John M. Garihan

Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Furman University                            
3300 Poinsett Highway                                                                                               
Greenville, SC 29613

Education:
1967 BS in Geology, Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, PA.                                 
1973 Ph.D. in Geology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

Furman Courses:
EES 110 Earth Systems; EES 218 Plate Tectonics and Earthquakes; EES 325 Structural Geology; EES 351 Field Studies in Appalachian Geology; EES 425 Regional Tectonics; EES 430 Engineering Geology; EES 502 Research.

Current Research Interests:
Structural geology, Tectonics, Field Geology. Geologic mapping of the Inner Piedmont geology at 1/24,000 scale, to understand the structure and tectonic development of the southern Appalachians. Since 1980 have completed seventeen 7.5-minute quadrangles in South Carolina and adjacent North Carolina, with full logistical field and digital map-making technical support of the South Carolina Geological Survey. These maps are available to the public at the South Carolina Geological Survey DNR website at: http://www.dnr.sc.gov/geology/publications.htm

Current research project with a Furman research student involves detailed mapping and re-evaluation of complex brittle fault structures in Table Rock and Cleveland quadrangles, to determine their sequence of development. Also remapping in Tamassee quadrangle to clarify the structural development and strain partitioning of the Brevad fault zone

Professional affiliation:
Geological Society of America

Professional activities:

  1. Attended numerous GSA sectional and Annual meetings 1980- 2012; poster and oral presentations, some presented by Furman research students. Taught field geology G429 at Indiana University’s Judson Mead Geological Field Station, Cardwell, MT (1974 to 1990).                                                                                                                                   
  2. Geotraverse trip co-leader, March 1999 GSA Sectional meeting.                                                        
  3. Co-leader, Carolina Geological Society meeting Oct.2001. Co-speaker, South Carolina Native Plant Society, 7th Annual Symposium, April 2004.                               
  4. Co-leader and logistics planner for Day 3 of 17th International Basement Tectonics Association field excursion, July 2004.                                                                           
  5. Member, Conference Organizing Committee, 17th International Basement Tectonics Conference “4-D Framework of the Continental Crust Integrating Crustal Processes through Time”. Spring and Summer 2004.                                                                      
  6. Volunteer in Service to the South Carolina Geological Survey, 2003-12.                        
  7. Academic Board Member, South Carolina Board of Registration for Geologists, 1996 -1999.                                                                                                                      
  8. Field trip leader and Guidebook editor, 2010 and 2012, Clemson University Hydrogeology Symposium.                                                                                                 
  9. Editor-in-Chief, South Carolina Geology, 2007-2012 (a peer-reviewed annual journal).                                                                                                                                
  10. Field trip co-leader and Guidebook co-editor for 2012 Carolina Geological Society meeting and field excursion.                                                                                                  

Publications since 2000 (*with Furman students)

  1. Ranson, W. A., Williams, I. S. and Garihan, J.M., 1999, Shrimp zircon U-Pb ages of  granitoids from the Inner Piedmont of South Carolina: Evidence for Ordovician magmatism involving mid to late Proterozoic crust: Geol. Soc. America Abstracts with Programs, v. 31, n. 7, p. A-167.
  2. Garihan, John M., *Kalbas, J., and Clendenin, C. W., 2000, Geologic map of the Slater 7.5-minute quadrangle, Greenville County, South Carolina: SC Dept. of Natural  Resources, Geological Survey, Open-file report 129 (2000), 1:24,000 scale.
  3. Garihan, John M., 2000, Geologic map of the Cleveland 7.5-minute quadrangle, Greenville and Pickens counties, South Carolina: SC Dept. of Natural Resources, Geological Survey, Open-file report 130 (2000), 1:24,000 scale.
  4. Garihan, John M., 2001, Bedrock geology of the Hickory Tavern 7.5-minute quadrangle, southeastern Inner Piedmont, Laurens and Greenville counties, South Carolina: South Carolina Geology, v.42, p. 1-18.
  5. Garihan, John M., 2001, Observations of the Seneca fault and their implications for thrust sheet emplacement in the Inner Piedmont of the Carolinas: in J. M. Garihan and W. A. Ranson, (eds), Geology of the Inner Piedmont in the Caesars Head and Table Rock State Parks area, northwestern South Carolina, South Carolina Geology, v. 43, p. 1-13.
  6. Garihan, J. M. and W. A. Ranson, 2001, Geologic map of the Table Rock 7.5-minute quadrangle, Greenville and Pickens counties, South Carolina: SC Dept. of Natural Resources, Geological Survey, Geologic Quadrangle Map GQM 9, 1:24,000 scale.
  7. Garihan, J. M., and W. A. Ranson, 2001, Geologic transect across the Table Rock and Eastatoe Gap 7.5-minute quadrangles, western Inner Piedmont, Greenville and Pickens counties, SC-NC: Geol. Soc. America Abstracts with Programs, v. 33, n. 2, p. A-3.
  8. *Blackwell, S., *Maclean, J., Garihan, J., Ranson, W., Howard, S. and Clendenin, C. W., 2001, Geology of the Taylors 7.5-minute quadrangle, Inner Piedmont, Greenville County,       SC: Geol. Soc. America Abstracts with Programs, v. 33, n. 2, p. A-4.
  9. *Blackwell, Seth S., *John S. MacLean, C. W. Clendenin, and John M. Garihan, 2001, Bedrock geologic map of Taylors 7.5 minute quadrangle (W 1/2), Greenville county, South Carolina: South Carolina Geological Survey Open-File Report 133, 1:24,000.
  10. Clendenin, C. W., and Garihan, J. M., 2001, Timing of brittle faulting on Pax Mountain: a chicken or the egg question applicable to Piedmont mapping: Geol. Soc. America Abstracts      with Programs, v. 33, n. 2, p. A-18.
  11. Clendenin, C.W., and Garihan, J.M., 2001, Brittle faulting in the South Carolina Inner Piedmont and relationships to regional tectonics: Seismological Society of America, Eastern Section, Programs & Abstracts, 73rd Annual Meeting, Columbia, South Carolina, p. 5.
  12. Ranson, William A., and Garihan, John M., 2001, Geology of the Inner Piedmont in the Caesars Head and Table Rock State Parks area, northwestern South Carolina: 2001 Carolina Geological Society Field Trip: in J. M. Garihan and W. A. Ranson, (eds), Geology of the Inner Piedmont in the Caesars Head and Table Rock State Parks area, northwestern South Carolina, South Carolina Geology, v. 43, p. 73-86.
  13. Clendenin, C. W., Howard, C. S., Niewendorp, C. A., Garihan, J. M., and others, 2001, Notes on a brittle-fault kinematic indicator identified on Granny Apple Farm, Laurens County, South Carolina: South Carolina Geology, v.42, p. 19- 27.
  14. MacLean, John S., *Seth S. Blackwell, C. W. Clendenin, and John M. Garihan, 2001 Bedrock geologic map of Taylors 7.5 minute quadrangle (E 1/2), Greenville county, South Carolina: South Carolina Geological Survey Open-File Report 134, 1:24,000.
  15. Garihan, John M., 2002, Geology of the Standingstone Mountain 7.5-minute quadrangle, Inner Piedmont, SC-NC: Geol. Soc. America Abstracts with Programs, v. 34, n. 2, p. A-11.
  16. *Buffaloe, J.R., Clendenin, C.W., and Garihan, J.M., 2002 Paris Mountain Project, Part 2: Geology of the northern half of Mauldin 7.5-minute quadrangle, Greenville County, South Carolina: Geol. Soc. America Abstracts with Programs, v. 34, n. 2, p. A-11.
  17. *Buffaloe, Jonathan, C. W. Clendenin, C. Scott Howard, and John M. Garihan, 2002, Geology of Mauldin 7.5-minute quadrangle, Greenville County, South Carolina: South Carolina Geological Survey Open-File Report 142, 1:24,000.
  18. Garihan, John M. and Ranson, W. A., 2002, Geology of the  Standingstone Mountain 7.5-minute quadrangle, Greenville County, South Carolina, and Transylvania and Henderson counties, North Carolina: SC Dept. of Natural Resources, Geological Survey, Open-file Report 145, 1:24,000 scale.
  19. Garihan, John M., 2002, Geology of Standingstone Mountain quadrangle, western Inner Piedmont, North and South Carolina: in Hatcher, Jr., R. D, and Bream, B. R., eds. Inner Piedmont Geology in the South Mountains-Blue Ridge Foothills and the southwestern Brushy Mountains, central-western North Carolina, North Carolina Geological Survey, Carolina Geological Society Annual Field Trip Guidebook, p. 19-32.
  20. *Allen, J. S., *Lockery, J. R., Garihan, J. M., and Ranson, W. A., 2003, Geology of the southern half of Dacusville 7.5-minute Quadrangle, Geol. Soc. America Abstracts with Programs, v.35, n.1, p.23.
  21. Garihan, J. M., and Clendenin, C. W., 2003, Sequencing polyphase deformation within the Inner Piedmont: Field evidence from near Marietta, South Carolina: Geol. Soc. America Abstracts with Programs, v.35, n.1, p.7.
  22. *Buffaloe, J. R., and Garihan, J. M., 2003, The Seneca fault and macroscopic folding in the northern Dacusville and western Paris Mountain 7.5-minute quadrangles, Greenville and Pickens counties, South Carolina: Geol. Soc. America Abstracts with Programs, v.35, n.1, p.24.
  23. Garihan, John M., 2003, Geology of the Wadakoe Mountain Area in Sunset 7.5-minute Quadrangle, Pickens County, South Carolina: SC Dept. of Natural Resources, Geological Survey, Open-file Report 148, 1:24,000 scale.
  24. Clendenin, C. W., and J. M. Garihan, 2004, Sequencing polyphase deformation within the Inner Piedmont: Field evidence near Marietta, South Carolina: South Carolina Geology, v. 44, p. 1-12.
  25. Clendenin, C. W., and J. M. Garihan, 2004, Tectonic implications of a complex kinematic history in a basal Chauga River Formation phyllonite, northwest South Carolina, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 36, n. 2, p. 140.
  26. Garihan, J. M., and Ranson, W.A., 2004, Southern Appalachian crustal transect: Day 3, Traverse through Standingstone Mountain and parts of Table Rock and Cleveland 7.5-minute quadrangles: Nature of several Chauga Belt-Inner Piedmont thrust sheets in South Carolina and adjacent North Carolina: in Merschat, A.J., and Hatcher, R.D., Jr., eds., Southern Appalachian crustal transect: 17th International Basement Tectonics Association Field Trip Guidebook, p. 61-66.
  27. Garihan, J. M., and C. W. Clendenin, 2005, Influence of intrinsic properties on deformation of a rock sequence in the Inner piedmont of South Carolina: 2005, Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 37, n. 2, p. 35.
  28. *Gober, Mitchell, W. A. Ranson, and J. M. Garihan, 2005, Petrology of the Nine Times amphibolite-ultramafic body from the Sunset 7.5-minute quadrangle, western Inner Piedmont of South Carolina: 2005, Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 37, n. 2, p. 46.
  29. Garihan, John M., 2005, Geologic map of the Sunset 7.5-minute Quadrangle, Pickens County, South Carolina: South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, Geological Survey, Geological Quadrangle Map 28, 1:24,000 scale.
  30. Garihan, J. M., 2005, Geologic map of the Cleveland 7.5-minute Quadrangle, Greenville and Pickens Counties, South Carolina: South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, Geological Survey, Geological Quadrangle Map GQM 33, 1:24,000 scale.
  31. Garihan, J. M., *Kalbas, J. L., and Clendenin, C. W., 2005, Geologic map of the Slater 7.5-minute Quadrangle, Greenville and Pickens Counties, South Carolina: South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, Geological Survey, Geological Quadrangle Map 34, 1:24,000 scale.
  32. Garihan, John M., W. A. Ranson, and C. W. Clendenin, 2005, Geologic map of the Eastatoe Gap 7.5-minute quadrangle, Greenville and Pickens counties, South Carolina and Transylvania County, North Carolina: South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, Geological Survey, Geological Quadrangle Map 29, 1:24,000 scale.
  33. Garihan, John M., and Ranson, W. A., 2006, Geologic map of the Standingstone Mountain 7.5-minute Quadrangle, Greenville County, South Carolina and Transylvania and Hendersonville Counties, North Carolina: South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, Geological Survey, Geological Quadrangle Map 35, 1:24,000 scale.
  34. Garihan, John M., and Ranson, W. A., 2007, Geologic map of the Zirconia 7.5-minute Quadrangle, Greenville County, South Carolina and Hendersonville County, North Carolina: South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, Geological Survey, Geological Quadrangle Map 39, 1:24,000 scale.
  35. Clendenin, C.W., and Garihan, John M., 2007, Geology of the Salem and Reid 7.5-minute Quadrangles, Oconee and Pickens Counties, South Carolina: South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, Geological Survey, Map Series MS-28, 1:24,000 scale.
  36. Clendenin, C.W., and Garihan, John M., 2007, Geology of the Salem 7.5-minute Quadrangle, Oconee and Pickens Counties, South Carolina: South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, Geological Survey, Geological Quadrangle Map 40, 1:24,000 scale.
  37. Garihan, John M., Ranson, W. A., and Clendenin, C. W., 2007, Geologic map of the Pickens 7.5-minute Quadrangle, Pickens County, South Carolina: South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, Geological Survey, Geological Quadrangle Map 41, 1:24,000 scale.
  38. *Allen, J. S., *Buffaloe, J. D., *Lockery, J. R., Garihan, J. M., Ranson, R. A., 2007, Geologic map of the Dacusville 7.5-minute quadrangle, Greenville and Pickens Counties, South Carolina: South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, Geological Survey, Geological Quadrangle Map 42, 1:24,000 scale.
  39. Garihan, J.M., and Clendenin, C. W., 2007, Recognition of the Eastatoee fault in northwest South Carolina and adjacent North Carolina, South Carolina Geology, v. 45, p. 1-8.
  40. Clendenin, C.W., and Garihan, J. M., 2007, Polyphase deformation in the Basal Chauga River Formation, Northwestern South Carolina: South Carolina Geology, v. 45, p. 9-16.
  41. Clendenin, C. W., and Garihan, J. M., 2007, Backfolding, partitioned transpression, and fault reactivation in northwestern South Carolina: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 39, n. 2, p. 11.
  42. Garihan, J. M., and Clendenin, C. W., 2007 The Eastatoee fault: Recognition of a regional thrust-sheet bounding fault in the Inner Piedmont thrust stack of northwestern South Carolina and western North Carolina: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 39, n. 2, p. 11.
  43. Clendenin, C. W., and Garihan, J. M., 2007, Influence of deflection on a fold-to-fault progression: Field evidence from near Marietta, South Carolina: Journal of Structural Geology, v.28, n.7, p. 1316-1326.
  44. *Rutledge, M. D., Ranson, W. A., and Garihan, J. M., 2008, Geology and petrology of two Inner Piedmont ultramafic bodies in the Poor Mountain Formation from the Landrum and Salem quadrangles, South Carolina: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 40, n. 4, p. 62.
  45. Garihan, J. M., 2008, A new regional compilation of twelve 7.5-minute quadrangle maps, Inner Piedmont of South Carolina and adjacent South Carolina: The Mountain Bridge area and beyond: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 40, n. 4, p.13.
  46. Clendenin, C. W., Jr., and J. M. Garihan, 2008, The role of transpressive strain partitioning in the development of the Brevard Zone, northwest South Carolina: South Carolina Geology, v. 46, p. 30-42.
  47. Garihan, J. M., 2009, Geologic map of the Landrum 7.5-minute quadrangle, Greenville and Spartanburg Counties, South Carolina: South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, Geological Survey, Geological Quadrangle Map 44, 1:24,000 scale.
  48. Garihan, J. M., 2009, Geology of the Jocassee Gorges, Mountain Bridge Area, and Northwestern South Carolina in Greenville, Oconee, and Pickens Counties, South Carolina: SCDNR, South Carolina Geological Survey, Open File Poster OPF-03-09. (Geologic map covering South Carolina portion of thirteen 7.5-minute quadrangles.)
  49. Garihan, J. M., Clendenin, Jr., C. W., and Doar, III, W. R., 2009, Geologic map of the Tigerville 7.5-minute quadrangle, Greenville County, South Carolina: South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, Geological Survey, Geological Quadrangle Map 45, 1:24,000 scale.
  50. Garihan, John M. and others, 2010, Editorial: Fieldwork perspective and advice: South Carolina Geology, v. 47, p. 1-16.
  51. Garihan, J. M., and C. W. Clendenin, Jr., 2010, Brittle faulting in Landrum, Saluda, and Tigerville quadrangles, Inner Piedmont of South Carolina: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 42, n. 1, p. 92.
  52. *Karow, Nicholas. A., John M. Garihan, and William A. Ranson, 2010, Structure and petrology of complexly deformed gneisses in the Mauldin 7.5-minute quadrangle, Western Inner  Piedmont, Greenville, South Carolina: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 42, n. 1, p. 87.
  53. *Stafford, Benjamin J., William A. Ranson, and John M. Garihan, 2010, Preliminary study of mass wasting occurrences along the Middle Saluda River, Jones Gap State Park, Greenville County, South Carolina: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 42, n. 1, p. 133.
  54. Garihan, John M., Cameron Warlick, and William A. Ranson, 2010, Geology and hydrogeology of the Pax Mountain-The Cliffs at Glassy-Landrum area, Greenville and Spartanburg Counties, South Carolina: The 18th Annual David S. Snipes/Clemson Hydrogeology Symposium Field trip guidebook, 28 p.
  55. Garihan, J. M., Clendenin, Jr., C. W., and Ranson, W.A., 2010, Geologic map of the Saluda 7.5-minute quadrangle, Greenville and Spartanburg Counties, South Carolina: South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, Geological Survey, Geological Quadrangle Map 48, 1:24,000 scale.
  56. Clendenin, C.W. Jr., and Garihan, J.M., 2010, Superimposed Reactivation; Similarities Between Two Large South Carolina Earthquakes, Parts 1 & 2: AEG NEWS 53 – Annual Meeting Program with Abstracts. p. 67.
  57. Niewendorp, C.A., Garihan, J.M., and Clendenin, C.W., J., 2010, Geologic map of the Paris Mountain Quadrangle, Greenville County, South Carolina: SCDNR, Geological Survey, Open-File Report, OFR-158, 1:24,000 scale.
  58. *Chan Soo, R., *Wickard, A. K., Garihan, J. M., and Ranson, W. A., 2011, Deformational and metamorphic history of Campobello 7.5-minute quadrangle, Tugaloo terrane, Inner Piedmont, South Carolina: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 43, n. 2, p. 31.
  59. Garihan, J. M., *Wickard, Alyssa K., *Chan Soo, Rhonda, and Ranson, William A., 2011, Geologic map of the Campobello quadrangle, Greenville and Spartanburg Counties, South Carolina: South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, Geological Survey, Geological Quadrangle Map, GQM 51, 1:24,000 scale.
  60. Garihan, John M., 2011, Sequencing brittle deformation: Pattern of faults and cataclastic rocks in the Saluda, Landrum, Tigerville, and Campobello quadrangles, Inner Piedmont, Greenville and Spartanburg Counties, South Carolina: in Huebner, M. T. and Hatcher, Jr., R. D., eds.,  The geology of the Inner Piedmont at the northeast end of the Pine Mountain window, Geological Society of Georgia Guidebook, v. 31,  n. 1, p. 73-90.
  61. Garihan, John M., 2012, Sequencing brittle faulting in the Inner Piedmont, South Carolina: South Carolina Geology, v. 48, p. 37-49.

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