Leszek Starkel, Polish geomorphologist, paleogeographer, researcher. Recipient David Linton award British Geomorphological Research Group, 1985. Member Polish Academy of Sciences (science secretary Cracow branch 1996-1999, deputy chairman since 1999), Academy of Sciences Arts Cracow, Royal Physiographical Society Lund, Academy Europaea, New York Academy of Sciences.
- Assistant Institute Geography, Polish Academy of Sciences, Cracow, 1953-1955, lecturer, 1956-1965, associate professor, 1965-1971, professor, since 1971, head department geomorphology and hydrology, since 1968. Chairman International Subcommn. on Holocene Inqua, 1973-1982, Polish Committee for Quaternary Research, Warsaw, 1977-1993, Polish International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme National Committee, Warsaw, 1990-1999, Commission on Global Paleohydrology Inqua, 1991-1995.
- Author: Paleogeography of Holocene, 1977. Author: (co-editor) Temperate Palaeohydrology, 1991, Global Palaeohydrology, 1995, Geography of Poland-Environment, 1990, second edition, 1999, Rains, Floods and Landslides in the Darjeeling Himalaya, 2000. Editor: (journal) Studia Geomorphologica Carpatho-Balcanica, 1967-1992.
1953 - 1955