Earth and Ocean Sciences

Dr. Michael Benedetti

Professor of Geography

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Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences
University of North Carolina Wilmington
601 South College Road
Wilmington, NC 28403-5944
Tel: 910 962-7650; Fax: 910 962-7077
email:,Personal Webpage

Physical Geography

M.S. (Geography) University of Wisconsin Madison, 1993
Ph.D. (Geography) University of Wisconsin Madison, 2000

Dr. Benedetti teaches Physical Geography, Geomorphology, Soils, Quantitative Methods, Environmental Geography, and Ice Age Earth.

Research Interests:
Dr. Benedetti is a physical geographer with interests in geomorphology, Quaternary science, and geoarchaeology. His research investigates geomorphic responses to natural and anthropogenic environmental change. Recent projects have focused on prehistoric landscape change and climate in western Europe, Middle Stone Age paleoenvironments in southern Africa, and sediment transport in large rivers.