Mark Schmeeckle

Assoc Professor

  • 1175 Citations
  • 18 h-Index
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Research Output 2001 2018

  • 1175 Citations
  • 18 h-Index
  • 35 Article
  • 3 Conference contribution
  • 1 Chapter
2018
1 Citation (Scopus)

Resistance Is Not Futile: Grain Resistance Controls on Observed Critical Shields Stress Variations

Yager, E. M., Schmeeckle, M. & Badoux, A., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

beds
shield
Sediments
Rivers
rivers
3 Citations (Scopus)

The trouble with shear stress

Yager, E. M., Venditti, J. G., Smith, H. J. & Schmeeckle, M., Dec 15 2018, In : Geomorphology. 323, p. 41-50 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

shear stress
bedload
flow velocity
sediment
sediment transport

Understanding heavy mineral enrichment using a three-dimensional numerical model

Bartzke, G., Schmeeckle, M. & Huhn, K., Feb 1 2018, In : Sedimentology. 65, 2, p. 561-581 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

heavy mineral
particle
large eddy simulation
entrainment
aquatic environment
2017
9 Citations (Scopus)

A detached eddy simulation model for the study of lateral separation zones along a large canyon-bound river

Alvarez, L. V., Schmeeckle, M. & Grams, P. E., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface. 122, 1, p. 25-49 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

canyons
rivers
canyon
simulation models
eddy
3 Citations (Scopus)
submergence
bedform
hydraulics
beds
fluid mechanics
2 Citations (Scopus)

Particle motions and bedload theory: The entrainment forms of the flux and the exner equation

Furbish, D. J., Fathel, S. L. & Schmeeckle, M., Mar 15 2017, Gravel-Bed Rivers: Process and Disasters. Wiley-Blackwell, p. 97-120 24 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

particle motion
bedload
entrainment
8 Citations (Scopus)

The elements and richness of particle diffusion during sediment transport at small timescales

Furbish, D. J., Fathel, S. L., Schmeeckle, M., Jerolmack, D. J. & Schumer, R., Jan 1 2017, In : Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 42, 1, p. 214-237 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sediment transport
timescale
entrainment
bedload
desert
2 Citations (Scopus)
backward facing steps
fluidized beds
bedform
bedload
beds
2016

Damming ephemeral streams in the Sonoran Desert, Arizona, USA: biogeomorphic analysis of riparian area growth

Hamdan, A. & Schmeeckle, M., Jan 1 2016, In : Environmental Earth Sciences. 75, 1, p. 1-15 15 p., 83.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ephemeral streams
ephemeral stream
Sonoran Desert
riparian areas
Canals
1 Citation (Scopus)

Noncontact methods for measuring water-surface elevations and velocities in rivers: Implications for depth and discharge extraction

Nelson, J. M., Kinzel, P. J., McDonald, R. R. & Schmeeckle, M., 2016, River Flow - Proceedings of the International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics, RIVER FLOW 2016. CRC Press/Balkema, p. 637-645 9 p.

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

Discharge (fluid mechanics)
Rivers
surface water
Water
river
8 Citations (Scopus)

Parsing anomalous versus normal diffusive behavior of bedload sediment particles

Fathel, S., Furbish, D. & Schmeeckle, M., 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Earth Surface Processes and Landforms.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

bedload
sediment
timescale
travel
river evolution
10 Citations (Scopus)

Probability distributions of bed load particle velocities, accelerations, hop distances, and travel times informed by Jaynes's principle of maximum entropy

Furbish, D. J., Schmeeckle, M., Schumer, R. & Fathel, S. L., Jul 1 2016, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth. 121, 7, p. 1373-1390 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hops
probability distribution
Travel time
bedload
entropy
2015
33 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental evidence of statistical ensemble behavior in bed load sediment transport

Fathel, S. L., Furbish, D. J. & Schmeeckle, M., Nov 1 2015, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth. 120, 11, p. 2298-2317 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sediment transport
Sediment transport
bedload
beds
Weibull distribution
20 Citations (Scopus)
backward facing steps
bottom stress
bedform
bedload
beds
2014
79 Citations (Scopus)

Numerical simulation of turbulence and sediment transport of medium sand

Schmeeckle, M., 2014, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface. 119, 6, p. 1240-1262 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sediment transport
Sediment transport
bedload
sands
beds
4 Citations (Scopus)

Pediment response to drainage basin evolution in south-central Arizona

Larson, P. H., Dorn, R., Palmer, R. E., Bowles, Z., Harrison, E., Kelley, S., Schmeeckle, M. & Douglass, J., Sep 3 2014, In : Physical Geography. 35, 5, p. 369-389 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

pediment
basin evolution
drainage basin
bedrock
basin
2013
36 Citations (Scopus)

A probabilistic derivation of the exponential-like distribution of bed load particle velocities

Furbish, D. J. & Schmeeckle, M., 2013, In : Water Resources Research. 49, 3, p. 1537-1551 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

bedload
momentum
discrete element method
large eddy simulation
particle
12 Citations (Scopus)
sandbar
Calcium Carbonate
marble
canyon
Erosion
62 Citations (Scopus)

The influence of vegetation on turbulence and bed load transport

Yager, E. M. & Schmeeckle, M., 2013, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface. 118, 3, p. 1585-1601 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

bedload
vegetation
beds
Turbulence
turbulence
2012
33 Citations (Scopus)

A probabilistic description of the bed load sediment flux: 4. Fickian diffusion at low transport rates

Furbish, D. J., Ball, A. E. & Schmeeckle, M., 2012, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface. 117, 3, F03034.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

bedload
beds
Sediments
sediments
Fluxes
39 Citations (Scopus)
bedload
Velocity distribution
beds
momentum
Momentum
89 Citations (Scopus)

A probabilistic description of the bed load sediment flux: 2. Particle activity and motions

Roseberry, J. C., Schmeeckle, M. & Furbish, D. J., 2012, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface. 117, 3, F03032.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

bedload
beds
Sediments
sediments
Travel time
90 Citations (Scopus)

A probabilistic description of the bed load sediment flux: 1. Theory

Furbish, D. J., Haff, P. K., Roseberry, J. C. & Schmeeckle, M., 2012, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface. 117, 3, F03031.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

bedload
beds
Sediments
sediments
Fluxes
2011
6 Citations (Scopus)

Meta-analysis of 301 slope failure calculations. I: database description

Travis, Q. B., Schmeeckle, M. & Sebert, D. M., May 10 2011, In : Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. 137, 5, p. 453-470 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Safety factor
meta-analysis
slope failure
Slope stability
slope stability
4 Citations (Scopus)

Meta-analysis of 301 slope failure calculations. II: Database analysis

Travis, Q. B., Schmeeckle, M. & Sebert, D. M., May 10 2011, In : Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. 137, 5, p. 471-482 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Safety factor
meta-analysis
slope failure
safety
analytical method
2010
25 Citations (Scopus)

Unsaturated infinite slope stability considering surface flux conditions

Travis, Q. B., Houston, S., Marinho, F. A. M. & Schmeeckle, M., Jul 2010, In : Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. 136, 7, p. 963-974 12 p., 009007QGT.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Slope stability
surface flux
slope stability
Fluxes
Soils
2009
28 Citations (Scopus)
drainage
methodology
piracy
stream channel
tributary

Numerical calculation of suspended sediment transport by using a particle-based method

Akahori, R., Schmeeckle, M. & Ikeda, S., 2009, In : Theoretical and Applied Mechanics Japan. 57, p. 449-460 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sediment Transport
sediment transport
Suspended sediments
Sediment transport
Numerical Calculation
36 Citations (Scopus)
deserts
Advection
rain
advection
Rain
2008
3 Citations (Scopus)

Erosion properties of cohesive sediments in the Colorado River in Grand Canyon

Akahori, R., Schmeeckle, M., Topping, D. J. & Melis, T. S., 2008, In : River Research and Applications. 24, 8, p. 1160-1174 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

cohesive sediment
canyon
Erosion
Sediments
mud
17 Citations (Scopus)

Thermal and force-chain effects in an experimental, sloping granular shear flow

Furbish, D. J., Schmeeckle, M. & Roering, J. J., 2008, In : Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 33, 13, p. 2108-2117 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

shear flow
agricultural product
scaling
acoustics
vibration
2007
32 Citations (Scopus)

Analogue modeling of transverse drainage mechanisms

Douglass, J. & Schmeeckle, M., Feb 15 2007, In : Geomorphology. 84, 1-2, p. 22-43 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

piracy
drainage
erosion
modeling
aggradation
120 Citations (Scopus)

Forces on stationary particles in near-bed turbulent flows

Schmeeckle, M., Nelson, J. M. & Shreve, R. L., Jun 24 2007, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface. 112, 2, F02003.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

turbulent flow
Turbulent flow
beds
Drag coefficient
Gravel
81 Citations (Scopus)

Rain splash of dry sand revealed by high-speed imaging and sticky paper splash targets

Furbish, D. J., Hammer, K. K., Schmeeckle, M., Borosund, M. N. & Mudd, S. M., Mar 24 2007, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface. 112, 1, F01001.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

rain
sands
Rain
momentum
Sand
2006
18 Citations (Scopus)

Computing flow and sediment transport over bedforms

Nelson, J. M., Burman, A. R., Shimizu, Y., Mclean, S. R., Shreve, R. L. & Schmeeckle, M., 2006, River, Coastal and Estuarine Morphodynamics: RCEM 2005 - Proceedings of the 4th IAHR Symposium on River, Coastal and Estuarine Morphodynamics. Vol. 2. p. 861-872 12 p.

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

Sediment transport
bedform
sediment transport
Direct numerical simulation
Turbulence
4 Citations (Scopus)

Numerical analysis of secondary-flow around a spur dike using a three-dimensional free water surface LES model

Akahori, R. & Schmeeckle, M., 2006, River, Coastal and Estuarine Morphodynamics: RCEM 2005 - Proceedings of the 4th IAHR Symposium on River, Coastal and Estuarine Morphodynamics. Vol. 2. p. 921-930 10 p.

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

secondary flow
Levees
Secondary flow
large eddy simulation
Large eddy simulation
2004
25 Citations (Scopus)

Tidally induced groundwater circulation in an unconfined coastal aquifer modeled with a Hele-Shaw cell

Mango, A. J., Schmeeckle, M. & Furbish, D. J., Mar 2004, In : Geology. 32, 3, p. 233-236 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

coastal aquifer
unconfined aquifer
seepage
groundwater
tide
2003
170 Citations (Scopus)

Direct numerical simulation of bedload transport using a local, dynamic boundary condition

Schmeeckle, M. & Nelson, J. M., Apr 1 2003, In : Sedimentology. 50, 2, p. 279-301 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

bedload
boundary condition
friction
simulation
particle motion
2001
62 Citations (Scopus)

Interparticle collision of natural sediment grains in water

Schmeeckle, M., Nelson, J. M., Pitlick, J. & Bennett, J. P., 2001, In : Water Resources Research. 37, 9, p. 2377-2391 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sediments
collision
Elastohydrodynamics
sediments
Water