Netra R. Regmi

Hourly Assistant Research Professor
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Professional Experience

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Desert Research Institute-Reno, USA (July 2011 - Present), Advisor: Dr. Eric V. McDonald
  •  Lecturer, Texas A&M University,  USA (August 2010 - July 2011)
  •  Teaching Assistant, Texas A&M University, USA (August 2008 - August 2010)
  •  Research Assistant, Texas A&M University, USA (August 2004-August 2008)
  • Teaching Assistant, G-Camp, Texas A&M University, USA (July 13-28, 2008)
  • Engineering Geologist, Department of Mines and Geology, Nepal (2003-2004)
  • Lecturer, Tribhuvan University, Nepal (2002-2004)

Research Areas of Interest and Expertise

  • Analysis of remotely sensed elevation(LiDAR, IFSAR, SRTM and other) and spectral (multi-spectral and hyperspectral) data
  • Application of GIS, GPS, GPR, and remote sensing in geospatial and statistical modeling of Earth surface processes and hazards
    • Landslides: hazard and risk assessment, mechanics and processes, magnitude and frequency, sediment dynamics, contribution to landscape evolution, stability analysis of slopes
    • Hydrologic and erosion processes in a watershed, stream power and channel  morphology
    • Periglacial processes: stone polygons and rock glaciers
    • Characterization of Quaternary alluvial fans
    • Mapping dust emission and sandblasting efficiency potential of desert landscape
    • Desert terrain characterization for  vehicle mobility 

Education

DegreeYearInstitutionArea
Ph.D. 2010 Texas A&M University Geology
MS 2002 Tribhuvan University Geology
BS 1999 Tribhuvan University Geology, Botany and Zoology

Publications & Presentations

2015

Regmi, N. R., Giardino, J. R., McDonald, E. V., Vitek, J. D. (2015). A Review of Mass Movement Processes and Risk in the Critical Zone of Earth, In Principles and Dynamics of the Critical Zone, Elsevier, 319, Elsevier

2014

Regmi, N. R. (2014). Dynamics of mass movement in west-central Colorado, In: Bierman P, Montgomery D (eds.) Key Concepts in Geomorphology, Vignettes, Submitted
Regmi, N. R., Giardino, J. R., Vitek, J. D. (2014). Surface and Subsurface Structures of Rock Glaciers That Characterize the Dynamics of Rock Debris and Water in Alpine Environments, In Bierman P, Montgomery D (eds.) Key Concepts in Geomorphology, Vignettes, Submitted
Regmi, N. R., McDonald, E. V., Bacon, S. N. (2014). Mapping Quaternary Alluvial Fans in the Southwestern United States Based on Multi-Parameter Surface Roughness of LiDAR Topographic Data, Journal of Geophysical Research-Earth Surface, 119, doi: 10.1002/2012JF002711

2013

Regmi, N. R., Giardino, J. R., McDonald, E. V., Vitek, J. D. (2013). A Comparison of Logistic Regression-Based Models of Susceptibility to Landslides in western Colorado, USA, Landslides, doi: 10.1007/s10346-012-0380-2
Regmi, N. R., Giardino, J. R., Vitek, J. D. (2013). Characteristics of Landslides in Western Colorado, Landslides, Landslides, doi: 10.1007/s10346-013-0
Regmi, N. R., Giardino, J. R., Vitek, J. D. (2013). Hazardousness of a Place, In Encyclopedia of Natural Hazards, 435-447
Regmi, N. R., Janke, J. R., Giardino, J. R., Vitek, J. D. (2013). Rock Glaciers, In Treatise on Geomorphology, 238-273, Academic Press, San Diego

2012

Regmi, N. R., McDonald, E. V., Bacon, S. N. (2012). Mapping Quaternary alluvial fans in the southwestern United States based on multi-parameter roughness of LiDAR topographic data, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting: San Francisco, CA, No. EP41E-0846

2011

Giardino, J. R., Regmi, N. R., Vitek, J. D. (2011). Rock Glaciers, In Encyclopedia of Ice Snow and Glaciers, 435-447, Springer
Regmi, N. R., Giardino, J. R., Vitek, J. D. (2011). The Contribution of Landslides to Landscape Evolution in the Paonia-McClure Pass Area, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 43, 445, Geological Society of America

2010

Cano, R., Giardino, J. R., Regmi, N. R., Vitek, J. D. (2010). Hydrological Characteristics of Rock Glaciers: San Juan Mountains, Co, USA, 42, 243, Geological Society of America
Regmi, N. R., Giardino, J. R. (2010). Assessing Susceptibility to Landslides: Using Models to Understand Observed Changes in Slopes, Geomorphology, 1-2, 122, 25-38
Regmi, N. R., Giardino, J. R., Vitek, J. D. (2010). Mapping Landslide Hazards in Western Nepal: A Comparison of Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches, Environmental and Engineering Geosciences, 16, 127-142
Regmi, N. R., Giardino, J. R., Vitek, J. D. (2010). Modeling Susceptibility to Landslides Using the Weight of Evidence Approach: Western Colorado, USA, Geomorphology, 1-2, 115, 172-187
Regmi, N. R., Giardino, J. R., Vitek, J. D. (2010). A Comparison of Logistic Regression-Based Models of Susceptibility to Landslides, 42, 613, Geological Society of America

2008

Vitek, J. D., Regmi, N. R., Daniel, H., Giardino, J. R. (2008). Stone Polygons in Southern Colorado, USA: Observations of Surficial Activity 1975-2004, In Ninth International Conference on Permafrost, 2, 1857-1862, Ninth International Conference on Permafrost

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