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Investigating the effect of oil spills
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Nathan Laxague

University of Miami

Project List:

Consortium for Advanced Research on Transport of Hydrocarbon in the Environment II (CARTHE II)

Year 5-7 Consortia Grants (RFP-IV)Role: GoMRI Scholar, Post-Doc, Graduate Student - PhD Level

Consortium for Advanced Research on Transport of Hydrocarbon in the Environment (CARTHE)

Year 2-4 Consortia Grants (RFP-I)Role: Graduate Student - PhD Level, GoMRI Scholar

Publications & Presentations:

Journal Articles - 9

2017

Laxague, N. J. M., Curcic, M., Bjorkqvist, J. - V., & Haus, B. K. (2017). Gravity-Capillary Wave Spectral Modulation by Gravity Waves. IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sensing, 55(5), 2477–2485.
Laxague, N. J. M., Haus, B. K., Ortiz-Suslow, D. G., Smith, C. J., Novelli, G., Dai, H., et al. (2017). Passive Optical Sensing of the Near-Surface Wind-Driven Current Profile. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 34(5), 1097–1111.

2016

Huguenard, K. D., Bogucki, D. J., Ortiz-Suslow, D. G., Laxague, N. J. M., MacMahan, J. H., Özgökmen, T. M., et al. (2016). On the nature of the frontal zone of the Choctawhatchee Bay plume in the Gulf of Mexico. J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 121(2), 1322–1345.
Mariano, A. J., Ryan, E. H., Huntley, H. S., Laurindo, L. C., Coelho, E., Griffa, A., et al. (2016). Statistical properties of the surface velocity field in the northern Gulf of Mexico sampled by GLAD drifters. J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 121(7), 5193–5216.
Soloviev, A. V., Haus, B. K., McGauley, M. G., Dean, C. W., Ortiz-Suslow, D. G., Laxague, N. J. M., et al. (2016). Surface dynamics of crude and weathered oil in the presence of dispersants: Laboratory experiment and numerical simulation. J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 121(5), 3502–3516.

2015

Bogucki, D. J., Huguenard, K., Haus, B. K., Özgökmen, T. M., Reniers, A., & Laxague, N. J. M. (2015). Scaling Laws for the Upper-Ocean Temperature Dissipation Rate. Geophys. Res. Lett., 42(3), 839–846.
Coelho, E. F., Hogan, P., Jacobs, G., Thoppil, P., Huntley, H. S., Haus, B. K., et al. (2015). Ocean current estimation using a Multi-Model Ensemble Kalman Filter during the Grand Lagrangian Deployment experiment (GLAD). Ocean Modelling, 87, 86–106.
Laxague, N. J. M., Haus, B. K., Bogucki, D., & Özgökmen, T. (2015). Spectral characterization of fine-scale wind waves using shipboard optical polarimetry. J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 120(4), 3140–3156.

2014

Jacobs, G. A., Bartels, B. P., Bogucki, D. J., Beron-Vera, F. J., Chen, S. S., Coelho, E. F., et al. (2014). Data assimilation considerations for improved ocean predictability during the Gulf of Mexico Grand Lagrangian Deployment (GLAD). Ocean Modelling, 83, 98–117.

Conference Presentations - 20

2017

Soloviev, A. V., Haus, B. K., McGauley, M. G., Dean, C. W., Ortiz-Suslow, D. G., Laxague, N. J. M., et al. (2017). Small-scale Structure and Dynamics of Surface Oil Spills in the Presence of Dispersants: Laboratory Experiment and Numerical Simulation. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17.

2015

Laxague, N. J. M. (2015). Wavenumber Dependence of Surface Roughness Over a Variety of Wind Conditions. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2015. Houston, TX : 02/16/15-02/19/15.
Novelli, G., Pennel, R., Ortiz-Sunslow, D. G., Laxague, N. J. M., Smith, C. J., & Özgökmen, T. M. (2015). Lagrangian and Eulerian Observations of the Transport Induced by Winds, Waves and Tides Near the Sea Surface. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2015. Houston, TX : 02/16/15-02/19/15.
Soloviev, A., McGauley, M., Hamilton, B., Donelan, M., Haus, B., Laxague, N., et al. (2015). Computational and laboratory experiments on microphysics of the air-sea interface under hurricane conditions. In 95th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting. Phoenix, AZ : 01/04/15-01/08/15.
Soloviev, A., McGauley, M., Hamilton, B., Haus, B., Laxague, N., & Ortiz-Suslow, D. (2015). The Air-Sea Interface in the Presence of Oil and Dispersants: Multi-Phase Modeling Coordinated with Laboratory Experiments. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2015. Houston, TX : 02/16/15-02/19/15: Poster.

2014

Laxague, N., Haus, B. K., Bogucki, D., & Williams, N. J. (2014). Polarimetric Sea-Surface Measurements Made During The GLAD Experiment. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2014. Mobile, AL: 01/26/14-01/30/14: Poster.
Laxague, N., Haus, B. K., Bogucki, D., & Williams, N. J. (2014). Polarimetric Sea-Surface Measurements Made During The GLAD Experiment. In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2014. Honolulu, HI : 02/23/14-02/28/14.
Lipphardt, B. L. J., Huntley, H., Kirwan, A. D., Chen, S., Coelho, E., Gough, M., et al. (2014). Objective Surface Velocity Maps from GLAD drifter observations in the eastern Gulf of Mexico. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2014. Mobile, AL: 01/26/14-01/30/14: Poster.
Novelli, G., Pennel, R., Ortiz-Suslow, D., Laxague, N., Smith, C.., Ozgokmen, T. M., et al. (2014). Experiments in the Ocean Near-Surface Layer. In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2014. Honolulu, HI : 02/23/14-02/28/14: poster.
Novelli, G., Pennel, R., Ortiz-Suslow, D., Laxague, N., Smith, C., Ozgokmen, T. M., et al. (2014). Experiments in the Ocean Near-Surface Layer. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2014. Mobile, AL: 01/26/14-01/30/14: Poster.
Soloviev, A., McGauley, M., Donelan, M., Haus, B., Laxague, N., Ortiz-Suslow, D., Ginis, I., Lukas, R. (2014). Microphysics of the air-sea interface under tropical cyclone conditions: Computational fluid dynamics simulation and laboratory experiment. In International Conference on Mesoscale Meteorology and Tropical Cyclones. Boulder, Colorado : 09/15/14-09/18/14.

2013

Bogucki, D., Ariyarathne, K., Mitchell, C., Beron-Vera, F., Chen, S., Curcic, M., et al. (2013). Observations and Coupled Model Forecasts fromCcalm Winds to Hurricane Isaac (2012) during GLAD Field Campaign. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2013. New Orleans, LA: 01/21/2013-01/23/2013.
Chen, S., Curcic, M., Judt, F., Griffa, A., Gough, M., Haus, B., et al. (2013). Lagrangian Coherent Structures in Observations and Models. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2013. New Orleans, LA: 01/21/2013-01/23/2013.
Chen, S. S., Curcic, M., Judt, F., Bogocki, D., Centurioni, L., Coelho, E., et al. (2013). Vertical Transport of Passive Tracers in the Cumulus Topped Marine Boundary Layer. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2013. New Orleans, LA: 01/21/2013-01/23/2013.
Gough M., Reniers, A., Haus, B., Beron-Vera, F., Chen, S., Coelho, E., et al. (2013). Wind and Wave Induced Ocean Currents in Hurricane Isaac (2012): Analyses from a CoupledAtmosphere-Wave-Ocean Model and in situ Observations. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2013. New Orleans, LA: 01/21/2013-01/23/2013.
Hogan, P., Bogocki, D., Beron-Vera, J., Chen, S., Coelho, E., Curcic, M., et al. (2013). Inertial currents in the Northern Gulf of Mexico during the GLAD experiment. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2013. New Orleans, LA: 01/21/2013-01/23/2013.
Huntley, H. L., Jr., B., Kirwan, J., A., Beron-Vera, F., Bogucki, D., et al. (2013). Observations and Coupled Model Forecasts from Calm Winds toHurricane Isaac (2012) during GLAD Field Campaign. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2013. New Orleans, LA: 01/21/2013-01/23/2013.
Lipphardt, J., B., Huntley, H., Sulman, M., Kirwan, J., A., Chen, S., Coelho, E., et al. (2013). Upper ocean energetics during the Grand Lagrangian Deployment (GLAD) experiment. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2013. New Orleans, LA: 01/21/2013-01/23/2013.
Smith, S., Jacobs, G., Helber, R., Spence, P., Carrier, M., Bogocki, D., et al. (2013). The Impact of Velocity Data Assimilation From Drifters Using the Navy Coupled Ocean 3D Variational Data Assimilation System (NCODA-VAR). In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2013. New Orleans, LA: 01/21/2013-01/23/2013: Poster.
Soloviev, A., McGauley, M., Matt, S., Shivji, M., Tartar, A., Kurata, N., et al. (2013). Air-sea Gas Exchange: Low and High Wind Speed Extremes. In Air-Sea Gas Flux Workshop. Brest, France, September 23-27, 2013.