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D. Jeffrey Over

Professor of

Geological Sciences

ISC 249
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454
585-245-5294
over@geneseo.edu

Jeff Over has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 1991.

Faculty Information

Education

  • Post-doctoral, 1990-91, Research Associate, Department of Geology, Texas A&M University , College Station , TX (Advisor – Ethan Grossman)
  • Ph.D. (Geology), 1990, Texas Tech University , Lubbock , Texas (Advisor – James Barrick)
  • M.Sc. (Geology), 1985, University of Alberta , Edmonton , Alberta (Advisor – Brian Chatterton)
  • B.S. (Geology, Biology Minor), 1982, Allegheny College , Meadville , Pennsylvania

Employment

  • 2000- Professor, Department of Geological Sciences, SUNY College at Geneseo, Geneseo , NY
  • 1996-2000 Associate Professor, Department of Geological Sciences, SUNY College at Geneseo, Geneseo , NY
  • 1991-1996 Assistant Professor, Department of Geological Sciences, SUNY College at Geneseo, Geneseo , NY
  • 1990-1991 Visiting Assistant Professor/Research Associate, Department of Geology, Texas A&M University , College Station , TX
  • Awards and Honors

    • Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities, State University of New York, 10/03.
    • Lockhart Professor of Geological Sciences, SUNY-Geneseo, 2000-2003.
    • National Science Foundation- Collaborative Research at Undergraduate Institutions: Testing hypotheses for Late Devonian biotic and climatic events via high-precision CA-TIMS U-Pb zircon dating and quantitative correlation tools.
    • Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, State University of New York, 8/98.

    Research Interests

    Conodonts, organic-rich shales, biostratigrpahy, field geology, trace fossils

    Publications and Professional Activities

    • Sullivan, N., Over, D.J., Chuluun, M., and Myrow, P., 2016. Subsidence and the drowning of a carbonate platform in south-central Mongolia (Gobi Altai Region) during the Late Eifelian to Early Givetian: A synthesis of biostratigraphy, magnetic susceptibility, and paleoecology. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, v. 115, p. 204-213
    • Hogancamp, N.J., and Over, D.J., 2013, The nature, range, and utility of stratigraphic distributions of morphotypes of Polygnathus linguiformis linguiformis Hinde, Middle Devonian, northern Appalachian Basin, North America: Part 1. In Albanesi, G.L. and Ortega, G. (eds.) Conodonts from the Andes, Asociacion Paleontologica Argentina Publicacion Especial No. 13, p. 49-54.
    • Hogancamp, N.J., and Over, D.J., 2013, The nature, range, and utility of stratigraphic distributions of morphotypes of Polygnathus linguiformis linguiformis Hinde, Middle Devonian, northern Appalachian Basin, North America: Part 2 - Systematics. In Albanesi, G.L. and Ortega, G. (eds.) Conodonts from the Andes, Asociacion Paleontologica Argentina Publicacion Especial No. 13, p. 55-62.
    • Over, D.J., and Ruppel, S.C., 2012, Woodford conodonts and biostratigraphy (Upper Devonian – Carboniferous) in the subsurface of eastern New Mexico and Texas: Stratigraphy, v. 8, 271-280.
    • Over, D.J., de la Rue, S., Isaacson, P.E., and Ellwood, B. 2009, Upper Devonian conodonts from black shales of the high latitude Tomachi Formation, Madre de Dios Basin, northern Bolivia: Palaeontographica Americana, v. 62, p. 89-99.
    • Over, D.J., Lazar, R., Baird, G.C., Schieber, J., and Ettensohn, F.R., 2009, Protosalvinia Dawson and associated conodonts of the Upper trachytera Zone, Famennian, Upper Devonian, in the eastern United States: Journal of Paleontology, v. 83, p. 70-79.
    • Over, D.J., 2007, Conodont biostratigraphy of the Chattanooga Shale, Middle and Upper Devonian, southern Appalachian Basin, eastern United States: Journal of Paleontology, v. 81, p. 1194-1217.
Fall 2016 Classes

GSCI 140:
Environmental Science

    An introduction to the interaction of humans and the natual world, with focus on global environments, resources, population dynamics, energy, geology, and human impacts. Corequisite: GSCI 141. Off
    ered every fall
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GSCI 141:
N/Environmental Science Lab

    An introduction to laboratory principles and techniques in the environmental sciences for the critical analysis of scientific methods through data collection, data analysis, and interpretation. Coreq
    uisite: GSCI 140. Offered every fall
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GSCI 361:
Invertebrate Paleontology-Lec

    Taxonomy and morphology of major groups of invertebrate fossils. Topics include fossil invertebrate classification, evolution, taphonomy, biostratigraphy, paleoecology, and paleobiogeography. (Require
    d field trips conducted outside of class hours.) Prerequisites: GSCI 112 or permission of instructor. Offered every fall
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GSCI 361:
Invertebrate Paleontology-Lab

    Taxonomy and morphology of major groups of invertebrate fossils. Topics include fossil invertebrate classification, evolution, taphonomy, biostratigraphy, paleoecology, and paleobiogeography. (Require
    d field trips conducted outside of class hours.) Prerequisites: GSCI 112 or permission of instructor. Offered every fall
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