Scientists with the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) at Stennis Space Center in Mississippi compared the accuracy and reliability of real-time ocean modeling forecast systems for near-surface currents.
Organisers invited Dr Tamay Ozgokmen of the University of Miami to present results on ocean processes from his GLAD experiment conducted after the Deepwater Horizon incident to improve prediction models of oil transport.
University of Miami to Lead Study of Hydrocarbon Transport as Result of Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico
Lead investigator Tamay Özgökmen heads team, more than $15 million allocated to project by GoMRI
Florida’s universities have received $20 million to study the long-term effects of last year’s BP Gulf Coast oil spill disaster.