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

Refereed Journal Articles

  1. 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, accepted and in press.
  2. 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.
  3. Tahvildari, N., Kaihatu, J.M., and Saric, W. (2016). "Generation of long subharmonic internal waves by surface waves." Ocean Modelling, doi: 10.1016/j.ocemod.2016.07.004.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. Tolman, H.L., Banner, M.L., and Kaihatu, J.M. (2013). "The NOPP operational wave model improvement project." Ocean Modelling, 70, 2-10.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. 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.
  27. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. 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.
  31. 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.
  32. Kaihatu, J.M. (2001). "Improvement of parabolic nonlinear dispersive wave model." Journal of Waterway, Port, Coastal and Ocean Engineering, 127(2), 113-121.
  33. 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.
  34. 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.
  35. 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.
  36. Kaihatu, J.M. and Kirby, J.T. (1995). "Nonlinear transformation of waves in finite water depth." Physics of Fluids, 7(8), 1903-1914.