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Laurence Booth

Richard C. Halpern/Rise International Distinguished Architect in Residence

Clinical Professor


2145 Sheridan Road
Tech A138
Evanston, IL 60208-3109

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Booth Hansen


Civil and Environmental Engineering

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Harvard University; Graduate School of Design, 1958-59

Bachelor of Architecture, MIT, Cambridge, MA, 1960

B.A., Stanford University, Stanford, CA, 1958

Research Interests


Selected Publications

    A Source to Sink Perspective of the Waipaoa River Margin.  Earth-Science Reviews (2015) doi: 10.1016/j.earscirev.2015.10.001. (Kuehl, S.A., Alexander, C.R., Blair, N.E., Harris, C.K., Marsaglia, K.M., Ogston, A.S., Orpin, A.R., Roering, J.J., Bever, A.J., Bilderback, E.L., Carter, L., Cerovski-Darriau, C., Childress, L.B., Corbett, D.R., Hale, R.P., Leithold, E.L., Litchfield, N., Moriarty, J.M., Page, M.J., Pierce, L.E.R., Upton, P. and Walsh, J.P.).

    Quantification of Water in Majorite Garnet. American Mineralogist (2015) 100:1084-1092, (Thomas, S.-M., Wilson, K., Koch-Müller, M., Hauri, E.H., McCammon, C., Jacobsen, S.D., Lazarz, J., Rhede, D., Ren, M., Blair, N., Lenz, S.).

    Contribution of fungal macromolecules to soil carbon sequestration. In Soil Carbon (2014), Book Series: Progress in Soil Science, (Eds: Alfred Hartemink and Kevin McSweeney), doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-04084-4_16 (Schreiner, K.M., Blair, N.E., Egerton-Warburton, L., Levinson, W.J.), Springer Press, pp 155-161.

    Impacts of watershed processes on exported riverine organic carbon. In Biogeochemical Dynamics at Large River-Coastal Interfaces: Linkages with Global Climate Change (2014) (Eds: Thomas S. Bianchi, Mead A. Allison, and Wei-Jun Cai), (N. Blair and E. Leithold), Cambridge University Press.

    Signals of watershed change preserved in organic carbon buried on the continental margin seaward of the Waipaoa River, New Zealand. Mar. Geol. (2013) 346: 355-365, (Leithold, E.L., Blair, N.E., Childress, L.B., Brulet, B.R., Marden, M., Orpin, A., Kuehl, S.A., and Alexander, C.R.),

    The Fate of Terrestrial Organic Carbon in the Marine Environment. Annu. Rev. Mar. Sci. (2012) 4, 401-423, doi: 10.1146/annurev-marine-120709-142717 (N.E. Blair and R.C. Aller).

    Terrestrial Sources and Export of Particulate Organic Carbon in the Waipaoa Sedimentary System: Problems, Progress and Processes. Mar. Geol. (2010) 270, 108-118, doi:10.1016 /j.margeo.2009.10.016  (N.E. Blair, E.L. Leithold, H. Brackley, N. Trustrum, M. Page, and L. Childress).

    Dispersal and transformation of organic carbon across an episodic, high sediment discharge continental margin, Waipaoa sedimentary system, New Zealand. Mar. Geol. (2010) 270, 202-212, doi:10.1016/j.margeo.2009.11.001 ( H.L. Brackley, L. Carter, N.A. Trustrum, N.E. Blair, E.L. Leithold, E.A. Canuel, J. Johnston and K.R. Tate).