Earth Surface Dynamics

(The TQCC of Earth Surface Dynamics is 8. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-10-01 to 2023-10-01.)
Short communication: Landlab v2.0: a software package for Earth surface dynamics46
Short Communication: A simple workflow for robust low-cost UAV-derived change detection without ground control points39
Mātauranga Māori in geomorphology: existing frameworks, case studies, and recommendations for incorporating Indigenous knowledge in Earth science33
Current glacier recession causes significant rockfall increase: the immediate paraglacial response of deglaciating cirque walls31
Temperature effects on the spatial structure of heavy rainfall modify catchment hydro-morphological response26
Entrainment and suspension of sand and gravel24
Permafrost distribution in steep rock slopes in Norway: measurements, statistical modelling and implications for geomorphological processes24
Reconstruction of river valley evolution before and after the emplacement of the giant Seymareh rock avalanche (Zagros Mts., Iran)22
Sand mining far outpaces natural supply in a large alluvial river22
Parameterization of river incision models requires accounting for environmental heterogeneity: insights from the tropical Andes21
Mass balance, grade, and adjustment timescales in bedrock channels21
Drainage divide networks – Part 2: Response to perturbations21
Drainage divide networks – Part 1: Identification and ordering in digital elevation models21
Estimating sand bed load in rivers by tracking dunes: a comparison of methods based on bed elevation time series19
River patterns reveal two stages of landscape evolution at an oblique convergent margin, Marlborough Fault System, New Zealand18
Growing topography due to contrasting rock types in a tectonically dead landscape17
Hillslope denudation and morphologic response to a rock uplift gradient17
Seismic location and tracking of snow avalanches and slush flows on Mt. Fuji, Japan16
Timing of exotic, far-traveled boulder emplacement and paleo-outburst flooding in the central Himalayas16
Morphometric properties of alternate bars and water discharge: a laboratory investigation16
Topographic controls on divide migration, stream capture, and diversification in riverine life15
Geomorphic signatures of the transient fluvial response to tilting15
Relevance of acoustic methods to quantify bedload transport and bedform dynamics in a large sandy-gravel-bed river15
A 6-year lidar survey reveals enhanced rockwall retreat and modified rockfall magnitudes/frequencies in deglaciating cirques15
Interactions between deforestation, landscape rejuvenation, and shallow landslides in the North Tanganyika–Kivu rift region, Africa15
Potential links between Baltic Sea submarine terraces and groundwater seeping15
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 ar15
Measurement of rock glacier surface change over different timescales using terrestrial laser scanning point clouds14
Modelling impacts of spatially variable erosion drivers on suspended sediment dynamics14
Inferring potential landslide damming using slope stability, geomorphic constraints, and run-out analysis: a case study from the NW Himalaya14
Beyond 2D landslide inventories and their rollover: synoptic 3D inventories and volume from repeat lidar data13
Interactions between main channels and tributary alluvial fans: channel adjustments and sediment-signal propagation13
Inertial drag and lift forces for coarse grains on rough alluvial beds measured using in-grain accelerometers13
Scale breaks of suspended sediment rating in large rivers in Germany induced by organic matter13
Reconstructing the dynamics of the highly similar May 2016 and June 2019 Iliamna Volcano (Alaska) ice–rock avalanches from seismoacoustic data12
Determining flow directions in river channel networks using planform morphology and topology12
Escarpment retreat rates derived from detrital cosmogenic nuclide concentrations12
The relative influence of dune aspect ratio and beach width on dune erosion as a function of storm duration and surge level11
Locating rock slope failures along highways and understanding their physical processes using seismic signals11
Denudation systematics inferred from in situ cosmogenic <sup>10</sup>Be concentrations in fine (50–100 µm) and medium (100–250 µm) sediments of the Var River basin, south11
Identification of rock and fracture kinematics in high alpine rockwalls under the influence of elevation10
Experimental study of sediment supply control on step formation, evolution, and stability10
The role of frost cracking in local denudation of steep Alpine rockwalls over millennia (Eiger, Switzerland)10
Climatic controls on mountain glacier basal thermal regimes dictate spatial patterns of glacial erosion10
The destiny of orogen-parallel streams in the Eastern Alps: the Salzach–Enns drainage system10
Dynamics of salt intrusion in the Mekong Delta: results of field observations and integrated coastal–inland modelling10
Bias and error in modelling thermochronometric data: resolving a potential increase in Plio-Pleistocene erosion rate10
Triggering and propagation of exogenous sediment pulses in mountain channels: insights from flume experiments with seismic monitoring9
Identifying sediment transport mechanisms from grain size–shape distributions, applied to aeolian sediments9
A bed load transport equation based on the spatial distribution of shear stress – Oak Creek revisited9
Comparison of soil production, chemical weathering, and physical erosion rates along a climate and ecological gradient (Chile) to global observations9
Computing water flow through complex landscapes – Part 2: Finding hierarchies in depressions and morphological segmentations9
Seismo-acoustic energy partitioning of a powder snow avalanche9
Organic carbon burial by river meandering partially offsets bank erosion carbon fluxes in a discontinuous permafrost floodplain9
Development of smart boulders to monitor mass movements via the Internet of Things: a pilot study in Nepal9
Rarefied particle motions on hillslopes – Part 4: Philosophy9
Evaluating optically stimulated luminescence rock surface exposure dating as a novel approach for reconstructing coastal boulder movement on decadal to centennial timescales9
Transport-limited fluvial erosion – simple formulation and efficient numerical treatment9
A temperature-dependent mechanical model to assess the stability of degrading permafrost rock slopes9
Experiments on patterns of alluvial cover and bedrock erosion in a meandering channel9
How does the downstream boundary affect avulsion dynamics in a laboratory bifurcation?8
Mapping landscape connectivity as a driver of species richness under tectonic and climatic forcing8
Last-glacial-cycle glacier erosion potential in the Alps8
Holocene sea-level change on the central coast of Bohai Bay, China8
Precise water level measurements using low-cost GNSS antenna arrays8
Combining seismic signal dynamic inversion and numerical modeling improves landslide process reconstruction8
Morphological evolution of bifurcations in tide-influenced deltas8
A 4000-year debris flow record based on amphibious investigations of fan delta activity in Plansee (Austria, Eastern Alps)8
Hilltop curvature as a proxy for erosion rate: wavelets enable rapid computation and reveal systematic underestimation8
The effect of lithology on the relationship between denudation rate and chemical weathering pathways – evidence from the eastern Tibetan Plateau8
Biogeomorphic modeling to assess the resilience of tidal-marsh restoration to sea level rise and sediment supply8