We study how sediment movement, fluid flow, and bed topography interact to create depositional environments, such as rivers, deltas, and coastlines. We are fundamentally interested in the physical interaction of these processes and how they create the depositional environment. We focus on depositional environments because they are hotspots of human habitation and recorders of earth history. Predicting their evolution into the future is essential as climate is changing, and understanding how their deposits accumulate is necessary for reading the stratigraphic record.
Edmonds is actively looking for graduate students to join his lab.
Please see the "research projects" and "grants" links for possible thesis projects.
Dr. Doug Edmonds
Department of Geological Sciences
1001 E. 10th St.
Bloomington IN 47405