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Dr Sarath Wijeratne

Research Fellow
Academic Staff (Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering)

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Academic Staff (Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering)
The University of Western Australia (M470)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Phone
+61 8 6488 8110
Email
sarath.wijeratne@uwa.edu.au

Research Fellow
UWA Ocean's Institute

Contact details
Address
UWA Ocean's Institute
The University of Western Australia (M470)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Phone
+61 8 6488 8110
Email
sarath.wijeratne@uwa.edu.au
Key research
Numerical modelling: coastal and shelf sea hydrodynamics, sediment and martial transport, physical and biogeochemical interaction.
Coastal and shelf sea oceanographic processes: sea levels, tides, shelf resonance and coastal seiches, upwelling, mixing, water exchange and circulation and internal waves
Publications
Ivan D. Haigh, E. M. S. Wijeratne, Leigh R. MacPherson, Charitha B. Pattiaratchi, Matthew S. Mason, Ryan P. Crompton, Steve George, Estimating present day extreme water level exceedance probabilities around the coastline of Australia: tides, extra-tropical storm surges and mean sea level, Clim Dyn. doi: 10.1007/s00382-012-1652-1, 2013

Haigh ID, MacPherson LR, Mason MS, Wijeratne EMS, Pattiaratchi CB, Crompton RP, George S, Estimating present day extreme total water level exceedance probabilities around the coastline of Australia: tropical cyclone-induced storm surges. Clim Dyn. doi:10.1007/s382-012-1653-0, 2013
Honours and awards
The Kevin Stark Memorial Award (2011), Institution of Engineers Australia, Charitha Pattiaratchi, Sarath Wijeratne and Cyprien Bosserelle. The award specifically recognised work on Port Geographe sand and seagrass wrack modelling.
Current projects
Ocean-shelf exchange with an emphasis on the roles of waves, tides, eddies and cross-shelf flows on carbon exchange
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Research profile and publications
 

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