overview

  • Stephen Leatherman is a Professor in the Dept of Earth and Environment. Dr. Leatherman is an internationally recognized authority on hurricane impacts, beach erosion, effects of sea level rise and rip currents. He has authored or edited 20 books and over 280 scientific journal articles and technical reports on coastal issues.

    Dr. Leatherman has given expert testimony 10 times to U.S. Congressional Committees and was the on-screen host and co-producer of the "Vanishing Lands" documentary film, which won three international awards.

research interests

  • Coastal science, "Dr. Beach", hurricane impacts, beach erosion, effects of sea level rise and rip currents

selected publications

chaired theses and dissertations

full name

  • Stephen Leatherman

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