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A Selection of the Group's recent Publications

Book, Book Chapters, Invited Papers and Articles

  1. Babanin, A.V., 2011: “Breaking and Dissipation of Ocean Surface Waves”, Book, Cambridge University Press, 480p
  2. Babanin, A.V., and S. Zieger, 2011: “Faster winds and bigger waves have wide implications”, The Conversation,

Papers in Refereed Journals

  1. Rogers, W.E., A.V. Babanin, and D.W. Wang, 2012: “Observation–based input and whitecapping–dissipation in a model for wind–generated surface waves: Description and simple calculations”, Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, accepted on the 18th of February 2012
  2. Young, I.R., J. Vinoth, S. Zieger, A.V. Babanin, 2012: “Investigation of trends in extreme value wave height and wind speed”, Journal of Geophysical Research, accepted on the 4th of February 2012
  3. Galchenko, A., A.V. Babanin, D. Chalikov, I.R. Young, and B.K. Haus, 2012: “Influence of wind forcing on modulation and breaking of deep–water groups”, Journal of Physical Oceanography , accepted on the 15th of November 2011
  4. Young, I.R., S. Zieger, and A.V. Babanin, 2011: “Response to Comment on 'Global trends in wind speed and wave height'”, Science, 334, 166–167
  5. Toffoli, A., A.V. Babanin, M.A. Donelan, B.K. Haus, and D. Jeong, 2011: “Estimating sea spray concentration with the laser altimeter”, Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 28 (9), 1177–1183
  6. Young, I.R., S. Zieger, and A.V. Babanin, 2011: “Global trends in wind speed and wave height”, Science, 332, 451–455
  7. Pleskachevsky, A., M. Dobrynin, A.V. Babanin, H. Gunther, and E. Stanev, 2011: “Turbulent diffusion due to ocean surface waves indicated by suspended particulate matter. Implementation of satellite data into numerical modelling”, Journal of Physical Oceanography, 41, 708–724
  8. Toffoli, A., L. Cavaleri, A.V. Babanin, M. Benoit, E.M. Bitner–Gregersen, J. Monbaliu, M. Onorato, A.R. Osborne, and C.T. Stansberg, 2011: “Occurrence of extreme waves in three dimensional mechanically generated wave fields propagating over an oblique current”, Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 11, 895–903
  9. Babanin, A.V., T.–W. Hsu, A. Roland, S.–H. Ou, D.–J. Doong, and C.C Kao, 2011: “Spectral modelling of Typhoon Krosa”, Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 11, 501–511
  10. Smith, G., A.V. Babanin, P. Riedel, I.R. Young, S. Oliver, and G. Hubbert, 2011: “Introduction of a new friction routine into the SWAN model that evaluates roughness due to bedform and sediment size changes”, Coastal Engineering, 58, 317–326
  11. Babanin, A.V, T. Waseda, T. Kinoshita, and A. Toffoli, 2011: “Wave breaking in directional fields”, Journal of Physical Oceanography, 41, 145–156

Refereed Conference Papers

  1. Babanin, A.V., 2012: “Swell attenuation due to wave–inudced turbulence”, Proceedings of International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering (OMAE), accepted on the 15th of March, 2012
  2. Babanin, A.V., 2011: “Change of regime of air–sea interactions in extreme weather conditions”, Proceedings of the 20th Australasian Coastal and Ocean Engineering Conference and the 13th Australasian Port and Harbour Engineering Conference, 28–30 September 2011, Perth, Western Australia, 5p
  3. Babanin, A.V., T. Waseda, I. Shugan, H.–H. Hwung, 2011: “Modulational instability in directional wave fields and extreme wave events”, Proceedings of the ASME 2011 30th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering OMAE2011, July 19–24, 2011, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 7p

Conference papers

  1. Babanin, A.V., H.–H. Hwung, I. Shugan, A. Roland, A. van der Westhuysen, A. Chawla, and C. Gautier 2011: “Nonlinear waves on collinear currents with horizontal velocity gradient”, Proceedings of the 12th International Workshop on Wave Hindcasting and Forecasting and 3rd Coastal Hazards Symposium, Big Island, Hawaii, October 30 –November 4, Sponsors: U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory, Environment Canada, WMO/IOC Joint Technical Commission for Oceanography and Marine Meteorology (JCOMM), 24p
  2. Zieger, S., A.V. Babanin, W.E. Rogers, and I.R. Young, 2011: “Observation–based dissipation and input terms for WAVEWATCH III : implementation and simple simulations”, Proceedings of the 12th International Workshop on Wave Hindcasting and Forecasting and 3rd Coastal Hazards Symposium, Big Island, Hawaii, October 30 –November 4, Sponsors: U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory, Environment Canada, WMO/IOC Joint Technical Commission for Oceanography and Marine Meteorology (JCOMM), 12p

Short Conference Papers and Abstracts

  1. Iafratti, A., norato, M., and A. Babanin, 2012: “Kinematics of modulated wave trains in presence of wave breaking events”, Geophysical Research Abstracts, EGU General Assembly 2012, Vienna, Austria, 22 – 27 April 2012, accepted on the 11th of February
  2. Ghantous, M., A.V. Babanin, D. Chalikov, 2012: “Non–breaking wave induced ocean mixing”, Geophysical Research Abstracts, EGU General Assembly 2012, Vienna, Austria, 22 – 27 April 2012, accepted on the 11th of February
  3. Puscasu, R., A.V. Babanin, M. Stiassnie, and I.R. Young, 2012: “On computing nonlinear wave–wave interactions – open questions and latest developments”, Geophysical Research Abstracts, EGU General Assembly 2012, Vienna, Austria, 22 – 27 April 2012, accepted
  4. Ribal, A., M. Stiassnie, A.V. Babanin, and I.R. Young, 2012: “On the instability of wave–fields with JONSWAP spectra to inhomogeneous disturbances, and the consequent long–time evolution”, Geophysical Research Abstracts, EGU General Assembly 2012, Vienna, Austria, 22 – 27 April 2012, accepted on the 11th of February
  5. Ting, C.–H., A.V. Babanin, and D. Chalikov, 2012: “Dependence of Drag Coefficient on the Wind Gustiness”, Geophysical Research Abstracts, EGU General Assembly 2012, Vienna, Austria, 22 – 27 April 2012, accepted on the 11th of February
  6. Babanin, A.V., 2012: “Swell dissipation function for wave models”, Geophysical Research Abstracts, EGU General Assembly 2012, Vienna, Austria, 22 – 27 April 2012, accepted on the 11th of February
  7. Manasseh, R. Y. Zhu, Y., H. Chanson, A. Ooi, A.V. Babanin, and I. Bobevski, 2012: “The influence of thresholding passive bubble–acoustic signals on the quantification of physical effects”, Proceedings of Acoustics 2012, Hong Kong, China, 13 – 18 May 2012, accepted on the 16th of December 2011
  8. Vakhguelt, A., and A. Babanin, 2011: “Influence of water droplet size variations on propagation of the pressure wave above water surface”, Geophysical Research Abstracts, EGU General Assembly 2011, Vienna, Austria, 3 – 8 April 2011
  9. Toffoli, A., A. Babanin, and J. McConochie, 2011: “Field observations of the mixed–layer depth in the Indian Ocean: effect of wave–induced turbulence”, Geophysical Research Abstracts, EGU General Assembly 2011, Vienna, Austria, 3 – 8 April 2011
  10. Ting, C.–H., A. Babanin, and D. Chalikov, 2011: “Dependence of drag coefficient on the directional spreading of ocean waves”, Geophysical Research Abstracts, EGU General Assembly 2011, Vienna, Austria, 3 – 8 April 2011
  11. Chalikov, D., and A. Babanin, 2011: “Numerical investigation of breaking waves in spectral environment”, Geophysical Research Abstracts, EGU General Assembly 2011, Vienna, Austria, 3 – 8 April 2011
  12. Babanin, A., and D. Chalikov, 2011: “Numerical investigation of turbulence generation in non–breaking potential waves”, Geophysical Research Abstracts, EGU General Assembly 2011, Vienna, Austria, 3 – 8 April 2011
  13. Galchenko, A., A. Babanin, and D. Chalikov, 2011: “Influence of wind forcing on evolution and breaking of nonlinear wave groups”, Geophysical Research Abstracts, EGU General Assembly 2011, Vienna, Austria, 3 – 8 April 2011
  1. Galchenko, A, Babanin, A., Chalikov, D., Young I.R. Haus. B. “Influence of wind forcing on modulation and dbreaking of deep–water wave groups”, Journal of physical oceanography, 2011, 41, No12
  2. Chalikov, D. “The Transformation of harmonic deep water waves”, Fundamental and Applied Hydrophysics, 2011, 3(9), 14–2 (in Russian)
  3. Chalikov, D.V. "The portrait of wave–killer", Fundamental and Applied Hydrophysics, 2011, 4(7) (In Russian)
  4. Chalikov, D., and S. Rainchik (2011) “Coupled numerical modelling of wind and waves and theory of the wave boundary layer”, Boundary–Layer Meteorol., Volume 138, Issue 1, pp.1–41

Papers in refereed journals

  1. Bitner–Gregersen M. E., Toffoli A., 2012. “On the probability of occurrence of rogue waves”, Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., (Accepted February 2012, Invited paper).
  2. Onorato M., Proment D., Toffoli A., 2011. “Triggering rogue waves in opposing currents”, Phys. Rev. Lett.,107, 184502, doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.107.184502
  3. Toffoli A., Babanin A. V., Donelan M. A., Haus B. K., Jeong D., 2011. “Estimating sea spray volume with a laser altimeter”, J. Atmos. Ocean. Technol., 28(9), 1177–1183, doi: 10.1175/2011JTECH827.1
  4. Toffoli A., Bitner–Gregersen E. M., Osborne A. R., Serio M., Monbaliu J., Onorato M., 2011. “Extreme waves in random crossing seas: Laboratory experiments and numerical simulations”, Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, L06605, doi:10.1029/2011GL046827.
  5. Toffoli A., Cavaleri L., Babanin A. V., Benoit M., Bitner–Gregersen E. M., Monbaliu J., Onorato M., Osborne A. R. and Stansberg C. T., 2011. “Occurrence of extreme waves in three dimensional mechanically generated wave fields propagating over an oblique current”, Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 11, 895–903 (Invited paper).
  6. Toffoli A., Bitner–Gregersen E. M., 2011. “Extreme and rogue waves in directional wave fields”, The Open Ocean Eng. J., 4, 24–33 (Invited paper).
  7. Babanin A.V, Waseda T., Kinoshita T., Toffoli A., 2011. “Wave breaking in directional fields”, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 41(1), 145–156, doi: 10.1175/2010JPO4455.1

Refereed conference papers

  1. Toffoli A., Bitner–Gregersen E. M., Suslov S. A., Onorato M., 2012. “Statistics of wave orbital velocity in deep water random directional wave fields”, Proc. Int. Conf. Offshore Mech. Artic Eng., June 10–15, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, paper OMAE2012–83826
  2. Bitner–Gregersen E. M., Toffoli A., 2012. “A semi–empirical wave crest distribution for random directional wave fields”, Proc. Int. Conf. Offshore Mech. Artic Eng., June 10–15, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil, paper OMAE2012–83844
  3. Toffoli A., Chai S., Bitner–Gregersen E., Pistani F., 2011. “Probability of occurrence of extreme waves in three dimensional mechanically generated wave fields: a comparison with numerical simulations”, Proc. Int. Conf. Offshore Mech. Artic Eng., June 19–24, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, paper OMAE2011–49198. (ERA–A)
  1. Rastigejev, Y., Suslov, S.A. and Lin, Y.–L. “Effect of ocean spray on vertical momentum transport under high–wind conditions”, Boundary–Layer Meteorology, 141, pp. 1–20, 2011
  2. Toffoli, A., Bitner–Gregersen, E. M., Suslov, S.A. and Onorato, M. “Statistics of wave orbital velocity in deep water random directional wave fields”, Proceedings of the 31st International Conference on Ocean, Oshore and Arctic Engineering, OMAE2012–83826. Rio de Janeiro, Brasil, 10–15 June, 2012
  3. Rastigejev, Y., Suslov, S.A. and Lin, Y. “Vertical Momentum Transport in a spray–stratied marine atmospheric boundary layer under high–wind conditions of a hurricane”, The 30th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA. April 15–20, 2012. http://www.ametsoc.org/meet/fainst/201230hurricane.html
  4. Rastigejev, Y., Suslov, S.A. and Lin, Y. “Lubrication effect of sea spray under high–wind conditions”, Bulletin of the American Physical Society, 56(18), p. 204, 2011.
  1. C. H. Ting, A. V. Babanin, D. Chalikov(2011). "Dependence of Drag Coefficient on the Directional Spreading of Ocean Wave", European Geophysical Union General Assembly 2011, Vol. 13, EGU2011-2099.