2017 - Member of the National Academy of Sciences
2003 - Fellow of American Geophysical Union (AGU)
His main research concerns Sediment, Geotechnical engineering, Hydrology, Bed load and Mechanics. His Sediment study combines topics in areas such as Channel, Erosion and Turbidity current. The Hydrology study combines topics in areas such as Stratification, Suspended load and River delta.
His Bed load research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Flow, Grain size and STREAMS. While the research belongs to areas of Mechanics, Gary Parker spends his time largely on the problem of Bedform, intersecting his research to questions surrounding Cohesion. His Sediment transport study is concerned with the larger field of Geomorphology.
Gary Parker mainly investigates Geomorphology, Hydrology, Sediment, Geotechnical engineering and Turbidity current. His work carried out in the field of Geomorphology brings together such families of science as Flow and STREAMS. His Hydrology research includes elements of Aggradation, Open-channel flow and River delta.
His research on Sediment often connects related topics like Erosion. Gary Parker combines subjects such as Bed load, Mechanics, Closure and Froude number with his study of Geotechnical engineering. His research integrates issues of Continental shelf, Settling, Submarine and Turbidite in his study of Turbidity current.
Geomorphology, Hydrology, Sediment, Alluvium and Bedrock are his primary areas of study. His Hydrology research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Sediment transport, River delta and China. His studies in Sediment transport integrate themes in fields like Silt, Flood myth and Grain size.
His Sediment research focuses on Bedform in particular. In his study, Soil science is strongly linked to Bed load, which falls under the umbrella field of Bedrock. His study looks at the relationship between Turbidity current and fields such as Mechanics, as well as how they intersect with chemical problems.
Geomorphology, Sediment, Bed load, Hydrology and Beach morphodynamics are his primary areas of study. His study ties his expertise on River delta together with the subject of Geomorphology. His Sediment research integrates issues from Silt and Flow.
His studies deal with areas such as Soil science and Mechanics as well as Bed load. His Mechanics study frequently draws connections to other fields, such as Geotechnical engineering. His study in Hydrology is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Sediment transport, Boundary layer and Sorting.
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Surface-based bedload transport relation for gravel rivers
Journal of Hydraulic Research (1990)
Bedload and Size Distribution in Paved Gravel-Bed Streams
Gary Parker;Peter C. Klingeman;David G. McLean.
Journal of Hydraulic Engineering (1982)
Bend theory of river meanders. Part 1. Linear development
Syunsuke Ikeda;Gary Parker;Kenji Sawai.
Journal of Fluid Mechanics (1981)
SELF-ACCELERATING TURBIDITY CURRENTS
Gary Parker;Yusuke Fukushima;Henry M. Pantin.
Journal of Fluid Mechanics (1986)
On why gravel bed streams are paved
Gary Parker;Peter C. Klingeman.
Water Resources Research (1982)
Model Experiments on Mobile, Paved Gravel Bed Streams
Gary Parker;Sundararajan Dhamotharan;Heinz Stefan.
Water Resources Research (1982)
Entrainment of Bed Sediment into Suspension
Marcelo Garcia;Gary Parker.
Journal of Hydraulic Engineering (1991)
On the cause and characteristic scales of meandering and braiding in rivers
Journal of Fluid Mechanics (1976)
Reanalysis and Correction of Bed-Load Relation of Meyer-Peter and Müller Using Their Own Database
Miguel Wong;Gary Parker.
Journal of Hydraulic Engineering (2006)
Self-formed straight rivers with equilibrium banks and mobile bed. Part 2. The gravel river
Journal of Fluid Mechanics (1978)
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