Extreme Sea Levels and Coastal Flood Risk in a Changing Climate I

Friday, 19 December 2014: 10:20 AM-12:20 PM
Chairs:  Thomas Wahl, University of South Florida St. Petersburg, College of Marine Science, St Petersburg, FL, United States and William Sweet, NOAA, Boulder, CO, United States
Primary Conveners:  Ivan David Haigh, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom
Co-conveners:  Jeffrey Melby, US Army Corps of Engineers Washington DC, Washington, DC, United States, Thomas Wahl, University of South Florida St. Petersburg, College of Marine Science, St Petersburg, FL, United States and William Sweet, NOAA/NOS, Honolulu, HI, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Ivan David Haigh, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

10:20 AM
Welcoming Remarks
10:25 AM
Long-term increase in New York Harbor storm tides, 1844-present
Stefan A Talke1, Philip M Orton2 and David A Jay1, (1)Portland State University, Portland, OR, United States, (2)Stevens Inst of Tech, Hoboken, NJ, United States
10:39 AM
Extreme Sea Levels and Approaches to Adaptation in Germany
Ralf Weisse, Jens Kappenberg and Janina Sothmann, Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht Centre for Materials and Coastal Research, Geesthacht, Germany
10:53 AM
Return Period and Risk of Extreme Sea Levels under Non-Stationarity
Jayantha Obeysekera, South Florida Water Management, West Palm Beach, FL, United States and Jose D. Salas, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, United States
11:07 AM
Storm Surge and Tide Interaction: A Complete Paradigm
Kevin Horsburgh, National Oceanography Center, Liverpool, United Kingdom
11:21 AM
Climate Variability of Coastal Flooding Risk in San Francisco Bay: the Wonderful Problem
Fernando Javier Méndez Incera1, Li H Erikson2, Peter Ruggiero3, Patrick Barnard4, Paula Camus1 and Ana Cristina Rueda Zamora1, (1)Enviromental Hydraulics Institute of Cantabria, Santander, Spain, (2)USGS California Water Science Center Menlo Park, Menlo Park, CA, United States, (3)Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, United States, (4)USGS California Water Science Center San Diego, San Diego, CA, United States
11:35 AM
An Analysis of North Atlantic Tropical Cyclones and Their Impacts on Coastal Inundation in New York and New Jersey during the Last Millennium
Andra Jenn Reed, Pennsylvania State University Main Campus, Meteorology, University Park, PA, United States, Michael E Mann, Penn State University, University Park, PA, United States, Kerry Emanuel, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, United States, Ning Lin, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States, Andrew Kemp, Tufts University, Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences, Medford, MA, United States and Ben Horton, Rutgers University New Brunswick, Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences, New Brunswick, NJ, United States
11:49 AM
Surge Driven Return Flow Results in Deposition of Coarse Grain Horizons Archiving a 4000 Year Record of Extreme Storm Events, Cape Cod, Massachusetts
Chris Vincent Maio1, Jeffrey P Donnelly2, Richard Sullivan2, Christopher R Weidman3 and Vitalii Sheremet2, (1)University of Alaska Fairbanks, Department of Geosciences, Fairbanks, AK, United States, (2)WHOI, Woods Hole, MA, United States, (3)Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, Waquoit, United States
12:03 PM
Quantifying the role of climate variability on extreme total water level impacts: An application of a full simulation model to Ocean Beach, California
Katherine Serafin1, Peter Ruggiero1, Hilary F Stockdon2, Patrick Barnard3 and Joseph Long2, (1)Oregon State University, College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, Corvallis, OR, United States, (2)U.S Geological Survey, Coastal and Marine Science Center, Saint Petersburg, FL, United States, (3)U.S. Geological Survey, Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center, Santa Cruz, CA, United States
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