Alexander R. Simms

Department of Earth Science
University of California, Santa Barbara
Associate Professor

Expertise: Quaternary and Coastal Sedimentology
 
 
About Me Publications
Reynolds, L. C., Simms, A. R., Rockwell, T. K., Yokoyama, Y., Miyairi, Y., & Hangsterfer, A. (2021). Sedimentary response of a microtidal estuary to coseismic subsidence. Geological Society of America Bulletin, (under review). SCEC Contribution 7942
Avnaim-Katav, S., Garrett, E., Gehrels, W., Brown, L. N., Rockwell, T. K., Simms, A. R., Bentz, J. M., & MacDonald, G. M. (2021). Testing the applicability of a foraminifera-based transfer function for reconstructing late Holocene sea-level changes in southern California. Quaternary Research, (in preparation). SCEC Contribution 11012
Reynolds, L. C., Simms, A. R., Rockwell, T. K., Yokoyama, Y., Miyairi, Y., & Hangsterfer, A. (2017, 08). Evidence for Holocene coseismic subsidence during a non- plate boundary earthquake. Poster Presentation at 2017 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 7490
Zurbuchen, J. M., & Simms, A. R. (2016, 08). Floods, storms, and the identification of wave-dominated deltas: Insights from ground-penetrating radar profiles of the Oxnard Plain. Poster Presentation at 2016 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 6993
Reynolds, L. C., Simms, A. R., Rockwell, T. K., Bentz, J. M., & Peters, R. B. (2016, 08). Evidence for Abrupt Subsidence Event in Carpinteria Marsh at 2 ± 0.2 ka. Poster Presentation at 2016 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 6677
Simms, A. R., Rouby, H., Lambeck, K., & Roman, A. (2016, 08). Marine terraces, isostasy, earthquakes, and uplift rates. Poster Presentation at 2016 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 6602
Zurbuchen, J. M., Simms, A. R., & Huot, S. (2020). Episodic coastal progradation of the coastal Oxnard Plain, southern California. Journal of Coastal Research, 36, 1130-1144. doi: https://doi.org/10.2112/JCOASTRES-D-19-00125.1. SCEC Contribution 10844
Reynolds, L. C., Simms, A. R., Ejarque, A., King, B. L., Anderson, S., Carlin, J., Bentz, J. M., Peters, R. B., Rockwell, T. K., Jaffe, B., & Richmond, B. M. (2018). Coastal flooding and the 1861-2 California storm season. Marine Geology, 400, 49-59. SCEC Contribution 7060
Simms, A. R., Reynolds, L. C., Bentz, J. M., Roman, A., Rockwell, T. K., & Peters, R. B. (2016). Tectonic subsidence of California estuaries increases forecasts of relative sea-level rise. Estuaries and Coasts, 39, 1571-1581. SCEC Contribution 6020

Last updated Jun 30, 2021.