Publications


Peer-Reviewed Publications Conference Papers/Presentations Other


Peer-Reviewed Publications:

  • McGrath, H., Bourgon, JF., Proulx-Bourque, JS., Nastev, M., Abo El Ezz, A (2018) A Comparison of Simplified Conceptual Models for Rapid Web-Based Flood Inundation Mapping, Natural Hazards (in production), https://doi.org/10.1007/s11069-018-3331-y
  • McGrath, H., Stefanakis, E., Nastev, M. (2016), DEM Fusion of Elevation REST API Data in Support of Rapid Flood Modelling. GEOMATICA Vol. 70, No. 4, 2016
  • Nastev, M., Abo El Ezz, A., Nollet, M.J., Smirnoff, A., Ploeger, S.K., McGrath, H., Sawada, M. and Stefanakis, E. (2015) Methods and Tools for Natural Hazard Risk Analysis in Eastern Canada: Using Knowledge to Understand Vulnerability and Implement Mitigation Measures. ASCE Nat. Hazards Rev., 10.1061/(ASCE)NH.1527-6996.0000209 , B4015002.
  • McGrath, H., Stefanakis, E., Nastev, M. (2016). Rapid Risk Evaluation (ER2) Using MS Excel Spreadsheet: a Case Study of Fredericton (New Brunswick, Canada). ISPRS Annals of Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, 27-34. http://www.isprs-ann-photogramm-remote-sens-spatial-inf-sci.net/III-8/27/2016/, doi:10.5194/isprs-annals-III-8-27-2016
  • McGrath, H., Stefanakis, E., Nastev, M. (2015) Sensitivity Analysis of Flood Damage Estimates: A Case Study in Fredericton, New Brunswick, International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction Volume 14, Part 4, December 2015, Pages 379–387, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijdrr.2015.09.003



  • Conference Papers/Presentations

  • McGrath, H., Proulx-Bourque, J.S., Bourgon, J.F., Nastev, M., Abo El Exx, A., (2018) A Comparison of Rapid DTM Based Approaches for On-Demand Flood Inundation, International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS) 2018, Valencia, Spain July 23-27, 2018.
  • McGrath, H.,Abo El Ezz, A., Nastev, M. (2018). Modèle probabiliste d'évaluation des dommages causés par les inondations, 86e congrès del l’ACFAS, 10 mai 2018, à l’Université du Québec à Chicoutimi, Chicoutimi, QC
  • Nastev, M, Abo El Ezz, A.,Smirnoff, A. Nollet, MJ, McGrath, H. (2018), Rapid Seismic Risk Assessment at Urban Scale, 16th European Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Thessaloniki, Greece, June 18-21, 2018.
  • McGrath, H.,Abo El Ezz, A., Nastev, M. (2018) A Case-Study of Probabilistic Cost of Flood Damage to Residential Structures: Based on Canadian Depth-Damage Curves, The 2018 Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (CSCE) Annual General Conference, Fredericton’ NB, Canada, June 13 - 16, 2018
  • Nastev, M., Nollet, M.J., Abo El Ezz, A., Carrier, M.-A., Smirnoff, A., McGrath, H., Stefanakis, E., and Parent, M., Interactive Web-Based Application for Seismic and Flood Risk Assessment, World Engineering Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WECDRR2016), Dec. 5-6, 2016, Lima-Peru.
  • McGrath, H., Stefanakis, M., & Nastev, M. (2016). Accuracy Assessment of Elevation REST APIs, Geomatics Atlantic Conference, Sept. 26-28, 2016 Fredericton, NB.
  • McGrath, H., Stefanakis, E., Nastev, M. (2015) Flood risk assessment using MS Excel spreadsheet: A case study of Fredericton (New Brunswick), International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 2016, July 12-19 2016 Prague: http://www.isprs2016-prague.com
  • McGrath, H., Stefanakis, M., & Nastev, M. (2015). Flood Inundation Maps Using Reduced Complexity Models, 22nd Canadian Hydrotechnical Conference (CHC), April 29-May1, 2015 Montreal QC, extended abstract: http://registration.cgi-pco.com/CSCEhydro/pdf/abstracts/Session3/3D.zip
  • McGrath, H., Stefanakis, M., & Nastev, M. (2015). Flood Risk Assessment Using MS Excel Spreadsheet: A Case Study of Fredericton New Brunswick. 22nd Canadian Hydrotechnical Conference (CHC), April 29-May1, 2015 Montreal QC, (poster)
  • McGrath, H., Flood Risk Assessment, Esri Canada Fredericton User Conference, Fredericton NB, Oct 29, 2014. Presentation online: http://www.esri.ca/sites/default/files/filemanager/Training_and_Events /Conference_Proceedings/2014/Fredericton/HMcGrath_FloodRiskAssessment.pdf
  • McGrath, H., Stefanakis, M., & Nastev, M. (2014). Sensitivity Analysis of Flood Damage Estimates: A Case Study in Fredericton, New Brunswick. In Proceedings of Canadian Risk and Hazards Network (CRHNet). 22-24 Oct. 2014. Toronto, ON.
  • McGrath, H., Stefanakis, E. (2014). Development of Data Warehouse for Riverine and Coastal Flood Risk Assessment. In the Proceedings of the Joint International Conference on Geospatial Theory, Processing, Modeling and Applications (ISPRS/IGU),6-8 Oct 2014. Toronto ON. Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XL-2, 41-48,doi:10.5194/isprsarchives-XL-2-41-2014, 2014
  • McGrath, H., Stefanakis, E., McCarthy, M., & Nastev, M. (2014). Data Preparation for Validation Study of Hazus Canada Flood Model. In Randy R. Rapp & William Harland (Eds.), The Proceedings of the 10th International Conference of the International Institute for Infrastructure Resilience and Reconstruction (I3R2) 20-22 May 2014. (14-21). West Lafayette, Indiana: Purdue University.
  • McGrath, H., Stefanakis (2014) Flood Mapping and Loss Estimation for Riverine and Coastal Flood Risk Management. Water Initiative for the Future (WaTIF). 4-6 May 2014. Kingston, ON.



  • Other Publications

  • McGrath, H., (2017) Grand Lake Meadows New Brunswick: Accuracy Comparison of Elevation Datasets, GoGeomatics, June 2017, https://gogeomatics.ca/grand-lake-meadows-new-brunswick-accuracy-comparison-of-elevation-datasets/
  • McGrath, H., Stefanakis, E. , Nastev, M. (2015) Mapping Flood Risk and Flood Damage Estimates, Cartouche, #90, Winter/Spring 2015 page 10-11
  • McGrath, H., Stefanakis, E., Nastev, M. (2015) Flood risk assessment in Fredericton using MS Excel spreadsheet. Presented online: CANHUG Meeting, Jan 2015.
  • McGrath, H., Stefanakis, E., Nastev, M. (2014) Hazus-MH for New Brunswick. Presented online: CANHUG Meeting February 2014

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