• 5017 Citations
  • 39 h-Index
19972019
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Research Output 1997 2019

  • 5017 Citations
  • 39 h-Index
  • 70 Article
  • 4 Chapter
  • 1 Conference contribution
  • 1 Review article
1997
551 Citations (Scopus)

The soil production function and landscape equilibrium

Heimsath, A., Dietrichs, W. E., Nishiizuml, K. & Finkel, R. C., 1997, In : Nature. 388, 6640, p. 358-361 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

soil
bedrock
hillslope
soil depth
erosion
1999
237 Citations (Scopus)

Cosmogenic nuclides, topography, and the spatial variation of soil depth

Heimsath, A., E. Dietrich, W., Nishiizumi, K. & Finkel, R. C., Feb 1999, In : Geomorphology. 27, 1-2, p. 151-172 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

soil depth
spatial variation
topography
soil
hillslope
2000
203 Citations (Scopus)

Soil production on a retreating escarpment in southeastern Australia

Heimsath, A., Chappell, J., Dietrich, W. E., Nishiizumi, K. & Finkel, R. C., 2000, In : Geology. 28, 9, p. 787-790 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

escarpment
soil
soil depth
landscape evolution
bedrock
2001
144 Citations (Scopus)

Late Quaternary erosion in southeastern Australia: A field example using cosmogenic nuclides

Heimsath, A., Chappell, J., Dietrich, W. E., Nishiizumi, K. & Finkel, R. C., 2001, In : Quaternary International. 82-85, p. 169-185 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

erosion
soil depth
erosion rate
bedrock
landscape evolution
206 Citations (Scopus)

Stochastic processes of soil production and transport: Erosion rates, topographic variation and cosmogenic nuclides in the Oregon coast range

Heimsath, A., Dietrich, W. E., Nishiizumi, K. & Finkel, R. C., May 2001, In : Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 26, 5, p. 531-552 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

stochasticity
erosion rate
erosion
coast
soil depth
2002
137 Citations (Scopus)

Creeping soil

Heimsath, A., Chappell, J., Spooner, N. A. & Questiaux, D. G., Feb 2002, In : Geology. 30, 2, p. 111-114 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

soil
creep
wetting-drying cycle
overland flow
burrowing
5 Citations (Scopus)

Hillslope topography from unconstrained photographs

Heimsath, A. & Farid, H., Nov 2002, In : Mathematical Geology. 34, 8, p. 929-952 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Topography
hillslope
photograph
High Resolution
topography
111 Citations (Scopus)

Impulsive alluviation during early Holocene strengthened monsoons, central Nepal Himalaya

Pratt, B., Burbank, D. W., Heimsath, A. & Ojha, T., Oct 2002, In : Geology. 30, 10, p. 911-914 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

monsoon
Holocene
hillslope
river
bedrock
80 Citations (Scopus)

Sediment transport mechanisms on soil-mantled hillslopes

Braun, J., Heimsath, A. & Chappell, J., Aug 2002, In : Geology. 29, 8, p. 683-686 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hillslope
sediment transport
soil
creep
parameterization
2003
2 Citations (Scopus)

Comment on "Hillslope Topography from Unconstrained Photographs" by A. M. Heimsath and Hany Farid [multiple letters]

Chandler, J. H., Robson, S., Mills, J. P., Lane, S. N., Atkinson, K. B., Newby, P. R. T., Varkaris, F., Heimsath, A. & Farid, H., Apr 2003, In : Mathematical Geology. 35, 3, p. 347-352 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

297 Citations (Scopus)

Geomorphic transport laws for predicting landscape form and dynamics

Dietrich, W. E., Bellugi, D. G., Sklar, L. S., Stock, J. D., Heimsath, A. & Roering, J. J., Jan 1 2003, Prediction in Geomorphology, 2003. Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Vol. 135. p. 103-132 30 p. (Geophysical Monograph Series; vol. 135).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

landscape evolution
morphodynamics
bedrock
soils
landslides
2004
94 Citations (Scopus)

Landscape disequilibrium on 1000-10,000 year scales Marsyandi River, Nepal, central Himalaya

Pratt-Sitaula, B., Burbank, D. W., Heimsath, A. & Ojha, T., Mar 1 2004, In : Geomorphology. 58, 1-4, p. 223-241 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

disequilibrium
bedrock
hillslope
erosion
river
2005
183 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of bedrock landslides on cosmogenically determined erosion rates

Niemi, N. A., Oskin, M., Burbank, D. W., Heimsath, A. & Gabet, E. J., Sep 15 2005, In : Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 237, 3-4, p. 480-498 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

landslides
cosmogenic radionuclide
Landslides
bedrock
erosion rate
18 Citations (Scopus)

Episodic incision of the Colorado River in Glen Canyon, Utah

Garvin, C. D., Hanks, T. C., Finkel, R. C. & Heimsath, A., Aug 2005, In : Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 30, 8, p. 973-984 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

canyon
river
cosmogenic radionuclide
mountain
rate
87 Citations (Scopus)

Erosion of upland hillslope soil organic carbon: Coupling field measurements with a sediment transport model

Yoo, K., Amundson, R., Heimsath, A. & Dietrich, W. E., Sep 2005, In : Global Biogeochemical Cycles. 19, 3, p. 1-17 17 p., GB3003.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sediment transport
Organic carbon
hillslope
sediment transport
Erosion
96 Citations (Scopus)

Process-based model linking pocket gopher (Thomomys bottae) activity to sediment transport and soil thickness

Yoo, K., Amundson, R., Heimsath, A. & Dietrich, W. E., Nov 2005, In : Geology. 33, 11, p. 917-920 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

burrowing organism
sediment transport
burrowing
energy
soil
11 Citations (Scopus)

Quantifying rates and timescales of geomorphic processes

Heimsath, A. & Ehlers, T. A., Aug 2005, In : Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 30, 8, p. 917-921 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

geomorphology
timescale
geomorphic process
rate
124 Citations (Scopus)

The illusion of diffusion: Field evidence for depth-dependent sediment transport

Heimsath, A., Furbish, D. J. & Dietrich, W. E., Dec 2005, In : Geology. 33, 12, p. 949-952 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sediment transport
soil
saprolite
landscape evolution
hillslope
2006
16 Citations (Scopus)

Determining 234Th and 238U in rocks, soils, and sediments via the doublet gamma at 92.5 keV

Kaste, J. M., Bostick, B. C. & Heimsath, A., 2006, In : Analyst. 131, 6, p. 757-763 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sediments
fluorescence
Soil
Fluorescence
Rocks
24 Citations (Scopus)
erosion rate
cosmogenic radionuclide
saprolite
rate
land
64 Citations (Scopus)

Escarpment erosion and landscape evolution in southeastern Australia

Heimsath, A., Chappell, J., Alimanovic, A., Finkel, R. C. & Fifield, K., 2006, In : Special Paper of the Geological Society of America. 398, p. 173-190 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

landscape evolution
escarpment
erosion
soil
bedrock
2 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluating the impacts of impoundment on sediment transport using short-lived fallout radionuclides

Magilligan, F. J., Salant, N. L., Renshaw, C. E., Nislow, K. H., Heimsath, A. & Kaste, J. M., 2006, IAHS-AISH Publication. 306 ed. p. 159-165 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

impoundment
fallout
sediment transport
radionuclide
dam
39 Citations (Scopus)

Quantifying sediment transport across an undisturbed prairie landscape using cesium-137 and high resolution topography

Kaste, J. M., Heimsath, A. & Hohmann, M., Jun 30 2006, In : Geomorphology. 76, 3-4, p. 430-440 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

cesium isotope
prairie
sediment transport
topography
fallout
131 Citations (Scopus)

Spatial patterns of soil organic carbon on hillslopes: Integrating geomorphic processes and the biological C cycle

Yoo, K., Amundson, R., Heimsath, A. & Dietrich, W. E., Jan 2006, In : Geoderma. 130, 1-2, p. 47-65 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hillslope
soil organic carbon
organic carbon
carbon sequestration
soil
2007
67 Citations (Scopus)

Bedload-to-suspended load ratio and rapid bedrock incision from Himalayan landslide-dam lake record

Pratt-Sitaula, B., Garde, M., Burbank, D. W., Oskin, M., Heimsath, A. & Gabet, E., Jul 2007, In : Quaternary Research. 68, 1, p. 111-120 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

suspended load
bedload
deltaic deposit
landslide
bedrock
74 Citations (Scopus)

Coupling chemical weathering with soil production across soil-mantled landscapes

Burke, B. C., Heimsath, A. & White, A. F., May 2007, In : Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 32, 6, p. 853-873 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

chemical weathering
saprolite
weathering rate
weathering
soil
86 Citations (Scopus)

Integration of geochemical mass balance with sediment transport to calculate rates of soil chemical weathering and transport on hillslopes

Yoo, K., Amundson, R., Heimsath, A., Dietrich, W. E. & Brimhall, G. H., Jun 24 2007, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface. 112, 2, F02013.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sediment transport
Sediment transport
mass balance
weathering
chemical weathering
35 Citations (Scopus)

Quantifying hillslope erosion rates and processes for a coastal California landscape over varying timescales

O'Farrell, C. R., Heimsath, A. & Kaste, J. M., Apr 15 2007, In : Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 32, 4, p. 544-560 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

erosion rate
hillslope
erosion
timescale
pond
90 Citations (Scopus)

Short-term soil mixing quantified with fallout radionuclides

Kaste, J. M., Heimsath, A. & Bostick, B. C., Mar 2007, In : Geology. 35, 3, p. 243-246 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

fallout
radionuclide
advection
soil
bioturbation
27 Citations (Scopus)

The use of short-lived radionuclides to quantify transitional bed material transport in a regulated river

Salant, N. L., Renshaw, C. E., Magilligan, F. J., Kaste, J. M., Nislow, K. H. & Heimsath, A., Apr 15 2007, In : Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 32, 4, p. 509-524 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

radionuclide
river
dam
management
sediment
48 Citations (Scopus)
San Andreas Fault
ridges
uplift
Rocks
rocks
183 Citations (Scopus)

Transient fluvial incision in the headwaters of the Yellow River, northeastern Tibet, China

Harkins, N., Kirby, E., Heimsath, A., Robinson, R. & Reiser, U., Sep 24 2007, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface. 112, 3, F03S04.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tibet
headwater
rivers
Erosion
China
2008
44 Citations (Scopus)

Quantifying periglacial erosion in the Nepal high Himalaya

Heimsath, A. & McGlynn, R., May 1 2008, In : Geomorphology. 97, 1-2, p. 5-23 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

erosion
erosion rate
valley
rate
bedrock
2009
66 Citations (Scopus)

Climate-driven processes of hillslope weathering

Dixon, J. L., Heimsath, A., Kaste, J. & Amundson, R., 2009, In : Geology. 37, 11, p. 975-978 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hillslope
weathering
climate
saprolite
soil
16 Citations (Scopus)

Quantifying periglacial erosion: Insights on a glacial sediment budget, Matanuska Glacier, Alaska

O'Farrell, C. R., Heimsath, A., Lawson, D. E., Jorgensen, L. M., Evenson, E. B., Larson, G. & Denner, J., Dec 2009, In : Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 34, 15, p. 2008-2022 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sediment budget
glacial deposit
erosion rate
erosion
glacier
75 Citations (Scopus)
canyon
river
tributary
modeling
bedrock
53 Citations (Scopus)

Statistical description of slope-dependent soil transport and the diffusion-like coefficient

Furbish, D. J., Haff, P. K., Dietrich, W. E. & Heimsath, A., 2009, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface. 114, 4, F00A05.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

soils
diffusion coefficient
slopes
Soils
soil
140 Citations (Scopus)

The critical role of climate and saprolite weathering in landscape evolution

Dixon, J. L., Heimsath, A. & Amundson, R., Sep 15 2009, In : Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 34, 11, p. 1507-1521 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

saprolite
landscape evolution
erosion
weathering
climate
69 Citations (Scopus)

The 'humped' soil production function: Eroding Arnhem land, Australia

Heimsath, A., Fink, D. & Hancock, G. R., Sep 30 2009, In : Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 34, 12, p. 1674-1684 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

production function
erosion
soil
erosion rate
sustainability
44 Citations (Scopus)

Weathering the escarpment: Chemical and physical rates and processes, south-eastern Australia

Burke, B. C., Heimsath, A., Dixon, J. L., Chappell, J. & Yoo, K., May 2009, In : Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 34, 6, p. 768-785 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

escarpment
weathering
chemical weathering
New Zealand
weathering rate
2010
43 Citations (Scopus)

Eroding Australia: Rates and processes from Bega Valley to Arnhem Land

Heimsath, A., Chappell, J. & Fifield, K., 2010, In : Geological Society Special Publication. 346, p. 225-241 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Soils
valley
soil
Erosion
erosion rate
248 Citations (Scopus)

Landscape form and millennial erosion rates in the San Gabriel Mountains, CA

DiBiase, R. A., Whipple, K., Heimsath, A. & Ouimet, W. B., Jan 15 2010, In : Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 289, 1-2, p. 134-144 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

erosion rate
mountains
erosion
Erosion
mountain
2011
26 Citations (Scopus)

Topographic control of asynchronous glacial advances: A case study from Annapurna, Nepal

Pratt-Sitaula, B., Burbank, D. W., Heimsath, A., Humphrey, N. F., Oskin, M. & Putkonen, J., 2011, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 38, 24, L24502.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nepal
valleys
valley
equilibrium line
Holocene
78 Citations (Scopus)

Twelve testable hypotheses on the geobiology of weathering

Brantley, S. L., Megonigal, J. P., Scatena, F. N., Balogh-Brunstad, Z., Barnes, R. T., Bruns, M. A., Van Cappellen, P., Dontsova, K., Hartnett, H., Hartshorn, A. S., Heimsath, A., Herndon, E., Jin, L., Keller, C. K., Leake, J. R., Mcdowell, W. H., Meinzer, F. C., Mozdzer, T. J., Petsch, S., Pett-Ridge, J. & 7 others, Pregitzer, K. S., Raymond, P. A., Riebe, C. S., Shumaker, K., Sutton-Grier, A., Walter, R. & Yoo, K., Mar 2011, In : Geobiology. 9, 2, p. 140-165 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

weathering
stoichiometry
denudation
Biological Sciences
biological weathering
21 Citations (Scopus)

Using atmospheric fallout to date organic horizon layers and quantify metal dynamics during decomposition

Kaste, J. M., Bostick, B. C., Heimsath, A., Steinnes, E. & Friedland, A. J., Mar 15 2011, In : Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 75, 6, p. 1642-1661 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fallout
fallout
Metals
decomposition
Decomposition
2012
12 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing soil mixing processes and rates using a portable OSL-IRSL reader: Preliminary determinations

Stang, D. M., Rhodes, E. J. & Heimsath, A., Jul 2012, In : Quaternary Geochronology. 10, p. 314-319 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

regolith
luminescence
soil
hillslope
soil profile
66 Citations (Scopus)

Chemical weathering response to tectonic forcing: A soils perspective from the San Gabriel Mountains, California

Dixon, J. L., Hartshorn, A. S., Heimsath, A., DiBiase, R. A. & Whipple, K., Mar 15 2012, In : Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 323-324, p. 40-49 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

weathering
chemical weathering
Tectonics
Weathering
mountains
65 Citations (Scopus)

Geomorphologic evidence for the late Pliocene onset of hyperaridity in the Atacama Desert

Amundson, R., Dietrich, W., Bellugi, D., Ewing, S., Nishiizumi, K., Chong, G., Owen, J., Finkel, R., Heimsath, A., Stewart, B. & Caffee, M., Jul 2012, In : Bulletin of the Geological Society of America. 124, 7-8, p. 1048-1070 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pliocene
desert
hillslope
alluvial fan
Southern Oscillation
58 Citations (Scopus)

Hillslope response to tectonic forcing in threshold landscapes

Dibiase, R. A., Heimsath, A. & Whipple, K., Jun 30 2012, In : Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 37, 8, p. 855-865 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hillslope
erosion
tectonics
erosion rate
skewness
4 Citations (Scopus)

Quantifying Processes Governing Soil-Mantled Hillslope Evolution

Heimsath, A., 2012, Hydropedology. Elsevier, p. 205-242 38 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Soil
soil