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Brian Dzwonkowski

Dauphin Island Sea Lab (DISL)

University Programs

101 Bienville Boulevard
Dauphin Island, AL  36528  

briandz@disl.org

Project List:

Consortium for Oil Spill Exposure Pathways in Coastal River-Dominated Ecosystems (CONCORDE)

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

Flow Structures on the Northern Shelf of the Gulf of Mexico Using Drifters and Underway Velocity Profiles

Year One Block Grant - The Alabama Marine Environmental Science ConsortiumRole: Co-Principal Investigator

Identifying Transport Pathways and Quantifying Exchange in Alabama's Coastal Waters: from the Shelf to the Delta

Year One Block Grant - The Alabama Marine Environmental Science ConsortiumRole: Co-Principal Investigator

Investigation of the Three Dimensional Eulerian Flow and Resulting Lagrangian Transport Pathways on the Alabama Shelf pathways on the Alabama shelf

Year One Block Grant - The Alabama Marine Environmental Science ConsortiumRole: Principal Investigator, Project Data Point of Contact

Modeling of Circulation and Physical Transport for the Alabama Coastal Waters to Assess Transport and Distribution of Oil-Derived Substances

Year One Block Grant - The Alabama Marine Environmental Science ConsortiumRole: Co-Principal Investigator

Publications & Presentations:

Journal Articles - 8

2017

Cambazoglu, M. K., Soto, I. M., Howden, S. D., Dzwonkowski, B., Fitzpatrick, P. J., Arnone, R. A., et al. (2017). Inflow of shelf waters into the Mississippi Sound and Mobile Bay estuaries in October 2015. J. Appl. Remote Sens, 11(3), 032410.
Dzwonkowski, B., Greer, A. T., Briseño-Avena, C., Krause, J. W., Soto, I. M., Hernandez, F. J., et al. (2017). Estuarine influence on biogeochemical properties of the Alabama shelf during the fall season. Continental Shelf Research, 140, 96–109.

2016

Lockridge, G., Dzwonkowski, B., Nelson, R., & Powers, S. (2016). Development of a Low-Cost Arduino-Based Sonde for Coastal Applications. Sensors, 16(4), 528.
Tzeng, M. W., Dzwonkowski, B., & Park, K. (2016). Data processing for a small-scale long-term coastal ocean observing system near Mobile Bay, Alabama. Earth and Space Science, 3(12), 510–522.

2015

Dzwonkowski, B., Park, K., & Collini, R. (2015). The coupled estuarine-shelf response of a river-dominated system during the transition from low to high discharge. J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 120(9), 6145–6163.

2014

Dzwonkowski, B., Park, K., Lee, J., Webb, B. M., & Valle-Levinson, A. (2014). Spatial variability of flow over a river-influenced inner shelf in coastal Alabama during spring. Continental Shelf Research, 74, 25–34.

2012

Dzwonkowski, B., & Park, K. (2012). Subtidal circulation on the Alabama shelf during the Deep Water Horizon oil spill. J. Geophys. Res, 117(C03027).

2011

Dzwonkowski, B., Park, K., & Jiang, L. (2011). Subtidal across-shelf surface transport and the factors that influence exchange on the Alabama shelf. J. Geophys. Res, 116(C10012).

Conference Presentations - 25

2017

Dykstra, S., & Dzwonkowski, B. (2017). Spatial variability of tides due to discharge. In 4th Annual Young Coastal Scientists and Engineers Conference of the Americas. Dauphin Island, AL : 08/21/17-08/23/17.
Dykstra, S., Dzwonkowski, B., OBrien, S., & Lockridge, G. (2017). Seasonal Variability in Ebb Plume Hydrodynamics. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17.
Dzwonkowski, B. (2017). Impacts of river discharge on the coastal environment: Perspectives from a long-term mooring system in Mississippi Bight. In 4th Annual Young Coastal Scientists and Engineers Conference of the Americas. Dauphin Island, AL : 08/21/17-08/23/17.
Dzwonkowski, B., & Dykstra, S. (2017). Observations of internal waves in the coastal waters of Alabama. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17: Poster.
Dzwonkowski, B., & Dykstra, S. (2017). Observations of internal waves in the coastal waters of Alabama. In 2017 Gordon Conference on Coastal Ocean Dynamics. Biddeford, ME : 06/11/17-06/16/17.
Dzwonkowski, B., Greer, A. T., Briseno-Avena, C., Krause, J., Joung, D., Soto Ramos, I., et al. (2017). Influence of Estuarine-exchange on the Coupled Bio-physical Water Column Structure during the Fall Season on the Alabama Shelf. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17.
OBrien, S., Dykstra, S., Quas, L., Dzwonkowski, B., Howden, S., Wallace, D., et al. (2017). Characterizing Spatial and Temporal Changes of the Suspended Particulate Matter in the Mississippi Sound and Mississippi Bight. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17.
Wiggert, J., Pan, C., Dinniman, M., Lau, Y., Fitzpatrick, P., OBrien, S., et al. (2017). Impact of Circulation, Transport, and Exchange Variability in the Northern Gulf of Mexico on Shelf Ecosystem Dynamics. In 2017 OCB Summer Workshop. Woods Hole, MA : 06/26/17-06/29/17: Poster.

2016

Cambazoglu, M. F., Soto Ramos, I. M., Howden, S. D., Dzwonkowski, B., Fitzpatrick, P., & Arnone R.A. (2016). Inflow of saline offshore waters into Mississippi Sound and Mobile Bay in October 2015. In Bays and Bayous Symposium. Biloxi, MS : 11/30/16-12/01/16: Poster.
Deary, A. L., Hoover, A. M., Dzwonkowski, B., Box, H., Soto Ramos, I., Shiller, A., et al. (2016). CONCORDE- Hydrographic characterization of a river plume in the northern Gulf of Mexico during an anomalous winter discharge event. In Annual Larval Fish Conference – Early Life History. Solomons, MD : 06/19/16-06/23/16: Poster.
Dykstra, S. L., Dzwonkowski, B., Lockridge, G., O'Brien, S. J., & and Wiggert, J. (2016). Drifter Observations of an Ebb Tidal Plume Dispersion and Circulation in a Critical Estuary-Shelf Environment, Main Pass, Mobile, AL. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16: Poster.
Dykstra, S. L., Dzwonkowski, B., Lockridge, G., O'Brien, S. J., & Wiggert, J. (2016). Lagrangian Observations of a Tidal Plume through an Ebb Tidal Delta. In USM 2016 Graduate Student Symposium. Ocean Springs, MS : 03/04/16-03/06/16.
Dykstra, S. L., Dzwonkowski, B., Lockridge, G., O'Brien, S. J., & Wiggert, J. (2016). Lagrangian Observations of an Ebb Tidal Plume under Low Discharge Conditions, Main Pass, Mobile Bay, AL. In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2016. New Orleans, LA : 02/21/16-02/26/16.
Dzwonkowski, B., & Park, K. (2016). Role of river discharge on the hydrography and circulation in the coastal waters of Alabama, Northern Gulf of Mexico. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16: Poster.
Graham, M., Shiller, A., Wiggert, J., Hernandez, F., Howden, S., Martin, K., et al. (2016). The CONsortium for oil spill exposure pathways in COastal River-Dominated Ecosystems (CONCORDE) --- Year one activities and results. In 14th Symposium on the Coastal Environment Meeting Title, 96th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA : 01/11/16-01/14/16.
Hoover, A. M., Deary, A. L., Dzwonkowski, B., Box, H., Soto Ramos, I., Shiller, A., et al. (2016). CONCORDE- Assessment of larval fish diet and condition during an atypical winter freshwater-discharge event in the northern Gulf of Mexico. In Annual Larval Fish Conference – Early Life History. Solomons, MD : 06/19/16-06/23/16: Poster.
O'Brien, S., Fitzpatrick, P., Dzwonkowski, B., Dykstra, S., Wallace, D., Church, I., et al. (2016). Multivariate analysis of the influences of oceanic and meteorological processes on suspended particulate matter distributions in Mississippi coastal waters. In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2016. New Orleans, LA : 02/21/16-02/26/16: Poster.
O'Brien, S. J., Fitzpatrick, P., Dzwonkowski, B., Wallace, D. J., Church, I., & Wiggert, J. D. (2016). Influence of Physical Processes on the Concentration of Suspended Particulate Matter Derived from MODIS Reflectance at 645 nm in the Mississippi Sound. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16.

2015

Dzwonkowski, B., Park, K., & Collini, R. (2015). Characterizing the structure and evolution of the Mobile Bay discharge plume during a flood event. In Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation 2015. Portland, OR : 11/08/15-11/12/15: Poster.
Dzwonkowski, B., Park, K., & Collini, R. (2015). The coupled estuarine-shelf response of a river-dominated system during the transition from low to high discharge. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2015. Houston, TX : 02/16/15-02/19/15: Poster.
Tzeng, M., Dzwonkowski, B., & Park, K. (2015). Data Processing for a small-scale long-term coastal ocean observing system near Mobile Bay , Alabama. In 2015 AGU Fall Meeting. San Francisco, CA : 12/12/15-12/16/15: Poster.

2011

Dzwonkowski, B., Park, K., & Jiang, L. (2011). Across-shelf surface transport and velocity structure of the Alabama shelf. In Northern Gulf Institute Annual Conference. Mobile, AL, May 17-19, 2011.
Dzwonkowski, B., Park, K., & Jiang, L. (2011). Across-shelf surface transport and velocity structure on a coastal shelf directly influenced by estuarine outflow. In Pacific-Asian Marginal Seas Meeting. Taipei, Taiwan, April 21-23, 2011.
Ross, J. L., Webb, B., Dzwonkowski, B., Park, K., & Valle-Levinson, A. (2011). Lagrangian observations over a region influenced by the Mobile Bay outflow plume. In Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation Conference. Daytona Beach, FL November 6-10, 2011.

2010

Dzwonkowski, B., Park, K., Ha, H. K., Graham, W. M., Hernandez, F. J., & Powers, S. P. (2010). The influence of Mobile Bay on the hydrographic variability of the inner Alabama shelf. In Bays and Bayous Symposium. Mobile, AL, December 1-2, 2010.