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Earth Surface Processes

Earth Surface Processes

The focus of the Earth Surface Processes group is on earth and environmental processes. Graduate research areas include climatology, hydrology and surficial geoscience including geoarchaeology, geophysics, glacial sedimentology and sequence stratigraphy. Emphasis is placed on understanding the impacts of human activities on the physical environment, including changes in climate, land-use and surface and groundwater quality. Environmental interactions are also studied through interdisciplinary analysis of the archaeological record and through paleoenvironmental reconstruction of past climates and landscapes.

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A portrait of Altaf Arain

Altaf Arain

Professor
Associate Member: Civil Engineering
Director, McMaster Centre for Climate Change

Janok Bhattacharya

Professor
Susan Cunningham Research Chair in Geology
Director, School of Earth, Environment & Society

A portrait of Joseph Boyce

Joseph Boyce

Associate Professor

A portrait of Carolyn Eyles

Carolyn Eyles

Professor Emeritus
Jointly in SEES and School of Interdisciplinary Science

Alemu Gonsamo

Associate Professor
Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) in Remote Sensing of Terrestrial Ecosystems

Eduard Reinhardt

Professor
Associate Director, Graduate Studies (SEES)