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Inoue, T., Hiramatsu, Y., Scheingross, J.S., Yamaguchi, S., Takahashi, K., in review, Controls on erosion and cyclic step-formation upstream of waterfalls

*Rothman, S.D., Scheingross, J.S., and McCoy, S.W., in review, Waterfalls alter reach-scale fluvial erosion rates: Evidence from field data and process modeling.



29. Dosch, S., Hovius, N., Repasch, M., Scheingross, J.S., Turowski, J.M., Tofelde, S., Rach, O., and Sachse D., accepted, Earth Surface Dynamics, Sourcing and Long-Range Transport of Particulate Organic Matter in River Bedload: Rio Bermejo, Argentina. (ESurf Discussion version)

28. *Robinson, M.J. and Scheingross, J.S., 2024, The length and spacing of river tributaries, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, V. 121, No. 15, doi:10.1073/pnas.2313899121. (Journal Link).

27. Ramos, E.J., Larsen, W.J., Hou, Y., Muñoz, S., Cosslett Kemeny, P., Scheingross, J.S., Repasch, M.N., Hovius, N., Sachse, D., Ibarra, D.E., and Torres, M.A., 2024, Competition or collaboration: Clay formation sets the relationship between silicate weathering and organic carbon burial in soil, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, V. 628, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2024.118584. (Journal Link)

26. *Nutt, M.R., Beckam, M.A., and Scheingross, J.S., accepted, Hands on rock weathering, Science Scope. (Note: This manuscript covers middle school weathering curriculum and was accepted at Science Scope, a peer-reviewed middle school teaching journal, in October 2023. Science Scope typically takes ~10 – 18 months for manuscripts to go from accepted to published)


25. ^Repasch, M.N., ^Scheingross, J.S., Cook, K.L., Sachse, D., Dosch, D., Orfeo, O., and ^Hovius, N., 2023, Lithospheric flexure controls on geomorphology, hydrology, and river chemistry in the Andean foreland basin, AGU Advances, V. 4, Issue: 5, doi: 10.1029/2023AV000924. (Open Access Journal Link)
(^These authors contributed equally and are all corresponding authors)

24. *Feehan, S.A., McCoy, S.W., Scheingross, J.S., Gardner, M.H., 2023, Quantifying uncertainty of incipient motion thresholds in gravel-bedded rivers using a grain-scale force-balance model, JGR Earth Surface, V. 128, Issue: 9, doi: 10.1029/2023JF007162. (Journal Link)

23. *Rothman, S.D., Scheingross J.S., McCoy, S.W., and Dow, H.W., 2023, Impacts of spontaneous waterfall development on bedrock river longitudinal profile morphology, JGR Earth Surface, V. 128, Issue 7, doi: 10.1029/2022JF007057. (Journal Link, USGS Press Release)

22. Inoue, T., Izumi, N., Scheingross, J.S., Hiramatsu, Y., Tanigawa, S., and Sumner, T., 2023, Waterfall height sets the mechanism and rate of upstream retreat, Geology, V. 51, Issue: 7, doi: 10.1130/G51039.1. (Journal Link, Supplementary Information)


21. Repasch, M.N., Scheingross, J.S., Hovius, N., Vieth-Hillebrand, A., Mueller, C., Hoeschen, C., Szupiany, R.N., and Sachse, D., 2022, River organic carbon fluxes modulated by hydrodynamic sorting of mineral-bound and free particulate organic matter, Geophysical Research Letters, V. 49, Issue: 3, doi: 10.1029/2021GL096343 (Open Access Journal Link, PDF)


20. *Golombek, N.Y., Scheingross, J.S., Repasch, M.N., Hovius, N., Sachse, D., Lupker, M., Eglinton, T.I., Menges, J., Haghipour, N., Poulson, S.R., Grocke, D.R., Latosinski, F.G., Szupiany, R.N., 2021, Fluvial organic carbon composition regulated by seasonal variability in lowland river migration, Geophysical Research Letters, V. 48, I. 24, doi: 10.1029/2021GL093416 (Open Access Journal Link, PDF with Supplementary Material, Data)

19. *Groh, E.L.  and Scheingross, J.S., 2021, Morphologic signatures of autogenic waterfalls: A case study in the San Gabriel Mountains, California, Geology, doi: 10.1130/G49320.1 (Journal Link, PDF with Supplementary Material, Supplementary Tables, Codes)

18. Repasch, M., Scheingross, J.S., Hovius, N., Lupker, M., Wittmann, H., Haghipour, N., Grocke, D.R., Orfeo, O., Eglinton, T.I., and D. Sachse, 2021, Fluvial organic carbon cycling regulated by sediment transit time, Nature Geoscience, doi: 10.1038/s41561-021-00845-7 (Journal Link, Open Access PDF)

17. Scheingross, J.S. and M.P. Lamb, 2021, Mass balance controls on sediment scour and bedrock erosion in waterfall plunge pools, Geology, v. 49, doi: 10.1130/G48881.1. (Journal link, PDFSupplementary Information)

16. Scheingross, J.S., Repasch, M.N., Hovius, N., Sachse, D., Lupker, M., Fuchs, M., Halevy, I., Gröcke, D.R., *Golombek, N.Y., Haghipour, N, Eglinton, T.I., and O. Orfeo, 2021, Constrains on organic carbon modification and oxidation during transient floodplain storage, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, V. 561, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2021.116822 (Journal link, PDFSupplementary Text + Figs, Supplementary Tables)


15. Scheingross, J.S., Limaye, A.B., McCoy, S.M., and A.C. Whittaker, 2020, The shaping of bedrock landscapes by internal dynamics, Nature Reviews Earth & Environment, doi: 10.1038/s43017-020-0096-0. (PDF, Read Cube Free Link, Journal Link)

14. Repasch, M., Wittmann, H., Scheingross, J.S., Hovius, N., Sachse, D., Szupiany, R., and O. Orfeo, 2020, Sediment transit time and floodplain storage dynamics in alluvial rivers revealed by meteoric 10Be, JGR Earth Surface, v. 125, doi: 10.1029/2019JF005419 (Open Access Journal Link, PDF with SI)


13. Scheingross, J.S., Hovius, N., Dellinger, M., Hilton, R.G., Repasch, M., Sachse, D., Gröcke, D.R., Vieth-Hillebrand, A., and J.M. Turowski, 2019, Preservation of organic carbon during active fluvial transport and particle abrasion, Geology, V. 47, no. 10, p. 958-962, doi: 10.1130/G46442.1. (Journal Link, PDF, Data Repository, DR Tables)

12. Scheingross, J.S., M.P. Lamb, and B. Fuller, 2019, Self-formed bedrock waterfalls, Nature, V. 567, doi: 10.1038/s41586-019-0991-z (PDF, Journal Link [behind paywall], free view-only link)
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11. Scheingross, J.S. and M.P. Lamb, 2017, A mechanistic model of waterfall plunge-pool erosion into bedrock, JGR – Earth Surface, doi: 10.1002/2017JF004195. (PDF, SI + Matlab Codes)

10. Scheingross, J.S., *Lo, D.Y., and M.P. Lamb, 2017, Self-formed waterfall plunge pools in homogeneous rock, Geophysical Research Letters, V. 44, p. 200-208, doi: 10.1002/2016GL071730. (PDF with Supp)


9. Scheingross, J.S. and M.P. Lamb, 2016, Sediment transport through self-adjusting, bedrock-walled waterfall plunge pools, JGR- Earth Surface, V. 121,  p. 939-963, doi: 10.1002/2015JF003620. (PDF, Supporting Information, PDF with Supp, Movies, Matlab Codes)


8. Lamb M.P., Finnegan, N.J., Scheingross, J.S., and Sklar, L.S., 2015, New insight into the mechanics of fluvial bedrock erosion through flume experiments and theory,  Geomorphology, V. 244, p. 33-55, doi: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2015.03.003. (PDF, Corrigendum)


7. Scheingross, J.S., Brun, F., *Lo, D.Y., *Omerdin, K., and M.P. Lamb, 2014, Experimental evidence for fluvial bedrock incision by suspended and bed-load sediment, Geology, V. 42, no. 6, pg. 523-526, doi:10.1130/G35432.1. (PDF with DRData RepositoryDR Movies [zipped file])

6. Mackey, B.H., Scheingross, J.S., Lamb, M.P., and K.A. Farley, 2014, Knickpoint formation, rapid propagation, and landscape response following coastal cliff retreat at last-interglacial sea-level highstand: Kaua‘i, Hawai‘i, GSA Bulletin, doi:10.1130/B30930.1. (PDF)

2013 and Earlier

5. DiBiase, R.A., Limaye, A.B., Scheingross, J.S., Fischer, W.W. and Lamb, M.P., 2013, Deltaic deposits at Aeolis Dorsa: Sedimentary evidence for a standing body of water on the northern plains of Mars, Journal of Geophysical Research – Planets, V. 118, Issue 6, pg. 1285-1308, doi: 10.1002/jgre.20100. (PDF)

4. Scheingross, J.S., Winchell, E.W., Lamb, M.P., and W.E. Dietrich, 2013, Influence of bed patchiness, slope, grain hiding, and form drag on gravel mobilization in very steep streams, Journal of Geophysical Research Earth Surface, V. 118, Issue 2, p. 982-1001, doi: 10.1002/jgrf.20067. (PDF)

3. Scheingross, J.S., Minchew, B.M., Mackey, B.H., Simons, M., Lamb, M.P., and S. Hensley, 2013, Fault-zone controls on the spatial distribution of slow-moving landslides, GSA Bulletin, V. 125, no. 3/4, p. 473–489; doi:10.1130/B30719.1. (PDF)

2. Lamb, M.P., Scheingross, J.S., Swanson, E., Amidon, W., Limaye, A., 2011, A model for post-fire sediment flux by dry ravel in steep landscapes. Journal of Geophysical Research Earth Surface, V. 116, Issue F3, doi:10.1029/2010JG001878. (PDF)

1. Hurst, T.P., Cooper, D.W., Scheingross, J.S., Seale, E.M., Laurel, B.J., and M.L. Spencer. 2009. Effects of ontogeny, temperature, and light on vertical movements of larval Pacific cod (Gadus macrocephalus). Fisheries Oceanography, 18, 5, p. 301-311 doi:10.1111/j.1365-2419.2009.00512.x. (PDF)


Scheingross, J.S., 2015, Mechanics of sediment transport and bedrock erosion in steep landscapes, Ph.D. dissertation, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California. (PDF)

Scheingross, J.S., 2007. Predicting species distribution of Sierra Nevada butterflies in response to climate change. Senior Thesis, University of California, Berkeley.