Simulating Oil Droplet Dispersal From the Deepwater Horizon Spill With a Lagrangian Approach

  1. Yonggang Liu,
  2. Amy Macfadyen,
  3. Zhen-Gang Ji and
  4. Robert H. Weisberg
  1. Elizabeth W. E. W. North,
  2. E. Eric E. E. Adams,
  3. Zachary Z. Schlag,
  4. Christopher R. C. R. Sherwood,
  5. Ruoying R. He,
  6. Kyung Hoon K. H. Hyun and
  7. Scott A. S. A. Socolofsky

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/2011GM001102

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

North, E. W. E. W., Adams, E. E. E. E., Schlag, Z. Z., Sherwood, C. R. C. R., He, R. R., Hyun, K. H. K. H. and Socolofsky, S. A. S. A. (2011) Simulating Oil Droplet Dispersal From the Deepwater Horizon Spill With a Lagrangian Approach, 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: 10.1029/2011GM001102

Author Information

  1. University Of Maryland Center For Environmental Science, Horn Point Laboratory, Cambridge, Maryland, 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:

  • Deepwater Horizon ;
  • oil spill;
  • plume model;
  • hydrodynamic model;
  • particle-tracking model;
  • oil droplets

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Methods

  • Results

  • Discussion