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Dec 02

Publication | Sea level rise, land use, and climate change influence the distribution of loggerhead turtle nests at the largest USA rookery (Melbourne Beach, Florida)

J.S. Reece, D. Passeri, L. Ehrhart, S.C. Hagen, A. Hays, C. Long, R.F. Noss, M. Bilskie, C. Sanchez, M.V. Schwoerer, B. Von Holle, J. Weishampel, S. Wolf (2013). “Sea level rise, land use, and climate change influence the distribution of loggerhead turtle nests at the largest USA rookery (Melbourne Beach, Florida).” Marine Ecology Progress Series, …

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Nov 27

Climate and Hydrologic Analysis of Silver Springs, FL

Course Project: Climate and Hydrologic Analysis of Silver Springs, FL The once popular vacation destination in north Central Florida has experienced a decline in spring discharge since the mid-1980s.  A dramatic drop in discharge was observed around the turn of the millennium, and the spring, 12 years later, has yet to recover to pre-2000 conditions.  This …

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Nov 25

Hydraulic Engineering Guest Lecture – Introduction to Lidar

Guest Lecture for CWR 5205 at the University of Central Florida Introduction to Lidar: Applications In Engineering Nov. 25,2013 Download Lecture Notes (PDF)

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Oct 17

EWRI Central Florida Branch Luncheon

M.V. Bilskie, S.C. Hagen, S.C. Medeiros, D. Passeri, D. Cogging, “Tide, Surge, and Wave Modeling in the Northern Gulf of Mexcio: Development & Application.” Central Florida EWRI October Luncheon, Orlando, FL, October 17, 2013.

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Sep 19

NOAA Invites Professor To Speak About Climate Change

“A University of Central Florida professor is one of only eight scientists and engineers in the nation who has been asked to present his findings Oct. 1 at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Science Day to educate the public about the potential impact of climate change. Engineering professor Scott Hagen will talk during the “Advancing Climate …

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Sep 09

Marsh Organ Harvest – Grand Bay, MS

A team lead by Professor Morris from the University of South Carolina and Dr. Medeiros from the University of Central Florida, along with research associates, graduate, and undergraduate students traveled to Grand Bay, MS to harvest marsh organs.  The experiment is used to determine how different specious of salt marsh (Spartina alterniflora & Juncus) respond to …

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Aug 27

Hydrodynamic Modeling of Tides and Hurricane Storm Surge for Pre- and Post-Dredging Conditions in the Lower St. Johns River, Florida

M.V. Bilskie, “Hydrodynamic Modeling of Tides and Hurricane Storm Surge for Pre- and Post-Dredging Conditions in the Lower St. Johns River, Florida.” ASCE COPRI PORTS ’13, Seattle, WA, August 25-28, 2013. The United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Jacksonville District, is conducting a study for improving navigation near Jacksonville Harbor in the lower St. …

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Aug 27

PORTS ’13 – Seattle, WA

M.V. Bilskie, “Hydrodynamic Modeling of Tides and Hurricane Storm Surge for Pre- and Post-Dredging Conditions in the Lower St. Johns River, Florida.” ASCE COPRI PORTS ’13, Seattle, WA, August 25-28, 2013. Abstract: The United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Jacksonville District, is conducting a study for improving navigation near Jacksonville Harbor in the lower St. …

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Jul 28

US Congress on Computational Mechanics (USNCCM12)

M.V. Bilskie, S.C. Medeiros, S.C. Hagen, “Development of a High-Resolution Tide-, Wind-, and Wave-Driven Ocean Circulation Model for the Northern Gulf of Mexico.” 12th International Congress on Computational Mechanics, Raleigh, NC, July 22-25, 2013. Abstract:The northern Gulf of Mexico is a complex hydrodynamic system including low-lying topography and networks of rivers, bays, marshlands, the Intracoastal …

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Jul 25

Publication | Topographic Accuracy Assessment of Bare Earth lidar-derived Unstructured Meshes

M.V. Bilskie, S.C. Hagen (2013). “Topographic Accuracy Assessment of Bare Earth idar-derived Unstructured Meshes.” Advances in Water Resources, 52, 165-177,http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.advwatres.2012.09.003 This study is focused on the integration of bare earth lidar (Light Detection and Ranging) data into unstructured (triangular) finite element meshes and the implications on simulating storm surge inundation using a shallow water equations …

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