Research

Research Theme: Land Surface

Here is an atmospheric-level view of all the Land Surface
research and happenings at INSTAAR.

How land is shaped and changed over time is the subject of this research. It seeks to understand why landscapes look and operate as they do, describe the processes that create landforms, and predict future changes.

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Recent Publications

Robert S. Anderson, Rajaram, H., Suzanne Anderson 2019: Climate driven coevolution of weathering profiles and hillslope topography generates dramatic differences in critical zone architecture. Hydrological Processes, 33(1): 4-19. DOI: 10.1002/hyp.13307

Kang Wang, Jafarov, E., Irina Overeem, Romanovsky, V., Schaefer, K., Gary Clow, Urban, F., Cable, W., Mark Piper, Schwalm, C., Zhang, T., Kholodov, A., Sousanes, P., Loso, M., Hill, K. 2018: A synthesis dataset of permafrost-affected soil thermal conditions for Alaska, USA. Earth System Science Data, 10: 2311-2328. DOI: 10.5194/essd-10-2311-2018

Urban, F. E., Gary Clow 2018: DOI/GTN-P climate and active-layer data acquired in the National Petroleum Reserve–Alaska and the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, 1998–2016. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1092, 71 p. [Supersedes USGS Data Series 1021.] DOI: 10.3133/ds1092

Gary Clow 2018: CVPM 1.1: A flexible heat-transfer modeling system for permafrost. Geoscientific Model Development, 11(12): 4889-4908. DOI: 10.5194/gmd-11-4889-2018

Lombardozzi, D. L., Bonan, G. B., Will Wieder, Grandy, A. S., Morris, C., Lawrence, D. L. 2018: Cover crops may cause winter warming in snow-covered regions. Geophysical Research Letters, 45(18): 9889-9897. DOI: 10.1029/2018GL079000

van der Meij, W. M., Arnaud Temme, Lin, H. S., Gerke, H. H., Sommer, M. 2018: On the role of hydrologic processes in soil and landscape evolution modeling: Concepts, complications and partial solutions. Earth-Science Reviews, 185: 1088-1106. DOI: 10.1016/j.earscirev.2018.09.001

Schadel, C., Koven, C. D., Lawrence, D. M., Celis, G., Garnello, A. J., Hutchings, J., Mauritz, M., Natali, S. M., Pegoraro, E., Rodenhizer, H., Salmon, V. G., Taylor, M. A., Webb, E. E., Will Wieder, Schuur, E. A. G. 2018: Divergent patterns of experimental and model-derived permafrost ecosystem carbon dynamics in response to Arctic warming. Environmental Research Letters, 13(10): article 105002. DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aae0ff

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