Modeling / Computational Science is one of more than 16 discipline tags that we use to categorize and aggregate our interdisciplinary information within and across CZOs. Much of our information has been tagged with 2-3 disciplines.
No datasets with this discipline tag have been entered yet
Channel-Hillslope Integrated Landscape Development (CHILD) model
Computes time evolution of a topographic surface z(x,y,t) by erosion (fluvial, hillslope) and sediment transport
The geomorphic systems of the Front Range and the High Plains
The geomorphic systems of the Front Range and the High Plains are linked.
Hillslope trajectory model
Combination of analytical and numerical methods captures soil particle trajectories on a steady state hillslope
Landlab: A Python-language library for 2D numerical modeling
Landlab enables researchers to efficiently create and/or combine 2D numerical models.
Resolving Deep Critical Zone Architecture in Complex Volcanic Terrain. Moravec B.G., White A.M., Root R.A, Sanchez A., Olshansky Y., Paras B.K., Carr B., McIntosh J., Pelletier J.D., Rasmussen C., Holbrook W.S., Chorover J. (2020): Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface 125(1): e2019JF005189 Cross-CZO
Orographic controls on sub-daily rainfall statistics and flood frequency in the Colorado Front Range, USA . Rossi, MW, Anderson, RS, Anderson, SP (2020): Geophysical Research Letters 47, e2019GL085086,
Hillslope hydrology in global change research and Earth system modeling. Fan, Y., Clark, M., Lawrence, D. M., Swenson, S., Band, L. E., Brantley, S. L., P. D. Brooks, W. E. Dietrich, A. Flores, G. Grant, J. W. Kirchner, D. S. Mackay, J. J. McDonnell, P. C. D. Milly, P. L. Sullivan, C. Tague, H. Ajami, N. Chaney, A. Hartmann, P. Hazenberg, J. McNamara, J. Pelletier, J. Perket, E. Rouholahnejad‐Freund, T. Wagener, X. Zeng, E. Beighley, J. Buzan, M. Huang, B. Livneh, B. P. Mohanty, B. Nijssen, M. Safeeq, C. Shen, W. van Verseveld, J. Volk, D. Yamazaki (2019): Water Resources Research, vol 55 Cross-CZO
Climate driven coevolution of weathering profiles and hillslope topography generates dramatic differences in critical zone architecture. Anderson, R. S., Rajaram, H., Anderson, S. P. (2018): Hydrological Processes . 2018;1 – 16.
Tales from the tomb: the microbial ecology of exposed rock surfaces. Brewer, T.E., N. Fierer (2018): Environmental Microbiology 20(3): 958-970
Quasi-steady evolution of hillslopes in layered landscapes: An analytic approach . Glade, R and Anderson, RS (2018): JGR Earth Surface 123, 26-45
Developing and exploring a theory for the lateral erosion of bedrock channels for use in landscape evolution models. Langston, AL and Tucker, GE (2018): Earth Surface Dynamics 6: 1-27
Block-controlled hillslope form and persistence of topography in rocky landscapes. Glade, R. C., Anderson, R. S., and Tucker, G. E. (2017): Geology, First published on 2017-01-23 12:45:18, doi:10.1130/G38665.1
A model of three-dimensional topographic stresses with implications for bedrock fractures, surface processes, and landscape evolution. Moon, S., J.T. Perron, S.J. Martel, W.S. Holbrook, and J. St. Clair (2017): Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface 122 (4): 823-846 Cross-CZO
Modeling the influence of preferential flow on the spatial variability and time-dependence of mineral weathering rates. Pandey, S. And Rajaram, H. (2016): Modeling the influence of preferential flow on the spatial variability and time-dependence of mineral weathering rates
Hillslope-derived blocks retard river incision. Shobe, C., G.E Tucker, and R.S. Anderson (2016): Geophysical Research Letters 43
Quantifying the effects of vegetation structure on snow accumulation and ablation in mixed-conifer forests. Broxton P. D., Harpold A. A., Biederman J. A., Troch P. A., Molotch N. P., and Brooks P. D. (2015): Ecohydrology 8(6): 1073-1094 Cross-CZO
Honoring the Reality of Blocky Hillslopes: Case Study of a Vertical Dike at Shiprock, New Mexico. Glade, R., and Anderson, R.S. (2015): EP53B-1023 Erosion and Sediment Transport in Steep Landscapes III Posters, presented at 2015 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA, 14-18 Dec.
Interpreting climate-modulated processes of terrace development along Colorado Front Range using a landscape evolution model. Langston, A.L., G.E. Tucker, R.S. Anderson (2015): JGR-Earth Surface 120: 2121-2138
Advances in reactive transport modeling of geochemical systems: Applications to acid rock drainage and the evolution of the critical zone. Pandey, S. (2015): Pd.D. dissertation, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder.
The Influence of Hillslope Steepness on Sediment Supply Size Distribution along Rivers Draining the Colorado Front Range. Sato, M., Shrobe, C., and Tucker, G. (2015): EP53A-0960 Earth and Planetary Surface Processes: General Contributions Posters, presented at 2015 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA, 14-18 Dec.
Big Blocks and River Incision: A Numerical Modeling Perspective. Shrobe, C., Tucker, G.E., and Anderson, R.S. (2015): EB53B-1022 Erosion and Sediment Transport in Steep Landscapes III Posters, presented at 2015 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA, 14-18 Dec.
LiDAR measurement of seasonal snow accumulation along an elevation gradient in the southern Sierra Nevada, California. Kirchner, P.B., Bales, R.C., Molotch, N.P., Flanagan, J., Guo, Q (2014): Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 18: 4261-4275 Cross-CZO
Unsteady late Pleistocene incision of streams bounding the Colorado Front Range from measurements of meteoric and in situ 10Be. Dühnforth, M., R. S. Anderson, D. J. Ward and A. Blum (2012): JGR-Earth Surface 117, F01023
Exploring weathering and regolith transport controls on critical zone development with models and natural experiments. Anderson, S.P., Anderson, R.S., Hinckley, E.S., Kelly, P., and Blum, A.E. (2011): Applied Geochemistry 26(S1): S3-S5
Snow measurement by GPS interferometric reflectometry: an evaluation at Niwot Ridge, Colorado. Gutmann, ED, Larson, KM, Williams, MW, Nievinski, FG., and Zavorotny, V. (2011): Hydrological Processes
Exploring Links between Vadose Zone Hydrology and Chemical Weathering in the Boulder Creek Critical Zone Observatory. Langston, A.L., Tucker, G.E., Anderson, R.S., and Anderson, S.P. (2011): Applied Geochemistry 26(S1): S70-S71.
Strong climate and tectonic control on plagioclase weathering in granitic terrain. Rasmussen C., Brantley S., Richter D.D., Blum A., Dixon J., and White A.F. (2011): Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 301(3-4): 521-530, Cross-CZO
Stream water chemistry along an elevation gradient from the Continental Divide to the Foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Williams, M.W., Barnes, R.T., Parman, J.N., Freppez, M., and Hood, E.W. (2011): Vadose Zone Journal 10: 900-919.
Climatological and elevational controls on organic and inorganic nutrients in stream waters, Boulder Creek watershed, Colorado Front Range . Parman, Jordan. (2010): Thesis, University of Colorado, Master of Arts, Department of Geography
Does climate change create distinctive patterns of landscape incision?. Wobus, C.W., Tucker, G.E., and Anderson, R.S. (2010): JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH, VOL. 115, F04008. 2010
Numerical modeling of cosmogenic deglaciation records, Front Range and San Juan mountains, Colorado,. Ward, D. J., Anderson, R. S., Guido, Z. S., Briner, J. P. (2009): J. Geophys. Res., 114, F01026
Facing reality: Late Cenozoic evolution of smooth peaks, glacially ornamented valleys, and deep river gorges of Colorado's Front Range In Willet SD, Hovius N, Brandon MT, Fisher D (eds) Tectonics, climate, and landscape evolution. Anderson RS, Riihimaki CA, Safran EB, MacGregor KR (2006): Geological Society of America Special Paper 398 Penrose Conference Series, p 397-418.
30 Oct 2018 - Kate Hale, M.A. Geography Title: Streamflow sensitivity to warming and shift from snowfall to rainfall. Date/Time: Tuesday October 30, 2018 at...
19 Oct 2016 - University of Nevada Reno's Adrian Harpold reflects on his past and present time researching at Critical Zone Observatories.
29 Jul 2016 - CZO seeks postdoc to answer fundamental questions about CZ architecture and hydrologic processes. Work involves data synthesis and building models.
30 Oct 2015 - St. Clair et al. suggest tectonic stresses interact with topography to influence bedrock weathering.
07 Sep 2015 - Professor, Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) & Department of Geological Sciences, University of Colorado, Boulder
06 Feb 2014 - Boulder Creek Critical Zone Observatory post-doctoral opportunity in Geobiology or Hydrologic Modeling
24 Apr 2012 - The 2012 Ralph Alger Bagnold Medal is awarded to Gregory E. Tucker for his innovative modeling and field studies.
Modeling the Critical Zone; State of the Art, Data Integration, and Frontiers