- Ph.D. (1991), University of Wisconsin
Recent 1st & 2nd Authored Journal Articles:
2012: (Wang, L. and Leigh, D.S.) Late Holocene paleofloods in the Upper Little Tennessee River Valley, Southern Blue Ridge Mountains, USA. The Holocene 22, 1061-1066.
2012: (Benstead, J. P. and Leigh, D.S.) Expanding the global role of streams and rivers. Nature Geoscience 5, 678-679.
2013: (Leigh, D.S., Kowalewski, S.A., Holdridge, G.H. 3400 Years of Agricultural Engineering in Mesoamerica: Lama-Bordos of the Mixteca Alta, Oaxaca, Mexico. Journal of Archaeological Science 40, 4107-4111.
2013: (Rogers, J.C., and Leigh, D.S.) Modeling stream bank erosion in the Southern Blue Ridge Mountains. Physical Geography 34, 354-372.
2014: (Jensen, C.K. and Leigh, D.S., and Jackson, R.C.) Scales and Arrangements of Large Wood in First- through Fifth-order Streams of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Physical Geography 35, 532-560.
2015: (Jackson, C.R., Leigh, D.S., Long, L.S., Chamblee, J.F.), Herbaceous versus forested riparian vegetation: Narrow and simple versus wide, woody and diverse stream habitat USA. River Research and Applications 31, 847-857.
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)
Recent Sole Authored 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.