Jonathan Ogden Davis
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United States
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B.A. in anthropology and geological sciences from the University of Texas, Austin in 1969.

M.S in geological sciences.

Ph.D. in geology at University of Idaho in 1974.

source: Jonathan Ogden Davis
Acheivements / Contributions  :

  • Davis's Ph.D. dissertation was on Quaternary Tephrochronology of Lake Lahontan, Nevada and California.

  • This document remains as an important research tool in archaeology and Quaternary studies.

  • Many of his research works are valuable to archeology.

  • In 1982, he published the first modern synthesis of lacustrine and paleoclimatic history of the entire Lahonton system.

Bibliography  :
Quaternary tephrochronology of the Lake Lahontan area, Nevada and California (Nevada Archeological Survey research paper)