Scott Feehan

Graduate student
Snow-covered pine trees


My research focuses on understanding the physical processes involved in the evolution of landscapes on Earth and other planets. More specifically, I study how perturbations to regional environments, such as increasing flood magnitude and frequency, changes in sediment transport characteristics and mass movement affect the landscape we see today. In order to address these topics, I use tools that draw heavily from field methods, remote sensing, geochronology, numerical modelling and theory. This allows me to quantify the fundamental aspects of surface processes and address broad questions about our changing planet and the habitability of others.