Marcelo Horacio Garcia

1986 …2019
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Research Output 1986 2019

2019

Experimental comparison of initiation of motion for submerged objects resting on fixed permeable and impermeable beds

Wu, H., Zuniga Zamalloa, C. C., Landry, B. J. & Garcia, M. H., Jan 2019, In : Physical Review Fluids. 4, 1, 013802.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Velocity measurement
Motion
Open channel flow
Geometry
Flow measurement

Nonlinear Bedload Transport Trajectory Angle Expressed in a Traditional Form: Derivation and Application

Waterman, D. M. & Garcia, M. H., Aug 1 2019, In : Journal of Hydraulic Engineering. 145, 8, 04019028.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

bedload
trajectory
Trajectories
Experiments
nonlinearity
2018

Comparative 1D and 3D numerical investigation of open-channel junction flows and energy losses

Luo, H., Fytanidis, D. K., Schmidt, A. R. & Garcia, M. H., Jul 2018, In : Advances in Water Resources. 117, p. 120-139 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

confluence
turbulent flow
contraction
energy
flow structure
Oils
Rivers
oil
Oil spills
cleanup
Sediments
sediment
evaluation
attribute

HydroSedFoam: A new parallelized two-dimensional hydrodynamic, sediment transport, and bed morphology model

Zhu, Z., LeRoy, J. Z., Rhoads, B. L. & Garcia, M. H., Nov 2018, In : Computers and Geosciences. 120, p. 32-39 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sediment transport
sediment transport
Hydrodynamics
hydrodynamics
Rivers

Modeling the transport of oil–particle aggregates resulting from an oil spill in a freshwater environment

Zhu, Z., Waterman, D. M. & Garcia, M. H., Aug 1 2018, In : Environmental Fluid Mechanics. 18, 4, p. 967-984 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

freshwater environment
Oil spills
oil spill
modeling
Rivers

Nonlinear distribution of sediment at river diversions: Brief history of the bulle effect and its implications

Dutta, S. & Garcia, M. H., May 1 2018, In : Journal of Hydraulic Engineering. 144, 5, 06118001.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

River diversion
Sediments
History
bifurcation
history

Upper Mississippi River flow and sediment characteristics and their effect on a harbor siltation case

Fernández, R., Garcia, M. H. & Parker, G., Oct 1 2018, In : Journal of Hydraulic Engineering. 144, 10, 04018066.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

siltation
Ports and harbors
river flow
fluvial deposit
Sediments

Visualization of the Bulle-Effect at river bifurcations

Dutta, S., Fischer, P., Vanmoer, M. W. & Garcia, M. H., Jul 22 2018, Practice and Experience in Advanced Research Computing 2018: Seamless Creativity, PEARC 2018. Association for Computing Machinery, a107. (ACM International Conference Proceeding Series).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Sediments
Visualization
Rivers
Irrigation
Restoration
2017

A tale of two riffles: Using multidimensional, multifractional, time-varying sediment transport to assess self-maintenance in pool-riffle sequences

Bayat, E., Rodríguez, J. F., Saco, P. M., de Almeida, G. A. M., Vahidi, E. & García, M. H., Mar 1 2017, In : Water Resources Research. 53, 3, p. 2095-2113 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

pool-riffle sequence
riffle
sediment transport
methodology
sediment

Hydraulic Evaluation of the Design and Operation of Ancient Rome's Anio Novus Aqueduct

Motta, D., Keenan-Jones, D., Garcia, M. H. & Fouke, B. W., Dec 2017, In : Archaeometry. 59, 6, p. 1150-1174 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

water
evaluation
layout
geography
experience

Impact of combined sewer overflow on urban river hydrodynamic modelling: a case study of the Chicago waterway

Zhu, Z., Morales, V. & Garcia, M. H., Oct 21 2017, In : Urban Water Journal. 14, 9, p. 984-989 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

shipping lane
hydrodynamics
river
modeling
event

Improved understanding of combined sewer systems using the Illinois Conveyance Analysis Program (ICAP)

Oberg, N., Schmidt, A. R., Landry, B. J., Leon, A. S., Waratuke, A. R., Mier, J. M. & Garcia, M. H., Sep 14 2017, In : Urban Water Journal. 14, 8, p. 811-819 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sewer network
hydraulics
backwater
steady flow
outflow

Innovative modeling framework for combined sewer overflows prediction

Morales, V. M., Mier, J. M. & Garcia, M. H., Jan 2 2017, In : Urban Water Journal. 14, 1, p. 97-111 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

tunnel
water
prediction
modeling
damages

Input-variable sensitivity assessment for sediment transport relations

Fernández, R. & Garcia, M. H., Sep 2017, In : Water Resources Research. 53, 9, p. 8105-8119 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sediment transport
bedload
sediment
sensitivity analysis
mountain
meander
roughness
floodplain
bank
vegetation
Canals
invasive species
canal
Ships
tracer

The bubble bursts for cavitation in natural rivers: laboratory experiments reveal minor role in bedrock erosion

Carling, P. A., Perillo, M., Best, J. L. & Garcia, M. H., Jul 2017, In : Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 42, 9, p. 1308-1316 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

cavitation
laboratory experiment
erosion
bubble
bedrock

Three-dimensional model to capture the fate and transport of combined sewer overflow discharges: A case study in the Chicago Area Waterway System

Quijano, J. C., Zhu, Z., Morales, V., Landry, B. J. & Garcia, M. H., Jan 15 2017, In : Science of the Total Environment. 576, p. 362-373 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Combined sewers
Water quality
water quality
Hydrodynamics
hydrodynamics

Three-dimensional numerical modeling of the Bulle effect: the nonlinear distribution of near-bed sediment at fluvial diversions

Dutta, S., Wang, D., Tassi, P. & Garcia, M. H., Nov 2017, In : Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 42, 14, p. 2322-2337 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hydrodynamics
experiment
laboratory experiment
sediment
simulation

Unstable flow structure around partially buried objects on a simulated river bed

Cataño-Lopera, Y. A., Landy, B. J. & Garcia, M. H., Jan 2017, In : Journal of Hydroinformatics. 19, 1, p. 31-46 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

flow structure
river bed
Flow structure
Rivers
Large eddy simulation

Ven te chow: Hydrologist, educator, and rainmaker

Garcia, M. H., Jan 1 2017, The University of Illinois: Engine of Innovation. University of Illinois Press, p. 31-39 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

educator
2016

Analytical Lagrangian model of sediment oxygen demand and reaeration flux coevolution in streams

Waterman, D. M., Liu, X., Motta, D. & Garcia, M. H., Jul 1 2016, In : Journal of Environmental Engineering (United States). 142, 7, 04016028.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

coevolution
Analytical models
Sediments
Fluxes
Dissolved oxygen

Coherent structures in oscillatory flows within the laminar-to-turbulent transition regime for smooth and rough walls

Mujal-Colilles, A., Christensen, K. T., Bateman, A. & Garcia, M. H., Sep 2 2016, In : Journal of Hydraulic Research. 54, 5, p. 502-515 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

oscillating flow
vortex
Vortex flow
Velocity measurement
Turbulence

Computational improvement to the spatial resolution of an aquatic systems model

Maciel, F. P., Quijano, J. C., Garcia, M. H. & Vitale, A., 2016, River Flow - Proceedings of the International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics, RIVER FLOW 2016. CRC Press/Balkema, p. 2006-2012 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

spatial resolution
Hydrodynamics
hydrodynamics
Water quality
water quality

Concave-upward composite river bank profile shape at migrating meander bends

Waterman, D. M. & Garcia, M. H., Jan 1 2016, River Flow - Proceedings of the International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics, RIVER FLOW 2016. Hanes, D., Garcia, M. & Constantinescu, G. (eds.). CRC Press/Balkema, p. 1098-1105 8 p. (River Flow - Proceedings of the International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics, RIVER FLOW 2016).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Banks (bodies of water)
river bank
meander
Conservation
Sediments

Implications of Climate Change on the Heat Budget of Lentic Systems Used for Power Station Cooling: Case Study Clinton Lake, Illinois

Quijano, J. C., Jackson, P. R., Santacruz, S., Morales, V. M. & Garcia, M. H., Jan 5 2016, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 50, 1, p. 478-488 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

heat budget
Climate change
Lakes
power plant
Cooling

Innovative framework to simulate the fate and transport of nonconservative constituents in urban combined sewer catchments

Morales, V. M., Quijano, J. C., Schmidt, A. R. & Garcia, M. H., Nov 1 2016, In : Water Resources Research. 52, 11, p. 9164-9181 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

catchment
biochemical oxygen demand
water management
watershed
unit hydrograph

Integrated urban hydrologic and hydraulic modelling in Chicago, Illinois

Zhu, Z., Oberg, N., Morales, V. M., Quijano, J. C., Landry, B. J. & Garcia, M. H., Mar 1 2016, In : Environmental Modelling and Software. 77, p. 63-70 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sewers
Fluid dynamics
Hydraulics
hydraulics
fluid dynamics

Large Eddy simulation (LES) of flow and bedload transport at an idealized 90-degree diversion: Insight into Bulle-effect

Dutta, S., Fischer, P. & Garcia, M. H., Jan 1 2016, River Flow - Proceedings of the International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics, RIVER FLOW 2016. Hanes, D., Garcia, M. & Constantinescu, G. (eds.). CRC Press/Balkema, p. 101-109 9 p. (River Flow - Proceedings of the International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics, RIVER FLOW 2016).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

large eddy simulation
Large eddy simulation
bedload
bifurcation
Sediments

Mississippi riverbank harbor siltation study

Fernández, R., Garcia, M. H. & Parker, G., Jan 1 2016, River Flow - Proceedings of the International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics, RIVER FLOW 2016. Hanes, D., Garcia, M. & Constantinescu, G. (eds.). CRC Press/Balkema, p. 1238-1242 5 p. (River Flow - Proceedings of the International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics, RIVER FLOW 2016).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

siltation
Ports and harbors
harbor
Rivers
Sediments

Numerical modeling of sediment traps after the 2010 Kalamazoo River oil spill, Michigan, USA

Zhu, Z. & Garcia, M. H., Jan 1 2016, River Flow - Proceedings of the International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics, RIVER FLOW 2016. Hanes, D., Garcia, M. & Constantinescu, G. (eds.). CRC Press/Balkema, p. 1383-1389 7 p. (River Flow - Proceedings of the International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics, RIVER FLOW 2016).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Sediment traps
Oil spills
sediment trap
oil spill
Oils

On the near-wall effects induced by an axial-flow rotor

Möller, N. J., Kim, H., Neary, V. S., Garcia, M. H. & Chamorro Chavez, L. P., Jun 1 2016, In : Renewable Energy. 91, p. 524-530 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Axial flow
Rotors
Shear stress
Turbulence
Open channel flow

Spatial variability in bank resistance to erosion on a large meandering, mixed bedrock-alluvial river

Konsoer, K. M., Rhoads, B. L., Langendoen, E. J., Best, J. L., Ursic, M. E., Abad, J. D. & Garcia, M. H., Jan 1 2016, In : Geomorphology. 252, p. 80-97 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

bedrock
erosion
erodibility
river
floodplain

Three-dimensional flow structure and bed morphology in large elongate meander loops with different outer bank roughness characteristics

Konsoer, K. M., Rhoads, B. L., Best, J. L., Langendoen, E. J., Abad, J. D., Parsons, D. R. & Garcia, M. H., Dec 1 2016, In : Water Resources Research. 52, 12, p. 9621-9641 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

three-dimensional flow
flow structure
meander
roughness
curvature

Three-dimensional numerical modeling of mixing at the junction of the calumet-sag channel and the Chicago sanitary and ship canal: A comparison between density-driven and advection-driven mixing

Wang, D., Dutta, S., Garcia, M. H. & Jackson, P. R., Jan 1 2016, River Flow - Proceedings of the International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics, RIVER FLOW 2016. Hanes, D., Garcia, M. & Constantinescu, G. (eds.). CRC Press/Balkema, p. 1587-1595 9 p. (River Flow - Proceedings of the International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics, RIVER FLOW 2016).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Advection
Canals
canal
Ships
advection
2015

A laboratory investigation of the suspension, transport, and settling of silver carp eggs using synthetic surrogates

Garcia, T., Zamalloa, C. Z., Jackson, P. R., Murphy, E. A. & Garcia, M. H., Dec 1 2015, In : PloS one. 10, 12, e0145775.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Carps
Silver
Eggs
Suspensions

Application of the FluEgg model to predict transport of Asian carp eggs in the Saint Joseph River (Great Lakes tributary)

Garcia, T., Murphy, E. A., Jackson, P. R. & Garcia, M. H., Jun 1 2015, In : Journal of Great Lakes Research. 41, 2, p. 374-386 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Great Lakes
carp
tributary
hatching
egg
Hydraulic models
Catchments
Drainage
metropolitan area
flooding

Travertine-based estimates of the amount of water supplied by ancient Rome's Anio Novus aqueduct

Keenan-Jones, D., Motta, D., Garcia, M. H. & Fouke, B. W., Sep 1 2015, In : Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports. 3, p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

water
lack
Water
Ancient Rome
Travertine
2014

A new phase diagram for combined-flow bedforms

Perillo, M. M., Best, J. L. & Garcia, M. H., Apr 2014, In : Journal of Sedimentary Research. 84, 4, p. 301-313 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

bedform
ripple
diagram
dune
nomenclature

Application of computational fluid dynamic modelling to improve flow and grit transport in Terrence J. O'Brien Water Reclamation Plant, Chicago, Illinois

Dutta, S., Tokyay, T. E., Cataño-Lopera, Y. A., Serafino, S. & Garcia, M. H., Nov 2 2014, In : Journal of Hydraulic Research. 52, 6, p. 759-774 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wastewater reclamation
computational fluid dynamics
Computational fluid dynamics
modeling
Multiphase flow

Assessment of floodplain vulnerability during extreme Mississippi River flood 2011

Goodwell, A. E., Zhu, Z., Dutta, D., Greenberg, J., Kumar, P., Garcia, M. H., Rhoads, B. L., Holmes, R. R., Parker, G., Berretta, D. P. & Jacobson, R. B., Mar 4 2014, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 48, 5, p. 2619-2625 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mississippi
Rivers
floodplain
vulnerability
flooding

A unified model for bedform development and equilibrium under unidirectional, oscillatory and combined-flows

Perillo, M. M., Best, J. L., Yokokawa, M., Sekiguchi, T., Takagawa, T. & Garcia, M. H., Dec 1 2014, In : Sedimentology. 61, 7, p. 2063-2085 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

bedform
ripple
sediment transport
three-dimensional flow
sedimentary structure

Bed form genesis from bed defects under unidirectional, oscillatory, and combined flows

Perillo, M. M., Prokocki, E. W., Best, J. L. & Garcia, M. H., Dec 2014, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface. 119, 12, p. 2635-2652 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

bedform
defect
beds
Defects
defects

Effect of initial excess density and discharge on constant flux gravity currents propagating on a slope

Tokyay, T. E. & Garcia, M. H., Apr 2014, In : Environmental Fluid Mechanics. 14, 2, p. 409-429 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gravitation
gravity
Fluxes
Buoyancy
buoyancy

Effect of self-stratification on sediment diffusivity in channel flows and boundary layers: A study using direct numerical simulations

Dutta, S., Cantero, M. I. & Garcia, M. H., Aug 6 2014, In : Earth Surface Dynamics. 2, 2, p. 419-431 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

channel flow
stratification
direct numerical simulation
diffusivity
boundary layers

Modeling of a transient event in the tunnel and reservoir plan system in Chicago, Illinois

Cataño-Lopera, Y. A., Tokyay, T. E., Martin, J. E., Schmidt, A. R., Lanyon, R., Fitzpatrick, K., Scalise, C. F. & Garcia, M. H., Sep 1 2014, In : Journal of Hydraulic Engineering. 140, 9, 05014005.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tunnels
tunnel
shaft
transient flow
modeling

Modification of meander migration by bank failures

Motta, D., Langendoen, E. J., Abad, J. D. & Garcia, M. H., May 2014, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface. 119, 5, p. 1026-1042 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

meanders
meander
floodplains
floodplain
Erosion