As the Globalstar transmission shut down approaches, ending the GPS data collection phase of CARTHE’s Grand Lagrangian Deployment (GLAD), the team is still collecting data from the largest upper-ocean dispersion experiment of its kind.
Students, teachers, and journalists joined scientists on board research expeditions and in labs this summer and shared their experiences online.
Hundreds of data-collecting ocean drifters are “going with the flow” in the Gulf of Mexico. Their journey can be seen in an animated video that Dr. Bruce Lipphardt, with the CARTHE project team at the University of Delaware, generates and updates regularly.
Understanding oceanic flows in the Gulf of Mexico could be a game changer for emergency responders the next time there is an oil spill. Responders need quick, reliable information to figure out where oil goes and how fast it gets there. Yet advancement in predictive accuracy requires ambitious and innovative science.
The City University of New York Graduate Physics Program – College of Staten Island (Department of Mathematics & Center for Interdisciplinary Applied Mathematics and Computational Science) seeks applications for a competitively awarded postdoctoral fellowship from highly qualified candidates interested in multi-scale, multi-phase modeling of turbulent transport in the ocean environment.