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Special Sessions
Sponsored by the Geomorphology Specialty Group
Association of American Geographers 102nd Annual Meeting
Chicago, Illinois, March 7-11.

Aeolian Geomorphology II

Paper Session 4217
Friday, 3/10/06, from 10:00 AM - 11:40 AM

Sponsorship(s):

Geomorphology Specialty Group

Organizer(s):

Jean Taylor Ellis - Texas A&M University
Paul A. Gares

Chair(s):

Jean Taylor Ellis - Texas A&M University

Abstract(s):

  • 10:00 AM Author(s):
    *Jennifer L. Booth, Professor - Louisiana State University
    Abstract Title: Wind Flow Characteristics: A Comparison Between Artificial and Natural Vegetation


  • 10:20 AM Author(s):
    *Paul A. Gares - East Carolina University
    Patrick Pease - East Carolina University
    Abstract Title: Influence of topography on wind flow and sediment transport over a blowout at Jockey’s Ridge State Park, North Carolina


  • 10:40 AM Author(s):
    *Patrick Pease - East Carolina University
    Paul A. Gares - East Carolina University
    Abstract Title: The influence of topography and approach angles on local deflections of the wind field in a coastal blowout, Jockey’s Ridge State Park, North Carolina, USA


  • 11:00 AM Author(s):
    *Graziela Miot da Silva - Louisiana State University
    Patrick A. Hesp, Dr. - Louisiana State University,
    Sergio Dillenburg - Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
    Luiz Emilio de Sa Brito de Almeida - Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
    Abstract Title: Coastline orientation and aeolian sediment transport on a headland bay beach in Southern Brazil



Session Description: This series of three special paper sessions are co-sponsored by the Coastal and Marine Geography (CoMa) and Geomorphology specialty groups. The research presented in the paper sessions cover a broad spectrum of spatial and temporal scales within aeolian geomorphology.

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