research projects

grants funded

student projects

curriculum vita

department of geological sciences

image of a river delta

Curriculum vita

appointments
EDUCATION
GRANTS FUNDED

NSF, Geomorphology and Landuse Dynamics (EAR 1123847) "Defining controls on incisional avulsions in alluvial basins," 2011-2014

NSF, Frontiers in Earth Systems Dynamics "A dynamic delta collaboratory," 2011-2016

American Chemical Society-Petroleum Research Fund. A theoretical and field-based study on the formation and shape of fluvial levees. 2014-2016

National Science Foundation, Science for Engineering, Education, and Sustainability for the Coast. Sustainability of Deltaic Coasts – The Trillion Dollar Problem. 2015-2019

INVITED TALKS
STUDENTS SUPERVISED

Current: Rebecca Caldwell (Ph.D.), Scott David (Ph.D), Elizabeth Olliver (M.S.), Steven Davey (M.S.), John Talley (M.S. co-advised with Ed Herrmann)

SELECTED ABSTRACTS

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