The following reports are produced by researchers, staff, and students in the Department of Social Sciences at Michigan Tech.  All reports are public release but remain copyright of the respective author(s).  

Potential Applications of Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Extraction and Impregnation for the Stabilization and Conservation of Industrial Heritage Artifacts

Contact: Tim Scarlett 

Published: January 2016

Waste & Recycling Programs in Hancock, Houghton, and MTU: Review and Recommendations

Contact: Richelle Winker

Executive Summary (click here)

Full Report (click here)

Published online 8 Dec. 2015

Exploring the Social Feasibility of Minewater Geothermal in Calumet 

Contact: Richelle Winker

Published: 13 Dec. 2013

FirstFridays: Measuring Value using the Community Capitals Framework

Contact: Richelle Winker

2012; Published online 13 Dec. 2013


Documentation based on low-cost photogrammetry: Unidentified structures in Hancock, MI

Contact: Mark Dice or Tim Scarlett

Published: October 2013