David Leigh, Geomorphology
Quaternary Studies, Geomorphology, Geoarcheology, Environmental, and Soils
Primary Organization: University of Georgia
Dr. David S. Leigh
204 Geography-Geology Building
The University of Georgia
Athens, GEORGIA 30602
Office Phone: 706.542.2346
FAX Number: 706-542-2388
CWT Data Sets:
4058 (Sediment Source Ascription of Forest Roads in the Upper Little Tennessee River Basin)
4070 (Multi-millennial Record of Erosion and Fires in the Southern Blue Ridge Mountains, USA)
4068 (Late-Holocene paleofloods in the Upper Little Tennessee River valley, Southern Blue Ridge Mountains, USA.)
3027 (Intensive Stream Survey Geomorphology Data from 2010 to 2011 at the Coweeta Hydrologic Laboratory, Otto, NC)
4047 (Coweeta LTER Synoptic Data from 56 sampling sites located in the Upper Little Tennessee River Basin from 2009 (geomorphological))
CWT Publications and Presentations: (custom bibliography)
Jackson, C. R., Leigh, D. S., Scarbrough, S. L., and Chamblee, J. F. 2015. Herbaceous Versus Forested Riparian Vegetation: Narrow and Simple Versus Wide, Woody and Diverse Stream Habitat. River Res. Applic., 31: 847-857. doi: 10.1002/rra.2783.
Leigh, D.S., Gragson, T. and Coughlan, M. 2015. Pedogenic effects of mid- to late-Holocene conversion of forests to pastures in the French western Pyrenees. Zeitschrift fÃ¼r Geomorphologie. 59:225-245.
Leigh, David S., Theodore L. Gragson, Michael R. Coughlan. 2015. Colluvial legacies of millennial landscape change on individual hillsides, place-based investigation in the western Pyrenees Mountains, Quaternary International. DOI:10.1016/j.quaint.2015.08.031
Wang, Lixin and Leigh, David S. 2015. Anthropic signatures in alluvium of the Upper Little Tennessee River valley, Southern Blue Ridge Mountains, USA. Anthropocene. 11:35-47. doi:10.1016/j.ancene.2015.11.005.
Bain, D. J, Green, M. B, Campbell, J. L, Chamblee, J.F., Chaoka, S., Fraterrigo, J.M., Kaushal, S. S, Martin, S. L, Jordan, T. E, Parolari, A. J, Sobczak, W. V, Weller, D. E, Wolheim, W. W, Boose, E. R, Duncan, J., Gettel, G. M, Hall, B. R, Kumar, P., Thompson, J. R, Vose, J.M., Elliott, E. M and Leigh, D.S. 2012. Legacy Effects in Material Flux: Structural Catchment Changes Predate Long-Term Studies. Bioscience. 62(6):575-584.
Carter, T., C.R. Jackson, A. Rosemond, C. Pringle, D. Radcliffe, W. Tollner, J. Maerz, D. Leigh. A. Trice. 2009. Beyond the urban gradient: barriers and opportunities for timely studies of urbanization effects on aquatic ecosystems. Journal of the North American Benthological Society, 28(4):1038-1050
Price, K., and D.S. Leigh. 2006. Comparative water quality of lightly- and moderately-impacted streams in the southern Blue Ridge Mountains, USA. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 120: 269-300.
Roy, A.H., Rosemond, A.D., Leigh, D.S., Paul, M.J., Wallace, J.B. 2003. Habitat-Specific Responses of Stream Insects to Land Cover Disturbance: Biological Consequences and Monitoring Implications, 22(2):292-307
Books and Book Sections
Leigh, D.S. 2015. Multi-millennial Record of Erosion and Fires in the Southern Blue Ridge Mountains, USA. Pages 167-202 in: Greenberg, C. and Collins, B. (editors). Natural Disturbances and Range of Variation: Type, Frequency, Severity, and Post-disturbance Structure in Central Hardwood Forests. Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
Webster, J.R., Benfield, E.F., Cecala, K.K., Chamblee, J.F., Dehring, C.A., Gragson, T.L., Cymerman, J.H., Jackson, C.R., Knoepp, J.D., Leigh, D.S., Maerz, J.C., Pringle, C., Valett, H.M., 2012. Water Quality and Exurbanization in Southern Appalachian Streams. In River Conservation and Management (Chapter on Catchment Conservation, Ecosystem Integrity and Threats to River Systems). P.J. Boon and P.J. Raven, eds. Published 2012 by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., p. 91-107
Conference Proceedings (Published Papers and Abstracts)
Riedel, M.S., J.M. Vose, and D.S. Leigh. 2003. The road to TMDL is paved with good intentions-Total maximum daily loads for a wild and scienic river in the southern Appalachians, pp. 356-366. In Proceedings of the Total maximum daily load environmental regulations II, 8-12 November 2003, Albuquerque, New Mexico. American Society of Agricultural Engineers, St. Joseph, MI.