Model result: cnoidal waves propagating over a finite patch of mud.

Refereed Journal Articles

  1. Kim, J.-Y., Kaihatu, J.M., Chang, K.-A., Sun, S.-H., Huff, T.P., and Feagin, R.A. (2020). "Effect of cold-front induced waves along wetlands boundaries." Journal of Geophysical Research, doi: 10.1029/2020JC016603, in press.
  2. Aly, N.A., Luo, Y.-S., Casillas, G., McDonald, T.J., Kaihatu, J.M., Jun, M., Ellis, N., Gossett, S., Dodds, J.N., Baker, E.S., Bhandari, S., Chiu, W., and Rusyn, I. (2020). "Temporal and spatial analysis of per and polyfluoroalkyl substances in surface waters of Houston ship channel following a large-scale industrial fire incident." Environmental Pollution, doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2020.115009.
  3. Chuang, W.-L., Chang, K.-A., Kaihatu, J., Cienfuegos, R., and Mokrani, C. (2020). "Experimental study of force, pressure, and fluid velocity on a simplified coastal building under tsunami bore impact." Natural Hazards, doi: 10.1007/s11069-020-04027-3.
  4. Kennedy, A., Copp, A., Florence, M., Gradel, A., Gurley, K., Janssen, M., Kaihatu, J., Krafft, D., Lynett, P., Owensby, M., Pinelli, J.-P., Prevatt, D., Rogers, S., Rouche, D., and Silver, Z. (2020). "Hurricane Michael (2018) in the area of Mexico Beach, Florida." Journal of Waterway, Port, Coastal and Ocean Engineering, doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)WW.1943-5460.0000590.
  5. Ardani, S., and Kaihatu, J.M. (2019). "Evolution of high frequency waves in shoaling and breaking wave spectra." Physics of Fluids, 31, doi: 10.1063/1.5096179.
  6. Sun, S.-H., Chuang, W.-L., Chang, K.-A., Young, J.Y., Kaihatu, J.M., Huff, T., and Feagin, R. (2019). "Imaging based nearshore bathymetry measurement using an unmanned aircraft system." Journal of Waterway, Port, Coastal and Ocean Engineering, doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)WW.1943-5460.0000502.
  7. Ardani, S., and Kaihatu, J.M. (2018). "Optimization of bathymetry estimates for near-shore hydrodynamic models using Bayesian methods." Journal of Waterway, Port, Coastal and Ocean Engineering, doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)WW.1943-5460.0000472.
  8. Sandeepan, B.S., Panchang, V.G., Nayak, S., Krishna Kumar, K., and Kaihatu, J.M. (2018). "Performance of the WRF model for surface wind prediction around Qatar." Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, doi: 10.1175/JTECH-D-17-0125.1.
  9. Safak, I., Sheremet, A., Davis, J.R., and Kaihatu, J.M. (2017). "Nonlinear wave dynamics in the presence of mud-induced dissipation on Atchafalaya Shelf, Louisiana, USA." Coastal Engineering, 130, 52-64.
  10. Lee, W., McLaughlin, P.W., and Kaihatu, J.M. (2017). "Parameterization of maximum significant wave heights in coastal regions due to hurricanes." Journal of Waterway, Port, Coastal and Ocean Engineering, 143(2), doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)WW.1943-5460.0000362.
  11. Tahvildari, N., Kaihatu, J.M., and Saric, W. (2016). "Generation of long subharmonic internal waves by surface waves." Ocean Modelling, 106, 12-26.
  12. Liao, Y.-P., and Kaihatu, J.M. (2016). "The effect of wind variability and domain size on predicting nearshore wave energy near Doha, Qatar." Applied Ocean Research, 55, 18-36.
  13. Liao, Y.-P., and Kaihatu, J.M. (2016). "Numerical investigation of wind waves in the Persian Gulf: bathymetry effects." Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 33, 17-31.
  14. Liu, K., Chen, Q.J., and Kaihatu, J.M. (2016). "Modeling wind effects on shallow water waves." Journal of Waterway, Port, Coastal and Ocean Engineering, doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)WW.1943-5460.0000314.
  15. Liao, Y.-P., Safak, I., Kaihatu, J.M., and Sheremet, A. (2015). "Nonlinear and directional effects on wave predictions over muddy bottoms: central chenier plain coast, western Louisiana shelf, USA." Ocean Dynamics, 65, 1567-1581.
  16. Tian, M., Sheremet, A., Kaihatu, J.M., and Ma, G. (2015). "On the shoaling of solitary waves in the presence of short random waves." Journal of Physical Oceanography, 45, 792-806.
  17. Sharma, A., Panchang, V.G., and Kaihatu, J.M. (2014). "Modeling nonlinear wave-wave interactions with the elliptic mild slope equation." Applied Ocean Research, 48, 114-125.
  18. Tolman, H.L., Banner, M.L., and Kaihatu, J.M. (2013). "The NOPP operational wave model improvement project." Ocean Modelling, 70, 2-10.
  19. Safak, I., Sahin, C., Kaihatu, J.M., and Sheremet, A. (2013). "Modeling wave-mud interaction on the Atchafalaya shelf, Louisiana, USA." Ocean Modelling, 70, 75-84.
  20. Kaihatu, J.M., and Tahvildari, N. (2012). "The combined effect of wave-current interaction and mud-induced damping on nonlinear wave evolution." Ocean Modelling, 41, 22-34.
  21. Manian, D., Kaihatu, J.M., and Zechman, E.M. (2012). "Using genetic algorithms to optimize bathymetric sampling for predictive model input." Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 29, 464-477.
  22. Sheremet, A., Kaihatu, J.M., Su, S.-F., Smith, E.R., and Smith, J.M. (2011). "Nonlinear modeling of wave propagation over fringing reefs." Coastal Engineering, 58, 1125-1137.
  23. Tahvildari, N., and Kaihatu, J.M. (2011). "Optimized determination of viscous mud properties using a nonlinear wave-mud interaction model." Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 28, 1486-1503.
  24. Xu, K., Harris, C.K., Hetland, R.D., and Kaihatu, J.M. (2011). "Dispersal of Mississippi and Atchafalaya sediment on the Texas-Louisiana shelf; model estimates for the year 1993." Continental Shelf Research, 31, 1558-1575.
  25. Irish, J.L., Frey, A.E., Rosati, J.D., Olivera, F., Dunkin, L.M., Kaihatu, J.M., Ferreira, C.M., and Edge, B.L. (2010). "Potential implications of global warming and barrier island degradation on future hurricane inundation, property damages, and population impacted." Ocean and Coastal Management, 53, 645-657.
  26. Frey, A.E., Olivera, F., Irish, J.L., Dunkin, L.M., Kaihatu, J.M., Ferreira, C.M., and Edge, B.L. (2010). "The impact of climate change on hurricane flooding inundation, population affected, and property damages in Corpus Christi." Journal of American Water Resources Association, 46, 1049-1059.
  27. Ewing, L.C., Stauble, D.K., Work, P.A., Edge, B.L., Rogers, S.M., Loeffler, M.U., Kaihatu, J.M., Overton, M.D., Waters, J.P., Suzuki, K., Dean, R.G., Wiggins, C.E., and Gregory, G.H. (2009). "Field investigation of Hurricane Ike impacts to the upper Texas coast." Shore and Beach, 77 (2), 9-23.
  28. Plant, N.G., Edwards, K.L., Kaihatu, J.M., Veeramony, J., Hsu, L., and Holland, K.T. (2009). "The effect of bathymetric filtering on nearshore process model results." Coastal Engineering, 56, 484-493.
  29. Kaihatu, J.M. (2009). "Application of a nonlinear frequency-domain wave-current interaction model to shallow water recurrence effects in random waves." Ocean Modeling, 26, 190-205.
  30. Irish, J.L., Augustin, L.N., Balsmeier, G.E., and Kaihatu, J.M. (2008). "Wave dynamics in coastal wetlands: A state-of-the-art review with emphasis on wetland functionality for storm damage reduction." Shore and Beach, 76 (3), 52-56.
  31. Allard, R.A., Dykes, J.D., Hsu, Y.L.-H., Kaihatu, J.M., and Conley, D.C. (2008). "A real-time nearshore wave and current prediction system." Journal of Marine Systems, 69, 37-58.
  32. Keen, T.R., Rogers, W.E., Dykes, J.D., Kaihatu, J.M., and Holland, K.T. (2007)."Determining heterogeneous bottom friction distributions using a numerical wave model." Journal of Geophysical Research, 112, doi: 10.1029/2005JC003309.
  33. Kaihatu, J.M., Sheremet, A., and Holland, K.T. (2007). "A model for the propagation of nonlinear surface waves over viscous muds." Coastal Engineering, 54, 752-764.
  34. Kaihatu, J.M., Veeramony, J., Edwards, K.L., and Kirby, J.T. (2007). "Asymptotic behavior of frequency and wavenumber spectra of nearshore shoaling and breaking waves." Journal of Geophysical Research, 112, doi: 10.1020/2006JC003817.
  35. Rogers, W.E., Kaihatu, J.M., Hsu, Y.H.-L., Jensen, R.E., Dykes, J.D., and Holland, K.T. (2007). "Forecasting and hindcasting with the SWAN model in the Southern California Bight." Coastal Engineering, 54, 1-15.
  36. Chen, Q.J., Kaihatu, J.M., and Hwang, P.A. (2004). "Incorporation of the wind effects onto a Boussinesq model" Journal of Waterway, Port, Coastal and Ocean Engineering, 127(2), 113-121.
  37. Narayanan, C., Rama Rao, V.N., and Kaihatu, J.M. (2004). "Model parameterization and experimental design issues in nearshore bathymetry inversion." Journal of Geophysical Research, 109, doi: 10.1029/2002JC001756.
  38. Allard, R.A., Kaihatu, J.M., Hsu, Y.L.-H., and Dykes, J.D. (2002). "The Integrated Ocean Prediction System (IOPS)." Oceanography, 15, 67-76.
  39. Rogers, W.E., Kaihatu, J.M., Petit, H.A.H., Booij, N., and Holthuijsen, L.H. (2002). "Diffusion reduction in an arbitrary scale third generation wind wave model." Ocean Engineering, 29, 1357-1390.
  40. Kaihatu, J.M. (2001). "Improvement of parabolic nonlinear dispersive wave model." Journal of Waterway, Port, Coastal and Ocean Engineering, 127(2), 113-121.
  41. Kaihatu, J.M., Handler, R.A., Marmorino, G.O., and Shay, L.K. (1998). "Empirical orthogonal function analysis of ocean surface currents using complex and real-vector methods." Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 15(4), 927-941.
  42. Kaihatu, J.M. and Kirby, J.T. (1998). "Two-dimensional parabolic modeling of extended Boussinesq equations." Journal of Waterway, Port, Coastal and Ocean Engineering, 124(2), 57-67.
  43. Work, P.A., and Kaihatu, J.M. (1997). "Wave transformation at Pensacola Pass, FL." Journal of Waterway, Port, Coastal and Ocean Engineering, 123(6), 314-321.
  44. Kaihatu, J.M. and Kirby, J.T. (1995). "Nonlinear transformation of waves in finite water depth." Physics of Fluids, 7(8), 1903-1914.