Research

End-to-End (E2E)

 

Susan Cutter, USC

Project Title: Identifying and Analyzing the Driving Forces of Hurricane Recovery for Disaster Stricken Areas to Improve Long-term Planning

Susan L. Cutter, Ronald L. Schumann III, and Christopher T. Emrich, 2014.  Exposure, social vulnerability and recovery disparities in New Jersey after Hurricane Sandy. J. Extreme Events 1(1):  DOI: 10.1142/S234573761450002X. URL:  http://www.worldscientific.com/doi/abs/10.1142/S234573761450002X

 

Coastal Hazards Modeling

 

Brian Blanton, UNC-CH

Project Title: AdcircLite-NC: Rapid Evaluation of Storm Surge and Wave Forecasts Using the Notre Dame Surrogate Forecast Generator

Dresback, K.M., J.G. Fleming, B.O. Blanton, C. Kaiser, J.J. Gourley, E.M. Tromble, R.A. Luettich, R.L. Kolar, Y. Hong, S. Van Cooten, H.J. Vergara, Z.L. Flamig, H.M. Lander, K.E. Kelleher, K.L. Nemunaitis-Monroe, “Skill Assessment of a Real-Time Forecast System Utilizing a Coupled Hydrologic and Coastal Hydrodynamic Model During Hurricane Irene (2011),” Continental Shelf Research, 71, 78-94, 2013.

B. Blanton, J. McGee, J. Fleming, C. Kaiser, H. Kaiser, H. Lander, R. Luettich, K. Dresback, R. Kolar. “Urgent computing of storm surge for North Carolinas coast.” Paper presented at International Conference on Computational Science, ICCS 2012; June 04-06 2012; Omaha, NE. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1877050912003067.

Blanton, B., J. McGee, J. Fleming, C. Kaiser, H. Kaiser, H. Lander, R. Luettich, K. Dresback, R. Kolar, 2012, “Urgent computing of storm surge for North Carolinas coast”, Proceida Computer Science 9 (2012) 1677-1686.

Brian Blanton, Peter Vickery, Rick Luettich, Jeff Hanson, Kevin Slover, 2012, North Carolina Floodplain Mapping Program Coastal Flood Insurance Study, Submittal Number 3: Production Simulations and Statistical Synthesis.

S. Van Cooten, K.E. Kelleher, K. Howard, J. Zhang, J.J. Gourley, J.S. Kain, K. Nemunaitis-Monroe, Z. Flamig, H. Moser, A. Arthur, C. Langston, R.L. Kolar, Y. Hong, K.M. Dresback, E.M. Tromble, H.J. Vergara,R.A. Luettich, B. Blanton, H. Lander, K. Galluppi, J. Losego, C.A. Blain, J. Thigpen, K. Mosher, D. Figurskey, M. Moneypenny, J. Blaes, J. Orrock, R. Bandy, C. Goodall, D. Eslinger, J. Payne, G. Olmi, J. Feldt, J. Schmidt, T. Hamill, R. Bacon, R. Stickney, L. Spence, “The CI-FLOW Project: A System for Total Water Level Prediction From the Summit to the Sea,” Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, November 2011:1427-1442, DOI: 10.1175/2011BAMS3150.1. http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/pdf/10.1175/2011BAMS3150.1

 

Carola Kaiser, LSU

Project Title: Interactive Storm Surge and Wave Guidance Web Portal

CERA is an interactive web portal to access storm surge forecast systems for LA/MS/AL (CERA Northern Gulf at http://cera.cct.lsu.edu) and the Atlantic Coast (CERA Atlantic Coast at (http:/nc-cera.renci.org).

Dresback, K.M., J.G. Fleming, B.O. Blanton, C. Kaiser, J.J. Gourley, E.M. Tromble, R.A. Luettich, R.L. Kolar, Y. Hong, S. Van Cooten, H.J. Vergara, Z.L. Flamig, H.M. Lander, K.E. Kelleher, K.L. Nemunaitis-Monroe, “Skill Assessment of a Real-Time Forecast System Utilizing a Coupled Hydrologic and Coastal Hydrodynamic Model During Hurricane Irene (2011),” Continental Shelf Research, 71, 78-94, 2013.

Blanton, B., J. McGee, J. Fleming, C. Kaiser, H. Kaiser, H. Lander, R. Luettich, K. Dresback, R. Kolar, 2012, “Urgent computing of storm surge for North Carolinas coast”, Proceida Computer Science 9 (2012) 1677-1686.

B. Blanton, J. McGee, J. Fleming, C. Kaiser, H. Kaiser, H. Lander, R. Luettich, K. Dresback, R. Kolar. “Urgent computing of storm surge for North Carolinas coast.” Paper presented at International Conference on Computational Science, ICCS 2012; June 04-06 2012; Omaha, NE. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1877050912003067.

 

Joannes Westerink, UND

Project Title: Wave and Surge Modeling in an Island Domain: Puerto Rico

Bunya, S., J.C. Dietrich, J.J. Westerink, B.A. Ebersole, J.M. Smith, J.H. Atkinson, R. Jensen, D.T. Resio,R.A. Luettich, C. Dawson, V.J. Cardone, A.T. Cox, M.D. Powell, H.J. Westerink, H.J. Roberts, “A High Resolution Coupled Riverine Flow, Tide, Wind, Wind Wave and Storm Surge Model for Southern Louisiana and Mississippi: Part I – Model Development and Validation,” Monthly Weather Review, 138, 345-377, 2010. http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/pdf/10.1175/2009MWR2906.1

Dietrich, J.C., S. Bunya, J.J. Westerink, B.A. Ebersole, J.M. Smith, J.H. Atkinson, R. Jensen, D.T. Resio,R.A. Luettich, C. Dawson, V.J. Cardone, A.T. Cox, M.D. Powell, H.J. Westerink, H.J. Roberts, “A High-Resolution Coupled Riverine Flow, Tide, Wind, Wind Wave and Storm Surge Model for Southern Louisiana and Mississippi: Part II – Synoptic Description and Analysis of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita”, Monthly Weather Review, 138(2):378-404, DOI: 10.1175/2009MWR2907. http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/pdf/10.1175/2009MWR2907.1

Dietrich, J.C., S. Tanaka, J.J. Westerink, C.N. Dawson, R.A. Luettich, Jr., M. Zijlema, L.H. Holthuijsen, J.M. Smith, L.G. Westerink, H.J. Westerink, “Performance of the Unstructured-Mesh, SWAN+ADCIRC Model in Computing Hurricane Waves and Surge,” Journal of Scientific Computing, In Press, DOI 10.1007/s10915-011-9555-6, 2011.

Tanaka, S., S. Bunya, J.J. Westerink, C. Dawson, R.A. Luettich, “Scalability of an Unstructured Grid Continuous Galerkin Based Hurricane Storm Surge Model,” Journal of Scientific Computing, 46, 329-3582011.

Dietrich, J.C., J.J. Westerink, A.B. Kennedy, J.M. Smith, R. Jensen, M. Zijlema, L.H. Holthuijsen, C. Dawson, R.A. Luettich, Jr., M.D. Powell, V.J. Cardone, A.T. Cox, G.W. Stone, H. Pourtaheri, M.E. Hope, S. Tanaka, L.G. Westerink, H.J. Westerink, Z. Cobell, “Hurricane Gustav (2008) Waves and Storm Surge: Hindcast, Synoptic Analysis and Validation in Southern Louisiana,”Monthly Weather Review, 139, 2488-2522, DOI 10.1175/2011MWR3611.1, 2011. http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/pdf/10.1175/2011MWR3611.1

Dietrich. J.C., M. Zijlema, J.J. Westerink, L.H. Holthuijsen, C. Dawson, R.A. Luettich, R. Jensen, J.M. Smith, G.S. Stelling, G.W. Stone, “Modeling Hurricane Waves and Storm Surge using Integrally-Coupled, Scalable Computations,”  Coastal Engineering, 58, 45-65, 2011.

 

Rick Luettich, UNC-CH

Project Title: Coastal Wave Surge Modeling

S. Van Cooten, K.E. Kelleher, K. Howard, J. Zhang, J.J. Gourley, J.S. Kain, K. Nemunaitis-Monroe, Z. Flamig, H. Moser, A. Arthur, C. Langston, R.L. Kolar, Y. Hong, K.M. Dresback, E.M. Tromble, H.J. Vergara, R.A. Luettich, B. Blanton, H. Lander, K. Galluppi, J. Losego, C.A. Blain, J. Thigpen, K. Mosher, D. Figurskey, M. Moneypenny, J. Blaes, J. Orrock, R. Bandy, C. Goodall, D. Eslinger, J. Payne, G. Olmi, J. Feldt, J. Schmidt, T. Hamill, R. Bacon, R. Stickney, L. Spence, “The CI-FLOW Project: A System for Total Water Level Prediction From the Summit to the Sea,” Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, November 2011:1427-1442, DOI: 10.1175/2011BAMS3150.1.

Dietrich, J.C., S. Bunya, J.J. Westerink, B.A. Ebersole, J.M. Smith, J.H. Atkinson, R. Jensen, D.T. Resio, R.A. Luettich, C. Dawson, V.J. Cardone, A.T. Cox, M.D. Powell, H.J. Westerink, H.J. Roberts, “A High-Resolution Coupled Riverine Flow, Tide, Wind, Wind Wave and Storm Surge Model for Southern Louisiana and Mississippi: Part II – Synoptic Description and Analysis of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita”, Monthly Weather Review, 138(2):378-404, DOI: 10.1175/2009MWR2907.

Dietrich, J.C., S. Tanaka, J.J. Westerink, C.N. Dawson, R.A. Luettich, Jr., M. Zijlema, L.H. Holthuijsen, J.M. Smith, L.G. Westerink, H.J. Westerink, “Performance of the Unstructured-Mesh, SWAN+ADCIRC Model in Computing Hurricane Waves and Surge,” Journal of Scientific Computing, In Press, DOI 10.1007/s10915-011-9555-6, 2011.

Tanaka, S., S. Bunya, J.J. Westerink, C. Dawson, R.A. Luettich, “Scalability of an Unstructured Grid Continuous Galerkin Based Hurricane Storm Surge Model,” Journal of Scientific Computing, 46, 329-3582011.

Dietrich, J.C., J.J. Westerink, A.B. Kennedy, J.M. Smith, R. Jensen, M. Zijlema, L.H. Holthuijsen, C. Dawson, R.A. Luettich, Jr., M.D. Powell, V.J. Cardone, A.T. Cox, G.W. Stone, H. Pourtaheri, M.E. Hope, S. Tanaka, L.G. Westerink, H.J. Westerink, Z. Cobell, “Hurricane Gustav (2008) Waves and Storm Surge: Hindcast, Synoptic Analysis and Validation in Southern Louisiana,”Monthly Weather Review, 139, 2488-2522, DOI 10.1175/2011MWR3611.1, 2011.

Dietrich. J.C., M. Zijlema, J.J. Westerink, L.H. Holthuijsen, C. Dawson, R.A. Luettich, R. Jensen, J.M. Smith, G.S. Stelling, G.W. Stone, “Modeling Hurricane Waves and Storm Surge using Integrally-Coupled, Scalable Computations,”  Coastal Engineering, 58, 45-65, 2011.

Forbes, C., R.A. Luettich, C.A. Mattocks, J.J. Westerink, “A Retrospective Evaluation of the Storm Surge Produced by Hurricane Gustav (2008): Forecast and Hindcast Results,” Weather and Forecasting, 25, No. 6, 1577-1602, 2010.

Blanton, B., J. McGee, J. Fleming, C. Kaiser, H. Kaiser, H. Lander, R. Luettich, K. Dresback, R. Kolar, 2012, “Urgent computing of storm surge for North Carolinas coast”, Proceida Computer Science 9 (2012) 1677-1686.

B. Blanton, J. McGee, J. Fleming, C. Kaiser, H. Kaiser, H. Lander, R. Luettich, K. Dresback, R. Kolar. “Urgent computing of storm surge for North Carolinas coast.” Paper presented at International Conference on Computational Science, ICCS 2012; June 04-06 2012; Omaha, NE.

Forbes, C., R. Luettich, C. Mattocks, 2010, “Storm Surge Simulations of Hurricane Ike (2008): Its Impact in Louisiana and Texas”, Estuarine and Coastal Modeling XI, M. Spaulding [ed], ASCE, pg. 704-723.

Weaver, R.J., R.A. Luettich, Jr., 2010, “2D vs. 3D Storm Surge Sensitivity in ADCIRC: Case Study of Hurricane Isabel, Estuarine and Coastal Modeling XI, M. Spaulding [ed], ASCE, pg .762-779.

Dietrich, J.C., C.J. Trahan, M.T. Howard, J.G. Fleming, R.J. Weaver, S. Tanaka, L. Yu, R.A. Luettich Jr, C.N. Dawson, J.J. Westerink, G. Wells, A. Lu, K. Vega, A. Kubach, K.M. Dresback, R.L. Kolar, C. Kaiser, R.R. Twilley, “Surface trajectories of oil transport along the northern coastline of the Gulf of Mexico,” Continental Shelf Research, 41(1), 17-47, DOI:10.1016/j.csr.2012.03.015, 2012.

Shay, T., B. Blanton, and R. Luettich (2010): Potential Future Effects of Sea Level Rise in Northeastern North Carolina. NOAA Climate Prediction S&T Digest, 35th NOAA Climate Diagnostics and Prediction Workshop Special Issue, Dec 2010, pp157-160.

Mobile Web Applications: ADCIRC storm surge and RADAR. June 2013. http://nc-first2.renci.org/nc-cera/www and http://nc-first2.renci.org/asgs-mobile/app/

Dresback, K.M., J.G. Fleming, B.O. Blanton, C. Kaiser, J.J. Gourley, E.M. Tromble, R.A. Luettich, R.L. Kolar, Y. Hong, S. Van Cooten, H.J. Vergara, Z.L. Flamig, H.M. Lander, K.E. Kelleher, K.L. Nemunaitis-Monroe, “Skill Assessment of a Real-Time Forecast System Utilizing a Coupled Hydrologic and Coastal Hydrodynamic Model During Hurricane Irene (2011),” Continental Shelf Research, 71, 78-94, 2013.

Brian Blanton, Peter Vickery, Rick Luettich, Jeff Hanson, Kevin Slover, 2012, North Carolina Floodplain Mapping Program Coastal Flood Insurance Study, Submittal Number 3: Production Simulations and Statistical Synthesis.

Tromble, E.M., Kolar, R.L., Dresback, K.M., Hong, Y., Vieux, B.E., Luettich, R.A., Gourley, J.J., Kelleher, K., Van Cooten, S., “Aspects of Coupled Hydrologic – Hydrodynamic Modeling for Coastal Flood Inundation.” In Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on Estuarine and Coastal Modeling, ML Spaulding, ed., American Society of Civil Engineers, 2010, pp. 724-743. http://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/41121(388)42

E.M. Tromble, R.L. Kolar, K.M. Dresback, R.A. Luettich, “River Flux Boundary Considerations in a Coupled Hydrologic-Hydrodynamic Modeling System,” Estuarine and Coastal Modeling, Proc. of the Twelfth International Conference, M.L. Spaulding [ed], ASCE, 510-527, 2012. http://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/9780784412411.00030

Tromble, E., R. Kolar, K. Dresback, Y. Hong, B. Vieux, R. Luettich, J. Gourley, K, Kelleher, S. Van Cooten, “Aspects of Coupled Hydrologic-Hydrodynamic Modeling for Coastal Flood Inundation”, Estuarine and Coastal Modeling XI, M.L. Spaulding [ed], ASCE, pg .724-743. http://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/41121(388)42

 

Jessica Losego

Project Title: End-User Evaluation of NC-CERA Visualization tool

S. Van Cooten, K.E. Kelleher, K. Howard, J. Zhang, J.J. Gourley, J.S. Kain, K. Nemunaitis-Monroe, Z. Flamig, H. Moser, A. Arthur, C. Langston, R.L. Kolar, Y. Hong, K.M. Dresback, E.M. Tromble, H.J. Vergara, R.A. Luettich, B. Blanton, H. Lander, K. Galluppi, J. Losego, C.A. Blain, J. Thigpen, K. Mosher, D. Figurskey, M. Moneypenny, J. Blaes, J. Orrock, R. Bandy, C. Goodall, D. Eslinger, J. Payne, G. Olmi, J. Feldt, J. Schmidt, T. Hamill, R. Bacon, R. Stickney, L. Spence, “The CI-FLOW Project: A System for Total Water Level Prediction From the Summit to the Sea,” Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, November 2011:1427-1442, DOI: 10.1175/2011BAMS3150.1.

 

Randy Kolar, OU

Project Title: A Hydrologic Modeling System for Coastal Environments

Dresback, K.M., J.G. Fleming, B.O. Blanton, C. Kaiser, J.J. Gourley, E.M. Tromble, R.A. Luettich, R.L. Kolar, Y. Hong, S. Van Cooten, H.J. Vergara, Z.L. Flamig, H.M. Lander, K.E. Kelleher, K.L. Nemunaitis-Monroe, “Skill Assessment of a Real-Time Forecast System Utilizing a Coupled Hydrologic and Coastal Hydrodynamic Model During Hurricane Irene (2011),” Continental Shelf Research, 71, 78-94, 2013.

Blanton, B., J. McGee, J. Fleming, C. Kaiser, H. Kaiser, H. Lander, R. Luettich, K. Dresback, R. Kolar, 2012, “Urgent computing of storm surge for North Carolinas coast”, Proceida Computer Science 9 (2012) 1677-1686.

Tromble, E.M., Kolar, R.L., Dresback, K.M., Hong, Y., Vieux, B.E., Luettich, R.A., Gourley, J.J., Kelleher, K., Van Cooten, S., “Aspects of Coupled Hydrologic – Hydrodynamic Modeling for Coastal Flood Inundation.” In Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on Estuarine and Coastal Modeling, ML Spaulding, ed., American Society of Civil Engineers, 2010, pp. 724-743.

E.M. Tromble, R.L. Kolar, K.M. Dresback, R.A. Luettich, “River Flux Boundary Considerations in a Coupled Hydrologic-Hydrodynamic Modeling System,” Estuarine and Coastal Modeling, Proc. of the Twelfth International Conference, M.L. Spaulding [ed], ASCE, 510-527, 2012.

Dick, C.G., Implementation and Analysis of a New Wetting and Drying Framework for Generalized Wave Continuity Equation-Based Hydrodynamic Models, MS Thesis under the direction of Randall Kolar, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, May, 2011.

Tromble, E.M., Advances Using the ADCIRC Hydrodynamic Model: Parameter Estimation and Aspects of Coupled Hydrologic-Hydrodynamic Flood Inundation Modeling, PhD Dissertation under the direction of Randall Kolar, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, May, 2011.

Dick, C.G., E.M. Tromble, K.M. Dresback, R.L. Kolar, “Implementation and Analysis of a Partial Wetting and Drying Framework for Generalized Wave Continuity Equation-Based Hydrodynamic Models,” International Journal of Numerical Methods in Fluids, 72(10), 1015-1033, 2013.

B. Blanton, J. McGee, J. Fleming, C. Kaiser, H. Kaiser, H. Lander, R. Luettich, K. Dresback, R. Kolar. “Urgent computing of storm surge for North Carolinas coast.” Paper presented at International Conference on Computational Science, ICCS 2012; June 04-06 2012; Omaha, NE.

S. Van Cooten, K.E. Kelleher, K. Howard, J. Zhang, J.J. Gourley, J.S. Kain, K. Nemunaitis-Monroe, Z. Flamig, H. Moser, A. Arthur, C. Langston, R.L. Kolar, Y. Hong, K.M. Dresback, E.M. Tromble, H.J. Vergara,R.A. Luettich, B. Blanton, H. Lander, K. Galluppi, J. Losego, C.A. Blain, J. Thigpen, K. Mosher, D. Figurskey, M. Moneypenny, J. Blaes, J. Orrock, R. Bandy, C. Goodall, D. Eslinger, J. Payne, G. Olmi, J. Feldt, J. Schmidt, T. Hamill, R. Bacon, R. Stickney, L. Spence, “The CI-FLOW Project: A System for Total Water Level Prediction From the Summit to the Sea,” Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, November 2011:1427-1442, DOI: 10.1175/2011BAMS3150.1.

Vergara, H., Hong, Y., Gourley, J.J., Anagnostou, E.N., Maggioni, V., Stampoulis, D., and Kirstetter, P.E., 2013: Effects of Resolution of Satellite-based Rainfall Estimates on Hydrologic Modeling Skill at Different Scales. Journal of Hydrometeorology. doi:10.1175/JHM-D-12-0113.1

K.M. Dresback  et al.,Skill Assessment of a Real-Time Forecast System Utilizing a Coupled Hydrologic and Coastal Hydrodynamic Model During Hurricane Irene (2011). Continental Shelf Research. May 2013.

Dietrich, J.C. et al., “Surface Trajectories of Oil Transport Along the Northern Coastline of the Gulf of Mexico.” Continental Shelf Research, 41(1), 17-47, 2012, DOI:10.1016/j.csr.2012.03.01

B. Blanton, J. McGee, J. Fleming, C. Kaiser, H. Kaiser, H. Lander, R. Luettich, K. Dresback, R. Kolar. Urgent computing of storm surge for North Carolinas coast. Paper presented at International Conference on Computational Science, ICCS 2012; June 04-06 2012; Omaha, NE.

 

John Baugh, NCSU

Project Title: Downscaling Storm Surge Models for Engineering Applications

Downscaling Storm Surge Models for Engineering Applications, Alper Altuntas, MS Thesis under the direction of John Baugh, NC State University, Raleigh, NC, July 2012.

Simmon, Jason. “A Computational Approach for Local Storm Surge Modeling,” Master’s Thesis under the direction of John Baugh, NC State University, Raleigh, N.C., July 2011.

Baugh, J., et al., An exact reanalysis technique for storm surge and tides in a geographic region of interest, Coast. Eng. (2014), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.coastaleng.2014.12.003

 

Patrick Fitzpatrick, MS State

Project Title: Meteorological Modeling

Knaff, J.A., P.J. Fitzpatrick, C.R. Sampson, Y. Jin, and C. Hill, 2011. Simple diagnosis of tropical cyclone structure via pressure gradients.  Weather Forecasting, 26, 1020-1031.

Xiao, G., Zhang, X., Davis, C., Tuttle, J., Holland, G., Fitzpatrick, P.J. (2009) Experiments of Hurricane Initialization with Airbone Doppler Radar Data for the Advanced Research Hurricane WRF (AHW) Model. Monthly Weather Review, 137, 2758-2777.

Karan, H., Fitzpatrick, P.J., Hill, C.M., Li, Y., Xiao, Q., Lim, E. (2010). The Formation of Multiple Squall Lines and the Impacts of WSR-88D Radial Winds in a WRF Simulation. Weather and Forecasting, 25, 242-262. PDF available.

Chen, Q., K. Hu, and P. J. Fitzpatrick, 2012: Assessment of a parametric surface wind model for tropical cyclones in the Gulf of Mexico. K. Hickey, Ed., InTech, submitted.

Fitzpatrick, P. J., Y. Lau, H. Karan, and C. M. Hill, 2012: An overview of meteorology research at GRI-SSC and WorldWinds, Inc. Louisiana State University, Dept. of Civil Engineering, March 19, Baton Rouge, LA

 

Donald Resio, UNF

Project Title: Inter-comparison of methods for estimating hurricane-related hazards/risks and incorporation of aleatory uncertainty into these estimates

Dietrich, J.C., S. Bunya, J.J. Westerink, B.A. Ebersole, J.M. Smith, J.H. Atkinson, R. Jensen, D.T. Resio, R.A. Luettich, C. Dawson, V.J. Cardone, A.T. Cox, M.D. Powell, H.J. Westerink, H.J. Roberts, “A High-Resolution Coupled Riverine Flow, Tide, Wind, Wind Wave and Storm Surge Model for Southern Louisiana and Mississippi: Part II – Synoptic Description and Analysis of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita”, Monthly Weather Review, 138(2):378-404, DOI: 10.1175/2009MWR2907.

Bunya, S., J.C. Dietrich, J.J. Westerink, B.A. Ebersole, J.M. Smith, J.H. Atkinson, R. Jensen, D.T. Resio,R.A. Luettich, C. Dawson, V.J. Cardone, A.T. Cox, M.D. Powell, H.J. Westerink, H.J. Roberts, “A High Resolution Coupled Riverine Flow, Tide, Wind, Wind Wave and Storm Surge Model for Southern Louisiana and Mississippi: Part I – Model Development and Validation,” Monthly Weather Review, 138, 345-377, 2010.

 

Engineering to Enhance the Resilience of the Built and Natural Environment

 

Ranji Ranjithan, NCSU

Project Title: Integrated Systems Modeling of Civil Infrastructure and the Environment

Piper, B. E. (2009), “A Decision Framework for Improving Resilience of Civil Infrastructure Systems Considering Effects of Natural Disasters,” MS Thesis, NCSU, August 2009, 56 pages PDF available.

 

Mo Gabr, NCSU

Project Title: Innovative Component Design and Retrofit of Critical Civil Infrastructure

Mahdi Khalilzad; M. A. Gabr; Mary Ellen Hynes “Effects of Woody Vegetation on Seepage-Induced Deformation and Related Limit State Analysis of Levees,” ASCE International Journal of Geomechanics, 10.1061/(ASCE)GM.1943-5622.0000304 (Mar. 15, 2013).

Gabr, M. “Deformation-Based Limit States for Earth Embankments” Geotechnical Special Publication No. 211, Geo-Frontiers, Geo-Frontiers 2011: Advances in Geotechnical Engineering, Dallas, Texas, 2011, pp. 3639-3648.

Gabr, M. “External Stability of Geotubes” Geotechnical Special Publication No. 224, Geo-Risk, Atlanta, Georgia, 2011.

Khalilzad, M., Gabr, M., and Hynes, M. (2014). “Deformation-Based Limit State Analysis of Embankment Dams Including Geometry and Water Level Effects.” Int. J. Geomech. , 10.1061/(ASCE)GM.1943-5622.0000435 , 04014086.

Mahdi Khalilzad “Development of Deformation-Based Limit States for Reliability Assessment of Flood Protection Earth Dams and Levees” Ph.D. Dissertation, North Carolina State University, May 2013.

Mo Gabr, NCSU

Project Title: In-Situ Scour Evaluation Probe

Kayser, M. and Gabr, M. (2013) “Scour assessment in cohesive soil using ISEEP,” Accepted in 18th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering conference.

Kayser, M., and Gabr, M. A. “Assessment of Scour on Bridge Foundations by Means of In Situ Erosion Evaluation Probe,” Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Vol 2335, pp. 72-78, Nov. 2013.

Kayser, M. and Gabr, M. (2013) “Assessment of Scour Potential of a Circular Pier in Silty Sand Using ISEEP,” the 18th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering conference, Paris, France, September 2013.

Gabr, M. A., Caruso, C. W., Key, A., and Kayser, M (2013) “Assessment of In Situ Scour Profile in Sand Using a Jet Probe,” Geotechnical Testing Journal, 36(2), 264-274.

Caruso, C.W. and Gabr, M., (2011), “In Situ Assessment of Scour Potential with Depth Using Jetting Approach,” GeoFrontiers-2011, ASCE, pp. 1483-1492. http://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/41165%28397%29152

Cary Caruso and M. A. Gabr (2010) “In Situ measurement of the scour potential of non-cohesive sediments (ISEEP)” Geotechnical Special Publication No. 211, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), pp. 115-125.

Caruso, C.W. and Gabr, M., (2010), “In Situ measurement of the scour potential of non-cohesive sediments (ISEP)”, ICES-5, ASCE, San Francisco, CA.

Gabr, Mo and Mohammed Kayser. SCOUR ZONE CHARACTERIZATION BY DEEP IMPINGING JET. Proceedings of the 33rd International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering ICOOAE14 June 8-13, 2014, San Francisco, California, USA.

 

Robb Moss, Cal Poly

Project Title: Risk Analysis of the California Bay Delta Levee System

Moss & Ross (2011).  “Probabilistic Fault Displacement Hazard Analysis for Reverse Faults.”  Bulletin of Seismological Society of America, 101(4). http://works.bepress.com/rmoss/

Moss, R., JC Hollenback, J. Ng. May 2010. “Spatial Variability of Levees as Measured Using the CPT.” 2nd International Symposium on Cone Penetration Testing, Huntington Beach, CA.

DWR (2009) “Delta Risk Management Strategy (DRMS): Phase 1 Risk Analysis Report.” CA Department of Water Resource,  www.water.ca.gov/floodmgmt/dsmo/sab/drmsp.

Hollenback & Moss (2011).  “Bounding the Probability of Failure for Levee Systems.”  ASCE GeoRisk Conference, Atlanta, June.

Moss & Hollenback (2011).  “Seismic Response of Peaty Organic Soils as a Levee Foundation Material.”  GeoFrontiers Conference, Dallas, March. http://digitalcommons.calpoly.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1284&context=cenv_fac

 

Margery Overton, NCSU

Project Title: Engineered and Evolving Landforms

Hardin, E, H Mitasova, M Overton, 2012. GIS-based analysis of storm vulnerability change at Pea Island, NC, Coastal Engineering Proceedings, Vol 33, management.75.

Kurum, MO, H Mitasova, M Overton, 2012. Land cover and sediment layers as controls of inlet breaching,Coastal Engineering Proceedings, Vol 33, Sediment.114. https://icce-ojs-

Paris, P., Starek, M. J., Hardin, E., Kurum, O., Overton, M. and Mitasova, H. (2013), Lines in the Sand: Geomorphic and Geospatial Characterization and Interpretation of Sandy Shorelines and Beaches.Geography Compass, 7:315–343.

Hardin, E., Mitasova, H. and M. Overton, 2011. “Quantification and characterization of terrain evolution in the Outer Banks, NC,” Coastal Sediments ’11, Miami, Florida.

Brown, E. and M. Overton, 2011. “Visualizing evolving landforms due to sea level rise,” Coastal Sediments’11, Miami, Florida.

Hardin E., Kurum O., Mitasova H., Overton M.,F, 2011, “Least cost path extraction of topographic features for storm impact scale mapping,” Journal of Coastal Research.

Mitasova, H., E. Hardin, M. Overton, M. Kurum. “Geospatial analysis of vulnerable beach-foredune systems from decadal time series of lidar data.” Journal of Coastal Conservation, Vol. 14. No. 3. 2010: 161-172.

Mitasova, H., R. Harmon, K. Weaver, N. Lyons, M. Overton, 2010.  “Scientific Visualization of Landscapes and Landforms”. Geomorphology special issue on Geospatial Technologies and Geomorphological Mapping.

Kurum, M. O., H. Mitasova, B. Edge, M. Overton, 2010 “Effects of Coastal Landform Changes on Storm Surge along the Hatteras Island Breach”, 32nd International Conference on Coastal Engineering, Shanghai, China.

Kurum, M. O., Mitasova, H. and M. Overton, 2011. Geospatial techniques to derive short term dynamics of coastal morphology, Coastal Sediments ’11, Miami, Florida.

Overton, M. Mitasova, H. and J.J. Recalde. Geospatial Time Series Analysis of Volumetric Change.

Clinch, Adam. Russ, Emily. Oliver, Ross. Mitasova, Helena. Overton, Margery. Hurricane Irene and the Pea Isladn Breach: Pre-storm site characterization and storm surge estimation using geospatial technologies. Shore and Beach, volume 80 (2). Spring 2012.

M.O. Kurum and M. Overton. Scenario testing on the impact of topography, land cover and sea-level rise on barrier island breaching. Coastal Dynamics 2013.

Kurum, M. O., 2013. “Improved Post-storm Model Predictions of Barrier Island Response to Extreme Events by Including Land Cover Effects on Sediment Transport Capacity”, PhD dissertation, NCSU.

Clinch, A., 2013.  “Evaluation of Hallermeier and Rhodes Methodology and Cross-Shore Numerical Model as Predictors for Beach and Dune Erosion for Flood Mapping Application”, MS thesis, NCSU.

 

Rudolph Seracino, NCSU

Project Title: System Observability, Diagnosis and Prognosis

Elsaid, A.H. and Seracino, R., “Rapid assessment of foundation scour using the dynamic features of bridge superstructure.” Construction and Building Materials, 2014, Vol. 50, 42-49.

Mosavi, A., Seracino, R. and Rizkalla, S., “Effect of temperature on daily modal variability of a steel-concrete composite bridge.” ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering, 2012. Vol. 17, No. 6, 979-983.

Mosavi, A.A., Dickey, D., Seracino, R. and Rizkalla, S. “Identifying damage locations under ambient vibrations utilizing vector autoregressive models and Mahalanobis Distances.” Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 2012, Vol. 26, 254-267.

Mosavi, A.A., Seracino, R. and Rizkalla, S. (2010) “Time-series models for identifying damage location in structural members subjected to ambient vibrations.” Smart Structures and Materials & Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring, San Diego, CA, 7-11 March.

Elsaid, A., and Seracino, R. (2012) “Bridge scour assessment using curvature of horizontally displaced mode shapes.” IMAC 2012 – XXX Conference and Exposition on Structural Dynamics, Jacksonville, FL, 30 Jan – 2 Feb.

Mosavi, A.A., 2010. “Vibration-Based Damage Detection and Health Monitoring of Bridges,” PhD Dissertation, Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering, North Carolina State University.

Clark, A.K.H. (2013) “Field testing implementation of vibration based damage detection techniques on a scoured coastal bridge.” MS Thesis, Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, North Carolina State University

Elsaid, A.H. 2012. “Vibration-Based Damage Detection of Scour in Coastal Bridges.” PhD Dissertation, Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering, North Carolina State University,

 

William Wallace, RPI

Project Title: Infrastructure Modeling: Decision Technologies

S.G. Nurre and T.C. Sharkey. Integrated network design and scheduling problems with parallel identical machines: Complexity results and dispatching rules. Networks. 2013.

Jing Gong, John E. Mitchell, Anath Krishnamurthy, and William A. Wallace, “An Interdependent Layered Network Model for a Resilient Supply Chain”, OMEGA: The International Journal of Management Science, In press.

Cavdaroglu B, Hammel E., Mitchell J. E., Sharkey T. C., Wallace W. A. , “Integrating Restoration and Scheduling Decisions for Disrupted Interdependent Infrastructure Systems”, Annals of Operations Research, Volume 203, Issue 1, pp 279-294, March 2013.

R. Loggins, W. Wallace, B. Cavdaroglu. “MUNICIPAL: A Decision Technology for the Restoration of Critical Infrastructures”, Conference Proceedings, Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference, Pages 1767 – 1776, 2013.

B. Cavdaroglu. “Integrated mitigation, restoration, and scheduling problem for interdependent infrastructure networks”, PhD Thesis, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, 2012.

Nurre S., Cavdaroglu B., Mitchell E., Sharkey T., and. Wallace W.A., “Restoring Infrastructure Systems: An Integrated Network Design and Scheduling Problem”, European Journal of Operational Research, Volume 223, Issue 3, Pages 794–806, December 2012.

Cavdaroglu B., Nurre S.G., Mitchell J.E., Sharkey T.C., and Wallace W.A. Decomposition Methods for Restoring Infrastructure Systems, Vulnerability, Uncertainty, and Risk: Analysis, Modeling, and Management: Proceedings of the International Conference on Vulnerability and Risk Analysis and Management, Hyattsville, MD, Pages 171-179, 2011.

E. Hammel. “Using Reinforcement Learning to Improve Network Durability”, PhD Thesis, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, 2013.

S. Khan, “Enhancing Community Resilience by Modeling Social and Civil Infrastructures using Agent-Based Simulation”, Master’s Thesis, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, 2011.

T. Manzanares, “Factors Influencing the Selection of Decision Support Systems for Emergency Management: An Analysis of Empirical Use and User Preferences”, Master’s Thesis, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, 2014.

R. Loggins and W.A. Wallace, “Rapid Assessment of Hurricane Damage and Disruption to Interdependent Civil Infrastructures Systems”, Forthcoming in the Journal of Infrastructure Systems, Pages 1-19, 2015.

R. Loggins, “Systems Approach for the Restoration of Social Infrastructure Systems Following an Extreme Event”, PhD Thesis, In Progress, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, 2015.

T. Sharkey, B. Cavdaroglu, H. Nguyen, J. Holman, J.E. Mitchell, and W.A. Wallace, “Interdependent network restoration: Modeling restoration interdependencies and evaluating the value of information-sharing”, Forthcoming in the European Journal of Operations Research, Pages 1-28, 2014.

T. Sharkey, S. Nurre, H. Nguyen, J.H. Chow, J.E. Mitchell, and W.A. Wallace, “Identification and classification of restoration interdependencies in the wake of Hurricane Sandy”, Under Review by the Journal of Infrastructure Systems, Pages 1-40, 2014.

R.G. Little, R. Loggins, and W.A. Wallace, “Building the Right Tool for the Job: The Value of Stakeholder Involvement When Developing Decision-support Technologies for Emergency Management”, Under Review by the Natural Hazards Review, Pages 1-32, 2015.

 

Planning for Resilience

 

Philip Berke, TAMU

Project Title: Analysis of Federal Mitigation Policy in the U.S.

Berke, Philip and Ward Lyles.  2013. Public Risks and the Challenges to Climate Adaptation: A Proposed Framework for Planning in the Age of Uncertainty, Cityscape Journal of Policy Development and Research 15(1): 189-216 http://mitigationguide.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/Cityscape_March2013_pub_risks.pdf

Berke, Philip and Bruce Galvovic. 2012. Ecosystem Services and Disaster Resiliency.  International Journal of Mass Emergencies and Disasters 30(2): 182-197. http://www.ijmed.org/articles/600/

Berke, Philip, Ward Lyles, and Gavin Smith. 2014. Impacts of Federal and State Hazard Mitigation Policies on Local Land Use Policy, Journal of Planning Education and Research 34(1): 60-76.

Lyles, Ward, Philip Berke, and Gavin Smith. 2014. A Comparison of Local Hazard Mitigation Plan Quality in Six States, USA. Landscape and Urban Planning 122 (February): 89-99.

Smith, Gavin, Ward Lyles, Philip Berke. “The Role of the State in Building Local Capacity and Commitment for Hazard Mitigation Planning.” International Journal of Mass Emergencies and Disasters. July 2013.

Lyles, Ward, Phil Berke and Gavin Smith. 2013. “Do Planners Matter? Examining Factors Driving Incorporation of Land Use Approaches into Hazard Mitigation Plans.” Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, DOI:10.1080/09640568.2013.768973.

Berke, Philip, Gavin Smith, Ward Lyles. 2012. “Planning for Resiliency: Evaluation of State Hazard Mitigation Plans Under the Disaster Mitigation Act.” Natural Hazards Review, Vol. 13, No. 2: 139-150.

Dempwolf, Scott C., Lyles, Ward. Draft 2011. “The Uses of Social Network Analysis in Planning: A Review of the Literature.” Journal of Planning Literature – Forthcoming. PDF available.

Berke, P. and Smith, G. 2010. “Hazard Mitigation, Planning, and Disaster Resiliency: Challenges and Strategic Choices for the 21st Century,” in Sustainable Development and Disaster Resiliency, Ed. Urbano Fra: Amsterdam, The Netherlands: IOS Press: pp. 1-23, 2009. (Book Chapter)

Berke, P. “Rising to the Challenge: Planning for Adaptation in the Age of Climate Change,” in Adapting to Climate Change: Lessons from Natural Hazards Planning, Eds. Bruce Glavovic and Gavin Smith, London: Springer (forthcoming book chapter)

Berke, Philip, Gavin Smith and Ward Lyles.  2009.  “State Hazard Mitigation Plan Evaluation and Model Practices.”  Report to Department of Homeland Security.  Available at

Back to Basics- A Hazard Mitigation Planning Best Practices Interactive Website. http://mitigationguide.org/

Meyerson, Rachel. “A Tool for Assessing the Quality of Disaster Response Plans: A Masters project submitted to the faculty of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Masters of City and Regional Planning.” 2012. Department of City and Regional Planning, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. http://www.mpa.unc.edu/sites/www.mpa.unc.edu/files/Rachel%20Meyerson.pdf

Lyles, Ward, 2013. Stakeholder Network Influences on Local Level Hazard Mitigation Planning Outputs, Department of City & Regional Planning, UNC-CH. Ph.D.

 

Gavin Smith, UNC-CH

Project Titles: State Disaster Recovery Planning / Comparative Household Resilience / Aggregate Risk Reduction

Smith, Gavin. Catastrophic Disaster Recovery: An Institutional Network Perspective. 2013. Chapter 12, pp. 281-300. In Preparedness and Response to Catastrophic Disasters, edited by Richard A. Bissell. Boca Raton, Florida: CRC Press.

Sandler, Dylan and Gavin Smith. 2013. Assessing the Quality of State Disaster Recovery Plans: Implications for Policy and Practice. Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management.(forthcoming).

Smith, Gavin and Tom Birkland. 2012. “Building a Theory of Recovery: Institutional Dimensions. Special Edition on Developing a Theory of Disaster Recovery.” International Journal of Mass Emergencies and Disasters. August. Vol. 30, No. 2: 147-170.

Smith, Gavin, Dylan Sandler. “State Disaster Recovery Planning Guide.” September 2012.

Smith, Gavin and Victor Flatt. 2011. “Assessing the Disaster Recovery Planning Capacity of the State of North Carolina.” Research Brief. Durham, North Carolina. Institute for Homeland Security Solutions.

Smith, Gavin. 2011. Planning for Post-Disaster Recovery: A Review of the United States Disaster Assistance Framework. Washington, D.C.: Island Press.

Smith, Gavin. 2010. “Disaster Recovery Planning in the United States: Lessons for the Australasian Audience.” Special Issue of the Australasian Journal of Disaster and Trauma Studies. Natural Hazards Planning in Australasia. Volume 2010-1.

Smith, Gavin.  Creating Disaster Resilient Communities: A New Hazards Risk Management Framework.   In Natural Hazards Analysis, second edition.  John Pine editor.  Boca Raton: CRC Press.

Hodde, Henry. December 2012. “The Damage Assessment Process: Evaluating Coastal Storm Damage Assessments in Texas After Hurricane Ike”. in partial fulfillment of the Master’s degree, University of Houston at Clear Lake.

Housing Recovery and Resilience: Assessing the Constraints and Facilitators of Post-Disaster Housing Recovery in Vulnerable Coastal Communities presented by Gavin Smith at 4th Annual Texas Hurricane Conference August 2012

Assessing the Role of States in Disaster Recovery: Applying Plan Quality Techniques to State Recovery Plans, by Dylan Lee Sandler. A Masters Project submitted to the faculty of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Regional Planning in the Department of City and Regional Planning

Gavin Smith, Dylan Sandler, Mikey Goralnik. Assessing State Policy Linking Disaster Recovery, Smart Growth, and Resilience in Vermont Following Tropical Storm Irene. Vermont Journal of Environmental Law. Vol 15. 2013.

Berke, Philip, Ward Lyles, and Gavin Smith. 2014. Impacts of Federal and State Hazard Mitigation Policies on Local Land Use Policy, Journal of Planning Education and Research 34(1): 60-76.

Lyles, Ward, Philip Berke, and Gavin Smith. 2014. A Comparison of Local Hazard Mitigation Plan Quality in Six States, USA. Landscape and Urban Planning 122 (February): 89-99.

Smith, Gavin, Ward Lyles, Philip Berke. “The Role of the State in Building Local Capacity and Commitment for Hazard Mitigation Planning.” International Journal of Mass Emergencies and Disasters. July 2013.

Lyles, Ward, Phil Berke and Gavin Smith. 2013. “Do Planners Matter? Examining Factors Driving Incorporation of Land Use Approaches into Hazard Mitigation Plans.” Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, DOI:10.1080/09640568.2013.768973.

Berke, Philip, Gavin Smith, Ward Lyles. 2012. “Planning for Resiliency: Evaluation of State Hazard Mitigation Plans Under the Disaster Mitigation Act.” Natural Hazards Review, Vol. 13, No. 2: 139-150.

Berke, P. and Smith, G. 2010. “Hazard Mitigation, Planning, and Disaster Resiliency: Challenges and Strategic Choices for the 21st Century,” in Sustainable Development and Disaster Resiliency, Ed. Urbano Fra: Amsterdam, The Netherlands: IOS Press: pp. 1-23, 2009. (Book Chapter)

Glavovic, Bruce and Gavin Smith.  2014.  Adapting to Climate Change: Lessons from Natural Hazards Planning.  New York: Springer.

Smith, Gavin.  Applying Hurricane Recovery Lessons in the U.S. to Climate Change Adaptation: Hurricanes Fran and Floyd in North Carolina, USA.  2014.  Chapter 9, pp. 193-229.

Adapting to Climate Change: Lessons from Natural Hazards Planning, Eds. Bruce Glavovic and Gavin Smith.New York: Springer.

Bruce Glavovic and Gavin Smith.  Introduction: Learning from Natural Hazards Experience to Adapt to Climate Change.  2014.  Chapter 1, pp. 1-38.  Adapting to Climate Change: Lessons from Natural Hazards Planning, Eds. Bruce Glavovic and Gavin Smith.  New York: Springer.

Smith, Gavin.  Disaster Recovery in Coastal Mississippi (USA): Lesson Drawing from Hurricanes Camille and Katrina.  2014.  Chapter 14, pp. 339-368.  Adapting to Climate Change: Lessons from Natural Hazards Planning, Eds. Bruce Glavovic and Gavin Smith.  New York: Springer.

Smith, Gavin and Bruce Glavovic.  Conclusions, Recommendations, and Next Steps: Integrating Planning for Natural Hazards and Climate Change Adaptation.   2014.  Chapter 16, pp. 405-450. Adapting to Climate Change: Lessons from Natural Hazards Planning, Eds. Bruce Glavovic and Gavin Smith.  New York: Springer.

Smith, Gavin.  Disaster Recovery Funding: Achieving a Resilient Future? National Academy of Science, Institute of Medicine.  June 2014.  Commissioned by the National Academy of Science, Committee on Post-Disaster Recovery of a Community’s Public Health, Medical and Social Services.

Berke, Philip, Ward Lyles, and Gavin Smith.  2014.  Impacts of Federal and State Mitigation Policies on Local Land Use Policy. Journal of the Planning Education and Research. Vol. 34(1): 60-76.

Smith, Gavin.  Planning for Sustainable and Disaster Resilient Communities.  2014.  Chapter 9, pp. 249-279.  Hazards Analysis: Reducing the Impact of Disasters, Ed. John Pine (2nd edition).  Boca Raton, Florida: CRC Press.

Smith, Gavin.  2014.  Creating Disaster Resilient Communities: A New Hazards Risk Management Framework.  2014.  Chapter 10, pp. 281-308.  Hazards Analysis: Reducing the Impact of Disasters, Ed. John Pine.  (2nd edition).  Boca Raton, Florida: CRC Press.

Smith, Gavin.  Catastrophic Disaster Recovery: An Institutional Network Perspective.  2013. Chapter 12, pp. 281-300. Preparedness and Response to Catastrophic Disasters, edited by Richard A. Bissell. Boca Raton, Florida: CRC Press.

 

William Waugh, GSU

Project Title: Multi-Organizational Collaborative Leadership

William L. Waugh, Gregory Streib. Collaboration and Leadership for Effective Emergency Management. Public Administration Review. December 2006. Special Issue. (131-140) http://www.csus.edu/indiv/s/shulockn/Executive%20Fellows%20PDF%20readings/Waugh%20and%20Streib-collab%20leadership.pdf

Disaster Response and Social Resilience

Jennifer Horney, TAMU

Project Title: Measuring Post-Disaster Recovery Through Healthy Community Indicators

Horney JA, Dwyer C*, Aminto M*, Berke P, Smith G. Developing indicators to measure post-disaster community recovery. In press Disasters.

Dwyer C* and Horney JA. (2014) Qualitative research validating indicators of disaster recovery. PLoS Currents Disasters. 2014 Dec 16. Edition 1.doi: 10.1371/currents.dis.ec60859ff436919e096d51ef7d50736f.

 

Suzanne Pawlowksi, LSU

Project Title: Optimizing Knowledge Networks in Disaster Response

Van Scotter, J., Pawlowski, S.D., and Cu, T. “An Examination of the Interdependencies Among the Major Barriers to Coordination in Disaster Response,” submitted to the International Journal of Emergency Management.

Pawlowski, S.D., Cu, T., and Van Scotter, J. (2010) “Knowledge-related Barriers to Communication and Coordination in Disaster Response: A Delphi Study,” In A. Ciganek (ed.), Proceedings of the Southern Association for Information Systems, Atlanta, GA.

 

Brian Wolshon, LSU

Project Title: Evacuation Models and Dynamics

Dixit, V., Montz, T., and B. Wolshon, “Validation Techniques for Region-Level Microscopic Mass Evacuation Traffic Simulations,” Transportation Research Record: Journal of Transportation Research Board, No. 2229, 2011, pp. 66-74.

Wolshon, B., and V.V. Dixit, “Traffic Modeling and Simulation for Regional Multimodal Evacuation Analysis,” International Journal of Advanced Intelligence Paradigms, Vol. 4, No. 1, 2012.  pp. 71-82.

Naghawi, H. and B. Wolshon, “Performance of Multi-Modal Evacuation Traffic Networks: A Simulation Based Assessment,” ASCE Natural Hazards Review, August 2012, Vol. 13, No. 3, pp. 196 – 204.

Dixit, V., Wilmot, C., and B. Wolshon, “Modeling Risk Attitudes in Evacuation Departure Choices,” accepted for publication in the Transportation Research Record, August 2011.

Montz, T., V. Dixit, Wilmot, C., and B. Wolshon, “Assessing the Effectiveness of Flexible Response in Evacuations,” accepted for publication in ASCE Natural Hazards Review, February 2012.

Naghawi, H. and B. Wolshon, “Transit-Based Emergency Evacuation Modeling with Microscopic Simulation,” Journal of Transportation Safety and Security, June 2010, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 184 – 201.

Naghawi, H. and B. Wolshon, “Operation of Multimodal Transport Systems During Regional Mass Evacuations,” accepted for publication and in press for publication in the Transportation Research Record.

Dixit, V., Montz, T., and B. Wolshon, “Evacuation Traffic Dynamics and the Development of Maximum Sustainable Evacuation Traffic Flow Rates,” Paper #11-4115, TRB 90th Annual Meeting Compendium of Papers DVD, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington D.C., January 2011. [Available Online at: http://trid.trb.org/view.aspx?id=1093433]

 

Sudipta Sarangi

Project Title: Computational Network Modeling

Billand, P., C. Bravard, S. Sarangi. Aug. 2010. Strict Nash Networks and Partner Heterorgeneity. International Journal of Game Theory. DOI 10.1007/s00182-010-0252-8.

Billand, P., C. Bravard, S. Sarangi. 2010. Directed Networks with Spillovers. Journal of Public Economic Theory.

Billand, P., C. Bravard, S. Sarangi. 2010.The Insider-Outsider Model Reexamined. Games ISSN 2073-4336.

Sarangi, S. and Gilles, R. (2010) “Network formation under mutual consent and costly communication.” Mathematical Social Sciences. 60(3): 181-185.

Sarangi, S. and Unlu, E. (2010) “Key Players and Key Groups in Teams: A Network Approach Using Soccer Data.” DIW Berlin Discussion Paper series. PDF available.

 

Mary Lou Kelley, LSU

Project Title: Psychological Adjustment Following Coastal Disaster: Identification of Risk and Protective Factors for Families

Thompson, J.E., & Kelley, M.L. (Under Review). Posttraumatic Stress in Women after Hurricane Katrina: Predictors and Severity over Time. Traumatology.

Betty S. Lai, Mary Lou Kelley, Katherine M. Harrison, Julia E. Thompson, Shannon Self-Brown. Posttraumatic Stress, Anxiety, and Depression Symptoms Among Children After Hurricane Katrina: A Latent Profile Analysis. J Child and Family Studies. Springer. March 5, 2014.

Self-Brown, S., Lai, B., Thompson, J., McGill, T., & Kelly, M.L. (In Press). Posttraumatic stress disorder symptom trajectories in Hurricane Katrina affected youth. Journal of Affective Disorders. 147, 198-204.

Bosson, J. Vigna, Kelley, M.L., & Jones, G.N. (2012). Cognitive processing mediates the relation between religious coping and posttraumatic growth. Journal of Loss and Trauma, 17, 439-451.

Hernandez, B.C., Vigna, J.F., & Kelley, M.L. (2010). The Youth Coping Responses Inventory: Development and initial validation. Journal of Clinical Psychology. 66, 1008-1025.

Kelley, M.L., Self-Brown, S., Le, B., Vigna, J.F., Hernandez, B.C., Gorden, A.T. (2010). Predicting Post-Traumatic Stress Symptoms in Children Following Hurricane Katrina: A Prospective Analysis of the Effects of Parental Distress and Parenting Practices. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 23(5), 582–590. PDF available.

Kelley, M.L., Palcic, J., Vigna, J.F., Wang, J., Spell, A.W., Pellegrin, A., Davidson, Self-Brown, S., & Ruggiero, K. (2010). The Effects of Parenting Behavior on children’s Mental Health Post-Hurricane Katrina. In: R. P. Kilmer, V. Gil-Rivas, R.G. Tedeschi, & L.G. Calhoun (Eds.), Meeting the needs of children, families, and communities post-disaster: lessons learned from Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Vigna, J. F., Hernandez, B.C., Paasch, V., Gordon, A., & Kelley, M.L. (2009).  Positive adjustment in youth post-Katrina: The impact of child and maternal social support and coping. In K. E. Cherry (Ed), Lifespan perspectives on natural disasters: Coping with Katrina, Rita and other Storms.  NY:  Springer.

Adams, L.M., Thompson, J.E., & Kelley, M.L. (Under review). Predictors of Parenting Practices Post-Disaster: Maternal Variables. Journal of Family Studies. In review.

Vigna, J.F., Hernandez, B.C., Kelley, M.L., & Gresham, F.M. (2010). Coping behavior in hurricane-affected African American youth: Psychometric properties of the Kidcope. Journal of Black Psychology, 36, 98-121.

Vigna, J.F., Hernandez, B.C., & Kelley, M.L. (2009). Predicting Conduct Problems from Community and Family Violence: The moderating effects of Hurricane Katrina. Journal of Family Violence, 24, 597-605.

Kelley, M.L., Positive Adjustment in Youth Post-Katrina: The Impact of Child and Maternal Social Support and Coping. Cherry, K.E., ed. (2009). Lifespan Perspectives on Natural Disasters. Spring Science and Business Media. PDF available.

Kelley, M. L., Palcic, J., Vigna, J. F., Wang, J., Spell, A. W., Pellegrin, A., Davidson, Self-Brown, S., & K., Ruggiero, K.  (2010). The Effects of Parenting Behavior on children’s Mental Health Post-Hurricane Katrina. In: R. P. Kilmer, V. Gil-Rivas, R. G. Tedeschi, & L. G. Calhoun (Eds.), Meeting the Needs of Children, Families, and Communities Post-Disaster: Lessons Learned from Hurricane Katrina and Its Aftermath. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

JAMARRI AIKINS, LSU, Ph.D. Candidate (Department of Psychology); Thesis: Predictors of positive adjustment in children exposed to the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Hurricane Katrina, July 2012.

Adams, L. “Maternal Variables as Predictors of Parenting Practices Post-Disaster.”  Louisiana State University, Department of Psychology. Thesis successfully defended October, 2011.

Baumeister, A. “Examination of the relationships between academic achievement and traumatic following Hurricane Katrina.”  Louisiana State University. Dissertation 2011.

Gordon, A. T. (2011). “Assessing social support in children: the development and initial validation of the Social Support Questionnaire for Children.”  Louisiana State University. Dissertation in the Department of Psychology. August 2011.

Bosson, J.V. 2011. “Growth After the Storm: Cognitive Processing and Social Support as Mediators of the Relation Between Religious Coping and Posttraumatic Growth in Hurricane-Affected Women,” Louisiana State University dissertation in the Dept. of Psychology. December 2011

Walls, V.L. 2012. “Predictors of Resiliency in Women Affected by Hurricane Katrina”. Masters Thesis in the Department of Psychology, Louisiana State University. May 2012.

Kelley, M. L. (2011). “Psychological Risk and Resiliency: Children’s adjustment post-Katrina.” Paper presented at the United States Public Health Service Conference, New Orleans, June 2011.

 

Amy Donahue, UConn

Project Title: Risk Perceptions, Preferences and Preparedness

Donahue, A.K. 2011. “Ready or Not: How citizens and public officials perceive risk and preparedness.” Presented at the Public Management Research Conference, Syracuse, New York, June 4, 2011.

Donahue, A.K. (2010). UConn Survey Report Volume 1: Household Risk Perception, Preferences, and Preparedness. University of Connecticut, Department of Public Policy Disaster Risk Perception, Preferences, and Preparedness Project. PDF available.

Donahue, A.K. (2010). UConn Survey Report Volume 2: Local Government Officials Risk Perception, Preferences, and Preparedness. University of Connecticut, Department of Public Policy Disaster Risk Perception, Preferences, and Preparedness Project. PDF available.

Report: Donahue, A. May 2012. “Household Risk Perception, Preferences, and Preparedness.” UConn Department of Public Policy Disaster Risk Perception, Preferences, and Preparedness Project. Vol. 3

 

Peter Kelle, LSU

Project Title: Supply Chain Structure and Management

Boin, A., Kelle, P., Whybark, D.C., eds. (2010). Improving Disaster Supply Chain Management – Key Supply Chain Factors for Humanitarian Relief. International Journal of Production Economics, 126(1).

Kelle. Expected Value and Regret Models of Preparedness and Response for a Disaster Supply Chain Working Paper. Louisiana State University. Information Systems and Decision Sciences Department. June 2011

 

William Ribarsky, UNC-C

Project Title: Advanced Visual Analytics

Lane Harrison, Thomas Butkiewicz, Xiaoyu Wang, William Ribarsky, and Remco Chang. A Linked Feature Space Approach to Exploring LIDAR Data. SPIE Volume 7709: Visual Analytics for Homeland Defense and Security II 2010.

Li Yu, Aidong Lu, William Ribarsky, and Wei Chen. Digital Storytelling: Automatic Animation for Time-Varying Data Visualization. Accepted for publication. Computer Graphics Forum (2010) and Pacific Graphics 2010.