Thomas Dunne (geologist)

Thomas Dunne
Born (1943-04-21) April 21, 1943
Fields Geomorphology, Hydrology
Institutions University of California, Santa Barbara
Alma mater Cambridge University, The Johns Hopkins University
Known for Fluvial geomorphology
Influences Luna Leopold
Influenced William E. Dietrich
Notable awards G. K. Warren Prize
Robert E. Horton Medal (2016)

Thomas Dunne (born April 21, 1943) is a British geomorphologist and hydrologist who is a professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara's Bren School of Environmental Science & Management and Department of Earth Science since 1995.[1][2] From 1973 to 1995 he was a professor at the University of Washington's Department of Geological Sciences where his research focused on landslides.

His degrees are in physical geography, obtaining a B.A. from Cambridge University in 1964, and a Ph.D. in 1969 from The Johns Hopkins University. He is the coauthor, with Luna Leopold, of Water in Environmental Planning.[3]


  1. "Thomas Dunne". Retrieved 5 January 2015.
  2. "Bren School - More About - Thomas Dunne". Retrieved 5 January 2015.
  3. "Thomas Dunne, Professor, Bren School of Environmental Science and Management, University of California Santa Barbara". Retrieved 5 January 2015.
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