Category: Journal Article

Apr 23

Publication | Tidal hydrodynamics under future sea level rise and coastal morphology in the northern Gulf of Mexico

D.L. Passeri, S.C. Hagen, M.V. Bilskie, S.C. Medeiros, K. Alizad (2016). “Tidal hydrodynamics under future sea level rise and coastal morphology in the northern Gulf of Mexico.” Earth’s Future, Online 4/4/2016. Abstract This study examines the integrated influence of sea level rise (SLR) and future morphology on tidal hydrodynamics along the Northern Gulf of Mexico (NGOM) coast …

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Feb 15

Publication | A Coupled, two-dimensional hydrodynamic-marsh model with biological feedback

  K. Alizad, S.C. Hagen, J.T. Morris, P. Bacopoulos, M.V. Bilskie, J.F. Weishampel, S.C. Medeiros (2016). “A coupled, two-dimensional hydrodynamic-marsh model with biological feedback.” Ecological Modeling, 327, 29-43,  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2016.01.013 Abstract A spatially-explicit model (Hydro-MEM model) that couples astronomic tides and Spartina alterniflora dynamics was developed to examine the effects of sea-level rise on salt marsh productivity in northeast Florida. …

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Oct 05

Publication | Terrain-driven unstructured mesh development through semi-automatic vertical feature extraction

M.V. Bilskie, D. Coggin, S.C. Hagen, S.C. Medeiros (2015). “Terrain-driven unstructured mesh development through semi-automatic vertical feature extraction.” Adv. Water Resources, doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2015.09.020 Abstract: A semi-automated vertical feature terrain extraction algorithm is described and applied to a two-dimensional, depth-integrated, shallow water equation inundation model. The extracted features describe what are commonly sub-mesh scale elevation details (ridge and …

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May 08

Publication | The dynamic effects of sea level rise on low gradient coastal landscapes: a review

D.L. Passeri, S.C. Hagen, S.C. Medeiros, M.V. Bilskie, K. Alizad, D. Wang (2015). “The dynamic effects of sea level rise on low gradient coastal landscapes: a review.” AGU Earth’s Future, doi:10.1002/2015EF000298 Abstract: Coastal responses to sea level rise (SLR) include inundation of wetlands, increased shoreline erosion, and increased flooding during storm events. Hydrodynamic parameters such as …

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Feb 23

Publication | Development and uncertainty quantification of hurricane surge response functions for hazard assessment in coastal bays

N.R. Taylor, J.L. Irish, I.E. Udoh, M.V. Bilskie, S.C. Hagen (2015). “Development and uncertainty quantification of hurricane storm surge response functions for hazard assessment in coastal bays.” Natural Hazards, doi:10.1007/s11069-015-1646-5 Abstract: Reliable and robust methods of extreme value-based hurricane surge prediction, such as the joint probability method (JPM), are critical in the coastal engineering profession. The …

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Sep 09

Publication | On the significance of incorporating shoreline changes for evaluating coastal hydrodynamics under sea level rise scenarios

D.L. Passeri, S.C. Hagen, M.V. Bilskie, S.C. Medeiros,  (2014). “On the significance of incorporating shoreline changes for evaluating coastal hydrodynamics under sea level rise scenarios.” Natural Hazards, doi:10.1007/s11069-014-1386-y. Abstract: The influence of including the dynamic effects of future shoreline changes associated with sea level rise into hydrodynamic modeling is evaluated for the coast of the Northern Gulf of …

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Jan 23

Publication | Dynamics of sea level rise and coastal flooding on a changing landscape

Update – now available as Open Access M.V. Bilskie, S.C. Hagen, S.C. Medeiros, D.L. Passeri (2014). “Dynamics of sea level rise and coastal flooding on a changing landscape.” Geophysical Research Letters, 927-934, doi: 10.1002/2013GL058759 Standard approaches to determining the impacts of Sea Level Rise (SLR) on storm surge flooding employ numerical models reflecting present conditions with …

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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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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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May 25

Integrated Modeling of Hydrodynamics and Marsh Evolution Under Sea Level Rise in Apalachicola, Florida

K. Alizad, M.V. Bilskie, D. Passeri (2013). “Integrated Modeling of Hydrodynamics and Marsh Evolution Under Sea Level Rise.” Florida Watershed Journal, http://www.flwatershedjournal.org/?p=248. The northern Gulf of Mexico is home to a vast amount of coastal ecosystems that provide natural and economic resources. Rising sea levels may threaten these resources with increased flood magnitude and frequency, …

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