Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007 B.S., Pennsylvania State University, 2002
Dr. Straub's research interests include Experimental Sedimentology, Quantitative Stratigraphy, Submarine Morphodynamics amd Seismic Geomorphology
More detailed descriptions of this work can be found at the website of the TSDS Group.
Ganti, V., Hajek, E.A., Leary, K., Straub, K.M., Paola, C., 2020, Morphodynamic hierarchy and the fabric of the sedimentary record, Geophysical Research Letters, 47, e2020GL087921, DOI: 10.1029/2020GL087921.
Esposito, C.R., Georgiou, I., Straub, K.M., 2020, Flow loss in deltaic distributaries: Impacts on channel hydraulics, morphology and stability, Water Resources Research, 56, e2019WR023463, DOI: 10.1029/2019WR026463.
Jobe, Z.R., Howes, N.C., Straub, K.M., Cai D., Deng, H., Laugier, F.J., Pettinga, L.A., Shumaker, L.E., 2020, Comparing Aggradation, Superelevation, and Avulsion Frequency of Submarine and Fluvial Channels, Frontiers in Earth Science, 8:53, DOI: 10.3389/feart.2020.00053.
Straub, K.M., Duller, R.A., Foreman, B.Z., Hajek, E.A., 2020, Buffered, incomplete, and shredded: The challenges of reading an imperfect stratigraphic record, American Geophysical Union Centennial Special Volume on Grand Challenges in the Earth and Space Sciences, Journal of Geophysical Research – Earth Surface, v. 125, e2019JF005079, DOI: 10.1029/2019JF005079.
Toby, S.C., Duller, R.A., De Angelis, S., Straub, K.M., 2019, A stratigraphic framework for the preservation and shredding of environmental signals, Geophysical Research Letters, v. 46, DOI: 10.1029/2019GL082555.
Straub, K.M., 2019, Morphodynamics and stratigraphic architecture of shelf-edge deltas subject to constant vs. dynamic environmental forcings: A laboratory study, Frontiers in Earth Science, 7:121, DOI: 10.3389/feart.2019.00121.
Esposito, C.R., Di Leonardo, D.R., Harlen, M., Straub, K.M., 2018, Sediment storage partitioning in alluvial stratigraphy: The influence of discharge variability, Journal of Sedimentary Research, v. 88, p. 717-726, DOI: 10.2110/jsr.2018.36.
Li, Q., Gasparini, N.M., Straub, K.M., 2018, Some signals are not as they appear: How do erosional landscapes transform tectonic history into sediment flux records?, Geology, v. 46, p. 407-410, DOI: 10.1130/G40026.1.
Straub, K.M. and Foreman, B.Z., 2018, Geomorphic stasis and spatiotemporal scales of stratigraphic completeness, Geology, v. 46, p. 311-314, DOI: 10.1130/G40045.1.
Paola, C., Ganti, V., Mohrig, D., Runkel, A., Straub, K.M., 2018, Time not our time: physical controls on the preservation and measurement of geologic time, Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences, v. 46, p. 409-438, DOI: 10.1146/annurev-earth-082517-010129.