Diana Greenslade

Group: Ocean Observation, Assessment and Prediction

Diana Greenslade
Diana Greenslade

Contact Details:

  • Fax: 96694660
  • Phone: 03 9669 4124
  • Address:
    Bureau of Meteorology
    GPO Box 1289
    Melbourne, 3001
    Australia

Personal Data:



Education:

  • B.Sc. (Hons) in Applied Maths (1992)
    University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
  • M.E. (Res) in Ocean Technology (1994)
    University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
  • M.S. in Physical Oceanography (1996)
    Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, USA
    Thesis title: The Resolution Capability of Single and Multiple Satellite Altimeter Missions
  • Ph.D. in Applied Maths (2004)
    Adelaide University, Adelaide, Australia
    Thesis title: The Structure of the Background Errors in a Global Wave Model

Interests and Research:


Publications:

    Peer-reviewed publications

  • Greenslade, D.J.M., A. Annunziato, Babeyko, A., Burbidge, D., Ellguth, E., Horspool, N., Kumar, T. S., Kumar Ch. P., Moore, C., Rakowsky, N., Rieldinger, T., Ruangrassamee, A., Srivihok, P., and V.V. Tivov: An Assessment of the Diversity in Scenario-based Tsunami Forecasts for the Indian Ocean, Cont. Shelf. Rev. , accepted.
  • Durrant, T.H., Greenslade, D.J.M. and I. Simmonds: The effect of Statistical Wind Corrections on Global Wave Forecasts, 2013: Oc. Modelling, in press.
  • Durrant, T.H. and D.J.M. Greenslade, 2012: Spatial evaluations of ACCESS marine surface winds using scatterometer data, Aust. Met. Oc. Journal, 62, pp 262 - 276.
  • Allen, S. C. R. and D. J. M. Greenslade, 2012: Indices for the Objective Assessment of Tsunami Forecast Models, Pure. Appl. Geophys. Topical Volume, doi:10.1007/s00024-012-0522-4.
  • Greenslade, D.J.M, 2012:: The optimal placement of tsunameters in the Tasman Sea, Aust. Met. Oc. Journal, 62, pp 63 - 70.
  • Greenslade, D.J.M. and J. O. Warne, 2012: An Assessment of the Effectiveness of a Sea-Level Observing Network for Tsunami Warning, J. Waterw. Port, Coast. Ocean Eng., 138(3) doi:10.1061/(ASCE)WW.1943-5460.0000121
  • Schulz, E. W., Grosenbaugh, M.A., Pender, L. Greenslade, D.J.M. and T. W. Trull, 2011: Mooring design using wave-state estimate from the Southern Ocean, J. Atmos. Oc. Tech., 28, pp 1351 -1360.
  • Simanjuntak, M.A. and D.J.M. Greenslade, 2011: Magnitude-based Scaling of Tsunami Propagation, J. Geophys. Res, 116, C07027, doi:10.1029/2010JC006599.
  • Titov, V.V., Moore, C., Greenslade, D.J.M., Pattiaratchi, C., Badal, R., Synolakis, C.E. and U. Kanoglu, 2011: A new tool for inundation mapping: Community Modeling Interface for Tsunamis (ComMIT), Pure Appl. Geophys. Topical Volume, doi: 10.1007/s00024-011-0292-4
  • Uslu, B., Power, W., Greenslade D.J.M., Eble, M. and V. Titov, 2011: The July 15, 2009 Fiordland, New Zealand tsunami: real-time asessment, Pure Appl. Geophys. Topical Volume, doi: 10.1007/s00024-011-0281-7
  • Greenslade, D.J.M., S.C.R. Allen and M.A. Simanjuntak, 2011: An Evaluation of Tsunami Forecasts from the T2 Scenario Database, Pure Appl. Geophys. Topical Volume, 168, No. 6-7 , pp 1137 - 1151, doi:10.1007/s00024-010-0229-3
  • Allen, S. C. R. and D. J. M. Greenslade, 2010: Model-based tsunami warnings derived from observed impacts,2010: Nat. Haz. Earth Syst. Sci., 10, pp 2631-2642, doi:10.5194/nhess-10-2631-2010.
  • Durrant, T., Woodcock, F., and D.J.M.Greenslade, 2009: Consensus Forecasts of Modelled Wave parameters Wea. and Forecasting , 24, No. 2, pp 492 - 503.
  • Durrant, T., Greenslade, D.J.M. and I. Simmonds, 2009: Validation of Jason-1 and Envisat Remotely-Sensed Wave Heights, J. Atmos. Oc. Tech. , 26, No. 1, pp 123 - 134.
  • Greenslade, D.J.M. and V.V. Titov, 2008: A Comparison Study of Two Numerical Tsunami Forecasting Systems, Pure Appl. Geophys. Topical Volume, 165, No. 11/12, pp 1991 - 2001.
  • Allen, S. C. R. and D. J. M. Greenslade, 2008: Developing Tsunami Warnings from Numerical Model Output, Nat. Hazards, 46, No. 1 , pp 35 - 52, doi:10.1007/s11069-007-9180-8
  • Heron, M.L., Prytz, A., Heron, S.F., Helzel, T., Schlick, T., Greenslade, D.J.M., Schulz, E. and W.J. Skirving, 2008: Tsunami Observations by Coastal Ocean Radar, Int. J. Remote Sens. 29:21,6347 - 6359, doi:10.1080/01431160802175371
  • Woodcock, F. and D. J. M. Greenslade, 2007: Consensus of Numerical Model Forecasts of Significant Wave Heights, Wea. and Forecasting, 22, pp 792 - 803.
  • Schulz, E. W., J. D. Kepert, and D. J. M. Greenslade, 2007: An Assessment of Marine Surface Winds from the Australian Bureau of Meteorology Numerical Weather Prediction Systems, Wea. and Forecasting, 22, No. 3, pp 609 - 632.
  • Greenslade, D.J.M., E. W. Schulz, J. D. Kepert and G.R. Warren, 2005: The Impact of the Assimilation of Scatterometer Winds on Surface Wind and Wave Forecasts, J. Atmos. Oc. Sci., 10, No. 3, doi:10.1080/17417530600784976
  • Greenslade, D.J.M. and I.R. Young, 2005: The impact of Altimeter Sampling Patterns on Estimates of Background Errors in a Global Wave Model, J. Atmos. Oc. Tech., 22, No. 12 pp 1895 - 1917.
  • Greenslade, D.J.M. and I.R. Young, 2005: The impact of inhomogenous background errors on a global wave data assimilation system, J. Atmos. Oc. Sci., 10, No. 2 doi:10.1080/17417530500089666
  • Greenslade, D.J.M. and I.R. Young, 2005: Forecast Divergences of a Global Wave Model, Mon. Wea. Rev., 133, No. 8 , pp 2148 - 2162.
  • Greenslade, D.J.M. and I. R. Young, 2004: Background Errors in a Global Wave Model determined from Altimeter Data, J. Geophys. Res. , 109 C09007 doi:10.1029/2004JC002324.
  • Porter-Smith, R., P.T. Harris, O. Anderson, R. Coleman, D.J.M. Greenslade and C. J. Jenkins, 2004: Classification of the Australian continental shelf based on predicted sediment threshold exceedance from tidal currents and swell waves, Mar. Geo. , 211, pp 1-20
  • Alves, J.H.G.M., D.J.M Greenslade and M.L. Banner, 2002: Impact of a Saturation-Dependent Dissipation Source Function on Operational Hindcasts of Wind-Waves in the Australian Region, Glob. Atmos. - Oc. Sys., 8 , pp 239 - 267.
  • Greenslade, D.J.M., 2001: The Assimilation of ERS-2 Significant Wave Height Data in the Australian region, J. Mar. Sys., 28 , pp 141-160.
  • Greenslade, D.J.M., 2001: A wave modelling study of the 1998 Sydney to Hobart yacht race , Aust. Met. Mag., 50, pp 53-63.
  • Tang, Y.M., N. Smith, and D.J.M. Greenslade, 1998: Comparison of Model and Observed Surface Winds, Aust. Met. Mag., 49 , pp 23-35.
  • Greenslade, D.J.M., D. Chelton, and M. Schlax, 1997: The Midlatitude Resolution Capability of Sea Level Fields Constructed from Single and Multiple Satellite Altimeter Datasets, J. Atmos. Ocean. Tech., 14 , pp 849-870.
  • Hatton, T.J., D.J.M. Greenslade and W.R. Dawes, 1992: Integration of sapflow velocity in elliptical stems, Tree Physiology, 11, pp 185-196.
  • Book chapters

  • Greenslade, D.J.M. and H. Tolman, 2011: Surface Waves. In: Schiller, A. and G. B. Brassington (Eds), Operational Oceanography in the 21st Century, Springer,
  • Research and Technical Reports

  • Uslu, B. and D.J.M. Greenslade, 2013: Validation of Tsunami Warning Thresholds using Inundation Modelling , CAWCR Technical Report No. 62., Bur. Met., Australia.
  • Durrant, T.H. and D.J.M. Greenslade, 2011: Evaluation and implementation of AUSWAVE , CAWCR Technical Report No. 41., Bur. Met., Australia.
  • Greenslade, D.J.M., Simanjuntak, M.A. and S.C.R.Allen, 2009: An Enhanced Tsunami Scenario Database:T2, CAWCR Technical Report No. 14., Bur. Met., Australia.
  • Allen, S.C.R. and D.J.M. Greenslade, 2009: A Spectral Climatology of Australian and South-West Pacific Tide Gauges, CAWCR Technical Report No. 11., Bur. Met., Australia.
  • Durrant, T.H., D.J.M. Greenslade and G.R.Warren, 2009: Assessing upgrades to the Bureau of Meteorology's wave forecasting system using satellite altimeter data, CAWCR Technical Report No. 12., Bur. Met., Australia.
  • Greenslade, D.J.M., Simanjuntak, M. A., Burbidge, D. and J. Chittleborough, 2007: A First-generation Real-time Tsunami Forecasting System for the Australian Region, BMRC Research Report No. 126, Bur. Met., Australia.
  • Kepert, J.D. Greenslade, D.J.M. and G.D. Hess, 2005: Assessing and Improving the Marine Surface Winds in the Bureau of Meteorology Numerical Weather Prediction Systems, BMRC Research Report No. 105, Bur. Met., Australia.
  • Greenslade, D.J.M. and I.R. Young, 2004: A Validation of Fast Delivery ERS-2 Significant Wave Height, BMRC Research Report No. 97, Bur. Met., Australia.
  • Harris, P.T., Smith, R., Anderson, O., Coleman, R. and D.J.M. Greenslade, 2000: GEOMAT - Modelling of the Continental Shelf Sediment Mobility in Support of Australia's Regional Marine Planning Process, Australian Geological Survey Organisation Record No. 2000/41, 64 pp.
  • Greenslade, D.J.M., 2000: Upgrades to the Bureau of Meteorology's Wave Forecasting System, BMRC Research Report No. 79, Bur. Met., Australia.
  • Greenslade, D.J.M., 1999: The Assimilation of ERS-2 Altimeter Data into the Australian Wave Model, BMRC Research Report No. 73, Bur. Met., Australia.
  • Tang, Y.M., Smith, N.R. and D.J.M. Greenslade, 1998: Comparison of Model and Observed Surface Winds (Report prepared for AMSA Project), BMRC Research Report No. 71, Bur. Met., Australia.

    Published Conference Proceedings and other Publications

  • Simanjuntak, M.A., Greenslade, D.J.M. and S.C.R. Allen, 2011: Extensions to the T2 Tsunami Scenario Database, CAWCR Research Letters Issue 7, Bur. Met., Australia.
  • Greenslade, D.J.M., Simanjuntak, M.A. and S.C.R. Allen, 2010: Tsunami Forecasting and Warning, Ocean Science - extended abstracts of the fourth CAWCR Workshop, 9-11 November 2010, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia (Extended abstract)
  • Durrant, T.H. and D.J.M. Greenslade, 2010: Operational Wave Forecasting, Ocean Science - extended abstracts of the fourth CAWCR Workshop, 9-11 November 2010, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia (Extended abstract)
  • Greenslade, D.J.M., Hemer, M., Symonds, G. and P. Craig, 2010: Wind waves research in Australia, Bulletin of the Aust. Met. and Oc. Soc., 23, No. 5, October 2010.
  • Greenslade, D.J.M., Annunziato, A., Babeyko, A., Burbidge, D., Ellguth, E., Horspool, N., Kumar, T.S., Kumar, CH.P., Moore, D., Rakowsky, N., Redlinger, T., Ruangrassamee, A., Srivihok, P., and V.V. Titov, 2010: A Preliminary Analysis of the Diversity in Scenario-based Tsunami Forecasts in the Indian Ocean, Proceedings of the Indian Ocean Tsunami Modelling Symposium, 12-15 October 2010, Fremantle, Western Australia (Extended abstract)
  • Allen, S.C.R. and D.J.M. Greenslade, 2010: Impact-based tsunami warnings derived from numerical model output, Proceedings of the Indian Ocean Tsunami Modelling Symposium, 12-15 October 2010, Fremantle, Western Australia (Extended abstract)
  • Simanjuntak, M.A., and D.J.M. Greenslade, 2010: Scenario-based forecast guidance for the Australian tsunami warning system, Proceedings of the Indian Ocean Tsunami Modelling Symposium, 12-15 October 2010, Fremantle, Western Australia (Extended abstract)
  • Coghlan, I., Peirson, W. and D.J.M. Greenslade, 2010: Modelled wave climatology around Australia: Engineering design and vessel operations, Proceedings of the Australian Wind Waves Research Science Symposium, 19-20 May 2010, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia (Extended abstract)
  • Durrant, T.H. and D.J.M. Greenslade, 2010: An examination of error sources in global wave models: the importance of the forcing winds, Proceedings of the Australian Wind Waves Research Science Symposium, 19-20 May 2010, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia (Extended abstract)
  • Greenslade, D.J.M., Simanjuntak, M.A. and S.C.R.Allen, 2008: Modelling and Forecasting for the Australian Tsunami Warning System, Proceedings of the International Conference on Tsunami Warning, Bali, Indonesia, November 2008.
  • Warne, J. and D.J.M. Greenslade, 2008: Tsunami Network Design and Review - How Do You Know the Tsunami Will Be Observed by Your Network?, Proceedings of the International Conference on Tsunami Warning, Bali, Indonesia, November 2008.
  • Bidlot, J-R., Li, J.G., Wittmann, P., Fauchon, M., Chen, H., Lefevre, J-M., Bruns, T., Greenslade, D.J.M., Ardhuin, F., Kohno, N., Park, S., and M. Gomez, 2007: Inter-Comparison of Operational Wave Forecasting Systems, Proceedings of the 10th International Workshop on wave hindcasting and forecasting, Oahu, Hawaii, USA, November 2007.
  • Durrant, T.H. and D.J.M. Greenslade, 2007: Validation and Application of Jason-1 and Envisat Significant Wave Heights, Proceedings of the 10th International Workshop on wave hindcasting and forecasting, Oahu, Hawaii, USA, November 2007.
  • Durrant, T.H., F. Woodcock and D.J.M. Greenslade, 2007: Consensus Forecasts of Modelled Wave Parameters, Proceedings of the 10th International Workshop on wave hindcasting and forecasting, Oahu, Hawaii, USA, November 2007.
  • Greenslade, D.J.M., Simanjuntak, M.A. and S.C.R. Allen, 2007: Tsunami Warnings from Numerical Model Output for Large Events on the Pacific Ocean Rim, BMRC Research Letter No. 7, Bur. Met., Australia.
  • Heron, M.L., Ridd, P.V., Greenslade, D.J.M., Skirving, W.J. and S.F. Heron, 2007: HF Coastal Ocean Radar in an Observing System, Proceedings of the Coasts and Ports Conference 2007, Melbourne, Australia, July 2007.
  • Brassington, G.B., Warren, G.R., Smith, N.R., Schiller, A., Oke, P.R., Fiedler, R., Alves, O., Greenslade, D.J.M., Schulz, E.W., Beggs, H., Leeuwenburg, T.J., Entel, M.I., Griffin, D.A., Mansbridge, J., Pugh, T, Belyaev, K and P. Sakov, 2005: BLUElink> Development of operational oceanography and servicing in Australia, Proceedings of the APAC Conference and Exhibition on Advanced Computing, Grid Applications and eResearch , Gold Coast, Australia, September 2005.
  • Greenslade , D.J.M., 2004: Marine Forecasting at the Bureau of Meteorology "The Past, Present and Future of Numerical Modelling": extended abstracts of presentations at the sixteenth annual BMRC Modelling Workshop, 6-9 December 2004, Melbourne, Australia, November 2004. (Extended abstract)
  • Greenslade, D.J.M. and I.R. Young, 2004: Forecast Divergences of a Global Wave Model, Proceedings of the 8th International Workshop on wave hindcasting and forecasting, Oahu, Hawaii, USA, November 2004.
  • Warren, G.R., Greenslade, D.J.M., Kepert, J.D. and E.Schulz, 2004: Effect of Wind Forcing on Bias in Wave Model Forecasts, Proceedings of the 8th International Workshop on wave hindcasting and forecasting, Oahu, Hawaii, USA, November 2004.
  • Greenslade, D.J.M., 2004: The Structure of the Background Errors in a Global Wave Model, Ph.D. thesis, University of Adelaide, Australia.
  • Greenslade, D.J.M. and I.R. Young, 2002: The Effect of Altimeter Sampling Patterns on Estimates of Wave Model Error Correlations, Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop on wave hindcasting and forecasting, Banff, Alberta, Canada, October 2002.
  • Greenslade, D.J.M., 2000: A Wave Modelling Study of an Intense Storm in Bass Strait, Australia, Proceedings of the 6th International Workshop on wave hindcasting and forecasting, Monterey, California, USA, November 2000.
  • Alves, J.H.G.M., Greenslade, D.J.M. and M.L. Banner, 2000: Impact of a Saturation-dependent Dissipation Source Term on the Skill of an Operational Wind-wave Model, Proceedings of the 6th International Workshop on wave hindcasting and forecasting, Monterey, California, USA, November 2000.
  • Greenslade, D.J.M., 1999: Improvements in Wave Modelling in the Australian Region, In: The Wind-Driven Air-Sea Interface, Editor: M. L. Banner, University of NSW, pp 119 - 120. (Extended Abstract)
  • Greenslade, D.J.M., 1996: The Resolution Capability of Single and Multiple Satellite Altimeter Missions, M.S. thesis, Oregon State University, Oregon, U.S.A.
  • Greenslade, D.J.M., 1992: The Modulation of Short Waves by Long Waves, M.E. (Res) thesis, University of Sydney, Australia.

Positions and Committees:

  • 2011-present    IUGG Commission on Geophysical Risk and Sustainability Secretary General
  • 2010-present     JCOMM Expert Team on Wind Waves and Storm Surges Member
  • 2010    GEO Disasters Societal Benefit Areas Advisory Group Member
  • 2009-present     JCOMM Pilot Project for Wave measurement Evaluation and Test Steering Committee Member
  • 2009-2013     Marine National Facility Scientific Advisory Committee Member
  • 2007-present     IUGG Tsunami Commission Member and Indian Ocean liaison
  • 2007-2010     Australian Tsunami Warning System Science Working Group Chair
  • 2007-2010    ICG/IOTWS Working Group 4 (Modelling, Forecasting and Scenario Development) Vice-chair
  • 2007     AMOS Conference Organising/Scientific Committee Member
  • 2005     AMOS Melbourne Centre Committee Member
  • 2004-present    AMOS Bulletin Assistant Editor
  • 2003-2010    Bluelink Scientific and Technical Committee Member
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