Coastal Hazards Modeling
Coastal Wave Surge Modeling
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.
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.
Blanton, B., R. Luettich, P. Vickery, J. Hanson, 2010, “North Carolina Floodplain Mapping Program, Submittal Number Two, Report on Tidal and Storm Validation Studies, March 26, 2010, 183p.
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.
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, 329-358, 2011.
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.
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 Analyses of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita ,” Monthly Weather Review, 138, 378-404, 2010.
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.
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.
Schwab, A., R. Luettich and G. Smith, Coastal Hazards Colloquium: Final Report, Department of Homeland Security, September 2009, 37p.
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.
E. M. Tromble et al., Estuarine and Coastal Modeling, Proc. of the Twelfth Int’l Conference, M.L. Spaulding (eds.), ASCE, pp. 510-527, 2012.
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.
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.
Coastal Hazard Modeling with Sea Level Rise and Educational Opportunities
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.
Downscaling Storm Surge Models for Engineering Applications
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.
A Hydrologic Modeling System for Coastal Environments
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.
Engineering to Enhance the Resilience of the Built and Natural Environment
In-Situ Scour Evaluation Probe
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), to appear in print April 2014.
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 Record, 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.
Key, Austin “Data Reduction Protocol for Assessment of Erosion Parameters Using ISEP,” MCE Project, January 2012. North Carolina State University.
Mahdi Khalilzad “Performance Limit States of Embankment Dams and Emerging Failure Modes Under Coupled Flow Deformation Conditions” Ph.D. Dissertation, North Carolina State University, May 2013.
Caruso, C.W. and Gabr, M., (2011), “In Situ Assessment of Scour Potential with Depth Using Jetting Approach,” GeoFrontiers-2011, ASCE, pp. 1483-1492.
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.
Gabr, M. “Limit States Approach for Coupled Seepage-Deformation Analysis of Earth Embankments” conference proceedings paper, Dam Safety, Washington, D.C., September 2011. (award winning paper)
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.
Evolving and Engineered Landforms
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.
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.
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.
System Observability, Diagnosis and Prognosis
Elsaid, A.H. 2012. “Vibration-Based Damage Detection of Scour in Coastal Bridges.” PhD Thesis, Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering, NCSU, http://www2.lib.ncsu.edu/catalog/record/NCSU2641942
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. doi:10.1061/(ASCE)BE.1943-5592.0000372
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., Dickey, D., Seracino, R. and Rizkalla, S., Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing (2011), doi:10.1016/j.ymssp.2011.06.009.
Mosavi, A.A., 2010. “Vibration-Based Damage Detection and Health Monitoring of Bridges” PhD Dissertation, Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering, NCSU, http://www2.lib.ncsu.edu/catalog/record/NCSU2280902
Infrastructure Modeling: Decision Technologies
R. Loggins, W. Wallace, B. Cavdaroglu. “MUNICIPAL: A Decision Technology for the Restoration of Critical Infrastructures”. Conference Proceedings. Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference. pp. 10. 2013.
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, In Print. 2011.
Wallace W.A., Cavdaroglu B., Khan S., Loggins R., “Transportation and the Social Resiliency of a Community,” Proceedings of the DHS Science Conference – Fifth Annual DHS University Summit, Washington DC, 2011. PDF available. http://www.homelandsecurity.org/DHSUnivSummit2011/Wallace_WhitePaper_09May11.pdf
Wallace, A., Cavdaroglu, B., and Loggins, R. April 5, 2012. Qualitative Assessment of MUNICIPAL: Wilmington, NC Trip November, 2011: Report prepared for Warren Lee, New Hanover County Emergency Management.
Planning for Resilience
Anaylsis of Federal Mitigation Policy in the U.S.: Mitigation Plans, Expenditures, Civic Engagement and Local Capability
Lyles, Ward, Philip Berke, and Gavin Smith. 2014. A Comparison of Local Hazard Mitigation Plan Quality in Six States, USA. Landscape and Urban Planning (forthcoming)
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
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, Philip and Bruce Galvovic. 2012. Ecosystem Services and Disaster Resiliency. International Journal of Mass Emergencies and Disasters 30(2): 182-197.
Berke, Philip and Gavin Smith. Book Chapter titled, “Hazard Mitigation, Planning and Disaster Resiliency: Challenges and Strategic Choices for the 21st Century” in Planning the Risk: Spatial Planning as a Strategy for Mitigation and Adaptation to Natural Hazards, Ed. Urban Fra. Amsterdam: ISO Press: pp. 1-23, 2009.
Disaster Recovery Planning
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.
Disaster Response and Social Resilience
Risk Perceptions, Preferences and Preparedness
Psychological Adjustments Following Coastal Disasters: Identification of Risk and Protective Factors for Families
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.
Self-Brown, S., Lai, B., Thompson, J., McGill, T., & Kelly, M.L. (2013). 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.
Self-Brown, S., Lai, B.S, Thompson, J.E., McGill, T., & Kelley, M.L. (2012). Posttraumatic stress disorder symptom trajectories in Katrina affected youth. Journal of Affective Disorders, 147(1-3), 198-204.
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., Bosson, J.V., Hernandez, B.C., Gordon, A.T. (2010). Predicting posttraumatic stress symptoms in children following Hurricane Katrina: A prospective analysis of the effect of parental distress and parenting practices. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 22, 1-9.
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.