Harold R. Wanless

Professor and Chair of Geology at University of Miami

Harold R. Wanless, Ph.D., is chairman and a professor in the Department of Geological Sciences and Cooper Fellow in the College of Arts and Sciences. He is available to discuss effects of hurricanes on coastal environments, coastal erosion and post hurricane recovery processes. He has an active research program documenting hurricane effects on coastal environments; and also documenting the geologic and historical evolution of the coastal and shallow marine environments, and influences of sea level rise and anthropogenic stresses. Dr. Wanless chairs the science committee for the Miami-Dade Climate Change Advisory Task Force.


  • –present
    Professor and Chair of Geology, University of Miami

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