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W. Carlisle Thacker

University of Miami

Project List:

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

Year 2-4 Consortia Grants (RFP-I)Role: Research Scientist

Publications & Presentations:

Journal Articles - 7

2016

Gonçalves, R. C., Iskandarani, M., Srinivasan, A., Thacker, W. C., Chassignet, E., & Knio, O. M. (2016). A framework to quantify uncertainty in simulations of oil transport in the ocean: A FRAMEWORK TO UQ IN OIL SPILL MODELS. J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 121(4), 2058–2077.
Iskandarani, M., Wang, S., Srinivasan, A., Carlisle Thacker, W., Winokur, J., & Knio, O. M. (2016). An overview of uncertainty quantification techniques with application to oceanic and oil-spill simulations. J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 121(4), 2789–2808.
Wang, S., Iskandarani, M., Srinivasan, A., Thacker, W. C., Winokur, J., & Knio, O. M. (2016). Propagation of uncertainty and sensitivity analysis in an integral oil-gas plume model: UQ IN AN OIL PLUME MODEL. J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 121(5), 3488–3501.

2015

Thacker, W. C., Iskandarani, M., Gonçalves, R. C., Srinivasan, A., & Knio, O. M. (2015). Pragmatic aspects of uncertainty propagation: A conceptual review. Ocean Modelling, 95, 25–36.

2014

Sraj, I., Iskandarani, M., Thacker, W. C., Srinivasan, A., & Knio, O. M. (2014). Drag Parameter Estimation Using Gradients and Hessian from a Polynomial Chaos Model Surrogate. Mon. Wea. Rev., 142(2), 933–941.

2013

Sraj, I., Iskandarani, M., Srinivasan, A., Thacker, W. C., Winokur, J., Alexanderian, A., et al. (2013). Bayesian Inference of Drag Parameters Using AXBT Data from Typhoon Fanapi. Mon. Wea. Rev., 141(7), 2347–2367.
Winokur, J., Conrad, P., Sraj, I., Knio, O. M., Srinivasan, A., Thacker, W. C., et al. (2013). A Priori Testing of Sparse Adaptive Polynomial Chaos Expansions Using an Ocean General Circulation Model Database. Comput Geosci, 17(6), 899–911.

Conference Presentations - 4

2013

Iskandarani, M., Srinivasan, A., Le Henaff, M., Thacker, W. C., & Knio, O. M. (2013). Application of Polynomial Chaos Methods to Ocean Modeling. In SIAM Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA, July 8-12, 2013.
Iskandarani, M., Srinivasan, A., Le Henaff, M., Thacker, W. C., & Knio, O. M. (2013). Coastal Models of Oil Transport in the Gulf of Mexico under Normal and Extreme Conditions. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2013. New Orleans, LA: 01/21/2013-01/23/2013.
Iskandarani, M., Srinivasan, A., Le Henaff, M., Thacker, W. C., & Knio, O. M. (2013). Quantifying Initial Conditions Uncertainties in a Gulf of Mexico HYCOM Ocean Forecast. In CARTHE Spring Meeting. Miami, FL, May 29-31, 2013.
Sraj, I., Iskandarani, M., Srninivasan, A., Thacker, W. C., Winokur, J., Alexanderian, A., et al. (2013). Combining HYCOM, AXBTs and Polynomial Chaos Methods to Estimate Wind Drag Parameters. In Layered Ocean Models Workshop. Ann Arbor, MI, May 21-23, 2013.