Curriculum Vitae

DANIEL M. DEOCAMPO

Professor and Chair  •  Department of Geosciences  •  Georgia State University

 

A.  EDUCATION

2002-2003  Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Soils Programme, Department of Mineralogy, Natural History Museum, London, United Kingdom

2002              Post-Doctoral Traineeship, Water Resources Division, United States Geological Survey

2001-2002  Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Department of Mineral Sciences, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution

2001  Ph.D., Geological Sciences, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey

1997  M.S., Geological Sciences, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey

1994  B.S., Geological Sciences, Tufts University

 

B.  PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIALS

1.        Academic Appointments

Associate Dean for Faculty Advancement, College of Arts and Sciences, Georgia State University (2017-present)

Professor of Geosciences, Georgia State University (2016-present)

Department Chair, Department of Geosciences, Georgia State University (2013-2017)

Associate Professor of Geosciences, Georgia State University (2011-2016)

Assistant Professor of Geosciences, Georgia State University (2008-2011)

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Geology, Calif. State U. Sacramento (2010-2012)

Assistant Professor of Geology, Calif. State University Sacramento (2004-2007)

Research Associate, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution (2002-2005)

Research Fellow, Natural History Museum (London, UK) (2003)

Post-Doctoral Project Hydrologist, United States Geological Survey (2002)

Research Fellow, Nat. Mus. of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution (2001)

2.        Honors

White House Water Summit Recognition, White House Office of Science & Technology Policy, 2016

Outstanding Faculty Achievement Award, Office of the Provost, Georgia State University, 2016

Outstanding Research Recognition, Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia, 2015

Fellow of the Geological Society of America, Elected by GSA Council, 2014

Elected Chair of the Limnogeology Division, Geological Society of America, 2010-2012

Outstanding Junior Faculty Award, GSU College of Arts and Sciences, 2011

3.        Licensures

Licensed Professional Geologist, State of California (PG-8161), State of Georgia (PG-2059)

OSHA 24 Hour HAZWOPER (Certificate # 110924251813) (Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response)

4.        Advisory

External Advisor, SE Offshore Storage Resource Assessment, So. States Energy Board (2015-2018)

Health Impact Assessment Advisory Board,  US EPA Region 4, 2013-2014

Lake Advisory Board, City of Avondale Estates, Georgia,  2010-2012

C.  SCHOLARSHIP AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

 

1.        Peer-Reviewed Publications (*student authors*)

36.  2017. Deocampo, D.M., *Berry, P.A.*, *Beverly, E.J.*, Ashley, G.M., and *Jarrett, R.E.* Whole-rock geochemistry tracks precessional control of Pleistocene lake salinity at Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania: a record of authigenic clays.  Geology. https://doi.org/10.1130/G38950.1

35.  2017. *Braun, E.*, *Meyer, B.K.*, Deocampo, D.M., and Kiage, L.M..  A 3000 yr Paleostorm Record from St. Catherines Island, Georgia. Estuarine, Coastal, and Shelf Science, doi:1-.1016/j.ecss.2017.05.021.

34.  2017.  Campisano, C.J., and 24 coauthors.  The Hominin Sites and Paleolakes Drilling Project: High-Resolution Paleoclimate Records from the East African Rift System and Their Implications for Understanding the Environmental Context of Hominin Evolution.  PaleoAnthropology, vol. 2017, p. 1-43.  Doi: 10.4207/pa.2017.art104.

33.  2016.  Liutkus-Pierce, C.M., Zimmer, B.W., Carmichael, S.K., McIntosh, W., Deino, A., Hewitt, S., McGinnis, K.J., Hartney, T., Brett, J., Mana, S., Deocampo, D.M., Richmond, B.G., Hatala, K., Harcourt-Smith, W., Pobiner, B., Metallo, A., and Rossi, V..  Radioisotopic age, formation, and preservation of Late Pleistocene human footprints at Engare Sero, Tanzania.  Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, vol. 463, p. 68-82.  

32.  2016.  Cohen, A., and 60 coauthors.  The Hominin Sites and Paleolakes Drilling Project: Inferring the Environmental Context of Human Evolution from Eastern African Rift Lake Deposits.  Scientific Drilling, vol. 21, p. 1-16. doi: 10.5194/sd-21-1-2016.

31.  2016. Grothe, P.R., Cobb, K.M., Bush, S.L., Cheng, H., Santos, G.M., Southon, J.R., Edwards, R.L., Deocampo, D.M., and Sayani, H.R.  A comparison of rapid-screen 14C and U/Th dates from Line Island fossil corals: implications for paleoclimate reconstruction. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 17, doi:10.1002/2015GC005893.

30.  2016. Deocampo, D.M. and Renaut, R.W.  Geochemistry of African soda lakes.  In: Soda Lakes of the East African Rift Valley (Schagerl, M., Ed.), Springer, p. 77-93.

29.  2015.  Deocampo, D.M. Authigenic Clays in Lacustrine Mudstones.  In: Paying Attention to Mudstones: Priceless!  (Egenhoff, S., Larsen, D., and Fishman, N., Eds.), Geological Society of America Special Paper 515, p. 49-64, doi:10.1130/2015/2515(03).  

28.  2015 *Johnson, D.*, Deocampo, D.M., El-Mayas, H., and Greipsson, S.  Induced phytoextraction of lead through chemical manipulation of swtchgrass and corn; role of iron supplement.  International Journal of Phytoremediation.  DOI: 10.1080/15226514.2015.1045134 

27.  2015. *Solt, M.*, Deocampo, D.M., and Norris, M. Spatial Distribution of Lead and Other Trace Metals in Sacramento, California, USA.  International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, vol. 12, p. 3174-3187. 

26.  2015.  *Meyer, B.K.*, Vance, R.K., Bishop, G.A., and Deocampo, D.M.  Origin and Dynamics of Nearshore Wetlands: Central Georgia Bight, USA. Wetlands. DOI: 10.1007/s13157-014-0615-1. 

25.  2014.  Marra, F., Sottili, G., Gaeta, M., Giaccio, B., Jicha, B., Masotta, M., Palladino, D.M., and Deocampo, D.M.  Major explosive activity in the Monti Sabatini Volcanic District (central Italy) over the 800-390 ka interval: geochronological - geochemical overview and tephrostratigraphic implications.  Quaternary Science Reviews, vol. 94, p. 74-101. 

24.  2014. Deocampo, D.M. and Jones, B.F.  Geochemistry of Saline Lakes.  Treatise on Geochemistry 2nd Edition, Volume 7: Surface and Groundwater, Weathering, and Soils (Drever, J.I., Ed.), p. 437-469. 

23.  2013.  Greipsson, S., Tay, C., Whatley, A., and Deocampo, D.M.  Sharp decline in lead contamination in topsoil away from a smelter and lead migration in an ultisol.  World Environment, vol. 3, no. 3, p. 102-107.

22.  2013 Ashley, G.M., Deocampo, D.M., Kahmann-Robinson, J., and Driese, S.G.  Groundwater-fed Wetland Sediments and Paleosols: It's All About The Water Table.  In:  Driese, S.G. and Nordt, L.C. (Eds.), SEPM (Society for Sedimentary Geology) Special Publication 44, New Frontiers in Paleopedology and Terrestrial Paleoclimatology: Paleosols and Soil Surface Analog Systems, p. 47-61. 

21.  2012 El Bastawesy, M., Ramadan Ali, R., Deocampo, D.M., and Baroudi, M.S.A.  Detection and assessment of the waterlogging in the dryland drainage basins using remote sensing and GIS techniques. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, vol. 5, p. 1564-1571.  DOI: 10.1109/JSTARS.2012.2200456. 

20.  2012 Deocampo, D.M., Reed, P.J., and *Kalenuik, A.P.*  Road dust lead (Pb) in two neighborhoods of urban Atlanta, Georgia, Southeast U.S.A.: Preliminary geochemical and geospatial analyses.  International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, vol. 9, p. 2020-2030. 

19.  2012 *Forouzan, F.*, Glover, J.B., Williams, F., and Deocampo, D.M. Portable XRF Analysis of Zoomorphic Figurines, "Tokens," and Sling Bullets from Chogha Gaveneh, Iran.  Journal of Archaeological Sciences, vol. 39, p. 3534-3541, DOI: 10.1016/j.jas.2012.04.010. 

18.  2011  Marra, F., Deocampo, D.M., Jackson, M., and Ventura, G.  The Alban Hills and Monti Sabatini Volcanic Products Used in Ancient Roman Masonry (Italy): An Integrated Stratigraphic, Archeological, Environmental, and Geochemical Approach.  Earth Science Reviews, vol. 108, p. 115-136.

17.  2011 Kiage, L.M., Deocampo, D.M., Biancatte, T., McCloskey, T., Liu, K.-b., and Hursey, M.  A 1900 yr Paleohurricane Record from Wassaw Island, Georgia.: Journal of Quaternary Science, vol. 26, p. 714-722, DOI: 10.1002/jqs.1494. 

16.  2010 Deocampo, D.M., and Tactikos, J.  Geochemical gradients and artifact mass densities on the Lowermost Bed II Eastern Lake Margin (~1.8 myr), Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania.  Quaternary Research, vol. 74, p. 411-423.  DOI: 10.1016/j.yqres.2010.09.004

15.  2010 Deocampo, D.M., Behrensmeyer, A.K., and Potts, R.  Ultrafine clay minerals of the Pleistocene Olorgesailie Formation, Southern Kenya Rift: Diagenesis and Paleoenvironments of Early Hominins. Clays and Clay Minerals, vol. 58, p. 293-309.

14.  2010 Deocampo, D.M.  The Geochemistry of Continental Carbonates. In: Alonso-Zarza, A.M. and Tanner, L.H., Eds., Carbonates in Continental Settings, Geochemistry, Diagenesis, and Applications.  Developments in Sedimentology, Elsevier, vol. 62, p. 1-59. 

13.  2010 Jackson, M., Deocampo, D., Marra, F., and Scheetz, B.  Mid-Pleistocene Pozzolanic Volcanic Ash in Ancient Roman Concretes.  Geoarchaeology, vol. 25, p. 36-74.

12.  2009 Deocampo, D.M.,  Cuadros, J., Wing-Dudek, T., Olives, J., and Amouric, M.  Saline lake diagenesis as revealed by coupled mineralogy and geochemistry of multiple ultrafine clay phases: Pliocene Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania. American Journal of Science, vol. 309, p. 834-868.

11.  2009 Jackson, M., Logan, J.M., Scheetz, B.E., Deocampo, D.M., Marra, F., Cawood, C.G., Vitti, M., and Ungaro, L.  Assessment of material characteristics of ancient concretes, Grande Aula, Markets of Trajan.  Journal of Archaeological Science, vol. 36, p. 2481-2492.

10.  2007 Jackson, M., Marra, F., Deocampo, D.M., Vella, A., Kosso, C., and Hay, R.  Geological observations of excavated sand (harenae fossiciae) used as fine aggregate in ancient Roman pozzolanic mortars. Journal of Roman Archaeology, vol. 20, p. 25-53.

9.  2005 Deocampo, D.M.  Evaporative evolution of surface waters and the role of aqueous CO2 in magnesium silicate precipitation: Lake Eyasi and Ngorongoro Crater, northern Tanzania. South African Journal of Geology, vol. 108, p. 493-504.

8.  2004 Deocampo, D.M.  Authigenic clays in East Africa: Regional trends and paleolimnology at the Plio-Pleistocene boundary, Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania.  Jnl. Paleolimnology, vol. 31, p. 1-9.

7.  2004 Deocampo, D.M.  Hydrogeochemistry in the Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania, and implications for land use in a World Heritage Site.  Applied Geochemistry, vol. 19, p.755-767.

6.  2003 Blumenschine, R.J., Peters, C.R., Masao, F.T., Clarke, R.J., Deino, A.L., Hay, R.L., Swisher, C.C., Stanistreet, I.G., Ashley, G.M., McHenry, L.J., Sikes, N.E., Van der Merwe, N.J., Tactikos, J.C., Cushing, A.E., Deocampo, D.M., Njau, J.K., and Ebert, J.I., Advanced late Pliocene hominid with artifacts and tool-marked bone from western Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania.  Science, vol. 299, p. 1217-1221.

5.  2003 Jones, B.F., and Deocampo, D.M. Geochemistry of Saline Lakes.  In: Drever, J.I. (Ed.), Surface and Ground Water, Weathering, Erosion, and Soils.  Treatise on Geochemistry, vol. 5, p. 393-424.

4.  2002 Deocampo, D.M.  Sedimentary processes and lithofacies in lake-margin groundwater-fed wetlands in East Africa.  In: Renaut, R.W., and Ashley, G.M. (Eds.), Sedimentation in Continental Rifts, SEPM (Society for Sedimentary Geology) Special Publications, vol. 73, p. 295-308.

3.  2002 Deocampo, D.M.  Sedimentary structures generated by Hippopotamus amphibius in a lake-margin wetland, Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania.  Palaios, vol. 17, p. 212-217.

2.     2002 Deocampo, D.M., Blumenschine, R.J., and Ashley, G.M. Freshwater wetland diagenesis and traces of early hominids in the lowermost Bed II (~1.8 myr) playa lake-margin at Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania.  Quaternary Research, vol. 57, p. 271-281.

1.  1999 Deocampo, D.M., and Ashley, G.M. Siliceous islands in a carbonate sea: Modern and Pleistocene records of spring-fed wetlands in Ngorongoro Crater and Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania: Journal of Sedimentary Research, vol. 69, no. 5, p. 974-979.

 

3.        Technical Reports and Other Non-Refereed Publications

10.  2017 Deocampo, D.M. and *Minkara, K.*  Suspended Sediment Extraction and Analysis in Support of Clark Canyon Reservoir Turbidity Monitoring.  Report to Montana Department of Environmental Quality.

9.  2016 Seline, R., Stubbs, B., Hromadka, E., Deocampo, D.M., Croteau-Chonka, C., Keller, G., Picou, S., Murphy, G., Gay, M., Milbergs, E., and Grant, J.  Overcoming barriers to water innovation in the United States of America.  White Paper Presented to the White House Office of Science Technology and Policy on the Occasion of the 2016 White House Water Summit.

8.  2014 Deocampo, D.M. Blair Jones (1932-2014) In Memoriam.  Clays and Clay Minerals, vol. 62, p. 74-75.

7.  2013 Deocampo, D.M., Elrick, K., Horowitz, A., and *Taylor, L.* Final Report to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on the Pb Content of Soil and Other Samples Related to Nigerian Outbreak of Pb Poisoning.

6.     2012  Deocampo, D.M.  Final Report: Reservoir characterization for carbon sequestration in the State of Georgia: Contribution to the National Geologic Carbon Dioxide Sequestration Assessment (COTSA).  Report to the U.S. Geological Survey.

5.     2012  Deocampo, D.M.  Final Report: A web-based petrologic and geochemical information system of aggregate sources for the Georgia Department of Transportation.

4.  2010  Jackson, M., Marra, F., Deocampo, D., Scheetz, B., and Vella, A.  Analisi delle componenti geologiche nelle murature del Foro di Cesare: In Atti del convegno “Il Foro di Cesare”, 17 diciembre 2008, Scienze dell’Antichita 2010.

3.  2010  Jackson, M., Logan, J., Scheetz, B., Deocampo, D., Marra, F., and Cawood, C.  Composizione e caratteristiche meccaniche dei calcestruzzi della Grande Aula, a cura di L. Ungaro, M.P. Paola., M. Vitti. Mercati di Traiano restituiti. Studi e restauri 2005-2007, p. 145-153, Rome, Palombri Editore.

2.  2009  Deocampo, D.M.   Second Supplemental Extended Phase I Report: Geoarchaeological Investigations for the Island Park Six-Lane Project.  Report to California Department of Transportation, District 6.  19 pp.

1.  2007  Deocampo, D.M..  Final Extended Phase I Report: Geoarchaeological Investigations for the Island park Six-Lane Project Fresno and Madera Counties, California.  Report to California Department of Transportation, District 6.  33 pp.

 

3.  Published Abstracts of Conference Presentations (*student author*)

 

95.  2016.  *Rabideaux, N.M*, Deocampo, D.M., Lowenstein, T.K., Renaut, R.W., Owen, R.B. and Cohen, A.S.   Volcaniclastic sediment diagenesis: Insights from the Hominin Sites and Paleolakes Drilling Project at Lake Magadi, Kenya.  53rd Annual Meeting of the Clay Minerals Society Program, p 78.

94.  2016.  Deocampo, D.M.  Authigenic clay minerals in lacustrine sediments: Geochemical indicators of paleohydrology and paleolimnology.   53rd Annual Meeting of the Clay Minerals Society Program, p 24.

93.  2016.  *Davis, D.*, Deocampo, D.M., *Rabideaux, N.M.*, Campisano, C.J.  A Mineralogical analysis of the Norhtern Awash River Valley in Ethiopia: Samples from HSPDP Hadar Formation.   53rd Annual Meeting of the Clay Minerals Society Program, p 22.

92.  2016.  *Rabideaux, N.M.* and Deocampo, D.M., Hydrous sodium silicate minerals and diagenetic derivatives from Lake Magadi, Kenya   Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, vol. 48,  doi: 10.1130/abs/2016SE-273434                         

91.  2016.  *Davis, D.*, Deocampo, D.M., *Rabideaux, N.M.*, Campisano, C.J.  A Mineralogical analysis of HSPDP core samples from the Northern Awash: Pliocene Hadar Formation, Ethiopia..   Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, vol. 48,  doi: 10.1130/abs/2016AM-279975                                 

90.  2016.  *Minkara, K.E.*, *Rabideaux, N.M.*, Deocampo, D.M., Kingston, J.D., and Cohen, A. Minerals as climate change proxies: A paleoenvironmental interpretation of the BTB Tugen Hills Drill Core: Part of the Honinin Sites and Paleolakes Drilling Project.   Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, vol. 48,  doi: 10.1130/abs/2016SE-273480 (Southeast Section Meeting)                        

89.  2016.  *Minkara, K.E.*, *Rabideaux, N.M.*, Deocampo, D.M., Kingston, J.D., and Cohen, A. Minerals as climate change proxies: A paleoenvironmental interpretation of the BTB Tugen Hills Drill Core: Part of the Honinin Sites and Paleolakes Drilling Project.   Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, vol. 48,  doi: 10.1130/abs/2016AM-282352 (National Meeting)        

88.  2016.  *Chaudhary, M.S.*, *Rabideaux, N.M.*, Deocampo, D.M., Feibel, C.S., and Cohen, A. Reconstructing paleoenvironmental conditions from hydrothermally altered lacustrine sediments from HSDPDP West Turkana- Kaito Core material via coupled mineralogical and geochemical analysis..   Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, vol. 48,  doi: 10.1130/abs/2016SE-273372                                 

87.  2016.  Beverly, E.J., Potts, R., Behrensmeyer, A.K., Deocampo, D.M., and Stockhecke, M.  Identifying and utilizing those pesky paleosols in a laucstrine sequence: Examples from the Koora Graben Pleistocene paleolake, Kenya.   Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, vol. 48,  doi: 10.1130/abs/2016AM-278372                                         

86.  2016.  Deocampo, D.M., and Owen, R.B.  Geologic carbon sequestration rates in hyperalkaline lakes: Eocene Green River Formation, North America, and Holocene Lake Magadi, Kenya.   Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, vol. 48,  doi: 10.1130/abs/2016SE-273250                                 

85.  2016.  *Simpson, A.M.*, Deocampo, D.M., *Rabideaux, N.M.*, Ashley, G.M.,Cuadros, J., and Delaney, J.S.  A comparative analysis of authigenic clays and bulk geochemistry: Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, vol. 48,  doi: 10.1130/abs/2016SE-273661                                 

84.  2016.  *Davis, D..*, *Chaudhary, M.S.*, *Simpson, A.M.*, Deocampo, D.M., *Rabideaux, N.M.*, Ashley, G.M.,, and *Garrett, K.R.*  A mineralogical and geochemical analysis of Bed I in Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, vol. 48, doi: 10.1130/abs/2016SE-273588                                                         

83.  2016.  *Mcnulty, E.P.*, Lowenstein, T.K., Owen, R.B., Renaut, R.W., Deocampo, D.M., Cohen, A.S., Muiruri, V.M., Leet, K., *Rabideaux, N.M.*, Billingsley, A.L., and Mbuthia, A.  The sedimentary record of the Lake Magadi Basin: Core analysis from HSPDP-MAG14 Cores 1A, 1C, and 2A  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, vol. 48, doi: 10.1130/abs/2016AM-280240                                                                 

82.  2016.  Deocampo, D.M., Simpson, A.M., Rabideaux, N., Davis, D., Minkara, K.E., and Beverly, E.J.  Octahedral chemistry of clay minerals in alkaline lakes: Al, Fe, and Mg dynamics and implications for lacustrine sediments  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, vol. 48, doi: 10.1130/abs/2016AM-284088                                                 

81.  2016.  Deocampo, D.M., Keller, G., Croteau-Chonka, C., Rosenfield, J.A., Williams, S., Mies, M., and Mullinax, P. H2OTECH: An EPA-Affiliated Water Technology Innovation Cluster in Atlanta serving the southeast US, focused on water and human health..  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, vol. 48, doi: 10.1130/abs/2016AM-284441                         

80.  2016.  Owen, R.B., Muiruri, V.M., Lowenstein, T.K., Renaut, R.W.,  Cohen, A.S., Deocampo, D.M., Mcnulty, E.P., Leet, K., *Rabideaux, N.M.*, Billingsley, A.L., and Mbuthia, A. Quatnernary Environments of the Magadi Basin: Geochemical and Microfossil Stratigraphic Variability.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, vol. 48, doi: 10.1130/abs/2016AM-282629                                 

79.  2016.  Lowenstein, T.K., Owen, R.B., Renaut, R.W.,  Deocampo, D.M., Cohen, A.S., Mcnulty, E.P., Leet, K., Muiruri, V.M., *Rabideaux, N.M.*, Billingsley, A.L., and Mbuthia, A. Lake Magadi, Kenya Modern-Pleistocene analog for alkaline saline lake deposits.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, vol. 47, doi: 10.1130/abs/2016AM-281489                 

78.  2015.  *Aguiar, A..*, Deocampo, D.M., Rabideaux, N.M., and Campisano, C.J.  Mineralogical analysis of the Ethiopian Rift: Examples from the HSPDP Hadar Formation.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, vol. 47, p. 740.

77.  2015.  *Simpson, A.M.*, Deocampo, D.M., Rabideaux, N.M., Ashley, G.M., and Cuadros, J.  Authigenic clays used as paorixes for paleoenvironmental identification.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, vol. 47, p. 753.

76.  2015.  *Rabideaux, N.M*, Deocampo, D.M., Lowenstein, T.K., Renaut, R.W., Owen, R.B. Muiruri, V.M., and Cohen, A.S.   Authigenic minerals as paleosalinity indicator from Lake Magadi, Kenya: Based on XRD analysis of HSPDP-MAG Core Material..  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, vol. 47, p. 440.

75.  2015.  *Tidwell, C.*, V Waters, M.,  Deocampo, D.M., and Kabengi, N.  A Paleolimnological study of the strange case of Long Pond (GA, USA): High phosphorus inputs with a lack of eutrophication.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, vol. 47, p. 462.

74.  2015.  *Meyer, B.K.*, Vance, R.K. Bishop, G.A., Deocampo, D.M., and Samiratedu, M.  Origin and dynamics of nearshore wetlands: Central Georgia Bight, USA.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, vol. 47, p. 69.

73.  2014.  *Rabideaux, N.M.*, Deocampo, D.M., Feibel, C.S., Beck, C.C., and Nielson, D.L. Illitization of smectite due to fault related hydrothermal alteration in HSPDP West Turkana Core as revealed by Clay Mineralogy: Implications for Core Interpretation.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, vol. 46, p. 711.

72.  2014.  Deocampo, D.M., Ashley, G.M., Cuadros, J., Delaney, J.S., Longstaffe, F.J., Elliott, W.C., Krekeler, M.P.S., and *Rabideaux, N.*  The ACACIA Project: Ancient Climate and the Authigenic Clay Index of Aridity  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, vol. 46, p. 710.

71.  2014.  Deocampo, D.M.  Blair Jones and the Geochemical Evolution of Saline Lakes.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, vol. 46, p. 208

70.  2014.  *Taylor, L.C., Pickering, R.A., Ballow, W.B.* Elrick, K.A., and Deocampo, D.M.  Environmental lead contamination: an examination of geochemistry in NW Nigerian gold mining villages through multivariate statistical correlations, GIS geostatistical analysis, and XRD cluster analysis.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, vol. 46, p. 195.

69.  2014.  *Dunham, J.,* Deocampo, D.M., Elrick, K.A., *Taylor, L.C., and Pickering, R.A.*  The influence of carbonate brines on Ca-Mg exchange and subsequent CaCO3 precipitation.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, vol. 46, p. 100.

68.  2013.  *Graves, L.G., Gossett, S.V., Saddler, M., Pickering, R.A.*, and Deocampo, D.M.  A preliminary study on dust collection methodology in NPU-V, Atlanta, Georgia, for the purpose of accurately assessing trace metal composition in the urban environment.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, vol. 45, p. 806.

67.  2013.  *Parker, G., Graves, L.G., Gossett, S.V., Saddler, M., Pickering, R.A.*, and Deocampo, D.M.  A preliminary spatial evaluation of lead concentration by road dust particle fraction and the public health implications in NPU-V, Atlanta, Georgia.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, vol. 45, p. 805.

66.  2013.  *Gossett, S.V., Saddler, M., Graves, L.G., Parker, G., Pickering, R.A.*, and Deocampo, D.M.  Impact of highways, road types and vegetation on nitrogen dioxide concentrations in Neighborhood Planning Unit V in Atlanta, GA.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, vol. 45, 804.

65.  2013.  *Pickering, R.A.*, and Deocampo, D.M.  Tri-octahedral domains in synthetic clays: Implications for lacustrine paleoenvironmental reconstruction.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, vol. 45, p. 781.

64.  2013.  *Jarrett, R.E.*, and Deocampo, D.M.  Authigenic minerals: Locality 80, Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, vol. 45, p. 781.

63.  2013.  *Spano, N.*, Brown, E.T., and Deocampo, D.M.  Chemical weathering rates inferred from Tasmanian lake sediments.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, vol. 45, p. 781.

62.  2013.  *Spetka, S., Pickering, R.A., Taylor, L.C.*, Kiage, L., Liu, K.-b., and Deocampo, D.M.  Mineralogy and geochemistry of an Anthropocene (~350 yr) sediment core from Lake Baringo, Kenya.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, vol. 45, p. 585.

61.  2013.  *Taylor, L.C.*, Elrick, K.A., Horowitz, A.J., and Deocampo, D.M.  Environmental lead contamination: Heavy metals and cerussite in Nigerian “Gold” ores.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, vol. 45, p. 554.

60.  2013.  *Meyer, B.K.* , Blair, E., Bishop, G.A., Thomas, D.H., Vance, R.K., Bishop, G.A., and  Deocampo, D.M.  Landform dynamics associated with Mission Santa Catalina de Guale: St. Catherines Island, Georgia.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, vol. 45, p. 407.

59.  2013.  *Meyer, B.K.* , Bishop, G.A., Deocampo, D.M., Vance, R.K., and Dai, D.  Acceleration in shoreline retreat at St. Catherines Island, Georgia: Potential forcing by anthropogenic modifications to sediment supply.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, vol. 45, p. 349.

58.  2013. Deocampo, D.M. and *Dickie, J.*  Clay minerals in volcanic ashes of central Italy (Colli Albano and Monti Sabatini): Insights into Quaternary weathering and alteration.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, vol. 45, p. 349.

57.  2013.  *Taylor, L.C., Razumov, P., Pickering, R.A.*, and Deocampo, D.M.  Effects of sodium carbonate brines on cation exchange and clay interstratification.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, vol. 45, n. 2. (Accepted, San Juan, PR, March, 2013).

56.  2013.  *Razumov, P., Taylor, L.C., Pickering, R.A.*, and Deocampo, D.M.  Clay synthesis: Modeling the uptake of K+ during low-temperature illitization of smectite.  Geological Society ofAmerica Abstracts with Programs, vol. 45, n. 2. (Accepted, San Juan, PR, March, 2013).

55.  2013.  *Pickering, R.A., Taylor, L.C., Razumov, P.*, and Deocampo, D.M.  Role of Al-rich detritus in Mg-silicate supersaturated solutions.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, vol. 45, n. 2. (Accepted, San Juan, PR, March, 2013).

54.  2013.  Deocampo, D.M. Resources for geologic carbon sequestration in the state of Georgia: Potential and pitfalls in the Paleozoic Ridge and Valley, the Mesozoic South Georgia Rift Basin, and the Meso-Cenozoic Coastal Plain.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, vol. 45, n. 2. (Accepted, San Juan, PR, March, 2013)

53.  2012.  Deocampo, D.M.,  *Berry, P.A.*, and Ashley, G.M. Wherefore art thou, lacustrine silica? Modeling authigenic, biogenic, and detrital silica signals in Quaternary East African lakes.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, vol. 44, n. 7, p. 316.

 52.  2012.  *Berry, P.A.*, Deocampo, D.M., and Ashley, G.M.  Identification of freshwater-saline lake cycles with major element oxide geochemistry, Plio-Pleistocene Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, vol. 44, n. 7, p. 437.

51.  2012.  *Martinez, M.C., Combs, A., Amarnath, K.K., Kaplan, H., Winsor, M., Pickering, R.A.*, Deocampo, D.M., and Fuller, C.H.  A preliminary spatial evaluation of nitrogen.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, vol. 44, n. 7, p. 564.

50.  2012.  *Mauldin-Kinney, V...*, Deocampo, D.M., and Clayton, J.A.  Variations in paleo-discharge estimates within Martian outburst channels.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, vol. 44, n. 7, p. 403, (Charlotte, NC, November, 2012).

49.  2012.  *Meyer, B.K.*, Bishop, G.A., Vance, R.K., and Deocampo, D.M.  Shoreline dynamics and environmental change under the modern marine transgression: St. Catherines Island, Georgia.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, vol. 44, p. 55 .

48.  2012.  *Raines, J.E.*, and Deocampo, D.M.,  Caprock interactions with supercritical CO2 and brine: a laboratory study of the effects of simulated geological CO2 sequestration on shales from the Black Warrior River Basin, Alabama.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, vol. 44, p. 395 .

47.  2012.  *Kaplan, H., Amarnath, K.K., Winsor, M., Combs, A., Martinez, M.C.*,  Fuller, C.H., *Pickering, R.A.*, and Deocampo, D.M.,  Lead (Pb) in Atlanta soils and road dust I: Background, Methods, and Analytical Results.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, vol. 44, p. 563

46.  2012.  *Amarnath, K.K., Kaplan, H., Combs, A., Martinez, M.C., Winsor, M., Pickering, R.A.*, Fuller, C.H., and  Deocampo, D.M.  Lead (Pb) in Atlanta soils and road dust II: Geospatial analysis and implications for public health.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, vol. , (Charlotte, NC, November, 2012).

45.  2012.  *Pickering, R.A., Amarnath, K.K., Combs, A., Kaplan, H., Martinez, M.C., Winsor, M.*, Fuller, C.H., Hankins, K.B., Hawthorne, T.L., and Deocampo, D.M.  Soil and atmospheric chemistry in urban Atlanta: findings from the CSAW (Community, Soil, Air, and Water) NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates Site.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, vol. 44, p. 608.

44.  2012.  *Combs, A., Martinez, M.C., Amarnath, K.K., Kaplan, H., Winsor, M., Pickering, R.A.*, Deocampo, D.M., and Fuller, C.H.  Quantitative community geography: a preliminary evaluation of nitrogen dioxide levels and possible solutions to exposure rates in NPU-V, Atlanta, GA.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, vol. , (Charlotte, NC, November, 2012).

43.  2012. * Yurman, Scott N.*, and Deocampo, D.M.  Carbon sequestration potential in simulated saline lake waters.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, vol. , (Charlotte, NC, November, 2012).

42.  2012.  El-Mayas, H., *Williams, J.*, Deocampo, D., and Greipsson, S.  Phytoremediation of Lead (Pb) by suppression of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal fungi on Zea mays grown in Iron (Fe) and EDTA Supplemented Sand-Culture.  Association for Environmental Health and Sciences: Soil, Water, Energy, and Air, San Diego, March, 2012.

41.  2012. Liutkus, C.M., Beard, J., Deocampo, D.M, Heckert, A.B., Fraser, N.C., and Ragland, P.C.  Sedimentology and geochemistry of the Virginia Solite Quarry, Danville/Dan River Basin (Newark Supergroup): A new "Shallow Lake" Interpretation for fossil-bearing, laminated, lacustrine sediments.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, vol. 44.

40.  2012. *Jarrett, R.E.* and Deocampo, D.M.  Anomalous tuffite: Bunyaruguru explosion volcano zone, Ugandan Western African Rift Valley (UWARV).  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, vol. 44.

39.  2012. Liutkus, C.M., Beard, J.S., Deocampo, D.M., Heckert, A.B., Fraser, N.C., and Ragland, P.C.  Sedimentology and geochemistry as a key to the taphonomy of the Upper Triassic Virginia Solite Quarry Lagerstatte (Dan River/Dan River Basin: Newark Supergroup).  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, vol. 44.

38.  2012. Deocampo, D.M., and Kiage, L.  Portable X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy of coastal salt marsh cores: potential for use in Late Pleistocene stratigraphy and paleotempestology.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, vol. 44.

37.  2012. *Huckins, S.*, and Deocampo, D.M.  Carbon sequestration in northeast Georgia: Potential clay dissolution in the Cambrian Weisner Quartzite (sandstone).  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, vol. 44.

36.  2011. Deocampo, D.M., *Perry, V.R.*, and Chin, K.-J.  Biodegradation of Deepwater Horizon Crude Oil enhanced by Na-Montmorillonite amendment in impacted salt marshes, Barataria Bay, Louisiana.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, vol. 43, p. 109.

35.  2011. *Garcia, Jennifer Nicole* and Deocampo, D.M.  The use of a chelating agent to distinguish between crystalline and poorly crystalline silica: Applications to alkali-silica reactivity.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, vol. 43, p. 579.

34.  2011. *Kalenuik, A.P.* and Deocampo, D.M.  Pb in urban road dust of Atlanta, Georgia: Distribution and geostatistical analyses.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, vol. 43, p. 582.

33.  2011. *Perry, V.R.*, Deocampo, D.M., and Chin, K.J.  Structure and function of metabolically active microbial communities in petroleum-contaminated Louisiana salt marsh sediments.  American Society for Microbiology, May, 2011 national meeting.

32.  2011. Deocampo, D.M., *Perry, V.R.*, and Chin, K.J.  Biodegradation of deepwater horizon petroleum hydrocarbons in Barataria Bay marshes: Geomicrobiology and clay mineral enhancement.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, vol. 3, p. 12.

31.  2011.  *Heil, E.M.*, and Deocampo, D.M.  The influence of soil texture and organic content on the mobility of Lead (II) in experimentally aged soils.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, vol 43, p. 9.

30.  2010  Deocampo, D.M., Behrensmeyer, A.K., and Potts, R.  Sedimentary geochemistry of diatomaceous rift-valley fill: Examples from the Pleistocene Olorgesailie Formation, Kenya.  G.S.A. Abstracts with Programs Vol 42, no. 5. (Accepted for October, 2010 national meeting.)

29.  2010  *Solt, M.*, and Deocampo, D.M.  Multivariate analysis of lead in urban soil in Sacramento, CA.  G.S.A. Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 42, no. 5. (Accepted for October, 2010 national meeting.)

28.  2010  *Dickie, J. *, Jackson, M.D., Marra, F., and Deocampo, D.M.  Mineralogical and geochemical indicators of subaerial weathering in the Pozzolane Rosse Ignimbrite (Alban Hills Volcanic District, Italy).  G.S.A. Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 42, no. 5.

27.  2010  Deocampo, D.M. and Ashley, G.M.  Wetland Sediments and Paleosols: It’s all about the Water Table.  Invited abstract, accepted for SEPM-NSF Paleosols Research Conference and Workshop, September, 2010.

26.  2009  Deocampo, D.M., Potts, R., and Behrensmeyer, A.K..  Authigenic clay minerals in geoarchaeological settings: Overview and example from the Pleistocene Olorgesailie Formation, Kenya.  G.S.A. Abstracts with Programs, vol.  41, p. 437.

25.  2009  Deocampo, D.M.  Hydrogeochemistry in evaporative continental settings: Analytical approaches and examples from East Africa and North America.  Greater Atlanta Geomorphology and Hydrology Research Conference, Meeting Program, p. 10.

24.  2009  *Davarpanah, A. *, Jafari, K.M., Babaie, H.A., Krogstad, E.J., La Tour, T.E., *Mobasher, K.*, and Deocampo, D.M.  Tectonic Setting and Bimodal Magmatic Evolution of Eocene Volcanic Rocks of the Bijgerd-Kuh-e Kharchin area, Uromieh-Dokhtar Zone, Iran.  Eos Transactions of the American Geophysical Union, Spring, 2009. #T21A-1936.

23.  2008  *Mobasher, K. *, Jafari, K., Pourmoafee, S.M. *Davarpanah, A. *, Babaie H., La Tour, T., and Deocampo, D.  New geological, petrological, and geochemical investigations of Alishar volcanic rocks, NW of Saveh, Iran. EOS, Transactions of the American Geophysical Union, vol. 89, No. 53, Suppl. #V31C-2161.

22.  2008  Deocampo, D.M., Cuadros, J., Wing-Dudek, T., Olives, J., and Amouric, M.  Discrimination of Multiple Authigenic Clay Phases: Coupled Mineralogy and Geochemistry in Pliocene Paleolake Olduvai, Tanzania.  G.S.A. Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 40, No. 6. p. 281.

21.  2008  Deocampo D.M., Jackson, M., Hausback, B., and Marra, F.  Aluminum complexation and differential alteration of volcaniclastic minerals: Examples from the Alban Hills, Italy and the Sutter Buttes, California.  G.S.A. Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 40, No 6, p. 134.

20.  2007  Deocampo, D.M., Jackson, M., Marra, F., and Hay, R.L.  Chemostratigraphy, diagenesis, and a paleo-ultisol in Pleistocene ash (pozzolana) near Rome, Italy: Implications for the formulation of ancient Roman concrete.  G.S.A. Abstracts with Programs, vol. 39, p. 174.

19.  2007  *Mahan, T.*, Sikes, E., and Deocampo, D.M.  Frontal movement of the subtropical convergence south of Tasmania over the last 60,000 years.  Eos Transactions of the American Geophysical Union, Fall 2007. #PP13B-1286.

18.  2007  Jackson, M.D., Marra, F., Deocampo, D.M., and Hay, R.L.  Altered volcanic ash as fine aggregate (Harenae Fossiciae) in the pozzolanic mortars of ancient concretes, Rome, Italy.  G.S.A. Abstracts with Programs, vol. 39. p. 174.

17.  2007  Marra, F., Jackson, M.D., and Deocampo, D.M.  The volcanic rocks of Rome: Eruptive history, emplacement mechanisms, and environmental conditions.  G.S.A. Abstracts with Programs, vol. 39., p. 173.

16.  2006  Deocampo, D.M. and *Orr, W.*  Geochemistry of environmental lead in Sacramento, California.  GSA Abstracts with Programs, vol. 38, p. 152.

15.  2004  Deocampo, D.M. and Pedone, V.  Authigenic clays and paleolimnology of the Miocene Barstow Formation, southern California, U.S.A.  GSA Abstracts with Programs, vol. 36., p. 472.

14.  2003  Deocampo, D.M. Ultrafine lacustrine clays in East Africa.  Proceedings of the 9th International Paleolimnology Symposium, Helsinki, Finland, p. 175.

13.  2003  Deocampo, D.M. and Jones, B.F., Geochemistry of saline lakes, Proceedings of the 3rd International Limnogeology Congress, Tucson, Arizona, p. 75-76.

12.  2002  Deocampo, D.M.  Ultrafine clay chemistry in lake sediments: a paleoclimate proxy in East Africa.  GSA Abs. Progs., vol. 34. #130-13.

11.  2000 Deocampo, D.M. Hay, R.L., Ashley, G.M., Kyser, T.K., and Liutkus, C.M., Lacustrine clay diagenesis in northern Tanzania, with paleoenvironmental application at Olduvai Gorge, G.S.A. Abstracts with Programs, vol. 32, p. A-366.

10.  2000  Deocampo, D.M., and Renaut, R.W., Current perspectives on brine evolution and chemical sedimentation in the East African Rift, G.S.A. Abstracts with Programs, vol. 32, n. 1.

9.  2000  Ashley, G.M., Deocampo, D.M., and Liutkus, C.M.  Track records of large mammals in lake-margin wetlands, L.M. Bed II, Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania.  International Association of Sedimentologists, Regional meeting Abstracts, Dublin, p. 72-73.

8.  1999  Deocampo, D.M. and Ashley, G.M.  “Spring” Cleaning: Toward a systematic classification of groundwater discharge styles.  G.S.A. Abstracts with Programs, vol. 31, n. 2.

7.  1999  Deocampo, D.M. and Ashley, G.M., , Sedimentology, geochemistry, and paleohydrologic potential of groundwater wetlands in East African lacustrine basins, The XV Congress of the International Union for Quaternary Research, Durban, South Africa, page 52.

6.  1999  Deocampo, D.M. and Ashley, G.M., 1999, East African groundwater-fed wetlands: Roles in the evolution of closed-basin brines, G.S.A. Abstracts with Programs, v. 31, n. 7.

5.  1999  Rogers, M.J., Monahan, C.M., Harris, J.W.K., Cachel, S., and Deocampo, D.  New discoveries of hominid-modified bones from the Koobi Fora Formation, Kenya: Journal of Human Evolution, vol. 36, p. A21.

4.  1998  Deocampo, D.M., and Ashley, G.M. Neutralization of Arid-land Marsh Water: A Mechanism of Silica Preservation and Carbonate Suppression.  G.S.A. Abstracts w Programs, v. 30, n.1, p. 14.

3.  1998  Deocampo, D.M., Ashley, G.M., and Copeland, S.R. Springs and Streams in an East African Closed Basin: Controls on Biological Communities in Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania, G.S.A. Abstracts with Programs, vol. 30, n. 7, p. 120.

2.  1997  Deocampo, D.M., and Ashley, G.M. Hippo Trails: A Large-Scale Freshwater Biogenic Structure in Arid East Africa.  G.S.A. Abstracts with Programs, vol. 29, n. 1, p. 40-41.

1.  1997  Deocampo, D.M., and Ashley, G.M. Modern Processes and Lithofacies in Arid-Land Springs: Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania.  G.S.A. Abstracts with Programs, vol. 29, p. 140.

 

EXTERNAL FUNDING 

Total Current & Past External Funding (as PI) = >$1 million

Total Current & Past Collaborative Funding (as Co-PI/Co-I) = >$1 million

4.  Current External Funding (January, 2017)

 

National Science Foundation, “Collaborative: ACACIA: Ancient Climate and the Authigenic Clay Index of Aridity,” $394,000 ($303,875 to GSU).  6/1/14 - 5/31/17.  Status: Lead P.I. (With Co-PIs/Collaborators G.M. Ashley, J. Cuadros, J.S. Delaney, W.C. Elliott, M. Krekeler, F. Longstaffe)

Smithsonian Institution, “Mineralogy and Geochemistry of the Olorgesailie Drilling Project Koora Graben Core”, $15,000, 1/17-12/17, Status: PI.

5.  Pending Proposals (January, 2017)

 

US Department of Commerce, “H2OTECH: Water Innovation Powering Economic Vitality,” submitted 7/2016.  Status: PI., $500,000.

National Science Foundation, “GP-IMPACT: GeoATL: Pathways Into Geoscience in Urban Atlanta,” $423,150.  Submitted 10/2016, Status: P.I.

American Chemical Society / Petroleum Research Fund, “Iron Dynamics in Alkaline Lacustrine Systems: Implications for Deposition and Diagenesis,” Submitted 10/2016, $70,000. Status: P.I.

Arnold Foundation, “The Water Economy in the Southeast United States: Federal R&D and Economic Outcomes,” Submitted 12/2016, $517,000. Status: P.I.

Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Inclusive Excellence Grant Pre-Proposal, Submitted 12/2016, $1,000,000.  Status: P.I.

 

6.  Past External Funding

 

Smithsonian Institution, “Mineralogy and Paleopedology of the Olorgesailie Drilling Project Koora Graben Core,” $25,000.  1/1/16-12/31/16.  Status: P.I. (With Co-PI Emily Beverly)

Montana Water Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey, “Lake Kookanoosa Suspended Sediment Separation for Selenium Monitoring,” $2,220. 4/1/16-8/31/16. Status: P.I.

Maryland Water Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey, “Sediment Processing in Support of Radionuclide Monitoring,” $1,768. 6/1/16-8/31/16. Status: P.I.

Montana Department of Environmental Quality, “Clark Canyon Reservoir Turbidity Monitoring,” $1,000. 9/1/16-12/31/16. Status: P.I.

National Institutes of Health, “Disparities in Exposure to Environmental Threats,” $295,883.  10/1/14-9/31/15.  Status: Co-I (PI: Rothenberg)

 

National Institutes of Health, “Georgia State University Center of Excellence: Syndemics of Disparities Environmental Core,” 9/22/11 - 7/31/15.  Status: Co-I. (With PI M. Erikson and 6 others), $724,509.

Petroleum Research Fund – American Chemical Society, “Experimental synthesis of authigenic lacustrine clay minerals: Hypothesis testing for modern and ancient depositional systems,” $65,000.  1/1/11 – 8/31/2014.  Status: P.I.  (With Co-PIs J. Cuadros, NHM-London, and W.C. Elliott, GSU).

 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “Pb and Mn Content in Soils Associated with Child Lead Poisoning, Nigeria,”  $19,968.  7/22/2013 - 12/31/2013.  Status: P.I. (With Co-PI A. Horowitz)

 

National Science Foundation, “Acquisition of X-ray Diffraction Instrumentation for Mineralogical and Crystallographic Research and Education,”  $234,000.  11/15/2011 - 10/31/2013.  Status: P.I. (With Co-PI W.C. Elliott)

 

National Science Foundation (#EAR-1050246), Geobiology and Low-Temperature Geochemistry Program, “RAPID: Enhancing Biodegradation of Deepwater Horizon Contaminant Hydrocarbons in Louisiana Salt Marsh Using High Layer Charge Montmorillonites,” $61,537.  9/1/2010-8/31/2012. Status: P.I. (With Co-PIs K. Chin, W.C. Elliott, L. Kiage, E. Krogstad, and S. Rose, GSU).

 

State of Georgia Department of Transportation, “A web-based petrologic and geochemical information system of aggregate sources for the Georgia Department of Transportation,” $74,982.  6/2010 – 6/2012.  Status: P.I. (With Co-PI D. Dai, GSU).

 

United States Geological Survey, “Reservoir Resources for Geological Carbon Sequestration in Georgia,” $49,998. Status:  P.I.

 

National Science Foundation (#INT-0202612), “East African Paleoclimate from Ancient Lake Clays: Linking Ecosystem Change with Hominid Evolution ,” $81,990.  2002-2003.  Status: P.I.

 

Wenner-Grenn Foundation, “Olorgesailie paleo-water quality from paleosol geochemistry,” $7,950.  2001.  Status: P.I.

 

7.  Past Internal Funding

 

Georgia State University Conference Grant, “Annual Research Meeting of the International Hominin Sites and Paleolakes Drilling Project,” $3,000.  2016.  Status: PI

Georgia State University Research Initiation Grant, “From paleosol to the Pantheon: Pleistocene ash and the formulation of ancient Roman concrete,” $10,000.  2008.  Status: P.I.

 

California State University Sacramento Research and Creative Activity Award, “Soil Lead in Sacramento: Links to Child Lead Poisoning,” Teaching release and $1,500.  2006.  Status: P.I.

 

California State University Sacramento Research and Creative Activity Award, “Cache Creek mercury geochemistry: Role of soil and stream-carried minerals in the origin and fate of mercury in the Sacramento watershed,” Teaching release and $1,500.  2005.  Status: P.I.

 

D.  COURSE INSTRUCTION

 

Undergraduate (Lower Division)

                     Georgia State University (2008-present)

                                    •  Introductory Geology

                                    •  Geologic Resources and the Environment

                                    •  Honors Freshman Seminar in Geology

                                    •  Geosciences Learning Community

                     California State University Sacramento (2004-2007)

                                    •  Introductory Geology

                                    •  Earth Science (for non-majors)

                                    •  Oceanography

 

Undergraduate (Upper Division)

                     Georgia State University (2008-present)

                        •  Sedimentary Environments and Stratigraphy

                        •  Seminar in Geological Sciences (By Rotation)

                        •  Analytical Methods (By Rotation)

                        •  Terrestrial Sediments

                        •  Aqueous Geochemistry

         California State University Sacramento (2004-2007)

                        •  Seminar in Geological Sciences (By Rotation)

         National Museums of Kenya (1998)

                        •  Koobi Fora Field School (Lake Turkana, Kenya)

 

Graduate

                     Georgia State University

                                    •  Geologic Resources and the Environment (Georgia On My Line

                                        Distance Learning, Masters in Science Teaching, College

                                        Of Education)

                                •  Sedimentary Environments and Stratigraphy

                                    •  Terrestrial Sediments

                                    •  Aqueous Geochemistry

                •  Research Methods

                     California State University Sacramento

                                    •  Aqueous Geochemistry

                                    •  Research Methods

 

SUPERVISED STUDENT RESEARCH

 

Undergraduate

• David Davis, S’16, F’16, S’17.  Mineralogy of Northern Awash, Ethiopia.

•  Sanam Chaudhary, S’16, F’16,.  Mineralogy of Turkana Basin, Kenya.

•  Saira Hamid, F’16, S’17. Mineralogy of Northern Awash, Ethiopia.

•  Michelle Watson, S’14, S’15.  Mineralogy of Lonar Crater Impactites.

•  Adriano Aguiar, S’15  Mineralogy of Northern Awash, Ethiopia

 •  Chris Tidwell, F’13, S’14.  Experimental clay diagenesis.

 •  Jeremy Dunham, F’13, S’14.  Experimental clay diagenesis.

 •  Dominic Rossi, F’13.  Olorgesailie Drilling Project Clay Mineralogy.

 •  Aprel Pesses, Sp’13.  Experimental clay diagenesis.

 •  Peter Razumov, F’12, Sp’13.  Potassium uptake in reduced nontronites.

 •  Lucy Taylor, F’12, Sp’13.  Ca2+ exchange from clay minerals and calcite precipitation in brines.

•  Shawn Huckins, S’12.  CO2-induced diagenesis of Paleozoic sandstones, NW Georgia.

•  Gregg Armstrong, S’12, F’12..  CO2-induced dissolution of lacustrine clays.

•  Paul Kalenuik, 2011. Pb Geochemistry of urban road dust, Atlanta. (Subsequent position: Geologist, environmental consulting)

•  Elanor Heil, F’10.  X-Ray Fluorescence Spectroscopy of Georgia Department of Transportation Construction Aggregate Sources.

(Subsequent position: Ph.D. student, U. Illinois-Chicago)

•  Elanor Heil, 2009-10.  Experimental Soil Pb Geochemistry. (Subsequent position: GSU Senior)

•  Brent Leggett, 2009-10.  X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy of Georgia Coastal Marsh Cores.  (Subsequent: M.S. program in Geosciences at Georgia State)

•  Eliza Andrews, 2008-9.  Soil Pb in Atlanta. (Subsequent: Advanced Materials Science Center graduate program, Western Washington University)

•  Tiffany Mahan (CSUS), 2006-7.  Marine alkenone paleotemperatures. (Subsequent: field paleontologist with PaleoResource consultants,  Calif.)

•  Brian Zhou (CSUS), 2006-7.  Soil Pb in Sacramento. (Subsequent: employed outside geology)

•  Wendy Orr (CSUS), 2005-6.  Soil Pb in Sacramento. (Subsequent: Ph.D. student, Geomechanics Rock Fracture graduate program, U. Nevada – Reno)

 

M.S. Thesis Direction

•  Fatai Balogun (in progress). Fate of contaminant lead in simulated Nigerian soils.

•  Karim Minkara (in progress).  Zeolite mineralogy of Chemeron Formation, Baringo Basin, Kenya.

•  Abdulkabir Adekunle (in progress).  Clay Mineralogy of Chemeron Formation, Baringo Basin, Kenya

•  Miranda Anderson (in progress).  Geochemistry of marsh plant evapotranspiration.

•  Lanier Henson (in progress).  Spatial distribution of contaminant soil lead in urban Atlanta

•  Francis Muchemi (in progress).  Heavy metal contamination in the Nairobi River, Kenya

•  John Williams (in progress).  Phytoremediation of lead contaminated soil

•  Samson Onibiyo,  (Completed 12/2016).  Biodegradation of Petroleum Hydrocarbons in Contaminated Coastal Environments, Nigeria.

•  Alexandra Simpson,  (Completed 5/2016).  Clay Mineralogy of Central Basin Olduvai Gorge Paleolake Deposits.

•  Lucy Taylor (Completed 5/2015).  Geochemistry and Mineralogy of Nigerian Gold Ore and Child Lead Poisoning in Nigerian Villages..

•  Rebecca Pickering, Georgia State, (Completed 5/2014).  Role of detrital phases in experimental synthesis of sepiolite and Mg-rich smectite..

•  Robert Jarrett, Georgia State, (Completed 5/2014).  Mineralogy of Olduvai Gorge Lacustrine Sediments.

•  Rhoda Poopola, Georgia State, (Completed 5/2013).  Characterization of Paleozoic strata of North Georgia as Potential Carbon Sequestration Reservoirs.

•  Jessica Raines, Georgia State (Completed 8/2012).  Clay mineral transformations under simulated CO2 sequestration conditions.  Subsequent position:  Geologist, Southern Company Carbon Operations.

•  Patti Berry, Georgia State (Completed 7/2012).  Paleochemistry and Paleolimnology of Pleistocene Paleolake Olduvai.  Subsequent position: Geologist, Southern States Energy Board.

•  Scott Yurman, Georgia State (Completed 5/2011).  Experimental carbonate mineralization in hypersaline brines: Implications for Carbon Sequestration.  Subsequent position: Geologist, BHP Billiton Exploration.

•  Jennifer Garcia, Georgia State (Completed, 12/2011).  Analytical approaches to silica analysis in road aggregate.  Subsequent: Aggregate Geologist, Georgia Department of Transportation.

•  Jennifer Dickie, Georgia State (Completed 5/2010).  Mineralogical and geochemical indicators of subaerial weathering in the Pozzolane Rosse Ignimbrite (Alban Hills Volcanic District, Italy).  Subsequent:  Teacher, Atlanta Public Schools.

•  Michael Solt, Sacramento State (Completed 5/2010).  Multivariate Analysis of Lead and Other Metals in Soil of Sacramento, CA.  Subsequent: Hydrologist, U.S. Geological Survey, Water Resources Division.

 

M.S. Thesis Committee Member (Completed Theses)

•  Richard Ajewole, 2016

•  Andrew Berens, 2016

•  William Ballow, 2016

•  Tyler Hawkins, 2016

•  Daniel Gardner, 2016

•  Fredrick Neal, 2016

•  Eli Koslofy, 2016

•  Elena Nikonova, 2016

•  Chris Tidwell, 2016

•  Ryan Walker, 2016

•  Amber Boll, 2015

•  Emily Furtsch, 2015

•  Cynthia Jackson,, 2015

•  Nicole Ryerson, 2015

•  Afshan Shaikh, 2015

•  Deayne Johnson, 2014 (Kennessaw State University)

•  Emily Furtsch, 2014.

•  Simmone Simpson, 2014.

•  Daniel McCartha, 2013.

•  Eric Braun, 2013.

•  Chris Ormsby, 2013.

•  Dickson Liady, 2012.

•  Demetrice Jordan, 2012.

•  Adebayo Ayorinde, 2011.

•  Ross Martin, 2011.

•  Federico Valencia, 2011.

•  Tom Naumann, M.S., Georgia State, 2010.  K-Ar values of bulk soil samples and clay fraction: Effects of acid leaching and implications for the origin of micaceous clay in Savannah River Site soils.

  Joseph Ivanowski, M.S., Georgia State, 2009.  Stream recession coefficients in the Piedmont physiographic province of the Southeast U.S.

•  Richard Whittington, M.S., Georgia State, 2009.  Clay Mineralogy and Illite Crystallinity in the Late Devonian to Early Mississippian Woodford Shale in the Arbuckle Mountains, Oklahoma, U.S.A.

•  Noel Bush, M.S., Sacramento State, 2006.  Natura Water Chemistry and Vertical Hydraulic Gradient in the Hyporheic Zone of the Cosumnes River near Sacramento, California.

•  Eric Morita, M.S., Sacramento State, 2005.  The Relationship between streambed topography, hyporheic flow, and pore water geochemistry in salmo spawning gravels of the lower American River, Sacramento.

•  Mark Nordberg, M.S., Sacramento State, 2005.  Development of a numerical groundwater flow model using observations from a 96-day aquifer storage and recovery pilot test, Roseville, California.

 

Ph.D. Dissertation Direction

•  Thien Tran, in progress

•  Nicole Vermillion, in progress.

•  Nate Rabideaux, in progress..  Zeolites in East African Quaternary Paleolakes.

•  Brian Meyer, Georgia State (Completed 5/2014).  Shoreline Dynamics and Environmental Change Under the Modern Marine Transgression: St. Catherines Island, Georgia.

•  Jill Gehlerter, Georgia State (Completed 12/2014). Environmental and experimental geochemistry in marsh sediment contaminated by the Deepwater Horizon oil disaster.  Assistantship funded by NSF.

 

Student-Acquired Research Funding

•  Jill Ghelerter, 2012.  AAPG

•  Jill Ghelerter, 2012.  GSA

•  Jill Ghelerter, 2012.  IAG

•  Brian Meyer, 2011, Paleotempestology of St. Catherines Island, GA.  American Museum of Natural History, $2970.

 

E.  SERVICE

 

Departmental Service

•  Department Chair (2013-present)

•  Director of the Environmental Research Laboratory (2012-present)

•  Director of Departmental X-ray fluorescence facilities (2008-2012)

•  Member, Graduate Program Committee, Dept. of Geosciences (2008-present)

•  Member, Student Recruitment Committee, Dept. of Geosciences (2009-present)

•  Member, Faculty Search Committee, Dept. of Geosciences (2008-2009)

•  Member, Triennial Chair Evaluation Committee, Dept. of Geosciences (2010)

 

College Service

•  Member, Professional Education Faculty, Col. of Arts & Sciences (2008-2011)

•  Member, Professional Education Council, Col. Of Arts & Sci. (2009-2011)

•  Member, Executive Committee, College of Arts & Sciences (2012-2013)

•  Member, Search Committee for Dean of Arts and Sciences (2016)

•  Co-Chair, College of Arts and Sciences Strategic Planning Subcommittee on Cities (2017)

 

University Service

•  Member, Professional Education Faculty, Col. of Arts & Sciences (2008-2011)

•  Faculty Senator (2012-2014)

•  Member, Faculty Senate Committee on Admissions and Standards (2012-2013)

•  Member, Faculty Senate Committee on Planning and Development (2012-2014)

•  Member, Faculty Senate Committee on Research (2013-2014)

•  Member, Search Committee for Associate Provost for Graduate Studies (2014-2015)

•  Member, Council for the Progress of Cities (2014-2016)

 

Service To the Discipline

2010-2012  Elected Chair, Limnogeology Division, Geological Society of America.

2011-2013  Joint Technical Program Committee Representative, GSA National Meeting.

2010-present  Editorial Board, Minerals.

2010   Convenor of two Topical Sessions at Geological Society of America National Meeting (Denver): "African Lakes and Paleolakes: Processes, Paleoenvironments, and Paleoclimate" and " Limnogeology: Interdisciplinary Studies of Lakes and Paleolakes (Posters)"

2009-2011  Joint Techical Program Committee Representative, Geological Society of America National Meeting.

2008-10  Elected Vice-Chair, Limnogeology Division, Geological Society of America

2004   Co-convenor, Topical Session “Authigenic minerals in modern and ancient terrestrial aquatic environments”, 2004 Geological Society of America national meeting.

2002   Co-convenor, Topical Session “Geochemical and Mineralogical Records from Ancient Lake Sediments”, 2002 Geological Society of America national meeting.

2001-2                  Member, Founding Advisory Board, GSA Limnogeology Division

 

Service as Peer Reviewer

 

2013-present  Approximately 3-5 papers and 2-4 proposals per year.

 

2012  (3 papers and 4 proposals)

•  Proposal:  National Science Foundation (Major Research Instrumentation): $1,295,000

•  Proposal:  National Science Foundation (Geoinformatics): $226,000

•  Proposal:  National Science Foundation (Major Research Instrumentation): $276,000

•  Paper:  Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, manuscript # GCA-D-12-00042

•  Paper:  Chemical Geology, manuscript # CHEMGE6378

•  Paper:  American Mineralogist, manuscript # 4132

•  Proposal:  American Chemical Society / Petroleum Research Fund : $100,000

 

2011 (2 papers and 2 proposals)

•  Proposal:  National Science Foundation (Earth Sciences Instrumentation and Facilities): $175,000

•  Paper:  Sedimentology, manuscript # SED-2011-OM-111

•  Paper:  Limnology, manuscript # LIMN-D-11-00015

•  Proposal: National Science Foundation (Earth Sciences Instrumentation and Facilities): $1,000,000

 

2010  (8 papers)

•  Paper:  G.S.A. Today, manuscript # G81A

•  Paper:  Journal of Paleolimnology, manuscript # JOPL1783

•  Paper:  Aquatic Geochemistry, manuscript #AQUA252

•  Paper:  Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, manuscript #W7175

•  Paper:  Clays and Clay Minerals, manuscript #CCM-410

•  Paper:  Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, manuscript #W7435

•  Paper:  Lakes and Reservoirs: Research and Management, manuscript #LRE-10-47

•  Paper:  Clays and Clay Minerals, manuscript, #CCM-504

 

2009 (4 papers)

•  Paper:  Developments in Sedimentology, Special Vol. (Alonso-Zarza & Lanner, eds.)

•  Paper:  Journal of Human Evolution, manuscript # YJHEV-A-433

•  Paper:  Journal of Paleolimnology, manuscript # JOPL1617

•  Paper:  Catena, manuscript # 2275

 

2008 (2 papers)

•  Paper:  Geological Society of America Special Volume (Quade & Wynn, eds.).

•  Paper:  Geosphere, manuscript # GEOS-00152

 

2007 (1 paper and 1 proposal)

•  Paper:  Journal of Environmental Quality, manuscript #Q07-0092

•  Proposal:  National Science Foundation (Geobiology & Low-T Geochem.): $337,000

 

2006 (1 paper)

•  Paper:  The Holocene (DOI: 10.1177/0959683607075832)

 

2005 (2 papers)

•  Paper:  Journal of African Earth Sciences, manuscript #1464-343

•  Paper:  Journal of Paleolimnology, manuscript #JOPL1015.

 

2004  (1 paper and 1 proposal)

•  Paper:  Canadian Journal of Soil Science, manuscript #04-057

•  Proposal:  U.S. Civilian Research and Development Foundation

 

2003 (2 papers)

•  Paper:  Earth and Planetary Science Letters, manuscript #EB2003-034

•  Paper:  Hydrological Processes, manuscript #18790.

 

Service To the Community

•  Volunteer Professor of Chemistry, Freedom University, providing college level instruction to Atlanta-area undocumented immigrants.

•  Member of the Lake Avondale Advisory Board, City of Avondale Estates, Georgia.  Provides technical advice to Mayor and Commissioners for management of lake and related natural resources in the city.

•  Regular guest (approx. every other month), K-4th grade science experiments and demonstrations, The Museum School of Avondale Estates (Avondale Estates, Georgia).