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Darryl Granger

College of Science Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs and Professor Darryl Granger
Curriculum Vitae
Associated website(s):
Google Scholar , Geology and Geophysics

Ph.D.- University of California-Berkeley

Research Interests
Tectonic geomorphology, landscape evolution, cosmogenic nuclides applied to geomorphology and surficial processes, environmental geosciences.

Teaching Interests
  • EAS 391A Earth Surface Processes
  • EAS 591R Seminar - Geology of Western U.S.

Awards and Honors

  • 1992-1995 NASA Global Change Fellow
  • 2000 EAS outstanding teacher award
  • 2001 NSF Early Career Development (CAREER) award
  • Professional Experience
  • 2002 Associate Professor of AMS/Geochemistry, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences , Purdue University.
  • 1996 Assistant Professor of AMS/Geochemistry, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences , Purdue University.

Selected Publications- Google Scholar Page for a complete list of publications

  • Donahue, M.S., Karlstrom, K.E., Aslan, A., Darling, A., Granger, D ., Wan, E., Dickinson, R. G., and Kirby E. (2013) Incision history of the Black Canyon of Gunnison, Colorado, over the past ~1Ma inferred from dating of fluvial gravel deposits, Geosphere , v. 9, p. 815-826.
  • Granger, D . E., Lifton, N. A., and Willenbring, J. K. (2013), A cosmic trip: 25 years of cosmogenic nuclides in geology, Geological Society of America Bulletin , v. 125, p. 1379-1402.
  • De Waele, J., Ferrarese, F., Granger, D ., and Sauro, F. (2012) Landscape evolution in the Tacchi area (Central-East Sardinia) based on karst and fluvial morphology and age of cave sediments, Geografia Fisica e Dinamica Quaternaria , v. 35, p. 119-127.
  • Erlanger, E.D., Granger, D.E ., and Gibbon, R.J. (2012), Rock uplift rates in South Africa from isochron burial dating of fluvial and marine terraces, Geology , v. 40, p. 1019-1022.
  • Riebe, C. S. and Granger, D.E. (2012), Quantifying the effects of deep and near-surface chemical erosion on cosmogenic nuclides in soils, saprolites, and sediments, Earth Surface Processes and Landforms , DOI: 10.1002/esp.3339.
  • Darling, A. L., Karlstrom, K.E., Granger, D. E ., Aslan, A., Kirby, E., Ouimet, W. B., Lazear, G. D., Coblentz, D. D., and Cole, R. D. (2012), New incision rates along the Colorado River system based on cosmogenic burial dating of terraces: Implications for regional controls on Quaternary incision, Geosphere , v. 8, p. 1020-1041.
  • Olivetti, V., Cyr, A. J., Molin, P., Faccenna, C. and Granger, D. E. (2012), Uplift history of the Sila Massif, southern Italy, deciphered from cosmogenic 10Be erosion rates and river longitudinal profile analysis, Tectonics , v. 31, TC3007, 19 pp.
  • Shen, G., Michel, V., Despriée, J., Han, F, Granger, D.E. (2012), Datation d’enfouissement par 26Al/10Be et son application préliminaire à des sites du Paléolitique Inférieur en Chine et en France, L’Anthropologie , v. 111, p. 157-165.
  • Matmon, A., Stock, G. M., Granger, D. E ., and Howard, K. A. (2012) Dating of Pliocene Colorado River sediments: Implications for cosmogenic burial dating and the evolution of the lower Colorado River, Geological Society of America Bulletin , B30453.1, v. 124, p. 626-640.
  • Hu, X., Kirby, E., Pan, B., Granger, D.E ., and Su, H. (2011) Cosmogenic burial ages reveal sediment reservoir dynamics along the Yellow River, China, Geology , v. 39, p. 839-842.
  • Federici, P.R., Granger, D. E ., Pappalardo, M., Ribolini, A., Spagnolo,. M., Cyr, A.J. (2011) Last Glacial Maximum and the Gschnitz stadial in the Maritime Alps according to 10Be cosmogenic dating, Boreas, published online 3 Nov 2011.
  • Placzek, C.J., Matmon, A., Granger, D.E ., Quade, J., and Niedermann, S. (2010) Evidence for active landscape evolution in the hyperarid Atacama from multiple terrestrial cosmogenic nuclides, Earth and Planetary Science Letters , v. 295, p. 12-20.
  • Cyr, A.J., Granger, D. E ., Olivetti, V., and Molin, P. (2010) Quantifying rock uplift rates using channel steepness and cosmogenic nuclide–determined erosion rates: Examples from northern and southern Italy, Lithosphere , v. 2, p. 188-198.
  • Ouimet, W. B., Whipple, K. X., and Granger, D. E. (2009) Beyond threshold hillslopes: Channel adjustment to base-level fall in tectonically active mountain ranges, Geology , v. 37, p. 579-582.
  • Shen, G. J., Gao, X., Gao, B., and Granger, D. E. (2009) Age of Zhoukoudian Homo erectus determined with 26Al/10Be burial dating, Nature , v. 458, p. 198-200.
  • Shen, G. J., Shao, Q. F., and Granger, D.E. (2009) 26Al/10Be burial dating and its potential in dating early hominid sites in China, Acta Anthropologica Sinica , v. 28, no. 3, p. 292-299. ( In Chinese )
  • Kong, P., Granger, D. E ., Wu, F.-Y., Caffee, M. W., Wang, Y.-J., Zhao, X.-T., and Zheng, Y. (2009) Cosmogenic nuclide burial ages and provenance of the Xigeda paleo-lake: implications for evolution of the Middle Yangtze River, Earth and Planetary Science Letters , v. 278, p. 131-141.
  • Gibbon, R.J., Granger, D.E ., Kuman, K., and Partridge, T.C. (2009) Early Acheulean technology in the Vaal River Gravels, South Africa, dated with cosmogenic nuclides, Journal of Human Evolution , v. 56, p. 152-160.
  • Federici, P. R., Granger, D. E., Pappalardo, M., Ribolini, A., Spagnolo, M., and Cyr, A. J., (2008) Exposure dating of an Egesen moraine in the Maritime Alps, Italy, with cosmogenic 10Be, Boreas, v. 37, p. 245-253.
  • Carbonell, E., Burmúdez de Castro, J. M., Parés, J. M., Pérez-González, A., Cuenca-Bescós, G., Ollé, A., Mosquera, M., Huguet, R., ., van der Made, J., Rosas, A., Sala, R., Vallverdú, J., García, N., Granger, D. E ., Martinón-Torres, M., Rodríguez, X. P., Stock, G. M., Vergès, J. M., Allué, E., Burjachs, F., Cáceres, I., Canals, A., Benito, A., Díez, C., Lozano, M., Mateos, A., Navazo, M., Rodríguez, J., Rosell, J., and Arsuage, J. L., (2008) The first hominin species of Europe, Nature, v. 452, p. 465-470.
  • Cyr, A. J., and Granger, D. E. , (2008) Dynamic equilibrium among erosion, river incision and coastal uplift in the northern Apennines, Italy, Geology, v. 36, p. 103-106.

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