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2014McCleskey, R.B., Chiu, R.B., Nordstrom, D.K., Campbell, K.M., Roth, D.A., Ball, J.W., and Plowman, T.I., 2014, Water-Chemistry Data for Selected Springs, Geysers, and Streams in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, 2009-2013: U.S. Geological Survey Data Set.
2013Karlstrom, L., Hurwitz, S., Sohn, R., Vandemeulebrouck, J., Murphy, F., Rudolph, M.L., Johnston, M.J.S., Manga, M., and McCleskey, R.B., 2013, Eruptions at Lone Star Geyser, Yellowstone National Park, USA: 1. Energetics and eruption dynamics: Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, v. 118, p. 1-15.
2012Asta, Maria P, Kirk Nordstrom, D, and Blaine McCleskey, R, 2012, Simultaneous oxidation of arsenic and antimony at low and circumneutral pH, with and without microbial catalysis: Applied Geochemistry, v. 27, iss. 1, p. 281-291. [get publication]
2012Clor, L., McCleskey, R.B., Huebner, M., Lowenstern, J.B., Heasler, H., Mahony, D., Moloney, T., and Evans, W.C., 2012, Water chemistry and electrical conductivity database for rivers in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 632, p. 18. [get publication]
2012McCleskey, R Blaine, Nordstrom, D Kirk, Ryan, Joseph N, and Ball, James W, 2012, A new method of calculating electrical conductivity with applications to natural waters: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, v. 77, p. 369-382. [get publication]
2012McCleskey, R.B., Clor, L.E., Lowenstern, J.B., Evans, W.C., Nordstrom, D.K., Heasler, H.P., and Huebner, M.A., 2012, Solute and geothermal flux monitoring using electrical conductivity in the Madison, Firehole, and Gibbon Rivers, Yellowstone National Park, Applied Geochemistry, v.27, p. 2370-2381.
2012McCleskey, R.B., Nordstrom, D.K., and Ryan, J.N., 2012, Comparison of electrical conductivity calculation methods for natural waters. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods, v.10, p. 952-967.
2012McCleskey, R.B., Writer, J.H., and Murphy, S.F., 2012, Water chemistry of surface waters affected by the Fourmile Canyon wildfire, Colorado, 2010–2011: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2012–1104, 11 p.
2012Nordstrom, D.K., McCleskey, R.B., and Campbell, K.M., 2012, Arsenic in Yellowstone’s thermal waters: Trends and anomalies, International Congress on Arsenic in the Environment, Cairns, Australia, July 22-27, 2012, p. 479-480.
2011Deng, Yamin, Nordstrom, D Kirk, and McCleskey, R Blaine, 2011, Fluoride geochemistry of thermal waters in Yellowstone National Park: I. Aqueous fluoride speciation: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, v. 75, iss. 16, p. 4476-4489. [get publication]
2011Holloway, JoAnn M, Nordstrom, D Kirk, Böhlke, J K, McCleskey, R Blaine, and Ball, James W, 2011, Ammonium in thermal waters of Yellowstone National Park: Processes affecting speciation and isotope fractionation: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, v. 75, iss. 16, p. 4611-4636. [get publication]
2011Majzlan, Juraj, Alpers, Charles N, Koch, Christian Bender, McCleskey, R Blaine, Myneni, Satish C B, and Neil, John M, 2011, Vibrational, X-ray absorption, and Mössbauer spectra of sulfate minerals from the weathered massive sulfide deposit at Iron Mountain, California: Chemical Geology, v. 284, iss. 3–4, p. 296-305. [get publication]
2011Manning, A.H., Verplanck, P.L., Mast, M.A., Marsik, J., and McCleskey, R.B., 2011, Spring runoff water-chemistry data from the Standard Mine and Elk Creek, Gunnison County, Colorado, 2010: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2011–1159, p. 20. [get publication]
2011McCleskey, R Blaine, 2011, Electrical Conductivity of Electrolytes Found In Natural Waters from (5 to 90) °C: Journal of Chemical & Engineering Data, v. 56, iss. 2, p. 317-327. [get publication]
2011McCleskey, R Blaine, Nordstrom, D Kirk, and Ryan, Joe N, 2011, Electrical conductivity method for natural waters: Applied Geochemistry, v. 26, Supplemental Issue, p. S227-S229. [get publication]
2010McCleskey, R Blaine, Nordstrom, D Kirk, Susong, David D, Ball, James W, and Holloway, JoAnn M, 2010, Source and fate of inorganic solutes in the Gibbon River, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA: I. Low-flow discharge and major solute chemistry: Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, v. 193, iss. 3–4, p. 189-202. [get publication]
2010McCleskey, R Blaine, Nordstrom, D Kirk, Susong, David D, Ball, James W, and Taylor, Howard E, 2010, Source and fate of inorganic solutes in the Gibbon River, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA. II. Trace element chemistry: Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, v. 196, iss. 3–4, p. 139-155. [get publication]
2010McCleskey, R.B., 2010, Electrical conductivity: theory and applications for natural waters: Boulder, Colo., University of Colorado, Ph.D. dissertation, 241 p.
2010Mueller, Ryan S, Denef, Vincent J, Kalnejais, Linda H, Suttle, K Blake, Thomas, Brian C, Wilmes, Paul, Smith, Richard L, Nordstrom, D Kirk, McCleskey, R Blaine, Shah, Manesh B, VerBerkmoes, Nathan C, Hettich, Robert L, and Banfield, Jillian F, 2010, Ecological distribution and population physiology defined by proteomics in a natural microbial community: Molecular Systems Biology, v. 6, 374, p. 1-12. [get publication]
2010Nordstrom, D.K., McCleskey, R.B., Susong, D.D., Runkel, R.L., and Ball, J.W., 2010, Fate of thermal solutes for Gibbon and Firehole Rivers, Yellowstone National Park, USA, in Birkle, P., and Torres-Alvarado, I.S., eds., Thirteenth International Conference on Water-Rock Interaction, WRI-13, Guanajuato, Mexico, 2010b, Proceedings: Guanajuato, Mexico, International Association of Geochemistry and Cosmochemistry: p. 261-264.
2010Nordstrom, D.K., McCleskey, R.B., and Ball, J.B., 2010, Challenges in the analysis and interpretation of acidic waters, International Mine Water Association Proceedings, Cape Breton University, p. 43-46.
2010Verplanck, P.L., Manning, A.H., Graves, J.T., McCleskey, R.B., Todorov, T., and Lamothe, P.J., 2010, Geochemistry of Standard Mine waters, Gunnison County, Colorado, July 2009: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2009–1292, 21 p.
2009Nordstrom, D.K., McCleskey, R.B., and Ball, J.W., 2009, Sulfur geochemistry of hydrothermal waters in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA. IV. Acid-sulfate waters: Applied Geochemistry, v. 24, p. 191-207.
2009Sherman, L S, Blum, J D, Nordstrom, D K, McCleskey, R B, Barkay, T, and Vetriani, C, 2009, Mercury isotopic composition of hydrothermal systems in the Yellowstone Plateau volcanic field and Guaymas Basin sea-floor rift: Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 279, iss. 1–2, p. 86-96. [get publication]
2008Ball, James W, McCleskey, R Blaine, Nordstrom, D Kirk, and Holloway, JoAnn M, 2008, Water-Chemistry Data for Selected Springs, Geysers, and Streams in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, 2003-2005: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2006-1339. [get publication]
2008Gammons, Christopher H, Nimick, David A, Parker, Stephen R, Snyder, Dean M, McCleskey, R Blaine, Amils, Ricardo, and Poulson, Simon R, 2008, Photoreduction fuels biogeochemical cycling of iron in Spain's acid rivers: Chemical Geology, v. 252, iss. 3–4, p. 202-213. [get publication]
2008Verplanck, P.L., Manning, A.H., Kimball, B.A., McCleskey, R.B., Runkel, R.L., Caine, J.S., Adams, M., Gemery-Hill, P.A., and Fey, D.L., 2008, Ground- and surface-water chemistry of Handcart Gulch, Park County, Colorado, 2003–2006: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2007–1020, 31 p.
2007Church, C.D., Wilkin, R.T., Alpers, C.N., Rye, R.O., and McCleskey, R.B., 2007, Microbial sulfate reduction and metal attenuation in pH 4 acid mine water: Geochemical Transactions, v. 8:10.
2007Nimick, David A, McCleskey, Blaine R, Gammons, Christopher H, Cleasby, Thomas E, and Parker, Stephen R, 2007, Diel mercury-concentration variations in streams affected by mining and geothermal discharge: Science of The Total Environment, v. 373, iss. 1, p. 344-355. [get publication]
2007Planer-Friedrich, Britta, London, Jacqueline, McCleskey, R Blaine, Nordstrom, D Kirk, and Wallschläger, Dirk, 2007, Thioarsenates in Geothermal Waters of Yellowstone National Park:  Determination, Preservation, and Geochemical Importance: Environmental Science & Technology, v. 41, iss. 15, p. 5245-5251. [get publication]
2007Smith, K.S., Hageman, P.L., Briggs, P.H., Sutley, S.J., McCleskey, R.B., Livo, K.E., Verplanck, P.L., Adams, M.G., and Gemery-Hill, P.A., 2007, Questa baseline and pre-mining ground-water quality investigation. 19. Leaching characteristics of composited materials from mine waste-rock piles and naturally altered areas near Questa, New Mexico: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2006–5165, 49 p.
2007Verplanck, P.L., Manning, A.H., Mast, M.A., Wanty, R.B., McCleskey, R.B., Todorov, T., and Adams, M., 2007, Selected water-quality data for the Standard Mine, Gunnison County, Colorado, 2006-2007: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2007-1241, 12 p.
2006Ball, J.W., McCleskey, R.B., Nordstrom, D.K., and Holloway, J.M., 2006, Water-chemistry data for selected springs, geysers, and streams in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, 2003-2005: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2006-1339, 137 p.
2006Majzlan, Juraj, Navrotsky, Alexandra, McCleskey, R Blaine, and Alpers, Charles N, 2006, Thermodynamic properties and crystal structure refinement of ferricopiapite, coquimbite, rhomboclase, and Fe2(SO4)3(H2O)5: European Journal of Mineralogy, v. 18, iss. 2, p. 175-186.
2006Verplanck, P L, McCleskey, R B, and Nordstrom, D K, 2006, Questa baseline and pre-mining ground-water quality investigation. 20. Water chemistry of the Red River and selected seeps, tributaries, and precipitation, Taos County, New Mexico, 2000-2004: U.S. Geological Survey 2006-5028. [get publication]
2005Gammons, Christopher H, Nimick, David A, Parker, Stephen R, Cleasby, Thomas E, and McCleskey, R Blaine, 2005, Diel behavior of iron and other heavy metals in a mountain stream with acidic to neutral pH: Fisher Creek, Montana, USA: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, v. 69, iss. 10, p. 2505-2516. [get publication]
2005Jamieson, Heather E, Robinson, Clare, Alpers, Charles N, McCleskey, R Blaine, Nordstrom, D Kirk, and Peterson, Ronald C, 2005, Major and trace element composition of copiapite-group minerals and coexisting water from the Richmond mine, Iron Mountain, California: Chemical Geology, v. 215, iss. 1–4, p. 387-405. [get publication]
2005McCleskey, R Blaine, Ball, James W, Nordstrom, D Kirk, Holloway, JoAnn M, and Taylor, Howard E, 2005, Water-chemistry data for selected springs, geysers, and streams in Yellowstone National Park Wyoming, 2001-2002: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2004-1316. [get publication]
2005Naus, Cheryl A, McCleskey, R Blaine, Nordstrom, D Kirk, Donohoe, Lisa C, Hunt, Andrew G, Paillet, Frederick L, Morin, Roger H, and Verplanck, Philip L, 2005, Questa baseline and pre-mining ground-water quality investigation. 5. Well installation, water-level data, and surface- and ground-water geochemistry in the Straight Creek drainage basin, Red River Valley, New Mexico, 2001-03: U.S. Geological Survey 2005-5088. [get publication]
2005Nimick, David A, Cleasby, Thomas E, and McCleskey, R Blaine, 2005, Seasonality of diel cycles of dissolved trace-metal concentrations in a Rocky Mountain stream: Environmental Geology, v. 47, iss. 5, p. 603-614. [get publication]
2005Nordstrom, D K, Ball, J W, and McCleskey, R B, 2005, Ground water to surface water - Chemistry of thermal outflows in Yellowstone National Park: In W P Inskeep and T R McDermott, Geothermal Biology and Geochemistry in Yellowstone National Park: Thermal Biology Institute, Montana State University, Bozeman, Mont, p. 73-94.
2005Nordstrom, D Kirk, McCleskey, R Blaine, Hunt, Andrew G, and Naus, Cheryl A, 2005, Questa baseline and pre-mining ground-water quality investigation. 14. Interpretation of ground-water geochemistry in catchments other than the Straight Creek catchment, Red River Valley, Taos County, New Mexico, 2002-2003: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2005-5050. [get publication]
2004Jones, Clain A, Nimick, David A, and McCleskey, R Blaine, 2004, Relative Effect of Temperature and pH on Diel Cycling of Dissolved Trace Elements in Prickly Pear Creek, Montana: Water, Air, & Soil Pollution, v. 153, iss. 1, p. 95-113. [get publication]
2004McCleskey, R B, Nordstrom, D K, and Maest, A S, 2004, Preservation of water samples for arsenic(III/V) determinations: an evaluation of the literature and new analytical results.: Applied Geochemistry, v. 19, p. 995-1010.
2004McCleskey, R Blaine, Nordstrom, D Kirk, and Naus, Cheryl A, 2004, Questa baseline and pre-mining ground-water-quality investigation. 16. Quality assurance and quality control for water analyses: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2004-1341. [get publication]
2004Nordstrom, D K, Ball, J W, and McCleskey New York, New York, A.A C3 - Water-Rock Interaction, Proceedings of the Eleventh International Symposium on Water - Rock Interaction, R B C1 - Saratoga Springs, 2004, Oxidation reactions for reduced Fe, As, and S in thermal waters of Yellowstone National Park: biotic or abiotic: Balkema, p. 59-62.
2004Zhang, M, Hobbs, M Y, Frape, S K, Nordstrom, D K, Ball, J W, and McCleskey New York, New York, A.A C3 - Water-Rock Interaction, Proceedings of the Eleventh International Symposium on Water - Rock Interaction, R B C1 - Saratoga Springs, 2004, Stable chlorine isotope composition of goethermal waters from Yellowstone National: Balkema, p. 233-236.
2003Ball, James W, and McCleskey, R.Blaine, 2003, A new cation-exchange method for accurate field speciation of hexavalent chromium: Talanta, v. 61, iss. 3, p. 305-313. [get publication]
2003McCleskey, R Blaine, Nordstrom, D Kirk, Steiger, Judy I, Kimball, Briant A, and Verplanck, Philip L, 2003, Questa baseline and pre-mining ground-water quality investigation. 2. Low-flow (2001) and snowmelt (2002) synoptic/tracer water chemistry for the Red River, New Mexico: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2003-0148. [get publication]
2003McCleskey, R Blaine, Nordstrom, D Kirk, and Ball, James W, 2003, Metal interferences and their removal prior to the determination of As(T) and As(III) in acid mine waters by hydride generation atomic absorption spectrometry: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 03-4117. [get publication]
2003Mueller, S H, Goldfarb, M L, Munk, L A, Sanzolone, R, Lamothe, P, Adams, M, Briggs, P H, McCleskey, R B, and Theodorakos, P M, 2003, Surface and ground water geochemistry near the Donlin Creek gold deposit, southwestern Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 03-492. [get publication]
2003Verplanck, P L, Mueller, S H, Youcha, E K, Goldfarb, R J, Sanzolone, R F, McCleskey, R B, Briggs, P H, Roller, M, Adams, M, and Nordstrom, D K, 2003, Chemical Analyses of Ground and Surface Waters, Ester Dome, Cental Alaska, 2000-2001: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 03-0244. [get publication]
2003Verplanck, P.L., McCleskey, R.B., and Roth, D.R., 2003, Inorganic water chemistry of the Boulder Creek watershed, Colorado, during high-flow and low-flow conditions, 2000, chap.4, in Murphy, S.F., and others, eds., Comprehensive water quality of the Boulder Creek watershed, Colorado, during high-flow and low-flow conditions, 2000, U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 03-4045, p. 71-102.
2002Ball, J W, McCleskey, R B, Nordstrom, D K, Holloway, J M, and Verplanck, P L, 2002, Water-chemistry data for selected springs, geysers, and streams in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, 1999-2000.: U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 02-382.
2002Mueller, S.H., Goldfarb, R.J., Farmer, G.L., Sanzolone, R.F., Adams, M., Theodorakos, P.M., Richmond, S.A., and McCleskey, R.B., 2002, Trace, minor and major element data for ground water near Fairbanks, Alaska, 1999-2000: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-0090, 12 p.
2001Ball, J.W., Nordstrom, D.K., McCleskey, R.B., Schoonen, M.A.A., and Xu, Y., 2001, Water-chemistry and on-site sulfur-speciation data for selected springs in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, 1996-1998: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 01-49, 42 p.
2001Gihring, T.M., Druschel, G.K., McCleskey, R.B., Hamers, R.J., and Banfield, J.F., 2001, Rapid arsenite oxidation by Thermus aquaticus and Thermus thermophilus: Field and Laboratory Investigations: Environmental Science & Technology, v. 35, p. 3857-3862.