Coastal Processes Selected Publications

Coastal Processes Selected Publications

Estuarine Seabed and Shoreline Processes

Xu, K., Corbett, D.R., Walsh, J.P., Young, D., Briggs, K.B., Cartwright, G.M., Friedrichs, C.T., Harris, C.K., Mickey, R.C. and S. Mitra. 2014 Seabed Erodibility Variations on the Louisiana Continental Shelf Before and After the 2011 Mississippi River Flood. Estuaries and Coasts, 149: 283-293.

Eulie, D., J.P. Walsh, D.R. Corbett, 2013. High-Resolution Measurements of Shoreline Change and Application of Balloon-Aerial Photography, Albemarle-Pamlico Estuarine System, North Carolina, USA. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods. 11,151-160.

Cowart, L., D.R. Corbett, J.P. Walsh, 2011. Shoreline Change Along Sheltered Coastalines: Insights from the Neuse River Estuary, NC. Remote Sensing, 3, 1516-1534.

Kirwan, M., A.B. Murray, J.P. Donnelly, D.R. Corbett, 2011 Rapid Wetland Expansion During European Settleement and Its Implication for Marsh Survival Under Modern Sediment Delivery Rates. Geology, 39(5) 507-510.

Cowar, L., Walsh, J.P. and D.R. Corbett. 2010. Analyzing Estuarine Shoreline Change: A Case Study of Cedar Island, NC. Journal of Coastal Research, 6(5): 817-830.

Coastal Storms Impacts and Barrier Island Dynamics

*Rabien, K.A, Culver, S.J., Buzas, M.A., Corbett, D.R., Walsh, J.P. and H.R. Tichenor. In press.  The foraminiferal signature of recent Gulf of Mexico hurricanes.  Journal of Foraminiferal Research.

Corbett, D.R., Walsh, J.P., Harris, C.K., Ogston, A.S. and A.R. Orpin. 2014. Formation and preservation of sedimentary strata from coastal events: Insights from measurements and modeling. Continental Shelf Research, 86: 1-5.

Mulligan, R.P., Walsh, J.P., and H. Wadman. In press. Wind-generated storm surge and surface waves in North Carolina Estuaries during Hurrican Irene, 2011, Journal of Waterway, Port, Coastal and Ocean Engineering.

Conery, I. 2014. Decadal-scale evolution of a barrier island: Insights from storm overwash and shoreline change on Ocracoke Island, NC. MS Thesis, East Carolina University.

Riggs, S.R., Ames, D.V., Culver, S.J., Mallinson, D.J., Corbett, D.R., and Walsh, J.P., 2009, Eye of a human hurricane: Pea Island, Oregon Inlet, and Bodie Island, northern Outer Banks, North Carolina, in Kelley, J.T., Pilkey, O.H., and Cooper, J.A.G., eds., America’s Most Vulnerable Coastal Communities: Geological Society of America Special Paper 460, p. 43-71, doi:10.1130/2009.2460(04). Smith paper

Smith, C. G. S.J. Culver, S.R. Riggs, D. Ames, D.R. Corbett, and D. Mallinson, 2008. Geospatial Analysis of Barrier Island Width of Two Segments of the Outer Banks, North Carolina, USA: anthropogenic curtailment of natural self-sustaining processes. Journal of Coastal Research. 24, 70-83.

Groundwater-Seawater Interactions

McCoy, C.A., D.R. Corbett, 2009. Review of submarine groundwater discharge (SGD) in coastal zones of the Southeast and Gulf Coast regions of the United States with Management Implications. Journal of Environmental Management, 90(1) 644-651.

McCoy, C.A., D.R. Corbett, J.E. Cable, and R.K. Spruill, 2007. Hydrogeological characterization and quantification of submarine groundwater discharge in the southeast Coastal Plain of North Carolina, Journal of Hydrology, 339, 159-171.

McCoy, C. A., D. R. Corbett, B. A. McKee, and Z. Top, 2007. An evaluation of submarine groundwater discharge along the continental shelf of Louisiana using a multiple tracer approach, J. Geophys. Res., 112, C03013, doi:10.1029/2006JC003505.

River Interactions & Deltaic Systems

Kuehl., S.A., Alexander, C.R., Blair, N.E., Harris, C.K., Marsaglia, K.M., Ogston, A.S., Orpin, A.R., Roering, J.J., Bever, A.J., Bilderback, E.L., Carter, L., Cerovski-Darriau, C., Childress, L.B., Corbett, D.R., Hale, R.P., Leithold, E.L., Litchfield, N., Moriarty, J.M., Page, M.J., Pierce, L.E.R, Upton, P., & Walsh, J.P., In press. A source-to-sink perspective of the Waipaoa River margin. Earth Sci. Rev.

Kniskern, T., Mitra, S., Orpin, A.R., Harris, C.K., Walsh, J.P., and D.R. Corbett. 2014. “Characterization of a flood-associated deposit on the Waipaoa River shelf using radioisotopes and terrigenous organic matter abundance and composition. Continental Shelf Research, 86: 66-84.

*Hale, R. P., Ogston, A. S., Walsh, J. P., and A.R. Orpin.  2014. Sediment transport and event deposition on the Waipaoa River Shelf, New Zealand, Continental Shelf Research, 86: 52-65.

Walsh, J.P., Corbett, D.R., Ogston, A.S., Nittrouer, C., Kuehl, S.A., Allison, M.A., and S.L. Goodbred Jr. 2013. Shelf and slope sedimentation associated with large deltaic systems. Editors: T.S. Bianchi, M.A. Allison, and W. Cai, In: Biogeochemical Dynamics at Major River-Coastal Interfaces: Linkages with Global Change. Cambridge University Press, New York, NY, 704 pgs.

Walsh, J.P. and C.A. Nittrouer. 2009. Towards an Understanding of Fine-grained River Sediment Dispersal on Continental Margins. Marine Geology, 263: 34-45.

Corbett, D.R., Dail, M.D, McKee, B.A., 2007. High frequency time-series of the dynamic sedimentation processes on the western shelf of the Mississippi River delta. Continental Shelf Research, 27, 1600-1615.

Walsh, J. P., C. R. Alexander, T. Gerber, A R. Orpin, and B. W. Sumners. 2007. Demise of a submarine canyon? Evidence for highstand infilling on the Waipaoa River continental margin, New Zealand, Geophysical Research Letters, 34: L20606, doi:10.1029/2007GL031142.

Dail, M.D., Corbett, D.R., Walsh, J.P., 2007. Assessing the Importance of a Major Hurricane on Continental Margin Sedimentation in the Mississippi Delta Region. Continental Shelf Research, 27, 1857-1874.

Wetland Sedimentation & Change

Romans, B.W., Castelltort, S., Covault, J.A., Fildani, A., & Walsh, J.P., In press. Environmental signal propagation in sedimentary systems across timescales. Earth Sci. Rev.

Walsh, J.P., Corbett, D.R., Kiker, J., Orpin A., Hale, R., and A. Ogston.   2014.  Spatial and temporal variability in sediment deposition and seabed character on the Waipaoa River margin, New Zealand. Continental Shelf Research, 86: 85-102.

Lagomasino, D., D.R. Corbett, J.P. Walsh. 2013. Influence of Wind-Driven Inundation and Coastal Geomorphology on Sedimentation in Two Microtidal Marshes, Pamlico River Estuary, NC. Estuarine, Coastal, and Shelf Science. 36 (6) 1165-1180; DOI 10.1007/s12237-013-9625-0.

Shearman, P., Bryan, J., and J.P. Walsh. 2013. Evidence for extensive losses in large deltaic systems of the Asia-Pacific region. Journal of Coastal Research, 29: 1169-1183.

Kemp, A., B.P. Horton, C.H. Vane, C.E. Bernhardt, D.R. Corbett, S.E. Englehart, S.C. Anisfeld, A.C. Parnell and N. Cahill. Sea-level change during the last 2500 years in New Jersey, USA. Quaternary Science Reviews. 81, 90-104.

*Student was first-author, and Dr. Walsh or Dr. Corbett served as advisor, co-advisor or committee member