Diane L. Foster

PROFESSOR
Phone: (603) 862-3089
Office: Ocean Engineering, Chase Ocean Engineering Rm 102C, Durham, NH 03824
Diane Foster

Education

  • Ph.D., Ocean Engineering, Oregon State University
  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Oregon State University
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Maine
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Massachusetts - Amherst

Courses Taught

  • CEE 757: Coastal Engineering & Process
  • CIE 757: Coastal Engineering & Process
  • ME 603: Heat Transfer
  • ME 696: Projects
  • ME 797: Honors Seminar
  • ME 992: Master's Project
  • OE 400: Ocean Engineering Seminar
  • OE 401: Ocean Engineering Seminar
  • OE 521: Power of the Sea
  • OE 753: Ocean Hydrodynamics
  • OE 757: Coastal Engineering&Processes
  • OE 797: Honors Seminar
  • OE 999: Doctoral Research
  • TECH 411: Innovation Scholars I

Selected Publications

Wengrove, M. E., Foster, D. L., Kalnejais, L. H., Percuoco, V., & Lippmann, T. C. (2015). Field and laboratory observations of bed stress and associated nutrient release in a tidal estuary. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 161, 11-24. doi:10.1016/j.ecss.2015.04.005

Rodríguez-Abudo, S., & Foster, D. L. (2014). Unsteady stress partitioning and momentum transfer in the wave bottom boundary layer over movable rippled beds. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 119(12), 8530-8551. doi:10.1002/2014JC010240

Wengrove, M. E., & Foster, D. L. (2014). Field evidence of the viscous sublayer in a tidally forced developing boundary layer. Geophysical Research Letters, 41(14), 5084-5090. doi:10.1002/2014GL060709

Rodríguez-Abudo, S., Foster, D. L., & Henriquez, M. (2013). Spatial variability of the wave bottom boundary layer over movable rippled beds. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 118(7), 3490-3506. doi:10.1002/jgrc.20256

Penko, A. M., Calantoni, J., Rodriguez-Abudo, S., Foster, D. L., & Slinn, D. N. (2013). Three-dimensional mixture simulations of flow over dynamic rippled beds. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 118(3), 1543-1555. doi:10.1002/jgrc.20120

Marieu, V., Bonneton, P., Foster, D. L., & Ardhuin, F. (2008). Modeling of vortex ripple morphodynamics. Journal of Geophysical Research, 113(C9). doi:10.1029/2007JC004659

Nichols, C. S., & Foster, D. L. (2007). Full-scale observations of wave-induced vortex generation over a rippled bed. Journal of Geophysical Research, 112(C10). doi:10.1029/2006JC003841

Foster, D. L., Bowen, A. J., Holman, R. A., & Natoo, P. (2006). Field evidence of pressure gradient induced incipient motion. Journal of Geophysical Research, 111(C5). doi:10.1029/2004JC002863

Foster, D. L., Beach, R. A., & Holman, R. A. (2006). Turbulence observations of the nearshore wave bottom boundary layer. Journal of Geophysical Research, 111(C4). doi:10.1029/2004JC002838

Foster, D. L., Beach, R. A., & Holman, R. A. (2000). Field observations of the wave bottom boundary layer. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 105(C8), 19631-19647. doi:10.1029/1999JC900018

Most Cited Publications