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Investigating the effect of oil spills
on the environment and public health.
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Ben R. Hodges

The University of Texas at Austin

Project List:

Gulf of Mexico Integrated Spill Response Consortium (GISR)

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

Publications & Presentations:

Journal Articles - 4

2017

Hou, X., Hodges, B. R., Feng, D., & Liu, Q. (2017). Uncertainty quantification and reliability assessment in operational oil spill forecast modeling system. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 116(1-2), 420–433.

2016

Christiansen, D. A., & Hodges, B. R. (2016). Near-Channel Velocities in the Presence of a Dredge-Spoil Island. J. Waterway, Port, Coastal, Ocean Eng., 142(2), 05015002.

2014

Hodges, B. R. (2014). A new approach to the local time stepping problem for scalar transport. Ocean Modelling, 77(2014), 1–19.
Hou, X., & Hodges, B. R. (2014). Integrating Google Maps/Earth Into an Automated Oil Spill Forecast System. mar technol soc j, 48(4), 79–85.

Book Chapter - 1

2015

Hodges, B. R., Orfial, A., Sayol, J. M., & Hou, X. (2015). Operational oil spill modeling: from science to engineering applications in the presence of uncertainty. In Mathematical Modelling and Numerical Simulation of Oil Pollution Problems (Vol. 2, pp. 99–126).

Conference Presentations - 5

2015

Hou, X., & Hodges, B. R. (2015). Visualizing hydrodynamic uncertainty in operational oil spill modeling. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2015. Houston, TX : 02/16/15-02/19/15.
Hou, X., Feng, D., & Hodges, B. (2015). A real-time forecast system for oil spill response in bays and estuaries. In World Environmental & Water Resources Congress 2015. Austin, TX : 05/17/15-05/21/15.

2014

Hou, X., & Hodges, B. R. (2014). Visualizing hydrodynamic uncertainty in operational oil spill modeling. In 2014 International Oil Spill Conference. Savannah, GA : 05/05/14-05/08/14: Poster.
Hou, X., Hodges, B. R., Negusse, S., & Crockett, D. (2014). Integrating GNOME and hydrodynamic modeling for bay and estuary oil spill prediction. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2014. Mobile, AL: 01/26/14-01/30/14.

2013

Hodges, B., & Hou, X. (2013). Uncertainty estimation in operational oil spill modeling for bays and estuaries. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2013. New Orleans, LA: 01/21/2013-01/23/2013.