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

Urban, F. E., Gary Clow 2018: DOI/GTN-P climate and active-layer data acquired in the National Petroleum Reserve–Alaska and the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, 1998–2016. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1092, 71 p. [Supersedes USGS Data Series 1021.] DOI: 10.3133/ds1092

Gary Clow 2018: CVPM 1.1: A flexible heat-transfer modeling system for permafrost. Geoscientific Model Development, 11(12): 4889-4908. DOI: 10.5194/gmd-11-4889-2018

Alton C. Byers, Rounce, D. R., Shugar, D. H., Lala, J. M., Byers, E. A., Regmi, D. 2018: A rockfall-induced glacial lake outburst flood, Upper Barun Valley, Nepal. Landslides, early online view. DOI: 10.1007/s10346-018-1079-9

Higgs, E., Harris, J., Murphy, S., Bowers, K., Hobbs, R., Jenkins, W., Kidwell, J., Lopoukhine, N., Sollereder, B., Katharine Suding, Thompson, A., Whisenant, S. 2018: The evolution of Society for Ecological Restoration's principles and standards: Counter-response to Gann et al.. Restoration Ecology, 26(3): 431-433. DOI: 10.1111/rec.12821

Robinson, D. T., Di Vittorio, A., Alexander, P., Arneth, A., Barton, C. M., Brown, D. G., Albert J. Kettner, Lemmen, C., O’Neill, B. C., Janssen, M., Pugh, T. A. M., Rabin, S. S., Rounsevell, M., Jaia Syvitski, Ullah, I., Verburg, P. H. 2018: Modelling feedbacks between human and natural processes in the land system. Earth System Dynamics, 9(2): 895-914. DOI: 10.5194/esd-9-895-2018

Cohen, S., Robert BrakenridgeAlbert J. Kettner, Bates, B., Nelson, J., McDonald, R., Huang, Y.-F., Munasinghe, D., Zhang, J. 2018: Estimating floodwater depths from flood inundation maps and topography. Journal of the American Water Resources Association, 54(4): 847-858. DOI: 10.1111/1752-1688.12609

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