Published Data

Title: Experiments in high-intensity bedload transport

Creator(s) Ricardo Hernandez Moreira

Project Space: Sediment Experimentalist Network

Published Dataset: http://doi.org/10.5967/M0G73BP0

Abstract:
Herein we present data collected during experiments in high intensity bedload transport. (Refer to http://sedexp.net/experiment/experiments-high-intensity-bedload-transport for more information on the experimental setup).

The data are separated as follows:
00-profiles: Water surface and bed elevation profiles.
01-sonar data: Instantaneous realizations of bed elevation fluctuations captured by JSR ultrasonic probes.
02-media: collection of pictures, time-lapses and movies corresponding to the experiments.

Data are divided by flow rate (i.e., 20 l/s, 30 l/s), by feed rate (e.g., 1.5 kg/min, 16 kg/min) and by experiment type (i.e. equilibrium or aggradational runs.

Publication Date: Feb 15, 2017 3:30:31 PM

Title: Massive units emplaced by bedload transport in sheet flow mode

Creator(s) Ricardo Hernandez Moreira

Project Space: Sediment Experimentalist Network

Published Dataset: http://doi.org/10.5967/M0M043C8

Abstract:
Herein we present data collected during experiments on massive
deposition in upper regime. (Refer to http://sedexp.net/experiment/experiments-massive-deposits-upper-regime for more information on the experimental setup).

The data are separated as follows:
00-profiles: Water surface and bed elevation profiles.
01-sonar data: Instantaneous realizations of bed elevation fluctuations captured by JSR ultrasonic probes.
02-media: collection of pictures, time-lapses and movies corresponding to the experiments.

Data are divided by flow rate (i.e., 20 l/s, 30 l/s), by feed rate (e.g., 1.5 kg/min, 8, kg/min, 16 kg/min) and by experiment type (i.e. equilibrium or aggradational runs), wherever appropriate.

Publication Date: Feb 15, 2017 10:52:19 AM

Title: Delta Basin

Creator(s) Martin, John, Paola, Christopher (https://www.linkedin.com/in/chris-paola-84883110)

Project Space: National Center for Earth-surface Dynamics

Published Dataset: http://doi.org/10.5967/M0Q23X66

Abstract:
The Delta Basin is a square flume measuring approximately 5 meters by 5 meters, and is 0.61 meters deep. The exact experimental configuration may vary depending on the scientific objectives - the specific scheme at right represents that for the DB03-1 and DB03-2 experiments.

A mix of sediment and water are introduced at a single infeed point in one corner of the basin. This produces a radially symmetrical delta-like deposit. A syphon-based ocean controller at the opposite corner allows for precise base-level manipulation, and specifically for the creation of accommodation space via a slow base-level rise.

Data

Topography on the fluvial surface is measured using a laser-line system: laser lines (three are shown in the schematic) are projected onto the fluvial surface, and photographs taken at regular intervals by a camera on a fixed mount.

Surface processes are recording using the same camera in time-lapse mode.

Stratigraphy is recorded by slicing the resulting deposit and photographing the faces (with the same camera). "Peels" are also taken of the faces.

By using the same camera in the same position, image data from all three data sets may be directly compared.

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DB03-1 Corrected surface images

Images of the fluvial surface taken during the DB03-1 High Frequency Topography. See project description for details. The original images were taken every 15 seconds of run time and stored in Nikon's NEF format. These images have been corrected (for lens distortion and perspective) using Andromeda Software's Lendsoc Photoshop filter, and saved in JPG format. Images are stored in folders by calendar date. The file names are of the format "Ryyyy-mm-dd-hhmmss.jpg" where "R" stands for "run" (vs "T" in other experiment images for "topography") - note that the date/time is calendar not runtime - images with the runtime in the file name are elsewhere in the archive.

DB03-1 Deposit Face Images

Images of the DB03-1 Deposit stratigraphy. The deposit was sliced at the 1.5, 1.75, and 2.0 meter downstream transects, corresponding to the locations where surface topography measurements were taken. Another set of images is of a stream-wise face approximately at the center of the delta. Images are in Nikon's proprietary NEF format, and are uncorrected.

DB03-1 Elevation Data

These Excel workbooks contain fluvial surface elevation data from the DB03-1 experiment. See the readme. In the "cleaned_and_renamed" folder, the data have been cleaned up (redundant data removed, out-of-range data removed, worksheet names corrected, etc) but otherwise are unaltered. The "runtimetablefinal.xls" workbook has a table for converting the topo image file names (built from calendar time) into experiment run time. Data records pixels-above-bottom-of-image. Bottom-of-image is common to the topo images, surface images and deposit face images for correlation purposed. The data was created by analyzing the topo images (see project description) and establishing a weighted average elevation of the topo line at each point. Read the readme document for more information.

DB03-1 Topography Data with event data

This folder contains cleaned up elevation data from the DB03-1 experiment, plus aggradation and erosion event data. The main folder contains the elevation and event data workbooks: one Excel workbook per run day, and three sheets per workbook corresponding to the three topo lines, plus worksheets of event counts and durations. All elevation data is in pixels-above-bottom-of-image. The data was collected by analyzing images of laser lines (see project description) - note that the laser-line images were all corrected based on the calibration grid for the middle (x=1.75 meters) line, which may introduce minor errors in the data for the other two lines. In addition to the basic elevation data, the workbooks contain Event data (Aggradation and Erosion) for each day, plus the Excel macros that created the event data There are two workbooks with combined results - see the readme file.

DB03-2 Final Deposit Images

These images are composite images of the deposit. For each cross-stream transect, a series of overlapping images were taken, and these were stitched together to create these composites. The original images are elsewhere in this archive.

Publication Date: Aug 17, 2016 8:41:34 AM

Title: Wave Ripple Time-Lapse Experiments

Creator(s) J. Taylor Perron, Myrow, Paul M., Huppert, Kimberly L., Koss, Abigail R., Andy Wickert

Project Space: Sediment Experimentalist Network

Published Dataset: http://doi.org/10.5967/M0QR4V39

Abstract:
Time-lapse animations, timeseries data, and summary data for laboratory wave tank experiments investigating the patterns that form as rippled beds adjust to changes in wave conditions.

Publication Date: Dec 7, 2016 5:08:58 PM

Title: BPNM_Publication

Creator(s) Greenberg, Jonathan, Zhu, Zhenduo, Jacobson, Robert B., Berretta, D, Rhoads, Bruce, Allison Goodwell, Parker, Gary, Holmes, R., Dutta, Debsunder, Garcia, M, Praveen Kumar

Project Space: Lower Mississippi Flood Project

Published Dataset: http://hdl.handle.net/2142/78152

Abstract:
This collection includes data developed and used for the analysis of the Birds Point-New Madrid (BPNM) Floodway activation in 2011. The data collection includes 10 items, all of which present the processed and derived data. The processed differential LiDAR is the 2005 (pre-flood) LiDAR subtracted from the 2011 (post-flood) LiDAR and corrected for flight line errors. The original LiDAR data were obtained from US Army Corps of Engineers. There are 5 simulated maximum velocity data items from HydroSed2D at two locations (O’Bryan Ridge and Ten Mile Pond) and 2 simulation cases (vegetation and no vegetation). The maximum velocity data for the entire Floodway is for the vegetated case. The NASA AVIRIS dataset is classified into classes representing woody vegetation and bare soil. The soil dataset (K/T) is an erodibility index derived from USDA SSURGO data. Additional data for this study was provided by the USGS, and is available along with the report at the following site: http://pubs.usgs.gov/pp/1798e/. This data includes ADCP (Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler) flow measurements from the inflows an outflows of the Floodway, and HOBO depth sensor measurements from various points within the Floodway. This data were used to validate the HydroSed2D simulations.

Publication Date: Aug 19, 2016 12:34:55 PM

Title: Landscape evolution experiments - hillslope process control on drainage density

Creator(s) Roering, Joshua, Sweeney, Kristin, Ellis, Christopher

Project Space: Sediment Experimentalist Network

Published Dataset: http://doi.org/10.5967/M09P2ZM3

Abstract:
These data are the raw and processed digital elevation models for the sandbox experiments detailed in "Experimental evidence for hillslope control of landscape scale" by K.E. Sweeney, J.J. Roering, and C. Ellis, which was published in Science in July of 2015. Landscape evolution theory suggests that climate sets the scale of landscape dissection by modulating the competition between diffusive processes that sculpt convex hillslopes and advective processes that carve concave valleys. However, the link between the relative dominance of hillslope and valley transport processes and landscape scale is difficult to demonstrate in natural landscapes due to the episodic nature of erosion. Here we report results from laboratory experiments combining diffusive and advective processes in an eroding landscape. We demonstrate that rainsplash-driven disturbances in our experiments are a robust proxy for hillslope transport, such that increasing hillslope transport efficiency decreases drainage density. Our experimental results demonstrate how the coupling of climate-driven hillslope- and valley-forming processes, such as bioturbation and runoff, dictates the scale of eroding landscapes.

Publication Date: Aug 16, 2016 9:36:08 AM

Title: XES Basin

Creator(s) Wonsuck Kim, Paola, Christopher (https://www.linkedin.com/in/chris-paola-84883110), Martin, John, Mullin, James, Cantelli, Alessandro (https://www.linkedin.com/in/alessandro-cantelli-5bb53b5), Strong, Nikki

Project Space: National Center for Earth-surface Dynamics

Published Dataset: http://doi.org/10.5967/M0FN145V

Abstract:
The XES facility is a large experimental basin (13 m x 6.5 m), developed and built with funds from NSF and the University of Minnesota , that permits the formation of stratigraphy through the use of a flexible subsiding floor. The goal is to reproduce the real-world (i.e. spatially variable) kinematics of subsidence, as determined by geophysical modeling and backstripping of real basins.

The floor is a honeycomb of 432 independent subsidence cells (Fig. 1) through which a gravel ""basement"" is slowly removed to provide accommodation space for deposition. At the beginning of an experiment, the basin is filled with dry, well sorted commercial gravel. The top of the gravel is covered with a thin rubber membrane. The experimental deposit is formed on top of this membrane. Subsidence is induced by withdrawing gravel from the bottoms of the hexagonal cells. Each hexagon forms the top of a cone that tapers into a standard elbow pipe (Fig. 2). The gravel in the cone rests at the angle of repose in this elbow. Subsidence is induced by firing a pulse of high-pressure water into the gravel in the elbow. A small volume of gravel is knocked out of the elbow and falls into an exhaust line, where it is transported out of the system and stored for later reuse. Each subsidence cell has its own sealed pressure tube that drives the pulses via a computer-controlled solenoid valve. We have refined and calibrated the pulsing so that each pulse produces about 0.12 mm of subsidence: the ""earthquake slip"" in the experiments. This is about equal to the resolution with which the basement elevation can be read (described below), and also to the typical grain size of sediment in the experiments. Hence the subsidence is effectively smooth and continuous in time. The subsidence is also spatially continuous. The cells are separated only at floor level, so the gravel can flow laterally to accommodate differential subsidence with no breaks at the cell boundaries. Firing a single cell, for instance, produces a smooth bowl-shaped subsidence pattern that extends over the six adjoining cells. Extensive testing has shown that the underlying honeycomb structure is not imprinted on the subsidence at the surface until the rubber membrane (the top of the basement) has been lowered to within about 0.2 m of the honeycomb. This leaves about 1.3 m of usable accommodation space in the basin. As long as the gravel basement is loaded, lateral slopes of up to 60 can be produced between adjoining cells

Premixed sediment and water can be fed from anywhere along the perimeter of the basin, and the level of standing water is independently set by a computer-controlled head tank mounted outside of the basin. Thus, base level (in effect, eustatic sea level) can be raised or lowered independent of events within the basin.

During an experiment, the surface flow pattern is recorded using video and still cameras. In addition a topographic scanning system, based on the design of Rice and Wilson (1988) and Wilson (1990), allows us to document separately the 3-D evolution of the surface topography during the run for later comparison with the surface-flow images, the preserved deposits, and theoretical predictions.

Once the experiment is complete, the tank is pumped dry and the resultant deposits are cut in a series of precise parallel faces, beginning near one edge. Each face is then photographed. At greater intervals, a peel is taken of the cut face. This serial microtome process allows us to build a 3-D image of the deposits by stacking the sequence of photographed slices.

Publication Date: Aug 16, 2016 7:28:16 AM

Title: Streamlab 2006

Creator(s) Willcock, Peter , Marr, Jeff D.

Project Space: National Center for Earth-surface Dynamics

Published Dataset: http://doi.org/10.5967/M02B8W0V

Abstract:
StreamLab06 was a multiphase research endeavor involving academic researchers, federal agencies and stream restoration practitioners. This ongoing project is being conducted in the Main Channel at the St. Anthony Falls Laboratory in Minneapolis, MN. The StreamLab program brings together a spectrum of research expertise (stream ecology and biology, engineering, hydrology, hydraulics and geomorphology) to conduct focused studies on a laboratory controlled, field scale, indoor stream environment.

The first phase of the StreamLab06 project was completed in late March, 2006, and was focused on testing several existing and one new technology for sampling bedload transport. Technologies were tested in separate sets of sand and gravel trials.

For the former, the channel was pre-loaded with sediment consisting of nearly uniformly sized (approximately 0.8mm) sand. Transported sand was captured in the channel's weigh pans, weighed, and recirculated. The water discharge varied (from trial to trial) between 2.0 and 3.6 cubic feet per second.

Three standard "manual" samplers were tested: a 3" Helley-Smith, a 3" BL84 and an Elwha Sampler. For each, samples were taken at a fixed lateral position in the flow, just upstream from the weigh pans. Samples were taken over times varying from 15 seconds to one minute to see what sample-time would be necessary to capture natural variability in the sediment transport.

In addition to these samplers, two (1200 and 600 kHz) Acoustic Doppler Current Profilers (ADCP) were installed and tested. These units just touch the water surface, and have the potential to deliver non-destructive information on sediment transport. For this experiment, researchers concentrated on the zones just upstream and downstream of the unit. In the downstream zone, which was just upstream of the weigh pans, a velocimeter (16mHz Micro ADV) provided a velocity profile of the flow, which will be used to calculate bed stresses. Finally, a 100 frame-per-second digital video camera capable of resolving individual grains captured the flow as it passed through the downstream zone.

For the second set of trials, the sand was cleared from the channel, replaced with gravel, and several runs with varying discharges (up to a maximum of 5.5 cubic meters per second) were conducted. The same bedload sampling technologies were in place for the gravel runs, and a Toutle River 2 sampler was added to the mix.

Publication Date: Aug 15, 2016 12:56:17 PM

Title: Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)

Creator(s) National Center for Earth Surface Dynamics

Project Space: National Center for Earth-surface Dynamics

Published Dataset: http://doi.org/10.5967/M09W0CGK

Abstract:
This is the SRTM dataset. The Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) obtained elevation data on a near-global scale to generate the most complete high-resolution digital topographic database of Earth. SRTM consisted of a specially modified radar system that flew onboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour during an 11-day mission in February of 2000.

SRTM is an international project spearheaded by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).


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Obtained on 5/30/2007 from:

30m US:
ftp://e0srp01u.ecs.nasa.gov/srtm/version1/United_States_1arcsec/1arcsec/

90m World:
ftp://e0srp01u.ecs.nasa.gov/srtm/version2

Publication Date: Aug 11, 2016 5:11:41 PM

Title: Stream Lab 2008

Creator(s) Singh, Arvind (https://www.linkedin.com/in/arvind-singh-38962114), Foufoula-Georgiou, Efi (https://www.linkedin.com/in/efi-foufoula-3b784410)

Project Space: National Center for Earth-surface Dynamics

Published Dataset: http://doi.org/10.5967/M0639MQ5

Abstract:
StreamLab08 experiments were specifically designed to understand and quantify the effect of migrating gravel-bed topography on velocity fluctuations and sediment transport. These experiments provide a much higher resolution and longer duration flow field, bed topography and sediment transport measurements in the case of gravel-bed conditions compared to those of StreamLab06.

Publication Date: Aug 11, 2016 1:35:51 PM

Title: Riparian Vegetation and Braided Stream Dynamics

Creator(s) Tilman, Elizabeth, Paola, Christopher (https://www.linkedin.com/in/chris-paola-84883110), Tal, Michal, Foufoula-Georgiou, Efi (https://www.linkedin.com/in/efi-foufoula-3b784410)

Project Space: National Center for Earth-surface Dynamics

Published Dataset: http://doi.org/10.5967/M05M63MB

Abstract:
Goal:

1. To study and quantify the interactions between riparian vegetation, channel morphology, and flow dynamics.

2. To investigate how river systems self-organize as a result of these interactions.

3. To investigate spatial and dynamic scaling in braided rivers with and without vegetation.

Reseachers: Michal Tal, Chris Paola, Elizabeth Tilman (Water Resources, Univ. of MN), Efi Foufoula-Georgiou (Civil Engineering, Univ. of MN)


Result:

Ongoing experiments at the St. Anthony Falls Laboratory are designed to isolate the effects of vegetation on braided stream dynamics. These experiments show how a fully braided stream with a noncohesive bed transitions to a single-thread (meandering) system when continuously forced with vegetation. Time-lapse photography and measurements of bed topography, flow depth, sediment output, and flow velocities enable us to study and quantify the morphodynamics of the system associated with this change.

Publication Date: Aug 16, 2016 10:39:23 AM

Title: Angelo 1m DEMs - Derived Data Sets

Creator(s) Bode, Collin (collin@berkeley.edu), Belugi, Dino

Project Space: National Center for Earth-surface Dynamics

Published Dataset: http://doi.org/10.5967/M0SF2T43

Abstract:
Digital Elevation Models (DEM) of Angelo Coast Range Reserve and South Fork Eel Watershed in Mendocino County, CA.

This DVD contains a zip file with derived DEMs and coverages. They were processed from the original angelo 1meter DEM.

Warning: it is 8.2GB when uncompressed.

They all are 1x1 meter grid resolution, using UTM, zone 10, NAD83 projection. NCALM, University of Florida flew the LIDAR and processed it to 9column ascii files. They also created the bare-earth DEM. NCALM, UC Berkeley processed the DEMs and is responsible for distribution.

The National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping (NCALM) processed the source DEM as follows:
1. merged the tiles into one grid.
2. reprojected from geographic to UTM, zone 10, nad83 projection using bilinear interpolation.
3. Ran a series of analyses on the dataset to produce the folling DEMS GRIDS:
- eel1mdemab: A over B: Area over gridcell size.
- eel1mdemacc: Flow accumulation. Grid shows how many other grids flow into each square. Used for watershed delineation and for channel creation.
- eel1mdemdir: Azimuth. Shows direction from north a grid cell is facing. Only 8 directions used, moving clockwise.
- eel1mdemfil: Sinkfill. To get the flow accumulation, you must fill holes and pockets in the elevation model. This grid is essential a step in the processing.
- eel1mdemrad: Slope of the gridcell. Coverages:
- eelchannel: Result of Bill Dietrich's & Dino Belugi's work on channel formation. This is derived from the grids listed above.
- eelcontour05: 5 meter topographic contours of the bare-earth DEM.
- eelcontour10: 10 meter topographic contours of the bare-earth DEM.

Any questions should be directed to NCALM. http://calm.geo.berkeley.edu/ncalm

Dino Belugi can answer processing questions. dino@eps.berkeley.edu

Collin Bode can answer general questions about the dataset. collin@berkeley.edu

Publication Date: Aug 9, 2016 12:47:53 PM

Title: 3D Maps

Creator(s) Morin, Paul, Campbell, Karen (https://www.linkedin.com/in/karen-campbell-1336965)

Project Space: National Center for Earth-surface Dynamics

Published Dataset: http://doi.org/10.5967/M0NP22DR

Abstract:
NCED is currently involved in researching the effectiveness of anaglyph maps in the classroom and are working with educators and scientists to interpret various Earth-surface processes. Based on the findings of the research, various activities and interpretive information will be developed and available for educators to use in their classrooms. Keep checking back with this website because activities and maps are always being updated. We believe that anaglyph maps are an important tool in helping students see the world and are working to further develop materials and activities to support educators in their use of the maps.

This website has various 3-D maps and supporting materials that are available for download. Maps can be printed, viewed on computer monitors, or projected on to screens for larger audiences. Keep an eye on our website for more maps, activities and new information. Let us know how you use anaglyph maps in your classroom. Email any ideas or activities you have to ncedmaps@umn.edu

Anaglyph paper maps are a cost effective offshoot of the GeoWall Project. Geowall is a high end visualization tool developed for use in the University of Minnesota's Geology and Geophysics Department. Because of its effectiveness it has been expanded to 300 institutions across the United States. GeoWall projects 3-D images and allows students to see 3-D representations but is limited because of the technology. Paper maps are a cost effective solution that allows anaglyph technology to be used in classroom and field-based applications.


Maps are best when viewed with RED/CYAN anaglyph glasses!

A note on downloading: "viewable" maps are .jpg files; "high-quality downloads" are .tif files. While it is possible to view the latter in a web-browser in most cases, the download may be slow. As an alternative, try right-clicking on the link to the high-quality download and choosing "save" from the pop-up menu that results. Save the file to your own machine, then try opening the saved copy. This may be faster than clicking directly on the link to open it in the browser.



World Map: 3-D map that highlights oceanic bathymetry and plate boundaries.

Continental United States: 3-D grayscale map of the Lower 48.

Western United States: 3-D grayscale map of the Western United States with state boundaries.

Regional Map: 3-D greyscale map stretching from Hudson Bay to the Central Great Plains. This map includes the Western Great Lakes and the Canadian Shield.

Minnesota Map: 3-D greyscale map of Minnesota with county and state boundaries.

Twin Cities: 3-D map extending beyond Minneapolis and St. Paul.

Twin Cities Confluence Map: 3-D map highlighting the confluence of the Mississippi and Minnesota Rivers. This map includes most of Minneapolis and St. Paul.

Minneapolis, MN: 3-D topographical map of South Minneapolis.

Bassets Creek, Minneapolis: 3-D topographical map of the Bassets Creek watershed.

North Minneapolis: 3-D topographical map highlighting North Minneapolis and the Mississippi River.

St. Paul, MN: 3-D topographical map of St. Paul.

Western Suburbs, Twin Cities: 3-D topographical map of St. Louis Park, Hopkins and Minnetonka area.

Minnesota River Valley Suburbs, Twin Cities: 3-D topographical map of Bloomington, Eden Prairie and Edina area.

Southern Suburbs, Twin Cities: 3-D topographical map of Burnsville, Lakeville and Prior Lake area.

Southeast Suburbs, Twin Cities: 3-D topographical map of South St. Paul, Mendota Heights, Apple Valley and Eagan area.

Northeast Suburbs, Twin Cities: 3-D topographical map of White Bear Lake, Maplewood and Roseville area.

Northwest Suburbs, Mississippi River, Twin Cities: 3-D topographical map of North Minneapolis, Brooklyn Center and Maple Grove area.

Blaine, MN: 3-D map of Blaine and the Mississippi River.

White Bear Lake, MN: 3-D topographical map of White Bear Lake and the surrounding area.

Maple Grove, MN: 3-D topographical map of the NW suburbs of the Twin Cities.

Minnesota River: 3-D topographical map of the Minnesota River Valley highlighting the river bend in Mankato.

St. Croix River: 3-D topographical map of the St. Croix extending from Taylors Falls to the Mississippi confluence.

Mississippi River, Lake Pepin: 3-D topographical map of the confluence of Chippewa Creek and the Mississippi River.

Red Wing, MN: 3-D topographical map of Redwing, MN on the Mississippi River.

Winona, Minnesota: 3-D topographical map of Winona, MN highlighting the Mississippi River.

Cannon Falls, MN: 3-D topographical map of Cannon Falls area.

Rochester, MN: 3-D topographical map of Rochester and the surrounding area.

Northfield, MN: 3-D topographical map of Northfield and the surrounding area.

St. Louis River, MN: 3-D map of the St. Louis River and Duluth, Minnesota.

Lake Itasca, MN: 3-D map of the source of the Mississippi River.

Elmore, MN: 3-D topographical map of Elmore, MN in south-central Minnesota.

Glencoe, MN: 3-D topographical map of Glencoe, MN.

New Prague, MN: 3-D topographical map of the New Prague in south-central Minnesota.

Plainview, MN: 3-D topographical map of Plainview, MN.

Waterville-Morristown: 3-D map of the Waterville-Morris area in south-central Minnesota.

Eau Claire, WI: 3-D map of Eau Claire highlighting abandon river channels.

Dubuque, IA: 3-D topographical map of Dubuque and the Mississippi River.

Londonderry, NH: 3-D topographical map of Londonderry, NH.

Santa Cruz, CA: 3-D topographical map of Santa Cruz, California.

Crater Lake, OR: 3-D topographical map of Crater Lake, Oregon.

Mt. Rainier, WA: 3-D topographical map of Mt. Rainier in Washington.

Grand Canyon, AZ: 3-D topographical map of the Grand Canyon.

District of Columbia: 3-D map highlighting the confluence of the rivers and the Mall.

Ireland: 3-D grayscale map of Ireland.

New Jersey: 3-D grayscale map of New Jersey.

SP Crater, AZ: 3-D map of random craters in the San Francisco Mountains.

Mars Water Features: 3-D grayscale map showing surface water features from Mars.

Publication Date: Aug 9, 2016 11:45:42 AM

Title: Stream Restoration Toolbox

Creator(s) Lauer, J. Wesley, Cantelli, Alessandro (https://www.linkedin.com/in/alessandro-cantelli-5bb53b5), McElroy, Brandon, Parker, Gary (https://www.linkedin.com/in/gary-parker-b5144ba2), Marr, Jeff D.

Project Space: National Center for Earth-surface Dynamics

Published Dataset: http://doi.org/10.5967/M00Z716D

Abstract:
The Stream Restoration Toolbox consists of current basic research cast into the form of tools that can be used by practitioners. The toolbox contains models, code, websites, and small applications that are useful for applied stream restoration Tools are free to download and use. The Toolbox is not limited to NCED but is open to all contributors. Tools are listed in alphabetical order.

Tool title: Bank Stabilization Diagnosis
Tool purpose: Determination as to whether or not bank stabilization should be a part of a river restoration scheme
Primary tool author: J. Wesley Lauer
File(s): BankStabilizationDiagnosisTool(ppt)

Tool title: The Dam Remover: Mark I
Tool purpose: Models the morphodynamics of the channel that incises reservoir sediments following dam removal.
Primary tool author: Alessandro Cantelli
File(s): DamRemoverMARK1(ppt)
DamRemoverMARK1_front_view(mpg)
DamRemoverMARK1_plan_view(mpg)

Tool title: The Gravel River Bankfull Channel Estimator
Tool purpose: This tool consists of a set of regression relations for predicting bankfull geometry of mobile-bed single-thread gravel bed streams in terms of bankfull discharge and bed surface median grain size.
Primary tool author: Gary Parker
File(s): BankfullChannelEstimator_v2(ppt) & GravelBankfullData(xls)

Tool title: The Gravel River Bankfull Discharge Estimator
Tool purpose: This tool consists of an equation to estimate bankfull discharge in an undisturbed (reference) reach of a single-thread, mobile-bed gravel-bed stream from measured channel characteristics.
Primary tool author: Gary Parker
File(s): BankfullDischargeEstimator_v2(ppt) & GravelBankfullData(xls)

Tool title: Planform Statistics
Tool purpose: Tools to assist in calculating planform statistics (width, curvature, channel migration rate).
Primary tool author: J. Wesley Lauer
File(s): PlanformStatisticsTools(ppt)
Planform_statistics_tools_v91(mxd) Note - download to same directory
Planform_statistics_tools_v91_2

Tool title: Sand Bed Calculator
Tool purpose: Calculator to estimate bed geometry and bedload transport from sand bed surveys.
Primary tool author: Brandon McElroy
File(s): SandBedCalc(ppt)
SandBedCalc(xls)

Ebook: 1D Sediment Transport Morphodynamics with applications to: Rivers and Turbidity Currents
Tool Purpose: This ebook is an amazing resource containing fundamental and applied lectures on rivers and turbidity currents as well as many other geomorphic processes. The main lectures are in PowerPoint. These lectures are linked to Excel files, most of which serve as graphical user interfaces for code in Visual Basic for Applications. Extended explanation is given in Word. Phenomena are illustrated with mpeg video clips.
Author: Dr. Gary Parker, University of Illinois, Urbana
Status: In development.

Tool title: Spawning Habitat Integrated Rehabilitation Approach (SHIRA)
Tool purpose: This website provides a comprehensive introduction to the issues and concepts surrounding spawning habitat rehabilitation on regulated rivers. The website includes description of the SHIRA framework, case studies, and reference list.
Primary tool author: Professer Greg Pasternack, University of California-Davis

Tool title: The Spawning Gravel Refresher
Tool purpose: Allows design of controlled flood releases from dams combined with gravel feeding to restore over-coarsened and immobile former gravel spawning grounds.
Primary tool author: Gary Parker
Status: In development.

Tool title: The Threshold Channel Calculator
Tool purpose: Design of a threshold channel in an e.g., urban setting, for which the sediment supply has been cut off.
Primary tool author: Peter Wilcock
Status: In development.

Publication Date: Aug 9, 2016 11:42:10 AM

Title: Angelo 1m DEMS

Creator(s) Belugi, Dino, Bode, Collin (collin@berkeley.edu)

Project Space: National Center for Earth-surface Dynamics

Published Dataset: http://doi.org/10.5967/M01V5BX2

Abstract:
Digital Elevation Models (DEM) of Angelo Coast Range Reserve and South Fork Eel Watershed in Mendocino County, CA.

This Folder contains a zip file with 3 DEMs.

Warning: it is 6.4GB when uncompressed.

They all are 1x1 meter grid resolution, using UTM, zone 10, NAD83 projection. These are ESRI grids.

1. Bare-earth DEM: eel1mdem
2. Canopy DEM: eel1mcanopy
3. Vegetation Heights, i.e. the difference between the bare earth and canopy: eel1mdiff

Data was flown for the purposes of improving algorithms for LIDAR bare-earth processing and to be the basis of interdisciplinary geology, ecology, hydrology modelling as performed by the National Center for Earth-surface Dynamics. NCALM, University of Florida flew the LIDAR and processed it to 9column ascii files. They also created the bare-earth DEM.

NCALM, UC Berkeley processed the canopy and veg heights DEMs and is responsible for distribution.

Any questions can be directed to NCALM, UC Berkeley. http://calm.geo.berkeley.edu/ncalm

Publication Date: Aug 9, 2016 12:21:44 PM

Title: Eel River 10m DEM

Creator(s) Bode, Collin (collin@berkeley.edu)

Project Space: National Center for Earth-surface Dynamics

Published Dataset: http://doi.org/10.5967/M08C9T69

Abstract:
Eel Watershed digital elevation models (DEM). This DVD contains DEMs of the entire Eel River watershed. The Eel River is located mostly in Mendocino County on the coast of California. The source data for these DEMs comes from NED, USGS. Source data was 10x10 meter resolution in ESRI ArcInfo grid format and in geographic (lat/long) projection with NAD83 datum.

It was downloaded from: http://seamless.usgs.gov/ The National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping (NCALM) processed the source grids as follows:

1. merged the tiles into one grid.
2. reprojected from geographic to UTM, zone 10, nad83 projection using bilinear interpolation.
3. Ran a series of analyses on the dataset to produce the following DEMS
eel10mdem: Basic grid of elevation, 10m resolution
eel10mdemacc: Flow accumulation. Grid shows how many other grids flow into each square. Used for watershed delineation and for channel creation.
eel10mdemdir: Azimuth. Shows direction from north a grid cell is facing. Only 8 directions used, moving clockwise.
eel10mdemfil: Sinkfill.To get the flow accumulation, you must fill holes and pockets in the elevation model. This grid is essential a step in the processing.
eel10mdemshd: Hillshade. Models realistic afternoon sun hitting the elevation model. Excellent for visualization.

Any questions should be directed to NCALM. http://calm.geo.berkeley.edu/ncalm
Dino Belugi can answer processing questions. dino@eps.berkeley.edu
Collin Bode can answer general questions about the dataset. collin@berkeley.edu

Publication Date: Aug 9, 2016 11:51:48 AM

Title: IFRI database and derivatives archive

Creator(s) The International Forestry Resources and Institutions (IFRI)

Project Space: International Forestry Resources and Institutions

Published Dataset: http://doi.org/10.5967/M01834G4

Abstract:
This dataset is the result of several ongoing efforts of the socio-ecological informatics group at Indiana University (http://d2i.indiana.edu/socio-eco-informatics). It contains a 2011 snapshot of the database of the International Forestry Resources and Institutions (IFRI) research network, a research program initiated by Elinor Ostrom in 1992 at Indiana University and several transformations that can help others to work with the database and further enhance the data.

Publication Date: Aug 8, 2016 5:18:15 PM

Title: VIC Output for Carolinas, 1998-2007

Creator(s) Mirza Billah

Project Space: Hydroshare

Published Dataset: http://doi.org/10.5967/M0DF6P6F

Abstract:
Output from a VIC model for the Carolinas, USA calibrated for the period 1998-2007 to study drought impacts.

Publication Date: Aug 8, 2016 5:01:53 PM

Title: Illgraben bedrock erosion samples

Creator(s) Badoux, Alexandre, Sklar, L. S., Leslie Hsu, Dietrich, William E., McArdell, B. W.

Project Space: Sediment Experimentalist Network

Published Dataset: http://doi.org/10.5967/M0XG9P4P

Abstract:
Erosion marks on marble and granite bed samples in the Illgraben Torrent (2006-2007). When studying bedrock erosion by a debris flows event, rarely do we know the detailed initial topography of the bedrock channel. This makes it impossible to measure the volume loss due to single debris flow events. To overcome this challenge, we placed initially flat stone samples of marble and granite in the Illgraben torrent, Switzerland, a location frequently scoured by natural debris flows. At the Illgraben, there are typically several events per year, due to the high availability of source material in the upper catchment that fail during summer rain storms (e.g. McArdell et al., 2007; Badoux et al., 2009, Berger, 2011). The stone samples captured groove and impact marks on the stone samples caused by the debris flows.

Publication Date: Aug 8, 2016 2:32:49 PM

Title: Church and Rood Alluvial River Channel Regime Data

Creator(s) Kenneth Rood, Michael Church

Project Space: National Center for Earth-surface Dynamics

Published Dataset: http://doi.org/10.5967/M0TB14V4

Abstract:
Data compiled from various sources on 284 streams and rivers: river morphology, river process, discharge, hydraulic geometry and grain size.

Publication Date: Aug 9, 2016 11:45:42 AM