2012 GSA Annual Meeting in Charlotte
Session No. 14 Sunday, 4 November 2012
8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Charlotte Convention Center: 219AB

T121. Rapid Sea-Level Rise and Its Impacts: Past, Present, and Future I (GSA Quaternary Geology and Geomorphology Division; Association of Environmental & Engineering Geologists; GSA Environmental and Engineering Geology Division; GSA Geology and Society Division; GSA Hydrogeology Division; GSA Sedimentary Geology Division; National Association of Geoscience Teachers; GSA International Section)

George T. Stone, Michael E. Mann, Stanley R. Riggs and Andrew M. Buddington, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
 8:00 AM Introductory Remarks
14-18:10 AM SIGNATURES OF RAPID SEA LEVEL RISE; FROM DEGLACIAL MELTWATER PULSES TO HYPOTHETICAL FUTURE EVENTS: PELTIER, W. Richard, Physics, University of Toronto, 60 St George Street, Toronto, ON M5S 1A7 Canada, peltier@atmosp.physics.utoronto.ca
14-28:30 AM PULSES OF RAPID SEA LEVEL RISE: THEIR EFFECT ON PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE COASTAL ENVIRONMENTS AND SEQUENCES: WANLESS, Harold R., Geological Sciences, Univ of Miami, P.O. Box 249176, Coral Gables, FL 33124, hwanless@miami.edu
14-38:45 AM CHARACTERIZING SLOW AND RAPID PHASES OF INUNDATION TO ASSESS SEA-LEVEL RISE IMPACTS: KANE, Haunani, Geology and Geophysics, University of Hawaii, 1680 East-West Rd, POST 723, Honolulu, HI 96822, hkane@hawaii.edu and FLETCHER, Charles H., Geology and Geophysics, University of Hawaii, 1680 East West Road, POST 802, Honolulu, HI 96822
14-49:00 AM THE CONTRIBUTION OF GROUNDWATER DEPLETION TO GLOBAL MEAN SEA LEVEL RISE: FAMIGLIETTI, James1, LAMBINICIO, Amabella2, AN, Karen1, REAGER, J.T.1, DRUFFEL-RODRIGUEZ, Rachel3, RICHEY, Alexandra4, and RODELL, Matthew5, (1) Earth System Science, UC Center for Hydrologic Modeling, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA 92697-4690, jfamigli@uci.edu, (2) Geology, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA 01075, (3) UC Center for Hydrologic Modeling, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA 92697-4690, (4) Civil and Environmental Engineering, UC Center for Hydrologic Modeling, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA 92697-4690, (5) NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Hydrological Sciences Branch, Greenbelt, MD 20771
14-59:15 AM COULD ESTIMATES OF THE RATE OF FUTURE SEA-LEVEL RISE BE TOO LOW?: HAY, William W., Geological Sciences, University of Colorado at Boulder, 2045 Windcliff Dr, Estes Park, CO 80517, whay@gmx.de
14-69:30 AM ANTHROPOGENIC SEA-LEVEL RISE: ETHICAL TRANSGRESSIONS: STONE, George T., Physical Science, Milwaukee Area Technical College, 700 West State Street, Milwaukee, WI 53233-1443, stoneg@matc.edu
 9:45 AM Discussion
 10:00 AM Break
14-710:15 AM EVIDENCE AND AMPLITUDE OF SEA-LEVEL OSCILLATIONS DURING THE LAST INTERGLACIAL HIGHSTAND (MIS 5E) FROM THE BAHAMAS: JACKSON, Kelly L.1, EBERLI, Gregor P.1, REID, Samuel B.1, MCNEILL, Donald F.1, HARRIS, Paul M.2, and KLAUS, James S.1, (1) CSL-Center for Carbonate Research, University of Miami-RSMAS, 4600 Rickenbacker Causeway, Miami, FL 33149, kjackson@rsmas.miami.edu, (2) Chevron Energy Technology Company, 6001 Bollinger Canyon Road, San Ramon, CA 94583-2324
14-810:30 AM SENSITIVITY AND STABILITY OF POLAR ICE SHEETS DURING PREVIOUS WARM CLIMATES: LESSONS FROM THE LAST INTERGLACIAL: DUTTON, Andrea, Geological Sciences, University of Florida, PO Box 112120, Gainesville, FL 32611, adutton@ufl.edu and LAMBECK, Kurt, Research School of Earth Sciences, The Australian National Univ, Mills Road, Canberra, ACT0200, Australia
14-910:45 AM GHOST FORESTS IN THE CHINCOTEAGUE BAY REGION, DELMARVA PENINSULA: WHAT'S KILLING LOBLOLLY (PINUS TAEDA) FORESTS?: CORNELL, Sean R., Department of Geography and Earth Science, Shippensburg University, 1871 Old Main Drive, Shippensburg, PA 17257, srcornell@ship.edu and OAKLEY, Adrienne, Department of Physical Sciences, Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA 19530
14-1011:00 AM SHORELINE DYNAMICS AND ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE UNDER THE MODERN MARINE TRANSGRESSION: ST. CATHERINES ISLAND, GEORGIA: MEYER, Brian K., Department of Geosciences, Georgia State University, P.O. Box 4105, Atlanta, GA 30302, brian.meyer@westonsolutions.com, BISHOP, Gale A., St. Catherines Island Sea Turtle Program, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA 30460, VANCE, R. Kelly, Department of Geology and Geography, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA 30460, and DEOCAMPO, Daniel M., Geosciences, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA 30302
14-1111:15 AM AN 8000 YEAR RECORD OF RELATIVE SEA-LEVEL RISE IN FLORIDA, USA: HAWKES, Andrea D., Geography and Geology, University of North Carolina Wilmington, Wilmington, NC 02543, ahawkes@whoi.edu, KEMP, Andrew C., Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences, Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155, DONNELLY, J., Geology & Geophysics Department, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, MS #22, 360 Woods Hole Rd, Woods Hole, MA 02543, HORTON, B.P., Institution of Marine and Coastal Science, Rutgers University, 71 Dudley Road, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, and PELTIER, W. Richard, Physics, University of Toronto, 60 St George Street, Toronto, ON M5S 1A7, Canada
 11:30 AM Panel Discussion

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