*supervised and co-supervised students


DeSouza, J., Suanda, S.H., Couto, P. P.*,
Smith, R. O., Kerry, C., Roughan, M. (2023) Moana Ocean
Hindcast – a 25+ years simulation for New Zealand Waters using the
ROMS v3.9 model. Geoscientific Model Development 16, 1, 10.5194/gmd-16-211-2023

Orozco, M.*, Suanda, S.H., DeSouza, J., (2023) Modelled coastal
circulation and Lagrangian statistics from a large coastal
embayment: The case of Bay of Plenty, Aotearoa New Zealand. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 281, 10.1016/j.ecss.2023.108212


Moulton, M., Suanda, S.H., Garwood, J. C., Kumar, N., Fewings, M. R.,
Pringle, J. (2022) Exchange of plankton, pollutants, and particles
across the nearshore region. Annual Reviews of Marine Science, Vol. 15:167-202, 10.1146/annurev-marine-032122-115057

Santana, R.*, Macdonald, H., O’Callaghan, J., Powell, B., Wakes,
S., Suanda, S.H., (2022) Data
assimilation sensitivity experiments in the East Auckland Current
system using 4D-Var. Submitted to Geoscientific Model Development


Spydell, M. S., Suanda, S. H., Grimes, D. J., Becherer, J., Mcsweeney, J. M., Chickadel, C., Moulton, M., et al. (2021) Internal Bore Evolution across the Shelf near Pt. Sal, California, Interpreted as a Gravity Current. Journal of Physical Oceanography 51, no. 12, 3629–50.

Santana, R.* , Suanda, S.H., Macdonald, H., O’Callaghan, J. (2021) Mesoscale and wind-driven intra-annual variability in the East Auckland current Scientific Reports,


Kumar, N., Lerczak, J., Xu, T., Waterhouse, A. F., Thomson, T., Terrill, E.J., Swann, C., Suanda, S.H., et al., (2020) The Inner Shelf Dynamics Experiment Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-19-0281.1

O’Connell-Milne, S., Wing, S. R., Suanda, S.H., Udy, J. A., Durante, L. M., Salmond, N. H., Wing, L. C. (2020). Interactions between bivalve filter feeding and oceanographic forcing drive the fluxes of organic matter and nutrients at an estuarine–coastal interface Marine Ecology Progress Series, doi:10.3354/meps13522.

Gough, M. K., Freismuth, T., MacMahan J., Colosi, J., Suanda, S.H., Kumar, N. (2020) Heating of the midshelf and inner shelf by warm internal tidal bores Journal of Physical Oceanography, doi:10.1175/JPO-D-19-0143.1.


Kumar, N., Suanda, S.H., Colosi, J. A., Cai, D., Haas, K. A., Di Lorenzo,
E., Miller, A. J., Edwards, C. A. (2019) Coastal Semidiurnal Internal Tidal Incoherence in the Santa Maria Basin, California: Observations and Model Simulations Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans 124, no. 7, 5158-79 doi:10.1029/2018JC014891

O’Callaghan, J., Stevens C., Roughan M., et al. including Suanda, S.H. (2019) Developing an Integrated Ocean Observing System for New Zealand. Frontiers in Marine Science 6. doi:10.3389/fmars.2019.00143.

Spydell, M. S., Feddersen F., Suanda, S.H., (2019) Inhomogeneous Turbulent Dispersion across the Nearshore Induced by Surfzone Eddies. Journal of Physical Oceanography,


Suanda, S.H., Feddersen, F., Spydell, M. S., Kumar, N., (2018) The Effect of Barotropic and Baroclinic Tides on Three-Dimensional Coastal Dispersion Geophysical Research Letters 45, no. 20, 11,235-11,246. doi:10.1029/2018GL079884.


Suanda, S.H., Kumar, N., Feddersen, F. (2017) The effect of barotropic and baroclinic tides on coastal stratification and mixing. Journal of Geophysical Research, doi:10.1002/2017JC013379

Colosi, J., Kumar, N., Suanda, S.H., Freismuth, T., MacMahan J. (2017) Statistics of Internal Tide Bores and Internal Solitary Waves Observed on the Inner Continental Shelf off Point Sal, CA Journal of Physical Oceanography, doi:10.1175/JPO-D-17-0045.1


Suanda, S.H., Kumar, N., Miller, A.J., DiLorenzo, E., Haas, K., Cai, D., Edwards, C.A., Washburn, L., Fewings, M., Torres, R., Feddersen, F. (2016) Wind relaxation and a coastal buoyant plume north of Pt. Conception, CA: observations, simulations, and scalings. Journal of Geophysical Research, doi:10.1002/ 2016JC011919.

Suanda, S.H., Perez, S., Feddersen, F. (2016) Evaluation of a source-function wavemaker for generating random directionally spread waves in the sea-swell band. Coastal Engineering, doi: 10.1016/j.coastaleng.2016.04.006.

Kumar, N., Feddersen, F., Suanda, S.H., Uchiyama, Y., McWilliams, J., O’Reilly, W. (2016) Mid- to inner-shelf coupled ROMS-SWAN model-data comparison of currents and temperature: Diurnal and semi-diurnal variability. Journal of Physical Oceanography), doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-15-0103.1


Suanda, S.H., Barth, J.A. (2015) Semidiurnal baroclinic tides on the Central Oregon inner shelf. Journal of Physical Oceanography, doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-14- 0198.1.

Suanda, S.H., and Feddersen, F. (2015) A self-similar scaling for cross-shelf exchange driven by transient rip currents. Geophysical Research Letters, 42(13), doi: 10.1002/2015GL063944.


Suanda, S.H., Barth, J.A., Holman, R.A. and Stanley, J. (2014) Shore-based video observations of nonlinear internal waves across the inner shelf, Journal of Oceanic and Atmospheric Technology, 31, 714-728.

Suanda, S.H., Barth, J.A., and Woodson, C.B. (2011). Diurnal heat balance for the northern Monterey Bay inner shelf, Journal of Geophysical Research, 116(C9).

Tlusty, M.F., Metzler A., Huckabone S., Suanda, S.H., and Guerrier, S. (2009) Morphological colour change in the American lobster (Homarus americanus) in response to background colour and UV light, New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, 43(1), 247-255.