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  • Ben-Asher, M., I. Haviv, J. Roering, and O. Crouvi, (in revision), The influence of climate and micro-climate (aspect) on soil creep efficiency: cinder cone morphology and evolution along the eastern Mediterranean Golan Heights, Earth Surface Processes and Landforms.
  • Furbish, D.J., J.J. Roering, P.C. Almond, and T. Doane, (in review), Soil particle transport and mixing near a hillslope crest: 1. Particle ages and residence times, Journal of Geophysical Research-Earth Surface. 
  • Furbish, D.J., J.J. Roering, A. Keen-Zebert, P.C. Almond, T. Doane, and R. Schumer, (in review), Soil particle transport and mixing near a hillslope crest: 2. Cosmogenic nuclide and optically stimulated luminescence tracers, Journal of Geophysical Research-Earth Surface. 
  • Doane, T.H., D.J. Furbish, J.J. Roering, R. Schumer, and D.J. Morgan, (in review), Nonlocal sediment transport on steep lateral moraines, eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains, California, USAJournal of Geophysical Research-Earth Surface. 
  • Brantley, S.L., D.M. Eissenstat, J.A. Marshall, S.E. Godsey, Z. Balogh-Brunstad, D.L. Karwan, S.A. Papuga, J.J. Roering, T.E. Dawson, J. Evaristo, O.A. Chadwick, J.J. McDonnell, and K.C. Weathers, (in review): Reviews and syntheses: On the roles trees play in building and plumbing the Critical Zone. Biogeosciences Discussions. DOI: 10.5194/bg-2017-61.
  • Emery-Wetherell, M.M., C. Mathew, C. Church, E. Dellard, E.B. Davis, and J.J. Roering, (in review), The correlation of topographically-derived relative wetness with terrestrial mollusk presence and abundance, Malacologia.
  • Schachtman, N.S., J.J. Roering, J.A. Marshall, D.G. Gavin, and D.E. Granger, (in review), Climate stabilization of interglacial-glacial weathering fluxes.

Peer-reviewed publications  (* denotes student/postdoc first author)

71. Penserini, B.*, J.J. Roering, and A. Streig, (2017), A morphologic proxy for debris flow erosion with application to the earthquake deformation cycle, Pacific Northwest, USA, Geomorphology, doi:10.1016/j.geomorph.2017.01.018. [pdf]

70. Marshall, J.A.*, J.J. Roering, D. Granger, and D.G. Gavin, (2017), Late Pleistocene climate controls on erosion in western Oregon, Geological Society of America Bulletin, doi:10.1130/B31509.1. [pdf]

69. Sweeney, K.S.*, and J.J. Roering, (2016), Rapid fluvial incision of a late Holocene lava flow: Insights from lidar, alluvial stratigraphy, and numerical modeling, Geological Society of America Bulletin, doi:10.1130/B31537.1. [pdf]

68. Rempel, A.W., J.A. Marshall, and J.J. Roering, (2016), Modeling relative frost weathering rates at geomorphic scales, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2016.08.019. [pdf]

67. Handwerger, A.L.*, A.W. Rempel, J.J. Roering, and G.E. Hilley, (2016), Rate-weakening friction characterizes both slow sliding and catastrophic failure of landslides, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, doi:10.1073/pnas.1607009113. [Link]

66. Bennett, G.L.*, J.J. Roering, B.H. Mackey, A.L. Handwerger, and D.A. Schmidt, (2016), Historic drought puts the brakes on earthflows in northern California, Geophysical Research Letters, doi:10.1002/2016GL068378. [PDF]

65. Cerovski-Darriau, C.*, and J.J. Roering, (2016), Influence of Anthropogenic Land-Use Change on Hillslope Erosion in the Waipaoa River Basin, New Zealand, Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, doi/10.1002/esp.3969. [Link]

64. Bennett, G.L.*, S. Miller, J.J. Roering, and D.A. Schmidt, (2016), Landslides, threshold slopes, and the survival of relict terrain in the wake of the Mendocino Triple Junction, Geology, doi:10.1130/G37530.1. [PDF] [Data Repository].

63. May, C.L., J.J. Roering, K. Snow, K. Griswold, and R. Greswell, (2016), The waterfall paradox: How knickpoints disconnect hillslope and channel processes, isolating salmonid populations in ideal habitats, Geomorphology, doi:10.1016/j.geomorph.2016.03.029. [PDF].

62. Marshall, J. A.*, J.J. Roering, P.J. Bartlein, D.G. Gavin, D.E. Granger, A.W. Rempel, S. Praskievicz, and T.C. Hales, (2015), Frost for the trees: Did climate increase erosion in unglaciated landscapes during the Late Pleistocene?, Science Advances, v. 1, n. 10, e1500715, doi:10.1126/sciadv.1500715. [Link]

61. Sweeney, K.E.*, J.J. Roering, and C. Ellis, (2015), Experimental evidence for hillslope control of landscape scale, Science, v. 349, p. 51-53. doi:10.1126/science.aab0017.  [PDF]  [supplemental materials]  [Perspective by S. McCoy]

60. Kuehl, S.A., C.R. Alexander, N.E. Blair, C.K. Harris, K.M. Marsaglia, A.S. Ogston, A.R. Orpin, J.J. Roering, A. Bever, E. L. Bilderback, L. Carter, C. Cerovski-Darriau, L.B. Childress, D.R. Corbett, R. Hale, E.L. Leithold, N. Litchfield, J. Moriarty, M.J. Page, L. E.R. Pierce, P. Upton, and J.P. Walsh, (2015), A Source to Sink Perspective of the Waipaoa River Margin, Earth Science Reviews, doi:10.1016/j.earscirev.2015.10.001. [Link]

59. Handwerger, A.L.*, J.J. Roering, D.A. Schmidt, and A.W. Rempel, (2015), Kinematics of earthflows in the Northern California Coast Ranges using satellite interferometry, Geomorphology, doi:10.1016/j.geomorph.2015.06.003.  [PDF]

58. Roering, J.J., B.H. Mackey, A.L. Handwerger, A.M. Booth, D.A. Schmidt, G.L. Bennett, and C. Cerovski-Darriau, (2015), Beyond the angle of repose: A review and synthesis of landslide processes in response to rapid uplift, Eel River, Northern California, Geomorphology, 10.1016/j.geomorph.2015.02.013.  [PDF]

57Pelletier, J., K.S. Sweeney, J.J. Roering, and N. Finnegan, (2014), Controls on the geometry of potholes in bedrock channels, Geophysical Research Letters, doi:10.1002/2014GL062900.  [PDF]

56. Cerovski-Darriau, C.*, J.J. Roering, M. Marden, A.S. Palmer, and E.L. Bilderback, (2014), Quantifying temporal variations in landslide-driven sediment production by reconstructing paleolandscapes using tephrochronology and lidar: Waipaoa River, New Zealand, G-cubed (Geochemistry, Geophysics, and Geosystems), doi:10.1002/2014GC005467.  [PDF]  [supplemental materials]

55. Bilderback, E., J. Pettinga, N. Litchfield, M. Quigley, M. Marden, J.J. Roering, and A.S. Palmer, (2014), Hillslope response to climate-modulated river incision in the Waipaoa Catchment, East Coast North Island, New Zealand, Geological Society of America Bulletin, doi:10.1130/B31015.1.  [PDF]

54. McGuire, L., J. Pelletier, and J.J. Roering, (2014), Development of topographic asymmetry: Insights from dated cinder cones in the western United States, Journal of Geophysical Research – Earth Surface, doi:10.1002/2014JF003081.  [PDF]

53. Marshall, J.A.* and J.J. Roering, (2014), Diagenetic variation in the Oregon Coast Range: Implications for rock strength, soil production, hillslope form, and landscape evolution, Journal of Geophysical Research – Earth Surface, doi:10.1002/2013JF003004.  [PDF]

52. Chadwick, O.A., J.J. Roering, A.M. Heimsath, S.R. Levick, L.M. Khomo, and G.P. Asner, (2013), Shaping post-orogenic landscapes by climate and chemical weathering, Geology, doi:10.1130/G34721.1.  [PDF]  [supplemental materials]

51. Handwerger, A.*, J.J. Roering, and D.A. Schmidt, (2013), Controls on the seasonal deformation of slow-moving landslides, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2013.06.047.  [PDF]

50.  Furbish, D.J., and J.J. Roering, (2013), Sediment disentrainment and the concept of local versus nonlocal transport on hillslopes, Journal of Geophysical Research – Earth Surface, doi:10.1002/jgrf.20071.  [PDF]

49.  Roering, J.J., B.H. Mackey, J.A. Marshall, K. Sweeney, A.M. Booth, N. Deligne, A.M. Handwerger, and C. Cerovski-Darriau, (2013), ‘You are HERE’: Connecting the dots with airborne lidar for geomorphic fieldwork, Geomorphology, doi:10.10106/j.geomorph.2013.04.009, (invited).  [PDF]

48. Booth, A.M.*, J.J. Roering, and A.W. Rempel, (2013), Topographic signatures of deep-seated landslides and a general landscape evolution model, Journal of Geophysical Research – Earth Surface, doi:10.1002/jgrf.20051.  [PDF]

47.  Roering, J.J. and T.C. Hales, (2013), Changing Hillslopes: Inheritance and Evolution of Slopes, Treatise on Geomorphology, (editor): J. Schroder, v. 7, p. 284-305, Academic Press, San Diego, CA.  [PDF]

46.  May, C., J. J. Roering, L.S. Eaton, and K.M. Burnett, (2013), Controls on valley width in mountainous landscapes: The role of landsliding and implications for salmonid habitat, Geology, doi:10.1130/G33979.1.  [PDF]

 45.  Deligne, N.I.*, K.V. Cashman, and J.J. Roering, (2013), After the lava flow: the importance of external soil sources for plant colonization of recent lava flows in the central Oregon Cascades, USA, Geomorphology, doi:10.10106/j.geomorph.2012.12.009.  [PDF]

44.  Gavin, D., Anderson, M., and J.J. Roering, (2013), Stumps, Tsunamis, and the Northern Range Limit of Sequoia sempervirens, Northwest Science, v. 87, p. 81-94.  [PDF]

43. Lindeburg, K., P. Almond, J.J. Roering, and O.A. Chadwick, (2013), Pathways of soil genesis in the Oregon Coast Range, USA, Plant and Soil, doi 10.1007/s11104-012-1566-z.  [PDF]

42.  Sweeney, K.E.*, J.J. Roering, P. Almond, and T. Reckling, (2012), How steady are ‘steady-state’ landscapes? Using soil spectroscopy to quantify erosional variability, Geology, v. 40, p. 807-810.  [PDF]

41.  Roering, J.J., (2012), Landslides Limit Mountain Relief (News & Views), Nature Geoscience, v. 5, p. 446-447, doi:10.1038/ngeo1511.  [PDF]

40.  Retallack, G.J. and J.J. Roering, (2012), Water table platforms of rocky coasts and rivers, GSA Today, v. 22, no. 6, p 4-10, doi: 10.1130/GSATG144A.1.  [PDF]

39.  Mackey, B.H.*,  J.J. Roering, and M.P. Lamb, (2011), Landslide-dammed paleolake perturbs marine sedimentation and drives genetic change in anadromous fish, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, doi:10.1073/pnas.1110445108.  [PDF]  [supplemental materials]

38.  Booth, A.M.* and J.J. Roering, (2011), A 1-D mechanistic model for the evolution of earthflow-prone hillslopes, Journal of Geophysical Research-Earth Surface, doi:10.1029/2011JF002024.  [PDF]

37.   Mackey, B.H.* and J.J. Roering, (2011), Regional earthflow activity, erosion rates, and spatial characteristics determined from airborne LiDAR and historical aerial photographs, Eel River, California, Geological Society of America Bulletin, doi:10.1130/B30306.1.1.  [PDF]

36.  Roering, J.J., J. A. Marshall, A. Booth, M. Mort, and Q. Jin, (2010), Evidence for biotic controls on topography and soil production, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 298, p. 183-190.  [PDF]

35.  Calabro, M.*, D. Schmidt, and J.J. Roering, (2010), An examination of seasonal deformation at the Portuguese Bend Landslide, Southern California, using radar interferometry, Journal of Geophysical Research-Earth Surface, v.115, F02020, doi:10.1029/2009JF001314.  [PDF]

34. Hughes, M.*, P. Almond, J. Roering, and P. Tonkin, (2010), Late Quaternary loess landscape evolution on an active tectonic margin, Charwell Basin, South Island, New Zealand, Geomorphology, v. 122, p. 294-308.  [PDF]

33. Roering, J. J., L. Stimely, B. Mackey, and D. Schmidt, (2009), Using DInSAR, airborne LiDAR, and archival air photos to quantify landsliding and sediment transport, Geophysical Research Letters, v. 36, doi:10.1029/2009GL040374.  [PDF]

32. Walther, S.C.*, Roering, J.J., Almond, P.C., and Hughes, M.W., (2009), Long-term biogenic soil mixing and transport in a hilly, loess-mantled landscape, Blue Mountains, SE Washington, Catena, v. 79, p. 170-178.  [PDF]

31. Hughes, M.*, P. Almond, and J. Roering, (2009), Increased sediment transport via bioturbation at the last glacial-interglacial transition, Geology, v. 37, p. 919-922.  [PDF]

30. Mackey, B.H.*, J. Roering, and J. McKean, (2009), Long-term kinematics and sediment flux of an active earthflow, Eel River, California, Geology, v. 37, p. 803-806.  [PDF]

29. Booth, A.M.*, J.J. Roering, and J.T. Perron, (2009), Automated landslide mapping using spectral analysis and high-resolution topographic data: Puget Sound lowlands, Washington, and Portland Hills, Oregon, Geomorphology, v. 109, p. 132-147.  [PDF]

28. Jackson, M.* and J.J. Roering, (2009), Post-fire geomorphic response in a steep, forested landscape: Oregon Coast Range, USA, Quaternary Science Reviews, v. 28, p. 1131-1146.  [PDF]

27. Hales, T.C.* and J.J. Roering, (2009), A frost buzzsaw mechanism for erosion of the Eastern Southern Alps, New Zealand, Geomorphology, v. 107, p. 241-253.  [PDF]

26. Almond, P.C., J.J. Roering, M.W. Hughes, F.S. Lutter, and C. Leboutellier, (2008), Climatic and anthropogenic effects on soil transport rates and hillslope evolution, in: Sediment Dynamics in Changing Environments, International Association of Hydrologic Sciences (IAHS) Publication 325, p. 417-424.  [PDF]

25. Roering, J.J., (2008), How well can hillslope evolution models ‘explain’ topography? Simulating soil transport and production with high-resolution topographic data, Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 120, p. 1248-1262.  [PDF]

24. Furbish, D.J., M. Schmeeckle, and J.J. Roering, (2008), Thermal and force-chain effects in an experimental, sloping granular shear flow, Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, v. 33, p. 2108-2117.  [PDF]

23. Roering, J.J., J.T. Perron, and J.W. Kirchner, (2007), Functional relationships between denudation and hillslope form and relief, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 264, p. 245-258.  [PDF]

22. Reiners, P.W., S. Thomson, D. McPhillips, R. Donelick, and  J.J. Roering, (2007), Wildfire thermochronology and the fate and transport of apatite in hillslope and fluvial environments, Journal of Geophysical Research-Earth Surface, v. 112, F04001, doi:10.1029/2007JF000759.  [PDF]

21. Almond, P., J.J. Roering, and T. C. Hales, (2007), Using soil residence time to delineate spatial and temporal patterns of transient landscape response, Journal of Geophysical Research-Earth Surface, v. 112, F03S17, doi:10.1029/2006JF000568.  [PDF]

20. Hales, T.C.* and J.J. Roering, (2007), Climatic controls on frost cracking and implications for the evolution of bedrock landscapes, Journal of Geophysical Research-Earth Surface, v. 112, F02033, doi:10.1029/2006JF000616.  [PDF]

19. Dorsey, R.J. and J.J. Roering, (2006), Quaternary landscape evolution in the San Jacinto Fault Zone, Peninsular Ranges of Southern California: Transient response to strike-slip fault initiation, Geomorphology, v. 73, p. 16-32.  [PDF]

18. Hales, T.C.*, D.L. Abt, E.D. Humphreys, and J.J. Roering, (2005), A lithospheric instability origin for Columbia River flood basalts and Wallowa Mountains uplift in northeast Oregon, Nature, v. 438, p. 842-845.  [PDF]

17. Hales, T.C.* and J.J. Roering, (2005), Climate controlled variations in scree production, Southern Alps, New Zealand, Geology, v. 33, p. 701-704.  [PDF]

16. Roering, J.J. and M. Gerber*, (2005), Fire and the evolution of steep, soil-mantled landscapes, Geology, v. 33, p. 349-352.  [PDF]

15. Roering, J.J., J.W. Kirchner, and W.E. Dietrich, (2005), Characterizing structural and lithologic controls on deep-seated landsliding: Implications for topographic relief and landscape evolution in the Oregon Coast Range, USA, Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 117, p. 654-668[PDF]

14. Roering, J.J., (2004), Soil creep and convex-upward velocity profiles: Theoretical and experimental investigation of disturbance-driven sediment transport on hillslopes, Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, v. 29, p. 1597-1612.  [PDF]

13. Kobor, J. S.* and J.J. Roering, (2004), Systematic variation of bedrock channel gradients in the central Oregon Coast Range: Implications for rock uplift and shallow landsliding, Geomorphology, v. 62, p. 239-256.  [PDF]

12. Roering, J.J., P. Almond, P. Tonkin, and J. McKean, (2004), Constraining climatic controls on hillslope dynamics using a coupled model for the transport of soil and tracers: Application to loess-mantled hillslopes, Charwell River, South Island, New Zealand, Journal of Geophysical Research-Earth Surface, v. 109, F01010, doi:10.1029/2003JF000034.  [PDF]

11. McKean, J. and J.J. Roering, (2004), Landslide detection and surface morphology mapping with airborne laser altimetry, Geomorphology, v. 57, p. 331-351.  [PDF]

10. Reid, M.E., D.L. Brien, R.G. Lahusen, J.J. Roering, J. de la Fuente, and S.D. Ellen, (2003), Debris flow initiation from large, slow-moving landslides, in D. Rickenmann & C. Chen (editors), Debris-Flow Hazards Mitigation: Mechanics, Prediction and Assessment, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Millpress, Rotterdam, p. 155-166.  [PDF]

9. Roering, J.J., K.M. Schmidt, J.D. Stock, W.E. Dietrich, and D.R. Montgomery, (2003), Shallow landsliding, root reinforcement, and the spatial distribution of trees in the Oregon Coast Range, Canadian Geotechnical Journal, v. 40, p. 237-253.  [PDF]

8. Dietrich, W.E., D.G. Bellugi, L.S. Sklar, J.D. Stock, A.M. Heimsath, and J.J. Roering, (2003), Geomorphic transport laws for predicting landscape form and dynamics, in R.M. Iverson and P. Wilcock (editors), Prediction in Geomorphology, Geophysical Monograph Series, Volume 135, American Geophysical Union, p. 103-132.  [PDF]

7. Roering, J.J., P. Almond, P. Tonkin, and J. McKean, (2002), Soil transport driven by biological processes over millenial timescales, Geology, v. 30, p. 1115-1118.  [PDF]

6. Roering, J.J., J.W. Kirchner, L.S. Sklar, and W.E. Dietrich, (2002), REPLY: Hillslope evolution by nonlinear creep and landsliding: An experimental study, Geology, v. 30, p. 482.  [PDF]

5. Schmidt, K.M., J.J. Roering, J.D. Stock, T. Schaub, W.E. Dietrich, and D.R. Montgomery, (2001), The variability of root cohesion as an influence on shallow landslide susceptibility in the Oregon Coast Range, Canadian Geotechnical Journal, v. 38, p. 995-1024.  [PDF]

4. Roering, J.J., J.W. Kirchner, and W.E. Dietrich, (2001), Hillslope evolution by nonlinear slope-dependent transport: Steady-state morphology and equilibrium adjustment timescales, Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 106, p. 16,499-16,513.  [PDF]

3. Roering, J.J., J.W. Kirchner, L.S. Sklar, and W.E. Dietrich, (2001), Experimental hillslope evolution by nonlinear creep and landsliding, Geology, v. 29, p. 143-146.  [PDF]

2. Roering, J.J., J.W. Kirchner, and W.E. Dietrich, (1999), Evidence for nonlinear, diffusive sediment transport on hillslopes and implications for landscape morphology, Water Resources Research, v. 35, p. 853-870.  [PDF]

1. Roering, J.J., M.L. Cooke, and D.D. Pollard, (1997), Why blind thrust faults do not propagate to the Earth’s surface: Numerical modeling of coseismic deformation associated with thrust-related anticlines, Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 102, p. 11,901-11,912.  [PDF]