Session No. 12
Sunday, 27 October 2013: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Colorado Convention Center Room 501

T69. Learning from the Impacts of Superstorm Sandy

 

E. Christa Farmer, J. Bret Bennington and Steven Leone, Advocates
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Start Time
8:00 AM
MEASURING STORM TIDE AND HIGH-WATER MARKS FROM HURRICANE SANDY IN NEW YORK
SIMONSON, Amy E., U.S. Geological Survey, New York Water Science Center, 2045 Route 112, Building 4, Coram, NY 11727, asimonso@usgs.gov
8:15 AM
LEARNING FROM THE IMPACT OF SUPERSTORM SANDY ON STATEN ISLAND, NY
BENIMOFF, Alan I., Department of Engineering Science and Physics and the Masters Program in Environmental Science, The College of Staten Island/CUNY, 2800 Victory Boulevard, Staten Island, NY 10314, Alan.Benimoff@csi.cuny.edu, FRITZ, William J., Interim President, College of Staten Island/CUNY, 2800 Victory Boulevard, Staten Island, NY 10314, KRESS, Michael, Vice President For Technology Systems, College of Staten Island/CUNY, 2800 Victory Boulevard, Staten Island, NY 10314, and SELA, Liridon, CUNY Interdisciplinary High Performance Computer Center, College of Staten Island/CUNY, 2800 Victory Boulevard, Staten Island, NY 10314
8:30 AM
HIGH-DENSITY SPATIOTEMPORAL MONITORING OF WATER TRANSPORT IN HURRICANE SANDY USING STABLE ISOTOPES
GOOD, Stephen P.1, MALLIA, Derek V.2, LIN, John C.2, and BOWEN, Gabriel J.1, (1) Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, s.good@utah.edu, (2) Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112
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8:45 AM
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9:00 AM
RESPONDING TO HURRICANE SANDY WITH THE TOPOBATHYMETRIC EXPERIMENTAL ADVANCED AIRBORNE RESEARCH LIDAR – B
BROCK, John C., U.S. Geological Survey, Coastal and Marine Geology Program, 1220 Sunrise Valley, Mail Stop 915B, Reston, VA 20192, jbrock@usgs.gov and WRIGHT, C. Wayne, U.S. Geological Survey, Saint Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center, 600 4th Street South, Saint Petersburg, FL 33701
9:15 AM
COASTAL TOPOGRAPHICAL CHANGE ANALYSES ASSOCIATED WITH SUPERSTORM SANDY AT MILLER FIELD, STATEN ISLAND, NEW YORK
CARVAJAL, Carlos P.1, FULLMER, Randall T.2, SPAHN, Andrea3, SCHMELZ, William1, and PSUTY, Norbert P.1, (1) Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences, Rutgers University, 74 Magruder Road, Highlands, NJ 07732, kuayshen@gmail.com, (2) Institute of Marine and Coastal Science, Rutgers, Golden, CO 80401, (3) Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, 74 Magruder Road, Highlands, NJ 07732
9:30 AM
THE EFFECTS OF SUPERSTORM SANDY ON COASTAL MORPHOLOGY: GREAT KILLS, STATEN ISLAND, NEW YORK
FULLMER, Randall T.1, CARVAJAL, Carlos P.2, SCHMELZ, William2, SPAHN, Andrea2, and PSUTY, Norbert P.2, (1) Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences, Rutgers University, 74 Magruder Road, Highlands, NJ 07732, r.tucker.fullmer@gmail.com, (2) Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences, Rutgers University, 74 Magruder Road, Highlands, NJ 07732
 
9:45 AM
Break
10:00 AM
1930S MOVIE "MAN OF ARAN" AS A DOCUMENTARY SOURCE FOR STUDYING BOULDER TRANSPORT BY STORM WAVES
COX, Rónadh, Geosciences, Williams College, Williams College, Williamstown, MA 01267, rcox@williams.edu
10:15 AM
RECONSTRUCTING THE FORMATION OF AN OVERWASH FAN ON THE TEXAS COAST USING STORM SURGE DATA AND STRATIGRAPHY
SHAW, John, Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Wyoming, A, Laramie, WY 82071, jshaw@mail.utexas.edu, YOU, Yao, Jackson School of Geoscience, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78751, MOHRIG, David, Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas at Austin, 1 University Station C9000, Austin, TX 78712, and KOCUREK, Gary, Geological Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences, The University of Texas at Austin, 1 University Station C9000, Austin, TX 78712
10:30 AM
RECOGNIZING PAST STORM EVENTS RECORDED IN SEDIMENT CORES BASED ON ANALYSIS OF RECENT OVERWASH LOBES DEPOSITED BY SUPERSTORM SANDY
BENNINGTON, J. Bret1, FARMER, E. Christa1, CHERY, Nika1, DORWARD, Emily1, LEONE, Steven1, PERSAUD, Ashley1, and SPERO, Dayna2, (1) Department of Geology, Environment, and Sustainability, Hofstra University, 114 Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY 11549-1140, geojbb@hofstra.edu, (2) Geology, Environment, and Sustainability Department, Hofstra University, 114 Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY 11549-1140
10:45 AM
TRACE METALS AS A TOOL FOR CHRONOSTRATIGRAPHY IN SEDIMENT CORES FROM SOUTH SHORE BARRIER BEACH MARSHES IN LONG ISLAND, NY
FARMER, E. Christa1, BENNINGTON, J. Bret1, LEONE, Steven1, LONGJOHN, Tamunoisoala1, PERSAUD, Ashley1, CHERY, Nika1, SPERO, Dayna1, KAST, Emma1, and MELROSE, Courtney2, (1) Geology, Environment, and Sustainability Department, Hofstra University, 114 Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY 11549-1140, geoecf@hofstra.edu, (2) Department of Geosciences, Stony Brook University, 114 Hofstra University, Stony Brook, NY 11790
11:00 AM
HOW UNIQUE WAS HURRICANE SANDY?  A COMPARISON OF THE INUNDATION DEPOSITS AND SURGE HEIGHTS FROM HURRICANE SANDY AND THE 1821 HURRICANE
BRANDON, Christine M., Department of Geosciences, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 611 North Pleasant St, 233 Morrill Science Center, Amherst, MA 01003, cbrandon@geo.umass.edu, WOODRUFF, Jonathan D., Department of Geosciences, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA 01003, and DONNELLY, J., Geology & Geophysics Department, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, MS #22, 360 Woods Hole Rd, Woods Hole, MA 02543
11:15 AM
HURRICANE SANDY: DID BEACH NOURISHMENT SAVE NEW JERSEY?
GRIFFITH, Adam1, COBURN, Andrew1, PEEK, Katie2, and YOUNG, Robert S.2, (1) Program for the Study of Developed Shorelines, Western Carolina University, 90 University Way, Belk Building Room 294, Cullowhee, NC 28723, agriffith@wcu.edu, (2) Program for the Study of Developed Shorelines, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC 28723
11:30 AM
HURRICANE SANDY POST-STORM REPORT:  ANOTHER FAILED OPPORTUNITY TO ADAPT TO COASTAL HAZARDS AND RISING SEAS
YOUNG, Robert S., Program for the Study of Developed Shorelines, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC 28723, ryoung@wcu.edu and BUSH, David M., Department of Geosciences, University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA 30118
 
11:45 AM
Discussion
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