Recent Publications

REFEREED JOURNALS AND PROCEEDINGS

French HM, Demitroff M, Newell WL. (2009). Past permafrost on the Mid-Atlantic Coastal Plain, eastern USA. Permafrost and Periglacial Processes. 20, 3: 285-294.

French HM, Demitroff M, Streletskiy D, Forman SL, Gozdzik J, Konishchev VN, Rogov VV, Lebedeva-Verba MP. (2009). Evidence for Late-Pleistocene permafrost in the Pine Barrens, southern New Jersey. Earth’s Cryosphere (in Russian) (in press).

Gordon T, Demitroff M. 2009. 13 August: spungs, cripples, blue holes, and savannahs (savannas) in the Pine Barrens of Atlantic and Cumberland Counties, NJ. Bartonia: Journal of the Philadelphia Botanical Club. 64: 59-62.

Demitroff M, Doolittle JA, Nelson FE. 2008. Use of ground-penetrating radar to characterize cryogenic macrostructures in southern New Jersey, USA. In Kane DL, Hinkel, KM (eds.). Ninth International Conference on Permafrost. Institute of Northern Engineering. University of Alaska, Fairbanks. pp. 355-360.

Demitroff M, Rogov VV, French HM, Konishchev VN, Streletskiy DA, Lebedeva-Verba MP, Alekseeva VA. 2007. Possible evidence for episodes of Late-Pleistocene cryogenic weathering, southern New Jersey, eastern USA. In Russian Academy of Sciences. Proceedings, Vol. II: Cryogenic Resources of Polar Regions, Salekhard City, Polar Cycle, West Siberia, June 2007. pp. 139-141.

French HM, Demitroff M, Forman SL, Newell WL. 2007. A Chronology of Late-Pleistocene permafrost events in southern New Jersey, eastern USA. Permafrost and Periglacial Processes. 18: 49-59.

French HM, Demitroff, Forman SL. 2005. Evidence for Late–Pleistocene thermokarst in the New Jersey Pine Barrens (latitude 39ºN), eastern USA. Permafrost and Periglacial Processes. 16: 173—186.

French HM, Demitroff M, Forman SL. 2003. Evidence for Late–Pleistocene permafrost in the New Jersey Pine Barrens (latitude 39ºN). Eastern USA. Permafrost and Periglacial Processes. 14: 259274.

French HM, Demitroff M. 2001. On the cold–climate origin of the enclosed depressions and wetlands [‘spungs’] of the Pine Barrens, southern New Jersey, USA. Permafrost and Periglacial Processes. 12: 337350.

Levia DF, Demitroff M. (to be submitted, Forest Science) Bark water storage capacity among four co-occurring tree species in the Pine Barrens of southern New Jersey.

 

 

GUIDEBOOKS, CONFERENCES, AND WORKSHOP REPORTS

Demitroff M, French H, Gozdzik J, Pope G, DeJong B. 2009. Wisconsinan eolian activity and paleohydrology, New Jersey Pine Barrens (39ºN), Eastern U.S.A. Abstracts of the Annual Meeting of Association of American Geographers (March 22-27, 2009) Las Vegas, Nevada.

French H, Demitroff M, Newell WL, DeJong B. 2009. Past permafrost on the Mid-Atlantic Coastal Plain, Eastern USA: implications for relict permafrost in central Alaska and north-western Arctic Canada. Abstracts of the Annual Meeting of Association of American Geographers (March 22-27, 2009) Las Vegas, Nevada.

Pope GA, Demitroff M, LaPoma J, Callanan J. 2009. Sand-grain morphologies explain Late-Pleistocene environments of the Pine Barrens, New Jersey, USA. Abstracts of the Annual Meeting of Association of American Geographers (March 22-27, 2009) Las Vegas, Nevada.

DeJong BD, Newell WL, Clark I, Pierce H, Smoot J, Landacre B, Demitroff M, French H. 2009. The Parsonsburg alloformation of central Delmarva: an artifact of a cold, dry Pleistocene landscape. Abstracts of the Annual Meeting of Association of American Geographers (March 22-27, 2009) Las Vegas, Nevada.

LaPoma J, Demitroff M, Pope GA, Callanan J. 2009. Sedimentological analysis of tentative wind streaks from the Pinelands National Reserve, in southern New Jersey. Abstracts of the Annual Meeting of Association of American Geographers (March 22-27, 2009) Las Vegas, Nevada.

LeCompte MA, Rock BN, Demitroff M, Reid M-A, Hughes D, Lucas L, Hayden L. 2008. End-Pleistocene soil constituents from selected sites on the Mid-Atlantic Coastal Plain: First Results. (abstract). Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union. 89, 53, Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract #PP13C-1477 (2008 Fall AGU meeting). American Geophysical Union 2008 Fall Meeting, 15-19 December, San Francisco, CA.

Tomaso MS, Bello CA, Dillian C, Demitroff M. 2008. Geoerchaeological analysis of Prehistoric site 28-BU-718, Township of Evesham. Burlington County, New Jersey (Abstract). Eastern States Archaeological Federation, 75th Annual Meeting, November 6-9, 2008, p. 28.

Demitroff M, Nelson FE. 2008. The periglacial legacy of the New Jersey Pine Barrens, USA: climate history and geomorphic heritage as a land-use management tool. (Abstract & Poster). Tough Choices – Land Use Under a Changing Climate, German – US Conference, 2nd/3rd of October 2008, Berlin, a joint NSF/DFG conference, Background Paper/Poster Abstracts, p. 4.

Demitroff M, French H, Gozdzik J, Pope G, DeJong B. 2009. Wisconsinan eolian activity and paleohydrology, New Jersey Pine Barrens (39ºN), Eastern U.S.A. (Abstract), 2009 Annual Meeting, March 22-27, 2009, Las Vegas, NV. (submitted).

French H, Demitroff M, Newell WL, DeJong B. 2009. Past permafrost on the Mid-Atlantic Coastal Plain, Eastern USA: implications for relict permafrost in central Alaska and north-western Arctic Canada. (Abstract), 2009 Annual Meeting, March 22-27, 2009, Las Vegas, NV. (submitted).

Pope GA, Demitroff M, LaPoma J, Callanan J. 2009. Sand-grain morphologies explain Late-Pleistocene environments of the Pine Barrens, New Jersey, USA. (Abstract), 2009 Annual Meeting, March 22-27, 2009, Las Vegas, NV. (submited).

DeJong BD, Newell WL, Clark I, Pierce H, Smoot J, Landacre B, Demitroff M, French H. 2009. The Parsonsburg alloformation of central Delmarva: an artifact of a cold, dry Pleistocene landscape. (Abstract), 2009 Annual Meeting, March 22-27, 2009, Las Vegas, NV. (submitted).

LaPoma J, Demitroff M, Pope GA, Callanan J. 2009. Sedimentological analysis of tentative wind streaks from the Pinelands National Reserve, in southern New Jersey. (Abstract), 2009 Annual Meeting, March 22-27, 2009, Las Vegas, NV. (submitted).

LeCompte MA, Rock BN, Demitroff M, Reid M-A, Hughes D, Lucas L, Hayden L. 2008. End-Pleistocene soil constituents from selected sites on the Mid-Atlantic Coastal Plain: First Results. (abstract). Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union. 89, 53, Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract XXXXX-XX (2008 Fall AGU meeting). American Geophysical Union 2008 Fall Meeting, 15-19 December, San Francisco, CA.

Tomaso MS, Bello CA, Dillian C, Demitroff M. 2008. Geoerchaeological analysis of Prehistoric site 28-BU-718, Township of Evesham. Burlington County, New Jersey (Abstract). Eastern States Archaeological Federation, 75th Annual Meeting, November 6-9, 2008, p. 28. LeCompte MA, Rock BN, Demitroff M, Reid M-A, Hughes D, Lucas L, Hayden L. 2008. End-Pleistocene soil constituents from selected sites on the Mid-Atlantic Coastal Plain: First Results..(Abstract), American Geophysical Union 2008 Fall Meeting, 15-19 December, San Francisco, CA. (in press).

Demitroff M, Nelson FE. 2008. The periglacial legacy of the New Jersey Pine Barrens, USA: geomorphic heritage as a land-use management tool. (Abstract). Tough Choices— Land Use Under a Changing Climate, German—US Conference, 2nd/3rd of October 2008, Berlin, a joint NSF/DFG conference. (in press).

Demitroff M, Rogov VV, French HM, Konishchev VN, Streletskiy DA, Lebedeva-Verba MP, Alekseeva VA. 2007. Possible evidence for episodes of Late-Pleistocene cryogenic weathering, southern New Jersey, eastern USA. In Russian Academy of Sciences. Proceedings, Vol II: Cryogenic Resources of Polar Regions, Salekhard City, Polar Cycle, West Siberia, June 2007. pp. 139-141.

Demitroff M. 2006.  Cold, dry, and windy: the late-Pleistocene landscape of the Pine Barrens of southern New Jersey (Field Trip). In Hellström R, Frankenstein S (eds.). Program and Abstracts, 63rd Eastern Snow Conference, University of Delaware, Held Jointly with the Cryosphere Specialty Group of the Association of American Geographers, 7-9 June 2006, pp. 84-88.

Demitroff M. 2006. Spungs, cripples, blue holes and savannahs: wetlands of the New Jersey Pinelands and their cold-climate origin. In Hellström R, Frankenstein S (eds.).  Program and Abstracts, 63rd Eastern Snow Conference, University of Delaware, Held Jointly with the Cryosphere Specialty Group of the Association of American Geographers, 7-9 June 2006, p. 83.

Cresson JA, Mounier A, Bonfiglio A, Demitroff M. 2006. Periglacial landforms of southern New Jersey: sites, trails and ancient cultural links. In Hellström R, Frankenstein S (eds.). Program and Abstracts, 63rd Eastern Snow Conference, University of Delaware, Held Jointly with the Cryosphere Specialty Group of the Association of American Geographers, 7-9 June 2006, p. 72.

French HM, Demitroff M, Forman S. 2006. Late-Pleistocene permafrost events in southern New Jersey, eastern U.S.A. In Abstracts, Asian Conference on Permafrost, Lanzhou, China, August 7-9, 2006. pp. 127-128.

Demitroff M, Lemcke M. 2005. Late–Pleistocene thermokarst in the Pinelands of southern New Jersey. Poster presentation at R. S. Tarr Cryosphere Student Illustrated Poster Competition, 101st Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Denver, CO, April 5—9, 2005.

Beyer PJ, Pope GA, Applegarth MT, Demitroff MD. 2004. Physical Geography of the New Jersey Pine Barrens: Bog Iron, Pygmy Pines and the Jersey Devil. Field guide, Field Trip for the 100th Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, March 17, 2004. Sponsored by the Water Resources Specialty Group. 40 pp.

Demitroff M. 2003. A geography of spungs and some attendant hydrological phenomena on the New Jersey Outer Coastal Plain. In Hozik MJ, Mihalasky MJ (eds.). Field Guide and Proceedings, 20th Annual Meeting of the Geological Association of New Jersey, October 10-11, 2003. Pomona, NJ: Richard Stockton College. pp. 51-78.

French HM, Demitroff M. 2003. Late–Pleistocene periglacial phenomena in the Pine Barrens of southern New Jersey: GANJ Field Excursion Guide, October 11, 2003, In Hozik MJ, Mihalasky MJ (eds.). Field Guide and Proceedings, 20thAnnual Meeting of the Geological Association of New Jersey, October 10-11, 2003. Pomona, NJ: Richard Stockton College. pp. 117-142.

French HM, Demitroff M. 2003. A glossary of permafrost, periglacial, Pleistocene, and New Jersey Pinelands terms. In Hozik MJ, Mihalasky MJ. (eds.). Field Guide and Proceedings, 20th Annual Meeting of the Geological Association of New Jersey, October 10-11, 2003. Pomona, NJ: Richard Stockton College. pp. 143–146.

French HM, Mihalasky MJ, Demitroff M. 2003. Late–Pleistocene cold–climate chronostratigraphy of the Dorchester Pit, Port Elizabeth, NJ. Poster presentation at GANJ XX, October 10–11, 2003.

 

                           

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

Munn D. 2007. Atlantic County Game Preserve; a Retrospective History. 100th Anniversary 1905-2005. City of Estell Manor, NJ: Atlantic County Game Preserve. 91 pp. (M Demitroff contributed geologic and geographic context used in Chapter 2, pp. 17-26).

Demitroff M. 2007. Expanding our appreciation and understanding of Pinelands natural history. Pinelands Watch. SE-11 (Special Edition), May 2007: 1-3. (Slightly modified and reprinted as The Newtonville dune field: expanding our appreciation and understanding of Pinelands Natural History. New Jersey Audubon. Fall/Winter 2007-2008 [Special Places Issue]: 32-33).

Demitroff M. 2007. Pine Barrens Wetlands: Geographical Reflections of South Jersey’s Periglacial Legacy. MS thesis, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, 224 pp.

Demitroff M. 2002. Origins of the Jewish community in southern New Jersey. In It’s a Mitzvah!: Jewish Life in the Delaware Valley. DVD documentary presentation by WHYY, narrated by Larry Kane.

Mark N. Demitroff

Department of Geography

Permafrost Group

University of Delaware

Newark, DE  19716–2541

U.S.A.

(856) 696–9759

mdemitrf@udel.edu