2007 GSA Denver Annual Meeting (28–31 October 2007)
Session No. 33 Sunday, 28 October 2007
1:30 PM-5:30 PM, Colorado Convention Center: 708/710/712

P2. Identifying America’s Most Vulnerable Oceanfront Communities: A Geological Perspective

Joseph T. Kelley, Rob Young and Orrin Pilkey, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
33-11:30 PM CAMP ELLIS, MAINE: A SMALL BEACH COMMUNITY WITH A BIG PROBLEM/JETTY: KELLEY, Joseph, School of Earth & Climate Sciences, Climate Change Institute, University of Maine, Bryand Global Sciences, Orono, ME 04469-5790, jtkelley@maine.edu and BROTHERS, Laura, Earth Sciences, University of Maine, Bryand Global Sciences, Orono, ME 04469-5790
33-21:50 PM A CASE STUDY IN THE EFFECTS OF COASTAL ENGINEERING STRUCTURES AND BEACH RESTORATION METHODS AFTER STORMS-- WESTHAMPTON BEACH, LONG ISLAND N.Y: COCH, Nicholas K., School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Queens College of C.U.N.Y, Flushing, NY 11367, Coch@earthlink.net
33-32:10 PM HURRICANES, NORTHEASTERS AND SEA LEVEL RISE ALONG LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP, NJ: COMPLICATIONS FROM A CENTURY OF HOME RULE: HALSEY, Susan D., Admiral Coastal Consulting, Pine Beach, NJ 08741, SDHalsey@aol.com
33-42:30 PM IN THE EYE OF A HUMAN HURRICANE: PEA ISLAND AND THE NORTHERN OUTER BANKS OF NORTH CAROLINA: RIGGS, Stanley R., AMES, Dorothea V., CULVER, Stephen J., MALLINSON, David J., CORBETT, D. Reide, and WALSH, J.P., Department of Geological Sciences, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858, riggss@ecu.edu
33-52:50 PM NORTH TOPSAIL ISLAND, NORTH CAROLINA: LOW, NARROW, DUNELESS, AND DANGEROUS: PILKEY, Orrin H., Division of Earth & Ocean Sciences, Duke University, Box 90228, 321 Old Chemistry Bldg, Durham, NC 27708, opilkey@duke.edu and NEAL, William J., Department of Geology, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI 49401
33-63:10 PM A HISTORY OF POOR ECONOMIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL RENOURISHMENT DECISIONS IN BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA: WANLESS, Harold R., Geological Sciences, Univ of Miami, P.O. Box 249176, Coral Gables, FL 33124, hwanless@miami.edu
33-73:30 PM THE RE-RE-RE-REDEVELOPMENT OF THE WEST END OF DAUPHIN ISLAND, AL: CROZIER, George F., Coastal Policy Center, Dauphin Island Sea Lab, 101 Bienville Blvd, Dauphin Island, AL 36528, gcrozier@disl.org
33-83:50 PM TOTAL DESTRUCTION OF HOLLY BEACH, LA DURING HURRICANE RITA: WHY LOUISIANA'S CHENIER-PLAIN COMMUNITIES ARE AMONG THE MOST VULNERABLE: SALLENGER, Asbury1, STOCKDON, Hilary1, and WRIGHT, C. Wayne2, (1) U.S. Geological Survey, 600 4th St. South, St. Petersburg, FL 33701, asallenger@usgs.gov, (2) NASA, Wallops Flight Facility, Goddard Space Flight Center, Wallops Island, VA 23337
33-94:10 PM SEVERE BEACH EROSION AT SURFSIDE, TEXAS CAUSED BY ENGINEERING MODIFICATIONS TO THE COAST AND RIVERS: WATSON, Richard L., P.O. Box 1040, Port Aransas, TX 78373-1040, Richard@TexasCoastGeology.com
33-104:30 PM TROUBLE IN PARADISE: COASTAL EROSION IN RINCÓN, PUERTO RICO: THIELER, E. Robert, Coastal and Marine Geology Program, U.S. Geological Survey, Woods Hole Science Center, 384 Woods Hole Road, Woods Hole, MA 02543, rthieler@usgs.gov and RODRÍGUEZ, Rafael W., U.S. Geological Survey, 425 Jordan Rd, Troy, NY 12180
33-114:50 PM BAD BEACH MANAGEMENT: NO SHORTAGE OF EXAMPLES IN EUROPE: COOPER, J. Andrew G., Environmental Science, University of Ulster, Cromore Road, Coleraine BT52 1SA United Kingdom, jag.cooper@ulster.ac.uk
33-125:10 PM IS THERE A DOWNSIDE TO MAPPING COASTAL HAZARDS?: YOUNG, Robert S., Program for the Study of Developed Shorelines, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC 28723, ryoung@wcu.edu and BUSH, David M., Department of Geosciences, University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA 30118

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