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Research Output 1997 2019

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

Active erosion-deposition cycles in the hyperarid Atacama Desert of Northern Chile

Jungers, M. C., Heimsath, A., Amundson, R., Balco, G., Shuster, D. & Chong, G., Jun 2013, In : Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 371-372, p. 125-133 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chile
deserts
erosion
Erosion
Sediments
6 Citations (Scopus)

Along-strike variation in catchment morphology and cosmogenic denudation rates reveal the pattern and history of footwall uplift, Main Gulf Escarpment, Baja California

Rossi, M. W., Quigley, M. C., Fletcher, J. M., Whipple, K., Díaz-Torres, J. J., Seiler, C., Fifield, L. K. & Heimsath, A., Jul 1 2017, In : Bulletin of the Geological Society of America. 129, 7-8, p. 837-854 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

escarpment
denudation
footwall
uplift
catchment
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
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
1 Citation (Scopus)

Causes of rapid uplift and exceptional topography of Gongga Shan on the eastern margin of the Tibetan Plateau

Cook, K. L., Hovius, N., Wittmann, H., Heimsath, A. & Lee, Y. H., Jan 1 2018, In : Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 481, p. 328-337 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Topography
erosion
Erosion
margins
plateaus
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
15 Citations (Scopus)

Chronology, stratigraphy and hydrological modelling of extensive wetlands and paleolakes in the hyperarid core of the Atacama Desert during the late quaternary

Pfeiffer, M., Latorre, C., Santoro, C. M., Gayo, E. M., Rojas, R., Carrevedo, M. L., McRostie, V. B., Finstad, K. M., Heimsath, A., Jungers, M. C., De Pol-Holz, R. & Amundson, R., Oct 1 2018, In : Quaternary Science Reviews. 197, p. 224-245 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hydrological modeling
stratigraphy
wetland
desert
chronology
7 Citations (Scopus)

Climate controls on coupled processes of chemical weathering, bioturbation, and sediment transport across hillslopes

Wackett, A. A., Yoo, K., Amundson, R., Heimsath, A. & Jelinski, N. A., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Earth Surface Processes and Landforms.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

chemical weathering
bioturbation
hillslope
sediment transport
erosion
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
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

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
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
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
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
10 Citations (Scopus)

Early to Middle Miocene climate in the Atacama Desert of Northern Chile

Oerter, E., Amundson, R., Heimsath, A., Jungers, M., Chong, G. & Renne, P., Jan 1 2016, In : Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 441, p. 890-900 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

paleosol
carbonates
Chile
deserts
desert
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
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
24 Citations (Scopus)
erosion rate
cosmogenic radionuclide
saprolite
rate
land
2 Citations (Scopus)

Erosion of a high-altitude, low-relief area on the Korean Peninsula: Implications for its development processes and evolution

Byun, J., Heimsath, A., Seong, Y. B. & Lee, S. Y., Oct 1 2015, In : Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 40, 13, p. 1730-1745 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

erosion
denudation
relief
plateau
bedrock
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
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
13 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental socioecology: Integrative science for anthropocene landscape dynamics

Barton, C. M., Ullah, I. I. T., Bergin, S. M., Sarjoughian, H., Mayer, G. R., Bernabeu-Auban, J. E., Heimsath, A., Acevedo, M. F., Riel-Salvatore, J. G. & Arrowsmith, R., Sep 2 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Anthropocene.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

land use
landscape evolution
model validation
vegetation dynamics
smallholder
48 Citations (Scopus)

Forecasting the response of Earth's surface to future climatic and land use changes: A review of methods and research needs

Pelletier, J. D., Brad Murray, A., Pierce, J. L., Bierman, P. R., Breshears, D. D., Crosby, B. T., Ellis, M., Foufoula-Georgiou, E., Heimsath, A., Houser, C., Lancaster, N., Marani, M., Merritts, D. J., Moore, L. J., Pederson, J. L., Poulos, M. J., Rittenour, T. M., Rowland, J. C., Ruggiero, P., Ward, D. J. & 2 others, Wickert, A. D. & Yager, E. M., Jul 1 2015, In : Earth's Future. 3, 7, p. 220-251 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

land use change
semiarid region
arid region
sediment transport
method
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
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
10 Citations (Scopus)

How to make a barranco: Modeling erosion and land-use in Mediterranean Landscapes

Barton, C. M., Ullah, I. & Heimsath, A., Sep 1 2015, In : Land. 4, 3, p. 578-606 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

erosion
land use
modeling
land cover
landscape evolution
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
20 Citations (Scopus)
Bhutan
duplex
Erosion
relief
erosion rate
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
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
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
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
6 Citations (Scopus)

Limits of soil production?

Heimsath, A., 2014, In : Science. 343, 6171, p. 617-618 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Weather
Soil
5 Citations (Scopus)
landscape evolution
erosion rate
tectonics
basin
piedmont
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
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
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
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
1 Citation (Scopus)

Quantifying rates and processes of landscape evolution

Heimsath, A. & Korup, O., Feb 2012, In : Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 37, 2, p. 249-251 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

landscape evolution
rate
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
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
75 Citations (Scopus)
canyon
river
tributary
modeling
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
34 Citations (Scopus)

Shaping post-orogenic landscapes by climate and chemical weathering

Chadwick, O. A., Roering, J. J., Heimsath, A., Levick, S. R., Asner, G. P. & Khomo, L., Nov 2013, In : Geology. 41, 11, p. 1171-1174 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

chemical weathering
hillslope
valley
climate
catchment
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
4 Citations (Scopus)

Soil organic carbon and mineral interactions on climatically different hillslopes

Wang, X., Yoo, K., Wackett, A. A., Gutknecht, J., Amundson, R. & Heimsath, A., Jul 15 2018, In : Geoderma. 322, p. 71-80 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hillslope
soil organic carbon
organic carbon
minerals
mineral
95 Citations (Scopus)

Soil production limits and the transition to bedrock-dominated landscapes

Heimsath, A., DiBiase, R. A. & Whipple, K., Mar 2012, In : Nature Geoscience. 5, 3, p. 210-214 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

bedrock
erosion rate
soil
soil cover
erosion