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Richard A. Marston, Ph.D., P.H.

Recent Publications and Those for Which PDFs are Available

Ruiz-Villanueva, V., H. Piegay, A. Gurnell, R.A. Marston, and M. Stoffel. 2016. Recent advances quantifying the large wood dynamics in river basins: new methods, remaining challenges. Review of Geophysics 54:611-652.

Stoffel, M., B. Wyzga, and R.A. Marston. 2016. Floods in mountain environments: a synthesis. Geomorphology 272: 1-9   doi: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2016.07.008

Chin, A., L. An, J.L. Florsheim, L.R. Laurencio, R.A. Marston, A.P. Solverson, G.L. Simon, E. Stinson, and E. Wohl. 2016. Investigating feedbacks in human-landscape systems: lessons following a wildfire in Colorado, USA.  Geomorphology 252: 40-50.

Legleiter, C.L. and Marston, R.A.  (eds.) 2013.  The Field Tradition in Geomorphology.  Binghamton Geomorphology Symposium No. 43, Elsevier: Amsterdam, NETH, 192 pp.

Legleiter, C.L. and Marston, R.A. 2013.  Introduction to the special issue: the field tradition in geomorphology.  Geomorphology  200:1-8.

Stoffel, M. and Marston, R.A. (eds.) 2013.  Mountain and Hillslope Geomorphology.  Volume 7 in Shroder, J.F., Jr., Treatise on Geomorphology.  Elsevier: Amsterdam, NETH, 396 pp. (978-0-12-374739-6)

Guneralp, I. and Marston, R.A. 2012. Process-form linkages in meander morphodynamics: bridging theoretical modeling and real world complexity. Progress in Physical Geography 36: 718-746.

Spliner, D.S., Dauwalter, D., Marston, R.A., Fisher, W.L.  2011.  Watershed morphology of highland and mountain ecoregions in eastern OklahomaThe Professional Geographer 63(1), 1-13.

Splinter, D.S., Dauwalter, D., Marston, R.A., Fisher, W.L.  2010.  Ecoregions and stream morphology in eastern OklahomaGeomorphology 122(1-2), 117-128.

Kang, R.S., Storm, D.A., and Marston, R.A.  2010.  Downstream effects of urbanization on Stillwater Creek, Oklahoma.  Physical Geography 31(2), 186-201.

Marston, R.A.  2010.  Geomorphology and vegetation change on hillslopes:  Interactions, dependencies, and feedback loops.  Geomorphology 116(3-4), 206-217.

Marston, R.A.  2008.  Land, life, and environmental change in mountains.  Annals of the Association of American Geographers 98(3), 507-520.  Author Posting. (c) 'Copyright Holder', 2008.
This is the author's version of the work. It is posted here by permission of 'Copyright Holder' for personal use, not for redistribution.  The definitive version was published in Annals of the Association of American Geographers, Volume 98 Issue 3, September 2008.  doi:10.1080/00045600802118491 (

Dauwalter, D.C., Splinter, D.S., Fisher, W.L., and Marston, R.A.  2008.  Biogeography, ecoregions, and geomorphology affect fish species composition in Eastern Oklahoma streams, USA.  Environmental Biology of Fishes 82, 237-249.

Catlos, E.J., Dubey, C.S., Marston, R.A., and Harrison, M.T.  2007.  Geochronologic constraints across the Main central Thrust shear zone, Bhagirathi River (NW India):  Implications for Himalayan tectonics.  Chapter 7 (17 pp.) in Cloos, M., Carlson, W.D., Gilbert, M.C., Liou, J.G., and Sorenson, S.S. (eds.), Convergent Margin Terranes and Associated Regions:  A Tribute to W.G. Ernst, GSA Special Paper 419, 135-151.

Dauwalter, D.C., Splinter, D.S., Fisher, W.L., and Marston, R.A.  2007.  Geomorphology and stream habitat relationships with smallmouth bass abundance at multiple spatial scales in eastern Oklahoma.  Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 64(8), 1116-1129.

Degenhardt, J.D., Giardino, J.R., Marston, R.A., and Pitty, A.F.  2007.  Interpretation of a blockstream in Tom Mays Canyon, Franklin Mountains, Texas.  Zeitschrift fur Geomorphologie 51(3), 377-396.

Kang, R.S. and Marston, R.A. 2006.  Geomorphic effects of rural-to-urban land use conversion on three streams in the central Redbed Plains of Oklahoma. Geomorphology 79(3-4), 488-506.

Marston, R.A., Mills, J.D., Wrazien, D.R., Bassett, B. and Splinter, D.K. 2005. Effects of Jackson Lake Dam on the Snake River and its floodplain, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, USA. Geomorphology 71(1-2), 71-98.

Marston, R.A. and Lloyd, W.L. 2005.  Geographical hydrology of the El Paso-Ciudad Juarez border region.  Pages 242-248 in: Water for Texas: 2000 and Beyond. Norwine, J., Giardino, J.R. and Krishnamurthy, S. (eds.).  Texas A&M Press: College Station, TX, 271 pp.

Marcus, W.A., Aspinall, R.J., Marston, R.A., 2004.  Geographic information systems and surface hydrology in mountains. Pages 343-379 in Shroder, Jr., J.F. and Bishop M.P. (eds.), Geographic Information Science and Mountain Geomorphology. Springer-Praxis: Chichester, UK, 486 pp.

Marston, R.A. and Pearson, M.  2004.  Sediment budgets. Pages 927-930 in Goudie, A. (ed.), Encyclopedia of Geomorphology.  International Association of Geomorphologists: Routledge, ENG, 1156 pp.

Cornwell, K., Norsby, D. and Marston, R. 2003.  Drainage, sediment transport, and denudation rates on the Nanga Parbat Himalaya, Pakistan.   Geomorphology 55(1-4), 25-43.

Marston, R.A., Bravard, J-P., Green, T. 2003.  Impacts of reforestation and gravel mining on the Malnant River, Haute-Savoie, French Alps.  Geomorphology 55(1-4), 65-74.

Marcus, W.A., Marston, R.A., Colvard, C.R. and Gray, R.D. 2002.  Mapping the spatial and temporal distributions of woody debris in streams of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, USA.  Geomorphology 44(3-4), 323-335.

Marston, R.A. and Dolan, L.S. 1999.  Effectiveness of sediment control structures relative to spatial patterns of soil loss in an arid upland watershed. Geomorphology 31(1), 313-324.

Marston, R.A., Miller, M.M. and Devkota, L. 1998.  Geoecology and mass movement in the Manaslu-Ganesh and Langtang-Jugal himals, Nepal.  Geomorphology 26(1-3), 139-150.

Piegay, H. and  Marston, R.A. 1998.   Distribution of large woody debris along the outer bend of meanders in the Ain River, France.  Physical Geography 19(4), 318-340.

Marston, R.A., Fritz, D.E. and Nordberg, V. 1997.   The impact of debris torrents on substrates of mountain streams.  Geomorphologie: Relief, Processus, Environement 1, 21-32.

Marston, R.A., Kleinman, J., and Miller, M.M. 1996.   Geomorphic and Forest Cover Controls on Flooding: central Nepal Himalaya.  Mountain Research and Development 16(3), 257-264.

Marston, R.A., Girel, J., Pautou, G., Piegay, H., Bravard and Arneson, C. 1995.  Channel metamorphosis, floodplain disturbance, and vegetation development: Ain River, France.  Geomorphology 13, 121-131.

Marston, R.A. and Wick, D.A. 1994.   Natural variability and forestry impacts in mountain streams of southeastern Wyoming.  Pages 225-234 in Proceedings of the 1994 Summer Symposium, American Water Resources Association: Jackson, WY, 1182 pp.

Marston, R.A. and Anderson, J.E. 1991.    Watersheds and vegetation of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem.  Conservation Biology 5(3), 338-346.

Marston, R.A. and Haire, D.H. 1990.  Runoff and soil loss following the 1988 Yellowstone fires.  Great Plains/Rocky Mountain Geographical Journal 18(1), 1-8.

Marston, R.A. 1983.  Supraglacial stream dynamics on the Juneau Icefield.  Annals of the Association of American Geographers 73(4), 597-608.

Marston, R.A. 1982.  The geomorphic significance of log steps in forest streams.  Annals of the Association of American Geographers 72(2), 99-108.


Note: Co-editor of four books/special issues of journals, Author/co-author of  52 refereed journal articles and book chapters; 18 proceedings articles; 23 encyclopedia articles; 8 review articles; 66 consulting and technical reports; 23 teaching/service publications and newsletter columns..

396 presentations (254 invited) at professional meetings, workshops, symposia.