Selected Publications

Articles In Academic Journals

Year Title
2018 The increased risk of flooding in Hampton Roads: On the roles of sea level rise, storm surges, hurricanes, and the Gulf StreamMarine Technology Society Journal. 34-44.
2017 A modeling study of the role that bottom topography plays in Gulf Stream dynamics and in influencing the tilt of mean sea level along the U.S. East CoastOcean Dynamics. 651-664.
2017 Analysis of tidal amplitude changes using the emd methodContinental Shelf Research. 44-52.
2017 Editorial - The 6th International Workshop on Modeling the Ocean (IWMO 2014)Ocean Dynamics. 317-319.
2017 Editorial—the 7th international workshop on modeling the ocean (iwmo 2015)Ocean Dynamics. 1-3.
2017 Observations and operational model simulations reveal the impact of hurricane matthew (2016) on the gulf stream and coastal sea levelDynamics of Atmospheres & Oceans. 124-138.
2016 Can the Gulf Stream induce coherent short-term fluctuations in sea level along the U.S. East Coast?: A modeling studyOcean Dynamics. 207-220.
2016 Revisiting the problem of the Gulf Stream separation: on the representation of topography in ocean models with different types of vertical gridsOcean Modelling. 15-27.
2016 Sea level acceleration in the China SeasWater. 293.
2015 Detecting changes in the transport of the Gulf Stream and the Atlantic overturning circulation from coastal sea level data: The extreme decline in 2009-2010 and estimated variations for 1935-2012Global and Planetary Change. 23-36.
2015 Fish spawning aggregations: where well-placed management actions can yield big benefits for fisheries and conservationFish and Fisheries.
2015 Nonlinear sea-level trends and long-term variability on western European coastsJournal of Coastal Reserach.
2015 Sea level rise in Virginia- causes, effects and responseVirginia Journal of Science. 355-359.
2014 On the dynamics of low latitude, wide and shallow coastal system: Numerical simulations of the Upper Gulf of ThailandOcean Dynamics. 557-571.
2014 Sea level rise, spatially uneven and temporally unsteady: Why the U.S. East Coast, the global tide gauge record and the global altimeter data show different trendsGeophysical Reserach Letters. 5439-5444.
2014 Spatial variations of sea level along the coast of Thailand: Impacts of extreme land subsidence, earthquakes and the seasonal monsoonGlobal and Planetary Change. 70-81.
2013 Gulf Stream's induced sea level rise and variability along the U.S. mid-Atlantic coastJournal of Geophysical Research. 685-697.
2013 On the dynamics of strait flows: An ocean model study of the Aleutian passages and the Bering StraitOcean Dynamics. 243-263.
2013 Physical-biological interactions in a subarctic estuary: How do environmental and physical factors impact the movement and survival of beluga whales in Cook Inlet, Alaska?Journal of Marine Systems. 120-129.
2013 River discharge predicts spatial distributions of beluga whales in the upper Cook Inlet, Alaska, during early summerPolar Biology. 1077-1087.
2012 Extreme flows and unusual water levels near a Caribbean coral reef: was this a case of a "perfect storm"?Ocean Dynamics. 1045-1057.
2012 Is sea level rise accelerating in the Chesapeake Bay? A demonstration of a novel new approach for analyzing sea level dataGeophysical Research Letters. L19605.
2011 Editorial- The 2nd International Workshop on Modeling the Ocean (IWMO-2010)Ocean Dynamics. 1287-1289.
2011 Improving simulations of the upper-ocean by inclusion of surface waves in the Mellor-Yamada turbulence schemeJ. geophys. Res..
2011 Modeling and observations of high- frequency flow variability and internal waves at a Caribbean reef spawning aggregation siteOcean Dynamics. 581-598.
2010 Editorial: International Workshop on Modeling the Ocean (IWMO) special issue Part-1Ocean Dynamics. 299-300.
2010 On the dynamics and morphology of extensive tidal mudflats: Integrating remote sensing data with an inundation model of Cook Inlet, AlaskaOcean Dynamics. 1307-1318.
2010 The role of the Alaskan Stream in modulating the Bering Sea climateJ. geophys. Res..
2010 Tidal-driven mixing processes in a coastal ocean model with wetting and drying, In: International Workshop on Modeling the Ocean (IWMO) special issue Part-1Ocean Dynamics. 461-478.
2009 Combining remote sensing data and an inundation model to map tidal mudflat regions and improve flood predictions: a proof of concept demonstration in Cook Inlet, AlaskaGeophysical Research Letters.
2009 Combining remote sensing data and inundation modeling to map tidal mudflat regions and improve flood predictions: A proof of concept demonstration in Cook Inlet, AlaskaGeophys. Res. Lett..
2009 Improving oceanic overflow representation in climate models: the Gravity Current Entrainment Climate Process TeamBull. AMS. 657-670.
2009 Multi-core structure of the Kuroshio in the East China Sea from long-term transect observationsOcean Dynamics.
2008 On the movement of beluga whales in Cook Inlet, Alaska: Simulations of tidal and environmental impacts using a hydrodynamic inundation modelOceanography. 186-195.
2007 Baroclinic tidal flows and inundation processes in Cook Inlet, Alaska: Numerical modeling and satellite observationsOcean Dynamics. 205-221.
2007 Hurricane-induced motions and interaction with ocean currents, In: Recent Developments in Physical Oceanographic Modelling: Part 4Cont. Shelf Res. 1249-1263.
2006 Loop Current warming by Hurricane WilmaGeophys. Res. Lett..
2006 Topographic influence on overflow dynamics: Idealized numerical simulations and the Faroe Bank Channel overflowJ. geophys. Res..
2005 On the variability of the flow along the Meso-American Barrier Reef System: A numerical model study of the influence of the Caribbean Current and eddies. In: Physics of Estuaries and Coastal Seas (PECS-04) Special IssueOcean Dynamics. 458-475.


Year Title
1997 Wind waves on the Dead Seain: The Dead Sea: The Lake and Its Setting. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Conference Papers

Year Title
2009 Integration of Landsat imagery and an inundation model in flood assessment and predictions: A case study in Cook Inlet, Alaska

Research Overview

  • Physical oceanography, climate change and sea level rise, numerical modeling of ocean circulation, physical-biological interactions
  • Keywords

  • Oceanography : Physical Oceanography, climate change, sea level, ocean modeling
  • Education And Training

  • Ph.D. in Physical Oceanography, Florida State University 1989
  • M.Sc. in Atmospheric Sciences, Hebrew University of Jerusalem 1984
  • B.Sc. in Physics (major) and Mathematics (minor), Hebrew University of Jerusalem 1981
  • Full Name

  • Tal Ezer