Journal of Geography  & Natural Disasters

Journal of Geography  & Natural Disasters
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-0587

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Edgardo M. Latrubesse

Edgardo M. Latrubesse

Edgardo M. Latrubesse
Associate Professor, Department of Geography and the Environment
University of Texas at Austin, Austin TX-78712, USA

Biography

Dr. Edgardo Latrubesse is an Associate Professor at the University of Texas at Austin, Department of Geography and the Environment. He is a specialist on the Amazon but also develops research on large South American rivers and in the Mississippi River. Latrubesse is chair of the GLOCOPH working group on Large Rivers, leader of the working group Tropical Rivers Geomorphology of the International Association of Geomorphologists and leader of the IGCP 582 UNESCO project Tropical Rivers and was member of the Executive Committee of the International Association of Geomorphologists (2001-2005). Currently he is member of the Editorial board of Geomorphology, Paleoecology of Africa, Latin American Journal of Sedimentology and Basin Analysis among others, and has been guest editor of several special issues of international journals and books.

Research Interest

Geomorphology
Hydrology of large rivers
Flood hazards and the impacts of human activities on large fluvial systems and tropical biomes

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