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Special Sessions
Sponsored by the Geomorphology Specialty Group
Association of American Geographers 103rd Annual Meeting
San Francisco, California, April 17-21.

Aeolian Geomorphology III

Paper Session 1544
Tuesday, 4/17/07, from 4:00 PM - 5:40 PM

Sponsorship(s):

Coastal and Marine Specialty Group
Geomorphology Specialty Group

Organizer(s):

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

Chair(s):

Jean Taylor Ellis - Texas A&M University

Abstract(s):

  • 4:00 PM Author(s):
    *Douglas J. Sherman - Texas A&M University
    Helena Granja - University of Minho
    Jean Ellis - Texas A&M University
    Eugene Farrell - Texas A&M University
    Bailiang Li - Texas A&M University
    Abstract Title: Vertical Mass-Flux Gradients in Aeolian Saltation.


  • 4:20 PM Author(s):
    *Hosahng Rhew - Seoul National University
    Robin Davidson-Arnott - University of Guelph
    Abstract Title: A Stochastic Approach to Modeling the Dynamic Effect of Moisture upon Aeolian Sand Transport on a Beach.


  • 4:40 PM Author(s):
    *Eugene Farrell - Texas A&M University
    Douglas J. Sherman - Texas A&M University
    Abstract Title: Wind tunnel simulations of saltation: Is close enough, good enough?.


  • 5:00 PM Author(s):
    *Paul A. Gares - East Carolina University
    Patrick Pease - Northern Iowa University
    Abstract Title: The influence of topography and approach angles on local wind speed in a coastal blowout, Jockey's Ridge State Park, North Carolina, USA.


  • 5:20 PM Author(s):
    *Chris Houser - University of West Florida
    Abstract Title: Linking Dune Morphology on a Barrier Island to Transverse Bars on the Inner Shelf.



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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