Selected publications since 2011
2021 Gao, P, Gao, W., and Nan, K. Assessing the impact of flood inundation dynamics on an urban environment. Natural Hazards, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11069-021-04868-6.
2021 Gao, P, Li, Z.W., and Yang, H.Y. Variable discharges control composite bank erosion in Zoige meandering rivers. Catena, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.catena.2021.105384
2021 Guo, X.W., Gao, P. and Li, Z.W., Morphological characteristics and changes of two meandering rivers in the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, China. Geomorphology, 379, 107626 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geomorph.2021.107626.
2020 Li, Z. Lu, H., Gao, P., You, Y., and Hu, X., Characterizing braided rivers in two nested watersheds in the Source Region of the Yangtze River on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, Geomorphology, 351, 10695.
2020 Zhu, H.L., Gao, P., Li, Z.W., Fu, J.T., Li, G.R., Liu, Y.B., Li, X.L., Hu, X.S.,. Impacts of the Degraded Alpine Swamp Meadow on Tensile Strength of Riverbank: A Case Study of the Upper Yellow River. Water, 12, 2348; doi:10.3390/w12092348.
2020 LI, Z. and Gao, P, Characterizing spatially variable water table depths in a disturbed Zoige peatland watershed, Journal of Hydro-environment Research, 29, 70-79.
2019 Gao, P., Cooper, J., and Wainwright, J., Toward understanding complexity of sediment dynamics in geomorphic systems, Geomorphology, 330, 129-132.
2019 Li, Z., Gao, P., Hu, X., Yi, Y., Pan, B., and You, Y., Coupled impact of decadal precipitation and evapotranspiration on peatland degradation in the Zoige basin, China, Physical Geography, DOI: 10.1080/02723646.2019.1620579.
2019 Li, Z., Gao, P., and Lu, H., Dynamic changes of groundwater storage and flows in a disturbed alpine peatland under variable climatic conditions, Journal of Hydrology, 575, 557-568.
2019 Li, Z. and Gao, P., Impact of natural gullies on groundwater hydrology in the Zoige peatland, China, Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies, 21, 25-39.
2019 Li, Z., Wu, X., and Gao, P., Experimental study on the process of neck cutoff and channel adjustment in a highly sinuous meander under constant discharges, Geomorphology, 327, 215-229.
2019 Li, Z. and Gao, P., Channel adjustment after artificial neck cutoffs in a meandering river of the Zoige basin within the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, China, Catena, 172, 255-265.
2018 Li, Z., Gao, P., You, Y., Characterizing hydrological connectivity of artificial ditches in Zoige peatlands of Qinghai-Tibet plateau, Water, 10, 1364.
2018 Wu, X., Li, Z., Gao, P., Cao, H., Hu, T., Response of the downstream Braided Channel to Zhikong Reservoir on Lhasa River, Water, 10, 1144; doi:10.3390/w10091144.
2018 Bao, Y., He, X, Wen, A. Gao, P.*, Tang, Q., Yana, D., Long, Y., Dynamic changes of soil erosion in a typical disturbance zone of China’s Three Gorges Reservoir, Catena, 169, 128-139 (*corresponding author).
2016 Gao, P. and Zhang, Z.R., Spatial patterns of sediment dynamics within a medium-sized watershed over an extreme storm event, Geomorphology, 267, 25-36.
2016 Gao, P. and Hartnett, J.J., Exploring the Causes of an Extreme Flood Event in Central New York, USA. Physical Geography, 37(1), 38-55.
2016 Gao, P. and Zhang, L., Determining spurious correlation between two variables with common elements: event area-weighted suspended sediment yield and event mean runoff depth. The Professional Geographer, 68(2), 261-270 DOI: 10.1080/00330124.2015.1065548.
2015 Wainwright, J., Parsons, A.J., Cooper, J.R., Gao, P., Gillies, J.A., and Mao, L. The concept of transport capacity and its use in different geomorphic process domains. Reviews of Geophysics, 53, doi:10.1002/2014RG000474.
2015 Gao, P. Wang, Z-Y, and Siegel, D. Spatial and temporal changes of sedimentation in Three Gorges Reservoir of China. Lakes & Reservoirs: Research & Management 20, 1-10.
2015 Gao, P., Borah, D., and Yi, C., Storm Event Flow and Sediment Simulations in a Central New York Watershed: Model Testing and Parameter Analyses. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers 58(5), 1241-1252.
2015 Bao, Y.H., Gao, P.*, and He, X.B., The water-level fluctuation zone of Three Gorges Reservoir — A unique geomorphological unit. Earth-Science Reviews, 150, 14-24. (* corresponding author).
2014 Tang, Q., Bao, Y., He, X., Zhou, X., Cao, Z., Gao, P., Zhong, R., Hu, Y., Zhang, X., Sedimentation and associated trace metal enrichment in the riparian zone of the Three Gorges Reservoir, China. Science of the Total Environment, 479-480, 258-266.
2013 Gao P., Nearing, M., and Commons, M. Suspended sediment transport at the instantaneous and event time scales in semi-arid watersheds of southeastern Arizona, USA. Water Resources Research, 49, 1-14, doi: 10.1002/wrcr.20549.
2013 Gao P., Borah, D.K., and Josefson, M. Evaluation of the storm event model DWSM on a medium-sized watershed in central New York, USA. Journal of Urban and Environmental Engineering, 7: 1-7.
2013 Gao P. Rill and Gully Development Processes. In: John F. Shroder (ed.) Treatise on Geomorphology, Volume 7, pp. 122-131. San Diego: Academic Press.
2012 Gao, P. Validation and implications of an energy-based bedload transport equation. Sedimentology, 59, 1926-1935.
2012 Gao, P. and Chen, C. Investigating the Periodicities of Step-Pool Sequences in Alluvial Mountain Streams. Geographic Analysis, 44, 258-277.
2012 Gao, P. and Josefson, M. Temporal variations of suspended sediment transport in Oneida Creek watershed, Central New York. Journal of Hydrology, 426-427, 17-27.
2012 Gao, P., Puckett, J. A new approach for linking event-based upland sediment sources to downstream suspended sediment transport. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 37, 169-179 DOI: 10.1002/esp.2229.
2012 Gao, P. and Josefson, M. Event-based suspended sediment dynamics in a central New York watershed. Geomorphology, 139-140, 425-473 doi:10.1016/j.geomorph.2011.11.007.
2011 Gao, P. An equation for bed-load transport capacities in gravel-bed rivers. Journal of Hydrology, 402, 297-305.