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Investigating the effect of oil spills
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Wierd Koops

Van Hall Larenstein University

Department of Maritime, Marine, Environment and Safety Management

NHL International Office, PO Box 1080
8900 CB Leeuwarden
Leeuwarden, Netherlands

w.koops@nhl.nl

Project List:

Center for the Integrated Modeling and Analysis of Gulf Ecosystems II (C-IMAGE II)

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

Center for Integrated Modeling and Analysis of Gulf Ecosystems (C-IMAGE)

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

Publications & Presentations:

Journal Articles - 3

2016

Zeinstra-Helfrich, M., Koops, W., & Murk, A. J. (2016). How oil properties and layer thickness determine the entrainment of spilled surface oil. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 110(1), 184–193.

2015

Zeinstra-Helfrich, M., Koops, W., Dijkstra, K., & Murk, A. J. (2015). Quantification of the effect of oil layer thickness on entrainment of surface oil. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 96(1-2), 401–409.
Zeinstra-Helfrich, M., Koops, W., & Murk, A. J. (2015). The NET effect of dispersants -- a critical review of testing and modelling of surface oil dispersion. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 100(1), 102–111.

Conference Presentations - 7

2016

Zeinstra-Helfrich, M., Koops, W., & Murk, A. J. (2016). Oil slick elongation as a result of dispersion. In 2nd Symposium on Deep-Sea Oil Spills. Hamburg, Germany : 09/19/16-09/20/16.

2015

Zeinstra, M., Koops, W., & Murk, A. (2015). Oil biodegradation friend or foe? In Interspill 2015. Amsterdam, Netherlands : 03/24/15-03/26/15.
Zeinstra, M., Koops, W., & Murk, A. (2015). The influence of oil layer thickness on entrainment of surface oil during dispersion. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2015. Houston, TX : 02/16/15-02/19/15: Poster.
Zeinstra, M., Koops, W., & Murk, A. (2015). Using oil core qualities for predicting dispersion of spilled surface oil. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2015. Houston, TX : 02/16/15-02/19/15: Poster.

2014

Vonk, S., Koops, W., Davaasuren, N., & Murk, A. J. (2014). Effects of dispersant application on oil contamination of sub tidal sediments: A meta-analysis. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2014. Mobile, AL: 01/26/14-01/30/14: Poster.
Zeinstra-Helfrich, M., Murk, A., & Koops, W. (2014). Quantification of oil-Layer resistance to entrainment of water. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2014. Mobile, AL: 01/26/14-01/30/14.

2013

Zeinstra-Helfrich, M., Murk, T., & Koops, W. (2013). Plunging jet appartus for quantitative investigation of oil-layer resistance to entrainment. In Research and information meeting between TUHH, USF and University of Wageningen. Hamburg, Germany, September 5, 2013.