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Alonso Contes, C., M. Rios-Sanchez, J.S. Gierke, 2010, Lineament mapping for groundwater exploration using remotely sensed imagery in karst terrains, Geological Society of America Annual  Meeting, Denver CO.

Alonso Contes, C., M. Rios-Sanchez, J.S. Gierke , 2009, Lineament mapping for groundwater exploration using remotely sensed imagery in different terrains, Michigan AGEP Alliance/KCP Future Faculty Fellowship Fall conference, Lansing, MI. Nov 6 & 7, 2009.

Alonso Contes, C., M. Rios-Sanchez, J.S. Gierke, 2008, Lineament Mapping for Groundwater Exploration Using Remotely Sensed Imagery in Different Terrains, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 15-19, 2008.

Barbour, J.N., Porritt, R.W., Gierke, J.S., Bendall, K.A., Beach, D.N., Diehl, J.F., Jankowski, K., Lawson, G.T., McEachin, M.J., Pennington, W.D., Solla, C.D., and  Young, C.T. (2006) Coupled Geophysical Surveys and Lineament Mapping in Tertiary Volcanic Terrain for Ground Water Exploration, 2006 National Ground Water Association Ground Water Summit, San Antonio, Texas, 22-27 April 2006.

Blankenbicker, A., W.I. Rose, J. Cornejo, A. Rojas, 2009, Dynamics of Small Vertical Eruptions from Santiaguito Volcanic Dome Guatemala, 2007-2008,  North-Central section GSA 43rd annual meeting (Apr 2-3, 2009).

Bluth, G.J.S., Gross, E.L., Gierke, J.S., and W.I. Rose, 2005  Remote sensing for hazard mitigation and resource protection in Pacific Latin America.   American Geophysical Union annual meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Bluth, G.J.S.,  S.A. Carn, and E.L. Gross (2005) TOMS Satellite Evaluation of Sulfur Emissions From Nyamuragira Volcano, 1980-present, The Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry Society, University of Portsmouth, U.K., 6-9 September, 2005

Bluth, G.J.S., Gierke, J.S., Gross, E.L., and W.I. Rose (2006)  Remote sensing for volcanic hazard mitigation in Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Nicaragua.  Cities on Volcanoes 4, Quito, Ecuador, January 23-27, 2006.

Bluth G.J., Gierke J.S., Gross E.L., Kieckhafer P.B., Rose W.I. (2007) Assessment of a merged research and education program in Pacific Latin America.  Eos Trans. AGU, 87(552), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract  ED51C-0840

Bluth G J S, 2007, REMOTE SENSING FOR VOLCANIC HAZARD MITIGATION IN ECUADOR, EL SALVADOR, GUATEMALA, AND NICARAGUA, OISE.

Bowman, L.J. 2011, El cambio de paradigma hacia las estrategias participativas para la reduccion del riesgo volcanic. Pan-American Advanced Studies Institute (PASI) on Open Vent Volcanic Hazards, San Jose, Costa Rica, Jan. 10-23, 2011.

Bowman, L.J., 2009. A non-governmental organization’s impact on community hazard perceptions and disaster preparedness: Santa Ana (Ilamatepec) volcano, El Salvador. Disaster Risk Reduction:  Putting Research into Practice. London, UK. Nov 4-6, 2009.

Bowman, L.J., et al. 2009, Experiences from the Participative Workshop: Knowledge Sharing and Collaboration in Volcanic Risk Mitigation at Galeras Volcano, Colombia.  Volcanoes, Landscapes, and Cultures Conference, Catania, Italy, Nov, 11, 2009.

Bowman, L.J., 2009. A non-governmental organization’s impact on community hazard perceptions and disaster preparedness: Santa Ana (Ilamatepec) volcano, El Salvador. Knowledge Sharing and Collaboration in Volcanic Risk Mitigation at Galeras Volcano, Colombia. Pasto, Colombia. July 6-11, 2009.

Bowman, L.J., 2009, Community Hazard Perceptions and Disaster Preparedness Before and After the 2005 Eruption of Santa Ana (Ilamatepec) Volcano, El Salvador, GSA annual conference, Portland, OR, Oct 18-21.(Recipient of Geological and Society Division’s Best Student Presentation Award)

Bowman, L.J., L. Kapelanczyk, A.S. Colvin, O. Matias Gomez, W.I. Rose, M. Rios-Sánchez, R. Escobar-Wolf 2008, Estimating Thermal Energy Emission and Eruption Rates at Guatemalan Volcanoes using Thermal Data from a FLIR Camera, ASTER and MODIS Data Sources, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 15-19, 2008.

Bowman, L.J., 2008 An Integrated Study of Hazard Perception in the Community of Los Planes de La Laguna on Santa Ana Volcano, El Salvador: A Case of Applied Social Geology, University of Buffalo Symposium: Natural Disasters in Small Communities, How Can We Help? March 29-30, 2008, Buffalo, NY.

Bruning, J., J.S. Gierke, A. Maclean, 2009, A digital processing and data compilation approach for using remotely sensed imagery to identify geological lineaments: an application for groundwater exploration in Nicaragua, Amer Soc Photogrammetry & Remote Sens 2009 Annual Conference, Baltimore.

Cobin, P., and S. Tubman, 2010, Cuerpo de Paz y Nuestras Investigaciónes de Geología, X Congreso Geológico de America Central, Antigua, Guatemala

Colvin, A.S., W.I. Rose, J.L. Palma, D. Escobar, E. Gutierrez, F. Montalvo, R. Olmos, J.C. Varekamp, M. Patrick, 2009, Crater Lake Evolution During Volcanic Unrest: Case Study of the 2005 Phreatic Eruption of Santa Ana, North-Central section GSA 43rd annual meeting (Apr 2-3, 2009).

Colvin, A.S., W.I. Rose, J.L. Palma, D. Escobar, E. Gutierrez, F. Montalvo, R. Olmos, J.C. Varekamp, M. Patrick, 2008, Crater Lake Evolution During Volcanic Unrest: Case Study of the 2005 Phreatic Eruption of Santa Ana, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 15-19, 2008.

Colvin, A.S., M. Patrick, W.I. Rose, D. Escobar, F. Montalvo, E. Gutierrez, R. Olmos, 2007 Precursory Activity of the 2005 Eruption of Santa Ana Volcano, El Salvador, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 10-14, 2007.

Colvin, A. S., Varley, N. R, Galindo Estrada, I., Patrick, M., 2006, Thermal infrared monitoring of lava effusion at Volcán de Colima, México, Eos Trans. AGU, 87(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract V51A16-61

Colvin, A., Patrick, M., Escobar, D., Pullinger, C., Olmos, R., Rose, W.I., 2007, Monitoring thermal activity at Santa Ana volcano, El Salvador, MARGINS meeting, Heredia, Costa Rica.

Dalton, M. P., Waite, G., Watson, I.M, and Nadeau, P. A., 2009, Investigating Degassing Mechanisms at Pacaya Volcano, Guatemala with Concurrent UV camera, Gas Measurements and Seismo-acoustic Records. GSA annual conference, Portland, OR, Oct 18-21.

Dalton, M., G. Waite, P. Nadeau, I.M. Watson, 2009 Improving the UV camera technique to correlated volcanic SO2 emission, seismic, and acoustic measurements at Pacaya volcano, Guatemala, North-Central section GSA 43rd annual meeting (Apr 2-3, 2009).

Dalton, M.P., G.P. Waite, I.M. Watson, P.A. Nadeau (2008) Comparing SO2 Emissions to Seismic and Acoustic Records: the value and Limitations of the new UV Camera Technique, AGU 2008 Fall Meeting, San Francisco 

Durant, A.J., C.P. Mann, W.I. Rose, J. Stix, 2007 Mechanics of Student-Directed Multi-University Internet Video-Conferencing Course, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 10-14, 2007.

Durst K.S., Rose W.I., Wolf R.E., Maclean A. ( 2007)  Analysis of eruption rates at Santiaguito, Guatemala using ASTER and aerial derived digital elevation models.  Eos Trans AGU, 87(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract  V53B-1751

Escobar-Wolf, R, 2011, La percepción de riesgo y su definición, Pan-American Advanced Studies Institute (PASI) on Open Vent Volcanic Hazards, San Jose, Costa Rica, Jan. 10-23, 2011.

Escobar-Wolf, R, 2011, Teoría sobre alerta temprana, Pan-American Advanced Studies Institute (PASI) on Open Vent Volcanic Hazards, San Jose, Costa Rica, Jan. 10-23, 2011.

Escobar-Wolf, R, 2009, Estimación probabilística del riesgo para propósitos de alerta temprana en el Volcán de Fuego, Guatemala: Perspectivas de los potenciales usuarios.  Knowledge Sharing and Collaboration in Volcanic Risk Mitigation at Galeras Volcano, Colombia (July 6 - 11, 2009)

Escobar-Wolf, R, 2009, The Current State of Volcanic Risk and Crisis Management at Volcan de Fuego: Formal Risk versus Perceived Risk Assessments,  North-Central section GSA 43rd annual meeting (Apr 2-3, 2009)

Escobar-Wolf, R, Matias Gomez, O, Rose, W I, 2008. Risk of Increased Explosive Activity at Open Vent Volcanoes: Fuego, Santiaguito and Pacaya Volcanoes, Guatemala, IAVCEI General Assembly 2008, Reykjavik, Iceland.

Escobar-Wolf, R, Matias Gomez, O, Rose, W I, 2008. Santiaguito Volcano Dome Geologic Map 2006, IAVCEI General Assembly 2008, Reykjavik, Iceland.

Escobar-Wolf, 2008, Hazard assessment for early warning purposes: What information is most relevant from a users perspective? The case of volcan de Fuego, Guatemala., Natural Disasters in Small Communities, Buaffalo, NY. 

Gierke, John S., Rios-Sanchez, Miriam, "Issues Pertaining to Glacial Retreat on Water Resources", Latin America and Caribbean Capacity Building Workshop, GEOS, CONIDA, Lima, Peru, Oral. (November 30, 2009 - December 4, 2009).

Gierke, John S., Rios-Sanchez, Miriam, "Use of Remote Sensing Tools to Characterize Hazards and Water Resources", Adapting to a World Without Glaciers, USAID, NSF, CONECYT, Lima, Peru, Oral. (July 7, 2009 - July 15, 2009).

Gierke, J.S., W.I. Rose, G.P. Waite, S.A. Carn, J.L. Palma, E.L. Gross, 2008, Advances in Remote Sensing Approaches for Hazard Mitigation and Natural Resource Protection in Pacific Latin America: A Workshop for Advanced Graduate Students, Post- Doctoral Researchers, and Junior Faculty , American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 15-19, 2008.

Gierke, J S, Gross E L, Myre E A, 2008, A Technologically Appropriate Method for Measuring the Specific Capacity of Rope-Pump Wells  Nat’l. Groundwater Association.

Gierke, J.S., and Gross, E.L. (2006) Using Ground Water Exploration Projects in Developing Countries for Undergraduate Engineering Education, 2006 National Ground Water Association Ground Water Summit, San Antonio, Texas, 22-27 April 2006.

Gross, E L, Gierke J S, Kome A, 2008, The Characterization of the seasonal effects on specific capacity of rope-pump wells in fractured basalt aquifers in Nicaragua, Amer. Water Res Assoc, Albuquerque.

Gross, E L, Gierke J S, Kome A, 2008 Monitoreo de Recursos Hidricos Subterraneos Sencillos, Barato, y Local, ¿Hay Esperanza?; Caracterizacion de los Efectos Temporales en Pozos Perforados con Bombas de Mecate en Acuiferos Fracturados Basalticos en Nicaragua XI Congreso Latinoamericano de Hidrogeologia, Quito.