On the Effects of Wave-Induced Drift and Dispersion in the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

  1. Yonggang Liu,
  2. Amy Macfadyen,
  3. Zhen-Gang Ji and
  4. Robert H. Weisberg
  1. Eugenio E. Pugliese Carratelli,
  2. Fabio F. Dentale and
  3. Ferdinando F. Reale

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/2011GM001109

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

Pugliese Carratelli, E. E., Dentale, F. F. and Reale, F. F. (2011) On the Effects of Wave-Induced Drift and Dispersion in the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, 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: 10.1029/2011GM001109

Author Information

  1. Maritime Engineering Division University Of Salerno, Department Of Civil Engineering, Fisciano, Salerno, Italy

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:

  • wave-induced diffusion;
  • Stokes' drift;
  • oil spill tracking;
  • sea surface;
  • diffusion coefficients;
  • filaments

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Procedure and Examples

  • Discussion

  • Conclusion