David R. Montgomery

David R. Montgomery

Biography:

David R. Montgomery studies the evolution of topography and the influence of geomorphological processes on ecological systems and human societies. He received his B.S. in geology at Stanford University (1984) and his Ph.D. in geomorphology from UC Berkeley (1991). His published work includes studies of the evolution and near-extirpation of salmon, fluvial and hillslope processes in mountain drainage basins, the evolution of mountain ranges (Cascades, Andes, and Himalaya), and the analysis of digital topography. Current research includes field projects in the Philippines, eastern Tibet, and the Pacific Northwest of North America.

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Past Shows:

  • Microbes & Nature/ Titanic & Hiroshima

    In the first half, Professor of geomorphology at the University of Washington David R. Montgomery and biologist Anne Bikle addressed the latest scientific discoveries and theories surrounding the microbial world and our tangled relationship with microbes, from garden to gut. ...More »
  • Soil & Civilization

    Geomorphologist David Montgomery spoke about "the living skin of the Earth that is the foundation for all life on the continents" -- soil. In the first hour, columnist James Lileks shared details from his recent UFO sighting.More »

Last Night

Tic Tac UFOs / UAP Hearings
Tic Tac UFOs / UAP Hearings
Documentary director Caroline Cory and technology researcher Dave Mason discussed the true nature of UFOs. Followed by researchers Joe Murgia, Danny Silva, and Ryan Robbins on the first open congressional hearings on UAP.
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