Category: Publications

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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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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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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Aug 25

Systems Approaches for Coastal Hazard Assessment and Resilience

S.C. Hagen, D.L. Passeri, M.V. Bilskie, D.E. DeLorme, D. Yaskowitz (2017). “Systems Approaches for Coastal Hazard Assessment and Resilience.” Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science. DOI:10.1093/acrefore/9780199389407.013.28 The framework presented herein supports a changing paradigm in the approaches used by coastal researchers, engineers, and social scientists to model the impacts of climate change and sea level …

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Nov 14

Publication | Coastal wetland response to sea-level rise in a fluvial estuarine system

K. Alizad, S.C. Hagen, J.T. Morris, S.C. Medeiros, M.V. Bilskie, J.F. Weishampel (2016). “Coastal wetland response to sea-level rise in a fluvial estuarine system.” Earth’s Future. In-Press. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2016EF000385.   Abstract Coastal wetlands are likely to lose productivity under increasing rates of sea-level rise (SLR). This study assessed a fluvial estuarine salt marsh system using the Hydro-MEM model under four …

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Apr 30

Publication | Data and numerical analysis of astronomic tides, wind-waves, and hurricane storm surge along the northern Gulf of Mexico

M.V. Bilskie, S.C. Hagen, S.C. Medeiros, A.T. Cox, M. Salisbury, D. Coggin  (2016). “Data and numerical analysis of astronomic tides, wind-waves, and hurricane storm surge along the northern Gulf of Mexico.” Journal of Geophysical Research, In Press. doi: 10.1002/2015JC011400. Abstract The northern Gulf of Mexico (NGOM) is a unique geophysical setting for complex tropical storm-induced hydrodynamic processes that …

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