Publications - Journal Articles



De Paor, D.G., Dordevic, M.M., Karabinos, P., Burgin, S., Coba, F., and Whitmeyer, S.J. 2016. Exploring the reasons for the seasons using Google Earth, 3D models, and plots. International Journal of Digital Earth, doi: 10.1080/17538947.2016.1239770.

De Paor, D.G., Dordevic, M.M., Karabinos, P., Tewksbury, B.J., and Whitmeyer, S.J. 2016. The fold analysis challenge: A virtual globe-based educational resource. Journal of Structural Geology, v. 85, p. 85-94, doi: 10.1016/j.jsg.2016.02.005.

Dordevic, M. and Whitmeyer, S.J. 2015. MaRGEE: Move and rotate Google Earth elements. Computers & Geosciences, v. 85, p. 1-9, doi: 10.1016/j.cageo.2015.09.04.

Dordevic, M., De Paor, D.G., Whitmeyer, S.J., Bentley, C., Whittecar, G.R., and Constants. C. 2015. Puzzles invite you to explore Earth with interactive imagery. EOS, v. 96, p. 12-16, doi: 10.1029/2015EO032621.

Whitmeyer, S.J., and De Paor, D.G. 2014. Crowdsourcing Digital Maps Using Citizen Geologists. EOS Transactions AGU, v. 95, p. 397-399, doi:10.1002/2014EO440001

Whitmeyer, S.J., and Mogk, D.W. 2013. Safety and Liability Issues Related to Field Trips and Field Courses. EOS Transactions AGU, v. 94, p. 349-351, doi:10.1002/2013EO400002

Whitmeyer, S.J. 2012. Community Mapping in Geology Education and Research: How Digital Field Methods Empower Student Creation of Accurate Geologic Maps. In Kastens, K.A., and Manduca, C.A. (eds) Earth and Mind II: A Synthesis of Research on Thinking and Learning in the Geosciences, GSA Special Paper 486, p. 171-174, doi: 10.1130/2012.2486(27).

Whitmeyer, S.J. and Leslie, S.A. 2012. Book Review "Geological Field Techniques". Journal of Geoscience Education, v. 60, p. 309-310.

Bailey, J., Whitmeyer, S.J., and De Paor, D.G. 2012. The Application of Google Geo Tools to Geoscience Education and Research. In Whitmeyer, S.J., De Paor, D.G., Bailey, J., and Ornduff, T. (eds) Google Earth and Virtual Visualizations in Geoscience Education and Research, GSA Special Paper 492, p. vii-xix, doi: 10.1130/2012.2492(00).

De Paor, D.G., Whitmeyer, S.J., Marks, M., and Bailey, J. 2012. Geoscience Applications of Client / Server Scripts, Fusion Tables, and Dynamic KML. In Whitmeyer, S.J., De Paor, D.G., Bailey, J., and Ornduff, T. (eds) Google Earth and Virtual Visualizations in Geoscience Education and Research, GSA Special Paper 492, p. 77-104, doi: 10.1130/2012.2492(6).

Shufeldt, O., Whitmeyer, S.J., and Bailey, C.M. 2012. The New Frontier of Interactive, Digital Geologic Maps: Google Earth-Based Multi-Level Maps of Virginia Geology. In Whitmeyer, S.J., De Paor, D.G., Bailey, J., and Ornduff, T. (eds) Google Earth and Virtual Visualizations in Geoscience Education and Research, GSA Special Paper 492, p. 147-164, doi: 10.1130/2012.2492(11).

De Paor, D.G. and Whitmeyer, S.J. 2011. Geological and Geophysical Modeling on Virtual Globes Using KML, COLLADA, and Javascript. Computers and Geosciences, v. 37, p. 100-110, doi:10.1016/j.cageo.2010.05.003.

Fichter, L.S., Pyle, E.J., and Whitmeyer, S.J. 2010. Expanding Evolutionary Theory Beyond Darwinism with Elaborating, Self-Organizing, and Fractionating Complex Evolutionary Systems. Journal of Geoscience Education, v. 58, p. 58-64.

Fichter, L.S., Pyle, E.J., and Whitmeyer, S.J. 2010. Strategies and Rubrics for Teaching Chaos and Complex Systems Theories as Elaborating, Self-Organizing, and Fractionating Evolutionary Systems. Journal of Geoscience Education, v. 58, p. 65-85.

Whitmeyer, S.J., Nicoletti, J., and De Paor, D.G. The Digital Revolution in Geologic Mapping. GSA Today, v. 20, p. 4-10, doi: 10.1130/GSATG70A.1
Appendix C: Google Earth KMZ file of Knock Kilbride geologic map
Appendix D: Google Earth KMZ file of Ben Levy geologic map

De Paor, D.G. and Whitmeyer, S.J. 2009. Innovations and Redundancies in Geoscience Field Courses: Past Experiences and Proposals for the Future. In Whitmeyer, S.J., Mogk, D., and Pyle, E.J. (eds) Field Geology Education: Historical Perspectives and Modern Approaches, GSA Special Paper 461, p. 45-56, doi: 10.1130/2009.2461(05)

May, C.L., Eaton, L.S., and Whitmeyer, S.J. 2009. Integrating student-led research in fluvial geomorphology into traditional field courses: A case study from James Madison University's field course in Ireland. In Whitmeyer, S.J., Mogk, D., and Pyle, E.J. (eds) Field Geology Education: Historical Perspectives and Modern Approaches, GSA Special Paper 461, p. 195-204, doi: 10.1130/2009.2461(17)

Whitmeyer, S.J., and Mogk, D.W. 2009. Geoscience Field Education: A Recent Resurgence. EOS Transactions AGU, v. 90, p. 385-386, doi:10.1029/2009EO430001

Whitmeyer, S.J., Feely, M., De Paor, D.G., Hennessy, R., Whitmeyer, S., Nicoletti, J., Santangelo, B., Daniels, J., and Rivera, M. 2009. Visualization Techniques in Field Geology Education: A case study from Western Ireland. In Whitmeyer, S.J., Mogk, D., and Pyle, E.J. (eds) Field Geology Education: Historical Perspectives and Modern Approaches, GSA Special Paper 461, p. 105-115, doi: 10.1130/2009.2461(10)

Whitmeyer, S.J., Mogk, D.W., Pyle, E.J. 2009. An Introduction to historical perspectives on and modern approaches to Field Geology Education. In Whitmeyer, S.J., Mogk, D., and Pyle, E.J. (eds) Field Geology Education: Historical Perspectives and Modern Approaches, GSA Special Paper 461, p. vii-x, doi: 10.1130/2009.2461(00)

Whitmeyer, S.J. 2008. Dating fault fabrics using modern techniques of 40Ar/39Ar thermochronology: evidence for Paleozoic deformation in the Eastern Sierras Pampeanas, Argentina. In: (ed.) De Paor, D., Making Sense of Shear (In honour of Carol Simpson), Journal of the Virtual Explorer, Electronic Edition, ISSN 1441-8142, v. 30, paper 3, doi: 10.3809/jvirtex.2008.00207

Karlstrom, K.E., Whitmeyer, S.J., Williams, M.L., Bowring, S., and Jessup, M.J. 2007. Does the arc-accretion model adequately explain the Paleoproterozoic evolution of southern Laurentia? An expanded interpretation: Comment. Geology, p. e143, doi: 10.1130/G23971C.1

Whitmeyer, S.J. and Karlstrom, K.E. 2007. Tectonic model for the Proterozoic growth of North America. Geosphere, 3, p. 220–259, doi: 10.1130/GES00055.1
Animation 1: Quicktime movie                   Animation 2: Powerpoint sequence

Whitmeyer, S.J., Fichter, L.S., and Pyle, E.J. 2007. New directions in Wilson Cycle concepts: Supercontinent and Tectonic Rock Cycles. Geosphere, 3, p. 511-526, doi: 10.1130/GES00091.1
Animation 1: Wilson cycle movie               Animation 2: Pangaea assembly movie
Animation 3: Rodinia assembly movie


Karlstrom, K.E., Whitmeyer, S.J., Dueker, K., Williams, M.L., Levander, A., Humphreys, E.D., Keller, G.R. and the CD-ROM Working Group. 2005. Synthesis of results from the CD-ROM experiment: 4-D image of the lithosphere beneath the Rocky Mountains and implications for understanding the evolution of continental lithosphere. In: Karlstrom, K.E. and Keller, G.R. (eds.) The Rocky Mountain Region -- An Evolving Lithosphere: Tectonics, Geochemistry, and Geophysics. AGU Monograph, 154, p. 421-442

Whitmeyer, S.J. and Wintsch, R.J. 2005. Reaction localization and softening of texturally-hardened mylonites in a reactivated fault zone, central Argentina. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 23, p. 411-424

Whitmeyer, S.J. and Simpson, C. 2004. Regional deformation of the Sierra de San Luis, Argentina: Implications for the Paleozoic development of western Gondwana. Tectonics, 23, TC1005, doi: 10.1029/2003TC001542

Whitmeyer, S.J. and Simpson, C. 2003. High strain-rate deformation fabrics characterize a kilometers-thick Paleozoic fault zone in the Eastern Sierras Pampeanas, central Argentina. Journal of Structural Geology, 25, p. 909-922

Simpson, C., Whitmeyer, S.J., De Paor, D.G., Gromet, L.P., Miro, R., Krol, M.A. and Short, H. 2001. Sequential ductile through brittle reactivation of major fault zones along the accretionary margin of Gondwana in Central Argentina. In: Holdsworth, R.E., Strachan R.A., Macloughlin, J.F. & Knipe, R.J. (eds.) The Nature and Tectonic Significance of Fault Zone Weakening. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 186, p. 233-254


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