XVI INQUA Congress
Session No. 84 Wednesday, July 30, 2003
8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Reno Hilton Resort and Conference Center: Crystal 3&4

S24. Environmental Catastrophes and Recovery in the Holocene

Suzanne Leroy and Iain Stewart, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
 8:00 AM Introductory Remarks
84-18:10 AM ARE AN EARLY BYZANTINE SEISMIC EVENT AND THE END OF THE BEYSEHIR OCCUPATION PHASE LINKED?: LEROY, Suzanne A.G.1, KAZANCI, Nizamettin2, EMRE, Omer3, ILERI, Ozden4, SCHWALB, Antje5, STEWART, Iain, ONCEL, Salim2, and COSTA, Pedro1, (1) Geography and Earth Sciences, Brunel Univ, Uxbridge, UB8 3PH, United Kingdom, suzanne.leroy@brunel.ac.uk, (2) Gebze Yuksek Teknoloji Enstitüsü, Gebze, Kocaeli, 41400, Turkey, (3) Department of Geological Research, MTA, Anakara, 06520, Turkey, (4) Maden ve Tetkik Arama Genel Mudurlugu, Ankara, 06535, Turkey, (5) Institut für Geowissenschaften, Technische Universität Braunschweig, Pockelsstrasse 3, Braunschweig, 38106, Germany
84-28:30 AM HOLOCENE CATASTROPHIC COASTAL EVOLUTION RELEVANT TO VOLCANIC ACTIVITIES IN SOUTHERN KYUSHU VOLCANIC FIELDS, SOUTH JAPAN: MORIWAKI, Hiroshi, Faculty of Law, Economics and Humanities, Kagoshima Univ, 1-21-30 Korimoto, Kagoshima 890-0065 Japan, morih@leh.kagoshima-u.ac.jp.
84-38:50 AM PROBLEMS OF SCALE: EVALUATING THE EFFECTS OF VOLCANIC DISASTERS ON CULTURAL CHANGE IN WEST NEW BRITAIN, PAPUA NEW GUINEA: TORRENCE, Robin, Anthropology, Australian Museum, 6 College Street, Sydney NSW 2010 Australia, robint@austmus.gov.au.
84-49:10 AM HOLOCENE ABRUPT CLIMATE CHANGES: ALTERING THE TRAJECTORY OF HISTORY: WEISS, Harvey, Anthropology and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, Yale Univ, Hall of Graduate Studies, B13, New Haven, CT 01002, harvey.weiss@yale.edu.
84-59:30 AM DYNAMICS OF CATASTROPHIC COLLAPSE AND RECOVERY OF EGYPTIAN CIVILIZATION 2200-2000 BC: HASSAN, Fekri A, Institute of Archaeology, Univ College London, 31-34 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PY United Kingdom, f.hassan@ucl.ac.uk.
84-69:50 AM VULNERABILITY OF THE GLOBAL AGRICULTURAL ECONOMY TO VOLCANIC ERUPTIONS: LESSONS FROM TAMBORA: VEROSUB, Kenneth L., Geology, Univ of California - Davis, One Shields Ave, Davis, CA 95616, verosub@geology.ucdavis.edu and DELUSINA, Irina, Geology Dept, Univ. of California, Davis, One Shields Ave, Davis, CA 95616
84-710:10 AM CAUSES AND PRINCIPLES OF THE CATASTROPHIC, LARGE-SCALE DEMISE OF HEMLOCK (TSUGA CANADENSIS) AND ELM (ULMUS SPEC.) ON THE NORTHERN HEMISPHERE AROUND 3700 BC: HAAS, Jean Nicolas, Department of Botany, Univ of Innsbruck, Sternwartestrasse 15, Innsbruck 6020 Austria, jean-nicolas.haas@uibk.ac.at.
84-810:30 AM HOLOCENE CLIMATE CHANGE IN THE TROPICS: EVIDENCE OF ABRUPT CLIMATE CHANGE PAST AND PRESENT: THOMPSON, Lonnie G.1, BRECHER, Henry2, DAVIS, Mary E.2, LEON, Blanca3, LES, Don4, LIN, Ping-Nan2, MASHIOTTA, Tracy2, MOSLEY-THOMPSON, Ellen2, and MOUNTAIN, Keith5, (1) Department of Geological Sciences, The Ohio State Univ, 108 Scott Hall, 1090 Carmack Road, Columbus, OH 43210, thompson.3@osu.edu, (2) Byrd Polar Research Center, The Ohio State Univ, 108 Scott Hall, 1090 Carmack Road, Columbus, OH 43210, (3) Herbarium, Plant Rscs Ctr, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, (4) Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, The Univ of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, (5) Department of Geography and Geosciences, Univ of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40292
84-910:50 AM HOLOCENE HISTORY OF CATASTROPHIC HURRICANES AND FIRES ALONG THE U.S. GULF COAST: LIU, Kam-biu, Department of Geography and Anthropology, Louisiana State Univ, 227 Howe-Russell Geoscience Complex, Baton Rouge, LA 70803-4105, kliu1@lsu.edu.
84-1011:10 AM ABSOLUTE DATING OF THE CLIMATIC EVENT IN THE 6'TH CENTURY: LARSEN, Lars Berg and CLAUSEN, Henrik B., Department of Geophysics, Univ of Copenhagen, Juliane Maries Vej 30, Copenhagen, 2100 OE, Denmark, lbl@gfy.ku.dk
84-1111:30 AM CLASTERING OF EXTREME RAINFALLS AND RECOVERY OF GEOMORPHIC SYSTEMS: STARKEL, L., Department of Geomorphology, Inst. of Geography, Pol. Acad. Sc, ul. Sw. Jana 22, Kraków 31-018 Poland, starkel@zg.pan.krakow.pl.
84-1211:50 AM GEOLOGY OF A CATASTROPHE - THE WHEN AND WHERE OF THE BLACK SEA FLOOD: YANKO-HOMBACH, Valentina, Avalon Institute of Applied Sci, Charleswood Technology Centre, 3227 Roblin Boulevard, Winnipeg, MB R3R 0C2, Canada, valyan@avalon-institute.org and TSCHEPALIGA, Andrei, Institute of Geography, Russian Academy of Sci, 29, Staromonetniy per, Moscow, 109017, Russia

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