Angel Monsalve Sepúlveda

Ingeniero Civil
Magíster en Ciencias de la Ingeniería
Universidad de Concepción.
Ph.D. Civil Engineering
University of Idaho, USA.

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Curriculum Vitae (Español) (english)



  • Step-pool channel morphology and dynamics

    Computation Fluid Dynamics – Open Channel flow

    Formation and development of sediment patches

    Effect of sediment patches in sediment transport

    Channel roughness and flow velocity

    Hyporheic flows

    The mechanics of bedload transport

    Initiation of bedload motion

    Bedload transport as a stochastic process

    Monitoring bedload transport in natural streams

    Stream temperature modelling




    • Monsalve, A., E.M. Yager (2017) Bed surface adjustments to spatially variable flow in low relative submergence regimes. Water Resources Research, 53, 9350–9367.
    • Monsalve, A., E.M. Yager, and M. Schmeeckle (2017) Effects of bed forms and large protruding grains on near-bed flow hydraulics in low relative submergence conditions. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 122, 1845–1866.
    • Monsalve, E.M. Yager, J. Turowski, and D. Rickenmann (2016) A probabilistic formulation of bed load transport to include spatial variability of flow and surface grain size distributions, Water Resour. Res., 52, 3579–3598, doi:10.1002/2015WR017694
    • Yager, E.M., M. Kenworthy, and A. Monsalve (2015), Taking the river inside: Fundamental advances from laboratory experiments in measuring and understanding bedload transport processes, Geomorphology. 244. 21-32.
    • Link, O., A. Huerta, A. Stehr, A. Monsalve, C. Meier, M. Aguayo (2012), The solar-to-stream power ratio: A dimensionless number explaining diel fluctuations of temperature in mesoscale rivers. River Research and Applications. DOI: 10.1002/rra.2579
    • Monsalve, A., Link, O. & Stehr, A. (2012), “The thermal regime of rivers: development, verification and application of a numerical model”. Water Technology and Sciences (in Spanish). 3(4):41-56


  • NCHRP 24-48 Develop a Formula for Determining Scour Depth around Structures in Gravel-bed Rivers