Earth Surface Processes Laboratory

University of Oregon


McGuire, L., J. Pelletier, and J. Roering, (in review), Development of topographic asymmetry on hillslopes: Insights from dated cinder cones in the western United States, Journal of Geophysical Research-Earth Surface.

Roering, J.J., B.H. Mackey, A.L. Handwerger, A.M. Booth, D.A. Schmidt, and C. Cerovski-Darriau, (in review), Beyond the angle of repose: Tracking landslides and landscape evolution using airborne lidar, satellite interferometry, historical air photos, cosmogenic radionuclides, suspended sediment records, and geomorphic process models, Geomorphology, (invited review article).

Bilderback, E., J. Pettinga, N. Litchfield, M. Quigley, M. Marden, J. Roering, and A. Palmer, (in review), Hillslope response to climate-modulated river incision in the Waipaoa Catchment, East Coast North Island, New Zealand, Geological Society of America, Bulletin.

Marshall, J.A.* and J.J. Roering, (in review), Sink to source: Morphologic and process implications of diagenetic variations in the 'uniform' Tyee Formation, Oregon Coast Range, Journal of Geophysical Research - Earth Surface.

Publications (Google Scholar citation report)

52. Chadwick, O.A., J.J. Roering, A.M. Heimsath, S.R. Levick, L.M. Khomo, and G.P. Asner, (2013), Shaping post-orogenic landscapes by climate and chemical weathering, Geology, doi: 10.1130/G34721.1

51. Handwerger, A.L.*, J.J. Roering, and D.A. Schmidt, (2013), Controls on the seasonal deformation of slow-moving landslides, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2013.06.047.

50. Furbish, D.J., and J.J. Roering, (2013), Sediment disentrainment and the concept of local versus nonlocal transport on hillslopes, Journal of Geophysical Research - Earth Surface, doi: 10.1002/jgrf.20071.

49. Roering, J.J., B.H. Mackey, J.A. Marshall, K. Sweeney, A.M. Booth, N. Deligne, A.L. Handwerger, and C. Cerovski-Darriau, (2013), 'You are HERE': Connecting the dots with airborne lidar for geomorphic fieldwork, Geomorphology, doi:10.10106/j.geomorph.2013.04.009.

48. May, C., J.J. Roering, L.S. Eaton, and K.M. Burnett, (2013), Controls on valley width in mountainous landscapes: The role of landsliding and implications for salmonid habitat, Geology, v. 41, p. 503-506. [PDF]

47. Booth, A.M.*, J.J. Roering, and A.W. Rempel, (2013), Topographic signatures of deep-seated landslides and a general landscape evolution model, Journal of Geophysical Research - Earth Surface, doi:10.1002/jgrf.20051.

46. Gavin, D., Anderson, M., and J. Roering, (2013), A potential late-Holocene disjunction of Sequoia sempervirens on the central Oregon coast, Northwest Science.

45. Roering, J.J. and T.C. Hales, (2013), Changing Hillslopes: Inheritance and Evolution of Slopes, Treatise on Geomorphology, (editor) J. Schroder, v. 7, p. 284-305, Academic Press, San Diego, CA.

44. Deligne, N.I.*, K.V. Cashman, and J.J. Roering, (2013), After the lava flow: the importance of external soil sources for plant colonization of recent lava flows in the central Oregon Cascades, USA, Geomorphology, doi:10.10106/j.geomorph.2012.12.009.

43. Lindeburg, K., P. Almond, J.J. Roering, and O.A. Chadwick, (2013), Pathways of soil genesis in the Oregon Coast Range, USA, Plant and Soil, DOI 10.1007/s11104-012-1566-z. [PDF]

42. Roering, J.J., (2012), Landslides Limit Mountain Relief: News & Views, Nature Geoscience, v. 5, p. 446-447, doi:10.1038/ngeo1511. [PDF]

41.Sweeney, K.E.*, J.J. Roering, P. Almond, and T. Reckling, (2012), How steady are 'steady-state' landscapes? Using soil spectroscopy to quantify erosional variability, Geology, v. 40, p. 807-810. [PDF]

40. Retallack, G. and J.J. Roering, (2012), Wave-cut or water-table platforms of rocky coasts and rivers?, GSA Today, v. 22, no. 6, p 4-10, doi: 10.1130/GSATG144A.1. [PDF]

39. Mackey, B.H.*, M.P. Lamb, and J.J. Roering, (2011), Landslide-dammed paleolake perturbs marine sedimentation and drives genetic change in anadromous fish, Proceedings of the National Academy of Scienes, doi:10.1073/pnas.1110445108. [PDF] [Supplemental material]

38. Booth, A.M.* and J.J. Roering, (2011), A 1-D mechanistic model for the evolution of earthflow-prone hillslopes, Journal of Geophysical Research-Earth Surface, doi:10.1029/2011JF002024. [PDF]

37. Mackey, B.H.*, and J.J. Roering, (2011), Sediment yield, spatial characteristics, and the long-term evolution of active earthflows determined from airborne LiDAR and historical aerial photographs, Eel River, California, Geological Society of America Bulletin, doi:10.1130/B30306.1.1. [PDF]

36. Roering, J.J., J. Marshall, A. Booth, M. Mort, and Q. Jin, (2010), Evidence for biotic controls on topography and soil production, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 298, p. 183-190. [PDF]

35. Calabro, M.*, D. Schmidt, and J. Roering, (2010), An examination of seasonal deformation at the Portuguese Bend Landslide, Southern California, using radar interferometry, Journal of Geophysical Research-Earth Surface, v.115, F02020, doi:10.1029/2009JF001314. [PDF]

34. Hughes, M.*, P. Almond, J. Roering, and P. Tonkin, (2010), Late Quaternary loess landscape evolution on an active tectonic margin, Charwell Basin, South Island, New Zealand, Geomorphology, v. 122, p. 294-308. [PDF]

33. Roering, J. J., L. L. Stimely, B. H. Mackey, and D. A. Schmidt, (2009), Using DInSAR, airborne LiDAR, and archival air photos to quantify landsliding and sediment transport, Geophysical Research Letters, v. 36, L19402, doi:10.1029/2009GL040374. [PDF]

32. Hughes, M.*, P. Almond, and J. Roering, (2009), Increased sediment transport via bioturbation at the last glacial-interglacial transition, Geology, v. 37, p. 919-922. [PDF]

31. Mackey, B.H.*, J. Roering, and J. McKean, (2009), Long-term kinematics and sediment flux of an active earthflow, Eel River, California, Geology, v. 37, p. 803-806. [PDF]

30. Walther, S.C.*, Roering, J.J., Almond, P.C., and Hughes, M.W., (2009), Long-term biogenic soil mixing and transport in a hilly, loess-mantled landscape, Blue Mountains, SE Washington, Catena, v. 79, 170-178. [PDF]

29. Booth, A.*, J. Roering, and T. Perron, (2009), Automated landslide mapping using spectral analysis and high-resolution topographic data: Puget Sound lowlands, Washington, and Portland Hills, Oregon, Geomorphology, v. 109, p 132-147. [PDF]

28. Jackson, M.* and J.J. Roering, (2009), Post-fire geomorphic response in a steep, forested landscape: Oregon Coast Range, USA, Quaternary Science Reviews, v. 28, p. 1131-1146. [PDF]

27. Hales, T.C.* and J.J. Roering, (2009), A frost 'buzzsaw' mechanism for erosion of the Eastern Southern Alps, New Zealand, Geomorphology, v. 107, p. 241-253. [PDF]

26. Almond, P.C., J.J. Roering, M.W. Hughes, F.S. Lutter, and C. Leboutellier, (2008), Climatic and anthropogenic effects on soil transport rates and hillslope evolution, in: Sediment Dynamics in Changing Environments, International Association of Hydrologic Sciences (IAHS) Publication 325, p. 417-424. [PDF]

25. Roering, J.J., (2008), How well can hillslope evolution models ‘explain’ topography? Simulating soil production and transport using high-resolution topographic data, Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 120, p. 1248-1262. [PDF]

24. Furbish, D.J., M. Schmeeckle, and J. Roering, (2008), Thermal and force-chain effects in an experimental, sloping granular shear flow, Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, v. 33, p. 2108-2117. [PDF]

23. Roering, J.J., J.T. Perron, and J.W. Kirchner, (2007), Functional relationships between denudation and hillslope form and relief, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 264, p. 245-258. [PDF]

22. Reiners, P.W., S. Thomson , D. McPhillips , R. Donelick, and J.J. Roering, (2007), Wildfire thermochronology and the fate and transport of apatite in hillslope and fluvial environments, Journal of Geophysical Research-Earth Surface, v. 112, F04001, doi:10.1029/2007JF000759. [PDF]

21. Almond, P., J.J. Roering, and T. C. Hales*, (2007), Using soil residence time to delineate spatial and temporal patterns of transient landscape response, Journal of Geophysical Research-Earth Surface, v. 112, F03S17, doi:10.1029/2006JF000568. [PDF]

20. Hales, T.C.* and J.J. Roering, (2007), Climate controls on frost cracking and implications for the evolution of bedrock landscapes, Journal of Geophysical Research-Earth Surface, v. 112, F02033, doi:10.1029/2006JF000616. [PDF]

19. Dorsey, R.J. and J.J. Roering, (2006), Quaternary landscape evolution in the San Jacinto Fault Zone, Peninsular Ranges of Southern California: Transient response to strike-slip fault initiation, Geomorphology, v. 73, p. 16-32. [PDF]

18. Hales, T.C.*, D. L. Abt, E. D. Humphreys, and J. J. Roering, (2005), A lithospheric instability origin for the Columbia River Flood Basalts and Wallowa Mountain uplift in NE Oregon, Nature, v. 438, p. 842-845. [PDF]

17. Hales, T.C.* and J.J. Roering, (2005), Climate controlled variations in scree production, Southern Alps, New Zealand, Geology, v. 33, p. 701-704. [PDF]

16. Roering, J.J. and M. Gerber, (2005), Fire and the evolution of steep, soil-mantled landscapes, Geology, v. 33, p. 349-352. [PDF]

15. Roering, J.J., J.W. Kirchner, and W.E. Dietrich, (2005), Characterizing structural and lithologic controls on deep-seated landsliding: Implications for topographic relief and landscape evolution in the Oregon Coast Range, USA, Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 117, p. 654-668. [PDF]

14. Roering, J.J. , (2004), Soil creep and convex-upward velocity profiles: Theoretical and experimental investigation of disturbance-driven sediment transport on hillslopes, Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, v. 29, p. 1597-1612. [PDF]

13. Kobor, J. S.* and J.J. Roering, (2004), Systematic variation of bedrock channel gradients in the central Oregon Coast Range: Implications for rock uplift and shallow landsliding, Geomorphology, v. 62, p. 239-256. [PDF]

12. Roering, J.J. , P. Almond, P. Tonkin, and J. McKean, (2004), Constraining climatic controls on hillslope dynamics using a coupled model for the transport of soil and tracers: Application to loess-mantled hillslopes, Charwell River, South Island, New Zealand, Journal of Geophysical Research-Earth Surface, v. 109, F01010, doi:10.1029/2003JF000034 . [PDF]

11. McKean, J. and J.J. Roering, (2004), Landslide detection and surface morphology mapping with airborne laser altimetry, Geomorphology, v. 57, p. 331-351. [PDF]

10. Reid, M.E., D.L. Brien, R.G. Lahusen, J.J. Roering, J. de la Fuente, and S.D. Ellen, (2003), Debris flow initiation from large, slow-moving landslides, in: D. Rickenmann & C. Chen (editors), Debris-Flow Hazards Mitigation: Mechanics, Prediction and Assessment, Millpress, Rotterdam, p. 155-166. [email for pdf file]

9. Roering, J.J., K.M. Schmidt, J.D. Stock, W.E. Dietrich, and D.R. Montgomery, (2003), Shallow landsliding, root reinforcement, and the spatial distribution of trees in the Oregon Coast Range, Canadian Geotechnical Journal, v. 40, p. 237-253.  [PDF]

8. Dietrich, W.E., D. Bellugi, L.S. Sklar, J.D. Stock, A.M. Heimsath , and J.J. Roering, (2003), Geomorphic transport laws for predicting landscape form and dynamics, in: R.M. Iverson and P. Wilcock (editors), Prediction in Geomorphology, Geophysical Monograph 135, American Geophysical Union, p. 103-132.  [PDF]

7. Roering, J.J., P. Almond, P. Tonkin, and J. McKean, (2002), Soil transport driven by biological processes over millenial timescales, Geology , v. 30, p. 1115-1118.   [PDF]

6. Roering, J.J., J.W. Kirchner, L.S. Sklar, and W.E. Dietrich, (2002), REPLY: Hillslope evolution by nonlinear creep and landsliding: An experimental study, Geology, v. 30, p. 482.   [Comment:PDF] [Reply:PDF]

5. Schmidt, K.M., J.J. Roering, J.D. Stock, T. Schaub, W.E. Dietrich, and D.R. Montgomery, (2001), The variability of root cohesion as an influence on shallow landslide susceptibility in the Oregon Coast Range, Canadian Geotechnical Journal , v. 38, p. 995-1024.  [PDF-6.4MB]

4. Roering, J.J., J.W. Kirchner, and W.E. Dietrich, (2001), Hillslope evolution by nonlinear slope-dependent transport: Steady-state morphology and equilibrium adjustment timescales, Journal of Geophysical Research,  v. 106, p. 16,499-16,513.   [PDF-3.3MB]

3. Roering, J.J., J.W. Kirchner, L.S. Sklar, and W.E. Dietrich, (2001), Experimental hillslope evolution by nonlinear creep and landsliding, Geology, v. 29, p. 143-146.   [PDF]

2. Roering, J.J., J.W. Kirchner, and W.E. Dietrich, (1999), Evidence for nonlinear, diffusive sediment transport on hillslopes and implications for landscape morphology, Water Resources Research, v. 35, p. 853-870  [PDF]

1. Roering, J.J., M.L. Cooke, and D.D. Pollard, (1997), Why blind thrust faults do not propagate to the Earth's surface: Numerical modeling of coseismic deformation associated with thrust-related anticlines, Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 102, p. 11,901-11,912.   [PDF-5.6MB]

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Edited volumes

Beyond Steady State: The Dynamics of Transient Landscapes (2007) : Special Issue of Journal of Geophysical Research-Earth Surface (edited by K. Whipple and J. Roering) [link]

Additional scientific contributions

Roering, J.J., J R. Arrowsmith, and D.D. Pollard, 1996, Characterizing the deformation and seismic hazard of a blind thrust fault near Stanford, California: Coseismic elastic modeling, in: Toward assessing the risk associated with blind faults, San Francisco Bay region, edited by: A.S. Jayko, United States Geological Survey Open File Report 96-0267, p. 41-44.