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.
Platt, A., Buscombe, D., Grams, P., Porter, R., Kaplinski, M., and Kohl, K
Estimating subsurface sand storage in a large mixed sand-gravel riverbed: Case study from the Colorado River in Grand Canyon
GEOMORPHOLOGY, in review
Leary, K., and Buscombe, D.
Estimating Sand Bedload in Rivers by Tracking Dunes: a comparison of methods based on bed elevation time-series
EARTH SURFACE DYNAMICS, in review
Rubin, D., Buscombe, D., Wright, S., Topping, D., Grams, P., and Schmidt, J.
What Grain Size Reveals About Suspended-Sand Transport in the Colorado River in Grand Canyon
J. GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH - EARTH SURFACE, in review
Ashley, T., McElroy, B., Buscombe, D., Grams, P., and Kaplinski, M.
Estimating Bedload From Suspended Load and Water Discharge in Sand Bed Rivers
WATER RESOURCES RESEARCH, in review
Buscombe, D., Carini, R., Harrison, S., Chickadel, C., and Warrick, J.
Optical wave gauging using deep neural networks
COASTAL ENGINEERING, in review
A Data-Driven Approach to Classifying Wave Breaking in Infrared Imagery
Seeking the Shore: Evidence for Active Submarine Canyon Head Incision Due to Coarse Sediment Supply and Focusing of Wave Energy
GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, https://doi.org/10.1029/2018GL080396
Probabilistic Substrate Classification with Multispectral Acoustic Backscatter: A Comparison of Discriminative and Generative Models
GEOSCIENCES, 8 (11), 395.
Quantifying and Forecasting Changes in the Areal Extent of River Valley Sediment in Response to Altered Hydrology and Land Cover
PROGRESS IN PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY, 1-26, DOI: 10.1177/0309133318795846
How many measurements are required to construct an accurate sand budget in a large river? Insights from analyses of signal and noise
EARTH SURFACE PROCESSES AND LANDFORMS, DOI:10.1002/esp.4489
Landscape Classification with
Deep Neural Networks
GEOSCIENCES 8(7), 244; doi: 10.3390/geosciences8070244
Alluvial substrate mapping by automated
texture segmentation of recreational-grade
side scan sonar imagery
PLOS ONE 13(3): e0194373.
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
Spatially explicit spectral analysis of point clouds and geospatial data.
COMPUTERS & GEOSCIENCES 86:92–108
Automated riverbed sediment classification using low-cost sidescan
JOURNAL OF HYDRAULIC ENGINEERING, 10.1061/(ASCE)HY.1943-7900.0001079,
A Evaluating Unsupervised Methods to Size and Classify Suspended Particles
using Digital in-line Holography.
JOURNAL OF ATMOSPHERIC & OCEANOGRAPHIC
A Comprehensive Field Study of Swash-Zone Processes, Part 1: Experimental
Design with Examples of Hydrodynamic and Sediment Transport Measurements.
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
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
Barrier Dynamics Experiment (BARDEX): Aims, Design and Procedures
COASTAL ENGINEERING 63:3-12
Effective Shear Stress of Graded Sediment
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
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