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Robert M Sorrells


Contact info

Geography-Geology Building, Room 149E
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Research Interests:

Fluvial Geomorphology, Sediment Dynamics, Structure from Motion
-Hydraulic Geometry Relationships (Changes in bankful characteristics in Urbanized/Rural settings)
-Planform (Understanding causes of Anabranching in Piedmont streams)
-Flow Modeling (Understanding flood level flow characteristics)
-In-Channel Depositional Features (Understanding sediment storage capacity and longevity)



Bachelor of Arts (2009), University of North Carolina at Greensboro Geography; Earth Science/Environmental Studies

Master of Arts (2012), University of North Carolina at Greensboro Applied Physical Geography

Selected Publications:

Sorrells, R., and Royall, D., 2014. Channel Bifurcation and Adjustment on the Upper Yadkin River, North Carolina (USA).  Geomorphology , 223, 33-44.

Major Professor

David Leigh


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