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  • 14519 Citations
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  • 109 Article
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2019

Short communication: The Topographic Analysis Kit (TAK) for TopoToolbox

Forte, A. M. & Whipple, K., Jan 22 2019, In : Earth Surface Dynamics. 7, 1, p. 87-95 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

kits
communication
programming
programming languages
statistical analysis
erosion
soil
parents
shear strength
saprolite

The thermochronologic record of erosion and magmatism in the canyonlands region of the Colorado plateau

Murray, K. E., Reiners, P. W., Thomson, S. N., Robert, X. & Whipple, K., May 1 2019, In : American journal of science. 319, 5, p. 339-380 42 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

magmatism
plateau
erosion
apatite
cooling
2018
14 Citations (Scopus)

Criteria and tools for determining drainage divide stability

Forte, A. M. & Whipple, K., Jul 1 2018, In : Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 493, p. 102-117 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

drainage
Drainage
Rivers
Rocks
rivers
1 Citation (Scopus)

Incision history of the Verde Valley region and implications for uplift of the Colorado Plateau (central Arizona)

Ott, R. F., Whipple, K. & Van Soest, M., Jan 1 2018, In : Geosphere. 14, 4, p. 1690-1709 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

uplift
Miocene
plateau
valley
canyon
2017
5 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
29 Citations (Scopus)

Preservation or piracy: Diagnosing low-relief, high-elevation surface formation mechanisms

Whipple, K., DiBiase, R. A., Ouimet, W. B. & Forte, A. M., 2017, In : Geology. 45, 1, p. 91-94 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

piracy
formation mechanism
drainage network
relief
topography
35 Citations (Scopus)

Timescales of landscape response to divide migration and drainage capture: Implications for the role of divide mobility in landscape evolution

Whipple, K., Forte, A. M., DiBiase, R. A., Gasparini, N. M. & Ouimet, W. B., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface. 122, 1, p. 248-273 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

landscape evolution
drainage
Drainage
rocks
timescale
2016
34 Citations (Scopus)
thrust
uplift
geometry
Indian plate
neotectonics
3 Citations (Scopus)

Assessment of the uncertainty budget and image resolution of terrestrial laser scans of geomorphic surfaces

Shilpakar, P., Oldow, J. S., Douglas Walker, J. & Whipple, K., 2016, In : Geosphere. 12, 1, p. 281-304 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

image resolution
GNSS
laser
scanner
experiment
14 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization of slow slip rate faults in humid areas: Cimandiri fault zone, Indonesia

Marliyani, G. I., Arrowsmith, R. & Whipple, K., Dec 1 2016, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface. 121, 12, p. 2287-2308 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Indonesia
slip rate
earthquakes
fault zone
Earthquakes
24 Citations (Scopus)

Complexities of landscape evolution during incision through layered stratigraphy with contrasts in rock strength

Forte, A. M., Yanites, B. J. & Whipple, K., 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Earth Surface Processes and Landforms.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

landscape evolution
stratigraphy
erodibility
erosion rate
erosion
10 Citations (Scopus)

Decoupling of modern shortening rates, climate, and topography in the Caucasus

Forte, A. M., Whipple, K., Bookhagen, B. & Rossi, M. W., Sep 1 2016, In : Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 449, p. 282-294 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

decoupling
Topography
climate
topography
Tectonics
19 Citations (Scopus)
Bhutan
duplex
Erosion
relief
erosion rate
20 Citations (Scopus)
Puerto Rico
evapotranspiration
Evapotranspiration
drainage
Runoff
2015
15 Citations (Scopus)

Constraints on the tectonic and landscape evolution of the Bhutan Himalaya from thermochronometry

Adams, B. A., Hodges, K., Whipple, K., Ehlers, T. A., Van Soest, M. & Wartho, J., 2015, In : Tectonics. 34, 6, p. 1329-1347 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bhutan
landscape evolution
Tectonics
tectonic evolution
tectonics
9 Citations (Scopus)

Drainage network reveals patterns and history of active deformation in the eastern Greater Caucasus

Forte, A. M., Whipple, K. & Cowgill, E., 2015, In : Geosphere. 11, 5, p. 1343-1364 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

drainage network
uplift
drainage
history
collision zone
9 Citations (Scopus)

Evidence for pleistocene low-angle normal faulting in the Annapurna-Dhaulagiri region, Nepal

McDermott, J. A., Hodges, K., Whipple, K., Van Soest, M. & Hurtado, J. M., Mar 1 2015, In : Journal of Geology. 123, 2, p. 133-151 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

faulting
Pleistocene
hanging wall
Miocene
thermochronology
15 Citations (Scopus)

Geomorphic constraints on the age of the western grand canyon

Darling, A. & Whipple, K., 2015, In : Geosphere. 11, 4, p. 958-976 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

canyon
plateau
erosion rate
relief
channel morphology
42 Citations (Scopus)
waterfall
mountain
hillslope
bedrock
prediction
2014
8 Citations (Scopus)

Arroyo channel head evolution in a flash-flood - Dominated discontinuous ephemeral stream system

DeLong, S. B., Johnson, J. P. L. & Whipple, K., 2014, In : Bulletin of the Geological Society of America. 126, 11-12, p. 1683-1701 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ephemeral stream
flash flood
erosion
mass wasting
runoff
17 Citations (Scopus)

Can erosion drive tectonics?

Whipple, K., Nov 21 2014, In : Science. 346, 6212, p. 918-919 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

erosion
tectonics
35 Citations (Scopus)

Diagnosing climatic and tectonic controls on topography: Eastern flank of the northern Bolivian Andes

Gasparini, N. M. & Whipple, K., 2014, In : Lithosphere. 6, 4, p. 230-250 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

topography
tectonics
uplift
rainfall
landscape evolution
11 Citations (Scopus)

Distribution of active faulting along orogenic wedges: Minimum-work models and natural analogue

Yagupsky, D. L., Brooks, B. A., Whipple, K., Duncan, C. C. & Bevis, M., 2014, In : Journal of Structural Geology. 66, p. 237-247 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

natural analog
faulting
mass balance
Miocene
erosion
30 Citations (Scopus)

Tectonic control of topography, rainfall patterns, and erosion during rapid post-12 Ma uplift of the Bolivian Andes

Whipple, K. & Gasparini, N. M., 2014, In : Lithosphere. 6, 4, p. 251-268 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

uplift
topography
erosion
rainfall
tectonics
31 Citations (Scopus)

Transition from a singly vergent to doubly vergent wedge in a young orogen: The Greater Caucasus

Forte, A. M., Cowgill, E. & Whipple, K., 2014, In : Tectonics. 33, 11, p. 2077-2101 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tectonics
continents
wedges
Caucasus Mountains (U.S.S.R.)
tectonics
2013
6 Citations (Scopus)

Colorado river chronostratigraphy at Lee's Ferry, Arizona, and the Colorado plateau bull's-eye of incision

Karlstrom, K., Darling, A., Crow, R., Lazear, G., Aslan, A., Granger, D., Kirby, E., Crossey, L. & Whipple, K., Dec 2013, In : Geology. 41, 12

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

chronostratigraphy
plateau
river
2 Citations (Scopus)

Differential movement across Byrd Glacier, Antarctica, as indicated by apatite (U-Th)/He thermochronology and geomorphological analysis

Foley, D. J., Stump, E., Van Soest, M., Whipple, K. & Hodges, K., 2013, In : Geological Society Special Publication. 381, 1, p. 37-43 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Glaciers
thermochronology
Apatite
apatite
glacier
13 Citations (Scopus)

Evidence for pliocene-quaternary normal faulting in the hinterland of the bhutan himalaya

Adams, B. A., Hodges, K., Van Soest, M. & Whipple, K., 2013, In : Lithosphere. 5, 4, p. 438-449 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pliocene
faulting
apatite
duplex
hillslope
18 Citations (Scopus)

Evidence for plio-pleistocene north-south extension at the southern margin of the tibetan plateau nyalam region

McDermott, J. A., Whipple, K., Hodges, K. & Van Soest, M., 2013, In : Tectonics. 32, 3, p. 317-333 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

margins
plateaus
Rivers
plateau
Pleistocene
35 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental study on coarse grain saltation dynamics in bedrock channels

Chatanantavet, P., Whipple, K., Adams, M. A. & Lamb, M. P., 2013, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface. 118, 2, p. 1161-1176 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

saltation
bedrock
beds
experimental study
Surface roughness
2012
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
305 Citations (Scopus)

Expression of active tectonics in erosional landscapes

Kirby, E. & Whipple, K., Nov 2012, In : Journal of Structural Geology. 44, p. 54-75 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

tectonics
uplift
channel morphology
erosion rate
quantitative analysis
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
94 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
2011
58 Citations (Scopus)

Orogenic-wedge deformation and potential for great earthquakes in the central Andean backarc

Brooks, B. A., Bevis, M., Whipple, K., Ramon Arrowsmith, J., Foster, J., Zapata, T., Kendrick, E., Minaya, E., Echalar, A., Blanco, M., Euillades, P., Sandoval, M. & Smalley, R. J., Jun 2011, In : Nature Geoscience. 4, 6, p. 380-383 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

earthquake
subduction
Nazca plate
mountain
rupture
128 Citations (Scopus)
drainage
erosion rate
Runoff
Topography
climate
2010
27 Citations (Scopus)

Contrasting bedrock incision rates from snowmelt and flash floods in the Henry Mountains, Utah

Johnson, J. P. L., Whipple, K. & Sklar, L. S., Sep 2010, In : Bulletin of the Geological Society of America. 122, 9-10, p. 1600-1615 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

flash flood
snowmelt
bedrock
mountain
peak discharge
70 Citations (Scopus)

Evolution of vertical knickpoints (waterfalls) with resistant caprock: Insights from numerical modeling

Haviv, I., Enzel, Y., Whipple, K., Zilberman, E., Matmon, A., Stone, J. & Fifield, K. L., 2010, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface. 115, 3, F03028.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

waterfall
Debris
Weathering
Erosion
modeling
244 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
114 Citations (Scopus)

Regional incision of the eastern margin of the Tibetan Plateau

Ouimet, W., Whipple, K., Royden, L., Reiners, P., Hodges, K. & Pringle, M., Feb 2010, In : Lithosphere. 2, 1, p. 50-63 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

plateau
river
transect
uplift
apatite
2009
269 Citations (Scopus)

Beyond threshold hillslopes: Channel adjustment to base-level fall in tectonically active mountain ranges

Ouimet, W. B., Whipple, K. & Granger, D. E., 2009, In : Geology. 37, 7, p. 579-582 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hillslope
erosion rate
river channel
mountain range
slope stability
10 Citations (Scopus)
tectonic evolution
mountain
climate

Erratum: Late Cenozoic structural and tectonic development of the western margin of the central Andean Plateau in southwest Peru (Tectonics (2009) 28 (TC4007) DOI: 10.1029/2008TC002403)

Schildgen, T. F., Hodges, K., Whipple, K., Pringle, M. S., Van Soest, M. & Cornell, K., Sep 2009, In : Tectonics. 28, 5, TC5099.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Peru
margins
tectonics
plateaus
plateau
3 Citations (Scopus)

Geomorphology: Landscape texture set to scale

Whipple, K., Jul 23 2009, In : Nature. 460, 7254, p. 468-469 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

incised valley
landscape structure
climate effect
hillslope
creep
47 Citations (Scopus)

Late cenozoic structural and tectonic development of the western margin of the central andean plateau in southwest Peru

Schildgen, T. F., Hodges, K., Whipple, K., Pringle, M. S., Van Soest, M. & Cornell, K., Aug 2009, In : Tectonics. 28, 4, TC4007.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Geodynamics
Peru
Tectonics
margins
tectonics
45 Citations (Scopus)

Quantifying canyon incision and Andean Plateau surface uplift, southwest Peru: A thermochronometer and numerical modeling approach

Schildgen, T. F., Ehlers, T. A., Whipp, D. M., Van Soest, M., Whipple, K. & Hodges, K., 2009, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface. 114, 4, F04014.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Peru
canyons
canyon
plateaus
uplift
75 Citations (Scopus)
canyon
river
tributary
modeling
bedrock
302 Citations (Scopus)

The influence of climate on the tectonic evolution of mountain belts

Whipple, K., Feb 2009, In : Nature Geoscience. 2, 2, p. 97-104 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

tectonic evolution
mountain
climate
uplift
climate change
80 Citations (Scopus)

Transport slopes, sediment cover, and bedrock channel incision in the Henry Mountains, Utah

Johnson, J. P. L., Whipple, K., Sklar, L. S. & Hanks, T. C., 2009, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface. 114, 2, F02014.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

bedrock
mountains
Sediments
sediments
slopes