Surface Drift Predictions of the Deepwater Horizon Spill: The Lagrangian Perspective

  1. Yonggang Liu,
  2. Amy Macfadyen,
  3. Zhen-Gang Ji and
  4. Robert H. Weisberg
  1. Helga S. Huntley,
  2. B. L. Lipphardt Jr. and
  3. A. D. Kirwan Jr.

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/2011GM001097

Monitoring and Modeling the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: A Record-Breaking Enterprise

Monitoring and Modeling the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: A Record-Breaking Enterprise

How to Cite

Huntley, H. S., Lipphardt, B. L. and Kirwan, A. D. (2011) Surface Drift Predictions of the Deepwater Horizon Spill: The Lagrangian Perspective, in Monitoring and Modeling the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: A Record-Breaking Enterprise (eds Y. Liu, A. Macfadyen, Z.-G. Ji and R. H. Weisberg), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/2011GM001097

Author Information

  1. School Of Marine Science And Policy, University Of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, Usa

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904856

Online ISBN: 9781118666753

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Keywords:

  • oil spill simulation;
  • drift prediction;
  • spill forecast assessment;
  • Lagrangian coherent structures;
  • pollution response;
  • Gulf of Mexico

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Data Sources

  • Oil Spill Advection

  • Lagrangian Coherent Structures

  • Conclusions