Professor Mike Kirkby, President of BSG (left), awards Professor John Boardman as Fellow
ECI Emeritus Professor John Boardman has been elected as a Fellow of the British Society of Geomorphology, in recognition of his services to the Geomorphology; the study of landforms, their processes, form and sediments at the surface of the Earth.
Over his career Professor John Boardman has published over 150 papers mainly on land degradation and has edited several books: Soils and Quaternary Landscape Evolution (Wiley 1985), Periglacial Processes and Landforms in Britain and Ireland (CUP 1987), Soil Erosion on Agricultural Land (Wiley 1990), Modelling Soil Erosion by Water (Springer 1998) and Soil Erosion in Europe (Wiley 2006).
In September 2008 Professor John Boardman retired from his positions as Deputy Director of the ECI, and Director of the MSc in Environmental Change and Management became an Emeritus Fellow at the ECI. He continues working on land degradation issues, particularly in the Karoo, South Africa. He is Honorary Professor in the Department of Environmental and Geographical Science, University of Cape Town.