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Researcher: Mason, LB (Mr Luciano Mason)

Fields of Research

Maritime engineering
Marine engineering
Ocean engineering
Naval architecture
Conservation and biodiversity
Physical oceanography
Biological oceanography
Civil geotechnical engineering
Atmospheric sciences

Research Objectives

Oceanic processes (excl. in the Antarctic and Southern Ocean)
Other environmental management
Natural hazards
Weather
Assessment and management of terrestrial ecosystems
Oil and gas extraction
Air quality, atmosphere and weather
Expanding knowledge in engineering

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A Coral Sea Cyclone Wind Model Intended for Wave Modelling; Coasts and Ports '99
A Synthetic Tropical Cyclone Database; Journal of Waterway, Port, Coastal and Ocean Engineering
A wave model for the Great Barrier Reef; Ocean Engineering
Application of an implicit hydrodynamic model over a range of spacial scales; Sixth Biennial Conference on Computational Techniques and Applications (CTAC93)
Application of numerical modeling to the prediction of dredge plume movements; 11th Australasian Conference on Coastal and Ocean Engineering: Coastal Engineering a Partnership with Nature
Circulation in the Great Barrier Reef Lagoon using numerical tracers and in situ data; Continental Shelf Research
Comments on "Estimation of tropical cyclone wind hazard for Darwin: Comparison with two other locations and the Australian wind-loading code"; Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology
Cyclone Althea Revisited; Coasts & Ports 2001
Developments in storm tide modelling and risk assessment in the Australian region; Natural Hazards
Establishing 10,000 year wave statistics for a tropical cyclone region; Fifth International Symposium on Ocean Wave Measurement and Analysis WAVES2005
Establishing frequency curves for cyclone-induced coastal water levels; 11th Australasian Conference on Coastal and Ocean Engineering: Coastal Engineering a Partnership with Nature
Estimating extreme water levels in Torres Strait; Coasts and Ports 2011
Evaluation of a nonlinear reef parametrisation for steady flows; Biennial Computational Techniques and Applications
Extreme hurricane design criteria for LNG developments: Experience using a long synthetic database; Offshore Technology Conference 2010
Generating Synthetic Tropical Cyclone Databases for Input to Modeling of Extreme Winds, Waves, and Storm Surges; Indian Ocean Tropical Cyclones and Climate Change
Generation of a Synthetic Tropical Cyclone Database; Coasts and Ports '99
Great Barrier Reef tropical cyclone wave database; Coasts & Ports 2001
Gulf of carpentaria storm tide and inundation study; Coasts and Ports 2013: 21st Australasian Coastal and Ocean Engineering Conference and the 14th Australasian Port and Harbour Conference
Hydrodynamic modelling of a dewatering outfall for a marina in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area; 12th Coastal Zone Conference
Issues in the development of a Lagrangian sediment transport model; Coasts and Ports '03
Larval transport modelling in the Great Barrier Reef; Great Barrier Reef National Conference - Science, Use and Management
Modeling suspended sediment during construction of a marina in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area; Journal of Environmental Engineering
Modeling tropical cyclone wave population of the Great Barrier Reef; Journal of Waterway, Port, Coastal and Ocean Engineering
Modelled response of Gulf St Vincent (South Australia) to evaporation, heating and winds; Continental Shelf Research
Modelling storm tide during tropical cyclones: Sunshine Coast; Coasts and Ports '03
Modelling tropical cyclone over-water wind and pressure fields; Ocean Engineering
Modelling wind driven circulation One Tree Reef, Southern Great Barrier Reef; Coral Reefs
North Australian Tropical Seas Circulation Study (Phase IV)
Numerical modelling of tropical cyclone storm surge; Queensland Climate Change and Community Vulnerability to Tropical Cyclones - Ocean Hazards Assessment
Ocean dispersal modelling for propagules of pond apple (Annona glabra L.); 16th Australian Weeds Conference
Reef parameterisation schemes for long wave models; Progress in Oceanography
Simulation of tides and storm surges surges in the Great Barrier Reef Region; 19th International Conference on Coastal Engineering
The application of numerical hydrodynamic modelling to environmental design within the Great Barrier Reef region; Conference on Environmental Engineering
The structure of reef fish metapopulations: modelling larval dispersal and retention patterns; Royal Society of London. Proceedings. Series B - Biological Sciences
Tidal corrections for TOPEX altimetry in the Coral Sea and Great Barrier Reef Lagoon: Comparisons with long term tide gauge records; Journal of Geophysical Research
Tidal modelling in Torres Strait and the Gulf of Papua; 6th Pacific Congress on Marine Science and Technology, PACON '94
Time-domain simulation of wet deck slamming - a hybrid theoretical and empirical approach; HiPer: International Conference on High Performance Marine Vehicles
Tropical cyclone Orson - a severe test for modelling; 11th Australasian Conference on Coastal and Ocean Engineering: Coastal Engineering a Partnership with Nature
WAMGBR: Modelling tropical cyclone waves in the GBR; Coasts and Ports '99
Wave modelling in the Great Barrier Reef incorporating sub-rigid scale effects; 5th International Workshop on Wave Hindcasting and Forecasting

Research Projects

Project 4.8.1 Resilience and Connectivity; Department of Environment and Energy (Cwth) (DoEE)
Australia-wide tropical cyclone wind events
Brisbane Coastal Plan Implementation Study
Browse Region - 10th Waves Study - Additional BGrid4 Reruns, Maximum Current Storms
Derivation of directional cyclonic design factors for Laminaria location
Design Waves for Abbot Point
eRTCdb - Supply of wave simulations for Browse region
Extreme Waves and Current Modelling
Gulf of Carpentaria Storm Tide and Inundation Study
HAT and LAT for Gulf of Carpentaria and Torres Strait
Metocean TC Waves Study BGrid1 Rerun
Probabilistic Assessment of Extreme Ocean Water Levels and Inundation in Torres Strait
Sea Level Rise Risk Assessment
Seabed Pipeline Hydrodynamic Modelling
Tidal Residual Simulation to Determine Non-Cyclonic Extreme Water Levels (Gold Coast)
Tropical Cyclone Wave Modelling
Wave modelling of synthetic storms for Torosa

Research Candidate Supervision

Hydrodynamic Interaction Between Oscillating Water Columns