The study of how the the landscape changes over time, particularly by using geochemical techniques, fieldwork, and remote sensing. (Puerto Rico fieldwork photo courtesy of geologist Jane Willenbring.)


Associate Professor
Vashan Wright
Assistant Professor
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Centers, Labs, and Programs

The group focuses on observing and modeling coastal processes including beach evolution, cliff erosion, and nearshore waves.

The Human Ecology Laboratory groups together students and researchers to explore the relationships between people and the environment through time. In particular, the lab focuses on understanding Social Vulnerability related to Climate Change.