Journal Publications

In preparation

Lai, S. Y. J.*, C. J. F. Jiang, D. Amblas and T. P. Gerber (in prep.), Self-similar growth of laboratory submarine canyons , Earth Surface Dynamics.

Lai, S. Y. J., Y. J. Chiu and F.- C. Wu* (in prep.), Subaerial and subaqueous self-similar morphodynamics of Gilbert and hyperpycnal deltas prograding over two-slope basements, Water Resources Research.

In review or revision


In print or published

9. Limaye, A. B.*, J. L. Grimaud, S. Y. J. Lai, B. Z. Foreman, Y. Komatsu, and Chris Paola (2018), Geometry and dynamics of braided channels and bars under experimental density currents, Sedimentology, doi:10.1111/sed.12453.

8. Lai, S. Y. J., Y. T. Hsiao and F.- C. Wu* (2017), Asymmetric effects of subaerial and subaqueous basement slopes on self-similar morphology of prograding deltas, Journal of Geophysical Research-Earth Surface122doi: 10.1002/2017JF004244.  [PDF]

7. Lai, S. Y. J.*, S. S. C. Hung, B. Z. Foreman, A. B. Limaye, J. L. Grimaud and C. Paola (2017), Stream power controls the braiding intensity of submarine channels similarly to rivers, Geophysical Research Letters, 44, doi:10.1002/2017GL072964. [PDF]

6. Lai, S. Y. J.*, T. P. Gerber and D. Amblas (2016), An experimental approach to submarine canyon evolution, Geophysical Research Letters, 43(6), 2741-2747, doi: 10.1002/2015GL067376. [PDF]

5. 周峻暐、賴悅仁*、林芳宇、黃進坤,2015,「不同孔隙比透水圓柱之定床流場實驗研究」,台灣水利,第63卷,第4期,46-56。[PDF]

4. Foreman, B. Z.*, S. Y. J. Lai, Y. Komatsu and C. Paola (2015), Braiding of submarine channels controlled by aspect ratio similar to rivers, Nature Geoscience, 8(9), 700-703, doi: 10.1038/NGEO2505. [PDF]

3. Capart, H.*, J.P.C. Hsu, S. Y. J. Lai and M.L. Hsieh (2010), Formation and decay of a tributary-dammed lake, Laonong River, Taiwan, Water Resources Research, 46, W11522, doi:10.1029/2010WR009159. [PDF]

2. Lai, S. Y. J., and H. Capart* (2009), Reservoir infill by hyperpycnal deltas over bedrock, Geophysical Research Letters, 36, L08402, doi:10.1029/2008GL037139. [PDF]

1. Lai, S. Y. J., and H. Capart* (2007), Two-diffusion description of hyperpycnal deltas, Journal of Geophysical Research-Earth Surface, 112, F03005, doi:10.1029/2006JF000617. [PDF]


Book chapter

1. Amblas, D.*, S. Ceramicola, T. P. Gerber, M. Canals, F. L. Chiocci, J. A. Dowdeswell, P. T. Harris, V. A. Huvenne, S. Y. J. Lai, G. Lastras, C. L. Iacono, A. Micallef, J. J. Mountjoy, C. K. Paull, P. Puig and A. Sanchez-Vidal (2018), Submarine Canyons and Gullies, in Submarine Geomorphology, edited by A. Micallef, S. Krastel and A. Savini, pp. 251-272,  Springer, Cham.


Conferences and Workshops

20. 唐高晴、賴悅仁*,2017,「河寬及水流功率影響海底辮狀河道之實驗研究」,第39屆海洋工程研討會論文集。

19. Sutherland, G. M.*, B. Z. Foreman, S. Y. J. Lai, A. Limaye, J.-L. Grimaud and Y. Komatsu (2017), Braiding mechanisms and bar geometries in rivers and submarine density current channels, GSA Annual Meeting in Seattle, Washington, USA.

18. Lai, S. Y. J.*, Y.-T. Hsiao, C.-C. Chang, Y.-J. Chiu and F.-C. Wu (2017), Analytical and experimental study of dual-slope effects on Gilbert and hyperpycnal deltas over bedrock, JpGU-AGU Joint Meeting, Chiba, Japan.

17. Lai, S. Y. J.* (2017), Experiments of submarine canyons and braided turbidites, 5th Annual International Workshop of Experiments in Surface Processes and Subsurface Architecture, Tsukuba, Japan.

16. Capart, H.*, W. T. Ke and S. Y. J. Lai (2017), Diffusion modeling of the distribution of sediment infill in hyperpycnal mountain reservoirs, 2nd International Workshop on Sediment Bypass Tunnels, Kyoto, Japan.

15. Chou, A. C. C., S. Y. J. Lai* and C. K. Huang (2016), Experimental study of porous cylinder affected topographic evolution, 12th International Conference on Hydroscience & Engineering, Tainan, Taiwan.

14. Amblas, D.*, T. P. Gerber, S. Y. J. Lai, M. Canals and J. A. Dowdeswell (2016), Towards an understanding of the long-term evolution of submarine canyons, 3rd INCISE International Submarine Canyon Symposium, Victoria, Canada.

13.  Foreman, B. Z.*, S. Y. J. Lai, Y. Komatsu and C. Paola (2015), Braided submarine channels produced with experiments suggest scale independent controls on planform morphology similar to rivers, American Geophysical Union – Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, USA.

12. 周峻暐、賴悅仁*、黃進坤、郭為濬,2015,「不同直徑與孔隙比之圓柱型筐網對沖積河川影響之試驗研究」,第22屆水利工程研討會論文集,110-114。

11. 吳松晏、賴悅仁*,2015,「水庫三角洲受異重流及抬升水位影響之實驗研究」,第22屆水利工程研討會論文集,374-380。

10. Lai, S. Y. J.*, S. S. C. Hung, B. Z. Foreman, Y. Komatsu and C. Paola (2015), Experiments of submarine braided channels driven by density currents, the 46th Binghamton Geomorphology Symposium on “Laboratory Experiments in Geomorphology”.

9. Hung, S. S. C. and S. Y. J. Lai* (2014), Experimental investigation on submarine braided channels, Geodynamics and Environment in East Asia International Conference & 7th Taiwan-France Earth Science Symposium, Hualien, Taiwan.

8. Lai, S. Y. J.* and H. Capart (2014), Evolution of river deltas and submarine canyons driven by hyperpycnal flows: a sandbox experiment, Earth History of Asia II, Niigata, Japan.

7. Lai, S. Y. J.*, T. P. Gerber and D. Amblas (2013), An experimental study of submarine canyon evolution on continental slopes, American Geophysical Union – Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, USA.

6. Lai, S. Y. J.* (2012), Evolution of submarine canyons in sandbox experiments, in Proceeding of the 1st USA-Spain-Taiwan Workshop on Seascape Evolution, Department of Civil Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan.

5. Lai, S. Y. J.* (2009), Morphodynamics of Mountain Reservoirs, in Proceeding of the 1st Belgium – Taiwan Workshop on River Hydraulics, Department of Civil Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan.

4. Lai, S. Y. J.  and H. Capart* (2008), Flow field around a vertically saltating sphere, in The American Physical Society – the 61st Annual Meeting of the Division of Fluid Dynamics, Gallery of Fluid Motionposters, San Antonio, Texas.

3. Lai, S. Y. J. and H. Capart* (2007), Diffusive morphodynamics of hyperpycnal deltas, in Proceedings of the 3rd Taiwan-Japan Workshop on Mechanism of Sediment-Laden Flow, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan.

2. Lai, S. Y. J. and H. Capart* (2007), Response of hyperpycnal deltas to a steady rise in base level, in Proceedings of the 5th IAHR Symposium on River, Coastal and Estuarine Morphodynamics, edited by C. Marjolein Dohmen-Janssen and Suzanne J.M.H. Hulscher, p. 57-62, Taylor and Francis, London.

1. Lai, S. Y. J., P. C. Hsu, C. Y. Hou, Willy Wang and H. Capart* (2005), Self-similar build-up of subaerial and subaqueous deltas over bedrock basements. Geodynamics and Environment in East Asia International Conference & 5th Taiwan-France Earth Science Symposium, Taitung, Taiwan, p.72-73.



8. 張家齊,2017,「三角洲受交替入流密度及雙坡度岩盤影響之研究」,碩士論文,國立成功大學,台灣。

7. 蕭詠泰,2017,「雙坡度岩盤對Gilbert三角洲發展之研究」,碩士論文,國立成功大學,台灣。

6. 邱詩婷,2016,「以實驗方法探究一維海底峽谷演化」,碩士論文,國立成功大學,台灣。

5. 吳松晏,2016,「水庫三角洲受異重流及抬升水位影響之研究」,碩士論文,國立成功大學,台灣。

4. 江駿豐,2016,「以實驗方法探究海底峽谷發展過程與形貌分析」,碩士論文,國立成功大學,台灣。

3. 洪世哲,2015,「以實驗方法探究海下受異重流影響之辮狀河道」,碩士論文,國立成功大學,台灣。

2. Lai, S. Y. J. (2010), Morphodynamics of coevolving fluvial and hyperpycnal valleys, PhD dissertation, Graduate Institute of Civil Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taiwan.

1. Lai, S. Y. J. (2006), Self-similar delta formation by hyperpycnal flows: theory and experiments, M.S. thesis, Graduate Institute of Civil Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taiwan.

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