Modeling, Data and Visualization of Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Louisiana State University

DWH Project Funding

0

Known Leveraged Funding

0

Funding Organization

Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI)

Funding Program

GoMRI Year One Block Grant

Project Location: Louisiana1

Funding Source: BP
Controlling Document: GOMRI Master Research Agreement
Year Awarded: 2010

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Environmental Research

Targeted Resources

Human and / or Institutional Capacity
Petroleum
Dispersants

Project Description

Three-dimensional modeling of the transport and fate of oil, gas and hydrates is essential to capture the correct behavior of oil spills and their impact on natural and human resources. Current forecast models generally embody depth-averaged or two-dimensional coastal models that do not capture the three-dimensional spatio-temporal dispersion of the multi-component spill and additives.

Project Contact

Project Partners

None

Affiliated Institutions

None


Project ID: 108
Project Name: Modeling, Data and Visualization of Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill
SourceUID: 76
Latitude: 30.41240716
Longitude: -91.17876066
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Louisiana
County: East Baton Rouge
Project Category: Science
Project Action: Environmental Research
Additional Project Action(s):
Additional Project Action(s):
Targeted Resource(s): Human and / or Institutional Capacity
Targeted Resource(s): Petroleum
Targeted Resource(s): Dispersants
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2013
Implementing Organization: Louisiana State University
Implementing Organization Type: State
Point of Contact – Name: Sumanta Acharya
Point of Contact – Phone: acharya@tigers.lsu.edu
Point of Contact – Email: 225-578-5809
Other Partners: None
Affiliated Institutions: None
Link: http://research.gulfresearchinitiative.org/research-awards/projects/?pid=76
Project Comments: None
Acres Acquired: 0
Close Year: 0
Close Month: 0
Close day: 0
Purchase Type: None
Landowner: None
Landowner Type: None
Purpose: None
Public Access: None
Easement Holder Name : None
Easement Holder Type: None
Secondary Easement Holder 1: None
Secondary Easement Holder 2: None
Duration: None
Term: 0
Land Restoration Acreage: 0
Aquatic Restoration Acreage: 0
Restoration Mileage: 0
Restoration Feet: 0
Additional Acreage: 0
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 800002
DWH Funder: Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI)
DWH Funder Type: Private
DWH Funding Program: GoMRI Year One Block Grant
DWH Dollar Amount : 800002
DWH Source: BP
Fund Origin: Voluntary Agreement
Controlling Documents: GOMRI Master Research Agreement
Award Year: 2010
Award Month: 9
Total Amount Leveraged: 0
Completeness: CA-PB


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