Current Research and Scholarly Interests


Processing and analysis of high-resolution topographic data and satellite imagery; spectral methods for feature detection (fault scarps) in digital topographic data; UAV/satellite photogrammetry and mapping; real-time volcano monitoring using multiple data sources (gas measurements, tree stress, deformation)

All Publications


  • Regional‐scale detection of fault scarps and other tectonic landforms: Examples from Northern California Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth Sare, R., Hilley, G. E., DeLong, S. B. 2019; 124

    View details for DOI 10.1029/2018JB016886

  • Establishing chronologies for alluvial-fan sequences with analysis of high-resolution topographic data: San Luis Valley, Colorado, USA GEOSPHERE Johnstone, S. A., Hudson, A. M., Nicovich, S., Ruleman, C. A., Sare, R. M., Thompson, R. A. 2018; 14 (6): 2487–2504

    View details for DOI 10.1130/GES01680.1

    View details for Web of Science ID 000457106600011

  • Scarplet: A Python package for topographic template matching and diffusion dating Journal of Open Source Software Sare, R., Hilley, G. E. 2018; 3 (31)

    View details for DOI 10.21105/joss.01066