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Professor Paul Carling 

Emeritus Professor in Physical Geography

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Professor Paul Carling is Emeritus Professor in Physical Geography within Geography and Environment at the University of Southampton.

Paul Carling is currently Professor in Physical Geography. He has been a member of staff in Geography, at the University of Southampton since 2000.

Qualifications
BSc Single Honours Geography (Leicester University)
PhD (University of Wales - Swansea)

Employment
1977 - 1994 : NERC Institute of Freshwater Ecology, Windermere.
1994 to 2000 - Professor of Physical Geography and Director of the "Hydrodynamics and Sedimentology Research Laboratory", Lancaster University

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Research interests

  • Palaeofloods, bedform dynamics, turbulence, and mixing processes in gravel and bedrock channels.
  • Large river planform dynamics, including geological history of the Mekong River.
  • Meteorite impact sedimentation in SE Asia.
  • Sediment transport and stratigraphy of the Severn Estuary, UK.

Research Projects

  • Pleistocene history of large-scale catastrophic flooding in southern Siberia.
  • Indus River, Ganges and Yellow Rivers channel planform dynamics.
  • Meteorite impact sedimentation in Thailand, Cambodia and China.
  • Ground-penetrating radar stratigraphy of megaflood deposits.

Research group

Earth Surface Dynamics

Research project(s)

Re-constructing Past Environmental Conditions Using Landscape Evolution Models

Research Group Leader Earth Surface Dynamics

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Professor Paul Carling
University of Southampton University Road Southampton SO17 1BJ

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