Session No. 115 Wednesday, November 7, 2001

8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Hynes Convention Center: 200
T28. High-Resolution Investigations of the Morphodynamics and Sedimentary Evolution of Estuaries
Jasper Knight, Duncan FitzGerald and Christopher K. Sommerfield, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
115-08:00 AM INVESTIGATIONS OF COMBINED WAVE/TIDE SEDIMENT DEPTH OF DISTURBANCE IN A SANDY TIDAL FLAT: STRANGFORD LOUGH, NORTHERN IRELAND: MALVAREZ, G. C., School of Environmental Studies, Univ of Ulster, Cromore Road, Coleraine, Co. Derry, Coleraine, BT52 1SA, United Kingdom, g.malvarez@ulst.ac.uk and NAVAS, Fatima, School of Environmental Studies, Univ of Ulster, United Kingdom
115-08:15 AM CONTRIBUTION OF COARSE-GRAINED SEDIMENT TO THE NEARSHORE AND INNER SHELF BY LARGE ESTUARIES: NEW ENGLAND, USA: FITZGERALD, Duncan M., Earth Sciences, Boston Univ, 675 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, dunc@bu.edu, BUYNEVICH, Ilya V., Geology & Geophysics, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, MS#22, Woods Hole, MA 02543, FENSTER, Michael S., Environmental Studies Program, Randolph-Macon College, P.O. Box 5005, Ashland, VA 23005, KELLEY, Joseph T., Department of Geological Sciences, Univ of Maine, 111 Bryand Global Science Center, Orono, ME 04469-5790, and BELKNAP, Daniel F., Dept. Geological Sci, Univ. Maine, 117 Bryand Global Science Ctr, Orono, ME 04469-5790
115-08:30 AM SUSPENDED SEDIMENT DYNAMICS IN THE GREAT BAY ESTUARY, NH: PATTERNS AND CONTROLLING PROCESSES: WARD, Larry G., Department of Earth Sciences, Univ of New Hampshire, Jackson Estuarine Laboratory, 85 Adams Point Road, Durham, NH 03824, lgward@cisunix.unh.edu and BUB, Frank L., School for Marine Sciences and Technology (SMAST), Univ of Massachusetts Dartmouth, 706 Rodney French Blvd, New Bedford, MA 02744
115-08:45 AM CONTROLS ON ESTUARINE MORPHODYNAMICS: A CASE STUDY ON MERRYMEETING BAY, KENNEBEC RIVER ESTUARY, MAINE: KNISLEY, Brad A.1, FENSTER, Michael S.2, FITZGERALD, Duncan M.3, BELKNAP, Daniel F.4, BUYNEVICH, Ilya V.5, GONTZ, Allen M.6, and KELLEY, Joseph T.4, (1) Environmental Studies Program, Randolph-Macon College, Environmental Studies Program, P.O. Box 5005, Ashland, VA 23005, mknisley@rmc.edu, (2) Environmental Studies Program, Randolph-Macon College, P.O. Box 5005, Ashland, VA 23005, (3) Earth Sciences, Boston Univ, 675 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, (4) Department of Geological Sciences, Univ of Maine, 111 Bryand Global Science Center, Orono, ME 04469-5790, (5) Geology & Geophysics, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, MS#22, Woods Hole, MA 02543, (6) Department of Geological Sciences, Univ of Maine, 111 Bryand Global Sciences Bldg, Orono, ME 04469-5790
115-09:00 AM PROVENANCE STUDY OF BARRIER SANDS USING 40AR/39AR LASER-PROBE DATING OF SINGLE CRYSTALS DETRITAL MUSCOVITES, MERRIMACK EMBAYMENT BARRIERS, NEW ENGLAND: DOUGHERTY, Amy J., Dept. of Earth Sciences, Boston Univ, 675 Comm. Ave, Boston, MA 02215, adougher@bu.edu, FITZGERALD, Duncan M., Earth Sciences, Boston Univ, 675 Comm. Ave, Boston, MA 02215, KROL, Michael A., Dept. of Earth Sciences & Geography, Bridgewater State College, Bridgewater, MA 02325, and IDLEMAN, Bruce, Dept. of Earth & Environmental Sciences, Lehigh Univ, 31 Williams Dr, Bethlehem, PA 18015-3188
115-09:15 AM NON LINEAR RESPONSE TO CYCLOGENESIS IN SEMI ENCLOSED WATER BODIES OF THE NORTHERN GULF OF MEXICO: STONE, Gregory W. and SHEREMET, Alexandru, Coastal Studies Institute and Department of Oceanography & Coastal Sciences, Louisiana State Univ, Howe-Russell Geoscience Complex, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, gagreg@lsu.edu
115-09:30 AM BACKBARRIER CONTROL ON TIDAL INLET MORPHOLOGY: PENDLETON, Elizabeth A., Earth Sciences, Boston Univ, 675 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215, eapendle@bu.edu, FITZGERALD, Duncan, Department of Earth Sciences, Boston Univ, 685 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, ME 02215, and RITS, Mark, Department of Earth Sciences, Boston Univ, 685 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215
115-09:45 AM HIGH-RESOLUTION GEOPHYSICAL INVESTIGATIONS OF ESTUARINE AND NEARSHORE SEDIMENT DYNAMICS, RIVER BANN, NORTHERN IRELAND COAST: MCDOWELL, Lyn1, KNIGHT, Jasper2, and QUINN, Rory1, (1) School of Environmental Studies, Univ of Ulster, Coleraine, Co. Londonderry, Northern Ireland, BT52 1SA, United Kingdom, jl.mcdowell@ulst.ac.uk, (2) School of Environmental Studies, Univ Ulster, Coleraine, BT52 1SA, United Kingdom
115-010:00 AM PLIOCENE RAMP FACIES AT EL MANGLE, BAJA CALIFORNIA SUR: SEQUENCE STRATIGRAPHY IN THE GULF OF CALIFORNIA: JOHNSON, Markes E.1, BACKUS, David H.1, and LEDESMA-VAZQUEZ, Jorge2, (1) Geosciences Dept, Williams College, Williamstown, MA 01267, markes.e.johnson@williams.edu, (2) Facultad de Ciencias Marinas, Univ. Autonoma de Baja California, Ensenada, 22800, Mexico
115-010:15 AM NEW GEOLOGIC DATA FROM THE COMPLEX ESTUARINE ENVIRONMENTS OF LOUISIANA: GROUND TRUTH "CALIBRATED" ACOUSTIC SURVEYS IN SHALLOW WATER: ROBERTS, Harry H., Coastal Studies Institute, Louisiana State Univ, 331 Howe-Russell Geosciences Complex, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, hrober3@lsu.edu.
115-010:30 AM COMPARISON OF DIFFERENT SEABED CLASSIFIERS BASED ON DIFFERENT ACOUSTIC DATA IN THE HUDSON RIVER ESTUARY: NITSCHE, Frank O.1, BERTINATO, Chris1, CARBOTTE, Suzanne2, RYAN, Bill1, and BELL, Robin2, (1) Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University, 61 Route 9W, Palisades, NY 10964, fnitsche@ldeo.columbia.edu, (2) Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia Univ, Palisades, NY 10964
115-010:45 AM PALEODELTAS AND PRESERVATION POTENTIAL–HOLOCENE EVOLUTION OF THE MAINE SHELF: BELKNAP, Daniel F., Dept. Geological Sci, Univ. Maine, 117 Bryand Global Science Ctr, Orono, ME 04469-5790, belknap@maine.edu, KELLEY, Joseph T., Dept. Geological Sci, Univ of Maine, 120 Bryand Global Sciences Ctr, Orono, ME 04469-5790, and GONTZ, Allen M., Dept. Geological Sci, Univ of Maine, 205A Bryand Global Sciences Ctr, Orono, ME 04469-5790
115-011:00 AM CHARACTERISTIC FEATURES OF ROCK-FRAMED, GLACIATED ESTUARIES: NORTHERN NEW ENGLAND, USA: KELLEY, Joseph T., Dept. Geological Sci, Univ of Maine, 120 Bryand Global Sciences Ctr, Orono, ME 04469-5790, jtkelley@maine.edu and BELKNAP, Daniel F., Department of Geological Sciences, Univ Maine - Orono, 111 Bryand Global Sciences Ctr, Orono, ME 04469-5790
115-011:15 AM OCEANFRONT AND ESTUARINE SHORELINE CHANGE AND ITS LINKAGE TO EBB DELTA REPOSITIONING: RICH INLET, NC: CLEARY, William J., Center for Marine Science, Univ of North Carolina–Wilmington, 5600 Marvin K. Moss Lane, Wilmington, NC 28409 - 4103, clearyw@uncwil.edu.
115-011:30 AM ANALYSIS OF LANDCOVER SHIFTS IN TIME AND THEIR SIGNIFICANCE: AN EXAMPLE FROM THE MOUTH OF THE GUADIANA ESTUARY (SW IBERIA): GONZALEZ, Ramon1, DIAS, João M.A.2, and FERREIRA, Óscar2, (1) CIACOMAR, Universidade do Algarve, Avenida das Forças Armadas s/n, Olhão, 8700-311, Portugal, rgonzale@ualg.pt, (2) FCMA, Universidade do Algarve, Campus de Gambelas, Faro, 8000, Portugal
115-011:45 AM ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS OF CHANNEL-HARBOR MODIFICATIONS AT PESCARA RIVER MOUTH (ADRIATIC SEA, ITALY): VITTORI, Eutizio, BERTI, Domenico, LALLI, Francesco, MIOZZI, Massimo, MISCIONE, Francesco, PORFIDIA, Benedetto, and SERVA, Leonello, Technological and natural risk, ANPA (Italian Agency for Environ Protection), via Vitaliano Brancati, 48, Rome, 00144, Italy, vittori@anpa.it

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