Earth Surface Dynamics

(The median citation count of Earth Surface Dynamics is 3. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-02-01 to 2024-02-01.)
Short communication: Landlab v2.0: a software package for Earth surface dynamics54
Current glacier recession causes significant rockfall increase: the immediate paraglacial response of deglaciating cirque walls37
Mātauranga Māori in geomorphology: existing frameworks, case studies, and recommendations for incorporating Indigenous knowledge in Earth science34
Sand mining far outpaces natural supply in a large alluvial river29
Entrainment and suspension of sand and gravel27
Parameterization of river incision models requires accounting for environmental heterogeneity: insights from the tropical Andes25
Drainage divide networks – Part 1: Identification and ordering in digital elevation models24
Mass balance, grade, and adjustment timescales in bedrock channels23
Growing topography due to contrasting rock types in a tectonically dead landscape21
Drainage divide networks – Part 2: Response to perturbations21
Estimating sand bed load in rivers by tracking dunes: a comparison of methods based on bed elevation time series20
Hillslope denudation and morphologic response to a rock uplift gradient18
Relevance of acoustic methods to quantify bedload transport and bedform dynamics in a large sandy-gravel-bed river18
Interactions between deforestation, landscape rejuvenation, and shallow landslides in the North Tanganyika–Kivu rift region, Africa18
River patterns reveal two stages of landscape evolution at an oblique convergent margin, Marlborough Fault System, New Zealand18
Timing of exotic, far-traveled boulder emplacement and paleo-outburst flooding in the central Himalayas17
Morphometric properties of alternate bars and water discharge: a laboratory investigation17
A 6-year lidar survey reveals enhanced rockwall retreat and modified rockfall magnitudes/frequencies in deglaciating cirques17
Topographic controls on divide migration, stream capture, and diversification in riverine life16
Evolution of events before and after the 17 June 2017 rock avalanche at Karrat Fjord, West Greenland – a multidisciplinary approach to detecting and locating unstable rock slopes in a remote Arctic ar16
Geomorphic signatures of the transient fluvial response to tilting15
Interactions between main channels and tributary alluvial fans: channel adjustments and sediment-signal propagation15
Measurement of rock glacier surface change over different timescales using terrestrial laser scanning point clouds15
Inferring potential landslide damming using slope stability, geomorphic constraints, and run-out analysis: a case study from the NW Himalaya15
The relative influence of dune aspect ratio and beach width on dune erosion as a function of storm duration and surge level14
Modelling impacts of spatially variable erosion drivers on suspended sediment dynamics14
Beyond 2D landslide inventories and their rollover: synoptic 3D inventories and volume from repeat lidar data14
Escarpment retreat rates derived from detrital cosmogenic nuclide concentrations14
Inertial drag and lift forces for coarse grains on rough alluvial beds measured using in-grain accelerometers14
Scale breaks of suspended sediment rating in large rivers in Germany induced by organic matter14
Determining flow directions in river channel networks using planform morphology and topology13
Identifying sediment transport mechanisms from grain size–shape distributions, applied to aeolian sediments13
Dynamics of salt intrusion in the Mekong Delta: results of field observations and integrated coastal–inland modelling13
The effect of lithology on the relationship between denudation rate and chemical weathering pathways – evidence from the eastern Tibetan Plateau13
Biogeomorphic modeling to assess the resilience of tidal-marsh restoration to sea level rise and sediment supply13
Organic carbon burial by river meandering partially offsets bank erosion carbon fluxes in a discontinuous permafrost floodplain12
A temperature-dependent mechanical model to assess the stability of degrading permafrost rock slopes12
Transport-limited fluvial erosion – simple formulation and efficient numerical treatment12
Reconstructing the dynamics of the highly similar May 2016 and June 2019 Iliamna Volcano (Alaska) ice–rock avalanches from seismoacoustic data12
Locating rock slope failures along highways and understanding their physical processes using seismic signals11
The role of frost cracking in local denudation of steep Alpine rockwalls over millennia (Eiger, Switzerland)11
Permafrost in monitored unstable rock slopes in Norway – new insights from temperature and surface velocity measurements, geophysical surveying, and ground temperature modelling11
Computing water flow through complex landscapes – Part 2: Finding hierarchies in depressions and morphological segmentations11
Identification of typical ecohydrological behaviours using InSAR allows landscape-scale mapping of peatland condition11
Evaluating optically stimulated luminescence rock surface exposure dating as a novel approach for reconstructing coastal boulder movement on decadal to centennial timescales11
Combining seismic signal dynamic inversion and numerical modeling improves landslide process reconstruction10
Climatic controls on mountain glacier basal thermal regimes dictate spatial patterns of glacial erosion10
Hilltop curvature as a proxy for erosion rate: wavelets enable rapid computation and reveal systematic underestimation10
Comparison of soil production, chemical weathering, and physical erosion rates along a climate and ecological gradient (Chile) to global observations10
Experimental study of sediment supply control on step formation, evolution, and stability10
Precise water level measurements using low-cost GNSS antenna arrays10
Bias and error in modelling thermochronometric data: resolving a potential increase in Plio-Pleistocene erosion rate10
Morphological evolution of bifurcations in tide-influenced deltas10
Identification of rock and fracture kinematics in high alpine rockwalls under the influence of elevation10
Effect of stress history on sediment transport and channel adjustment in graded gravel-bed rivers9
Development of smart boulders to monitor mass movements via the Internet of Things: a pilot study in Nepal9
Pulsed carbon export from mountains by earthquake-triggered landslides explored in a reduced-complexity model9
Seismo-acoustic energy partitioning of a powder snow avalanche9
Holocene sea-level change on the central coast of Bohai Bay, China9
A bed load transport equation based on the spatial distribution of shear stress – Oak Creek revisited9
Rarefied particle motions on hillslopes – Part 4: Philosophy9
Convolutional neural networks for image-based sediment detection applied to a large terrestrial and airborne dataset9
Rockfall trajectory reconstruction: a flexible method utilizing video footage and high-resolution terrain models9
Alluvial cover on bedrock channels: applicability of existing models9
Controls on the grain size distribution of landslides in Taiwan: the influence of drop height, scar depth and bedrock strength9
The landslide velocity9
Triggering and propagation of exogenous sediment pulses in mountain channels: insights from flume experiments with seismic monitoring9
GERALDINE (Google Earth Engine supRaglAciaL Debris INput dEtector): a new tool for identifying and monitoring supraglacial landslide inputs8
Erosional response of granular material in landscape models8
Effect of rock uplift and Milankovitch timescale variations in precipitation and vegetation cover on catchment erosion rates8
Experimental evidence for bifurcation angles control on abandoned channel fill geometry8
Characterization of morphological units in a small, forested stream using close-range remotely piloted aircraft imagery8
Sediment size on talus slopes correlates with fracture spacing on bedrock cliffs: implications for predicting initial sediment size distributions on hillslopes8
Probabilistic estimation of depth-resolved profiles of soil thermal diffusivity from temperature time series8
Short communication: Multiscalar roughness length decomposition in fluvial systems using a transform-roughness correlation (TRC) approach8
How do modeling choices and erosion zone locations impact the representation of connectivity and the dynamics of suspended sediments in a multi-source soil erosion model?8
A 4000-year debris flow record based on amphibious investigations of fan delta activity in Plansee (Austria, Eastern Alps)8
Groundwater erosion of coastal gullies along the Canterbury coast (New Zealand): a rapid and episodic process controlled by rainfall intensity and substrate variability8
Last-glacial-cycle glacier erosion potential in the Alps8
Quantifying thresholds of barrier geomorphic change in a cross-shore sediment-partitioning model7
Multi-sensor monitoring and data integration reveal cyclical destabilization of the Äußeres Hochebenkar rock glacier7
The impact of earthquakes on orogen-scale exhumation7
Coastal change patterns from time series clustering of permanent laser scan data7
Sediment export in marly badland catchments modulated by frost-cracking intensity, Draix–Bléone Critical Zone Observatory, SE France7
Continuous measurements of valley floor width in mountainous landscapes7
Short communication: Runout of rock avalanches limited by basal friction but controlled by fragmentation7
Volume, evolution, and sedimentation of future glacier lakes in Switzerland over the 21st century7
Earthquake-induced debris flows at Popocatépetl Volcano, Mexico7
Intensified paraglacial slope failures due to accelerating downwasting of a temperate glacier in Mt. Gongga, southeastern Tibetan Plateau7
Biophysical controls of marsh soil shear strength along an estuarine salinity gradient7
Computing water flow through complex landscapes – Part 3: Fill–Spill–Merge: flow routing in depression hierarchies7
Grain size of fluvial gravel bars from close-range UAV imagery – uncertainty in segmentation-based data7
Ice sheet and palaeoclimate controls on drainage network evolution: an example from Dogger Bank, North Sea6
Emerging crescentic patterns in modelled double sandbar systems under normally incident waves6
Toward a general calibration of the Swiss plate geophone system for fractional bedload transport6
Dimensional analysis of a landscape evolution model with incision threshold6
The enigma of relict large sorted stone stripes in the tropical Ethiopian Highlands6
Quantifying sediment mass redistribution from joint time-lapse gravimetry and photogrammetry surveys6
Modeling glacial and fluvial landform evolution at large scales using a stream-power approach6
Development of the morphodynamics on Little Ice Age lateral moraines in 10 glacier forefields of the Eastern Alps since the 1950s6
Landslide-lake outburst floods accelerate downstream hillslope slippage6
Complementing scale experiments of rivers and estuaries with numerically modelled hydrodynamics6
Different coastal marsh sites reflect similar topographic conditions under which bare patches and vegetation recovery occur6
Modeling deadwood for rockfall mitigation assessments in windthrow areas6
Autogenic knickpoints in laboratory landscape experiments6
Storm-induced sediment supply to coastal dunes on sand flats6
Comparative analysis of the Copernicus, TanDEM-X, and UAV-SfM digital elevation models to estimate lavaka (gully) volumes and mobilization rates in the Lake Alaotra region (Madagascar)6
The push and pull of abandoned channels: how floodplain processes and healing affect avulsion dynamics and alluvial landscape evolution in foreland basins5
Rarefied particle motions on hillslopes – Part 1: Theory5
The rate and extent of wind-gap migration regulated by tributary confluences and avulsions5
Controls on the hydraulic geometry of alluvial channels: bank stability to gravitational failure, the critical-flow hypothesis, and conservation of mass and energy5
Vibration of natural rock arches and towers excited by helicopter-sourced infrasound5
Sedimentary architecture and landforms of the late Saalian (MIS 6) ice sheet margin offshore of the Netherlands5
Transmissivity and groundwater flow exert a strong influence on drainage density5
Relationship between meteoric <sup>10</sup>Be and NO<sub>3</sub><sup>−</sup> concentrations in soils along Shackleto5
Rarefied particle motions on hillslopes – Part 2: Analysis5
Short communication: Analytical models for 2D landscape evolution5
Alpine rock glacier activity over Holocene to modern timescales (western French Alps)5
The imprint of erosion by glacial lake outburst floods in the topography of central Himalayan rivers5
Multi-objective optimisation of a rock coast evolution model with cosmogenic <sup>10</sup>Be analysis for the quantification of long-term cliff retreat rates5
Inverse modeling of turbidity currents using an artificial neural network approach: verification for field application4
Sediment shell-content diminishes current-driven sand ripple development and migration4
Measuring river planform changes from remotely sensed data – a Monte Carlo approach to assessing the impact of spatially variable error4
Dominant process zones in a mixed fluvial–tidal delta are morphologically distinct4
Implications of the ongoing rock uplift in NW Himalayan interiors4
Topographic disequilibrium, landscape dynamics and active tectonics: an example from the Bhutan Himalaya4
Erosion and weathering in carbonate regions reveal climatic and tectonic drivers of carbonate landscape evolution4
Rivers as linear elements in landform evolution models4
Using a calibrated upper living position of marine biota to calculate coseismic uplift: a case study of the 2016 Kaikōura earthquake, New Zealand4
Automated quantification of floating wood pieces in rivers from video monitoring: a new software tool and validation4
Short communication: Field data reveal that the transport probability of clasts in Peruvian and Swiss streams mainly depends on the sorting of the grains4
Quantification of post-glacier bedrock surface erosion in the European Alps using10Be and optically stimulated luminescence exposure dating4
Early-to-mid Miocene erosion rates inferred from pre-Dead Sea rift Hazeva River fluvial chert pebbles using cosmogenic <sup>21</sup>Ne4
Controls on the rates and products of particle attrition by bed-load collisions4
The formation and geometry characteristics of boulder bars due to outburst floods triggered by overtopped landslide dam failure4
Linking levee-building processes with channel avulsion: geomorphic analysis for assessing avulsion frequency and channel reoccupation4
Short communication: A semiautomated method for bulk fault slip analysis from topographic scarp profiles4
Bedrock river erosion through dipping layered rocks: quantifying erodibility through kinematic wave speed4
Transitional rock glaciers at sea level in northern Norway3
Rarefied particle motions on hillslopes – Part 3: Entropy3
Stochastic alluvial fan and terrace formation triggered by a high-magnitude Holocene landslide in the Klados Gorge, Crete3
Effect of debris-flow sediment grain-size distribution on fan morphology3
Landslides as geological hotspots of CO<sub>2</sub> emission: clues from the instrumented Séchilienne landslide, western European Alps3
Coupling threshold theory and satellite-derived channel width to estimate the formative discharge of Himalayan foreland rivers3
Climate changes and the formation of fluvial terraces in central Amazonia inferred from landscape evolution modeling3
Suspended sediment and discharge dynamics in a glaciated alpine environment: identifying crucial areas and time periods on several spatial and temporal scales in the Ötztal, Austria3
Estuarine morphodynamics and development modified by floodplain formation3
From apex to shoreline: fluvio-deltaic architecture for the Holocene Rhine–Meuse delta, the Netherlands3
Breaking down chipping and fragmentation in sediment transport: the control of material strength3
Probabilistic description of bedload fluxes from the aggregate dynamics of individual grains3
A multi-proxy assessment of terrace formation in the lower Trinity River valley, Texas3
An update on techniques to assess normal-mode behavior of rock arches by ambient vibrations3
Modelling the effects of ice transport and sediment sources on the form of detrital thermochronological age probability distributions from glacial settings3