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

Observation and modeling of the evolution of an ephemeral storm-induced inlet: Pea Island Breach, North Carolina, USA
Montoya, L. V. and Sciaudone, E. J. and Mitasova, H. and Overton, M. F. (2018), Continental Shelf Research, 156(), 55-69.
Summary visualizations for coastal spatial-temporal dynamics
Thakur, S. and Tateosian, L. and Mitasova, H. and Hardin, E. and Overton, M. (2013), International Journal for Uncertainty Quantification, 3(3), 241-253.
Least cost path extraction of topographic features for storm impact scale mapping
Hardin, E. and Kurum, M. O. and Mitasova, H. and Overton, M. F. (2012), Journal of Coastal Research, 28(4), 970-978.
Scientific visualization of landscapes and landforms
Mitasova, H. and Harmon, R. S. and Weaver, K. J. and Lyons, N. J. and Overton, M. F. (2012), Geomorphology (Amsterdam, Netherlands), 137(1), 122-137.
Modeling and analysis of landscape evolution using airborne, terrestrial, and laboratory laser scanning
Starek, M. J. and Mitasova, H. and Hardin, E. and Weaver, K. and Overton, M. and Harmon, R. S. (2011), Geosphere, 7(6), 1340-1356.
Integrating learning, discovery, and engagement through the scholarship of engagement
Engagement, Task Force (2010), Technical Report- Not held in TRLN member libraries, (), .
Raster-based analysis of coastal terrain dynamics from multitemporal LIDAR data
Mitasova, H. and Overton, M. F. and Recalde, J. J. and Bernstein, D. J. and Freeman, C. W. (2009), Journal of Coastal Research, 25(2), 507-514.
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. and Mitasova, H. and Harmon, R. S. and Overton, M. (2009), Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 34(9), 1245-1254.
Geospatial analysis of a coastal sand dune field evolution: Jockey's Ridge, North Carolina
Mitasova, H. and Overton, M. and Harmon, R. S. (2005), Geomorphology (Amsterdam, Netherlands), 72(04-Jan), 204-221.
Factors influencing faecal contamination in coastal marinas
Sobsey, M. D. and Perdue, R. and Overton, M. and Fisher, J. (2003), Water Science and Technology, 47(3), 199-204.
Vulnerability indicators for coastal dunes
Judge, E. K. and Overton, M. F. and Fisher, J. S. (2003), Journal of Waterway, Port, Coastal and Ocean Engineering, 129(6), 270-278.
Remote sensing of barrier island morphology: Evaluation of photogrammetry-derived digital terrain models
Judge, E. K. and Overton, M. F. (2001), Journal of Coastal Research, 17(1), 207-220.
Topographic analysis of dune volume and position, Jockey's Ridge State Park
Judge, E. K. and Garriga, C. M. and Overton, M. F. (2000), Shore & Beach, 68(4), 19.

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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)