-34S from Methane Seeps on the Blake Ridge Diapir and Monterey Canyon, V. Lynn Means and Walter S. Borowski

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Stressing Concepts and Teaching in the Classroom: A Low-technology Approach Using Concept Tests and Classroom Polls, Walter S. Borowski

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Sulfide Mineralization in Deep-water Marine Sediments Related to Methane Transport, Methane Consumption, and Methane Gas Hydrates, Matthew K. Thompson, Walter S. Borowski, Charles K. Paull, and William Ussler III

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Sulfide Sulfur Concentration and Sulfur Isotopic Composition of Methane Seep Sediments, V. Lynn Means and Walter S. Borowski

Submissions from 2003

Authigenic Sulfide Mineralization Induced by Anaerobic Methane Oxidation in Methane-rich, Gas-hydrate-associated Sediments: Stratigraphic Patterns of Sulfide Sulfur Concentration and Sulfide-sulfur Isotopic Composition, Kathryn G. Takacs and Walter S. Borowski

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Enrichments of 34S in Sulfide Minerals of Deep-water Marine Sediments of the Blake Ridge, Offshore Southeastern United States, Kathryn G. Takacs and Walter S. Borowski

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Sulfide Mineralization in Deep-water Marine Sediments Related to Methane Transport, Methane Consumption, and Methane Gas Hydrates, Matthew K. Thompson, Walter S. Borowski, Charles K. Paull, and William Ussler III

Submissions from 2002

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The Meeting of Two Microbial Worlds: Geochemistry of the Sulfate-methane Interface, Walter S. Borowski, Charles K. Paull, and William Ussler III

Submissions from 2001

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Data Report: Carbon Isotopic Composition of Dissolved CO2, CO2 Gas, and Methane, Blake-Bahama Ridge and Northeast Bermuda Rise, ODP Leg 172, Walter S. Borowski, Namik Cagatay, Y Tournois, and Charles K. Paull

Submissions from 2000

Geologic Implications of Sulfide Mineralization at the Sulfate-methane Interface in Marine Sediments, Walter S. Borowski, C. K. Paull, and Bill Ussler

Isotopic Composition of Authigenic Sulfide Minerals at the Base of the Sulfate-reduction Zone: Implications for Diagenesis at the Sulfate-methane Interface, Walter S. Borowski, C. K. Paull, and Bill Ussler

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Nitrogen Isotopic Composition of Pore Water Ammonium, Blake Ridge, Site 997, ODP Leg 164, Walter S. Borowski and Charles K. Paull

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Significance of Anaerobic Methane Oxidation in Methane-rich Sediments Overlying the Blake Ridge Gas Hydrates, Walter S. Borowski, Tori M. Hoehler, Mark J. Alperin, Namcy M. Rodriguez, and Charles K. Paull

Submissions from 1999

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Global and Local Variations of Interstitial Sulfate Gradients in Deep-water, Continental Margin Sediments: Sensitivity to Underlying Methane and Gas Hydrates, Walter S. Borowski, Charles K. Paull, and William Ussler III

Submissions from 1998

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New Technique Detects Gas Hydrates, Walter S. Borowski, Charles K. Paull, and William Ussler III

Submissions from 1997

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Carbon Cycling Within the Upper Methanogenic Zone of Continental-rise Sediments: An Example from the Methane-rich Sediments Overlying the Blake Ridge Gas Hydrate Deposits, Walter S. Borowski, Charles K. Paull, and William Ussler III

Geochemical Clues to Gas Hydrate Distribution: Sulfate Gradients as Sensors of Underlying Methane Inventory, Walter S. Borowski, C. K. Paull, and Bill Ussler

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Recognition of Shallow-subbottom Gas Hazards in Deep-water Operation Areas: The Gas Hydrate Detection Problem, Walter S. Borowski, Charles K. Paull, and William Ussler III

Submissions from 1996

Carbon Cycling at the Base of the Sulfate Reduction Zone, Walter S. Borowski, C. K. Paull, and Bill Ussler

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Marine Pore-water Sulfate Profiles Indicate in situ Methane Flux from Underlying Gas Hydrate, Walter S. Borowski, Charles K. Paull, and William Ussler III

Submissions from 1995

Do Pore Water Sulfate Profiles Sense Methane Diffusing Upward from Continental Rise Gas Hydrates?, Walter S. Borowski, C. K. Paull, and William Ussler III

Gas Hydrates, Methane Inventory, and Sulfate Profiles: Predicting Methane Flux and Gas Hydrate Occurrence from Sulfate Profiles in Piston Cores, Walter S. Borowski, C. K. Paull, and William Ussler III

Submissions from 1994

Influence of Methane Flux from Gas Hydrate on Pore Water Sulfate Profiles, Walter S. Borowski, C. K. Paull, and William Ussler III

Submissions from 1982

Resolution of Depositional Subenvironments Through Use of Lithotype Vertical-contact Associations in a Peritidal Carbonate Setting, Middle Ordovician, eastern Tennessee, Walter S. Borowski