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Carol B. Dewet

Student-Faculty Collaborative Research Since 1990

KEY: title of student's study; (Honors) = awarded departmental honors; source of funding; * = graduate school attended; publications in italics

2007-2008
Monica Arienzo
2008: Dedolomitization in the Cambrian “white marbles”, south-central PA
2007: Temporal and spatial distribution of corals, Taque Bay & Buck Island reefs, St Croix, USVI
-Keck Geology Consortium

2006-2007
Stephanie Strouse
2006: Chemostratigraphy of Cambrian formations in York and Lancaster Counties,
- Leser Summer Research Award. F&M Fall Research Fair.
-*Boston University

2005-2006
Lida Teneva
2003: Oncoids as paleoenvironmental indicators and
2006: The rise and demise of a Holocene coral reef complex, Dominican Republic: the coral-climate connection (Honors).
- KECK Geology Consortium + 2 F&M Leser Grants + F&M Travel Award. # F&M Research Fairs.
-* Columbia University; Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Ph.D. candidate
-Teneva, L. T., Greer, L., de Wet, C.B., 2006, Isotope variability in early-Holocene Acropora Cervicornis from the Enriquillo Valle, Dominican Republic, Geological Society of America Northeastern Section Annual Meeting Abstracts with Programs, v, 38, p. 66.
- Teneva, L.T., de Wet, C.B., and Greer, L., 2006, Vital Effects in Acropora cervicornis Corals: Evidence from Trace Elements and Stable Isotopes, Geological Society of America Annual Meeting Abstracts, p, 75.
- Teneva, L.T., Greer, L., and de Wet, C.B., 2005, , Isotope variability in early-Holocene Acropora Cervicornis from the Enriquillo Valle, Dominican Republic, Keck Geology Consortium Extended Abstracts, v. 8.
- Teneva, L.T., de Wet, C.B., and Greer, L., Vital effects in Acropora cervicornis Corals: Evidence from Trace Elements and Stable Isotopes, Submitted to Coral Reefs winter 2006..

2004-2005
Rachel Dvoretsky
2004: Unusual microbial forms discovered in a Middle Cambrian reef system, Ledger Fm., York, PA and
2005: Climatic and tectonic influence in an East African rift system, Pleistocene paludal tufa development in an arid climate, Lake Baringo, Kenya
- F&M Hackman Scholars. F&M Research Fair.
-*University of Kansas, M.Sc.
- Roure, Cara, Ashley, Gail, de Wet, Carol, Dvoretsky, R., Park, L., Hover, V., Owen, B., and McBrearty, Sally, Tufas as a record of perennial freshwater in semi-arid rift basin, Kapthurin Formation, Central Kenya, submitted Sedimentology 2008.

2003-2004
Justin C. Gosses
Sedimentology of the Tsagantsav Formation: A lowermost Cretaceous lacustrine synrift formation, Tavan Har, Southeast Mongolia (Honors)
- KECK Geology Consortium. F&M Research Fair.
-*University of Wisconsin, Madison, M.Sc.
-PB Petroleum Corporation
- Gosses, J.C., and de Wet, C.B., 2004, Sedimentology of the Tsagantsav Formation: A lowermost Cretaceous lacustrine synrift formation, Tavan Har, Southeast Mongolia Keck Geology Consortium Extended Abstract, v. 6.

2002-2003
co-advised with D. Merritts, Lauren Manion, A Study of Sedimentation Patterns in the Little Conestoga Creek Watershed

2001-2002
Bond, Joanna J.
Exploration of the Conococheaque Group in Morgantown, PA

Sunderlin, Kimberly
Diagentic Alterations in Carbonate Glacial Lake Sediments; Hardin County, Ohio
- KECK Geology Consortium.
- * East Carolina University, M.Sc.
- Sunderlin, Kimberly and de Wet, Carol, 2002, Diagenetic Alterations in Carbonate Glacial Lake Sediments: Hardin Co., Ohio, Keck Geology Consortium Extended Abstract, v. 5.

2000-2001
Bruno, Caroline R
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Cement Stratigraphy within the Ledger Formation (Middle Cambrian), York Co., PA
- ACS-PRF funding
- de Wet, C. B., Frey, H.M, Gaswirth, S. B., Mora, C. I., Rahnis, M.A. and Bruno, C.R., 2004, Origin of Meter-scale Cavities and Herringbone Calcite Cement In a Cambrian Microbial Reef, Ledger Formation, (U.S.A.), Journal of Sedimentary Research v. 74, p. 914-923.
- * University of Washington, M.Sc.

2000-2001
Murphy, Megan
Grainstone Beds within Cambrian shelf margin Microbialites, the Ledger Formation, York County, Pennsylvania
- ACS-PRF and PA Geological Survey funding
- * East Carolina University, NC. M. Sc., University of California, Davis, Ph.D.

1998-1999
Frey, Holli
Shelf-Margin Instability and the Formation of Meter-Scale, Horizontal Submarine Cavities in Cambrian Microbialite
- Leser Award + ACI-PRF Grant Support
- * University of Michigan, Ph. D.

Frey, H. and de Wet, C.B., 1999, Shelf-margin instability and the formation of meter-scale, horizontal submarine cavities in Cambrian microbialite [abst] AAPG Annual Meeting, TX, April 1999.
- de Wet, C.B., Dickson, J.A.D., Wood, R.A., Gaswirth, S.B., and Frey, H.M., 1999, A New Type of Shelf Margin Deposit: Rigid Microbial Sheets and Unconsolidated Grainstones Riddled with Meter-Scale Cavities, Sedimentary Geology, v. 128, 13-21.
- de Wet, C. B., Frey, H.M, Gaswirth, S. B. Mora, C. I., ,Rahnis,
M.A. and Bruno, C.R., 2004, Origin of Meter-scale Cavities and
Herringbone Calcite Cement In a Cambrian Microbial Reef, Ledger
Formation, (U.S.A.), Journal of Sedimentary Research v. 74, p.
914-923.

1998-1999
Kissinger, Laura
Microbial Fabrics in a Middle Cambrian Microbial Complex, the Ledger Formation, York Co., PA
- ACI-PRF Grant Support
- Kissinger, L. and de Wet, C.B., 1999, Renalcis-like fabrics win the Ledger Formation [abst] NEGSA Annual Meeting, March, 1999

1998-1999
Midla, Brendan
Depositional Fabrics in the Kinzers Fm., Southdown Mine, York Co., PA
- Internship for Credit Program.

1997-1998
Dinterman, Philip
Patterns of Dolomitization within the Ledger Limestone, York Co., PA
- ACI-PRF Grant Support
- *New Mexico State University, M.Sc.

Stephanie Gaswirth '97 seen here at our poster at the north-east regional meeting of the Geological society of America

1997-1998
Cucolo, Steve
Geochemistry and Trace Element Analysis of Newark Supergroup Lacustrine Limestones
de Wet, C. B., Mora, C. I., Gore, P., and Gierlowski-Kordesch, E., and Cucolo, S. J., 2002, Deposition and geochemistry of lacustrine and spring carbonates in Mesozoic rift basins, eastern North America, in Renaut, R. and Ashley, G. M., Eds., Sedimentation in Continental Rifts, Society for Sedimentary Geology Special Pub. No. 73, p. 309-325.
- *George Washington University, M.Sc.

1996-1997
Gaswirth, Stephanie
Geochemical Variations Within Cambrian Fibrous Cements, The Ledger Formation, York County, Pennsylvania
- (Honors) - ACI-PRF Grant Support
- *Rutgers University (M.Sc. 1999), University of Colorado, Boulder, Ph.D.

- Gaswirth, S.B.* and de Wet, C.B., 1997, Geochemical variations within mid-late Cambrian fibrous cements, York County, Pennsylvania [Abst.], Geological Society of America, Northeast Section.
- de Wet, C.B., Dickson, J.A.D., Wood, R.A., Gaswirth, S.B., and Frey, H.M., 1999, A New Type of Shelf Margin Deposit: Rigid Microbial Sheets and Unconsolidated Grainstones Riddled with Meter-Scale Cavities, Sedimentary Geology, v. 128, 13-21.
- de Wet, C. B., Frey, H.M, Gaswirth, S. B., Mora, C. I., Rahnis, M.A. and Bruno, C.R., 2004, Origin of Meter-scale Cavities and Herringbone Calcite Cement In a Cambrian Microbial Reef, Ledger Formation, (U.S.A.), Journal of Sedimentary Research v. 74, p. 914-923.

1995-1996
- on junior faculty leave

1994-1995
Burrell, Shondricka
Variable Exposure Periods from Stacked Calcrete Horizons in the Triassic New Oxford Fm., Rife Farm Core, south-central PA
- Hackman Scholars Program
- *University of Missouri

1994-1995
Slovinsky, Peter
Changing Beach Profiles Due to Storms and Longshore Drift, Coastal Delaware
- *University of North Carolina, M.Sc.

1993-1994
Yocum, Daniel
Deposition and Diagenesis of Lacustrine Carbonates in the Gettysburg Basin, (Triassic) PA
- (Honors) - Hackman & Marshall Scholars funds
- *Univ. of Wisconsin, M.Sc.

- Freshwater Carbonate Deposits of the Gettysburg Basin (Triassic), Pennsylvania [abstr], Northeastern section Geological Society of America meeting, Binghamton, NY, p. 81.
-  de Wet, C.B. & Yocum, D.A., 1994, Carbonate Lakes as Sensitive Indicators of Paleoclimate and Tectonics: the Triassic Gettysburg Basin, south-central Pennsylvania [abstr], AAPG Annual Meeting, Denver, p. 133.
- de Wet, C.B., Yocum, D.A. & Mora, C.I. Carbonate Lakes In Closed Basins: Sensitive Indicators of Climate and Tectonics; an example from the Gettysburg Basin (Triassic), Pennsylvania - in, Shanley, K.W., and McCabe, P.J., eds., 1998, Relative Role of Eustasy, Climate, and Tectonism in Continental Rocks, Society of Sedimentary Geology (SEPM) Special Publication No. 59, Tulsa, OK, p. 191-209.

1993-1994
Brennan, Sean
Depositional Histroy of Providence Limestone Member (Pennsylvanian), Hopkins County, western Kentucky
- summer research funded through Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR): Undergraduate Student Summer Research Fellowship
- *Univ. of Kansas (M.Sc. 1998)
- *SUNY Binghampton, Ph.D. 2002

- Brennan, S.T., The Depositional History of the Providence Limestone, Illinois Basin, Western Kentucky [abstr], 1994, Northeastern Section Geological Society of America meeting, Binghamton, NY, p.8
- de Wet, C.B., Moshier, S.O., Hower, J.C., de Wet, A.P., Brennan, S.T., Helfrich, C.T. and Raymond, A.L., 1997, Disrupted Coal and Carbonate Facies within Two Pennsylvanian Cyclothems, Southern Illinois Basin, USA, Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 109, p. 1231-1248.

1993-1994
Watts, Samuel
Stratigraphy and Depositional Environments, Triassic Rheems Railroad Cut, Gettysburg Basin, PA

Watts, S. and de Wet, C.B., Triassic Fluvial Sandstones and Overbank Mudstones, Rheems, PA [abstr], 1994, Northeastern Section Geological Society of America meeting, Binghamton, NY, p. 79.

1993-1994
Daniels, Stephani
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Factors Influencing Female Undergraduate Students to Take Upper Level Science Courses
- co-supervised with Dr. Linda Aleci, as a Women's Studies minor Independent Study

1992-1993
Dudkiewicz, George
Recognition of Parasequences and their Diagenesis in Cambrian Carbonates, Morgantown, PA
-Recognition of Parasequences and their Diagenesis in Cambrian Carbonates, Morgantown, PA [abstr], American Assoc. of Petroleum Geologists Annual Meeting, 1993, New Orleans, LA, p.94.
- *Vanderbilt University – Law degree – environmental law specialty

Both Christine Burns '92 (left) and Wendy Berk '92 (right) received honors for their independent research which began in the summer before their senior year with a Hackman Grant.

1991-1992
Berk, Wendy
Deposition and Carbonate Diagenesis of a Mixed Siliciclastic-Carbonate System: The Centerfield Biostrome, Stroudsburg, PA
- (Honors) - Hackman Scholars Program
Carbonate Diagenesis of a Mixed Siliciclastic-Carbonate Environment, The Centerfield Biostrome, Stroudsburg, PA, [abstr], 1992, Northeastern Section Geological Society of America meeting, Harrisburg, PA, p. 7.
- *Univ. of Massachusets

1991-1992
Burns, Christine
Quartz Fabrics and Clay Mineralogy As Indicators of Depositional and Diagenetic History: Examples From the Centerfield Biostrome Near Stroudsburg, PA
- (Honors) - Hackman Scholars Program
Quartz Fabrics and Clay Mineralogy as Indicators of Depositional and Diagenetic History: Examples from a Middle Devonian Bioherm near Stroudsburg, PA [abstr], 1992, Northeastern Section Geological Society of America meeting, Harrisburg, PA, p. 10.
- *Univ. of North Carolina, M.Sc.

Folk, Robert
- summer research funded by Hackman Scholars Program
- *Univ. of Pennsylvania

Klinger, Joseph
Offshore Dynamics and Sedimentary Characteristics of La Malbaie, Gaspe Peninsula, Quebec
- Keck Consortium
Offshore Sediment Dynamics in the Baie De Malbaie, Gaspe Penisula, Quebec, Fifth Keck Research Symposium in Geology, Lexington, VA, 1992, p. 53-55.
*Univ. of Rhode Island, M.Sc., Ph.D.

Rahnis, Michael
Diagenesis of the King's Falls Limestone of the Ordovician Trenton Group in central New York state: a petrographic and geochemical study
- Keck Consortium
- de Wet, C. B., Frey, H.M, Gaswirth, S. B., Mora, C. I., Rahnis, M.A. and Bruno, C.R., 2004, Origin of Meter-scale Cavities and Herringbone Calcite Cement In a Cambrian Microbial Reef, Ledger Formation, (U.S.A.), Journal of Sedimentary Research v. 74, p. 914-923.
- Diagenesis in the King's Falls Member of the Trenton Group, Fifth Keck Research Symposium in Geology, Lexington, VA, 1992, p.191-194.
- *Univ. of Texas, Austin, M.Sc.

1990-1991
Hammack, Lauren
The Effects of Environmental Change and Euopean Settlement on the Floodplain of Pequea Creek
- (co-supervised with Dorothy Merritts)
- *Colorado State University, M.Sc.

Shane, Brendan
The Effects of Agriculture: An Historical and Sedimentological Study on the Floodplain Sediments of the Pequea Creek at Colemanville, Pennsylvania
- (co-supervised with Dorothy Merritts)
- *University of Maryland, M.Sc.
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Summary of Honors Degrees: 6

Summary of Undergraduate Involvement Research Funding: 7 Hackman Scholars; 3 Lesor Scholars; 6 Keck Consortium; 1 Council on Undergraduate Research Fellowship; 1 PA State Geological Survey; 6 American Chemical Society-Petroleum Research Fund Grant Support

Summary of Undergraduate Co-Authored Publications: 6 Keck Symposium abstracts; 3 AAPG Annual Meeting abstracts; 8 Northeastern Section Geological Society of American Meeting abstracts; 2 GSA Annual Meeting Abstracts; 1 SEPM Special Publication, 1 Geological Society of America Bulletin article; 1 Sedimentary Geology article, 1 Journal of Sedimentary Research article; 2 Sedimentology articles, 3 in prep.

Summary of Graduate School Attendance: 19 of the 27 students I have supervised have gone or are going to graduate school in sedimentology or a related field (M.Sc. degrees) ; 6 are now in Ph.D. programs or have completed Ph.D.’s.
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