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Submissions from 2013

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Hydrologic Characterization of 56 Geographically Isolated Wetlands in West-Central Florida Using a Probabilistic Method, Kenneth Allan Nilsson, Mark Cable Rains, David B. Lewis, and Kenneth E. Trout

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Cryogenic Cave Pearls in the Periglacial Zone of Ice Caves, Karel Žák, Monika Orvošová, Michal Filippi, Lukáš Vlček, Bogdan P. Onac, Aurel Perşoiu, Jan Rohovec, and Ivo Světlík

Submissions from 2011

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Evaluating the Palaeoecological Potential of Pollen Recovered from Ice in Caves: A Case Study from Scărişoara Ice Cave, Romania, Angelica Feurdean, Aurel Perşoiu, Anna Pazdur, and Bogdan P. Onac

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Communications and 'Forestructures' at the Geological Intersection of Caves and Subsurface Water Flow: Hermeneutics and Parochialism, Lee J. Florea and H. L. Vacher

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Revisiting three minerals from Cioclovina Cave (Romania), Bogdan P. Onac, Herta S. Effenberger, Nathan C. Collins, Joe B. Kearns, and Radu C. Breban

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Tracing the Sources of Cave Sulfates: A Unique Case from Cerna Valley, Romania, Bogdan P. Onac, Jonathan G. Wynn, and Jonathan B. Sumarall

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The Interplay Between Air Temperature and Ice Mass Balance Changes in Scarisoara Ice Cave, Romania, Aurel Perşoiu, Bogdan P. Onac, and Ioana Perşoiu

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Stable Isotopes Behavior During Cave Ice Formation by Water Freezing, Aurel Perşoiu, Bogdan P. Onac, Jonathan G. Wynn, Ana-Voica Bojar, and Karin Holmgren

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Water Sources and Hydrodynamics of Closed-Basin Depressions, Cook Inlet Region, Alaska, Mark C. Rains

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Profile Change and Post-Storm Recovery of Delaware Beaches Resulting from Three Consecutive Storms in 2009, Tiffany M. Roberts and Ping Wang

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Anthropogenic Influences on the Tidal Prism and Water Exchanges in Jiaozhou Bay, Qingdao, China, Jinghao Shi, Guangxuq X. Li, and Ping Wang

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Principles of Sediment Transport Applicable to Tidal Environments, Ping Wang

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Modeling Regional-Scale Sediment Transport and Medium-Term Morphology Change at a Dual Inlet System Examined With the Coastal Modeling System (CMS): A Case Study at Johns Pass and Blind Pass, West-Central Florida, Ping Wang, Tanya M. Beck, and Tiffany M. Roberts

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Beach Changes Associated With Active 2009-2010 El Niño Winter Along the West-Central Florida Barrier Islands, Ping Wang, Tiffany M. Roberts, Mohamed Dabees, and Mark H. Horwitz

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Study on Linear and Nonlinear Bottom Friction Parameterization for Regional Tidal Models Using Data Assimilation, Jicai Zhang, Xianqing Lu, Ping Wang, and Ya Ping Wang

Submissions from 2010

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Effect of Hurricane Ivan on Coastal Dunes of Santa Rosa Barrier Island, Florida: Characterized on the Basis of Pre- and Poststorm LIDAR Surveys, Vanda Claudino-Sales, Ping Wang, and Mark H. Horwitz

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Sea-Level Highstand 81,000 Years Ago in Mallorca, Jeffrey A. Dorale, Bogdan P. Onac, Joan J. Fornós, Joaquin Ginés, Angel Ginés, Paola Tuccimei, and David W. Peate

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Case Study on the Accuracy and Cost/Effectiveness in Simulating Reference Evapotranspiration in West-Central Florida, Michael Grant Exner-Kittridge and Mark Cable Rains

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Ponor Plateau (South-Eastern Plopis Mountains), Ionuț Gabrian, Tudor Tămaș, Diana Sahy, and Bogdan P. Onac

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Simulated Effects of Stream Restoration on Herbaceous Vegetation Distribution, Christopher T. Hammersmark, Solomon Z. Dobrowski, Mark Cable Rains, and Jeffrey F. Mount

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Speleogenesis and Deposition of Sediments in Cioclovina Uscata Cave, Sureanu Mountains, Romania, Anamaria Diana Häuselmann, Philipp Häuselmann, and Bogdan P. Onac

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A Geochemical Mass-Balance Method for Base-Flow Separation, Upper Hillsborough River Watershed, West-Central Florida, 2003-2005 and 2009, George R. Kish, C. E. Stringer, Mark T. Stewart, Mark Cable Rains, and A. E Torres

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HGM Is a Rapid Assessment: Clearing the Confusion, William Kleindl, Mark Cable Rains, and F. Richard Hauer

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Tracing Groundwater Geochemistry Using δ13C on San Salvador Island (Southeastern Bahamas): Impliations for Carbonate Island Hydrogeology and Dissolution, Dorien K. McGee, Jonathan G. Wynn, Bogdan P. Onac, Peter J. Harries, and Erin A. Rothfus

Atlasul Pesterilor din Munții Apuseni. Munții Bihor - 1. Bazinul Arieșului Mare, Bogdan P. Onac, Gheorghe Racoviţă, and Traian Brad

The Hydrogeology of Cuciulat-Purcaret-Boiu Mare Karst Area, Northern Part of the Somes Plateau, Romania, Bogdan P. Onac, Daniel Vereş, Tudor Tămaş, C.S. Baia-Mare Montana, and V Todoran

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The Mineral Assemblage of Caves Within Şălitrari Mountain (Cerna Valley, SW Romania): Depositional Environment and Speleogenetic Implications, Cristina M. Puşcaş, Bogdan P. Onac, and Tudor Tămaş

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Limits of Wave Runup and Corresponding Beach-Profile Change from Large-Scale Laboratory Data, Tiffany M. Roberts, Ping Wang, and Nicholas C. Kraus

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An In-Class Demonstration and Activity Using the FCAEM Remotely Operable Electron Microprobe, Jeffrey G. Ryan

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A Term Research Project Focused on Electron Microprobe Studies of Unknowns in a Junior-Level Mineralogy/Petrology Course, Jeffrey G. Ryan

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Obtaining Grant Support for Undergraduate Research in the Geosciences, Jeffrey G. Ryan

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Preparing Undergraduates for Research in the Geosciences, Jeffrey G. Ryan

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Effective Collaborations to Support Transformative Research, Jeffrey G. Ryan and Lisette DePillis

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Planning the Future of GeoCyberEducation, Jeffrey G. Ryan and Susan Eriksson

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Accessing the New Geo-Cyberinfrastructure for Undergraduate Research, Jeffrey G. Ryan and Dave Mogk

A response to Tom Hruby. (Response to “A reply by Tom Hruby” to “Wetland assessment alphabet soup: How to choose (or not choose) the right assessment method”, E. D. Stein, M. Brinson, Mark Cable Rains, W. Kleindl, and F. R. Hauer

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Controls on Water Levels and Salinity In a Barrier Island Mangrove, Indian River Lagoon, Florida, Christina Elaine Stringer, Mark Cable Rains, Sarah Kruse, and Dennis Whigham

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Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum, 1: The Idea and the Resource, H. Len Vacher and Emily Lardner

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Sulfur Isotopic Composition and the Source of Dissolved Sulfur Species in Thermo-Mineral Springs of the Cerna Valley, Romania, Jonathan G. Wynn, Jonathan B. Sumrall, and Bogdan P. Onac

Submissions from 2009

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Influences of Channel Dredging on Flow and Sedimentation Patterns at Microtidal Inlets, West-Central Florida, USA, Tanya M. Beck and Ping Wang

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Morphodynamics of New Pass and Big Sarasota Pass, West-central Florida, USA, Tanya Beck and Ping Wang

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Raman Study of Natural Berlinite from the Cioclovina Cave Phosphate Deposit, Simona Cîntă Pînzaru and Bogdan P. Onac

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Vegetation and Water-Table Relationships in a Hydrologically Restored Riparian Meadow, Christopher T. Hammersmark, Mark Cable Rains, Allison C. Wickland, and Jeffrey F. Mount

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Authigenic Burbankite in the Cioclovina Cave Sediments (Romania), Bogdan P. Onac, Heinz-Jürgen Bernhardt, and Herta S. Effenberger

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Apatite-(CaOH) in the Fossil Bat Guano Deposit from the “Dry” Cioclovina Cave, Şureanu Mountains, Romania: Discussion, Bogdan P. Onac and Herta S. Effenberger

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The Relationship Between Cave Minerals and H2S - Rich Thermal Waters Along Cerna Valley (SW Romania), Bogdan P. Onac, Jonathan B. Sumrall, Tudor Tămaş, Ioan Povară, Joe B. Kearns, Veronica Dârmiceanu, Daniel Vereş, and Cristian Lascu

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Cave Minerals of San Salvador Island, Bahamas, Bogdan P. Onac, Jonathan Sumrall, John E. Mylroie, and Joe B. Kearns

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Mineralogical and Stable Isotope Investigations of Minerals from Caves on Cerna Valley (Romania), Bogdan P. Onac, Jonathan Sumrall, Tudor Tămaş, Cristina Cizmaş, Veronica Dârmiceanu, Ioan Povara, and Lucian Nicoliță

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Petrogenesis and Structure of the Buck Creek Mafic-Ultramafic Suite, Southern Appalachians: Constraints on Ophiolite Evolution and Emplacement in Collisional Orogens, Virginia L. Peterson, Jeffrey G. Ryan, and 1997-1998 REU Site Program Participants (2008)

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Physical Performance of Beach Nourishment Projects Along a Microtidal Low-Energy Coast, West-Central Florida, USA, Tiffany M. Roberts, Ping Wang, and Nicole A. Elko

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Serpentinite in Subduction Zones: How Do We Find it, and How Common Is it?, Jeffrey G. Ryan

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What Goes into Making Volcanic Arc Magmas, and How Do We Know It?, Jeffrey G. Ryan

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Dependence of Total Longshore Sediment Transport Rates on Incident Wave Parameters and Breaker Type, Ernest R. Smith, Ping Wang, Bruce A. Ebersole, and Jun Zhang

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Wetland Assessment Alphabet Soup: How to Choose (or not Choose) the Right Assessment Method, Eric D. Stein, Mark Brinson, Mark Cable Rains, William Kleindl, and F. Richard Hauer

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Precipitation of Phreatic Overgrowths at the Water Table of Meteoric-Marine Mixing Zones in Coastal Cave Systems: A Useful Tool in Sea Level Change Reconstruction, Paola Tuccimei, Michele Soligo, Joan J. Fornós, Angel Ginés, Joaquin Ginés, Bogdan P. Onac, and Igor M. Villa

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Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum: The Geology of National Parks Collection, H. L. Vacher

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Quantitative Literacy on the Web of Science, 2: Mining the Health Numeracy Literature for Assessment Items, H. Len Vacher and Todd A. Chavez

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Light Elements and Li Isotopes Across the Northern Portion of the Central American Subduction Zone, James A. Walker, Alexa P. Teipel, Jeffrey G. Ryan, and Ellen Syracuse

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Profile Equilibration and Longshore Spreading Associated with Beach Nourishment: A Case Study Along West-Central Florida Coast, Ping Wang, Nicole A. Elko, and Tiffany M. Roberts

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Performance of Upham Beach T-groin Project and Its Impact to the Downdrift Beach, Ping Wang and Tiffany M. Roberts

Recent Studies at the Coastal Research Laboratory at the Department of Geology, University of South Florida, Ping Wang, Tiffany M. Roberts, Mark H. Horwitz, and Tanya M. Beck

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Geometry of the Trachyte Mesa Intrusion, Henry Mountains, Utah: Implications for the Emplacement of Small Melt Volumes Into the Upper Crust, Paul H. Wetmore, Charles B. Connor, Sarah E. Kruse, Sean Callihan, Geoffrey Pignotta, Ciprian Stremtan, and Andrea Burke

Submissions from 2008

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Drying and Dying of a Subducted Slab: Coupled Li and B Isotope Variations in Western Anatolia Cenozoic Volcanism, Samuele Agostini, Jeffrey G. Ryan, Sonia Tonarini, and Fabrizio Innocenti

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Factors Controlling the Survival of Coastal Dunes During Multiple Hurricane Impacts in 2004 and 2005: Santa Rosa Barrier Island, Florida, Vanda Claudino-Sales, Ping Wang, and Mark H. Horwitz

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Using frequency analysis to determine wetland hydroperiod., Lisa D. Foster, Nirjhar Shah, Mark Ross, G. S. Ladde, and Ping Wang

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Scientific Journals as Fossil Traces of Sweeping Change in the Structure and Practice of Modern Geology, Sarah E. Fratesi and H. Len Vacher

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Joint Time-Frequency Analysis of Ground Penetrating Radar Data over Layered Sequences, Swagata Guha, Sarah Kruse, and Ping Wang

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Quantifying the Hydrologic Effects of Stream Restoration in a Montane Meadow Environment, Christopher T. Hammersmark, Mark Cable Rains, and Jeffrey F. Mount

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Non-Navigable Streams and Adjacent Wetlands: Addressing Science Needs Following the Supreme Court's Rapanos Decision, Scott G. Leibowitz, Parker J. Wigington Jr., Mark Cable Rains, and Donna M. Downing

Depositi di Gesso Nelle Grotte del Monte Cucco e Della Gola di Frasassi - Considerazioni Sulla Speleogenesi, M. Menichetti, M. I. Chirienco, Bogdan P. Onac, and S. Bottrell

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Hydrology of Clay Settling Areas and Surrounding Landscapes in the Phosphate Mining District, Peninsular Florida, Kathryn E. Murphy, Mark Cable Rains, Michael G. Kittridge, Mark Stewart, and Mark A. Ross

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Archives of Climate and Environmental Change in Karst, Bogdan P. Onac and Silviu Constantin

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High-temperature and “exotic” minerals from the Cioclovina Cave, Romania: a review, Bogdan P. Onac, Herta S. Effenberger, and Radu C. Breban

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Stable Isotope Study of Precipitation and Cave Drip Water in Florida (USA): Implications for Speleothem-Based Paleoclimate Studies, Bogdan P. Onac, Kali Pace-Graczyk, and Viorel Atudorei

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Geological Control of Physical and Chemical Hydrology in Vernal Pools, Central Valley, California, Mark Cable Rains, Randy A. Dahlgren, Graham E. Fogg, Thomas Harter, and Robert J. Williamson

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Serpentine Seamounts in the Mariana Forearc: Shallow Material Releases from Downgoing Plates, Jeffrey G. Ryan

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Using ALSM to Map Sinkholes in the Urbanized Covered Karst of Pinellas County, Florida 1, Methodological Considerations, Larry D. Searle, Lee J. Florea, H. Len Vacher, and Robert Brinkmann

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Using ALSM to Map Sinkholes in the Urbanized Covered Karst of Pinellas County, Florida—2. Accuracy Statistics, H. Len Vacher, Larry D. Seale, Lee J. Florea, and Robert Brinkmann

Bathymetric and Shoreline Survey at Cotee River, Ping Wang

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Factors Controlling the First Year Performance of Eight Beach Nourishment Project, West-Central Florida, USA, Ping Wang, Tiffany M. Roberts, Nicole A. Elko, and Tanya Beck

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Cryogenic Carbonates in Cave Environments: A Review, Karel Žák, Bogdan P. Onac, and Aurel Perşoiu

Submissions from 2007

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High Crystallinity Si-Ferrihydrite: An Insight Into Its Neel Temperature and Size Dependence of Magnetic Properties, Thelma S. Berquo, Subir K. Banerjee, Robert G. Ford, R. Lee Penn, and Thomas Pichler

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Natural and Anthropogenic Influences on the Morphodynamics of Big Sarasota Pass, Florida, Richard A. Davis Jr., Ping Wang, and Tanya Beck

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Immediate Profile and Planform Evolution of a Beach Nourishment Project With Hurricane Influences, Nicole A. Elko and Ping Wang

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Temporal and Spatial Scales of Profile and Planform Adjustment on a Nourished Beach, Nicole A. Elko and Ping Wang

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Younger Dryas to Mid-Holocene Environmental History of the Lowlands of NW Transylvania, Romania, Angelica N. Feurdean, Volker Mosbrugger, Bogdan P. Onac, Victor J. Polyak, and Daniel Veres

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Eogenetic Karst Hydrology: Insights From the 2004 Hurricanes, Peninsular Florida, Lee J. Florea and H. Len Vacher

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Quaternary Cave Levels in Peninsular Florida, Lee J. Florea, H. Len Vacher, Brian Donahue, and David Naar

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Data Report: Laboratory Testing of Longshore Sand Transport by Waves and Currents; Morphology Change Behind Headland Structures, Mark B. Gravens and Ping Wang

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Sedimentological Characteristics of Regional-Scale Washover Deposits Caused by Hurricane Ivan, Mark H. Horwitz and Ping Wang

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Three-Dimensional Flow in the Florida Platform: Theoretical Analysis of Kohout Convection at Its Type Locality, Joseph D. Hughes, H. Len Vacher, and Ward E. Sanford