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Daniel R. Muhs, Simmons, K. R., Schumann, R. R., Groves, L. T., , Minor, S. A., Laurel, D. 2014: Coastal tectonics on the eastern margin of the Pacific Rim: Late Quaternary sea-level history and uplift rates, Channel Islands National Park, California, USA. Quaternary Science Reviews, 105: 209-238. DOI: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2014.09.017

Berry, M. E., Lundstrom, S. C., Slate, J. L., Daniel R. Muhs, Sawyer, D. A., Van Sistine, D. R. 2011: Project plan: Surficial geologic mapping and hydrogeologic framework studies in the Greater Platte River Basins (Central Great Plains) in support of ecosystem and climate change research. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2011-1010, vi, 34 p.

Daniel R. Muhs, Budahn, J., Avila, A., Skipp, G., Freeman, J., Patterson, D. 2010: The role of African dust in the formation of Quaternary soils on Mallorca, Spain and implications for the genesis of red Mediterranean soils. Quaternary Science Reviews, 29(19-20): 2518 2543, DOI: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2010.04.013

Daniel R. Muhs, Budahn, J., Skipp, G., Prospero, J. M., Patterson, D., Bettis, E. A., III, 2010: Geochemical and mineralogical evidence for Sahara and Sahel dust additions to Quaternary soils on Lanzarote, eastern Canary Islands, Spain. Terra Nova, 22(6): 399 410, DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3121.2010.00949.x

Alley, R. B., John T. Andrews, Clarke, G. K. C., Cuffey, K. M., Funder, S., Marshall, S. J., Mitrovica, J. X., Daniel R. Muhs, Otto-Bleisner, B. 2009: Past extent and status of the Greenland Ice Sheet. In Past Climate Variability and Change in the Arctic and at High Latitudes. A report by the U.S. Climate Change Program and Subcommittee on Global Change Research. Reston, Virginia: U.S. Geological Survey, 303 357.

Alley, R. B., Fitzpatrick, J. J., Brigham-Grette, J., Gifford H. MillerDaniel R. Muhs, Polyak, L. 2009: Paleoclimate concepts. In Past Climate Variability and Change in the Arctic and at High Latitudes. A report by the U.S. Climate Change Program and Subcommittee on Global Change Research. Reston, Virginia: U.S. Geological Survey, 22 76.

Daniel R. Muhs 2009: Eolian sediments and processes. In Gornitz, V. (ed.), Encyclopedia of Paleoclimatology and Ancient Environments. Dordrecht: Springer, 312 319.

Daniel R. Muhs, Budahn, J. R. 2009: Geochemical evidence for African dust and volcanic ash inputs to terra rossa soils on carbonate reef terraces, northern Jamaica, West Indies. Quaternary International, 196(1-2): 13 35, DOI: 10.1016/j.quaint.2007.10.026

Aleinikoff, J. N., Daniel R. Muhs, Bettis, E. A., III, Johnson, W. C., Fanning, C. M., Benton, R. 2008: Isotopic evidence for the diversity of late Quaternary loess in Nebraska: Glaciogenic and nonglaciogenic sources. Geological Society of America Bulletin, 120: 1362 1377. DOI: 10.1130/B26222.1

Daniel R. Muhs, Ager, T. A., Skipp, G., Beann, J., Budahn, J., McGeehin, J. P. 2008: Paleoclimatic significance of chemical weathering in loess-derived paleosols of subarctic central Alaska. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research, 40(2): 396 411.

Daniel R. Muhs, Bettis, E. A., III, Aleinikoff, J., McGeehin, J. P., Beann, J., Skipp, G., Marshall, B. D., Roberts, H. M., Johnson, W. C., Benton, R. 2008: Origin and paleoclimatic significance of late Quaternary loess in Nebraska: Evidence from stratigraphy, chronology, sedimentology, and geochemistry. Geological Society of America Bulletin, 120(11-12): 1378 1407. DOI: 10.1130/B26221.1

Daniel R. Muhs, Budhan, J., Johnson, D. L., Reheis, M., Beann, J., Skipp, G., Fisher, E., Jones, J. A. 2008: Geochemical evidence for airborne dust additions to soils in Channel Islands National Park, California. Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 120, p. 106 126.

Daniel R. Muhs, Budahn, J., Prospero, J. M., Carey, S. N. 2007: Geochemical evidence for African dust inputs to soils of western Atlantic islands: Barbados, the Bahamas and Florida. Journal of Geophysical Research, 112: F02009. DOI: 10.1029/2005JF000445

Daniel R. Muhs, Budahn, J., Reheis, M., Beann, J., Skipp, G., Fisher, E. 2007: Airborne dust transport to the eastern Pacific Ocean off southern California: Evidence from San Clemente Island. Journal of Geophysical Research, 112: D13203. DOI: 10.1029/2006JD007577

Sun, J., Li, S.-H., Daniel R. Muhs, Li, B. 2007: Loess sedimentation in Tibet: Provenance, processes, and link with Quaternary glaciations. Quaternary Science Reviews, 26(17-18): 2265 2280.

Mahowald, N. M., Daniel R. Muhs, Levis, S., Rasch, P. J., Yoshioka, M., Zender, C. S., Luo, C. 2006: Change in atmospheric mineral aerosols in response to climate: Last glacial period, preindustrial, modern, and doubled carbon dioxide climates. Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres, 111 (D10): article D10202.

Daniel R. Muhs 2006: Loess deposits, origins and properties. In Elias, S. A.. (ed.), Encyclopedia of Quaternary Science. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 1405 1418.

Daniel R. Muhs 2006: Paleosols and wind-blown sediments: An overview. In Elias, S.A. (ed.), Encyclopedia of Quaternary Sciences. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2075 2086.

Daniel R. Muhs, Benedict, J. B. 2006: Eolian additions to late Quaternary alpine soils, Indian Peaks Wilderness Area, Colorado Front Range. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research, 38: 120 130.(

Daniel R. Muhs, Budahn, J.R. 2006: Geochemical evidence for the origin of late Quaternary loess in central Alaska. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 43: 323 337.

Daniel R. Muhs, Simmons, K. R., Kennedy, G. L., Ludwig, K. R., Groves, L. T. 2006: A cool eastern Pacific Ocean at the close of the last interglacial complex. Quaternary Science Reviews, 25: 235 262.

Overpeck, J. T., Otto-Bliesner, B. L., Gifford H. Miller, Alley, R. B., Daniel R. Muhs, Marshall, S. J. 2006: Ice sheets and sea level: Response. Science, 313: 1043a.

Overpeck, J. T., Otto-Bliesner, B. L., Gifford H. MillerDaniel R. Muhs, Alley, R. B., Kiehl, J. T. 2006: Paleoclimatic evidence for future ice-sheet instability and rapid sea-level rise. Science, 311: 1747 1750.

Roberts, H. M., Daniel R. Muhs, Bettis, E. A. 2006: Loess records: North America. In Elias, S.A. (ed.), Encyclopedia of Quaternary Sciences. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 1456 1466.(

Sun, J., Daniel R. Muhs 2006: Dune fields: Mid-latitudes. In Elias, S.A. (ed.), Encyclopedia of Quaternary Sciences. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 607 626.

Daniel R. Muhs, McGeehin, J. P., Been, J., Fisher, E. 2004: Holocene loess deposition and soil formation as competing processes, Matanuska Valley, southern Alaska. Quaternary Research, 61: 265-276.

Daniel R. Muhs 2004: Mineralogical maturity in dunefields of North America, Africa and Australia. Geomorphology, 59: 247-269.

Roberts, H. M., Daniel R. Muhs, Wintle, A. G., Duller, G. A. T., Bettis, E. A. 2003: Unprecedented last-glacial mass accumulation rates determined by luminescence dating of loess from western Nebraska. Quaternary Research, 59: 411-419.

Daniel R. Muhs, Ager, T. A., Bettis, E. A., McGeehin, J., Been, J. M., Beget, J. E., Pavich, M. J., Stafford, T. W., Stevens, D. S. P. 2003: Stratigraphy and palaeoclimatic significance of Late Quaternary loess palaeosol sequences of the Last Interglacial Glacial cycle in central Alaska. Quaternary Science Reviews, 22: 1947-1986.

Bettis, E.A., Daniel R. Muhs, Roberts, H. M., Wintle, A. G. 2003: Last Glacial loess in the conterminous USA. Quaternary Science Reviews, 22(18-19): 1907-1946.

Daniel R. MuhsRichard Reynolds, Been, J., Skipp, G. 2003: Eolian sand transport pathways in the southwestern United States: Importance of the Colorado River and local sources. Quaternary International, 104(1): 3-18.

Daniel R. Muhs, Bettis, E. A. 2003: Quaternary loess-paleosol sequences as examples of climate-driven sedimentary extremes. Geological Society of America Special Paper 370

Harrison, S. P., Kutzbach, J. E., Liu, Z., Bartlein, P. J., Otto-Bliesner, B., Daniel R. Muhs, Thompson, R. S. 2003: Mid-Holocene climates of the Americas: A dynamical response to changed seasonality. Climate Dynamics, 20(7-8): 663-688. DOI: 0.1007/s00382-002-0300-6

Daniel R. Muhs, Ager, T. A., Been, J., Bradbury, J. P., Dean, W. E. 2003: A late Quaternary record of eolian silt deposition in a maar lake, St. Michael Island, western Alaska. Quaternary Research, 60: 110-122.

Daniel R. Muhs, Stafford, T.W., Cowherd, S.D., Mahan, S.A., Kihl, R., Maat, P.B., Bush, C.A., Nehring, J. 1996: Origin of the late Quaternary dune fields of northeastern Colorado . Geomorphology 17: 129-149

Daniel R. MuhsGifford H. Miller, Whelan, J. F., Kennedy, G. L. 1992: Aminostratigraphy and oxygen isotope stratigraphy of marine-terrace deposits, Palos Verdes Hills and San Pedro areas, Los Angeles County, California. In Quaternary Coasts of the United States: Marine and Lacustrine Systems, Society for Sedimentary Geology (SEPM) Special Publication No. 48, pp. 363-376.

Rosholt, J. N., Colman, S. M., Stuiver, M., Damon, P. E., Naeser, C. W., Naeser, N. D., Szabo, B. J., Daniel R. Muhs, Liddicoat, J. C., Forman, S. L., Machette, M. N., Pierce, K. L. 1991: Dating methods applicable to the Quaternary, Chapter 3. The Geology of North America, Vol. K-2, Quaternary Nonglacial Geology: Conterminous U.S. The Geological Society of America, pp. 45-74.

Daniel R. Muhs, Kelsey, H. M., Gifford H. Miller, Kennedy, G. L., Whelan, J. F., McInelly, G. W. 1990: Age estimates and uplift rates for Late Pleistocene marine terraces, southern portion of the Cascadia Forearc. Journal of Geophysical Research, 95: 6685-6698.

Gillette, D. A., Adams, J. A., Daniel R. Muhs, Kihl, R. 1982: Threshold friction velocities and rupture moduli for crusted desert soils for the input of soil particles into the air. Journal of Geophysical Research, 87(C11): 9003-9015.