Douglas Sherman

Council Delegate

Dr. Sherman is a geomorphologist interested in fundamental earth surface processes, especially those involving sand transport by wind and waves. His current research projects include the long-term measurement of levee erosion in the Sacramento River delta, wave setup behind a detached breakwater in Italy, wave transformation over a rock platform in NW Portugal, aeolian saltation processes, detection and estimation of shoreline change along the coast of Texas, and sedimentation behind dams and debris basins in southern California. Dr. Sherman also has a general interest in the histories, methodologies, and philosophies of geomorphology.