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Publications in peer-reviewed journals

Across-strike asymmetry of the Andes orogen linked to the age and geometry of the Nazca plate
Val, P, Willenbring, JK, 2022 Geology,

Cosmogenic nuclide techniques.
Schaefer, J.M., Codilean, A.T., Willenbring, J.K., Lu, Z-T, Kiesling, B, Fülöp, R-H, Val, P. 2022 Nat Rev Methods Primers 2, 18,

Subduction Zone Dynamics and the Topography of Cordilleran Orogens.
Val, P, Willenbring, JK, 2022, In: Shroder, J.J.F. (Ed.), Treatise on Geomorphology, vol. 2. Elsevier, Academic Press, pp. 68–86.

Cyclic sediment deposition by orbital forcing in the Miocene wetland of western Amazonia? New insights from a multidisciplinary approach.
Hoorn, C; Kukla, T; Bogotá-Angel, G.; van Soelen, E; González-Arango, C; Wesselingh, FP; Vonhof, H; Val, P.; Morcote-Rios, G; Roddaz, M; Dantas, EL; Santos, RV; Damsté, JSS; Kim J-H; Morley, RJ, 2022 Global and Planetary Change, 210, doi: 10.1016/j.gloplacha.2021.103717

The Miocene wetland of western Amazonia and its role in biogeography.
Hoorn, C; Boschman, LM; Kukla, T; Sciumbata, M; Val, P, 2022 Perspective Article, Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, doi: 10.1093/botlinnean/boab098

Landscape evolution as a diversification driver in freshwater fishes.
Val, P.; Lyons, N; Gasparini, N; Willenbring, J; Albert, J 2022 Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 9, doi: 10.3389/fevo.2021.788328

Topographic controls on divide migration, stream capture, and diversification of riverine life.
Lyons, N. J.; Val, P.; Albert, J. S.; Willenbring, J. K.; Gasparini, N. M. 2020 Earth Surface Dynamics,

The changing course of the Amazon River in the Neogene: center stage for Neotropical diversification.

Albert, J; Val, P; Hoorn, C. 2018 Neotropical Ichthyology. 16, n.3, doi: 10.1590/1982-0224-20180033

Regional landscape response to thrust belt dynamics: The Iglesia basin, Argentina.

Ruetenik, G; Moucha, R; Hoke, G; Val, P. 2018, Basin Research. 30, 6, 1141-1154

Tectonic control of erosion rates in the southern Central Andes

Val, P; Venerdini AL; Ouimet W; Alvarado P; Hoke GD. 2018 Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 482, 160-170, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2017.11.0004

Development and characterization of microsatellite loci in Amazonian dwarf cichlids Apistogramma spp. (Peciformes: Cichlidae): uncovering geological influence on Amazonian fish population.

Leitão, CS; Santos, CH; Souza, EM; Val, P; Vilarinho, G; Silva, MN; Val, AL; Almeida-Val, VMF; 2017; Journal of Applied Ichthyology 33, 6, 1196-1199, doi: 10.1111/jai.13490

Reconciling tectonic shortening, sedimentation and spatial patterns of erosion from 10Be paleo-erosion rates in the Argentine Precordillera.

Val, P.; Hoke, GD; Fosdick, JC; Wittmann H. 2016 Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 450, 173–185 doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2016.06.015

Erosion of an active fault scarp leads to drainage capture in the Amazon region, Brazil

Val, P.; Silva, CL; Harbor, DJ; Morales, N; Maia, TFA; Amaral, FR. 2014, Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, Vol. 39, p. 1062-1074, doi: 10.1002/esp.3507

Distribuição de knickpoints em bacias de drenagem na região de Manaus (AM) e seu potencial para o estudo neotectônico da paisagem na Amazônia.

Val, P.; Silva, CL; Santos, JM; Morales, N; Harbor, DJ. 2013. Contribuições à Geologia da Amazônia. Vol. 8

Technical Reports and Book Chapters

Geology and geodiversity of the Amazon: Three billion years of history. The Amazon Report (Chapter 1).
Pedro Val, Jorge Figueiredo, Gustavo de Melo , Suzette G.A. Flantua, Carlos Alberto Quesada, Ying Fan, James S. Albert , Juan M. Guayasamin, Carina Hoorn

Selected abstract presentations

(* denotes undergraduate student author)

*Oliveira, P. O.; Val, P. Modelagem numérica aplicada à identificação de soerguimento tectônico na Pré-cordilheira Argentina. Oral.  Geosudeste, Campinas, SP 2019

*Drummond, P. D.; Val, P. Influência climática na morfometria de bacias litorâneas brasileiras. Oral. Geosudeste, Campinas, SP 2019

*Eugênio, A. L.; Val, P. Caracterização geomorfológico-quantitativa e modelagem numérica de zonas de captura de drenagem no sudeste Brasileiro. Poster. Geosudeste, Campinas, SP 2019

Val, P.; Willenbring, J. K. 2019. The tail doesn’t wag the dog: Asymmetry of the Andes orogen driven by the geometry of the subducting Nazca slab. Regional Conference in Geomorphology, Athens 2019

Val, P.; Willenbring, J. K. 2019. Asymmetry of the Andes orogen, geometry of the subducting Nazca slab, and topographic trends across rain shadows. CLAST 2019 Penrose Conference, Juneau AK 2019


Lyons, N.; Gasparini, N.; Albert, J.; Val, P.; Willenbring, J. K. Isolating the conditions of drainage reorganizations and its impacts on species evolution using numerical models. American Geophysical Union – Fall Meeting, Washington, D.C. 2018.


Willenbring, J.; Val, P. Not feeling the buzz: tectonic-not climate-sets mountain heights (Invited Presentation). In: GSA Meeting, 2018, Indianapolis. GSA Annual Meeting in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA – 2018


Lyons, N. ; Val, P. ; Albert, J. ; Gasparini, N. ; Willenbring, J. K. Stream captures: Dynamics and impacts on biodiversity. In: European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2018, 2017, Vienna. European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2018.


Val, P.; Venerdini AL; Ouimet W; Alvarado P; Hoke, GD. Surface uplift governs millennial and decennial erosion rates in the southern Central Andes. Poster presentation, paper #T31A-2890. American Geophysical Union – Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA. 2016


Val, P.; Hoke, GD; Fosdick, JC; Wittmann, H. Dynamics of erosion in a compressional mountain range revealed by 10Be paleoerosion rates. Oral presentation, paper #T12B-04. American Geophysical Union – Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA 2015 


Val, P.; Hoke, G. D. 2015 Surface uplift of the Frontal Cordillera at 30.5° - 31°S constrained through river profile analysis of the Castaño and Calingasta catchments, south-central Argentina. Poster #311-2 Geological Society of America – Baltimore, MD Meeting. 2015 


Val, P.; Hoke, G. D. Transient fluvial incision and spatial distribution of active rock uplift in the Uspallata-Calingasta-Iglesia Valley, Central Argentina. Poster EP21B-3538. AGU Fall Meeting 2014

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