Dr Nicoletta Leonardi B.Sc.Eng., M.Sc.Eng., Ph.D., FHEA

Lecturer Geography and Planning

Publications

2020

Velocity skew controls the flushing of a tracer in a system of shallow bays with multiple inlets (Journal article)

Palazzoli, I., Leonardi, N., Jiménez-Robles, A. M., & Fagherazzi, S. (2020). Velocity skew controls the flushing of a tracer in a system of shallow bays with multiple inlets. Continental Shelf Research, 192, 104008. doi:10.1016/j.csr.2019.104008

DOI: 10.1016/j.csr.2019.104008

2019

Quantification of the uncertainty in coastal storm hazard predictions due to wave‐current interaction and wind forcing (Journal article)

Lyddon, C. E., Brown, J. M., Leonardi, N., Saulter, A., & Plater, A. J. (n.d.). Quantification of the uncertainty in coastal storm hazard predictions due to wave‐current interaction and wind forcing. Geophysical Research Letters. doi:10.1029/2019gl086123

DOI: 10.1029/2019gl086123

Impact of Barrier Breaching on Wetland Ecosystems under the Influence of Storm Surge, Sea-Level Rise and Freshwater Discharge (Journal article)

Li, X., Leonardi, N., & Plater, A. J. (2019). Impact of Barrier Breaching on Wetland Ecosystems under the Influence of Storm Surge, Sea-Level Rise and Freshwater Discharge. WETLANDS. doi:10.1007/s13157-019-01219-x

DOI: 10.1007/s13157-019-01219-x

Dataset of numerical modelling results of wave thrust on salt marsh boundaries with different seagrass coverages in a shallow back-barrier estuary. (Journal article)

Donatelli, C., Ganju, N. K., Kalra, T. S., Fagherazzi, S., & Leonardi, N. (2019). Dataset of numerical modelling results of wave thrust on salt marsh boundaries with different seagrass coverages in a shallow back-barrier estuary.. Data in brief, 25, 104197. doi:10.1016/j.dib.2019.104197

DOI: 10.1016/j.dib.2019.104197

The Impact of Waves and Tides on Residual Sand Transport on a Sediment-Poor, Energetic, and Macrotidal Continental Shelf (Journal article)

King, E. V., Conley, D. C., Masselink, G., Leonardi, N., McCarroll, R. J., & Scott, T. (2019). The Impact of Waves and Tides on Residual Sand Transport on a Sediment-Poor, Energetic, and Macrotidal Continental Shelf. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans. doi:10.1029/2018JC014861

DOI: 10.1029/2018JC014861

Changes in hydrodynamics and wave energy as a result of seagrass decline along the shoreline of a microtidal back-barrier estuary (Journal article)

Donatelli, C., Ganju, N. K., Kalra, T. S., Fagherazzi, S., & Leonardi, N. (2019). Changes in hydrodynamics and wave energy as a result of seagrass decline along the shoreline of a microtidal back-barrier estuary. ADVANCES IN WATER RESOURCES, 128, 183-192. doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2019.04.017

DOI: 10.1016/j.advwatres.2019.04.017

Bridge pier scour under pressure flow conditions (Journal article)

Leonardi, N. (2019). Bridge pier scour under pressure flow conditions. River Research and Applications. doi:10.1002/rra.3451

DOI: 10.1002/rra.3451

Increased coastal wave hazard generated by differential wind and wave direction in hyper-tidal estuaries (Journal article)

Lyddon, C. E., Brown, J. M., Leonardi, N., & Plater, A. J. (2019). Increased coastal wave hazard generated by differential wind and wave direction in hyper-tidal estuaries. ESTUARINE COASTAL AND SHELF SCIENCE, 220, 131-141. doi:10.1016/j.ecss.2019.02.042

DOI: 10.1016/j.ecss.2019.02.042

A Numerical Investigation on Tidally Induced Sediment Transport and Morphological Changes with Changing Sea Level in South-East England (Journal article)

Leonardi, N., Li, X., & Carnacina, I. (n.d.). A Numerical Investigation on Tidally Induced Sediment Transport and Morphological Changes with Changing Sea Level in South-East England. Geosciences, 9(3), 140. doi:10.3390/geosciences9030140

DOI: 10.3390/geosciences9030140

Fate of cohesive sediments in a marsh-dominated estuary (Journal article)

Zhang, X., Leonardi, N., Donatelli, C., & Fagherazzi, S. (2019). Fate of cohesive sediments in a marsh-dominated estuary. ADVANCES IN WATER RESOURCES, 125, 32-40. doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2019.01.003

DOI: 10.1016/j.advwatres.2019.01.003

2018

A Positive Feedback Between Sediment Deposition and Tidal Prism May Affect the Morphodynamic Evolution of Tidal Deltas (Journal article)

Zhang, X., Fagherazzi, S., Leonardi, N., & Li, J. (2018). A Positive Feedback Between Sediment Deposition and Tidal Prism May Affect the Morphodynamic Evolution of Tidal Deltas. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-EARTH SURFACE, 123(11), 2767-2783. doi:10.1029/2018JF004639

DOI: 10.1029/2018JF004639

Uncertainty in estuarine extreme water level predictions due to surge-tide interaction. (Journal article)

Lyddon, C., Brown, J. M., Leonardi, N., & Plater, A. J. (2018). Uncertainty in estuarine extreme water level predictions due to surge-tide interaction.. PloS one, 13(10), e0206200. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0206200

DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0206200

Wave-driven sediment resuspension and salt marsh frontal erosion alter the export of sediments from macro-tidal estuaries (Journal article)

Li, X., Leonardi, N., & Plater, A. J. (2019). Wave-driven sediment resuspension and salt marsh frontal erosion alter the export of sediments from macro-tidal estuaries. GEOMORPHOLOGY, 325, 17-28. doi:10.1016/j.geomorph.2018.10.004

DOI: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2018.10.004

Salt Marsh Loss Affects Tides and the Sediment Budget in Shallow Bays (Journal article)

Donatelli, C., Ganju, N. K., Zhang, X., Fagherazzi, S., & Leonardi, N. (2018). Salt Marsh Loss Affects Tides and the Sediment Budget in Shallow Bays. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-EARTH SURFACE, 123(10), 2647-2662. doi:10.1029/2018JF004617

DOI: 10.1029/2018JF004617

Modelling the Transport and Export of Sediments in Macrotidal Estuaries with Eroding Salt Marsh (vol 41, pg 1551, 2018) (Journal article)

Li, X., Plater, A., & Leonardi, N. (2018). Modelling the Transport and Export of Sediments in Macrotidal Estuaries with Eroding Salt Marsh (vol 41, pg 1551, 2018). ESTUARIES AND COASTS, 41(6), 1834. doi:10.1007/s12237-018-0405-8

DOI: 10.1007/s12237-018-0405-8

Seagrass Impact on Sediment Exchange Between Tidal Flats and Salt Marsh, and The Sediment Budget of Shallow Bays (Journal article)

Donatelli, C., Ganju, N. K., Fagherazzi, S., & Leonardi, N. (2018). Seagrass Impact on Sediment Exchange Between Tidal Flats and Salt Marsh, and The Sediment Budget of Shallow Bays. GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, 45(10), 4933-4943. doi:10.1029/2018GL078056

DOI: 10.1029/2018GL078056

Flood Hazard Assessment for a Hyper-Tidal Estuary as a Function of Tide-Surge-Morphology Interaction (Journal article)

Lyddon, C., Brown, J. M., Leonardi, N., & Plater, A. J. (2018). Flood Hazard Assessment for a Hyper-Tidal Estuary as a Function of Tide-Surge-Morphology Interaction. ESTUARIES AND COASTS, 41(6), 1565-1586. doi:10.1007/s12237-018-0384-9

DOI: 10.1007/s12237-018-0384-9

2017

Dynamic interactions between coastal storms and salt marshes: A review (Journal article)

Leonardi, N., Camacina, I., Donatelli, C., Ganju, N. K., Plater, A. J., Schuerch, M., & Temmerman, S. (2018). Dynamic interactions between coastal storms and salt marshes: A review. GEOMORPHOLOGY, 301, 92-107. doi:10.1016/j.geomorph.2017.11.001

DOI: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2017.11.001

Residual flow patterns and morphological changes along a macro- and meso-tidal coastline (Journal article)

Leonardi, N., & Plater, A. J. (2017). Residual flow patterns and morphological changes along a macro- and meso-tidal coastline. ADVANCES IN WATER RESOURCES, 109, 290-301. doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2017.09.013

DOI: 10.1016/j.advwatres.2017.09.013

Acoustic measurement and morphological features of organic sediment deposits in combined sewer networks (Journal article)

Carnacina, I., Larrarte, F., & Leonardi, N. (2017). Acoustic measurement and morphological features of organic sediment deposits in combined sewer networks. WATER RESEARCH, 112, 279-290. doi:10.1016/j.watres.2017.01.050

DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2017.01.050

2016

Salt marsh erosion rates and boundary features in a shallow Bay (Journal article)

Leonardi, N., Defne, Z., Ganju, N. K., & Fagherazzi, S. (2016). Salt marsh erosion rates and boundary features in a shallow Bay. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-EARTH SURFACE, 121(10). doi:10.1002/2016JF003975

DOI: 10.1002/2016JF003975

Sediment transport in a surface-advected estuarine plume (Journal article)

Yao, H. Y., Leonardi, N., Li, J. F., & Fagherazzi, S. (2016). Sediment transport in a surface-advected estuarine plume. CONTINENTAL SHELF RESEARCH, 116, 122-135. doi:10.1016/j.csr.2016.01.014

DOI: 10.1016/j.csr.2016.01.014

2015

A linear relationship between wave power and erosion determines salt-marsh resilience to violent storms and hurricanes (Journal article)

Leonardi, N., Ganju, N. K., & Fagherazzi, S. (2016). A linear relationship between wave power and erosion determines salt-marsh resilience to violent storms and hurricanes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113(1), 64-68. doi:10.1073/pnas.1510095112

DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1510095112

Dynamics of river mouth deposits (Journal article)

Fagherazzi, S., Edmonds, D. A., Nardin, W., Leonardi, N., Canestrelli, A., Falcini, F., . . . Slingerland, R. L. (2015). Dynamics of river mouth deposits. Reviews of Geophysics, 53(3), 642-672. doi:10.1002/2014rg000451

DOI: 10.1002/2014rg000451

Effect of local variability in erosional resistance on large-scale morphodynamic response of salt marshes to wind waves and extreme events (Journal article)

Leonardi, N., & Fagherazzi, S. (2015). Effect of local variability in erosional resistance on large-scale morphodynamic response of salt marshes to wind waves and extreme events. Geophysical Research Letters, 42(14), 5872-5879. doi:10.1002/2015gl064730

DOI: 10.1002/2015gl064730

Interplay between river discharge and tides in a delta distributary (Journal article)

Leonardi, N., Kolker, A. S., & Fagherazzi, S. (2015). Interplay between river discharge and tides in a delta distributary. Advances in Water Resources, 80, 69-78. doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2015.03.005

DOI: 10.1016/j.advwatres.2015.03.005

2014

How waves shape salt marshes (Journal article)

Leonardi, N., & Fagherazzi, S. (2014). How waves shape salt marshes. Geology, 42(10), 887-890. doi:10.1130/g35751.1

DOI: 10.1130/g35751.1

Modeling Tidal Bedding In Distributary-Mouth Bars (Journal article)

Leonardi, N., Sun, T., & Fagherazzi, S. (2014). Modeling Tidal Bedding In Distributary-Mouth Bars. Journal of Sedimentary Research, 84(6), 499-512. doi:10.2110/jsr.2014.42

DOI: 10.2110/jsr.2014.42

2013

Effect of tides on mouth bar morphology and hydrodynamics (Journal article)

Leonardi, N., Canestrelli, A., Sun, T., & Fagherazzi, S. (2013). Effect of tides on mouth bar morphology and hydrodynamics. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 118(9), 4169-4183. doi:10.1002/jgrc.20302

DOI: 10.1002/jgrc.20302