T121. Rapid Sea-Level Rise and Its Impacts: Past, Present, and Future I

Session No. 14
Sunday, 4 November 2012: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
219AB (Charlotte Convention Center)

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, Advocates
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8:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
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8:10 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
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8:30 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
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8:45 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 and FLETCHER, Charles H., Geology and Geophysics, University of Hawaii, 1680 East West Road, POST 802, Honolulu, HI 96822, hkane@hawaii.edu
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9:00 AM
THE CONTRIBUTION OF GROUNDWATER DEPLETION TO GLOBAL MEAN SEA LEVEL RISE
FAMIGLIETTI, James1, LAMBINICIO, Amabella2, AN, Karen3, REAGER, J.T.3, DRUFFEL-RODRIGUEZ, Rachel4, RICHEY, Alexandra5 and RODELL, Matthew6, (1)Earth System Science, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA 92697-3100, (2)Geology, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA 01075, (3)Earth System Science, UC Center for Hydrologic Modeling, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA 92697-4690, (4)UC Center for Hydrologic Modeling, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA 92697-4690, (5)Civil and Environmental Engineering, UC Center for Hydrologic Modeling, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA 92697-4690, (6)NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Hydrological Sciences Branch, Greenbelt, MD 20771, jfamigli@uci.edu
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9:15 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
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9:30 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
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10:15 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.3, (1)CSL-Center for Carbonate Research, University of Miami-RSMAS, 4600 Rickenbacker Causeway, Miami, FL 33149, (2)Chevron Energy Technology Company, 6001 Bollinger Canyon Road, San Ramon, CA 94583-2324, (3)Geological Sciences, University of Miami, 1301 Memorial Drive, Coral Gables, FL 33124, kjackson@rsmas.miami.edu
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10:30 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 and LAMBECK, Kurt, Research School of Earth Sciences, The Australian National Univ, Mills Road, Canberra, ACT0200, Australia, adutton@ufl.edu
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10:45 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 and OAKLEY, Adrienne, Department of Physical Sciences, Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA 19530, srcornell@ship.edu
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11:00 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, 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, brian.meyer@westonsolutions.com
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11:15 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, 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., Department 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, ahawkes@whoi.edu
 
11:30 AM
Panel Discussion
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