The Coastal and Marine Specialty (COMA) Group offers the Norbert Psuty Student Paper Merit Award to recognize outstanding coastal research conducted by students at all levels, from undergraduate students to Ph.D. candidates. The award is named for the highly influential Dr. Psuty, whose research on the evolution of beaches, dunes, and barrier islands has shaped our field. We welcome submissions covering a wide range of topics, including (but not limited to): coastal and aeolian geomorphology, hazards studies, human-environment interaction and socio-economic systems, climate and sea-level rise in the coastal zone, coastal and marine biology and ecology, and applications of GIS and remote sensing to coastal and marine environments. Winners receive a monetary award for their superlative efforts.
|Presenter||Junghyung Ryu*, Louisiana State University, Thomas A. Bianchette, University of Michigan-Dearborn, Kambiu Liu, Louisiana State University, Environmental Reconstruction of an Estuarine Marsh in Louisiana, USA: Impacts from Human Activities, Floods, and Fires||15||2:25 PM|
|Presenter||Joshua Hodge*, Texas State University - San Marcos, Hurricane Storm Surge Sedimentation on McFaddin National Wildlife Refuge, Texas: Spatial Variations in Sediment Distribution in the Right-Front Quadrant of Hurricane Ike||15||2:40 PM|
|Presenter||Kelly Siman*, , David Kramar, Minnesota State University Moorhead, Social-Ecological Coastal Resilience Risk and Vulnerability to Erosion for the Ohio Lake Erie Shoreline||15||2:55 PM|
|Presenter||Michaela Garland*, , Title: Stakeholder Engagement in Marine Spatial Planning – Case of the Long Island Sound Blue Plan||15||3:10 PM|
|Presenter||Zach Hilgendorf*, Arizona State University School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, Ian J Walker, Arizona State University School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, School of Earth and Space Exploration, Andrea Pickart, US Fish and Wildlife Service Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge, Alana Rader, Rutgers University Department of Geography, Bernard Bauer, The University of British Columbia Earth, Environmental and Geographic Sciences, Patrick Hesp, Flinders University, College of Science and Engineering, Beach and Dune Systems (BEADS) Lab, Assessing geomorphic and sediment budget responses to foredune vegetation restoration using close-range remote sensing||15||3:25 PM|
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