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Shuyi Chen

University of Miami

Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science

4600 Rickenbacker Causeway
Miami, FL  33149  

schen@rsmas.miami.edu

Project List:

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

Year 5-7 Consortia Grants (RFP-IV)Role: Co-Principal Investigator, Task Lead

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

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

Publications & Presentations:

Journal Articles - 14

2016

Chen, S. S., & Curcic, M. (2016). Ocean surface waves in Hurricane Ike (2008) and Superstorm Sandy (2012): Coupled model predictions and observations. Ocean Modelling, 103, 161–176.
Curcic, M., Chen, S. S., & Özgökmen, T. M. (2016). Hurricane-induced ocean waves and stokes drift and their impacts on surface transport and dispersion in the Gulf of Mexico. Geophys. Res. Lett., 43(6), 2773–2781.
Judt, F., Chen, S. S., & Berner, J. (2016). Predictability of tropical cyclone intensity: scale-dependent forecast error growth in high-resolution stochastic kinetic-energy backscatter ensembles: Predictability of Tropical Cyclone Intensity. Q.J.R. Meteorol. Soc., 142(694), 43–57.
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.
Romero, I. C., Özgökmen, T., Snyder, S., Schwing, P., O'Malley, B. J., Beron-Vera, F. J., et al. (2016). Tracking the -Hercules 265- marine gas well blowout in the Gulf of Mexico. J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 121(1), 706–724.
Zhu, P., Wang, Y., Chen, S. S., Curcic, M., & Gao, C. (2016). Impact of storm-induced cooling of sea surface temperature on large turbulent eddies and vertical turbulent transport in the atmospheric boundary layer of Hurricane Isaac. J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 121(1), 861–876.

2015

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.
Judt, F., & Chen, S. S. (2015). A new aircraft hurricane wind climatology and applications in assessing the predictive skill of tropical cyclone intensity using high-resolution ensemble forecasts. Geophys. Res. Lett., 42(14), 6043–6050.

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.
Lee, C. - Y., & Chen, S. S. (2014). Stable Boundary Layer and Its Impact on Tropical Cyclone Structure in a Coupled Atmosphere-Ocean Model. Mon. Wea. Rev., 142(5), 1927–1944.
Ozgokmen, T., Beron-Vera, F. J., Bogucki, D., Chen, S., Dawson, C., Dewar, W., et al. (2014). Research Overview of the Consortium for Advanced Rserach on Transport of Hydrocarbon in the Envrionment (CARTHE). Proceedings of the International Oil Spill Conference, 2014(1), 544–560.
Poje, A. C., Özgökmen, T. M., Bruce Lipphardt, J., Haus, B. K., Ryan, E. H., Haza, A. C., et al. (2014). Submesoscale dispersion in the vicinity of the Deepwater Horizon spill. PNAS, 111(35), 12693–12698.

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.

2012

Donelan, M. A., Curcic, M., Chen, S. S., & Magnusson, A. K. (2012). Modeling waves and wind stress. J. Geophys. Res, 117, 26.

Conference Presentations - 18

2015

Chen, S. S., Curcic, M., Kerns, B., Judt, F., Zhu, P., Ozgokmen, T., et al. (2015). Hurricane Isaac, Hercules Fire, and Winter Storms: The Gulf of Mexico has it all! In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2015. Houston, TX : 02/16/15-02/19/15.
Curcic, M., & Chen, S. S. (2015). Impacts of wind-wave and wave-current interactions on upper ocean dynamics using a coupled model and in situ observations in Hurricane Isaac (2012). In 7th International Symposium on Gas Transfer at Water Surfaces. Seattle, WA : 05/18/15-05/21/15.
Curcic, M., & Chen, S. S. (2015). Influence of Surface Waves on Ocean Transport and Material Dispersion in Hurricane Isaac and Winter Storm. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2015. Houston, TX : 02/16/15-02/19/15.
Zhu, P., Wang, Y., Chen, S. S., & Curcic, M. (2015). Atmospheric Turbulent Structure and Vertical Transport in the Hurricane Boundary Layer. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2015. Houston, TX : 02/16/15-02/19/15.

2014

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.

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.
Curcic, M., Chen, S., Judt, F., Özgökmen, T. M., Haus, B., Centurioni, L., et al. (2013). Ocean Condition Forecasts 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.
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.
Helber, R., Barron, C., Beron-Vera, J., Bogucki, D., Chen, S., Coelho, E., et al. (2013). Estimating Lagrangian Predictability and Uncertainties in the Gulf of Mexico using RELO Ensemble System. 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.
Ozgokmen, T. M., Poje, A. C., Lipphardt, B., Haza, A., Haus, B., Jacobs, G., et al. (2013). Optimal Launch Strategies for Dispersion Near the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Site. In SIAM Annual Meeting. Snowbird, UT, May 19-23, 2013.
Ozgokmen, T. M., Poje, A. C., Lipphardt, B., Haza, A., Haus, B., Jacobs, G., et al. (2013). Surface Dispersion Characteristics Near the DwH Oil Spill Site. In SIAM Annual Meeting. Snowbird, UT, May 19-23, 2013.
Smith, S., Jacobs, G., Helber, R., Spence, P., Carrier, M., Bogocki, D., et al. (2013). Evaluating Gulf of Mexico forecasts: surface heat fluxes and thermal energy balances on seasonal to diurnal time scales. 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.