Peer-reviewed publications in international journals

See my Google Scholar page for a fairly complete list of publications and citations. Click on the citation below to see a pdf.

Compositional signatures in acoustic backscatter over vegetated and unvegetated mixed sand-gravel riverbeds

JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH - EARTH SURFACE DOI: 10.1002/2017JF004302


Shallow water benthic imaging and substrate characterization using recreational-grade sidescan-sonar

ENVIRONMENTAL MODELLING & SOFTWARE 89: 1 - 18


Estimating the settling velocity of bioclastic sediment from common grain-size
analysis techniques. 

SEDIMENTOLOGY, 10.1111/sed.12338


Spatially explicit spectral analysis of point clouds and geospatial data. 

COMPUTERS & GEOSCIENCES 86:92–108


Buscombe, Grams, Smith (2015)

Automated riverbed sediment classification using low-cost sidescan
sonar. 

JOURNAL OF HYDRAULIC ENGINEERING, 10.1061/(ASCE)HY.1943-7900.0001079,
06015019


A Evaluating Unsupervised Methods to Size and Classify Suspended Particles
using Digital in-line Holography. 

JOURNAL OF ATMOSPHERIC & OCEANOGRAPHIC
TECHNOLOGY 32:1241–1256


A Comprehensive Field Study of Swash-Zone Processes, Part 1: Experimental
Design with Examples of Hydrodynamic and Sediment Transport Measurements. 

JOURNAL
OF WATERWAY, PORT, COASTAL, & OCEAN ENGINEERING 140:29–42


Autonomous bed-sediment imaging-systems for revealing temporal variability of grain size.

LIMNOLOGY & OCEANOGRAPHY: METHODS 12:390 - 406


Characterizing riverbed sediment using high-frequency acoustics 1: Spectral
properties of scattering

JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH - EARTH SURFACE
119: F003189


Characterizing riverbed sediment using high-frequency acoustics 2: Scattering signatures of Colorado River bed sediment in Marble and Grand Canyons

JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH - EARTH SURFACE 119: F003191


Transferable Wavelet Method for Grain Size-Distribution from Images of Sediment Surfaces and Thin Sections, and Other Natural Granular Patterns

SEDIMENTOLOGY 60:1709–1732


Barrier Dynamics Experiment (BARDEX): Aims, Design and Procedures

COASTAL ENGINEERING 63:3-12


Effective Shear Stress of Graded Sediment

WATER RESOURCES
RESEARCH, 48: W05506


Advances in the Simulation and Automated Measurement of Granular Material, Part 1: Simulations

JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH - EARTH
SURFACE 117: F02001


Advances in the Simulation and Automated Measurement of Granular Material, Part 2: Direct Measures of Particle Properties

JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL
RESEARCH - EARTH SURFACE 117: F02002


Currents and sediment transport induced by a tsunami far from its source

JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH - OCEANS 117:C09028


Universal Approximation of Grain Size from Images of Non-Cohesive Sediment

JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH - EARTH SURFACE 115: F02015


Grain Size Information from the Statistical Properties of Digital
Images of Sediment

SEDIMENTOLOGY 56:421-438


Cobble Cam: Grain-size measurements of sand to boulder from digital photographs and autocorrelation analyses

EARTH SURFACE PROCESSES & LANDFORMS 34: 1811-1821


BARDEX (Barrier Dynamics Experiment): taking the beach into the laboratory

JOURNAL OF COASTAL RESEARCH SI 56: 158-162


Sediment Trend Models Fail to Reproduce Small Scale Sediment Transport
Patterns on an Intertidal Beach

SEDIMENTOLOGY 55: 667-687


Morphological Change and Sediment Dynamics of the Beach Step on a Macrotidal Gravel Beach

MARINE GEOLOGY 249:167-183


Estimation of Grain Size Distributions and Associated Parameters from Digital
Images of Sediment

SEDIMENTARY GEOLOGY 210:1-10


Concepts in Gravel Beach Dynamics.

EARTH SCIENCE REVIEWS 79:33-52