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Hill, C., Kozarek, J. L., Sotiropoulos, F., & Guala, M. (2016). Hydrodynamics and sediment transport in a meandering channel with a model axial-flow hydrokinetic turbine." Water Resources Research, 52, 2.

Guentzel, K. S., Hondzo, M., Badgley, B. D., Finlay, J. C., Sadowsky, M. J., & Kozarek, J. L. (2014). "Measurement and Modeling of Denitrification in Sand-Bed Streams under Various Land Uses." Journal of Environmental Quality, 43, 3.

Khosronejad, A., Kozarek, J. L., & Sotiropoulos, F. (2014). "Simulation-based approach for stream restoration structure design: Model development and validation." Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, 140, 9.

Plott. J. R., Diplas, P., Kozarek, J. L., Dancey, C. L., & Sotiropoulos, F. (2013). "A generalized log law formulation for a wide range of boundary roughness typically encountered in natural streams." Journal of Geophysical Research, Earth Surface, 118, 3.

Legleiter, C. J., & Overstreet, B. T. (2013). “Retrieving river attributes from remotely sensed data: An experimental evaluation based on field spectroscopy at the Outdoor Stream Lab.” River Research and Applications, (Online).

Kang, S., & Sotiropoulos, F. (2012). “Numerical modeling of 3D turbulent free surface flow in natural waterways.” Advances in Water Resources, 40, 23–36.

Kang, S., & Sotiropoulos, F. (2012). “Assessing the predictive capabilities of isotropic, eddy viscosity Reynolds-averaged turbulence models in a natural-like meandering channel.” Water Resources Research, 48(6), W06505.

Nowinski, J. D., Cardenas, M. B., Lightbody, A. F., Swanson, T. E., & Sawyer, A. H. (2012). “Hydraulic and thermal response of groundwater-surface water exchange to flooding in an experimental aquifer.” Journal of Hydrology, 472-473(2012), 184–192.

Kang, S., Lightbody, A. F., Hill, C., & Sotiropoulos, F. (2011). “High-resolution numerical simulation of turbulence in natural waterways.” Advances in Water Resources, 34, 98-113.

Kang, S. & Sotiropoulos, F. (2011). "Flow phenomena and mechanisms in a field-scale experimental meandering channel with a pool-riffle sequence: Insights gained via numerical simulation." Journal of Geophysical Research-Earth Surface, 116.

Nowinski, J. D., Cardenas, M. B. & Lightbody, A. F. (2011). “Evolution of hydraulic conductivity in the floodplain of a meandering river due to hyporheic transport of fine materials.” Geophysical Research Letters, 38.

Merten, E. C., Hintz, W. D., Lightbody, A. F., & Wellnitz, T. (2010). “Macroinvertebrate grazers, current velocity, and bedload transport rate influence periphytic accrual in a field-scale experimental stream.” Hydrobiologia, 652, 179-184.

Merten, E. C., Loomis, J., Lightbody, A. F., & Dieterman, D. J. (2010). “Effects of Six-Hour Suspended Sediment Treatments on White Sucker (Catostomus commersoni) and Smallmouth Bass (Micropterus dolomieu) in an Artificial Stream.” Journal of Freshwater Ecology, 25, 539-548.

Rominger, J. T., Lightbody, A. F., & Nepf, H. M. (2010). “Effects of Added Vegetation on Sand Bar Stability and Stream Hydrodynamics.” Journal of Hydraulic Engineering-ASCE, 136, 994-1002

Wilcock, P. R., Orr, C. H., and Marr, J. D. (2008). “The need for full-scale experiments in river science.” Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union, 89(1), 6–6.


Other OSL Publications

Métivier, F., Paola, C., Kozarek, J. L. and Tal, M. (2016). "Experimental studies and practical challenges in fluvial geomorphology." Tools in Fluvial Geomorphology


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