Michael Kearney


Michael Kearney
Professor
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Professor
Michael Kearney
kearneym@umd.edu
University of Maryland
College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Environmental Science & Technology
1426 Animal Science/Agricultural Engineering Building
8127 Regents Drive
College Park, Maryland 20742
Phone (main): 301 405-4057
Phone (alt): 301 405-7988
Fax: 301 314-9023

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