Laboratory for Marine and Atmospheric Research at Hunter College

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Frank Buonaiuto




GEOL 180

Introduction to Oceanography

GEOL 334

Coastal Geomorphology

GEOL 380

Advanced Oceanography with Matlab


Weather and Climate

EES 717

Earth System Science II



Selected Publications

Salmun, H., Molod A., Wisniewska, K., Buonaiuto, F., 2011, Statistical Prediction of the Storm Surge Associated with Cool Weather Storms at The Battery, New York. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 50, 273-282.

Bocamazo, L.M., Grosskopf, W.G., Buonaiuto, F.S., 2011, Beach Nourishment, Shoreline Change and Dune Growth at Westhampton Beach, New York, 1996-2009, Journal of Coastal Research, Special Issue 59, pp 181-191.

Buonaiuto, F.S., Slattery, M., Bokuniewicz, H., 2011, Wave Modeling of Long Island Coastal Waters, Journal of Coastal Research, 27 (3), pp 470-477.

Colle, B.A., Rojowsky, K., Buonaiuto, F., 2010, New York City Storm Surges: Climatology and an Analysis of the Wind and Cyclone Evolution, Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, Volume 49, Issue 1, pp 85-100.

Salmun, H., Molod, A., Buonaiuto, F.S., Wisniewska, K., Clarke, K.C., 2009, East Coast Cool-Weather Storms in the New York Metropolitan Region, Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, Volume 48, Issue 11, pp 2320-2330.

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)