Dr Christopher Saville, MSci (Cantab), MA(Ed), PhD, FHEA
I am actively working on the interactions and feedbacks between tectonics, climate and the geomorphology that they create. My particular study areas are orogenic plateaux (specifically the Turkish-Iranian and Tibetan plateaux) as they allow study of systems (mostly fluvial) that cross the boundary between two differring tectonic and climatic settings.
Department of Earth Sciences
- Fluvial geomorphology
- Tectonic geomorphology
- Sedimentary petrography
- Allen, M.B., Saville, C., Blanc, E.J-P., Talebian, M. & Nissen, E. (2013). Orogenic plateau growth: expansion of the Turkish-Iranian Plateau across the Zagros fold-and-thrust belt. Tectonics 32(2): 171–190.
- 2008: Durham university research training support grant