Possible Spreadings Of Buoyant Plumes And Local Coastline Sensitivities Using Flow Syntheses From 1992 To 2007

  1. Yonggang Liu,
  2. Amy Macfadyen,
  3. Zhen-Gang Ji and
  4. Robert H. Weisberg
  1. Ross R. Tulloch,
  2. Chris C. Hill and
  3. Oliver O. Jahn

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/2011GM001125

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

Tulloch, R. R., Hill, C. C. and Jahn, O. O. (2011) Possible Spreadings Of Buoyant Plumes And Local Coastline Sensitivities Using Flow Syntheses From 1992 To 2007, 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: 10.1029/2011GM001125

Author Information

  1. Department Of Earth, Atmospheric And Planetary Sciences, Massachusetts Institute Of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 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;
  • spreading;
  • floats;
  • tracer;
  • adjoint;
  • Loop Current

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Adjoint Methods for Transport Equations

  • Forward Model Setup and Results

  • Backward Integration: Adjoint Sensitivity Experiment

  • Conclusions and Summary