Advances in Understanding Fluvial-Deltaic Processes and Their Interactions with the Tectonic Setting I Posters

Thursday, 18 December 2014: 8:00 AM-12:20 PM
Primary Conveners:  John B Shaw, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, United States
Co-conveners:  Jeffrey Nittrouer, Rice University, Houston, TX, United States, Meredith D Reitz, Lamont -Doherty Earth Observatory, Marine Geology and Geophysics, Palisades, NY, United States and Carol Wilson, Vanderbilt University, Dept Earth and Environmental Sciences, Nashville, TN, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  John B Shaw, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

Morphology, structures and seismic characters of the Chimei Canyon-Fan system offshore eastern Taiwan
Yu-Huan Hsieh and Char-Shine Liu, IONTU Institute of Oceanography National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
Experimental Investigation of the Morphodynamic Controls on Delta-Lobe Formation and Shoreline Rugosity
Austin John Chadwick1, Vamsi Ganti2 and Michael P Lamb1, (1)California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, United States, (2)California Institute of Technology, Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences, Pasadena, CA, United States
Abandoned Channel Fill Sequences in Tidal Estuaries
Andrew B Gray1, Gregory B Pasternack1, Miguel A Goni2 and Elizabeth Burke Watson3, (1)University of California Davis, Davis, CA, United States, (2)Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, United States, (3)U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Atlantic Ecology Division, Narragansett, RI, United States
Deciphering the evolution and origin of the lower Colorado River and uplift of the Colorado Plateau: Preliminary U-Pb carbonate dating results and future directions
Ryan S Crow1, Karl E Karlstrom2, Laura J Crossey2, Victor J Polyak2, Yemane Asmerom2 and Kyle House1, (1)U.S. Geological Survey, Flagstaff, AZ, United States, (2)University of New Mexico Main Campus, Albuquerque, NM, United States
Medium-Detail Delta Morphodynamic Modeling: Initial Experiments with Avulsion Behaviors, Sediment Delivery, Artificial Leeves, and Relative Sea Level Rise Rates
Katherine M Ratliff1, A. Brad Murray1, Eric W.H. Hutton2, Anastasia Piliouras3 and Wonsuck Kim3, (1)Duke University, Nicholas School of Environment, Durham, NC, United States, (2)Community Surface Dynamics Modeling System, Boulder, CO, United States, (3)University of Texas, Austin, TX, United States
Fluvio-Deltaic Response to Tectonic and Sea-Level Perturbations
Rebecca L Caldwell, Indiana University - Bloomington, Bloomington, IN, United States and Tao Sun, Chevron Energy Technology Company, Houston, TX, United States
A reduced complexity approach to morphodynamic modeling: Validation of DeltaRCM and prediction of fluviodeltaic channel dynamics
Corey Van Dyk, Man Liang and Paola Passalacqua, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, United States
Spatial Trends in Sediment Sorting and Stratigraphic Architecture within Lowland Rivers
Anjali M Fernandes1, Kyle M Straub2, Torbjorn E Tornqvist2 and David C Mohrig3, (1)Tulane University of Louisiana, Earth and Environmental Sciences, New Orleans, LA, United States, (2)Tulane University of Louisiana, New Orleans, LA, United States, (3)Univ of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, United States
Viscoelastic Deformation Due to Sediment Loading in the Ganges-Brahmaputra Delta and in the Bay of Bengal.
Mikhail Karpytchev1, Valérie Ballu1, Pierre Valty2, Stephane Calmant3, Junyi Guo4, Fabrice Papa3, Melanie Becker5, Faisal Hossain6 and C.K. Shum7, (1)LIENSs/Université La Rochelle, La Rochelle, France, (2)IGN Institut National de l'Information Géographique et Forestière, Paris Cedex 13, France, (3)IRD, Toulouse Cedex 09, France, (4)Ohio State University Main Campus, Division of Geodetic Science, School of Earth Sciences, Columbus, OH, United States, (5)University of the French West Indies and Guiana, University of the French West Indies and Guiana, Fouillole, Finland, (6)University of Washington Seattle Campus, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Seattle, WA, United States, (7)Byrd Polar Research Center, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, United States
Analysis on the Criterion for Channel avulsions of the Costal Delta in the Yellow River
Yuanjian Wang and Xudong Fu, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
Growth, Uplift and Truncation of Indo-Burman Anticlines Paced By Glacial-Interglacial Sea Level Change
Jonathan Gale1, Michael S Steckler1, Daniel Sousa1, Leonardo Seeber1, Steven Lee Goodbred Jr2 and Eleanor K Ferguson1, (1)Lamont-Doherty Earth Obs, Palisades, NY, United States, (2)Vanderbilt-Earth & Envir Scies, Nashville, TN, United States
Modeling coupled avulsion and earthquake timescale dynamics
Meredith D Reitz1, Michael S Steckler2, Chris Paola3 and Leonardo Seeber2, (1)USGS Headquarters, Reston, VA, United States, (2)Lamont-Doherty Earth Obs, Palisades, NY, United States, (3)Univ Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, United States
The role of vegetation in the development and resiliency of the coastal freshwater deltaic system of Wax Lake Delta
Elizabeth Ann Olliver, Indiana University Bloomington, Geological Sciences, Bloomington, IN, United States, Douglas A Edmonds, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, United States, Zuoning Jiang, Indiana University Bloomington, Bloomington, IN, United States, Azure E Bevington, Louisiana State University, Oceanography, Baton Rouge, LA, United States, William Nardin, Boston University, Boston, MA, United States and Robert Twilley, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, United States
Sediment transport dynamics linked to morphological evolution of the Selenga River delta, Lake Baikal, Russia
Tian Yang Dong, Rice Univ, Houston, TX, United States, Jeffrey Nittrouer, Rice University, Houston, TX, United States, Brandon J McElroy, University of Wyoming, Geology and Geophysics, Laramie, WY, United States, Matthew John Czapiga, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Urbana, IL, United States, Elena Il'icheva, V.B Sochava Institute of Geography Siberian Branch Russian Academy of Science, Laboratory of Hydrology and Climatology, Irkutsk, Russia, Maksim Pavolv, Geospectrum, St.Petersburg, Russia and Gary Parker, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL, United States
What might rice piles tell us about non-local sediment transport? 
Vaughan R Voller1, Anthony Longjas2, Chris Paola3 and Natasha Filipovitch1, (1)University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, United States, (2)St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, Minneapolis, MN, United States, (3)Univ Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, United States