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Gary Parker's Morphodynamics Web Page    Last update April 13, 2006 Click hyperlink for my resume.
Morphodynamics:  Morphodynamics is the study of the evolution of landscapes and seascapes in response to the erosion and deposition of sediment.  My interests are in morphodynamics associated with rivers, debris flows and turbidity currents.                  

I am based at the University of Illinois.  My appointment here is in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (75%) and the Department of Geology (25%).  My new e-mail address is .      

The 4th IAHR Symposium on River, Coastal and Estuarine Morphodynamics, University of Illinois, was held in the period October 4-7, 2005Click here to order a copy of the proceedings.              

Tableland in Western United States.  Photo taken by author.

Delta of the Selenga River at Lake Baikal, Russia.  Image from NASA MrSID Web Site.

Submarine continental margin off California, USA.  Image courtesy L. Pratson.

¬ Click to see an overview of my research interests. ¬ Click to download preprints in pdf form.
¬ Click for a list of journal reprints in pdf format and instructions for ordering. ¬ Click to download selected reprints from conference proceedings in pdf form.
¬ Click for pdf versions of recent PowerPoint seminar presentations and posters. ¬ Click for informal writeups of random research ideas.
¬ Click for my e-book: 1D Morphodynamics of Rivers and Turbidity Currents. ¬ Click for various short course notes.
¬ Click for my tools of the Landscape Sustainability Enabler Toolbox of the National Center for Earth-surface Dynamics. ¬ Click to download or order selected reports in pdf format.
¬ Click for draft Ch. 3, Transport of Gravel and Sediment Mixtures, updated ASCE Manual 54,  Sedimentation Engineering. ¬ Click to download various software.
¬ Click for an advance copy of a chapter for the Gravel-bed River VI conference, Lienz, Austria, September 5-9, 2005 ¬ Click to download course material for CEE 451G, Environmental Fluid Mechanics, Fall, 2007
¬ Click for photographs of my cats, Lucky and Excel 2000. ¬ Click for my vision and mission statements.
¬ Click to download lectures for my course on Turbidity Currents.