Randolph McBride

Faculty Fellow, PERECRandy McBride, COS

Associate Professor, Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Earth Sciences

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McBride, R.A., Fenster, M.S., Seminack, C.T., Richardson, T.M., Sepanik, J.M., Hanley, J.T., Bundick, J.A., and Tedder, E., 2015, Holocene barrier-island geology and morphodynamics of the Maryland and Virginia open-ocean coasts: Fenwick, Assateague, Chincoteague, Wallops, Cedar, and Parramore Islands, in Brezinski, D.K., Halka, J.P., and Ortt, R.A., Jr., (Editors), Tripping from the Fall Line: Field Excursions for the GSA Annual Meeting, Baltimore, 2015: Geological Society of America Field Guide 40, p. 309–424, doi:10.1130/2015.0040(10).

Seminack, C.T. and McBride, R.A., 2015, Geomorphic history and diagnostic features of former tidal inlets along Assateague Island, Maryland-Virginia: a life-cycle model for inlets along wave-dominated barrier islands. Shore & Beach, v. 83, no. 3, Summer, p. 3–24.

Wolner, C.W.V., Moore, L.J., Young, D.R., Brantley, S.T., Bissett, S.N., McBride, R.A., 2013. Ecomorphodynamic feedbacks and barrier-island response to disturbance: Insights from the Virginia barrier system, Mid-Atlantic Bight, USA, Geomorphology. v. 199: 115-129.

McBride, R.A., Anderson, J.B., Buynevich, I.V., Cleary, W., Fenster, M., Fitzgerald, D., Harris, M.S., Hein, C.J., Klein, A.H.F., Liu, B., de Menezes, J.T., Pejrup, M., Riggs, S.R., Short, A.D., Stone, G.W., Wallace, D., and Wang, P., 2013. Morphodynamics of Barrier Systems: A Synthesis. In: Shroder, J.F. (Editor in Chief), Sherman, D. (Eds.), Treatise on Geomorphology. Academic Press, San Diego, CA, vol. 10, Coastal and Submarine Geomorphology, pp. 166-244.

Fenster, M. S., McBride, R. A., Trembanis, A., Richardson, T., and Nebel, S., 2011. A field-test of the theoretical evolution of a mixed-energy barrier coast to a regime of accelerated sea-level rise. Coastal Sediments 2011, World Scientific Publishing Co., London, v. 1, pp. 216-229.

Hanley, J.T., McBride, R.A., 2011. Repetitive breaching on Cedar Island, Virginia, USA: history, geomorphology, and deposits. Coastal Sediments 2011, World Scientific Publishing Co., London, v. 1, pp. 149-162.

McBride, R.A., Byrnes, M.R., Britsch, L.D., III, 2011. Subsidence-corrected elevations of paleoshorelines (chenier ridges) of the Mississippi River Chenier Plain, USA: implications for forcing mechanisms. Coastal Sediments 2011, World Scientific Publishing Co., London, v. 1, pp. 176-187.

Richardson, T.M., McBride, R.A., 2011. Historical shoreline changes and morphodynamics of Cedar Island, Virginia, USA: 1852-2010. Coastal Sediments 2011, World Scientific Publishing Co., London, v. 2, pp. 1285-1298.

Byrnes, M.R. and McBride, R.A., 2009. Coastal response to Hurricane Ike (2008): southwest Louisiana and southeast Texas. Shore & Beach, v. 77, n. 2, pp. 37-48.

Robinson, M.M. and McBride, R.A., 2008. Anatomy of a shoreface sand ridge revisited using foraminifera: False Cape Shoals, Virginia/North Carolina inner shelf. Continental Shelf Research, v. 28, n. 17, pp. 2428-2441 [doi: 10.1016/j.csr.2008.06.002].

McBride, R.A., Taylor, M.J., and Byrnes, M.R., 2007. Coastal morphodynamics and Chenier-Plain evolution in

southwestern Louisiana, USA: A geomorphic model. Geomorphology, v. 88, n. 3-4 (August), pp. 367-422 [doi: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2006.11.013].

Richardson, T.M. and McBride, R.A., 2007. Historical shoreline changes and morphodynamics of Parramore Island, Virginia (1852-2006). Coastal Sediments ’07. American Society of Civil Engineers, v. 1, pp. 364-377.

McBride, R.A., Taylor, M.R., and Byrnes, M.R., 2007. A geomorphic process-response model for Chenier-Plain evolution in southwestern Louisiana, USA. Coastal Sediments ’07, American Society of Civil Engineers, v. 1, pp. 762-775.

Robinson, M.M. and R.A. McBride 2006. Benthic foraminifera from a relict flood tidal delta along the Virginia/North Carolina Outer Banks. Micropaleontology, v. 52, n. 1, pp. 67-80 [doi: 10.2113/gsmicropal.52.1.67].

McBride, R.A., 2005. Offshore sand ridges and linear banks. In: Schwartz, M.L. (editor), Encyclopedia of Coastal Science. Springer Publishers, Heidelberg, Germany, ISBN: 1-4020-1903-3, pp. 915-917.

McBride, R.A., Moslow, T.F., Roberts, H.H., and Diecchio, R.J. 2004. Late Quaternary geology of the northeastern Gulf of Mexico shelf: Sedimentology, depositional history, and ancient analogs of a major shelf sand sheet of the modern transgressive systems tract. In: Anderson, J.B. and Fillon, R.H. (editors), Late Quaternary Stratigraphic Evolution of the Northern Gulf of Mexico Margin. Society of Sedimentary Geology (SEPM) Special Publication 79, Tulsa, OK, pp. 55-83.