BA, SUNY Buffalo, 1958
MS, SUNY Buffalo, 1960
PhD, University of Illinois, 1965
Sedimentary petrology, origin of dolomite, application of ESR to carbonate geochemistry,
age dating and the origin of the Peoria Loess, lithostratigraphy of the Memphis Aquifer.
1040 Physical Geology - processes that form the rocks in the Earth's crust; the Earth's
1050 Historical Geology – history of the earth, basis for our understanding and a era by
era summary of events
1103Environmental Geology – understanding, evaluation. and solving problems related to
natural hazards and the environment
3802 Introduction to Oceanography – the geology, physics, chemistry and biology of our
water planet for the non-science major.
3712 Sedimentology and Stratigraphy – the basis of the origin and classification of sedimentary
4622 Geology Field Camp – geologic field methods taught in the Black Hills.
7100Basin Analysis – Study of deposional models and basin filling using geophysical logs,
seismic stratigraphy and biostratigrphy
7102Electron Beam Analysis – use of the Environmental Electron Microscope in the materials
sciences (rocks, minerals, metals, bones, ceramics)
7170 Sedimentary Petrology – the origin and classification of sedimentary rocks based on
the study of thin sections and XRD
7301 Geologic Data Analysis – univariate, bivariate, map and multivariate data analysis
as applied to geologic problems
Lumsden, D.N., Hundt, K.R., and Larsen, D., 2009, Petrology of the Memphis Sand in the Northern
Mississippi Embayment: Southeastern Geology, v. 46, p. 121-133.
Cox, R. T., Lumsden, D.N., Gough, K., Lloyd, R.V. Talnagi, J., 2008, Investigation of late Quaternary fault
block uplift along the Motagua/Swan Islands fault system: Implications for seismic/tsunami
hazard for the Bay of Honduras: Tectonophysics, v. 457, p. 30-41.
Lumsden, D.N., 2003, Organodiagenetic dolomite on a deep subtidal shelf, Fort Payne Formation
(Mississippian), Tennessee, U.S.A.: in Ahr, W.M., Harris, P.M., Morgan, W.A., and
Somerville, I.D., eds., SEPM Special Publication 78: Permo-Carboniferous Carbonate Platforms and Reefs, p. 323-332.
Lumsden, D.N., Galluzzi, J.W., Drouin, P.A., and Lumsden, C.H., 2003, Provenance of the Peoria
Loess in the Northern Mississippi Embayment: Geological Society of America Southcentral/Southeast Section Meeting Guidebook., Report
of Investigation 51, State of Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation,
p. 145 - 152.
Lumsden, D.N., and Caudle, G.C., 2001, The origin of massive dolostone: The Upper Knox model:
Journal of Sedimentary Research, v. 71, p. 400-409.
Cox, R.T., Lumsden, D.N., and Talnagi, J., 2008, Tsunami hazard for the Bay of Honduras posed by Roatan Island
faulting: American Geophysical Union meeting.
Hundt, K., Lumsden, D.N., Larsen, D., and Waldron, B., 2008, Lithostratigraphy of the Memphis Aquifer in Arkansas:
Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 40.
Cox, R. and Lumsden, D.N., 2008, Three ring circus in Mississippi?: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 40.
Lumsden, D.N. and Hundt, K., 2008, Petrology of the Memphis (Sparta) Sand: Geological Society of
America Abstracts with Programs, v. 40.