Brian Moorman is a professor in the Department of Geography. He came to the University of Calgary in 1996 as the founding Director of the Earth Science Program, joint appointed in the Departments of Geography and Geoscience. He has since gone on to be the Head of the Department of Geography and is currently the Associate Dean of Research and Infrastructure in the Faculty of Arts.
Permafrost and glacial hydrology are Brian's main research interests. He works extensively in the Canadian Arctic, using geophysical, remote sensing and geochemical techniques to study massive ground ice, hydrology, and terrain stability. He is currently working on the hydrology and modelling ground movement of glaciers and permafrost terrain, permafrost stability and developing UAVs for geomorphology research.