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Full Name
Tuomas Karna
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Oregon Health & Science University
Institute of Environmental Health
BICC Building, 2nd Floor, Room 210

2012 - Ph.D. in Applied Science at the Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium
2007 - Master of Science in Technology, Helsinki University of Technology, Finland

Research Interest

My research focuses on numerical modeling of estuarine and coastal flows using unstructured mesh models.

Selected Publications

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Karna, T., Baptista, A. M. (2016). Water age in the Columbia River estuary. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, In press.

Karna, T., Baptista, A. M. (2016). Evaluation of a long-term hindcast simulation for the Columbia River estuary. Ocean Modelling, 99:1–14.

Karna, T., Baptista, A. M., Lopez, J. E., Turner, P. J., McNeil, C., and Sanford, T. B. (2015). Numerical modeling of circulation in high-energy estuaries: A Columbia River estuary benchmark. Ocean Modelling, 88(0):54–71.

Karna, T., V. Legat and E. Deleersnijder. (2013)  “A baroclinic discontinuous Galerkin finite element model for coastal flows”. Ocean Modelling, 61, pp 1–20.

Karna, T., V. Legat, E. Deleersnijder, and H. Burchard. (2012) “Coupling of a discontinuous Galerkin finite element marine model with a finite difference turbulence closure model”. Ocean Modelling, 47, pp 55–64.

Karna, T., B. de Brye, O. Gourgue, J. Lambrechts, R. Comblen, V. Legat, and E. Deleersnijder. (2011) “A fully implicit wetting-drying method for DG-FEM shallow water models, with an application to the Scheldt Estuary”. In: Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering 200.5-8, pp. 509–524.

Awards and Honors

FRIA Research Fellow with the Belgian National Fund for Scientific Research Oct 2009-Sept 2012

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