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Investigating the effect of oil spills
on the environment and public health.
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Yangxing Zheng

Florida State University

Center for Ocean-Atmospheric Prediction Studies (COAPS)

2000 Levy Avenue, Bldg. A, Suite 292
P.O. Box 3062741
Tallahassee, FL  323062741  

yzheng@fsu.edu

Project List:

Modeling Modification of Surface Oil Transport by Air/Sea Interactions and Tropical Storms

Year 8-10 Research Grants (RFP-VI)Role: Principal Investigator, Project Data Point of Contact

Deepsea to Coast Connectivity in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico (DEEP-C)

Year 2-4 Consortia Grants (RFP-I)Role: Post-Doc

Automated Mapping of Surface Oil Spill: Surface Physics and Remote Sensing Associated with Movement and Identification of a Slick

Year One Block Grant - The Northern Gulf InstituteRole: Post-Doc

Publications & Presentations:

Journal Article - 1

2013

Zheng, Y., Bourassa, M. A., & Hughes, P. (2013). Influences of Sea Surface Temperature Gradients and Surface Roughness Changes on the Motion of Surface Oil: A Simple Idealized Study. J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 52(7), 1561–1575.

Conference Presentations - 4

2014

Bourassa, M. A., Zheng, Y., & Hughes, P. J. (2014). Influences of Sea Surface Temperature Gradients and Surface Roughness Changes on the Motion of Surface Oil: A Simple Idealized Study. In 31st Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. San Diego, CA : 03/31/14-04/04/14.

2013

Zheng, Y., Bourassa, M. A., & Hughes, P. (2013). Impacts of Sea Surface Temperature Gradients and Surface Roughness Changes on the Motion of Surface Oil: A Simple Idealized Study. In International Ocean Vector Winds Science Team Meeting. Kailua-Kona, HI, May 6-8, 2013: Poster.

2012

Zheng, Y., Bourassa, M. A., & Hughes, P. (2012). How temperature and roughness changes due to a slick influence the motion of a surface oil slick. In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2012. Salt Lake City, UT: 02/19/12-02/24/12.
Zheng, Y., Bourassa, M. A., & Hughes, P. (2012). Influence of sea surface temperature gradient and roughness changes due to a slick on the motion of surface oil. In International Ocean Vector Winds Science Team Meeting. Utrecht, Netherlands, January 12th, 2012: Poster.