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Dr. Michael Kearney

Professor Emeritus

Professor Emeritus

Environmental Science & Technology 1426 Animal Science/Agricultural Engineering Building 8127 Regents Drive College Park, Maryland 20742

Research Focus

  • Coastal environments and oceanography – coastal marsh processes and ecology
  • Quaternary sea level rise and coastal evolution
  • Wave generation and storms
  • Estuarine oceanography and sedimentation
  • Shore erosion, barrier island evolution and stratigraphy, coastal hazards, and coastal development
  • Remote sensing (optical, hyperspectral, radar) application to coastal environments and land use change
  • Watershed hydrology and effects on aquatic systems