South-Central Section - 45th Annual Meeting (27–29 March 2011)
Session No. 1 Monday, 28 March 2011
8:00 AM-9:45 AM, Chateau Bourbon: D.H. Holmes A & B

S2C. Our Dynamic Coasts: Delta Plain Management—What Are We Learning From the Geological Record?

Zhixiong Shen and Juan L. Gonzalez, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
 8:00 AM Introductory Remarks
1-18:05 AM CONTINUOUS HOLOCENE RELATIVE SEA-LEVEL RISE ALONG THE CENTRAL US GULF COAST: IMPLICATIONS FOR MISSISSIPPI DELTA SUBSIDENCE RATES: TÖRNQVIST, Torbjörn E.1, YU, Shiyong2, and HU, Ping2, (1) Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences and Tulane/Xavier Center for Bioenvironmental Research, Tulane University, 6823 St. Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70118, tor@tulane.edu, (2) Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Tulane University, 6823 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70118-5698
1-28:20 AM BASEMENT CONTROLS ON SUBSURFACE GEOLOGIC PATTERNS AND COASTAL GEOMORPHOLOGY ACROSS THE NORTHERN GULF OF MEXICO: A DEEPER PERSPECTIVE ON COASTAL LOUISIANA: STEPHENS, Bryan P., United States Department of the Interior, BOEMRE, 1201 Elmwood Park Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70123-2394, bryan.stephens@boemre.gov
1-38:35 AM FLUVIAL AND METEOROLOGICAL CONTROLS on WETLAND DEVELOPMENT IN THE CHENIER PLAIN: RAMATCHANDIRANE, Cyndhia G., Geosciences, Wellesley College, 106 Central St, Wellesley, MA 02481, KOLKER, Alexander S., Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium, 8124 Highway 56, Chauvin, LA 70344, akolker@lumcon.edu, ARGOW, Brittina A., Department of Geosciences, Wellesley College, 106 Central Street, Wellesley, MA 02481, GIOSAN, Liviu, Geology and Geophysics, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, MS# 22, Woods Hole, MA 02543, and DONNELLY, Jeffrey, Geology and Geophysics Department, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, MS 22, Woods Hole, MA 02543
1-48:50 AM QUANTIFYING SEDIMENT TRAPPING EFFICIENCY AND ACCRETION RATES OF A RECENT CREVASSE SPLAY IN THE MISSISSIPPI DELTA: IMPLICATIONS FOR COASTAL RESTORATION: SHEN, Zhixiong1, TÖRNQVIST, Torbjörn E.2, MARSHAK, Jonathan W.1, NIJHUIS, Austin G.1, SANDOVAL, Laure3, KUYKENDALL, Jennifer I.1, and MAUZ, Barbara4, (1) Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Tulane University, 6823 St. Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70118, zshen@tulane.edu, (2) Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences and Tulane/Xavier Center for Bioenvironmental Research, Tulane University, 6823 St. Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70118, (3) Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Ingénieurs de Limoges, Limoges, 87000, France, (4) Department of Geography, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, L69 7ZT, United Kingdom
1-59:05 AM THE EVOLUTION OF HEWE'S POINT, CHANDELEUR ISLANDS, LA: A RARE NATURAL RESOURCE: FLOCKS, James G., U.S. Geological Survey, 600 4th St. South, St. Petersburg, FL 33701, jflocks@usgs.gov, TWICHELL, David C., U.S. Geol Survey, 384 Quissett Campus, Woods Hole Road, Woods Hole, MA 02543, and MINER, Michael D., Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico Region, Marine Minerals Program, 1201 Elmwood Park Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70123
1-69:20 AM LEGAL ASPECTS OF COASTAL CHANGE: HAGGAR, Kelly, Riparian, Inc, 1443 Delplaza Dr., Suite 2, Baton Rouge, LA 70815-4168, riparian@bellsouth.net
 9:35 AM Discussion

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