Selected Publications

Articles In Academic Journals

Year Title
2017 Water-soil-vegetation dynamic interactions in changing climateWater(20734441). 1-8.
2016 The Carolina Sandhills: Quaternary Eolian Sediments along the Updip Margin of the Coastal Plain Province, Southeastern United States.Quaternary Research. 271-286.
2015 Beneficial use of dredge materials for soil reconstruction and development of dredge screening protocolsJournal of Environmental Quality.
2010 Glacioisostatic Influences on Virginia’s Late Pleistocene Coastal Plain DepositsGeomorphology. 175-188.
2009 Criteria for beneficial utilization of dredge sediments in Virginia, USA3rd AMIREG International Conference: Assessing the Footprint of Resource Utilization and Hazardous Waste Management.
2009 Introduction : Managing Rivers with Broad Historical Changes and Human Impacts. In: James, A., Rathburn, S. and Whittecar, G.R. (editors). Management and Restoration of Fluvial Systems with Broad Historical Changes and Human ImpactsGeological Society of America Special. v-x.
2009 Management and Restoration of Fluvial Systems with Broad Historical Changes and Human ImpactsGeological Society of America Special. 244.
2007 Conversion of Potomac River Dredge sediments to productive agricultural soilsASMR, Proc., 2007 Nat. Meeting Amer. Soc. Mining and Reclamation. 980, 183-199.
2007 Developing a Beneficial Use for Dredged Sediments at Shirley Plantation: Hydrostratigraphy, Groundwater Flow Patterns, and Water Quality Studies In: Bailey, C.M. and Lamoreaux, M.H. (editors), Geology of Jamestown and the Lower James River Basin37th Annual Virginia Geological Field Conference Guidebook.
2007 Paleoenvironmental Analyses of a Middle Wisconsinan Biota Site, Central Appalachians, U.S.A. Quaternary Research.  133-140.
2007 “Theme 1: Effects of Global Climate Change” (compiler and editor) In NewPAGE: New Portals to Appreciating Our Global EnvironmentPearson Custom Publishing. 1-48.
2005 Delineation of Saltwater Intrusion through a Coastal Borrow Pit by Resistivity SurveyEnvironmental and Engineering Geoscience. 209-219.
2005 “Chapter 2: Causes of Global Climate Change” (complier and editor) In NewPAGE: New Portals to Appreciating Our Global EnvironmentPearson Custom Publishing. 33-55.
2004 Assessing Soil and Hydrologic Properties for the Successful Creation of Non-Tidal Wetlands. In: A Guide to Hydric Soils in the Mid-Atlantic Region, ver. 1.0, Mid-Atlantic Hydric Soils CommitteeUSDA, NRCS. 114-124.
2004 Potential contaminants at the Weanack Mineland Reclamation Site, Charles City County, Virginia as revealed by sequential extractionGeochemical Transactions. 49-60.
2004 Stratigraphy of active dunes, northern North Carolina and southern VirginiaJournal of Coastal Research. 980-999.

Books

Year Title
2004 NewPAGE: New Portals of Appreciating Our Global Environment

Chapters

Year Title
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. Boulder, Colorado: Geological Society of America.
2016 Landscape Evolution in VirginiaThe Geology of Virginia. Martinsville, Virginia: Virginia Museum of Natural History.
2015 Geomorphology, Active Tectonics, and Landscape Evolution in the Mid-Atlantic regionField Trip Guide for Geological Society of America Annual Meeting. Boulder, Colorado: Geological Society of America.

Grants

  • The VT/WSSI Project  awarded by VA Polytech Institute and State University 2016 - 2019
  • Building Bridges  awarded by Virginia Department of Education 2015 - 2018
  • Knowledge through Experience for Youth in Science - KEYS  awarded by Virginia Department of Education 2015 - 2018
  • Virginia School Climate Transformation Grant (SCTG) Evaluation  awarded by VA Department of Education 2015 - 2018
  • Water Budget Modeling for Mitigation Wetland Design  awarded by Peterson Family Foundation (subcontract through Virginia Tech) 2008 - 2018
  • Weanac Quarterly Sampling  awarded by Weanack Land Limited Partners 2017
  • Building Bridges  awarded by VA Department of Education 2016 - 2017
  • Weanack Quartery Sampling - Hydrogeologic Site Assessment and Monitoring of the Woodrow Wilson Bridge and Earle Basin Sediment Reclamation Site.  awarded by Weanack LLC 2016
  • Weanack Quarterly Sampling  awarded by Weanack Land Limited Partners 2014 - 2016
  • Teacher Recruitment Preparation Pilot Initiative - MonarchTeach  awarded by Virginia Department of Education MASTER I Program 2012 - 2016
  • Weanack Quartery Sampling - Hydrogeologic Site Assessment and Monitoring of the Woodrow Wilson Bridge and Earle Basin Sediment Reclamation Site.  awarded by Weanack LLC 2015
  • Project D 'n' A: Building Blocks for Middle School Science Literacy  awarded by Virginia Department of Education, Mathematics and Science Partnership Grant Program 2014 - 2015
  • Geology of the Patrick, S.C. (1:24,000) Quadrangle – Quaternary Dunes over Cretaceous Deltas  awarded by US Geological Survey 2013 - 2015
  • Weanack Quartery Sampling - Hydrogeologic Site Assessment and Monitoring of the Woodrow Wilson Bridge and Earle Basin Sediment Reclamation Site  awarded by Weanack LLC 2014
  • Learning Enhanced through the Nature of Science (LENS): An Inter-Disciplinary Sustainable Professional Development Model for High School Sciences  awarded by Virginia Department of Education, 2013-2014 Mathematics and Science Partnership Grant Program, 2013 - 2014
  • MonarchTeach  awarded by VA-Department of Education 2013 - 2014
  • Hydrologic Assessment, Monitoring, and Numerical Analysis of the Weanack Mineland Reclamation Research Site, Charles City County, Virginia  awarded by Weanack Land Limited Partners 2000 - 2013
  • Keywords

  • Geology : geomorphology, hydrogeology (wetlands, streams, soils, landscape formation, Quaternary climate change, environmental geology)
  • Education And Training

  • 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
  • Full Name

  • George Whittecar