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*students advised by Dr. Kehui Xu

111. Gartelman*, A., Xu, K.H., Maiti, K., Liu, H., Moran, K., Wilson, C., Roberts, B.J., Nelson, J., 2024. Sedimentation processes and morphological changes in a dredge pit and surrounding environment on Ship Shoal in the northern Gulf of Mexico, Marine Geology, 107218,

110. Courtois, A., Bentley, S., Maloney, J., Xu, K.H., Chaytor, J., Georgiou, I.Y., Miner, M.D., Obelcz, J., Jafari, N.H., Damour, M. 2024. Short-Term Sediment Dispersal on a Large Retreating Coastal River Delta via 234Th and 7Be Sediment Geochronology: The Mississippi River Delta Front. Water 16, 463.

109. Figueredo, N., Bentley, S.J., Chaytor, J.D., Xu, K.H., Jafari, N., Georgiou, I.Y., Damour, M., Duxbury, J., Obelcz, J., Maloney, J. 2024. Sedimentary Processes and Instability on the Mississippi River Delta Front near the Shipwreck of the SS Virginia. Water  16, 421.

108. Wang, N., Chen, Q., Hu, K., Xu, K.H., Bentley, S.J., Wang, J.,  2023. Morphodynamic modeling of Fourleague Bay in Mississippi River Delta: Sediment fluxes across river-estuary-wetland boundaries, Coastal Engineering, 186, 104399.

107. Zhang*, W., Xu, K.H., Herke, C., Alawneh, O., Jafari, N., Maiti, K., Clower, P.O., Glaspie, C.N., Tupitza, J.C. and Xue, Z.G., 2023. Spatial and temporal variations of seabed sediment characteristics in the inner Louisiana shelf. Marine Geology, 463, 107115.

106. Yang, S., Bouma, T.J., Xu, K.H. et al. 2023. Storms dominate the erosion of the Yangtze Delta and southward sediment transport, Science Bulletin,

105. Edmonds, D.A., Toby,  S.C., Siverd, C.G., Twilley, R., Bentley, S.J., Hagen, S., Xu, K.H. 2023. Land loss due to human-altered sediment
budget in the Mississippi River Delta, Nature Sustainability, 6,  644–651.

104. Chaichitehrani, N., Li, C., Xu, K.H., Hestir, E.L., Allahdadi, M.N., 2023. Sediment dynamics over a dredge pit during summer fair weather conditions: A numerical study for Sandy Point, west flank of the Mississippi River, Ocean Engineering, 269,  113473.

103. Sapkota, Y., Xu, K.H., Maiti, K., Inglett, P., White, J.R. 2022. Temporal variability in soil organic matter accretion rates in coastal deltaic wetlands under changing depositional environments, Soil Science Society of America Journal, 2023, 1–14.

102. Tian, Q., Xu, K. H., Wang, Y.P., Liang, C.J.  2022. Dam impacts on seasonality of water and sediment transport in intensively managed river basins: A case study of the Yangtze River, Journal of Geophysical Research - Earth Surface, 2021JF006573.

101. Moran*, K., Xu, K.H., Wilson, C., Lopez, G.  2022. Contrasting modes of sediment infilling and geomorphic change within a sand dominated dredge pit on the inner Louisiana shelf, Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 108127. 

100. Yang, H.F., Li, B.C., Yang, S.L., Zhang, Z.L., Xu, K.H., Chen, C.P.,  Ding, Y.F.,  Zhang, W.X.,  Shi, B.W.,  Wang, Y.P.  2022. Impacts of large projects on the sediment dynamics and evolution of the Hengsha Shoal in the Yangtze Delta, Ocean Engineering, 261, 112030.

99. Sorourian, S., Huang, H., Xu, K.H., Justic, D., D'Sa, E.J., 2022. A modeling study of water and sediment flux partitioning through the major passes of Mississippi Birdfoot Delta and their plume structures, Geomorphology, 108109.

98. Xu, K.H., Yang, S.L., Milliman, J.D., Yang, Z.S., Yang, H.F. and Xu, H., 2022. Spatial and Temporal Variations of Water and Sediment Discharges of the Yangtze River from 1950 to 2018: Erosion of Lake, Channel and Delta. In: Avijit Gupta (Editor), Large Rivers: Geomorphology and Management (2nd edition): John Wiley & Sons, pp 891-915. [link]

97. Zhang, W., Xu, Y.J., Guo, L.C., Lam, N. S.-N., Xu, K.H., Yang, S.L., Yao, Q., Liu, K., 2022. Comparing the Yangtze and Mississippi River Deltas in the light of coupled natural-human dynamics: Lessons learned and implications for management. Geomorphology, 108075,

96. Xu, K.H., Wang*, J., Li, C., Bentley, S., Miner, M., 2022. Geomorphic and Hydrodynamic Impacts on Sediment Transport on the Inner Louisiana Shelf. Geomorphology, 108022,

95. Liu*, H., Xu, K.H., Wilson, C., Bentley, S., Xue, Z., Zhang, Z., 2022. Geomorphologic response and patchy mud infilling in a sandy dredge pit in Ship Shoal, Louisiana shelf, USA. Geomorphology, 107983.

94. Bales*, R., Xu, K.H., Li, G., Maiti, K., Liu, H., 2021. Hydrodynamics, sediment transport, and water quality of two contrasting dredge pits on the Louisiana shelf, Continental Shelf Research 230, 104569,

93. Allen T, Behr J, Bukvic A, Calder RSD, Caruson K, Connor C, D’Elia C, Dismukes D, Ersing R, Franklin R, Goldstein J, Goodall J, Hemmerling S, Irish J, Lazarus S, Loftis D, Luther M, McCallister L, McGlathery K, Mitchell M, Moore W, Nichols CR, Nunez K, Reidenbach M, Shortridge J, Weisberg R, Weiss R, Wright LD, Xia M, Xu K.H., Young D, Zarillo G, Zinnert JC. Anticipating and Adapting to the Future Impacts of Climate Change on the Health, Security and Welfare of Low Elevation Coastal Zone (LECZ) Communities in Southeastern USA. Journal of Marine Science and Engineering. 2021; 9(11):1196. 

92. Xue, Z., Wilson, C., Xu, K.H., Bentley, S., Liu*, H., 2021. Sandy Borrow Area Sedimentation—Characteristics and Processes Within South Pelto Dredge Pit on Ship Shoal, Louisiana Shelf, USA. Estuaries and Coasts,

91. Xu, F., Hu, B., Zhao, J., Liu, X., Xu, K.H., Xiong, Z., Wang, F., Ding, X., Li, Q., Guo, J., 2021. Provenance and weathering of sediments in the deep basin of the northern South China Sea during the last 38 kyr. Marine Geology, 106602.

90. Yang, L., Zhang, H., Li, A., Rockne, K. J., Xu, K.H., Wu, Y., Xu, X., Chen, S., Hu, Y., Wang, X., others, 2021. Polyhalogenated carbazoles in freshwater and estuarine sediment from China and the United States: A multi-regional study. Science of The Total Environment, 147908.

89. Xu, F., Dou, Y., Zhao, J., Li, J., Liu, X., Xu, K.H., Cai, F., Wen, Z., Chen, X. (2021). Low‑latitude control on sea surface temperatures in the middle Okinawa Trough over the last 3.6 kyr. Geo-Marine Letters, 41(39).

88. Tian, Q.,  Xu, K. H.,  Dong, C. M., Yang,  S. L., He,  Y. J., Shi,  B. W.,  2021. Declining sediment discharge in the Yangtze River from 1956 to 2017: Spatial and Temporal changes and their causes., accepted by Water Resources Research, 

87. Johnson, C., Chen, Q., Ozdemir, C., Xu, K.H., McCall, R., 2021. Event-scale Morphological Modeling of a Low-lying Mainland Barrier Subject to Hurricane Forcing: The Role of Backbarrier Wetlands, Coastal Engineering, 167, 103886.

86. DeLong, K. L., Gonzalez, S., Obelcz, J. B., Truong, J. T., Bentley, S. J. Sr, Xu, K.H., Reese, C. A., Harley, G. L., Caporaso, A., Shen, Z. & Middleton, B. A., 2021. Late Pleistocene baldcypress (Taxodium distichum) forest deposit on the continental shelf of the northern Gulf of Mexico. Boreas. ISSN 0300-9483.

85. Yang, HF, Yang, SL , Li, BC, Wang, YP, Wang, JZ, Zhang, ZL , Xu, K.H., Huang, Y.G., Shi, B.W., Zhang W.X., 2021. Different fates of the Yangtze and Mississippi deltaic wetlands under similar riverine sediment decline and sea-level rise, Geomorphology, 381, 107646.

84. Zhang, X., Xu, K.H., Yang, Z.,  Tan, X., Wu, C., 2021. Decreasing land growth and unique seasonal area fluctuations of two newborn Mississippi subdeltas, Geomorphology, 378, 107617,

83. Xu, K.H., Wren, P. A., Ma, Y., 2020. Tidal and Storm Impacts on Hydrodynamics and Sediment Dynamics in an Energetic Ebb Tidal Delta. Journal of Marine Science and Engineering, 8(10), 810.

82.  Ou, Y., Xue, Z., Li, C., Xu, K.H., White, J. R., Bentley, S. J., Zang, Z., 2020. A numerical investigation of salinity variations in the Barataria Estuary, Louisiana in connection with the Mississippi River and restoration activities. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 107021.

81.   Li*, G., Xu, K.H., Xue, Z., Liu, H., Bentley, S. J., 2020. Hydrodynamics and sediment dynamics in Barataria Bay, Louisiana, USA. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 107090.

80. Liu*, H., Xu, K.H., Wilson, C., 2020. Sediment infilling and geomorphological change of a mud-capped Raccoon Island dredge pit near Ship Shoal of Louisiana shelf, Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 245, 106979.

79. Zang, Z., Xue, Z. G., Xu, K.H., Bentley, S. J., Chen, Q., D'Sa, E. J., Zhang, L., and Ou, Y., 2020. The Role of Sediment-induced Light Attenuation on Primary Production during Hurricane Gustav (2008), Biogeosciences Discuss.,, accepted.

78. Zang, Z., Xue, Z. G., Xu, K.H., Ozdemir, C. E., Chen, Q., & Bentley, S. J., et al., 2020. A numerical investigation of wave‐supported gravity flow during cold fronts over the Atchafalaya shelf. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 125, e2019JC015269.

77. Yang, SL, Luo, X,Temmerman, S, Kirwan, M,Bouma, T, Xu, K.H., Zhang, S, et al., 2020, Role of delta‐front erosion in sustaining salt marshes under sea‐level rise and fluvial sediment declineLimnology and Oceanography, 65(9), 1990-2009.

76. Liu*, H., Xu, K.H., Ou, Y., Bales, R., Zang, Z., Xue, Z.G., 2020. Sediment Transport near Ship Shoal for Coastal Restoration in the Louisiana Shelf: A Model Estimate of the Year 2017–2018. Water 2020, 12, 2212.

75. Elliton*, C., Xu, K.H., Rivera-Monroy, V.H., 2020. The Impact of Biophysical Processes on Sediment Transport in the Wax Lake Delta (Louisiana, USA). Water 2020, 12, 2072.

74. Chaytor, J. D., Baldwin, W. E., Bentley, S. J., Damour, M., Jones, D., Maloney, J., Miner, M. D., Obelcz*, J., Xu, K.H., 2020. Short-and long-term movement of mudflows of the Mississippi River Delta Front and their known and potential impacts on oil and gas infrastructure. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 500.

73. Robichaux*, P., Xu, K.H., Bentley, S. J., Miner, M., Xue, Z., 2020. Morphological evolution of a mud-capped dredge pit on the Louisiana shelf: Nonlinear infilling and continuing consolidation. Geomorphology,, 107030.

72. Shi, B., Pratolongo, P. D., Du, Y., Li, J., Yang, S., Wu, J., Xu, K.H., Wang, Y. P., 2020. Influence of macrobenthos (Meretrix meretrix Linnaeus) on erosion-accretion processes in intertidal flats: A case study from a cultivation zone. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, doi: 10.1029/2019JG005345.

71. Liu, J, Liang, JH, Xu, K.H., Chen, Q, Ozdemir, CE, 2019. Modeling sediment flocculation in Langmuir turbulence, Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 124.

70. Maloney, JM, Bentley, SJ, Xu, K,H., Obelcz,J, Georgiou, IY, Jafari,NH, Miner, M., 2019. Mass wasting on the Mississippi River subaqueous delta, Earth-Science Reviews, 103001.

69. Bomer, E.J., Bentley, S.J., Hughes, J.E.T., Wilson, C.A., Crawford, F., Xu, K.H., 2019. Deltaic morphodynamics and stratigraphic evolution of middle Barataria Bay and middle Breton sound regions, Louisiana, USA: Implications for River-Sediment Diversions, Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 224, 20-33.

68. Wang*, J., Xu, K.H., Bentley, S.J., White, C., Zhang, X., Liu, H., 2019. Degradation of the plaquemines sub-delta and relative sea-level in eastern Mississippi deltaic coast during late holocene, Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 106344.

67. Chaichitehrani, N., Li, C., Xu, K.H., Allahdadi, M.N., Hestir, E.L., Keim, B.D., 2019. A numerical study of sediment dynamics over Sandy Point dredge pit, west flank of the Mississippi River, during a cold front event, Continental Shelf Research, 183, 38-50.

66. Yang, S.L., Fan, J.Q., Shi, B.W., Bouma,T.J., Xu, K.H., Yang, H.F., Zhang, S.S., Zhu, Q., Shi, X.F., 2019. Remote impacts of typhoons on the hydrodynamics, sediment transport and bed stability of an intertidal wetland in the Yangtze Delta, Journal of Hydrology, 575, 755-766,

65. Xu, K.H., Bentley, S.J., Day, J.W., Freeman, A.M., 2019. A review of sediment diversion in the Mississippi River Deltaic Plain, Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 225, 106241,

64. Liu*, H., Xu, K.H., Li, B., Han, Y., Li*, G., 2019 Sediment Identification Using Machine Learning Classifiers in a Mixed-Texture Dredge Pit of Louisiana Shelf for Coastal Restoration. Water, 11, 1257.

63. Zang, Z., Xue, Z.G., Xu, K.H., Bentley, S.J., Chen, Q., D'Sa, E.J., Ge, Q. A. 2019. Two Decadal (1993–2012) Numerical Assessment of Sediment Dynamics in the Northern Gulf of Mexico. Water, 11, 938.

62. Li, A, Tsai, FTC, Xu, K.H., Wang*, J., White, CM , Bentley, SJ, Chen, QJ., 2019. Modeling sediment texture of river-deltaic wetlands in the Lower Barataria Bay and Lower Breton Sound, Louisiana, USA, Geo-Marine Letters 39 (2), 161-173.

61. Hurst, N.R., White, J.R., Xu, K.H., Ren, M. 2019. Nitrate reduction rates in sediments experiencing turbulent flow conditions, Ecological Engineering, 128, 33-38.

60. Reese, C.A. , Harley, G.L., DeLong, K.L., Bentley, S.J., Xu, K.H., Gonzalez, S., Truong, J.T., Obelcz*, J., Caporaso, A., 2018. Stratigraphic pollen analysis performed on a late Pleistocene cypress forest preserved on the northern Gulf of Mexico continental shelf, Journal of Quaternary Science, 33(8), 865-870.

59. Moriarty, J.M. , Harris, C.K., Friedrichs, MAM, Fennel, K., Xu, K.H., 2018. Impact of seabed resuspension on oxygen and nitrogen dynamics in the northern Gulf of Mexico: A numerical modeling study, Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 123.

58. Restreppo, G.A., Bentley, S.J., Wang*, J., Xu, K.H., 2018. Riverine Sediment Contribution to Distal Deltaic Wetlands: Fourleague Bay, LA, Estuaries and Coasts.

57. Wang*, J., Xu, K.H., Restreppo, G., Bentley, S., Meng, X., Zhang X., 2018. The coupling of bay hydrodynamics to sediment transport and its implication in micro-tidal wetland sustainability, Marine Geology, 405, 68–76.

56. Hu, G., Xu, K.H., Clift P.D., Zhang, Y., Li, Y., Qiu, J., Kong, X., Bi, S., 2018. Textures, provenances and structures of sediment in the inner shelf south of Shandong Peninsula, western South Yellow Sea, Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 212, 153–163.

55. Wang*, J., Xu, K.H., Obelcz*, J., Li, C., 2018, Forces Driving the Morphological Evolution of a Mud-Capped Dredge Pit, Northern Gulf of Mexico, Water, 10, 1001; doi:10.3390/w10081001.

54. Obelcz*, J., Xu, K.H., Bentley, S.J., O'Connor, M., Miner, M., 2018. Mud-capped dredge pits: An experiment of opportunity for characterizing cohesive sediment transport and slope stability in the northern Gulf of Mexico, Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 208, 161-169.

53. Liu, K, Chen, Q, Hu, K., Xu, K.H., Twilley, RR, 2018. Modeling hurricane-induced wetland-bay and bay-shelf sediment fluxes, Coastal Engineering, 135, 77-90.

52. Yang, HF , Yang, SL , Xu, K.H., Milliman, JD , Wang, H , Yang, Z , Chen, Z, 2018. Human impacts on sediment in the Yangtze River: A review and new perspectives, Global and Planetary Change 162, 8-17.

51. Sha*, X , Xu, K.H., Bentley, SJ , *Robichaux, PA, 2018. Characterization and modeling of sediment settling, consolidation, and suspension to optimize coastal Louisiana restoration, Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 203, 137-147.

50. Yang, HF , Yang, SL , Meng, Y , Xu, K.H., Luo, XX , Wu, CS , Shi, BW, 2018. Recent coarsening of sediments on the southern Yangtze subaqueous delta front: A response to river damming, Continental Shelf Research, 155, 45-51.

49. Maloney, J.M., Bentley, S.J., Xu, K.H., Obelcz*, J., Miner, M., Georgiou, I., 2018. Mississippi River subaqueous delta is entering a stage of retrogradation, Marine Geology, 400, 12-23.

48. Thomas, T., Warny, S., Jarzen, D., Bentley, S., Droxler, A., Harper, B., Nittrouer, C., Xu, K.H., 2018. Palynomorph Evidence for Tropical Climate Stability in the Gulf of Papua, Papua New Guinea, over the Latest Marine Transgression and Highstand (14,500 Years BP to Today), Quaternary International.

47. Gonzalez, S., Bentley, S J., DeLong, K.L., Xu, K.H., Obelcz*, J., Truong, J., Harley, G.L., Reese, C.A., Caporaso, A., 2017, Facies reconstruction of a late Pleistocene cypress forest discovered on the northern Gulf of Mexico continental shelf: Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies Transactions, v. 67, p. 133–146.

46. Cui, X., Bianchi, T.S., Kenney, W., Wang*, J., Curtis, J., Xu, K.H., Savage, C., 2017. Sediment and Carbon Dynamics along Temperate Fjord-Head Deltas: Linkages with Fjord Processes, Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, DOI: 10.1002/2017JG003891.

45. Li, Q., Benson, M., Harlan, M., Robichaux*, P., Sha*, X., Xu, K.H., Straub, K.M., 2017. Influence of sediment cohesion on deltaic morphodynamics and stratigraphy over basin-filling time scales, Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 122, 1808–1826. 10.1002/2017JF004216.

44. Yang, H.F., Yang, S.L. , Xu, K.H., Wu, H. , Shi, B.W., Zhu, Q., Zhang, W.X., Yang, Z., 2017. Erosion potential of the Yangtze Delta under sediment starvation and climate change, Scientific Reports 7, 10535 (2017), doi:10.1038/s41598-017-10958-y

43. Yang, H.F., Yang, S.L., Xu, K.H., 2017. River-sea transitions of sediment dynamics: A case study of the tide-impacted Yangtze River estuary, Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 196 (2017) 207-216.

42. Obelcz*, J., Xu, K.H., Georgiou, I.Y., Maloney, J., Bentley, S.J., Miner, M.D., 2017. Annual-periodicity submarine landslides mass wasting on the Mississippi River Delta Front not associated with catastrophic events, Geology, 45(7), doi:10.1130/G38688.1.

41. Moriarty, J.M., Harris, C.K. , Fennel, K., Xu, K.H., Rabouille, C., Friedrichs, M.A.M., 2017. The roles of resuspension, diffusion and biogeochemical processes on oxygen dynamics offshore of the Rhône River, France: a numerical modeling study, Biogeosciences, 14, 1919-1946, 2017. doi:10.5194/bg-14-1919-2017.

40. Keller, G.P., Bentley, S.J., Georgiou, I.Y., Maloney, J., Miner, M.D., Xu, K.H., 2016. River-plume sedimentation and 210Pb/7Be seabed delivery on the Mississippi River delta front, Geo-Marine Letters, DOI 10.1007/s00367-016-0476-0.

39. Wang, Z., Liu, Z., Liu, M., Xu, K.H., Mayer, L.M., 2016. The impact of drying on structure of sedimentary organic matter in wetlands: Probing by native and amended polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, Science of the Total Environment, 568, 42-51.

38. Chen, J., Ma, J., Xu, K.H., Liu, Y., Cao, W., Wei, T., Zhao, B., Chen, Z., 2016. Provenance discrimination of the clay sediment in the western Taiwan Strait and its implication for coastal current variability during the late-Holocene, The Holocene, DOI 10.1177/0959683616652706.

37. Twilley, R.R., Bentley, S.J., Chen, Q.J., Edmond, D., Hagen, S., Lam, N., Willson, C., Xu, K.H., Braud, D.R., Peele, H., McCall, A., 2016. Co-evolution of wetland landscapes, flooding, and human settlement in the Mississippi River Delta Plain, Sustainability Science, 11, 711–731. DOI 10.1007/s11625-016-0374-4.

36. Xu, K.H., Bentley, S.J., Robichaux, P.*, Sha, X.*, Yang, H.*, 2016. Implications of Texture and Erodibility for Sediment Retention in Receiving Basins of Coastal Louisiana Diversions, Water, 8, 26; doi:10.3390/w8010026. [open access link]

35. Xu, K.H., Mickey, R.C.*, Chen, Q.J., Harris, C.K., Hetland, D., Hu, K., Wang, J., 2016. Shelf Sediment Transport during Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, Computers& Geosciences, 90, 24–39.

34. Yang, S.L., Xu, K.H., Milliman, J.D., Yang, H.F., 2015. Decline of Yangtze River water and sediment discharge: Impact from natural and anthropogenic changes, Scientific Reports, 5:12581, DOI: 10.1038/srep12581.

33. Wang*, J.Z., Li, A.C., Xu, K.H., Zheng, X.F., Huang J., 2015. Clay mineral and grain size studies of sediment provenances and paleoenvironment evolution in the middle Okinawa Trough since 17 ka, Marine Geology, 366, 49–61. 0025-3227/.

32. Mickey*, R.C., Xu, K.H., Libes, S., Hill, J., 2015. Sediment texture, erodibility, and composition in the Northern Gulf of Mexico and their potential impacts on hypoxia formation, Ocean Dynamics. DOI 10.1007/s10236-014-0796-4.

31. Xu, K.H., Yang, S.L., 2014. A Comparative Study of the Flux and Fate of the Mississippi and Yangtze River Sediments. International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS) Redbook, Publication 367, 312-319. ISSN 0144-7815. doi:10.5194/piahs-367-312-2015

30. Lo*, E., Bentley, S., Xu, K.H., 2014. Experimental study of cohesive sediment consolidation and resuspension identifies approaches for coastal restoration: Lake Lery, Louisiana, Geo-Marine Letters, 34(6), 499-509. DOI 10.1007/s00367-014-0381-3.

29. Howell, A.L., Bentley, S.J., Xu, K.H., Ferrell, R.E., Muhammad, Z., Septama, S., 2014. Fine sediment mineralogy as a tracer of latest Quaternary sediment delivery to a dynamic continental margin: Pandora Trough, Gulf of Papua, Papua New Guinea, Marine Geology, 357, 108–122. DOI: 10.1016/j.margeo.2014.08.003.

28. Xu, K.H., Corbett, D., Walsh, J., Young, D., Briggs, K., Cartwright, G., Friedrichs, C., Harris, C., Mickey*, R., Mitra, S., 2014. Seabed Erodibility Variations on the Louisiana Continental Shelf Before and After the 2011 Mississippi River Flood, Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 149, 283-293.

27. Xu, K.H., Sanger, D., Riekerk, G., Crowe, S., Van Dolah, R., Wren, P., Ma, Y., 2014. Seabed texture and composition changes offshore of Port Royal Sound, South Carolina before and after the dredging for beach nourishment, Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 149, 57-67. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecss.2014.07.012.

26. Wang, Z., Liu, Z., Xu, K.H., Mayer, L.M., Zhang, Z., Kolker, A.S., Wu, W., 2014. Concentrations and sources of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in surface coastal sediments of the northern Gulf of Mexico, Geochemical Transactions, 15(2), doi:10.1186/1467-4866-15-2

25. Yang, S.L., Milliman, J.D., Xu, K.H., Deng, B., Zhang, X.Y., Luo, X.X., 2014. Downstream sedimentary and geomorphic impacts of the Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze River, Earth-Science Reviews, 138, 469–486. DOI: 10.1016/j.earscirev.2014.07.006.

24. Li, P., Yang, S. L., Milliman, J.D., Xu, K.H., Qin, W.H., Wu, C.S., Chen, Y.P., Shi , B.W., 2012. Spatial, Temporal, and Human-Induced Variations in Suspended Sediment Concentration in the Surface Waters of the Yangtze Estuary and Adjacent Coastal Areas, Estuaries and Coasts, 35, 1316–1327, DOI 10.1007/s12237-012-9523-x.

23. Xu, K.H., Li, A.C., Liu, J.P., Milliman, J.D., Yang, Z.S., Liu, C.S., Kao, S.J., Wan, S.M., Xu, F.J., 2012. Provenance, structure, and formation of the mud wedge along inner continental shelf of the East China Sea: A synthesis of the Yangtze dispersal system, Marine Geology, 291-294, 176-191. doi:10.1016/j.margeo.2011.06.003.

22. Xu, K.H., Harris, C.K., Hetland, R.D., Kaihatu, J. M., 2011. Dispersal of Mississippi and Atchafalaya Sediment on the Texas-Louisiana Shelf: Model Estimates for the Year 1993, Continental Shelf Research, 31, 1558-1575. doi:10.1016/j.csr.2011.05.008.

21. Xu, F.J., Li, A.C., Li,T.G., Xu, K.H., Chen, S.Y., Qiu, L.W., Cao, Y.C., 2011. Rare earth element geochemistry in the inner shelf of the East China Sea and its implication to sediment provenances, Journal of Rare Earths, 29(7),702-709.doi:10.1016/S1002-0721(10)60526-1.

20. Yang, S.L., Milliman, J.D., Li, P., Xu, K.H. ,2011. 50,000 dams later: Erosion of the Yangtze River and its delta, Global and Planetary Change, 75, 14-20. doi:10.1016/j.gloplacha.2010.09.006.

19. Xu, K.H., Milliman, J.D., Xu, H., 2010. Temporal Trend of Precipitation and Runoff in Major Chinese Rivers since 1951, Global and Planetary Change,73, 219-232. doi:10.1016/ j.gloplacha.2010.07.002.

18. Wan, S.M., Li, A.C., Clift,P.D., Wu, S.G., Xu, K.H. , Li, T.G., 2010, Increased contribution of terrigenous supply from Taiwan to the northern South China Sea since 3 Ma, Marine Geology, 278, 115-121. doi:10.1016/j.margeo.2010.09.008.

17. Milliman, J.D., Ludwig, W., Kettner, A.J., Xu, K.H., 2010. Recent trends in fluvial discharge to the Black Sea, CIESM Workshop Monographs, n39, Monaco, 45-51. [link]

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