Professor

Contact info

Office:
Geog-Geol Bldg, 210 Field Street, Athens, Georgia 30602, 211
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Education:
  • Ph.D. (1991), University of Wisconsin
  • M.S.  (1988), University of Wisconsin
  • B.S.  (1982),  University of Colorado
Courses Regularly Taught:
Selected Publications:

Recent Journal Articles:

2015:  (Leigh, D.S., Gragson, T.L, Coughlan, M.R.)  Pedogenic effects of mid- to late-Holocene conversion of forests to pastures in the French western Pyrenees.  Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie 59, 225-245.

2015:  (Wang, L. and Leigh, D.S.)  Anthropic signatures in alluvium of the Upper Little Tennessee River valley, Southern Blue Ridge Mountains, USA,  Anthropocene 11, 35-47.

2016:  (Leigh, D.S., Gragson, T.L, Coughlan, M.R.)  Colluvial legacies of millennial landscape change on individual hillsides, place-based investigation in the western Pyrenees Mountains.  Quaternary International 402, 61-71.

2018: (Leigh, D.S.) Vertical accretion sand proxies of gaged floods along the upper Little Tennessee River, Blue Ridge Mountains, USA, Sedimentary Geology, 364, 342-350.  (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0037073817301963)

2018: (McDonald, J.M., Leigh, D.S., Jackson, C.R.) Watershed- to continental-scale influences on winter stormflow in the Southern Blue Ridge Mountains, Journal of Hydrology 563, 633-656. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2018.06.013 .

2018: (Suther, B.E., Leigh, D.S., Brook, G.A., LinHai, Y.) Mega-meander paleochannels of the southeastern Atlantic Coastal Plain, USA, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 511, 52-79.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2018.07.002

2018: (Holdridge, G., Leigh, D.S.)  Stable Carbon Analysis of Alluvial Paleosols in the Mixteca Alta, Oaxaca, Mexico, Quaternary International 490, 60-73.   https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2018.05.020

2019: (Leigh, D.S., Gragson, T.L., LeFebvre, B.) Rapid alluvial sedimentation aided expansion of Moissac during the Middle Ages in southern France, Geomorphology 331, 49-58.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geomorph.2018.08.002

 

Recent Book Chapters:

2016:  (Leigh, D.S.).  Multi-millennial Record of Erosion and Fires in the Southern Blue Ridge Mountains, USA. In (K. Greenberg & B. Collins, Eds.), pp. 167-202. “Natural Disturbances and Range of Variation: Type, Frequency, Severity, and Post-disturbance Structure in Central Hardwood Forests”.  Springer, Basel, Switzerland.

2019: in press:  (Mason, J., Jacobs, P., Leigh, D.S.).  Loess, Eolian Sand, and Colluvium in the Driftless Area.  Chapter  in (E. Carson et al., Eds),  “The Physical Geography and Geology of the Driftless Area: The Career and Contributions of James C. Knox”, Geological Society of America Special Paper 543, Geological Society of America, Boulder, CO.

2019: in press (Daniels, M., Leigh, D.S., Carson, E.).  Holocene paleohydrology and paleofloods in the Driftless Area.  Chapter in (E. Carson et al., Eds),   “The Physical Geography and Geology of the Driftless Area: The Career and Contributions of James C. Knox”, Geological Society of America Special Paper 543, Geological Society of America, Boulder, CO.