Daniel R. Muhs

INSTAAR Affiliate

  • Research Geologist, USGS

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Geomorphology, soils, and stratigraphy to reconstruct paleoclimates over the past two and a half million years of geologic time.




Daniel R. Muhs, Pigati, J. S., Schumann, R. R., Skipp, G. L., Porat, N., DeVogel, S. B. 2018: Quaternary sea-level history and the origin of the northernmost coastal aeolianites in the Americas: Channel Islands National Park, California, USA. Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology, 491: 38-76. DOI: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2017.11.042

Daniel R. Muhs, Simmons, K. R., Schumann, R. R., Groves, L. T., , Minor, S. A., Laurel, D. 2014: Coastal tectonics on the eastern margin of the Pacific Rim: Late Quaternary sea-level history and uplift rates, Channel Islands National Park, California, USA. Quaternary Science Reviews, 105: 209-238. DOI: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2014.09.017

Berry, M. E., Lundstrom, S. C., Slate, J. L., Daniel R. Muhs, Sawyer, D. A., Van Sistine, D. R. 2011: Project plan: Surficial geologic mapping and hydrogeologic framework studies in the Greater Platte River Basins (Central Great Plains) in support of ecosystem and climate change research. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2011-1010, vi, 34 p.

Daniel R. Muhs, Budahn, J., Skipp, G., Prospero, J. M., Patterson, D., Bettis, E. A., III, 2010: Geochemical and mineralogical evidence for Sahara and Sahel dust additions to Quaternary soils on Lanzarote, eastern Canary Islands, Spain. Terra Nova, 22(6): 399 410, DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3121.2010.00949.x

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