Geosciences Faculty Publications--2012

1. Refereed Publications

Burr, D.M., J.T. Perron, M.P. Lamb, R.P. Irwin, A.D. Howard, G.C. Collins, L.S. Sklar, J.M Moore, M. Adamkovics, V.R. Baker, S.A. Drummond, B.A. Black (2012). Fluvial features on Titan: Insights from morphology and modeling, Geological Society of America Bulletin, doi: 10.1130/B30612.2.

Gurdak, J.J., and Qi, S.L., 2012: Vulnerability of recently recharged groundwater in principalaquifers of the United States to nitrate contamination, Environmental Science and Technology 46(11): 6004-6012., doi:10.1021/es300688b.

Humphries, R., J.G. Venditti, L.S. Sklar, J.K. Wooster (2012). Experimental evidence for the effect of hydrographs on sediment pulse dynamics in gravel-bedded rivers, Water Resources Research 48, W01533, doi: 10.1029/2011WR010419.

Litwin, K.L., B.R. Zygielbaum, P.J. Polito, L.S. Sklar, and G.C. Collins, (2012) Influence of temperature, composition and grain size on tensile failure of water ice: implications for erosion on Titan, Journal of Geophysical Research – Planets; doi:10.1029/2012JE004101.

Marshall, J.A. and L.S. Sklar (2012). Mining soil databases for patterns in the abundance and size distribution of rock fragments, Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 37(3): 287-300; doi: 10.1002/esp.2241.

McNeeley, S.M., Tessendorf, S.A., Lazrus, H., Heikkila, T., Ferguson, I.M., Arrigo, J.S., Attari, S.Z., Cianfrani, C.M., Dilling, L., Gurdak, J.J., Kampf, S.K., Kauneckis, D., Kirchhoff, C.J., Lee, J., Lintner, B.R., Mahoney, K.M., Opitz-Stapleton, Ray, P., South, A.B., Stubblefield, A.P., and Brugger, J., In Press, Catalyzing frontiers in water-climate-society research: A view from early career scientists and junior faculty, Bulletin of American Meteorological Society

Sullivan, Raymond and Morgan D. Sullivan, 2012, Sequence Stratigraphy and Incised Valley Architecture of the Domengine Formation, Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve and the southern Sacramento Basin, California, USA. Journal of Sedimentary Research, v. 82, p. 781-800.

Taylor, R., Scanlon, B., Döll, P., Rodell, M., van Beek, R., Wada, Y., Longuevergne, L., LeBlanc, M., Famiglietti, J., Edmunds, M., Konikow, L., Green, T.R., Chen, J., Taniguchi, M., Bierkens, M.F.P, MacDonald, A., Fan, Y., Maxwell, R.M., Yechieli, Y., Gurdak, J.J., Allen, D., Shamsudduha, M., Hiscock, K., Yeh, P.J.F., Holman, I., and Treidel, H., 2012: Groundwater and climate change, Nature Climate Change, doi:10.1038/nclimate1744.

2. Refereed Abstracts and Technical Memoranda, Field Trip Publications, Books and Invited Journal and Conference Publications

Akens, M., Akroyd, R., Alpert, H., Ash, L., Brennan, M., Davis, C., Davis Fadtke, K., De Campos, J., Favorini-Csorba, A., Fernandez, B., Geringer, T., b., Lockwood, B., Manzo, M., Moore, K., Nordberg, M., Poulsen, B., Roseman, J., Sandovalis Solis, S., Tollette, A., Wijsman, P., 2012: A report on addressing California’s water infrastructure needs, 2012: William R. Gianelli Water Leaders Class of 2012: Water Education Foundation, Sacramento, CA, 73 p.

Gurdak, J.J., 2012: Climate change goes underground: Implications for groundwater. Climate Science and Policy, July 5, 2012: http://www.climatescienceandpolicy.eu/2012/07/climate-change-goes-underground-implications-for-groundwater/ (Invited contribution).

Gurdak, J.J., McMahon, P.B., and Bruce, B.W., 2012: Vulnerability of groundwater quality to
human activity and climate change and variability, High Plains aquifer, USA, pp. 145-167, In Treidel, H., Martin-Bordes, J.J., and Gurdak, J.J., (Eds.). Climate change effects on groundwater resources: A global synthesis of findings and recommendations, International Association of Hydrogeologists (IAH) - International Contributions to Hydrogeology, Taylor & Francis publishing, 414 p., ISBN 978-0415689366. http://www.crcpress.com/product/isbn/9780415689366

Sullivan, Raymond, 2012, Ocean Floor to Shelf; The lower Tertiary Sequences on the flanks of Mount Diablo, Field Trip Guidebook, Northern California Geological Society, 38 p.

Treidel, H., Martin-Bordes, J.J., and Gurdak, J.J. (Eds.), 2012: Climate change effects on
groundwater resources: A global synthesis of findings and recommendations, International Association of Hydrogeologists (IAH) - International Contributions to Hydrogeology, Taylor & Francis publishing, 414 p., ISBN 978-0415689366. http://www.crcpress.com/product/isbn/9780415689366

3. Papers Presented at Conferences and Symposia

Albertson, L.K., B.J. Cardinale, and L.S. Sklar, 2012. Impacts of biological diversity on sediment transport in streams. Ecological Society of America 97th annual conference. Portland, OR.

Beyeler, J.D., L.S. Sklar, and C.S. Riebe, 2012, Combining natural experiments in source lithology with laboratory tumbling to quantify sediment resistance to comminution and its role in downstream fining, Eos Trans. AGU, 93(52), Fall Suppl., Abstract EP41C-0812.

Braudrick, C.A., W.E. Dietrich, and L.S. Sklar, 2012, The dynamics of an experimental gravel bed meander with constant discharge and sediment supply, Eos Trans. AGU, 93(52), Fall Suppl., Abstract EP51D-06.

Collins, G.C., L.S. Sklar, K.L. Litwin, and P.J. Polito, 2012, Do Titan’s river channels carve into ice bedrock or loose regolith? Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, Woodlands, Texas.

Grove, K., Dempsey, D., and Dekens, P., 2012: Sustaining professional development gains after the NSF-CCLI grant ends: EOS Trans. AGU, Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract ED21C-0728.

Gurdak, J.J., and Qi, S.L., 2012: Groundwater vulnerability to nonpoint-source nitrate in California aquifers, Groundwater Resources Association of California, 21st Annual Conference, Rohnert Park, CA, October 3-5.

Gurdak, J.J., and Newcomer, M*., 2012: Quantifying recharge beneath low impact development under current and future climate variability, California Stormwater Quality Association (CASQA), 8th Annual Conference, San Diego, CA, November 5-7.

Gurdak, J.J., and Kuss, A.J.*, 2012: Teleconnections in groundwater of U.S. Principal Aquifers to the non-stationarity of ENSO, NAO, PDO, and AMO, 2012 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, December 3-7.

Hodge, R., Hoey, T., Sear, D., Leyland, J., and L.S. Sklar, 2012, Upscaling sediment transport processes, presented at the fourth Meeting of Young Researchers in Earth Science (MYRES IV), Salt Lake City, UT, July 2012.

Lukens, C.E., C.S. Riebe, L.S. Sklar, and D.L. Shuster, 2012, Moving beyond the average in cosmogeneic nuclide studies of erosion and weathering, Eos Trans. AGU, 93(52), Fall Suppl., Abstract EP41D-0822.

Newcomer, M., J.J. Gurdak and L.S. Sklar, 2012, Quantifying recharge beneath low impact development under current and future climate variability, California Stormwater Quality Association, 8th Annual Conference, San Diego, CA, Nov 5-7

Newcomer, M.*, Gurdak, J.J., Sklar, L., 2012: Quantifying recharge beneath low impact development under current and future climate variability, Groundwater Resources Association of California, 21st Annual Conference, Rohnert Park, CA, October 3-5.

Newcomer, M.*, Gurdak, J.J., 2012: Climate variability effects on urban recharge beneath low impact development, 2012 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, December 3-7.

Qi, S.L., and Gurdak, J.J., 2012:Vulnerability of nitrate contamination of recently recharged groundwater in aquifers of the U.S., ESRI International User Conference, San Diego, CA, July 23-27.

Riebe, C.S., L.S. Sklar, C.E. Lukens, D.L. Shuster, 2012, Altitudinal increase in size of sediment shed from slopes revealed by tracer thermochronometry, Eos Trans. AGU, 93(52), Fall Suppl., Abstract EP43E-07.

Sklar, L.S.,  J. D. Beyeler, G.C. Collins, J.W. Farrow, L. Hsu, K.L. Litwin and P.J. Polito, 2012 (Invited), Laboratory experiments for defining scaling relations between rock material properties and rock resistance to erosion, Eos Trans. AGU, 93(52), Fall Suppl., Abstract EP51D-08.

Sklar, L.S.,  G.C. Collins, K.L. Litwin, P.J. Polito, and B.R. Zygielbaum, 2012 (Invited), Erodibility of Titan ice bedrock constrained by laboratory measurements of ice strength and erosion by sediment impacts, Eos Trans. AGU, 93(52), Fall Suppl., Abstract EP44A-06.

Sklar, L.S., W.C. Wang, and D.R. Dawdy, 2012, Geomorphic controls on optimal reference shear stress and hiding factor exponent in the Parker-Klingeman bedload transport model, Proceedings of the World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, Albuquerque, New Mexico, May 20-24.

Steele, G.V., Gurdak, J.J., Hobza C., and Lauffenburger*, Z.H., 2012: Groundwater movement through the unsaturated zone of the High Plains aquifer in the Central Platte Natural Resources District, Nebraska, Geological Society of America (GSA) annual meeting, Abstracts with Program vol. 44, no. 7, Charlotte, North Carolina, 4-7 November.

*Student coauthor

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