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Joe Lebold


Paleoecology, Paleontology, Regional Geology

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  • BS in Geology, West Virginia University, 1994
  • MS in Geology/Paleontology, The Ohio State University, 1998
  • Ph.D. in Geology, West Virginia University, 2005


Courses Taught: GEOL 101, 102, 103, 200, 300, 302, 311, 331, 400, 404, 790.

I routinely Teach:

  • GEOL 101 – Planet Earth
  • GEOL 200 – Geology for Environmental Geoscience
  • GEOL 300 – Geology of West Virginia
  • GEOL 302 – Geology of the National Parks
  • GEOL 404 – Geology Field Camp Capstone Course

Recent Publications

Lebold and Wilkinson, 2018. Roadside Geology of West Virginia. Mountain Press Publishing, Missoula, MT, 297 pgs.

Andrew Roark, Ryan Flake, Ethan L. Grossman, Thomas Olszewski, Joseph Lebold, Debbie Thomas, Franco Marcantonio, Brent Miller, Anne Raymond, and Thomas Yancey, 2017, Brachiopod geochemical records from across the Carboniferous seas of North America: Evidence for salinity gradients, stratification, and circulation patterns. Palaeooceanography Palaeoclimatology and Palaeoecology, v. 485, p. 136-153.

Roark, Andrew P., Grossman, Ethan L., Lebold, Joseph G., 2015, Low seasonality in central equatorial Pangea based on high-resolution isotopic records of brachiopod shells. Geological Society of America Bulletin, Vol. 14.

Roark, Andrew P., Grossman, Ethan L., Lebold, Joseph G., 2014, Seasonality and circulation dynamics along the Appalachian margin of the Late Pennsylvanian epicontinental sea of North America: brachiopod geochemical records and their implications to models of shelf anoxia. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 46, No. 6, p. 520

Lebold, J.G., Smosna, R.A., and K. R. Bruner, 2013, Manual for Planet Earth Laboratory, 5th ed. Kendall Hunt, Dubuque, IA, 68 p.