Professor of Geology Robert Nelson’s article “The Paleoenvironment of the Olympia Beds Based on Fossil Beetles from Discovery Park, Seattle, Washington, USA,” coauthored with Allan Ashworth, was published in August 2014 in Quaternary International, the official journal of the International Union for Quaternary Research.

In addition, Nelson and several coauthors published “The Ground Beetle (Coleoptera: Carabidae) Fauna of Maine, USA,” in The Coleopterists Bulletin in fall 2014. The Coleopterists Bulletin is a refereed quarterly journal focusing on the taxonomy and ecology of beetles (Coleoptera).