Associate Professor

Rich Whittecar

417 Oceanography & Physics Bldg
Norfolk, 23529

Ph.D. in Departments of Geology-Geophysics and Geography(jointly granted degree), University of Wisconsin-Madison, (1979)

M.S. in Department of Geology Geophysics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, (1976)

B.S. in Department of Geology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, (1974)

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Whittecar, R. G. "The VT/WSSI Project" $50000.00 . Higher Education. August 4, 2016 - September 30, 2019
Loney, M. A., Garner, J. K. and Whittecar, R. G. "Knowledge through Experience for Youth in Science - KEYS" $504361. State. August 2015 - August 2018
Garner, J. K., Whittecar, R. G. and Dickerson, D. L. "Building Bridges" $406121. State. March 1, 2015 - August 30, 2018
Whittecar, R. G. "Weanac Quarterly Sampling" $10080.00 . Commercial. January 1, 2017 - December 31, 2017
Whittecar, R. G. "Weanack Quartery Sampling - Hydrogeologic Site Assessment and Monitoring of the Woodrow Wilson Bridge and Earle Basin Sediment Reclamation Site. " $10200. January 2016 - December 2016
Whittecar, R. G. "Weanack Quarterly Sampling" $6720.00 . Commercial. January 1, 2014 - December 31, 2016
Enderson, M. and Whittecar, R. G. "Teacher Recruitment Preparation Pilot Initiative - MonarchTeach" $1500000. State. 2012 - 2016
Whittecar, R. G. "Weanack Quartery Sampling - Hydrogeologic Site Assessment and Monitoring of the Woodrow Wilson Bridge and Earle Basin Sediment Reclamation Site. " $10080. Private. January 2015 - December 2015
"Geology of the Patrick, S.C. (1:24,000) Quadrangle – Quaternary Dunes over Cretaceous Deltas" $28000. Federal. 2013 - 2015
Garner, J. K. and Whittecar, R. G. "Project D 'n' A: Building Blocks for Middle School Science Literacy" $224200. State. March 2014 - September 2015
Whittecar, R. G. "Weanack Quartery Sampling - Hydrogeologic Site Assessment and Monitoring of the Woodrow Wilson Bridge and Earle Basin Sediment Reclamation Site" $10.080. Private. January 1, 2014 - December 31, 2014
Whittecar, R. G. and Johannesson, K. "Hydrologic Assessment, Monitoring, and Numerical Analysis of the Weanack Mineland Reclamation Research Site, Charles City County, Virginia" $149999. Private. September 1, 2000 - December 31, 2013

Expertise

Geology
geomorphology, hydrogeology (wetlands, streams, soils, landscape formation, Quaternary climate change, environmental geology)

Research Interests

Landscape development during the Cenozoic - Central Appalachians and Mid Atlantic Coastal PlainHydrologic and geomorphic changes during Quaternary climate change eventsWetland hydrology and geomorphic developmentInstructional techniques in geosciences, K-16

Articles

Wang, X., Chu, X., Liu, T. and Whittecar, R. G. (2017). Water-soil-vegetation dynamic interactions in changing climate. Water(20734441) 9 (10) , pp. 1-8.
Whittecar, R. G., Dobbs, K. A., Stone, S., McLeod, J. M., Thornton, T. M. and Smith, J. C. (2017). Use of effective monthly recharge estimates to assess long-term ground-water fluctuations in wetlands. Ecologial Engineering 99 , pp. 462-472.
Swezey, C. S.., Fitzwater, B. S.., Whittecar, R. G., Mahan, S. A., Garrity, C. P., Alaman Gonzalez, W. B. and Dobbs, K. A. (2016). The Carolina Sandhills: Quaternary eolian sediments along the Updip Margin of the Coastal Plain Province, Southeastern United States. Quaternary Research 86 , pp. 271-286.
Dordevic, M. M.., De Paor, D., Whitmeyer, S. J.., Bentley, C., Whittecar, R. G. and Constants, C. (2015). EarthQuiz: Crowd-sourced learning objects using open-source web-hosted imagery. EOS 96 , pp. 12-16.
Koropchak, S. C.., Daniels, W. L.., Wick, A., Whittecar, R. G. and Haus, N. (2015). Beneficial use of dredge materials for soil reconstruction and development of dredge screening protocols. Journal of Environmental Quality.
Dordevic,, M. M.., De Paor, D., Whitmeyer, S. J.., Bentley, C., Whittecar, R. G. and Constants, C. EarthQuiz: Crowd-Sourced Learning Objects Using Open-Source Web-Hosted Imagery. EOS.
Scott, T. W., Swift, D. J.P., Whittecar, R. G. and Brook, G. A. (2010). Glacioisostatic influences on Virginia’s Late Pleistocene Coastal Plain deposits. Geomorphology 16 , pp. 175-188.
Daniels, W. L., Wick, A., Haus, N., Whittecar, R. G. and Carter, C. III. (2009). Criteria for beneficial utilization of dredge sediments in Virginia, USA. 3rd AMIREG International Conference: Assessing the Footprint of Resource Utilization and Hazardous Waste Management.
James, A., Rathburn, S. and Whittecar, R. G. (2009). Introduction : Managing rivers with broad historical changes and human impacts. Geological Society of America Special 451 , pp. v-x.
Whittecar, R. G. (2009). Management and restoration of fluvial systems with broad historical changes and human impacts. Geological Society of America Special 451 , pp. 244.
Whittecar, R. G., 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. 37th Annual Virginia Geological Field Conference Guidebook.
Whittecar, R. G., Wynn, T. and Bartlett, C. (2007). Paleoenvironmental analyses of a Middle Wisconsinan biota site, Central Appalachians. U.S.A. Quaternary Research 68 , pp. 133-140.
Whittecar, R. G., Nowroozi, A. A. and Hall, J. R. (2005). Delineation of saltwater intrusion through a coastal borrow pit by resistivity survey. Environmental and Engineering Geoscience 11 (3) , pp. 209-219.
Daniels, W. L. and Whittecar, R. G. (2004). Assessing soil and hydrologic properties for the successful creation of non-tidal wetlands. USDA, NRCS , pp. 114-124.
Tang, J., Whittecar, R. G., Johannesson, K. H. and Daniels, W. L. (2004). Potential contaminants at the Weanack Mineland Reclamation Site, Charles City County, Virginia as revealed by sequential extraction. Geochemical Transactions 5 , pp. 49-60.
Havholm, K. G., Ames, D., Whittecar, R. G., Wenell, B. A., Riggs, R. S., Jol, H. M., Berger, G. and Holmes, M. A. (2004). Stratigraphy of active dunes, Northern North Carolina and Southern Virginia. Journal of Coastal Research 20 , pp. 980-999 .
Whittecar, R. G. (2001). A modified jigsaw-style exercise for volcanic landforms. Journal of Geoscience Education 48 (578).
Whittecar, R. G. and Duffy, D. F. (2000). Geomorphology and stratigraphy of Late Cenozoic alluvial fans, western Virginia, U.S.A. Southeastern Geology 39 , pp. 259-280.
Whittecar, R. G. and Lawrence, J. R. (1999). Hydrology and geomorphology of Green Pond – a high-altitude depressional wetland in the Blue Ridge of Virginia. Banesteria 13 , pp. 149-159.
Whittecar, R. G. and Daniels, W. L. (1999). Use of hydrogeomorphic concepts to design created wetlands in southeastern Virginia. Geomorphology 3 , pp. 355-371.
Nowroozi, A. A., Whittecar, R. G. and Daniel, J. C. (1997). Estimating the yield of crushable stone in an alluvial fan deposit by electrical resistivity methods near Stuarts Draft, Virginia. Journal of Applied Geophysics 38 , pp. 25-40.
Whittecar, R. G., Fleischer, M. S. and Dunham, T. H. (1994). Teaching off-campus geology courses using video tapes and conference calls. Journal of Geological Education 42 , pp. 325-329.
Whittecar, R. G. and Ryter, D. W. (1992). Boulder streams, debris fans and Pleistocene climate change in the Blue Ridge Mountains of central Virginia. Journal of Geology 100 , pp. 487-494.
Darby, D. A., Whittecar, R. G., Barringer, R. A. and Garrett, J. R. (1990). Alluvial lithofacies recognition in a humid-tropical setting. Sedimentary Geology 67 , pp. 161-174.
Whittecar, R. G. (1990). Beaches, Bays, and Barriers: Coastal zone processes and geologic history in southeastern Virginia and northeastern North Carolina. Field trip guide for annual meeting. National Council for Geographic Education , pp. 36.
Darby, D. A., Whittecar, R. G., Garrett, J. R. and Barringer, R. A. (1988). Anomalous heavy mineral size relationships in a humid alluvial fan: Implications for placer formation. Economic Geology 83 , pp. 1015-1025.
(1985). Geological Excursions in Virginia and North Carolina. Geological Society of America , pp. 244.
Whittecar, R. G. (1985). Stratigraphy and soil development in upland alluvium and colluvium, North central Virginia Piedmont. Southeastern Geology 26 , pp. 117-129.
Whittecar, R. G. (1984). Terrain models in field geology courses. Journal of Geological Education 32 , pp. 153-154.
Whittecar, R. G. (1983). Planning the use of soils on drumlins. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 8 , pp. 396-440.
Whittecar, R. G. and Davis, A. N. (1982). Sedimentology and palynology of Middle Wisconsinan deposits in the Pecatonica River Valley, Wisconsin and Illinois. Quaternary Research 17 , pp. 228-240.
Whittecar, R. G. and Mickelson, D. M. (1979). Composition, internal structures and a hypothesis of formation for drumlins, Waukesha County, Wisconsin, U.S.A. Journal of Glaciology 22 , pp. 357-371.
Whittecar, R. G. and Mickelson, D. M. (1977). Sequence of till deposition and erosion in drumlins. Boreas 6 , pp. 213-215.

Books

Whittecar, R. G. (1992). Alluvial Fans and Boulder Streams of the Blue Ridge Mountains, West-Central Virginia. Old Dominion University.
Whittecar, R. G. and Darby, D. A. (1979). Introduction to Geology: Laboratory Exercises. Burgess.
Whittecar, R. G. and Darby, D. A. (1979). Introduction to Geology: Laboratory Exercises. Burgess.

Book Chapters

Swezey, C. S.., Fitzwater, B. and Whittecar, R. G. (2016). Geology and Geomorphology of the Carolina Sandhills, Chesterfield County, South Carolina Gold, Structures, and Landforms in Central South Carolina – Field Guides for the GSA Southeastern Section Meeting, Columbia, South Carolina, 2016 (pp. 9-36) Boulder, Colorado: Geological Society of America.
Whittecar, R. G., Newell, W. L. and Eaton, L. Scott. (2016). Landscape Evolution in Virginia The Geology of Virginia (pp. 259-290) Martinsville, Virginia: Virginia Museum of Natural History.
Pazzaglia, F. J.., Carter, M., Berti, C., Counts, R., Hankock, G., Harbor, D., Harrison, R., Heller, M., Mahan, S., Malenda, H., McKeon, R., Nelson, M., Prince, P., Rittenour, T., Spontila, J. and Whittecar, R. G. (2015). Geomorphology, Active Tectonics, and Landscape Evolution in the Mid-Atlantic region Field Trip Guide for Geological Society of America Annual Meeting (pp. 106-169) Boulder Colorado: Geological Society of America.
Whittecar, R. G. (2007). Theme 1: Effects of Global Climate Change NewPAGE: New Portals to Appreciating Our Global Environment (pp. 1-48) Boston: Pearson Custom Publishing .
Whittecar, R. G. (2005). Chapter 2: Causes of Global Climate Change NewPAGE: New Portals to Appreciating Our Global Environment (pp. 33-55) Boston: Pearson Custom Publishing.
Whittecar, R. G. (2000). Wetland Soils: Nature's Kidneys Environmental Geology (pp. 266-267) Boston, MA: McGraw-Hill.
Whittecar, R. G. and Daniels, W. L. (1999). Use of hydrogeomorphic concepts to design created wetlands in southeastern Virginia Changing the Face of the Earth: Engineering Geomorphology Elsevier.
Whittecar, R. G., Fleischer, M. A. and Dunham, T. H. (1996). Teaching Geology for Engineering Students via distance education Compendium on Uses of Distance learning Technologies in Engineering Education (pp. 57-66) American Society of Engineering Education.
Whittecar, R. G. (1993). Ground-Water Flow in a Milk Box On the Rocks: Earth Science Activities for Grades 1-8 (pp. 150-156) Tulsa, OK: SEPM.
Whittecar, R. G. and Duffy, D. L. (1992). Geomorphology and stratigraphy of Late Cenozoic alluvial fans, Augusta Co., Virginia Alluvial Fans and Boulder Streams of the Blue Ridge Mountains, West-Central Virginia (pp. 79-112) Norfolk, VA: Old Dominion University.
Whittecar, R. G. and Ryter, D. W. (1992). Quaternary boulder streams and debris fans of the Blue Ridge, Augusta Co., Virginia Alluvial Fans and Boulder Streams of the Blue Ridge Mountains, West-Central Virginia (pp. 61-78) Norfolk, VA: Old Dominion University.
Whittecar, R. G. and Salver, J. S. (1990). Hydrogeology of a regressive barrier segment, Bodie Island, North Carolina Barrier Island Ecology National Park Service.
Whittecar, R. G. (1990). What is a geologic map and how is it used? A sedimentary Geologists' Guide to Helping K-12 Earth Science Teachers: Hints, Ideas, Activities, and Resources (pp. 30-31) Tulsa, OK: SEPM.
Robbins, A. T. and Whittecar, R. G. (1983). Cluster analyses of grain size parameters from a beach ridge complex, Cape Henry, Virginia Near shore Sedimentology (pp. 110-126) Tallahassee, FL: Florida State Univ. Press.

Conference Proceeding

Stone, S., Agioutantis, Z., Whittecar, R. G., Daniels, W. L., Thompson, T. and Dobbs, K. (2017). Wetbud– A free water budget modeling tool for created wetland design Procedings of the 8th International Conference on Sustainable Development in the Minerals Industry (pp. 182-188) Candemia Academics.
Whittecar, R. G. and Heller, M. J. (2017). Blue Ridge debris deposits and alluvial fans – Field trip 3rd North American Symposium on Landslides (pp. 10) Charlottesville, VA: Virginia Division of Mineral Resources.
Daniels, W. L., Whittecar, R. G. and Carter, C. H. (2007). Conversion of Potomac River Dredge sediments to productive agricultural soils Proc., 2007 Nat. Meeting Amer. Soc. Mining and Reclamation (pp. 980, 183-199) Lexington, KY: ASMR.
Daniels, W. L., Nagle, S., Whittecar, R. G. and Evanylo, G. (2002). Effects of biosolids application on ground water nitrate-N levels in sand and gravel mine reclamation in Virginia Reclamation With A Purpose (pp. 645-674) Lexington, KY: Proceedings of American Society of Mining Reclamation.
Whittecar, R. G. and Simpkins, W. W. (1981). Drumlins as potential sources of sand and gravel in glaciated regions . Proceedings of the 31st Annual Highway Geology Symposium.

Presentations

Stone, S., Thompson, T., Whittecar, R. G., Daniels, W. L. and Withers, U. S. (December , 2018). Comparison of Bowen’s Ratio and White’s Method for Evapotranspiration Measurement in an Actively Managed Hemi-Marsh. Oral Presentation the annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union Washington, D.C.
Whittecar, R. G. and Shoup, B. O. (May , 2018). Cypress-maple swamps and pine-oak dunes develop different Actual Evapotranspiration Rates, First Landing State Park, Virginia Beach, Virginia. Oral Presentation Society of Wetland Scientists Annual Meeting Denver, CO.
Whittecar, R. G. and Shoup, B. O. (April , 2018). Cypress-maple swamps and pine-oak dunes develop different Actual Evapotranspiration Rates, First Landing State Park, Virginia Beach, Virginia. Oral Presentation Geological Society of America Southeastern Section Knoxville, TN.
Daniels, W. L. and Whittecar, R. G. (February , 2018). Wetbud: A new water budget modeling program for created wetland design. the Institute for Wetland Research, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Alexandria, VA.
Shoup, B. O. and Whittecar, R. G. ( 2017). Actual evapotranspiration (AET) rates for different vegetation groups may control groundwater dome asymmetry, First Landing State Park, Virginia. Oral Presentation Geological Society of America Annual Meeting Seattle, WA.
Whittecar, R. G., Daniels, W. L., Thompson, T. W., Agioutantis, Z. and Stone, S. (September , 2016). Wetbud calculates wetland water budgets efficiently using regional weather data for Virginia sites. Oral Presentation Geological Society of America, Annual Meeting Denver, CO.
Whittecar, R. G. and Fitzwater, B. (March , 2016). Boundaries of soils used as contacts for eolian Pinehurst Formation, Patrick, S.C. (1:24,000) geologic map. Oral Presentation Southeastern Section, Geological Society of America Columbia, SC.
Swezey, C. S., Fitzwater, B., Whittecar, R. G., Garrity, C. P., Mahan, S. A. and Dobbs, K. M. (March , 2016). The Carolina Sandhills of the southeastern United States are eolian sand sheets and dunes that were active during the last glaciation. Oral Presentation Southeastern Section, Geological Society of America Columbia, SC.
Whittecar, R. G. (December 10, 2015). Geology of the Patrick and Middendorf S.C. Quadrangles – Quaternary Dunes and Cretaceous Deltas Other Deparmental Seminar Greenville NC.
Hiza, B. and Whittecar, R. G. (November , 2015). Groundwater and tidal flux control wetland hydrology at a freshwater tidal wetland in northern Virginia, U.S.A. Poster Geological Society of America Baltimore, MD.
Stone, S. and Whittecar, R. G. (November , 2015). Variation in estimates of actual evapotranspiration rates leads to understanding of hydrologic response to wetland expansion at Hybla Valley, Virginia. Poster Geological Society of America Baltimore, MD.
Swezey, C. S.., Fitzwater, B. A.., Bernhardt, C. and Whittecar, R. G. (November , 2015). Cretaceous stratigraphy in the updip portion of the U.S. Atlantic Coastal Plain, Chesterfield County, South Carolina. Oral Presentation Geological Society of America annual meeting Baltimore, MD.
Whittecar, R. G., Daniels, W. L.., Thompson, T., Agoustantis, A., Hiza, B. and Stone, S. (October 16, 2015). Understanding and Operating Wetbud Water- Budgeting software. Oral Presentation Virginia Association of Wetland Scientists Fredericksburg, Virginia.
Stone, S. F.. and Whittecar, R. G. (October 15, 2015). Extensive aquitard in Hybla Valley (Northern Virginia) separates near-surface wetland hydrology from flow in deeper aquifer. Poster Virginia Association of Wetland Scientists Fredericksburg, Virginia.
Hiza, B. S.. and Whittecar, R. G. (October 15, 2015). Semidiurnal tides strongly influence groundwater flow at a freshwater tidal wetland in northern Virginia. Poster Virginia Association of Wetland Scientists Fredericksburg, Virginia.
Stone, S. F.. and Whittecar, R. G. (March 19, 2015). Extensive aquitard in Hybla Valley (Northern Virginia) separates near-surface wetland hydrology from flow in deeper aquifer. Poster Geological Society of America Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Hiza, B. S.. and Whittecar, R. G. (March 19, 2015). Semidiurnal tides strongly influence groundwater flow at a freshwater tidal wetland in northern Virginia. Poster Geological Society of America Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Whittecar, R. G. (March 19, 2015). Use greenstone weathering rinds to estimate age of debris fans, Blue Ridge Mountains, central Virginia, U.S.A. Keynote/Plenary Address Geological Society of America Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Whittecar, R. G. (November 3, 2014). Hydrologic Assessment of Natural and Mitigation Wetland Sites. Paper Soil Science Society of America annual meeting Long Beach CA.
Fitzwater, B. A.., Whittecar, R. G. and Dobbs, K. M.. (October , 2014). Ground-penetrating radar (GPR) and optically-stimulated luminescence (OSL) data from Quaternary sands in the Carolina Sandhills, Chesterfield Country, South Carolina. Poster Geological Society of America annual meeting .
Whittecar, R. G. (October 9, 2014). Coastal Plain Hydrogeology Oral Presentation Dept Seminar VIMS.
Whittecar, R. G. (May 21, 2014). What’s it take to be a UTeach Co-Director Oral Presentation UTeach Institute Annual Conference Austin TX.
Dobbs, K. M. and Whittecar, R. G. (November , 2012). Groundwater contribution to toe-slope wetland water budgets, Central Piedmont, Virginia. Oral Presentation Geological Society of America annual meeting Charlotte, NC.
Bradley, R., Whittecar, R. G. and Eaton, L. S. (November , 2012). Progressive weathering of greenstone clasts in dated Quaternary debris flows, Madison County, Virginia. Oral Presentation Geological Society of America annual meeting Charlotte, NC.
Dobbs, K. M. and Whittecar, R. G. (June , 2012). Groundwater and stratigraphy in toeslope/valley bottom wetlands, central Piedmont, Virginia, USA. Oral Presentation 9th INTECOL International Wetlands Conference Orlando, FL.
McLeod, J., Whittecar, R. G. and Dobbs, K. M. (June , 2012). Hydrogeologic conditions that affect restored pitcher plant bog habitat, SE Virginia. Oral Presentation 9th INTECOL International Wetlands Conference Orlando, FL.
Richardson, M. C., Whittecar, R. G. and Jones, R. H. (June , 2012). Hydrologic variations across a barrier island that influence inter-dune wetlands, SE Virginia. Oral Presentation 9th INTECOL International Wetlands Conference Orlando, FL.
Whittecar, R. G. (May , 2012). Threats to wetlands from pumps and plants. Oral Presentation Virginia Association of Wetland Professionals Richmond, VA.
McLeod, J., Whittecar, R. G. and Dobbs, K. (April , 2012). Analysis of geologic setting and hydrologic conditions that affect restored pitcher plant bog habitat, Sussex County, Virginia. Oral Presentation Southeastern Section, Geological Society of America Asheville, NC.
Richardson, M. C., Whittecar, R. G. and Dobbs, K. (April , 2012). Geologic influences on groundwater flow to inter-dune wetlands, Southeastern Virginia. Oral Presentation Southeastern Section, Geological Society of America Asheville, NC.
Dobbs, K. and Whittecar, R. G. (April , 2012). Groundwater and stratigraphy in two valley-bottom wetlands, Central Piedmont, Virginia. Oral Presentation Southeastern Section, Geological Society of America Asheville, NC.
McLeod, J., Whittecar, R. G. and Dobbs, K. (October , 2011). Analysis of geologic settings and hydrologic conditions that affect restored pitcher plant bog habitat, Sussex County, Virginia. Oral Presentation Geological Society of America annual meeting Minneapolis, MN.
Whittecar, R. G., McLeod, J. and Jones, H. R. (October , 2011). Estimate historic groundwater fluctuations in wetlands with Effective Monthly Recharge (Wem) model. Oral Presentation Geological Society of America annual meeting Minneapolis, MN.
Whittecar, R. G., McLeod, J. and Thornton, T. (September , 2011). Hydrogeological analysis of factors that influence pitcher plant bog viability, Joseph Pine Preserve, Sussex County, Virginia. Oral Presentation Virginia Association of Wetland Professionals Richmond, VA.
Richardson, M., Whittecar, R. G. and Jones, H. R. (September , 2011). Influence of hydrogeologic variations on barrier island interdunal wetlands at False Cape State Park, Virginia. Oral Presentation Virginia Association of Wetland Professionals Richmond, VA.
Dobbs, K. and Whittecar, R. G. (September , 2011). Relationships between stratigraphy and groundwater in Piedmont Virginia toeslopes/valley bottom wetlands. Oral Presentation Virginia Association of Wetland Professionals Richmond, VA.
Whittecar, R. G., McLeod, J. and Thornton, T. (July , 2011). Historic groundwater fluctuations in wetlands simulated with Effective Monthly Recharge (Wem) model. Oral Presentation Society of Wetland Professionals annual meeting Prague, Czech Republic.
Richardson, M., Whittecar, R. G. and Jones, R. H. (March , 2011). Hydrogeologic variations across a barrier island, False Cape State Park, Virginia. Oral Presentation Geological Society of America meeting, Southeastern section Wilmington, NC.
McLeod, J., Whittecar, R. G. and Dobbs, K. (March , 2011). Hydrogeological analysis of factors that influence pitcher-plant bog viability at the Joseph Pine Preserve, Sussex, Virginia. Oral Presentation Geological Society of America meeting, Southeastern section Wilmington, NC.
Whittecar, R. G., McLeod, J. and Thornton, T. (March , 2011). Simulation of historic groundwater fluctuation in Suffolk, Virginia using Effective Monthly Recharge (Wem) Model. Oral Presentation Geological Society of America meeting, Southeastern section Wilmington, NC.
Whittecar, R. G., Thornton, T. L., McLeod, J. and Smith, J. (June , 2010). Simulation of historical groundwater input at mitigation wetland sites. Oral Presentation Society of Wetland Scientists Annual International Meeting Salt Lake City, UT.
Whittecar, R. G., Thornton, T. L., McLeod, J. and Smith, J. (May , 2010). Effective Monthly Recharge (Wem) Model Simulates Historic Groundwater Input at Mitigation Wetland Sites. Oral Presentation Virginia Association of Wetland Professionals Williamsburg, VA.
Whittecar, R. G., Thornton, T. L., McLeod, J. and Smith, J. (May , 2010). Effective Monthly Recharge (Wem) Model Simulates Historic Groundwater Input at Mitigation Wetland Sites. Oral Presentation Virginia Association of Wetland Professionals Williamsburg, VA.
Whittecar, R. G., Thornton, T. L., McLeod, J. and Smith, J. C. (March , 2010). Simulate Historical Groundwater Fluctuations at Potential Mitigation Wetland Sites. Oral Presentation Geological Society of America, Northeastern/Southeastern sections Baltimore, MD.
Whittecar, R. G., Daniels, W. L., Wynn, T. and Zacharias, A. (March , 2010). Progress on a MODFLOW-based Package of Wetland Water Budget Tools. Oral Presentation Society of Wetland Scientists, Joint SAC/MAC regional meeting Reston, VA.
Whittecar, R. G., McLeod, J. and Thornton, T. (March , 2010). Simulation of historic groundwater fluctuation in Suffolk, Virginia using Effective Monthly Recharge (Wem) Model. Oral Presentation Society of Wetland Scientists, Joint SAC/MAC regional meeting Reston, VA.
Whittecar, R. G., Thornton, T. L., McLeod, J. and Smith, J. C. (October , 2009). Effective Monthly Recharge (Wem) Model Simulates Historic Groundwater Input at Mitigation Wetland Sites. Oral Presentation Geological Society of America annual meeting Portland, Oregon.
Daniels, W. L., Wick, A., Haus, A., Whittecar, R. G. and Carter, C. III. (September , 2009). Criteria for beneficial utilization of dredge sediments in Virginia, USA. Oral Presentation 3rd AMIREG International Conference Athens, Greece.
Whittecar, R. G., Raferty, E., Smith, J., Jolemore, B. and Thornton, T. (June , 2009). Effective Monthly Recharge (Wem) model for simulating historic groundwater hydrographs: Validation and improvement. Oral Presentation Society of Wetland Scientists, annual meeting Madison, WI.
Whittecar, R. G. (November , 2008). Two-Plus-Two approach to assessing student performance. Oral Presentation Preparing Future Faculty workshop presentation Norfolk, VA.
Whittecar, R. G. (July , 2008). [Geomorphic] Limitations and hazards to home construction – a writing assignment. Oral Presentation Teaching Geomorphology in the 21st Century Fort Collins, CO.
Whittecar, R. G. (July , 2008). Volcanic Landforms – a modified jig-saw approach. Oral Presentation Teaching Geomorphology in the 21st Century Fort Collins, CO.
Ranck, T. S., Talley, L. A., Tillman, D. M., Burdige, D. J. and Whittecar, R. G. (October , 2006). Sources of salinity in a brackish coastal-zone borrow-pit lake, Portsmouth, Virginia. Oral Presentation Geological Society of America, Annual Meeting Philadelphia, PA.
Whittecar, R. G. (June , 2006). Public Hearing Exercises in a First-year Experience Environmental Course. Oral Presentation American Democracy Project Annual Meeting, American Association of Colleges and Universities Snowbird, UT.
Scott, T. W., Swift, D. J. and Whittecar, R. G. (October , 2005). Correlating Late Pleistocene deposits on the Coastal Plain of Virginia with the glacial-eustatic sea-level curve. Oral Presentation Geological Society of America, Annual Meeting Salt Lake City, UT.
Whittecar, R. G., Gucwa, R. J. and Ketterling, B. (October , 2005). Tidal influence upon groundwater fluctuations in a fresh-water tidal mitigation wetland, southeastern Virginia. Oral Presentation Geological Society of America, Annual Meeting Salt Lake City, UT.
Whittecar, R. G. and Daniels, W. L. (June , 2005). Hydrology of Wetlands in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Oral Presentation Society of Wetland Professionals annual meeting Charleston, SC.
Daniels, W. L., Whittecar, R. G., Gailbraith, J. M. and Thomas, P. J. (June , 2005). Hydric soil-landscape relationships in Virginia. Oral Presentation Society of Wetland Scientists, Annual Meeting Charleston, SC.
Whittecar, R. G. (February , 2005). Using hydrogeomorphology in the design of mitigation wetlands in Virginia. Oral Presentation Department of Biological Sciences, Virginia Institute of Marine Science Gloucester, VA.
Despres, A. D., Whittecar, R. G. and Daniels, W. L. (November , 2004). Hydrologic variations between natural and constructed mineral soil flat wetlands, southeastern Virginia. Oral Presentation Geological Society of America, annual meeting Denver, CO.
Despres, A. D., Whittecar, R. G. and Daniels, W. L. (July , 2004). Hydrologic variations between constructed and natural mineral soil flat wetlands, southeastern Virginia Oral Presentation Society of Wetland Scientists, Annual Meeting Seattle, WA.
Whittecar, R. G., Nowroozi, A. A. and Hall, J. R. (March , 2004). Delineation of saline groundwater intrusion through a coastal borrow pit by resistivity survey. Oral Presentation Geological Society of America, Northeastern- Southeastern Section meeting Tysons Corner.
Despres, A. D. and Whittecar, R. G. (March , 2004). Hydrologic variations between mineral soil flat wetlands, southeastern Virginia. Oral Presentation Geological Society of America, Northeastern- Southeastern Section meeting Tysons Corner, VA.
Raines, D. and Whittecar, R. G. (March , 2004). Stratigraphy and groundwater fluctuation in a fresh-water tidal mitigation wetland, Charles City, Virginia. Oral Presentation Geological Society of America, Northeastern- Southeastern Section meeting Tysons Corner.
Whittecar, R. G., Seavey, E. A. and Frisch, M. A. (November , 2003). Use of Effective Monthly Recharge calculations to evaluate mitigation wetland sites in eastern Virginia. Oral Presentation Geological Society of America, annual meeting Seattle, WA.
Whittecar, R. G. (July , 2003). Geomorphic evolution of a fresh-water tidal estuary during late Quaternary sea level and climate changes. Oral Presentation International Quaternary Association Congress Reno, NV .
Whittecar, R. G. (May , 2003). Groundwater flow analysis of a sediment disposal site on coarse gravels, Charles City, Virginia. Oral Presentation Virginia Academy of Science Charlottesville, VA.
Seavey, E. and Whittecar, R. G. (May , 2003). Hydrogeologic Setting of a Proposed Created Wetland in Sand Dunes, Zuni, Virginia. Oral Presentation Virginia Academy of Science Charlottesville, VA.
Whittecar, R. G., Megponigal, J. P. and Darke, A. K. (October , 2002). Variations in Sedimentation Patterns across Tidal Fresh-Water Marshes, Mattaponi River, Virginia. Oral Presentation Geological Society of America Meeting Denver, CO.
Daniels, W. L., Nagle, S., Whittecar, R. G. and Evanylo, G. (June , 2002). Effects of Biosolids Application on Ground Water Nitrate-N Levels in Sand and Gravel Mine Reclamation in Virginia. Oral Presentation American Society of Mining Reclamation Lexington, KY.
Whittecar, R. G., Megonigal, J. P. and Darke, A. K. (November , 2001). Sedimentation Patterns within Tidal Fresh-Water Marshes, Mattaponi River, Virginia. Oral Presentation Geological Society of America annual meeting Boston, MA.
Whittecar, R. G. (September , 2001). Geomorphic Controls on Sedimentation in Fresh-Water Tidal Wetlands, Mattaponi River, Virginia, U.S.A. Oral Presentation Fifth International Conference on Geomorphology Toyko, Japan.
Whittecar, R. G. (May , 2001). Holocene Sedimentation History in Fresh-Water Tidal Wetlands, Mattaponi River, Virginia. Oral Presentation Society of Wetland Scientists Annual Meeting Chicago, IL.
Whittecar, R. G., Shamonsky, K., Megonigal, P. J. and Darke, A. K. (November , 2000). Geomorphic evolution of fresh-water tidal wetlands, Mattaponi River, Coastal Plain of Virginia. Oral Presentation Geological Society of America annual meeting Reno, NV .
Whittecar, R. G. and Frisch, M. A. (August , 2000). Evaluation of a groundwater-driven wetland site using effective monthly recharge calculations. Oral Presentation Quebec 2000: Millenium Wetland Event (Society of Wetland Scientists Annual Meeting) Quebec, Canada. .
Whittecar, R. G. (May , 2000). Geomorphology and Hydrology of a Mitigation Wetland Site, Oceana Ridge. Oral Presentation Virginia Academy of Sciences Virginia Beach, VA.
Wolny, J. and Whittecar, R. G. (June , 1999). Used of Effective Monthly Recharge model to determine recharge trends at Kennedy Mountain Meadow, Maple Flats, Augusta County, Virginia. Oral Presentation Society of Wetland Scientists annual meeting Norfolk, VA.
Jackson, N., Whittecar, R. G. and Spudis, P. (May , 1999). Stratigraphic analysis of basalt flow stratigraphy in Oceanus Procellarum using Clementine data. Oral Presentation Virginia Academy of Sciences, annual meeting Norfolk, VA.
Wenell, B. A., Havholm, K. G., Jol, H. M., Whittecar, R. G., Riggs, R. S. and Ames, D. V. (October , 1998). History of back-barrier coastal dunes, northeastern North Carolina and southeastern Virginia: A progress report. Oral Presentation Geological Society of America, annual meeting Salt Lake City, UT.
Whittecar, R. G., Holloway, D. M. and Becraft, S. (October , 1998). Topography and characteristics of paleosols within coastal back-barrier dunes, northeastern North Carolina. Oral Presentation Geological Society of America, annual meeting Salt Lake City, UT.
Whittecar, R. G., Duffy, D. F. and Nowroozi, A. A. (October , 1998). Late Cenozoic History of Alluvial Fans near Stuarts Draft, Virginia. Oral Presentation Symposium on "Big Levels Region of Virginia" Charlottesville, VA.
Youngblood, M. A. and Whittecar, R. G. ( 1997). Geomorphic evolution of an alluvial fan complex, Wintergreen, Virginia. Oral Presentation Virginia Academy of Science Blacksburg, VA.
Whittecar, R. G. and Spencer, R. S. (October , 1997). Crystals, craters, and cornstarch volcanoes: Exploration-based Earth Science for K-3 teachers. Oral Presentation Geological Society of America Toronto, Canada.
Wynn, T. C. and Whittecar, R. G. (October , 1997). Middle Wisconsinan paleoecology and paleoenvironments of the southwestern Virginia highlands. Oral Presentation Geological Society of America Toronto, Canada.
Whittecar, R. G. and Daniels, W. L. (September , 1997). Use of Hydrogeomorphic Concepts to design created wetlands in southeastern Virginia, U.S.A. Oral Presentation Fourth International Conference on Geomorphology Bologna, Italy.
Whittecar, R. G. (May , 1997). Hydrogeomorphology-The Corps’ approach to functional assessment of wetlands. Oral Presentation Virginia Academy of Science Blacksburg, VA.
Whittecar, R. G. and Daniels, W. L. (March , 1997). Hydrogeomorphic concepts, landscape evolution, and the design of mitigation wetlands in southeastern Virginia. Oral Presentation Future of Wetland Assessment (Conference) Parole, MD.
Whittecar, R. G. and Spencer, R. S. (November , 1996). Crystals, Craters, and Cornstarch – Minds-On Teaching Methods in Earth Science. Oral Presentation ODU Technology Fair Norfolk, VA.
Whittecar, R. G. and Zamkotowicz, M. A. (October , 1996). Field indicators for paleoperiglacial origin of boulder streams, central Blue Ridge Mountains, Virginia. Oral Presentation Geological Society of America Denver, CO.
Zamkotowicz, M. A. and Whittecar, R. G. (May , 1996). Elevation as a Control on the Formation of Boulder Streams in the Blue Ridge of Virginia. Oral Presentation Virginia Academy of Science Richmond, VA.
Wynn, T. and Whittecar, R. G. (May , 1996). Geomorphology and Paleobotany of a Mammoth-Bearing Site, Russell County, Virginia. Oral Presentation Virginia Academy of Science Richmond, VA.
Whittecar, R. G. and Dunham, T. H. (November , 1995). Use Senior Assessment tools to adapt to changing needs. Oral Presentation Geological Society of America Annual Meeting New Orleans, LA.
Whittecar, R. G. and Dunham, T. H. (November , 1995). Use Senior Assessment tools to adapt to changing needs. Oral Presentation Geological Society of America Annual Meeting New Orleans, LA.
Whittecar, R. G. (October , 1995). Chisman Lakes: Where Quaternary swamps influence Holocene pocosins, soils and lakes. Oral Presentation Binghamton Geomorphology Symposium Charlottesville, VA.
Whittecar, R. G. (May , 1995). Hydrogeology of a wetland mitigation site around a borrow pit, Hampton, Virginia. Oral Presentation Virginia Academy of Sciences, Virginia Military Institute Lexington, VA.
Whittecar, R. G. (April , 1995). Geology in a Sand Box. Oral Presentation Geological Society of America, Southeastern Section meeting Knoxville, TN.
Whittecar, R. G. and Russell, J. T. (April , 1995). Variations in saprolite thickness in a small area, Henry County, Virginia. Oral Presentation Geological Society of America, Southeastern Section meeting Knoxville, TN.
Whittecar, R. G. (November , 1994). Taking the Mountain to Mohammed - TELETECHNET and Distance Education Experiences at Old Dominion University. Oral Presentation Faculty Forum, State Council for Higher Education in Virginia Richmond, VA.
Whittecar, R. G. (October , 1994). Buried karst-like topography on metavolcanic rocks, Southeastern Virginia. Oral Presentation Geological Society of America annual meeting Seattle, WA.
Whittecar, R. G. (September , 1994). Principles of geology and hydrology needed to use REAMS - Risk Evaluation and Assessment Models. Oral Presentation Virginia Department of Environmental Quality Richmond, VA.
Whittecar, R. G., Rasmussen, Zamkotowicz, M. D., Boyd, S. Y., Hoffmeister, A. T. and Comstock, B. C. (May , 1994). Orangeburg soils and Pliocene sea levels, Dinwiddie County, Virginia. Oral Presentation Virginia Academy of Science Harrisonburg, VA.
Whittecar, R. G., Pontier, N. K., Corrigan, P. B., Herman, S. W., Henderson, P. N., Gravette, J. V. and Luchetti, P. A. (May , 1994). Soils and sediments in high-level Tertiary alluvium, Gholsonville, Virginia. Oral Presentation Virginia Academy of Science Harrisonburg, VA.
Whittecar, R. G., Mallard, E. A. and Daniels, W. L. (April , 1994). Evidence for deeply weathered Tertiary surfaces in the Piedmont of southeastern Virginia. Oral Presentation Geological Society of America, Southeastern section Blacksburg, VA.
Whittecar, R. G. (February , 1994). Wetlands Hydrology. Oral Presentation Virginia Department of Transportation Training course, Wetlands Delineation Procedures Charlottesville, VA.
Whittecar, R. G. (January , 1994). Wetlands Hydrology - Regional Groundwater Flow Systems. Oral Presentation Virginia Association of Professional Soil Scientists Specialty Conference Fairfax, VA.
Whittecar, R. G. and Lawrence, J. R. (October , 1993). Hydrogeological Analyses and reconstruction of pond levels in a quartzite-solution depression, Blue Ridge Mountains, Virginia. Oral Presentation Geological Society of America annual meeting Boston, MA.
Whittecar, R. G. (October , 1993). Significance of the Fall Zone. Oral Presentation Virginia Association of Professional Soil Scientists Annual Conference Richmond, VA.
Whittecar, R. G., Emry, S. E., Daniels, R. L. and Hodges, R. (May , 1993). Bedrock weathering, soil development, and geomorphic evolution of the Old Hickory mining district, Dinwiddie County, Virginia. Oral Presentation Virginia Academy of Science Annual Meeting Norfolk, VA.
Lawrence, J. R. and Whittecar, R. G. (May , 1993). Geomorphology and hydrogeology of Green Pond, Augusta County, Virginia. Oral Presentation Virginia Academy of Science Meeting Norfolk, VA.
Russell, J. T. and Whittecar, R. G. (May , 1993). Influence of saprolite composition and structure on groundwater flow in the Piedmont Province, Henry County, Virginia. Oral Presentation Virginia Academy of Science Meeting Norfolk, VA.
Whittecar, R. G. (February , 1993). Wetlands geology and hydrology: Conceptual models and practical tips. Oral Presentation Virginia Department of Transportation training seminar Charlottesville, VA.
Whittecar, R. G. (August , 1992). Paleoperiglacial features of the mid-Atlantic United States. Oral Presentation Special session, International Periglacial Commission, International Geographical Congress State College, PA.
Whittecar, R. G. and Marshall, S. (May , 1992). Gradient increase and sinuosity adjustments on a sinking stream, Greenbriar County, W.V. Oral Presentation Virginia Academy of Sciences annual meeting Richmond, VA.
Whittecar, R. G. and Johnson, C. J. (April , 1992). Geologic and hydrologic controls of watertables on barrier islands. Oral Presentation Water Resources Research Conference Richmond, VA.
Whittecar, R. G. and Duffy, D. L. (March , 1992). Use of a terrain model to teach geological principles. Oral Presentation Geological Society of America, Northeastern Section meeting Harrisburg, PA.
Whittecar, R. G. and Johnson, C. J. (March , 1992). Analysis and reconstruction of water table fluctuations on a coastal barrier, Cape Henry, Virginia. Oral Presentation Geological Society of America, Southeastern Section Winston-Salem, NC.
Russell, J. T. and Whittecar, R. G. (March , 1992). Comparison of slug test and permeameter measurements of hydraulic conductivity in saprolites of two crystalline formations, Henry County, Virginia. Oral Presentation Geological Society of America, Southeastern Section Winston-Salem, NC.
Whittecar, R. G. and Johnson, C. J. (May , 1991). Geologic and hydrologic controls of water tables on regressive barrier islands. Oral Presentation Virginia Academy of Sciences annual meeting Blacksburg, VA.
Hisert, R. A. and Whittecar, R. G. (March , 1991). Influence of geology and evaporation upon water table shapes around interdunal ponds, Bodie Island, N.C. Oral Presentation Geological Society of America, Southeastern-Northeastern Section Baltimore, MD.
Whittecar, R. G. and Johnson, C. J. (November , 1990). Hydrogeologic analysis of water table fluctuations on a barrier island, Cape Henry, Virginia. Oral Presentation Geological Society of America, 102nd Annual Meeting Dallas, TX.
Whittecar, R. G. and Ryter, D. W. (May , 1990). Geomorphology and Late Quaternary history of a Blue Ridge hillslope, Sherando, Virginia. Oral Presentation Virginia Academy of Sciences annual meeting Fairfax, VA.
Duffy, D. F. and Whittecar, R. G. (May , 1990). Implications of segmented alluvial fans, Stuarts Draft, Virginia. Oral Presentation Virginia Academy of Sciences, annual meeting Fairfax, VA.
Whittecar, R. G. and Ryter, D. W. (November , 1989). Boulder streams, debris fans and Pleistocene geomorphic history, West flank of the Blue Ridge, Augusta Co., Virginia. Oral Presentation Geological Society of America, 101st Annual Meeting St. Louis, MO.
Whittecar, R. G. and Duffy, D. F. (November , 1988). Soil stratigraphy and weathering characteristics on alluvial fans, Blue Ridge Mountains, Central Virginia. Oral Presentation Geological Society of America 100th Annual Meeting Denver, CO.
Whittecar, R. G. and Emry, J. S. (June , 1988). Hydrogeology of a barrier island system, Nags Head, North Carolina. Oral Presentation 15th Annual National Specialty Conference, American Society of Civil Engineers Norfolk, VA.
Whittecar, R. G. and Foster, D. L. (May , 1988). Alluvial fans and terraces, central Virginia Blue Ridge mountains. Oral Presentation Virginia Academy of Sciences, annual meeting Charlottesville, VA.
Whittecar, R. G. (April , 1988). Colluvium and alluvium in terraces and debris filled hollows, western North Carolina Piedmont. Oral Presentation Southeastern Section Meeting, Geological Society of America Columbia, SC.
Whittecar, R. G. and Emry, J. S. (March , 1987). Impact of municipal pumpage upon a barrier island water table, Nags Head and Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina. Oral Presentation Southeastern Section Meeting, Geological Society of America Norfolk, VA.
Barringer, R. A., Darby, D. A., Whittecar, R. G. and Garrett, J. (March , 1987). The stratigraphy of Late Quaternary deposits in the Payan mining district Colombia, South America. Oral Presentation Southeastern Section Meeting, Geological Society of America Norfolk, VA.
Whittecar, R. G., Babuin, M. L., Barringer, R. A. and Darby, D. A. (November , 1985). Tectonic geomorphology on the coastal plain of southwest Colombia. Oral Presentation Geological Society of America, 98th Annual Meeting Orlando, FL.
Whittecar, R. G. (July , 1985). Origin and variability of surficial geologic deposits in the Eastern U.S., Seminar on Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Methods. Oral Presentation Seminar on Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Methods Arlington, VA.
Babuin, M. L., Whittecar, R. G. and Darby, D. A. (May , 1985). Tectonic influences upon fluvial landforms and sediments, southwest Colombia coastal plain. Oral Presentation Virginia Academy of Sciences, annual meeting Williamsburg, VA.
Darby, D. A. and Whittecar, R. G. (March , 1985). A model of placer deposition in tropical alluvial fans lacking in bedrock control. Oral Presentation Geological Society of America meeting, Southeastern section Knoxville, TN.
Darby, D. A. and Whittecar, R. G. (March , 1985). Quaternary stratigraphy and geomorphology at Cape Henry, Virginia. Oral Presentation Geological Society of America, Southeastern Section Knoxville, TN.
Whittecar, R. G., Darby, D. A., Barringer, R. A., Garrett, J. R. and Babuin, M. L. (November , 1984). Changes of Quaternary fluvial systems in a high relief humid tropical environment. Oral Presentation Geological Society of America, 97th Annual Meeting Reno, NV .
Whittecar, R. G. (May , 1984). Late Quaternary deposits in small valleys, western North Carolina. Oral Presentation Virginia Academy of Science Annual Meeting Richmond, VA.
Whittecar, R. G. (April , 1984). Great Dune-Seashore State Park and Beach Ridge Complex, Cape Henry Oral Presentation 11th Annual Shelf and Shore Workshop Virginia Beach, VA.
Whittecar, R. G. (April , 1984). Soil Development on Holocene Dunes and Beach Ridges, Cape Henry, Virginia. Oral Presentation Association of American Geographers Washington, D.C.
Whittecar, R. G. (February , 1984). Till, Drumlins and Glacial Erosion. Oral Presentation Department of Geology Colloquium, College of William and Mary Williamsburg, VA.
Whittecar, R. G. (November , 1983). Surficial sediments, stratigraphy, and geomorphology of Cape Henry, Virginia. Oral Presentation Virginia Geological Field Conference, Old Dominion University Norfolk, VA.
Robbins, A. T. and Whittecar, R. G. (March , 1983). Cluster analyses of grain size parameters from a beach ridge complex, Cape Henry, Virginia. Oral Presentation Geological Society of America meeting, Southeastern section Tallahassee, FL.
Whittecar, R. G. (March , 1983). Use of aquifer response to estuarine tides in determining hydraulic and stratigraphic characteristics. Oral Presentation Geological Society of America meeting, Southeastern section Tallahassee, FL.
Whittecar, R. G. (November , 1982). Late Pleistocene Geology of the Outer Coastal Plain: Historical Perspective and Regional Overview. Oral Presentation Old Dominion University Coastal Plain Geology Symposium Norfolk, VA.
Whittecar, R. G. and Simpkins, W. W. (August , 1980). Drumlins as potential sources of sand and gravel in glaciated regions. Oral Presentation 31st Highway Geology Symposium Austin, TX.
Whittecar, R. G. (April , 1980). Pre Wisconsinan Stratigraphy in a portion of the Pecatonica River Valley, Wisconsin and Illinois. Oral Presentation North Central Section of the Geological Society of America Bloomington, IN.
  • 2019: Nominee – Fellow, Geological Society of America
  • 2015: Outstanding Reviewer , Editors of Geomorphology and Elsevier
  • 2014: Excellence in Reviewing, Elsevier Journals
  • 2014: Distinguished Teacher- Tenured Faculty, College of Sciences
  • 2013: Shining Star, College of Sciences
  • 2010: Most Inspiring Teacher, College of Sciences
  • 2008: Outstanding Faculty Award, Old Dominion University Nominee/ State Council for Higher Education in Virginia
  • 2007: Selected as “Most Inspiring Teacher” by Outstanding Graduating Senior (Lisa van Kylen), Department of Ocean Earth and Atmospheric Sciences,Old Dominion University
  • 2006: Selected as “Most Inspiring Teacher” by Outstanding Graduating Senior (Keli Smith), Department of Ocean Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Old Dominion University
  • 2003: U.S. Professor of the Year Award, Old Dominion University Nominee , Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
  • 2002: University Professor, Old Dominion University
  • 2001: Outstanding Faculty Award, Old Dominion University Nominee, State Council for Higher Education in Virginia
  • 1998: TELETECHNET Teacher of the Year, Old Dominion University
  • 1998: University Professor, Old Dominion University
  • 1996: Invited Speaker at “Great Tips from Great Professors”, Symposium at Southeastern Section meeting, Geological Society of America
  • 1996: Old Dominion University Nominee, Outstanding Faculty Award, State Council for Higher Education in Virginia
  • 1995: Outstanding Faculty Award, Old Dominion University Nominee, State Council for Higher Education in Virginia
  • 1995: U.S. Professor of the Year Award, Old Dominion University Nominee, Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
  • 1994: Outstanding Faculty Award, Old Dominion University Nominee, State Council for Higher Education in Virginia
  • 1979: Sigma Xi, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • 1978: Phi Kappa Phi, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • 1977: Stanley Tyler Teaching Award, Department of Geology-Geophysics, Univ of Wisconsin-Madison
  • 1974: Order of the Old Well, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
  • 1974: Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
  • 1971: Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
  • 1970: Morehead Scholar, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill