Contact InformationOffice: Room 1405, SSC
Tel: 519 661-2111, 85026
Fax: 519 661-3750
Recent and current projects include: bed material transport in gravel rivers and mechanics of braided rivers (field site in Canadian Rockies plus small-scale model studies); stream morphology, land-use impacts on river systems, stream habitat and stream channel design (southern Ontario); regional denudation and sediment sources in glaciated landscapes; climate change impacts on fluvial processes in Canada.
Leduc, P. Ashmore, P., Gardner, J.T. 2015. Grain sorting in the morphological active layer of a braided river physical model. Earth Surface Dynamics, 3, 577-585.
Ashmore, P. (2015) Towards a socio-geomorphology of rivers. Geomorphology, 241, 149-156.
Bennett, S., Ashmore, P., McKenna-Neuman, C. (2015) Transformative geomorphic research using laboratory experimentation. Geomorphology, 244, 1-8.
Kasprak, A., Wheaton, J, Ashmore, P., Hensleigh, J., Peirce, S. (2015) The relationship between particle travel distance and channel morphology: results from physical models of braided rivers. Journal of Geophysical Research-Earth Surface, 120, 55–74.
Ashmore, P. and Rennie, C.D. (2012) 'Gravel-bed rivers: from particles to patterns' Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 38: 217-220.
Vocal-Ferencevic, M. and Ashmore, P. (2012) 'Creating and evaluating digital elevation model-based stream-power map as a stream assessment tool.' River Research and Applications 28(9): 1394-1416.
Liu, X., Parker, G., Czuba, J., Oberg, K., Mier, J.M., Best, J.L., Parsons, D.R., Ashmore, P. and Garcia, M.H. (2012) 'Sediment Mobility and Bed Armoring in the St. Clair River: Insights from hydrodynamic modeling.' Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 37: 957-970.
Czuba, J.A., Best, J.L., Oberg, K.A., Parsons, D.R., Jackson, R.P., Garcia, M.H. and Ashmore, P. (2011) 'Bed morphology, sediment transport and flow structure at the outlet of Lake Huron and in the upper St. Clair River.' Journal of Great Lakes Research 37: 480-493.
Ashmore, P., Bertoldi, W. and Gardner, J.T. (2011) 'Active width of gravel-bed braided rivers.' Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 36: 1510-1521.
Gardner, J.T. and Ashmore, P. (2011) 'Geometry and grain size characteristics of the basal surface of a braided river deposit.' Geology 39: 247-250.
Ashmore, P. (2009) 'The intensity and characteristic length of braided channel patterns.' Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering 36(10): 1656-1666.
Bertoldi, W., Ashmore, P. and Tubino, M. (2009) 'A method for estimating the mean bed oad flux in braided rivers.' Geomorphology 109, 330-340.
Hundey, E. and Ashmore, P. (2009) 'Length scale of braided river morphology.' Water Resources Research 45: W08409.
Egozi, R. and Ashmore, P. (2009) 'Experimental analysis of braided channel pattern response to increased discharge.' Journal of Geophysical Research-Earth Surface 114: F02012.
Ashmore, P., Biron, P., Eaton, B. and Rennie, C. (2009) 'Canadian research on fluvial sediment transport since 2003.' Canadian Water Resources Journal 34: 149-162.
Egozi, R. and Ashmore, P. (2008) 'Defining and measuring braiding intensity.' Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 33, 2121-2138.
Chapters in Books
McKenna-Neumann, C., Ashmore, P., Bennett, S. (2013) 'Laboratory and Experimental Geomorphology: Examples from Fluvial and Aeolian Systems' in Treatise on Geomorphology eds J. Shroder, A.R. Orme and D. Sack (Academic Press: San Diego, CA) 1: 325-328 Invited
Ashmore, P. (2013) 'Morphology and Dynamics of Braided Rivers' in Treatise on Geomorphology eds J. Schroder Jr. and E. Wohl (Academic Press, San Diego) 9: 289-312
Ashmore, P. and Garcia, M. (2009) 'St. Clair River Sediment Regime' in Impacts on Upper Great Lakes Water Levels: St. Clair River Final Report (International Upper Great Lakes Study (IUGLS), International Joint Commission) 4, 57-84
Ashmore, P. and Gardner, J.T. (2008) 'Unconfined confluences as elements of braided river morphology' Submitted for River Confluences, Tributaries and the Fluvial Network eds S. Rice, A. Roy and B. Rhoads (Wiley, Chichester) 7, 119-143
Gravel-bed Rivers: Processes, tools environments, (2012). M. Church, A. Roy, P. Biron (Editors); P. Ashmore, N. Bergeron, T. Buffin-Belanger, C. Rennie (Associate Editors), Chichester, Wiley Blackwell, 563p.
|S. Peirce||Current||Morphological Active width and bedload flux in gravel-bed braided rivers|
|J.T. Gardner||2009||Morpho-dynamics and sedimentology of confluences in gravelly braided rivers|
|R. Egozi||2006||Channel pattern variation in braided rivers|
|A. Doeschl||2002||Assessing braided river dynamics with a cellular model|
|R. Pryce||2001||Morphological control of bedload transport in modelled gravel-bed rivers|
|D. Boyes||1999||Morphometry and lake development on the Mackenzie Delta, NMT|
|D. Barr||Current||The Effects of Urbanization on Channel Morphology in a Small Catchment|
|J. Howett||Current||Fluvial Geomorpholohy|
|T. Hrytsak||2012||Alluvial Cover Dynamics in a Semi-alluvial Channel: A Case Study of Medway Creek, London, ON|
|N. Sampson||2011||The Use of Geomorphic Principles in Natural Channel Design: The State of River Restoration Practice in Southern Ontario, Canada|
|J. McDonald||2011||Response of River Channel Morphology to Urbanization: The Case of Highland Creek, Toronto, Ontario, 1954-2005|
|M. Ferencevic||2008||Stream power analysis for stream stability assessment|
|F. Varkaris||2002||Variability in sediment transport estimates, Sunwapta River|
|S. Baxter||2001||Use of stream for power for assessing stream channel stability|
|J.B. Lindsay||2000||Error in measurement of river bed topography and topographic change|
|G.E. Foster||1998||Morphology of three semi-alluvial stream channels in southern Ontario|
|B.D. Kussner||1995||Variation of bedload transport in Sunwapta River, Alberta|
|D. Jackson||1994||The sedimentology of braided gravel-bed rivers|
|L.C. Chew||1994||Channel adjustments in a pro-glacial stream|
|J.J.W. Luce||1994||Confluence zone sedimentation processes|
|J. Goff||1991||Braiding: bed sediment transport and morphological change|
|F.M. Conly||1990||Patterns of bar development and sand-flat initiation in the South Saskatchewan River|
GEO 1300 - Physical Geography
GEO 2330 - Geomorphology of River Channels
GEO 9212 - Fluvial Geomorphology
GEO 9998 - Philosophies of Geography