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Dr. Lawrence W. Martz BSc 1976 (Alberta), MSc 1979 (Alberta), PhD 1987 (Saskatchewan)

Professor, Geography & Planning, Global Institute for Water Security

Geography & Planning professor emeritus

Kirk Hall 125

Research Area(s)

  • Hydrology
  • Geomorphology
  • Hydrological anf geomorphological modeling
  • Geography
  • Cartography


Digital terrain analysis Landscape analysis TOPAZ Watershed modeling digital

My primary research interest has been digital terrain analysis for hydrological modeling applications. It has focussed on developing tools to evaluate digital elevation models to measure channel and catchment properties for use in hydrological models from hillslope to continental scales.