Trajectory Forecast as a Rapid Response to the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

  1. Yonggang Liu,
  2. Amy Macfadyen,
  3. Zhen-Gang Ji and
  4. Robert H. Weisberg
  1. Yonggang Y. Liu,
  2. Robert H. R. H. Weisberg,
  3. Chuanmin C. Hu and
  4. Lianyuan L. Zheng

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/2011GM001121

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

Liu, Y. Y., Weisberg, R. H. R. H., Hu, C. C. and Zheng, L. L. (2011) Trajectory Forecast as a Rapid Response to 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: 10.1029/2011GM001121

Author Information

  1. College Of Marine Science, University Of South Florida, St. Petersburg, Florida, 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:

  • Gulf of Mexico;
  • Loop Current;
  • drifters;
  • ocean color index;
  • altimetry;
  • oil spill

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Surface Oil Trajectory Modeling System

  • Comparison of Modeled Surface Trajectories With Satellite Imagery

  • Summary and Discussions