Rolf Aalto, Ph.D.

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[ALUMNUS] Adjunct Research Scientist

Associate Professor in Physical Geography, University of Exeter


  • Ph.D., University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.
  • M.Sc., University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.
  • B.S., University of California, Berkeley, California.

Interests and Expertise

Aalto researches rivers and erosion across six continents. He leads the Exeter Radiometry Lab and  develops novel field surveying/sampling and laboratory techniques to quantify processes across a range of fluvial environments.

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