Publications

 

Reports from the VIMS Estuarine and Coastal Modeling group on the James River and its tributaries are listed under the following 4 categories:

  1. VIMS SRAMSOE Reports (Special Reports in Applied Marine Science and Ocean Engineering)
  2. Project Reports and Others
  3. Journal Articles
  4. Chapters in Books and Conference Proceedings

Each category is listed in reverse chronological sequence and links are provided as available.

Lastly, there are 10 documents related to the December 2011 VA-DEQ RFP.

SRAMSOE reports
  • Sisson, M., H. Wang, Y. Li, J. Shen, A. Kuo, and W. Gong.  2008.  “Technical Support in Engineering Construction Phase of Craney Island Eastward Expansion”. Final Report to Craney Island Design Partners and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District. Virginia Institute of Marine Science.  Special Report No. 400 in Applied Marine Science and Ocean Engineering. 156 pp. & Appendices. http://www.vims.edu/greylit/vims/sramsoe400.pdf
  • Sisson, M., H. Wang, J. Shen, W. Gong, and A.Y. Kuo.  2007.  “Hydrodynamic Modeling for the Proposed Dredging Assessment in Norfolk Harbor Channel, Elizabeth River”.  Final Report to TEC Infrastructure Consultants, Middletown, CT. Virginia Institute of Marine Science.  Special Report No. 397 in Applied Marine Science and Ocean Engineering. 57 pp. & Appendices. http://www.vims.edu/greylit/vims/sramsoe397.pdf
  • Sisson, M., H. Wang, and Y.P. Wang.  2005.  “Additional Assessments of the Craney Island Eastward Expansion in the Elizabeth River and Hampton Roads – Hydrodynamic Model Study”.  Final Report to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District and the Virginia Port Authority. Virginia Institute of Marine Science.  Special Report No. 388 in Applied Marine Science and Ocean Engineering. 31 pp. & Appendices. http://www.vims.edu/greylit/vims/sramsoe388.pdf
  • Wang, H.V., S.C. Kim, J.D. Boon, A.Y. Kuo, G.M. Sisson, J.M. Brubaker, and J.P-Y. Maa. 2001.  “Three-Dimensional Hydrodynamic Model Study: Craney Island Eastward Expansion, Lower James River and Elizabeth River, Virginia”. Final Report to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District and the Virginia Port Authority. Virginia Institute of Marine Science.  Special Report No. 372 in Applied Marine Science and Ocean Engineering. 158 pp. & Appendices. http://www.vims.edu/greylit/vims/sramsoe372.pdf
  • Boon, J.D., H.V. Wang, S.C. Kim, A.Y. Kuo, and G. M. Sisson.  1999. “Three-Dimensional Hydrodynamic–Sedimentation Modeling Study: Hampton Roads Crossing, Lower James River, Virginia”.  A Report to the Virginia Department of Transportation. Virginia Institute of Marine Science.  Special Report No. 354 in Applied Marine Science and Ocean Engineering. 36 pp. & Appendices. http://www.vims.edu/greylit/vims/sramsoe354.pdf
  • Bradshaw, J.G. and A.Y. Kuo.  1987.  “Salinity Distribution in the James Estuary”. Virginia Institute of Marine Science.  Special Report No. 292 in Applied Marine Science and Ocean Engineering. 110 pp. http://www.vims.edu/greylit/vims/sramsoe292.pdf
  • Byrne, R.J., A.Y. Kuo, R.L. Mann, J.M. Brubaker, E.P. Ruzecki, P.V. Hyer, R.J. Diaz, and J. H. Posenau.  1987.  “New Port Island: An Evaluation of Potential Impacts on Marine Resources of the Lower James River and Hampton Roads”.  Final Report to the Peninsula Ports Authority of Virginia. Virginia Institute of Marine Science.  Special Report No. 283 in Applied Marine Science and Ocean Engineering. 276 pp. http://www.vims.edu/greylit/vims/sramsoe283.pdf
  • Cerco, C.F. and A. Y. Kuo.  1981. “Real-Time Water Quality Model of the Elizabeth River System”. Virginia Institute of Marine Science. Special Report No. 215 in Applied Marine Science and Ocean Engineering. 105 pp. http://www.vims.edu/greylit/vims/sramsoe215.pdf
  • C.S. Fang.  1979.  “James River Hydraulic Model Study with Respect to the Proposed Third Bridge-Tunnel Causeway in Hampton Roads”. Virginia Institute of Marine Science. Special Report No. 212 in Applied Marine Science and Ocean Engineering.  159 pp. Printed copy available on request.
  • Chen, H.S., R.J. Lukens, and C.S. Fang.  1979.  “A Two-Dimensional Hydrodynamic and Biogeochemical Water Quality Model and its Application to the lower James River”.  Virginia Institute of Marine Science. Special Report No. 183 in Applied Marine Science and Ocean Engineering. 125 pp. http://www.vims.edu/greylit/vims/sramsoe183.pdf
  • Neilson, B.J.  1978.  “Final Report on Water Quality Studies of the Hampton Roads Area”. Virginia Institute of Marine Science. Special Report No. 171 in Applied Marine Science and Ocean Engineering. 54 pp. http://www.vims.edu/greylit/vims/sramsoe171.pdf
  • Neilson, B.J.  1978.  “Summary of the Hampton Roads 208 Water Quality Modeling Studies”. Virginia Institute of Marine Science. Special Report No. 170 in Applied Marine Science and Ocean Engineering. 31 pp. http://www.vims.edu/greylit/vims/sramsoe170.pdf
  • Kuo, A.Y. and L.R. Kilch.  1977.  “Hydrography and Hydrodynamics of Virginia Estuaries XV.  Mathematical Model Studies of Water Quality of the Nansemond Estuary”. Virginia Institute of Marine Science. Special Report No. 152 in Applied Marine Science and Ocean Engineering.  44 pp. & Appendices. http://www.vims.edu/greylit/vims/sramsoe152.pdf
  • Cerco, C.F. and A.Y. Kuo.  1977.  “A Water Quality Model of the Elizabeth River”.  Virginia Institute of Marine Science. Special Report No. 149 in Applied Marine Science and Ocean Engineering.  85 pp. http://www.vims.edu/greylit/vims/sramsoe149.pdf
  • Chen, H.S.  1978.  “Hydrodynamic and Biogeochemical Water Quality Models of Hampton Roads”.  Virginia Institute of Marine Science. Special Report No. 147 in Applied Marine Science and Ocean Engineering. 74 pp.
  • http://www.vims.edu/greylit/vims/sramsoe147.pdf
  • Chen, H.S., A.Y. Kuo, and C.S. Fang.  1977.  “Hydrography and Hydrodynamics of Virginia Estuaries XI.  Mathematical Water Quality Studies of Water Quality of the Chickahominy Estuary”.  Virginia Institute of Marine Science. Special Report No. 141 in Applied Marine Science and Ocean Engineering.. 101 pp. http://www.vims.edu/greylit/vims/sramsoe141.pdf
  • Neilson, B. J. and S.C. Strum.  1978.  “Elizabeth River Water Quality Report”.  Virginia Institute of Marine Science. Special Report No. 134 in Applied Marine Science and Ocean Engineering. 45 pp. http://www.vims.edu/greylit/vims/sramsoe134.pdf
  • Kilch, L. R. and B.J. Neilson.  1977.  “Field and Modelling Studies of Water Quality in the Nansemond River”. Virginia Institute of Marine Science. Special Report No. 133 in Applied Marine Science and Ocean Engineering. 68 pp. http://www.vims.edu/greylit/vims/sramsoe133.pdf
  • Rosenbaum, A. and B.J. Neilson.  1977.  “Water Quality in the Pagan River”.  Virginia Institute of Marine Science. Special Report No. 132 in Applied Marine Science and Ocean Engineering. 62 pp. http://www.vims.edu/greylit/vims/sramsoe132.pdf
  • Neilson, B. J. and P. S. Ferry.  1978.  “A Water Quality Study of the Estuarine James River”. Virginia Institute of Marine Science. Special Report No. 131 in Applied Marine Science and Ocean Engineering. 72 pp. http://www.vims.edu/greylit/vims/sramsoe131.pdf
  • Neilson, B.J.  1977.  “Non-Point Source Sampling in the Hampton Roads Area”. Virginia Institute of Marine Science. Special Report No. 128 in Applied Marine Science and Ocean Engineering. 20 pp. http://www.vims.edu/greylit/vims/sramsoe128.pdf
  • Fang, C.S. and G.C. Parker.  1976.  “Thermal Effects of the Surry Nuclear Power Plant on the James River, Virginia Paty IV. Results of Monitoring Physical Parameters”.  Virginia Institute of Marine Science. Special Report No. 109 in Applied Marine Science and Ocean Engineering. 39 pp. http://www.vims.edu/greylit/vims/sramsoe109.pdf
  • Kuo, A.Y., J.K. Lewis, and C.S. Fang.  1976.  “Mathematical model studies of water quality of the Pagan River estuary”. Virginia Institute of Marine Science. Spec. Rep. No. 107, Appl. Mar. Sci. and Ocean Eng. 78 pp. http://www.vims.edu/greylit/vims/sramsoe107.pdf
  • Neilson, B.J.  1975.  “Newport News Point Circulation Study”.  Virginia Institute of Marine Science. Special Report No. 87 in Applied Marine Science and Ocean Engineering. 70 pp. http://www.vims.edu/greylit/vims/sramsoe087.pdf
  • Fang, C.S. and B.J. Neilson.  1975.  “Oceanographic, Water Quality, and Modeling Studies for the Outfall from a Proposed Nansemond Water Treatment Plant”.  Virginia Institute of Marine Science. Special Report No. 86 in Applied Marine Science and Ocean Engineering. Pages not numbered. Printed copy available on request.
  • Ruzecki, E.P. and T. Markle.  1974.  “Hydrography and Hydrodynamics of Virginia Estuaries. VI.  A Report on the Prototype Data Collected in the James River”.  Virginia Institute of Marine Science. Special Report No. 84 in Applied Marine Science and Ocean Engineering. 36 pp. http://www.vims.edu/greylit/vims/sramsoe084.pdf
  • Neilson, B.J. 1975.  “A Water Quality Study of the Elizabeth River: The Effects of the Army Base and Lambert Point stp Effluents”.  Virginia Institute of Marine Science. Special Report No. 75 in Applied Marine Science and Ocean Engineering. 133 pp. http://www.vims.edu/greylit/vims/sramsoe075.pdf
  • C.S. Fang, A.Y. Kuo, P.V. Hyer, and W.J. Hargis, Jr.  1973.  “Hydrography and Hydrodynamics of Virginia Estuaries.  IV.  Mathematical Model Studies of Water Quality in the James Estuary.” Virginia Institute of Marine Science. Special Report No. 41 in Applied Marine Science and Ocean Engineering. 295 pp. http://www.vims.edu/greylit/vims/sramsoe041.pdf
  • C.S. Fang, R.P. Ayres, and M.E. Bender.  1973.  “Hydrography and Hydrodynamics of Virginia Estuaries.  IV.  Dye Tracer Studies at Elizabeth River System”.  Virginia Institute of Marine Science. Special Report No. 31 in Applied Marine Science and Ocean Engineering. 59 pp. http://www.vims.edu/greylit/vims/sramsoe031.pdf
  • Bolus, R.L., S.N. Chia, and C.S. Fang.  1971.  “The Design of the Monitoring System for the Thermal Effect Study of the Surry Nuclear Power Plant on the James River”.  Virginia Institute of Marine Science.  Special Report No. 16 in Applied Marine Science and Ocean Engineering. 71 pp.
Project Reports and Others
  • Kuo, A.Y. 1999. “A study of the effects of eliminating processing wastewater discharges on the water quality in the Pagan River, Virginia”. A Report to Smithfield Foods, Inc. Virginia Institute of Marine Science, Gloucester Pt., VA, 35 pp. & Appendices. 
  • Hamrick, J. M., A.Y. Kuo, and J. Shen.  1995.  “Mixing and Dilution of the Surry Nuclear Power Plant Cooling Water Discharge into the James River”.  A report to the Virginia Power Company, Richmond, VA.  76 pp.
  • Sisson, G.M., A.Y. Kuo, B.J. Neilson, and N.C. Wilson.  1993.  “Data Report: Hypoxia in the James River, 1992”.  VIMS Data Report No. 50.  33 pp. & Appendices. http://www.vims.edu/greylit/vims/dr050.pdf
  • Kuo, A.Y., G.M. Sisson, and B.J. Neilson.  1989.  “Re-calibration of Pagan River Water Quality Model”.  A Report to Smithfield Foods, Inc.  September, 1989.  42 pp.
  • Hepworth, D. and A.Y. Kuo.  1989.  “James River Seed Oyster Bed Project – Physical Data Report,  I. 1984-1987”.  VIMS Data Report No. 31.  26 pp. & Appendices.  http://www.vims.edu/greylit/vims/dr031.pdf
  • Dept. of Physical Oceanography and Environmental Engineering.  1985. “Hydrodynamic and Water Quality Measurements in the Appomattox River”.  VIMS Data Report No. 25.  25 pp. & Appendices. http://www.vims.edu/greylit/vims/dr025.pdf
  • Brooks, T.J. and C.S. Fang.  1983.  “James River Slack Water Data Report Temperature, Salinity, Dissolved Oxygen 1971-1980”.  VIMS Data Report No. 12.  38 pp. & Appendices.
  • Fang, C.S., C.S. Welch, and H. H. Gordon.  1975. “A Surface Circulation Study in Middle Elizabeth River”.  A Report to NUS Corporation.  66 pp. & Appendices.
  • Fang, C.S. and B.J. Neilson.  1975.  “Oceanographic, Water Quality, & Modeling Studies for the Outfall from a Proposed Nansemond Waste Water Treatment Plant”.  A Report to McGaughy, Marshall & McMillan-Hazen and Sawyer.  Vol. 1 (18 pp.), Vol. 2 (98 pp.), Vol. 3 (130 pp.), Vol. 4 (79 pp.)
  • Ruzecki, E.P. and R. Ayres.  1974.  “Suspended Sediments Near Pier 12 Norfolk Navy Base on 26 June and 15 September, 1973”.  VIMS Data Report No. 11.  9 pp. & Appendices.
Journal Articles
  • Morse, R.E., J. Shen, J. L. Blanco-Garcia, W.S. Hunley, S. Fentress, M. Wiggins, and M.R. Mulholland.  2011.  “Environmental and Physical Controls on the Formation and Transport of Blooms on the Dinoflagellate Cochlodinium polykrikoides Margalef in the Lower Chesapeake Bay and Its Tributaries”.  Estuaries and Coasts, 34:1006-1025.
  • Shen, J. and J. Lin.  2006.  “Modeling study of the influences of tide and stratification on age of water in the tidal James River”.  Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science, 68:101-112.
  • Shen, J., J.D. Boon, and A.Y. Kuo. 1999. “A Modeling study of a tidal intrusion front and its impact on larval dispersion in the James Estuary, Virginia”. Estuaries, 22 (3A): 681-692.
  • Shen, J. and A.Y. Kuo. 1999. “Numerical investigation of an estuarine front and its associated topographic eddy”. ASCE J. of Waterway, Port, Coastal, and Ocean Engineering, 125 (3): 127-135.
  • Brubaker, J. and J.H. Simpson, 1999. “Flow convergence and stability at a tidal estuarine front:  acoustic Doppler current observations”.  J. Geophys. Res. 104 (C8), 18257-18268.
  • Kuo, A.Y., R.J. Byrne, P.V. Hyer, E.P. Ruzecki, and J.M. Brubaker. 1990. “Practical application of theory for tidal intrusion fronts”. ASCE J. of Waterway, Port, Coastal and Ocean Engineering, 116 (3): 341-361.
  • Kuo, A.Y. and B.J. Neilson. 1987. “Hypoxia and salinity in Virginia estuaries”. Estuaries, 10 (4): 277-283.
  • Kuo, A.Y., C.S. Welch, and R.J. Lukens. 1985. “Dredge induced turbidity plume model.” ASCE J. of Waterway, Port, Coastal and Ocean Engineering, 111 (3):476-494.
Chapters in Books and Conference Proceedings
  • Sisson, G. M., H. Wang, I. Brotman, Y. Li, J. Shen, and A. Kuo. 2010. “Assessment of Long-term Water Quality Impacts of the Craney Island Eastward Expansion, Elizabeth River, Virginia”. Estuarine and Coastal Modeling, Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference. M.L. Spaulding and A. M. Blumberg, eds. ASCE, Reston, VA. 389-408.
  • Boon, J.D., J.M. Brubaker, and G.M. Sisson. 2002. “Model-assisted Comparison of Circulation Features in a Branching River Estuary”.  Estuarine and Coastal Modeling, Proceedings of the 7th International Conference. M.L. Spaulding and A. M. Blumberg, eds. ASCE, Reston, VA. 384-402.
  • Wang, H.V., J.D. Boon, and M. Chen. 2002. “A Rational Technique for Evaluating Proposed Expansions of Craney Island in the Elizabeth River, Virginia”.  Estuarine and Coastal Modeling, Proceedings of the 7th International Conference. M.L. Spaulding and A. M. Blumberg, eds. ASCE, Reston, VA. 852-871.
  • Kim, S.C., A.Y. Kuo, and J. Kwon. 2002. “A model study of flushing characteristics of the Elizabeth River, Virginia”.  Estuarine and Coastal Modeling, Proceedings of the 7th International Conference. M.L. Spaulding and A. M. Blumberg, eds. ASCE, Reston, VA. 643-653.
  • Sisson, G.M., M. Chen, J.-H. Oh, and S.C. Kim. 2002. “The Use of GIS in 3D Hydrodynamic Model Pre-and Post-Processing”.  Estuarine and Coastal Modeling, Proceedings of the 7th International Conference. M.L. Spaulding and A. M. Blumberg, eds. ASCE, Reston, VA.  56-70.
  • Boon, J. D., A.Y. Kuo, H.V. Wang, and J.M. Brubaker. 2000. “Proposed third crossing of Hampton Roads, James River, Virginia: feature-based criteria for evaluation of model study results”. In: Estuarine and Coastal Modeling. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference. M. L. Spaulding and L. Butler, eds. ASCE, Reston, VA. 223-237.
  • Wang, H.V. and S.C. Kim. 2000. “Simulation of Tunnel Island and Bridge Piling Effects in a Tidal Estuary”. In: Estuarine and Coastal Modeling. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference. M. L. Spaulding and L. Butler, eds. ASCE, Reston, VA. 250-269.
  • Hamrick, J.M., A.Y. Kuo, and G.M. Sisson.  1990. “Some Considerations in Model and Field Data Selection for Circulation Studies of the James River Estuary”.  In Estuarine and Coastal Modeling.  Proceedings of the 1st International Conference. M. L. Spaulding and L. Butler, eds. ASCE, Reston, VA. 200-208.
  • Kuo, A.Y., J. M. Hamrick, and G.M. Sisson. 1989. “Persistence of Residual Currents in the James River Estuary and its implication to mass transport”.  In Residual Circulation and Long‑term Transport in Estuaries and Shallow Bays.  R. T. Cheng, Ed., Springer‑Verlag.
  • Kuo, A.Y. et al.  1988. “Vertical transport across an estuary front”Physical processes in an Estuary, J. Dronkers and W. van Leussen, eds., Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Germany, 93-109.
  • Ruzecki, E.P. and W.J. Hargis, Jr.  1988.  “Interaction between circulation of the estuary of the James River and transport of oyster larvae”Estuarine Circulation.  B.J. Neilson, A.Y. Kuo, and J. M. Brubaker, eds., the Humana Press, Clifton, NJ, 255-278.
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