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33. Johnstone, S, Finnegan, N.J., and Hilley, G., submitted, Weak bedrock allows north-south elongation of channels in semi-arid landscapes

32. Smith, M.E., Finnegan, N.J., Mueller, E., and Best, R., submitted, Durable Terrestrial Bedrock Promotes Submarine Canyon Formation

*31. Johnson, K.N., and Finnegan, N.J., Captures, cutoffs, and autogenic drainage network reorganization: transience from bedrock river meandering in the Oregon Coast Range, USA, in revision

30. Finnegan, N.J., Klier, R., Johnstone, S., Pfeiffer, A.M., and Johnson, K.N., Field evidence for the control of grain size and sediment supply on steady-state bedrock river channel slopes in a tectonically active setting,in press, Earth Surface Processes and Landforms.[link]

*29. Roth, D., Finnegan, N.J., Brodsky, E.E., Rickenmann, D., Turowski, J., Badoux, A., and Gimbert, F., Bedload transport and boundary roughness changes as competing causes of hysteresis in the relationship between seismic shaking and river stage, 2017, Journal of Geophysical Research Earth Surface, 122, p. 1182-1200. [link]

*28. Pfeiffer, A,M., Finnegan, N.J., and Willenbring, J.K., Sediment supply controls equilibrium channel geometry in gravel rivers, 2017, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1612907114. [link]

*27. Masteller, C.C., and Finnegan, N.J., Interplay between grain protrusion and sediment entrainment in an experimental flume, 2016, Journal of Geophysical Research Earth Surface, 122, p. 274–289. [link]

*26. Perkins, J.P., Ward, K.M., de Silva, S.L., Zandt, G., Beck, S.L., and Finnegan, N.J., Surface uplift in the Central Andes driven by growth of the Altiplano Puna Magma Body, 2016, Nature Communications, DOI: 10.1038/ncomms13185. [link]

*25. Pfeiffer, A.M., and Finnegan, N.J., Basin-scale methods for predicting salmonid spawning habitat via both grain size and riffle spacing, tested in a CA coastal drainage, 2016, Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, DOI: 10.1002/esp.4053. [link]

*24. Roth, D., Brodsky, E. E., Finnegan, N.J., Rickenmann, D., Turowski, J., and Badoux, A., 2016, Bedload sediment transport inferred from seismic signals near a river, Journal of Geophysical Research Earth Surface, 121, p. 725–747. [link]

*23. Perkins, J.P, Finnegan, N.J., Henderson, S., and Rittenouer, T.M., 2016, Topographic constraints on magma accumulation below the actively uplifting Uturuncu and Lazufre volcanic centers in the Central Andes, Geosphere, 12, p. 1078-1096. [link]

*22. Johnson, K.N., and Finnegan, N.J., 2015, A lithologic control on active meandering in bedrock channels, Geological Society of America Bulletin,doi: 10.1130/B31184.1. [link].

*21. Masteller, C.C., Finnegan, N.J., Warrick, J.A., and Miller, I.M., 2015, Kelp, Cobbles, and Currents: Biologic reduction of coarse grain entrainment stress, Geology, 43, p. 543-546. [link].

20. Lamb, M.P., Finnegan, N.J., *Scheingross, J.S., Sklar, L.S., 2015, New insight into the mechanics of fluvial bedrock erosion through flume experiments and theory, Geomorphology, Special issue 46th Annual Binghamton Geomorphology Symposium: Laboratory Experiments in Geomorphology, doi: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2015.03.003 [link].

*19. Perkins, J.P., Finnegan, N.J., and de Silva, S.L., 2015, Amplification of bedrock canyon incision by wind, Nature Geoscience, DOI: 10.1038/NGEO2381 [link].

See Nature Geoscience “News and Views” article by Taylor Perron [link].

18. Pelletier, J.D., Sweeney, K.E., Roering, J.J., and Finnegan, N.J., 2015, Controls on the geometry of potholes in bedrock channels, Geophysical Research Letters, DOI: 10.1002/2014GL06290 [link].

*17. Roth, D., Finnegan, N.J., Brodsky, E.E., Cook, K.L., Stark, C.P., and Wang, H.W., 2014, Migration of a coarse fluvial sediment pulse detected by hysteresis in bedload generated seismic waves, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 404, 144-153 [link].

16. Finnegan, N.J., Schumer, R., and Finnegan, S., 2014, A signature of transience in rates of river incision into bedrock over timescales of 104-107 years, Nature, 505, 391-394 [link].

See Nature “News and Views” article by Roman DiBiase [link].

15. Gran, K.B., Finnegan, N.J., Johnson, A.L., Belmont, P., Wittkop, C., and Rittenour, T., 2013, Landscape evolution, valley excavation, and terrace development following abrupt postglacial base level fall, Geological Society of America Bulletin, 125, 1851-1864 [link].

14. Balco, G., Finnegan, N.J., Gendaszek, A., Stone, J.O.H., and Thompson, N., 2013, Erosional response to northward-propagating crustal thickening in the coastal ranges of the U.S. Pacific Northwest, American Journal of Science, 313, p. 790-806 [link].

13. Finnegan, N.J., and Balco, G., 2013, Braiding, sediment supply, base level, and bedrock river terrace formation: Arroyo Seco, CA, USA, Geological Society of America Bulletin, 125, doi: 10.1130/B30727.1 [link[.

12. Finnegan, N.J., 2013, Interpretation and downstream correlation of bedrock river terrace treads created from propagating knickpoints, Journal of Geophysical Research Earth Surface, 118, doi:10.1029/2012JF002534 [link].

11. Gran, K.B., Belmont, P., Day, S. S., Finnegan, N.J., Jennings, C., Lauer, J.W., and Wilcock, P.R., 2011, Landscape evolution in South-Central Minnesota and the role of geomorphic history on modern erosional processes, GSA Today, 21, doi: 10.1130/G121A.1 [link].

10. Fournier, T.J., Pritchard, M.E., and Finnegan, N.J., 2011, Accounting for atmospheric delays in InSAR data in a search for long wavelength deformation in South America, IEEE Trans. on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 99, p. 1-12 [link].

9. Hsu, L., Finnegan, N.J., and Brodsky, E.E., 2011, A seismic signature of river bedload transport during storm events, Geophysical Research Letters, 38, L13407, doi:10.1029/2011GL047759 [link].

8. Finnegan, N.J., and Dietrich, W.E., 2011, Episodic bedrock strath terrace formation due to meander migration and cutoff, Geology, 39, p. 143-146 [link].

7. Finnegan, N.J., and Pritchard, M.E., 2009, Magnitude and duration of surface uplift above the Socorro magma body, Geology, 37, p. 231-234 [link].

6. Finnegan, N.J., Pritchard, M.E., Lohman, R.B., and Lundgren, P.R., 2008, Constraints on surface deformation in the Seattle, WA urban corridor from satellite radar interferometry time series analysis , Geophysical Journal International, 174, p. 29-41 [link].

5. Finnegan, N.J., Hallet, B., Montgomery, D.R., Zeitler, P.K., Stone, J.O., Anders, A.M., and Liu, Y., 2008, Coupling of rock uplift and river incision in the Namche Barwa-Gyala Peri massif, Tibet , Geological Society of America Bulletin, 120, p. 142-155 [link].

4. Finnegan, N.J., Sklar, L.S., and Fuller, T.K., 2007, Interplay of sediment supply, river incision, and channel morphology revealed by the transient evolution of an experimental bedrock channel, Journal of Geophysical Research Earth Surface, 112, doi:10.1029/2006JF000569 [link].

3. Anders, A. M., Roe, G.H., Hallet, B., Montgomery, D.R., Finnegan, N. J., and Putkonen, J., 2006, Spatial patterns of precipitation and topography in the Himalaya , in Willett, S.D., Hovius N., Brandon, M.T., and Fisher, D.M., eds., Tectonics, Climate and Landscape Evolution: Special Paper – Geological Society of America, 398, p. 39-53 [link].

2. Finnegan, N.J., Roe, G., Montgomery, D.R., and Hallet, B., 2005, Controls on the channel width of rivers: Implications for modeling fluvial incision of bedrock, Geology, 33, p. 229-232 [link].

1. Montgomery, D.R., Hallet, B., Liu, Y., Finnegan, N.J., Anders, A., and Gillespie, A., 2004, Evidence for Holocene megafloods down the Tsangpo gorge, southeastern Tibet , Quaternary Research, 62, p. 201-207 [link].