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Research Theme: Terrestrial Hydrosphere

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

Water is central to life on land, and this research covers the properties, processes, chemistry, and quality that pertains to it in whatever form it takes: solid, liquid, or gaseous; surface water or groundwater.

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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

Sommers, P., Darcy, J. L., Porazinska, D. L., Gendron, E. M. S., Andrew G. Fountain, Zamora, F., Vincent, K., Kaelin Cawley, Solon, A. J., Vimercati, L., Ryder, J., Schmidt, S. K. 2019: Comparison of microbial communities in the sediments and water columns of frozen cryoconite holes in the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica. Frontiers in Microbiology, 10: article 65. DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2019.00065

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

Alton C. Byers 2019: Chasing GLOFs in the Nepal Himalaya. ECS Nepal, http://ecs.com.np/features/chasing-glofs-in-the-nepal-himalay

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