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Apr 06

MS / PhD Student Opportunity

I will be joining the faculty at the University of Georgia as an Assitant Professor this upcoming Fall 2020. I am looking for highly motivated graduate students interested in studying coastal engineering/resiliency. See the student opportunity below for additional information. University of Georgia MS / PhD Student Assistantship in Coastal Engineering / Resiliency Position Description: …

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Apr 06

Publication | Coastal decision‐makers’ perspectives on updating storm surge guidance tools

D.E. DeLorme, S.H. Stephens, M.V. Bilskie, S.C. Hagen (2020). “Coastal decision-makers’ perspectives on updating storm surge guidance tools.” Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management. Accepted 03-11. Abstract This paper reports on the process and results of focus groups conducted as stakeholder engagement for a two‐year, marine extension agency‐sponsored interdisciplinary project in coastal Louisiana, USA. The project involved refining …

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Feb 17

Publication | Unstructured finite element mesh decimation for real-time Hurricane storm surge forecasting

Bilskie, M. V., S. C. Hagen, and S. C. Medeiros (2020), Unstructured finite element mesh decimation for real-time Hurricane storm surge forecasting, Coastal Engineering, Vol. 156. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.coastaleng.2019.103622 Abstract A previously developed research-grade (e.g. high-resolution) unstructured mesh of the northern Gulf of Mexico (named NGOM3) is optimized to produce a computationally efficient forecast-grade mesh for deployment in …

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Aug 29

Visualization of Hurricane Michael | PEARC19

Below is a scientific rendering of our simulation results for Hurricane Michael on the high-resolution NGOM3 mesh. This effort is a product of the XSEDE ECSS Program. Thanks to David Bock at the University of Illinois National Center for Supercomputing Applications for being part of this project! Abstract Hurricane Michael made landfall near Mexico Beach, FL …

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Jun 25

Publication | A comprehensive review of compound inundation models in low-gradient coastal watersheds

F.L. Santiago-Collazo*, M.V. Bilskie, S.C. Hagen (2019). “A  comprehensive review of compound inundation models.” Environmental Modelling & Software. 119, pp. 166-181. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2019.06.002 Abstract Extreme coastal flooding poses a major threat to human life and infrastructure. Low-gradient coastal watersheds can be vulnerable to flooding from both intense rainfall and storm surge. Here we present a comprehensive review of the most …

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May 01

Publication | Assessment of the temporal evolution of storm surge across coastal Louisiana

C.G. Siverd, S.C. Hagen, M.V. Bilskie, D.H. Braud, S. Gao, R.H. Peele, R.R. Twilley (2019). “Assessment of the temporal evolution of storm surge across coastal Louisiana.” Coastal Engineering, 150, pp. 59-78. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.coastaleng.2019.04.010. Abstract The co-evolution of wetland loss and flood risk in the Mississippi River Delta is tested by contrasting the response of storm surge in coastal basins with …

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Mar 28

Publication | Advancing the Understanding of Storm Processes and Impacts

N Elko, JC Dietrich, M Cialone, H Stockdon, MV Bilskie, B Boyd, B Charbonneau, D Cox, KM Dresback, S Elgar, A Lewis, P Limber, J Long, TC Massey, T Mayo, K McIntosh, N Nadal-Caraballo, B Raubenheimer, T Tomiczek, A Wargula (2019). “Advancing the Understanding of Storm Processes and Impacts.” Shore & Beach, 87(1), 41-55. Abstract In 2017, …

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Jan 04

Publication | Development of Return Period Stillwater Floodplains for the Northern Gulf of Mexico under the Coastal Dynamics of Sea Level Rise

M.V. Bilskie, S.C. Hagen, J. Irish (2018). “Development of return period stillwater floodplains for the northern Gulf of Mexico under the coastal dynamics of sea level rise.” ASCE Journal of Waterway, Port, Coastal, and Ocean Engineering, 145(2), https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)WW.1943-5460.0000468. Abstract Rising seas increase the exposure, vulnerability, and thus the risk associated with hurricane storm surge flooding across the …

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Apr 09

Publication | Defining Flood Zone Transitions in Low‐Gradient Coastal Regions

M.V. Bilskie & S.C. Hagen (2018). “Defining Flood Zone Transitions in Low-Gradient Coastal Regions.” Geophysical Research Letters, In Press, doi: 10.1002/2018GL077524. Abstract Worldwide, coastal, and deltaic communities are susceptible to flooding from the individual and combined effects of rainfall excess and astronomic tide and storm surge inundation. Such flood events are a present (and future) cause of concern …

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Dec 05

Publication | Astronomic tides and nonlinear tidal dispersion for a tropical coastal estuary with engineered features (causeways): Indian River Lagoon

M.V. Bilskie, P. Bacopoulos, S.C. Hagen (2017). “Astronomic tides and nonlinear tidal dispersion for a tropical coastal estuary with engineered features (causeways): Indian River Lagoon.” Estuarine, Coastal, and Shelf Science. In Press. doi: 10.1016/j.ecss.2017.11.009 Abstract Astronomic tides and nonlinear tidal dispersion were assessed for the Indian River lagoon system, a tropical coastal estuary (located in central east Florida) with …

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