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Journal Article
Published: 18 April 2019
Journal of Sedimentary Research (2019) 89 (4): 312–334.
...Christopher T. Seminack; Randolph A. McBride Abstract This study compares the three-dimensional sedimentologic and stratigraphic architecture of Green Run and Sinepuxent inlets, two former, historically documented, wave-dominated tidal inlets along Assateague Island, Maryland, USA. The two inlets...
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Journal Article
Published: 02 July 2018
Journal of Foraminiferal Research (2018) 48 (3): 223–240.
...Alisha M. Ellis; Jaimie E. Shaw; Lisa E. Osterman; Christopher G., Smith Abstract Foraminiferal census data from Chincoteague Bay, Newport Bay, the salt marshes of Assateague Island, adjacent mainland salt marshes, and the inner-shelf, were assessed to determine the current assemblages...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 December 2016
Journal of Environmental and Engineering Geophysics (2016) 21 (4): 173–186.
...Nicholas J. Zaremba; Christopher G. Smith; Julie C. Bernier; Arnell S. Forde Abstract A combination of ground penetrating radar (GPR) data, core data, and aerial photographs were analyzed to better understand the evolution of two portions of Assateague Island, Maryland. The focus of the study...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 February 2013
Journal of Sedimentary Research (2013) 83 (2): 132–144.
...Christopher T. Seminack; Ilya V. Buynevich Abstract: Assateague Island is a classic example of a wave-dominated, retrograding barrier island, with its recent geological history punctuated by episodes of overwash and breaching (comparable to the Outer Banks, North Carolina; northern New Jersey coast...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 April 1984
AAPG Bulletin (1984) 68 (4): 496.
...R. Craig Kochel; Jacob H. Kahn ABSTRACT Five surveys of painted sand plugs were made between 1982 and 1983 at 7 washover sites on Assateague Island to observe sedimentologic and geomorphologic changes during overwash. The stormy 1982-83 period included a large extratropical storm in October 1982...
Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 01 February 1979
Geology (1979) 7 (2): 104–107.
...Stephen P. Leatherman Abstract The northern part of Assateague Island, Maryland, has a history of rapid shoreline erosion, with washovers much in evidence. A comparison of aerial photography shows that the greatest island widths and highest rates of landward migration are associated with inlet...
Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 01 December 1977
Geology (1977) 5 (12): 765–768.
...John S. Fisher; Donald K. Stauble Abstract The occurrence of Hurricane Belle on August 9, 1976 supplied additional data on the role of overwash on Assateague Island. Approximately 19m 3 of sand per metre of washover centerline (oriented normal to shoreline) was deposited at the survey site...
Series: GSA Field Guide
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1130/2015.0040(10)
EISBN: 9780813756400
...-tidal delta to Assateague Island U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (1998) Assateague Island 0.83 Assateague Island into Ocean City Inlet U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (1998) 1.15 Northern Assateague Island Johnson (1956) 1.15 to 1.53 Northern Assateague Island Dean and Perlin (1977...
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Site map of the study area.  A)  Location of <span class="search-highlight">Assateague</span> <span class="search-highlight">Island</span>, Maryland–Vi...
Published: 18 April 2019
Fig. 1.— Site map of the study area. A) Location of Assateague Island, Maryland–Virginia, USA (red box), a wave-dominated barrier island along the U.S. Atlantic coast. B) Site map of Assateague Island, Maryland–Virginia. The yellow boxes show the locations of the former Green Run
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Map of <span class="search-highlight">Assateague</span> <span class="search-highlight">Island</span> with the northern and southern study sites and the...
Published: 01 December 2016
Figure 1.  Map of Assateague Island with the northern and southern study sites and the control transect indicated by black boxes, base map was supplied by Esri, DeLorme, OpenStreetMap contributors, and the GIS user community.
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USGS LIDAR survey of the Green Run Bay segment of <span class="search-highlight">Assateague</span> <span class="search-highlight">Island</span>, Maryla...
Published: 01 February 2013
Fig. 5.— USGS LIDAR survey of the Green Run Bay segment of Assateague Island, Maryland. The storm dune ridge fronting the Green Run Bay (Ridge Set 2) shows no apparent signs of breaching (modified from Bonisteel et al. 2009 ).
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A)  The location of <span class="search-highlight">Assateague</span> <span class="search-highlight">Island</span> (box) along the Atlantic Coast of the...
Published: 01 February 2013
Fig. 1.— A) The location of Assateague Island (box) along the Atlantic Coast of the U.S. This area is similar to the wave-dominated barriers of central New Jersey, the Outer Banks of North Carolina, and the southern shore of Long Island, New York. The red box indicates the location of Part B
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Results of the Cotton Patch Hill, Delaware, <span class="search-highlight">Assateague</span> <span class="search-highlight">Island</span>, Maryland, As...
Published: 01 March 2000
Figure 2 Results of the Cotton Patch Hill, Delaware, Assateague Island, Maryland, Assateague Island, Virginia, and Hatteras Island, North Carolina end point shoreline change rate analyses. These data indicate that short-term end point rates are as likely to be accretional as erosional. Storm
Journal Article
Published: 01 June 1976
Journal of Sedimentary Research (1976) 46 (2): 326–336.
...C. E. Bartberger Abstract Chincoteague Bay receives an estimated 90,000 m 3 of sediment annually, of which roughly half is sand and half mud. Sand is derived principally from the barrier, Assateague Island, with storm overwash being twice as effective as eolian transport in supplying sand...
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Average shoreline positions from transects 243–252 ( a ) and 271–275 ( b ) ...
Published: 01 July 2002
Figure 7. Average shoreline positions from transects 243–252 ( a ) and 271–275 ( b ) at Delaware Atlantic coast. Average shoreline positions for Fenwick Island, Maryland ( c ), Assateague Island, Virginia ( d ), and Hatteras Island, North Carolina ( e ). Storm shoreline positions of 1929 and 1962
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The effects of the March 1962 Ash Wednesday Nor'easter on the former Sinepu...
Published: 18 April 2019
Wednesday Storm photograph taken on 6 May 1962 demonstrating the impact that the storm had on this part of Assateague Island ( State of Maryland (1962) ). This area was likely breached during the storm.
Journal Article
Published: 20 December 2018
Journal of Environmental and Engineering Geophysics (2018) 23 (4): iii.
..., C.G., Bernier, J.C., and Forde, A.S., 2016 , Application of ground penetrating radar for identification of washover deposits and other stratigraphic features: Assateague Island : Journal...
Journal Article
Published: 01 March 2000
Environmental Geosciences (2000) 7 (1): 23–31.
...Figure 2 Results of the Cotton Patch Hill, Delaware, Assateague Island, Maryland, Assateague Island, Virginia, and Hatteras Island, North Carolina end point shoreline change rate analyses. These data indicate that short-term end point rates are as likely to be accretional as erosional. Storm...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 November 1979
Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology (1979) 12 (4): 281–290.
... not support the basic premises of Dolan's (1972) hypothesis. Field observations and measurements during two major storms also ruled against adoption of this con- cept of beach-dune interactions. Studies from two geographical areas, Assateague Island, Maryland along the mid-Atlantic Coast and Coast Guard Beach...
Journal Article
Published: 29 October 2018
Journal of Foraminiferal Research (2018) 48 (4): 393–394.
..., Assateague Island, and the surrounding areas: A regional distribution study………v. 48, no. 3, p. 223–240. Giraldo-Gómez, V. M., Mutterlose, J., Podlaha, O. G., Speijer, R. P., and Stassen, P., Benthic foraminifera and geochemistry across the Paleocene–Eocene Thermal Maximum interval in Jordan………v. 48...