Emerald Ocean Engineering: List of Publications

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS
David D. McGehee, P.E., M. Oc. E.
Research Ocean Engineer

McGehee, David D., 2016 “Design and Monitoring of a Small Living Shoreline Scaled for Private Properties on Exposed, Rapidly-Eroding Coasts,” 6th International Symposium on Hydraulic Structures, USSD and IAHR, Portland, OR, 27-30 June, 2016

 

McGehee, David D., and Kirschenfeld, T., 2015,   "Downsizing a Living Shoreline; Retail-scale Options for Private Properties on Exposed, Rapidly-Eroding Coasts,” National Coastal Conference, ASBPA, New Orleans, LA, 16-18 Oct, 2015

 

_____, 2014, “Proposal for Selection of RESTORE ACT Projects in Escambia County, Florida,” RESTORE Escambia Coalition, Pensacola, FL, January 6, 2014

 

Mcgehee, David D., 2013(a), "Design Analysis Report for Living Shorline on (Point Clear, AL) Property," Contractor Report to Verazo and Kirschenfeld, Emerald Ocean Engineering LLC, Pensacola, FL, October 28, 2013    

 

McGehee David D., 2013(b), "Managing Shorelines with Organic Engineering Principles," invited panelist, Alabama Living Shorelines, Collaborative - Ecology and Engineering Workshop, Mobile, AL, August 21, 2013

 
McGehee, David D., 2013 (c), “Using Organic Engineering Principles to Address Ecosystem Values In the Bottom Line,” National Conference on Ecosystem Restoration (NCER 2013), Chicago, IL, July 29-August 2, 2013
 

McGehee, David D., 2013(d),”Site Analysis Report for (Point clear, AL) Property,” Contractor Report to Verazo and Kirschenfeld, Emerald Ocean Engineering LLC, Pensacola, FL, July 15, 2013

 

McGehee, David D., and Griffin, Michael, 2012. “Katrina on Trial – Forensic Hindcasting the Most Costly Storm,” Proceedings Advances in Hurricane Engineering, ATC/SEI, Miami, FL Oct. 24-16, 2012

 

McGehee, David D., 2011. “MainOne Cable Landing Site at Lagos, Nigeria: Report 1 - Preliminary Reconnaissance Study,” Emerald Ocean Engineering LLC, Pensacola, FL, October 2011

 

McGehee, David D., 2009. Investigation of Littoral Impacts of Bulkhead Placement to Waterfront Property: Phase 1 – Recent Littoral Morphology,” Emerald Ocean Engineering LLC, Pensacola, FL, February, 2009

 

McGehee, David D., “GreenShores vs. Ivan: Response of a Created Saltmarsh to a Major Hurricane”, Gulf Coast Hurricane Preparedness, Response, Recovery & Rebuilding Conference, PIANC, Mobile, AL, May 14-18, 2008

 
McGehee, David D., Winer, Harley S., and  Herbers, Thomas H.C., “Two Tempests: A Case Study on Capturing Nearshore Hurricane Wave Conditions,” Proceedings of the 27th International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, OMAE2008,  Estoril, Portugal, 15-20 June 2008
 
McGehee, David D. , “Pensacola Small Boat Harbor Channel Investigation,” letter report to City of Pensacola,  Emerald Ocean Engineering, Pensacola, FL, February 12, 2007
 

McGehee, David D., “Hydraulic Analysis of Hurricane Katrina Impacts,” Technical Report Series for 50+ specific locations along Northern Gulf Coast, Emerald Ocean Engineering LLC, Pensacola, FL, November, 2006 – May, 2008

 

McGehee, David D., "Large Amplitude Seiche in St Joseph Bay, FL - Observation and Implications,” Proceedings ICCE 2006, 30th International Conference on Coastal Engineering, San Diego, CA, 2-8 September 2006

 

McGehee, David D., "Observation and Implications of Long Waves in St Joseph Bay, FL,"  Shore and Beach, Volume 74, No. 2, Pg 3-7, ASBPA, Fort Myers. FL, Spring, 2006

 

McGehee, D. D., Winer, H., Earle, M., Smith, R., Mesa, C., Pollock, C., Hughes, B., Measured Wind Waves in Lake Pontchartrain During Hurricane Katrina,” 2006 Ocean Sciences Meeting, ASLO/TOS/AGU, 20-24 February 2006, Honolulu, HI

 

McGehee, David D., “Storm Damage Mitigation Plan for the Town of Seaside, FL, Report Number 2: Interactions with Local, State and Federal Government Programs, Plans and Requirements,” Contractor Report to the Seaside Town Council, Emerald Ocean Engineering LLC, Pensacola, FL, November, 2005

 

McGehee, David D., “Data Report: Wave Conditions on Southern Lake Pontchartrain August 27 – September 5, 2005,” Contractor Report to the Coastal and Hydraulics Lab, US Army Engineer Research and Development Center, Emerald Ocean Engineering LLC, Pensacola, FL, September, 2005

 

McGehee, David D., “Storm Damage Mitigation Plan for the Town of Seaside, FL, Report Number 1:  Reconnaissance and Feasibility Study,” Contractor Report to the Seaside Town Council, Emerald Ocean Engineering LLC, Pensacola, FL, September, 2005

 

McGehee, David D., "Results of a Study of Water Levels in St Joseph Bay, FL," Contractor Report to the Florida Department of Transportation, Emerald Ocean Engineering LLC, Pensacola, FL, May 2005 (revised March, 2006)

 

McGehee, David D., “Project Greenshores,  Phase II Conceptual Design Phase,” Contractor Report to the Ecosystem Restoration Support Organization, Emerald Ocean Engineering LLC, Pensacola, FL, August, 2004

 

McGehee, David D., “Project Greenshores,  Phase II  Site Description and Hydrodynamic Climate,” Contractor Report to the Ecosystem Restoration Support Organization, Emerald Ocean Engineering LLC, Pensacola, FL, May, 2004

 

McGehee, David D., “Results from Review of Department of Environmental Regulation Permit Ba-681 And Related Documents,” letter report, Emerald Ocean Engineering LLC, Pensacola, FL, March, 2003

 

McGehee, David D., “Operating Manual for Ventura Harbor Episodic Wave Monitoring System,” Contractor Report to US Army Engineer District Los Angeles, Emerald Ocean Engineering, July, 2003

 

McGehee, David D., and Earle, M., “Episodic Wave Data Capture with Miniaturized Instrumentation,” Proceedings, Oceans ’02, MTS/IEEE, Biloxi, MS, October, 2002

 

McGehee, David D., “Episodic Waves Measurement Program and Report,” Letter Report 1 to US Army Engineer District Los Angeles, Emerald Ocean Engineering, October 8, 2002

 

Winer, Harley and McGehee, David, “A High-reliability System for Capturing Hurricane Wave Data,” Proceedings, Solution to Coastal Disasters 2002, ASCE, San Diego, CA, February, 2002

 

McGehee, David D., “3-Dimensional Hydraulic Physical Model Evaluation for the Los Angeles/Long Beach Harbor Operation and Maintenance Study,” Contract Report 09-00-M-0088 to the US Army Engineer District, Los Angeles, Emerald Ocean Engineering, Pensacola, FL, May, 2002

 

McGehee, David D., Mesa, Chuck, and Carver, Robert D., “Estimating Overtopping Impacts in Los Angeles/Long Beach Harbors with a Distorted-scale Physical Model,” Proceedings, Waves
2001, Fourth International. Symposium on Ocean Wave Measurement, ASCE, San Francisco, CA, September, 2001.

 

McGehee, David D., “Hydrodynamic Climate for Navarre Beach State Park,” Contractor Report to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Emerald Ocean Engineering, Pensacola, FL, March, 2001

 

McGehee, David D., James, Steven, and Lidecker, Andrew, “Underwater Remote Sensing Survey of Naval Station Pascagoula,” Contractor Report COESAM/PD EI-00/011 to the US Army Engineer District, Mobile, Emerald Ocean Engineering, Pensacola, FL, May, 2000

 

McGehee, David D., "Characterization of Coastal Erosion Management by the Gulf States," Contract Report to the Coastal and Shoreline Erosion Subcommittee of the Gulf of Mexico Program, 1999

 

McGehee, David D., “Results from Review of Contract Documents for Dredging of Sabine Pass and Related Documents,” letter report, Emerald Ocean Engineering LLC, Pensacola, FL, April, 2000

 

Smith, E. R., (editor), Thompson, E.F., Hadley, L.L., Hubertz, J.M., Payne, J.B., McGehee, D.D., Harkins, G.S.,  “Wave Response of Kaumalapau Harbor, Lanai, Hawaii,” Technical Report CHL-98-11, US Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, Vicksburg, MS, May, 1998

 
 McGehee, David D., "Deploying and Recovering Ocean Instruments with a Helicopter," CETN VI-34, US Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, Vicksburg, MS, June 1998.
 

McGehee, D., Tubman, M., Earle, M., Steele, K.,  "Wave Climate Standard," Technical Report CHL-98-, US Army Engineers Waterways Experiment Station, Vicksburg, MS, (in prep.).

 

McGehee, D., and Pollack, C., "Comparison of Time Domain and Extremal Statistics from Adjacent Wave Gages, "Marine Technology Society Journal, Vol. 32 No 2. Pp 47 -55, MTS, Washington, D.C., Summer 1998.

 

McGehee, D., Earle, M., 1998. "The Harvest Project Phase 1- HarvEx," Proc’s, Waves ‘97, Third Inter’l. Symposium on Ocean Wave Measurement, ASCE, Norfolk, VA, November 1997.

 

McGehee, David D., 1997. "Three Application of Wave Measurement in Coastal Engineering" Thesis, for Degree of Master of Ocean Engineering, Oregon State Univ., Corvallis, OR, 1997.

 

McGehee, D., Moritz, H., Prickett, T., and Shirley, J., 1997. "Burns Harbor, Indiana Monitoring Study; Volume 1: Overview of Approach and Results," Technical Report CHL-97-5-1, US Army Engineers Waterways Experiment Station, Vicksburg, MS, March, 1997. "Burns Harbor, Indiana Monitoring Study; Volume II: Detailed Approach and Results," Technical Report TR-CHL-97-5-2, US Army Engineers Waterways Experiment Station, Vicksburg, MS, 1998.

 

McGehee, D., Boc, S., 1997. "Results of Monitoring Study Agat Harbor, Guam ," Technical Report CHL- 97-22, US Army Engineers Waterways Experiment Station, Vicksburg, MS, September, 1997.

 

Thompson, E., Hadley, L., Brandon, W., McGehee, D., Hubertz, J., 1996. "Wave Response of Kahului Harbor, Maui, Hawaii," Technical Report CERC 96-11, US Army Engineers Waterways Experiment Station, Vicksburg, MS, December, 1996.

 

McGehee, D., 1996. "Wave Transmission and Reflection For a Porous Rubble Mound Breakwater," Proc's., 11th International Harbour Congress, Antwerp, Belgium, June, 1996.

 

Pollock, C., McGehee, D., Neihaus, R., Chesser, S., Livingston, C., 1995. "Effectiveness of Spur Jetties at Siuslaw River, Oregon: Report 1, Prototype Monitoring Study," Technical Report CERC 95-14, US Army Engineers Waterways Experiment Station, Vicksburg, MS, November, 1995.

 

McGehee, D. and McKinney, J., 1995. "Tsunami Detection and Warning Capability Using Nearshore Submerged Pressure Transducers; Case Study of the 4 October 1994 Shikotan Tsunami," Proc's., 4th International Tsunami Symposium, IUGG, Boulder, Colorado, June 1995.

 

McGehee, D., 1995. "Field Wave Gaging Program, Wave Data Users Survey," Misc. Paper CERC-CR-95-1, US Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, Vicksburg, MS, August, 1995

 

Sabol, M., McGehee, D., 1995. "1993 Annual Climatic Summary for the Network for Engineering Monitoring of the Ocean," Misc. Paper CERC-95-7, US Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, Vicksburg, MS, September, 1995.

 

Earle, M., McGehee, D., Tubman, M. 1995. "Field Wave Gaging Program, Wave Data Analysis Standard" CERC-IR-95-1, US Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, Vicksburg, MS, March, 1995.

 

McGehee, D. 1994. "Measured Transformation of Deep Water Wave Spectra Across a Shallow Coral Reef Flat," Proc's., Hydro-Port '94, PHRI, Yokusuka, Japan, October 1994.

 

McGehee, David D., McKinney, James P., Grogg, William E., and Hands, Edward B.,1994. "Monitoring of Waves and Currents near the Alabama Dredged Material Mounds," Technical Report DRP-94-4, US Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, Vicksburg, MS, Sept. 1994.

 

McGehee, D. 1994. "Results of Monitoring Study of Burns Harbor Breakwater," Proc's. Seminar on Case Histories for the Design, Maintenance, and Construction of Rubble Mound Structures, ASCE, Eureka, CA, May 1994.

 

Okihiro, M., Guza, R., O'Reily, W., and McGehee, D. 1994. "Selecting Wave Gauge Sites for Monitoring Harbor Oscillations: A Case Study for Kahului Harbor, Hawaii," Misc. Paper CERC-MP- 94-10, US Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, Vicksburg, MS, May 1994.

 

O'Reily, W., and McGehee, D. 1994. "Design of Regional Wave Monitoring Networks: A Case Study for the Southern California Bight," Misc. Paper CERC-94-11, US Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, Vicksburg, MS, May 1994.

 

Flick, R., McGehee. D., Seymour, R., and Guza, R., and. 1993. "California's Coastal Data Information Program: A Successful Federal, State, and University Cooperation," Coastal Engineering Considerations in the Coastal Zone '93, Proc. Of The 8th Symposium on Coastal and Ocean Management, pp. 245-249, ASCE, New Orleans, LA, July 1993.

 

McGehee, D., and Hemsley, J. 1993. "Implementing a National Wave Monitoring Network - Some Lessons and Plans," Proc's. Waves '93, the 2nd International Symposium on Ocean Wave Measurement and Analysis, ASCE, New Orleans, LA, July 1993

 

Seymour, R., Castel. D., McGehee, D., Thomas, J., and O'Reily, W. 1993. "New Technology in Coastal Wave Monitoring," Proc's. Waves '93, the 2nd International Symposium on Ocean Wave Measurement and Analysis, ASCE, New Orleans, LA, July 1993.

 

Tubman, M., Earle, M., and McGehee, D. 1993. "The Development of a Wave Data Analysis Standard for a National Wave Measurement Program," Proc's. Waves '93, the 2nd International Symposium on Ocean Wave Measurement and Analysis, ASCE, New Orleans, LA, July 1993.

 

McGehee, D. 1993. "The Benefits of Cooperation in Coastal Data Collection," Proc's. 58th Meeting of the Coastal Engineering Research Board, US Army Corps of Engineers, Atlantic City, NJ, June 1993.

 

McGehee, D. 1993. "Effective Utilization of Wave Data: A Case Study," CETN I-57, US Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, Vicksburg, MS, June 1993.

 

McGehee, D. 1993. "Field Wave Gaging Program Activities in the Southeast US Coast," Proc's., Southeast US Coast Workshop, US Dept. of Com., NOAA, Charleston, SC, June 1993.

 

McGehee, D. 1992. "Monitoring Completed Coastal Projects: Agat Harbor, Guam, "Proc's. 57th Meeting of the Coastal Engineering Research Board, US Army Corps of Engineers, Honolulu, HI, October 1992.

 

McGehee, D. 1992. "Results of a Monitoring Program of Moored Ship Response to Gravity and Infragravity Waves," Proc's., Ports '92, ASCE, Seattle, WA, July 1992

 

Briggs, M., Lillycrop, L., and McGehee, D. 1992. "Comparison of Model and Field Results for Barbers Point Harbor, "Proc's., Coastal Engineering Practice '92, ASCE, Long Beach, CA, March 1992.

 

McGehee, D., 1992. "Remote Automated Wave and Water Level Monitoring System Deployed at Agat Harbor, Guam," Proc's., Coastal Eng. Practice '92, ASCE, Long Bch., CA, March 1992.

 

 McGehee, D. 1991. "Management of the Field Wave Gaging Program Data Base," CETN I-46, US Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, Vicksburg, MS, Dec. 1991.

 

McGehee, D. 1991. "Measured Response of Moored Ship to Long Period Waves at Los Angeles and Long Beach Harbors," Bulletin of the Permanent International Association of Navigation Congresses, Brussels, Belgium, Winter 1991.

 

McGehee, D. 1991. "Effects of Reflective Walls in Harbors - A Case Study," CETN III-44, US Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, Vicksburg, MS, Sept. 1991.

 

McGehee, D. 1991. "Field Wave Gaging: Five-Year Gage Deployment Plan, FY 90-94" Technical Report CERC-TR-91-8, US Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, Vicksburg, MS. Sept. 1991.

 

McGehee, D. 1991. "Los Angeles and Long Beach Harbors Model Enhancement Program: Measured Response of Moored Ships to Long Period Waves," Technical Report CERC-TR-91-12, US Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, Vicksburg, MS, Sept. 1991.

 

 McGehee, D., and Leslie, L. 1991. "Alaska Wave Data Index," Misc. Paper CERC-91-1, US Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, Vicksburg, MS, April 1991.

 

McGehee, D. 1991. "Developing Monitoring Plans for Completed Coastal Projects," CETN VI-23, US Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, Vicksburg, MS, March 1991.

 

McGehee, D., and Hemsley, J. 1990. "Expansion of the Field Wave Gaging Program Plans for South Atlantic Division," Proc's. 53rd Meeting of the Coastal Engineering Research Board, US Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Lauderdale, FL, June 1990.

 

Basco, D., and McGehee, D. 1990. "A Methodology to Select Nearshore Wave Gage Sites," Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, March 1990.

 

Hemsley, J. M., McGehee, D., and Kucharski, W. 1990. "Nearshore Oceanographic Measurements- Hints on How to Make Them," Journal of Coastal Research, January 1990.

 

McGehee, D. 1989. "LA/LB Model Upgrade - Field Data Collection," Proc. of the 52nd Meeting of the CERB, US Army Corps of Engineers, Redondo Beach, CA, June 1990.

 

McGehee, D., and Grogg, W. 1989. "A Remote Monitoring System for Monitoring Waves and Currents at an Offshore Dredge Disposal Site," CETN I-11, US Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, Vicksburg, MS, March 1990.

 

McGehee, D., McKinney, J. P., and Dickey, M. 1989. "Los Angeles and Long Beach Harbors Model Enhancement Program: Tidal Circulation Prototype Data Collection Effort; Volume I – Main text and Appendixes A through C; Volume II – Appendixes D through I: tidal circulation prototype data collection effort; Volume III – Appendix J", Technical Report CERC-89-17; US Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, Vicksburg, MS, December 1989.

 

McGehee, D. 1989. "Modification to Sea-Data Wave Gages for Coastal Use," CETN I-9, US Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, Vicksburg, MS, December 1989.

 

McGehee, D. (Chair). 1989. "Report of Working Group on Moored Measurements," Proc's. of the 1989 Coastal Ocean Prediction System Workshop, Institute of Naval Oceanography, Stennis Space Center, MS, Oct. 1989.

 

McGehee, D. 1989. "US Army Corps of Engineers Field Wave Gaging Program: A Conspectus," Proc's. of the 1989 Coastal Ocean Prediction System Workshop, Institute of Naval Oceanography, Stennis Space Center, MS, Oct. 1989.

 

McGehee, D., and Lillycrop, W. J. 1989. "Indian River Inlet Field Measurement Program," Proc. Oceans 89, MTS/IEEE, Seattle, WA, Sept. 1989.

 

Boc, S. J., and McGehee, D. 1989. "Agat Small Boat Harbor, Guam: Monitoring Plan," Proc. Coastal Zone '89, ASCE, Charleston, SC, July 1989.

 

Lillycrop, W. J., Rosati, J. D., and McGehee, D. 1989. " A Study of Sand Waves in the Panama City Entrance Channel," Technical Report CERC-89-7, US Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, Vicksburg, MS, July 1989.

 

McGehee, D. 1989. "Calumet Harbor Breakwater; Wave Data Report," Letter Report to the Chicago District, May 1989 (22 pp).

 

McGehee, D. D. and McKinney, James P.,1988. "Tidal Circulation Data from the Los Angeles/ Long Beach Harbor," Proc. OCEANS 88, MTS/IEEE, Baltimore, MD, Oct. 1988.

 

Castel, D., Thomas, J., Seymour, R., and McGehee, D. 1988. "Measuring Long Period Waves Through the Coastal Data Information Program," Proc. of the International Conference on Natural and Man-made Hazards in Coastal Zones, The Tsunami Society, San Diego, CA -Ensenada, Mex., Aug. 1988.

 

McGehee, D. 1987. "Crane Survey of Submerged Rubble-Mound Coastal Structures," CETN III-35, US Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, Vicksburg, MS, June 1987.

 

McGehee, D. 1983. "Inspection of Diving Gear," expert witness report submitted to Mr. Rufus Pennington, attorney, Jacksonville, FL, Nov. 1983.

 

McGehee, D. 1982. "The BETA Tower: A Compliment Approach to a Hurricane-proof Offshore Platform," Proc's., Oceans - 82, MTS/IEEE, Washington, DC, Nov. 1982.

 

McGehee, D. 1982. "The Instrument Site at Sea - Selecting, Defending, and Returning to It," Proc. 1982 DARTS Symposium on Research Diving, Fla. Society of Research Divers, Gainesville, FL, May 1982.

 
 
Recommended Internet Sites:
http://cdip.ucsd.edu - The Coastal Data Information Program

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