Journal Publications

Zhou Z, Coco G, Townend I., Olabarrieta M., van der Wegen M., Gong Z., D'Alpaos A, Gao S, Jaffe B.E, Gelfenbaum G, He Q, Wang Y, Lanzoni S, Wang Z, Winterwerp H, Zhang C.  Is “Morphodynamic Equilibrium" an oxymoron? Earth Science Reviews. Accepted for publication.


Kaplan D, Olabarrieta M, Frederick P, Valle-Levinson A, 2016. Freshwater Detention by Oyster Reefs: Quantifying a Keystone Ecosystem Service. PLoS ONE 11, 12, e0167694, December 2016, 1-12.


Feddersen F, Olabarrieta M, Guza RT, Raubenheimer B and Elgar S. Dye transport observations and modelling at New River Inlet. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans. 121, 10, October 2016, 7819–7844.


Bertin X and Olabarrieta M. Infragravity waves in a wave dominated coastal inlet. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 121, June 2016, 1-18.


Feng X, Olabarrieta M and Valle-Levinson A. Storm induced Semidiurnal Perturbations to Surges in the US Eastern Seaboard. Continental Shelf Research, 114, 15 February 2016, 54–71.


Adams, P.N., K. Malone and M. Olabarrieta. Beach Morphodynamics Influenced by a Natural Tidal Inlet on the North Florida Atlantic Coast. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. Earth Surf. Process. Landforms, 41, 15 June 2016, 936–950.


Spydell, M.S., F. Feddersen, M. Olabarrieta, J. Chen, R. T. Guza, B. Raubenheimer, and S. Elgar. Observed and modeled drifters at a tidal inlet, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 120, July 2015, 4825–4844.


Olabarrieta, M., W.R. Geyer, and N. Kumar. The role of morphology and wave-current interaction at tidal inlets: An idealized modeling analysis, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 119, Dec 2014, 8818–8837.


Zhou, Z., G. Coco, M. Jimenez, M. Olabarrieta, M. van der Wegen and I. Townend. Morphodynamics of river-influenced back-barrier tidal basins: The role of landscape and hydrodynamic settings, Water Resour. Res., 50, Dec 2014, 9514–9535.


Zhou, Z., M. Olabarrieta, L. Stefanon, A. D'Alpaos, L. Carniello and G. Coco. A comparative study of physical and numerical modeling of tidal network ontogeny. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 119, 4,  April 2014, 892–912.


J. Vela, B. Perez, M. Gonzalez, L. Otero, M. Olabarrieta, M. Canals, and J. L. Casamor. Tsunami Resonance in Palma Bay and Harbor, Majorca Island, as Induced by the 2003 Western Mediterranean Earthquake. The Journal of Geology, 2014, 122, March 2014, 165–182.


Zhou, Z., L. Stefanon, M. Olabarrieta, A. D'Alpaos, L. Carniello and G. Coco. Analysis of the drainage density of experimental and modelled tidal networks, Earth Surf. Dynam., 2, Feb 2014, 105-116.


Coco, G., Z. Zhou, B. van Maanen, M. Olabarrieta, R. Tinoco, I. Townend. Morphodynamics of tidal networks: Advances and challenges, Marine Geology, 346, Dec 2013, 1-16.


Valle-Levinson, A., M. Olabarrieta, and A. Valle. Semidiurnal perturbations to the surge of Hurricane Sandy, Geophys. Res. Lett., 40, May 2013, 2211–2217.


Olabarrieta, M., J.C. Warner, B. Armstrong, J.B. Zambon and R. He. Ocean-atmosphere dynamics during Hurricane Ida and Nor'Ida: An application of the coupled ocean-atmosphere- sediment transport (COAWST) modeling system. Ocean Modelling, 43-44, 112-137, 2012.


Bastón, S., M. Olabarrieta, P. Lomónaco, F. Méndez and R. Medina.  Tsunami Response in Semi-enclosed Tidal Basins Using an Aggregated Model. J. Hydraul. Eng., 138 (8), Aug 2012, 744–751.


Kumar, N., G. Voulgaris, J.C. Warner and M. Olabarrieta. Implementation of the vortex force formalism in the coupled ocean-atmosphere-wave-sediment transport (COAWST) modeling system for inner shelf and surf zone applications. Ocean Modelling, 45, Feb 2012, 65-95.


Iglesias, O., G. Lastras, M. Canals, M. Olabarrieta, M. González, I. Aniel-Quiroga, L. Otero, R. Durán, D. Amblas, J. L. Casamor, E. Tahchi, S. Tinti and B. De Mol. The BIG'95 submarine and landslide-generated tsunami: A numerical simulation. The Journal of Geology, 120, 1, Jan 2012, 31-48.


Olabarrieta, M., J.C. Warner and N. Kumar. Wave-current interaction in Willapa Bay. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 116, Dec 2011, C12014, 1-27.


Olabarrieta, M., R. Medina, L. Otero and M. González. C3: A Finite Volume and Finite Difference hybrid model for tsunami propagation. Computers & Geosciences, 37, Aug 2011, 1003–1014.


Alvarez-Gomez, J.A., I. Aniel-Quiroga, M. Gonzalez, M. Olabarrieta and E. Carreno(F). Scenarios for earthquake-generated tsunamis on a complex tectonic area of diffuse deformation and low velocity: The Alboran Sea, Western Mediterranean. Marine Geology. 284, June 2011, 55-73.


Birkmann, J., Teichman, K.V., Welle, T., González, M., and M. Olabarrieta. The unperceived risk to Europe's coasts: tsunami and the vulnerability of Cadiz, Spain. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 10, Dec 2010, 2659-2675.


Olabarrieta, M., R. Medina and S. Castanedo. Effects of wave- current interaction on current profiles. Coast. Eng., 57, 7, July 2010, 643–655.


Alvarez-Ellacuria, A., A. Orfila, M. Olabarrieta, R. Medina, G. Vizoso, and J. Tintoré. A nearshore wave and current operational forecasting system. Journal of Coastal Research, 26, 3, May 2010, 503–509.


Alvárez Gómez, J.A., M. Olabarrieta, M. González, L. Otero, E. Carreño and J.M. Martínez- Solares. The Impact of Tsunamis on the Island of Majorca Induced by North Algerian Seismic sources. Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences, 19, 2010, 367-383.


V.V. Lima, J.M. Miranda, M.A. Baptista, J. Catalao, M. Gonzalez, M. Olabarrieta, J.A. Álvarez-Gómez, and E. Carreno. Impact of a 1755 like tsunami in Huelva, Spain. Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 10, Jan 2010, 139–148.


González, M., R. Medina, M. Olabarrieta, L. Otero. Tsunami hazard assessment in the southern coast of Spain.  Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences, 19, 2009, 351- 366.


Marcos, M., S. Monserrat, R. Medina, A. Orfila and M. Olabarrieta. External forcing of meteorological tsunamis at the coast of the Balearic Islands. Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, 34, 2009, 938–947.


Alvarez-Ellacuria, A., A. Orfila, M. Olabarrieta, L. Gómez-Pujol, R. Medina, J. Tintoré. An Alert System for Beach Hazard Management in the Balearic Islands. Coastal Management, 37, 6, 2009, 569 – 584.


Castanedo, S., J.A. Juanes, R. Medina, A. Puente, F. Fernandez, M. Olabarrieta and C. Pombo. Oil Spill Vulnerability Assessment integrating physical, biological and socio- economic aspects: Application to the Cantabrian Coast. Journal of Environmental Management, 91, 2009, 149- 159.


Olabarrieta, M., M.S. Castanedo and A.D. Gutiérrez. A local Operational Oceanography model. Procedures to establish a local operational system and its application in cantabrian coast. Sea Technology, 49, 8, 2008.


Dietrich, D., Tseng Y-H, R. Medina, M. Liste, M. Olabarrieta, S. Piacsek. Mediterranean Overflow Water (MOW) simulation using a coupled multiple- grid Mediterranean Sea/North Atlantic Ocean Model. Journal of Geophysical Research, 113, July 2008, C07027.


Olabarrieta, M., R. Medina, and P. Lomónaco. Efecto de la interacción ola- corriente en la propagación de la marea en estuarios. (wave-current interaction effects on the tidal propagation in estuaries). Ingeniería del Agua. 12, 4, Dec 2005, 329-343.

Referred Proceedings: 


Bertin, X. and M. Olabarrieta. An infragravity dominated inlet? The Proceedings of the Coastal Sediments 2015. doi:10.1142/9789814689977_0118. http://www.worldscientific.com/doi/abs/10.1142/9789814689977_0118


Castanedo, S., B. Perez-Diaz, A.J. Abascal, M. Cardenas, M. Olabarrieta, R. Medina, J. Receveur, E. Evrard, and J. Guyomarch. A high resolution operational oil spill model at Santander bay (Spain). International Oil Spill Conference Proceedings: May 2014, 2014, 1, 516-530.  http://ioscproceedings.org/doi/abs/10.7901/2169-3358-2014.1.516


Vela, J., B. Pérez, M. González, L. Otero, M. Olabarrieta, M. Canals, J.L. Casamor. Tsunami resonance in the Palma de Mallorca bay and harbor induced by the 2003 Iboumerdes-Zemmouri algerian earthquake (Western Mediterranean). Coastal Engineering Proceedings, 1, 32, currents.7., 2010. https://icce-ojs-tamu.tdl.org/icce/index.php/icce/article/view/1238


Castanedo, S., A.J. Abascal, R. Medina, F. Fernandez, M. Liste, M. Olabarrieta, "Development of a GIS-based oil spill risk assessment system," in OCEANS 2009 - EUROPE 1-6, 11-14 May 2009, doi: 10.1109/OCEANSE.2009.5278283 http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=5278283&isnumber=5278099


Olabarrieta, M., R. Medina, I.J. Losada, F.J. Mendez. Proceedings of the 5th Coastal Structures International Conference, 2, 1728-1739, World Scientific, CSt07, Venice, Italy, 2 – 4, July 2007. http://www.worldscientific.com/doi/abs/10.1142/9789814282024_0152


Olabarrieta, M., S. Castanedo, R. Medina, I.J. Losada and A.D. Gutierrez. An Operational Oceanography System for local areas in the Cantabrian Coast. Proceedings of the 17th International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, 3, 2007, 1728- 1735. ISBN 978-1-880653-68-5. http://www.isope.org/conferences/2007/isope-2007%20toc.htm


Blanco, R., M. Olabarrieta, A. Giardino, R. Banasiak, R. Verhoeve, and J. Monbaliu. Observed Suspended Sediment Profiles under the Effect of Single and Double Peaked Wave Spectra. Coastal Dynamics, 2005: 1-14. doi: 10.1061/40855(214)79, 2006. http://ascelibrary.org/doi/book/10.1061/9780784408551

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