Joseph R. Desloges
University of Toronto,Professor
Joseph R. Deslogesbig
 (416) 978-3709
Department of Earth Sciences: Earth Sciences Centre
ES 2124
22 Russell Street
Personal Website:

University of British Columbia (1987)

Other Degrees:
MSc University of Wisconsin-Madison (1982)
BES University of Waterloo, Ontario (1980)

Cross Appointments:
Department of Earth Sciences

Honours & Awards:
Fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society

Research Interests:
  • Holocene fluvial and glacial landscape reconstruction using sedimentary archives
  • Reconstruction of extreme events
  • Urbanization impacts on stream erosion
  • River geoarchaeology

Selected Publications:
Some Refereed Articles
  • Thayer, J., Phillips, R. and Desloges J.R. 2016. Downstream channel adjustment in a low-relief, glacially conditioned watershed. Geomorphology 262, 101–111. doi:10.1016/j.geomorph.2016.03.019
  • Peros, M., Gregory, B., Matos, F., Reinhardt, E. and Desloges, J. 2015. Late-Holocene record of lagoon evolution, climate change, and hurricane activity from southeastern Cuba. The Holocene, 25, 1483–1497, doi:10.1177/0959683615585844, 2015.
  • Phillips, R.T.J. and Desloges, J.R. 2015. Glacial legacy effects on river landforms of the southern Laurentian Great Lakes. Journal of Great Lakes Research 41, 951–964.
  • Phillips R. and Desloges J.R. 2014. Alluvial floodplain classification by multivariate discriminant analysis for low‐relief glacially conditioned catchments. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 40, 756–770., DOI: 10.1002/esp.3681.
  • Stewart. A. and Desloges. J.R. 2014. A 9000-year record of vertical and lateral accretion on the floodplain of the Lower Thames River, Southwestern Ontario, Canada. Quaternary International 342, 161-172.
  • Phillips R. and Desloges J.R. 2014. Glacially conditioned specific stream powers in low- relief river catchments of the southern Laurentian Great Lakes. Geomorphology 206, 271-287.
  • Gilbert, R. and Desloges J.R. 2012. Late glacial and Holocene sedimentary environments, at Quesnel Lake, B.C. Geomorphology 179, 169-179.
  • Harvey, J.E., Smith, D.J., Laxton, S., Desloges, J.R. and Allen, S.  2012. Mid-Holocene glacier expansion between 7500 and 4000 cal. yr BP in the British Columbia Coast Mountains, Canada. The Holocene 22 (9), 973 – 983. doi:10.1177/0959683612437868
  • Thornbush, M.J. and Desloges, J.R. 2011.  Site reconstruction at an oxbow lake situated at the lower Nottawasaga River in southern Ontario, Canada. Environmental Archaeology 16, 1-15.
  • Dirszowsky, R.W. and Desloges, J.R. 2010. Testing lake sediment and dendrogeomorphic proxies for Little Ice Age environmental change in the upper Fraser River area, British Columbia, Canada. Geografiska Annaler: Series A, Physical Geography, 92 (3), pg. 393-410.
  • Chakraborty, K., Finkelstein, S.A., Desloges, J.R. and Chow, N.A. 2010. Holocene paleoenvironmental changes inferred from diatom assemblages in sediments of Kusawa Lake, Yukon Territory, Canada. Quaternary Research. 74, 15-22.

Research Clusters:
Earth-Surface Processes and Hydrology, Paleoclimate and Biogeography

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