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

Alton C. Byers 2017: Alpine habitat conservation and restoration in tropical and sub-tropical high mountains. In Allison, S. K. and Murphy, S. D. (eds.), Routledge Handbook of Ecological and Environmental Restoration. London: Routledge, 197-212.

Smith, H. J., Foster, R. A., Diane M. McKnight, Lisle, J. T., Littmann, S., Kuypers, M. M. M., Foreman, C. M. 2017: Microbial formation of labile organic carbon in Antarctic glacial environments. Nature Geoscience, 10(5): 356-359. DOI: 10.1038/NGEO2925

Chabbi, A., Lehmann, J., Ciais, P., Henry Loescher, Cotrufo, M. F., Don, A., Mike SanClements, Schipper, L., Six, J., Smith, P., Rumpel, C. 2017: Aligning agriculture and climate policy. Nature Climate Change, 7(5): 307-309. DOI: 10.1038/nclimate3286

Nghiem, S. V., Zuffada, C., Shah, R., Chew, C., Lowe, S. T., Mannucci, A. J., Cardellach, E., Robert Brakenridge, Geller, G., Rosenqvist, A. 2017: Wetland monitoring with Global Navigation Satellite System reflectometry. Earth and Space Science, 4(1): 16-39. DOI: 10.1002/2016EA000194

Simon Pendleton, Briner, J. P., Kaufman, D. S., Zimmerman, S. R. 2017: Using cosmogenic Be-10 exposure dating and lichenometry to constrain Holocene glaciation in the central Brooks Range, Alaska. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research, 49(1): 115-132. DOI: 10.1657/AAAR0016-045

Samia, J., Arnaud Temme, Bregt, A., Wallinga, J., Guzzetti, F., Ardizzone, F., Rossi, M. 2017: Do landslides follow landslides? Insights in path dependency from a multi-temporal landslide inventory. Landslides, 14(2): 547-558. DOI: 10.1007/s10346-016-0739-x

Tania Schoennagel, Balch, J. K., Brenkert-Smith, H., Dennisond, P. E., Harvey, B. J., Krawchuk, M. A., Mietkiewicz, N., Morgan, P., Moritz, M. A., Rasker, R., Turner, M. G., Whitlock, C. 2017: Adapt to more wildfire in western North American forests as climate changes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 114(18): 4582-4590. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1617464114

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