University of Vermont

Cosmogenic Nuclide Laboratory and Geomorphology Research Group

John Southon



John was critical to the success of many projects. He guided students and staff through carbon-14 processing and, he was the man who at 2 in the morning, when the AMS source went south, ripped it apart and got us measuring again by sunrise.
Doctoral Degree
Auckland University, Ph.D. Physics, 1976
Projects
Paleostorminess, New England Ponds and Lakes
Vermont Alluvial Fans
Other Related Links
John's UC Irvine web page
Email Address
jsouthon@uci.edu
Current Position and Contact Information (3/2008)
Researcher
Earth System Science Department
University of California
B321 Croul Hall
Irvine, CA 92697
(949) 824-2878
Junior-Authored, Refereed Publications Based on UVM Research

Jennings, K., Bierman, P., and Southon, J., 2003, Timing and style of deposition on humid-temperate fans, Vermont, United States: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 115, p. 182-199. (download pdf)

Brown, S., Bierman, P., Lini, A., Davis, P.T., and Southon, J., 2002, Reconstructing lake and drainage basin history using terrestrial sediment layers: Analysis of cores from a post-glacial lake in New England, USA: Journal of Paleolimnology, v. 28, p. 219-236. (download pdf)

Noren, A.J., Bierman, P.R., Steig, E.J., Lini, A., and Southon, J., 2002, Millennial-scale storminess variability in the northeastern United States during the Holocene epoch: Nature, v. 419, p. 821-824. (download pdf)

Brown, S.L., Bierman, P.R., Lini, A., and Southon, J., 2000, A 10,000 year record of extreme hydrologic events: Geology, v. 28, p. 335-338. (download pdf)

Davis, P.T., Bierman, P.R., Marsella, K.A., Caffee, M.W., and Southon, J.R., 1999, Cosmogenic analysis of glacial terrains in the eastern Canadian Arctic: a test for inherited nuclides and the effectiveness of glacial erosion: Annals of Glaciology, v. 28, p. 181-188. (download pdf)

Bierman, P., Lini, A., Davis, P.T., Southon, J., Baldwin, L., Church, A., and Zehfuss, P., 1997, Post-glacial ponds and alluvial fans: recorders of Holocene landscape history: GSA Today, v. 7, p. 1-8. (download pdf)
Other Meeting Abstracts Based on UVM Research

Davis, P.T., Marsella, K.A., Bierman, P.R., Finkel, R.C., Caffee, M.W., Southon, J.R., and Koning, J., 1995, Timing and extent of glaciation of southern Baffin Island, Nunavut Territory, Arctic Canada, using in situ cosmogenic isotopes: Geological Society of America, 1995 annual meeting Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America, v. 27, p. 60. (download pdf)

Marsella, K.A., Davis, P.T., Bierman, P.R., Finkel, R.C., Caffee, M.W., and Southon, J.R., 1995, Geologic test of weathering zone concept and nunatak hypothesis using cosmogenic isotope dating in Pangnirtung Fjord area, Baffin Island, Nunavut Territory, Canada: Geological Society of America, 1995 annual meeting Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America, v. 27, p. 59. (download pdf)

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