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Dubravko Justic

Louisiana State University

Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences

School of the Coast and Environment
1002-Y Energy, Coast and Environment Building
Baton Rouge , LA  70803  

djusti1@lsu.edu

Project List:

Coastal Waters Consortium III (CWC III): Oil Spills as Stressors in Coastal Marshes - The Legacy and the Future

Year 8-10 Research Grants (RFP-VI)Role: Co-Principal Investigator, Task Lead, Task Lead, Task Lead

Coastal Waters Consortium II (CWC II)

Year 5-7 Consortia Grants (RFP-IV)Role: Co-Principal Investigator, Task Lead, Task Co-Lead

Coastal Waters Consortium (CWC)

Year 2-4 Consortia Grants (RFP-I)Role: Co-Principal Investigator, Task Co-Lead

Observations and Modeling to Advance a Louisiana Coastal Circulation and Oil Spill Prediction System

Year One Block Grant - Louisiana State UniversityRole: Co-Principal Investigator, Outreach Team

Impact of Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on the Louisiana Coastal Environments

Year One Block Grant - The Northern Gulf InstituteRole: Co-Principal Investigator, Task Co-Lead

Publications & Presentations:

Journal Articles - 2

2014

Hooper-Bui, L. M., Rabalais, N. N., Engel, A. S., Turner, R. E., McClenachan, G., Roberts, B., et al. (2014). Overview of Research into the Coastal Effects of the Macondo Blowout from the Coastal Waters Consortium: A GoMRI Consortium. International Oil Spill Conference Proceedings, 2014(1), 604–617.
Justic, D., & Wang, L. (2014). Assessing temporal and spatial variability of hypoxia over the inner Louisiana-upper Texas shelf: Application of an unstructured-grid three-dimensional coupled hydrodynamic-water quality model. Continental Shelf Research, 72(1), 163–179.

Conference Presentations - 28

2017

Huang, H., Cui, L., & Justic, D. (2017). Assessing the Effects of River Riversions on Oil Transport in Barataria Bay. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17.
Justic, D., Wang, L., & Huang, H. (2017). Effects of Mississippi River Diversions on Hydrodynamics and Surface Oil Transport in the Northcentral Gulf of Mexico. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17.

2016

Huang, H., & Justic, D. (2016). Hydrological modeling for water quality improvement in the Bayou Boeuf Basin (Louisiana, USA). In 10th INTECOL International Wetlands Conference. Changshu, China : 09/19/16-09/24/16.
Huang, H., Cui, L., Sorourian, S., & Justic, D. (2016). A coupled ocean-wave model for the Barataria Bay, Louisiana. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16: Poster.
Justic, D., Wang, L., & Huang, H. (2016). Modeling the connectivity and material exchanges among wetland, bay and shelf systems in deltaic Gulf of Mexico estuaries. In 10th INTECOL International Wetlands Conference. Changshu, China : 09/19/16-09/24/16.
Justic, D., Wang, L., Huang, H., & Cui, L. (2016). Assessing the effects of river diversions on oil transport in deltaic Louisiana estuaries. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16.
Lavaud, R., La Peyre, M., Justic, D., Wang, L., Bacher, C., & La Peyre, J. (2016). Predicting potential growth of oysters in Barataria Bay (LA, USA) through a DEB model using outputs from a hydrodynamic model under scenarios of climate change and river management. In International Society for Ecological Modelling Global Conference 2016. Baltimore, MD : 05/08/16-05/12/16.

2015

Justic, D., Wang, L., Huang, H., Walker, N., Benger, W., & Ayyala, I. (2015). Impacts of River Diversions on Surface Oil Transport in Deltaic Gulf of Mexico Estuaries. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2015. Houston, TX : 02/16/15-02/19/15.
Rabalais, N., Able, K., Bernhard, A., Besonen, M., Engel, A., Fodrie, F., et al. (2015). CWC-II Principal Investigators and Research Plan, CWC-II poster. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2015. Houston, TX : 02/16/15-02/19/15: Poster.
Rabalais, N. N., Able, K. W., Bernhard, A. E., Brown, K. M., Crandall, K. A., Engel, A. S., et al. (2015). CWC-I Plenary Presentation. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2015. Houston, TX : 02/16/15-02/19/15.

2014

Huang, H., Justic, D., & Rose, K. (2014). An application of the Finite-Volume Coastal Ocean Model (FVCOM) to simulating oil slick movement under various river diversion scenarios and their impact on fish movements in a Gulf of Mexico coastal estuary. In Symposium Oil Spills in the Coastal Zone: Monitoring, Modeling and Environmental Impacts. Yantai, China : 9/26/14-9/30/14.
Justic, D. (2014). Where did the oil go? – Tracking oil slick movement along Louisiana's gulf coast. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2014. Mobile, AL: 01/26/14-01/30/14.
Justic, D., Turner, R. E., & Rabalais, N. N. (2014). Modeling coastal hypoxia: lessons learned and perspectives for the future- Part II. In The 46th International Liège Colloquium on Ocean Dynamics. Liège, Belgium : 5/5/2014-5/9/2014.
Justic, D., Wang, L., Huang, H., Walker, N., Benger, W., & Ayyala, I. (2014). Where did the oil go? Modeling oil slick movement along Louisiana's deltaic coast. In Symposium Oil Spills in the Coastal Zone: Monitoring, Modeling and Environmental Impacts. Yantai, China : 9/26/14-9/30/14.
Justic, D. W. L., Huang, H., Walker, N., Benger, W., & Ayyala, I. (2014). Vulnerability of deltaic Louisiana estuaries to pollution from an offshore oil spill. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2014. Mobile, AL: 01/26/14-01/30/14.
LaBone, E., Justic, D., Rose, K., Wang, L., & Huang, H. (2014). Modeling the effects of hypoxia on fish movement in the Gulf of Mexico hypoxic zone. In 2014 State of the Coast Conference. New Orleans, LA - 03/18/14-03/20/14: Poster.
LaBone, E., Justic, D., Rose, K., Wang, L., & Huang, H. (2014). Modeling the effects of hypoxia on fish movement in the Gulf of Mexico hypoxic zone. In State of the Coast Conference. Baton Rouge, LA : 3/18/2014-3/20/2014: Poster.
Rose, K., Justic, D., Huang, H., Sable, S., Watkins, K., & Das, A. (2014). Modeling the effects of diversions: can the biology and data keep up with computers? In Conference on Ecological and Ecosystem Restoration – 2014. New Orleans, LA : 7/2/14-8/1/14.

2013

Justic, D., & Wang, L. (2013). Gulf hypoxia modeling 1994-2012: Progress, challenges and prospects. In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2013. New Orleans, LA : 02/17/13-02/22/2013.
Justic, D., Wang, L., & Huang, H. (2013). Assessing temporal and spatial variability in hypoxia over the inner Louisiana-Texas shelf: Application of an unstructured-grid three-dimensional coupled hydrodynamic-water quality model. In 22nd Biennial Conference of the Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation. San Diego, CA, November 3 - 7, 2013.
Justic, D., Wang, L., & Huang, H. (2013). Modeling the Impacts of Mississippi River Diversions on Surface Oil Transport in Deltaic Gulf of Mexico Estuaries. In ECSA 53: Estuaries and coastal areas in times of intense change. Shanghai, China, October 13 - 17, 2013.
LaBone, B., Justic, D., Rose, K. A., Wang, L., & Huang, H. (2013). Modeling the Effects of Hypoxia on Fish Movement in the Gulf of Mexico Hypoxic Zone. In 22nd Biennial Conference of the Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation. San Diego, CA, November 3 - 7, 2013.
Manya, N., Ayyala, I., Benger, W., Ritter, M., Justic, D., & Wang, L. (2013). Cartographic rendering of elevation surfaces using procedural contour lines. In International Conference on Computer Graphics, Visualization and Computer Vision. Plzen, Chech Republic, June 24-27, 2013.
Manya, N., Ayyala, I., Benger, W., Ritter, M., Justic, D., & Wang, L. (2013). Cartographic rendering of elevation surfaces using procedural contour lines. In Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Computer Graphics, Visualization and Computer Vision. Plzen, Czech Republic, June 24-27, 2013.

2012

Huang, H., Justic, D., & Rose, K. (2012). Numerical modeling study of pulsed diversion discharge on salinity distribution, oil slick transport, and fish movement in the Breton Sound estuary. In State of the State Conference. June 25-27, New Orleans, LA, June 25-27, 2012.
Justic, D., Wang, L., Rose, K., & Huang, H. (2012). Modeling hypoxia in the northern Gulf of Mexico: From physics to fish. In American Society of Limnology and Oceanography Aquatic Sciences Meeting. Lake Biwa, Japan, July 8-13, 2012.
Turner, R. E., Rabalais, N. N., & Justic, D. (2012). Nitrogen, phosphorus and silicate growth limitation of phytoplpankton on the Mississippi River continental shelf. In American Society of Limnology and Oceanography Aquatic Sciences Meeting. Lake Biwa, Japan, July 8-13, 2012.

2011

Justic, D., Rose, K. A., Wang, L., & Huang, H. (2011). Beyond Conventional Modeling of Coastal Hypoxia: Coupling Three-Dimentional Hydrodynamic-Biological Hypoxia Models with Individual Based Fish Models. In American Society of Limnology. San Juan, San Juan, Puerto Rico, February 13-18, 2011.