David A. Grimley
- Ph.D. University of Illinois, 1996
- A.B. Colgate University, 1988
- Stratigraphy, paleoclimate and paleoenvironment of Illinoian and pre-Illinoian sediments and paleosols in SW Illinois
- Provenance of loess and lake sediment records, based on mineralogy, magnetic properties and elemental composition
- Utilization of magnetic susceptibility for delineation of hydric (wetland) soils and for ecological restoration
- Geomorphology and history of Illinoian glaciation in Illinois
- Surficial geology mapping in the Kaskaskia River Basin in southwestern Illinois
- Correlation of soil magnetic suscepitability to distribution of native tree and prairie species; utilization in restoration
- Comparision of paleoclimate and paleoenvironment of Wisconsinan, Illinoian and pre-Illinoian deposits in SW Illinois based on fossil assemblage, mineral and magnetic methods
Webb ND, Grimley DA, Phillips AC, and BW Fouke. 2012. Origin of glacial ridges (OIS 6) in the Kaskaskia Sublobe, southwestern Illinois, USA. Quaternary Research 78: 341-352.
Grimley DA and Phillips AC, editors. 2011. Ridges, Mounds, and Valleys: Glacial-Interglacial History of the Kaskaskia Basin, Southwestern Illinois, 55th Midwest Friends of the Pleistocene Field Conference, Illinois State Geological Survey Open File Series 2011-1, 144 p.
Grimley, D.A. and A.C. Phillips, 2011, Surficial Geology of St. Clair County, Illinois: Illinois State Geological Survey, Illinois County Geologic Map, ICGM St. Clair County-SG, 2 sheets, 1:62,500.
Curry BB, Grimley DA, and ED McKay III, 2011, Quaternary Glaciations in Illinois. In J. Ehlers, P.L. Gibbard and P.D. Hughes, editors: Developments in Quaternary Science, v. 15, Elsevier, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, pp. 467-487.
Grimley, D.A., 2010, Surficial Geology of Mascoutah Quadrangle, St. Clair County, Illinois: Illinois State Geological Survey, Illinois Geologic Quadrangle Map, IGQ Mascoutah-SG, 2 sheets, 1:24,000; report, 9 p.
Grimley, D.A., and Webb, N.D., 2010, Surficial Geology of Red Bud Quadrangle, Randolph, Monroe, and St. Clair Counties, Illinois: Illinois State Geological Survey, Illinois Geologic Quadranglex Map, IGQ Red Bud-SG, 2 sheets, 1:24,000; report, 15 p.
Grimley, D.A., Larsen, D., Kaplan, S.W., Yansa. C.H., Curry, B.B., and Oches, E.A. 2009. A multi-proxy palaeoecological and palaeoclimatic record within full glacial lacustrine deposits, western Tennessee, USA. Journal of Quaternary Science 24: 260-981.
Grimley, D.A., Wang, J-S., Liebert, D.A., and Dawson, J.O. 2008. Soil magnetic susceptibility: a quantitative proxy of soil drainage for use in ecological restoration, Restoration Ecology 16: 657-667.
Grimley, D.A., and Arruda, N.K. 2007. Observations of magnetite dissolution in poorly drained soils, Soil Science 172: 968-982.
Treworgy, J.D., Saunders, J.J., and Grimley, D.A., 2007, Mammoth (Mammuthus sp.) excavation on a college campus in Western Illinois, USA, Quaternary International 169-170: 24-28.
Grimley, D.A. and Phillips, A.C., 2006, Surficial Geology of Madison County, Illinois: Illinois State Geological Survey, Illinois Preliminary Geologic Map, IPGM Madison County-SG, 1:100,000.
Curry, B.B. and Grimley, D.A., 2006, Provenance, age, and environment of mid-Wisconsin Episode slackwater lake sediment in the St. Louis Metro East area, U.S.A., Quaternary Research, v. 65, p. 108-122.
Grimley, D.A., Arruda, N.K., and M.W. Bramstedt, 2004, Using magnetic susceptibility to facilitate more rapid, reproducible, and precise delineation of hydric soils in the midwestern USA, Catena, v. 58, p. 183-213.
Grimley, D.A., L.R. Follmer, R.E. Hughes, and P.A. Solheid, 2003, Modern, Sangamon, and Yarmouth soil development in loess of unglaciated southwestern Illinois: Quaternary Science Reviews, v.22, p.225-244.
Grimley, D.A., B.J Stiff, and M.J. Andrew, 2001, Geologic road map of Illinois: Surface deposits and landscapes: Illinois State Geological Survey, Illinois Map 10, scale 1:760,320.
Grimley, D.A., A.P. Phillips, L.R. Follmer, H. Wang, and R.S. Nelson, 2001, Quaternary and environmental geology of the St. Louis Metro East area: in D. Malone (ed), Guidebook for Field Trip for the 35th Annual Meeting of the North-Central Section of the Geological Society of America: Illinois State Geological Survey Guidebook 33, p. 21-73.
Grimley, D.A., 2000, Glacial and nonglacial sediment contributions to Wisconsin Episode loess in the central United States: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 112, no. 10, p. 1475-1495.
Grimley, D.A., and M.J. Vepraskas, 2000, Utilization of magnetic susceptibility for delineating hydric soils: Soil Science Soil of America Journal, v. 64, no. 6, p. 2184-2180.
Grants and Contracts
USGS-STATEMAP (PI); “The Illinois STATEMAP Geologic Mapping Proposal”, $194,565 .
USGS-STATEMAP (co-PI); “The Illinois STATEMAP Geologic Mapping Proposal”; served as PI for southwestern Illinois surficial mapping sub-project; yearly funding of $200,000 to $253,000 [2004 - 2012].
“Drilling and Electrical Resistivity Surveys for Shakespeare Oil Company in Southwestern Illinois” [2006; $40,000]
University of Illinois Research Board Grant, "Using magnetic susceptibility to aid with delineation of hydric (wetland) soils in the central Midwest" [2001; $18,400]