Geno Pawlak

 

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Journal Publications

J.R. Wells, J. P. Fram and G. Pawlak, “Solar warming of the seafloor on a fringing reef”, submitted, J. Marine Research, 2011

A. Aryal, B. A. Brooks, M. E. Reid, G. W Bawden and G. Pawlak, “Displacement Fields from Point Cloud Data: Application of Particle Imaging Velocimetry to Landslide Geodesy”, submitted, JGR Surface Processes, 2011.

E. Sanmiguel-Rojas, J. I. Jimenez-Gonzalez, P. Bohorquez, G. Pawlak, and C. Martinez-Bazan, “Stability effects of base cavities on the wake of slender blunt-based axisymmetric bodies”, submitted, Physics of Fluids, 2011.

M. S. Tomlinson, E. H. De Carlo, M. A. McManus, G. Pawlak, G. F. Steward, F. J. Sansone, O. D. Nigro, C. E. Ostrander, R.E. Timmerman, J. Patterson, S. Jaramillo*, “Monitoring the Effects of Storms on Coastal Water Quality with the Hawai‘i Ocean Observing System (HiOOS)”, Oceanography, June 2011.

S. Jaramillo and G. Pawlak, “Coral reef hydrodynamics: AUV-based bed-roughness mapping over a tropical reef”, Coral Reefs, doi:10.1007/s00338-011-0731-9, 2011(pdf).

M. Canals and G. Pawlak, "Three-dimensional vortex dynamics in oscillatory flow separation", Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 674, pg 408, doi:10.1017/S0022112011000012, 2011(pdf)

J. Sevadjian, M.A.McManus, G. Pawlak, “Effects of physical structure and processes on thin zooplankton layers in Mamala Bay, Hawai’i.”, Marine Ecology Progress Series, 409: 95-106, 2010.

M. Canals, G. Pawlak and P. MacCready, “Tilted Baroclinic Tidal Vorticies”, J. Physical Oceanography, 39, 333–350, doi: 10.1175/2008JPO3954.1, 2009,(pdf)

F.J. Sansone, G. Pawlak, T.P. Stanton, M.A. McManus, B.T. Glazer, E.H. DeCarlo, M. Bandet, J. Sevadjian, K. Stierhoff, C. Colgrove, A.B. Hebert, and I.C. Chen, "Kilo Nalu: Physical/Biogeochemical Dynamics Above and Within Permeable Sediments", Oceanography, 21, no. 4, Dec. 2008 (pdf).

N.L Jones, R.J. Lowe, G. Pawlak, D.A. Fong, S.G. Monismith, "Plume dispersion on a fringing coral reef system", Limnology and Oceanography, 53, no.5 pt. 2, pp 2273-2286, 2008 (pdf).

M. Canals and G. Pawlak, "Instability, transition and vortex topology in oscillating flows", Physics of Fluids, Gallery of Fluid Motion, 20, no. 9, p 091102, doi: 10.1063/1.2973206, 2008 (pdf)

J. Park, M. Garcés, D. Fee, G. Pawlak "Collective bubble oscillations as a component of surf infrasound", Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 123, 5, doi: 10.1121/1.2885743, pp 2506–2512, May 2008

V. Nunes and G. Pawlak, “Observations of Physical Roughness Over a Coral Reef”, Journal of Coastal Research, 24, 2B, 2008 (pdf)

J.D. Bricker, S. Munger, C. Pequignet, J.R. Wells, G. Pawlak, K. F. Cheung, "ADCP observations of edge waves off Oahu in the wake of the November 2006 Kuril Islands tsunami",, Geophys. Res. Lett., 34, L23617, doi:10.1029/2007GL032015, Dec. 2007(pdf)

G. Pawlak, C. Marugan Cruz, C. Martinez Bazan, and P. Garcia Hrdy, “Experimental Characterization of Transient Jet Dynamics”, Fluid Dynamics Research, Vol. 39/11-12, pp 711-730, Nov./Dec. 2007 (pdf)

A.B. Hebert, F. J. Sansone, G. Pawlak, "Tracer dispersal in sandy sediment porewater under enhanced physical forcing", Continental Shelf Research, 27, no. 17, p. 2278-2287, doi:10.1016/j.csr.2007.05.016, Oct. 2007 (pdf)

J. M. Becker, Y. L. Firing, J. Aucan, R. Holman, M. Merrifield and G. Pawlak, “Video-based Observations of Nearshore Sand Ripples and Ripple Migration”, Journal of Geophysical Research, 112, C01007, doi:10.1029/2005JC003451, 2007.

R. McCabe, P. MacCready and G. Pawlak, “Form Drag Due to Flow Separation at a Headland”, Journal of Physical Oceanography, Vol. 36, No. 11, pp. 2136-2152, 2006

E.Nakaza, S.M.B. Rahaman, Y. Kitamura, G. Pawlak and S. Tsukayama, "Cross-Shore Internal Waves in Zanpa Coastal Region of Okinawa Island", ASCE Journal of Waterway, Port, Coastal and Ocean Engineering, Vol. 32, No 1, 2006 (pdf)

R.J. Lowe, J. Falter, M. Bandet, G. Pawlak, M. Atkinson, S. Monismith, J. Koseff, "Spectral wave dissipation over barrier reef", Journal of Geophysical Research,  Vol.  110, 2005 (pdf)

K. Edwards, P. MacCready, J. Moum, G. Pawlak, J. Klymak and A. Perlin, "Form Drag and Mixing due to Tidal Flow past a Sharp Point", Journal of Physical Oceanography, Vol. 34, June 2004 (pdf)

G. Pawlak, P. MacCready, K. Edwards,  and R. McCabe, "Observations of the Evolution of Tidal Vorticity at a Stratified Deepwater Headland", Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 30, no. 24, pp. 2234, Dec. 2003 (pdf)

G. Pawlak and P. MacCready, "Oscillatory Flow across an Irregular Boundary", Journal of Geophysical Research, 2002, Vol. 107, C5, May 2002 (pdf)

P. MacCready and G. Pawlak, "Stratified Flow along a Rough Slope: Separation Drag and Wave Drag", Journal of Physical Oceanography, Vol. 31, 2001, p. 2824-2839 

G. Pawlak and L. Armi, "Mixing and Entrainment in Developing Stratified Currents", Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 424, 2000, p. 45-73 

G. Pawlak and L. Armi, "Vortex Dynamics in a Spatially Accelerating Shear Layer", Journal of Fluid Mechanics,  Vol. 376, Dec. 1998, p. 1-35

G. Pawlak and L. Armi, "Hydraulics of a Two Layer Arrested Wedge Flow", Journal of Hydraulic Research, Vol. 35, No. 5, 1997, p. 603-618

G. Pawlak and L. Armi,  "Stability and Mixing of a Two Layer Exchange Flow", Dynamics of Atmospheres and Oceans, Vol. 24, Jan. 1996, p. 139-151

 

Conference Articles

 

G. Pawlak, M.McManus, L. Tuthill, J. Sevadjian, M. Ericksen, A. Rocheleau, “Real-time ocean water quality monitoring for the south shore of Oahu”, MTS/IEEE OCEANS ‘11, Kona, Hawaii, Sept. 2011.

L. Tuthill, J.R. Wells*, G. Pawlak, S. Monismith, “Dynamics of cross-shore thermal exchange on a tropical fore-reef”, Seventh International Symposium on Stratified Flows, Rome, Italy, August, 2011.

S. Jaramillo* and G. Pawlak, “AUV-based observations of rough bed hydrodynamics”, Proceedings IEEE AUV2010 Conference, Monterey, September 2010

G. Pawlak, E. De Carlo, J. Fram, A. Hebert, C. Jones, B. McLaughlin, M. McManus, K. Millikan, F. Sansone, T. Stanton & J. Wells, "Development, Deployment, and Operation of Kilo Nalu Nearshore Cabled Observatory", IEEE OCEANS 2009 Conference, Bremen (pdf)

H.R. Riggs, I.N. Robertson, K.F. Cheung, G. Pawlak, Y.L. Young and S.C.S. Yim “Experimental Simulation of Tsunami Hazards to Buildings and Bridges”, NSF CMMI Conference 2007

M. Canals, G. Pawlak, and P. MacCready, “Three-dimensional structure of a strongly tilted tidal vortex.”, Sixth International Symposium on Stratified Flows, Perth, Australia, 2006.

C. Marugan-Cruz, M. Vera, C. Martinez-Bazan, G. Pawlak, A. L. Sanchez-Perez “Influence of trailing jet instability on the dynamics of starting jets”, 14th European Conference on Mathematics for Industry (ECMI 2006), Madrid, Spain, July 2006.

G. Pawlak, P. MacCready and R. MacCabe,  “Evolution of vortical flow structure in ocean boundary processes”, ‘Aha Huliko’a Winter Workshop: Near Boundary Processes and Their Parameterization, Honolulu, Hawaii, Jan. 2003 (pdf)

P. MacCready, G. Pawlak, R. McCabe and K. Edwards, "Observations and Modeling of Form Drag on Rough Coastal Topography”, ‘Aha Huliko’a Winter Workshop: Near Boundary Processes and Their Parameterization, Honolulu, Hawaii, Jan. 2003

G. Pawlak, P. MacCready, K. Edwards,  and R. McCabe, "Evolution of Tidal Vorticity in Stratified Coastal Flow",  Proceedings of OMAE’02 21st International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, Oslo, Norway, 2002

G. Pawlak “A Multi-faceted Approach to Coastal Dynamics”, MTS-IEEE Oceans 2001, Honolulu, Hawaii, Nov. 2001

P. MacCready and G. Pawlak, “Tidal Eddy Generation at Three Tree Point: Theory and Numerical Modeling”, Proceedings of the Puget Sound Research Conference 2001

G. Pawlak and P. MacCready, “Tidal Flow Across a Finite Region of Roughness”, Fifth International Symposium on Stratified Flows, Vancouver, Canada, July 2000

G. Pawlak and L. Armi, “Mixing and Entrainment in Developing Stratified Currents”, Fifth International Symposium on Stratified Flows, Vancouver, Canada, July 2000

G. Pawlak and L. Armi, “Stability and Mixing of a Two Layer Exchange Flow”, Fourth International Symposium on Stratified Flows, Grenoble, France, June 1994

 

Conference Abstracts

G. Pawlak, M. Bandet, S. Jaramillo, Hydrodynamic roughness for wave and current flow over irregular beds (Invited), American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 2010

J. P. Fram, G. Pawlak, C. Colgrove, F. Sansone, New Field and Numerical Modeling Methods for Determining Wave-Driven Porewater Transport in Sandy Sediments (Invited), American Geophysical Union Ocean Sciences Meeting, Portland, Oregon, March 2010

G. Pawlak, M. Bandet, K. Rajagopalan, Wave and Current Flow over Broad-banded Roughness, American Geophysical Union Ocean Sciences Meeting, Portland, Oregon, March 2010 S. Jaramillo, G. Pawlak, AUV-based Bed-Roughness Mapping over a Tropical Reef, American Geophysical Union Ocean Sciences Meeting, Portland, Oregon, March 2010

J. Wells, J. P. Fram, G. Pawlak, Solar Warming of the Seafloor on a Fringing Reef, American Geophysical Union Ocean Sciences Meeting, Portland, Oregon, March 2010

E. H. DeCarlo, M. Tomlinson, M.A. McManus, G. Pawlak, G. Steward, F. Sansone, O. Nigro, R. Timmerman, J. Patterson, S. Jaramillo, Short Term Impacts of Storm Events on Water Quality in Coastal Waters of Urban Honolulu, Hawaii, American Geophysical Union Ocean Sciences Meeting, Portland, Oregon, March 2010

K. Rajagopalan, G. Pawlak, A. Patalano, M. Canals & M. Kobayashi, "Large Eddy Simulation of Turbulent Boundary Layers", 15th International Conference: Fluxes and Structures in Fluids, Moscow, 2009 (pdf)

M. Canals and G. Pawlak, "Instability, transition and vortex topology in oscillating flow past a cylinder", American Physical Society March Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2008.

M. D. Bandet-Chavanne, G. Pawlak, “Wave-induced boundary layer dynamics over inhomogeneous bathymetry”, American Geophysical Union Ocean Sciences Meeting, Orlando, Florida, March 2008

J.E. Schoonmaker, J. T. Potemra E. H. DeCarlo, G. Pawlak, “Incorporation of Ocean Observing Systems Data in Undergraduate Curricula”, American Geophysical Union Ocean Sciences Meeting, Orlando, Florida, March 2008

J. C. Sevadjian, M. A. McManus, G. Pawlak, C. F. Greenlaw, “The Influence of Physical Structure and Shoaling Internal Tides on Thin Plankton Layers in Mamala Bay, Hawaii”, American Geophysical Union Ocean Sciences Meeting, Orlando, Florida, March 2008

G. Pawlak, J. D. Bricker, M. D. Bandet-Chavanne, R. J. Lowe, N. L. Jones, D. A. Fong, S. G. Monismith, “Rough Bed Boundary Layer Processes at the Kilo Nalu Observatory”, American Geophysical Union Ocean Sciences Meeting, Orlando, Florida, March 2008

K. L. Stierhoff, F. J. Sansone, G. Pawlak, A. B. Hebert, C. Colgrove, T. Stanton, “Enhanced Porewater Dispersal in Sandy Sediments Subject to Physical Forcing at the Kilo Nalu Observatory, Oahu, Hawaii”, American Geophysical Union Ocean Sciences Meeting, Orlando, Florida, March 2008

K. E. Fogaren, P. Drupp, E. H. De Carlo, G. Pawlak, A. Hanson, E. Morin, R. Sweetman, S. Veitch, “Nutrient Response to Oceanographic Processes at the Kilo Nalu Nearshore Observatory, Oahu, Hawaii”, American Geophysical Union Ocean Sciences Meeting, Orlando, Florida, March 2008

J. R. Wells, G. Pawlak, M. A. Merrifield, “Offshore Forcing of Nearshore Currents: Internal Wave Effects”, American Geophysical Union Ocean Sciences Meeting, Orlando, Florida, March 2008

M. Swanson, G. Pawlak, E. H. De Carlo, “Sources and Forces: What Drives Variability in Suspended Solid Concentrations at the Kilo Nalu Observatory”, American Geophysical Union Ocean Sciences Meeting, Orlando, Florida, March 2008

F. J. Sansone, G. Pawlak, T. P. Stanton, A. B. Hebert, M. A. McManus, E. H. DeCarlo, M. A. Merrifield, “Kilo Nalu Nearshore Reef Observatory, Oahu, Hawaii: Interdisciplinary Observations of Physical, Geochemical and Biological Interactions”, American Geophysical Union Ocean Sciences Meeting, Orlando, Florida, March 2008

A. Hebert, F. Sansone, and G. Pawlak, “Tracer dispersal in sandy sediment porewater under enhanced physical forcing at the Kilo Nalu Observatory, Oahu, Hawaii”, ASLO Aquatic Sciences Meeting, Santa Fe, New Mexico, Feb. 2007.

M. Swanson, J. Sevadjian, F. Sansone, G. Pawlak, A. Hebert, M. McManus, E. De Carlo, T. Stanton, J. Shacat, K. Millikan, B. McLaughlin, J. Wells, A. Hanson, and R. H. Byrne, “The Kilo Nalu cabled observatory, Oahu, Hawaii: A flexible platform for integrated physical and biogeochemical adaptive sampling and experimentation”. AGU Fall Meeting , San Francisco, California, Dec. 2006.

C. Marugan-Cruz, G. Pawlak, C. Martinez-Bazan and M. Vera, “Experimental Characterization of Starting Jets”, American Physical Society Division of Fluid Dynamics Meeting, St. Petersburg, Florida, November, 2006.

A. Hebert, F. Sansone, and G. Pawlak, “In Situ Measurements of Sandy Sediment Physics and Biogeochemistry at Kilo Nalu”, Gordon Research Conference on Permeable Sediments, Colby College, Waterville, Maine, June, 2006.

G. Pawlak, T. Stanton, F. Sansone, R. Wilkens, E. De Carlo, A. Hebert, M. McManus, M. Merrifield, K. Abstracts Millikan, M. Bandet-Chavanne, M. Swanson, “Kilo Nalu: A Hawaiian Coastal Observatory, American Geophysical Union Ocean Sciences Meeting, Honolulu, Hawaii, Feb. 2006

R. Lowe, N. Jones, D. Fong, S. Monismith, G. Pawlak, “Dispersion of a near-bed plume in a wave-dominated coral reef system”, American Geophysical Union Ocean Sciences Meeting, Honolulu, Hawaii, Feb. 2006

Bandet, M. and G. Pawlak, “Dynamics of Wave-Induced Boundary Layers Over a Very Rough Boundary”, American Geophysical Union Ocean Sciences Meeting, Honolulu, Hawaii, Feb. 2006

Swanson, M. K, G. Pawlak, and E. H. De Carlo, “Temporal Correlations between Water Column Geochemistry and Physical Forcing on the South Shore of Oahu”, American Geophysical Union Ocean Sciences Meeting, Honolulu, Hawaii, Feb. 2006

Canals, M., G. Pawlak and P. MacCready, “Topology and Decay of Tidal Vorticity at a Stratified, Deepwater Headland”, American Geophysical Union Ocean Sciences Meeting, Honolulu, Hawaii, Feb. 2006

Hebert, A., F. Sansone, and G. Pawlak, “In Situ Fiber Optic Measurements of Wave-Driven Porewater-Seawater Exchange from the Kilo Nalu Observatory”, American Geophysical Union Ocean Sciences Meeting, Honolulu, Hawaii, Feb. 2006

Hebert, A., F. Sansone, and G. Pawlak, “Wave-Driven Porewater-Seawater Exchange in Sandy Coastal Sediments”, American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, Dec. 2005

Swanson, M.K , and G. Pawlak, “Correlations Between Turbidity and Sources of Physical Forcing on the South Shore of Oahu”, American Society of Limnology and Oceanography, Aquatic Sciences Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah, Feb. 2005

Bandet, M., G. Pawlak, and T. Stanton, “Characterization of Wave-Induced Boundary Layers Over a Proceedings and Rough Bottom”, American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, Dec. 2004

Nunes, V. and G. Pawlak, “Physical Measurements of Sea Bed Roughness”, American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, Dec. 2004

Pawlak, G., M. Bandet and V. Nunes, “Coral Reef Roughness and Its Effects on Wave Boundary Layers”, International Coral Reef Symposium, Okinawa, Japan, June 2004.

G. Pawlak, P. MacCready, R. McCabe, "Evolution and Dissipation of Tidal Vorticity at a Stratified Deepwater Headland”, American Geophysical Union, Ocean Sciences Meeting, Portland, Oregon,  Jan. 2004

P. MacCready, G. Pawlak, R. McCabe and K. Edwards, "Form Drag on Flow Over Rough Coastal Topography: Problems for Parameterization”, American Geophysical Union, Ocean Sciences Meeting, Portland, Oregon, Jan. 2004

R. J. Lowe, J. L. Falter, M. D. Bandet, G. Pawlak, S. G. Monismith, J. R. Koseff, M. J. Atkinson, “Wave transformation and circulation on a barrier reef at Kaneohe Bay, Oahu, Hawaii”, American Geophysical Union, Ocean Sciences Meeting, Portland, Oregon, Jan. 2004

P. MacCready, R. McCabe, G. Pawlak, and K. Edwards, "Form Drag on Flow Across a Sloping Ridge”, American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California,  Dec. 2002

R. McCabe, P. MacCready, and G. Pawlak, "Estimates of Form Drag from Drifter Tracks”, American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, Dec. 2002

G. Pawlak, P. MacCready, K. Edwards,  and R. McCabe, "Evolution of Tidal Vorticity in Stratified Coastal Flow", American Geophysical Union, Ocean Sciences Meeting, Honolulu, Hawaii, Feb. 2002

K. Edwards, P. MacCready, G. Pawlak, J. Moum, J. Klymak, A. Perlin, and R. Dewey, "Flow Features at a Sharp Coastal Point", American Geophysical Union, Ocean Sciences Meeting, Honolulu, Hawaii, Feb. 2002

G. Pawlak, P. MacCready and K. Edwards,  "Flow Structure in an Oscillating Boundary Layer Flow over Roughness ", American Physical Society, 54th Annual Meeting, Division of Fluid Dynamics, San Diego, California, Nov. 2001

P. MacCready, K. Edwards, G. Pawlak, and J. Moum, “Observation and Modeling of Tidal Headland Eddies”, Eastern Pacific Oceans Conference 2001, Lake Tahoe, California, Sept. 2001

G. Pawlak and P. MacCready, "Stratified Flow along a Rough Slope: Separation Drag and Wave Drag", American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, Dec. 2000                       

G. Pawlak and P. MacCready, "Tidal Flow Across a Finite Region of Roughness", American Geophysical Union, Ocean Sciences Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, Jan. 2000

P. MacCready and G. Pawlak, "Boundary Stress on Stratified Flow Along a Corrugated Slope", American Geophysical Union, Ocean Sciences Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, Jan. 2000

G. Pawlak and L. Armi, "Turbulent Mixing, Entrainment and Development of Downslope Flows", IUGG99, 22nd General Assembly of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics, Birmingham, England, July 1999

G. Pawlak and P. MacCready, "Separation Phenomena in Stratified Flow Along a Sloping Boundary", IUGG99, 22nd General Assembly of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics, Birmingham, England, July 1999

G. Pawlak and L. Armi, "Vortex Dynamics in a Spatially Accelerating, Stratified Shear Layer", American Geophysical Union, Ocean Sciences Meeting, San Diego, CA, Jan. 1998

G. Pawlak and L. Armi,  "Vortex Dynamics in a Spatially Accelerating Shear Layer", American Physical Society, 50th Annual Meeting, Division of Fluid Dynamics, San Francisco, California, Nov. 1997

G. Pawlak and L. Armi,  "Vortex Dynamics in a Spatially Accelerating, Stratified Shear Flow", NATO Advanced Study Institute: "Mixing: Chaos and Turbulence", Cargese, Corsica, France, July 1996

G. Pawlak and L. Armi,  "Stability and Mixing of a Two Layer Box Flow", American Physical Society, 48th Annual Meeting, Division of Fluid Dynamics, Irvine, California, Nov. 1995

 

Student Dissertations (Chaired)

Bandet, M., 2009, "Dynamics of Wave-induced Boundary Layers Over Very Rough Boundaries: Field Observations Over a Stretch of Coral Reef", PhD thesis, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, 200 pp (contact for pdf)

Canals, M.,  2008, "Three-dimensional Vortex Dynamics in Oscillating Flows", PhD thesis, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, 109 pp (contact for pdf)

Mohamed, A., 2008, "Characterization of Tsunami-like bores in Support of Loading on Structures", MS thesis, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, 83 pp (contact for pdf)

Nunes, V., 2005, "Survey and Statistical Parameterization of Bed Roughness of a Coral Reef", MS thesis, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, 43 pp (contact for pdf)

 

 

 

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