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Carol Harden

July 24, 2009

Carol Harden

Carol Harden

Carol Harden, professor of geography, was recently elected president of the Association of American Geographers. Harden has been a geography professor at UT Knoxville since 1987 and served as head of the Geography Department from 1995 to 2000 and 2006-2007. Her research and teaching in geography emphasize interactions among people and the natural environment, particularly in mountain watersheds of east Tennessee and the Andes in South America. Harden teaches courses in water resources, natural hazards, watershed dynamics, and land-surface processes, as well as an introductory environmental geography course and graduate seminars. She is co-editor-in-chief of the journal Physical Geography.

Selected Publications

Price, L. and Harden, C.P., (in press) Mountain soils. In: A. Byers, D. Friend, and L Price (eds.) Mountains and People, University of California Press.

Harden, C.P., Foster, W., Morris, C., Chartrand, K., and Henry, E., 2009. Rates and processes of streambank erosion in tributaries of the Little River, Tennessee. Physical Geography 30(1): 1-16.

Harden, C.P., 2007. Two toposequences in a tropical glacial trough, southern Ecuador. Zeitschrift fur Geomorphologie 51, Suppl. 2, 139-152.

Harden, C.P., and Hyman, G., 2007. Agriculture and soil erosion. In: T. Orme, T. Veblen, and K. Young (eds.), The Physical Geography of Latin America. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 289–304.

Grable, J.L. and Harden, C.P., 2006. Geomorphic response of an Appalachian Valley and Ridge stream to urbanization. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 31: 1707-1720.

Harden, C.P., 2006. Human impacts on headwater fluvial systems in the northern and central Andes. Geomorphology 79(3-4): 249-263.

Harden, C.P., 2005. Fluvial response to land-use change in the southern Appalachians: A century of investigation. Physical Geography 25(5): 398-417.