Publications

This page last updated 24 June 2015

Note: For Merrick Haller's full CV, see his departmental page.

Refereed Journal Publications

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  1. Honegger, D.A., M.C. Haller, and J.A. Lerczak, "Horizontal and vertical current structure via UHF radar and ADCP at a tidal inlet mouth", in preparation for J. Atmos. Ocean. Tech., 2015.
  2. Porter, A., P. Lenee-Bluhm, M.C. Haller, H.T. Özkan-Haller, J.C. McNatt, and K. Rhinefrank, "Analyses of wave scattering and absorption produced by WEC arrays Part 1: Experiments", in preparation for Ocean Engineering, 2015.
  3. O’Dea, A. and M.C. Haller, "The impact of wave energy converter arrays on nearshore wave forcing", in preparation for Coastal Engineering, 2015.
  4. Honegger, D.A, M.C. Haller, W.R. Geyer, and G. Farquharson, "Recurring, oblique, internal hydraulic jumps at a stratified estuary mouth", under revision Geophys. Res. Lett., 2015.
  5. O’Dea, A. and M.C. Haller, "Effect of asymmetric directional spreading on the total radiation stress", J. Waterway, Port, Coastal, and Ocean Engineering, doi:10.1061/(ASCE)WW.1943-5460.0000305, 2015.
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  6. Díaz Méndez, G., M. Haller, B. Raubenheimer, S. Elgar, and D. Honegger, "Radar remote sensing estimates of waves and wave forcing at a tidal inlet", J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., Vol. 32, No. 4, pp.842-854, doi:10.1175/JTECH-D-14-00215.1, 2015.
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  7. Catalán, P.A., M.C. Haller, and W.J. Plant, "Microwave backscattering from surf zone waves", J. Geophys. Res.-Oceans, 119, pp.3098—3120, DOI: 10.1002/2014JC009880, 2014.
    This paper also featured in “Research Spotlight: Highlighting exciting new research from AGU journals”, Eos, Vol. 95, No. 46, Nov. 18, 2014
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  8. Wilson, G.W., H.T. Özkan-Haller, R.A. Holman, M.C. Haller, D.A. Honegger, and C.C. Chickadel, "Surf zone bathymetry and circulation predictions via data assimilation of remote sensing observations", J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 119, pp.1993—2016, DOI: 10.1002/2013JC009213, 2014.
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  9. Haller, M. C., D. Honegger, and P. A. Catalán, "Rip current observations via marine radar", INVITED TECHNICAL PAPER: J. Waterway, Port, Coastal, and Ocean Engineering, 140(2), 115-124, doi:10.1061/(ASCE)WW.1943-5460.0000229, 2014.
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  10. Holman, R.A. and M.C. Haller, "Remote sensing of the nearshore", Annual Review of Marine Science, 5:95—113, 2013.
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  11. Catalán, P.A., M.C. Haller, R.A. Holman, and W.J. Plant, "Optical and microwave detection of wave breaking in the surf zone", IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., vol. 49, no. 6, pp. 1879-1893, Jun. 2011.
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  12. Lee, C., J.-S. Jung, and M.C. Haller, "Asymmetry in directional spreading function of random waves due to refraction", J. Waterway, Port, Coastal, and Ocean Engineering, 136(1), 1-9, 2010.
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  13. Haller, M. C., and P. A. Catalán, "Remote sensing of wave roller lengths in the laboratory", J. Geophys. Res., 114, C07022, doi:10.1029/2008JC005185, 2009.
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  14. van Dongeren, A., N. Plant, A. Cohen, D. Roelvink, M.C. Haller, and P. Catalán, "Beach Wizard: Nearshore bathymetry estimation through assimilation of model computations and remote observations", Coastal Engineering, 55, 1016-1027, 2008.
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  15. Plant, N.G., K.T. Holland, and M.C. Haller, "Ocean Wavenumber Estimation from Wave-Resolving Time Series Imagery", IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., vol. 46, pp. 2644-2658, Sept. 2008.
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  16. Michalsen, D., M.C. Haller, and K.-D. Suh, "Wave reflection from nearshore depressions", J. Waterway, Port, Coastal, and Ocean Engineering, 134(1), 1-11, 2008.
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  17. Catalán, P.A. and M.C. Haller, "Remote sensing of breaking wave phase speeds with application to non-linear depth inversions", Coastal Engineering, 55, 93-111, 2008.
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  18. Haller, M.C. and H.T. Özkan-Haller, "Waves on unsteady currents", Physics of Fluids, 19, 126601, 2007. (See also Publisher's Note: Physics of Fluids, 20, 039901, 2008).
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  19. Suh, K.-D., T.-H. Jung, and M.C. Haller, "Long waves propagating over a circular bowl pit", Wave Motion, 42, 143-154, 2005.
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  20. Haas, K.A., I.A. Svendsen, M.C. Haller, and Q. Zhao, "Quasi 3-D modeling of rip current systems", J. Geophys. Res., 108 (C7), 3217, doi:10.1029/2002JC001355, 2003.
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  21. Haller, M.C. and D.R. Lyzenga, "Comparison of radar and video observations of shallow water breaking waves", IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., vol. 41, no. 4, pp. 832-844, Apr. 2003.
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  22. Haller, M.C., R.A. Dalrymple, and I.A. Svendsen, "Experimental study of nearshore dynamics on a barred beach with rip channels", J. Geophys. Res., 107 (C6), 3061, doi:10.1029/2001JC000955, 2002.
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  23. Haller, M.C. and R.A. Dalrymple, "Rip current instabilities", J. Fluid Mech., 433, 161-192, 2001.
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  24. Haller, M.C., Putrevu, U., Oltman-Shay, J., and R.A. Dalrymple, "Wave group forcing of low frequency surf zone motion", Coastal Engineering Journal, Vol. 41, No. 2, 121-136, 1999.
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  25. Chen, Q., Dalrymple, R.A., Kirby, J.T., Kennedy, A.B., and M.C. Haller, "Boussinesq modeling of a rip current system", J. Geophys. Res., 104 (C9), 20,617-20,637, 1999.
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Published Discussions

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  1. Holman, R.A, M.C. Haller, T.C. Lippmann, K.T. Holland, and B.E. Jaffe, "Advances in Nearshore Processes Research: Four Decades of Progress", Shore & Beach, Vol. 83, No. 1, Spring 2015.
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  2. Haller, M. and P. Catalán, "Detecting breaking ocean waves through microwave scattering", SPIE Newsroom, doi: 10.1117/2.1201006.003015, June 30, 2010.
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  3. Haller, M.C. and P.A. Catalán, Response to reply by J.P. Le Roux, Coastal Engineering, 55, 820-822, 2008.
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  4. Haller, M.C. and P.A. Catalán, "Discussion of 'A simple method to determine breaker height and depth for different deepwater wave height/length ratios and sea floor slopes', by J.P. Le Roux [Coastal Engineering 54 (2007) 271-277]", Coastal Engineering, 55, 181-184, 2008.
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Published Conference Proceedings

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  1. O’Dea, A.M. and M.C. Haller, "Analysis of the impacts of wave energy converter arrays on the nearshore wave climate", Proceedings of the 2nd Marine Energy Technology Symposium (METS2014) (peer-reviewed, refereed), paper#112, Seattle, WA, April 2014.
  2. Flores, R.P., P.A. Catalán, and M.C. Haller, Incorporating remotely-sensed roller properties into set-up estimations for random wave conditions, to appear in: Proceedings of Coastal Dynamics 2013, Nantes, France, 2013.
  3. Porter, A.K., M.C. Haller, and P. Lenee-Bluhm, Laboratory observations and numerical modeling of the effects of an array of wave energy converters, in Proceedings of 33rd ICCE 2012, Santander, Spain, doi:10.9753/icce.v33.management.67, 2012.
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  4. Haller, M.C., A. Porter, P. Lenee-Bluhm, K. Rhinefrank, E. Hammagren, T. Özkan-Haller, D. Newborn, "Laboratory observations of waves in the vicinity of WEC-arrays", Proceedings of European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (EWTEC 2011) (peer reviewed), Paper No.419, 2011.
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  5. Hovland, J., R. Paasch, and M. Haller, "Characterizing dangerous waves for ocean wave energy converter survivability", Proc. of 29th Intl. Conf. on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Eng. (peer reviewed), ASME, Shanghai, Paper No. OMAE2010-20421, 2010.
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  6. Haller, M.C., (Invited Paper) "Review of selected oceanic EM/EO scattering problems", Proc. SPIE Vol. 7588, Paper No. 7588-11, 2010.
  7. Lee, C., J.-S. Jung, and M.C. Haller, "Asymmetry in directional spreading function of sea waves due to refraction", Proc. of 28th Intl. Conf. on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Eng. (peer reviewed), ASME, Honolulu, Paper No. OMAE2009-79632, 2009.
  8. Shi, F., J.T. Kirby, M. Haller, and P. Catalán, "Modeling of surf zone bubbles using a multiphase VOF model", Proceedings of Coastal Engineering: 31st Intl. Conf., ASCE, Hamburg, Germany, pp. 157-169, 2008.
  9. Guannel, G., H. T. Özkan-Haller, and M.C. Haller, "Modeling undertow over a barred laboratory beach", Proceedings of Coastal Engineering: 31st Intl. Conf., ASCE, Hamburg, Germany, pp. 940-949, 2008.
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  10. Catalán, P., M. Haller, R. Holman, and W. Plant, "Surf zone breaking wave identification using marine radar", Proceedings of Coastal Engineering: 31st Intl. Conf., ASCE, Hamburg, Germany, pp. 60-72, 2008.
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  11. Lee, C., M.C. Haller, and J.-S. Jung, "Asymmetry in directional distribution due to refraction of real sea waves", Proc. of Coastal and Ocean Engineering in Korea, Mokpo, Korea, pp. 176-179, 2008.
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  12. Guannel,G., H. T. Özkan-Haller, M.C. Haller, and J.T. Kirby, "Influence of velocity moments on sand bar movement during CROSSTEX", Proceedings of Coastal Sediments '07, ASCE, pp. 28-41, 2007.
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  13. Dalon, M., M.C. Haller, and J. Allan, "Morphological Characteristics of Rip Current Embayments on the Oregon Coast", Proceedings of Coastal Sediments '07, ASCE, pp. 2137-2150, 2007.
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  14. Maddux, T.B., E.A. Cowen, D.L. Foster, M.C. Haller, and T.P. Stanton, "The Cross-Shore Sediment Transport Experiment (CROSSTEX)", Proceedings of Coastal Engineering: 30th Intl. Conf., ASCE, San Diego, CA, pp. 2547-2559, 2006.
  15. Kirby, J.T., H.T. Özkan-Haller, and M.C. Haller, "Seiching in a large wave flume", Proceedings of Coastal Engineering: 30th Intl. Conf., ASCE, San Diego, CA, pp.1159-1171, 2006.
  16. Cohen, A., A. van Dongeren, D. Roelvink, N. Plant, S. Aarninkhov, M. Haller, and P. Catalan, "Nowcasting of coastal processes through assimilation of model computations and remote observations", Proceedings of Coastal Engineering: 30th Intl. Conf., ASCE, San Diego, CA, pp. 3207-3219, 2006.
  17. Cobo, P.T., J.T. Kirby, M.C. Haller, H.T. Özkan-Haller, and J. Magalen, "Model simulations of bar evolution on a large-scale laboratory beach", Proceedings of Coastal Engineering: 30th Intl. Conf., ASCE, San Diego, CA, pp. 2566-2578, 2006.
  18. Haller, M.C. and A. Baptista, NANOOS-Pilot: "A collection of ocean observing tools for improving ocean safety and coastal design", Paper 2006-2316, 2006 ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings (peer reviewed), Chicago, IL, 2006.
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  19. Haller, M.C. and P. Catalán, "Measurement of shallow water breaking wave rollers", Proceedings of Coastal Dynamics 2005 (CD-ROM), Barcelona, Spain, ASCE, 2005.
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  20. Catalán, P. and M.C. Haller, "Nonlinear Phase Speeds and Depth Inversions", Proceedings of Coastal Dynamics 2005 (CD-ROM), Barcelona, Spain, ASCE, 2005.
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  21. Suh, K.D., T.H. Jung, and M.C. Haller, "Analytic solution for transformation of long waves propagating over a circular bowl pit", Proceedings of the Korean Society of Civil Engineering (in Korean), (CD-ROM), Kangwon-do, Korea, 2004.
  22. Haller, M.C. and H.T. Özkan-Haller, "Wave breaking and rip current circulation", Coastal Engineering 2002: Proc. of 28th Intl. Conf., ASCE, Cardiff, Wales, pp.705-717, 2002.
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  23. Haller, M.C. and D.R. Lyzenga, "Remote sensing of shallow water breaking waves", Proceedings of the Fourth International Symposium Waves 2001, ASCE, San Francisco, CA, pp. 241-250, 2001.
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  24. Haller, M.C., U. Putrevu, J. Oltman-Shay, and R.A. Dalrymple, "Low frequency surf zone response to wave groups.", Coastal Engineering 1998: Proc. of 26th Intl. Conf., ASCE, Copenhagen, Denmark, pp.1124-1137, 1998.
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  25. Haas, K.A., I.A. Svendsen, and M.C. Haller, "Numerical modeling of nearshore circulation on a barred beach with rip channels", Coastal Engineering 1998: Proc. of 26th Intl. Conf., ASCE, Copenhagen, Denmark, pp.801-814, 1998.
  26. Haller, M.C., R.A. Dalrymple, and I.A. Svendsen, "Experimental modeling of a rip current system", Waves 1997: Proceedings, pp.750-764, Virginia Beach, VA, 1997.
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  27. Haller, M.C., R.A. Dalrymple, and I.A. Svendsen, "Rip channels and nearshore circulation", Coastal Dynamics '97: Proceedings, pp.594-603, Plymouth, U.K., 1997.
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  28. Haller, M.C. and R.A. Dalrymple, "Looking for wave groups in the surf zone", Coastal Dynamics '95: Proceedings, pp.81-92, Gdynia, Poland, 1995.
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Technical Reports

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  • Haller, M.C. & T. Özkan-Haller, Physical-Environmental Effects of Wave and Offshore Wind Energy Extraction: A Synthesis of Recent Oceanographic Research, in: Boehlert, G., C. Braby, A. S. Bull, M. E. Helix, S. Henkel, P. Klarin, and D. Schroeder, eds., Oregon Marine Renewable Energy Environmental Science Conference Proceedings, U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Cooperative Agreement with Oregon State University M12AC00012, OCS Report BOEM 2013-0113, http://hdl.handle.net/1957/36650, 2013.
  • Rhinefrank, K., M. Haller, T. Ozkan-Haller, A. Porter, C. McNatt, P. Lenee-Bluhm, and E. Schumacher, Benchmark Modeling of the Near-Field and Far-Field Wave Effects of Wave Energy Arrays, Columbia Power Technologies Final Report, DE-EE0002658, U.S. Dept. of Energy, www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1060889/, 2013.
  • Özkan-Haller, H.T., J.C. Allan, J.A. Barth, M.C. Haller, R.A. Holman, and P. Ruggiero, "Sediment Transport Study: Baseline observations and modeling for the Reedsport wave energy site", for Oregon Wave Energy Trust (Portland, OR), http://hdl.handle.net/1957/15694, 36 pp., Dec. 2009.
  • Haller, M.C., R.A. Dalrymple, and I.A. Svendsen, "Experiments on rip currents and nearshore circulation: Data report", Res. Rep. CACR-00-04, Center for Applied Coastal Research, University of Delaware, 2000.
  • Haller, M.C. and R.A. Dalrymple, "Rip current dynamics and nearshore circulation, Center for Applied Coastal Research", Res. Rep. CACR-99-05, Center for Applied Coastal Research, University of Delaware, (Also PhD Thesis), 1999.