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Research Theme: Soils & Sediments

Here is an atmospheric-level view of all the Soils & Sediments
research and happenings at INSTAAR.

Research concerned with the materials consisting of eroded or weathered rock, minerals, and organic matter that collect on the surface of the earth and are often transported by wind, water, or ice.

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Molliex, S., Albert J. Kettner, Laurent, D., Droz, L., Marsset, T., Laraque, A., Rabineau, M., N’Kaya, G. D. M. 2019: Simulating sediment supply from the Congo watershed over the last 155 ka. Quaternary Science Reviews, 203: 38-55. DOI: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2018.11.001

Nave, L. E., Ornelas, A. C., Drevnick, P. E., Gallo, A., Hatten, J. A., Heckman, K. A., Matosziuk, L., Mike SanClements, Strahm, B. D., Veverica, T. J., Weiglein, T. L., Swanston, C. W. 2019: Carbon-mercury interactions in spodosols assessed through density fractionation, radiocarbon analysis, and soil survey information. Soil Science Society of America Journal, 83(1): 190-202. DOI: 10.2136/sssaj2018.06.0227

Langston, A. L., Arnaud Temme 2019: Bedrock erosion and changes in bed sediment lithology in response to an extreme flood event: The 2013 Colorado Front Range flood. Geomorphology, 328: 1-14. DOI: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2018.11.015

Oliver Wigmore, Bryan, M., McKenzie, J., Baraer, M., Lautz, L. 2019: Sub-metre mapping of surface soil moisture in proglacial valleys of the tropical Andes using a multispectral unmanned aerial vehicle. Remote Sensing of Environment, 222: 104-118. DOI: 10.1016/j.rse.2018.12.024

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

Cao, B., Zhang, T., Peng, X., Mu, C., Wang, Q., Zheng, L., Kang Wang, Zhong, X. 2018: Thermal characteristics and recent changes of permafrost in the upper reaches of the Heihe River Basin, western China. Journal of Geophysical Research—Atmospheres, 123(15): 7935-7949. DOI: 10.1029/2018JD028442

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