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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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Sanderson, J. S., Beutler, C., Brown, J. R., Burke, I., Chapman, T., Conant, R. T., Derner, J. D., Easter, M., Fuhlendorf, S. D., Grissom, G., Herrick, J. E., Daniel Liptzin, Morgan, J. A., Murph, R., Pague, C., Rangwala, I., Ray, D., Rondeau, R., Schulz, T., Sullivan, T. 2020: Cattle, conservation, and carbon in the western Great Plains. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation, 75(1): 5A-12A. DOI: 10.2489/jswc.75.1.5A

Norris, C. E., Bean, G. M., Cappellazzi, S. B., Cope, M., Greub, K. L. H., Daniel Liptzin, Rieke, E. L., Tracy, P. W., Morgan, C. L. S., Honeycutt, C. W. 2020: Introducing the North American project to evaluate soil health measurements. Journal of Agronomy, in press. DOI: 10.1002/agj2.20234

Vanacker, V., Ameijeiras-Mariño, Y., Schoonejans, J., Cornélis, J.-T., Minella, J. P. G., Lamouline, H., Vermeire, M.-L., Benjamin Campforts, Robinet, J., Van de Broek, M., Delmelle, P., Opfergelt, S. 2019: Land use impacts on soil erosion and rejuvenation in Southern Brazil. Catena, 178: 256-266. DOI: 10.1016/j.catena.2019.03.024

Jelinski, N. A., Benjamin Campforts, Willenbring, J. K., Schumacher, T. E., Li, S., Lobb, D. A., Papiernik, S. K., Yoo, K. 2019: Meteoric beryllium‐10 as a tracer of erosion due to postsettlement land use in west‐central Minnesota, USA. Journal of Geophysical Research—Earth Surface, 124: 874-901. DOI: 10.1029/2018JF004720

Armitage, J. J., Whittaker, A. C., Zakari, M., Benjamin Campforts 2018: Numerical modelling of landscape and sediment flux response to precipitation rate change. Earth Surface Dynamics, 6: 77-99. DOI: 10.5194/esurf-6-77-2018

Benjamin Campforts, Vanacker, V., Vanderborght, J., Baken, S., Smolders, E., Govers, G. 2016: Simulating the mobility of meteoric 10Be in the landscape through a coupled soil-hillslope model (Be2D). Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 439: 143-157. DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2016.01.017

Hultman, J., Waldrop, M. P., Mackelprang, R., David, M. M., McFarland, J., Blazewicz, S. J., Harden, J., Merritt Turetsky, McGuire, A. D., Shah, M. B., VerBerkmoes, N. C., Lee, L. H., Mavrommatis, K., Jansson, J. K. 2015: Multi-omics of permafrost, active layer and thermokarst bog soil microbiomes. Nature, 521(7551): 208-212. DOI: 10.1038/nature14238

Holloway, J. E., Lewkowicz, A. G., Douglas, T. A., Li, X., Merritt Turetsky, Baltzer, J. L., Jin, H. 2020: Impact of wildfire on permafrost landscapes: A review of recent advances and future prospects. Permafrost and Periglacial Processes, early online view. DOI: 10.1002/ppp.2048

Merritt Turetsky, Abbott, B. W., Jones, M. C., Anthony, K. W., Olefeldt, D., Schuur, E. A. G., Grosse, G., Kuhry, P., Hugelius, G., Koven, C., Lawrence, D. M., Gibson, C., Sannel, A. B. K., McGuire, A. D. 2020: Carbon release through abrupt permafrost thaw. Nature Geoscience, 13: 138-143. DOI: 10.1038/s41561-019-0526-0

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