Morphodynamics of Bedrock-Alluvial Rivers II

Wednesday, 17 December 2014: 4:00 PM-6:00 PM
Primary Conveners:  Rebecca A Hodge, Durham University, Durham, United Kingdom
Co-conveners:  Joel P Johnson, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, United States and Elowyn Yager, Univ of ID-Idaho Water Ctr, Boise, ID, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Rebecca A Hodge, University of Durham, Department of Geography, Durham, DH1, United Kingdom

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

4:00 PM
Particle Dynamics: Bedrock versus Alluvial River Segments
Ellen Wohl, Colorado State Univ, Geosciences, Fort Collins, CO, United States
4:15 PM
A Dataset of Rock Strength Along the Mixed Bedrock-alluvial Colorado River–Quantifying a Fundamental Control in Geomorphology
Joel Lawrence Pederson and Natalie Bursztyn, Utah State University, Logan, UT, United States
4:30 PM
Erosion during Extreme Flood Events Dominates Holocene Canyon Evolution in North-East Iceland
Edwin Baynes1, Mikael Attal1, Andrew J Dugmore2, Linda A Kirstein1, Samuel Niedermann3 and Dimitri Lague4, (1)University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH9, United Kingdom, (2)University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, (3)Deutsches GeoForschungsZentrum GFZ, Potsdam, Germany, (4)CNRS, Paris Cedex 16, France
4:45 PM
Constraints on timing and rates of strath terrace formation on actively uplifting anticlines in the foreland of the Chinese Tien Shan.
Aaron Bufe1, Douglas W Burbank1, Jie Chen2, Langtao Liu2, Tao Li2 and Jessica A Thompson3, (1)University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, United States, (2)State Key Laboratory of Earthquake Dynamics, Institute of Geology, China Earthquake Administration, Beijing, China, (3)ConocoPhillips Company Houston, Houston, TX, United States
5:00 PM
Morphodynamic Theory of Sediment Distribution in Mixed Bedrock-Alluvial Channels
Peter A Nelson1, Giovanni Seminara2 and Michele Bolla Pittaluga2, (1)Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, United States, (2)University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
5:15 PM
Interaction Between Bedrock Roughness and Alluvial Cover: Field Experiments and Modelling
Takuya Inoue1, Norihiro Izumi2, Yasuyuki Shimizu2 and Gary Parker3, (1)PWRI Public Works Research Institute, Civil engineering research institute for cold regions, Tsukuba, Japan, (2)Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan, (3)University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL, United States
5:30 PM
Bedrock Channel and Cave Evolution Models Based on Computational Fluid Dynamics
Matija Perne, Matthew D Covington and Max Cooper, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, United States
5:45 PM
Field Calibration of the Saltation-Abrasion Model Using Measurements of the Energy Delivered to the Channel Bed
Jens Martin Turowski1,2, Carlos R Wyss2,3 and Alexander R Beer2, (1)GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, Potsdam, Germany, (2)WSL Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research, Birmensdorf, Switzerland, (3)ETH Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland