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Tamay M. Özgökmen

University of Miami

Project List:

Consortium for Advanced Research on Transport of Hydrocarbon in the Environment II (CARTHE II)

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

Consortium for Advanced Research on Transport of Hydrocarbon in the Environment (CARTHE)

Year 2-4 Consortia Grants (RFP-I)Role: Principal Investigator

Publications & Presentations:

Journal Articles - 30

2017

Fabregat Tomàs, A., Poje, A. C., Özgökmen, T. M., & Dewar, W. K. (2017). Numerical simulations of rotating bubble plumes in stratified environments. J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 122(8), 6795–6813.
Lumpkin, R., Özgökmen, T., & Centurioni, L. (2017). Advances in the Application of Surface Drifters. Annu. Rev. Mar. Sci., 9(1), 59–81.
Roth, M. K., MacMahan, J., Reniers, A., Özgökmen, T. M., Woodall, K., & Haus, B. (2017). Observations of inner shelf cross-shore surface material transport adjacent to a coastal inlet in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Continental Shelf Research, 137, 142–153.

2016

Curcic, M., Chen, S. S., & Özgökmen, T. M. (2016). Hurricane-induced ocean waves and stokes drift and their impacts on surface transport and dispersion in the Gulf of Mexico. Geophys. Res. Lett., 43(6), 2773–2781.
Fabregat, A., Poje, A. C., Ozgokmen, T. M., & Dewar, W. K. (2016). Dynamics of multiphase turbulent plumes with hybrid buoyancy sources in stratified environments. Phys. Fluids, 28(9), 095109.
Geng, X., Boufadel, M. C., Ozgokmen, T., King, T., Lee, K., Lu, Y., et al. (2016). Oil droplets transport due to irregular waves: Development of large-scale spreading coefficients. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 104(1-2), 279–289.
Geng, X., Pan, Z., Boufadel, M. C., Ozgokmen, T., Lee, K., & Zhao, L. (2016). Simulation of oil bioremediation in a tidally influenced beach: Spatiotemporal evolution of nutrient and dissolved oxygen. J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 121(4), 2385–2404.
Haza, A. C., Özgökmen, T. M., & Hogan, P. (2016). Impact of submesoscales on surface material distribution in a gulf of Mexico mesoscale eddy. Ocean Modelling, 107, 28–47.
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.
Romero, I. C., Özgökmen, T., Snyder, S., Schwing, P., O'Malley, B. J., Beron-Vera, F. J., et al. (2016). Tracking the -Hercules 265- marine gas well blowout in the Gulf of Mexico. J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 121(1), 706–724.
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.
Wang, P., & Özgökmen, T. M. (2016). Spiral inertial waves emitted from geophysical vortices. Ocean Modelling, 99, 22–42.

2015

Berta, M., Griffa, A., Magaldi, M. G., Özgökmen, T. M., Poje, A. C., Haza, A. C., et al. (2015). Improved Surface Velocity and Trajectory Estimates in the Gulf of Mexico from Blended Satellite Altimetry and Drifter Data. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 32(10), 1880–1901.
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.
Fabregat, A., Dewar, W. K., Özgökmen, T. M., Poje, A. C., & Wienders, N. (2015). Numerical simulations of turbulent thermal, bubble and hybrid plumes. Ocean Modelling, 90, 16–28.
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.
Wang, P., & Özgökmen, T. M. (2015). How do hydrodynamic instabilities affect 3D transport in geophysical vortices? Ocean Modelling, 87, 48–66.

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.
Haza, A. C., Özgökmen, T. M., Griffa, A., Poje, A. C., & Lelong, M. - P. (2014). How does Drifter Position Uncertainty Affect Ocean Dispersion Estimates? J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 31(12), 2809–2828.
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.
Joye, S. B., Montoya, J. P., Murawski, S. A., Özgökmen, T. M., Wade, T. L., Montuoro, R., et al. (2014). A Rapid Response Study of the Hercules Gas Well Blowout. Eos Trans. AGU, 95(38), 341–342.
Marques, G. M., & Özgökmen, T. M. (2014). On modeling turbulent exchange in buoyancy-driven fronts. Ocean Modelling, 83, 43–62.
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.

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.

2012

Schroeder, K., Chiggiato, J., Haza, A. C., Griffa, A., Özgökmen, T. M., Zanasca, P., et al. (2012). Targeted Lagrangian sampling of submesoscale dispersion at a coastal frontal zone. Geophysical Research Letters, 39(L11608), 1–6.
Özgökmen, T. M., & Fischer, P. F. (2012). CFD application to oceanic mixed layer sampling with Lagrangian platforms. International Journal of Computational Fluid Dynamics, 26(6-8).
Özgökmen, T. M., Poje, A. C., Fischer, P. F., Childs, H., Krishnan, H., Garth, C., et al. (2012). On multi-scale dispersion under the influence of surface mixed layer instabilities and deep flows. Ocean Modelling, 56, 16–30.

Conference Presentations - 46

2017

Berta, M., Griffa, A., Ozgokmen, T., & Poje, A. (2017). Submesoscale Shape Evolution of Surface Drifter Triplets in the Gulf of Mexico. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17.
Dewar, W., Deremble, B., Wienders, N., Stroman, A., Fabregat, A., Poje, A., et al. (2017). MFOIL-the MIT/FSU Oil Spill Model. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17.
Dewar, W., Deremble, B., Wienders, N., Stroman, A., Fabregat, A., Poje, A., et al. (2017). Two-dimension rotating plume models with application to Deep Water Horizon. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17.
Lodise, J., Ozgokmen, T., Berta, M., & Griffa, A. (2017). Surface Velocity Fields in the Gulf of Mexico Obtained Through LAVA Blending of Altimetry and LASER Drifter Data. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17: Poster.
Soloviev, A. V., Haus, B. K., McGauley, M. G., Dean, C. W., Ortiz-Suslow, D. G., Laxague, N. J. M., et al. (2017). Small-scale Structure and Dynamics of Surface Oil Spills in the Presence of Dispersants: Laboratory Experiment and Numerical Simulation. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17.

2016

D'Asaro, A., & Ozgokmen, T. (2016). Submesoscale Surface Dispersion Dynamics. In 48th International Liege Colloquium on Ocean Dynamics. Liege, Belguim : 05/23/16-05/27/16.
Mensa, J. A., Ozgokmen, T., Poje, A. C., & Imberger, J. (2016). Material transport in a wind and buoyancy forced mixed layer. In ALSO, Ocean Sciences Meeting 2016. New Orleans, LA : 02/21/16-02/26/16.

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.
Novelli, G., Pennel, R., Ortiz-Sunslow, D. G., Laxague, N. J. M., Smith, C. J., & Özgökmen, T. M. (2015). Lagrangian and Eulerian Observations of the Transport Induced by Winds, Waves and Tides Near the Sea Surface. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2015. Houston, TX : 02/16/15-02/19/15.

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.
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.
Novelli, G., Pennel, R., Ortiz-Suslow, D., Laxague, N., Smith, C.., Ozgokmen, T. M., et al. (2014). Experiments in the Ocean Near-Surface Layer. In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2014. Honolulu, HI : 02/23/14-02/28/14: poster.
Novelli, G., Pennel, R., Ortiz-Suslow, D., Laxague, N., Smith, C., Ozgokmen, T. M., et al. (2014). Experiments in the Ocean Near-Surface Layer. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2014. Mobile, AL: 01/26/14-01/30/14: Poster.
Ozgokmen, T., Iskandarani, M., Fabregat, A., Poje, A., Dewar, W., Novelli, G., et al. (2014). Uncertainty Analysis Of Bubble Plumes In A Stratified Environment. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2014. Mobile, AL: 01/26/14-01/30/14: Poster.

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., Ozgokmen, T., Griffa, A., Garraffo, Z., & Piterbarg, L. (2013). Scale-dependent Relative Dispersion and Application to Submesoscale Lagrangian Parameterization. In SIAM Annual Meeting. Snowbird, UT, May 19-23, 2013.
Haza, A., Poje, A., Ozgokmen, T., & et. al. (2013). Scale-dependent Relative Dispersion Measurements from the Grand Lagrangian Deployment. In EGU General Assembly. Vienna, Austria, April 7-12, 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.
Haza, A., Özgökmen, T. M., & Griffa, A. (2013). Drifter Observations of Surface Currents and Dispersion Characteristics in the DeSoto Canyon. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2013. New Orleans, LA: 01/21/2013-01/23/2013.
Haza, A., Özgökmen, T. M., Griffa, A., Hogan, P., & Zamudio, L. (2013). Parameterization of particle transport at submesoscales in the Gulf of Mexico. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2013. New Orleans, LA: 01/21/2013-01/23/2013: Poster.
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.
Özgökmen, T. M. (2013). A Depth-Averaged Oil Slick Model. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2013. New Orleans, LA: 01/21/2013-01/23/2013.
Özgökmen, T. M. (2013). Displacement Data Assimilation. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2013. New Orleans, LA: 01/21/2013-01/23/2013.
Özgökmen, T. M. (2013). Nearshore Parameter Estimates using Polynomial Chaos. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2013. New Orleans, LA: 01/21/2013-01/23/2013.
Özgökmen, T. M. (2013). Polynomial Chaos Expansions for Quantifying Uncertainty in Ocean Models. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2013. New Orleans, LA: 01/21/2013-01/23/2013.
Özgökmen, T. M. (2013). A Summary of Recent Submesoscale Programs:Lateral Mixing (LatMix) and Grand LAgrangian Deployment (GLAD). In CLIVAR Summit. Annapolis, MD, July 9-11, 2013.

2012

Haza, A. C., Özgökmen, T. M., Griffa, A., Garraffo, Z. D., & Piterbarg, L. I. (2012). Parameterization of particle transport at submesoscales. In LAPCOD Meeting. Miami Beach, FL, June 11-15, 2012.
Özgökmen, T. M. (2012). An overview of the Consortium for Advanced Research on Transport of Hydrocarbon in the Environment (CARTHE). In LAPCOD Meeting. Miami Beach, FL, June 11-15, 2012.
Özgökmen, T. M. (2012). On multi-scale dispersion under the influence of surface mixed layer instabilities and deep flows. In LAPCOD Meeting. Miami Beach, FL, June 11-15, 2012.
Özgökmen, T. M. (2012). Submesoscale dispersion, GLAD and star eddies. In LATMix Meeting. Woods Hole, MA, June 19, 2012.
Özgökmen, T. M. (2012). The Nature of Scale-Dependent Dispersion in the Upper Ocean. In Frontiers in Computational Physics Conference. Boulder, CO, December 16-20, 2012.