Member: David David HIGGITT Member: David David HIGGITT

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  Member: David Laurence Higgitt


Department of Geographical Sciences, University of Nottingham Ningbo


BA,University of Oxford, UK (First class, 1987)

PhD,University of Exeter, UK (1990)

Research Interest

Geomorphology.  In particular soil erosion, sediment budgets, use of environmental tracers, water resource management.
Environmental sustainability, environmental education.

—Work Experience

As Lecturer in Physical Geography:

Lancaster University, UK(1990-94)

Durham University, UK(1994-2003)

National University of Singapore (2004-2013) Associate Professor / Professor
University of Nottingham Ningbo China (2014-present)  Chair Professor

—Major publications

Higgitt, D.L. 2012 Perspective on Environmental Management and Technology in Asian River Basins. Springer (e-books)
Higgitt, D.L. 2010  Continental-scale river basins. In: Burt, T.P. and Allison, R.J. (eds) Sediment Cascades, pp 377-402 (Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell)
Higgitt, D.L. 2010 Geomorphic hazards and sustainable development. In: Alcantara-Ayala, I. and Goudie, A.S. (eds) Geomorphological Hazards and Disaster Prevention, pp. 257-268 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press).
Zhang, S.R., Lu, X. X., Sun, H.G., Han, J.T. and Higgitt, D. L.  2009 Geochemical characteristics and fluxes of organic carbon in a human-disturbed mountainous river (the Luodingjiang River) of the Zhujiang (Pearl River), China. Science of the Total Environment, 407(2), 815-825.
Robinson, R. A. J., Bird, M. I. , Nay Win Oo, Hoey, T. B.  Maung Maung Aye, Higgitt, D. L., Lu X. X., Aung Swe, Tin Tun and Swe Lhaing Win 2007 The Irrawaddy River sediment flux to the Indian Ocean: The original nineteenth-century data revisited, Journal of Geology, 115, 629–640.

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