D. John Chadwick

Associate Professor

Address: SSMB 244
Phone: 843.953.5950
E-mail: chadwickj@cofc.edu


James Madison University

B.S. Geology, 1987

Northern Arizona University

M.S. Geology, 1993

University of Florida

Ph.D. Geological Sciences, 2002

Research Interests

High-temperature geochemistry / igneous petrology

Remote Sensing

Planetary Science



Courses Taught

GEOL 256 Mineralogy and Petrology

GEOL 360 Field Studies

GEOL 442 and EVSS 642 Geological Applications of Remote Sensing

HONS 155/156 Honors Geology 1 and 2

GEOL 105 Earth History

GEOL 240 Special Topic: Volcanic Geochmistry and Tectonics

GEOL 240 Special Topic: Volcanoes in the Footsteps of Darwin (Course Abroad in Galapagos)


Chadwick, J., Schwartz, M.*, McLane, D.*, Collins, E.*, and Kamenov, G., “Compositional heterogeneity of the 3.4 km3 Blue Dragon flow, Craters of the Moon Volcanic Field, Idaho,” Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Res., 388, Article 106690, 2019.

Chadwick, J. and Jaume, S., editors, “Field Excursions in the Carolinas: Guides for the 2019 GSA Southeastern Section Meeting,” Geological Society of America Field Guide, Volume 53, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1130/fld053, 2019.

Chadwick, J., P. McGovern, M. Simpson*, and A. Reeves*, Late Amazonian subsidence and magmatism of Olympus Mons, Mars, Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets, 120, 1585–1595 DOI:10.1002/2015JE004875, 2015.

Chadwick, D.J., Keller R., Kamenov G., Yogodzinski, G., and Lupton, J., “The Cobb Hotspot: HIMU-DMM Mixing and Melting Controlled by a Progressively Thinning Lithospheric Lid,” Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 15, 8, 3107–3122, DOI: 10.1002/2014GC005334, 2014.

Chadwick, D.J., “Integrated LiDAR and IKONOS multispectral imagery for mapping mangrove distribution and physical properties”, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 32, 6765-6781, DOI 10.1080/01431161.2010.512944, 2011.

Chadwick, D.J., Fazio, B., and Karlin, M., “Effectiveness of GPS-based Telemetry and Remote Sensing Imagery to Determine Temporal Changes in Habitat Use and Home-range Sizes of Red Wolves”, Southeastern Naturalist, 9 (2), 303–316, 2010.

Chadwick, D.J., Perfit, M., McInnes, B., Kamenov, G., Plank, T., Jonasson, I., and Chadwick, C., “Arc lavas on both sides of a trench: slab window effects at the Solomon Islands triple junction,” Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 279, 293-302, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2009.01.001, 2009.

Chadwick, D.J., D. Rogers, S. Payne, and T. Van Hove, “Contemporary tectonic motion of the eastern Snake River Plain, Idaho: A global positioning system study, 1995-2004,” Tectonics, 26, TC6005, doi: 10.1029/2005TC001914, 2007.

Glenn, N., Streuker, D., Chadwick, D.J., Thackray, G., and Dorsch, S.*, “Analysis of LiDAR-derived topographic information for characterizing and differentiating landslide morphology and activity,” Geomorphology, 73, 131-148, 2006.

Chadwick, D.J., S. Dorsch,* N. Glenn, G. Thackray, K. Shilling, “Application of multi-temporal high-resolution imagery and GPS in a study of the motion of a canyon rim landslide,” Journal of the International Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS), 59, 212-221, 2005.

Chadwick, D.J., N. Glenn, G. Thackray, S. Dorsch,* “Landslide surveillance: new tools for an old problem,” Eos (Transactions of the American Geophysical Union), 86, No. 11, 2005.

Chadwick, D.J., M. Perfit, I. Ridley, I. Jonasson, G. Kamenov, W. Chadwick, R. Embley, P. le Roux, M. Smith, “Magmatic effects of the Cobb hot spot on the Juan de Fuca Ridge”, Journal of Geophysical Research, 110, B03101, doi:10.1029/2003LB002767, 2005.