Dr. Peter Nelson

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  Refereed Journal Articles Top
14 Nelson, PA, M Bolla Pittaluga, and G Seminara, 2014, Finite amplitude bars in mixed bedrock-alluvial channels, Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, doi: 10.1002/2013JF002957. 2014
13 Nelson, PA, D Bellugi, and WE Dietrich, 2014, Delineation of river bed-surface patches by clustering high-resolution spatial grain size data, Geomorphology, doi:10.1016/j.geomorph.2012.06.008. 2014
12 Venditti, JG, PA Nelson, JT Minear, J Wooster, and WE Dietrich, 2012, Alternate bar response to sediment supply termination, Journal of Geophysical Research, 117, F02039, doi:10.1029/2011JF002254. 2012
11 Nelson, PA and G Seminara, 2012, A theoretical framework for the morphodynamics of bedrock channels, Geophysical Research Letters, L06408, doi:10.1029/2011GL050806. 2012
10 Nelson, PA and G Seminara, 2011, Modeling the evolution of bedrock channel shape with erosion from saltating bed load, Geophysical Research Letters, L17406, doi:10.1029/2011GL048628. 2011
9 Nelson, PA, WE Dietrich, and JG Venditti, 2010, Bed topography and the development of forced bed surface patches, Journal of Geophysical Research, F04024, doi:10.1029/2010JF001747. 2010
8 Venditti, JG, WE Dietrich, PA Nelson, MA Wydzga, J Fadde, and L Sklar, 2010, Effect of sediment pulse grain size on sediment transport rates and bed mobility in gravel bed rivers, Journal of Geophysical Research, F03039, doi: 10.1029/2009JF001418. 2010
7 Venditti, JG, WE Dietrich, PA Nelson, MA Wydzga, J Fadde, and L Sklar, 2010, Mobilization of coarse surface layers in gravel-bedded rivers by finer gravel bedload, Water Resources Research, W07506, doi: 10.1029/2009WR008329. 2010
6 Sklar, LS, J Fadde, JG Venditti, P Nelson, MA Wydzga, Y Cui, and WE Dietrich, 2009, Translation and dispersion of sediment pulses in flume experiments simulating gravel augmentation below dams, Water Resources Research, W08439, doi:10.1029/2008WR007634. 2009
5 Nelson, PA, JG Venditti, WE Dietrich, JW Kirchner, H Ikeda, F Iseya, and LS Sklar, 2009, Response of bed surface patchiness to reductions in sediment supply, Journal of Geophysical Research, F02005, doi:10.1029/2008JF001144. 2009
4 Nelson, PA, JA Smith, and AJ Miller, 2006, Evolution of channel morphology and hydrologic response in an urbanizing drainage basin, Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 31: 1063-1079, doi:10.1002/esp.1308. 2006
3 Smith, JA, ML Baeck, KL Meierdiercks, PA Nelson, AJ Miller, and EJ Holland, 2005, Field studies of the storm event hydrologic response in an urbanizing watershed, Water Resources Research 41, W10413, doi:10.1029/2004WR003712. 2005
2 Smith, JA, AJ Miller, ML Baeck, PA Nelson, GT Fisher, and KL Meierdiercks, 2005, Extraordinary flood response of a small urban watershed to short-duration convective rainfall, Journal of Hydrometeorology 6: 599-617. 2005
1 Hicks, NS, JA Smith, AJ Miller, and PA Nelson, 2005, Catastrophic flooding from an orographic thunderstorm in the central Appalachians, Water Resources Research 41, W12428, doi:10.1029/2005WR004129. 2005
 
  Non-Refereed Journal Articles / Chapters / Proceedings / Transactions Top
13 University of Genoa, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, June 2015 2015
12 Colorado State University, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, April 2015 2015
11 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, December 2014 2014
10 Colorado Water Institute Interdisciplinary Water Resources Seminar, May 2014 2014
9 Colorado State University, Department of Geosciences, November 2013 2013
8 National Park Service, Water Resources Division, July 2013 2013
7 George Washington University, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, January 2012 2012
6 Simon Fraser University, Department of Geography, November 2012 2012
5 University of Genoa, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, July 2012 2012
4 University of San Francisco, Department of Environmental Science, April 2012 2012
3 Colorado State University, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, February 2012 2012
2 University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, February 2012 2012
1 University of California, Berkeley, Department of Earth and Planetary Science, January 2011 2011
 
  Other (e.g.: Lab Texts, Book Reviews, Technical Reports, In-House Reports) Top
43 *Brew, AK, *JA Morgan, and PA Nelson, 2015, Bankfull width controls on riffle-pool morphology under conditions of increased sediment supply: field observations during the Elwha River Dam Removal Project, SEDHYD 2015, Reno, Nevada, 19-23 April. 2015
42 Morgan, JA and PA Nelson, 2015, Numerical experiments on the effects of channel width, unsteady flow, and sediment supply on gravel-bed river morphodynamics, Hydrology Days 2015, Fort Collins, CO, 23-25 March. 2015
41 Rosburg, T, PA Nelson, and BP Bledsoe, 2015, The effect of urbanization on flow duration curves: A case study from selected streams in the Puget Sound Basin, Western Washington, Hydrology Days 2015, Fort Collins, CO, 23-25 March. 2015
40 Boot, CM, MF Cotrufo, ML Haddix, S Schmeer, S Kampf, *D Brogan, P Nelson, CC Rhoades, S Ryan-Burkett, S Rathburn, and EK Hall, 2015, Transport of black carbon across the terrestrial-aquatic interface following wildfire: contributions of short and long-term controls, Hydrology Days 2015, Fort Collins, CO, 23-25 March. 2015
39 Brogan, DJ, PA Nelson, and LH MacDonald, 2015, Estimating and comparing two extreme post-wildfire peak flows in the Colorado Front Range, Hydrology Days 2015, Fort Collins, CO, 23-25 March. 2015
38 Boot, CM, MF Cotrufo, ML Haddix, S Schmeer, SK Kampf, *DJ Brogan, PA Nelson, C Rhoades, SE Ryan, SL Rathburn, and E Hall, 2014, Transport of Black Carbon Across the Terrestrial-Aquatic Interface Following Wildfire: Contributions of Short and Long-term Controls, Abstract B41L-06 presented at 2014 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 15-19 Dec. 2014
37 Fuller, TK, JG Venditti, PA Nelson, V Popescu, and W Palen, 2014, Modeling changes in bed surface texture and aquatic habitat caused by run-of-river hydropower development, Abstract EP32A-04 presented at 2014 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 15-19 Dec. 2014
36 Kampf, SK, S Schmeer, LH MacDonald, *DJ Brogan, and PA Nelson, 2014, Flooding after fire: Impacts of the 2013 Colorado Front Range floods on the High Park Fire burn scar, Abstract H54D-08 presented at 2014 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 15-19 Dec. 2014
35 Nelson, PA, G Seminara, and M Bolla Pittaluga, 2014, Morphodynamic theory of sediment distribution in mixed bedrock-alluvial channels, Abstract EP34B-05 presented at 2014 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 15-19 Dec. 2014
34 Brogan, DJ and PA Nelson, 2014, A hydrologic and geomorphic comparison of two extreme post-wildfire floods in the Colorado Front Range, Rocky Mountain Hydrologic Research Center Annual Meeting, Allenspark, CO 14 Oct. 2014
33 Brew, AK, *JA Morgan, and PA Nelson, 2014, Analysis of variations in channel width and sediment supply on riffle pool dynamics, before and after dam removal, Hydrology Days 2014, Fort Collins, CO, 24-26 March. 2014
32 Brogan, DJ, PA Nelson, and LH MacDonald, 2013, Reconstruction of a geomorphically-effective flood following the 2012 High Park Fire, Geological Society of America annual meeting, Denver, CO, 27-30 October. 2013
31 Brogan, DJ, PA Nelson, and LH MacDonald, 2013, Erosion, deposition, and stream channel response after the 2012 High Park Fire, in Moody, JA and DA Martin (eds), Collected abstracts for AGU Chapman conference: Synthesizing Empirical Results to Improve Predictions of Post-wildfire Runoff and Erosion Responses, 25-31 August 2013, p. 39. 2013
30 Bolla-Pittaluga, M, R Luchi, D Aramini, P Nelson, and G Seminara, 2013, Rational approach to fluvial morphodynamic equilibrium: the Magra River, Italy, The 8th Symposium on River Coastal and Estuarine Morhpodynamics (RCEM 2013), Santander, Spain, 9-13 June. 2013
29 MacDonald, LH, J Wagenbrenner, P Nelson, and *D Brogan, 2013, Predicting post-fire flooding and sediment delivery at the watershed scale: an urgent need for upscaling, Geophysical Research Abstracts, 15, EGU2013-41-1. 2013
28 Nelson, PA and G Seminara, 2013, Progress in the morphodynamics of bedrock-alluvial rivers, Hydrology Days 2013, Fort Collins, CO, 25-27 March. 2013
27 Brogan, DJ, S Schmeer, SK Kampf, LH MacDonald, and PA Nelson, 2013, Quantification of post-fire hydrologic response, hillslope erosion, and channel morphology: baseline data following the High Park Fire, Hydrology Days 2013, Fort Collins, CO, 25-27 March. 2013
26 Nelson, PA, G Seminara, and M Bolla-Pittaluga, 2012, Finite amplitude bars in mixed bedrock-alluvial river channel bends, Abstract EP13A-0822 presented at 2012 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 3-7 Dec. 2012
25 Schmeer, S, D Brogan, S Kampf, L MacDonald, P Nelson, and S Rathburn, 2012, Erosion, channel change, and sediment transport following the High Park Fire, poster presented at High Park Fire Symposium, Sept. 10, 2012, Fort Collins, CO. 2012
24 Nelson, PA, N Tambroni, and G Seminara, 2011, Morphodynamic simulation of alternate bars in tidal channels, Abstract EP52B-06 presented at 2011 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 5-9 Dec. 2011
23 Nelson, PA, RR McDonald, JM Nelson, and WE Dietrich, 2011, Numerical experiments on the coevolution of bed surface patchiness and channel morphology, Geophysical Research Abstracts, 13, EGU2011-4325. 2011
22 Nelson, PA, 2010, Bed surface patchiness in gravel-bed rivers, Ph.D. thesis, University of California, Berkeley. 2010
21 Nelson, PA, D Bellugi, and WE Dietrich, 2010, Objective delineation of river bed surface patches from high-resolution spatial grain size data, Abstract EP53A-0606 presented at 2010 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 13-17 Dec. 2010
20 D Bellugi, Nelson, PA and WE Dietrich, 2010, Automatic river bed grain size measurement using image processing and support vector machines, Abstract EP53A-0603 presented at 2010 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 13-17 Dec. 2010
19 Venditti, JG, PA Nelson, and WE Dietrich, 2008, The domain of bedload sheets. In Parsons, D, T Garlan, and J Best (eds), Proceedings of Marine and River Dune Dynamics III, International Workshop, April 1-3 2008, University of Leeds, UK, 315-321. 2008
18 Nelson, PA, WE Dietrich, and JG Venditti, 2008, Bed topography and the development of forced bed surface patches, Eos Trans. AGU, 89(53), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract H52C-04. 2008
17 Clarke, J, M Bourke, P Nelson, M Manga, and J Fonseca, 2007, The Dalhousie mound spring complex as a guide to Martian landforms, processes, and exploration. In Mann, G (ed), Proceedings of the 7th Australian Mars Exploration Conference, Mars Society Australia, Clifton Hill, Victoria. 2007
16 Nelson, PA and G Seminara, 2007, Sediment supply and the prediction of bedrock cross section evolution, Eos Trans. AGU, 88(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract H44B-04. 2007
15 Dietrich, WE, PA Nelson, EM Yager, MP Lamb, and J Venditti, 2007, Persistence and transience in bed surface texture, Eos Trans. AGU, 88(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract H53L-01. 2007
14 Nelson, PA, M Manga, MC Bourke, and JDA Clarke, 2007, A model for mound spring formation and evolution, Lunar and Planetary Science XXXVIII, Abstract #2111. 2007
13 Bourke, MC, J Clarke, M Manga, P Nelson, K Williams, J Fonesca, and B Fobar, 2007, Spring mounds and channels at Dalhousie, Central Australia, Lunar and Planetary Science XXXVIII, Abstract #2174. 2007
12 Wooster, JK, JG Venditti, JT Minear, Y Cui, S Dusterhoff, R Humphries, P Nelson, W Dietrich, and L Sklar, 2006, Investigations of sediment pulse morphodynamics in a flume with fixed bars, Eos Trans. AGU, 87(52), Fall Meet. Suppl,, Abstract H51G-5084. 2006
11 Nelson, PA, JG Venditti, and WE Dietrich, 2006, Response of bed surface patchiness to reductions in sediment supply, 4th Biennial CALFED Science Conference, Sacramento, CA, 23-25 October 2006. 2006
10 Venditti JG, JT Minear, PA Nelson, J Wooster, and WE Dietrich, 2006, Response of alternate bar topography to variation in sediment supply in gravel-bedded rivers, Eos Trans. AGU, 87(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract H51G-0583. 2006
9 Dietrich, WE, PA Nelson, E Yager, JG Venditti, MP Lamb, and L Collins, 2005, Sediment patches, sediment supply, and channel morphology. In Parker, G and MH Garcia (eds), River, Coastal and Estuarine Morphodynamics: RCEM 2005, 79-90. 2005
8 Nelson, PA, JG Venditti, and WE Dietrich, 2005, Response of bed surface patchiness to reductions in sediment supply, Eos Trans. AGU, 86(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract H51H-04. 2005
7 Venditti, JG, WE Dietrich, PA Nelson, AM Wydzga, J Fadde, and L Sklar, 2005, Can coarse surface layers in gravel-bedded rivers be mobilized by finer gravel bedload? Eos Trans. AGU, 86(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract H51H-05. 2005
6 Fadde, J, JG Venditti, LS Sklar, A Wydzga, PA Nelson, and WE Dietrich, 2005, Propagation of sediment pulses in flume experiments simulating gravel augmentation in armored channels downstream of dams, Eos Trans. AGU, 86(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract H53D-0487. 2005
5 Smith, JA, AJ Miller, NS Hicks, PA Nelson, and ML Baeck, 2004. Hydraulics of a catastrophic flood in a small Central Appalachian watershed. Eos Trans. AGU, 85(47), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract H13F-0472. 2004
4 Nelson, PA, 2003, Evolution of hydrologic response and channel morphology in an urban drainage basin in the Maryland Piedmont, B.S.E. thesis, Princeton University. 2003
3 Smith, JA, AJ Miller, K Meierdiercks, ML Baeck, P Nelson, E Holland, J Diehl, and M Ballantine, 2003. Extreme floods in urban drainage basins. Eos Trans. AGU, 84(46), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract H12D-1019. 2003
2 Miller, AJ, JA Smith, ML Baeck, PA Nelson, E Holland, KL Meierdiercks, JO Diehl, and M Ballantine, 2003. High-magnitude short-duration floods in small urban watersheds. Eos Trans. AGU, 84(46), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract H31C-0482. 2003
1 Nelson, PA, JA Smith, and AJ Miller, 2003. Applications of 2D hydraulic modeling in the Baltimore Ecosystem. Baltimore Ecosystem Study Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, 16 October 2003. 2003
 

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