Publications

Jamilynn, P., Cocherell, D., Mussen, T.D., Ercan, A., Bandeh, H., Kavvas, M.L., Cech, J.J., and Fangue, N.A. (2015). Fish protection devices at unscreened water diversions can reduce entrainment: Evidence from behavioral laboratory investigations. Conservation Physiology (in press).

Mussen, T.D., Cocherell, D., Patton, O., Jauregui, D., Ercan, A., Bandeh, H., Meier, D., Thomas, S., Kavvas, M.L., Cech, Jr., J.J., and N.A. Fangue. (2015). Modified water-diversion structures can behaviorally deter juvenile Chinook Salmon from entrainment.  Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, DOI: 10.1080/00028487.2015.1064476.

Ercan, A. and Kavvas, M.L. (2015). Scaling and Self-similarity in Two-Dimensional Hydrodynamics. Chaos 25(7). DOI:10.1063/1.4913852.

Carr, K., Ercan, A., Kavvas, M. L. (2015).  Scaling and Self-Similarity of One-dimensional Unsteady Suspended Sediment Transport with Emphasis on Unscaled Sediment Material Properties. ASCE Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, 141(5), 04015003.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)HY.1943-7900.0000994.

Jamilynn, P., Cocherell, D., Mussen, T.D., Ercan, A., Bandeh, H., Kavvas, M.L., Cech, J.J., and Fangue, N.A. (2014). “Efficacy of a sensory deterrent and pipe modifications in decreasing entrainment of juvenile green sturgeon (Acipenser medirostris) at unscreened water diversions.” Conservation Physiology, 2(1),doi:10.1093/conphys/cou056.

Ercan, A. and Kavvas, M.L. (2014). “Fractional Governing Equations of Diffusion Wave and Kinematic Wave Open Channel Flow. II. Numerical Simulations.” ASCE Journal of Hydrologic Engineering. 10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0001081, 04014097.

Kavvas, M.L. and Ercan, A. (2014). “Fractional Governing Equations of Diffusion Wave and Kinematic Wave Open Channel Flow. I. Development of the Equations.” ASCE Journal of Hydrologic Engineering. 10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0001136, 04014096.

K.J. Carr, A. Ercan and M. L. Kavvas, “Scaling and Self-Similarity of One-dimensional Suspended Sediment Transport Equations”, Proceedings of the 2014 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, Portland, Oregon, ASCE Conf. Proc. http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/9780784413548.120

Kim, S., Kavvas, M.L., Ercan, A. (2014). “Fractional Ensemble Average Equations of Transport by Time-Space Nonstationary Stochastic Fractional Advective Velocity and Fractional Dispersion: Numerical Investigation.” ASCE Journal of Hydrologic Engineering. DOI:10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0000994.

Kavvas, M.L., Kim, S., Ercan, A. (2014). “Fractional Ensemble Average Equations of Transport by Time-Space Nonstationary Stochastic Fractional Advective Velocity and Fractional Dispersion.” ASCE Journal of Hydrologic Engineering. DOI: 10.1061/ (ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0000992.

Ercan, A., Kavvas, M. L., Haltas, I. (2014). “Scaling and Self-similarity In One-Dimensional Unsteady Open Channel Flow.” Hydrological Processes, 28(5), 2721-2737 DOI: 10.1002/hyp.9822.

Ercan, A., Kavvas, M. L. Abbassov, R. K., (2013). “Long-range Dependence and Sea Level Forecasting.” SpringerBriefs in Statistics. Springer International Publishing, Cham. Book ISBN: 978-3-319-01505-7.

Mussen, T.D., Cocherell, D., Reardon, J., Poletto, J.B., Hockett, Z., Ercan, A., Bandeh, H., Kavvas, M.L., Cech, J.J., and Fangue, N.A. (2013). “Unscreened Water-diversion Pipes Threaten the Survival of Green Sturgeon, Acipenser medirostris.” PLOS ONE, 9(1), e86321. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0086321

Mussen, T.D., Patton, O., Cocherell, D., Ercan, A., Bandeh, H., Kavvas, M.L., Cech, J.J., and Fangue, N.A. (2013). “Can behavioral fish-guidance devices protect juvenile Chinook salmon from entrainment into unscreened water-diversion pipes?” Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 71(8), 1209-1219 DOI:10.1139/cjfas-2013-0601

Ercan, A., Mohamad, M. F., Kavvas, M. L. (2013). “The impact of climate change on sea level rise at Peninsular Malaysia and Sabah–Sarawak.” Hydrological Processes, 27(3), 367-377 DOI: 10.1002/hyp.9232.

Mussen, T.D., Cocherell, D., Hockett, Z., Ercan, A., Bandeh, H., Kavvas, M.L., Cech, J.J., and Fangue, N.A. (2013). “Assessing Juvenile Chinook Salmon Behavior and Entrainment Risk near Unscreened Water Diversions: Large Flume Simulations.” Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 142(1), 130-142 DOI:10.1080/00028487.2012.720633.

Ercan, A., Kavvas, M. L., Haltas, I., (2013). “Self-Similarity in One-Dimensional Unsteady Open Channel Flow through Rectangular Channels of Varying Width.” World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, Cincinnati-OH, pp. 1234-1239, doi: 10.1061/9780784412947.121.

Ercan, A., and Kavvas, M. L. (2012). “Ensemble modeling of hydrologic and hydraulic processes at one shot: Application to kinematic open channel flow under uncertain channel properties by the Stochastic Method of Characteristics.” ASCE Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, 17(1), 168-181 http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0000425.

Ercan, A., and Kavvas, M. L. (2012). “Ensemble modeling of hydrologic and hydraulic processes at one shot: Application to kinematic open channel flow under uncertain channel properties and uncertain lateral flow conditions by the Stochastic Method of Characteristics.” ASCE Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, 17(3), 414-423 http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0000434.

Ercan, A., Kavvas, M. L., Mohamad, M. F. (2011). “Sea level changes along the Peninsular Malaysia and Sabah and Sarawak coastlines for the 21st century.” Proceedings of the 2011 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress. Palm Springs, California. pp. 1292-1297, doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/41173(414)134

Cocherell, D. E., A. Kawabata, D. W. Kratville, S. A. Cocherell, R. C. Kaufman, E. K. Anderson, Z. Q. Chen et al. “Passage performance and physiological stress response of adult white sturgeon ascending a laboratory fishway.”Journal of Applied Ichthyology 27, no. 2 (2011): 327-334 DOI: 10.1111/j.1439-0426.2010.01650.x.

Carr, K, Ercan, A., Kavvas, M. L. (2010). “Hydraulic and Sediment Transport Modeling for Cache Creek Settling Basin.” Proceedings of the 2010 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress. Providence, Rhode Island. pp. 1634-1642, doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/41114(371)172

Ercan, A., and Younis, B. A. (2009). “Prediction of bank erosion in a reach of the Sacramento River and its mitigation with groynes.” Water Resources Management, 23(15), 3121-3147 DOI:10.1007/s11269-009-9426-1.

Xiang, Fu, Levent M. Kavvas, ZhiQiang Chen, Hossein Bandeh, Noriaki Ohara, Sangdan Kim, Su-Hyung Jang, and Roger Churchwell. “Experimental study of debris capture efficiency of trash racks.” Journal of Hydro-environment Research 3, no. 3 (2009): 138-147 doi:10.1016/j.jher.2009.08.002.

Ercan, A., and Younis, B. A. (2009). “Uncertainties in the prediction of flow in a long reach of the Sacramento River.” Water and Environment Journal, 23(4), 272-285 DOI: 10.1111/j.1747-6593.2008.00113.x.

Ercan, A. and Younis B. A. (2008). “Progress in the computational modeling of river-bank erosion and its mitigation.” Proceedings of the International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics – River Flow 2008 (eds. M. Altinakar et al.), ISBN 978-605-60136-3-8, pp. 2223-2231, Izmir – Turkey, September 2008.

Ercan, A., and Younis, B. A. (2007). “Effects of groin structures on the Sacramento River flow.” Proceedings of the 2007 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress. Tampa, Florida. pp. 1-10, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/40927(243)364.

White, David K., Christina Swanson, Paciencia S. Young, Joseph J. Cech Jr, Zhi Qiang Chen, and M. Levent Kavvas. “Close encounters with a fish screen II: Delta smelt behavior before and during screen contact.” Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 136, no. 2 (2007): 528-538 DOI:10.1577/T05-323.1.

Webber, Jason D., Stephanie N. Chun, Teresa R. MacColl, Leslie T. Mirise, Ayako Kawabata, Emily K. Anderson, Tae Sung Cheong et al. “Upstream swimming performance of adult white sturgeon: Effects of partial baffles and a ramp.” Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 136, no. 2 (2007): 402-408 DOI:10.1577/T06-064.1.

Ercan, A., and Younis, B. A. (2006). “Prediction of flow and bank erosion in Sacramento River.” Proceedings of the 2006 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress. Omaha, Nebraska. pp. 1-10, doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/40856(200)352.

Cheong, Tae Sung, M. L. Kavvas, and E. K. Anderson. “Evaluation of adult white sturgeon swimming capabilities and applications to fishway design.”Environmental biology of fishes 77, no. 2 (2006): 197-208 DOI: 10.1007/s10641-006-9071-y.

Younis, B. A., Ercan, A., and Kayhanian M. (2005). “Evaluation of a linear device for litter removal from highways during rainstorms.” Transportation Research Board, 84th Annual Meeting. Washington, D.C.

Hayes, Darryl E., Sean D. Mayr, M. Levant Kavvas, Zhiqiang Q. Chen, Esmer Velagic, Ahmet Karakas, Hossein Bandeh et al. “Fish screen velocity criteria development using a screened, circular swimming channel.” Advances in fish passage technology: engineering design and biological evaluation (2000): 137-147.