J. Matthew Davis

Associate Professor
Phone: (603) 862-1718
Office: Earth Sciences, James Hall Rm 230, Durham, NH 03824
Matthew Davis


  • Ph.D., Hydrology&Water Resources Sci., New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
  • M.S., Hydrology&Water Resources Sci., New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
  • B.S., Earth Sciences, Montana State University
  • B.S., Geophysics and Seismology, Montana State University

Courses Taught

  • ESCI 409: Geology and the Environment
  • ESCI 444: Water - How Much is Enough?
  • ESCI 534: Techniques Environmental Sci
  • ESCI 710: Groundwater Hydrology
  • ESCI 796: Top/Water in the Western US
  • ESCI 810: Groundwater Hydrology
  • ESCI 896: Top/Water in the Western US
  • ESCI 993: Advanced Seminar/Earth
  • ESCI 997: Seminar in Earth Sciences
  • INCO 790: Adv Rsrch Exp/Earth Science

Selected Publications

Sturgeon, G. M., Davis, J. M., Linder, E., & Harter, R. D. (2006). Heterogeneities in Glaciofluvial Deposits Using an Example from New Hampshire. Ground Water, 44(4), 528-539. doi:10.1111/j.1745-6584.2006.00188.x

Davis, J. M., Roy, N. D., Mozley, P. S., & Hall, J. S. (2006). The effect of carbonate cementation on permeability heterogeneity in fluvial aquifers: An outcrop analog study. Sedimentary Geology, 184(3-4), 267-280. doi:10.1016/j.sedgeo.2005.11.005

Zhang, Y., Person, M., Paola, C., Gable, C. W., Wen, X. -H., & Davis, J. M. (2005). Geostatistical analysis of an experimental stratigraphy. Water Resources Research, 41(11). doi:10.1029/2004WR003756

Mozley, P. S., & Davis, J. M. (2005). Internal structure and mode of growth of elongate calcite concretions: Evidence for small-scale, microbially induced, chemical heterogeneity in groundwater. Geological Society of America Bulletin, 117(11), 1400. doi:10.1130/B25618.1

Hall, J. S., Mozley, P., Davis, J. M., & Roy, N. D. (2004). Environments of Formation and Controls on Spatial Distribution of Calcite Cementation in Plio-Pleistocene Fluvial Deposits, New Mexico, U.S.A.. Journal of Sedimentary Research, 74(5), 643-653. doi:10.1306/020904740643

Davis, J. M. (1999). Oriented carbonate concretions in a paleoaquifer: Insights into geologic controls on fluid flow. Water Resources Research, 35(6), 1705-1711. doi:10.1029/1999WR900042

Davis, J. M., Wilson, J. L., Phillips, F. M., & Gotkowitz, M. B. (1997). Relationship between fluvial bounding surfaces and the permeability correlation structure. Water Resources Research, 33(8), 1843-1854. doi:10.1029/97WR01003

Mozley, P. S., & Davis, J. M. (1996). Relationship between oriented calcite concretions and permeability correlation structure in an alluvial aquifer, Serra Ladrones Formation, New Mexico. JOURNAL OF SEDIMENTARY RESEARCH, 66(1), 11-16. Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

Davis, J. M., Wilson, J. L., & Phillips, F. M. (1994). A Portable Air-Minipermeameter for Rapid In Situ Field Measurements. Ground Water, 32(2), 258-266. doi:10.1111/j.1745-6584.1994.tb00640.x

DAVIS, J. M. A. T. T. H. E. W., LOHMANN, R. U. T. H. C., PHILLIPS, F. R. E. D. M., WILSON, J. O. H. N. L., & LOVE, D. A. V. I. D. W. (1993). Architecture of the Sierra Ladrones Formation, central New Mexico: Depositional controls on the permeability correlation structure. Geological Society of America Bulletin, 105(8), 998-1007. doi:10.1130/0016-7606(1993)105<0998:AOTSLF>2.3.CO;2

Most Cited Publications