Quaternary Landscape Evolution

Posters from presentations:

Fitzwater, B.A., Whittecar, G.R. Dobbs, K.M., Swezey, C.S., Garrity, C.P., and Mahan, S.A.  “Ground-penetrating radar (GPR) and optically-stimulated luminescence (OSL) data from Quaternary sands in the Carolina Sandhills, Chesterfield Country, South Carolina.”  Geological Society of America annual meeting, Vancouver, B.C., October 13, 2014.

Bradley, R., Whittecar, G.R., and Eaton, L.S. 2012. “Progressive weathering of greenstone clasts in dated Quaternary debris flows, Madison County, Virginia.”  Geological Society of America Annual meeting, Charlotte, N.C. November 4, 2012


Swezey, C.S., Fitzwater, B.A., Whittecar, G.R., Mahan, S.A., Garrity, C.P., Alemán González, W.B., and Dobbs, K.M.  2016.  The Carolina Sandhills: Quaternary Eolian Sediments along the Updip Margin of the Coastal Plain Province, Southeastern United States.  Quaternary Research 86: 271-286. swezey-et-al-2016-carolina-sandhills-qr

Swezey, C.S., Fitzwater, B.A., and Whittecar, G.R., 2016, Geology and geomorphology of the Carolina Sandhills, Chesterfield County, South Carolina, in: Gold, Structures, and Landforms in Central South Carolina – Field Guides for the GSA Southeastern Section Meeting, Columbia, South Carolina, 2016 (W.R. Doar III, ed.): Geological Society of America Field Guide 42, p. 9-36.  swezeyfitzwaterwhittecarftguide2016

Contributing author/field trip leader  :  Pazzaglia. F., Carter, M., Berti, C.,  Counts, R., Hancock, G., Harbor, D., Harrison, R. Heller, M., Mahan, S., Malenda, H., McKeon, R., Nelson, M., Prince, P., Rittenhour, T., Spotila, J., and Whittecar, G.R. 2015.  Geomorphology, Active Tectonics, and Landscape Evolution in the Mid-Atlantic region.  Field Trip Guide for Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Baltimore MD, October 29-30, 2015.  GSA Field Guides, 40, p. 109-169, doi:10.1130/2015.0040(06)

Whittecar, G.R. Newell, W., and Eaton, L.S. . 2016,  Landscape Evolution in Virginia. pg. 259-291   In:  The Geology of Virginia . Bailey, C.M. Sherwood, W.C., Eaton, L.S., and Powars, D.S eds. Virginia Museum of Natural History Special Publication 18, 537 p. whittecarnewelleaton2016p259290

Scott, T.W., Swift, D.J.P., Whittecar, G.R. and Brook, G.A. (2010). Glacioisostatic Influences on Virginia’s Late Pleistocene Coastal Plain Deposits. Geomorphology 16:175-188.

James, A., Rathburn,S. and Whittecar, G.R. (editors) (2009). Management and Restoration of Fluvial Systems with Broad Historical Changes and Human Impacts. Geological Society of America Special Volume 451, Boulder CO, 244 pg

James, A., Rathburn, S. and Whittecar, G.R. (2009). Introduction : Managing Rivers with Broad Historical Changes and Human Impacts. In: James, A., Rathburn, S. and Whittecar, G.R. (editors). Management and Restoration of Fluvial Systems with Broad Historical Changes and Human Impacts. Geological Society of America Special Volume 451, Boulder CO, p. v-x.

Daniels, W.L., Wick, A., Haus, N., Whittecar, G.R., and Carter, III C. 2009. Criteria for beneficial utilization of dredge sediments in Virginia, USA. In: 3rd AMIREG International Conference: Assessing the Footprint of Resource Utilization and Hazardous Waste Management, Athens, Greece.

Whittecar, G.R., Wynn, T., and Bartlett, C. 2007. Paleoenvironmental Analyses of a Middle Wisconsinan Biota Site, Central Appalachians, U.S.A. Quaternary Research 68:133-140.

Whittecar, G.R., Daniels, W.L., and Carter, C.H.III, 2007, Developing a Beneficial Use for Dredged Sediments at Shirley Plantation: Hydrostratigraphy, Groundwater Flow Patterns, and Water Quality Studies In: Bailey, C.M. and Lamoreaux, M.H. (editors), Geology of Jamestown and the Lower James River Basin. 37th Annual Virginia Geological Field Conference Guidebook.

Havholm, K.G., Ames, D., Whittecar, G.R., Wenell, B.A., Riggs, R.S., Jol, H.M., and Berger, G., Holmes, M.A. 2004 Stratigraphy of active dunes, northern North Carolina and southern Virginia, Journal of Coastal Research. 20:980-999.

Whittecar, G.R., Nowroozi, A.A., and Hall, J.R. 2005. Delineation of Saltwater Intrusion through a Coastal Borrow Pit by Resistivity Survey. Environmental and Engineering Geoscience, vol. 11, No. 3, pp. 209-219.


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