David Harbor, Professor
Dept. of Geology
Washington and Lee Univ.
Lexington, VA 24450
phone 540 458-8871
fax 540 458-8142
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Current Courses

Useful Information

Geomorphology, Fall 2017
GIS & Remote Sensing, Winter 2017

Preparing a Scientific Poster

Strategies for Creating a Conspicuous, Effective, and Memorable Poster Presentation GSA Today May 2015

Research Interests

Bedrock erosion, transient erosion, knickpoints, stream morphology and hydraulics, tectonic geomorphology, passive margin landscape evolution, soils/weathering in alluvium and on paleosurfaces.


Ph.D. Earth Resources, 1990, Colorado State University, Advisor: Stanley A. Schumm
    Dissertation: Adjustment of alluvial river morphology and process to localized active tectonics
M.S. Geology, 1985, Pennsylvania State University, Advisor: Thomas W. Gardner
    Thesis: Hydrology of surface-mined land: A determination of minesoil control on infiltration capacity and runoff modeling of disturbed watersheds
B.A. Geology, with honors, 1981, Earlham College, Richmond, Indiana

Recent Publications (undergraudate student coauthors underlined)

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Stuff in process (student coauthors underlined)

Recent Meeting Abstracts (student coauthors underlined)

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Student Research Supervision