• University of Pennsylvania; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA PhD. - Earth and Environmental Science, 2008 Dalhousie University; Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada MSc. - Earth Sciences, 2004 Dalhousie University; Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Honors BSc. - Geology and BA - Political Science, 2001
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

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    2021-10-01 Investigating Controls on Barrier Island Over wash and Evolution during Extreme Storms -- Wave-Driven Processes in the Coastal ZonesWater.  13:2829. 2021-10-01
    2021-01-01 1,050 tears of hurricane strikes on Long Island in The BahamasPaleoceanography and Paleoclimatology2021-01-01
    2021-01-01 A maximum rupture model for the central and southern Cascadia subduction zone – reassessing ages for coastal evidence of megathrust earthquakes and tsunamisQuaternary Science Reviews.  261. 2021-01-01
    2021-01-01 Complex sedimentary processes in large coastal embayments and their potential for coastal morphological and paleo tropical cyclone studies: A case study from Choctawhatchee Bay Western Florida, USAMarine Geology.  437. 2021-01-01
    2021-01-01 Diatoms of the intertidal environments of Willapa Bay, Washington, USA as a sea- level indicatorMarine Micropaleontlogy.  167. 2021-01-01
    2021-01-01 Oceanic passage of hurricanes across Cay Sal Bank in The Bahamas over the last 530 yearsMarine Geology.  443. 2021-01-01
    2021-01-01 Regional shifts in paleohurricane activity over the last 1500 years derived from blue hole sediments offshore of Middle Caicos IslandQuaternary Science Reviews.  268. 2021-01-01
    2020-01-01 Foraminifera in tsunami depositsElsevier.  848p. 2020-01-01
    2020-01-01 Historically unprecedented Northern Gulf of Mexico hurricane acticity from 650 to 1250 CEScientific Reports.  10. 2020-01-01
    2020-01-01 Identifying the greatest earthquakes of the past 2000 years at the Nehalem River estuary, northern Oregon coast, USAOpen Quaternary.  6:1-30. 2020-01-01
    2020-01-01 Minimal stratigraphic evidence for coseismic coastal subsidence during 2000 years of megathrust earthquakes at the central Cascadia subduction zoneGeosphere.  17:1-30. 2020-01-01
    2019-01-01 Salt marsh ecosystem restructuring enhances elevation resilience and carbon storage during accelerating relative sea-level riseEstuarine Coastal & Shelf Science.  217:56-68. 2019-01-01
    2018-07-01 An Automated Model to Classify Barrier Island Geomorphology using Lidar Data and Change Analysis (1998-2014).Remote Sensing.  10:1109. 2018-07-01
    2018-01-01 Relative sea-level changes in Newfoundland, Canada during the past ~3000 yearsQuaternary Science Reviews.  201:89-110. 2018-01-01
    2018-01-01 Revising estimates of spatially-variable subsidence during the AD 1700 Cascadia earthquake using a Bayesian foraminiferal transfer functionBulletin of the Seismological Society of America.  108:654-673. 2018-01-01
    2017-01-01 The contribution of mechanical compression and biodegradation to compaction of salt-marsh sediments and relative sea-level reconstructionsQuaternary Science Reviews.  167:96-111. 2017-01-01
    2017-01-01 Utility of salt-marsh foraminifera, testate amoebae and bulk-sediment δ13C values as sea-level indicators in Newfoundland, CanadaMarine Micropaleontology.  130:43-59. 2017-01-01
    2017-01-01 Verification of tropical storm deposits with oxygen isotope analyses of coeval ostracod valvesJournal of Paleolimnology.  57:245–255. 2017-01-01
    2016-01-01 8000 years of relative sea level rise in northeast FloridaQuaternary Science Reviews.  142:90-101. 2016-01-01
    2016-01-01 Relationships between diatoms and tidal environments in Oregon and Washington, USADiatom Research.  31:17-38. 2016-01-01
    2015-01-01 Accommodation space, relative sea level, and the archiving of paleo-earthquakes along subduction zonesGeology2015-01-01
    2015-01-01 Climate forcing of unprecedented intense-hurricane activity in the last 2,000 YearsEarth’s Future2015-01-01
    2015-01-01 Relative sea-level change in Connecticut (USA) during the last 2200 yrsEarth and Planetary Science Letters.  428:212-229. 2015-01-01
    2014-01-01 2013 Cushman Award to Co-Recipient David B. ScottJournal of Foraminiferal Research.  44:1-2. 2014-01-01
    2014-01-01 Late Holocene sea- and land-level change on the U.S. southeastern Atlantic coastMarine Geology.  357:90-100. 2014-01-01
    2014-01-01 The geological legacy of Hurricane Irene: Implications for the fidelity of the paleo-storm recordGSA Today.  23:4-10. 2014-01-01


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    2020-01-01 Earthquake-driven coastal change: Ghost forest, graveyards and “Komodo Dragons”.  Springer Climate Series. 2020-01-01
    2020-01-01 My love – hate relationship...with waders.  Columbia University Press. 2020-01-01


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    2021-01-01 Understanding Controls on the Morphological Response of Masonboro Island, North Carolina to Hurricane FlorenceSoutheastern Estuarine Research Society Annual Meeting. 2021-01-01
    2020-01-01 Understanding Feedbacks Between Storm-Induced Water Levels and the Morphological Response of Masonboro Island, North CarolinaGSA Annual Meeting 2020. 2020-01-01
    2019-01-01 Integrating Very High-Resolution Satellite Imagery and Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Remote Sensing Techniques to Detect Changes on Barrier Island Vegetation and Elevation After Hurricane FlorenceAAG Annual Meeting. 2019-01-01
    2019-01-01 Integration of Satellite and Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Imagery to Assess Geomorphological Response to Hurricane Florence on Northern Masonboro Island, NCAAG Annual Meeting. 2019-01-01


    Research Overview

  • Dr. Hawkes' main research interests include the development and application of environmental modeling and quantitative palaeoenvironmental reconstruction techniques with the aim of understanding the role of earthquakes, tsunamis, storms as driving mechanisms of Quaternary relative sea-level change and coastal evolution.
  • Investigator On

  • MM-22-03: Fish Fry: Frying Pan Shoals Ecosystem Dynamics 2022-10-01 - 2026-09-01
  • Collaborative Research: Developing high-resolution of storminess from the southern Bering Sea 2021-01-01 - 2024-01-01
  • Assessing the impacts of increased salinity on baldcypress growth in forested freshwater tidal wetlands along Smith Creek, NC 2023-01-01 - 2023-12-01
  • Beach berms: The missing link to predicting decadal-scale barrier island evolution? 2020-01-01 - 2023-01-01
  • Real-Time Kinematic Global Positioning Systems (RTK-GPS) for CMS core use 2020-01-01 - 2021-01-01
  • Developing quantitative paleoearthquake deformation and paleotsunami reconstructions for northern Cascadia 2019-01-01 - 2020-01-01
  • RAPID: The Response and Recovery of Adjacent Natural and Built Coastlines Impacted by Hurricane Florence 2018-01-01 - 2020-01-01
  • The response and recovery of adjacent natural and built coastlines impacted by Hurricane Florence 2018-01-01 - 2020-01-01
  • Collaborative Research: Heterogeneous rupture of great Cascadia earthquakes inferred from coastal subsidence 2014-01-01 - 2019-01-01
  • MRI: Acquisition of a gas chromatograph and isotope ratio mass spectrometer interface for compound-specific isotope analyses at the University of North Carolina Wilmington 2015-03-01 - 2017-06-01
  • MRI: Acquisition of a gas chromatograph and isotope ratio mass spectrometer interface for compound-specific isotope analyses at the University of North Carolina Wilmington 2014-01-01 - 2017-01-01
  • Acquisition of a Hybrid Elemental Analyzer/Pyrolysis System for Increased Throughput and Enhanced Analytical Capabilities in the Stable Isotope Core Facility 2016-01-01
  • Cascadia earthquake deformation and estuarine recovery 2016-01-01
  • Is the Cape Fear region really an Atlantic coast sea-level anomaly? 2014-01-01 - 2015-01-01
  • Tracking Sea Level Source Contributions: A Hemispheric Approach to High Resolution Sea-Level Variations over the Last Two Millennia 2012-01-01 - 2015-01-01
  • Teaching Overview

  • OCN 150 Introduction to Oceanography, GLY 250 Beaches and Coasts, GLY 350 Advanced Oceanography, GLY 390 Field Methods, OCN 485/GLY 585 Relative Sea Level, GLY 531 Micropaleontology, GEO 501 Graduate seminar
  • Full Name

  • Andrea D Hawkes