Fluvial Research Group

FRG-ERG-SMRG Publications

Li, W., Colombera, L., Yue, D. and Mountney, N.P., 2023. Controls on the morphology of braided rivers and briad bars: an empirical characterization of numerical models. Sedimentology, 70, 259-279. https://doi.org/10.1111/sed.13040

Bührig, L., Colombera, L., Patacci, M., Mountney, N.P. and McCaffrey, W.D., 2022. A global analysis of controls on submarine-canyon geomorphology. Earth Science Reviews. 233, 104150. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.earscirev.2022.104150

Hême de Lacotte, V.J.P. and Mountney, N.P., 2022. A classification scheme for sedimentary architectures arising from aeolian-fluvial system interactions: Permian examples from southeast Utah, USA. Aeolian Research. 58, 100815, 23 pages. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aeolia.2022.100815

Bührig, L., Colombera, L., Patacci, M., Mountney, N.P. and McCaffrey, W.D., 2022. Tectonic influence on the geomorphology of submarine canyons: implications for deep-water sedimentary systems. Frontiers in Earth Sciences, 10:836823, 30 pages. https://doi.org/10.3389/feart.2022.836823

Colombera, L. and Mountney, N.P., 2022. Scale dependency in quantifications of the avulsion frequency of coastal rivers. Earth Science Reviews, 230, 104043, 1-23. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.earscirev.2022.104043

Basilici, G, Colombera, L., Soares, M.V.T., Arévalo, O.J., Mountney, N.P., Lorenzoni, P., Filho, C.R.S., Mesquita, A.F. and Janočko, J., 2022. Variations from dry to aquic conditions in vertisols: a late Paleocene climate change (Esplugafreda Formation, eastern Pyrenees, Spain). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 595, 110972, 1-22. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2022.110972

Arévalo, O.J., Colombera, L., Mountney, N.P., Basilici, G. and Soares, M.V.T., 2022. Variations in water discharge at different temporal scales in a mud-prone alluvial succession: The Paleocene-Eocene of the Tremp-Graus Basin, Spain. Sedimentary Geology, 433, 106122, 1-24. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sedgeo.2022.106122

Campos-Soto, S., Benito, M.I., Mountney, N.P., Plink-Björklund, P., Quijada, I.E., Suarez-Gonzalez, P. and Cobos, A., 2022. Where humid and arid meet: Sedimentology of coastal siliciclastic successions deposited in apparently contrasting climates. Sedimentology, 69, 975-1027. https://doi.org/10.1111/sed.12958

Cosgrove, G.I.E., Colombera, L. and Mountney, N.P., 2022. Eolian stratigraphic record of environmental change through geological time. Geology, 50, 289-294. https://doi.org/10.1130/G49474.1

Cosgrove, G.I.E., Colombera, L. and Mountney, N.P., 2022. The role of subsidence and accommodation generation in controlling the nature of the aeolian stratigraphic record. Journal of the Geological Society, 179, jgs2021-042. https://doi.org/10.1144/jgs2021-042

Budai, S., Colombera, L. and Mountney, N.P., 2021. Quantitative characterisation of the sedimentary architecture of Gilbert-type deltas. Sedimentary Geology, published online. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sedgeo.2021.106022

Mesquita, A.F., Basilici, G., Soares, M.V.T., Janočko, J., Mountney, N.P., Colombera, L., de Souza Filho, C.R., 2021. Hybrid dry-wet interdune deposition in Precambrian aeolian systems: Galho do Miguel Formation, Southeast Brazil. Sedimentary Geology, 425, 106007, 1-21. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sedgeo.2021.106007

Zhang, Y., Colombera, L., Mountney, N.P., Gao, C., Ji, Y., Wu, H., Du, W., Liu, D., Bai, D. and Song, W., 2021. Sedimentation of open-framework gravels in alluvial-fan settings: Quaternary Poplar Fan, northwest China. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 134, 105376. 1-24. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2021.105376

Cosgrove, G.I.E., Colombera, L. and Mountney, N.P., 2021. Quantitative analysis of the sedimentary architecture of eolian successions developed under icehouse and greenhouse climatic conditions. Geological Society of America, Bulletin, 133, 1625-1644. https://doi.org/10.1130/B35918.1

Alshammari, B., Mountney, N.P., Colombera, L and Al-Masrahy, M.A., 2021. Sedimentation in a fluvial to shallow-marine succession: a subsurface example from the Dhruma Formation, Saudi Arabia. Journal of Sedimentary Research, 91, 773-794. https://doi.org/ 10.2110/jsr.2020.077

Yan, N., Colombera, L. and Mountney, N.P., 2021. Evaluation of Morphodynamic Controls on the Preservation of Fluvial Meander-Belt Deposits. Geophysical Research Letters, 48, e2021GL094622. https://doi.org/ 10.1029/2021GL094622

Abdullah, H.G., Collier, R.E.L. and Mountney, N.P., 2021. Variations in carbonate-evaporite shoreline and ramp facies trends: Middle Miocene Fatha Formation, Kurdistan Region, NE Iraq. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 184, 104351. 10.1016/j.jafrearsci.2021.104351

Bristow, C.S. and Mountney, N.P., 2021. Aeolian Landscapes, Aeolian Stratigraphy. In: Shroder, J. (Ed.), Treatise on Geomorphology. Second Edition, Elsevier, San Diegeo, USA, 7982 pp. ISBN 9780128182345.

Lancaster, N. and Mountney, N.P., 2021. Aeolian Processes and Landforms. In: Alderton, D. and Elias, S. (eds), Enclyclopedia of Geology, Second Edition, Elsevier, 809-829. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-08-102908-4.00031 - Xhttps://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-08-102908-4.00031-X.

Yan, N., Colombera, L. and Mountney, N.P., 2021. Controls on fluvial meander-belt thickness and sand distribution: insights from forward stratigraphic modelling. Sedimentology, 68, 1831-1860. https://doi.org/10.1111/sed.12830

Basilici, G, Mesquita, A, F., Soares, A.V.T., Janočkoc, J., Mountney, N.P. and Colombera, L., 2021. A Mesoproterozoic hybrid dry-wet aeolian system: Galho do Miguel Formation, SE Brazil. Precambrian Research, 359, 106216. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.precamres.2021.106216

Colombera, L. and Mountney, N.P., 2021. Influence of fluvial crevasse-splay deposits on sandbody connectivity: lessons from geological analogues and stochastic modelling. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 128, 105060. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2021.105060

Wang, R., Ji, Y., Colombera, L., Mountney, N.P., Yuan, B., Li, D., Song, H and Zhou, S., 2021. Axial and transverse depositional systems of a syn-rift basin fill (Bohai Bay Basin, China). Marine and Petroleum Geology, 128, 105045. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2021.105045

Cosgrove, G.I.E., Colombera, L. and Mountney, N.P., 2021. A Database of Aeolian Sedimentary Architecture for the characterization of modern and ancient sedimentary systems. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 127, 104983. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2021.104983

Montero, J.M., Colombera, L, Yan, N and Mountney, N.P., 2021. Predicting heterogeneity in fluvial meander-belt successions using a combined forward stratigraphic modelling and multi-point geostatistical approach. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 201, 108411. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2021.108411

Soares, M.V.T., Basilici, G., Marinho, T.D.A., Martinelli, A.G., Marconato, A., Mountney, N.P., Colombera, L., Mesquita, A.F., Vasques, J.T., Abrantes Junior, F.R. and Ribeiro, L.C.B., 2021. Sedimentology of a distributive fluvial system: The Serra da Galga Formation, a new lithostratigraphic unit (Upper Cretaceous, Bauru Basin, Brazil). Geological Journal, 56, 951-975. https://doi.org/10.1002/gj.3987

Cosma, M., Yan, N., Colombera, L., Mountney, N.P., D’Alpaos, A. and Ghinassi, M., 2021. An integrated approach to determine accretion geometries of tidal point bars: examples form the Venice Lagoon. Sedimentology, 68, 449-476. https://doi.org/10.1111/sed.12787

Li, W. Yue, D., Colombera, L., Du, Y, Zhang, S., Liu, R. and Wang, W., 2021. Quantitative prediction of fluvial sandbodies by combining seismic attributes of neighboring zones. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 196, 107749. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2020.107749

Wang, R., Colombera, L. and Mountney, N.P., 2020. Palaeohydrological characteristics and palaeogeographic reconstructions of incised-valley-fill systems: Insights from the Namurian successions of the United Kingdom and Ireland, Sedimentology, 67, 3844-3873. https://doi.org/10.1111/sed.12773

Soares, M.V.T., Basilici, G., Lorenzoni, P., Colombera, L., Mountney, N.P., Martinelli, A.G., Mesquita, A.F., Marinho, T.D.S., Garcia, R.V. and Marconato, A., 2020. Landscape and depositional controls on palaeosols of a distributive fluvial system (Upper Cretaceous, Brazil). Sedimentary Geology, 410, 105774. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sedgeo.2020.105774

Basilici, G., Soares, M.V.T., Mountney, N.P. and Colombera, L., 2020. Microbial influence on the accumulation of Neoproterozoic aeolian-dominated depositional systems: Venkatpur Sandstone Formation, Telangana State, southern India. Precambrian Research, 105854. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.precamres.2020.105854