Sagy  Cohen

Associate Professor

  • 2019E Shelby Hall
  • (205) 348-5860

Office Hours

By appointment


Surface Dynamics Modeling


PhD, University of Newcastle, Australia, 2010

Post Doctorate, University of Colorado, Boulder, 2012


Research Interests

Geographic information systems, numerical modeling, geomorphology, global hydrology, soil-landscape evolution


Selected Publications


Cohen, S., A. J. Kettner, and J. P. M. Syvitski. 2014. Global suspended sediment and water discharge dynamics between 1960 and 2010: Continental trends and intra-basin sensitivity. Global and Planetary Change 115: 44-58.

Syvitski, J. P. M, S. Cohen, A. J. Kettner, and G. R. Brakenridge. 2014. How important and different are tropical rivers? Geomorphology.

Cohen, S., A. J. Kettner, J. P. M. Syvitski, and B. M. Fekete. 2013. WBMsed, a distributed global-scale riverine sediment flux model: Model description and validation. Computers and Geosciences 53: 80-93. doi: 10.1016/j.cageo.2011.08.011

Cohen, S., G. R. Willgoose, and G. R. Hancock .2013., Soil response to late-Quaternary climatic oscillations, new insights based on numberical simulations. Quaternary Research 79: 452-457. doi:/10.1016/j.yqres.2013.01.001

Nicholson, B. G., G. R. Hancock, S. Cohen, and G. R. Willgoose. 2013. An assessment of the fluvial geomorphology of subcatchments in Parana Valles, Mars. Geomorphologyspecial issue.