Charitha Pattiaratchi


  • The University of Western Australia (M470), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Crawley


  • 3455 Citations
  • 35 h-Index
1993 …2021
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Personal profile


  • Coastal circulation and mixing
  • Numerical simulation of coastal currents
  • Remote sensing
  • Sediment transport processes in the coastal ocean
  • Wave analysis

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Projects 1995 2021

Research Output 1993 2018

1 Citations

Eyes in the sea: Unlocking the mysteries of the ocean using industrial, remotely operated vehicles (ROVs)

Macreadie, P. I., McLean, D. L., Thomson, P. G., Partridge, J. C., Jones, D. O. B., Gates, A. R., Benfield, M. C., Collin, S. P., Booth, D. J., Smith, L. L., Techera, E., Skropeta, D., Horton, T., Pattiaratchi, C., Bond, T. & Fowler, A. M. 1 Sep 2018 In : Science of the Total Environment. 634, p. 1077-1091 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Remotely operated vehicles
remotely operated vehicle

Hydrodynamic and dispersal modelling of drift algae in Flinders Bay, Western Australia

MacPherson, L. R. 2018 (Unpublished)

Research output: ThesisMaster's Thesis


Temperature and the vertical movements of oceanic whitetip sharks, Carcharhinus longimanus

Andrzejaczek, S., Gleiss, A. C., Jordan, L. K. B., Pattiaratchi, C. B., Howey, L. A., Brooks, E. J. & Meekan, M. G. 1 Dec 2018 In : Scientific Reports. 8, 1, 8351

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
vertical movement
sea surface temperature
water column
wave climate
atmospheric circulation
climate change
2 Citations

The response of the southwest Western Australian wave climate to Indian Ocean climate variability

Wandres, M., Pattiaratchi, C., Hetzel, Y. & Wijeratne, E. M. S. Mar 2018 In : Climate Dynamics. 50, p. 1533-1557 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

wave climate
wave height
wave generation
Southern Oscillation

Activities 1986 2009

  • 6 Membership of professional association

Coastal Education and Research Foundation (External organisation)

Pattiaratchi, C. (Member)
2009 → …

Activity: Membership of professional association

Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (External organisation)

Pattiaratchi, C. (Member)
2005 → …

Activity: Membership of professional association

Australian Meteorology and Oceanographic Society (External organisation)

Pattiaratchi, C. (Member)
1991 → …

Activity: Membership of professional association

The Oceanography Society (External organisation)

Pattiaratchi, C. (Member)
1989 → …

Activity: Membership of professional association


Environmental Systems (ENSC3013)

Charitha Pattiaratchi

23/02/15 → …

Teaching unit (UWA): Course