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curriculum vita

department of geological sciences

image of a river delta

Curriculum vita

  1. National Science Foundation, Marine Geology and Geophysics Catchments and Coastlines--The Influence of Sediment Load and Type on Delta Morphodynamics and Deposits, 2 years, begins 03/2011, $150,000
  2. National Science Foundation, Geomorphology and Land Use DynamicsDefining Controls on Incisional Avulsions in Alluvial Basins, 3 years, begins 9/1/2011, $112,000
  3. National Science Foundation, Frontiers in Earth Systems Dynamics
  4. Delta Dynamics Collaboratory, 5 years, $300,000

Current: Rebecca Caldwell (Ph.D.), Austin Nijhuis (M.S.), Scott David (M.S.)


Edmonds, DA, Hoyal, DCJD, Sheets, BA, and Slingerland, RL, Downstream control on distributary channel avulsion, AAPG Annual Meeting, 2008, San Antonio, TX

Edmonds, DA, et al., A stability diagram for fine-grained cohesive bifurcations, EOS (American Geophysical Union Transactions), Fall Meeting 2007

Edmonds, DA, Hoyal, DCJD, Sheet, B, and Bloch, RB, On the nature of delta distributary channel fill, AAPG Annual Meeting, 2007, Long Beach, CA

Edmonds DA, et al., The Morphology and Stability of Bifurcations in the Mossy River Delta, Saskatchewan Canada, EOS (American Geophysical Union Transactions), Fall Meeting, 2006

Edmonds, DA, and Slingerland, RL, Genesis and Shapes of Delta Distributary Networks, AAPG annual meeting, 2006, Houston, TX

Edmonds, DA, and Slingerland, RL, Mechanics of River-dominated Delta Bifurcations, 8th International Conference on Fluvial Sedimentology, Delft, Netherlands, Aug. 8-12, 2005. 

Edmonds, DA, Slingerland, RL, and DeSibour, RM, Geometric Properties of Bifurcating Delta Distributary Delta Channels, EOS (American Geophysical Union Transactions), Fall Meeting, 2004