The Bureau of Economic Geology The University of Texas at Austin Jackson School of Geosciences
Tiffany L. Caudle
Tiffany L. Caudle Research Scientist Associate III Bureau of Economic Geology
The University of Texas at Austin
University Station, Box X
Austin, Texas 78713-8924
E-mail: tiffany.caudle@beg.utexas.edu Telephone: 512-475-9572 Fax: 512-471-0140
Professional Summary
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Research Interests
Coastal processes

Severe storm effects and beach recovery

Beach and tidal inlet morphodynamics

LIDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) and GPS (Global Positioning System) data acquisition and processing and application to coastal mapping

Outreach
Education
B.S. Geology, Juniata College, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, May 1998

M.S. Geology, University of South Florida, May 2000
Professional History
Research Scientist Associate, Bureau of Economic Geology, The University of Texas at Austin (June 2000–Present)

Research Assistant, Department of Geology, University of South Florida (August 1998–May 2000)

Teaching Assistant, Department of Geology, University of South Florida (August 1998–May 2000)
Selected Publications
Hepner, T. L., and Gibeaut, J. C., 2004, Tracking post-storm beach recovery using data collected by Texas high school students: Shore & Beach, v. 72, no. 4, p. 5–9.

Hepner, T. L. and Davis, R. A. Jr., 2004, Effect of El Niño (1997-98) on beaches of the peninsular Gulf Coast of Florida: Journal of Coastal Research, v. 20, no. 3, p. 776–791.

Gibeaut, J. C., Gutiérrez, Roberto, and Hepner, Tiffany, 2002, Threshold conditions for episodic beach erosion along the southeast Texas coast: Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies Transactions, v. 52, p. 323–335.

Gibeaut, J. C., White, W. A., Gutiérrez, Roberto, Waldinger, R. L., Andrews, J. R., Hepner, Tiffany, Smyth, R. C., and Tremblay, T. A., 2002, Measuring shoreline change along bays and oceans using historical aerial photography and airborne topographic LIDAR surveys (abs.): Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies Transactions, v. 52, p. 336.

Gibeaut, J. C., Gutiérrez, Roberto, Hepner, Tiffany, Andrews, J. R., and Smyth, R. C., 2001, Shoreline mapping with airborne LIDAR (abs.), in Proceedings, 2nd Biennial Coastal GeoTools ’01 Conference, Charleston, South Carolina, January 8–11, unpaginated.

Gutiérrez, Roberto, Gibeaut, J. C., Smyth, R. C., Hepner, Tiffany, Andrews, J. R., Weed, C., Gutelius, Bill, and Mastin, M., 2001, Precise airborne LIDAR surveying for coastal research and geohazards applications: International Archives of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, v. 34, part 3/W4, p. 185–192.
Recent Presentation
Effect of El Niño (1997–1998) on the Peninsular Gulf Coast of Florida: presented at Geological Society of America Annual Meeting and Exposition, Denver, October 27, 1999.
Awards
Third Place GCAGS/GCSSEPM Grover E. Murray Best Published Paper Award, GCAGS Transactions, 2002.
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