Teaching Faculty Members

Monteverde, Donald


Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, Geological Sciences, Ph.D
Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, Geological Sciences, BS, MS


Geology 101 - Introductory Geology
Geology 100 - Planet Earth

Research Interests

Sequence stratigraphy of continental margins
Regional geologic relationships of New Jersey


  • Uptegrove, J., Monteverde, D.H., Whitesell, L.A., Stanford, S.D., Waldner, J.S., 2015, High-resolution seismic tracing of the transgression across the coastal interface, Brigantine, New Jersey, Geophysics, v.80, No.3, p.Wb43-WB63, doi:10.1190/GEO2014-0101.1
  • Basile, C., and Monteverde, D., 2014, Bedding attitudes as a sequence stratigraphy proxy: a case study from borehole images, Hole M28, IODP Leg 313, Geosphere, v.10, p. 207-220, doi:10.1130/GES00856.1
  • Lofi, J., Inwood, J., Proust, J.N., Monteverde, D., Loggia, D., Basile, C., Otsuka, H., Hayashi, T., Stadler, S., Mottl, M.J., Fehr, A., and Pezard, P.A., 2013, Fresh-water and salt-water distribution in passive margin sediments: insights from Integrated Ocean Drilling Program Expedition 313 on the New Jersey margin, Geosphere, v. 9, p. 1009-1024, doi:10.1130/GES00855.1
  • Miller, K.G., Browning, J.V., Mountain, G.S., Bassetti, M.A., Monteverde, D., Katz, M.E., Inwood, J., Lofi, J., and Proust, J.-N., 2013, Sequence boundaries are impedance contrasts: Core-seismic-log integration of Oligocene-Miocene sequences, New Jersey shallow shelf: Geosphere, v. 9, p. 1257-1285, doi:10.1130/GES00858.1
  • Miller, K.G., Mountain, G.S., Browning, J.V., Katz, M.E., Monteverde, D.H., Sugarman, P.J., Ando, H., Bassetti, M.A., Bjerrum, C.J., Hodgson, D., Hesselbo, S., Karakaya, S., Proust, J.-N., Rabineau, M., 2013, Testing sequence stratigraphic models by drilling Miocene foresets on the New Jersey shallow shelf: Geosphere, v. 9, p. 1236-1256, doi: 10.1130/GES00884.1
  • Katz, M.E., Browning, J.V., Miller, K.G., Monteverde, D.H., Mountain, G.S., Williams, R.H., 2013, Sequence stratigraphic interpretations from benthic foraminifera: Insights on New Jersey shelf architecture, IODP Expedition 313: Geosphere, v. 9, doi: 10.1130/GES00872.1.
  • Miller, K.G., Sugarman, P.J., Browning, J.V., Sheridan, R.E., Kulhanek, D.K., Monteverde, D., Wehmiller, J.F., Lombardi, C., and Feigenson, M.D., 2012, Pleistocene sequence stratigraphy of the shallow continental shelf, offshore New Jersey: Constraints of Integrated Ocean Drilling Program Leg 313 core holes: Geosphere, v. 9, p. 1-22.
  • Uptegrove, Jane, Waldner, J.S., Stanford, S.D., Monteverde, D.H., Sheridan, R.E., and Hall, D.W., 2012, Geology of the New Jersey Offshore in the Vicinity of Barnegat Inlet and Long Beach Island, Geologic Map Series GMS 12-3, scale 1 to 80,000
  • Volkert, R.A., and Monteverde, D.H., 2012, Bedrock geologic map of the Bernardsville quadrangle, Somerset and Morris counties, New Jersey: New Jersey Geological Survey, Geological Map Series, GMS 12-2 , scale 1:24,000.
  • Monteverde, D.H., 2011, Bedrock Geologic Map of the Yonkers and Nyack Quadrangles, Bergen County, New Jersey, New Jersey Geological Survey Geologic Map Series, GMS 11-1, scale 1:24,000
  • Volkert, R.A., Monteverde, D.H., Friehauf, K.C., Gates, A.E, Dalton, R.F., and Smith, R.C., II, 2010, Geochemistry and origin of Neoproterozoic ironstone deposits in the New Jersey Highlands and implications for the eastern Laurentian rifted margin in the north-central Appalachians, USA, in Tollo, R.P., Bartholomew, M.J., Hibbard, J.P., and Karabinos, P.M., eds., From Rodinia to Pangea: The lithotectonic record of the Appalachian Region: Geological Society of America Memoir 206, p. 283-306, doi:m10.1130/2010/1206(13)
  • Sugarman, P.J. and Monteverde, D.H., 2008, Correlation of deep aquifers using coreholes and geophysical logs in parts of Cumberland, Salem, Gloucester, and Camden counties, New Jersey, New Jersey Geological Survey, Geologic Map Series, GMS 08-1.
  • Monteverde, D.H., Mountain, G.S., Miller, K.G., 2008, Early Miocene sequence development across the New Jersey margin, Basin Research, v.20, p.249-267 doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2117.2008.00351.x
  • Mountain, G.S., Burger, R.L., Delius, H., Fulthorpe, C.S., Austin, J.A., Goldberg, D.S., Steckler, M.S., McHugh, C.M., Miller, K.G., Monteverde, D.H., Orange, D.L. and Pratson, L.F., 2007, The long-term stratigraphic record on continental margins, continental-margin sedimentation: from sediment transport to sequence stratigraphy, Nittrouer, C.A., Austin, J.A., Jr., Field, M.E., Kravitz, J.H., Syvitski, J.P.M., Wiberg, P.L., eds., IAS Special Publication 37, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, p.381-458.
  • Browning, J.V. Miller, K.G, McLaughlin, P.P., Kominz, M.A., Sugarman, P.J., Monteverde, D., Feigenson, M.D., and Hernandez, J.C., 2006, Quantification of the effects of eustasy, subsidence, and sediment supply on Miocene sequences, U.S. Mid-Atlantic Margin, GSA Bull.,.v.v.118p.567-588. doi: 10.1130/B25551.1
  • Sugarman, P.J., Miller, K.G., Browning, J.V., Kulpecz, A.A., and McLaughlin, P.P., Monteverde, D.H., 2005, Hydrostratigraphy of the New Jersey Coastal Plain: Sequences and Facies Predict Continuity of Aquifers and Confining Units, Stratigraphy, v.2, p.259-275.
  • Monteverde, D.H., and Volkert, R.A., 2005, Bedrock Geologic Map of the Chatham Quadrangle, Morris, Somerset and Union Counties, New Jersey, New Jersey Geological Survey, Geologic Map Series GMS 04-2, scale: 1 to 24,000
  • Monteverde, D.H., Stanford, S.D., and Volkert, R.A., 2003, Geologic Map of the Raritan Quadrangle, Hunterdon and Somerset Counties, New Jersey, New Jersey Geological Survey, Geologic Map Series GMS 03-2 scale: 1 to 24,000
  • Monteverde, D.H., Miller, K.G., Mountain, G.S., 2000, Correlation of offshore seismic profiles with onshore New Jersey Miocene sections Sedimentary Geology, 134, 111-127.