Session No. 227
Tuesday, 7 October 2008: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
T7. The Mississippi River Delta as a Natural Laboratory for Evaluating Coastal Response to Relative Sea-Level Rise and Innovations in Transgressive Coastal Management: Shea Penland Memorial Session
U.S. Geological Survey; Louisiana Department of Natural Resources; Pontchartrain Institute for Environmental Sciences; New Orleans Geological Society; GSA Sedimentary Geology Division; Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies
Michael D. Miner and James G. Flocks, Advocates
Shea Penland's Contributions to Geology and Management of the Northern Gulf of Mexico Coastline. Talks will be given by Ron Boyd ("Shea Penland's Early Research on Geologic History of the Delta Plain"); Jeffress Williams ("Shea Penland's Barrier Island and Wetlands Research with USGS during the Late 1980s and 1990s"); Mark Kulp ("Shea Penland's Recent Research and Program Development").
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