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Barnes, R. T., Mark Williams, Parman, J. N., Hill, K., T. Nelson Caine 2014: Thawing glacial and permafrost features contribute to nitrogen export from Green Lakes Valley, Colorado Front Range, USA. Biogeochemistry, 117(2-3): 413-430. DOI: 10.1007/s10533-013-9886-5

Leopold, M., Mark WilliamsT. Nelson Caine, Vlkel, J., Dethier, D. 2011: Internal structure of the Green Lake 5 Rock Glacier, Colorado Front Range, USA. Permafrost and Periglacial Processes, 22(2): 107 119, DOI: 10.1002/ppp.706

Rory CowieMark WilliamsT. Nelson Caine, Michel, R. 2010: Estimated residence time of two snowmelt dominated catchments, Boulder Creek Watershed, Colorado. Logan, Utah: Proceedings of the Western Snow Conference, 3-10.

T. Nelson Caine 2010: Recent hydrologic change in a Colorado alpine basin: An indicator of permafrost thaw?. Annals of Glaciology, 51(56): 130 134.

Leopold, M., Voelkel, J., Dethier, D., Mark WilliamsT. Nelson Caine 2010: Mountain permafrost: a valid archive to study climate change? Examples from the Rocky Mountains Front Range of Colorado, USA. Nova Acta Leopoldina, 112(384): 281 289.

Leopold, M., Dethier, D., Voelkel, J., Raab, T., Rikert, T. C., T. Nelson Caine 2008: Using geophysical methods to study the shallow subsurface of a sensitive alpine environment, Niwot Ridge, Colorado Front Range, USA. Arctic, Antarctic and Alpine Research, 40(3): 519-530. DOI: 10.1657/1523-0430(06-124)[LEOPOLD]2.0.CO;2

Mark Williams, Knauf, M., Cory, R., T. Nelson Caine, Liu, F. J. 2007: Nitrate content and potential microbial signature of rock glacier outflow, Colorado Front Range. Earth Surface Processes, 32(7): 1032 1047. DOI: 10.1002/esp.1455

Mark Williams, Knauf, M., T. Nelson Caine, Liu, F., Verplanck, P. L. 2006: Geochemistry and source waters of rock glacier outflow, Colorado Front Range. Permafrost and Periglacial Processes, 17(1): 13-33. DOI: 10.1002/ppp.535

Liu, F., Mark WilliamsT. Nelson Caine 2004: Source waters and flowpaths in a seasonally snow-covered catchment. Water Resources Research, 40: article W09401.

T. Nelson Caine 2004: Mechanical and chemical denudation in mountain systems. In Owens, P. and Slaymaker, O. (eds.), Mountain Geomorphology. London: Edward Arnold, 132-152.

Herzfeld, U. C., Mayer, H., T. Nelson Caine, Losleben, M., Erbrecht, T. 2003: Morphogenesis of typical winter and summer snow surface patterns in a continental alpine environment. Hydrological Processes, 17(3): 619-649.

Dethier, D. P., Benedict, J. B., Birkeland, P. W., T. Nelson CaineP. Thompson Davis, Madole, R. F., Patterson, P. E., Price, A. B., Schildgen, T. F., Shroba, R. R. 2003: Quaternary stratigraphy, geomorphology, soils, and alpine archeology in an alpine-to-plains transect, Colorado Front Range. Easterbrook, D.J. (ed.), Quaternary Geology of the United States: INQUA 2003 Field Guide. Reno, Nevada: Desert Research Institute: 81-104.

Mark Williams, Hood, E., T. Nelson Caine 2003: Headwater catchments of the Boulder Creek Watershed. In Murphy, S. F., Verplanck, P. L., and Barber, L. B. (eds.), Comprehensive water quality of the Boulder Creek Watershed, Colorado, during high-flow and low-flow conditions, 2000. U.S. Geological Survey Water Resources Investigations Report 03-4045: 185-197.

Hood, E. W., Mark WilliamsT. Nelson Caine 2003: Landscape controls on organic and inorganic nitrogen leaching across an alpine/subalpine ecotone, Green Lakes Valley, Colorado Front Range. Ecosystems, 6(1): 31-45.

Mark WilliamsT. Nelson Caine 2001: Hydrology and hydrochemistry . In: Bowman, W.D. and Seastedt, T.R. (eds.), Structure and Function of an Alpine Ecosystem: Niwot Ridge, Colorado. New York, Oxford University Press, pp. 75-96

Mark Williams, Hood, E., T. Nelson Caine 2001: The role of organic nitrogen in the nitrogen cycle of a high- elevation catchment, Colorado Front Range,USA. Water Resources Research 37(10):2569-2581

T. Nelson Caine 2001: The geomorphic systems of Green Lakes Valley . In: Bowman, W.D. and Seastedt, T.R. (eds.), Structure and Function of an Alpine Ecosystem: Niwot Ridge, Colorado. New York, Oxford University Press, pp.45-74

Baron, J. S., T. Nelson Caine 2000: Temporal coherence of two alpine lake basins of the Colorado Front Range . Freshwater Biology 43:463-476

Soranno, P.A., Webster, K.E., Riera, J.L., Kratz, T.K., Baron, J. S., Bukaveckas, P.A., Kling, G.W., White, D.S., T. Nelson Caine, Lathrop, R.C., Leavitt, P.R. 1999: Spatial variation among lakes withng landscapes: ecological organisation along lake chains. Ecosystems 2:395-410

Warburton, J., T. Nelson Caine 1999: Sorted patterned ground in the English Lake District . Permafrost & periglacial processes 10:193-197

T. Nelson Caine 1996: Streamflow patterns in the alpine environment of North Boulder Creek, Colorado Front Range. Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie N.F., 104: 27-42.

Mark Williams, Losleben, M., T. Nelson Caine, Greenland, D. 1996: Changes in climate and hydrochemical responses in a high-elevation catchment, Rocky Mountains. Limnology and Oceanography, 41: 939-946.

T. Nelson Caine 1995: Snowpack influences on geomorphic processes in Green Lakes Valley, Colorado Front Range. Geographical Journal, 161: 55-68.

T. Nelson Caine 1995: Temporal trends in the quality of streamwater in an alpine environment: Green Lakes Valley, Colorado Front Range, USA. Geografiska Annaler A, 77(4): 207-220. DOI: 10.2307/521330

Ryan, S., T. Nelson Caine 1993: Effects of flow diversion on downstream channel form in mountain streams. Colorado Water Resources Research Institute Report no. 176, 58 pp.

Lewis, G. C., Krantz, W. B., T. Nelson Caine 1993: A model for the initiation of patterned ground owing to differential secondary frost heave. International Conference of Permafrost, Beijing, China, 6th, 5-9 July 1993. Proceedings. Guangshou, China: South China University of Technology Press, 2 vol., pp. 1044-1049.

T. Nelson Caine 1993: Is the maximum slope of granular assemblies comparable to the angle of shearing resistance? A comment. Transactions, Japanese Geomorphological Union, 14,423-14,425.

Sievering, H., Burton, D., T. Nelson Caine 1992: Atmospheric loading of nitrogen to alpine tundra in the Colorado front range. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 6(4): 339-346.

Mark WilliamsT. Nelson Caine 1992: Hydrologic similarities in continental and maritime alpine basins. In Morel-Seytoux, H.G. (ed.), Proceedings of the 12th Annual AGU Hydrology Days, pp. 338-351.

T. Nelson Caine 1992: Spatial patterns of geochemical denudation in a Colorado alpine environment. In Dixon, J. C. and Abrahams, A. D. (eds.), Periglacial Geomorphology. John Wiley and Sons Ltd., 63-88.

T. Nelson Caine 1992: Sediment transfer on the floor of the Martinelli snowpatch, Colorado Front Range, U.S.A. Geografiska Annaler, 74A: 133-144.

T. Nelson Caine 1992: Modulation of the diurnal streamflow response by the seasonal snowcover of an alpine basin. Journal of Hydrology, 137: 245-260.

T. Nelson Caine, Thurman, E. M. 1990: Temporal and spatial variations in the solute content of an alpine stream, Colorado Front Range. Geomorphology, 4: 55-72.

T. Nelson Caine 1989: Hydrograph separation in a small alpine basin based on inorganic solute concentrations. Journal of Hydrology, 112: 89-101.

T. Nelson Caine 1989: Diurnal variations in the inorganic solute content of water draining from an alpine snowpatch. Catena, 16(2): 153-162.

T. Nelson Caine, Swanson, F. J. 1989: Geomorphic coupling of hillslope and channel systems in two small mountain basins. Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie, 33(2): 189-203.

Gleason, K. J., Krantz, W. B., T. Nelson Caine 1988: Parametric effects in the filtration free convection model for patterned ground. Proceedings V International Conference on Permafrost, Trondheim, Norway, 1988, pp. 349-354.

Swanson, F. J., Kratz, T. K., T. Nelson Caine, Woodmansee, R. G. 1988: Landform effects on ecosystem patterns and processes: Geomorphic features of the earth's surface regulate the distribution of organisms and processes. BioScience, 38(2): 92-98.

Krantz, W. B., Gleason, K. J., T. Nelson Caine 1988: Patterned ground. Scientific American, 256: 68-76.

T. Nelson Caine, Caine, J., Thurman, E. M. 1987: Water quality data from the Green Lakes Valley, 1982-1986. Colorado. University. Long-Term Ecological Research. Data Report 87-05, 46 pp.

T. Nelson Caine, Buchanan, L. 1987: Streamflow data from the Green Lakes Valley, 1981-1986. Colorado. University. Long-Term Ecological Research. Data Report 87-04. 31 pp.

Gleason, K. J., Krantz, W. B., T. Nelson Caine, George, J. H., Gunn, R. D. 1986: Geometrical aspects of sorted patterned ground in recurrently frozen soil. Science, 232: 216-220. DOI: 10.1126/science.232.4747.216

Hoffman, K., Caine, J., T. Nelson Caine 1985: Surface water quality in the Green Lakes Valley prior to peak flow: 1985. Colorado. University. Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research. Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER). Data CULTER/DR-85-7. 17 pp.

T. Nelson Caine 1984: Elevational contrasts in contemporary geomorphic activity in the Colorado Front Range. Studia Geomorphologica Carpatho-Balcanica, 18: 5-31.

P. Thompson Davis, Burns, S. F., T. Nelson Caine 1984: Guidebook to Holocene deposits in Arapahoe Cirque, Colorado Front Range. American Quaternary Association, Eighth Biennial Meeting, Post-Conference Field Trip (10), 16 August 1984. 28 pp.

John T. Andrews, Kihl, R., T. Nelson Caine, Birkeland, P. W., Litaor, M. Z., Dellmonte, N. L., Stuckenrath, R. 1984: Characteristics of lake sediments from alpine and subalpine environments: Front Range, Colorado. University of Colorado. Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research. Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) Data Report. CULTER/DR-84-6. 20 pp.

Barsch, D., T. Nelson Caine 1984: The nature of mountain geomorphology. Mountain Research and Development, 4: 287-298.

T. Nelson Caine, Furbish, D. J., Moses, T. A. 1983: Stream flow data from the Green Lakes Valley, 1982-1982. Colorado University. Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research. Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER). Data Report. CULTER/DR-83-2. 56 pp.

Furbish, D. J., Brendecke, C. M., T. Nelson Caine, Moses, T. A. 1983: Ablation, evaporation, and evapotranspiration in the Green Lakes Valley 1981-1982. Colorado University. Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research. Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) Data Report. CULTER/DR-83-3. 16 pp.

T. Nelson Caine, Swanson, F. (ed.) 1983: Report of Long-Term Ecological Research Workshop on Disturbance Regimes of Ecosystems. Colorado. University. Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research. Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER). Working Paper. CULTER/WP-83-6. 48 pp.

Ray, R. J., Krantz, W. B., T. Nelson Caine, Gunn, R. D. 1983: A model for sorted patterned-ground regularity. Journal of Glaciology, 29(102): 317-337.

T. Nelson Caine 1983: The mountains of northeastern Tasmania: A study of alpine geomorphology. Rotterdam: A.A. Balkema, 200 pp.

T. Nelson Caine, Thurman, E. M., Furbish, D. J., Moses, T. A. 1983: Water quality data from the Green Lakes Valley, 1981-1982. Colorado. University. Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research. Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER). Data Report. CULTER/DR-83-7. 46 pp.

T. Nelson Caine, Ives, J. D., Kienholz, H., Messerli, B. 1982: A buried podzol near Namche Bazar, Solu-Khumbu, Nepal. Mountain Research and Development, 2(4): 405-406.

T. Nelson Caine 1982: The spatial variability of surficial soil movement rates in alpine environments. In Thorn, C. E. (ed.), Space and time in geomorphology. London: Allen and Unwin, 45-57.

T. Nelson Caine 1982: Water and sediment flows in the Green Lakes Valley, Colorado Front Range. In Halfpenny, J.C., (editor), Ecological studies in the Colorado alpine: A festschrift for John W. Marr. Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research Occasional Paper no. 37, p. 13-22.

T. Nelson Caine, Mool, P. K. 1982: Landslides in the Kolpu Khola drainage, Middle Mountains, Nepal. Mountain Research and Development, 2(2): 157-173.

T. Nelson Caine 1982: Toppling failures from alpine cliffs on Ben Lomond, Tasmania. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 7: 133-152.

T. Nelson Caine, Mool, P. K. 1981: Channel geometry and flow estimates for two small mountain streams in the Middle Hills, Nepal. Mountain Research and Development, 1(3-4): 231-243.

T. Nelson Caine 1981: A source of bias in rates of surface soil movement as estimated from marked particles. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 6: 69-75.

T. Nelson Caine 1980: Glaciology and hydrology: Overview. In Ives, J. D., (editor), 1980: Geoecology of the Colorado Front Range: A study of alpine and subalpine environments. Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press, 199-207.

T. Nelson Caine 1980: The rainfall intensity-duration control of shallow landslides and debris flows. Geografiska Annaler, 62A(1-2): 23-27.

T. Nelson Caine 1979: The problem of spatial scale in the study of contemporary geomorphic activity on mountain slopes (with special reference to the San Juan Mountains). Studia Geomorphologica Carpatho-Balcanica, Krakow, XIII: 5-22.

T. Nelson Caine 1979: Rock weathering rates at the soil surface in an alpine environment. Catena, 6(2): 131-144.

T. Nelson Caine 1978: Climatic geomorphology in mid-latitude mountains. In Davies, J. L. and Williams, M. A. J. (editors), Landform evolution in Australasia. Canberra: Australian National University Press, p. 113-127.

T. Nelson Caine 1978: Late Holocene instability on hillslopes in northeastern Tasmania. Search, 9(8-9): 298.

T. Nelson Caine, Reid, C. P. P., Webber, P. J., Klein, D.A. 1976: A discussion and synthesis. In Steinhoff, H. W. and Ives, J. D. (editors), Ecological impacts of snowpack augmentation in the San Juan Mountains, Colorado. Final Report of the San Juan Ecology Project. Prepared for the Division of Atmospheric Water Resources Management, Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. Department of Interior, Denver, Colorado, by Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado. Report No. CSU-FNR-7052-1, Contract No. 14-06-D-7052, p. 7-19.

T. Nelson Caine, Bock, J. H., Steinhoff, H. W. 1976: Research methods and recommendations. In Steinhoff, H. W. and Ives, J. D. (editors), Ecological impacts of snowpack augmentation in the San Juan Mountains, Colorado. Final Report of the San Juan Ecology Project. Prepared for the Division of Atmospheric Water Resources Management, Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. Department of Interior, Denver, Colorado, by Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado. Report No. CSU-FNR-7052-1, Contract No. 14-06-D-7052, p. 21-38.

T. Nelson Caine 1976: Summer rainstorms in an alpine environment and their influence on soil erosion, San Juan Mountains, Colorado. Arctic and Alpine Research, 8(2): 183-196.

T. Nelson Caine 1976: The influence of snow and increased snowfall on contemporary geomorphic processes in alpine areas. In Steinhoff, H. W. and Ives, J. D. (editors), Ecological impacts of snowpack augmentation in the San Juan Mountains, Colorado. Final Report of the San Juan Ecology Project. Prepared for the Division of Atmospheric Water Resources Management, Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. Department of Interior, Denver, Colorado, by Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado. Report No. CSU-FNR-7052-1, Contract No. 14-06-D-7052, p. 145-200.

T. Nelson Caine 1976: A uniform measure of subaerial erosion. Geological Society of America Bulletin, 87(1): 137-140.

T. Nelson Caine 1975: An elevational control of peak snowpack variability. Water Resources Bulletin, 11(3): 613-621.

T. Nelson Caine 1975: The influence of snow and increased snowfall on contemporary geomorphic processes in alpine areas. In Steinhoff, H. W. and Caine, N. (eds.), An evaluation of the ecological impact of weather modification in the Upper Colorado Basin. Interim Progress Report for the Period January 1973 - June 1974. Prepared for Office of Atmospheric Water Resources, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Department of the Interior, Denver, Colorado, under Contract No. 14-06-D-7052. Colorado State University. Department of Watershed Sciences, 59-80.

Steinhoff, H. W., T. Nelson Caine 1975: An evaluation of the ecological impact of weather modification in the Upper Colorado Basin. In Steinhoff, H. W. and Caine, N. (editors), Interim Progress Report for the Period January 1973 - June 1974. Prepared for Office of Atmospheric Water Resources, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Department of the Interior, Denver, Colorado, under Contract No. 14-06-D-7052. 172 pp.

T. Nelson Caine 1974: The geomorphic processes of the alpine environment. In Ives, J. D. and Barry, R. G. (editors), Arctic and Alpine Environments. London: Methuen, 721-748.

Carroll, T., T. Nelson Caine 1974: Volume and rate of stream discharge from an alpine snowpack. A final report to the Eisenhower Consortium for Western Environmental Forestry Research. Research Agreement No. 16-292-CA. Fort Collins, Colorado: Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. Various pagings.

T. Nelson Caine 1973: The seasonal nature of alpine geomorphic activity in the San Juan Mountains. In Colorado State University. Department of Watershed Sciences, 1973: The San Juan Ecology Project: An evaluation of the ecological impact of weather modification in the Upper Colorado River Basin. Interim Progress Report for the Period November 1971 - December 1972 (edited by) H. L. Teller, J. D. Ives and H. W. Steinhoff, p. 57-65.

T. Nelson Caine 1972: The distribution of sorted patterned ground in the English Lake District. Revue de Geomorphologie Dynamique, 2, XXI Annee: 49-56.

T. Nelson Caine 1972: Air photo analysis of blockfield fabrics in Talus Valley, Tasmania. Journal of Sedimentary Petrology, 42(1): 33-48.

T. Nelson Caine 1971: The direct effects of snow on alpine slope processes. In Colorado State University. Department of Watershed Sciences, 242-273.

T. Nelson Caine 1971: A conceptual model for alpine slope process study. Arctic and Alpine Research, 3(4): 319-329.

T. Nelson Caine 1969: The analysis of surface fabrics on talus by means of ground photography. Arctic and Alpine Research, 1(2): 127-134.

T. Nelson Caine 1969: A model for talus slope evolution by slush avalanching. Journal of Geology, 77: 92-100.

T. Nelson Caine 1968: The blockfields of northeastern Tasmania. Research School of Studies, Department of Geography Publication F/6(1968). Canberra: Australian National University Press, 127 pp.

T. Nelson Caine 1968: Fabric of periglacial blockfield material on Mt. Barrow, Tasmania. Geografiska Annaler, 50A(4): 193-206.

T. Nelson Caine, Jennings, J. N. 1968: Some blockstreams of the Toolong Range Kosciusko State Park. Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales, 101: 93-102.

T. Nelson Caine 1968: Carbon-14 dates from the Broad River Valley, Mt. Field National Park, Tasmania. Australian Journal of Science, 31(3): 119.

T. Nelson Caine 1968: The log-normal distribution and rates of soil movement: An example. Revue de geomorphologie dynamique, no. 1, XVIII Annee, p. 1-7.