Publications

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Papers 

Faulk, S.P.*, Mitchell, J.L., Moon, S., Lora, J.M., 2017. Regional patterns of extreme precipitation on Titan consistent with observed alluvial fan distribution. Nature Geoscience 10, 827. link

Ibarra, D.E., Moon, S., Caves, J.K., Chamberlain, C.P., Maher, K., 2017. Concentration–discharge patterns of weathering products from global rivers. Acta Geochimica 36, 405-409. link

Moon, S. J. T. Perron, S. Martel, W. S. Holbrook, J. St. Clair, 2017, A model of three-dimensional topographic stresses with implications for bedrock fractures, surface processes and landscape evolution, Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 122, doi:10.1002/2016JF004155.

Ibarra, D., Caves, J., Moon S., Thomas, D., Hartmann, J., Chamberlain C.P., Maher, K., 2016, Differential weathering of basaltic and granitic catchments from concentration-discharge relationships, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, doi:10.1016/j.gca.2016.07.006

Goodfellow, B. W., G. E. Hilley, S. M. Webb, L. Sklar, S. Moon, and C. A. Olson, 2016, The chemical, mechanical, and hydrological evolution of weathering granitoidJournal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 121, doi:10.1002/2016JF003822

St. Clair+, J, Moon, S.+, Holbrook, W. S., Perron, J. T., Riebe, C. S., Martel, S., Carr, B., Harman, C., Singha, K., and Richter D., 2015, Topographic stress controls on bedrock weathering revealed by geophysical imaging, Science,  v.350, p. 534-538. link (+equal contribution)

Moon, S., Shelef, E., and Hilley, G.E., 2015, Recent topographic evolution and erosion of the deglaciated Washington Cascades inferred from a stochastic landscape evolution model, Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, v. 120, p.856-876. doi:10.1002/2014JF003387.

Moon, S., Chamberlain, C.P. and Hilley, G.E., 2014, New estimates of silicate weathering rates and their uncertainties in global rivers, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, v. 134, p. 257-274. link

Moon, S., Chamberlain, C.P., Blisniuk, K., Levine, N., Rood, D.H., and Hilley, G.E., 2011, Climatic control of denudation in the deglaciated landscape of the Washington Cascades: Nature Geoscience, v. 4, p. 469–473. link

Hilley, G.E., Chamberlain, C.P., Moon, S., Porder, S., and Willett, S.D., 2010, Competition between erosion and reaction kinetics in controlling silicate-weathering rates: Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 293, p. 191-199. link

Moon, S., Huh, Y., and Zaitsev, A., 2009, Hydrochemistry of the Amur River: Weathering in a Northern Temperate Basin: Aquatic Geochemistry, v. 15, p. 497-527. link

Borges, J.B., Huh, Y., Moon, S., and Noh, H., 2008, Provenance and weathering control on river bed sediments of the eastern Tibetan Plateau and the Russian Far East: Chemical Geology, v. 254, p. 52-72.

Yoon, J., Huh, Y., Lee, I., Moon, S., Noh, H., and Qin, J., 2008, Weathering Processes in the Min Jiang: Major Elements, 87Sr/86Sr, δ34SSO4, and δ18OSO4: Aquatic Geochemistry, v. 14, p. 147-170.

Moon, S., Huh, Y., Qin, J., and van Pho, N., 2007, Chemical weathering in the Hong (Red) River basin: Rates of silicate weathering and their controlling factors: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, v. 71, p. 1411-1430. link

Papers in review/revision

Moon, S., Merritts, D., Snyder, N. Sanquini, A., Fosdick, J., Hilley G.E., Denudation of the coastal drainages in the Mendocino Triple Junction Region (MTJ), Northern California  (in review)

Faulk*, J. Mitchell, S. Moon, and J. Lora, Extreme methane rainstorms in Titan simulations coincide with observed alluvial fans  (in review)

A. Flinchum, W. S. Holbrook, D. Rempe, S. Moon, C. S. Riebe, B. Carr, J. L. Hayes, J. St. Clair, and M. P. Peters, Critical zone structure under a granite ridge inferred from drilling and three-dimensional seismic refraction data (in review)

Conference Abstracts

Moon, S., Perron, J. T., Martel, S., Holbrook, W.S., St. Clair, J., and Singha, K., (2015) Three-dimensional topographic stress controls on bedrock fractures and landscape evolution, AGU Fall Meet., EP52D-01 (invited)

Moon, S., Merritts, D., Snyder, N., Sanquini, A., Fosdick, J., Hilley G.E., (2015) Denudation and topographic response of the coastal drainages near the Mendocino Triple Junction Region (MTJ), Northern California, AGU Fall Meet., EP33D-02 (invited)

Faulk S*, Moon S., Mitchell J., Lora J., (2016) Quantifying precipitation variability on titan using a GCM and implications for observed geomorphology, Annual meeting of Division for Planetary Sciences of the American Astronomical Society

Emmons* B., Moon S., Brown N., Blisniuk K., Rhodes E., (2016) Applying newly developed luminescence dating to alluvial fans in the Anza Borrego Desert, southern California, SCEC fall meeting

Lin* J., Moon S., Meng L., Davis P., (2016) Topographic Influence on Near-Surface Seismic Velocity in southern California, SCEC fall meeting

Chang* E., Peltzer G., Moon S., (2016) Fault scarp degradation analysis at Dragon’s Back using high resolution topography data, SCEC fall meeting

Moon, S., Chamberlain C.P., and Hilley, G.E., (2016) Uncertainty assessment in quantification of silicate weathering rates in global rivers, Goldschmidt Conference (keynote)

Moon, S., Perron, J. T., Martel, S., Holbrook, W.S., St. Clair, J., and Singha, K., (2016) Interplay between tectonics and topography: Topographic stress controls on bedrock fractures and surface processes, AGU Fall Meet., EP14B-01 (invited)

Lin* J., Moon S., Meng L., Davis P., (2016) Topographic Influence on Near-Surface Seismic Velocity in southern California, AGU Fall Meet., S33B-2835.

Faulk S*, Moon S., Mitchell J., Lora J., (2016) Quantifying Precipitation Variability and Relative Erosion Rates on Titan Using a GCM and Implications for Observed Geomorphology, AGU Fall Meet., P33F-07.