Michael P. Lamb

Professor of Geology
B.S., University of Minnesota, 2001; M.S., University of Washington, 2004; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2008. Assistant Professor, Caltech, 2009-14; Professor, 2014-.

Research Interests

Sedimentary and geomorphic processes that shape the surfaces of Earth, Mars and Titan. Current topics include waterfall erosion, sediment transport in steep mountain streams, river terrace formation, river mouth dynamics, and hyperpycnal flows.  

Research Web Site: http://geomorph.caltech.edu/

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