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Recent Publications

The Riverlab team aims to make our work accessible broadly, and as such endeavors to publish in open access outlets where possible, and to make other publications available as possible within copyright restrictions.  If you are interested in a publication for which there is no freely available version,  please send an email message to river-lab@berkeley.edu describing your research and the publications you would like, and we will do our best to send you the requested publications.

Sytsma, A., Bell, C., Eisenstein, W., Hogue, T., & Kondolf, G. M. 2020. A geospatial approach for estimating hydrological connectivity of impervious surfaces. Journal of Hydrology, 591, 125545. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2020.125545

Crompton, O., Sytsma, A. and Thompson, S., 2019. Emulation of the Saint Venant Equations Enables Rapid and Accurate Predictions of Infiltration and Overland Flow Velocity on Spatially Heterogeneous Surfaces. Water Resources Research, 55(8), pp.7108-7129.

Randle, et al., 2019. Reservoir Sediment Management: Building a Legacy of Sustainable Water Storage Reservoirs.  

Schmitt, R.J.P., Bizzi, S., Castelletti, A., Kondolf, G.M., 2018. Improved trade-offs of hydropower and sand connectivity by strategic dam planning in the Mekong. Nature Sustainability.

Kondolf, G.M., Schmitt, R.J.P., Carling, P., Darby, S., Arias, M., Bizzi, S., Castelletti, A., Cochrane, T.A., Gibson, S., Kummu, M., Oeurng, C., Rubin, Z., Wild, T., 2018. Changing sediment budget of the Mekong: Cumulative threats and management strategies for a large river basin. Science of The Total Environment.

Schmitt, R.J.P., Rubin, Z., Kondolf, G.M., 2017. Losing ground – scenarios of land loss as consequence of shifting sediment budgets in the Mekong Delta. Geomorphology.

Mossa, J, Y-H Chen. SP Walls, GM Kondolf, C-Y Wu. 2017.
Anthropogenic landforms and sediments from dredging and disposing sand along the Apalachicola River and its floodplain. Geomorphology

Rubin, Z, GM Kondolf, B. Rios-Touma. 2017.
Evaluating Stream Restoration Projects: What Do We Learn from Monitoring? Water 9, 174.

Kondolf, G.M., P. Pinto. 2017.
The social connectivity of urban rivers. Geomorphology 277:182-196.

Schmitt, R.J.P., Kondolf, G.M., 2017. A global challenge – Riverlab looks at sediment. Water Power and Dam Construction.

Pinto, PJ, and GM Kondolf. 2016.
Evolution of two urbanized estuaries: environmental change, legal framework, and implications for sea-level rise vulnerability

Guangju Zhao, G. Matt Kondolf, Xingmin Mu, Mengwei Han, Zhong He, Zan Rubin, Fei Wang, Peng Gao, Wenyi Sun, 2016.
Sediment yield reduction associated with land use changes and check dams in a catchment of the Loess Plateau, China

Pilar Lopez-Llompart, G. Mathias Kondolf, 2016.
Encroachments in floodways of the Mississippi River and Tributaries Project

Kristen Podolak, G. Mathias Kondolf, 2016.
The Line of Beauty in River Designs: Hogarth’s Aesthetic Theory on Capability Brown’s Eighteenth-Century River Design and Twentieth-Century River Restoration Design

Amir Gohar, G. Mathias Kondolf, 2016.
Sustainable Tourism along the Red Sea: Still Possible?

Hervé Piégay, G. Mathias Kondolf, J Toby Minear, Lise Vaudor, 2015.
Trends in publications in fluvial geomorphology over two decades: A truly new era in the discipline owing to recent technological revolution?

Giyoung Ock, David Gaeuman, Jeanne McSloy, G. Mathias Kondolf, 2015.
Ecological functions of restored gravel bars, the Trinity River, California

Carlo Donadio, Fernando Magdaleno, Adriano Mazzarella, G. Mathias Kondolf, 2015.
Fractal dimension of the hydrographic pattern of three large rivers in the Mediterranean morphoclimatic system: geomorphologic interpretation of Russian (USA), Ebro (Spain) and Volturno (Italy) fluvial geometry

B Rios‐Touma, C Prescott, S Axtell, G. Mathias Kondolf, 2015.
Habitat restoration in the context of watershed prioritization: the ecological performance of urban stream restoration projects in Portland, Oregon

G. Mathias Kondolf, George Annandale, Z Rubin, 2015.
Sediment starvation from dams in the lower Mekong river basin: magnitude of the effect and potential mitigation opportunities

Zan K Rubin, George Mathias Kondolf, Paul A Carling, 2015.
Anticipated geomorphic impacts from Mekong basin dam construction

JR Beagle, GM Kondolf, RM Adams, L Marcus, 2015.
Anticipatory management for instream habitat: Application to Carneros Creek, California

Hsiao‐Wen Wang, G Mathias Kondolf, 2014. Upstream Sediment‐Control Dams: Five Decades of Experience in the Rapidly Eroding Dahan River Basin, Taiwan

GM Kondolf, ZK Rubin, JT Minear, 2014.
Dams on the Mekong: cumulative sediment starvation

Xin-An Yin, Zhi-Feng Yang, Geoffrey E Petts, G Mathias Kondolf, 2014.
A reservoir operating method for riverine ecosystem protection, reservoir sedimentation control and water supply

G Mathias Kondolf, Yongxuan Gao, George W Annandale, Gregory L Morris, Enhui Jiang, Junhua Zhang, Yongtao Cao, Paul Carling, Kaidao Fu, Qingchao Guo, Rollin Hotchkiss, Christophe Peteuil, Tetsuya Sumi, Hsiao‐Wen Wang, Zhongmei Wang, Zhilin Wei, Baosheng Wu, Caiping Wu, Chih Ted Yang, 2014.
Sustainable sediment management in reservoirs and regulated rivers: Experiences from five continents

G Mathias Kondolf, Louise A Mozingo, Karl Kullmann, Joe R McBride, Shannah Anderson, 2014.
Teaching Stream Restoration.

Kristen Podolak, G Mathias Kondolf, Louise A Mozingo, Keith Bowhill, Margaretta Lovell, 2014.
Designing with Nature?

G Mathias Kondolf, Kristen Podolak, 2014.
Space and time scales in human-landscape systems