Geomorphology and Hydrology of Large Rivers - Edgardo Latrubesse

Led by Professor Edgardo Latrubesse, who has worked on many of the largest rivers in the world, the team’s research focus includes Quaternary, geomorphology, hydrology of large rivers, impacts of human activities on large fluvial systems and tropical biomes, paleogeography of large rivers and plains, and hydro-geo-scientific contributions to multidisciplinary environmental research and global change.

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The Irrawaddy (Ayeyarwady) is one of the less known large rivers in the world and the second largest river of Southeast Asia in water discharge, after the Mekong. It is still having a natural regime because regulation by dams is incipient.