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Professor Steve Darby

Professor Steve Darby

Associate Dean Research

Research interests

  • River and coastal flooding - relationships between geomorphology and flooding in rivers and deltas
  • Biogeomorphology - interactions between river processes and life
  • River bank erosion processes

More research

Accepting applications from PhD students.

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Address: B44, West Highfield Campus, University Road, SO17 1BJ (View in Google Maps)


Steve is a Professor of Physical Geography. His research focuses on sediment transfer processes, with a particular focus on river bank erosion, the dynamics of the world's largest rivers and their deltas, and oceanic turbidity currents. He is currently Associate Dean for Research in the Faculty of Environmental and Life Sciences.

Beyond the University he is a Trustee (2020-2023) and serves on Council of the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG).

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