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Brian Haus

University of Miami

Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science

4600 Rickenbacker Causeway
Miami, FL  33149  

bhaus@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, Task Co-Lead, Task Co-Lead

Monitoring of Oil Spill and Seepage Using Satellite Radars

Year 3-5 Investigator Grants (RFP-II)Role: Co-Principal Investigator

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 - 13

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.
Sarafraz, A., & Haus, B. K. (2016). A structured light method for underwater surface reconstruction. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 114, 40–52.
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

Carrier, M. J., Ngodock, H., Smith, S., Jacobs, G., Muscarella, P., Ozgokmen, T., et al. (2014). Impact of assimilating ocean velocity observations inferred from Lagrangian drifter data using the NCOM-4DVAR. Mon. Wea. Rev., 142(4), 1509–1524.
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.
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.
Soloviev, A. V., Lukas, R., Donelan, M. A., Haus, B. K., & Ginis, I. (2014). The air-sea interface and surface stress under tropical cyclones. Sci. Rep., 4.

2013

Olascoaga, M. J., Beron-Vera, F. J., Haller, G., Triñanes, J., Iskandarani, M., Coelho, E. F., et al. (2013). Drifter motion in the Gulf of Mexico constrained by altimetric Lagrangian coherent structures: DRIFTER MOTION TIED TO ALTIMETRIC LCS. Geophys. Res. Lett., 40(23), 6171–6175.

Conference Presentations - 30

2016

Soloviev, A. V., Lukas, R., Donelan, M. A., Haus, B. K., & Ginis, I. (2016). The Air-sea Interface under Tropical Cyclones and Rapid Intensification of Some Storms to Major Tropical Cyclones. In 32nd Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. San Juan, Puerto Rico : 04/17/16-04/22/16.

2015

Berta, M., Griffa, A., Magaldi, M., Özgökmen, T., Poje, A., Haza, A., et al. (2015). Improved surface transport estimates in the Gulf of Mexico by blending altimetry and drifter data. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2015. Houston, TX : 02/16/15-02/19/15.
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.
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

Berta, M., Griffa, A., Magaldi, M., Poje, A., Novelli, G., Haza, A., et al. (2014). Velocities and Lagrangian transport estimates from GLAD data clustering at various scales via the Lagrangian assimilation algorithm LAVA. 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 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.
Soloviev, A., Lukas, R., Donelan, M., Haus, B., & Ginis, I. (2014). Microphysics of air-sea interface in tropical cyclones. In 31st Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. San Diego, CA : 03/31/14-04/04/14.
Soloviev, A., McGauley, M., Haus, B., Laxaque, N., Ortiz-Suslow, D., & Hamilton, B. (2014). Modeling of Multi-Phase Environments at the Air-Sea Interface in the Presence of Oil and Dispersants. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2014. Mobile, AL: 01/26/14-01/30/14.
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.
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.
Haza, A., Poje, A., Özgökmen, T. M., Griffa, A., Haus, B., Huntley, H., et al. (2013). Surface relative dispersion measurements in the CARTHE's Grand Lagrangian Deployment (GLAD) experiment. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2013. New Orleans, LA: 01/21/2013-01/23/2013.
Haza, A., Poje, A., Özgökmen, T. M., Griffa, A., Haus, B., Huntley, H., et al. (2013). Geodesic LCS-core analysis of surfaces currents during GLAD. 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.
Olascoaga, J., Beron-Vera, F., Huntley, H., Haller, G., Griffa, A., Haus, B., et al. (2013). Ensemble forecasting in the Gulf of Mexico during the CARTHE-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.
Poje A., Özgökmen, T. M., Lipphardt Jr., B., Haza, A., Haus, B., et al. (2013). Near-surface Horizontal Velocity Gradient Estimates from Hundreds of Simultaneous GLAD Drifter Observations Near the Deepwater Horizon Site. 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). 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.
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.