Hamish McGowan is a Geographer with research interests in: Local and Regional Scale Windfields (Atmospheric boundary layer energetics in complex terrain), Water (sea and lake) breeze circulations, Fohn winds, Severe weather (meteorological hazards), and Aeolian Dust Transport (Meteorological controls on wind erosion and dust transport, The role of atmospheric dust in local, regional and global climate dynamics; Palaeoclimate reconstruction using aeolian landforms and deposits).


  • 2014–present
    Professor, The University of Queensland