Laboratory for Marine and Atmospheric Research at Hunter College

Coastal Bluffs, Montauk NY
Puerto Escondido

Frank Buonaiuto




GEOL 180 Introduction to Oceanography
GEOL 334 Coastal Geomorphology
GEOL 380 Advanced Oceanography with Matlab
PGEOG 130 Weather and Climate
EES 717 Earth System Science II
PGEOG 383.61 Beaches & Coasts
Storm Surge Modeling & Forecasts
Wave Modeling & Forecasts
Rip Current Hazards
Selected Publications
Buonaiuto, F.S., Bokuniewicz, H., 2007, Hydrodynamic Partitioning at a Mixed Energy Tidal Inlet, Journal of Coastal Research, 24(4), July 2008. (pdf)
Buonaiuto, F.S., Bokuniewicz, H., FitzGerald, D.M., 2007, Principal Component Analysis of Morphology Change at a Tidal Inlet: Shinnecock Inlet, NY, Journal of Coastal Research, 25(2).
Colle, B.A, Buonaiuto, F., Bowman, M.J., Wilson, R.E., Flood, R., Hunter, R., Mintz, A., Hill, D., 2007, Simulations of Past Cyclone Events to Explore New York City’s Vulnerability to Coastal Flooding and Storm Surge Model Capabilities, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, June 2008.
Buonaiuto, F.S., Bokuniewicz, H., 2005, Coastal Bluff Recession and Impacts on Littoral Transport: Special Reference to Montauk, NY, Shore & Beach Vol. 73, No. 4, 24-29. (pdf)
Bowman, M.J., Hill, D., Buonaiuto, F., Colle, B.A., Flood, R., Hunter, R.E., Wang, J., 2008, Threats and responses associated with rapid climate change in Metropolitan New York. In: Sudden and Disruptive Climate Change, MacCracken, M.C., Moore, F., Topping, J.C., ed., Published by Earthscan, London, UK.
Seaver, K., Buonaiuto, F.S., Bokuniewicz, H., 2007, Evolution of Erosion Hot Spots on a Barrier Island: Fire Island, New York, Proceedings Coastal Sediments 2007, Kraus, N., McDougal, W., ed., ASCE Press, May 13-17, New Orleans, LA. (pdf)