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Research Theme: Terrestrial Hydrosphere

Here is an atmospheric-level view of all the Terrestrial Hydrosphere
research and happenings at INSTAAR.

Water is central to life on land, and this research covers the properties, processes, chemistry, and quality that pertains to it in whatever form it takes: solid, liquid, or gaseous; surface water or groundwater.

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Alton C. Byers, Chand, M. B., Lala, J., Shrestha, M., Byers, E. A., Watanabe, T. 2020: Reconstructing the history of glacial lake outburst floods (GLOF) in the Kanchenjunga Conservation Area, East Nepal: An interdisciplinary approach. Sustainability, 12(13): 5407. DOI: 10.3390/su12135407

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

Coble, A. A., Holly R. Barnard, Du, E., Johnson, S., Jones, J., Keppeler, E., Kwon, H., Link, T. E., Penaluna, B. E., Reiter, M., River, M., Puettmann, K., Wagenbrenner, J. 2020: Long-term hydrological response to forest harvest during seasonal low flow: Potential implications for current forest practices. Science of the Total Environment, 730: article 138926. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.138926

Jacquemart, M., Loso, M., Leopold, M., Ethan Welty, Berthier, E., Hansen, J. S. S., Sykes, J., Tiampo, K. 2020: What drives large-scale glacier detachments? Insights from Flat Creek glacier, St. Elias Mountains, Alaska. Geology, early online view. DOI: 10.1130/G47211.1

Hensley, R. T., Maggie Spangler, DeVito, L. F., Decker, P. H., Cohen, M. J., Michael Gooseff 2020: Evaluating spatiotemporal variation in water chemistry of the upper Colorado River using longitudinal profiling. Hydrological Processes, 34(8): 1782-1793. DOI: 10.1002/hyp.13690

Benjamin Campforts, Vanacker, V., Herman, F., Vanmaercke, M., Schwanghart, W., Tenorio, G., Willems, P., Govers, G. 2020: Lithology and orographic precipitation control river incision in the tropical Andes. UNDER REVIEW, Earth Surface Dynamics Discussions. DOI: 10.5194/esurf-2019-48

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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