T118. Paleotempestology: Proxy Record Development and Climate Forcing Mechanisms

Session No. 266
Wednesday, 7 November 2012: 1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Charlotte Convention Center 219AB

T118. Paleotempestology: Proxy Record Development and Climate Forcing Mechanisms

GSA Quaternary Geology and Geomorphology Division; International Geoscience Programme (IGCP) 588—Preparing for Coastal Change; GSA International Section

 

Andrea D. Hawkes, Jon Woodruff and Daria Nikitina, Advocates
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Start Time
 
1:30 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:35 PM
LATE HOLOCENE NORTH ATLANTIC HURRICANE ACTIVITY
DONNELLY, J.1, LANE, P.1, VAN HENGSTUM, Peter J.1, HAWKES, Andrea D.2, TOOMEY, Michael Ryan1, RODYSILL, Jessica R.3, and RANASINGHE, Pradeep4, (1) Geology & Geophysics Department, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, MS #22, 360 Woods Hole Rd, Woods Hole, MA 02543, jdonnelly@whoi.edu, (2) Geography and Geology, University of North Carolina Wilmington, Wilmington, NC 02543, (3) Geological Sciences, Brown University, 324 Brook Street, Box 1846, Providence, RI 02912, (4) Geological Survey and Mines Bureau, Colombo, 10350, Sri Lanka
1:55 PM
A 5,000-YEAR PALEOSTORM RECORD FOR THE NORTHWEST FLORIDA COAST
COOR, Jennifer L., Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science, Florida State University, 108 Carraway Bldg, Tallahassee, FL 32306, jlc08g@my.fsu.edu, DONOGHUE, Joseph, Boone Pickens School of Geology, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK 74074, ELSNER, James B., Geography, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306, WANG, Yang, Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science, Florida State University, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, Tallahassee, FL 32310, and DAS, Oindrila, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487
2:10 PM
600-YEAR SEDIMENTARY ARCHIVE OF HURRICANE STRIKES IN A PROGRADING BEACH RIDGE PLAIN, SOUTHWESTERN LOUISIANA
WILLIAMS, Harry F.L., Geography, University of North Texas, 210 Environmental Education, Science and Technology Building, 1704 West Mulberry P.O. Box 305279, Denton, TX 76203-5279, HarryF.Williams@unt.edu
2:25 PM
PALEOTEMPESTOLOGICAL RESEARCH ALONG THE BESSARABIAN LIMAN COAST OF THE BLACK SEA, UKRAINE
BUYNEVICH, Ilya V.1, KADURIN, Sergey2, LOSEV, Igor A.2, LARCHENKOV, Evgeny2, KOLESNIK, Dmitry2, and DARCHENKO, Igor2, (1) Earth and Environmental Science, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, coast@temple.edu, (2) Physical and Marine Geology, Odessa National University, 2 Shampansky Per, Odessa, 65058, Ukraine
 
2:40 PM
Break
2:55 PM
THE EFFECTIVENESS OF TRADITIONAL PALEOTEMPESTOLOGY PROXIES IN BACKBARRIER MARSHES FROM THE SOUTHEASTERN ATLANTIC COAST
HIPPENSTEEL, Scott P.1, EASTIN, Matthew D.1, and GARCIA, William J.2, (1) Department of Geography and Earth Sciences, Univ of North Carolina at Charlotte, 9201 University City Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28223-0001, shippens@uncc.edu, (2) Geography and Earth Sciences, University of North Carolina Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28223
3:10 PM
CONSTRAINING HURRICANE WIND SPEED AT LANDFALL USING STORM SURGE OVERWASH DEPOSITS FROM A SINKHOLE IN ST MARKS, FL
BRANDON, Christine M.1, WOODRUFF, Jonathan D.1, DONNELLY, J.2, and LANE, P.2, (1) Department of Geosciences, University of Massachusetts - Amherst, 611 North Pleasant Street, 233 Morril Science Center, Amherst, MA 01003, cbrandon@geo.umass.edu, (2) Geology & Geophysics Department, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, MS #22, 360 Woods Hole Rd, Woods Hole, MA 02543
3:25 PM
MODELING THE EFFECTS OF INCREASED SEA-LEVEL RISE AND STORMINESS ON THE NORTHWEST FLORIDA COAST
DONOGHUE, Joseph, Boone Pickens School of Geology, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK 74074, joseph.donoghue@okstate.edu, KISH, Stephen A., Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science, Florida State University, 909 Antartic Way, 108 Carraway Bldg, Tallahassee, FL 32306, COOR, Jennifer L., Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science, Florida State University, 108 Carraway Bldg, Tallahassee, FL 32306, ELSNER, James B., Geography, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306, NIEDORODA, Alan W., URS Corporation, Tallahassee, FL 32317, WANG, Yang, Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science, Florida State University, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, Tallahassee, FL 32310, and YE, Ming, Department of Scientific Computing, Florida State University, 489 Dirac Science Library, Tallahassee, FL 32306
3:40 PM
RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN BASIN-WIDE AND LANDFALLING ATLANTIC TROPICAL CYCLONES: COMPARING LONG-TERM SIMULATIONS WITH PALEOEVIDENCE
MANN, M.E., Department of Meteorology, Pennsylvania State University, 523 Walker Building, University Park, PA 16802, mann@psu.edu, KOZAR, M.E., Florida State University, Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science, Tallahassee, FL 32306-4520, and EMANUEL, Kerry, Program in Atmospheres, Oceans, and Climate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Rm 54-1620 MIT, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139
 
4:00 PM
Discussion
4:15 PM
TROPICAL CYCLONE GENESIS FACTORS DURING THE HOLOCENE
KORTY, Robert, Atmospheric Sciences, Texas A&M, 3150 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843, korty@tamu.edu
4:35 PM
USING SEDIMENT ORGANIC GEOCHEMISTRY TO INTERPRET BARRIER ISLAND INTEGRITY IN THE LATE HOLOCENE
MINNEHAN, Jeffrey John1, MITRA, Siddhartha2, SCALISE, Kimberly1, MALLINSON, David J.2, LEORRI, Eduardo2, CULVER, Stephen J.2, and LAUBACK, Caitlin1, (1) Geological Sciences, East Carolina University, 101 Graham Building (MS558), Greenville, NC 27858, minnehanj11@students.ecu.edu, (2) Department of Geological Sciences, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858-4353
4:50 PM
RECONSTRUCTING MID-LATE HOLOCENE CYCLONE AND EL NIÑO VARIABILITY IN THE CENTRAL PACIFIC USING SEDIMENTARY RECORDS FROM TAHAA, FRENCH POLYNESIA
TOOMEY, M.R. and DONNELLY, J., Geology & Geophysics Department, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, MS #22, 360 Woods Hole Rd, Woods Hole, MA 02543, mrt02008@mit.edu
5:05 PM
EVIDENCE OF INTENSE HURRICANE ACTIVITY COUPLED WITH ELEVATED SEA SURFACE TEMPERATURES AND DECREASED EL NIÑO ACTIVITY OVER THE PAST ~1,500 YR B.P
WALLACE, Davin J. and ANDERSON, John B., Earth Science, Rice University, 6100 Main Street, Houston, TX 77005, djw1@rice.edu
 
5:20 PM
Concluding Remarks
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