Simon G. Kraatz

Postdoctoral Research Assoc
Office: Civil & Environmental Engineering, Gregg Hall, Durham, NH 03824


  • MENGR, Civil Engineering, City College NY

Courses Taught

  • CEE 751: Open Channel Flow

Selected Publications

Kraatz, S., Jacobs, J. M., & Miller, H. J. (2019). Spatial and temporal freeze-thaw variations in Alaskan roads. COLD REGIONS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 157, 149-162. doi:10.1016/j.coldregions.2018.10.006

Kraatz, S., Jacobs, J. M., Schroeder, R., Cho, E., Cosh, M., Seyfried, M., . . . Livingston, S. (2018). Evaluation of SMAP Freeze/Thaw Retrieval Accuracy at Core Validation Sites in the Contiguous United States. REMOTE SENSING, 10(9). doi:10.3390/rs10091483

Qu, K., Ren, X. Y., Kraatz, S., & Zhao, E. J. (2017). Numerical analysis of tsunami-like wave impact on horizontal cylinders. Ocean Engineering, 145, 316-333. doi:10.1016/j.oceaneng.2017.09.027

Kraatz, S., Khanbilvardi, R., & Romanov, P. (2017). A Comparison of MODIS/VIIRS Cloud Masks over Ice-Bearing River: On Achieving Consistent Cloud Masking and Improved River Ice Mapping. Remote Sensing, 9(3), 229. doi:10.3390/rs9030229

Qu, K., Ren, X. Y., & Kraatz, S. (2017). Numerical investigation of tsunami-like wave hydrodynamic characteristics and its comparison with solitary wave. Applied Ocean Research, 63, 36-48. doi:10.1016/j.apor.2017.01.003

Tang, H. S., Qu, K., Chen, G. Q., Kraatz, S., Aboobaker, N., & Jiang, C. B. (2014). Potential sites for tidal power generation: A thorough search at coast of New Jersey, USA. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 39, 412-425. doi:10.1016/j.rser.2014.07.051

Tang, H. S., Kraatz, S., Qu, K., Chen, G. Q., Aboobaker, N., & Jiang, C. B. (2014). High-resolution survey of tidal energy towards power generation and influence of sea-level-rise: A case study at coast of New Jersey, USA. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 32, 960-982. doi:10.1016/j.rser.2013.12.041

Tang, H. S., Chien, S. I. -J., Temimi, M., Blain, C. A., Ke, Q., Zhao, L., & Kraatz, S. (2013). Vulnerability of population and transportation infrastructure at the east bank of Delaware Bay due to coastal flooding in sea-level rise conditions. Natural Hazards, 69(1), 141-163. doi:10.1007/s11069-013-0691-1

Tang, H. S., Kraatz, S., Wu, X. G., Cheng, W. L., Qu, K., & Polly, J. (2013). Coupling of shallow water and circulation models for prediction of multiphysics coastal flows: Method, implementation, and experiment. Ocean Engineering, 62, 56-67. doi:10.1016/j.oceaneng.2012.12.050

Chen, H. -T., Kraatz, S., Cho, G. C., & Kersting, R. (2004). Identification of a Resonant Imaging Process in Apertureless Near-Field Microscopy. Physical Review Letters, 93(26). doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.93.267401

Most Cited Publications