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Seal, R.R., and Nordstrom, D.K., editors, 2015, special issue of Applied Geochemistry, Environmental Geochemistry for Modern Mining, (Volume 57, June 2015).

 

Piatak, Nadine, Seal, Robert, Jones, Perry, and Woodruff, Laurel, 2015, Copper toxicity and organic matter: Resiliency of watersheds in the Duluth Complex, Minnesota, USA, Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Acid Rock Drainage and IMWA Annual Conference, 10 p., Available online at: https://www.imwa.info/imwa-meetings/proceedings/293-proceedings-2015.html

Piatak, N.M., Seal, R.R. II, Jones, P.M., and Woodruff, L.G., 2014, Potential for copper toxicity caused by surface water and stream sediments in unmined mineralized watersheds in the Duluth Complex: Institute on Lake Superior Geology Meeting, Hibbing, MN, May 2014, p. 97-98. [abstract] [PDF file, 19.5 MB]

Piatak, N.M.; Woodruff, L.G.; Seal, R.R., and Jones, P.M., 2013, Baseline geochemical characterization of trace elements in stream sediments in mineralized watersheds of the Duluth Complex, northeastern Minnesota: International Mine Water Association (IMWA) Meeting, Golden, CO, August 2013. View Piatak abstract [PDF file, 56 KB]

Schulz, K.J., Chandler, V.W., Nicholson, S.W., Piatak, Nadine, Seal, II, R.R., Woodruff, L.G., and Zientek, M.L., 2010, Magmatic sulfide-rich nickel-copper deposits related to picrite and (or) tholeiitic basalt dike-sill complexes—A preliminary deposit model: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2010–1179, 25 p. (Available at http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2010/1179/).

Seal, R.R. II, Jones, P.M., Piatak, N.M., and Woodruff, L.G., 2013, Implications of high dissolved organic carbon concentrations on potential copper toxicity in surface waters in the vicinity of Cu-Ni-PGM deposits of the Duluth Complex, northeastern Minnesota: International Mine Water Association (IMWA) Meeting, Golden, CO, USA, August 2013. View Seal abstract [PDF file, 57 KB]

Seal, Robert, Lapakko, Kim, Piatak, Nadine, Woodruff, Laurel, 2015, Reaction Modeling of Drainage Quality in the Duluth Complex, Northern Minnesota, USA, Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Acid Rock Drainage and IMWA Annual Conference, 10 p., Available online at: https://www.imwa.info/imwa-meetings/proceedings/293-proceedings-2015.html

Seal, R.R. II, Piatak, N.M., and Woodruff, L.G., 2014, The danger of ‘sulfide mining’ in the Lake Superior region: Institute on Lake Superior Geology Meeting, Hibbing, MN, May 2014, p. 115-116. [abstract] [PDF file, 19.5 MB]

Woodruff, Laurel, and Jennings, Carrie, 2015, Bedrock and Soil Chemistry in Paired Watersheds in Northeastern Minnesota: poster session, 61st Annual Meeting, Institute on Lake Superior Geology, Dryden, Ontario, May 19-24, 2015.

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