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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Recent Publications

Jamison‐Todd, S., Stein, N., Irina Overeem, Khalid, A., Trower, E. J. 2020: Hurricane deposits on carbonate platforms: A case study of Hurricane Irma deposits on Little Ambergris Cay, Turks and Caicos Islands. Journal of Geophysical Research—Earth Surface, 125(8): e2020JF005597. DOI: 10.1029/2020JF005597

Douglas, T. A., Merritt Turetsky, Koven, C. D. 2020: Increased rainfall stimulates permafrost thaw across a variety of Interior Alaskan boreal ecosystems. Climate and Atmospheric Science, 3: article 28. DOI: 10.1038/s41612-020-0130-4

Harmon, R., Holly R. Barnard, Singha, K. 2020: Water table depth and bedrock permeability control magnitude and timing of transpiration-induced diel fluctuations in groundwater. Water Resources Research, 56(6): article e2019WR025967. DOI: 10.1029/2019WR025967

Solander, K. C., Newman, B. D., de Araujo, A. C., Holly R. Barnard, Berry, Z. C., Bonal, D., Bretfeld, M., Burban, B., Candido, L. A., Celleri, R., Chambers, J. Q., Christoffersen, B. O., Detto, M., Dorigo, W. A., Ewers, B. E., Filgueiras Ferreira, S. J., Knohl, A., Leung, L. R., McDowell, N. G., Miller, G. R., Ferreira Monteiro, M. T., Moore, G. W., Negron-Juarez, R., Saleska, S. R., Stiegler, C., Tomasella, J., Xu, C.-G. 2020: The pantropical response of soil moisture to El Nino. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 24(5): 2303-2322. DOI: 10.5194/hess-24-2303-2020

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

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