Session No. 167 Thursday, November 8, 2001

8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Hynes Convention Center: 311
T29. Linking Sediment Dynamics and Stratigraphy in Modern-Holocene Estuaries I
Christopher Sommerfield and Rocky Geyer, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
 8:00 AM Introductory Remarks
167-08:10 AM SEDIMENT TRAPPING AND LOCALIZED MUD ACCUMULATION IN TWO ESTUARIES, SOUTHEASTERN US: KINEKE, G. C., Geology & Geophysics, Boston College, 140 Commonwealth Ave, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, kinekeg@bc.edu, GEYER, W. R., Applied Ocean Physics & Engineering, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, MILLIGAN, T. G., Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Bedford Institute of Oceanography, ALEXANDER, C. R., Skidaway Institute of Oceanography, RAMSEY, A. L., United States Geological Survey, and BLAKE, A. C., Naval Ocean Systems Ctr
167-08:30 AM SPECTRAL ANALYSIS OF SUSPENDED-SEDIMENT CONCENTRATIONS IN AN ESTUARINE BOUNDARY LAYER: LEE, Guan-hong1, DADE, W. Brian1, and FRIEDRICHS, Carl T.2, (1) Institute of Theoretical Geophysics, Univ of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EQ, England, bdade@esc.cam.ac.uk, (2) Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William and Mary, Gloucester Point, VA 23062
167-08:45 AM SEDIMENT TRANSPORT ASSOCIATED WITH TIDAL ASYMMETRY IN STRATIFICATION, MIXING AND RESUSPENSION IN THE YORK RIVER ESTUARY: FRIEDRICHS, Carl T. and SCULLY, Malcolm E., Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William and Mary, Gloucester Point, VA 23062, cfried@vims.edu
167-09:05 AM THE ROLE OF ANTHROPOGENICALLY INDUCED SEABED DISTURBANCES IN GULF COAST ESTUARIES: A CASE STUDY OF THE IMPACT OF SHRIMP TRAWLING ON GALVESTON BAY SEDIMENTS: DELLAPENNA, Timothy M.1, ALLISON, Mead2, GILL, Gary A.1, WARNKEN, Kent1, and LEHMAN, Ronald3, (1) Oceanography, Texas A&M Univ, 5007 Ave. U, Galveston, TX 77551, dellapet@tamug.tamu.edu, (2) Dept. of Geology, Tulane Univ, Dinwiddie Hall, New Orleans, LA 70118, (3) Department of Marine Science, Texas A&M Univ at Galveston, 5007 Ave. U, Galveston, TX 77551
167-09:20 AM FRONTAL CONVERGENCE CAUSES SEDIMENT TRAPPING IN THE HUDSON RIVER ESTUARY: GEYER, W. Rockwell, Applied Ocean Physics and Engineering, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, MS 12, Woods Hole, MA 02543, rgeyer@whoi.edu, TRAYKOVSKI, Peter, Applied Ocean Physics and Engineering, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, ms#11, Woods Hole, MA 02540, and SOMMERFIELD, Christopher K., College of Marine Studies, Univ of Delaware, 700 Pilottown Road, Lewes, DE 19958-1298
167-09:35 AM ACOUSTIC MEASUREMENTS OF RAPID SEDIMENT ACCUMULATION IN THE HUDSON RIVER ESTUARY: TRAYKOVSKI, Peter, Applied Ocean Physics and Engineering, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, MS#11, Woods Hole, MA 02540, ptraykovski@whoi.edu, GEYER, Rocky, Applied Ocean Physics and Engineering, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, MS#12, Woods Hole, MA 02543, and SOMMERFIELD, Christopher K., College of Marine Studies, Univ of Delaware, 700 Pilottown Road, Lewes, DE 19958-1298
167-09:50 AM SCALES OF INTRA-ANNUAL SEDIMENTATION IN THE HUDSON RIVER ESTUARY AS REVEALED BY SHORT-LIVED RADIOISOTOPES: SOMMERFIELD, Christopher K.1, TRAYKOVSKI, Peter2, and GEYER, Wayne R.2, (1) College of Marine Studies, Univ of Delaware, 700 Pilottown Road, Lewes, DE 19958-1298, cs@udel.edu, (2) Applied Ocean Physics and Engineering, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, ms#11, Woods Hole, MA 02540
167-010:05 AM THE EFFECT OF SEDIMENT TRANSPORT ON THE GEOCHEMICAL DYNAMICS OF METAL POLLUTANTS IN HUDSON RIVER SEDIMENTS: FIELD, Paul1, ROSENTHAL, Yair1, SHERRELL, Robert2, MASON, Robert3, HEYES, Andrew3, GEYER, Rocky4, and SOMMERFIELD, Christopher5, (1) Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences, Rutgers University, 71 Dudley Road, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, field@imcs.rutgers.edu, (2) Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences, Rutgers Univiversity, 71 Dudley Road, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, (3) Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, Univ. of Maryland Solomons, Solomons, MD 20688, (4) Applied Ocean Physics and Engineering, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, MS#12, Woods Hole, MA 02543, (5) College of Marine Studies, Univ of Delaware, 700 Pilottown Road, Lewes, DE 19958
167-010:20 AM SEDIMENTARY FEATURES AND ACCUMULATION RATES FROM SEDIMENT CORES IN THE NEW YORK BIGHT: MOORE, Joel, BUCHHOLTZ TEN BRINK, Marilyn R., and MECRAY, Ellen L., Coastal and Marine Program, U.S. Geol Survey, 384 Woods Hole Road, Woods Hole, MA 02543, joelmoore@usgs.gov
167-010:35 AM CLAY MINERAL CLUES TO ESTUARINE SEDIMENT PROVENANCE: NELSON, Bruce W., 36 University Cir, Charlottesville, VA 22903-1833, bwn@virginia.edu.
167-010:50 AM FLOOD EVENTS AND SEDIMENTATION IN SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO BAY, CALIFORNIA: PHILLIPS, R. Lawrence, U.S. Geological Survey, 345 Middlefield Road, MS 910, Menlo Park, CA 94025, lphillips@usgs.gov.
167-011:05 AM METAL CONTAMINATION IN SEDIMENTS FROM THE HOUSATONIC RIVER WATERSHED: ZIERZOW, Tabitha R.1, VAREKAMP, Johan C.2, BUCHHOLTZ TEN BRINK, Marilyn R.3, and MECRAY, Ellen L.3, (1) Earth & Environmental Sciences, Wesleyan Univ, 265 Church street, Middletown, CT 06459, tzierzow@wesleyan.edu, (2) Earth & Environmental Sciences, Wesleyan Univ, 265 Church Street, Middletown, CT 06459-0139, (3) Coastal and Marine Program, U.S. Geol Survey, 384 Woods Hole Road, Woods Hole, MA 02543
167-011:20 AM CHARACTERIZATION OF INTERTIDAL ZONE CREEK NETWORKS: NOVAKOWSKI, Karyn I. and TORRES, Raymond, Geological Sciences, Univ of South Carolina, 700 Sumter St, Columbia, SC 29208, knovakowski@geol.sc.edu
167-011:35 AM IRREVERSIBLE WIDENING OF A SMALL ESTUARY: WHY?: HOOKE, Roger LeB., Department of Geological Sciences, Univ of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5790, rhooke@acadia.net.

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