Margery Overton

Vice Provost for Academic Strategy

Professor

Education

Ph.D. 1981

Civil Engineering

Duke University

M.S. 1978

Civil Engineering

Duke University

B.S. 1976

Civil Engineering

Duke University

Research Description

Dr. Overton is interested in coastal processes, beach and dune erosion, coastal hazard identification and response strategies to improve the resilience of coastal environments. Modeling and analysis of both short term and long term impacts due to storms and sea level rise.

Publications

Beach Management Practices and Occupation Dynamics: An Agent-Based Modeling Study for the Coastal Town of Nags Head, NC, USA
Karanci, A., Velasquez-Montoya, L., Paniagua-Arroyave, J. F., Adams, P. N., & Overton, M. F. (2018), In BEACH MANAGEMENT TOOLS - CONCEPTS, METHODOLOGIES AND CASE STUDIES (Vol. 24, pp. 373–395). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-58304-4_19
Observation and modeling of the evolution of an ephemeral storm-induced inlet: Pea Island Breach, North Carolina, USA
Montoya, L. V., Sciaudone, E. J., Mitasova, H., & Overton, M. F. (2018), Continental Shelf Research, 156, 55–69. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.csr.2018.02.002
Summary visualizations for coastal spatial-temporal dynamics
Thakur, S., Tateosian, L., Mitasova, H., Hardin, E., & Overton, M. (2013), International Journal for Uncertainty Quantification, 3(3), 241–253. https://doi.org/10.1615/int.j.uncertaintyquantification.2012003969
Least cost path extraction of topographic features for storm impact scale mapping
Hardin, E., Kurum, M. O., Mitasova, H., & Overton, M. F. (2012), Journal of Coastal Research, 28(4), 970–978.
Scientific visualization of landscapes and landforms
Mitasova, H., Harmon, R. S., Weaver, K. J., Lyons, N. J., & Overton, M. F. (2012), Geomorphology (Amsterdam, Netherlands), 137(1), 122–137. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geomorph.2010.09.033
Modeling and analysis of landscape evolution using airborne, terrestrial, and laboratory laser scanning
Starek, M. J., Mitasova, H., Hardin, E., Weaver, K., Overton, M., & Harmon, R. S. (2011), Geosphere, 7(6), 1340–1356. https://doi.org/10.1130/ges00699.1
Integrating learning, discovery, and engagement through the scholarship of engagement
Engagement, T. F. (2010). , . Technical Report- Not held in TRLN member libraries. Raleigh, NC: NCSU Office of Extension, Engagement, and Economic Development.
Raster-based analysis of coastal terrain dynamics from multitemporal LIDAR data
Mitasova, H., Overton, M. F., Recalde, J. J., Bernstein, D. J., & Freeman, C. W. (2009), Journal of Coastal Research, 25(2), 507–514. https://doi.org/10.2112/07-0976.1
The effects of interdune vegetation changes on eolian dune field evolution: A numerical-modeling case study at Jockey's Ridge, North Carolina, USA
Pelletier, J. D., Mitasova, H., Harmon, R. S., & Overton, M. (2009), Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 34(9), 1245–1254. https://doi.org/10.1002/esp.1809
Geospatial analysis of a coastal sand dune field evolution: Jockey's Ridge, North Carolina
Mitasova, H., Overton, M., & Harmon, R. S. (2019), Geomorphology (Amsterdam, Netherlands), 72(04-Jan), 204–221. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geomorph.2005.06.001

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Grants

Shoreline Monitoring at Oregon Inlet Terminal Groin
NC Department of Transportation(8/16/17 - 8/15/19)
Development of Dune Design Criteria for Overtopping Considering Constructed Beach Berm
Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit - Piedmont-South Atlantic Coast(7/01/16 - 1/31/18)
Shoreline Monitoring at Oregon Inlet Terminal Groin
NC Department of Transportation(8/16/15 - 8/15/17)
Interactions between Waves, Storm Surge and Beach Morphology during Storm Events
NCSU Sea Grant Program(2/01/16 - 6/30/18)
Shoreline Monitoring at Oregon Inlet Terminal Groin
NC Department of Transportation(8/16/14 - 8/15/15)
Shoreline Monitoring at Oregon Inlet Terminal Groin
NC Department of Transportation(8/16/13 - 8/15/14)
Shoreline Monitoring at Oregon Inlet Terminal Groin
NC Department of Transportation(8/16/12 - 8/15/13)
Shoreline Monitoring at Oregon Inlet Terminal Groin
NC Department of Transportation(8/16/11 - 8/15/12)
Visualization of Terrain Evolution: from Animations to Space-Time Cube
Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI)(1/01/11 - 12/31/11)
Southeast Regional Climate Science Center
US Geological Survey (USGS)(9/23/10 - 8/31/17)