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Dr. Jack Deibert

Professor of Geology

Contact: deibertj@apsu.edu

 

Education

Ph.D. University of Wyoming

M.S. University of Nevada, Las Vegas

B.S. Sonoma State University

 

Areas of Expertise: clastic sedimentology, sequence stratigraphy, basin analysis, sedimentation and tectonics

 

Selected Publications

Camilleri, P.A., Deibert, J.E., and Perkins, M.E., 2017, Middle Miocene to Holocene tectonics, basin evolution, and paleogeography along the southern margin of the Snake River Plain in the Knoll Mountain-Ruby-East Humboldt Range region, northeastern Nevada and southcentral Idaho: Geosphere, v. 13, no. 6, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1130/GES01318.1

 

Deibert, J.E., Camilleri, P.A., and Perkins, M.E., 2016, Tephrochronologic and structural constraints on the age of the Miocene-Pliocene(?) Humboldt Formation and associated mammalian fauna from Chalk Springs near Knoll Mountain, northeastern Nevada and implications for the timing of extensional faulting: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 48, no. 7, doi: 10.1130/abs/2016AM-277191.  Abstract

 

Camilleri, P.A., Deibert, J.E., and Perkins, M.E., 2016, The role of the ~ 16 -5 Ma Knoll-East Humboldt-Ruby Mountains fault system in the evolution of the Ruby–East Humboldt-Wood Hills metamorphic core complex, northeast Nevada: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 48, no. 7, doi: 10.1130/abs/2016AM-277274 .  Abstract

 

Deibert, J.E., and Breithaupt, B.H., 2016, Tracks, Trails, and Thieves: The Adventures, Discoveries, and Historical Significance of Ferdinand V. Hayden’s 1868 Geological Survey of Wyoming and Adjacent Territories: Geological Society of America Special Paper 521, Doi:10.1130/2016.2521(00). Abstract  Prologue.

 

Camilleri, P. A., and  Deibert, J.E., 2014, Tectonics and reconstruction of middle Miocene to recent rift basins in northeastern Nevada:  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 45, p. 24.  Abstract

 

Deibert, J. E. and Breithaupt, B. H., 2013, The “misfit’s” story: James Petigru Carson’s personal journal from Ferdinand V. Hayden’s 1868 Geologic Survey of the Wyoming Territory: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 45, No. 7, p. 239. Abstract

 

Camilleri, P. A., McGrew, A. J., Deibert, J.E., and Snoke A.W., 2013, Mesozoic to Cenozoic tectonic and paleogeographic evolution of the Ruby-East Humboldt-Wood Hills metamorphic core complex region, Nevada, and the role of tectonic inheritance in its development:  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 45, p. 239. Abstract

 

Sullivan, Z., Camilleri, P. A., and Deibert, J.E.,  2012, Estimates of offset of Quaternary alluvial fan surfaces along normal faults bounding the central and northern Grant Range and Railroad Valley in east-central Nevada:  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 44., p. 249.  Abstract

 

Camilleri, P. A., Deibert, J.E., and Breeden, S., 2011, Preliminary geologic mapping and Quaternary faulting of the western margin of the Grant Range, east-central Nevada:  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 43, p. 277. Abstract

 

Deibert, J. E. and Breithaupt, B. H., 2007, Tracks, Trails, and Thieves: The Adventures and Discoveries of Ferdinand V. Hayden’s 1868 Geologic Survey of Wyoming and Adjacent Territories: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 39, No. 6, p. 415.  Abstract

 

Camilleri, P. A., Deibert, J. E., and Perkins, M. E., 2007, Structural and chronologic constraints on the nature of Tertiary extension and basin formation in the Knoll Mountain region, northeastern Nevada: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 39, p. 226. Abstract

 

Deibert, J. E. and Breithaupt, B. H., 2006, Ferdinand V. Hayden’s 1868 “huge bird” tracks in the Upper Cretaceous Almond Formation: field evidence for the first dinosaur fossil discovered in Wyoming: in Lucas, S.G. and Sullivan, R.M. (eds.), Late Cretaceous vertebrates from the Western Interior, New Mexico of Natural History and Science Bulletin 35, p. 69-78.  PDF

 

Deibert, J. E. and Camilleri, P. A., 2006, Sedimentologic and tectonic origin of an incised-valley-fill sequence along an extensional marginal-lacustrine system in the Basin and Range province, United States.: implications for predictive models of the location of incised valleys: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 90, p. 209-235. PDF   Cover photo of valley fill

 

Deibert, J. E. and Breithaupt, B. H., 2005, In search of Ferdinand V. Hayden’s 1868 “lost tracks”: new field evidence for the location and description of the first dinosaur fossil discovery in Wyoming: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 37, No. 7, p. 406. Abstract


Frederick, D. L and Deibert, J.E., 2005, Murder mystery in middle Tennessee: provenance analysis of natural sediment recovered from human remains and its role in a homicide investigation and criminal trial: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 37, No. 2, p. 11.  Abstract


Camilleri, P. A., and Deibert, J. E., 2004, Tectonic controls on incised valley systems along extensional-lacustrine margins: an example from the Miocene Humboldt Formation near Knoll Mountain (HD range), northeast Nevada: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 36, p. 72.  Abstract

 

Steel, R.J., Bjorklund, P.P., Crabaugh, J., Deibert, J., Mellere, D., 2003, Types of Shelf-Margin Clinoform and their Role in Basin Filling: (abs) Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, p. 625.  Abstract

 

Deibert, J.E.; Benda, T.; Loseth, T.; Schellpeper, M.; and Steel, R.J.; 2003, Eocene Clinoform Growth in Front of a Storm-Wave Dominated Shelf, Central Basin, Spitsbergen: No Significant Sand Delivery to Deepwater Areas: Journal of Sedimentary Research, v. 73, no. 4, p. 546-558.  Abstract


Camilleri, P. A., and Deibert, J. E., 2003, Digital geologic map of Knoll basin, Nevada with detailed layers of structural and sedimentologic data: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 35, p. 58.
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Steel, R.J., Bjorklund, P.P., Crabaugh, J., Deibert, J., Mellere, D., 2003, Types of Shelf-Margin Clinoform and their Role in Basin Filling: (abs) Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, p. 625.  Abstract


Outlaw, R.K, Erickson, R.C., and Deibert, J., 2001, Petrology of a meta-anorthositic gabbro block, Franciscan Complex, Sonoma County, California: (abs) Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs.
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Steel, R.J., Mellere, D., Plink-Bjorklund, P., Crabaugh, J., Deibert, J., Loeseth, T., and Schellpeper, M., 2000, Deltas vs. Rivers on the Shelf Edge: their Relative Contributions to the Growth of Shelf-Margins and Basin-Floor Fans (Barremian & Eocene, Spitsbergen): GCS-SEPM Deep-Water Reservoirs of the World Meeting, p. 981-1009.  


Deibert, J.E., 2000, Sedimentology and Depositional History of Eolian Volcaniclastic Sandstone units of the Miocene Humboldt Formation, Northeastern Nevada: (abs.), Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 32, p. A-308.  Abstract


McKelvey, M.A., and Deibert, J.E., 2000, Stratification features of eolian volcaniclastic sandstone units of the Miocene Humboldt Formation, northeast, Nevada: (abs.), Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 32, p. A-272.  Abstract


Deibert, J., T. Benda; J. Crabaugh; T. Loeseth; D. Mellere; P. Plink; M. Schellpeper; and R. Steel, 2000, Geometric and Facies Contrasts Between Fluvio-Deltaic and Storm-Wave Driven Clinoforms in the Eocene Central Basin, Spitsbergen: (abs.), America Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin Abstracts with Programs, v. 9, p. A38.


Deibert J., T. Benda, M. Jensen, T. Loseth, M. Schellpeper, and R. Steel, 1999, Characteristics of an Eocene Shelf-Slope Clinoform Complex from a Storm-Wave Dominated Regime, Spitsbergen: its relevance for prediction of deepwater sand accumulation Characteristics of shelf-slope-basin floor clinoforms from a storm-wave dominated regime, Central Basin, Spitsbergen: (abs.), Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 31, p. A-456.  Abstract

Deibert J., T. Benda, M. Jensen, T. Loseth, M. Schellpeper, and R. Steel, 1999, Characteristics of shelf-slope-basin floor clinoforms from a storm-wave dominated regime, Central Basin, Spitsbergen: (abs.), America Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin Abstracts with Programs, v. 8, p. A31-A31.


Harlan, S.S., Duebendorfer, E.M., and Deibert, J.E., 1998, New 40Ar/39Ar dates from Miocene volcanic rocks in the Lake Mead area and southern Las Vegas Range, Nevada: Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, v. 35, no. 5, p 495-503.  PDF


Deibert, J.E., 1994, Tectonic subsidence and progradation of coarse sediment: quantitative basin modeling of a Cretaceous foreland basin, southern Utah: (abs.), Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 26, no. 7, p. A-180.


Deibert, J.E., 1994, How many "sequences" formed during the Upper Cretaceous (Cenomanian-Turonian) marine transgressive-regressive cycle in southern Utah, 5?, 3?, 2?, or just 1,: (abs.), Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 26, no. 6, p. 10.


Deibert, J.E., 1993, Regional development of a sequence boundary and its relationship with fluvial facies migration in a foreland basin: an example from the Cretaceous (Turonian) Smoky Hollow Member of southern Utah: (abs.), Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 25, no. 6, p. A-403-A-404.


Deibert, J.E., 1993, Differential subsidence in the Sevier foreland basin and its control on deposition of the Middle to Late Turonian Ferron Sandstone of the Henry Basin and Wasatch Plateau, south-central Utah: (abs.), America Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v.77/8, p. 1446.


Deibert, J.E., 1988, Depositional evolution of a Miocene extensional basin, southern Las Vegas Range, Nevada: (abs.), Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 20, p. 154.


Guth, P., Schmidt, D., Deibert, J., and Yount, J., 1988, Tertiary extensional basins of northwestern Clark County, Nevada: in Weide, D., This Extended Land, Geological Journeys in the Southern Basin and Range: Geological Society of America Cordilleran Section Field Trip Guidebook, p. 239-253.