Qualifications and Experience

Arthur V. Chadwick, Ph.D.

Sedimentology, Basinal Geology

EDUCATION

1975-1978 Postdoctoral, Geology, University of California

1969 Ph.D., University of Miami (with honors)

1965 B.A., Biology, La Sierra College

EXPERIENCE

2009-present Research Professor of Biology and Geology

1984-2008 Chairman Department of Biology, Professor of Geology and Biology, Southwestern Adventist University.

1988-present Research Associate Geoscience Research Institute, Loma Linda University.

1979-1988 Professor Graduate Program of Geological Sciences, Loma Linda University

1979-1984 Associate Professor of Geology, Loma Linda University

1978-1983 Associate Professor of Biology, Loma Linda University

1977-1978 Visiting Professor of Geology and Geophysics, University of Oklahoma

1970-1977 Assistant Professor of Biology, Loma Linda University

PUBLICATIONS

1967. Chadwick, A.V. and S.P. Burg. An explanation of the inhibition of root growth caused by indole-3-acetic acid. Plant Physiol. 42: 415-420.

1969. Chadwick, A.V. Regulation of root growth by auxin-ethylene interaction. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Miami.

1969. Abeles, F.B. and A.V. Chadwick. Ethylene: Its role as an air pollutant. Technical Manuscript 560, Department of the Army, Ft. Detrick, Maryland.

1970. Chadwick, A.V. and S.P. Burg. Regulation of root growth by auxin-ethylene interaction. Plant Physiol. 54:192-200.

1970. Craker, L.E., A.V. Chadwick and G.R. Leather. Abscission: Movement and conjugation of auxin. Plant Physiol. 45:790-793. (Also: Technical manuscript 612, Department of the Army, Ft. Detrick, Maryland. 19p.).

1972. Chadwick, A.V. and J. Arditti. Ethylene evolution and anthocyanin synthesis in Cymbidium (Orchidaceae) flowers. Plant Physiol. 48:3-111.

1973. Arditti, J.N., N.M. Hogan and A.V. Chadwick. Post pollination phenomena in orchid flowers. IV. Effects of ethylene. Amer. J. Botany. 60:883-888.

1973. Steen, D.A. and A.V. Chadwick. Effects of cycloheximide on IAA-induced ethylene production in pea root tips. Plant Physiol. 52:171-173.

1974. Chadwick, A.V. and L. R. Brand. Fossil tree orientation in the Chinle Formation. Origins. 1:22-28.

1978 Chadwick, A. V. Megabreccias: evidence for catastrophism. Origins 5(1):39-46.

1980. Chadwick, A.V. An efficient device for heavy liquid separation. Oklahoma Geology Notes. 40:64-65.

1980. Chadwick, A.V., N.M. Hogan and J. Arditti. Post pollination phenomena in orchid flowers. IX. Induction and inhibition of ethylene evolution, anthocyanin synthesis, and perianth senescence. Botanical Gazette. 41:422-427.

1981. Steen, D.A., Chadwick, A.V. Ethylene effects in pea stem tissue, evidence of microtubule mediation. Plant. Physiol 67:460-66

1981. Chadwick, A.V. Precambrian Pollen in the Grand Canyon -- a reexamination. Origins. 8:7-12.

1982. Yamamoto, T. and A.V. Chadwick. Identification of fossil wood from the Specimen Creek area of the Gallatin Petrified Forest, Yellowstone National Park. Part I Gymnosperms. J. San-iku Gakuin J C. 10:25-42.

1983. Chadwick, A.V. Cappasporites- a common Middle Pennsylvanian palynomorph. Palynology. 7:205-210.

1983. Yamamoto, T. and A.V. Chadwick. Identification of fossil wood from the Specimen Creek area of the Gallatin Petrified Forest, Yellowstone National Park. Part II Angiosperms. J. San-iku Gakuin J C. 11:49-66.

1984. Chadwick, A.V., and T. Yamamoto. A paleoecological analysis of the petrified trees in the Specimen Creek area of Yellowstone National Park, Montana, USA. Paleogeography, Paleoclimatology, Paleoecology. 45:39-48.

1986. Chadwick, A.V., L.P. Nyman and J. Arditti. Sites of ethylene evolution in orchid flowers. Lindleyana. 1:164-168.

1987. Chadwick, A. V. Of Dinosaurs and Men. Origins. 14:33-40.

1997. Kennedy, E., R. Kablanow, and A. V. Chadwick. Evidence for the deep water deposition of the Tapeats Sandstone, Grand Canyon, Arizona. in van Riper, C. III and E. T. Deschler, editors. 1997. Proceedings of the Third Biennial Conference of Research on the Colorado Plateau. National Park Service Transactions and Proceedings Series NPS/NRNAU/NRTP-97/12.

1998 Chadwick, Arthur. Strange Bedfellows. Perspectives on Science and Christian Faith. 50:4-5.

1998. Chadwick, A. and E. Kennedy. Evidence for deep water deposition of the Tapeats Sandstone. 15th International Sedimentological Congress. 15:247-248.

2000. Chadwick, Arthur V. and Robert DeHaan. The trilobite: enigma of complexity - a case for Intelligent Design. Perspectives on Science and Christian Faith. 52:233-241.

2000. Turner, L. E., A. V. Chadwick, and L. Spencer. High Resolution GPS Mapping In A Vertebrate Taphonomic Quarry. Geological Society of America. Abstracts with Program 32:A499.

2001 Chadwick, A. V. Abiogenic Origin of Life: Theory in Crisis.  http://origins.swau.edu/papers/life/chadwick/eng/index.html (online publication)

2002 Esperante, R, L. Brand, A. Chadwick and O. Poma. Taphonomy of fossil whales in the diatomaceous sediments of the Miocene/Pliocene Pisco Formation, Peru. In M. De Renzi et. al. (eds) Current Topics on Taphonomy and Fossilization, pp. 337-343.

2004 Brand, Leonard R., Raúl Esperante, Arthur V. Chadwick, Orlando Poma Porras, and Merling Alomía. Fossil whale preservation implies high diatom accumulation rate in the Miocene–Pliocene Pisco Formation of Peru. Geology, 32: 165–168.

2007 Woods, J and A. Chadwick.Development of an On-line Database with GIS Connections for Vertebrate and Other Fossils, in Collaboration for the Dissemination of Geologic Information Among Colleagues, A. Fleming, ed., pp. 53-69, Proceedings vol. 36, Geoscience Information Society, Alexandria, Virginia, 2007.

2011 Leonard Brand, Mario Urbina, Arthur Chadwick, Thomas J. DeVries, Raul Esperante.A high resolution stratigraphic framework for the remarkable fossil cetacean assemblage of the Miocene/Pliocene Pisco Formation, Peru. Journal of South American Earth Sciences, Vol. 31 (2011) 414-425

2015 Esperante, R., Brand, L., Chadwick, A., and Poma, O. Taphonomy and paleoenvironmental conditions of deposition of fossil whales in the diatomaceous sediments of the Miocene/Pliocene Pisco formation, southern Peru—a new fossil-lagerstätte. Paleogeography, Paleoclimatology, Paleoecology. 417:337-370.

2015 Brand, L., Wang, M., & Chadwick, A. Global database of paleocurrent trends through the Phanerozoic and Precambrian. Sci. Data 2:150025 doi: 10.1038/sdata.2015.25.

 

SELECTED PRESENTATIONS AT NATIONAL MEETINGS

1966. Chadwick, A.V. and S.P. Burg. 1966. Role of ethylene in root geotropism. Plant Physiol. 41:1iii.

1973. Chadwick, A.V. and D. A. Steen. Effects of deuterium oxide, low temperature and ethylene on pea growth. Plant Physiol. 51:S-31.

1993. Chadwick, Arthur V. Megatrends in North American paleocurrents. Symposium on Paleogeography and Paleoclimatology. SEPM. Abstracts with Program 8:5815.

1996. Kennedy, Elaine G., R. Kablanow, and A. V. Chadwick. A reassessment of the shallow water depositional model for the Tapeats Sandstone: Evidence for deep water deposition. Geological Society of America. Abstracts with Program 28:A407.

1999. Esperante-Caamano, Raul, Leonard R.Brand, Arthur V. Chadwick and Orlando Poma. Taphonomy of whales in the Miocene/Pliocene Pisco Formation, Western Peru. Geological Society of America. Abstracts with Program 31:A466.

2000.Carvajal, Cristian, Orlando Poma, Arthur Chadwick, and Leonard Brand. Sedimentology And Paleoenviroment Of Whale Bearing Sediments Of The Miocene./Pliocene Pisco Formation, Peru. Geological Society of America. Abstracts with Program 32:A10.

2000. Esperante-Caamano, Raul, Leonard Brand, Arthur Chadwick, and Fernando DeLucchi. Fossil Whales Of The Miocene/Pliocene Pisco Formation, Peru: Stratigraphy, Distribution, And Taphonomy. Geological Society of America. Abstracts with Program 32:A499

2001 L. Spencer, L. Turner and A.V. Chadwick, A remarkable vertebrate assemblage from the Lance Formation, Niobrara County, Wyoming. Geological Society of America. Abstracts with Program 33:A499.

2002 Chadwick, A., L. Turner and L. Spencer. Digital Modeling of a Vertebrate Taphonomic Quarry using GIS Software. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 22:43A.

2003 Chadwick, A., L. Turner and L. Spencer. Recreating an Upper Cretaceous Dinosaur Assemblage with GIS Software. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 23:40A.

2004 Chadwick, A. V., L. E. Turner and Lee Spencer. Five Years experience using GIS for data collection and analysis in an Upper Cretaceous dinosaur quarry in the Lance Formation. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 24:45A.

2004 Turner, L. E., A. V. Chadwick, and Lee Spencer. Using rocket science to study rock science. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 24:123A.

2005 Woods, J. and A. V. Chadwick. Development of an on-line database with GIS connections for vertebrate and other fossils. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 37, No. 7, p. 44

2005 Chadwick, A. V., Lee Spencer, and L. E. Turner . Taphonomic windows into an Upper Cretaceous Edmontosaurus bonebed.Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 37, No. 7, p. 159

2006 Chadwick, A., L. Spencer, L. Turner Preliminary depositional model for an Upper Cretaceous Edmontosaurus bonebed. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 26:49A

2007 Woods, J and A. Chadwick.Development and use of 3d virtual reality movies in an online fossil museum. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 39, No. 6, p. 64

2010 Turner, L., B. Neufeld, A. Chadwick, L. Spencer. Ten years excavation at an extensive Lancian Edmontosaurus bonebed in northeastern Wyoming Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 30:179A.

2011 Weeks, R. and A. Chadwick. A prominent seismite in the Upper Cretaceous Lance Formation in northeastern Wyoming as a stratigraphic marker. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 43, No. 5, p. 280

2011 Nalin, R., L.R. Brand, & A.V. Chadwick. Structural and Textural Variability of Mud Mound and Stromatolite Layers from the Notch Peak Formation (upper Cambrian, Utah, USA). 28th IAS Program with Abstracts.

2013 Chadwick, A., and L. Brand. Does the Moenkopi/Chinle contact represent a 10 MY depositional hiatus on the Colorado Plateau? Geological Society of America. Abstracts with Program 45:241.

2014 Mclain, M., Chadwick, A., Brand, L., Nelson, D. Solving taphonomic jigsaw puzzles: Insight into the complex depositional history of a lance formation (maastrichtian) dinosaur bonebed  Geological Society of America. Abstracts with Program 46:330.

2014 Woods, J. and Chadwick, A. Development and implementation of an efficient, accessible online museum site and database with open access Geological Society of America. Abstracts with Program 46:241.

2015 Mclain, M., Siviero, B., Nelson, D., Brand, L. and Chadwick, A. Tyrannosaur cannibalism: A case of tooth-traced tyrannosaur bone in the Lance Formation of eastern Wyoming. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 47, No. 7, p.68

2015 Sheperd, Z., Mclain, M., Snyder, I  and Chadwick, A., Eastern Wyoming harvester ant mounds reveal rich vertebrate microfossil assemblage. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 47, No. 7, p.347.

2015 Weeks, S., Chadwick, A. and Brand, L. Large dinosaur bonebed deposited as debris flow: Lance Formation Niobrara County, Wyoming.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 47, No. 7, p.566.

2015 Siviero, B., Mclain, M., Chadwick, A.Telling tooth traces from foramen: a case of taphonomic detective work on a juvenile ceratopsid surangular from the Lance Formation (Maastrichtian), Wy. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 47, No. 7, p.566.

2015 Coulson, K., Chadwick, A. and Brand, L. Microbialite elongation by means of coalescence: an example from the Upper Cambrian Notch Peak Formation. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 47, No. 7, p.582

2015 Woods, J. and Chadwick, A. Digitization of taphonomic data in a large active Upper Cretaceous dinosaur site in northeastern Wyoming. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 47, No. 7, p.681

FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS

California State Scholarship, 1961-65

United States Public Health Service Pre-doctoral Fellowship, 1965-66

National Institutes of Health Training Grant, 1966-69

National Defense Post-doctoral Fellowship, 1969-70

Visiting Professor of Geology and Geophysics, University of Oklahoma, 1977-78

Research Associate, Geoscience Research Institute, 1980-97

Professor of the Year, 1987

Zapara Award for Excellency in Teaching, 1989

Nominee Piper Professor Award for Excellence in Teaching 1996

CURRENT MEMBERSHIPS

Geological Society of America

Society of Vertebrate Paleontologists

Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists

American Association of Petroleum Geologists