Coastal and Marine Geography - special emphasis 2017 Hurricanes

Type: Illustrated Paper
Theme: Hazards, Geography, and GIScience
Sponsor Groups: Coastal and Marine Specialty Group
Poster #:
Day: 4/14/2018
Start / End Time: 8:00 AM / 9:40 AM (MDT)
Room: Napoleon Foyer/Common St. Corridor, Sheraton, 3rd Floor
Organizers: Jennifer Rahn
Chairs: Jennifer Rahn


All aspects of coastal or marine geography are welcome in this session.
This year we especially encourage illustrated papers on the 2017 hurricane season.

Also included in this session is a student award.
Eligibility: Full-time or part-time undergraduate or graduate students may compete for the Student Illustrated Paper Award if they (1) are the first or sole author of an oral paper concerning coastal or marine geography which they will be presenting at the 2018 annual AAG meeting, (2) are a member of the AAG and of the Coastal and Marine Specialty Group, and (3) have submitted to the session organizer the completed application form and accompanying materials, to by meeting deadline.
See the COMA newsletter for details (at or email Dr. J. Rahn at making the subject 2018 COMA Illustrated Paper. Illustrated Papers are judged both on content and on the quality of the presentation and research. Students will be evaluated on their 5 minute talk (without slides or use of poster) and by their presentation of poster material to anonymous, roving judges. Each poster should illustrate innovative thinking, the scientific method/process, and show evidence of research and/or techniques completed or designed by the student presenter.


Type Details Minutes Start Time
Presenter Jennifer Rahn*, Samford University, 2017 Hurricanes Irma and Maria Effects on the Coast and Coral Reefs of Saba, Dutch Caribbean 10 8:00 AM
Presenter Richard Daniels*, Washington State Department of Transportation, Comparison of Actual vs. Predicted El NiƱo Induced Erosion Scarp Locations in northwest Oregon and southwest Washington 10 8:10 AM
Presenter Darryl Cohen*, U.S. Census Bureau, Coastline County Population Trends: 2000 to 2016 10 8:20 AM

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