Lisanne Braat

Postdoc | Geomorphologist | Video editing

Publications


Below you can find lists of all my publications: journal papers, theses, abstracts, talks, posters and popular media. The lists are regularly updated.

  • Braat, L., Brückner, M.Z.M., Sefton-Nash, E., Lamb, M.P. (2024). Gravity-Driven Differences in Fluvial Sediment Transport on Mars and Earth. Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets, 129:2:e2023JE007788. DOI: 10.1029/2023JE007788.
  • Baar, A.W., Braat, L., Parsons, D.R. (2023). Control of river discharge on large-scale estuary morphology. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 48:3:489-503. DOI: 10.1002/esp.5498.
  • Braat, L., Pierik, H.J., van Dijk, W.M., van de Lageweg, W.I., Brückner, M.Z.M., van der Meulen, B., Kleinhans, M.G. (2023). Observed and modelled tidal bar sedimentology reveals preservation bias against mud in estuarine stratigraphy. The Depositional Record, 9:2:380-420. DOI: 10.1002/dep2.190. (with video abstract! Link: https://youtu.be/pC869mVQ7-c)
  • Kleinhans, M.G., Roelofs, L., Weisscher, S.A.H., Lokhorst, I.R., Braat, L. (2022). Estuarine morphodynamics and development modified by floodplain formation. Earth Surface Dynamics, 10:2:367–381. DOI: 10.5194/esurf-10-367-2022.
  • Eslami, S., Hoekstra, P., Kernkamp, H.W.J., Nguyen Trung, N., Do Duc, D., Nguyen Nghia, H., Tran Quang, T., van Dam, A., Darby, S.E., Parsons, D.R., Vasilopoulos, G., Braat, L., van der Vegt, M. (2021). Dynamics of salt intrusion in the Mekong Delta: results of field observations and integrated coastal–inland modelling. Earth Surface Dynamics, 9:4:953-976. 10.5194/esurf-9-953-2021. (with video abstract! DOI: 10.5446/53547)
  • Brückner, M.Z.M., Braat, L., Schwarz, C., Kleinhans, M.G. (2020). What came first, mud or biostabilizers? Elucidating interacting effects in a coupled model of mud, saltmarsh, microphytobenthos and estuarine morphology. Water Resources Research, 56:9:e2019WR026945. DOI: 10.1029/2019WR026945.
  • Braat, L., Leuven, J.R.F.W., Lokhorst, I.R., Kleinhans, M.G. (2019). Effects of estuarine mudflat formation on tidal prism and large-scale morphology in experiments. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 44:2:417-432. DOI: 10.1002/esp.4504.
  • Leuven, J.R.F.W., Braat, L., van Dijk, W.M., de Haas, T., Kleinhans, M.G. (2018). Growing forced bars determine non-ideal estuary planform. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 123:11:2971-2992. DOI: 10.1029/2018JF004718.
  • Kleinhans, M.G., de Vries, B., Braat, L., van Oorschot, M. (2018). Living landscapes: muddy and vegetated floodplain effects on fluvial pattern in an incised river. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 43:14:2948-2963. DOI: 10.1002/esp.4437.
  • Lokhorst, I.R., Braat, L., Leuven, J.R.F.W., Baar, A.W., van Oorschot, M., Selakovic, Kleinhans, M.G. (2018). Morphological effects of vegetation on the fluvial-tidal transition in Holocene estuaries. Earth Surface Dynamics, 6:4:883-901. DOI: 10.5194/esurf-6-883-2018.
  • Lageweg, W.I., Braat, L., Parsons, D.R., Kleinhans, M.G. (2018). Controls on mud distribution and architecture along the fluvial-to-marine transition. Geology, 46:11:971-974. DOI: 10.1130/G45504.1.
  • Leuven, J.R.F.W., de Haas, T., Braat, L., Kleinhans, M.G. (2018). Topographic forcing of tidal sand bar patterns for irregular estuary planforms. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 43:1:172-186. DOI: 10.1002/esp.4166.
  • Kleinhans, M.G., van der Vegt, M., Leuven, J.R.F.W., Braat, L., Markies, H., Simmelink, A., Roosendaal, C., van Eijk, A., Vrijbergen, P., van Maarsenveen, M. (2017). Turning the tide: comparison of tidal flow by periodic sealevel fluctuation and by periodic bed tilting in the Metronome tidal facility. Earth Surface Dynamics, 5:4:731-756. DOI: 10.5194/esurf-5-731-2017.
  • Braat, L., van Kessel, T., Kleinhans, M.G. (2017). Effects of mud supply on large-scale estuary morphology and development over centuries to millennia. Earth Surface Dynamics, 5:4:617-652. DOI: 10.5194/esurf-5-617-2017.
  • Kleinhans, M.G., Leuven, J.R.F.W., Braat, L., Baar, A.W. (2017). Scour holes and ripples occur below the hydraulic smooth to rough transition of movable beds. Sedimentology, 64:5:1381-1401. DOI: 10.1111/sed.12358.
  • de Haas, T., van den Berg, W., Braat, L., Kleinhans, M.G. (2016). Autogenic avulsion, channelisation and backfilling dynamics of debris-flow fans. Sedimentology, 63:6:1596-1619. DOI: 10.1111/sed.12275.
  • de Haas, T., Braat, L., Leuven, J.R.F.W., Lokhorst, I., Kleinhans, M.G. (2015). Effects of debris-flow composition on runout, depositional mechanisms and deposit morphology in laboratory experiments. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 120:9:1949-1972. DOI: 10.1002/2015JF003525.
  • Marra, W.A., Braat, L., Baar, A.W., Kleinhans, M.G. (2014). Valley formation by groundwater seepage, pressurized groundwater outbursts and crater-lake overflow in flume experiments with implications for Mars. Icarus, 232:97-117. DOI: 10.1016/j.icarus.2013.12.026.




  • Braat, L., Wong., S., Sefton-Nash, E. (2024). Hydro-Morphodynamic Delta Modelling for Future Exploration Insights at Oxia Planum, Mars. EGU24-10798 abstract and poster. DOI: 10.5194/egusphere-egu24-10798
  • Braat, L., Sefton-Nash, E., Lamb, M.P., Brückner, M.Z.M., Baar, A.W. (2024). Gravity-driven differences in fluvial sediment transport on Mars and Earth. IAG International geomorphology week invited talk.
  • Braat, L., Sefton-Nash, E., Lamb, M.P., Brückner, M.Z.M., Baar, A.W. (2024). Gravity-driven differences in fluvial sediment transport on Mars and Earth. NAC abstract and talk.
  • Braat, L., Sefton-Nash, E., Lamb, M.P., Brückner, M.Z.M., Baar, A.W. (2024). Gravity-driven differences in fluvial sediment transport on Mars and Earth. SSW abstract and talk. Link to abstract and slides.
  • Braat, L., (2023). Gravity-Driven Differences in Fluvial Geomorphology Between Earth and Mars. DPS-EPSC23 joint meeting. Bulletin of the AAS, 55:8:#212.05 abstract and poster. Link: Link to abstract.
  • Braat, L., Brückner, M.Z.M., Baar, A., Lamb, M.P., Sefton-Nash, E. (2023). Differences in Fluvial Geomorphology between Earth and Mars. EGU23-8070 abstract and talk. DOI: 10.5194/egusphere-egu23-8070.
  • Braat, L., Brückner, M.Z.M., Baar, A., Lamb, M.P., Sefton-Nash, E. (2023). Differences in Fluvial Geomorphology between Earth and Mars. LPSC abstract and poster. Link to abstract.
  • Braat, L., Baar, A., Sefton-Nash, E. (2022). Morphodynamic modelling of Martian Deltas. AGU EP52D-0783 abstract and poster. DOI: 10.1002/essoar.10509327.1.
  • Braat, L. (2022). Mars vs Earth: Isolating effects of gravity on fluvial geomorphology. SSW abstract and poster.
  • Braat, L., Lamb., M.P. (2022). Isolated effects of gravity on sediment fluxes and delta morphology. EPSC2022-356 abstract and poster. DOI: 10.5194/epsc2022-356.
  • Braat, L. (2022). Effects of Gravity on Surface Flow and Sediment Transport. Mars V workshop poster.
  • Braat, L., Lamb, M.P., Sefton-Nash, E. (2021). Differences between deltas on Earth and Mars. AGU P15E-2135 abstract and poster. DOI: 10.1002/essoar.10509327.1.
  • Braat, L., Lamb., M.P. and Sefton-Nash, E. (2021). Comparing fluvial sediment transport fluxes on Earth and Mars. SSW abstract and poster.
  • Braat, L., Lamb, M.P. (2021). Effects of Gravity on Delta Morphology and Stratigraphy. EPSC2021-539 abstract and presentation. DOI: 10.5194/epsc2021-539.
  • Braat, L., Lamb, M.P. (2020). Delta Formation in Craters on Mars Under Different Gravitational Acceleration and Lake Water Levels. AGU abstract and eLightning. Link to abstract.
  • Braat, L., de Haas, T., Kleihans, M.G. (2018). Clay deposits in the Jezero paleo-lake on Mars: a study by hydro-morphodynamic modelling. IAS abstract and poster. Link to poster.
  • Braat, L., de Haas, T., Kleihans, M.G. (2018). Hydrodynamic and Morphodynamic 2D Modelling of the Jezero Paleo-Lake on Mars. AGU EP13B-04 abstract and presentation. Link to abstract.
  • Braat, L., Bruckner, M.Z.M., van Dijk, W.M., Pierik, H.J., Lageweg, W.I., Wagner-Cremer, F. (2018). Preservation of mud layers in tidal bars: shoal of Walsoorden. NCK abstract and poster. Link to book of abstract, link to poster.
  • Braat, L., Leuven, J.R.F.W., Lokhorst, I.R. (2017). Effects of Cohesive Sediment on Estuarine Morphology in Laboratory Scale Experiments. AGU EP21E-0458 abstract and poster. Link to abstract, link to poster.
  • Braat, L., Leuven, J.R.F.W., Kleinhans, M.G. (2017). Cohesive sediment in scale-experiments of estuaries. RCEM abstract and poster. Link to book of abstracts, link to poster.
  • Braat, L., Leuven, J.R.F.W., Kleinhans, M.G. (2017). Cohesive sediment in scale-experiments of estuaries. NCK abstract and talk. Link to book of abstracts.
  • Braat, L., Kleinhans, M.G. (2017). The influence of rivers on the morphology of estuaries. NCR abstract and talk. Link to book of abstracts.
  • Braat, L., Kleinhans, M.G., van Kessel, T., Bergsma, L. (2016). Turning the tide: Effects of mud supply on large-scale estuarine morphology. SIESD poster.
  • Braat, L., Kleinhans, M.G., van Kessel, T., Bergsma, L. (2016). Turning the tide: Effects of mud supply on large-scale estuarine morphology. EGU abstract and poster. Link to poster.
  • Braat, L., Kleinhans, M.G., van Kessel, T., Bergsma, L. (2016). Turning the tide: Effects of mud supply on large-scale estuarine morphology. NCK abstract and poster. Link book of abstracts, link poster.
  • Braat, L., van Kessel, T., Kleinhans, M.G. (2016). Effects of fluvial mud supply on large scale estuarine morphology. Delft Software Days invited talk.
  • Braat, L., Leuven, J.R.F.W., Baar, A.W., Kleinhans, M.G. (2015). Turning the Tide: dynamics of channels and shoals. NCK abstract and poster. Link book of abstract, link poster.
  • Braat, L., Marra, W.A., Kleinhans, M.G. (2014). Crater-lake flooding as indicator for paleoclimate conditions on Mars. Symposium: Moon, Mars and more. VU Amsterdam invited poster. Link poster.


  • Wong, S., Braat, L., Desloges, J. (2024). Numerical Modelling of River Delta Formation on Mars: A Comparative Study with Earth and an Application to Oxia Planum, Mars. CGU.
  • Bohacek, E.V., Bahia, R., Braat, L., Boazman, S., Sefton-Nash, E., Wilson, C., Riu, L. and Orgel, C. (2024). Where Environments Collide: Aeolian-Fluvial Interactions on Ancient Mars. EGU24-18586 abstract and poster. DOI: 10.5194/egusphere-egu24-18586
  • Bahia, R., Bohaceck, E.V., Braat, L., Boazman, S. Sefton-Nash, E., Wilson, C. and Riu, L. and Orgel, C. (2023). A Major Missing Component to Martian Surface Evolution and Habitable Environments-Aeolian-Fluvial Interactions. DPS-EPSC23 joint meeting. Bulletin of the AAS, 55:8:#300.07 abstract and talk. Link: Link to abstract.
  • Bohaceck, E., Bahia, R., Braat, L., Boazman, S. Sefton-Nash, E., Wilson, C. and Riu, L. and Orgel, C. (2023). How Aeolian-Fluvial Interactions Shape the Surface of Titan. DPS-EPSC23 joint meeting. Bulletin of the AAS, 55:8:#205.02 abstract and poster. Link to abstract.
  • Bahia, R., Bohaceck, E.V., Braat, L., Boazman, S., Orgel, C., Sefton-Nash, E., Wilson, C. and Riu, L. (2023). Modelling River-Dune Interactions on Ancient Mars. EGU23-2810 abstract and talk. DOI: 10.5194/egusphere-egu23-2810
  • Bohaceck, E.V., Bahia, R., Braat, L., Boazman, S., Orgel, C., Sefton-Nash, E., Wilson, C. and Riu, L. (2023). Modelling River - Dunes Interactions on Titan. EGU23-2831 abstract and talk. DOI: 10.5194/egusphere-egu23-2831
  • Bahia, R., Bohaceck, E.V., Braat, L., Boazman, S., Orgel, C., Sefton-Nash, E., Wilson, C. and Riu, L. (2023). A Major Missing Component — Aeolian-Fluvial Interactions on Ancient Mars. LPSC abstract and talk. Link to abstract.
  • Bohaceck, E.V., Bahia, R., Braat, L., Boazman, S., Orgel, C., Sefton-Nash, E., Wilson, C. and Riu, L. (2023). Modelling Aeolian-Fluvial Interactions on Titan. LPSC abstract and poster. Link to abstract.
  • Brückner, M.Z.M., Braat, L., Schwarz, C., Kleinhans, M.G. (2020). Modelling the effects of dynamic saltmarsh and microphytobenthos growth on the large-scale morphology of estuaries. AGU EP056-03 abstract. Link to abstract.
  • Baar, A.W., Braat, L., Parsons, D.R. (2020). Control of river discharge on large-scale estuary morphology. AGU EP015-10 abstract. Link to abstract.
  • Baar, A.W. Braat, L., Bastianon, E., Parsons, D. (2020). Influence of river pattern and sediment input on estuary morphology. EGU2020-7238 abstract and presentation (online only). EGU2020-7238. DOI: 10.5194/egusphere-egu2020-7238.
  • Parsons, D.R., Lageweg, W.I., Braat, L., Kleinhans, M.G. (2019). Controls on mud distribution and architecture along the fluvial-to-marine transition. EGU2020-22631 abstract and talk (online only). DOI: 10.5194/egusphere-egu2020-22631.
  • Baar, A.W., Braat, L., Parsons, D. (2019). Predicting estuary morphology and deposits with varying river discharge and sediment inputs. AGU EP23E-2264 abstract annd poster. Link to abstract.
  • Brückner, M.Z.M., Schwarz, C., Braat, L., Kleinhans, M.G. (2019). Disentangling correlations and interactions of salt marsh species and mud accretion in dynamic estuaries. RCEM abstract. Link to book of abstracts.
  • Baar, A.W., Braat, L., Parsons, D. (2019). Long-term development of the fluvial-tidal transition with varying discharge and sediment input. BSG abstract and poster.
  • van de Lageweg, W.I., Braat, L., van Dijk, W.M., Pierik, H.J., Brückner, M.Z., Wagner-Cremer, R., Kleinhans, M.G. (2018). Modelled and Observed Estuarine Tidal Bar Sedimentology with Sand and Mud. AGU EP31E-2392 abstract and poster. Link to abstract and poster (presented by me).
  • Kleinhans, M.G., Braat, L., Brückner, M.Z., Weisscher, S.A.H., Leuven, J.R.F.W. (2018). Estuarine and river channel-bar interaction: vertical bar accretion and topographic forcing stabilise channels. AGU EP31A-02 abstract and talk. Link to abstract.
  • Kleinhans, M.G., Braat, L., Lokhorst, I.R., de Vries, B., van Oorschot, M., Selakovic, S. (2017). Biogeomorphodynamics of rivers, estuaries and their floodplains. Delft Software Days talk.
  • Leuven, J.R.F.W., Braat, L., van Dijk, W.M. de Haas, T., Kleinhans, M.G. (2017). Bar dynamics in scale-experiments of estuaries: tidal bars determine a quasi-periodic estuary planform. AGU EP51C-1657 abstract and poster. Link to poster.
  • Leuven, J.R.F.W., Braat, L., van Dijk, W.M., Kleinhans, M.G. (2017). Ebb- and flood tidal channels in scale-experiments of estuaries. RCEM abstract and poster. Link to book of abstract, link to poster.
  • Lokhorst, I.R., van Buiten, G., de Lange, S.I., Braat, L., Leuven, J.R.F.W., Kleinhans, M.G. (2017). Estuary scale experiments with saltmarsh vegetation. RCEM abstract and talk. Link to book of abstract.
  • Kleinhans, M.G., Braat, L., Leuven, J.R.F.W., Lokhorst, I.R. (2017). Scaling of estuary biogeomorphodynamics in the Metronome tidal facility. RCEM abstract and talk. Link to book of abstract.
  • Albernaz, M.B., Braat, L., de Haas, T., van der Spek, A.J.F., Kleinhans, M.G. (2017). Morphological evolution of estuary mouths with wave-current interactions modeled over centuries. RCEM abstract and poster. Link to book of abstract, poster.
  • Brückner, M.Z.M., Lokhorst, I.R., Selakovic, S., van Oorschot, M., de vries, B.M.L., Braat, L., Kleinhans, M.G. (2017). Large-scale river and estuary modeling with mud and vegetation. RCEM abstract and poster. Link to book of abstract,
  • Kleinhans, M.G., de Vries, B., Braat, L., Lokhorst, I.R., Brückner, M. (2017). Effects of muddy vegetated floodplain formation on river pattern. ICFS11 abstract and talk.
  • Kleinhans, M.G., de Haas, T., Braat, L., Lokhorst, I.R., Boechat Albernaz, M., Leuven, J.R.F.W., Selakovic, S., van Oorschot, M., Brückner, M. (2017). What sets the size of self-formed estuaries on coastal plains? Unravelling biogeomorphological interactions by reconstruction, experiments and models. ICFS11 abstract and invited talk.
  • Leuven, J.R.F.W., Braat, L., van Dijk, W.M., Kleinhans, M.G. (2017). Ebb- and flood tidal channels in scale-experiments of estuaries. NCK abstract and talk. Link to book of abstracts.
  • Albernaz, M.B., Braat, L., de Haas, T., van der Spek, A.J.F., Kleinhans, M.G. (2017). Morphological evolution of estuary mouths with wave-current interactions modeled over centuries. NCK abstract and talk. Link to book of abstracts.
  • Brückner, M.Z.M., Lokhorst, I.R., Selakovic, S., van Oorschot, M., de vries, B.M.L., Braat, L., Kleinhans, M.G. (2017). Large-scale river and estuary modeling with mud and vegetation. NCK abstract and poster. Link to book of abstracts, link to poster.
  • Lokhorst, I.R., van Buiten, G., de Lange, S.I., Braat, L., Leuven, J.R.F.W., Kleinhans, M.G. (2017). Estuary scale experiments with saltmarsh vegetation. NCK abstract and poster. Link to book of abstract, link to poster.
  • de Vries, B.M.L., van Oorschot, M., Braat, L., Kleinhans, M.G. (2017). Combined effects of mud and vegetation on river morphology. NCR abstract and poster. Link to book of abstract and link to poster.
  • Kleinhans, M.G., Leuven, J.R.F.W., Braat, L., van der Vegt, M., van Maarsenveen, M, Markies, H., Roosendaal, C., van Eijk, A., Baar, A.W. (2016). Reversing tidal flow and estuarine morphodynamics in the Metronome laboratory flume. PECS abstract.
  • Leuven, J.R.F.W., Braat, L., Weisscher, S.A.H., van der Vegt, M., Kleinhans, M.G. (2016). Tidal bar patterns in estuaries. SIESD poster.
  • Leuven, J.R.F.W., Braat, L., Kleinhans, M.G. (2016). De Metronoom: riviermondingen in schaalexperimenten. Land + Water : Vakblad voor de praktijk van civiel- en milieutechnici, 56 (6), (pp. 20-21) (2 p.).
  • Kleinhans, M.G., Braat, L., Leuven, J.R.F.W., Baar, A.W., van der Vegt, M., van Maarsenveen, M. (2016). Turning the tide: effects of river inflow and tidal amplitude on sandy estuaries in laboratory landscape experiments. EGU abstract and talk.
  • Kleinhans, M.G., Braat, L., Leuven, J.R.F.W., Baar, A.W., van der Vegt, M., van Maarsenveen, M. (2016). Turning the tide: effects of river inflow and tidal amplitude on sandy estuaries in the metronome tidal laboratory facility. NCK abstract and talk. Link to book of abstract.
  • Kleinhans, M.G., Leuven, J., van der Vegt, M., Baar, A.W., Braat, L. (2015). Turning the tide: estuarine bars and mutually evasive ebb- and flood-dominated channels. AGU EP31C-1021 abstract and poster. Link to abstract, link to poster.
  • Kleinhans, M.G., Marra, W.A., Leuven, J.R.F.W., Braat, L., Baar, A.W., Nabi, M. (2015). Unwanted scour holes in morphodynamic experiments: seeking necessary and sufficient conditions. EGU2015-6860 abstract and poster. Link to abstract, link to poster.
  • de Haas, T., van den Berg, W., Braat, L., Kleinhans, M.G. (2015). Autogenic dynamics of debris-flow fans. EGU2015-3370 abstract and poster. Link to abstract and link to poster.
  • de Haas, T., Braat, L., Leuven, J.R.F.W., Lokhorst, I., Kleinhans, M.G. (2015). The effect of debris-flow composition on runout distance. EGU2015-3397 abstract and poster. Link to abstract, link to poster.
  • Kleinhans, M.G., Braat, L., Baar, A.W., Leuven, J.R.F.W. (2015). Turning the Tide: dynamics of channels and shoals. NCK abstract and poster. Link to book of abstracts, link to poster.
  • Luijendijk, A., Braat, L., Waagmeester, N., Scheel, F. (2015). Pilot application of Delft3D Flexible Mesh: assisting a field campaign at the sand engine. E-proceedings of the 36th IAHR World Congress, The Hague, The Netherlands.
  • de Haas, T., van den Berg, W., Braat, L., Kleinhans, M.G. (2015). Autogenic dynamics of debris-flow fans. EGU abstract and poster.
  • de Haas, T., Braat, L., Leuven, J.R.F.W., Lokhorst, I., Kleinhans, M.G. (2014). Effects of debris-flow composition on runout distance and depositional mechanisms in laboratory experiments. AGU NH51B-3846 abstract and poster. abstract and link to poster.
  • Kleinhans, M.G., Braat, L., Leuven, J.R.F.W, van der Vegt, M. (2014). Turning the tide: experimental estuaries. NCK abstract and poster. Link to book of abstracts, link to poster.
  • Lokhorst, I.R., Braat, L., de Haas, T., Kleinhans, M.G. (2014). Recent debris flows on planet Mars. Symposium: Moon, Mars and more. VU Amsterdam invited poster. Link to poster.





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