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David Noe
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David Noe
Senior Science Advisor1313 Sherman St, Rm 715
Engineering GeologyDenver, CO 80203
Phone: 303-866-2611 x8322 Fax:
dnoe@mines.edu
Specialties: Engineering Geology, Geologic Hazards, Landslides, Mapping, Mudslides, Quaternary, Stratigraphy, Swelling Soil

National Research and Publication Awards

 

2001 E.B. Burwell, Jr., Memorial Award in Engineering Geology for CGS Special Publication 43, “A guide to swelling soils for Colorado Homebuyers and homeowners,” with co-authors C.L. Jochim and W. P Rogers.  Presented by Geological Society of America at GSA Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, November 7, 2001.

1998 John C. Frye Memorial Award in Environmental Geology for CGS Special Publication 43, “A guide to swelling soils for Colorado Homebuyers and homeowners,” with co-authors C.L. Jochim and W. P Rogers.  Presented by Geological Society of America and Association of American State Geologists, at GSA Annual Meeting, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, October 26, 1998.

1998 Research Award for article published in Environmental Geosciences journal, 4(2), “Heaving-bedrock hazards, mitigation, and land-use policy, Front Range Piedmont, Colorado.”  Presented by American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Division of Environmental Geosciences, at AAPG Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah, May 19, 1998.

Books, Reports, Articles, Maps, Guidebooks, and Abstracts – Sole Author

 

Noe, D.C., 2010, New mapping of the Mancos Shale in western Colorado (abs.): Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 42, no. 5, p. 279.

Noe, D.C., 2010, New mapping of Mancos Shale in western Colorado (abs.): Rocky Mountain Section, American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Program with Abstracts, 59th Annual Rocky Mountain Rendezvous, p. 56.

Noe, D.C., 2010, New mapping of Mancos Shale in western Colorado (on-line poster):American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Search and Discovery Article #30134, http://www.searchanddiscovery.net/documents/2010/30134noe/ndx_noe.pdf.

Noe, D.C., 2010, Bureau research assistants (chapter), in Laubach, S.E., and Tinker, S.W., eds., Earth’s art – celebrating the centennial of the Bureau of Economic Geology 1909-2009: Austin, Texas Bureau of Economic Geology Publication SR0017, 142 p.

Noe, D.C., 2007, A guide to swelling soils for Colorado homebuyers and homeowners, second edition: Denver, Colorado Geological Survey Special Publication 43, 52 p.

Noe, D.C., 2006, Engineering geology of steeply dipping, heaving bedrock, Front Range Piedmont, Colorado: Golden, CO, Colorado School of Mines, Ph.D. dissertation, 282 p.

Noe, D.C., 2005, Geologic controls of subdivision damage near Denver, Colorado: Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, v. 131, no. 9, p. 1080-1096.

Noe, D.C., 2004, Case history of damage to a school building caused by differentially heaving bedrock (abs.): Dearborn, MI, Association of Engineering Geologists, 47th Annual Meeting, September 28-30, 2004, Program with Abstracts, p. 51.

Noe, D.C., 2003, Case history of damage to a school building caused by differentially heaving bedrock: American Society of Civil Engineers, Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, p. 97-105.

Noe, D.C., 2003, Expansive soil and bedrock in Colorado, in Boyer, D.D., Santi, P.M., and Rogers, W.P., eds., Engineering geology in Colorado – contributions, trends, and case histories: Association of Engineering Geologists Special Publication 14, Colorado Geological Survey Special Publication 55, on CD-ROM.

Noe, D.C., 2003, Geologic controls of ground deformations and subdivision damage near Denver, Colorado (abs.): Vail, CO, Association of Engineering Geologists, 46th Annual Meeting, September 15-21, 2003, Program with Abstracts, p. 69-70.

Noe, D.C., 2003, Trenching investigations in expansive, steeply dipping bedrock in Colorado (abs.): Vail, CO, Association of Engineering Geologists, 46th Annual Meeting, September 15-21, 2003, Program with Abstracts, p. 69.

Noe, D.C., 2003, Trenching investigations in expansive, steeply dipping bedrock in Colorado, in Boyer, D.D., Santi, P.M., and Rogers, W.P., eds., Engineering geology in Colorado – contributions, trends, and case histories: Association of Engineering Geologists Special Publication 14, Colorado Geological Survey Special Publication 55, on CD-ROM.

Noe, D.C., 2002, Bentonitic claystone – geologic hazards, engineering properties, and land-use issues (abs.): Denver, Geological Society of America, 44th Annual Meeting Program with Abstracts, October 27-30, 2002.

Noe, D.C., 2001, An overview of geologic hazards in southwestern Colorado (abs.), in Geology and Land Use Issues in Southwestern Colorado: Durango, CO, Colorado Geological Survey, Durango Geo Conference, October 15-16, 2001, Conference Proceedings, p. 7-9.

Noe, D.C., 2000, Geologic hazards associated with dipping bedrock (abs.), in Dipping bedrock revisited – a technology transfer conference: Arvada, CO, Colorado Geological Survey, April 27-29, 2000.

Noe, D.C., 1999, Geological hazards, land-use laws, and professional standards of practice in Colorado (abs.): Denver, Rocky Mountain Land Use Institute, Eighth Annual Land Use Conference.

Noe, D.C., 1998, Geologic hazards, land-use laws, and professional standards of practice (abs.), in Geologic hazards and engineering practices in western Colorado: Glenwood Springs, CO, Colorado Geological Survey, October 29-30, 1998, p. 1-10.

Noe, D.C., 1998, Geological-hazards mapping in Colorado – an overview (abs.): Denver, 1988 Colorado Geotechnical Seminar, American Society of Civil Engineers, Colorado Section.

Noe, D.C., 1997, Heaving-bedrock hazards, mitigation, and land-use policy, Front Range Piedmont, Colorado: Environmental Geosciences, v. 2, no. 2, and Colorado Geological Survey Special Publication 45, p. 48-57.

Noe, D.C., 1997, A case study of structural damage to a school building from heaving of steeply dipping, expansive bedrock (abs.): Portland, OR, Association of Engineering Geologists, 40th Annual Meeting Program with Abstracts, September 30-October 4, 1997. 

Noe, D.C., 1997, Morphology and genetic classification of differential heave features in steeply dipping claystone, Front Range Piedmont, Colorado (abs.): Salt Lake City, Geological Society of America, 39th Annual Meeting Program with Abstracts, October 20-23, 1997.

Noe, D.C., 1997, Overview of geologic hazards and land-use reviews in local planning decisions (abs.), in Geologic hazards and engineering practices in western Colorado: Montrose, CO, Colorado Geological Survey, May 8-9, 1997, p. 11-17.

Noe, D.C., 1996, Heaving bedrock – new Jefferson County regulations and considerations for similar geologic settings (abs.), in Geologic hazards and engineering practices in Colorado: Colorado Springs, CO, Colorado Geological Survey, March 22-23, 1996, p. 9-13.

Noe, D.C., 1994, Field trip guidebook, in What everyone should know about the Pierre Shale – a technology transfer conference: Golden, CO, Colorado Geological Survey, April 29-30, 1994: 15 p.

Noe, D.C., 1994, Why does the Pierre Shale do the things it does? – a tale of geological intrigue (abs.), in What everyone should know about the Pierre Shale – a technology transfer conference: Golden, CO, Colorado Geological Survey, April 29-30, 1994.

Noe, D.C., 1984, Variations in shoreline sandstones from a Late Cretaceous interdeltaic embayment, Sego Sandstone (Campanian), northwestern Colorado: Austin, University of Texas at Austin, Master’s Thesis, 127 p.

Noe, D.C., 1983, Storm dominated shoreface deposits, Sego Sandstone (Campanian), northwestern Colorado (abs.): Dallas, American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Meeting, Program with Abstracts, p. 526.

 

 

Books, Reports, Articles, Maps, Guidebooks, and Abstracts – Lead Author

 

Noe, D.C., Busacca, A.J., and Zawaski, M.J., in prep., Milner quadrangle geologic map, Routt County, Colorado: Denver, Colorado Geological Survey.

Noe, D.C., and Logan, Z.D., in prep., Lazear quadrangle geologic map, Delta County, Colorado: Denver, Colorado Geological Survey.

Noe, D.C., Morgan, M.L., and Townley, S.M., in prep., Olathe Northwest quadrangle geologic map, Delta and Montrose Counties, Colorado: Denver, Colorado Geological Survey.

Noe, D.C., White, J.L., and Nelson, M., in prep., North Delta quadrangle geologic map, Delta County, Colorado: Denver, Colorado Geological Survey.

Noe, D.C., and Zawaski, M.J., in prep., Orchard City quadrangle geologic map, Delta County, Colorado: Denver, Colorado Geological Survey.

Noe, D.C., Zawaski, M.J., Logan, Z.D., and Hosler, D.R., in prep., Hayden Gulch quadrangle geologic map, Routt County, Colorado: Denver, Colorado Geological Survey.

Noe, D.C., Busacca, A.J., and Forman, S.L., 2008, Colorado’s Anton escarpment – is it a paleoseismic feature? (abs.): New Orleans, Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists 51st Annual Meeting, September 15-21, 2008, v. 51, p. 78.

Noe, D.C., and Coe, J.A., eds., 2007, Field trip guidebooks: Vail, CO, 1st North American Landslide Conference, June 3-10, 2007, Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists Special Publication 21 and Colorado Geological Survey Special Publication 56, on CD-ROM.

Noe, D.C., and Hanson, P.R., 2007, Evolution of upland gravel deposits adjacent to the Uncompahgre River valley near Montrose, Colorado (abs.): Denver, Geological Society of America, 2007 Annual Meeting, October 28-31, 2007, Abstracts with Programs, v. 39, no. 6, p. 195.

Noe, D.C., Higgins, J.D., and Olsen, H.W., 2007, Steeply dipping heaving bedrock, Colorado – Part 1, heave features and physical geologic framework: Environmental and Engineering Geoscience, v. 13, no. 4, p. 289-308. 

Noe, D.C., Higgins, J.D., and Olsen, H.W., 2007, Steeply dipping heaving bedrock, Colorado – Part 2, framework mineralogical and engineering properties: Environmental and Engineering Geoscience, v. 13, no. 4, p. 309-324.

Noe, D. C., Higgins, J. D., and Olsen, H. W., 2007, Steeply dipping heaving bedrock, Colorado – Part 3, environmental controls and heave processes: Environmental and Engineering Geoscience, v. 13, no. 4, p. 325-344.

Noe, D.C., Morgan, M.L., Hanson, P.R., and Keller, S.M., 2007, Geologic map of the Montrose East quadrangle, Montrose County, Colorado: Denver, Colorado Geological Survey Open-File Report 07-02, on CD-ROM.

Noe, D.C., and McCalpin, J.P., 2005, Investigations of possible Quaternary faulting on Colorado’s High Plains – what is the origin of the Anton scarp? (abs.): Grand Junction, CO, Geological Society of America, Rocky Mountain Section 57th Annual Meeting, May 23-25, 2005, Abstracts with Programs, v. 37, no. 6.

Noe, D.C., and Rogers, W.P., 2005, Debris flow distribution and history in Colorado (abs.): Grand Junction, CO, Geological Society of America, Rocky Mountain Section 57th Annual Meeting, May 23-25, 2005, Abstracts with Programs, v. 37, no. 6.

Noe, D.C., and Santi, P.M., 2005, Mudslide mania – recap of an interdisciplinary geologic hazards symposium (abs.): Salt Lake City, Geological Society of America, 2005 Annual Meeting, October 16-19, 2005, Abstracts with Programs, v. 37, no. 7.

Noe, D.C., Wait, T.C., and White, J.L. 2005, Geologic hazard occurrence in Colorado during the 1999-2002 drought (abs.): Salt Lake City, Geological Society of America, 2005 Annual Meeting, October 16-19, 2005, Abstracts with Programs, v. 37, no. 7.

Noe, D.C., Matthews, V., III, and Topper, R., 2003, Overview of Colorado geology (abs.): Vail, CO, Association of Engineering Geologists, 46th Annual Meeting, September 15-21, 2003, Program with Abstracts, p. 69.

Noe, D.C., Matthews, V., III, and Topper, R., 2003, Overview of the geology of Colorado – Part I: physiography, climate, geologic setting, and geologic history, in Boyer, D.D., Santi, P.M., and Rogers, W.P., eds., Engineering geology in Colorado – contributions, trends, and case histories: Association of Engineering Geologists Special Publication 14, Colorado Geological Survey Special Publication 55, on CD-ROM.

Noe, D.C., Matthews, V., III, and Topper, R., 2003, Overview of the geology of Colorado – Part II: mineral and mineral fuel resources, water resources and water quality, and geologic hazards, in Boyer, D.D., Santi, P.M., and Rogers, W.P., eds., Engineering geology in Colorado – contributions, trends, and case histories: Association of Engineering Geologists Special Publication 14, Colorado Geological Survey Special Publication 55, on CD-ROM.

Noe, D.C., Matthews, V., Steele Weir, S., and McCalpin, J.P., 2003, Geology, geologic hazards, and water resources in the mountains of central Colorado: Vail, CO, Field Trip Guidebook for Association of Engineering Geologists, 46th Annual Meeting, September 15-21, 2003, 8 p.

Noe, D.C., White, J.L., and Squire, M., 2002, Landslide hazard investigations following the 1999 disaster in Colorado Springs, Colorado (abs): Cedar City, UT, Geological Society of America, Rocky Mountain Section 54th Annual Meeting, May 7-9, 2002.

Noe, D.C., White, J.L., Wait, T.C., and Squire, M., 2002, Landslides and land use in Colorado Springs, Colorado (abs): Cedar City, UT, Geological Society of America, Rocky Mountain Section 54th Annual Meeting, May 7-9, 2002.

Noe, D.C., Berry, K.A., McOmber, R., and Swanzy, J. 2000, Field trip guide, in Dipping bedrock revisited – a technology transfer conference: Arvada, CO, Colorado Geological Survey, April 27-29, 2000, 20 p.

Noe, D.C., and Dodson, M.D., 1999, Heaving bedrock hazards associated with expansive, steeply dipping bedrock in Douglas County, Colorado: Denver, Colorado Geological Survey Special Publication 42, 80 p., 2 map plates, scale 1:24,000.

Noe, D.C., and Himmelreich, J.A., Jr., 1999, Map of areas susceptible to differential heave in expansive, steeply dipping bedrock, City of Colorado Springs, Colorado: Denver, Colorado Geological Survey Map Series 32, 1 map plate, scale 1:24,000.

Noe, D.C., Soule, J.M., Hynes, J.L., and Berry, K.A., 1999, Bouncing boulders, rising rivers, and sneaky soils – a primer of geologic hazards and engineering geology along Colorado’s Front Range, in Lageson, D.R., Lester, A.P., and Trudgill, B.D., eds., Colorado and adjacent areas: Geological Society of America Field Guide 1, p. 1-19. 

Noe, D.C., Jochim, C.L., and Rogers, W.P., 1997, A guide to swelling soils for Colorado homebuyers and homeowners: Denver, Colorado Geological Survey Special Publication 43, 76 p.

Noe, D.C., and Dodson, M.D., 1995, The Dipping Bedrock Overlay District, an area of potential heaving bedrock hazards associated with expansive, steeply dipping bedrock in Douglas County, Colorado: Denver, Colorado Geological Survey Open-File Report 95-5, 32 p., 1 map plate, scale 1:50,000.

 

 

Books, Reports, Articles, Maps, Guidebooks, and Abstracts – Contributing Author

 

Mahan, S.A., Noe, D.C., and McCalpin, J.P., 2009, Use of OSL dating to establish the stratigraphic framework of Quaternary eolian sediments, Anton scarp upper trench, northeastern Colorado High Plains, USA: Quaternary International, v. 199, p. 92-103.

Morgan, M.L., Noe, D.C., White, J.L., and Townley, S.M., 2008, Geologic map of the Delta quadrangle, Delta and Montrose Counties, Colorado: Denver, Colorado Geological Survey Open-File Report 08-02, on CD-ROM.

Morgan, M.L., Noe, D.C., and Keller, S.M., 2007, Geologic map of the Olathe quadrangle, Montrose Counties, Colorado: Denver, Colorado Geological Survey Open-File Report 07-01, on CD-ROM.

Goetz, A.F.H., Olsen, H.W., Noe, D.C., Koehler, J.R., Humble, J.P., Fuschino, J., Johnson, E.L., and Johnson, B., 2006, Spectral reflectance as a rapid technique for field determination of soil engineering properties, in Wiltshire, R.L, Parekh, M.L., and Goss, C.M., eds., GEO-volution – the evolution of Colorado’s geological and geotechnical engineering practice: Lakewood, CO, November 10, 2006, American Society of Civil Engineers, Geotechnical Practice Publication 4, p. 33-61.

Gleason, A.J., and Noe, D.C., 2005, Investigations of debris flows following the 2002 Missionary Ridge wildfire (abs.): Grand Junction, CO, Geological Society of America, Rocky Mountain Section, 57th Annual Meeting, May 23-25, 2005, Abstracts with Programs, v. 37, no. 6, p. 34.

Carlson, J.M., and Noe, D.C., 2005, Silver Plume avalanche fallout – new and aggravated geological hazards (abs.): Las Vegas, NV, Association of Engineering Geologists, 48th Annual Meeting Program with Abstracts, September 19-24, 2005, p. 61.

Mahan, S.A., Noe, D.C., McCalpin, J.P., and Madole, R., 2005, Optically stimulated luminescence dating of loess and sand sheets in the Anton scarp trench, northeast Colorado (abs.): Grand Junction, CO, Geological Society of America, Rocky Mountain Section 57th Annual Meeting, May 23-25, 2005, Abstracts with Programs, v. 37, no. 6.

Abbott, D.M., Jr., and Noe, D.C., 2004, The consequences of living with geology – a model field trip for the general public (second edition), in Nelson, E.P., and Erslev, E.A., eds., Field trips in the southern Rocky Mountains, USA: Geological Society of America Field Guide 5, p. 185-206.

Humble, J.P., Olsen, H.W., Higgins, J.D., and Noe, D.C., 2004, Geotechnical characterization of the steeply dipping Pierre Shale (abs.): Los Angeles, Geo-Trans 2004, Geo Institute Conference on Geotechnical Engineering for Transportation Projects, July 27-31, 2004.

Berry, K.A., and Noe, D.C., 2003, Natural hazards and mineral resource planning in Colorado (abs.): Vail, CO, Association of Engineering Geologists, 46th Annual Meeting, September 15-21, 2003, Program with Abstracts, p. 51.

Goetz, A.F.H., Gutierrez, A., Olsen, H.W., Humble, J.P., Noe, D.C., Eberl, D.D., and Johnson, E.L., 2003, Field reflectance spectroscopy as a rapid method for determining the swell potential of smectitic soils (abs.): Vail, CO, Association of Engineering Geologists, 46th Annual Meeting, September 15-21, 2003, Program with Abstracts, p. 58.

Abbott, D.M., Jr., and Noe, D.C., 2002, Geologic field trips for the general public (abs.): Denver, Geological Society of America, 2002 Annual Meeting, October 27-30, 2002, Abstracts with Programs.

Berry, K.A., Noe, D.C., Pavlik, M.C., and Soule, J.M., 2002, Soil and bedrock conditions and construction considerations, north-central Douglas County, Colorado: Colorado Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-8, 25 p., 3 map plates, scale 1:24,000.

Goetz, A.F.H., Gutierrez, A., Olsen, H.W., Humble, J.P., Noe, D.C., and Eberl, D.D., 2002, Field reflectance spectroscopy as a tool for determining the swell potential of smectitic soils (abs.): Denver, Geological Society of America, 44th Annual Meeting Program with Abstracts, October 27-30, 2002.

Humble, J.P., Olsen, H.W., Higgins, J.D., and Noe, D.C., 2003, Geotechnical characterization of heaving bedrock in the Colorado Front Range Urban Corridor – case study of the upper Pierre Shale (abs.): Vail, CO, Association of Engineering Geologists, 46th Annual Meeting, September 15-21, 2003, Program with Abstracts, p. 61.

White, J.L., and Noe, D.C., 2003, Landslides and FEMA disaster relief for the Colorado Springs 1999 flood disaster declaration (abs.): Vail, CO, Association of Engineering Geologists, 46th Annual Meeting, September 15-21, 2003, Program with Abstracts, p. 80.

Chabrillat, S., Goetz, A.F.H., Krosley, L., Olsen, H.W., and Noe, D.C., 2000, The potential of spectroscopy for characterizing expansive soils and their swelling potential (abs.): Denver, the GEO Institute, Proceedings of the Geo Denver 2000 Conference, August 3-8, 2000.

Chabrillat, S., Goetz, A.F.H., Olsen, H.W., Krosley, L., and Noe, D.C., 2000, The search for swelling clays along the Colorado Front Range – results for field spectrometry and hyperspectral imagery, in Proceedings of the 9th JPL airborne Earth science workshop: Pasadena, CA, February 23-25, 2000, JPL Publication 00-18, p. 93-99.

Chabrillat, S., Goetz, A.F.H., Olsen, H.W., Krosley, L., and Noe, D.C., 2000, Methodologies for hyperspectral image data processing – possibilities and limitations in a geological hazard case (abs.):  Munsbach, Luxembourg, Journees Luxembourgeoises de Geodynamique, November 6-8, 2000.

Goetz, A.F.H., Chabrillat, S., Olsen, H.W., Krosley, L., Nelson, K., and Noe, D.C., 2000, Identification of swelling soils from airborne hyperspectral imaging and verified by NIR field spectroscopy (abs.): Honolulu, HI, International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies, Pacifichem 2000, December 14-19, 2000.

Higgins, J.D., Turner, A.K., and Noe, D.C., 2000, The heaving bedrock problem, Denver, Colorado – a case study (abs.): Keyworth, Nottingham, UK, Clay Minerals Group of the Mineralogical Society and Engineering Group of the Geological Society, Autumn 2000 meeting, December 7-8, 2000.

Krosley, L., Olsen, H.W., Nelson, K., Chabrillat, S., Goetz, A.F.H., and Noe, D.C., 2000, Mineralogy-swelling potential relationships for expansive shales along the Colorado Front Range Urban Corridor (abs.): Denver, The GeoInstitute, American Society of Civil Engineers, Proceedings of the Geo Denver 2000 Conference, August 3-8, 2000.

Olsen, H.W., Krosley, L., Nelson, K., Chabrillat, S., Goetz, A.F.H., and Noe, D.C., 2000, Mineralogy-swelling potential relationships for expansive shales.  In Shackleford, C.D., Houston, S.L., and Chang, N.Y. (eds.), Advances in unsaturated geotechnics: Reston, VA, The Geo Institute, American Society of Civil Engineers, Geotechnical Special Publication 99, p. 361-378.

Chabrillat, S., Goetz, A.F.H., Olsen, H.W., Krosley, L., and Noe, D.C., 1999, Use of AVARIS hyper-spectral data to identify and map expansive clay soils in the Front Range Urban Corridor in Colorado (abs.): Vancouver, Proceedings of the 13th International Conference and Workshop on Applied Geologic Remote Sensing, March 1-3, 1999, p. 390-397.

Chabrillat, S., Goetz, A.F.H., Olsen, H.W., Krosley, L., and Noe, D.C., 1999, Effectiveness of field spectrometry and hyperspectral imagery for identification of swelling clays (abs.):  Las Vegas, NV, International Symposium on Spectral Sensing Research, November 1-4, 1999.

Barry, A., Pavlik, M., and Noe, D.C., 1998, Summary of results from the 1996 wetlands management questionnaire, in Characterization and functional assessment of reference wetlands in Colorado: Colorado Geological Survey, Colorado School of Mines, and Colorado State University, EPA State Wetlands Grant Report, Grants CD998004-03-0 and –03-01, Section 2, 22 p.

Chabrillat, S., Goetz, A.F.H., Olsen, H.W., Krosley, L., and Noe, D.C., 1998, Spectrometry techniques for identification of expansive clay soils and determination of swell potential (abs.): Cleveland, Proceedings of The Clay Minerals Society 35th Annual Meeting, June 6-10, 1998.

Chabrillat, S., Goetz, A.F.H., Olsen, H.W., Krosley, L., and Noe, D.C., 1998, Identification and mapping of expansive clay soils in the western U.S. using AVARIS hyperspectral data (abs.): Zurich, Proceedings of the 1st EARSeL Workshop on Imaging Spectroscopy, October 6-8, 1998.

Johnson, R., Higgins, J.D., Olsen, H., and Noe, D., 1998, Clay and engineering properties of the steeply dipping Pierre Shale and adjacent formations along the Front Range Piedmont, Jefferson and Douglas Counties, Colorado (abs.): Seattle, Association of Engineering Geologists, 41st Annual Meeting Program with Abstracts, September 30-October 3, 1998.

Chabrillat, S., Goetz, A.F.H., Olsen, H.W., and Noe, D.C., 1997, Field spectrometry techniques for identification of expansive clay soils (abs.): Denver, Proceedings of 12th International Conference and Workshop on Applied Geologic Remote Sensing, November 17-19, 1997, p. 141-148.

Gill, J.D., West, M.W., Noe, D.C., Olsen, H.W., and McCarty, D.K., 1996, Geologic control of severe expansive clay damage to a subdivision in the Pierre Shale, southwest Denver metropolitan area, Colorado: Clays and Clay Minerals, v. 44, no. 4, p. 530-539.

Himmelreich, J., Noe, D., and White, J., 1996, Field trip guidebook, in Geologic hazards and engineering practices in Colorado: Colorado Springs, CO, Colorado Geological Survey, March 22-23, 1996, p. 9-13.

Rogers, W.P., Noe, D.C., and Cowart, V.J., 1994, Technical and regulatory progress for heaving shale foundation problems in Jefferson County, Colorado (abs.): Seattle, Geological Society of America, 36th Annual Meeting Program with Abstracts, v. 26, no. 7, September, 1994.

Gill, J.D., West, M.W., Noe, D.C., and Olsen, H.W., 1993, Geologic control of severe expansive clay damage to a subdivision in the Pierre Shale, southwest Denver metropolitan area, Colorado (abs.), in symposium on clays and the environment, part 1, geotechnical properties: San Diego, Clay Minerals Society, 30th Annual Meeting, September 26-30, 1993.

Hayes, M.O., Michel, J., and Noe, D.C., 1991, Factors controlling initial deposition and long-term fate of spilled oil on gravel beaches: Washington, D.C., American Petroleum Institute, Proceedings of the 1991 Oil Spill Conference, API Publication No. 4529, p. 453-460.

Stancliffe, R., and Noe, D.C., 1983, Effects of sediment supply on embayed shoreline deposits, Cretaceous (Campanian), northwestern Colorado (abs.): Calgary, Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists, Mesozoic of North America Conference, Program and Abstracts, p. 78.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Education

B.A. Geology, University of Northern Colorado, 1979
M.A. Geology, The University of Texas at Austin, 1984

Ph.D. Geological Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, 2006

 

Professional History

Field Geologist, Barringer Research, 1979–1980

Research Assistant, Texas Bureau of Economic Geology, 1981–1983

Research Geologist, Research Planning Institute, 1984–1990

Engineering Geologist, Colorado Geological Survey, 1991–1998

Chief Engineering Geologist, Colorado Geological Survey, 1999-2006

Geologic Mapping Program Manager, Colorado Geological Survey, 2006–present

 

Awards

E.B. Burwell, Jr., Memorial Award in Engineering Geology, Geological Society of America, “A guide to swelling soils for Colorado Homebuyers and homeowners,” 2001.

 

 John C. Frye Memorial Award in Environmental Geology, Geological Society of America and Association of American State Geologists, “A guide to swelling soils for Colorado Homebuyers and homeowners,” 1998.

 

Research Award, American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Division of Environmental Geosciences, “Heaving-bedrock hazards, mitigation, and land-use policy, Front Range Piedmont, Colorado,” 1998.

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