Geology / Chronology is one of more than 16 discipline tags that we use to categorize and aggregate our interdisciplinary information within and across CZOs. Much of our information has been tagged with 2-3 disciplines.
Boulder Creek catchment and vicinity - Geology, Geomorphology (2006)
1 components • Boulder Creek Watershed • Geomorphology, Geochemistry / Mineralogy, Geology / Chronology, Geophysics • David P.Dethier, Eli D.Lazarus
Models of 10Be on hillslopes require acknowledgement of transport within the mobile regolith
Cosmogenic radionuclide concentrations in hillslopes evolve by production, decay, and lateral transport of nuclides in regolith.
Numerical models of alpine glaciers in 1 and 2 dimensions
Computes glacial ice motion including internal deformation and sliding in flowline (1D) or in planview (2D) in an alpine valley
The geomorphic systems of the Front Range and the High Plains
The geomorphic systems of the Front Range and the High Plains are linked.
Landlab: A Python-language library for 2D numerical modeling
Landlab enables researchers to efficiently create and/or combine 2D numerical models.
Range and Basin: A Simple Model of Mountain Range and Basin Evolution on a Flexing Lithosphere
Computes the time evolution of mean elevation and “extra” crustal thickness for a hypothetical mountain range and adjacent forel
Using VS2Di to study aspect-related controls on vadose-zone moisture
2D model of subsurface moisture dynamics in the vadose zone. Model written by R. Healy, USGS.
Solifluction Lobes on Niwot Ridge: Using Drones, Time-lapse Cameras, and Weather Data to Study Periglacial Features . Dylan Lanka (2018): Senior honors thesis, Physical Geography, University of Colorado.
Dating of river terraces along Lefthand Creek. Foster, M.A., Anderson, R.S., Gray, H.J., and Mahan, S.A (2017): Geomorphology
Block-controlled hillslope form and persistence of topography in rocky landscapes. Glade, R. C., Anderson, R. S., and Tucker, G. E. (2017): Geology, First published on 2017-01-23 12:45:18, doi:10.1130/G38665.1
The 2016 Kirk Bryan ﬁeld trip: Quaternary landslides, ﬂuvial terraces, and recent geomorphic events along the Colorado Front Range. Foster, M.A., Anderson, R.S., Rindﬂeisch, P.R., Birkeland, P.W., Redwine, J.R., Pitlick, J., and *Glade, R.C. (2016): In Keller, S.M., and Morgan, M.L., eds., Unfolding the Geology of the West: Geological Society of America Field Guide 44, p. 267–289
A similarity solution for reaction front propagation in a fracture-matrix system . Rajaram, H. and Arshadi, M. (2016): Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A 374: 20150424
Particle trajectories on hillslopes: Implications for particle age and 10Be structure. Anderson, R.S. (2015): JGR-Earth Surface 120: 1626–1644
Bedrock incision and gravel deposition along the rivers in the High Plains . Akquia, S. (2015): Senior thesis, Geography, University of Colorado, 31 pp.
Trajectories of soil particles on a hillslope conveyor: Implications for particle age and Be-10. Anderson, R. S. (2015): EP34A-05 Landscape Evolution from a Critical Zone Science Perspective III,
Exhumation by debris flows in the 2013 Colorado Front Range storm. Anderson, S.W., Anderson, S. P., and Anderson, R. S. (2015): Geology, Geological Society of America
Aspect Controls on Bedrock Fracturing and Seismic Velocity within the Boulder Creek Critical Zone Observatory . Bandler, A., Magill, C., Hendricks, S., and Singha, K. (2015): H51R-06 Hydrogeophysical Characterization of the Critical Zone I, presented at 2015 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA, 14-18 Dec.
Aspect-dependent soil saturation and insight into debris-flow initiation during extreme rainfall in the Colorado Front Range. Ebel, B.A., Rengers, F. K., and Tucker, G.E. (2015): Geology 43 (8): 659-662
Absolute Dating of Strath Terraces along the Western High Plains Reveals Complicated History of Occupation and Incision. Foster, M.A., Anderson, R.S., Gray, H., and Mahan, S (2015): EP53A-0951 Earth and Planetary Surface Processes: General Contributions Posters, presented at 2015 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA, 14-18 Dec.
Using 10Be to deduce rates of landscape evolution and mobile-regolith residence times in Gordon Gulch, Boulder Creek CZO. Foster, M.A., Anderson, R.S., Wyshnytzky, C.E., Ouimet, W.B., Dethier, D.P (2015): GSA Bulletin 127 (5/6): 862–878
Honoring the Reality of Blocky Hillslopes: Case Study of a Vertical Dike at Shiprock, New Mexico. Glade, R., and Anderson, R.S. (2015): EP53B-1023 Erosion and Sediment Transport in Steep Landscapes III Posters, presented at 2015 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA, 14-18 Dec.
Evidence for climatic and hillslope-aspect controls on vadose zone moisture and saprolite weathering. Langston, A. L., Tucker,G. E., Anderson, R. S. and Anderson, S. P. (2015): ESPL, 40 1254-1269
Interpreting climate-modulated processes of terrace development along Colorado Front Range using a landscape evolution model. Langston, A.L., G.E. Tucker, R.S. Anderson (2015): JGR-Earth Surface 120: 2121-2138
Three-dimensional topographic stress controls on bedrock fractures and landscape evolution. Moon, S., Perron, J.T., Martel, S., Holbrook, W.S., St. Clair, J., and Singha, K. (2015): EP33D-02 Landscape Evolution from a Critical Zone Science Perspective II, presented at 2015 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA, 14-18 Dec.
Geophysical imaging reveals topographic stress control of bedrock weathering. St. Clair, J., Moon, S., Holbrook, W.S., Perron, J.T., Riebe, C.S., Martel, S.J., Carr, B., Harman, C., Singha, K., and Richter, D. deB. (2015): Science 350: 534-538 Cross-CZO
The effects of interannual climate variability on the moraine record. Anderson, L., Roe, G., and Anderson R. (2014): Geology 42(1): 55-58
Evolution of lumpy glacial landscapes. Anderson, R. S. (2014): Geology 42(8): 679–682
From the litter layer to the saprolite: Chemical changes in water-soluble soil organic matter and their correlation to microbial community composition. Gabor, R., Eilers, K., McKnight, D., Fierer, N., Andersond, S. (2014): Soil Biology & Biochemistry 68 (2014) 166e176
Rock damage and regolith transport by frost: an example of climate modulation of the geomorphology of the critical zone. Anderson, R.S., Anderson, S.P., and Tucker, G.E. (2013): EARTH SURFACE PROCESSES AND LANDFORMS Earth Surf. Process. Landforms
Critical zone evolution: Climate and exhumation in the Colorado Front Range. Anderson, S.P., Anderson, R.S., Tucker, G.E., and Dethier, D.P. (2013): In Abbot, L.D. and Hancock, G.S., eds., Classic Concepts and New Directions: Exploring 125 Years of GSA Discoveries in the Rocky Mountain Region: Geological Society of America, Field Guide 33, p. 1-18
A model for post-orogenic development of a mountain range and its foreland. Tucker, G. E., & van der Beek, P. (2013): Basin Research, 25(3), 241-259
Far-flung moraines: Exploring the feedback of glacial erosion on the evolution of glacier length. Anderson, R. S., Dühnforth, M., Colgan, W. and Anderson, L. (2012): Geomorphology 2012 v.179 pp. 269-285
How deep and how steady is the Earth’s surface? . Anderson, S.P. (2012): Geology, 40 (9): 863-864
Landscape scale linkages in critical zone evolution. Anderson, S.P., Anderson, R.S., and Tucker, G.E. (2012): Comptes Rendus Geoscience, 344: 586-596
The Geochemical Impact of Wildfire and Mining on the Fourmile Creek Watershed, Colorado . Beganskas, S. (2012): Submitted to the Department of Geology of Amherst College in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Bachelor of Arts with honors.
Punctuated incision of streams bounding the Colorado Front Range from measurements of meteoric and in situ 10Be. Duhnforth, M., Anderson, R.S., Ward, D.J., and Blum, A.E. (2012): Journal of Geophysical Research(117):F01023
Unsteady late Pleistocene incision of streams bounding the Colorado Front Range from measurements of meteoric and in situ 10Be. Dühnforth, M., R. S. Anderson, D. J. Ward and A. Blum (2012): JGR-Earth Surface 117, F01023
Exploring weathering and regolith transport controls on critical zone development with models and natural experiments. Anderson, S.P., Anderson, R.S., Hinckley, E.S., Kelly, P., and Blum, A.E. (2011): Applied Geochemistry 26(S1): S3-S5
Mineralogic and Geochemical Changes from Alteration of Granitic Rocks, Boulder Creek Catchment, Colorado. Dethier, D.P. and Bove, D.J. (2011): Vadose Zone Journal 10: 858-866
Reconstructing the Glacial History of Green Lakes Valley, North Boulder Creek, Colorado Front Range. Duhnforth M, and Anderson, R. (2011): Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research 43: 527-542
Reconstructing Pinedale (latest Pleistocene) ice in the Green Lakes Valley and adjacent areas, Colorado. Kantack, Keith McBride. (2011): Thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Degree of Bachelor of Arts With Honors in Geosciences(Williams College)
Characteristics of a palaeosol and its implications for the Critical Zone development, Rocky Mountain Front Range of Colorado, USA. Leopold, M., Voelkel, J., Dethier, D., Huber, J. & Steffems, M. (2011): Applied Geochemistry 26(S1): S72-S75.
Solving a conundrum of a steady-state hillslope with variable soil depths and production rates, Bodmin Moor, UK . Riggins, S.G., Anderson, R.S., Anderson, S.P., and Tye, A.M. (2011): Geomorphology, 128: 73-84.
Significance of slope sediments layering on physical characteristics and interflow within the Critical Zone - Examples from the Colorado Front Range, USA. Voelkel, J., Huber, J. & Leopold, M. (2011): Applied Geochemistry 26(S1): S143-S145.
Meteoric 10Be in Gordon Gulch, Colorado soils: Implications for hillslope processes and development. Wyshnytzky, C. E. (2011): Honors thesis, Geology, Amherst College, 100 pp.
Numerical modeling of cosmogenic deglaciation records, Front Range and San Juan mountains, Colorado,. Ward, D. J., Anderson, R. S., Guido, Z. S., Briner, J. P. (2009): J. Geophys. Res., 114, F01026
Facing reality: Late Cenozoic evolution of smooth peaks, glacially ornamented valleys, and deep river gorges of Colorado's Front Range In Willet SD, Hovius N, Brandon MT, Fisher D (eds) Tectonics, climate, and landscape evolution. Anderson RS, Riihimaki CA, Safran EB, MacGregor KR (2006): Geological Society of America Special Paper 398 Penrose Conference Series, p 397-418.
Geomorphic inferences from regolith thickness, chemical denudation and CRN erosion rates near the glacial limit, Boulder Creek catchment and vicinity, Colorado. Dethier DP, Lazarus ED (2006): Geomorphology 75: 384-399.
Soils and geomorphology in mountains-- an example from the Front Range of Colorado soils and geomorphology in mountains-- an example from the Front Range of Colorado. Birkeland, PW, Shroba, RR, Burns SF, Price AB, Tonkin PJ (2003): Geomorphology 55: 329-344
25 May 2017 - Research Experience for Community College Students program inspires budding Colorado scientists
07 Sep 2015 - PhD Student, Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research (INSTAAR) and the Department of Geological Sciences, University of Colorado
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01 Apr 2015 - The Boulder Creek CZO and coauthors are highlighted in recent articles for their analysis of flooding and debris flows from the historic 2013...
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Graduate seminar on Geomorphic weathering in the Critical Zone, Spring 2015. 1 credit class based upon critical discussion of readings, with guest lectures-Geol-5702
Room 380 in the Benson Building on main campus..