Dr. Peter Nelson


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34 Morgan, JA and PA Nelson (2021). “Experimental investigation of flow and sediment supply effects on riffle-pool sequences” Earth Surface Processes and LandformsIn Press 2021
33 Tullos, D, R Hotchkiss, P Nelson, and D Webner (2021). “Regulations and tradition threaten reservoir sustainability in the United States.” EosIn Press 2021
32 Timilsina, S, JD Niemann, SL Rathburn, FK Rengers, and PA Nelson (2021). “Modeling hydrologic processes and debris flow initiation during the September 2013 storm” Landslides Read this online 2021
31 Morgan, JA and PA Nelson “Morphodynamic modeling of sediment pulse dynamics” Water Resources Research, 55, 8691-8707, doi: 10.1029/2019WR025407 2019
30 Brogan, DJ, PA Nelson, and LH MacDonald, 2019, “Spatial and temporal patterns of sediment storage and erosion following a wildfire and extreme flood” Earth Surface Dynamics, 7, 563-590, doi: 10.5194/esurf-7-563-2019 2019
29 Brogan, DJ, LH MacDonald, PA Nelson, and JA Morgan, 2019, “Geomorphic complexity and sensitivity in channels to fire and floods in mountain catchments” Geomorphology, 337, 53-68, doi: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2019.03.031 2019
28 Annandale, GW, TJ Randle, EJ Langendoen, RH Hotchkiss, and the United States National Reservoir Sedimentation and Sustainability Team (NRSST), 2018, “Reservoir sedimentation management: A sustainable development challenge” Hydrolink, Number 3, 72-75 2018
27 Nelson, PA and JA Morgan, 2018, “Flume experiments on flow and sediment supply controls on gravel bedform dynamics” Geomorphology, 323, 98-105, doi: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2018.09.011 2018
26 Bankert, A and PA Nelson, 2017, “Alternate bar dynamics in response to increases and decreases of sediment supply” Sedimentology, doi: 10.1111/sed.12399 2017
25 Brogan DJ, PA Nelson, and LH MacDonald, 2017, “Reconstructing extreme post-wildfire floods: a comparison of convective and mesoscale events” Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, doi: 10.1002/esp.4194 2017
24 Stroth, TR, BP Bledsoe, and PA Nelson, 2017, “Full spectrum analytical channel design with the Capacity/Supply Ratio (CSR)” Water, 9(4), 271, doi: 10.3390/w9040271 2017
23 Rosburg TT, PA Nelson, and BP Bledsoe, 2017, “Effects of urbanization on flow-duration and stream flashiness: A case study of Puget Sound streams, Western Washington, USA” JAWRA: Journal of the American Water Resources Association (JAWRA), 53(2), 493-507, doi: 10.1111/1752-1688.12511 2017
22 Morgan JA, DJ Brogan, and PA Nelson, 2017, “Application of structure-from-motion in laboratory flumes” Geomorphology, 276, 125-143, doi: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2016.10.021 2017
21 Cotrufo, MF, CM Boot, S Kampf, PA Nelson, DJ Brogan, T Covino, ML Haddix, LH MacDonald, S Rathburn, S Ryan-Burkett, S Schmeer, and E Hall, 2016, “Redistribution of pyrogenic carbon from hillslopes to stream corridors following a large montane wildfire” Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 30, 1348-1355, doi: 10.1002/2016GB005467 2016
20 Kampf, SK, DJ Brogan, S Schmeer, LH MacDonald, and PA Nelson, 2016, “How do geomorphic effects of rainfall vary with storm type and spatial scale in a post-fire landscape?” Geomorphology, 273, 39-51, doi: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2016.08.001 2016
19 Rosburg, TT, PA Nelson, JS Sholtes, and BP Bledsoe, 2016, “The effect of flow data resolution on sediment yield and channel design” Journal of Hydrology, 538, 429-439, doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2016.04.040 2016
18 . Fuller, TK, JG Venditti, PA Nelson, and WJ Palen, 2016, “Modeling grain size adjustments in the downstream reach following run-of-river development” Water Resources Research, 52, 2770-2788, doi: 10.1002/2015WR017992 2016
17 Nelson, PA, RR McDonald, JM Nelson, and WE Dietrich, 2015, “Coevolution of bed surface patchiness and channel morphology: 2. Numerical experiments” Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, doi: 10.1002/2014JF003429 2015
16 Nelson, PA, RR McDonald, JM Nelson, and WE Dietrich, 2015, “Coevolution of bed surface patchiness and channel morphology: 1. Mechanisms of forced patch formation” Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, doi: 10.1002/2014JF003428 2015
15 Nelson, PA, AK Brew, and JA Morgan, 2015, “Morphodynamic response of a variable-width channel to changes in sediment supply” Water Resources Research, doi: 10.1002/2014WR016806 2015
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
Book Chapters and Books Top
Book Chapters
2 Venditti, JG, PA Nelson, RW Bradley, D Haught, and AB Gitto, 2017, Bedforms, structures, patches, and sediment supply in gravel-bed rivers, Gravel-Bed Rivers: Processes and Disasters, Tsutsumi, D and JB Laronne (Eds), John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, 439-466. 2017
1 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