Jimmy F. Diehl

Jimmy F. Diehl


  • Professor Emeritus, Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences
  • PhD, University of Wyoming, 1977
  • MS, Western Washington University, 1972
  • BS, Western Washington University

Links of Interest

Research Interests

  • Late cretaceous/early tertiary apparent polar wander for North America
  • Environmental magnetism and paleoclimate records from cave and lake deposits
  • Paleomagnetism of keweenawan rocks and their geomagnetic and tectonic implications
  • Paleosecular variation of Plio-Pleistocene volcanic rocks
  • Application of seismic, resistivity, gravity, and magnetic methods to geological engineering problems

Recent Publications

  • Escobar-Wolf, R. P., J. F. Diehl, B. S. Singer, W. I. Rose, Jr., 40Ar/39Ar and paleomagnetic constraints on the evolution of Volcán de Santa María, Guatemala, Geol. Soc. Am. Bull., 122. 757-771, 2010, doi: 10.1130/B26569.1.
  • Kadlec, J., T. Grygar, I. Svetlík, V. Ettler, M. Mihaljevic, J. F. Diehl, S. Beske-Diehl, H. Svitavská-Svobodová, Morava River flood plain development during the last millennium (Strážnické Pomoraví, Czech Republic), The Holocene, 19, 499-509, 2009.
  • Sroubek, P., J. F. Diehl,and J. Kadlec, Historical Climatic Record from Flood Sediments Deposited in the Interior of Spirálka Cave, Czech Republic, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 251, 547-562, 2007.
  • Mayer, A.S., May, W., Lukkarila, C., and J. Diehl, Estimation of Fault Zone Conductance by Calibration of a Regional Groundwater Flow Model - Desert Hot Springs, California, Hydrogeology Journal,DOI 10.1007/s10040-007-0158-0, 2007.
  • Kadlec, J., H. Hercman, V. Benes, P. Sroubek, J. F. Diehl, and D. Granger, Cenozoic history of the Moravian Karst (northern segment): Cave sediments and karst morphology, Acta Mus. Moraviae Sci. geol., LXXXVI, 111-160, 2001.
  • Sroubek, P., J. F. Diehl, J. Kadlec, and K. Valoch, A Late Pleistocene palaeoclimate record based on mineral magnetic properties of the entrance facies sediments of Kulna Cave, Czech Republic, Geophys. J. Int., 147, 247-262, 2001.
  • Riley, C. M., J. F. Diehl, J. L. Kirschvink, R. L. Ripperdan, Paleomagnetic constraints on fault motion in the Hilina Fault System, south flank of Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii, J. Volcanol. Geotherm. Res., 94, 233-249, 1999.