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Dr Elizabeth Dingle

Lecturer in Physical Geography

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Lecturer in Physical Geography in the Department of Geography235+44 (0) 191 33 41846


  • 2021-present: Lecturer, Department of Geography, Durham University
  • 2018-2021: PDRA, Department of Geography, Simon Fraser University
  • 2018: PDRA, School of Geographical & Earth Science, University of Glasgow
  • 2013-2018: PhD, School of GeoSciences, University of Edinburgh
  • 2010-2011: MSc by Research, Department of Geography, Durham University
  • 2007-2010: BSc Natural Sciences, Durham University

Research interests

  • I am a fluvial geomorphologist, and my research focuses on how sediment is generated, transported through and eventually deposited downstream of active mountain ranges by large river systems.


Journal Article

  • Dingle, Elizabeth H., Kusack, Kyle M. & Venditti, Jeremy G. (2021). The gravel-sand transition and grain size gap in river bed sediments. Earth-Science Reviews 222: 103838.
  • Dingle, Elizabeth H., Sinclair, Hugh D., Venditti, Jeremy G., Attal, Mikaël, Kinnaird, Tim C., Creed, Maggie, Quick, Laura, Nittrouer, Jeffrey A. & Gautam, Dilip (2020). Sediment dynamics across gravel-sand transitions: Implications for river stability and floodplain recycling. Geology 48(5): 468.
  • Dingle, E.H., Creed, M.J., Sinclair, H.D., Gautam, D., Gourmelen, N., Borthwick, A.G.L. & Attal, M. (2020). Dynamic flood topographies in the Terai region of Nepal. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 45(13): 3092.
  • Venditti, Jeremy G., Li, Tingan, Deal, Eric, Dingle, Elizabeth & Church, Mike (2020). Struggles with stream power: Connecting theory across scales. Geomorphology 366: 106817.
  • Dingle, Elizabeth H., Paringit, Enrico C., Tolentino, Pamela L.M., Williams, Richard D., Hoey, Trevor B., Barrett, Brian, Long, Hazel, Smiley, Crystal & Stott, Eilidh (2019). Decadal-scale morphological adjustment of a lowland tropical river. Geomorphology 333: 30.
  • Dingle, Elizabeth H., Sinclair, Hugh D., Attal, Mikaël, Rodés, Ángel & Singh, Vimal (2018). Temporal variability in detrital 10Be concentrations in a large Himalayan catchment. Earth Surface Dynamics 6(3): 611.
  • Dingle, Elizabeth H., Attal, Mikaël & Sinclair, Hugh D. (2017). Abrasion-set limits on Himalayan gravel flux. Nature 544(7651): 471.
  • Dingle, E. H., Sinclair, H. D., Attal, M., Milodowski, D. T. & Singh, V. (2016). Subsidence control on river morphology and grain size in the Ganga Plain. American Journal of Science 316(8): 778.
  • Sinclair, H.D., Mudd, S.M., Dingle, E., Hobley, D.E.J., Robinson, R. & Walcott, R. (2016). Squeezing river catchments through tectonics: Shortening and erosion across the Indus Valley, NW Himalaya. Geological Society of America Bulletin 129(1-2): 203.