Session No. 40 Friday, April 6, 2001

1:10 PM-3:20 PM, Sheraton Capital Center Hotel: Governor's Room II
T6. Geologic Linkages between Land and Sea: Estuarine Sediment Dynamics and Deposits
Clark Alexander and John T. Wells, Presiding
Start Time
1:10 PM Introductory Remarks
1:20 PM TRACKING SEDIMENTARY PARTICLES FROM TERRESTRIAL SOURCE TO MARINE SINK-- ORGANIC MATTER AS A SEDIMENTOLOGICAL TOOL: LEITHOLD, Elana L. and BLAIR, Neal E., Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences, North Carolina State Univ, Box 8208, Raleigh, NC 27695, leithold@ncsu.edu
1:40 PM HISTORIC CHANGES IN SEDIMENT DEPOSITION IN A GULF COAST ESTUARY: ISPHORDING, Wayne C., Univ South Alabama, LSCB 136, Mobile, AL 36688-0001, wisphord@jaguar1.usouthal.edu and BUNDY, Maria E., Severn Trent Laboratories, Inc, 900 Lakeside Drive, Mobile, AL 36609
2:00 PM IMPACTS OF 1999 HURRICANES ON THE DISTRIBUTION OF MUDS IN THE NEUSE RIVER ESTUARY, NC: BENNINGER, Larry K.1, WELLS, John T.2, ALPERIN, Marc J.3, CLESCERI, Erika J.3, and REAM, Brenton J.3, (1) Geological Sciences, Univ of North Carolina, CB#3315 Mitchell Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3315, lbenning@email.unc.edu, (2) Institute of Marine Sciences, Univ of North Carolina, Morehead City, NC 28557, (3) Marine Sciences, Univ of North Carolina, CB#3300 Venable Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3300
2:20 PM SOUTHEASTERN ESTUARIES: PATTERNS AND PROCESSES OF DEPOSITION AND ACCUMULATION: ALEXANDER, Clark and VENHERM, Claudia, Skidaway Institute of Oceanography, Savannah, GA 31411, clark@skio.peachnet.edu
2:40 PM THE INFLUENCE OF BACKBARRIER SEDIMENTATION ON TIDAL INLET MIGRATION: MASON INLET, NORTH CAROLINA: FREEMAN, Christopher W., Marine Geology and Geophysics Dept, UNC–Chapel Hill Institute of Marine Sciences, 3431 Arendell Street, Morehead City, NC 28557, chris_freeman@unc.edu.
3:00 PM QUANTIFYING VERTICAL ACCRETION AND ELEVATION VS. SEA-LEVEL IN SALT MARSHES ALONG THE NORTHWEST COAST OF FLORIDA: CROSS, Brian J.1, DONOGHUE, Joseph F.1, LADNER, Lucien J.2, and HOENSTINE, Ronald W.2, (1) Florida State Univ, 108 Carraway Bldg, Tallahassee, FL 32306-4100, cross@gly.fsu.edu, (2) Florida Geol Survey, 903 W. Tennessee St, Tallahassee, FL 32304-7700

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