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Courses

Spring 2014

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
GLG 108 Water Planet
GLG 591 Seminar

Fall 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
GLG 362 Geomorphology
GLG 591 Seminar
GLG 598 Special Topics

Spring 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
GLG 592 Research
GLG 599 Thesis
GLG 692 Research
GLG 792 Research
GLG 799 Dissertation

Fall 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
GLG 362 Geomorphology
GLG 591 Seminar
GLG 592 Research
GLG 598 Special Topics
GLG 599 Thesis
GLG 692 Research
GLG 792 Research
GLG 799 Dissertation

Spring 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
GLG 108 Water Planet
GLG 591 Seminar
GLG 592 Research
GLG 599 Thesis
GLG 692 Research
GLG 792 Research
GLG 799 Dissertation

Fall 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
GLG 362 Geomorphology
GLG 591 Seminar
GLG 598 Special Topics

Spring 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
GLG 108 Water Planet
GLG 494 Special Topics
GLG 591 Seminar
GLG 598 Special Topics

Fall 2010

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
GLG 362 Geomorphology
GLG 591 Seminar
GLG 592 Research
GLG 598 Special Topics
GLG 599 Thesis
GLG 792 Research
GLG 799 Dissertation

Spring 2010

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
GLG 101 Intro to Geology I (Physical)
GLG 591 Seminar

Fall 2009

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
GLG 362 Geomorphology
GLG 591 Seminar
GLG 598 Special Topics

Publications and Other Intellectual ContributionsGoogle Scholar

  1. DiBiase, R., Whipple, K., Heimsath, A., Ouimet, W.. Landscape form and millennial erosion rates in the San Gabriel Mountains, CA. Earth and Planetary Science Letters (2010).

  2. Johnson, J., and Whipple, K.. Evaluating the controls of shear stress, sediment supply, alluvial cover and channel morphology on experimental bedrock incision rate. Journal of Geophysical Research – Earth Surface (2010).

  3. Johnson, J., Whipple, K., and Sklar, L.. Contrasting bedrock incision rates from snowmelt and flash floods in the Henry Mountains, Utah. Geological Society of America, Bulletin (2010).

  4. Ouimet, W., Whipple, K., Royden, L., Reiners, P., Hodges, K., and Pringle, M.. Regional Incision of the Eastern Margin of the Tibetan Plateau, Lithosphere. Lithosphere (2010).

  5. Adams, B A, Whipple, K X, Heimsath, A M, Van Soest, M C, Hodges, K. The Enigmatic Transient Landscapes of Bhutan. AGU (2010).

  6. Chatanantavet, P, Whipple, K X, Adams, M A. Experimental Study of Bedrock Incision Processes by Both Suspended Load and Bedload Abrasions. AGU (2010).

  7. DiBiase, R A, Whipple, K X, Heimsath, A M. Using topography to decipher the uplift history of the western San Gabriel Mountains, CA. AGU (2010).

  8. Dixon, J L,,Hartshorn, A S, Heimsath, A M, DiBiase, R A, Whipple, K X. Chemical Weathering in the San Gabriel Mountains of California: The influence of erosion rates, soil depth, and transport processes on soil chemical losses. AGU (2010).

  9. Johnson, J P, DeLong, S , Whipple, K X. Monitoring the sensitivity of active gully erosion to individual runoff events and seasonal soil moisture changes. AGU (2010).

  10. McDermott, J A, Hodges, K , Whipple, K X, Van Soest, M C. EXPLORING EVIDENCE FOR POSSIBLE RECENT N-S EXTENSION ALONG THE HIMALAYAN CREST. AGU (2010).

  11. Ouimet, W B, Whipple, K X. Landslides, Erosion and Landscape Evolution along the Eastern Margin of the Tibetan Plateau. AGU (2010).

  12. ROBERT, X, MOUCHA, R, WHIPPLE, K, FORTE, A, and REINERS, P. AN INTEGRATED MODEL FOR THE POST-LARAMIDE EVOLUTION OF THE GRAND CANYON AND THE COLORADO PLATEAU. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs (2010).

  13. Rossi, M W, Whipple, K X, DiBiase, R A, Heimsath, A M. Climate and the erosional efficiency of fluvial systems. AGU (2010).

  14. Whipple, K X. Transient Landscapes: Recorders of History and Engines of Discovery. AGU (2010).

  15. Whipple, K X, McDermott, J A, Adams, B A. Expression of Active Tectonics in Erosional Landscapes. AGU (2010).

  16. Cook, K., Whipple, K., Heimsath, A., Hanks, T. incision of the Colorado River in Glen Canyon – insights from channel profiles, local incision rates, and modeling of lithologic controls. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms (2009).

  17. DiBiase, R., Whipple, K., Heimsath, A., Ouimet, W.. Landscape form and millennial erosion rates in the San Gabriel Mountains, CA. Earth and Planetary Science Letters (2009).

  18. Johnson, J.P., Whipple, K., Sklar, L., Hanks. Transport slopes, sediment cover, and bedrock channel incision in the Henry Mountains, Utah, USA. Journal of Geophysical Research (2009).

  19. Ouimet, W., Whipple, K., Granger, D.. Beyond threshold hillslopes: Channel adjustment to baselevel fall in tectonically active mountain ranges. Geology (2009).

  20. Schildgen, T. F., T. A. Ehlers, D. M. Whipp, Jr., M. C. van Soest, K. X. Whipple, and K. V. Hodges. Quantifying canyon incision and Andean Plateau surface uplift, southwest Peru: A thermochronometer and numerical modeling approach. J. Geophys. Res. (2009).

  21. Schildgen, T., Hodges, K., Whipple, K., Pringle, M., van Soest, M., Cornell, K.. Late Cenozoic structural and tectonic development of the western margin of the Central Andean Plateau in southwest Peru. Tectonics (2009).

  22. Whipple, K.. Landscape texture set to scale. Nature (2009).

  23. Whipple, K.. The influence of climate on the tectonic evolution of mountain belts. Nature Geoscience (2009).

  24. , J., Sklar, L., Litwin, K., Johnson, J., Collins, G., Whipple, K.. The dependence of bedrock erodibility on rock material properties: is tensile strength enough?. EOS Trans. AGU (2009).

  25. Adams, B.A., von Soest, M., Hodges, K., Whipple, K.. Landscape evolution of the Bhutan Himalaya – insights from tectonic geomorphology and low-temperature thermochronology. EOS Trans. AGU (2009).

  26. Brooks, B., Bevis, M., Whipple, K., Kendrick, E., Smalley, R., Arrowsmith, R., and Zapata, T.. Short- and long-term deformation and the earthquake cycle in the southern Bolivia Subandes: Implications for orogenic wedge processes. EOS Trans. AGU (2009).

  27. Chatanantavet, P., Parker, G., Whipple, K.. Incisional bedrock channels cutting into tablelands. EOS Trans. AGU (2009).

  28. DiBiase, R., Whipple, K., Heimsath, A.. Channel incision and the role of sediment supply in the San Gabriel Mountains, California. EOS Trans. AGU (2009).

  29. Heimsath, A., DiBiase, R., Whipple, K., and Walsh, J.. Sediment supply differences between soil and bedrock dominated landscapes, San Gabriel Mountains, CA. EOS Trans. AGU (2009).

  30. Rossi, M., Whipple, K., DiBiase, R.. Inferring landscape response to climate from the relation between mean hillslope angle and channel steepness. EOS Trans. AGU (2009).

  31. Schildgen, T., Balco, G., Shuster, D., Ehlers, T., Hodges, K., Whipple, K.. Thermochronometer and numerical modeling constraints on canyon incision and topographic evolution, SW Peru. EOS Trans. AGU (2009).

  32. C Wobus, B Crosby, Kelin Whipple. Hanging valleys in fluvial systems: Controls on occurrence and implications for landscape evolution. Journal of Geophysical Research (2006).

  33. C Wobus, Kelin Whipple, K Hodges. Tectonic architecture of the central Nepalese Himalaya: Constraints from geomorphology, detrital 40Ar/39Ar thermochronology and thermal modeling. Tectonics (2006).

  34. I Haviv, Y Enzel, Kelin Whipple, E Zilberman, J Stone, A Matmon, L Fifield. Amplified erosion above waterfalls and oversteepened bedrock reaches. Journal of Geophysical Research (2006).

  35. Kelin Whipple, B Meade. Orogen response to changes in climatic and tectonic forcing. Earth and Planetary Science Letters (2006).

  36. M Clark, L Royden, Kelin Whipple, B Burchfiel, X Zhang, W Tang. Use of a regional, relict landscape to measure vertical deformation of the eastern Tibetan Plateau. Journal of Geophysical Research (2006).

  37. M Lamb, A Howard, J Johnson, Kelin Whipple, W Dietrich, J Perron. Can springs cut canyons into rock?. Journal of Geophysical Research (2006).

  38. Book chapter: Gasparini, N M (Author) ,Bras, R L (Author) ,Whipple, Kelin X (Author) . Numerical modeling of non-steady-state river profile evolution using a sediment-flux-dependent incision model. Tectonics, Climate, and Landscape Evolution. Geological Society of America (2006).

  39. Book chapter: Wobus, C W (Author) ,Whipple, Kelin X (Author) ,Kirby, E (Author) ,Snyder, N P (Author) ,Johnson, J (Author) ,Spyropolou, K (Author) ,Crosby, B T (Author) ,Sheehan, D (Author) . Tectonics from topography: Proceedures, promise, and pitfalls. Tectonics, Climate, and Landscape Evolution. Geological Society of America (2006).

  40. Gasparini, 1N, Bras, R, Whipple, Kelin. Numerical modeling of non-steady-state river profile evolution using a sediment-flux-dependent incision model. Geological Society of America (2006).

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Presentations

  1. Whipple, Kelin, Brocklehurst, S Estimating glacial relief production in the Nepal Himalaya. GSA Annual Meeting.

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Research Activity Research Awards

  1. Whipple,Kelin X * . Collaborative Research: Differentiating Between Lithologic and Baselevel Controls on River Profiles: Canyons of the Colorado Plateau. NSF-GEO-EAR (9/1/2013 - 8/31/2015).
  2. Whipple,Kelin X * Heimsath,Arjun . Post-6 Ma Tectonic Evolution of the Bhutan Himalaya. NSF-GEO-EAR (3/1/2011 - 2/28/2014).
  3. Whipple,Kelin X * . Abrasion by Bedload and Suspended Load: Experimental Study. NSF-GEO-EAR (4/1/2010 - 3/31/2013).
  4. Whipple,Kelin X * . Quantifying Climatic Control of Erosional Efficiency. NSF-GEO-EAR (8/15/2009 - 9/30/2013).
  5. Hodges,Kip Vernon * Whipple,Kelin X . Uplift History of the Cordillera Occidental, Southern Peru, from Canyon Geomorphology. NSF-GEO (5/1/2008 - 6/30/2009).
  6. Whipple,Kelin X * . Experimental Flume Study of Bedrock Incision by Abrasion: Interface Evolution. NSF-GEO-EAR (10/1/2007 - 6/30/2009).
  7. Hodges,Kip Vernon * , Hester,John Jeffrey , Johnson,Julia K , Reynolds,Stephen James , Semken,Steven , Sharp,Thomas , Tyburczy,James Albert , Whipple,Kelin X , . Redesign of the Course GLG 101 Intro to Geology I to ASU. AZ BOARD OF REGENTS (7/15/2007 - 6/30/2009).
  8. Hodges,Kip Vernon * Whipple,Kelin X . Extensional Fault Systems in the Ama Drime Range, Southern Tibet. NSF-GEO-EAR (7/1/2007 - 6/30/2011).
  9. Whipple,Kelin X * . Collaborative Research: Tectonics and Topography in the Transverse Ranges: San Gabriel Mountains, CA. NSF-GEO-EAR (1/1/2007 - 8/31/2010).
  10. Whipple,Kelin X * . Post Doctoral Fellowship under the Candian Institute for Advanced Research. CANADIAN INST ADVANCED RESEARC (7/1/2006 - 12/30/2007).

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Service

  1. SESE Associate Director for New Initiatives, Associate Director for New Initiatives (2009 - present)
  2. SESE Associate Director for New Initiatives, Associate Director for New Initiatives (2009 - present)
  3. Ad-hoc Committee for Update of SESE Graduate Manual, Member (2008 - present)
  4. Ad-hoc Committee for Update of SESE Graduate Manual, Member (2008 - present)
  5. SESE Computing Committee, Chair (2008 - present)
  6. SESE Computing Committee, Chair (2008 - present)
  7. SESE Computing Committee, Chair (2008 - present)
  8. American Geophysical Union: Earth and Planetary Surface Processes, Member (2008 - present)
  9. American Geophysical Union: Earth and Planetary Surface Processes, Member (2008 - present)
  10. NRC Committee on Challenges and Opportunities in Earth Surface Processes, Member (2007 - present)
  11. SESE Graduate Admissions Committee, Chair (2007 - present)
  12. SESE Awards Committee, Member (2006 - present)
  13. SESE Awards Committee, Member (2006 - present)
  14. American Geophysical Union: Sediment and Landscape Dynamics Committee, Member (2004 - present)
  15. NRC Committee on Challenges and Opportunities in Earth Surface Processes, Member (2007 - 2010)
  16. NRC Committee on Challenges and Opportunities in Earth Surface Processes, Member (2007 - 2009)
  17. Journal of Geophysical Research, Associate Editor (2005 - 2007)
  18. American Geophysical Union, Sediment and Landscape Dynamics Committee Chair (2004 - 2007)
  19. American Geophysical Union, Editor, Surface Processes Virtual Journal (2002 - 2007)
  20. SESE Awards Committee, Committee Member (2006 - 2007)
  21. National Science Foundation, Program Review Panel Member (2003 - 2006)
  22. Journal of Geophysical Research, Solid Earth, Associate Editor (2001 - 2005)
  23. New Departures in Structural Geology and Tectonics, NSF Workshop Participant (2002)
  24. Tectonics, Associate Editor (2000 - 2002)

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