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IU Bloomington

Brian Yanites

Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

Expert Bio

Brian Yanites has been an assistant professor in the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at IU Bloomington since 2016. He is part of the Geomorphology and Landscape Evolution group, which studies how climate, tectonics and rock type influence the processes and landforms that shape the Earth’s surface

He was previously an assistant professor at the University of Idaho and post-doc at the University of Michigan. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Colorado, a master’s degree from the University of Arizona and a bachelor’s degree from Washington University in St. Louis.

Areas of Expertise

Geomorphology, rivers, landslides, hazards, floods, topography, landscapes, erosion.