Christopher Baxter’s Full Research Profile

  • Professor
  • Civil & Environmental Engineering and Ocean Engineering
  • 401.874.6575
  • Fax: 401.874.6837
  • Office Location: Sheets, Narragansett Bay Campus

Recent Grants1

2022-2024 PI. RI CRMC/ US Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement “Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Pilot Structural Monitoring Project” 
2019-2023 PI. RI CRMC/ US Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement “Block Island Structural Monitoring Project” 
2020-2023 PI. “Fiber-Optic Distributed Acoustic Sensing of Seafloor for Shallow Water Acoustics and Persistent Acoustic Monitoring,”
2021-2023 PI. “Determining Layer Thickness and Understanding Moisture Related Damage of State-Owned Roads Using GPR and Capturing Such in a GIS-Based Inventory”

Recent Publications1

Chaytor JD, Brink UST, Baxter CDP. Late Pleistocene-Holocene age and stratigraphy of the Currituck Slide Complex, US mid-Atlantic continental slope: Implications for landslide triggering. Marine Geology, 2023; 462, 107080. doi: 10.1016/j.margeo.2023.107080
Hines EM, Baxter CDP, Ciochetto D, et al. Structural Instrumentation and monitoring of the Block Island Offshore Wind Farm. Renewable Energy, 2022; 202, 1032-1045. doi: 10.1016/j.renene.2022.11.115
Donahue T, Krekorian P, Swift L, Spaulding ML, Baxter C, Swanson C. Application and Validation of Flood Damage Curves for Wastewater Treatment Facilities (WWTF), Case Examples in Rhode Island. Journal of Marine Sciences and Engineering, 2022; 10(11), 1671. doi: 10.3390/jmse10111671
Quinn MCL, Baxter CDP, Potty GR. Distributed Acoustic Sensing Soil for Infrastructure Monitoring SNR Evaluation. Géotechnique Letters, 2022; 12(3), 1-16. doi: 10.1680/jgele.21.00088
Green RA, Bradshaw AS, Baxter C. Accounting for Intrinsic Soil Properties and State Variables on Liquefaction Triggering. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 2022; 148(7), 04022056. doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0002823
Silverman I, Engelman B, Leone A, et al. Development and Application of STORMTOOLS Design Load (SDL) Maps. Journal of Marine Science and Engineering, 2021; 9(7), 715. doi: 10.3390/jmse9070715
Nikolaou S, Hashash YM, Sukumaran B, et al. Geotechnical Effects and a 6-Year Outlook of the 2012 Hurricane Sandy in the Eastern United States. ISSMGE International Journal of Geoengineering Case Histories, 2020; 5(4), 106-128. doi:10.4417/IJGCH-05-04-06
Schicho J, Bianchi C, Folkert L, et al. ASSESSMENT OF DAMAGE AND MITIGATION STRATEGIES FOR THE MISQUAMICUT, RI COASTAL COMMUNITY FROM A 100 YEAR STORM EVENT AND SEA LEVEL RISE. Coastal Engineering Proceedings, 2018; 1(36), 97 doi: 10.9753/icce.v36.risk.97 
Maggi B, Baxter C, Bradshaw A, et al. Development of Fragility Curves for Reinforced Dunes. Coastal Engineering Proceedings, 2018; 1(36), 10. doi: 10.9753/icce.v36.structures.10
Naser NA, Grilli A, Grilli S, Baxter C, Bradshaw A, Maggi B. Land use and mitigation effects on barrier beach erosion in storms: Case study in Rhode Island. Coastal Engineering Proceedings, 2018; 1(36), 108. doi: 10.9753/icce.v36.papers.108
Yoo J-K, Park D, Baxter CDP. Estimation of Drained Shear Strength of Granular Soil from Shear Wave Velocity and Confining Stress. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 2018; 144(6), 04018027. doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0001876


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