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Eric P. Chassignet

Florida State University

Center for Ocean-Atmospheric Prediction Studies (COAPS)

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

echassignet@coaps.fsu.edu

Project List:

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

Year 2-4 Consortia Grants (RFP-I)Role: Principal Investigator, Task Lead

A Coordinated Modeling Approach in Support of Oil Spill Tracking

Year One Block Grant - Florida Institute of OceanographyRole: Co-Principal Investigator

Extend Sulis Toolkit

Year One Block Grant - The Northern Gulf InstituteRole: Co-Principal Investigator

Impact of Crude Oil on Coastal and Ocean Environments of the West Florida Shelf and Big Bend Region from the Shoreline to the Continental Shelf Edge

Year One Block Grant - The Northern Gulf InstituteRole: Principal Investigator, Task Co-Lead

NGI BP Earth System Modeling (Phase II)

Year One Block Grant - The Northern Gulf InstituteRole: Principal Investigator

OIL: Community Earth Modeling System for the Northern Gulf of Mexico

Year One Block Grant - The Northern Gulf InstituteRole: Co-Principal Investigator

Publications & Presentations:

Journal Articles - 8

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.
Özgökmen, T., Chassignet, E., Dawson, C., Dukhovskoy, D., Jacobs, G., Ledwell, J., et al. (2016). Over What Area Did the Oil and Gas Spread During the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill? Oceano, 29(3), 96–107.

2015

Dukhovskoy, D. S., Leben, R. R., Chassignet, E. P., Hall, C. A., Morey, S. L., & Nedbor-Gross, R. (2015). Characterization of the uncertainty of loop current Metrics using a multidecadal numerical simulation and altimeter observations. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 100, 140–158.
Nguyen, T. - T., Morey, S. L., Dukhovskoy, D. S., & Chassignet, E. P. (2015). Nonlocal impacts of the Loop Current on cross-slope near-bottom flow in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico. Geophys. Res. Lett., 42(8), 2926–2933.

2014

Coleman, F. C., Chanton, J., & Chassignet, E. (2014). Ecological connectivity in the GOM – The Deep-C consortium. International Oil Spill Conference Proceedings, 2014(1), 1972–1984.
Nedbor-Gross, R., Dukhovskoy, D. S., Bourassa, M. A., Morey, S. L., & Chassignet, E. P. (2014). Investigation of the Relationship Between the Yucatan Channel Transport and the Loop Current Area in a Multidecadal Numerical Simulation. mar technol soc j, 48(4), 15–26.
Todd, A. C., Morey, S. L., & Chassignet, E. P. (2014). Circulation and cross-shelf transport in the Florida Big Bend. J Mar Res, 72(6), 445–475.
Zavala-Romero, O., Ahmed, A., Chassignet, E. P., Zavala-Hidalgo, J., Fernández Eguiarte, A., & Meyer-Baese, A. (2014). An open source Java web application to build self-contained web GIS sites. Environmental Modelling & Software, 62(2014), 210–220.

Conference Presentations - 13

2015

Chassignet, E. (2015). Deepsea to Coast Connectivity in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico (DEEP-C). In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2015. Houston, TX : 02/16/15-02/19/15.

2014

Aktas, D., Velissariou, P., Chassignet, E., & Bourassa, M. (2014). Analysis of the Effects of SST and Model Resolutions on the Identification of the 1993 Superstorm Using an Ocean-Atmosphere Coupled Regional System. In AGU Fall Meeting 2014. San Francisco, CA : 12/15/2014-12/19/2014: Poster.
Clarke, A. J., Wienders, N., Van Gorder, S., Chassignet, E., & Maksimova, E. (2014). Near-surface flow and Stokes' drift in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2014. Mobile, AL: 01/26/14-01/30/14.
Coleman, F. C., Chanton, J., & Chassignet, E. (2014). Ecological connectivity in the GOM – The Deep-C consortium. In 2014 International Oil Spill Conference. Savannah GA : 05/05/14-05/08/14.
deRada, S., Ladner, S., McCarthy, S., Hogan, P., Arnone, R., & Chassignet, E. (2014). Satellite-derived Ocean Color Climatology for the Gulf of Mexico: Comparative analysis to Bio-Optical-Physical ocean models. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2014. Mobile, AL: 01/26/14-01/30/14.
Goncalves, R. C., Iskandarani, M., Srinivasan, A., Thacker, C., Chassignet, E., & Knio, O. M. (2014). Quantifying Droplet Size Distribution Uncertainty on an Oil-Fate Model forecast Using Polynomial Chaos. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2014. Mobile, AL: 01/26/14-01/30/14.

2013

Dukhovskoy, D. S., Morey, S. L., & Chassignet, E. (2013). Deep Ocean Dynamics and Surface Mesoscale Circulation in the Gulf of Mexico from Numerical Model Studies. In FLUXES AND STRUCTURES IN FLUIDS, Russian Academy of Sciences. St. Petersburg, Russia, June 22-25, 2013.
Hiester, H. R., Velassariou, P., Morey, S. L., & Chassignet, E. P. (2013). Development of a regional coupled model of the Northeast Gulf of Mexico. In Gordon Research Conference on Coastal Ocean Circulation. Biddeford, ME, June 9-14, 2013: Poster.
Morey, S. L., Dukhovskoy, D., & Chassignet, E. (2013). Deep Currents near Steep Bathymetry from a Numerical Simulation of DeSoto Canyon. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2013. New Orleans, LA: 01/21/2013-01/23/2013.

2012

Bozec, A., Gouillon, F., & Chassignet, E. P. (2012). Modeling Baroclinic Tides in the Gulf of Mexico. In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2012. Salt Lake City, UT: 02/19/12-02/24/12: Poster.
Rosburg, K., Donohue, K. A., & Chassignet, E. (2012). Performance Evaluation of HYCOM Gulf of Mexico Model. In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2012. Salt Lake City, UT: 02/19/12-02/24/12: Poster.
Todd, A. C., Chassignet, E. P., & Morey, S. L. (2012). Circulation Dynamics and Larval Transport Mechanisms in the Florida Big Bend Region. In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2012. Salt Lake City, UT: 02/19/12-02/24/12: Poster.

2011

Morey, S., Dukhovskoy, D., Chassignet, E., MacDonald, I., & Garcia, O. (2011). Objective evaluation of oil spill models using SAR imagery. In AGU/ASLO Ocean Sciences Meeting. San Juan, Puerto Rico, February 13-18, 2011.