Southeastern Section - 62nd Annual Meeting (20-21 March 2013)

Session No. 1
Wednesday, 20 March 2013: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Conference Room 6–7 (Caribe Hilton)

T2. Assessing Coastal Vulnerability: Technical and Management Considerations

GSA Sedimentary Geology Division

 

Chester W. Jackson Jr. and Clark Alexander, Advocates
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Start Time
 
8:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
1-1
8:05 AM
DEVELOPING NEW HAZARD VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT TOOLS FOR COASTAL MANAGEMENT AND COMMUNITIES: THE CHALLENGES OF VARYING SPATIAL SCALES, PROCESSES, AND LANDSCAPES
JACKSON Jr, Chester W., Department of Geology and Geography / Applied Coastal Research Lab, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA 30460
1-2
8:35 AM
MULTIPLE COASTAL HAZARDS OF PUERTO RICO
BUSH, David M., Department of Geosciences, University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA 30118, NEAL, William J., Department of Geology, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI 49401 and RICHMOND, Bruce, U. S. Geological Survey, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
1-3
8:55 AM
A MODIFIED COASTAL VULNERABILITY INDEX (CVI) FOR SMALL ASSOCIATED ISLANDS OF PUERTO RICO AND THE U. S. VIRGIN ISLANDS
PERISON-PARRISH, Elizabeth M.1, RUNYAN, Ryann M.2, SIEMER, Kyle W.3, JACKSON Jr., Chester W.4, BUSH, David M.2, LLERANDI-ROMÁN, Pablo A.5 and NEAL, William J.6, (1)Geosciences, University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA 30118, (2)Department of Geosciences, University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA 30118, (3)Environmental Sciences, University of Toledo, 2801 Bancroft Ave, Toledo, OH 49606, (4)Department of Geology and Geography, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA 30460, (5)Geology Dept, Grand Valley State University, 118 Padnos Hall of Science, One Campus Drive, Allendale, MI 49401-9403, (6)Department of Geology, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI 49401
1-4
9:15 AM
PUERTO RICO'S VULNERABLE COAST
BUSH, David M., Department of Geosciences, University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA 30118, JACKSON Jr., Chester W., Department of Geology and Geography, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA 30460 and NEAL, William J., Department of Geology, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI 49401
1-5
9:35 AM
THE SEDIMENT SUSCEPTIBILITY INDEX: A TOOL FOR GUIDING ISLAND DEVELOPMENT
LARSON, Rebekka A.1, BROOKS, Gregg R.2, DEVINE, Barry3 and FORNI, Morgan1, (1)Marine Science, Eckerd College, 4200 54th Ave S, St. Petersburg, FL 33711, (2)Marine Science, Eckerd College, 4200 54th Avenue South, St. Petersburg, FL 33711, (3)St. John, 00830, US Virgin Islands
 
9:55 AM
Break
1-6
10:10 AM
RECONSTRUCTING STORM HISTORY IN COASTAL ENVIRONMENTS: IMPORTANCE OF LONG, HIGH-RESOLUTION RECORDS FOR CLIMATE PREDICTION
MCNINCH, Jesse E. and WADMAN, Heidi M., Field Research Facility-Duck, United States Army Corps of Engineers, USACE-CEERD-HC-F, Field Research Facility, 1261 Duck Road, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
1-7
10:30 AM
SPATIAL VARIABILITY IN 400 YEARS OF EASTERN CARIBBEAN HURRICANE ACTIVITY AS EVIDENCED FROM NEWLY COMPILED HISTORICAL RECORDS
WADMAN, Heidi M. and MCNINCH, Jesse E., Field Research Facility-Duck, United States Army Corps of Engineers, USACE-CEERD-HC-F, Field Research Facility, 1261 Duck Road, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
1-8
10:50 AM
REGIONAL COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH IN THE SOUTHEASTERN US: PROGRESS TOWARD A NEW COASTAL HAZARD VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT TOOL
ALEXANDER, Clark1, JACKSON Jr., Chester W.2, ADAMS, Peter3, CORBETT, D. Reide4, HOWARD, Scott5, JAEGER, John M.3 and WALSH, J.P.4, (1)Skidaway Institute of Oceanography, 10 Ocean Science Circle, Savannah, GA 31411, (2)Department of Geology and Geography, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA 30460, (3)Department of Geological Sciences, University of Florida, 241 Williamson Hall, PO Box 112120, Gainesville, FL 32611, (4)East Carolina University & UNC Coastal Studies Institute, Greenville, NC 27858, (5)S.C. Department of Natural Resources – Geological Survey, 5 Geology Rd, Columbia, SC 29212
1-9
11:10 AM
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11:30 AM
POTENTIAL GEOMORPHIC CONSEQUENCES OF WAVE CLIMATE ALTERATIONS ALONG CUSPATE COASTLINES
JOHNSON, Jennifer M.1, MOORE, Laura J.2, ELLS, Kenneth3 and MURRAY, A. Brad3, (1)Geological Sciences, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, 100 Rock Haven Rd, Apt. M112, Carrboro, NC 27510, (2)Geological Sciences, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 104 South Road, Mitchell Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, (3)Earth and Ocean Sciences, Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University, Box 90230, Durham, NC 27708-0230
 
11:50 AM
Concluding Remarks
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