2014 GSA Annual Meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia (19–22 October 2014)

Session No. 196
Tuesday, 21 October 2014: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
212 (Vancouver Convention Centre-West)

T182. Evaluating Coastal Models and Transgressive Coastal Systems

Michael S. Fenster and Duncan M. FitzGerald, Advocates
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Start Time
 
8:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:15 AM
GEOLOGICAL LEGACY OF TRANSGRESSIVE LITHOSOMES IN MICROTIDAL (FLORIDA AND NEW JERSEY, USA) AND NON-TIDAL (BLACK SEA, UKRAINE) BARRIERS
BUYNEVICH, Ilya V.1, SAVARESE, Michael2, KADURIN, Sergey3, BEAL, Irina4, JONES, Kelsey R.5, CONNORS, Olga C.5, ECHOLS, Ronald J.6, WALSER, Christopher A.7 and SEGAL, David5, (1)Department of Earth & Environmental Science, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, (2)Marine & Ecological Sciences, Florida Gulf Coast University, 10501 FGCU Blvd South, Fort Myers, FL 33965-6565, (3)Physical and Historical Geology Department, Kiev National University, 90 Vasylkivska St, Kiev, 03022, Ukraine, (4)Earth and Environmental Science, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, (5)Marine & Ecological Sciences, Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers, FL 33965, (6)Marine & Ecological Sciences, Florida Gulf Coast University, 10501 FGCU Blvd. South, Fort Myers, FL 33965, (7)Biology Department, College of Idaho, Caldwell, ID 83605, coast@temple.edu
8:30 AM
EMPIRICAL PROJECTION OF FUTURE EROSION HAZARD DUE TO SEA LEVEL RISE USING A HYBRID GEOMETRIC MODEL
ANDERSON, Tiffany, Geology and Geophysics, University of Hawaii, 1680 East-West Road, POST 701, Honolulu, HI 96822, FLETCHER, Charles H., School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology, University of Hawaii, 1680 East-West Rd, POST 802, Honolulu, HI 96822, BARBEE, Matthew, Geology and Geophysics, University of Hawaii, 1680 East West Road, POST 721, Honolulu, HI 96822, ROMINE, Bradley, Sea Grant College, University of Hawaii, Department of Land and Natural Resources - OCCL, 1151 Punchbowl St., Room 131, Honolulu, HI 96813 and LEMMO, Sam, Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, Office of Conservation and Coastal Lands, 1151 Punchbowl St, Rm 131, Honolulu, HI 96813, tranders@hawaii.edu
8:45 AM
SALT MARSH LOSS: DROWNING OR RETREAT?
MARIOTTI, Giulio, Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, MIT, Cambridge, MA 02139, FAGHERAZZI, Sergio, Earth and Environment, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215 and CARR, Joel, Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, 22904-4123, giuliom@mit.edu
9:00 AM
ADVANCING METHODS TO PARAMETERIZE EMERGENT VEGETATION VARIABLES FOR COASTAL IMPACT MODELS
STELLERN, Chad, Geology, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA 98225, GROSSMAN, Eric, U.S. Geological Survey, PCMSC-WFRC, 6505 NE 65th St, Seattle, WA 98115, LINNEMAN, Scott R., Geology Department, Western Washington Univ, 516 High St, Bellingham, WA 98225 and WALLIN, David, Huxley College, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA 98225, stellec@students.wwu.edu
9:15 AM
A SYNTHESIS OF FIELD AND GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS DATA FROM THE VIRGINIA BARRIER ISLANDS USED TO TEST THE CONCEPTUAL RUNAWAY BARRIER ISLAND TRANSGRESSION MODEL
FENSTER, Michael S., Environmental Studies/Geology, Randolph-Macon College, Ashland, VA 23005 and FITZGERALD, Duncan M., Department of Earth and Environment, Boston University, 685 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, mfenster@rmc.edu
9:30 AM
MODELING BACKBARRIER AND SEA LEVEL CONTROLS ON TIDAL PRISM DYNAMICS IN TRANSGRESSIVE SYSTEMS
HANEGAN, Kevin C., Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of New Orleans, 2000 Lakeshore Dr., 1065 GP, New Orleans, LA 70148, GEORGIOU, Ioannis Y., Earth and Environmental Sciences and Pontchartrain Institute for Environmental Sciences, University of New Orleans, 2000 Lakeshore Dr, New Orleans, LA 70148 and FITZGERALD, Duncan M., Department of Earth and Environment, Boston University, 685 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215, hanegan.kevin@gmail.com
 
9:45 AM
Break
10:00 AM
STRATIGRAPHIC FRAMEWORK AND GEOMORPHIC EVOLUTION OF A TRANSGRESSIVE TIDAL INLET-FLOOD TIDAL DELTA SYSTEM: RACCOON PASS, LA
KRAMER III, John N.1, KULP, Mark A.1, GEORGIOU, Ioannis Y.1, FITZGERALD, Duncan M.2, MARCHAL, Karen L.1, ADAMS, Andrew P.1 and BROWN, Michael A.1, (1)Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences, University of New Orleans, 2000 Lakeshore Drive, New Orleans, LA 70148, (2)Department of Earth Sciences, Boston University, 585 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215, jnkrame1@uno.edu
10:15 AM
PRESENT-DAY RATES AND PATTERNS OF SHALLOW SUBSIDENCE IN COASTAL LOUISIANA, USA
JANKOWSKI, Krista L. and TORNQVIST, Torbjörn E., Earth and Environmental Sciences, Tulane University, 6823 St. Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70118, kjankows@tulane.edu
10:30 AM
HISTORICAL TO RECENT TEXAS GULF SHORELINE MOVEMENT AND ITS POSTGLACIAL CONTEXT
PAINE, Jeffrey G.1, CAUDLE, Tiffany2 and ANDREWS, John1, (1)Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences, The Univ of Texas at Austin, PO Box X, University Station, Austin, TX 78713-8924, (2)Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences, The University of Texas at Austin, University Station, Box X, Austin, TX 78713-8924, jeff.paine@beg.utexas.edu
10:45 AM
STATISTICAL EVALUATION OF GRAIN SIZE FACIES MODEL FOR BARRIER ISLAND SYSTEMS, FIRE ISLAND, NEW YORK
DIAS, Kara, Department of Geoscience, Stony Brook University, 340 Earth and Space Sciences, Stony Brook, NY 11794-2100 and SPERAZZA, Michael, Department of Geosciences, Stony Brook University, 255 Earth and Space Sciences, Stony Brook, NY 11794-2100, michael.sperazza@stonybrook.edu
11:00 AM
MODELING GROUNDWATER INUNDATION DUE TO FUTURE SEA LEVEL RISE IN HONOLULU, HAWAII
HABEL, Shellie L.1, FLETCHER, Charles H.2, ROTZOLL, Kolja3 and EL KADI, Aly1, (1)Geology and Geophysics, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2500 Campus Rd, Honolulu, HI 96822, (2)School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology, University of Hawaii, 1680 East-West Rd, POST 802, Honolulu, HI 96822, (3)Water Resources Research Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI 96822, skey@hawaii.edu
11:15 AM
KAUAI ISLAND’S FLUCTUATING SANDY BEACHES: RESPONSE TO VARYING WAVE ENERGY AND APPROACH AZIMUTH OVER SEASONAL AND DECADAL TIME SCALES
BLAY, Charles T., TEOK (The Edge of Kauai) Investigations, P.O. Box 549, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756, TAYLOR, Stephen V., Science and Mathematics, Kauai Community College, 3-1901 Kaumualii Hwy, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766, ROTHENBERG, Jana J., JanaJ Productions, 5162 Lawai Rd, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756 and PAP, Ruby, Sea Grant, University of Hawaii, 4444 Rice St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766, teok@aloha.net
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