2020-year talks      

2021 World Large River and Delta Systems Source-to-Sink Online Webinar Series

Zoom ID    616-705-8485                                                                                                                                  

Time:     Wednesdays &Fridays     US Eastern 9:00 am ET;    London 2:00 pm;     Paris 3:00 pm;    Beijing: 10:00 pm     
Sydney, Australia 11:00 pm                                                                                   

Each presentation will be real-time streamed on S2S YouTube Channel  

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Date Speaker Institution Title Speaker's website Note YouTube video link
Bilibili video link

1/13/21, Wed Chuck Nittrouer School of Oceanography, University of Washington Amazon Sediment Transport and Accumulation along the Continuum of Mixed Fluvial and Marine Processes https://www.ocean.washington.edu/home/Charles_Nittrouer
https://youtu.be/wyrJLEWHlbE S2S21-01
1/15/21, Fri

1/20/21, Wed Shouye Yang Tongji University Revisit the sediment routing processes of the Changjiang River https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=mbdysCwAAAAJ&hl=en

1/22/21, Fri Michael S. Steckler Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory,
Columbia University
Ups and Downs of the Ganges-Brahmaputra Delta https://www.ldeo.columbia.edu/user/steckler

1/27/21, Wed Witold Szczuciński Institute of Geology
Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan
Source to sink in high latitudes –fluxes and accumulation rates of sediment and organic carbon in fjords of Svalbard http://geohazards.home.amu.edu.pl/en/prof-uam-dr-hab-witold-szczucinski

1/29, Fri Charlie Paull Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute Tracking the movement of sand through in Monterey Canyon, offshore California https://www.mbari.org/paull-charles/

2/3/21, Wed Dano Roelvink IHE Delft Numerical modeling of decadal, large-scale evolution of deltas. https://www.un-ihe.org/dano-roelvink

2/5/21, Fri Kevin Schaefer University of Colorado Boulder Yukon River

2/10/21, Wed Tom S. Bianchi Dept. of Geological Sciences
University of Florida
Carbon Remineralization and Burial in Delta-Front Estuaries: Linkages in the Anthropocene​

2/12, Fri Alaa Salem

2/17/21, Wed Liviu Giosan Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Resilience vs. luck: An environmental history of the Danube delta

2/19, Fri Neal E Blair Earth and Planetary Sciences, Northwestern University The Generation and Propagation of a Storm Pulse in Fluvial Systems: Insights from Particulate Organic Carbon https://www.earth.northwestern.edu/our-people/faculty/blair-neal.html

2/24/21, Wed Xixi Lu Department of Geography
National University of Singapore


2/26, Fri Uisdean Nicholson
Amur River

3/3/2021, Wed David Mohrig Jackson School of Geosciences, The University of Texas at Austin

3/5/2021, Fri Christophe Rabouille LSCE/IPSL, Laboratoire des Sciences du Climat et de l'Environnement
Routing of organic carbon from the Congo River to a megaburial site in the Deep-Sea Fan

3/10/2021, Wed Hugh Sinclair The University of Edinburgh How mountain processes determine downstream sediment routing in the Himalaya-Ganga system

3/12, Fri

3/17/21, Wed Clinton S. Willson Center for River Studies
Louisiana State University
Movable Bed Physical Modeling for Regional Sand Management in the Lowermost Mississippi River

3/19, Fri Valier Galy Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Flux and fates of Carbon Discharge from the G-B River

3/24/21, Wed Sagy Cohen Department of Geography, Surface Dynamics Modeling Lab
The University of Alabama


3/26, Fri Brian Romans Department of Geosciences, Virginia Tech deep time' source-to-sink work in the Cretaceous of southern Chile

3/31/21, Wed Yoshiki Saito Estuary Research Center (EsReC), Shimane University, Japan Holocene delta evolution in response to sea-level changes and coastal settings: Lessons from deltas in Asia. https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=lDUsOOUAAAAJ

4/2/21, Fri Weijun Cai School of Marine Science and Policy
University of Delaware
Carbon cycle and fluxes in world’s large river-impacted ocean margins: an inorganic carbon perspective

4/7/2021, Wed Andrea Ogston School of Oceanography, University of Washington Sediment-transport processes from tidal river to off-shelf dispersal: examples from source-to-sink studies around the globe https://www.ocean.washington.edu/home/Andrea+Ogston

4/9, Fri Bernhard Peucker-Ehrenbrink Dept. Marine Chemistry & Geochemistry
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
A century of changing Mississippi River inorganic water chemistry - trends and causes.

4/14/2021, Wed Emily Wei, Neal Driscoll St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center, USGS; Scripps Inst of Oceanography Fly River Derived Sediments in the Gulf of Papua

4/16, Fri Douglas Edmonds Indiana University Bloomington


4/21/2021, Wed Stefano Patruno University of Nicosia, Cyprus Clinoforms and clinoform systems: Review and dynamic classification scheme for shorelines, subaqueous deltas, shelf edges and continental margins

4/23, Fri

4/28/2021, Wed Natalia Venturini Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de la República (UdelaR), Montevideo, Uruguay Organic and inorganic geochemical indicators of environmental concern along the Río de la Plata Estuary

4/30/21, Fri Gail Kineke Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences
Boston College

5/5/2021, Wed Michel Michaelovitch de Mahiques Oceanographic Institute
University of São Paulo
Nd and Pb isotopes on the Southwestern Atlantic margin: insights on source rocks and sediment pathways

5/7/21, Fri Qing He State Key Lab of Estuarine and Coastal Reserach, ECNU Three Gorges Impacts on the Yangtze subaqueous delta

5/12/2021, Wed Juan D. Restrepo Ángel Department of Earth Sciences, School of Sciences
EAFIT University, Colombia
Sediment load from the Northern Andes with focus on the Magdalena River: Trends and impacts on coastal ecosystems


 If you think you or your colleagues also can contribute a good S2S-related overview or review presentation to this series, please contact me


8/5/2020 Paul Liu (host) Dept of Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences, North Carolina State University Opening and Introduction: Fluxes and Fates of Global River's Water and Sediment Discharges to the Sea http://www.meas.ncsu.edu/sealevel/
https://youtu.be/W7w-z_ZAcEc S2S01 https://www.bilibili.com/video/BV1bz4y1Q7jB/
8/12/2020 Jim Best Departments of Geology, Geography and Geographic Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign The nature and pace of anthropogenically-induced change within the world's large rivers https://geology.illinois.edu/directory/profile/jimbest
https://youtu.be/JCTWEgm5x8Q S2S02 https://www.bilibili.com/video/BV1PK411T7k1
8/19/2020 Liz Chamberlain Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Vanderbilt University
Dating deltas: Geochronologic theory and examples from the Mississippi and Ganges-Brahmaputra https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=S-OSphoAAAAJ&hl=en
https://youtu.be/FMo5zhCYkfg S2S03 https://www.bilibili.com/video/BV1r64y1c7oA/
8/26/2020 Hansjörg Seybold Department of Environmental Systems Science, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich Controls of channel networks from the source to the sink https://usys.ethz.ch/en/people/profile.MTM3ODcy.TGlzdC82MzcsMzIwMTk3MjIy.html
https://youtu.be/_7UaGzGaGnk S2S04 https://www.bilibili.com/video/BV1hi4y1M7gE
9/2/2020 Irina Overeem Department of Geological Sciences, INSTAAR University of Colorado Greenland's Sediment Flux: filling a white spot on global sediment flux map https://instaar.colorado.edu/people/irina-overeem/
https://youtu.be/x_Eypo-54WI S2S05 https://www.bilibili.com/video/BV1354y1v7f5
9/9, Wed Jaap Nienhuis School of Geosciences
Utrecht University
Global view of river delta morphology and its relevance between sediment source and sink jhnienhuis.github.io
https://youtu.be/6JY1lgThWLY S2S06 https://www.bilibili.com/video/BV1TD4y1o7eL
9/11, Fri Uri Schattner Department of Marine Geosciences, University of Haifa, Israel Hierarchy of source-to-sink systems - example from the Nile distribution across the eastern Mediterranean. https://marsci.haifa.ac.il/index.php/en/staff/geo-faculty/165-uschattner
https://youtu.be/NYFhvcNKs1Y S2S07 https://www.bilibili.com/video/BV1YK4y1a7fF
9/16, Wed Robert Nicholls Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research,University of East Anglia Deltas in the Anthropocene https://tyndall.ac.uk/people/robert-nicholls
https://youtu.be/NCoaRn6Us0Q S2S08 https://www.bilibili.com/video/BV11K4y1a7Qn
9/18, Fri Edgardo Latrubesse Nanyang Technological University-Singapore Continental sediment sources, sinks, and the human factor in large tropical rivers: the case of South America. https://www.earthobservatory.sg/people/edgardo-latrubesse
https://youtu.be/FiqXG0z7BpE S2S09 https://www.bilibili.com/video/BV1qK4y1a7R2
9/23, Wed Houjie Wang Ocean University of China Flux, fate and transport of Yellow River-derived sediment in the sea https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=Yz-qW8kAAAAJ&hl=en
https://youtu.be/GWg0MfVpWJo S2S10 https://www.bilibili.com/video/BV1Ek4y117nD
9/25, Fri Jaia Syvitski University of Colorado. The Anthropocene: Source to Sink studies contribute to Earth System Science https://www.colorado.edu/geologicalsciences/jai-syvitski
https://youtu.be/ysGUy-m1EP4 S2S11 https://www.bilibili.com/video/BV1Cp4y1e7yd
9/30, Wed Edward Tipper Dept Earth Sciences,
University of Cambridge
A reduced silicate weathering feedback determined from the world's largest rivers https://www.esc.cam.ac.uk/directory/edward-tipper
https://youtu.be/EOBLr5CMOr0 S2S12 https://www.bilibili.com/video/BV1Gz4y1f7Dh
10/2, Fri Edward Anthony CEREGE, France River deltas and alongshore sediment fluxes: the examples of the Amazon, Mekong, Irrawaddy and Niger deltas https://www.cerege.fr/en/users/edward-anthony
https://youtu.be/gUglmm42nJQ S2S13 https://www.bilibili.com/video/BV1tD4y1R7QC
10/7, Wed Albert J. Kettner, INSTAAR, CSDMS, Univ. of Colorado Changes in Fluvial Sediment Supply a Global Perspective https://instaar.colorado.edu/people/albert-j-kettner/
https://youtu.be/tnUyrKCl7GA S2S14 https://www.bilibili.com/video/BV17a4y1L7d1
10/9, Fri Anne Bernhardt Freie Universität Berlin
Institute of Geological Sciences
Sedimentology & Tectonics
Land-to-ocean sediment routing along the Chile margin - Testing the effects of climatic and geomorphic boundary conditions https://www.geo.fu-berlin.de/en/geol/fachrichtungen/geologie/mitarbeiter_neu/Professoren/abernhardt/index.html
https://youtu.be/MvgvAC6tvIU S2S15 https://www.bilibili.com/video/BV1Fa411A7bD
10/14, Wed Steve A. Kuehl Virginia Institute of Marine Science, William and Mary At the Mouths of Giants: A Synthesis of Processes Affecting Sediment and Carbon Delivery and Preservation off the Amazon, Ganges-Brahmaputra and Ayeyarwady-Thanlwin Rivers https://www.vims.edu/people/kuehl_sa/index.php
https://youtu.be/5dFOi6V2MDA S2S16 https://www.bilibili.com/video/BV1nz4y1o7WX
10/16, Fri Rebecca Caldwell Chevron Energy Technology Company A global delta dataset and the environmental variables that predict delta formation on marine coastlines https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=4QUpowUAAAAJ&hl=en
https://youtu.be/SC-BbQio2CA S2S17 https://www.bilibili.com/video/BV1sp4y1k78G
10/21, Wed Yu LIU Institute of Earth Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Recent anthropogenic curtailing of Yellow River runoff and sediment load is unprecedented over the past 500 yr http://sourcedb.ieexa.cas.cn/yw/zjrc/200906/t20090615_1647145.html
https://youtu.be/lH6-WQkONyc S2S18 https://www.bilibili.com/video/BV1vV411y7rz
10/23, Fri Luca Colombera School of Earth and Environment, University of Leeds, UK Geological significance and source-to-sink controls on deltaic parasequences https://environment.leeds.ac.uk/see/staff/1210/dr-luca-colombera
https://youtu.be/MH9bgYaTvu0 S2S19 https://www.bilibili.com/video/BV1kD4y197Mm
10/28, Wed Philip S. J. Minderhoud Padova University | Dept, of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering; Utrecht University |Physical Geography Subsidence in deltas, its causes and environmental implications https://www.uu.nl/staff/PSJMinderhoud/Profile
https://youtu.be/VoAhmrRVVj0 S2S20 https://www.bilibili.com/video/BV1sK411G7qG
10/30, Fri Robert Aller School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences
Stony Brook University
Tropical deltas as diagenetic systems: C processing, suboxic remineralization, and reverse weathering processes. https://www.somas.stonybrook.edu/people/faculty/robert-aller/
https://youtu.be/Y2vqIpL8vkw S2S21 https://www.bilibili.com/video/BV13y4y1k7jL
11/4, Wed Pete Talling Departments of Earth Sciences and Geography, University of Durham, U.K. How do turbidity currents form the largest sediment accumulations on Earth - first detailed direct monitoring at global test sites. https://www.dur.ac.uk/geography/staff/geogstaffhidden/?id=15221
https://youtu.be/FCjvik-eMJ8 S2S22 https://www.bilibili.com/video/BV1HK4y1E7bQ
11/6, Fri Dave DeMaster Dept of Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences, North Carolina State University How radiochemistry can help scientists understand flow dynamics and sedimentary processes in major deltaic systems https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=DO7ljM8AAAAJ&hl=en
https://youtu.be/BkEyOP9yaks S2S23 https://www.bilibili.com/video/BV1BZ4y1V7Re
11/11, Wed Jotautas Baronas Dept. of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge, UK Measuring suspended sediment and carbon transport in large rivers: a new approach applied to the Irrawaddy and the Salween https://jbaronas.com
https://youtu.be/cm99nBYNuPg S2S24 https://www.bilibili.com/video/BV1zv411r792
11/13 (Fri) Sam Bentley, Louisiana State University Tales from the Mississippi River source-to-sink system: Tectonic, climatic, and anthropogenic influences, Miocene to Anthropocene https://www.lsu.edu/science/geology/people/faculty/bentley.php
https://youtu.be/e7df-GBZldk S2S25 https://www.bilibili.com/video/BV1Jy4y167NT
11/18, Wed Kevin Xu Dept of Oceanography & Coastal Sciences, Louisiana State University Dispersal of Mississippi and Atchafalaya Sediment on the Louisiana Coast under the Climatic and Anthropogenic Impacts https://www.lsu.edu/cce/research/faculty_profiles/kehui_xu.php
https://youtu.be/EVeutP9JMbk S2S26 https://www.bilibili.com/video/BV1jD4y1X7hL
11/20, Fri Courtney Harris Virginia Institute of Marine Science, William and Mary Source-to-sink sediment dispersal offshore of large deltas: Insights from numerical models for the Po, Mississippi, and Ayeyarwady Rivers.
https://youtu.be/PTcOSRqsxLo S2S27 https://www.bilibili.com/video/BV1Bp4y1r7eF
11/25, Wed Frances Dunn, & Utrecht University Fluvial Sediment Supply to the World's Deltas: How its Changing and Why it Matters https://www.uu.nl/staff/FEDunn
https://youtu.be/TIoqjxKYQ1U S2S28 https://www.bilibili.com/video/BV1Qi4y1V7Q5

Stephen E. Darby University of Southampton joint talk https://www.southampton.ac.uk/geography/about/staff/sed.page

black Friday 11/27/2020


12/2, Wed Steve Goodbred Earth and Environmental Sciences, Vanderbilt University Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna River Delta: 25 Years of Unexpected Results https://www.vanderbilt.edu/ees/people/faculty/StevenGoodbred.php
https://youtu.be/94TPWJXzLKc S2S29 https://www.bilibili.com/video/BV1zy4y1v7zh
12/4, Fri Peter Clift Department of Geology and Geophysics,
Louisiana State University
Monsoon influences on erosion and sediment transport in the Indus River catchment, SW Asia https://www.lsu.edu/science/geology/people/faculty/clift.php
https://youtu.be/lNEkI6f_gU8 S2S30 https://www.bilibili.com/video/BV1qV41187ju
12/9, Wed Mead A. Allison Dept of River-Coastal Science and Engineering, Tulane University How much Mississippi River Sand Reaches the Ocean: Insights from Louisiana’s Diversion Planning https://sse.tulane.edu/eens/faculty/allison
https://youtu.be/h-qok078uyI S2S31 https://www.bilibili.com/video/BV1354y1x7R5
12/11, Fri Serge Berné Université de Perpignan, Cedex France The Rhone deltaic system: from the shoreline to the deep sea. https://cefrem.univ-perp.fr/index.php/programme/2-non-categorise/118-serge-berne
https://youtu.be/lwjVR0Jw5Wo S2S32 https://www.bilibili.com/video/BV1u54y1t74e
12/16, Wed Paul Liu Dept of Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences, North Carolina State University Alarming signals from the Irrawaddy River Delta, and what we could learn
from other Asian major deltas
https://youtu.be/XpqCMaDk47Y S2S33 https://www.bilibili.com/video/BV1Af4y1e7Ts
12/18, Fri. Torbjörn Törnqvist Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Tulane University
Coastal marshes as recorders of delta-top drowning due to accelerated sea-level rise http://www.tulane.edu/~tor/people.html
https://youtu.be/CLTA5CjC7uc S2S34 https://www.bilibili.com/video/BV1dy4y1m7kL
12/23, Wed Jingping Xu Southern University of Science and Technology Unravel the complexity of Yellow River sediment from Bohai to the Yellow Sea https://ocean.sustc.edu.cn/views/Teacher_information.html?id=44
https://youtu.be/V_qzzXlqA6E S2S35 https://www.bilibili.com/video/BV1E64y1Z7js

if you think you or your colleagues also can contribute a good S2S-related overview or review presentation to this series, please contact me
see updated list: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/15MjYSQDJcF4M25ckG2vrHy_68F3iyL0zqbG0UTLyFhA/edit#gid=0

Contact:    Prof. Paul Liu, jpliu@ncsu.edu    http://www.meas.ncsu.edu/sealevel/