Selected Publications

Articles In Academic Journals

Year Title
2018 Extreme value analysis of wave climate in Chesapeake BayOcean Engineering. 22-36.
2018 Fully integrated modeling of surface water and groundwater in coastal areasJournal of Hydrodynamics. 441-452.
2018 Modeling two-dimensional infragravity motions on a fringing reefOcean Engineering. 256-267.
2017 Heavy metal distribution and groundwater quality assessment for a coastal area on a chinese islandPolish Journal of Environmental Studies. 733-745.
2015 3D numerical simulation of turbulence and sediment transport within a tidal inletCoastal Engineering. 13-26.
2015 A two-layer granular landslide model for tsunami wave generation: Theory and computationOcean Modelling. 40-55.
2015 Boussinesq modeling of spatial variability of infragravity waves on Fringing reefsOcean Engineering. 78-92.
2015 Modeling of SMF tsunami hazard along the upper US East Coast: Detailed impact around Ocean City, MDNatural Hazards. 705-746.
2015 On the shoaling of solitary waves in the presence of short random wavesJournal of Physical Oceanography. 792-806.
2014 A wave-resolving model for nearshore suspended sediment transportOcean Modelling. 33-49.
2014 Did a submarine landslide contribute to the 2011 Tohoku tsunami?Marine Geology. 344-361.
2014 Non-hydrostatic modeling of wave interactions with porous structuresCoastal Engineering. 84-98.
2014 Numerical simulation of infragravity waves in fringing reefs using a shock-capturing non-hydrostatic modelOcean Engineering. 54-64.
2013 Numerical study of turbulence and wave damping induced by vegetation canopiesCoastal Engineering. 68-78.
2012 Shock-capturing non-hydrostatic model for fully dispersive surface wave processesOcean Modelling. 22-35.
2012 The reduction of storm surge by vegetation canopies: Three-dimensional simulationsGeophysical Research Letter. doi: 10.1029/2012GL053577.
2011 A polydisperse two-fluid model for surf zone bubble simulationJournal of Geophysical Research. doi: 10.1029/2010JC006667.
2011 Hydrodynamic modeling of Changjiang Estuary: model skill assessment and large-scale structure impactsApplied Ocean Research. 69-78.
2010 Modeling quiescent phase transport of air bubbles induced by breaking wavesOcean Modelling. 105-117.
2007 Study of back-silting strength in the northern passage channel of Changjiang EstuaryActa Oceanologica Sinica. 56-64.
2006 Three dimensional hydrodynamic model of Yangtze EstuaryJournal of Hydrodynamics. 53-61.

Research Overview

  • Estuarine and Coastal Hydrodynamics, Coastal Hazard Assessment, Sediment Transport Dynamics, Wetland Hydrodynamics, Sea Level Rise Impacts, Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Expertise Keywords

  • Coastal Engineering
  • Education And Training

  • Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, University of Delaware 2012
  • M.S. in Civil Engineering, Tongji University 2006
  • B.S. in Civil Engineering, Tongji University 2003
  • Full Name

  • Gangfeng Ma