Staff profile

Dr Howard Fox

Senior Lecturer in Geography




College of Science and Engineering


School of Built and Natural Environment


Kedleston Road, Derby Campus



I am a Senior Lecturer in Geography and teach two modules on the Geography programme. Both are practical based modules and include outdoor learning.

In particular at Stage 3 the module I teach involves overseas residential fieldwork in southern Morocco.

Research interests

Land degradation, natural resource management and conservation issues, Morocco. Land reclamation and restoration.

I have also supervised a number of PhD students both in the UK and in Morocco.


Recent conferences

Experience in industry

In the past I have carried out a number of consultancy contracts such as flood risk assessments and contaminated land assessments.

Recent publications

Jiyou, Y., Harrouni, C., Arroud, A., Daud, S., Fox, H.R. & Fatmi, M. (2014) Characterisation of urban waste leachate for better management of Greater Agadir controlled landfill, Suthern Morocco. J.Mater. Environ. Sci. 5 (6) 1816-1824.

Fox, H.R. & Moore, H.R. (2010) Restoration and Recovery: Regeneration Land and Communities. Dunbeath: Whittles Publishing. 341pp.

Wedgebrow, C.S.,Wilby C.S. & Fox, H.R. (2005) Experimental seasonal forecasts of low summer flows in the River Thames, UK, using expert systems. Climate Research 28 131-141.