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Earth Surface Processes Laboratory

University of Oregon

Faculty:

Josh Roering, Professor, Department of Geological Sciences

Post-docs:

Georgie Bennett, 2013-present, Landsliding and the evolution of the Northern California Coastal Ranges

Students:

Corina Cerovski-Darriau, Ph.D, 2010-present, Landslide-driven sediment production in the Waipaoa River Basin, New Zealand

Alex Handwerger, Ph.D, 2009-present, Satellite interferometry for analyzing landslide-prone terrain

Jill Marshall, Ph.D, 2009-present, Biotic and climate controls on soil mantled landscapes

Nathan Mathabane, M.S., 2013-present, TBD

Brian Penserini, Ph.D, 2013-present, TBD

Kristin Sweeney, Ph.D, 2010-present, Experimental landscape evolution models and evolution of late Holocene bedrock channels

Alumni:

Adam Booth, Ph.D, 2012, Landslide detection using spectral methods and landscape evolution modeling

Ben Mackey, Ph.D, 2009, The contribution of large, slow-moving landslides to landscape evolution

Laura Stimely, M.S., 2009, (co-advised w/ D. Schmidt), Quantifying Landslide Movement at the Boulder Creek Earthflow Using L-band InSAR.

Max Calabro, M.S., 2008, (co-advised w/ D. Schmidt), An examination of surface displacement at the Portuguese Bend landslide, Southern California, using radar interferometry.

T.C. Hales, Ph.D, 2006, Climatic controls on rockfall erosion and mountain evolution [thesis pdf].

Suzanne Walther, M.S., 2006, Quantifying biogenic sediment transport on a forested, loess-mantled hillslope in the Blue Mountains, Eastern Washington [thesis pdf].

Amanda MacLeod, M.S., 2006, Coupling meteorological data with hydrologic and slope stability models to constrain controls on shallow landsliding [thesis pdf].

Molly Gerber, M.S., 2004, Geomorphic response to wildfire in the Oregon Coast Range [thesis pdf].

Michelle Mort, M.S., 2003, Quantifying rates of bedrock erosion by tree throw and root action in the Oregon Coast Range.

Cole Smith, B.S. honors thesis, 2009, Post-glacial incision of low-order valleys in the New Zealand Southern Alps.

Jacob Selander, B.S. honors thesis, 2004, Processes of knickpoint propagation and bedrock incision in the Oregon Coast Range [thesis pdf].

Jeremy Sierra Kobor, B.S. honors thesis, 2002, Using the stream power model and topographic data to quantify differential uplift in the Oregon Coast Range. [pdf]

Sarah Chylek, B.S. honors thesis, 2002, Quantifying the signature of captured streams in the Oregon Coast Range using digital elevation models.

Recent collaborators:

David Furbish, hydrology/geomorphology, Dept. of Earth and Environmental Sci., Vanderbilt, University

Peter Reiners, thermochronology/geochemistry, Dept. of Geosciences, University of Arizona

Taylor Perron, geomorphology/planetary geology, Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences, MIT

Becky Dorsey, sedimentology/stratigraphy, Dept. of Geological Sciences, University of Oregon

Gene Humphreys, geodynamics, Dept. of Geological Sciences, University of Oregon

Peter Almond, soil science/Quaternary geology, Lincoln University, New Zealand

Jim McKean, geomorphology/engineering, U.S. Forest Service, Rocky Mtn. Research Station, Boise, Idaho

Bill Dietrich, geomorphology, Dept. Earth and Planetary Sciences, Univ. California, Berkeley

Jim Kirchner, geochemistry/geomorphology, Dept. Earth and Planetary Sciences, Univ. California, Berkeley