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The Kasei Valles, Mars: a unified record of episodic channel flows and ancient ocean levels (2020)
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Duran, S., & Coulthard, T. J. (2020). The Kasei Valles, Mars: a unified record of episodic channel flows and ancient ocean levels. Scientific reports, 10(1), https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-75080-y

There is widespread evidence across Mars of past flows in major channel systems as well as more than one palaeo ocean level. However, evidence for the timing of channel flows and ocean levels is based on geographically diverse sources with a limited... Read More about The Kasei Valles, Mars: a unified record of episodic channel flows and ancient ocean levels.

Modeling the geomorphic response to early river engineering works using CAESAR-Lisflood (2020)
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Ramirez, J. A., Zischg, A. P., Schürmann, S., Zimmermann, M., Weingartner, R., Coulthard, T., & Keiler, M. (2020). Modeling the geomorphic response to early river engineering works using CAESAR-Lisflood. Anthropocene, 32, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ancene.2020.100266

Landscape Evolution Models (LEMs) simulate the movement of water and sediment over the landscape. Although much progress has been made in the development of LEMs, few have been tested in rivers subject to anthropogenic impacts that produce high energ... Read More about Modeling the geomorphic response to early river engineering works using CAESAR-Lisflood.

Landscape evolution of the Wenchuan earthquake-stricken area in response to future climate change (2020)
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Li, C., Wang, M., Liu, K., & Coulthard, T. J. (2020). Landscape evolution of the Wenchuan earthquake-stricken area in response to future climate change. Journal of hydrology, 590, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2020.125244

The Wenchuan earthquake caused rapid and gradual changes to the local geomorphology in the earthquake-stricken area. Extreme rainfall events can have strong impacts on local geomorphic evolution and alter the risks of subsequent geohazards and floodi... Read More about Landscape evolution of the Wenchuan earthquake-stricken area in response to future climate change.

The impact of different rainfall products on landscape modelling simulations (2020)
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Skinner, C. J., Peleg, N., Quinn, N., Coulthard, T. J., Molnar, P., & Freer, J. (in press). The impact of different rainfall products on landscape modelling simulations. Earth surface processes and landforms : the journal of the British Geomorphological Research Group, https://doi.org/10.1002/esp.4894

Rainfall products can contain significantly different spatiotemporal estimates, depending on their underlying data and final constructed resolution. Commonly used products, such as rain gauges, rain gauge networks, and weather radar, differ in their... Read More about The impact of different rainfall products on landscape modelling simulations.

Knickpoints in Martian channels indicate past ocean levels (2019)
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Baynes, E. R., Duran, S., Coulthard, T. J., & Baynes, E. R. C. (2019). Knickpoints in Martian channels indicate past ocean levels. Scientific reports, 9(1), https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-51574-2

On Mars, the presence of extensive networks of sinuous valleys and large channels provides evidence for a wetter and warmer environment where liquid water was more abundant than it is at present. We undertook an analysis of all major channel systems... Read More about Knickpoints in Martian channels indicate past ocean levels.

Global sensitivity analysis of parameter uncertainty in landscape evolution models (2018)
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Skinner, C. J., Coulthard, T. J., Schwanghart, W., Van De Wiel, M. J., & Hancock, G. (2018). Global sensitivity analysis of parameter uncertainty in landscape evolution models. Geoscientific Model Development, 11(12), 4873-4888. https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-11-4873-2018

The evaluation and verification of landscape evolution models (LEMs) has long been limited by a lack of suitable observational data and statistical measures which can fully capture the complexity of landscape changes. This lack of data limits the use... Read More about Global sensitivity analysis of parameter uncertainty in landscape evolution models.

Modeling sediment movement and channel response to rainfall variability after a major earthquake (2018)
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Xie, J., Wang, M., Liu, K., & Coulthard, T. J. (2018). Modeling sediment movement and channel response to rainfall variability after a major earthquake. Geomorphology, 320, 18-32. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geomorph.2018.07.022

© 2018 Elsevier B.V. The 2008 Wenchuan Ms 8.0 earthquake caused severe destruction in the mountainous areas of Sichuan Province, China. Landslips and mass movements led to substantial amounts of loose sediment accumulating in valleys that subsequentl... Read More about Modeling sediment movement and channel response to rainfall variability after a major earthquake.

Connectivity as an emergent property of geomorphic systems (2018)
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Wohl, E., Brierley, G., Cadol, D., Coulthard, T. J., Covino, T., Fryirs, K. A., …Sklar, L. S. (2019). Connectivity as an emergent property of geomorphic systems. Earth surface processes and landforms : the journal of the British Geomorphological Research Group, 44(1), 4-26. https://doi.org/10.1002/esp.4434

Connectivity describes the efficiency of material transfer between geomorphic system components such as hillslopes and rivers or longitudinal segments within a river network. Representations of geomorphic systems as networks should recognize that the... Read More about Connectivity as an emergent property of geomorphic systems.

Improving estuary models by reducing uncertainties associated with river flows (2018)
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Robins, P. E., Lewis, M. J., Freer, J., Cooper, D. M., Skinner, C. J., & Coulthard, T. J. (2018). Improving estuary models by reducing uncertainties associated with river flows. Estuarine, coastal and shelf science, 207, 63-73. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2018.02.015

© 2018 The Authors To mitigate against future changes to estuaries such as water quality, catchment and estuary models can be coupled to simulate the transport of harmful pathogenic viruses, pollutants and nutrients from their terrestrial sources, th... Read More about Improving estuary models by reducing uncertainties associated with river flows.

Modelling the interaction of aeolian and fluvial processes with a combined cellular model of sand dunes and river systems (2017)
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Liu, B., & Coulthard, T. J. (2017). Modelling the interaction of aeolian and fluvial processes with a combined cellular model of sand dunes and river systems. Computers & geosciences, 106, 1-9 . https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cageo.2017.05.003

Aeolian and fluvial processes are important agents for shaping the surface of the Earth, but are largely studied in isolation despite there being many locations where both processes are acting together and influencing each other. Using field data to... Read More about Modelling the interaction of aeolian and fluvial processes with a combined cellular model of sand dunes and river systems.

The effect of sampling effort on estimates of methane ebullition from peat (2017)
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Ramirez, J. A., Baird, A. J., & Coulthard, T. J. (2017). The effect of sampling effort on estimates of methane ebullition from peat. Water Resources Research, 53(5), 4158-4168. https://doi.org/10.1002/2017wr020428

© 2017. American Geophysical Union. All Rights Reserved. We investigated the effect of sample size and sampling duration on methane bubble flux (ebullition) estimates from peat using a computer model. A field scale (10 m), seasonal ( > 100 days) simu... Read More about The effect of sampling effort on estimates of methane ebullition from peat.

The potential impact of green agendas on historic river landscapes: Numerical modelling of multiple weir removal in the Derwent Valley Mills world heritage site, UK (2017)
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Howard, A. J., Coulthard, T., & Knight, D. (2017). The potential impact of green agendas on historic river landscapes: Numerical modelling of multiple weir removal in the Derwent Valley Mills world heritage site, UK. Geomorphology, 293, 37-52. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geomorph.2017.05.009

The exploitation of river systems for power and navigation has commonly been achieved through the installation of a variety of in-channel obstacles of which weirs in Britain are amongst the most common. In the UK, the historic value of many of these... Read More about The potential impact of green agendas on historic river landscapes: Numerical modelling of multiple weir removal in the Derwent Valley Mills world heritage site, UK.

Two decades of numerical modelling to understand long term fluvial archives: advances and future perspectives (2016)
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Veldkamp, A., Baartman, J. E. M., Coulthard, T. J., Maddy, D., Schoorl, J. M., Storms, J. E. A., …Whittaker, A. C. (2017). Two decades of numerical modelling to understand long term fluvial archives: advances and future perspectives. Quaternary science reviews, 166, 177-187. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2016.10.002

© 2016 Elsevier Ltd The development and application of numerical models to investigate fluvial sedimentary archives has increased during the last decades resulting in a sustained growth in the number of scientific publications with keywords, ‘fluvial... Read More about Two decades of numerical modelling to understand long term fluvial archives: advances and future perspectives.

The sensitivity of landscape evolution models to spatial and temporal rainfall resolution (2016)
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Coulthard, T. J., & Skinner, C. J. (2016). The sensitivity of landscape evolution models to spatial and temporal rainfall resolution. Earth surface dynamics European Geosciences Union, 4(3), 757-771. https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-4-757-2016

© Author(s) 2016. Climate is one of the main drivers for landscape evolution models (LEMs), yet its representation is often basic with values averaged over long time periods and frequently lumped to the same value for the whole basin. Clearly, this h... Read More about The sensitivity of landscape evolution models to spatial and temporal rainfall resolution.

The effect of pore structure on ebullition from peat (2016)
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Ramirez, J. A., Baird, A. J., & Coulthard, T. J. (2016). The effect of pore structure on ebullition from peat. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, 121(6), 1646-1656 . https://doi.org/10.1002/2015jg003289

The controls on methane (CH₄) bubbling (ebullition) from peatlands are uncertain, but evidence suggests that physical factors related to gas transport and storage within the peat matrix are important. Variability in peat pore size and the permeabilit... Read More about The effect of pore structure on ebullition from peat.

Modelling long term basin scale sediment connectivity, driven by spatial land use changes (2016)
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Coulthard, T. J., & Van De Wiel, M. J. (2017). Modelling long term basin scale sediment connectivity, driven by spatial land use changes. Geomorphology, 277, 265-281. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geomorph.2016.05.027

Changes in land use can affect local geomorphology and sediment dynamics. However, these impacts could conceivably lead to changes in geomorphological processes beyond the area of land use change, thereby evidencing a geomorphic connectivity in the l... Read More about Modelling long term basin scale sediment connectivity, driven by spatial land use changes.

Long-term landscape trajectory - Can we make predictions about landscape form and function for post-mining landforms? (2016)
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Hancock, G., Lowry, J., & Coulthard, T. (2016). Long-term landscape trajectory - Can we make predictions about landscape form and function for post-mining landforms?. Geomorphology, 266, 121-132. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geomorph.2016.05.014

A significant issue for the application of numerical Landscape Evolution Models (LEMs) is their calibration/parameterisation and validation. LEMs are now at the stage of development where if calibrated, they can provide meaningful and useful results.... Read More about Long-term landscape trajectory - Can we make predictions about landscape form and function for post-mining landforms?.

Hyper-resolution mapping of regional storm surge and tide flooding: comparison of static and dynamic models (2016)
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Ramirez, J. A., Lichter, M., Coulthard, T. J., & Skinner, C. (2016). Hyper-resolution mapping of regional storm surge and tide flooding: comparison of static and dynamic models. Natural hazards, 82(1), 571-590 . https://doi.org/10.1007/s11069-016-2198-z

Storm tide (combination of storm surge and the astronomical tide) flooding is a natural hazard with significant global social and economic consequences. For this reason, government agencies and stakeholders need storm tide flood maps to determine pop... Read More about Hyper-resolution mapping of regional storm surge and tide flooding: comparison of static and dynamic models.

Simulating the influences of groundwater on regional geomorphology using a distributed, dynamic, landscape evolution modelling platform (2015)
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Barkwith, A., Hurst, M. D., Jackson, C. R., Wang, L., Ellis, M. A., & Coulthard, T. J. (2015). Simulating the influences of groundwater on regional geomorphology using a distributed, dynamic, landscape evolution modelling platform. Environmental modelling & software : with environment data news, 74, 1-20. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2015.09.001

A dynamic landscape evolution modelling platform (CLiDE) is presented that allows a variety of Earth system interactions to be explored under differing environmental forcing factors. Representation of distributed surface and subsurface hydrology with... Read More about Simulating the influences of groundwater on regional geomorphology using a distributed, dynamic, landscape evolution modelling platform.

Assessing riverine threats to heritage assets posed by future climate change through a geomorphological approach and predictive modelling in the Derwent Valley Mills WHS, UK (2015)
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Howard, A. J., Knight, D., Coulthard, T., Hudson-Edwards, K., Kossoff, D., & Malone, S. (2016). Assessing riverine threats to heritage assets posed by future climate change through a geomorphological approach and predictive modelling in the Derwent Valley Mills WHS, UK. Journal of cultural heritage, 19, 387-394. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.culher.2015.11.007

Future climate change is likely to pose significant challenges for heritage management, especially in landscape settings, such as river valleys as the magnitude, intensity and nature of geomorphological processes alter in response to changing thresho... Read More about Assessing riverine threats to heritage assets posed by future climate change through a geomorphological approach and predictive modelling in the Derwent Valley Mills WHS, UK.