Publications


Henderson, C. S., Fiedler, J. W., Merrifield, M. A., Guza, R. T., & Young, A. P. (2022). Phase resolving runup and overtopping field validation of SWASH. Coastal Engineering, 175. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.coastaleng.2022.104128
Thompson, C. F., Dickson, M. E., & Young, A. P. (2022). Seismic signatures of individual wave impacts on a coastal cliff. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, esp.5426. https://doi.org/10.1002/esp.5426
Swirad, Z. M., & Young, A. P. (2022). CliffDelineaTool v1.2.0: an algorithm for identifying coastal cliff base and top positions. Geoscientific Model Development, 15(4), 1499–1512. https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-15-1499-2022
Matsumoto, H., Young, A. P., & Carilli, J. E. (2022). Modeling the relative influence of environmental controls on marine terrace widths. Geomorphology, 396, 11. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geomorph.2021.107986
Swirad, Z. M., & Young, A. P. (2022). Spatial and temporal trends in California coastal cliff retreat. Geomorphology, 412, 108318. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geomorph.2022.108318
Fiedler, J. W., Kim, L., Grenzeback, R. L., Young, A. P., & Merrifield, M. A. (2021). Enhanced surf zone and wave runup observations with hovering drone-mounted lidar. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 38(11), 1967–1978. https://doi.org/10.1175/jtech-d-21-0027.1
Swirad, Z. M., & Young, A. P. (2021). Automating coastal cliff erosion measurements from large-area LiDAR datasets in California, USA. Geomorphology, 389, 15. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geomorph.2021.107799
Merrifield, M. A., Johnson, M., Guza, R. T., Fiedler, J. W., Young, A. P., Henderson, C. S., Lange, A. M. Z., O’Reilly, W. C., Ludka, B. C., Okihiro, M., Gallien, T., Pappas, K., Engeman, L., Behrens, J., & Terrill, E. (2021). An early warning system for wave-driven coastal flooding at Imperial Beach, CA. Natural Hazards, 22. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11069-021-04790-x
Young, A. P., Guza, R. T., Matsumoto, H., Merrifield, M. A., O’Reilly, W. C., & Swirad, Z. M. (2021). Three years of weekly observations of coastal cliff erosion by waves and rainfall. Geomorphology, 375. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geomorph.2020.107545
Matsumoto, H., Young, A. P., & Guza, R. T. (2020). Cusp and mega cusp observations on a mixed sediment beach. Earth and Space Science, 7(10). https://doi.org/10.1029/2020ea001366
Fiedler, J. W., Young, A. P., Ludka, B. C., O’Reilly, W. C., Henderson, C., Merrifield, M. A., & Guza, R. T. (2020). Predicting site-specific storm wave run-up. Natural Hazards. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11069-020-04178-3
Matsumoto, H., Young, A. P., & Guza, R. T. (2020). Observations of surface cobbles at two southern California beaches. Marine Geology, 419. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.margeo.2019.106049
Thompson, C. F., Young, A. P., & Dickson, M. E. (2019). Wave impacts on coastal cliffs: Do bigger waves drive greater ground motion? Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. https://doi.org/10.1002/esp.4712
Young, A. P., & Carilli, J. E. (2019). Global distribution of coastal cliffs. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 44(6), 1309–1316. https://doi.org/10.1002/esp.4574
Young, A. P., Flick, R. E., Gallien, T. W., Giddings, S. N., Guza, R. T., Harvey, M., Lenain, L., Ludka, B. C., Melville, W. K., & O’Reilly, W. C. (2018). Southern California coastal response to the 2015–2016 El Niño. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 123(11), 3069–3083. https://doi.org/10.1029/2018JF004771
Matsumoto, H., & Young, A. (2018). Automated cobble mapping of a mixed sand-cobble beach using a mobile LiDAR system. Remote Sensing, 10(8), 1253. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs10081253
Young, A. P. (2018). Decadal-scale coastal cliff retreat in southern and central California. Geomorphology, 300, 164–175. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geomorph.2017.10.010
Palaseanu-Lovejoy, M., Danielson, J., Thatcher, C., Foxgrover, A., Barnard, P., Brock, J., & Young, A. (2016). Automatic delineation of seacliff limits using lidar-derived high-resolution DEMs in Southern California. Journal of Coastal Research, 162–173. https://doi.org/10.2112/si76-014
Young, A. P., Guza, R. T., O’Reilly, W. C., Burvingt, O., & Flick, R. E. (2016). Observations of coastal cliff base waves, sand levels, and cliff top shaking. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 41(11), 1564–1573. https://doi.org/10.1002/esp.3928
Earlie, C. S., Young, A. P., Masselink, G., & Russell, P. E. (2015). Coastal cliff ground motions and response to extreme storm waves. Geophysical Research Letters, 2014GL062534. https://doi.org/10.1002/2014GL062534
Young, A. P. (2015). Recent deep-seated coastal landsliding at San Onofre State Beach, California. Geomorphology, 228(0), 200–212. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geomorph.2014.08.005
Young, A. P., Flick, R. E., O’Reilly, W. C., Chadwick, D. B., Crampton, W. C., & Helly, J. J. (2014). Estimating cliff retreat in southern California considering sea level rise using a sand balance approach. Marine Geology, 348(0), 15–26. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.margeo.2013.11.007
Hapke, C. J., Adams, P. N., Allan, J., Ashton, A., Griggs, G. B., Hampton, M. A., Kelly, J., & Young, A. P. (2014). Chapter 9 The rock coast of the USA. Geological Society, London, Memoirs, 40, 137–154. https://doi.org/10.1144/M40.9
Young, A. P., Guza, R. T., Dickson, M. E., O’Reilly, W. C., & Flick, R. E. (2013). Ground motions on rocky, cliffed, and sandy shorelines generated by ocean waves. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 118(12), 6590–6602. https://doi.org/10.1002/2013jc008883
Olsen, M. J., Young, A. P., & Ashford, S. A. (2012). TopCAT-Topographical Compartment Analysis Tool to analyze seacliff and beach change in GIS. Computers & Geosciences, 45, 284–292. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cageo.2011.11.007
Young, A. P., Guza, R. T., Adams, P. N., O’Reilly, W. C., & Flick, R. E. (2012). Cross-shore decay of cliff top ground motions driven by local ocean swell and infragravity waves. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 117. https://doi.org/10.1029/2012jc007908
Young, A. P., Adams, P. N., O’Reilly, W. C., Flick, R. E., & Guza, R. T. (2011). Coastal cliff ground motions from local ocean swell and infragravity waves in southern California. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 116. https://doi.org/10.1029/2011jc007175
Young, A. P., Guza, R. T., O’Reilly, W. C., Flick, R. E., & Gutierrez, R. (2011). Short-term retreat statistics of a slowly eroding coastal cliff. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 11(1), 205–217. https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-11-205-2011
Young, A. P., Raymond, J. H., Sorenson, J., Johnstone, E. A., Driscoll, N. W., Flick, R. E., & Guza, R. T. (2010). Coarse Sediment Yields from Seacliff Erosion in the Oceanside Littoral Cell. Journal of Coastal Research, 26(3), 580–585. https://doi.org/10.2112/08-1179.1
Young, A. P., Olsen, M. J., Driscoll, N., Flick, R. E., Gutierrez, R., Guza, R. T., Johnstone, E., & Kuester, F. (2010). Comparison of Airborne and Terrestrial Lidar Estimates of Seacliff Erosion in Southern California. Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, 76(4), 421–427.
Young, A. P., Guza, R. T., Flick, R. E., O’Reilly, W. C., & Gutierrez, R. (2009). Rain, waves, and short-term evolution of composite seacliffs in southern California. Marine Geology, 267(1–2), 1–7. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.margeo.2009.08.008
Young, A. P., Flick, R. E., Gutierrez, R., & Guza, R. T. (2009). Comparison of short-term seacliff retreat measurement methods in Del Mar, California. Geomorphology, 112(3–4), 318–323. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geomorph.2009.06.018
Young, A. P., & Ashford, S. A. (2008). Instability investigation of cantilevered seacliffs. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 33(11), 1661–1677. https://doi.org/10.1002/esp.1636
Young, A. P., & Ashford, S. A. (2006). Application of airborne LIDAR for seacliff volumetric change and beach-sediment budget contributions. Journal of Coastal Research, 22(2), 307–318. https://doi.org/10.2112/05-0548.1