University of Vermont

Cosmogenic Nuclide Laboratory and Geomorphology Research Group

David Dethier



David is a geomorphologist working in both eastern and western North America. David's involvement with cosmogenic nuclides and UVM goes back many years and includes several Williams students who have come to UVM for sample processing. David got Paul started in geomorphology as his undergraduate thesis advisor.
Doctoral Degree
University of Washington, Ph.D. Geology, 1977
Projects
Colorado Front Range, River Incision Rates and Moraine Ages
Laramide Erosion Rates and Surface Dynamics
Other Related Links
David's Williams College web page
William's College Geosciences Department web page
Email Address
ddethier@williams.edu
Current Position and Contact Information (3/2008)
Professor of Geoscience
303 Clark Hall
Williams College
Williamstown, MA 01267
(413) 597-2078
First-Authored Meeting Abstracts Based on UVM Research

Dethier, D.P., Ouimet, W., Bierman, P., and Finkel, R.C., 2002, Long-term erosion rates derived from 10Be in sediment from small catchments, northern Front Range and southern Wyoming: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. (download pdf)

Dethier, D.P., Schildgen, T.F., Bierman, P.R., and Caffee, M.W., 2001, Cosmogenic analysis of the Rocky Flats alluvium near Boulder, Colorado: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 33, p. A-312. (download pdf)

Dethier, D.P., Schildgen, T.F., Bierman, P.R., and Caffee, M.W., 2000, The cosmogenic isotope record of late Pleistocene incision, Boulder Canyon, Colorado: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 32, p. A-473. (download pdf)
Junior-Authored, Refereed Publications Based on UVM Research

Riihimaki, C.A., Anderson, R.S., Safran, E.B., Dethier, D.P., Finkel, R.C., and Bierman, P.R., 2006, Longevity and progressive abandonment of the Rocky Flats surface, Front Range, Colorado: Geomorphology, v. 78, p. 265-278. (download pdf)

Schildgen, T., Dethier, D., Bierman, P.R., and Caffee, M., 2002, 26Al and 10Be dating of late Pleistocene fill terraces: a record of glacial and non-glacial fluvial deposition and incision, Colorado Front Ranges and Landforms.: Earth Surface Processes and Landforms., v. 27, p. 773-787. (download pdf)

Bierman, P., and Dethier, D., 1986, Lake Bascom and the deglaciation of Northwestern Massachusetts: Northeastern Geology, v. 8, p. 32-43. (download pdf)
Other Meeting Abstracts Based on UVM Research

Bierman, P., and Dethier, D., 1985, The deglaciation of northwestern Massachusetts: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 17, p. 4. (download pdf)

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