The IRF Group

David K. Goodman, Ph.D.

President and Managing Partner, Anchorage

Jurassic-Cenozoic Palynology
Sequence Biostratigraphy

B.S.Virginia Tech
M.S.Virginia Tech
Ph.D.  Stanford University

Work Experience:
Exxon Production Research Company   Houston, Texas1978-83
Arco Research LaboratoryPlano, Texas1983-91
Arco Western District HeadquartersMidland, Texas1991-93
Arco Alaska, Inc.Anchorage, Alaska   1993-99
Consultant, the irf group, inc.Anchorage, Alaska1999-

Other Professional Experience:

Convenor and Chairman, Fourth International Conference on Modern and Fossil Dinoflagellates, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1989

Managing Editor, American Association of Stratigraphic Palynologists, 1987-2000

Journal Editor, Palynology, 1986-2000

Editorial Board, Marine Micropaleontology, 1990-present

Editorial Board, Paleontologica Electronica, 1997-2000

Co-editor, Ninth International Palynological Congress, Proceedings Volume, Houston, 2001

Co-chairman, American Association of Stratigraphic Palynologists Paleontological Catalog System Devel. Committee, 1987-90

Co-chairman, Technical Advisory Committee, American Museum of Natural History Paleontological Catalog (PALCAT) Project, 1987-91

Technical Advisory Board, Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology, 1991-94

Society Memberships:
American Association of Stratigraphic Palynologists
Association of Earth Science Editors
British Micropalaeontological Society
North American Micropaleontological Society (NAMS)
The Palaeontological Association
The Paleontological Society
Sigma Xi
Society for Sedimentary Geology (SEPM)
Society for Technical Communication

6721 Round Tree Drive
Anchorage, AK 99507

Phone:    907-346-4090

Selected Publications:
D.K. Goodman. 1979. Dinoflagellate "communities" from the Lower Eocene Nanjemoy Formation of Maryland, U.S.A. Palynology, 3: 169-190.

D.K. Goodman and W.R. Evitt. 1981. The dinoflagellate Angustidinium acribes (Davey and Verdier) gen. et comb. nov. from the mid-Cretaceous of the northern California Coast Ranges. Grana, 20: 43-54.

D.K. Goodman and L.N. Ford, Jr. 1983. Preliminary dinoflagellate biostratigraphy for the Middle Eocene to Lower Oligocene from the southwest Atlantic Ocean. Initial Reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project, 71: 859-877.

D.K. Goodman. 1984. Dinoflagellate biostratigraphy of the Nanjemoy Formation at Popes Creek, southeastern Maryland. In: Cretaceous and Tertiary Stratigraphy, Paleontology, and Structure, Southwestern Maryland and Northeastern Virginia. American Association of Stratigraphic Palynologists Field Trip Volume and Guidebook: 153-161.

D.K. Goodman and R.J. Witmer. 1985. Archeopyle variation and paratabulation in the dinoflagellate Diphyes colligerum (Deflandre & Cookson 1955) Cookson 1965. Palynology, 9: 61-83.

D.K. Goodman. 1986. Application of dinoflagellate event stratigraphy to Cenozoic geochronology in shallow marine environments. Workshop on "Geochronology and the Marine Realm," Second International Conference on Paleoceanography.

D.K. Goodman. 1987. Dinoflagellate Cysts in Ancient and Modern Sediments. In: F.J.R. Taylor (ed.), The Biology of Dinoflagellates, Blackwell Scientific Publications, Botanical Monographs, 21: 649-722.

L.N. Ford, Jr., and D.K. Goodman. 1987. Ecostratigraphic analysis of dinoflagellate data from the Nanjemoy Formation (Ypresian, Maryland, U.S.A.). Proceedings, Eighth Annual GSC-SEPM Research Conference, "Innovative Biostratigraphic Approaches to Sequence Analysis: New Exploration Opportunities": 56-60.

R.S. Tye, J.S. Hewlett, P.R. Thompson and D.K. Goodman. 1994. Integrated stratigraphic and depositional-facies analysis of parasequences in a transgressive systems tract, San Joaquin Basin, California. In: Weimer, P., and Posamentier, H.W. (eds.), Siliciclasitc Sequence Stratigraphy: Recent Developments and Applications, A.A.P.G. Memoir 56: 99-133.

R.A. Christopher and D.K. Goodman. 1996. Introduction to biostratigraphy and time scales. In: Jansonius, J., and McGregor, D.C. (eds.), Palynology: Concepts and Applications, Volume 2, pp. 463-492. American Association of Stratigraphic Palynologists Foundation.