surface processes research group


Peer reviewed

Zunka, J.P.P., Tullos, D.D., and Lancaster, S.T., 2015. Effects of sediment pulses on bed relief in bar-pool channels, Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, in press, doi: 10.1002/esp.3697. Early View.

Frueh, W.T., and Lancaster, S.T., 2014. Correction of deposit ages for inherited ages of charcoal: Implications for sediment dynamics inferred from random sampling of deposits on headwater valley floors, Quaternary Science Reviews, 88, 110-124, doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2013.10.29 Author-prepared copy.

Jaeger, W.K., Plantinga, A., Chang, H., Dello, K., Grant, G., Hulse, D., McDonnell, J.J., Lancaster, S.T., Moradkhani, H., Morzillo, A.T., Mote, P., Nolin, A., Santelmann, M., and Wu, J. 2014. Toward a formal definition of water scarcity in natural-human systems, Water Resources Research, 49(7), 4506-4517, doi: 10.1002/wrcr.20249. Reprint.

Lancaster, S.T., A.W. Nolin, E.A. Copeland, and G.E. Grant, 2012. Periglacial debris-flow initiation and susceptibility and glacier recession from imagery, airborne LiDAR, and ground-based mapping, Geosphere, 8(2), doi:10.1130/GES00713.1. Preprint.

Tucker, G.E., S.W. McCoy, A.C. Whittaker, G.P. Roberts, S.T. Lancaster, and R. Phillips, 2011. Geomorphic significance of postglacial bedrock scarps on normal-fault footwalls, Journal of Geophysical Research, 116, F01022, DOI: 10.1029/2010JF001861. Reprint. (Copyright 2011, American Geophysical Union. Further reproduction or electronic distribution is not permitted.)

Lancaster, S.T., E.F. Underwood, and W.T. Frueh, 2010. Sediment reservoirs at mountain stream confluences: Dynamics and effects of tributaries dominated by debris flow and fluvial processes. Geological Society of America Bulletin, 122(11/12), 1775-1786, doi: 10.1130/B30175.1. Pre-print. Supplementary Material. Link to online reprint.

Jefferson, A., G.E. Grant, S.L. Lewis, and S.T. Lancaster, 2010. Coevolution of hydrology and topography on a basalt landscape in the Oregon Cascade Range, USA. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 35, 803-816, DOI: 10.1002/esp.1976. Reprint. Copyright © 2010 John Wiley & Sons Ltd.

Lancaster, S.T., 2008. Evolution of sediment accommodation space in steady-state bedrock-incising valleys subject to episodic aggradation. Journal of Geophysical Research, 113, F04002, doi:10.1029/2007JF000938. Reprint. (Copyright 2008, American Geophysical Union. Further reproduction or electronic distribution is not permitted.)

Lancaster, S.T. and Casebeer, N.E., 2007. Sediment storage and evacuation in headwater valleys at the transition between debris-flow and fluvial processes. Geology, 35(11), 1027-1030. Reprint. Supplementary material.

Wallick, J.R., G.E. Grant, S.T. Lancaster, J.P. Bolte, and R.P. Denlinger, 2007. Patterns and controls on historical channel change in the Willamette River, Oregon, USA, in Large Rivers: Geomorphology and Management, edited by A. Gupta, pp. 491-516, John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken. Reprint

Clevis, Q., G.E. Tucker, G. Lock, S.T. Lancaster, N. Gasparini, A. Desitter, and R.L. Bras, 2006. Geoarchaeological simulation of meandering river deposits and settlement distributions: A three-dimensional approach, Geoarchaeology: An International Journal, 21(8), 843-874, doi:10.1002/gea.20142. Reprint

Wallick, J.R., S.T. Lancaster, and J.P. Bolte, 2006. Determination of bank erodibility for natural and anthropogenic bank materials using a model of lateral migration & observed erosion along the Willamette River, Oregon, USA, River Research and Applications, 22(6), 631-649, DOI: 10.1002/rra.925. Reprint

Clevis, Q, G.E. Tucker, S.T. Lancaster, A. Desitter, N. Gasparini, and G. Lock, 2006. A simple algorithm for the mapping of TIN data onto a static grid: Applied to the stratigraphic simulation of river meander deposits. Computers & Geosciences, 32(6), 749-766, doi:10.1016/j.cageo.2005.05.012. Reprint

Lancaster, S.T., and G.E. Grant, 2006. Debris dams and the relief of headwater streams, Geomorphology, 82 (special issue on bedrock rivers, edited by P.A. Carling), 84-97, doi:10.1016/j.geomorph.2005.08.020. Reprint

Lancaster, S.T., S.K. Hayes, and G.E. Grant, 2003. Effects of wood on debris flow runout in small mountain watersheds, Water Resources Research, 39(6), 1168, doi:10.1029/2001WR001227. Reprint (Copyright 2003, American Geophysical Union. Further reproduction or electronic distribution is not permitted.)

Lancaster, S.T., and G.E. Grant, 2003. You want me to predict what? in Prediction in Geomorphology, edited by P.R. Wilcock and R.M. Iverson, pp. 41-50 (DOI: 10.1029/135GM04), American Geophysical Union, Washington. Preprint

Lancaster ST and Bras RL, 2002. A simple model of river meandering and its comparison to natural channels, Hydrological Processes, 16, 1-26. Reprint

Lancaster, S.T., S.K. Hayes, and G.E. Grant, 2001. Modeling sediment and wood storage and dynamics in small mountainous watersheds, in Geomorphic Processes and Riverine Habitat, J.M. Dorava, D.R. Montgomery, B.B. Palcsak, and F.A. Fitzpatrick (eds.), pp. 85-102, American Geophysical Union, Washington. Reprint

Tucker, G.E., S.T. Lancaster, N.M. Gasparini, R.L. Bras, and S.M. Rybarczyk, 2001. An object-oriented framework for hydrologic and geomorphic modeling using triangulated irregular networks, Computers and Geosciences, 27(8), 959-973. Reprint

Tucker, G.E., S.T. Lancaster, N.M. Gasparini, and R.L. Bras, 2001. The channel-hillslope integrated landscape development (CHILD) model, in Landscape Erosion and Evolution Modeling, edited by R.S. Harmon and W.W. Doe, III, pp. 349-388, Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, New York. Preprint text (pdf) and figures with captions (pdf)


Lancaster, S.T., R.B. Jaobson, and S. Coyote, 2009. Modeling a Channel Migration Corridor for the 59-Mile Segment of the Missouri National Recreational River. Final Report, Oregon State University, Corvallis, 103 pp. Electronic copies: Full resolution (74 MB), Compact (6.4 MB)

Lancaster, S.T., R. Haggerty, S.V. Gregory, K.T. Farthing, L. Ashkenas, and S. Biorn-Hansen, 2005. Investigation of the Temperature Impact of Hyporheic Flow: Using Groundwater and Heat Flow Modeling and GIS Analyses to Evaluate Temperature Mitigation Strategies on the Willamette River, Oregon. Final Report, Oregon State University, Corvallis, 104 pp. Electronic copy


Lancaster, S.T., 1998. A Nonlinear River Meandering Model and its Incorporation in a Landscape Evolution Model, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge (abstract).


A list of publications and links to pre-prints and reprints.