Peer-reviewed publications. * Indicates student or post-doc author advised by Edmonds.
*David, S.R., Czuba, J.A., and Edmonds, D.A. Channelization of meandering river floodplains by headcutting. In review. Nature Geoscience
Tejedor, A., Longjas, A, Edmonds, D.A., Zaliapin, I., Georgiou, T., Rinaldo, A., and Foufoula-Georgiou, E. 2017. Entropy and optimality in river deltas, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 114(44):11651-11656. DOI
35. *Moron, S., Amos, K., Edmonds, D.A., Payenberg, T., Sun, X., and Thyer, M. 2017. Avulsion triggering by El Niño-Southern Oscillation and tectonic forcing on the tropical Magdalena River, Colombia. Geological Society of America BulletinDOI
34. Millard, C., Hajek, E., Edmonds, D.A. 2017. Evaluating controls on crevasse-spay size: Implications for floodplain-basin filling. Journal of Sedimentary Research 87:722-739.
33. *Olliver, E. and Edmonds, D.A. 2017. Defining the succession of land building for freshwater, intertidal wetlands within the Wax Lake Delta, Louisiana. Estuarine and Coastal Shelf Science 196:45-57.
32. *Ortiz, A.C., *Roy, S., and Edmonds, D.A. 2017. Land loss by pond expansion on the Mississippi River Delta Plain. Geophysical Research Letters 44:3635–3642.DOI
31. *Moron, S., Edmonds, D.A., and Amos, K. 2016. The role of floodplain width and alluvial bar growth as a precursor for the formation of anabranching rivers, Geomorphology.DOI
30. Rossi, V.M., Kim, W., Lopez, J.L., Edmonds, D.A., Geleynse, N., Olariu, C., Steel, R., Hiatt, M. and Passalacqua, P. 2016. Impact of tidal currents on delta-channel deepening, stratigraphic architecture and sediment bypass beyond the shoreline. Geology. DOI
29. Edmonds, D.A., Hajek, E.A., *Downton, N. and Bryk, A. 2016. Avulsion flow-path selection on rivers in foreland basins. Geology. DOI
28. *David, S.R., Edmonds, D.A. and Letsinger, S. 2016. Controls on the occurrence and prevalence of floodplain channels in meandering rivers. Earth Surface Processes and LandformsDOI
27. Twilley, R.T., Bentley, S.J., Chen, Q.J., Edmonds, D.A., Hagen, S.C., Lam, N., Willson, C.S., Xu, K., Braud, D. and Peale, H.R. 2016. Co-evolution of wetland landscapes, flooding and human settlement in the Mississippi River Deltaic Plain. Sustainability Science 1-21. DOI
26. Tejedor, A., Longjas, A., *Caldwell, R.C., Edmonds, D.A., Zaliapin, I. and Foufoula-Georgiou, E. 2016. Quantifying the signature of sediment composition on the topologic and dynamic complexity of river delta channel networks and inferences towards delta classification. Geophys. Res. Lett. 43. DOI
25. *Nardin, W., Edmonds, D.A. and Fagherazzi, S. 2016. Influence of vegetation on spatial patterns of sediment deposition in deltaic islands during flood. Advances in Water Resources. DOI
24. Sawyer, A.H., Edmonds, D.A. and Knights, D. 2015. Surface water-groundwater connectivity in deltaic distributary channel networks. Geophys. Res. Lett. 42. DOI
23. *Nijhuis, A., Edmonds, D.A., *Caldwell, R.L., Cederberg, J.A., Slingerland, R.L., Best, J.L., Parsons, D.R. and Robinson, R.A.J. 2015. Fluvio-deltaic avulsions during relative sea-level fall. Geology DOI
22. Fagherazzi, S. Edmonds, D.A., Nardin, W., Leonardi, N., Canestreslli, A., Falcini, F., Jerolmack, D., Mariotti, G., Rowland, J.C. and Slingerland, R.L. 2015. Dynamics of river mouth deposits. Review of Geophysics. DOI
21. *Burpee A.P., Slingerland, R.L., Edmonds, D.A., Parsons, D., Best, J., Cederberg, J., McGuffin, A., *Caldwell, R.L., *Nijhuis, A. and Royce, J. 2015. Grain size control on the morphology and stratigraphy of river-dominated deltas. Journal of Sedimentary ResearchLink
20. Liang, M.L., Geleynse,N.G., Edmonds, D.A. and Passalacqua, P.P. 2015. A reduced-complexity model for river delta formation: Part II – Validation of the flow routing scheme. Earth Surface Dynamics 3.1:87-104
19. *Nardin, W. and Edmonds, D.A. 2014. Optimal vegetation height for sedimentation in deltaic freshwater marshes, Nature Geoscience 7(10):722-726 DOI
18. *Caldwell, R.C. and Edmonds, D.A. 2014. A numerical modeling study of the effect of sediment properties on delta process and morphology JGR-Earth Surface.DOI
17. Hajek, E.A. and Edmonds, D.A. 2014. Is river avulsion style controlled by floodplain morphodynamics? Geology.DOI
16. Canestrelli, A., Nardin, W., Edmonds, D.A., Fagherazzi, S. and Slingerland R.L. 2014. Importance of frictional effects and jet instability on the morphodyanmics of river mouth bars and levees JGR-Oceans, 119.DOI
15. Edmonds, D.A. and Caldwell, R.C. 2014. River Delta Processes and Shapes, Encyclopedia of Natural Resources, ed. Y.Q. Wang.
14. Nardin, W., Mariotti, G., Edmonds, D.A., Guerico, R. and Fagherazzi, S. 2013. Growth of river mouth bars in sheltered bays in the presence of frontal waves. J. Geophys. Res. Earth Surf. 118:872–886. DOI
13. Snyder, N.P., Nesheim, A.O., Wilkins, B.C. and Edmonds, D.A. 2012. Predicting grain size in gravel-bedded rivers using digital elevation models: application to paraglacial watersheds in Maine. Geological Society of America BulletinDOI
12. Edmonds, D.A. 2012. Restoration Sedimentology. Nature Geoscience 5(11):758 DOI
11. Edmonds, D.A. 2012. Stability of backwater influenced bifurcations: a study of the Mississippi-Atchafalaya bifurcation. Geophysical Research Letters 39:L08402. DOI.
10. Edmonds, D.A., Paola, C., Hoyal, D. and Sheets, B. 2011. Metrics to quantify the morphology of river deltas and their channel networks. Journal of Geophysical Research—Earth Surface. DOI
9. Edmonds, D.A., Shaw, J. and Mohrig, D. 2011. Topset-dominated deltas: a new model for river delta stratigraphy. Geology 39:1175–1178. DOI
8. Paola, C., Twilley, R., Edmonds, D.A., Kim, W., Mohrig, D., Parker, G., Viparelli, E. and Voller, V. 2011. Natural Processes in Delta Restoration: Application to the Mississippi Delta. Annual Reviews of Marine Science 25.
7. Wolinsky, M., Edmonds, D.A., Martin, J. and Paola, C. 2010. Delta Allometry: Growth Laws for River Deltas. Geophysical Research Letters 37:L21430. DOI.
6. Edmonds, D.A., Slingerland, R.L., Best, J., Parsons, D. and Smith, N. 2010. The response of river-dominated delta networks to permanent changes in river discharge. Geophysical Research Letters 37:L12404. DOI.
5. Edmonds, D.A. and Slingerland, R.L. 2010. Significant effect of sediment cohesion on delta morphology. Nature-Geoscience 3:105–109. DOI.
4. Edmonds, D.A., Hoyal, D., Sheets, B. and Slingerland, R. 2009. Predicting delta avulsions: Implications for coastal wetland restoration. Geology 37:759–762. DOI.
3. Smith, N.D., Perez-Arlucea, M., Edmonds, D.A. and Slingerland, R.L. 2009. Elevation adjustments of paired natural levees during flooding of the Saskatchewan River. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms.DOI
2. Edmonds, D.A. and Slingerland, R.L. 2008. Stability of delta distributary networks and their bifurcations. Water Resources Research 44:W09426. DOI.
1. Edmonds, D.A. and Slingerland, R.L. 2007. Mechanics of river mouth bar formation: Implications for the morphodynamics of delta distributary networks. Journal of Geophysical Research 112:F02034. DOI
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