Investigating the effect of oil spills
on the environment and public health.
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Stephen M. Masutani

University of Hawaii at Manoa

Hawaii Natural Energy Institute

1680 East West Road
POST 109
Honolulu , HI  96822  


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 Article - 1


North, E. W., Adams, E. E., Thessen, A. E., Schlag, Z., He, R., Socolofsky, S. A., et al. (2015). The influence of droplet size and biodegradation on the transport of subsurface oil droplets during theDeepwater Horizonspill: a model sensitivity study. Environ. Res. Lett., 10(2), 024016.

Conference Presentations - 2


Adams, E., Socolofsky, S., Chan, G., & Masutani, S. (2014). How much oil came directly to the surface at Macaondo. In 7th International Symposium on Environmental Hydraulics. Singapore, January 7 -9, 2014.
Nagamine, S. I., & Masutani, S. M. (2014). Effect of Dispersant Application on the Post-breakup Evolution of Oil Droplets. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2014. Mobile, AL: 01/26/14-01/30/14.