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Description: A group for sharing information related to geomorphology data, projects, and tools and promoting communication among geomorphologists.

Points Of Contact: Jess LeRoy (, Pete McCarthy (

Meetings: Seminars are 4th Tuesday of every other month at 12pm CT (in June 2021 we will begin holding seminars every month); other meetings as needed

To join: Add your email to

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Link to New SharePoint Page for the Geomorphology Focus Group

Geomorphology Seminars

Seminars are the 4th Tuesday of every month at 12pm CT, unless otherwise specified.

We have a few speakers lined up to give seminars, but it would be great to include other formats such as topical discussions or panel Q&A sessions. If you are interested in giving a seminar, have a topic you'd like to discuss with other USGS geomorphologists, or any other idea for a meeting, contact Jess LeRoy (

Upcoming Speakers

January 25, 2022: Faith Fitzpatrick

February 22, 2022: Pete McCarthy (StreamStats)

March 22, 2022: Paul Grams

April 26, 2022: Kathryn Smith (Lateral shoreline erosion and shore-proximal sediment deposition on a coastal marsh from seasonal, storm and decadal measurements)

Geomorphology Seminar Recordings

Geomorphology Discussions

If you have a topic you'd like to discuss with other USGS geomorphologists or any other idea for a meeting, the Geomorphology Focus Group is here for you! Contact Jess LeRoy( to organize a call.

Channel Morphology Database (New!)

Many USGS geomorphologists are working on some aspect of channel morphology. These meetings will discuss how the USGS can develop a national channel morphology dataset. Notes from these meetings are at the button below.

Points of contact: Allen Gellis (, Faith Fitzpatrick (, Robert Mason (

Channel Morphology Database - Notes

Topographic Data for Geomorphology

Five calls were held from Aug 2019 to Feb 2020 to discuss projects using topographic data to assess geomorphic features and change. Notes from these meetings are at the button below.

Point of Contact: Pete McCarthy (

Topographic Data for Geomorphology - Notes

CDI-Geomorph Mailing List

To join the ETWG Geomorphology focus group mailing list, visit and fill out the "Subscribing to CDI-Geomorph" section.

Members can use the mailing list for to communicate with a wide audience of geomorphologists in the USGS about topics like seminars, job postings, funding opportunities, data calls, questions etc.

Mailing list members

The Geomorphology Focus Group is supported by the WMA National Hydrologic Geospatial (NHGF) project (link accessible to DOI).

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