Northeastern Section (45th Annual) and Southeastern Section (59th Annual) Joint Meeting (13-16 March 2010)
Session No. 48 Monday, 15 March 2010
1:30 PM-5:35 PM, Sheraton Baltimore City Center: Liberty A

T12. The Impact of Climate Change on Barrier Island-Backbarrier Systems (Eastern Section of SEPM)

Michael S. Fenster and Duncan M. FitzGerald, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
 1:30 PM Introductory Remarks
48-11:35 PM IDENTIFYING POTENTIAL IMPACTS OF SEA-LEVEL RISE TO SUPPORT DEVELOPMENT OF CLIMATE ADAPTION STRATEGIES: HONEYCUTT, Maria G.1, MARCY, Doug2, HEROLD, Nate2, and WARD, Bethney2, (1) NOAA - Coastal Services Center, 1315 East-West Highway, Room 12235 (R/CP5), Silver Spring, MD 20910, maria.honeycutt@noaa.gov, (2) NOAA - Coastal Services Center, 2234 South Hobson Avenue, Charleston, SC 29405-2413
48-21:55 PM THE SEA ALSO RISES: PILKEY, Orrin H., Earth and Ocean Sciences, Duke University, Nicholas School of the Environment, P.O. Box 90228, Durham, NC 27708, opilkey@duke.edu and YOUNG, Rob, Program for the Study of Developed Shorelines, Western Carolina University, Belk 207, Cullowhee, NC 28723
48-32:15 PM ECOPHYSICALLY DRIVEN TIDAL CREEK EXPANSION IN THE SANTEE DELTA, SC: WILSON, Carol A., Earth Sciences, Boston University, 675 Comm Ave, Boston, MA 02215, cwilson2@bu.edu, HUGHES, Zoe, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, FITZGERALD, Duncan, Boston University, 675 Comm Ave, Boston, MA 02215, and PENNINGS, Steve, Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204
48-42:35 PM ARE MAINE'S SALT MARSHES DROWNING? SALT POOLS AS DYNAMIC DRIVERS OF SURFICIAL CHANGE FOR SIX MAINE SALT MARSHES: WILSON, Kristin R., Ecology and Environmental Sciences Program, University of Maine, Bryand Global Sciences Building, Orono, ME 04469-5790, kristin.wilson@umit.maine.edu, KELLEY, Joseph T., Earth Science Department, University Of Maine, University of Maine, Department of Earth Sciences, Orono, ME 04469-5790, BELKNAP, Daniel F., Earth Sciences, University of Maine, Bryand Global Sciences Building, Orono, ME 04469-5790, HAMILTON, Gordon S., Climate Change Institute, University of Maine, Sawyer Annex, Orono, ME 04469-5790, and LOFTIN, Cynthia S., USGS Maine Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, 5755 Nutting Hall, University of Maine, Department of Wildlife Ecology, Orono, ME 04469-5755
48-52:55 PM THE ROLE OF SEA LEVEL AND BAY INFILLING IN THE CLOSING OF AN ANCIENT EGYPTIAN HARBOR: HEIN, Christopher J., Department of Earth Sciences, Boston University, 685 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215, hein@bu.edu, FITZGERALD, Duncan M., Earth Sciences, Boston University, 675 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, BARD, Kathryn A., Department of Archeology, Department of Archeology, Boston University, 675 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215, FATTOVICH, Rodolfo, Departimento di Studi e Ricerche su Africa e Paesi Arabi, Istituto Unicersitario Orientale, Departimento di Studi e Ricerche su Africa e Paesi Arabi, Piazza S. Domenico Maggiore, 12, Napoli, 80134, Italy, and MILNE, Glenn, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ontario, K1N 6N5, Canada
 3:15 PM Break
48-63:35 PM BARRIER ISLAND DEGRADATION FROM MULTIPLE HURRICANE IMPACTS: RELEVANCE TO BARRIER ISLAND FAILURE DURING RAPID SEA LEVEL RISE: SALLENGER, Asbury H. Jr, U.S. Geological Survey, 600 4th St. South, St. Petersburg, FL 33701, asallenger@usgs.gov
48-73:55 PM Paper Withdrawn
48-84:15 PM HOLOCENE GEOLOGIC DEVELOPMENT OF THE CAPE HATTERAS REGION, OUTER BANKS, NORTH CAROLINA: MCDOWELL, Katie1, MALLINSON, David2, CULVER, Stephen2, and WALSH, J.P.3, (1) Department of Geosciences and NRM, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC 28723, kmcdowell@wcu.edu, (2) Department of Geological Sciences, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858, (3) Geology, Greenville, NC 27858
48-94:35 PM GEOMORPHIC LINKAGES BETWEEN TRANSGRESSING SIMPLE BARRIER ISLANDS AND BACK-BARRIER FLATS IN RESPONSE TO CLIMATE CHANGE, NORTH CAROLINA OUTER BANKS: RIGGS, Stanley R., AMES, Dorothea V., MALLINSON, David J., CULVER, Stephen J., and PARHAM, Peter R., Department of Geological Sciences, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858, riggss@ecu.edu
48-104:55 PM INVESTIGATING A MODEL OF BARRIER-ISLAND AND TIDAL-INLET EVOLUTION ALONG THE SOUTHERN DELMARVA PENINSULA WITH HISTORICAL SHORELINE AND BATHYMETRIC DATA (1852 TO 2009): RICHARDSON, Trent M., Department of Environmental Science and Policy, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030, trent.richardson@gmail.com and MCBRIDE, Randolph A., Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic, and Earth Sciences, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030
48-115:15 PM HISTORICAL ANALYSIS OF A MULTIPLE INLET SYSTEM, SOUTHERN ASSATEAGUE ISLAND, MARYLAND: IMPLICATIONS FOR BARRIER-BACKBARRIER INTERACTION: SEMINACK, Christopher T.1, BUYNEVICH, Ilya V.1, MCBRIDE, Randolph A.2, and KRANTZ, David3, (1) Earth and Environmental Science, Temple University, 1901 N. 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19122, christopher.seminack@temple.edu, (2) Dept. of Atmospheric, Oceanic, & Earth Sciences, George Mason University, 4400 University Dr, Fairfax, VA 22030-4444, (3) Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH 43606

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