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L. R. Harrison, C. J. Legleiter, M. A. Wydzga, and T. Dunne, Reach-scale morphologic and ecologic responses to restoration in a simplified channel-floodplain system, Proc. 7th International Ecohydraulics Conference, Concepcion, Chile, 2009.  PDF

C. R. Constantine, T. Dunne, and G. J. Hanson, Examining the physical meaning of the bank erosion coefficient used in meander migration modeling, Geomorphology, 106, 242-252, 2009.   PDF

R. E. Beighley, K. G. Eggert, T. Dunne, Y. He, V. Gummadi and K. L. Verdin, Simulating Hydrologic and Hydraulic Processes Throughout the Amazon River Basin, Hydrological Processes, 23, 1221-1235, DOI: 10.1002/hyp.7252, 2009.  PDF


G. M. Kondolf, … T. Dunne, … and eleven others!, Projecting Cumulative Benefits of Multiple River Restoration Projects: An Example from the Sacramento-San Joaquin River System in California, Environmental Management, 42( 6), 933-945, 2008.  PDF

J. A. Constantine and T. Dunne, Meander Cutoff and the Controls on the production of oxbow lakes, Geology, 36(1), 23-26, 2008.  PDF

T. W. Biggs, T. Dunne, D. Roberts, and E. Matricardi, The rate and extent of deforestation in watersheds of the southwestern Amazon basin: implications for regional stream biogeochemistry, Ecological Applications, 18(1), 31–48, 2008.  PDF

R. E. Beighley, T. Dunne and J.M. Melack, Impacts of climate variability and land use alterations on frequency distributions of terrestrial runoff loading to coastal waters in southern California, Journal of the American Water Resources Association, 44(1), 62-71, 2008.  PDF

L. A. K. Mertes and T. Dunne, Effects of tectonism, climate change, and sea-level change on the form and behavior of the modern Amazon River and its floodplain, In: Large Rivers (ed. A. Gupta), Wiley & Sons, pp. 115-144, 2008.  PDF


M.C. Healey, ---T. Dunne and ten others, Conceptual Models and Adaptive Management in Ecological Restoration: The CALFED Bay-Delta Environmental Restoration Program, Environmental Management, 2007.  PDF

T. Dunne and L. A. K. Mertes, Rivers, In:  The Physical Geography of South America (eds. T. Veblen, K. Young, and A. R. Orme), Oxford University Press, pp 76-90, 2007.  PDF

D. Alsdorf, P.Bates, J.Melack, M.Wilson, and T. Dunne, Spatial and temporal complexity of the Amazon flood measured from space, Geophysical Research Letters, 34, L08402, doi:10.1029/2007GL029447, 2007.  PDF


M. B. Singer and T. Dunne, Modeling the influence of river rehabilitation scenarios on bed  material sediment flux in a large river over decadal timescales, Water Resources Research, 42, W12415, doi:10.1029/2006WR004894, 2006.  PDF

E. B. Safran, A. Blythe, T. Dunne, Spatially variable exhumation rates in orogenic belts: An Andean example, Journal of Geology, 114, 665-681, 2006.  PDF

T. W. Biggs, T. Dunne, T. Muraoka, Transport of water, solutes, and nutrients from a pasture hillslope, Southwestern Brazilian Amazon, Hydrological Processes, 20 (12), 2527-2547, 2006.  PDF

J. M. de Moraes, A. E. Schuler, T. Dunne, R. O. Figueiredo, and R. L. Victoria, Water storage and runoff processes in plinthic soils under forest and pasture in Eastern Amazonia, Hydrological Processes, 20 (12), 2509-2526, 2006.  PDF

R. E. Aalto, T. Dunne, and J-L Guyot, Geomorphic controls on Andean denudation, Journal of Geology, 114, 85-99, 2006.  PDF


E. B. Safran, P. R. Bierman, R. E. Aalto, T. Dunne, K. X Whipple, and M. Caffee, Erosion rates driven by channel network incision in the Bolivian Andes, Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 30 (8):1007-1024, 2005.  PDF

D. Alsdorf, T. Dunne, J. Melack, L. Smith, and L. Hess, Diffusion modeling of recessional flow on central Amazonian floodplains,Geophysical Research Letters, 32, L21405, doi:10.1029/2005GL024412, 2005.  PDF

R. E. Beighley, T. Dunne, and J. M. Melack, Understanding and modeling basin hydrology: Interpreting the hydrogeological signature, Hydrologic Processes, 19, 1333–1353, doi: 10.1002/hyp.5567, 2005.  PDF

D. V. Malmon, S. L. Reneau, T. Dunne, D. Katzman, and P. G. Drakos, Influence of sediment storage on downstream delivery of contaminated sediment, Water Resources Research, 41, W05008, doi:10.1029/2004WR003288, 2005  PDF


D. V. Malmon, S. L. Reneau, and T. Dunne, Sediment sorting by flash floods, Journal of Geophysical Research – Earth Surface, 109(F2), 2004.  PDF

M. B. Singer and T. Dunne, An empirical-stochastic, event-based program for simulating inflow from a tributary network: Framework and application to the Sacramento River basin, California, Water Resources Research, 40(7), 2004.  PDF

T. W. Biggs, T. Dunne, and L. A, Martinelli, Natural controls and human impacts on stream nutrient concentrations in a deforested region of the Brazilian Amazon basin, Biogeochemistry, 68(2) 227–257, 2004. PDF

M. B. Singer and T. Dunne, Modeling decadal bed-material sediment flux based on stochastic hydrology, Water Resources Research, 40, W03302, doi:10.1029/2003WR00273, 2004.  PDF

L. Benda, N. L. Poff, D. Miller, T. Dunne, G. Reeves, M. Pollock, and G. Pess, The network dynamics hypothesis: How channel networks structure riverine habitats, Bioscience, 55( 4), 413- 427, 2004.  PDF


R. E. Beighley, J.M. Melack, and T. Dunne, Impacts of California’s climatic regimes and coastal development patterns on streamflow characteristics, Journal American Water Resources Association, 39(6), 1-15, 2003.  PDF

L. Benda, D. Miller, J. Sias, D. Martin, R. Bilby, C. Veldhuisen, and T. Dunne, Wood recruitment processes and wood budgeting, In: Ecology and Management of Wood in World Rivers, (eds. S. Gregory, K. Boyer, and A. Gurnell), American Society of Fisheries, pp. 49-74, 2003.  PDF

E. J. Gabet and T. Dunne, A stochastic sediment delivery model for a steep, Mediterranean landscape, Water Resources Research, 39, doi:10.1029/2003WR002341, 2003.  PDF

L.M. Reid and T. Dunne, Sediment budgets as an organizing framework in fluvial geomorphology, In: Tools in Fluvial Geomorphology (eds. G.M. Kondolf and H. Piégay), Wiley & Sons, 463-500, 2003.  PDF

R. E. Aalto, L. Maurice-Bourgoin, T. Dunne, D. R. Montgomery, C. A. Nittrouer, and J-L. Guyot, Episodic sediment accumulation on Amazonian floodplains influenced by El Niño/Southern Oscillation, Nature, 425, 493-497, 2003.  PDF

D. V. Malmon, T. Dunne, and S. L. Reneau, Stochastic theory of particle trajectories through alluvial valley floors, Journal of Geology, 111, 525-542, 2003 .    PDF

E.J. Gabet and T. Dunne, Sediment detachment by rain power, Water Resources Research, 9(1), 1/1 – 1/12. 1002, doi:10.1029/2001 WR000656, 2003.  PDF


C. M. Birkett, L. A. K. Mertes, T. Dunne, M.H. Costa, and M.J. Jasinski, Surface water dynamics in the Amazon Basin: Application of satellite radar altimetry, J. Geophysical Res., doi: 10.1029/2001JD000609, 04 September 2002.  PDF

T. W. Biggs, T. Dunne, T. F. Domingues, and L. A. Martinelli, Relative influence of natural watershed properties and human disturbance on stream solute concentrations in the southwestern Brazilian Amazon basin, Water Resources Research, 38 (8), 25/1-25/16. (doi: 10. 1029/2001 WR 000271), 2002.  PDF

R. E. Aalto, T. Dunne, C. A. Nittrouer, L. Maurice-Bourgoin, and D. R. Montgomery.  Fluvial transport of sediment across a pristine tropical foreland basin: channel-floodplain interaction and episodic floodplain deposition, The Structure, Function, and Management Implications of Fluvial Sedimentary Systems, International Association of Hydrological Sciences Pub. 276, 339-344, 2002.  PDF

E. J. Gabet and T. Dunne, Landslides on coastal sage-scrub and grassland hillslopes in a severe El Nino winter: The effects of vegetation conversion on sediment delivery, Geological Society of America Bulletin, 114, 983-990, 2002.  PDF

D. V. Malmon, T. Dunne, and S.L. Reneau, Predicting the fate of sediment and pollutants in river floodplains, Environmental Science & Technology, 36(9), 2026-2032, 2002.  PDF


M. B. Singer and T. Dunne, Identifying eroding and depositional reaches of valley by analysis of suspended-sediment transport in the Sacramento River, California, Water Resources Research, 37(12):3371-3381, 2001.   PDF

D. E. Alsdorf, C. Birkett, T. Dunne, J. Melack, and L. Hess, Water level changes in a large Amazon lake measured with spaceborne radar interferometry and altimetry, Geophysical Research Letters, 28 (14) 2671-2674, 2001.  PDF

T. Dunne and seven others, A scientific basis for the prediction of cumulative watershed effects. University of California Wildland Resource Center Report No. 46. 103 pp, 2001.  PDF

T. Dunne, Problems in measuring and modeling the influence of forest management on hydrologic and geomorphic processes, In Land Use and Watersheds: Human Influence on Hydrology and Geomorphology in Urban and Forest Areas (eds. M. S. Wigmosta and S. J. Burges), American Geophysical Union, 77- 83, 2001.  PDF


D. E. Alsdorf, J.M. Melack, T. Dunne, L.A.K. Mertes, L.L. Hess, and L.C. Smith, Interferometric radar measurements of water level changes on the Amazon flood plain, Nature, 404, 174-177, 2000.  PDF