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George Nikolich
Associate Research Scientist, Atmospheric Science

Publications
2022
Walker, I., Hilgendorf, Z., Turner, C., Gillies, J. A., Furtak-Cole, E., Nikolich, G. (2022). Assessing performance of a ‘nature-based’ foredune restoration project, Oceano Dunes, California, USA, Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, in press, 10.1002/esp.5478

Furtak-Cole, E., Gillies, J. A., Hilgendorf, Z., Walker, I. J., Nikolich, G. (2022). Simulation of flow and shear stress distribution on the Oceano Dunes, implications for saltation and dust emissions, Environmental Fluid Mechanics, 22 p. 10.1007/s10652-022-09902-0

2021
Chapman, J. B., Nikolich, G., Goreham, J., McCurdy, G. D., Miller, J. J., Chapman, A. (2021). Tonopah Test Range Air Monitoring: CY2019 Meteorological, Radiological, and Wind Transported Particulate Observations, paginated by section, DRI# 45296: DOE/NV/0003590-60

Mizell, S. A., Nikolich, G., Goreham, J., McCurdy, G. D., Miller, J. J. (2021). Project 57 Air Monitoring Report: January 1 through December 31, 2019, paginated by section, DRI 45297; DOE/NV/0003590-64

Mizell, S. A., Nikolich, G., Goreham, J., McCurdy, G. D., Chapman, A., Miller, J. J. (2021). Project 57 Air Monitoring Report: January 1 through September 30, 2020, with a Review of the Period of Record Radionuclide Analyses, Paginated by section, DRI Report #45298; DOE/NV/0003590-70

Chapman, J. B., Nikolich, G., Chapman, A., Goreham, J., McCurdy, G. D., Miller, J. J. (2021). Tonopah Test Range Air Monitoring: CY2020 Meteorological, Radiological, and Wind Transported Particulate Observations, Paginated by section, DRI Report # 41285

Fitz, D. R., Bumiller, K., Etyemezian, V. R., Kuhns, H. D., Gillies, J. A., Nikolich, G., James, D. E., Langston, R., Merle, Jr., R. S. (2021). Real-time PM10 emission rates from paved roads by measurement of concentrations in the vehicle’s wake using on-board sensors. Part 2. Comparison of SCAMPER, TRAKER, flux measurements, and AP-42 silt sampling under controlled conditions, Atmospheric Environment, 256 (118453), 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2021.118453

Gillies, J. A., Furtak-Cole, E., Nikolich, G., Etyemezian, V. R. (2021). The role of off highway vehicle activity in augmenting dust emissions at the Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area, Oceano CA, Atmospheric Environment: X, 13 (100146), 10.1016/j.aeaoa.2021.100146

2020
Mizell, S. A., Nikolich, G., Healey, J. M., Shadel, C. A., Goreham, J., McCurdy, G. D., Miller, J. J. (2020). Project 57 Air Monitoring Report: January 1 through December 31, 2018, DOE/NV/0003590-49; DRI 45291

Miller, J. J., Etyemezian, V. R., Adams, K. D., Berli, M., Kruger, B. R., Stillman, S., Cablk, M. E., Heintz, K. M., Nikolich, G., Moser, D. P. (2020). Lakebed Health and Feasibility of Use Study, including Inundation Frequency Analysis of Rogers and Rosamond Dry Lakes, Edwards Air Force Base, California, Paginated by section, DRI Publication #41279

Nikolich, G., Heintz, K. M., Mizell, S. A., McCurdy, G. D., Chapman, A., Miller, J. J., Stillman, S. (2020). NNSS Soils Monitoring: Plutonium Valley (CAU 366) FY2019, paginated by section, DRI 45293; DOE/NV/0003590-52

Griffith, S. R. (Ed.) Chapman, J. B., Goreham, J., Heintz, K. M., Nikolich, G., Miller, J. J. (2020). Sandia National Laboratories Annual Site Environmental Report, 2019: Tonopah Test Range, Nevada and Kaua’i Test Facility, Hawai’i, Appendix A. SNL/TTR Air Monitoring Stations, Sandia National Laboratory, SAND-2020-10353, 10.2172/1680041

2019
Gillies, J. A., Etyemezian, V. R., Nikolich, G. (2019). Trapping of Sand-Sized Particles Exterior and Interior to Large Porous Roughness Forms in the Atmospheric Surface Layer, Boundary-Layer Meteorology, 170 (3), 443-469, 10.1007/s10546-018-0402-2

Nikolich, G., Mizell, S. A., McCurdy, G. D., Campbell, S. A., Miller, J. J. (2019). NNSS Soils Monitoring: Plutonium Valley (CAU 366) FY2018, DOE/NV/0003590-37; DRI 45288

Chapman, J. B., Nikolich, G., Goreham, J., McCurdy, G. D., Miller, J. J., Chapman, A. (2019). Tonopah Test Range Air Monitoring: CY2018 Meteorological, Radiological, and Wind Transported Particulate Observations

Etyemezian, V. R., Gillies, J. A., Mastin, L. G., Crawford, A., Hasson, R., van Eaton, A., Nikolich, G. (2019). Laboratory experiments of volcanic ash resuspension by wind, Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 10.1029/2018JD030076

Klose, M., Gill, T. E., Etyemezian, V. R., Nikolich, G., Zadeh, Z. G., Webb, N. P., Van Pelt, R. S. (2019). Dust emission from crusted surfaces: Insights from field measurements and modelling, Aeolian Research, 40, 1-14, 10.1016/j.aeolia.2019.05.001

Chapman, J. B., Goreham, J., Heintz, K. M., Nikolich, G., Miller, J. J. (2019). Appendix A. SNL/TTR Air Monitoring Stations in 2018, within: Sandia National Laboratories, 2019. 2018 Annual Site Environmental Report for Sandia National Laboratories, Tonopah Test Range, Nevada, and Kaua’i Test Facility, Hawai’i. Prepared for Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration, SAND2019-9387 R
https://www.sandia.gov/news/publications/environmental_reports/_assets/documents/ASER_2018_TK_web.pdf

2018
Clifford, M. J., Etyemezian, V. R., Chen, L., Nikolich, G. (2018). Synthesis of Post-Fire Monitoring Activities in the Great Basin Desert, Mojave Desert, and Transition Zones, 45282

Gillies, J. A., Etyemezian, V. R., Nikolich, G., Nickling, W. G., Kok, J. (2018). Changes in the saltation flux following a step-change in macro-roughness, Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 10.1002/esp.4362

Nikolich, G., Mizell, S. A., McCurdy, G. D., Campbell, S. A., Miller, J. J. (2018). NNSS Soils Monitoring: Plutonium Valley (CAU 366) FY2017, DOE/NV/0003590-16; 45283

Chapman, J. B., Nikolich, G., Shadel, C. A., McCurdy, G. D., Etyemezian, V. R., Miller, J. J., Mizell, S. A. (2018). Tonopah Test Range Air Monitoring CY2017 Meteorological, Radiological, and Wind Transported Particulate Observations, DOE/NV/0003590-25; DRI 45284

Mizell, S. A., Nikolich, G., Healey, J. M., Shadel, C. A., McCurdy, G. D., Miller, J. J. (2018). Project 57 Air Monitoring Report: January 1 through December 31, 2017, DOE 0003590-29; DRI 45286

Etyemezian, V. R., Gillies, J. A., Nikolich, G., Hasson, R. (2018). Measurement of resuspension of volcanic ash by wind erosion: final report, 73 pp., AFP-DRI-REPORT-02, Revision 1

Etyemezian, V. R., Decker, D. L., Nikolich, G., Kohl, S. D., Khlystov, A. Y. (2018). Exploratory development of energetic and pyrotechnic combustion characterization apparatus, 44 p.

Lauer, A., Etyemezian, V. R., Nikolich, G., Azate, A. F., Batcha, F. S., Kaur, M., Mander, J., Passaglia, A. K., Garcia, E. (2018). Final report: Assessing the impacts of climate and land use/land cover change on valley fever incidence, 65 pp.

Etyemezian, V. R., Nikolich, G., DuBois, D. W., DeAntonio, M., Fuentes, J., Zadeh, Z. G., Nayares, O., Engle, S. (2018). Early warning sensor network for brown-out conditions: Pilot implementation on I-10, 29 pp.

Gillies, J. A., Etyemezian, V. R., Nikolich, G. (2018). Trapping of sand-sized particles exterior and interior to large porous roughness forms in the atmospheric surface layer, Boundary-Layer Meteorology, 10.1007/s10546-018-0402-2

Gillies, J. A., Etyemezian, V. R., Nikolich, G. (2018). Trapping of Sand-Sized Particles Exterior and Interior to Large Porous Roughness Forms in the Atmospheric Surface Layer: Phases 1 & 2, Final report prepared for Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control District, Bishop, CA, December 2018.

2017
Gillies, J. A., Etyemezian, V. R., Nikolich, G., Glick, R., Rowland, P., Pesce, T., Skinner, M. (2017). Effectiveness of an array of porous fences to reduce sand flux: Oceano Dunes, Oceano CA, Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, 168, 247-259, doi: 10.1016/j.weia.2017.06.015

Etyemezian, V. R., Nikolich, G., Gillies, J. A. (2017). Mean Flow Through Utility Scale Solar Facilities and Preliminary Insights on Dust Impacts, Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, 162, 45-56, 10.1016/j.jweia.2017.01.001

Etyemezian, V. R., Nikolich, G., Nickling, W., King, J. S., Gillies, J. A. (2017). Analysis of an Optical Gate Device for Measuring Aeolian Sand Movement, Aeolian Research, 24, 65-79, 10.1016/j.aeolia.2016.11.005

Gillies, J. A., Nickling, W. G., Nikolich, G., Etyemezian, V. R. (2017). A wind tunnel study of the aerodynamic and sand trapping properties of porous mesh 3-dimensional roughness elements, Aeolian Research, 25, 23-35, 10.1016/j.aeolia.2017.02.001

Gillies, J. A., Etyemezian, V. R., Nikolich, G., Nickling, W. (2017). Changes in the Saltation Flux Following a Step-Change in Macro-Roughness, Geophysical Research Abstracts, EGU General Assembly 2017, 19 (EGU2017-5406), pp. 1

Chapman, J. B., Nikolich, G., Shadel, C. A., McCurdy, G. D., Etyemezian, V. R., Miller, J. J., Mizell, S. A. (2017). Tonopah Test Range Air Monitoring: CY2016 Meteorological, Radiological, and Wind Transported Particulate Observations, DRI 45279; DOE DOE/NV/0003590-05

Mizell, S. A., Nikolich, G., Shadel, C. A., McCurdy, G. D., Miller, J. J. (2017). Project 57 Air Monitoring Report: January 1 through December 31, 2015, DRI 45272; DOE/NV/0000939-38

Mizell, S. A., Nikolich, G., Shadel, C. A., McCurdy, G. D., Miller, J. J. (2017). Project 57 Air Monitoring Report: January 1 through December 31, 2016, 109 pp., Desert Research Institute: Las Vegas, NV, DRI Publication No. 45280; DOE/NV/0003590-06

Nikolich, G., Mizell, S. A., McCurdy, G. D., Campbell, S. A., Miller, J. J. (2017). NNSS Soils Monitoring: Plutonium Valley (CAU 366) FY2015, DRI 45273; DOE/NV/0000939-39

Nikolich, G., Mizell, S. A., McCurdy, G. D., Campbell, S. A., Miller, J. J. (2017). NNSS Soils Monitoring: Plutonium Valley (CAU 366) FY2016, DRI 45278; DOE/NV/0003590-03

Qian, F., Jerolmack, D., Lancaster, N., Nikolich, G., Reverdy, P., Roberts, S., Shipley, T., Van Pelt, R. S., Zobeck, T. M., Koditschek, D. E. (2017). Ground robotic measurement of aeolian processes, Aeolian Research, 27, 1-11, 10.1016/j.aeolia.2017.04.004

Gillies, J. A., Etyemezian, V. R., Nikolich, G., Nickling, W. G. (2017). The Engineered Roughness Experiment: Owens Lake, CA., Final Report prepared for Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control District, Bishop, CA: February 2017

2016
Kavouras, I. G., DuBois, D. W., Nikolich, G., Corral, A. Y., Etyemezian, V. R. (2016). Particulate dust emission factors from unpaved roads in the U.S.-Mexico border semi-arid region, J. Arid Environ., 124, 189-192

Mizell, S. A., Nikolich, G., McCurdy, G. D., Shadel, C. A., Miller, J. J. (2016). Project 57 Air Monitoring Report: October 1, 2013, through December 31, 2014, DRI, DRI Report 45264; DOE 000939-27

Miller, J. J., Nikolich, G., Mizell, S. A., McCurdy, G. D., Campbell, S. A. (2016). NNSS Soils Monitoring: Plutonium Valley (CAU 366) FY2013 and FY2014, DOE/NV/0000939-36; DRI 45270

Nikolich, G., Shadel, C. A., Chapman, J. B., McCurdy, G. D., Etyemezian, V. R., Miller, J. J., Mizell, S. A. (2016). Tonopah Test Range Air Monitoring: CY2015 Meteorological, Radiological, and Airborne Particulate Observations, DOE/NV/0000939-37; DRI 45271

Munkhtsetseg, E., Shinoda, M., Gillies, J. A., Kimura, R., King, J., Nikolich, G. (2016). Relationships Between Soil Moisture and Dust Emissions in a Bare Sandy Soil of Mongolia, Particuology, 28, 131-137, 10.1016/j.partic.2016.03.001

Etyemezian, V. R., Nikolich, G., Gillies, J. A., Campbell, D. E. (2016). Temporary Meteorological Network at the Ocotillo Wells State Vehicular Recreation Area: Final Report on Methods and Results from May 2014 through May 2016, Report prepared for California Department of Parks and Recreation, Ocotillo Wells State Vehicular Recreation Area, Borrego Springs, CA, August 2016.

Etyemezian, V. R., Nikolich, G., Gillies, J. A., Campbell, D. E. (2016). Measurement of Treatment Effectiveness of Trails at the Ocotillo Wells State Vehicular Recreation Area: Final Report of TRAKER(TM) and Related Findings, Report prepared for California Department of Parks and Recreation, Ocotillo Wells State Vehicular Recreation Area, Borrego Springs, CA, August 2016.

Mizell, S. A., Nikolich, G., Shadel, C. A., McCurdy, G. D., Miller, J. J. (2016). Project 57 Air Monitoring Report: January 1 through December 31, 2015, DRI, DRI 45272; DOE/NV/0000939-38

2015
Kavouras, I. G., DuBois, D. W., Nikolich, G., Etyemezian, V. R. (2015). Monitoring, Source Identification and Health Risks of Air Toxics in Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.A, Aerosol Air Qual. Res., 15, 556-571, 10.4209/aaqr.2014.04.0075

Engelbrecht, J. P., Kavouras, I. G., Shafer, D. S., Campbell, D. E., Campbell, S. A., McCurdy, G. D., Kohl, S. D., Nikolich, G., Sheetz, L. H., Gertler, A. W. (2015). Chemical Variability of PM10 and PM2.5 in Southwestern Rural Nevada, USA, Water Air Soil Pollut., 226:217, 1-13, 10.1007/s11270-015-2481-8

Mejia, J. F., Fenstermaker, L.F., Etyemezian, V. R., Miller, J. J., Jiang, P., Nikolich, G., Gillies, J. A., Lomeli-Uribe, E. A. (2015). Strategies for climate change adaptation at the Armstrong (formerly Dryden) Flight Research Center and within the Mojave Desert Region, A report to NASA AFRC.

Zhu, D., Gillies, J. A., Etyemezian, V. R., Nikolich, G., Shaw, W. J. (2015). Evaluation of the surface roughness effect on suspended particle deposition near unpaved roads, Atmos. Environ., 122, 541-551, doi.10.1016/j.atmosenv2015.10.009

Nikolich, G., Shadel, C. A., Chapman, J. B., Mizell, S. A., McCurdy, G. D., Etyemezian, V. R., Miller, J. J. (2015). Tonopah Test Range Air Monitoring: CY2014 Meteorological, Radiological, and Airborne Particulate Observations, DOE/NV/0000939-26, DRI 45263
DRI Publication 45263; DOE/NV/0000939-26

Gillies, J. A., Nikolich, G. (2015). Characterizing IPETs Flow Characteristics, Evaluating PM Sensor Applicability, and Comparison of IPETs Signal with PI-SWERL: 2014-2015, Final Report prepared for Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control District: Bishop, CA. September 2015

Gillies, J. A., Etyemezian, V. R., Zhu, D., Nikolich, G., Engelbrecht, J. P., Shaw, W., Berg, L., Chapman, E., Clapton, S., Pekour, M., Rishell, J., Lutz, F. (2015). Characterizing and quantifying emissions and transport of fugitive dust emissions due to Department of Defense Activities, Final Report prepared for SERDP: Alexandria, VA. January 2015

2014
Etyemezian, V. R., Gillies, J. A., Shinoda, M., Nikolich, G., King, J., Bardis, A. R. (2014). Accounting for surface roughness on measurements conducted with PI-SWERL: Evaluation of a subjective visual approach and a photogrammetric technique, Aeolian Research, 13, 35-50

Vargas, V., Chalbot, M., O’Brien, R., Nikolich, G., DuBois, D. W., Etyemezian, V. R., Kavouras, I. G. (2014). The effect of anthropogenic volatile organic compound sources on ozone in Boise, Idaho, Environ. Chem., 114 (4), 445-458

Mizell, S. A., Etyemezian, V. R., McCurdy, G. D., Nikolich, G., Shadel, C. A., Miller, J. J. (2014). Radiological and Environmental Monitoring at the Clean Slates I and III Sites, Tonopah Test Range, Nevada, with Emphasis on the Implications for Off-site Transport, 45257

Mizell, S. A., Nikolich, G., Shadel, C. A., McCurdy, G. D., Etyemezian, V. R., Miller, J. J. (2014). Tonopah Test Range Air Monitoring : CY2013 Meteorological, Radiological, and Airborne Particulate Observations, 45258

Harmon, R. S., Baker, S. E., McDonald, E. V. (Eds.) Bacon, S. N., McDonald, E. V., Dalldorf, G., Lucas, W., Nikolich, G. (2014). Recommendations for the development of a dust-suppressant test operations procedure (TOP) for U.S. Army materiel testing, In Military Geosciences in the Twenty-First Century: Geological Society of America Reviews in Engineering Geology, Vol. XXII, 83-100

2013
Miller, J. J., Mizell, S. A., Nikolich, G., McCurdy, G. D., Campbell, S. A. (2013). NNSS soils monitoring: Plutonium Valley (CAU 366) FY2012

Miller, J. J., Nikolich, G., Mizell, S. A., McCurdy, G. D., Shadel, C. A. (2013). Tonopah Test Range Air Monitoring: CY2012 Meteorological, Radiological, and Airborne Particulate Observations

Chalbot, M., Nikolich, G., Etyemezian, V. R., DuBois, D. W., King, J., Shafer, D. S., Gamboa da Costa, G., Hinton, J. F., Kavouras, I. G. (2013). Soil humic-like organic compounds in prescribed fire emissions using nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, Environ. Poll., 181, 167-171

Kavouras, I. G., DuBois, D. W., Etyemezian, V. R., Nikolich, G. (2013). Spatiotemporal variability of ground-level ozone and influence of smoke in Treasure Valley, Idaho, Atmos. Res., 124, 44.52

2012
Engelbrecht, J. P., Gillies, J. A., Etyemezian, V. R., Kuhns, H. D., Baker, S. E., Zhu, D., Nikolich, G., Kohl, S. D. (2012). Controls on mineral dust emissions at four arid locations in the western USA, Aeolian Res., 6, 41-54

Kavouras, I. G., Nikolich, G., Etyemezian, V. R., DuBois, D. W., King, J., Shafer, D. S. (2012). In situ observations of soil minerals and organic matter in the early phases of prescribed fires, J. Geophys. Res.-Atmospheres, 117 (D12313), Online, 10.1029/2011JD017420

2011
Engelbrecht, J. P., Kavouras, I. G., Shafer, D. S., Campbell, D. E., Campbell, S. A., McCurdy, G. D., Kohl, S. D., Nikolich, G., Sheetz, L. H., Gertler, A. W. (2011). Twelve Months of Air Quality Monitoring at Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, Southwestern Rural Nevada, and U.S.A., Final report submitted to Nevada Site Office, National Nuclear Security Administration, U.S. Department of Energy, Las Vegas, NV. August, 2011.

2010
Hartwell, W. T., Nikolich, G., Giles, K. R., Shafer, D. S., Karr, L. H., Kluesner, T. L. (2010). Air monitoring network at Tonopah Test Range: Letter Report No. 2: Network description and capabilities

Kuhns, H. D., Gillies, J. A., Etyemezian, V. R., Nikolich, G., King, J., Zhu, D., Uppapalli, S., Engelbrecht, J. P., Kohl, S. D. (2010). Effect of Soil Type and Momentum on Unpaved Road Particulate Matter Emissions from Wheeled and Tracked Vehicles, Aerosol Science and Technology, 44, 193-202

Gillies, J. A., Etyemezian, V. R., Kuhns, H. D., McAlpine, J. D., King, J., Uppapalli, S., Nikolich, G., Engelbrecht, J. P. (2010). Dust Emissions Created by Low-Level Rotary-Winged Aircraft Flight over Desert Surfaces, Atmospheric Environment, 44 (8), 1043-1053

2009
Kavouras, I. G., Etyemezian, V. R., Nikolich, G., Gillies, J. A., Sweeney, M., Young, M. H., Shafer, D. S. (2009). A New Technique for Characterizing the Efficacy of Fugitive Dust Suppressants, J. Air Waste Mgmt. Assoc, 59, 603-612

Kavouras, I. G., Etyemezian, V. R., Nikolich, G., Young, M., Gillies, J. A., Shafer, D. S. (2009). A new technique for characterizing the efficacy of fugitive dust suppressants, J Air and Waste Manage Assoc, 59 (5), 603-612, 10.3155/1047-3289.595.603

Tappen, J. J., Nikolich, G., Giles, K. R., Shafer, D. S., Kluesner, T. L. (2009). Air monitoring network at Tonopah Test Range: Letter Report No. 1: Network description and capabilities

2008
Sweeney, M., Etyemezian, V. R., Macpherson, T., Nickling, W. G., Gillies, J. A., Nikolich, G., McDonald, E. V. (2008). Comparison of PI-SWERL with dust emission measurements from a straight-line field wind tunnel, J. Geophys. Res., 113 (F01012), 10.1029/2007JF000830

2007
Young, M. H., Caldwell, T. G., Meadows, D. G., Shafer, D. S., Zitzer, S. F., Miller, J. J., McDonald, E. V., Gorehma, J. O., Etyemezian, V. R., Nikolich, G. (2007). Technical Report: Evaluation of Topical Application of Encapco Emulsion on Desert Soils

Etyemezian, V. R., Nikolich, G., Ahonen, S. M., Pitchford, M. L., Sweeney, R., Purcell, J., Gillies, J. A., Kuhns, H. D. (2007). The Portable In Situ Wind Erosion Laboratory (PI-SWERL): A new method to measure PM10 windblown dust properties and potential for emissions, Atmos. Environ., 41 (18), 3789-3796, 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2007.01.018

Gillies, J. A., Etyemezian, V. R., Kuhns, H. D., Engelbrecht, J. P., Uppapalli, S., Nikolich, G. (2007). Dust emissions caused by backblast from Department of Defense artillery testing, J. Air & Waste Manage. Assoc., 57, 551-560, 10.3155/1047-3289.57.5.551

Mazzoleni, C., Kuhns, H. D., Moosmüller, H., Witt, J., Nussbaum, N., Chang, M., Parthasarathy, G., Nathagoundenpalayam, S., Nikolich, G., Watson, J. G. (2007). A case study of real-world tailpipe emissions for school buses using a 20% biodiesel blend, Sci.Total Environ., 385, 146-159

Gillies, J. A., Kuhns, H. D., Engelbrecht, J. P., Uppapalli, S., Etyemezian, V. R., Nikolich, G. (2007). Particulate Emissions from U.S. Department of Defense Artillery Backblast Testing, J. Air & Waste Manage. Assoc., 57 (5), 551-560

2006
Etyemezian, V. R., Kuhns, H. D., Nikolich, G. (2006). Precision and Repeatability of the TRAKER Vehicle-Based Paved Road Dust Emission Measurement, Atmos Environ, 40, 2953-2958

Etyemezian, V. R., Tesfaye, M., Yimer, A., Ali, M., Chow, J. C., Mesfin, D., Nega, T., Nikolich, G., Watson, J. G., Wondmagegn, M. (2006). Results from a pilot-scale air quality study in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (vol 39, pg 7849, 2005), Atmos.Environ., 40, 7455-7455

2005
Gillies, J. A., Etyemezian, V. R., Kuhns, H. D., Nikolich, G., Gillette, D. (2005). Effect of vehicle characteristics on unpaved road dust emissions, Atmos Environ, 39, 2341-2347

Etyemezian, V. R., Tesfaye, M., Yimer, A., Chow, J. C., Mesfin, D., Nega, T., Nikolich, G., Watson, J. G., Wondmagegn, M. (2005). Results from a pilot-scale air quality study in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Atmos.Environ., 39, 7849-7860

Conference Proceedings
2018
Etyemezian, V. R., Gillies, J. A., Nikolich, G. (2018). Resuspension potential of volcanic ash, 10th International Conference on Aeolian Research: Bordeaux, France, June 25, 2018-June 29, 2018

Gillies, J. A., Etyemezian, V. R., Nikolich, G. (2018). Trapping of sand-sized particles exterior and interior to large porous roughness forms in the atmospheric surface layer, 10th International Conference on Aeolian Research: Bordeaux, France, June 25, 2018-June 29, 2018

Etyemezian, V. R., Gillies, J. A., Nikolich, G., Glick, R. (2018). Dust emissions from the Oceano Dunes, San Luis Obispo County, California, USA, 10th International Conference on Aeolian Research: Bordeaux, France, June 25, 2018-June 29, 2018

2016
Piedra, P. G., Moosmüller, H., Etyemezian, V. R., Nikolich, G., Steinberg, S., Sylva, J. (2016). Dust Deposition and Impact on Panels/Mirrors, Nevada Solar Energy, Water, and Environment Nexus Collaboration and Integration Meeting: Las Vegas, NV, January 15, 2016

Gillies, J. A., Nickling, W. G., Nikolich, G., Etyemezian, V. R. (2016). The Effect of Volumetric Porosity on Roughness Element Drag, European Geophysical Union General Assembly: Vienna, Austria, April 17, 2016-April 22, 2016

Gillies, J. A., Etyemezian, V. R., Nikolich, G., Glick, R., Rowland, P., Pesce, T., Skinner, M. (2016). Effectiveness of an Array of Porous Fences to Reduce Sand Flux: Oceano Dunes, Oceano CA, 9th International Conference on Aeolian Research: Mildura, Australia, July 3, 2016-July 8, 2016

Gillies, J. A., Nickling, W. G., Nikolich, G., Etyemezian, V. R. (2016). Aerodynamic and Sand Trapping Properties of Porous Mesh 3-Dimensional Roughness Elements, 9th International Conference on Aeolian Research: Mildura, Australia, July 3, 2016-July 8, 2016

2015
Miller, J. J., Mizell, S. A., McCurdy, G. D., Nikolich, G., Etyemezian, V. R., Chapman, J. B. (2015). Fate and Transport of Contaminants at Soils Sites – 15512, Waste Management ’15: Phoenix, AZ, March 15, 2015

2014
Mejia, J. F., Etyemezian, V. R., Fenstermaker, L.F., Miller, J. J., Nikolich, G. (2014). Climate Change Impacts at NASA ARMSTRONG (Dryden) flight research Center, NASA CASI/ROSES 4th Annual Climate Adaptation Workshop: Palmdale, CA, January 23, 2014

Etyemezian, V. R., Nikolich, G., Gillies, J. A., Nickling, W. G. (2014). SANTRI: a new tool for field measurements of sand transport, 8th International Conference on Aeolian Research: Lanzhou, China, July 21, 2014

2011
Gillies, J. A., Etyemezian, V. R., Kuhns, H. D., Engelbrecht, J. P., Moosmüller, H., Zhu, D., Nikolich, G., Shaw, W., Berg, L., Pekour, M., Clapton, S., Chapman, E. (2011). Characterizing and Quantifying Emissions and Transport of Fugitive Dust Emissions Due to Department of Defense Activities [poster presentation], Partners in Environmental Technology Technical Symposium and Workshop: Washington, DC, November 29, 2011-December 1, 2011

2010
King, J., Shafer, D. S., Etyemezian, V. R., Kavouras, I. G., Nikolich, G. (2010). Measuring potential aeolian erosion from a rangeland fire in the Mojave-Great basin transition zone, Threats to Shrubland Ecosystem Integrity – 16th Wildland Shrub Symposium: Logan, Utah

2008
Dalldorf, G., McDonald, E. V., Bacon, S. N., Nikolich, G. (2008). Testing and evaluation of a synthetic polymer for dust suppression in military applications, Geological Society of America Joint Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, Abstract 135-14.

2007
Shafer, D. S., DuBois, D. W., Etyemezian, V. R., Kavouras, I. G., Miller, J. J., Nikolich, G., Stone, M. C. (2007). Fire as a Long-Term Stewardship Issue for Soils Contaminated with Radionuclides in the Western U.S.: Bruges, Belgium

2006
Shafer, D. S., Etyemezian, V. R., Young, M. H., Caldwell, T. G., Nikolich, G., Meadows, D. G., Karr, L. A., Salmon, J., Jones, W., Morrill, V. D. (2006). Evaluation of organic-based emulsions for stabilization of dryland soils in the southwestern United States: Beijing, China

Young, M. H., Caldwell, T. G., Meadows, D. G., Etyemezian, V. R., Nikolich, G., Shafer, D. S., McDonald, E. V., Miller, J. J., Goreham, J. (2006). Hydrologic and Air Quality Impacts of a Soil-Applied, Organic Emulsion: Philadelphia, PA

Young, M. H., Caldwell, T. G., Meadows, D. G., Etyemezian, V. R., Nikolich, G., Shafer, D. S., McDonald, E. V., Miller, J. J., Goreham, J. (2006). Field and Laboratory Evaluation of a Soil-Applied, Organic Emulsion: Indianapolis, Indiana

Other
2015
Etyemezian, V. R., Nikolich, G. (2015). Optical System and Method of Use, US Patent Office, October 27, 2015, 9,171,984 B2

2013
Kuhns, H. D., Edwards, P. R., Nikolich, G., Roberts, M. W. (2013). Utility Monitoring Systems and Methods of Use, U.S. Patent Office, March 12, 2013, No. 8,396,821 B2

2011
Kuhns, H. D., Edwards, P. R., Nikolich, G., Roberts, M. W. (2011). Utility monitoring and disaggregation systems and methods of use, U.S. Patent Office, February 11, 2011, No. 7,885,917 B2

2007
Etyemezian, V. R., Kuhns, H. D., Pitchford, M. L., Ahonen, S., Nikolich, G. (2007). Wind shear inducing soil stability measuring device, U.S. Patent Office, January 2, 2007, No. 7,155,966 B1