1980-1984: Department of Geological Sciences
and Quaternary Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle—Ph.D. in
1978-1980: Department of Geology, Stanford
University, Stanford, California—M.S. in Geology 6/80.
1977-1978: University of California,
Berkeley—B.S. in Geology 3/78.
1970-1974: Hampshire College, Amherst,
Massachusetts—B.A. in Literature.
Department of Civil Engineering, University of Washington
Joint appointment, Research Associate Professor:
Department of Civil and
Environmental Engeneering, University of Washington
Department of Earth and
9/02-present: Co-Director, Center for Water
and Watershed Studies.
9/95-9/02: Director, Center for Urban Water Resources Management.
7/99-present: Research Associate Professor
with adjunct faculty appointments in Departments of Geological Sciences,
Forestry, Landscape Architecture, and the Quaternary Research Center.
9/95-6/99: Research Assistant Professor
9/86-9/95: Affiliate Assistant Professor
(appointed to Graduate Faculty 6/95).
Graduate Classes Taught:
Urban Watershed Assessment (CEWA)
Watershed Restoration (Landscape
Fluvial Geomorphology (Geological Sciences)
King County, Seattle, WA
4/87-3/96: Geologist, Basin Planning Program.
8/89-10/90: Manager, Basin Planning Program.
12/85-4/87: Geologist, Building and Land
AWARDS AND PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
Professional Geologist, State of Washington
Professional Engineer, State of
Washington—Civil (License #36876)
Fellow, Geological Society of America (1999)
National Science Foundation Graduate
Member: Geological Society of America;
American Geophysical Union (Policy Science Committee 1992-1996); Northwest
Geological Society (President 1989), American Society of Civil Engineers
Review Panelist: National Science Foundation,
Division of Earth Sciences; USGS Earthquake Hazard Reduction Program (1992,
1993, 1996); National Cooperative Geologic Educational Mapping Program
D. B. Booth, K. G.
Troost, and J. T. Hagstrum, 2004, Deformation of Quaternary strata and its
relationship to crustal folds and faults, central Puget Lowland, Washington:
Geology, v. 32 (in press). (Reprint)
D. B. Booth, R. E.
Wells, and R. Givler, 2004, Chimney damage in the greater Seattle area
from the Nisqually earthquake of February 28, 2001: Bulletin of the
Seismological Society of America, v. 94(3): in press. (Reprint)
Booth, D. B.,
Troost, K. G., Clague, J. J., and Waitt, R. B., 2004, The Cordilleran
ice sheet: Chapter 2 in Gillespie, A., Porter, S. C., and Atwater, B.,
eds., The Quaternary Period in the United States: International Union
for Quaternary Research, Elsevier Press, p. 17-43.
J. T. Hagstrum, D.
B. Booth, K. G. Troost, and R. J. Blakely, 2002, Magnetostratigraphy,
paleomagnetic correlation, and deformation of Pleistocene deposits in
the south-central Puget Lowland, Washington:Journal of Geophysical
Research-Solid Earth 107 (B4): art. no. 2079 Apr 10 2002. (Reprint)
C. P. Konrad, D.
B. Booth, S. J. Burges, and D. R. Montgomery, 2002, Partial entrainment
of gravel bars during floods: Water Resources Research, v. 38, no. 7,
10.1029, p. 9-1 - 9-16.
D. B. Booth, D.
Hartley, and C. R. Jackson, 2002, Forest cover, impervious-surface area,
and the mitigation of stormwater impacts: Journal of the American Water
Resources Association, v. 38, p. 835-845. (Reprint)
E. J. Nelson and
D. B. Booth, 2002, Sediment budget of a mixed-land use, urbanizing
watershed: Journal of Hydrology, v. 64, p. 51-68.
M. L. Larson and
D. B. Booth, 2001, Effectiveness of large woody debris in stream
rehabilitation projects in urban basins: Ecological Engineering, 18(02),
J. G. Scholz and
D. B. Booth, 2001, Monitoring small urban streams: Strategies and
protocols for humid-region lowland systems: Environmental Monitoring and
Assessment, 71(2), p. 143-164.
P. C. Henshaw and
D. B. Booth, 2000, Natural restabilization of stream channels in urban
watersheds: Journal of the American Water Resources Association, v. 36,
no. 6, p. 1219-1236.
D. B. Booth and
John P. Bethel, 1998, Approaches for seismic hazard mitigation by local
governments -- an example from King County, Washington: in Rogers, A.
M., Walsh, T. J., Kockelman, W. J., and Priest, G. R., Assessing and
Reducing Earthquake Hazards in the Pacific Northwest: U. S. Geological
Survey Professional Paper 1560, vo. 2, p. 537-542.
D. B. Booth, D. R.
Montgomery, and J. Bethel, 1997, Large woody debris in urban streams of
the Pacific Northwest: in Roesner, L. A., ed., Effects of watershed
development and management on aquatic ecosystems: Engineering Foundation
Conference, Proceedings, Snowbird, Utah, August 4-9, 1996 (invited).
D. B. Booth and C.
R. Jackson, 1997, Urbanization of aquatic systems-degradation
thresholds, stormwater detention, and limits of mitigation: Journal of
American Water Resources Association: v. 33, no. 5, p. 1077-1090. (Reprint)
D. B. Booth, 1995,
Geologic map of the Maple Valley quadrangle, King County, Washington:
U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-2297, scale
D. B. Booth, 1994,
Glaciofluvial infilling and scour of the Puget Lowland, Washington,
during ice-sheet glaciation: Geology, v. 22, p. 695-698.
D. B. Booth and B.
Hallet, 1993, Channel networks carved by subglacial water: Observations
and reconstruction in the eastern Puget Lowland of Washington:
Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 105, p. 671-683.
D. B. Booth, 1991,
Glacier physics of the Puget lobe, southwest Cordilleran ice sheet:
Geographie Physique et Quaternaire, v. 45, p. 301-316.
D. B. Booth, 1991,
Urbanization and the Natural Drainage System--Impacts, Solutions, and
Prognoses: Northwest Environmental Journal, v. 7, p. 93-118.
D. B. Booth, 1990,
Stream-channel incision following drainage-basin urbanization: Water
Resources Bulletin, v. 26, p. 407-417.
D. B. Booth, 1990,
Surficial geology of the Skykomish and Snoqualmie Rivers area, Snohomish
and King Counties, Washington: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous
Investigations Map I-1745, scale 1:50,000.
N. E. Brown, B.
Hallet, and D. B. Booth, 1987, Rapid soft-bed sliding of the Puget
glacial lobe: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 92, p. 8985-8998.
D. B. Booth, 1986,
Mass balance and sliding velocity of the Puget lobe of the Cordilleran
ice sheet during the last glaciation: Quaternary Research, v. 25, p.
D. B. Booth, 1986,
The formation of ice-marginal embankments into ice-dammed lakes in the
eastern Puget Lowland, Washington, U.S.A., during the late Pleistocene:
Boreas, v. 15, p. 247-263.