Earth and Planetary Surface Processes General Contributions Posters

Friday, 19 December 2014: 1:40 PM-6:00 PM
Chairs:  J. Toby Minear, USGS, Baltimore, MD, United States and Leonard S Sklar, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA, United States
Primary Conveners:  Leonard S Sklar, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Michael P Lamb, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

First Observation of Rock Motion on Racetrack Playa, Death Valley National Park—Role of a Persistent Pool, Sun, Zephyrs, Windowpane Ice, and Tugboats
Richard D Norris, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA, United States and James M Norris, Interwoof, Santa Barbara, CA, United States
Process Domains in Synthetic Landscapes: Slope-Area Relationships in the Mountaintop Mining Region of Central Appalachia.
Kristin L Jaeger, Ohio State University, Wooster, OH, United States and Matthew R Ross, Duke University, Program in Ecology, Durham, NC, United States
GIS Analysis of Size Relationships between Drainage Basins and Alluvial Fans
Sarah N Wright1, Louis A Scuderi2, Gary S Weissmann2 and Adrian J Hartley3, (1)University of New Mexico Main Campus, Albuquerque, NM, United States, (2)University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, United States, (3)University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Latitudinal Controls on Topography: The Role of Precipitation and Fluvial Erosion
Clayton Sorensen and Brian Yanites, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID, United States
How Long Is a Hillslope?
Stuart W D Grieve, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH9, United Kingdom, Simon M Mudd, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom and Tristram C Hales, Cardiff University, Earth & Ocean Sciences, Cardiff, United Kingdom
Catchment Power and the Joint Distribution of Elevation and Travel Distance to the Outlet
Leonard S Sklar1, Clifford S Riebe2, Dino G. Bellugi3, Claire E Lukens2 and Catherine Noll1, (1)San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA, United States, (2)University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, United States, (3)Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, United States
Relative Path Impact Index (RPII): a morphometric approach to quantify the effect of anthropogenic features on surface flow processes in agricultural landscapes
Massimo Prosdocimi1, Giulia Sofia1, Federico Preti2, Giancarlo Dalla Fontana1 and Paolo Tarolli1, (1)TESAF, Department of Land, Environment, Agriculture and Forestry, University of Padova, Legnaro (PD), Italy, (2)University of Florence, GESAAF, Agriculture, Forestry and Biosystems Engineering Division, Florence, Italy
Quantitative Analysis of Spatial Variability of Neo-tectonic Indices along the Sabzpushan Fault Zone within the Zagros Mountains
Iman Nezamzadeh1,2, Ali Faghih2 and Behnam Oveisi3, (1)California State University Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, United States, (2)Shiraz University, Earth Science, Shiraz, Iran, (3)Geological Survey of Iran, Seismotectonics Department, Tehran, Iran
Shortening rates in the Nepalese Himalaya derived from quantitative geomorphic analysis
Nooreen Amina Meghani, Penn State University, State College, PA, United States, Eric Kirby, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, United States and Tom G Farr, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, United States
Quantifying Transient Incision to Determine the Timing and Style of Baselevel Change in Central Idaho
Jeffrey E Larimer and Brian Yanites, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID, United States
Lithologic Heterogeneity and Variable Valley Width in the Buffalo River Watershed, AR
Stephanie L Shepherd, Auburn University, Geology and Geography, Auburn, AL, United States and Amanda Keen-Zebert, Desert Research Institute Reno, Reno, NV, United States
Lithological controls on bedrock river incision and valley formation in the eastern South African Interior
Amanda Keen-Zebert, Desert Research Institute Reno, Reno, NV, United States, Stephen Tooth, Aberystwyth University, Aberystwyth, United Kingdom and Finlay M. Stuart, Scottish Universities Environmental Research Center at the University of Glasgow, East Kilbride, United Kingdom
A Method to Approximate and Statistically Model the Shape of Triggered Landslides
Bruce D Malamud and Faith E Taylor, King's College London, Earth and Environmental Dynamics Research Group, Department of Geography, London, WC2R, United Kingdom
Cenozoic Uplift Rate History of South America from Inversion of River Profiles
Verónica Rodríguez Tribaldos1, Nicholas J White1 and Gareth G Roberts2, (1)University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom, (2)Imperial College London, Department of Earth Sciences and Engineering, London, United Kingdom
The River Network, Active Tectonics and the Mexican Subduction Zone, Southwest Mexico
Krzysztof Gaidzik1,2, M. Teresa Ramirez-Herrera1, Vladimir Kostoglodov3 and Roberto Basili4, (1)Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Mexico, Instituto de Geografía, D.F., Mexico, (2)Uniwersytet Śląski, Katedra Geologii Podstawowej, Sosnowiec, Poland, (3)Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Mexico, Instituto de Geofísica, D.F., Mexico, (4)INGV National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology, Rome, Italy
Transient response of bedrock channel networks to sea-level forcing in the Oregon Coast Range, USA
David J Santaniello and Noah J Finnegan, University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, United States
Quaternary Deformation of Sumba, Indonesia: Evidence from Carbonate Terraces
Maxwell Philip Dahlquist, A. Joshua West and James Francis Dolan, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, United States
The Occurrence of Knickpoints in Soluble Strata in the Buffalo River Basin, Arkansas
Evan Thaler, Matthew D Covington, Joseph M Myre, Matija Perne and Ginny Holcomb, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, United States
Pool-Riffle Formation in Mountain Streams
Shawn M Chartrand and Marwan A Hassan, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Dunes depth-scaling in rivers: A reanalysis of flume and field data
Ryan W Bradley and Jeremy G Venditti, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada
Geomorphological Mechanisms for the Formation and Self-maintenance of Pool-riffle Sequences
Esmaeel Bayat1, Jose Fernando Rodriguez1, Gustavo A. M. de Almeida2 and Patricia M Saco1, (1)University of Newcastle, Callaghan, Australia, (2)University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom
Re-Envisioning Cross Sectional Hydraulic Geometry as Spatially Explicit Hydraulic Topography
Robert L Gonzalez and Gregory B Pasternack, University of California Davis, Davis, CA, United States
Magnitude and frequency analysis on river width widening caused by Typhoon Morakot in the Kaoping River watershed, Taiwan
Ssu-Yao Yang, Chyan-Deng Jan and Yen-Cheng Wang, NCKU National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
Spatial gradients in stream power and the implications for lateral and downstream transport of material during the 2013 Floods in Colorado and 2011 Irene Floods in Vermont, USA
John D Gartner, Carl E Renshaw, Francis J Magilligan, Eirik M Buraas, Evan Dethier and William Brian Dade, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, United States
Large wood dynamics in central Appalachian hemlock headwater ravines
Paul Soltesz1, Kristin L Jaeger2 and Katie H Costigan1, (1)Ohio State University Main Campus, Columbus, OH, United States, (2)Ohio State University, Wooster, OH, United States
Geospatial Characterization of Fluvial Wood Arrangement in a Semi-confined Alluvial River
Derek J Martin, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC, United States, Carol P Harden, Univ Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, United States and Robert T Pavlowsky, Missouri State University, Springfield, MO, United States
Late Quaternary mass-wasting records and formation of alluvial terraces in the actively uplifting Lao-nong catchment, southwestern Taiwan
Hsiu-Kuo Tsui, Meng-Long Hsieh, Wei Lun Li and Yu-Ta Hsiao, CCU National Chung Cheng University, Chiayi County, Taiwan
Sources of fine-grained sediment to streams using fallout radionuclides in the Midwestern United States
Allen Gellis, USGS Maryland/Delaware/District of Columbia Water Science Center, Baltimore, MD, United States, Chris C Fuller, USGS, Menlo Park, CA, United States and Peter C Van Metre, U.S. Geological Survey, Austin, TX, United States
Bedload Transport Processes in Armored, Gravel-bed Channels: Impacts of Hydrograph Form
Megan Kenworthy, Center for Ecohydraulics Research, Boise, ID, United States, Elowyn Yager, Univ of ID-Idaho Water Ctr, Boise, ID, United States and Sarah M Yarnell, University of California Davis, Davis, CA, United States
Flow over gravel beds with clusters
Malcolm Little and Jeremy G Venditti, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada
Connecting grain motion to large-scale fluctuations in bed load transport: The role of collective dynamics
Dylan Bentley Lee, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, United States and Douglas J Jerolmack, Univ of PA-Earth &Envir Scienc, Philadelphia, PA, United States
Mechanics, kinematics and geometry of pebble abrasion from binary collisions
Kimberly Litwin Miller, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, United States and Douglas J Jerolmack, Univ of PA-Earth &Envir Scienc, Philadelphia, PA, United States
Two-Phase Abrasion in Eolian Transport of Gypsum Sand, White Sands NM
Sam Shaw, Douglas J Jerolmack and Kimberly Litwin Miller, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, United States
Minimum and Maximum Times Required to Obtain Representative Suspended Sediment Samples
Alex Gitto1, Jeremy G Venditti1, Ray Kostaschuk1 and Michael A Church2, (1)Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada, (2)University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Modeling Transport of Flushed Reservoir Sediment
Ian M Dubinski, DHI Water and Environment, Inc., Saint Petersburg, FL, United States
Reconstructed Sediment Mobilization Processes in a Large Reservoir Using Short Sediment Cores
Jaclyn Cockburn and Samantha Feist, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada
Impacts of timber harvesting on historic sediment accumulation rates in the Coos Bay estuary, Oregon
Nathan Mathabane, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, United States and Joshua J Roering, Univ Oregon, Eugene, OR, United States
The impact of glacial/interglacial climate changes on fluvial and mass-wasting processes in the Taiwan's mountains
Wei Lun Li, Meng-Long Hsieh, Hsiu-Kuo Tsui and Yu-Ta Hsiao, CCU National Chung Cheng University, Chiayi County, Taiwan
Climatic and morphological controls on post-glacial lake and river valley evolution in the Weichselian belt – an example from the Wda valley, Northern Poland
Mirosław Błaszkiewicz1, Jan A Piotrowski2, Achim Brauer3, Piotr Gierszewski1, Jarosław Kordowski1, Mateusz Aleksander Kramkowski1, Piotr Lamparski1, Sebastian Lorenz4, Agnieszka M. Noryśkiewicz5, Florian Ott3, Michal M. Slowinski1,3 and Sebastian Tyszkowski1, (1)Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization, Polish Academy of Sciences,, Department of Environmental Resources and Geohazards, Torun, Poland, (2)Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, (3)Helmholtz Centre Potsdam GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, Potsdam, Germany, (4)Institute of Geography and Geology, University of Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany, (5)Nicholas Copernicus University, Institute of Archaeology, Torun, Poland
Middle to late Holocene Climate and Human Impact upon Surficial Processes and Soil Chrono-seequences in the Apulian-Lucanian Border Area of the Southern Italian Interior 
Peter Ernest Wigand1, Anthony Taylor2, Myles McCallum3, Behnaz Balmaki1 and Masoud Asgharianrostami4, (1)University of Nevada Reno, Reno, NV, United States, (2)Texas A & M University, Anthropology, College Station, TX, United States, (3)Saint Mary's University, Modern Languages and Classics, Halifax, NS, Canada, (4)University of Urbino, Department of Earth, Life and Environmental Sciences, Urbino, Italy
Late Quaternary Glaciation of the Naches River Drainage Basin, Washington Cascades
Helen Beatrice Sheffer, Lena Goss, Grant Shimer and Robert James Carson, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA, United States
Stripping Away the Forest; Sweden's Glacially Streamlined Landscape Evaluated through Lidar
Thomas Dowling1, Matteo Spagnolo2 and Per Moller1, (1)Lund University, Lund, Sweden, (2)University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Glacial Erosion Rates from Bayesian Inversion of Cosmogenic Nuclide Concentrations in a Bedrock Core, Streaked Mtn., ME
Zachary Thomas Ploskey and John O Stone, University of Washington Seattle Campus, Seattle, WA, United States
Did Groundwater Processes Shape the Saharan Landscape during the Previous Wet Periods? a Remote Sensing and Geostatistical Approach
Abotalib Zaki Abotalib Farag, Mohamed Sultan, Racha Elkadiri and Ahmed Abdelhalim, Western Michigan Univ, Kalamazoo, MI, United States
Connecting Surface Planting with Subsurface Erosion Due to Groundwater Flow
Melissa Reardon, University of Virginia Main Campus, Charlottesville, VA, United States and Joanna C Curran, Northwest Hydraulic Consultants, Seattle, WA, United States
Assessing the Impacts of Climate, Groundwater and Land Use on Regional Geomorphology
Andrew Barkwith1, Martin D Hurst2, Michael A Ellis2 and Tom J Coulthard3, (1)British Geological Survey Keyworth, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom, (2)British Geological Survey, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom, (3)University of Hull, Hull, United Kingdom
Monitoring Surface Moisture of Crater-fill Sediment in Extreme hydroclimatic conditions (Ubehebe Volcanic Field, Death Valley, California).
Rosalba Bonaccorsi1,2, Aaron Zent2 and Christopher P McKay2, (1)SETI Institute Mountain View, Mountain View, CA, United States, (2)NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA, United States
Architecture of a Coarse-Grained Upper Middle Cambrian Alluvial Delta Dominated by Braidplain and Gilbert-Style Delta Components
Kate S Pound, Geology, Atmospheric & Hydrologic Sciences, St. Cloud State University, Saint Cloud, MN, United States
A Series of Stacked and Entrenched Fan Deltas at Lake General Carrera/Buenos Aires (Chile/Argentina) as Terrestrial Analog to Understand the Entrenchment of Martian Deltas
Gaetano Di Achille, National Institute for Astrophysics (INAF), Astronomical Observatory of Collurania, Teramo, Italy and Francesco Salese, International Research School of Planetary Sciences, Chieti, Italy
Gravity Anomalies and Depths of Sedimentary of Mekong Delta Area, South of Vietnam
Liet Dang Van, VietNam Academy of Science and Technology, University of Science, Ho Chi Minh, Hanoi, Vietnam
Hydrology and Sedimentology of a Series of Dam-Breach Paleolakes at Idaeus Fossae, Mars
Francesco Salese1, Gaetano Di Achille2 and Gian G Ori1, (1)International Research School Of Planetary Sciences - Università D'Annunzio, Pescara, Italy, (2)Istituto Nazionale Di Astrofisica - OATe Collurania, Teramo, Italy
Airborne Hyperspectral Infrared Imaging Survey of the Southern San Andreas Fault
David K Lynch1, David M. Tratt2, Kerry Buckland2 and Patrick Johnson2, (1)USGS Pasadena Field Office, Pasadena, CA, United States, (2)Aerospace Corporation Pasadena, Pasadena, CA, United States
Hyperspectral Mapping of Iron-bearing Minerals Associated with Dry and Ephemeral Lakes
William H Farrand, Space Science Inst, Boulder, CO, United States and Brenda Beitler Bowen, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, United States
Detrital zircon U-Pb provenance study in Cenozoic strata of the Pamir-Tianshan collision zone
Langtao Liu1, Aaron Bufe2, Jie Chen3, Douglas W Burbank2, Tao Li3 and Jessica A Thompson4, (1)Institute of Geology, China Earthquake Administration, Beijing, China, (2)University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, United States, (3)State Key Laboratory of Earthquake Dynamics, Institute of Geology, China Earthquake Administration, Beijing, China, (4)ConocoPhillips Company Houston, Houston, TX, United States
Comparing Time-Dependent Geomagnetic and Atmospheric Effects on Cosmogenic Nuclide Production Rate Scaling
Nathaniel A Lifton, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, United States
Initial Test Determination of Cosmogenic Nuclides in Magnetite
Hiroshi Matsumura, High Energy Accelerator Research Organization, Radiation Science Center, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan, Marc W Caffee, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, United States, Keisuke Nagao, University of Tokyo, Geochemical Research Center, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, Japan and Kunihiko Nishiizumi, Univ California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, United States
Research on Electrostatic Suspension Two-dimension Tiltmeter
Shuchao Wu1, YanZheng Bai1, Shaobo Qu1 and Zebing Zhou2, (1)Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China, (2)Institute of Geophysics, HUST, Wuhan, China