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15 Jan 2014
Short Communication: TopoToolbox 2 – MATLAB-based software for topographic analysis and modeling in Earth surface sciences
W. Schwanghart and D. Scherler
Earth Surf. Dynam., 2, 1–7, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-2-1-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-2-1-2014, 2014 | 11,364 views
16 Jan 2017
Creative computing with Landlab: an open-source toolkit for building, coupling, and exploring two-dimensional numerical models of Earth-surface dynamics
Daniel E. J. Hobley, Jordan M. Adams, Sai Siddhartha Nudurupati, Eric W. H. Hutton, Nicole M. Gasparini, Erkan Istanbulluoglu, and Gregory E. Tucker
Earth Surf. Dynam., 5, 21–46, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-5-21-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-5-21-2017, 2017 | 5,574 views
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07 Oct 2013
Climate, tectonics or morphology: what signals can we see in drainage basin sediment yields?
T. J. Coulthard and M. J. Van de Wiel
Earth Surf. Dynam., 1, 13–27, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-1-13-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-1-13-2013, 2013 | 5,563 views
13 Jul 2018
The Google Earth Engine Digitisation Tool (GEEDiT) and the Margin change Quantification Tool (MaQiT) – simple tools for the rapid mapping and quantification of changing Earth surface margins
James M. Lea
Earth Surf. Dynam., 6, 551–561, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-6-551-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-6-551-2018, 2018 | 5,144 views
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05 Jun 2014
Automated landform classification in a rockfall-prone area, Gunung Kelir, Java
G. Samodra, G. Chen, J. Sartohadi, D. S. Hadmoko, and K. Kasama
Earth Surf. Dynam., 2, 339–348, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-2-339-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-2-339-2014, 2014 | 4,937 views
28 Jan 2015
A reduced-complexity model for river delta formation – Part 1: Modeling deltas with channel dynamics
M. Liang, V. R. Voller, and C. Paola
Earth Surf. Dynam., 3, 67–86, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-3-67-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-3-67-2015, 2015 | 4,424 views
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19 May 2016
Image-based surface reconstruction in geomorphometry – merits, limits and developments
Anette Eltner, Andreas Kaiser, Carlos Castillo, Gilles Rock, Fabian Neugirg, and Antonio Abellán
Earth Surf. Dynam., 4, 359–389, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-4-359-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-4-359-2016, 2016 | 4,360 views
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20 Oct 2015
Spatial distributions of earthquake-induced landslides and hillslope preconditioning in the northwest South Island, New Zealand
R. N. Parker, G. T. Hancox, D. N. Petley, C. I. Massey, A. L. Densmore, and N. J. Rosser
Earth Surf. Dynam., 3, 501–525, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-3-501-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-3-501-2015, 2015 | 4,106 views
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26 Nov 2013
Short Communication: Humans and the missing C-sink: erosion and burial of soil carbon through time
T. Hoffmann, S. M. Mudd, K. van Oost, G. Verstraeten, G. Erkens, A. Lang, H. Middelkoop, J. Boyle, J. O. Kaplan, J. Willenbring, and R. Aalto
Earth Surf. Dynam., 1, 45–52, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-1-45-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-1-45-2013, 2013 | 4,070 views
12 Mar 2014
Constraining the stream power law: a novel approach combining a landscape evolution model and an inversion method
T. Croissant and J. Braun
Earth Surf. Dynam., 2, 155–166, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-2-155-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-2-155-2014, 2014 | 3,923 views
10 Jul 2017
Geomorphometric delineation of floodplains and terraces from objectively defined topographic thresholds
Fiona J. Clubb, Simon M. Mudd, David T. Milodowski, Declan A. Valters, Louise J. Slater, Martin D. Hurst, and Ajay B. Limaye
Earth Surf. Dynam., 5, 369–385, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-5-369-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-5-369-2017, 2017 | 3,910 views
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29 Jan 2014
Extracting topographic swath profiles across curved geomorphic features
S. Hergarten, J. Robl, and K. Stüwe
Earth Surf. Dynam., 2, 97–104, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-2-97-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-2-97-2014, 2014 | 3,833 views
03 Dec 2013
Rapid marine deglaciation: asynchronous retreat dynamics between the Irish Sea Ice Stream and terrestrial outlet glaciers
H. Patton, A. Hubbard, T. Bradwell, N. F. Glasser, M. J. Hambrey, and C. D. Clark
Earth Surf. Dynam., 1, 53–65, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-1-53-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-1-53-2013, 2013 | 3,619 views
28 Feb 2017
River profile response to normal fault growth and linkage: an example from the Hellenic forearc of south-central Crete, Greece
Sean F. Gallen and Karl W. Wegmann
Earth Surf. Dynam., 5, 161–186, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-5-161-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-5-161-2017, 2017 | 3,596 views
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29 May 2018
Glacial isostatic adjustment modelling: historical perspectives, recent advances, and future directions
Pippa L. Whitehouse
Earth Surf. Dynam., 6, 401–429, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-6-401-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-6-401-2018, 2018 | 3,586 views
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18 Jan 2016
Network response to disturbances in large sand-bed braided rivers
F. Schuurman, M. G. Kleinhans, and H. Middelkoop
Earth Surf. Dynam., 4, 25–45, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-4-25-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-4-25-2016, 2016 | 3,557 views
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18 Dec 2017
Designing a network of critical zone observatories to explore the living skin of the terrestrial Earth
Susan L. Brantley, William H. McDowell, William E. Dietrich, Timothy S. White, Praveen Kumar, Suzanne P. Anderson, Jon Chorover, Kathleen Ann Lohse, Roger C. Bales, Daniel D. Richter, Gordon Grant, and Jérôme Gaillardet
Earth Surf. Dynam., 5, 841–860, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-5-841-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-5-841-2017, 2017 | 3,506 views
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16 Feb 2015
Ancient pre-glacial erosion surfaces preserved beneath the West Antarctic Ice Sheet
K. C. Rose, N. Ross, T. A. Jordan, R. G. Bingham, H. F. J. Corr, F. Ferraccioli, A. M. Le Brocq, D. M. Rippin, and M. J. Siegert
Earth Surf. Dynam., 3, 139–152, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-3-139-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-3-139-2015, 2015 | 3,409 views
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04 Mar 2016
Designing a suite of measurements to understand the critical zone
Susan L. Brantley, Roman A. DiBiase, Tess A. Russo, Yuning Shi, Henry Lin, Kenneth J. Davis, Margot Kaye, Lillian Hill, Jason Kaye, David M. Eissenstat, Beth Hoagland, Ashlee L. Dere, Andrew L. Neal, Kristen M. Brubaker, and Dan K. Arthur
Earth Surf. Dynam., 4, 211–235, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-4-211-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-4-211-2016, 2016 | 3,404 views
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04 Mar 2014
Preservation of terrestrial organic carbon in marine sediments offshore Taiwan: mountain building and atmospheric carbon dioxide sequestration
S.-J. Kao, R. G. Hilton, K. Selvaraj, M. Dai, F. Zehetner, J.-C. Huang, S.-C. Hsu, R. Sparkes, J. T. Liu, T.-Y. Lee, J.-Y. T. Yang, A. Galy, X. Xu, and N. Hovius
Earth Surf. Dynam., 2, 127–139, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-2-127-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-2-127-2014, 2014 | 3,399 views
10 Sep 2013
The mass distribution of coarse particulate organic matter exported from an Alpine headwater stream
J. M. Turowski, A. Badoux, K. Bunte, C. Rickli, N. Federspiel, and M. Jochner
Earth Surf. Dynam., 1, 1–11, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-1-1-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-1-1-2013, 2013 | 3,369 views
27 Aug 2014
The impact of particle shape on the angle of internal friction and the implications for sediment dynamics at a steep, mixed sand–gravel beach
N. Stark, A. E. Hay, R. Cheel, and C. B. Lake
Earth Surf. Dynam., 2, 469–480, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-2-469-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-2-469-2014, 2014 | 3,358 views
28 Jan 2014
A linear inversion method to infer exhumation rates in space and time from thermochronometric data
M. Fox, F. Herman, S. D. Willett, and D. A. May
Earth Surf. Dynam., 2, 47–65, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-2-47-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-2-47-2014, 2014 | 3,301 views
22 Jan 2019
Short communication: The Topographic Analysis Kit (TAK) for TopoToolbox
Adam M. Forte and Kelin X. Whipple
Earth Surf. Dynam., 7, 87–95, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-7-87-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-7-87-2019, 2019 | 3,176 views
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25 Jan 2019
Long-term erosion of the Nepal Himalayas by bedrock landsliding: the role of monsoons, earthquakes and giant landslides
Odin Marc, Robert Behling, Christoff Andermann, Jens M. Turowski, Luc Illien, Sigrid Roessner, and Niels Hovius
Earth Surf. Dynam., 7, 107–128, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-7-107-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-7-107-2019, 2019 | 3,164 views
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12 Jun 2018
On the Holocene evolution of the Ayeyawady megadelta
Liviu Giosan, Thet Naing, Myo Min Tun, Peter D. Clift, Florin Filip, Stefan Constantinescu, Nitesh Khonde, Jerzy Blusztajn, Jan-Pieter Buylaert, Thomas Stevens, and Swe Thwin
Earth Surf. Dynam., 6, 451–466, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-6-451-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-6-451-2018, 2018 | 3,001 views
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28 Jan 2015
A reduced-complexity model for river delta formation – Part 2: Assessment of the flow routing scheme
M. Liang, N. Geleynse, D. A. Edmonds, and P. Passalacqua
Earth Surf. Dynam., 3, 87–104, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-3-87-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-3-87-2015, 2015 | 2,968 views
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28 Jan 2014
Data-driven components in a model of inner-shelf sorted bedforms: a new hybrid model
E. B. Goldstein, G. Coco, A. B. Murray, and M. O. Green
Earth Surf. Dynam., 2, 67–82, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-2-67-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-2-67-2014, 2014 | 2,947 views
08 Jan 2018
Developing and exploring a theory for the lateral erosion of bedrock channels for use in landscape evolution models
Abigail L. Langston and Gregory E. Tucker
Earth Surf. Dynam., 6, 1–27, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-6-1-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-6-1-2018, 2018 | 2,906 views
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16 Oct 2017
Seismic monitoring of small alpine rockfalls – validity, precision and limitations
Michael Dietze, Solmaz Mohadjer, Jens M. Turowski, Todd A. Ehlers, and Niels Hovius
Earth Surf. Dynam., 5, 653–668, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-5-653-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-5-653-2017, 2017 | 2,886 views
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22 Jun 2018
How concave are river channels?
Simon M. Mudd, Fiona J. Clubb, Boris Gailleton, and Martin D. Hurst
Earth Surf. Dynam., 6, 505–523, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-6-505-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-6-505-2018, 2018 | 2,801 views
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25 Mar 2015
Impact of change in erosion rate and landscape steepness on hillslope and fluvial sediments grain size in the Feather River basin (Sierra Nevada, California)
M. Attal, S. M. Mudd, M. D. Hurst, B. Weinman, K. Yoo, and M. Naylor
Earth Surf. Dynam., 3, 201–222, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-3-201-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-3-201-2015, 2015 | 2,705 views
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02 Sep 2019
Evaluating the potential of post-processing kinematic (PPK) georeferencing for UAV-based structure- from-motion (SfM) photogrammetry and surface change detection
He Zhang, Emilien Aldana-Jague, François Clapuyt, Florian Wilken, Veerle Vanacker, and Kristof Van Oost
Earth Surf. Dynam., 7, 807–827, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-7-807-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-7-807-2019, 2019 | 2,682 views
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16 Mar 2015
Numerical modelling of glacial lake outburst floods using physically based dam-breach models
M. J. Westoby, J. Brasington, N. F. Glasser, M. J. Hambrey, J. M. Reynolds, M. A. A. M. Hassan, and A. Lowe
Earth Surf. Dynam., 3, 171–199, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-3-171-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-3-171-2015, 2015 | 2,675 views
11 Dec 2013
Controls on the magnitude-frequency scaling of an inventory of secular landslides
M. D. Hurst, M. A. Ellis, K. R. Royse, K. A. Lee, and K. Freeborough
Earth Surf. Dynam., 1, 67–78, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-1-67-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-1-67-2013, 2013 | 2,638 views
29 Nov 2017
Spatiotemporal patterns, triggers and anatomies of seismically detected rockfalls
Michael Dietze, Jens M. Turowski, Kristen L. Cook, and Niels Hovius
Earth Surf. Dynam., 5, 757–779, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-5-757-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-5-757-2017, 2017 | 2,637 views
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16 Oct 2013
The role of hydrological transience in peatland pattern formation
P. J. Morris, A. J. Baird, and L. R. Belyea
Earth Surf. Dynam., 1, 29–43, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-1-29-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-1-29-2013, 2013 | 2,608 views
16 Oct 2015
Topographic roughness as a signature of the emergence of bedrock in eroding landscapes
D. T. Milodowski, S. M. Mudd, and E. T. A. Mitchard
Earth Surf. Dynam., 3, 483–499, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-3-483-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-3-483-2015, 2015 | 2,601 views
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15 Dec 2016
Graffiti for science – erosion painting reveals spatially variable erosivity of sediment-laden flows
Alexander R. Beer, James W. Kirchner, and Jens M. Turowski
Earth Surf. Dynam., 4, 885–894, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-4-885-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-4-885-2016, 2016 | 2,581 views
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24 Jan 2014
Threshold effects of hazard mitigation in coastal human–environmental systems
E. D. Lazarus
Earth Surf. Dynam., 2, 35–45, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-2-35-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-2-35-2014, 2014 | 2,571 views
21 Mar 2018
Colluvial deposits as a possible weathering reservoir in uplifting mountains
Sébastien Carretier, Yves Goddéris, Javier Martinez, Martin Reich, and Pierre Martinod
Earth Surf. Dynam., 6, 217–237, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-6-217-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-6-217-2018, 2018 | 2,548 views
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23 Jan 2014
Seismic constraints on dynamic links between geomorphic processes and routing of sediment in a steep mountain catchment
A. Burtin, N. Hovius, B. W. McArdell, J. M. Turowski, and J. Vergne
Earth Surf. Dynam., 2, 21–33, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-2-21-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-2-21-2014, 2014 | 2,545 views
23 Apr 2014
Morphodynamics of river bed variation with variable bedload step length
A. Pelosi and G. Parker
Earth Surf. Dynam., 2, 243–253, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-2-243-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-2-243-2014, 2014 | 2,513 views
27 Jun 2014
Morphological and sedimentological response of a mixed-energy barrier island tidal inlet to storm and fair-weather conditions
G. Herrling and C. Winter
Earth Surf. Dynam., 2, 363–382, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-2-363-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-2-363-2014, 2014 | 2,502 views
15 Dec 2015
Grain sorting in the morphological active layer of a braided river physical model
P. Leduc, P. Ashmore, and J. T. Gardner
Earth Surf. Dynam., 3, 577–585, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-3-577-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-3-577-2015, 2015 | 2,490 views
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03 Jun 2014
Comparison between experimental and numerical stratigraphy emplaced by a prograding delta
E. Viparelli, A. Blom, C. Ferrer-Boix, and R. Kuprenas
Earth Surf. Dynam., 2, 323–338, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-2-323-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-2-323-2014, 2014 | 2,465 views
24 May 2017
Automated terrestrial laser scanning with near-real-time change detection – monitoring of the Séchilienne landslide
Ryan A. Kromer, Antonio Abellán, D. Jean Hutchinson, Matt Lato, Marie-Aurelie Chanut, Laurent Dubois, and Michel Jaboyedoff
Earth Surf. Dynam., 5, 293–310, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-5-293-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-5-293-2017, 2017 | 2,463 views
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01 Dec 2015
Block and boulder transport in Eastern Samar (Philippines) during Supertyphoon Haiyan
S. M. May, M. Engel, D. Brill, C. Cuadra, A. M. F. Lagmay, J. Santiago, J. K. Suarez, M. Reyes, and H. Brückner
Earth Surf. Dynam., 3, 543–558, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-3-543-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-3-543-2015, 2015 | 2,462 views
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13 Apr 2017
Validation of digital elevation models (DEMs) and comparison of geomorphic metrics on the southern Central Andean Plateau
Benjamin Purinton and Bodo Bookhagen
Earth Surf. Dynam., 5, 211–237, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-5-211-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-5-211-2017, 2017 | 2,443 views
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