Margery Overton

SVP Institutional Strategy and Analysis

Professor
  • 919-515-6434
  • Holladay Hall 201

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

Land cover changes on a barrier island: Yearly changes, storm effects, and recovery periods
Velasquez-Montoya, L., Sciaudone, E. J., Harrison, R. B., & Overton, M. (2021), APPLIED GEOGRAPHY. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apgeog.2021.102557
Vulnerability Indicators for Coastal Roadways Based on Barrier Island Morphology and Shoreline Change Predictions
Velasquez-Montoya, L., Sciaudone, E. J., Smyre, E., & Overton, M. F. (2021), NATURAL HAZARDS REVIEW. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)NH.1527-6996.0000441
Natural and anthropogenic-induced changes in a tidal inlet: Morphological evolution of Oregon Inlet
Velasquez-Montoya, L., Overton, M. F., & Sciaudone, E. J. (2020), GEOMORPHOLOGY, 350. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geomorph.2019.106871
Storm-driven erosion and inundation of barrier islands from dune-to region-scales
Gharagozlou, A., Dietrich, J. C., Karanci, A., Luettich, R. A., & Overton, M. F. (2020), COASTAL ENGINEERING, 158. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.coastaleng.2020.103674
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
Velasquez Montoya, L., 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
Spatial and temporal variability in dune field: Pea Island, North Carolina
Sciaudone, E. J., Velasquez-Montoya, L., Smyre, E. A., & Overton, M. F. (2016), Shore & Beach, Coastal Observations, 84(2), 49–58.
Guest Editorial: Coastal Dunes Essential to a Resilient Coast
Overton, M. (2014), Shore & Beach, 82(4).
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.

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Grants

Shoreline Monitoring at Oregon Inlet Terminal Groin
NC Department of Transportation(8/16/19 - 8/15/22)
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)