Doctor Hal Voepel

Dr Hal Voepel

Senior Research Fellow

Research interests

  • Hydrological and sediment processes in watersheds and rivers
  • Contaminant transport throughout hydrologic systems
  • Water and sediment impact on human development

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Hal is a Senior Research Fellow in Statistical Analysis and Modelling with the WorldPop research group within the School of Geography and Environmental Science at the University of Southampton.  His research interests are broadly in hydrology, sediment and constituent transport processes, and more specifically, their impact on human population, migration, livelihoods, and socioeconomics.  Hal brings his background and experience in engineering, statistics and applied mathematics to stochastic and deterministic model development.  His career spans a wide range of research activity in atmospheric, hydrologic, geographic, and engineering sciences.