Physical Processes Governing the Distribution and Transport of Dispersed Particles in the Ocean IV Posters

Session ID#: 92554

Session Description:
The distribution and transport of dispersed particles in the ocean (e.g., plastic debris, oil droplets, gas bubbles, and organic and inorganic aggregates) continues to gather attention amongst scientists and policymakers seeking local and global solutions. Yet, major gaps remain in our basic understanding of the sources, distribution and physical transport of these different types of particles. Such particles span a wide range of shapes, sizes, densities, and materials and they interact with a wide range of fluid motions, including turbulence, waves, windage, and stratification. This session aims to bring together researchers from different backgrounds seeking to understand the complex physical processes governing the distribution and transport of plastic debris, bubbles, drops, and other particles in the ocean. Thus, we invite all submissions related to physical processes affecting dispersed particles across a range of different scales, from the dynamics of individual particles to global observations and models. Field observations, remote sensing, laboratory experiments, numerical modelling, and theoretical contributions are all welcomed.
  • CP - Coastal and Estuarine Processes
  • IS - Ocean Observatories, Instrumentation and Sensing Technologies
  • PL - Physical Oceanography: Mesoscale and Larger
Index Terms:

4251 Marine pollution [OCEANOGRAPHY: GENERAL]
4520 Eddies and mesoscale processes [OCEANOGRAPHY: PHYSICAL]
4528 Fronts and jets [OCEANOGRAPHY: PHYSICAL]
4568 Turbulence, diffusion, and mixing processes [OCEANOGRAPHY: PHYSICAL]
Primary Chair:  Kara L Lavender Law, Sea Education Association, Woods Hole, MA, United States
Co-chairs:  Stefano Aliani, Institute of Marine Sciences CNR, La Spezia, Italy, Tracy Mandel, University of New Hampshire, Mechanical Engineering and Ocean Engineering, Durham, United States and Nimish Pujara, University of Wisconsin Madison, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Madison, WI, United States
Primary Liaison:  Kara L Lavender Law, Sea Education Association, Woods Hole, MA, United States
Moderators:  Stefano Aliani, Institute of Marine Sciences CNR, La Spezia, Italy, Nimish Pujara, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, United States and Michelle H DiBenedetto, Menlo Park, CA, United States
Student Paper Review Liaison:  Stefano Aliani, Institute of Marine Sciences CNR, La Spezia, Italy

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

Modeling and Forecasting Sargassum Movement in the Caribbean Sea (651633)
Julio Sheinbaum1, Homar Verdugo-Ortega2, Francisco J Beron-Vera3, Maria Josefina Olascoaga3 and Julien Jouanno4, (1)Center for Scientific Research and Higher Education at Ensenada, Ensenada, BJ, Mexico, (2)Center for Scientific Research and Higher Education at Ensenada, Physical Oceanography, Ensenada, BJ, Mexico, (3)University of Miami, Miami, FL, United States, (4)Observatory Midi-Pyrenees, Toulouse, France
Bulding a Maxey-Riley framework for \emph{Sargassum} drift modeling (657258)
Francisco J Beron-Vera, University of Miami, Miami, FL, United States
Diagnosing the Dispersion and Variance of Reacting Tracers: A Case Study In Narragansett Bay (RI) (654171)
Jenna Lynn Pearson1, Aakash Sane1, Baylor Fox-Kemper2 and Tal Ben-Horin3, (1)Brown University, Providence, RI, United States, (2)Brown University, Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences, Providence, RI, United States, (3)North Carolina State University, NC, United States
Modeling Weakly Buoyant Particles in a Regional Ocean (655617)
Weiyuan DONG1, Junhong Liang1, Changming Dong2, Dubravko Justic3, Daniel Holstein4, Robert D Hetland5 and Daijiro Kobashi5, (1)Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, United States, (2)University of California, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, Los Angeles, United States, (3)Louisiana State University, Oceanography and Coastal Sciences, Baton Rouge, LA, United States, (4)Duke Marine Laboratory, Marine Science and Conservation Division, Beaufort, NC, United States, (5)Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, United States
Advances in modeling ultra deep-sea oil spills (657135)
Claire B B Paris1, Natalie Perlin1, Ana Carolina Vaz1, Simeon Pesch2, Robin Faillettaz1, Michael Schlüter and Zachary M. Aman4, (1)University of Miami, Miami, FL, United States, (2)Hamburg University of Technology, Institute of Multiphase Flows, Hamburg, Germany, (3)University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
Modeling Water Column Oil Concentrations with a Lagrangian Element Oil Spill Model (GNOME) (656522)
Christopher H Barker, NOAA National Ocean Service, Silver Spring, MD, United States and Amoreena MacFadyen, NOAA, Office of Response & Restoration, Seattle, WA, United States
SOILED model results of Salish Sea oil spill fate by oil type, location, sea state, and ocean properties. (649535)
Rachael Mueller1, Shihan Li2, Vicky Do3, Ashutosh Bhudia4, Krista Forysinski4, Doug Latornell5, Ben Moore-Maley3, Susan Elizabeth Allen6, Stephanie Chang4 and Haibo Niu7, (1)University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada, (2)Dalhousie University, NS, Canada, (3)University of British Columbia, Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences, Vancouver, BC, Canada, (4)University of British Columbia, BC, Canada, (5)UBC, Vancouver, BC, Canada, (6)Univ British Columbia, Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences, Vancouver, BC, Canada, (7)Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
Where does the litter go? Surface drifters reveal pathways of floating marine debris in tidally influenced areas of the North Sea (646321)
Thomas H. Badewien, University of Oldenburg, Institute for Chemistry and Biology of the Marine Environment, Wilhelmshaven, Germany, Jens Meyerj├╝rgens, University of Oldenburg, ICBM, Oldenburg, Germany, Emil V. Stanev, Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht, Institute of Coastal Research, Geesthacht, Germany and Oliver Zielinski, University of Oldenburg, Marine Sensor Systems Group, Institute for Chemistry and Biology of the Marine Environment, Oldenburg, Germany
Hindcasting Surface Drift Trajectories in the St. Lawrence Estuary Using Operational Numerical Modeling vs. Measurements of Surface Currents From High-Frequency Radars (655088)
Cedric P Chavanne, Sandy O Gregorio, Tamkpanka Tamtare and Dany Dumont, University of Quebec at Rimouski UQAR, ISMER, Rimouski, QC, Canada
Transport and Dispersion within the Upper 10 m layer of Port Valdez, Alaska driven by Winds, Estuarine Circulation and Mesoscale Eddies (636234)
Shelton M Gay III, (semi-retired) formerly with Prince William Sound Science Center, Physical Oceanography, Cordova, AK, United States
A study of dissolved and particulate material exchanges among different waterbodies and between shallow water and deep channel (646502)
Jilian Xiong, Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William and Mary, Gloucester Point, VA, United States, Jian Shen, Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA, United States, Yu Chen, State Key Laboratory of Estuarine and Coastal Research (East China Normal University), China and Jiabi Du, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, United States
Zooplankton distribution patterns and vertical patchiness as they vary between stratified to deeply mixed ocean conditions. (511156)
Yoav Lindemann1, Jules S Jaffe2, Paul L Roberts3 and Amatzia Genin1, (1)The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, The Inter-university Institute for Marine Sciences, Eilat, Israel, (2)Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA, United States, (3)Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, La Jolla, CA, United States