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Robert S. Anderson 2015: Particle trajectories on hillslopes: Implications for particle age and 10Be structure. Journal of Geophysical Research—Earth Science, 120(9): 1626-1644. DOI: 10.1002/2015JF003479

Melissa FosterRobert S. Anderson, Wyshnytzky, C. E., Ouimet, W. B., Dethier, D. P. 2015: Hillslope lowering rates and mobile-regolith residence times from in situ and meteoric 10Be analysis, Boulder Creek Critical Zone Observatory, Colorado. Geological Society of America Bulletin, 127(5-6), 862-878. DOI: 10.1130/B31115.1

Langston, A. L., Tucker, G. E., Robert S. AndersonSuzanne Anderson 2015: Evidence for climatic and hillslope-aspect controls on vadose zone hydrology and implications for saprolite weathering. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 40(9): 1254-1269. DOI: 10.1002/esp.3718

Langston, A. L., Tucker, G. E., Robert S. Anderson 2015: Interpreting climate-modulated processes of terrace development along the Colorado Front Range using a landscape evolution model. Journal of Geophysical Research—Earth Surface, 120(10): 2121-2138. DOI: 10.1002/2014JF003403

Hoffman, B. S. S., Robert S. Anderson 2014: Tree root mounds and their role in transporting soil on forested landscapes. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 39(6): 711-722. DOI: 10.1002/esp.3470

Loso, M. G., Doak, D. F., Robert S. Anderson 2014: Lichenometric dating of Little Ice Age glacier moraines using explicit demographic models of lichen colonization, growth, and survival. Geografiska Annaler Series A—Physical Geography, 96(1): 21-41. DOI: 10.1111/geoa.12022

Zhang, H., Zhang, P., Champagnac, J.-D., Molnar, P., Robert S. Anderson, Kirby, E., Craddock, W. H., Liu, S. 2014: Pleistocene drainage reorganization driven by the isostatic response to deep incision into the northeastern Tibetan Plateau. Geology, 42(4): 303-306. DOI: 10.1130/G35115.1

Griffiths, R. E., Topping, D. J., Robert S. Anderson, Hancock, G. S., Melis, T. 2014: Design of a sediment-monitoring gaging network on ephemeral tributaries of the Colorado River in Glen, Marble, and Grand Canyons, Arizona. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2014-1137, iv, 21 pp. DOI: 10.3133/ofr20141137

Robert S. AndersonSuzanne Anderson, Tucker, G. E. 2013: Rock damage and regolith transport by frost: An example of climate modulation of the geomorphology of the critical zone. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 38(3): 299-316. DOI: 10.1002/esp.3330

Regard, V., Dewez, T., Bourlès, D. L., Robert S. Anderson, Duperret, A., Costa, S., Leanni, L., Lasseur, E., Pedoja, K., Maillet, G. M. 2012: Late Holocene sea-cliff retreat recorded by 10Be profiles across a coastal platform: Theory and example from the English Channel. Quaternary Geochronology, 11: 87–97. DOI: 10.1016/j.quageo.2012.02.027

Duehnforth, M., Robert S. Anderson, Ward, D. J., Blum, A. 2012: Unsteady late Pleistocene incision of streams bounding the Colorado Front Range from measurements of meteoric and in situ Be-10. Journal of Geophysical Research-Earth Surface, 117: F01023. DOI: 10.1029/2011JF002232

Ward, D. J., Robert S. Anderson, Haeussler, P. J. 2012: Scaling the Teflon Peaks: Rock type and the generation of extreme relief in the glaciated western Alaska Range. Journal of Geophysical Research-Earth Surface, 117: F01031. DOI: 10.1029/2011JF002068

Regard, V., Dewez, T., Bourles, D. L., Robert S. Anderson, Duperret, A., Costa, S., Leanni, L., Lasseur, E., Pedoja, K., Maillet, G. M. 2012: Late Holocene seacliff retreat recorded by Be10 profiles across a coastal platform: Theory and example from the English Channel. Quaternary Geochronology, 11: 87-97. DOI: 10.1016/j.quageo.2012.02.027

Duehnforth, M., Robert S. Anderson 2011: Reconstructing the glacial history of Green Lakes Valley, North Boulder Creek, Colorado Front Range. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research, 43(4): 527-542. DOI: 10.1657/1938-4246-43.4.527

Colgan, W., Zwally, H., Abdalati, W., Joughin, I., Robert S. Anderson, Steffen, K., Rajaram, H., Phillips, T. 2011: The annual glaciohydrology cycle in the ablation zone of the Greenland Ice Sheet: Part 1. Hydrology model. Journal of Glaciology, 57(204): 697-709.

Ward, D. J., Robert S. Anderson 2011: The use of ablation-dominated medial moraines as samplers for 10Be-derived erosion rates of glacier valley walls, Kichatna Mountains, AK. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 36(4): 495-512. DOI: 10.1002/esp.2068

Burbank, D. W., Robert S. Anderson 2011: Tectonic geomorphology, second edition. Wiley-Blackwell.

Colgan, W., Rajaram, H., Robert S. Anderson, Steffen, K., Zwally, H. J., Phillips, T., Abdalati, W. 2011: The annual glaciohydrology cycle in the ablation zone of the Greenland Ice Sheet: Part 2. Observed and modeled ice flow. Journal of Glaciology, 58(207): 51-64. DOI: 10.3189/2012JoG11J081

Bartholomaus, T. C., Robert S. AndersonSuzanne Anderson 2011: Growth and collapse of the distributed subglacial hydrologic system of Kennicott Glacier, Alaska, USA, and its effects on basal motion. Journal of Glaciology, 57(206): 985 1002.

Colgan, W., Steffen, K., McLamb, W. S., Abdalati, W., Rajaram, H., Motyka, R., Phillips, T., Robert S. Anderson 2011: An increase in crevasse extent, West Greenland: Hydrologic implications. Geophysical Research Letters, 38: L18502. DOI: 10.1029/2011GL048491

Ward, D. J., Berlin, M. M., Robert S. Anderson 2011: Sediment dynamics below retreating cliffs. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 36(8): 1023 1043, DOI: 10.1002/esp.2129

Dhnforth, M., Robert S. Anderson, Ward, D. J., Stock, G. M. 2010: Bedrock fracture control of glacial erosion processes and rates. Geology, 38(5): 423 426, DOI: 10.1130/G30576.1

Wobus, C. W., Tucker, G. E., Robert S. Anderson 2010: Does climate change create distinctive patterns of landscape incision?. Journal of Geophysical Research Earth Surface, 115: F04008, DOI: 10.1029/2009JF001562

Berlin, M. M., Robert S. Anderson 2009: Steepened channels upstream of knickpoints: controls on relict landscape response. Journal of Geophysical Research Earth Surface, 114: F03018, DOI: 10.1029/2008JF001148

Briner, J. P., Bini, A. C., Robert S. Anderson 2009: Rapid early Holocene retreat of a Laurentide outlet glacier through an Arctic fjord. Nature Geoscience, 2(7): 496 499, DOI: 10.1038/ngeo556

Owen, L. A., Thackray, G., Robert S. Anderson, Briner, J., Kaufman, D., Roe, G., W. Tad Pfeffer, Yi, C. 2009: Integrated research on mountain glaciers: current status, priorities and future prospects. Geomorphology, 103(2): 158 171.

Ward, D. W., Robert S. Anderson, Guido, Z. S., Briner, J. P. 2009: Numerical modeling of cosmogenic deglaciation records, Front Range and San Juan Mountains, Colorado. Journal of Geophysical Research Earth Surface, 114: F01026, DOI: 10.1029/2008JF001057

Yanites, B. J., Tucker, G. E., Robert S. Anderson 2009: Numerical and analytical models of cosmogenic radionuclide dynamics in landslide-dominated drainage basins. Journal of Geophysical Research Earth Surface, 114: F01007, DOI: 10.1029/2008JF001088

Kessler, M. A., Robert S. Anderson, Briner, J. P. 2008: Fjord insertion into continental margins by topographic steering of ice. Nature Geoscience, 1(6): 365 369. DOI: 10.1038/ngeo201

Wobus, C. W., Kean, J. W., Tucker, G. E., Robert S. Anderson 2008: Modeling the evolution of channel shape: Balancing computational efficiency with hydraulic fidelity. Journal of Geophysical Research Earth Surface, 113: F02004. DOI: 10.1029/2007JF000914

Champagnac, J. D., Molnar, P., Robert S. Anderson, Sue, C., Delacou, B. 2007: Quaternary erosion-induced isostatic rebound in the western Alps. Geology, 35 (3): 195 198.

Guido, Z. S., Ward, D. J., Robert S. Anderson 2007: Pacing the post-LGM demise of the Animas Valley glacier and the San Juan Mountain Icecap, Colorado. Geology, 35 (8): 739-742. DOI: 10.1130/G23596A

Loso, M. G., Robert S. Anderson, Doak, D. F., Suzanne Anderson 2007: A disappearing lake reveals the Little Ice Age history of climate and glacier response in the icefields of Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve. Alaska Park Science, 6(1): 30 35.

Riihimaki, C. A., Robert S. Anderson, Safran, E. B. 2007: Impact of rock uplift on rates of late Cenozoic Rocky Mountain river incision. Journal of Geophysical Research, 112: F03S02. DOI: 10.1029/2006JF000557

Robert S. Anderson, Molnar, P., Kessler, M. A. 2006: Features of glacial valley profiles simply explained. Journal of Geophysical Research, 111: article F01004.

Robert S. Anderson, Riihimaki, C. A., Safran, E. B., MacGregor, K. R. 2006: Facing reality: Late Cenozoic evolution of smooth peaks, glacially ornamented valleys and deep river gorges of Colorado s Front Range. In Willett, S. D., Hovius, N., Brandon, M. T., and Fisher, D. M. (eds.), Tectonics, climate and landscape evolution, GSA Special Paper 398. Boulder: Geological Society of America, 397 418.

Carter, C. L., Robert S. Anderson 2006: Fluvial erosion of physically modeled abrasion-dominated slot canyons,. Geomorphology, 81: 89 113.

Kessler, M. A., Robert S. Anderson, Stock, G. M. 2006: Modeling topographic and climatic control of east-west asymmetry in Sierra Nevada glacier length during the Last Glacial Maximum. Journal of Geophysical Research, 111: article F02002.

Loso, M. G., Robert S. AndersonSuzanne Anderson, Reimer, P. J. 2006: A 1500-year record of temperature and glacial response inferred from varved Iceberg Lake, southcentral Alaska. Quaternary Research, 66 (1): 12 24.

Molnar, P., Robert S. Anderson, Kier, G., Rose, J. 2006: Relationships among probability distributions of stream discharges in floods, climate, bed load transport, and river incision. Journal of Geophysical Research, 111: article F02001.

Riihimaki, C. A., Robert S. Anderson, Safran, E. B., Dethier, D. P., Finkel, R. 2006: Longevity and progressive abandonment of the Rocky Flats surface, Front Range, Colorado. Geomorphology, 78: 265 278.

Stock, G. M., Riihimaki, C. A., Robert S. Anderson 2006: Age constrains on cave development and landscape evolution in the Bighorn Basin of Wyoming,. Journal of Cave and Karst Studies, 78 (2): 74 81.

Wobus, C., Tucker, G., Robert S. Anderson 2006: Self-formation of bedrock channels. Geophysical Research Letters, 33: article L18408.

Stock, G. M., Robert S. Anderson, Finkel, R. C. 2005: Late Cenozoic topographic evolution of the Sierra Nevada, California, inferred from cosmogenic 26Al and 10Be concentrations. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 30: 985-1006. DOI: 10.1002/esp.1258

Adams, P. N., Storlazzi, C. D., Robert S. Anderson 2005: Nearshore wave-induced cyclical flexing of seacliffs. Journal of Geophysical Research Earth Surface, 110 (F2): article F02002. DOI: 10.1029/2004JF000217

MacGregor, K. R., Riihimaki, C. A., Robert S. Anderson 2005: Spatial and temporal evolution of sliding velocity on a small alpine glacier: Bench Glacier, Alaska, USA. Journal of Glaciology, 51 (172): 49 63.

Stock, G. M., Granger, D. E., Robert S. Anderson, Sasowsky, I. D., Finkel, R. C. 2005: Dating cave deposits for use in landscape evolution studies: Insights from caves in the Sierra Nevada. California. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 236: 388 403.

Stock, G. M., Robert S. Anderson, Finkel, R. C. 2004: Cave sediments reveal pace of landscape evolution in the Sierra Nevada, California. Geology, 32(3): 193-196. DOI: 10.1130/G20197.1

Kessler, M. A., Robert S. Anderson 2004: Testing a numerical glacial hydrological model using spring speed-up events and outburst floods. Geophysical Review Letters, 31: article L18503. DOI: 10.1029/2004GL020622

Perg, L. A., Robert S. Anderson, Finkel, R. C. 2003: Use of cosmogenic radionuclides as a sediment input tracer: Constraints on the long-term sediment budget of the Santa Cruz littoral cell, California. Geology, 31(4): 299-302.

Perg, L. A., Robert S. Anderson, Finkel, R. C. 2002: Young ages of the Santa Cruz marine terraces determined using 10Be and 26Al. Reply to comment by Brown and Bourles. Geology, 30(12): 1148.

Adams, P. N., Robert S. Anderson, Revenaugh, J. S. 2002: Microseismic measurement of wave energy delivery to a rocky coast. Geology, 30: 895-898.

Hancock, G. S., Robert S. Anderson 2002: Numerical modeling of fluvial terrace formation in response to oscillating climate. GSA Bulletin, 114(9): 1131-1142.

Robert S. Anderson 2002: Modeling the tor-dotted crests, bedrock edges, and parabolic profiles of high alpine surfaces of the Wind River Range, Wyoming. Geomorphology, 46(1-2): 35-58.

Perg, L. A., Robert S. Anderson, Finkel, R. C. 2001: Young ages of the Santa Cruz marine terraces determined using 10Be and 26Al. Geology, 29(10): 879-882.

MacGregor, K. R., Robert S. AndersonSuzanne Anderson, Waddington, E. D. 2001: Numerical simulations of longitudinal profile evolution of glacial valleys. Comment and reply. Geology, 29(8): 760.

Jaeger, J., Hallet, B., Pavlis, T., Sauber, J., Lawson, D., Milliman, J., Powell, R., Suzanne AndersonRobert S. Anderson 2001: Orogenic and glacial research in pristine Alaska. Eos, 82: 213-216.

Robert S. Anderson 2000: A model of ablation-dominated medial moraines and the generation of debris-mantled glacier snouts. Journal of Glaciology, 46(154): 459-469.

Burbank, D. W., Robert S. Anderson 2000: Tectonic Geomorphology. Blackwell Science, 274 pp.

Ganguli, P., Mason, R. P., Abu-saba, K. E., Robert S. Anderson, Flegal, R. 2000: Mercury speciation in mine drainage from the New Idria Quicksilver Mine, California. Environmental Science and Technology, 34(22): 4773-4779. DOI: 10.1021/es991364y

Robert S. Anderson, Ito, E. 2000: A vision for geomorphology and Quaternary science beyond 2000. GSA Today, 10: 14-16.