Publications

 

Aretxabaleta, A. L., Ganju, N.K., Butman, B., and Signell, R.P., 2017, Observations and a linear model of water level in an interconnected inletbay system, Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 122, doi:10.1002/2016JC012318. PDF File

Aretxabaleta, A. L., Butman, B., and Ganju, N. K., 2014, Water level response in back-barrier bays unchanged following Hurricane Sandy, Geophysical Research Letters, 41, 3163-3171. PDF File

Bergamaschi, B.A., Fleck, J.A., Downing, B.D., Boss, E., Pellerin, B., Ganju, N.K., Schoellhamer, D.H., Byington, A.A., Heim, W., Stephenson, M., and Fujii, R., 2012, Mercury dynamics in a San Francisco tidal wetland: assessing dynamics using in situ measurements, Estuaries and Coasts, 56, 1355-1371. PDF File

Bergamaschi, B.A., Fleck, J.A., Downing, B.D., Boss, E., Pellerin, B., Ganju, N.K., Schoellhamer, D.H., Heim, W., Stephenson, M., and Fujii, R., 2011, Methyl mercury dynamics in a tidal wetland quantified using in situ optical measurements, Limnology and Oceanography: Methods, 56, 1355-1371. PDF File

Beudin, A., N. K. Ganju, Z. Defne, and A. L. Aretxabaleta (2017), Physical response of a back-barrier estuary to a post-tropical cyclone, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 122, 5888–5904, doi:10.1002/2016JC012344PDF File

Beudin, A., Kalra, T.S., Ganju, N.K. and Warner, J.C., 2017. Development of a coupled wave-flow-vegetation interaction model. Computers & Geosciences, 100, 76–86. PDF File

David, N., McKee, L.J., Black, F., Flegal, A.R., Conaway, C.H., Schoellhamer, D.H., and Ganju, N.K., 2009, Mercury concentrations and loads in a large river system tributary to San Francisco Bay, California, USA. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 28, 2091-2100. PDF File

Defne, Z., Ganju, N.K. and Aretxabaleta, A., 2016. Estimating time-dependent connectivity in marine systems. Geophysical Research Letters. PDF File

Defne, Z., and Ganju, N. K., 2014, Quantifying the residence time and flushing characteristics of a shallow, back-barrier estuary: application of hydrodynamic and particle tracking models, Estuaries and Coasts, 38, 1719-1734. PDF File

del Barrio, P., Ganju, N. K., Aretxabaleta, A. L., Hayn, M., García, A., and Howarth, R. W., 2014, Modeling future scenarios of light attenuation and potential seagrass success in a eutrophic estuary, Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 149, 13-23. PDF File

Dickhudt, P.J., Ganju, N.K, and Montgomery, E.T., 2015, Summary of oceanographic measurements for characterizing light attenuation and sediment resuspension in the Barnegat Bay-Little Egg Harbor estuary, New Jersey, 2013: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2015–1146, 18 p. Link to report

Downing, B.D., Boss, E., Bergamaschi, B.A., Fleck, J.A., Lionberger, M.A., Ganju, N.K., Schoellhamer, D.H., and Fujii, R., 2009, Quantifying fluxes and characterizing compositional changes of dissolved organic matter in aquatic systems in situ using combined acoustic and optical measurements. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods, 7, 119-131. PDF File

Ganju, N.K., 2011, A novel approach for direct estimation of fresh groundwater discharge to an estuary, Geophysical Research Letters, 38, L11402, doi:10.1029/2011GL047718. PDF File

Ganju, N. K., Brush, M. J., Rashleigh, B., Aretxabaleta, A. L., del Barrio, P., Grear, J. S., ... & Vaudrey, J. M., 2015, Progress and challenges in coupled hydrodynamic-ecological estuarine modeling, Estuaries and Coasts, 1-22. PDF File

Ganju, N.K., Defne, Z., Kirwan, M.L., D’Alpaos, A., Carniello, L., and Fagherazzi, S., 2017. Spatially integrative metrics reveal hidden vulnerability of microtidal salt marshes. Nature Communications, 8, 14156. PDF File

Ganju, N.K., Dickhudt, P.J., Thomas, J.A., Borden, J., Sherwood, C.R., Montgomery, E.T., Twomey, E.R., and Martini, M.A., 2011, Summary of oceanographic and water-quality measurements in West Falmouth Harbor and Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, 2009-2010, USGS Open-File Report 2011-1113. Link to report

Ganju, N. K., Hayn, M., Chen, S. N., Howarth, R. W., Dickhudt, P. J., Aretxabaleta, A. L., and Marino, R., 2012, Tidal and groundwater fluxes to a shallow, microtidal estuary: constraining inputs through field observations and hydrodynamic modeling, Estuaries and Coasts, 35, 1285-1298. PDF File

Ganju, N.K., Jaffe, B.E., and Schoellhamer, D.H., 2011, Discontinuous hindcast simulations of estuarine bathymetric change: a case study from Suisun Bay, California. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 93, 142-150. PDF File

Ganju, N.K., Kirwan, M.L, Dickhudt, P.J., Guntenspergen, G.R., Cahoon, D.R., and Kroeger, K.D., 2015, Sediment transport based metrics of wetland stability, Geophysical Research Letters. PDF File

Ganju, N.K, Knowles, N., and Schoellhamer, D.H., 2008, Temporal downscaling of decadal sediment load estimates to a daily interval for use in hindcast simulations. Journal of Hydrology, 349, 512-523.  PDF File

Ganju, N.K., Lentz, S.J., Kirincich, A.R., and Farrar, J.T., 2011, Complex mean circulation over the Inner-Shelf south of Marthas Vineyard revealed by observations and a high resolution model, Journal of Geophysical Research, 116, C10036, ddoi:10.1029/2011JC007035. PDF File

Ganju, N. K., Miselis, J. L., and Aretxabaleta, A. L., 2014, Physical and biogeochemical controls on light attenuation in a eutrophic, back-barrier estuary, Biogeosciences, 11, 7193-7205. PDF File

Ganju, N. K., Nidzieko, N. J., and Kirwan, M. L., 2013, Inferring tidal wetland stability from channel sediment fluxes: Observations and a conceptual model. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 118(4), 2045-2058. PDF File

Ganju, N.K., and Schoellhamer, D.H., 2006, Annual sediment flux estimates in a tidal strait using surrogate measurements. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 69, 165-178. PDF File

Ganju, N.K., and Schoellhamer, D.H., 2008, Lateral variability of the estuarine turbidity maximum in a tidal strait. In: Kusuda, T., Yamanishi, H., Spearman, J., and Gailani, J.Z., Eds., Sediment and Ecohydraulics: INTERCOH 2005, Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 339-355. PDF File

Ganju, N.K., and Schoellhamer, D.H., 2009, Calibration of an estuarine sediment transport model to sediment fluxes as an intermediate step for robust simulation of geomorphic evolution. Continental Shelf Research, 29, 148-158. PDF File

Ganju, N.K., and Schoellhamer, D.H., 2010, Decadal-timescale estuarine geomorphic change under future scenarios of climate and sediment supply. Estuaries and Coasts, 33, 15-29.PDF File

Ganju, N.K., Schoellhamer, D.H., and Bergamaschi, B.A, 2005, Suspended sediment fluxes in a tidal wetland: measurement, controlling factors, and error analysis. Estuaries 28(6), 812-822. PDF File

Ganju, N.K., Schoellhamer, D.H., and Jaffe, B.E., 2009, Hindcasting of decadal-timescale estuarine bathymetric change with a tidal-timescale model. Journal of Geophysical Research-Earth Surface, 114, F04019, doi:10.1029/2008JF001191. PDF File

Ganju, N.K., Schoellhamer, D.H., Murrell, M.C., Gartner, J.W., and Wright, S.A., 2006, Constancy of the relation between floc size and density in San Francisco Bay. In: Maa, J.P., Sanford, L.H., and Schoellhamer, D.H., Eds., Estuarine and Coastal Fine Sediment Dynamics - INTERCOH 2003, Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands, p. 75-91. PDF File

Ganju, N.K., Schoellhamer, D.H., Warner, J.C., Barad, M.F., and Schladow, S.G., 2004, Tidal oscillation of sediment between a river and a bay: a conceptual model. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 60(1), 81-90. PDF File

Ganju, N.K., and Sherwood, C.R., 2010, Effect of roughness formulation on the performance of a coupled wave, hydrodynamic, and sediment transport model. Ocean Modelling, 33, 299-313. PDF File

Ganju, N.K., Suttles, S.E., Beudin, A., Nowacki, D.J., Miselis, J.L. and Andrews, B.D., 2016, Quantification of storm-induced bathymetric change in a back-barrier estuary. Estuaries and Coasts, pp.1-15. PDF File

Gartner, J.W., and Ganju, N.K., 2007, Correcting acoustic Doppler current profiler discharge measurement bias from moving-bed conditions without global positioning during the 2004 Glen Canyon Dam controlled flood  on the Colorado River. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods, 5, 156-162. PDF File

Hayn, M., Howarth, R., Marino, R., Ganju, N., Berg, P., Foreman, K. H., Giblin, A.E., and McGlathery, K., 2013, Exchange of nitrogen and phosphorus between a shallow lagoon and coastal waters. Estuaries and Coasts, 1-11. PDF File

Howarth, R. W., Hayn, M., Marino, R. M., Ganju, N., Foreman, K., McGlathery, K., Giblin, A.E., Berg, P., and Walker, J. D., 2013, Metabolism of a nitrogen-enriched coastal marine lagoon during the summertime. Biogeochemistry, 1-20. PDF File

Kalra, T. S., Aretxabaleta, A., Seshadri, P., Ganju, N. K., and Beudin, A., 2017, Sensitivity analysis of a coupled hydrodynamic-vegetation model using the Effectively Subsampled Quadratures method, Geoscientific Model Development, 10, 4511-4523. PDF File

Kirincich, A. R., Lentz, S. J., Farrar, J. T., and Ganju, N. K., 2013, The Spatial Structure of Tidal and Mean Circulation over the Inner Shelf South of Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 43(9). PDF File

Leonardi, N., Carnacina, I., Donatelli, C., Ganju, N.K., Plater, A.J., Schuerch, M., and Temmerman, S., 2017. Dynamic interactions between coastal storms and salt marshes: a review. Geomorphology, 301, 92-107. PDF File

Leonardi, N., Defne, Z., Ganju, N.K. and Fagherazzi, S., 2016. Salt marsh erosion rates and boundary features in a shallow Bay. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface. PDF File

Leonardi, N., Ganju, N.K., and Fagherazzi, S., 2015, Absence of a critical threshold for erosion determines salt-marsh survival during violent storms and hurricanes, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. PDF File

McKee, L., Ganju, N.K., and Schoellhamer, D.H., 2006, Estimates of suspended sediment entering San Francisco Bay from the Sacramento and San Joaquin Delta, San Francisco Bay, California. Journal of Hydrology, 323, 335-352. PDF File

McKee, L. J., Lewicki, M., Schoellhamer, D. H., and Ganju, N. K., 2013, Comparison of sediment supply to San Francisco Bay from watersheds draining the Bay Area and the Central Valley of California. Marine Geology. PDF File

Miselis, J.L., Andrews, B.D., Nicholson, R.S., Defne, Z., Ganju, N.K. and Navoy, A., 2015. Evolution of mid-Atlantic coastal and back-barrier estuary environments in response to a hurricane: Implications for barrier-estuary connectivity. Estuaries and Coasts, pp.1-19. PDF

Montgomery, E.T., Ganju, N.K., Dickhudt, P.J., Borden, Jonathan, Martini, M.A., and Brosnahan. S.M., 2015, Summary of oceanographic and water-quality measurements in Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge, Wells, Maine, in 2013: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2015–1072, 18 p. PDF File

Nowacki, D.J., Beudin, A., and Ganju, N.K., 2017, Spectral wave dissipation by submerged aquatic vegetation in a back-barrier estuary, Limnology & Oceanography, doi:10.1002/lno.10456 PDF File

Oestreich, W. K., Ganju, N. K., Pohlman, J. W., and Suttles, S. E., 2016. Colored dissolved organic matter in shallow estuaries: relationships between carbon sources and light attenuation, Biogeosciences, 13, 583-595, doi:10.5194/bg-13-583-2016. PDF File

Rosencranz, J.A., Ganju, N.K., Ambrose, R.F., Brosnahan, S.M., Dickhudt, P.J., Guntenspergen, G.R., MacDonald, G.M., Takekawa, J.Y, and Thorne, K.M., 2015, Balanced sediment fluxes in southern California’s Mediterranean-climate zone salt marshes, Estuaries and Coasts, DOI 10.1007/s12237-015-0056-y. PDF File

Schoellhamer, D.H., Ganju, N.K., Mineart, P.R., and Lionberger, M.A., 2008, Sensitivity and spin up times of cohesive sediment transport models used to simulate bathymetric change. In: Kusuda, T., Yamanishi, H., Spearman, J., and Gailani, J.Z., Eds., Sediment and Ecohydraulics: INTERCOH 2005, Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 463-475. PDF File

Takekawa, J.Y., Woo, I., Athearn, N.D., Demers, S.A., Gardiner, R.J., Perry, W.M., Ganju, N.K., Shellenbarger, G.G., and Schoellhamer, D.H., 2010, Measuring sediment accretion in early tidal marsh restoration. Wetlands Ecology and Management, doi:10.1007/s11273-009-9170-6. PDF File

 

 

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