Dr Ruth Robinson
Senior Research Fellow
Recent publications listed in research@st-andrews
Shi, X, Kirby, E, Furlong, KP, Meng, K, Robinson, R, Lu, H & Wang, E 2017, 'Rapid and punctuated Late Holocene recession of Siling Co, central Tibet' Quaternary Science Reviews, vol 172, pp. 15-31. DOI: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2017.07.017
Schildgen, TF, Robinson, RAJ, Savi, S, Phillips, WM, Spencer, JQG, Bookhagen, B, Scherler, D, Tofelde, S, Alonso, RN, Kubik, PW, Binnie, SA & Strecker, MR 2016, 'Landscape response to late Pleistocene climate change in NW Argentina: sediment flux modulated by basin geometry and connectivity' Journal of Geophysical Research - Earth Surface, vol 121, no. 2, pp. 392-414. DOI: 10.1002/2015JF003607
Nijhuis, AG, Edmonds, DA, Caldwell, RL, Cederberg, JA, Slingerland, RL, Best, JL, Parsons, DR & Robinson, RAJ 2015, 'Fluvio-deltaic avulsions during relative sea-level fall' Geology, vol 43, no. 8, pp. 719-722. DOI: 10.1130/G36788.1
Hampson, GJ, Duller, RA, Petter, AL, Robinson, RAJ & Allen, PA 2014, 'Mass-balance constraints on stratigraphic interpretation of linked alluvial-coastal-shelfal deposits from source to sink: example from Cretaceous Western Interior Basin, Utah and Colorado, U.S.A.' Journal of Sedimentary Research, vol 84, no. 11, pp. 935-960. DOI: 10.2110/jsr.2014.78
Robinson, RAJ, Brezina, CA, Parrish, R, Horstwood, M, Win Oo, N, Bird, MI, Thein, M, Walters, A, Oliver, GJH & Zaw, K 2014, 'Large rivers and orogens: The evolution of the Yarlung Tsangpo–Irrawaddy system and the eastern Himalayan syntaxis' Gondwana Research, vol 25, no. 1, pp. 112-121. DOI: 10.1016/j.gr.2013.07.002
King, GE, Robinson, RAJ & Finch, AA 2014, 'Towards successful OSL sampling strategies in glacial environments: deciphering the influence of depositional processes on bleaching of modern glacial sediments from Jostedalen, Southern Norway' Quaternary Science Reviews, vol 89, pp. 94-107. DOI: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2014.02.001
King, G, Sanderson, DCW, Robinson, RAJ & Finch, AA 2014, 'Understanding processes of sediment bleaching in glacial settings using a portable OSL reader' Boreas, vol 43, no. 4, pp. 955-972. DOI: 10.1111/bor.12078
Shi, X, Kirby, E, Robinson, RAJ, Furlong, K & Wang, E 2014, 'Holocene slip rate along the Gyaring Co Fault, central Tibet' Geophysical Research Letters. DOI: 10.1002/2014GL060782
King, G, Robinson, RAJ & Finch, AA 2013, 'Apparent OSL ages of modern deposits from Fåbergstølsdalen, Norway: implications for sampling glacial sediments' Journal of Quaternary Science, vol 28, no. 7, pp. 673-682. DOI: 10.1002/jqs.2666
Cortes, J, Gonzalez, G, Binnie, SA, Robinson, R, Freeman, SPHT & Vargas, G 2012, 'Paleoseismology of the Mejillones Fault, northern Chile:: Insights from cosmogenic 10Be and optically stimulated luminescence determinations' Tectonics, vol 31, TC2017. DOI: 10.1029/2011TC002877
Robinson, RAJ, Phillips, W, Spencer, J, Strecker, M, Alonso, R, Kubik, P & Biniie, S 2012 'Late Quaternary erosion, sediment storage and landscape evolution in NW Argentina using terrestrial cosmogenic nuclide and optically stimulated luminescence dating' Geological Society of America Bulletin.
King, GE, Finch, AA, Robinson, RAJ, Taylor, RP & Mosselmans, JFW 2011, 'The problem of dating quartz 2: Synchrotron generated X-ray excited optical luminescence (XEOL) from quartz' Radiation Measurements, vol 46, no. 10, pp. 1082-1089. DOI: 10.1016/j.radmeas.2011.08.014
King, G, Finch, AA, Robinson, RAJ & Hole, DE 2011, 'The problem of dating quartz 1: Spectroscopic ionoluminescence of dose dependence' Radiation Measurements, vol 46, no. 1, pp. 1-9. DOI: 10.1016/j.radmeas.2010.07.031
Hedley, PJ, Bird, MI & Robinson, RAJ 2010, 'Evolution of the Irrawaddy delta region since 1850' Geographical Journal, vol 176, no. 2, pp. 138-149. DOI: 10.1111/j.1475-4959.2009.00346.x
Abesser, C & Robinson, R 2010, 'Mobilisation of iron and manganese from sediments of a Scottish Upland reservoir' Journal of limnology, vol 69, no. 1, pp. 42-53. DOI: 10.3274/JL10-69-1-04
Owen, LA, Robinson, RAJ, Benn, DI, Finkel, RC, Davis, NK, Yi, C, Putkonen, J, Li, D & Murray, AS 2009, 'Quaternary glaciation of Mount Everest' Quaternary Science Reviews, vol 28, no. 15-16, pp. 1412-1433. DOI: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2009.02.010
Hoare, PG, Gale, SJ, Robinson, RAJ, Connell, ER & Larkin, NR 2009, 'Marine Isotope Stage 7-6 transition age for beach sediments at Morston, north Norfolk, UK: implications for Pleistocene chronology, stratigraphy and tectonics' Journal of Quaternary Science, vol 24, no. 4, pp. 311-316. DOI: 10.1002/jqs.1267
Bird, MI, Robinson, RAJ, Win Oo, N, Maung Aye, M, Lu, XX, Higgitt, DL, Swe, A, Tun, T, Lhaing Win, S, Sandar Aye, K, Mi Mi Win, K & Hoey, TB 2008, 'A preliminary estimate of organic carbon transport by the Ayeyarwady (Irrawaddy) and Thanlwin (Salween) Rivers of Myanmar' Quaternary International, vol 186, no. 1, pp. 113-122. DOI: 10.1016/j.quaint.2007.08.003
Spencer, JQG & Robinson, RAJ 2008, 'Dating intramontane alluvial deposits from NW Argentina using luminescence techniques: problems and potential' Geomorphology, vol 93, no. 1-2, pp. 144-155. DOI: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2006.12.021
Robinson, RAJ, Bird, MI, Win Oo, N, Hoey, TB, Maung Aye, M, Higgitt, DL, Lu, XX, Sandar Aye, K, Swe, A, Tun, T & Lhaing Win, S 2007, 'The Irrawaddy River sediment flux to the Indian Ocean: the original nineteenth-century data revisited' The Journal of Geology, vol 115, no. 6, pp. 629-640. DOI: 10.1086/521607
Harkins, N, Kirby, E, Heimsath, A, Robinson, R & Reiser, U 2007, 'Transient fluvial incision in the headwaters of the Yellow River, northeastern Tibet, China' Journal of Geophysical Research - Earth Surface, vol 112. DOI: 10.1029/2006JF000570
Hawkes, AD, Bird, M, Cowie, S, Grundy-Warr, C, Horton, BP, Hwai, ATS, Law, L, Macgregor, C, Nott, J, Ong, JE, Rigg, J, Robinson, R, Tan-Mullins, M, Sa, TT, Yasin, Z & Aik, LW 2007, 'Sediments deposited by the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami along the Malaysia-Thailand Peninsula' Marine and Petroleum Geology, vol 242, pp. 169-190. DOI: 10.1016/j.margeo.2007.02.017
Morrocco, SM, Ballantyne, CK, Spencer, JQG & Robinson, RAJ 2007, 'Age and significance of aeolian sediment reworking on high plateaux in the Scottish Highlands' The Holocene, vol 17, no. 3, pp. 349-360. DOI: 10.1177/0959683607076448
Lukas, S, Spencer, JQG, Robinson, RAJ & Benn, DI 2007, 'Problems associated with luminescence dating of Late Quaternary glacial sediments in the NW Scottish Highlands' Quaternary Geochronology, vol 2, no. 1-4, pp. 243-248. DOI: 10.1016/j.quageo.2006.04.007
Abesser, C, Robinson, R & Soulsby, C 2006, 'Iron and manganese cycling in the storm runoff of a Scottish upland catchment' Journal of Hydrology, vol 326, pp. 59-78. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2005.10.034
Robinson, RAJ, Spencer, JQG, Strecker, MR, Richter, A & Alonso, RN 2005, Luminescence Dating of Alluvial Fans in Intramontane Basins of NW Argentina. in A Harvey, A Mather & M Stokes (eds), Alluvial Fans: Geomorphology, Sedimentology, Dynamics. Geological Society of London, pp. 153-168.
Abesser, CA, Robinson, RAJ & Soulsby, C 2005, 'Iron and manganese cycling during storm runoff in a Scottish Upland catchment' Journal of Hydrology.
Owens, B, Shell, PMJ, McLean, D, Robinson, RAJ & Simpson, KRM Reappraisal of the Dinantian palynostratigraphy of the East Fife coast, Scotland.
Owens, B, McLean, D, Simpson, KRM, Shell, PMJ & Robinson, R 2005, 'Reappraisal of the Mississippian palynostratigraphy of the East Fife coast, Scotland, United Kingdom' Palynology, vol 29, pp. 23-47.
Lawton, TF, Pollock, S & Robinson, RAJ 2003, 'Integrating sandstone petrology and nonmarine sequence stratigraphy: application to the Late Cretaceous fluvial systems of Southwestern Utah, USA' Journal of Sedimentary Research, vol 73, pp. 389-406.
Robinson, RAJ & Slingerland, R 2001, Predicting fluvial-deltaic aggradation in Lake Roxburgh, New Zealand. Test of a Water and Sediment Routing Model. in DF Merriam & JC Davies (eds), Geologic Modelling and Simulation - Sedimentary Systems. Kluwer, pp. 119-133.
Bates, CR & Robinson, RAJ Geophysical methods for remotely monitoring water resources on links golf courses.
Robinson, RAJ & Tucker, GE Modelling structurally controlled sediment distribution and storage in Cretaceous piggyback basin, the Canyon Range, Utah.
Robinson, RAJ, Tucker, GE & Gupta, S Modelling River Response to Varying Vertical Uplift and Lateral Propagation Rates of Folds.
Poulsen, CJ, Flemings, BP, Robinson, RAJ & Metzger, JN 1998, 'Three-dimensional stratigraphic evolution of the Miocene Baltimore Canyon region: Implications for eustatic interpretations and the systems tract model' Geological Society of America Bulletin, vol 110, no. 9, pp. 1105-1122.
Robinson, RAJ & Slingerland, RL 1998, 'Origin of fluvial grain-size trends in a foreland basin: Pocono Formation on the central Appalachian basin' Journal of Sedimentary Research, vol 68, no. 3, pp. 473-486.
Robinson, RAJ & Slingerland, RL 1998, 'Grain-size trends, basin subsidence and sediment supply in the Campanian Castlegate Sandstone and equivalent conglomerates of Central Utah' Basin Research, vol 10, pp. 109-127.
Robinson, RAJ, Rennie, CA & Oliver, GJH Palaeocurrent data , source terrains and palaeogeographic setting of the Dalradian Block: the Stonehaven Dunnotter Groups revisited.
Herrero Fernandez, JM, Robinson, RAJ, Prave, AR & Bates, CR Sandstone channel geometry and stacking pattern in the Late Cretaceous Mesaverde Formation, Wind River basin, WY.
Lainchbury, S, Robinson, RAJ, Prave, AR & Bates, CR Depositional framework of erosional surfaces in the Late Cretaceous Frontier Formation, Wind River Basin, WY.
Robinson, RAJ & Slingerland, RL 1998, 'Origin of fluvial grain-size trends in a foreland basin: the Pocono Formation of the Central Appalachian Basin' Journal of Sedimentary Research, vol A68, pp. 473 - 486.
Gupta, S & Robinson, RAJ Orogenic drainage reorganization - the explanation for along-strike variation in the timing of regressive-transgressive successions. Cretaceous Western Interior basin, USA.
Robinson, RAJ & Lawton, TF Constraining tectonic influences on depositional processes: lessons from the orogenic belt of Central Utah.
Kirk, AJ, Lowe, SV & Robinson, RAJ Structural and depositional influence within the syntectonic Canyon Range Conglomerate.
Herrero Fernandez, MJ, Robinson, RAJ, Prave, AR & Bates, CR Basin-wide analogue modelling for a complex reservoir evaluation: the Mesaverde Formation.