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Books, Book Chapters, Guidebooks, and Reports


Davis,P.T., Koester, A.J., Shakun, J., Bierman, P.R., Corbett, L.B. (2017),Testing the cosmogenic nuclide dipstick model for deglaciation of Mount Washington. NEIGC Fall 2017 guidebook. (download pdf)


Bierman, P., Amidon, W., Balco, G., Briner, J., Fifield, L. K., Hall, B., Larsen, I., Rood, D., Schaefer, J., Southon, J., Steig, E., Stone, J. (2015), Optimizing the next generation of AMS for measuring 10Be and 26Al, report of NSF-sponsored workshop, November 14 and 15, 2014 University of California, Irvine. (download pdf)


Bierman, P. and Montgomery, D. (2013). Key Concepts in Geomorphology, W.H. Freeman, ISBN-10: 1429238607. 1st edition. 494 p.

Bierman, P. R., (2013) Sandy: The Superstorm of 2012, Cengage Learning, 29 pp. ISBN-13: 978-1-285-77578-4

Pipkin, B., Trent, D.D., Hazlett, R, and Bierman, P., 2013, Geology and the Environment, 7th edition, Brookes Cole, Belmont, CA, 624 p.


Pipkin, B., Trent, D.D., Hazlett, R, and Bierman, P., 2011, Geology and the Environment, 6th edition, Thompson, Belmont, CA, 592 p.

Bierman, P. R., Geomorphology, Linking Past and Present in Challenges and Perspectives section, Gregory, K.J and Goudie, A.S. (eds.), 2011. The Sage Handbook of Geomorphology. Sage Publications, Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, Singapore, p. 571-572.


Bierman, P. R., (2010), Clearcutting, Reforestation, and the coming of the Interstate: Vermont's Photographic Record of Landscape Use and Response in Repeat Photography: Methods and Applications in the Geological and Ecological Sciences, Webb, R. H., Boyer, D.E., and Turner, R.M. (eds), Cambridge University Press. (download pdf)


Pipkin, B., Trent, D.D., Hazlett, R, and Bierman, P., 2008, Geology and the Environment, 5th edition, Thompson, Belmont, CA, 505 p.


Pazzaglia, F.J., Braun, D.D., Pavich, M., Bierman, P., Potter Jr., N., Merritts, D., Walter, R., and Germanoski, D., 2006, Rivers, glaciers, landscape evolution, and active tectonics of the central Appalachians, Pennsylvania and Maryland, in Pazzaglia, F.J., ed., Excursions in Geology and History: Field Trips in the Middle Atlantic States: Geological Society of America Field Guide 8: Denver, GSA, p. 169-197. (download pdf)


Bierman, P., Zen, E.-a., Pavich, M., and Reusser, L., 2004, The incision history of a passive margin river, the Potomac near Great Falls, Geology of the National Capital Region - Field Trip Guidebook. (download pdf)

Nichols, K., Bierman, P., Finkel, R., and Larsen, J., 2005, Long-Term (10 to 20 kyr) Sediment Generation Rates for the Upper Rio Chagres Basin Based on Cosmogenic 10Be, in Harmon, R.S., ed., The Rio Chagres: A Multidisciplinary Profile of a Tropical Watershed, Kluwer Academic Publishers. (download pdf)


Bierman, P.R., Caffee, M.W., Davis, P.T., Marsella, K., Pavich, M., Colgan, P., Mickelson, D., and Larsen, J., 2003, Understanding the rates and timing of Earth surface processes from in-situ produced cosmogenic 10Be, in: Beryllium: Mineralogy, Petrology, and Geochemistry, in Grew, E., ed., Reviews in Mineralogy, Volume 50, p. 147-196. (download pdf)

Davis, P.T., Bierman, P.R., Brigham-Grette, J., Fitzgerald, D.M., Fowler, B.K., Retelle, M.J., Ridge, J.C., Thompson, W.B., and Weddle, T.K., 2003, Quaternary and geomorphic processes and landforms along a traverse across northern New England, in Easterbrook, D.J., ed., Quaternary Geology of the United States: INQUA 1002 Field Guide Volume: Reno, Nevada, Desert Research Institute, p. 365-398. (download pdf)

Reusser, L., Bierman, P., Pavich, M., Butler, E., Larsen, J., and Finkel, R., 2003, Late Pleistocene bedrock channel incision of the lower Susquehanna River: Holtwood Gorge, Pennsylvania, In "Channeling through time: landscape evolution, land use change, and stream restoration in the lower Susquehanna Basin", in Merritts, D., Walter, P., and de Wet, A., eds., Southeastern Friends of the Pleistocene Fall 2003 Guidebook, p. 48-55. (download pdf)

Reuter, J., Bierman, P.R., Pavich, M., Gellis, A., Larsen, J., and Finkel, R., 2003, Long-term sediment generation rates derived from 10Be in river sediment of the Susquehanna River Basin, in "Channeling through time: Landscape evolution, land use change, and stream restoration in the lower Susquehanna Basin", in Merritts, D., Walter, R., and de Wet, A., eds., Southeastern Friends of the Pleistocene Fall 2003 Guidebook, p. 48-55. (download pdf)


Bierman, P., 2002, Burlington's diminishing green space: The Sentinel: Preservation Burlington Inc., v. 4, p. 4-5. (download pdf)

Bierman, P.R., 2002, Disappearing Burlington lawns: Students, cars, and land use change, The Center for Research on Vermont: Research in Progress Seminar #160: University of Vermont. (download pdf)

Bierman, P.R., Caffee, M.W., Davis, P.T., Marsella, K., Pavich, M., Colgan, P., Mickelson, D., and Larsen, J., 2002, Rates and timing of Earth surface processes from in situ-produced cosmogenic Be-10, in Grew, E.S., ed., Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry: Beryllium; mineralogy, petrology, and geochemistry, Volume 50: Washington, DC, United States, Mineralogical Society of America and Geochemical Society, Washington, DC, p. 147-205. (download pdf)


Bierman, P.R., Clapp, E.M., Nichols, K.K., Gillespie, A.R., and Caffee, M., 2001, Using cosmogenic nuclide measurements in sediments to understand background rates of erosion and sediment transport, in Harmon, R.S., and Doe, W.M., eds., Landscape Erosion and Evolution Modelling: New York, Kluwer, p. 89-116. (download pdf)

Gellis, A., Pavich, M., Bierman, P., Ellwein, A., Aby, S., and Clapp, E., 2001, Comparison of geomorphic and isotopic measurements for erosion in the Rio Puerco, New Mexico, in Cole, J.C., ed., U. S. Geological Survey Middle Rio Grande basin study; proceedings Open-File Report - U. S. Geological Survey (2001), U. S. Geological Survey, Reston, VA, p. 46-47. (download pdf)


Bierman, P.R., and Robison, J., 2000, Henry's Land, in Schneiderman, J., ed., Geology's Gaze, Freeman. (download pdf)


Bierman, P.R., Wright, S., and Nichols, K.K., 1999, Slope stability and late Pleistocene/Holocene history, northwestern Vermont, New England Intercollegiate Geologic Conference Guidebook (download pdf)

Noren, A., Jennings, K., Bierman, P., Galster, J.C., Fredriksen, G., and Janukajtis, F.A., 1999, A regional record of Holocene hillslope erosion from lake and alluvial fan sediment, Vermont: New England Intercollegiate Geologic Conference Guidebook (download pdf)


Bierman, P.R., Albrecht, A., Bothner, M., Brown, E., Bullen, T., Gray, L., and Turpin, L., 1998, Weathering, erosion and sedimentation, in Kendall, C., and McDonnell, J.J., eds., Isotope Tracers in Catchment Hydrology, Elsevier, p. 647-678. (download pdf)

Marsella, K.A., Bierman, P.R., Davis, P.T., and Caffee, M.W., 1998, Revised glacial chronology of the Pangnirtung Fjord Region, Cumberland Peninsula, Baffin Island, based on 10Be and 26Al exposure age dating: 28th International Arctic Workshop, Arctic and Alpine Environments, Past and Present, Program with Abstracts, p. 111-113. (download pdf)


Wright, S.F., Whalen, T.N., Zehfuss, P.H., and Bierman, P.R., 1997, Late Pleistocene-Holocene history: Huntington River and Miller Brook valleys, northern Vermont, New England Intercollegiate Geologic Conference Guidebook, Volume C4, p. 1-30. (download pdf)


Bierman, P., 1996, Cosmogenic clues to the tempo of environmental change, AMSIE '96: American Association or the Advancement of Science, p. A-146. (download pdf)


Bierman, P.R., and Harry, K., 1992, Rock varnish cation-ratios may not be a reliable method for dating lithic artifacts, in Vandiver. P., D., J., Wheeler. G., and Freestone, I., ed., Materials Issues in Art and Archeology III, Volume 267: Pittsburg, Materials Research Society Proceedings, p. 165-178. (download pdf)


Bierman, P.R., Gillespie, A.R., Whipple, K.X., and Clark, D.H., 1991, Quaternary geomorphology and geochronology of Owens Valley, California, in Walawender, M.J., and Hanan, B.B., eds., Geological excursions in southern California and Mexico, Guidebook, 1991, Geological Society of America annual meeting, Geological Society of America, p. 199-223. (download pdf)


Bierman, P. R., 1988, Layer-Cake Glacial Geology, Letter to Journal of Geoscience Education, v. 36, p. 329 (read pdf)

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