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Sanks, K.M., Zapp, S.M., Silvestre, J.R., Shaw, J.B., Dutt, R., Straub, K.M., 2022, Marsh Sedimentation Controls Delta Top Morphology, Slope,and Mass Balance, Geophysical Research Letters, 49, e2022GL098513, DOI: 10.1029/2022GL098513.
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Toby, S.C., Duller, R.A., De Angelis, S., Straub, K.M., 2022, Morphodynamic limits to environmental signal propagation across landscapes and into strata, Nature Communications, 13, 292, DOI: 10.1038/s41467-021-27776-6.

Barefoot, E.A., Nittrouer, J.A., Straub, K.M., 2021, Non-monotonic floodplain responses to changes in flooding intensity, Journal of Geophysical Research – Earth Surface, 126, e2021JF006310, DOI: 10.1029/2021JF006310.

Ganti, V., Hajek, E.A., Leary, K., Straub, K.M., Paola, C., 2020, Morphodynamic hierarchy and the fabric of the sedimentary record, Geophysical Research Letters, 47, e2020GL087921, DOI: 10.1029/2020GL087921.

Esposito, C.R., Georgiou, I., Straub, K.M., 2020, Flow loss in deltaic distributaries: Impacts on channel hydraulics, morphology, and stability, Water Resources Research, 56, e2019WR023463, DOI: 10.1029/2019WR026463.

Jobe, Z.R., Howes, N.C., Straub, K.M., Cai, D., Deng, H., Laugier, F.J., Pettinga, L.A., Shumaker, L.E., 2020, Comparing Aggradation, Superelevation, and Avulsion Frequency of Submarine and Fluvial Channels, Frontiers in Earth Science, 8:53, DOI: 10.3389/feart.2020.00053.

Straub, K.M. , Duller, R.A., Foreman, B.Z., and Hajek, E.A., 2020, Buffered, incomplete, and shredded: The challenges of reading an imperfect stratigraphic record, Journal of Geophysical Research – Earth Surface, v. 125, e2019JF005079, DOI: 10.1029/2019JF005079.
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Toby, S.C., Duller, R.A., De Angelis, S., Straub, K.M., 2019, A stratigraphic framework for the preservation and shredding of environmental signals, Geophysical Research Letters, v. 46, DOI: 10.1029/2019GL082555.

Straub, K.M., 2019, Morphodynamics and stratigraphic architecture of shelf-edge deltas subject to constant vs. dynamic environmental forcings: A laboratory study, Frontiers in Earth Science, 7:121, DOI: 10.3389/feart.2019.00121.

Esposito, C.R., Di Leonardo, R.R., Harlen, M., Straub, K.M., 2018, Sediment storage partitioning in alluvial stratigraphy: The influence of discharge variability, Journal of Sedimentary Research, v. 88, p. 717-726, DOI: 10.2110/jsr.2018.36.

Paola, C., Ganti, V., Mohrig, D., Runkele, A., Straub, K.M., 2018, Time not our time: physical controls on the preservation and measurement of geologic time, Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences, v. 46, p. 409-438, DOI: 10.1146/annurev-earth-082517-010129.

Li, Q., Gasparini, N.M., Straub, K.M., 2018, Some signals are not the same as they appear: How do erosional landscapes transform tectonic history into sediment flux records?, Geology, v. 46, p. 407-410, DOI: 10.1130/G40026.1.
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Straub, K.M. and Foreman, B.Z., 2018, Geomorphic stasis and spatiotemporal scales of stratigraphic completeness, Geology, v. 46, p. 311-314, DOI: 10.1130/G40045.1.

Li, Q., Benson, W.M., Harlen, M., Robichaux, P., Sha, X., Xu, K., Straub, K.M., 2017, Influence of sediment cohesion on deltaic morphodynamics and stratigraphy over basin-filling time scale, Journal of Geophysical Research – Earth Surface, v. 122, DOI: 10.1002/2017JF004216.

Foreman, B.Z. and Straub, K.M., 2017, Autogenic geomorphic processes determine resolution of terrestrial paleoclimate records, Science Advances, v. 3, e1700683, DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.1700683.

Hajek, E.A. and Straub, K.M., 2017, Autogenic sedimentation in clastic stratigraphy, Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences, v. 45, p. 681-709, DOI: 10.1146/annurev-earth-063016-015935.

Yu, L., Li, Q. and Straub, K.M., 2017, Scaling the response of deltas to relative sea level cycles by autogenic space and time scales: A laboratory study, Journal of Sedimentary Research, v. 87, p. 817-838, DOI: 10.2110/jsr.2017.46.

Trampush, S.M., Hajek, E.A. and Straub, K.M., Chamberlin, E.P., 2017, Identifying autogenic sedimentation in fluvial-deltaic stratigraphy: evaluating the effect of outcrop-quality on the compensation statistic, Journal of Geophysical Research – Earth Surface, v. 122, DOI: 10.1002/2016JF004067.

Fernandes, A.M., Törnqvist, T.E., Straub, K.M. , Mohrig, D., 2016, Connecting the backwater hydraulics of coastal rivers to fluviodeltaic sedimentology and stratigraphy, Geology, v. 44, p. 979-982, DOI: 10.1130/G37965.1.
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Li, Q., Yu, L., Straub, K.M., 2016, Storage thresholds for relative sea-level signals in the stratigraphic record, Geology, v. 44, p. 179-182, DOI: 10.1130/G37484.1.
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Straub, K.M., Li, Q., Benson, W.M., 2015, Influence of sediment cohesion on deltaic shoreline dynamics and bulk sediment retention: A laboratory study, Geophysical Research Letters, v. 42, DOI: 10.1002/2015GL066131.

Kim., W., Petter, A., Straub, K.M., Mohrig, D., 2014, Decoupling allogenic forcing from autogenic processes: Experimental geomorphology and stratigraphy, In: From Depositional Systems to Sedimentary Successions on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (Eds A.W. Martinius, R. Ravnås, J.A. Howell, R.J. Steel, and J.P. Wonham), IAS Spec. Publ., 46, 127-138.

Armstrong, C., Mohrig, D., Hess, T., George, T., Straub, K.M., 2014, Influence of growth faults on coastal fluvial systems: Examples from the late Miocene to Recent Mississippi River Delta, Sedimentary Geology, v. 301, p. 120-132, DOI: 10.1016/j.sedgeo.2013.06.010.

Straub, K.M., Paola, C., Kim, W., and Sheets, B., 2013, Experimental investigation of sediment-dominated vs. tectonic-dominated sediment transport systems in subsiding basins, Journal of Sedimentary Research, v. 83, DOI: 10.2110/jsr.2013.91.
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Straub, K.M. and Wang, Y., 2013, Influence of water and sediment supply on the stratigraphic record of alluvial fans and deltas: Statistical characterization of basin-filling sedimentation patterns, Journal of Geophysical Research - Earth Surface, v. 118, DOI: 10.1002/JGRF.20095.
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Pyles, D.R., Straub, K.M., Stammer, J., 2013, Spatial variation in the composition of turbidites due to hydrodynamic fractionation, Geophysical Research Letters, v. 40, DOI: 10.1002/GRL.50767. Supplementary Information

Straub, K.M., and Esposito, C.R., 2013, Influence of water and sediment supply on the stratigraphic record of alluvial fans and deltas: Process controls on stratigraphic completeness, Journal of Geophysical Research - Earth Surface, v. 118, DOI: 10.1002/JGRF.20061.
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Straub, K.M., and Pyles, D.R., 2012, Quantifying the hierarchical organization of compensation in submarine fans using surface statistics, Journal of Sedimentary Research, v. 82, p. 889-898, DOI: 10.2110/jsr.2012.73.

Straub, K.M., Ganti, V., and Paola, C., and Foufoula,-Georgiou, 2012, Prevalence of exponential bed thickness distributions in the stratigraphic record: Experiments and theory, Journal of Geophysical Research - Earth Surface, v. 117, F02003, DOI: 10.1029/2011JF002034.

Straub, K.M., Mohrig, D., Pirmez, C., 2012, Architecture of an aggradational tributary submarine channel network on the continental slope offshore Brunei Darussalam, in Prather, B.E., Deptuck, M.E., Mohrig, D., Van Hoorn, B., and Wynn, R.B., eds., Application of the Principles of Seismic Geomorphology to Continental-Slope and Base-of-Slope Systems: Case Studies from Seafloor and Near-Seafloor Analogues, SEPM, Special Publication 99, p. 13-30, DOI: 10.2110/pec.12.99.0061.

Shen, Z., Törnqvist, T.E., Autin, W.J., Mateo, Z.R.P., Straub, K.M., Mauz, B., 2012, Rapid and widespread response of the Lower Mississippi River to eustatic forcing during the last glacial-interglacial cycle, Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 124(5/6), p. 690-704, DOI: 10.1130/B30449.1.

Wang, Y., Straub, K.M., Hajek, E.A., 2011, Scale dependant compensational stacking: an estimate of autogenic timescales in channelized sedimentary deposits, Geology, v. 39(9), p. 811-814, DOI: 10.1130/G32068.1. Supplementary Information , Supplementary Movie

Ganti, V., Straub, K.M., Foufoula-Georgiou, E., and Paola, C., 2011, Space-time dynamics of depositional systems: Experimental evidence and theoretical modeling of heavy-tailed statistics, Journal of Geophysical Research - Earth Surface, v. 116, F02011, DOI: 10.1029/2010JF001893.

Straub, K.M., Mohrig, D., Buttles, J., McElroy, B., Pirmez, C., 2011, Quantifying the influence of channel sinuosity on the depositional mechanics of channelized turbidity currents: A laboratory study, Marine Petroleum Geology, v. 28, p. 744-760, DOI: 10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2010.05.014. Supplementary Information , Supplementary Movie

Paola, C., Straub, K.M., Mohrig, D., and Reinhardt, L., 2009, The “unreasonable effectiveness” of stratigraphic and geomorphic experiments, Earth-Science Reviews, v. 97, p. 1-43, DOI: 10.1016/j.earscirev.2009.05.003.

Straub, K.M. Paola, C., Mohrig, D., Wolinsky, M.A., George, T., 2009, Compensational stacking of channelized sedimentary deposits, Journal of Sedimentary Research, v. 79, p. 673-688, DOI: 10.2110/jsr.2009.070.
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Straub, K.M. and Mohrig, D., 2009, Constructional canyons built by sheet-like turbidity currents: Observations from offshore Brunei Darussalam, Journal of Sedimentary Research, v. 79, p. 24-39, DOI: 10.2110/jsr.2009.006.

Abrams, D.M., Lobkovsky, A.E., Petroff, A.P., Straub, K.M., McElroy, B., Mohrig, D.C., Kudrolli, A., Rothman, D.H., 2009, Growth laws for channel networks incised by groundwater flow, Nature Geoscience, v. 2(3), p. 193-196, DOI: 10.1038/NGEO432. Nature Geoscience Cover, News and Views on Article, Backstory on Article , Supplementary Information , Supplementary Movie 1 , Supplementary Movie 2 , Tulane Press Release

Straub, K.M., Mohrig, D., and Buttles, J., 2008, Turbidity current flow out of channels and its contribution to constructing the continental slope, Society of Exploration Geophysicists Annual Meeting Extended Abstracts, p. 2767-2771.

Straub, K.M. and Mohrig, D., 2008, Quantifying the morphology and growth of levees in aggrading submarine channels, Journal of Geophysical Research - Earth Surface, v. 113, F03012, DOI:10.1029/2007JF000896.

Straub, K.M., Mohrig, D.C., Buttles, J., McElroy, B., Pirmez, C., 2008, Interactions between turbidity currents and topography in aggrading sinuous submarine channels: A laboratory study, GSA Bulletin, v. 120(3/4), p. 368-385, DOI: 10.1130/B25983.1. Supplementary Information, Supplementary Movie

Straub, K.M., Jerolmack, D.J., Mohrig, D., Rothman, D.H., 2007, Channel network scaling laws in submarine basins, Geophysical Research Letters, v.34, L12613, DOI:10.1029/2007GL030089.

Straub, K.M., 2007, Quantifying turbidity current interactions with topography, Ph.D. thesis, 205 pp., Massachusetts Institude of Technology, Cambridge.

Mohrig, D., Straub, K.M., Buttles, J., and Pirmez, C., 2005, Controls on geometry and composition of a levee built by turbidity currents in a straight laboratory channel, in Proceedings, River, Coastal and Estuarine Morphodynamics Symposium, 4th, Urbana: Illinois, USA, International Association of Hydraulic Research.

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