Affiliate Assistant Professor
E-Mail: cpetroff @ uw.edu
Areas of Interest: Tsunamis, Wave-Structure Interactions, Hydraulic Transport, River and Coastal Engineering
Ph.D., Civil Engineering (Coastal), California Institute of Technology, 1993
H. Fritz, C. Petroff, P. Catalan, et al, “Field Survey of the February 27, 2010 Chile Tsunami,” Pure and Applied Geophysics, (accepted for publication, 2011).
H. Arnason, C. Petroff, H. Yeh, “Tsunami Bore Impingement onto a Vertical Column,” Journal of Disaster Research, Vol.4, No. 6, pps. 391-403, December 2009.
C. Petroff, F. Raichlen, “The Interaction of Breaking Solitary Waves with an Armored Bottom”, Proceedings 30th Conference on Coastal Engineering, v. 5, pps. 4417 – 4429, 2007.
C. Petroff, A. Moore, H. Arnason, “Particle Advection by Turbulent Bores – Orientation Effects”, Proceedings 2001 International Tsunami Symposium, pps. 897 – 904, 2001.
J. Bourgeois, C. Petroff, H. Yeh, V. Titov, C. Synolakis, B. Benson, J. Kuroiwa, J. Lander, E. Norabuena, “Geologic Setting, Field Survey and Modeling of the Chimbote, Northern Peru, Tsunami of 21 February 1996:” Pure and Applied Geophysics, Vol. 154, n. ¾, 1999.
F. Raichlen, J.J. Lee, C. Petroff, P. Watts, The Generation of Waves by a Landslide: Skagway, Alaska – a case study, Proceedings 25th Conference on Coastal Engineering, v. 2, pps. 1293-1300, 1997.
B. Cook, C. Petroff, The Development of an On-line Interactive, Tsunami -Information Resource Proceedings 25th International Conference on Coastal Engineering, September 1996.
C. Petroff, Momentum Flux in Solitary Waves Breaking over a Mobile Bed, Proceedings International Symposium on Waves – Physical and Numerical Modeling, IAHR, pps 1589- 1598, August 1994.