Research: Past

Publications: Peer-Reviewed

extensive list at Google Scholar, but is often out of date or even incorrect!


Pelletier, J.D., Murray, A.B., Pierce, J.L., Bierman, P.R., Breshears, D.D., Crosby, B.T., Ellis, M., Foufoula-Georgiou, E., Heimsath, A.M., Houser, C., Lancaster, N., Marani, M., Merritts, D.J., Moore, L.J., Pederson, J.L., Poulos, M.J., Rittenour, T.M., Rowland, J.C., Ruggiero, P., Ward, D.J., Whipple, K.X, Wickert, A.D., Yager, E.M., accepted, Forecasting the response of Earth's surface to future climatic and land-use changes: A review of methods and research needs. at Earth’s Future, DOI: 10.1002/2014EF000290

Tennant, C.J., Crosby, B.T., Godsey, S.E., VanKirk, R.W., Derryberry, D.R., 2015, A simple framework for assessing the sensitivity of mountain watersheds to snowpack loss, Geophysical Research Letters, vol. 42, no. 8, pp. 2814-2822, DOI: 10.1002/2015GL063413

Tennant, C.J., Crosby, B.T. and Godsey, S.E. 2015, Elevation-dependent responses of streamflow to climate warming, Hydrological Processes, vol. 29, pp. 991-1001, DOI: 10.1002/hyp.10203


Bierman, P.R., Corbett, L., Graly, J.A., Neumann, T., Lini, A., Crosby, B.T., Rood, D., 2014, Preservation of a pre-glacial landscape under the center of the Greenland Ice Sheet, Science, vol. 344, no. 6182, pp 402-405, DOI: 10.1126/science.1249047. Supplementary Materials

Link, P.K., Crosby, B.T., Lifton, Z.M., Eversole, E.A., Rittenour, T.M., 2014, The Late Pleistocene (17 ka) Solder Bar Landslide and Big Creek Lake, Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness, Central Idaho. Rocky Mountain Geology, vol. 49, no. 1, pp. 17-31, DOI: 10.2113/gsrocky.49.1.17

Jensen, A.E., Lohse, K.A., Crosby, B.T., and Mora, C.I., 2014, Variations in soil carbon dioxide efflux across a thaw slump chronosequence in northwestern Alaska, Environmental Research Letters, 9:025001, 11p. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/9/2/025001.

Tang, C., Chen, D., Crosby, B.T., Piechota, T.C. and Wheaton, J.M., 2014, Is the PDO or AMO the climate driver of soil moisture in the Salmon River Basin, Idaho?, Global and Planetary Change, vol. 120, pp. 16-23, DOI: 10.1016/j.gloplacha.2014.05.008.


Willenbring, J.K., Gasparini, N.M., Crosby, B.T. and Brocard, G., 2013, What Does a Mean Mean? The temporal evolution of detrital cosmogenic denudation rates in a transient landscape, Geology, 41: 12, p. 1215–1218, doi:10.1130/G34746.1. Data Repository. Model animation.

Barnhart, T.B. and Crosby B.T., 2013, Comparing Two Methods of Surface Change Detection on an Evolving Thermokarst Using High-Temporal-Frequency Terrestrial Laser Scanning, Selawik River, Alaska. Remote Sensing, 5(6), 2813-2837, doi:10.3390/rs5062813.

Whipple, K.X., DiBiase, R.A., Crosby, B.T., 2013. Bedrock Rivers. In: Shroder, J. (Editor in Chief), Wohl, E. (Ed.), Treatise on Geomorphology. Academic Press, San Diego, CA, vol. 9, Fluvial Geomorphology, pp. 550–573.

Schuur, E.A.G., B.W. Abbott, W.B. Bowden, V. Brovkin, P. Camill, J.P. Canadell, F.S. Chapin III, T.R. Christensen, P. Ciais, B.T. Crosby, C.I. Czimczik, G. Grosse, J. Harden, D.J. Hayes, G. Hugelius, J.D. Jastrow, J.B. Jones, T. Kleinen, C.D, Koven, G. Krinner, P. Kuhry, D.M. Lawrence, A.D. McGuire, S.M. Natali, J.A. O’Donnell, C.L. Ping, W.J. Riley, A. Rinke, V.E. Romanovsky, C. Schädel, K. Schaefer, J. Sky, Z.M. Subin, C. Tarnocai, M. Turetsky, M. Waldrop, K. M. Walter-Anthony,K.P. Wickland, C.J. Wilson, S.A. Zimov., 2013, Expert Assessment of Vulnerability of Permafrost Carbon to Climate Change, Climatic Change, DOI 10.1007/s10584-013-0730-7

Davis, J.M., Baxter, C.V., Rosi-Marchall, E.J., Pierce, J.L. and Crosby, B.T., 2013, Anticipating Stream Ecosystem Responses to Climate Change: Toward Predictions that Incorporate Effects Via Land–Water Linkages, Ecosystems, DOI: 10.1007/s10021-013-9653-4

Davis, J.M., Baxter, C.V., Minshall, G.W., Olson, N.F., Tang, C., Crosby, B.T., 2012, Climate-induced shift in hydrologic regime alters basal resource dynamics in a wilderness river ecosystem, Freshwater Biology, DOI: 10.1111/fwb.12059.


Tang, C., Crosby, B.T., Wheaton, J.M., Piechota, T.C., 2012, Assessing streamflow sensitivity to temperature increases in the Salmon River Basin, Idaho, Global and Planetary Change, 88-89, p32-44.

Bowden, W.B., Larouche, J.R., Pearce, A.R., Crosby, B.T., Krieger, K.E., Flinn, M.B., Kampman, J., Gooseff, M.N., Godsey, S., Jones, J.B., Abbott, B., Kling, G.W.,  Mack, M., Schuur, E.A.G., Baron, A., Rastetter, E.B., 2012, An Integrated Assessment of the Influences of Upland Thermal-Erosional Features on Landscape Structure and Function in the Foothills of the Brooks Range, Alaska, in Proceedings of the Tenth international conference on Permafrost; international contributions, International Conference on Permafrost (ICOP) Proceedings, 10, Volume 1, p. 61-66.


Schuur, E.A.G., B.W. Abbott, W.B. Bowden, V. Brovkin, P. Camill, J.P. Canadell, F.S. Chapin III, T.R. Christensen, J.P. Chanton, P. Ciais, P.M. Crill, B.T. Crosby, C.I. Czimczik, G. Grosse, D.J. Hayes, G. Hugelius, J.D. Jastrow, T. Kleinen, C.D, Koven, G. Krinner, P. Kuhry, D.M. Lawrence, S.M. Natali, C.L. Ping, A. Rinke, W.J. Riley, V.E. Romanovsky, A.B.K. Sannel, C. Schädel, K. Schaefer, Z.M. Subin, C. Tarnocai, M. Turetsky, K. M. Walter-Anthony, C.J. Wilson, S.A. Zimov., 2011, High risk of permafrost thaw. Nature 480, 32-33, doi:10.1038/480032a


Rowland, J.C., C.E. Jones, G. Altmann, R. Bryan, B.T. Crosby, G.L. Geernaert, L. D. Hinzman, D.L. Kane, D.M. Lawrence, A. Mancino, P. Marsh, J.P. McNamara, V.E. Romanovsky, H. Toniolo, B.J. Travis , E. Trochim, C. J. Wilson, 2010: Arctic landscapes in transition - Geomorphic responses to degrading permafrost. EOS, 91, 229-230.


Ames, D.P., E. Rafn, R. Van Kirk, and B. Crosby, 2009. Estimation of Stream Channel Geometry in Idaho using GIS-Derived Watershed Characteristics. Environmental Modeling and Software, vol. 24, no. 3, p. 444-448


Ouimet, W.B., Whipple, K.X., Crosby, B.T. Johnson, J.P. Schildgen, T.F., 2008,
Epigenetic Gorges in Fluvial Landscapes, Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, vol. 33, no. 13, p. 1993-2009


Crosby, B. T., Whipple, K. X, Gasparini, N. M. and Wobus, C. W., 2007, Formation of Fluvial Hanging Valleys: Theory and Simulation, Journal of Geophysical Research-Earth Surface, vo1. 112, F03S10, doi:10.1029/2006JF000566


Crosby, B.T., Whipple, K.X., 2006, Knickpoint initiation and distribution within fluvial networks: 236 waterfalls in the Waipaoa River, North Island, New Zealand, Geomorphology, v. 82, no. 1-2.  

Wobus, C.W., Crosby, B.T., Whipple, K.X., 2006, Hanging valleys in fluvial systems: Controls on occurrence and implications for landscape evolution, Journal of Geophysical Research-Earth Surface, v. 111, no. F2, F02017, 10.1029/2005JF000406.

Wobus, C.W., Whipple, K.X., Kirby, E., Snyder, N.P., Johnson, J., Spyropolou, K., Crosby, B.T., Sheehan, D., 2006, Tectonics from topography: Procedures, promise and pitfalls. in Willett, S.D., Hovius, N., Brandon, M.T., and Fisher, D. M., eds., Tectonics, Climate and Landscape Evolution: Geological Society of America Special Paper 398, Penrose Conference Series, p. 55-74.

Publications: Non-Peer Reviewed, Reports, Thesis

Crosby, B.T. and Martin, P.D., 2013, A Terrestrial Environmental Observation Network (TEON) for the Arctic Landscape Conservation Cooperative; Objectives and Implementation.  USFWS/USGS Publication and steering document, 50+ p.

Whitehead, K.M., Crosby, B.T. and Mahar, J., 2009, Spatial Analysis of Hillslope Failure using High-Resolution Topographic Datasets, Southern California; Proceedings of 42nd Symposium, Engineering Geology and Geotechnical Engineering, p. 5-13

Tennant, C.J. and Crosby, B.T., 2009, Distinct Regimes: The Hydrology and Geomorphology of Twelve Tributaries to the Salmon River, Idaho; Proceedings of 42nd Symposium, Engineering Geology and Geotechnical Engineering, p. 186-203

Crosby, B. T., 2006, Transient Response of Bedrock River Networks to Sudden Base Level Fall, Ph.D. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA. 144 p.


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