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

Session No. 55
Sunday, 4 November 2012: 1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Charlotte Convention Center 219AB

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

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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Start Time
1:30 PM
A 2100-YEAR RECORD OF COASTAL SYSTEM CHANGES IN RESPONSE TO SHIFTS IN RATES OF RELATIVE SEA-LEVEL RISE
RIGGS, Stanley R.1, MALLINSON, David J.1, CULVER, Stephen J.1, AMES, Dorothea V.1, CORBETT, D. Reide2, KEMP, Andrew C.3, and HORTON, Benjamin P.4, (1) Department of Geological Sciences, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858, riggss@ecu.edu, (2) East Carolina University & UNC Coastal Studies Institute, Greenville, NC 27858, (3) Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences, Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155, (4) Department of Earth and Environmental Science, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104
1:50 PM
LARGE-SCALE COASTAL BEHAVIOR OF A BARRIER FRONTED COASTLINE IN RESPONSE TO HOLOCENE SEA-LEVEL RISE AND STORM IMPACTS
MALLINSON, David J.1, CULVER, Stephen J.1, LEORRI, Eduardo1, MITRA, Siddhartha2, MULLIGAN, Ryan3, RIGGS, Stanley R.1, CLUNIES, Gregory3, LAUBACK, Caitlin4, MINNEHAN, Jeffrey John4, and MORAN, Kelli L.5, (1) Department of Geological Sciences, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858, mallinsond@ecu.edu, (2) Department of Geological Sciences, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858-4353, (3) Dept. of Civil Engineering, Queen's University, Kingston, ON K7L3N6, Canada, (4) Geological Sciences, East Carolina University, 101 Graham Building (MS558), Greenville, NC 27858, (5) Geological Sciences, East Carolina University, 101 Graham Building, Greenville, NC 27858
2:05 PM
ABRUPT SEA-LEVEL CHANGE AND POSSIBLE LINKS TO CLIMATE VARIABILITY AROUND 2,900 YEARS AGO
BARBER, Donald C., Geology, Bryn Mawr College, 101 N. Merion Ave, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010, dbarber@brynmawr.edu, WOODSON, Anna Lee, Geological Science, East Carolina University, 101 Graham Building, Greenville, NC 27858, and KEGEL, T. Storrs, Haverford College, 370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, PA 19041
2:20 PM
HOLOCENE SEA-LEVEL CHANGE IN SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND AND ITS INFLUENCE ON THE BARRIER DYNAMICS OF MARTHA'S VINEYARD, MA
EISEMANN, Eve, Earth and Environmental Science, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, eve.eisemann@gmail.com
2:35 PM
SEA-LEVEL CHANGE DURING THE LAST 2000 YEARS IN SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT
KEMP, Andrew C., Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences, Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155, Andrew.Kemp@tufts.edu, HAWKES, Andrea D., Geography and Geology, University of North Carolina Wilmington, Wilmington, NC 02543, DONNELLY, J., Geology & Geophysics Department, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, MS #22, 360 Woods Hole Rd, Woods Hole, MA 02543, and HORTON, Benjamin P., Department of Earth and Environmental Science, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104
 
2:50 PM
Panel Discussion
 
3:05 PM
Break
3:20 PM
NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL'S REPORT ON SEA-LEVEL RISE FOR THE COASTS OF CALIFORNIA, OREGON, AND WASHINGTON: PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE
HORTON, Benjamin, Department of Earth and Environmental Science, University of Pennsylvania, 240 South 33rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, bphorton@sas.upenn.edu
3:40 PM
SIMULATING 21ST CENTURY INUNDATION OF WAIKIKI AND HONOLULU, HAWAII
FLETCHER, Charles H., Geology and Geophysics, University of Hawaii, 1680 East West Road, POST 802, Honolulu, HI 96822, fletcher@soest.hawaii.edu and BARBEE, Matthew, Geology and Geophysics, University of Hawaii, 1680 East West Road, POST 721, Honolulu, HI 96822
3:55 PM
CORAL RECORD OF RAPID SEA LEVEL RISE IN HAWAII AFTER THE LAST GLACIAL MAXIMUM
RUBIN, Kenneth H., Geology and Geophysics, University of Hawaii, 1680 East West Road, Honolulu, HI 96822, krubin@hawaii.edu and FLETCHER, Charles H., Geology and Geophysics, University of Hawaii, 1680 East West Road, POST 802, Honolulu, HI 96822
4:10 PM
MISSISSIPPI DELTA MARSH TIPPING POINTS LINKED TO A HOLOCENE RELATIVE SEA-LEVEL RECORD: IMPLICATIONS FOR FUTURE COASTAL MARSH SUSTAINABILITY
JANKOWSKI, Krista L.1, LI, Yongxiang2, TORNQVIST, Torbjörn E.1, KOHL, Barry1, and KUYKENDALL, Jennifer I.1, (1) Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Tulane University, 6823 St. Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70118, kjankows@tulane.edu, (2) School of Earth Sciences and Engineering, Nanjing University, School of Earth Sciences and Engineering, 163 Xianlin Road, Nanjing 210046, China, Nanjing, 210046, China
4:25 PM
UPPER TEXAS COAST UNPRECEDENTED EROSION: INTENSE HURRICANE IMPACTS AND ACCELERATED SEA-LEVEL RISE RESPONSE
ANDERSON, John B. and WALLACE, Davin J., Earth Science, Rice University, 6100 Main Street, Houston, TX 77005, johna@rice.edu
4:40 PM
SUBMARINE GROUNDWATER DISCHARGE OF PHOSPHORUS AND IRON FROM CARBONATE COASTLINES UNDER RISING SEA LEVELS, YUCATAN PENINSULA, MEXICO
MONROY-RIOS, Emiliano, Earth and Planetary Sciences, Northwestern University, 1850 Campus Dr. Locy309, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, emiliano.monroy.rios@gmail.com and BEDDOWS, Patricia A., Earth and Planetary Sciences, Northwestern University, 1850 Campus Drive, Locy-312, Evanston, IL 60208
 
4:55 PM
Discussion
 
5:10 PM
Concluding Remarks
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