Tactical Modeling of Surface Oil Transport During the Deepwater Horizon Spill Response

  1. Yonggang Liu,
  2. Amy Macfadyen,
  3. Zhen-Gang Ji and
  4. Robert H. Weisberg
  1. A. Macfadyen,
  2. G. Y. Watabayashi,
  3. C. H. Barker and
  4. C. J. Beegle-Krause

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/2011GM001128

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

Macfadyen, A., Watabayashi, G. Y., Barker, C. H. and Beegle-Krause, C. J. (2011) Tactical Modeling of Surface Oil Transport During the Deepwater Horizon Spill Response, 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: 10.1029/2011GM001128

Author Information

  1. Noaa National Ocean Service, Office Of Response And Restoration, Emergency Response Division, Seattle, Washington, 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 spills;
  • Deepwater Horizon ;
  • Gulf of Mexico;
  • NOAA;
  • modeling;
  • pollution

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Model Setup

  • Model Initialization

  • An Ensemble Approach

  • Discussion