Steven Semken

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Perera, V.*, Mead, C., Buxner, S., Horodyskyj, L., Semken, S., Lopatto, D., & Anbar, A. D. (in review). Students in fully online programs report more positive attitudes toward science than students in traditional, in-person programs. CBE Life Sciences Education.

Londoño, S. C.*, Makuritofe, V., Brandt, E., Semken, S., & Garzón, C. (in review). Exploring the geology of the Colombian Amazon with Indigenous eyes: Ethnogeology of the Uitoto territory. Cultural Studies of Science Education.

Horodyskyj, L., Mead, C.*, Buxner, S., Semken, S., & Anbar, A. (in review). The search for habitable worlds: A model for teaching authentic science to large enrollments online. Astrobiology Journal.

Mead, C.*, Semken, S., & Anbar, A., (in review). Development of a valid and reliable biogeochemistry concept inventory using the Rasch model. Journal of Geoscience Education.

Londoño, S. C.*, Makuritofe, V., Brandt, E., Semken, S., & Garzón, C. (2016). Ethnogeology in Amazonia: Surface-water systems in the Colombian Amazon, from perspectives of Uitoto traditional knowledge and mainstream hydrology. In Wessel, G. R., & Greenberg, J. K. (Eds.), Geoscience for the public good and global development: Toward a sustainable future: Geological Society of America Special Paper 520 (pp. 221-232). Boulder, CO: Geological Society of America. PDF (710kB) Purchase the book here

Ward, E. G., Semken, S., & Libarkin, J. (2014). The design of place-based, culturally informed geoscience assessment. Journal of Geoscience Education, 62(1), 86-103. PDF (963 kB)

Apple, J., Lemus, J., & Semken, S. (2014).  Teaching geoscience in the context of culture and place. Journal of Geoscience Education, 62(1), 1-4. (All authors contributed equally to this paper and are listed alphabetically.) PDF (89 kB)

Allison, C. M.*, Porter, R. C., Fouch, M. J., & Semken, S. (2013).  Seismic evidence for lithospheric modification beneath the Mojave Neovolcanic Province, Southern California.  Geophysical Research Letters, 40, 5119-5124, doi:10.1002/grl.50993. PDF (828 kB)

Zeigler, K., Timmons, J. M., Timmons, S., & Semken, S. (Eds.). (2013). Geology of the Route 66 region: Flagstaff to Grants: New Mexico Geological Society Guidebook 64. Socorro, NM: New Mexico Geological Society. Purchase the book here Winner of the 2015 Best Geologic Guidebook Award from the Geoscience Information Society!

Mathis, A., Lillie, R. J., & Semken, S. (2013). Sharing geology with the public along I-40 using interpretive and place-based educational techniques. In K. Zeigler, J. M. Timmons, S. Timmons, & S. Semken (Eds.), Geology of the Route 66 region: Flagstaff to Grants: New Mexico Geological Society Guidebook 64 (pp. 20-22). Socorro, NM: New Mexico Geological Society. PDF (281 kB)

Zeigler, K., Semken, S., & Moore, C. (2013).  Meteor Crater: from misunderstanding to obsession to geologic icon. In K. Zeigler, J. M. Timmons, S. Timmons, & S. Semken (Eds.), Geology of the Route 66 region: Flagstaff to Grants:  New Mexico Geological Society Guidebook 64 (pp. 22-23). Socorro, NM: New Mexico Geological Society. PDF (283 kB)

Zeigler, K., & Semken, S. (2013).  Old Route 66: Getting your kicks in the American Southwest. In K. Zeigler, J. M. Timmons, S. Timmons, & S. Semken (Eds.), Geology of the Route 66 region: Flagstaff to Grants:  New Mexico Geological Society Guidebook 64 (pp. 23-24). Socorro, NM: New Mexico Geological Society. PDF (258 kB)

Zeigler, K., Timmons, J. M., & Semken, S. (2013).  Third-day road log: Trip 1, Trip 2, and Trip 3: Pre-trip: From El Rancho Hotel in Gallup, New Mexico to Northwest Regional Visitor’s Center in Grants, New Mexico. In K. Zeigler, J. M. Timmons, S. Timmons, & S. Semken (Eds.), Geology of the Route 66 region: Flagstaff to Grants:  New Mexico Geological Society Guidebook 64 (pp. 50-74). Socorro, NM: New Mexico Geological Society. Purchase the book here

Parker, W., Martz, J., Zeigler, K., Semken, S., & Timmons, J. M. (2013).  Second-day road log: From a corner in Winslow, Arizona, through Petrified Forest National Park, to the El Rancho Hotel in Gallup, New Mexico. In K. Zeigler, J. M. Timmons, S. Timmons, & S. Semken (Eds.), Geology of the Route 66 region: Flagstaff to Grants:  New Mexico Geological Society Guidebook 64 (pp. 25-49). Socorro, NM: New Mexico Geological Society. Purchase the book here

Zeigler, K., Riggs, N., Timmons, J. M., Ort, M., & Semken, S. (2013).  First-day road log: From Flagstaff to SP and Colton Craters, Wupatki and Sunset Crater National Monuments, and Meteor Crater. In K. Zeigler, J. M. Timmons, S. Timmons, & S. Semken (Eds.), Geology of the Route 66 region: Flagstaff to Grants:  New Mexico Geological Society Guidebook 64 (pp. 9-24). Socorro, NM: New Mexico Geological Society. Purchase the book here

Bohon, W.*, Robinson, S., Arrowsmith, R., & Semken, S. (2013). Building an effective social media strategy for science programs. Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, 94(27), 237-238. PDF (106 kB)

Bueno Watts, N.*, Baker, D. R., & Semken, S. (2013). The impact of writing-intensive professional development on high school teachers’ science content knowledge of energy in systems. Global Journal of Human Social Science-G, 13(3), 45-58. PDF (700 kB)

Semken, S. (2013).  Antelope Canyon history.  Leading the Way: The Wisdom of the Navajo People, 11(1), 24.

Semken, S. (2012).  EarthScope and place-based education.  inSights, summer 2012. Online version PDF (1.9 MB)

Semken, S., Schaufele, C., & Zumoff, N. (2012). Math and geoscience “placed” in context.  In the Trenches, 2(2), 12-13. PDF (131 kB)

Semken, S. (2012).  Seashells in the Shiprock area.  Leading the Way: The Wisdom of the Navajo People, 10(7), 22-23. PDF (1.33 MB)

Semken, S. (2012).  Place-based teaching and learning.  In N. M. Seel (Ed.), Encyclopedia of the sciences of learning (pp. 2641-2642).  New York: Springer. PDF (95 kB) Purchase the book or read it online

Peterson, V. L., Garver, J. I., Semken, S., & Williams, W. J. W. (2011). Enhancing participation of two-year college faculty in the Geological Society of America. GSA Today, 21(12), 36-38. PDF (213 kB)

Luft, J., Wong, S.*, & Semken, S. (2011). Rethinking recruitment: The comprehensive and strategic recruitment of secondary science teachers. Journal of Science Teacher Education, 22, 459-474. PDF (201 kB)

Semken, S. (2011). A sense of the American Southwest: Place-based Earth system science for diverse students. In the Trenches, 1, 1-4. PDF (2.9 Mb)

Kraft, K., Srogi, L., Husman, J., Semken, S., & Fuhrman, M. (2011). Engaging students to
learn through the affective domain: A new framework for teaching in the geosciences. Journal of Geoscience Education, 59, 71-84. PDF (390 kB)

Crow, R., Karlstrom, K., Crossey, L., Semken, S., Perry, D., Williams, M., & Bryan, J. (2011).  It’s about time: Innovations in geoscience education at the Grand Canyon.  Legacy, 22, 26-27. PDF (477 kB)

Williams, D.*, & Semken, S. (2011). Ethnographic methods in analysis of place-based geoscience
curriculum and pedagogy. In A. P. Feig & A. Stokes (Eds.), Qualitative research in geoscience education: Geological Society of America Special Paper 474 (pp. 49-62). Boulder, CO: Geological Society of America. PDF (1.24 MB)

Semken, S., & Brandt, E. (2010). Implications of sense of place and place-based education for
ecological integrity and cultural sustainability in contested places. In D. Tippins, M. Mueller, M.
van Eijck, & J. Adams (Eds.), Cultural studies and environmentalism: The confluence of
ecojustice, place-based (science) education, and indigenous knowledge systems
(pp. 287-302).
New York: Springer. Abstract PDF (1.17 MB) Purchase the book or read it online

Semken, S. (2010). Ship Rock and the Navajo volcanic field.  In L.G. Price (Ed.), The geology of northern New Mexico's parks, monuments, and public lands (pp. 85-91). Socorro, NM: New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources. Purchase the book

Semken, S., Williams, D.*, Ross, J., Kerr, B., & Monhardt, R. (2010). Design elements
and learning outcomes of two place-based teacher professional programs situated in the Southwest United
States: Concordance with Universal Design for Learning. Proceedings of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. PDF (136 kB)

Bueno Watts, N.*, Baker, D. R., Semken, S., & Lang, M. (2010). Improving high
school teachers’ content knowledge of energy in systems through research-based professional
development. Proceedings of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. PDF (453 kB)

Semken, S., Butler Freeman, C.*, Bueno Watts, N.*, Neakrase, J.*, Dial, R.*, & Baker, D. (2009). Factors that influence sense of place as a learning outcome of place-based geoscience teaching. Electronic Journal of Science Education, 13, 136-159. PDF (168 kB)   

Gonzales, D., & Semken, S. (2009). A comparative study of field-inquiry in an undergraduate petrology course. In S.J. Whitmeyer, D.W. Mogk, & E.J. Pyle (Eds.), Field geology education: Historical perspectives and modern approaches: Geological Society of America Special Paper 461 (pp. 205-221). Boulder, CO: Geological Society of America. PDF (2.53 MB) Purchase the book

Semken, S., Dodick, J., Frus, R.*, Wells, M., Perry, D., Bryan, J., Williams, M., Crow, R., Crossey, L., & Karlstrom, K. (2009).  Studies of informal geologic time learning at the “Trail of Time” in Grand Canyon National Park.  Informal Learning Review, 1(99), 1-5. PDF (532 kB)

Semken, S. (2009). Putting Earth science back in its place. Arizona Geology.  Online essay

Semken, S., Dodick, J., Ben-David, O., Pineda, M.*, Bueno Watts, N.*, & Alvarado, C.* (2009). Timeline and time-scale cognition experiments for a geological interpretative exhibit at Grand Canyon. Proceedings of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching, Garden Grove, California. PDF (199 kB)

Brand, B.D.*, Clarke, A.B., & Semken, S. (2009). Eruptive dynamics and depositional processes of Narbona Pass maar volcano, Navajo volcanic field, Navajo Nation, New Mexico (USA). Bulletin of Volcanology, 71(1), 49-77.  PDF (2.2 MB)

Karlstrom, K., Semken, S., Crossey, L., Perry, D., Gyllenhaal, E. D., Dodick, J., Williams, M., Hellmich-Bryan, J., Crow, R., Bueno Watts, N.*, & Ault, C. (2008). Informal geoscience education on a grand scale: the Trail of Time exhibition at Grand Canyon. Journal of Geoscience Education, 56(4), 354-361. PDF (4.22 MB)

Semken, S., & Butler Freeman, C.* (2008).  Sense of place in the practice and assessment of place-based science teaching. Science Education, 92(6), 1042-1057.  PDF (114 kB)

Bueno Watts, N.F.*, Semken, S., Pineda, M.*, & Alvarado, C.* (2008).  Visitors’ geological conceptions and meaning making at Petrified Forest National Park. Proceedings of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching, Baltimore, Maryland. PDF (131 kB)

Semken, S. (2008). A sense of the Southwest. Newsletter, Bioregional Outdoor Education Project, 9(3), 1-12. PDF (624 kB)

Semken, S., Fouch, M., Garnero, E., Zah, P., & Lippert, D. (2007). Meshing American Indian concerns with goals of EarthScope's USArray. Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, 88(31), 309-310.  PDF (252 kB)

Semken, S., & Butler Freeman, C.L.* (2007). Cognitive and affective outcomes of a Southwest place-based approach to teaching introductory geoscience. Proceedings of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching, New Orleans, Louisiana.  PDF (215 kB)

Butler Freeman, C.L.*, Semken, S., Lawson, A., Oehrtman, M., Schaufele, C., & Jensen, J.* (2007). How old is the Earth: an exploration of geologic time through place-based inquiry. Proceedings of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching, New Orleans, Louisiana.  PDF (205 kB)

Gonzales, D., & Semken, S. (2006).  Integrating undergraduate education and scientific discovery through field research in igneous petrology. Journal of Geoscience Education, 54, 133-142.  PDF (533 kB)

Hahn, D.*, Brem, S.K., & Semken, S. (2005). Exploring the social, moral, and temporal qualities of pre-service teachers’ narratives of evolution. Journal of Geoscience Education, 53, 456-461.  PDF (238 kB)

Semken, S. (2005). Sense of place and place-based introductory geoscience teaching for American Indian and Alaska Native undergraduates. Journal of Geoscience Education, 53, 149-157.  PDF (399 kB)

Wilson, D., Aster, R., West, M., Ni, J., Grand, S., Gao, W., Baldridge, W.S., Semken, S., & Patel, P. (2005). Lithospheric structure of the Río Grande Rift. Nature, 433, 851-855.  PDF (326 kB)

Wilson, D., Aster, R., Ni, J., Grand, S., West, M., Gao, W., Baldridge, W.S., & Semken, S. (2005).  Imaging the seismic structure of the crust and upper mantle beneath the Great Plains, Río Grande Rift, and Colorado Plateau using receiver functions. Journal of Geophysical Research, 110, B05306, DOI 10.1029/2004JB003492.  PDF (771 kB)

Lucas, S.G., Semken, S.C., Berglof, W.R., & Ulmer-Scholle, D.S. (Eds.). (2003). Geology of the Zuni Plateau: New Mexico Geological Society Guidebook 54. Socorro, NM: New Mexico Geological Society.  Web page

Semken, S. (2003). Black rocks protruding up: the Navajo volcanic field. In S.G. Lucas, S.C. Semken, W.R. Berglof, & D.S. Ulmer-Scholle (Eds.), Geology of the Zuni Plateau: New Mexico Geological Society Guidebook 54 (pp. 133-138). Socorro, NM: New Mexico Geological Society.  PDF (1.14 MB)

Blackhorse, A.**, Semken, S., & Charley, P. (2003).  A Navajo-English thesaurus of geological terms. In S.G. Lucas, S.C. Semken, W.R. Berglof, & D.S. Ulmer-Scholle (Eds.), Geology of the Zuni Plateau: New Mexico Geological Society Guidebook 54 (pp. 103-108). Socorro, NM: New Mexico Geological Society.  PDF (289 kB)

Heckert, A.B., Kues, B.S., & Semken, S.C. (2003). From Bear Spring to Fort Wingate. In S.G. Lucas, S.C.Semken, W.R. Berglof, & D.S. Ulmer-Scholle (Eds.), Geology of the Zuni Plateau: New Mexico Geological Society Guidebook 54 (pp. 37-40). Socorro, NM: New Mexico Geological Society.  PDF (770 kB)

Lucas, S.G., Heckert, A.B., Berglof, W.R., Kues, B.S., Crumpler, L.S., Aubele, J.C., McLemore, V.T., Owen, D.E., & Semken, S.C. (2003). Second-day road log, from Gallup to Fort Wingate, Sixmile Canyon, Ciniza, Red Rock Park, Church Rock, White Mesa, Thoreau, and Grants. In S.G. Lucas, S.C. Semken, W.R. Berglof, & D.S. Ulmer-Scholle (Eds.), Geology of the Zuni Plateau: New Mexico Geological Society Guidebook 54 (pp. 35-68). Socorro, NM: New Mexico Geological Society.

Lucas, S.G., Semken, S.C., Heckert, A.B., Berglof, W.R., Hoffman, G., Kues, B.S., Crumpler, L.S., & Aubele, J.C. (2003). First-day road log, from Gallup to Gamerco, Yah-Ta-Hey, Window Rock, Fort Defiance, Navajo, Todilto Park, Crystal, Narbona Pass, Sheep Springs, Tohatchi, and Gallup. In S.G. Lucas, S.C. Semken, W.R. Berglof, & D.S. Ulmer-Scholle (Eds.), Geology of the Zuni Plateau: New Mexico Geological Society Guidebook 54 (pp. 1-34).  Socorro, NM: New Mexico Geological Society.

Gok, R., Ni, J., West, M., Sandvol, E., Wilson, D., Aster, R., Baldridge, W.S., Grand, S., Gao, W., Tillman, F., & Semken, S. (2003). Shear-wave splitting and mantle flow beneath LA RISTRA. Geophysical Research Letters, 30(12), 1614, DOI 10.1029/2002GL016616.  PDF (142 kB)

Riggs, E., & Semken, S. (2003). Earth science education for Native Americans. Newsletter, Bioregional Outdoor Education Project, 4(3), 1-10. PDF (664 kB)

Wilson, D., Leon, J., Aster, R., Ni, J., Schlue, J., Grand, S., Semken, S., Baldridge, S., & Gao, W. (2002). Broadband seismic background noise at temporary seismic stations observed on a regional scale in the southwestern United States.  Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 92(8), 3335-3341.  PDF (461 kB)

Hall-Wallace, M., Benthien, M., Boyd, T., Marvinney, R., Meertens, C., Semken, S., Taber, J., & Wald, L. (2002). EarthScope education and outreach program plan.  Washington, DC: EarthScope.  PDF (8.96 MB)

Semken, S., & Gonzales, D. (2002, October 15).  Rainbows in the rocks.  Daily Times, Farmington, New Mexico, pp. A1, A5.

Semken, S.C. (2002). Citation: National Association of Geoscience Teachers 2001 Neil Miner Award. Journal of Geoscience Education, 50, 221-223.

Semken, S.C. (2002). Ch’óoshgai doo Tsézhiin ‘íí ‘áhí: the Chuska Mountains, Defiance Plateau, and Navajo Volcanic Field: Western Slope Intercollegiate Field Conference Guidebook 14. Shiprock, NM: Diné College.

Semken, S.C. (2001). Comments on a list of references on science teaching and Native cultures. Tribal College Journal, 12, 7.

Semken, S.C., Drummond, C., & Harder, V. (2001). The National Association of Geoscience Teachers: dedicated to geoscience education. GSA (Geological Society of America) Today, 11(10), 53.

Riggs, E.M., & Semken, S.C. (2001).  Culture and science: Earth science for Native Americans. Geotimes, 46, 14-17.  Online version  PDF (1.06 MB)

Semken, S.C. (2001). The Navajo volcanic field. In L.S. Crumpler & S.G. Lucas (Eds.), Volcanoes of New Mexico: Bulletin 18 (pp. 79-83), Albuquerque, NM: New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science.

Reynolds, S.J., & Semken, S.C. (2000).  Rocks before terms and tables—from the concrete to the abstract. Journal of Geoscience Education, 48, 572.  PDF (143 kB)

Semken, S.C. (Ed.). (2000).  Some great ideas for geoscience teachers [special issue]. Journal of Geoscience Education, 48(5).

Semken, S.C. (1999).  Aboriginal cultures and Earth science. GSA (Geological Society of America) Today, 9(8), 18.  PDF (27 kB)

Semken, S.C. (1999). Oxygen. In C.P. Marshall & R.W. Fairbridge (Eds.), Encyclopedia of geochemistry (pp. 467-469): Dordrecht, Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Kelly, M., Ort, M., Tashiro, J., & Semken, S. (1999).  VR excursions: Exploring Earth’s environment.  Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall. Find a copy

Dubiel, R.F., Hasiotis, S.T., & Semken, S.C. (1997). Hands-on geology for Navajo Nation teachers. Journal of Geoscience Education, 45, 113-116.  PDF (3.10 MB)

Semken, S.C., & Morgan, F. (1997). Navajo pedagogy and Earth systems. Journal of Geoscience Education, 45, 109-112.  PDF (1.45 MB)

Semken, S.C. (1997). NAGT/GSA symposium on geoscience education in Native American communities. Journal of Geoscience Education, 45, 104-105.  PDF (1.02 MB)

Tsosie, B.**, Semken, S., & Harrison, B. (1997). The Shiprock uranium-mill tailings remedial action (UMTRA) site. In O.J. Anderson, B.S. Kues, & S.G. Lucas (Eds.), Mesozoic geology and paleontology of the Four Corners region: New Mexico Geological Society Guidebook 48 (pp. 279-281).  Socorro, NM: New Mexico Geological Society.  PDF (2.00 MB)

Semken, S.C., & McIntosh, W.C. (1997). 40Ar/39Ar age determinations for the Carrizo Mountains laccolith, Navajo Nation, Arizona. In O.J. Anderson, B.S. Kues, & S.G. Lucas (Eds.), Mesozoic geology and paleontology of the Four Corners region: New Mexico Geological Society Guidebook 48 (pp. 75-80).  Socorro, NM: New Mexico Geological Society.  PDF (4.19 MB)

Anderson, O.J., Lucas, S.G., Semken, S.C., Chenoweth, W.L., & Black, B.A. (1997). Third-day road log, from Durango, Colorado, to Aztec, Farmington, and Shiprock, New Mexico. In O.J. Anderson, B.S. Kues, & S.G. Lucas (Eds.), Mesozoic geology and paleontology of the Four Corners region: New Mexico Geological Society Guidebook 48 (pp. 35-56).  Socorro, NM: New Mexico Geological Society.

Lucas, S.G., Anderson, O.J., Leckie, R.M., Wright-Dunbar, R., & Semken, S.C. (1997). Second-day road log, from Cortez, Colorado, to Mesa Verde National Park, Mancos, and Durango. In O.J. Anderson, B.S. Kues, & S.G. Lucas (Eds.), Mesozoic geology and paleontology of the Four Corners region: New Mexico Geological Society Guidebook 48 (pp. 19-33).  Socorro, NM: New Mexico Geological Society.

Anderson, O.J., Lucas, S.G., Chenoweth, W.L., & Semken, S.C. (1997). First-day road log, from Cortez, Colorado, to Montezuma Creek, Bluff, Aneth, and Four Corners. In O.J. Anderson, B.S. Kues, & S.G. Lucas (Eds.), Mesozoic geology and paleontology of the Four Corners region: New Mexico Geological Society Guidebook 48 (pp. 1-18).  Socorro, NM: New Mexico Geological Society.

Ridgway, K., Dowse, M., Geary, E.E., Maxson, J., Semken, S., Stephenson-Hawk, D., & Winkler, J. (1997). How can we increase diversity, recruitment, and retention of students in the Earth and space sciences? In M.F.W. Ireton, C.A. Manduca, & D.W. Mogk (Eds.). Shaping the future of undergraduate Earth science education: Innovation and change using an Earth system approach (pp. 39-43).  Washington, DC: American Geophysical Union.

Semken, S.C. (1996). Introduction to the geology and hydrogeology of northwestern New Mexico.  Proceedings, New Mexico Water Conference, New Mexico Water Resources Research Institute, 13-21.

Brown, L.F., Hickmott, D.D., Currier, R.P., Semken, S.C., Lameman, T.**, Martin, S.**, & Yazzie, S.** (1996).  Reducing adverse health effects and improving performance of stoves on the Navajo Reservation: a plan for action (Report LA-UR-96-4016).  Los Alamos, NM: Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Semken, S. (1996, February 2).  Creationist beliefs refuted. Daily Times, Farmington, New Mexico, p. B4.

Semken, S. (1996, January 12).  Scientists are curious human beings. Daily Times, Farmington, New Mexico, p. B4.

Semken, S.C., & Oversby, V.M. (1994).  Coal ash as a naturally-occurring radioactive material—regulation before research? Proceedings, 29th Intersociety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference, 48-50.

Semken, S.C. (1992).  Looking after the land. Tribal College Journal, 3, 11-12. PDF (84 kB)

Semken, S.C., Slate, C., & Crank, L., Jr.**. (1992). Geologic road log from Shiprock to Chinle, Navajo Nation.  In S.C. Semken (Ed.), Ti’ Diné bitsé’ dadíníil’: Field guide to a geologic excursion in the northeastern Navajo Nation: Western Slope Intercollegiate Field Conference Guidebook 4 (pp. 5-32).  Shiprock, NM: Navajo Community College.

Semken, S.C. (Ed.). (1992). Ti’ Diné bitsé’ dadíníil’: Field guide to a geologic excursion in the northeastern Navajo Nation: Western Slope Intercollegiate Field Conference Guidebook 4.  Shiprock, NM: Navajo Community College.

Wuensch, B.J., Semken, S.C., Uchikoba, F., & Yoo, H.I. (1991). The mechanisms for self-diffusion in magnesium oxide. Ceramic Transactions, 24, 79-89. PDF (836 kb)

Farmer, G.L., Perry, F.V., Semken, S., Crowe, B., Curtis, D., & DePaolo, D.J. (1989). Isotopic evidence on the structure and origin of subcontinental lithospheric mantle in southern Nevada.  Journal of Geophysical Research, 94 (B6), 7885-7898. PDF (1.11 MB)

Ingel, R.P., Lewis, D., III, Bender, B.A., & Semken, S.C. (1988). Properties and microstructures of rapidly solidified zirconia-based ceramic alloys.  In S. Somiya (Ed.), Science and technology of zirconia III: Advances in Ceramics 24 (pp. 385-396).  Cincinnati, OH: American Ceramic Society. PDF (1.25 MB)

Semken, S.C. (1983). Geology of Cima Dome, Cima Volcanic Field, Afton Canyon, and Manix Fault areas, California. In D. Casebier (Ed.), Guide to the Mojave Road (pp. 137, 173-174, 177, 216-219). Los Angeles: Mojave Road Publications.

Sclater, J.G., Royden, L., Horváth, F., Burchfiel, B.C., Semken, S., & Stegena, L. (1980). The formation of the intra-Carpathian basins as determined from subsidence data. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 51, 139-162. PDF (2.08 MB)

 

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