The 44th Binghamton Geomorphology Symposium

Coastal Geomorphology and Restoration

New Jersey Institute of Technology
18-20 October 2013

Friday: October 18, 2013

8:00 am - 5:00 pm: Field Trip to NJ Shore

5:30 - 8:00 pm: Icebreaker Reception and Registration, Eberhardt Hall/Alumni Center, NJIT

Saturday: October 19, 2013

7:30 - 8:00 am: Registration and Poster Setup, 1st flr, Guttenberg Information Technologies Center (GITC), NJIT

8:00 - 8:15 am: Welcome, Room 1400, GITC, NJIT

Session I: Geomorphic Response to Episodic Events

8:15-8:45 am: Edward Anthony, Université de Provence, France
Storms, shoreface morphodynamics, sand supply, and the accretion and erosion of coastal dune barriers in the southern North Sea

8:45 - 9:15 am: Douglas Sherman, University of Alabama, USA
Impacts of Hurricane Ike on the beaches of the Bolivar peninsula,TX, USA

9:15-9:45 am: Paolo Ciavola, University of Ferrara, Italy
Beach morphodynamics and types of foredune erosion generated by storms along the Emilia-Romagna coastline, Italy

9:45-10:15 am: Break

10:15-10:45 am: Chris Houser, Texas A&M University, USA
Alongshore variation in the morphology of coastal dunes: implications for storm response

10:45-11:15 am: Enzo Pranzini, University of Florence, Italy
Beach changes due to sediment delivered by streams to pocket beaches during a major flood

11:15-11:45 am: J.A.G. Cooper, University of Ulster, UK
Mesoscale geomorphic change on low energy barrier islands in Chesapeake Bay, USA

12:00- 1:30 pm: Luncheon, Atrium, Campus Center

1:30-2:30 pm: Poster Session, Lobby, GITC

Session I: Geomorphic & Ecological Processes & Interactions

2:30-3:00 pm Jenifer Dugan, University of Santa Barbara, USA
Beyond beach width: steps toward identifying and integrating ecological envelopes with geomorphic features and datums for sandy beach ecosystems

3:00-3:30 pm Donald Young, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA
Ecomorphodynamic feedbacks and barrier island response to disturbance: insights from the Virginia Barrier Islands, Mid-Atlantic Bight, USA