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Investigating the effect of oil spills
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Funding Source: Year 5-7 Consortia Grants (RFP-IV)

Project Publications & Presentations

Dispersion Research on Oil: Physics and Plankton Studies II (DROPPS II)

Journal Articles - 25

In Press/Early Release

Gros, J., Socolofsky, S. A., Dissanayake, A. L., Jun, I., Zhao, L., Boufadel, M. C., et al. (In-Press). Petroleum dynamics in the sea and influence of subsea dispersant injection during Deepwater Horizon. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, .
Zhao, L., Boufadel, M. C., Katz, J., Haspel, G., Lee, K., King, T., et al. (In-Press). A new mechanism of sediment attachment to oil in turbulent flows: Projectile particles. Environ. Sci. Technol., .
Zhao, L., Gao, F., Boufadel, M. C., King, T., Robinson, B., Lee, K., et al. (In-Press). Oil jet with dispersant: Macro-scale hydrodynamics and tip streaming. AIChE J., , n/a-n/a.

2017

Davies, E. J., Brandvik, P. J., Leirvik, F., & Nepstad, R. (2017). The use of wide-band transmittance imaging to size and classify suspended particulate matter in seawater. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 115(1-2), 105–114.
Evans, M., Liu, J., Bacosa, H., Rosenheim, B. E., & Liu, Z. (2017). Petroleum hydrocarbon persistence following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill as a function of shoreline energy. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 115(1-2), 47–56.
Kim, D., Sengupta, A., Niepa, T. H. R., Lee, B. - H., Weljie, A., Freitas-Blanco, V. S., et al. (2017). Candida albicans stimulates Streptococcus mutans microcolony development via cross-kingdom biofilm-derived metabolites. Sci. Rep., 7, 41332.
Liu, J., Bacosa, H. P., & Liu, Z. (2017). Potential Environmental Factors Affecting Oil-Degrading Bacterial Populations in Deep and Surface Waters of the Northern Gulf of Mexico. Front. Microbiol., 7, 2131.
Williams, A. K., Bacosa, H. P., & Quigg, A. (2017). The impact of dissolved inorganic nitrogen and phosphorous on responses of microbial plankton to the Texas City “Y” oil spill in Galveston Bay, Texas (USA). Marine Pollution Bulletin, 121(1-2), 32–44.
Zhao, L., Boufadel, M. C., King, T., Robinson, B., Gao, F., Socolofsky, S. A., et al. (2017). Droplet and bubble formation of combined oil and gas releases in subsea blowouts. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 120(1-2), 203–216.

2016

Bacosa, H. P., Thyng, K. M., Plunkett, S., Erdner, D. L., & Liu, Z. (2016). The tarballs on Texas beaches following the 2014 Texas City “Y” Spill: Modeling, chemical, and microbiological studies. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 109(1), 236–244.
Buskey, E., White, H., & Esbaugh, A. (2016). Impact of Oil Spills on Marine Life in the Gulf of Mexico: Effects on Plankton, Nekton, and Deep-Sea Benthos. Oceanog, 29(3), 174–181.
Chu, S., & Prosperetti, A. (2016). History effects on the gas exchange between a bubble and a liquid. Phys. Rev. Fluids, 1(6), 064202.
Chu, S., & Prosperetti, A. (2016). On flux terms in volume averaging. International Journal of Multiphase Flow, 80, 176–180.
Gemmell, B. J., Bacosa, H. P., Liu, Z., & Buskey, E. J. (2016). Can gelatinous zooplankton influence the fate of crude oil in marine environments? Marine Pollution Bulletin, 113(1-2), 483–487.
Molaei, M., & Sheng, J. (2016). Succeed escape: Flow shear promotes tumbling of Escherichia colinear a solid surface. Sci. Rep., 6, 35290.
Murphy, D., Gemmell, B., Vaccari, L., Li, C., Bacosa, H., Evans, M., et al. (2016). An in-depth survey of the oil spill literature since 1968: Long term trends and changes since Deepwater Horizon. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 113(1-2), 371–379.
Murphy, D. W., Xue, X., Sampath, K., & Katz, J. (2016). Crude oil jets in crossflow: Effects of dispersant concentration on plume behavior: CRUDE OIL JETS IN CROSSFLOW. J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 121(6), 4264–4281.
Niepa, T. H. R., Hou, L., Jiang, H., Goulian, M., Koo, H., Stebe, K. J., et al. (2016). Microbial Nanoculture as an Artificial Microniche. Sci. Rep., 6, 30578.
Severin, T., Bacosa, H. P., Sato, A., & Erdner, D. L. (2016). Dynamics of Heterocapsa sp. and the associated attached and free-living bacteria under the influence of dispersed and undispersed crude oil. Lett Appl Microbiol, 63(6), 419–425.
Zhao, L., Boufadel, M. C., Geng, X., Lee, K., King, T., Robinson, B., et al. (2016). A-DROP: A predictive model for the formation of oil particle aggregates (OPAs). Marine Pollution Bulletin, 106(1-2), 245–259.
Zhao, L., Boufadel, M. C., Lee, K., King, T., Loney, N., & Geng, X. (2016). Evolution of bubble size distribution from gas blowout in shallow water. J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 121(3), 1573–1599.
Zhao, L., Shaffer, F., Robinson, B., King, T., D'Ambrose, C., Pan, Z., et al. (2016). Underwater oil jet: Hydrodynamics and droplet size distribution. Chemical Engineering Journal, 299, 292–303.
Özgökmen, T., Chassignet, E., Dawson, C., Dukhovskoy, D., Jacobs, G., Ledwell, J., et al. (2016). Over What Area Did the Oil and Gas Spread During the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill? Oceano, 29(3), 96–107.

2015

Bacosa, H. P., Liu, Z., & Erdner, D. L. (2015). Natural Sunlight Shapes Crude Oil-Degrading Bacterial Communities in Northern Gulf of Mexico Surface Waters. Front. Microbiol., 6, 1325.
Zhao, L., Boufadel, M., Adams, E., Socolofsky, S., King, T., Lee, K., et al. (2015). Simulation of scenarios of oil droplet formation from the Deepwater Horizon blowout. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 101(1), 304–319.

Conference Presentations - 87

2017

Afshar-Mohajer, N., Li, C., Rule, A., Katz, J., & Koehler, K. (2017). Emissions from Crude Oil- and Crude Oil-Dispersant Contaminated Seawaters due to Breaking Waves. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17.
Afshar-Mohajer, N., Li, C., Rule, A., Katz, J., & Koehler, K. (2017). Particle and Gas Emission Characterization from Crude Oil and Crude Oil-dispersant Contaminated Seawaters due to Breaking Waves. In International Oil Spill Conference 2017. Long Beach, CA : 05/15/17-05/18/17: Poster.
Afshar-Mohajer, N., Sampath, K., Rule, A. M., Katz, J., & Koehler, K. (2017). Aerosol Emission from Crude Oil and Crude Oil-Dispersant Contaminated Seawaters due to Bubble Bursting. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17: Poster.
Bacosa, H., Kang, A., & Liu, Z. (2017). Crude oil concentration affects bacterial community structure and hydrocarbon degradation rates in surface water of the northern Gulf of Mexico. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17: Poster.
Boufadel, M., & Geng, X. (2017). Biodegradation of Deepwater Horizon oil in the Gulf of Mexico beaches. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17.
Boufadel, M., Gao, F., Zhao, L., King, T., Robinson, B., & Lee, K. (2017). Investigating the Impact of the Release on the Oil Droplet Size Distribution from a Blowout: A review and a Numerical Investigation. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17.
Brakstad, O. G., Krause, D., & Almås, K. (2017). Biotransformation of soluble oil and gas compounds in natural seawater at low temperature. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17: Poster.
Chu, S., & Prosperetti, A. (2017). Effects of Bubble and Drop Dissolution on the Plume Dynamics in a Stratified Ambient Ocean. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17: Poster.
Cosgrove, S., Moison, M., Severin, T., Lenoir, S., & Buskey, E. (2017). Analysis of the community structure of planktonic protozoa following exposure to physically and chemically dispersed crude oil. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17.
Cosgrove, S., Moison, M., Severin, T., Lenoir, S., & Buskey, E. (2017). Analysis of the community structure of planktonic protozoa following exposure to physically and chemically dispersed crude oil. In ASLO 2017 Aquatic Sciences Meeting. Honolulu, HI : 02/26/17-03/03/17.
Gao, F., Zhao, L., Boufadel, M., King, T., & Robinson, B. (2017). Hydrodynamics of Subsurface Oil Release without and with Dispersant: An Experimental and Numerical Study. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17: Poster.
Garcia, S., & Gemmell, B. (2017). Effect of Crude Oil and Chemical Dispersant Exposure on Clearance Rates of Eastern Oyster. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17: Poster.
Jalali, M., & Sheng, J. (2017). Monitoring Degradation of Pico-liter Oil Droplets by Physical and Biological Processes. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17.
Li, C., & Katz, J. (2017). Measurements of Droplet Size Distribution Generated by Breaking Waves Acting on an Oil Slick. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17: Poster.
Liu, Z., Evans, M., Bacosa, H., & Rosenheim, B. (2017). New insights into the chemical weathering processes of crude oil after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill using ramped pyrolysis gas chromatography-mass spectrometry. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17: Poster.
Moison, M., & Buskey, E. J. (2017). Sublethal effects of dispersed crude oil on marine copepod behavior. In ASLO 2017 Aquatic Sciences Meeting. Honolulu, HI : 02/26/17-03/03/17.
Moison, M., Erdner, D., & Buskey, E. J. (2017). Toxic effects of oil and dispersant on growth of the toxic dinoflagellate Karenia brevis. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17: Poster.
Murphy, D., Afshar-Mohajer, N., Rule, A., Sidhaye, R., Koehler, K., & Katz, J. (2017). Development and Testing of an in vitro Exposure and Microscopy System for Studying the Effect of Oily Marine Aerosol on Human Lungs. In International Oil Spill Conference 2017. Long Beach, CA : 05/15/17-05/18/17: Poster.
Niepa, T., Vaccari, L., Leheny, R., Goulian, M., Lee, D., & Stebe, K. (2017). Films of Bacteria at Interfaces (FBI) as Protective Layers against Interfacial Stress. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17.
Plotkin, J., Severin, T., & Erdner, D. (2017). The physiological effects of crude oil on the marine dinoflagellate Heterocapsa triquetra. In 2017 Undergraduate Research Forum, College of Natural Sciences. Austin, TX : 04/12/17: Poster.
Rubio, J., Strickler, J. R., Carvan, M., Nihongi, A., McNeill, J., Switzer, M., et al. (2017). Hydrostatic pressure increases the toxicity to metals in Daphnia magna. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17.
Severin, T., & Erdner, D. (2017). Dynamic of the phytoplankton-bacteria interactions under an environmental stress. In ASLO 2017 Aquatic Sciences Meeting. Honolulu, HI : 02/26/17-03/03/17.
Severin, T., & Erdner, D. (2017). Dynamics of 3 Phytoplankton Species and their Attached and Free-Living Bacteria in Response to Dispersed and Undispersed Crude Oil. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17.
Tang, C. H., & Buskey, E. J. (2017). Crude Oil and Dispersant Impair the Grazing Impact of Heterotrophic Dinoflagellates on Phytoplankton. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17: Poster.
Vaccari, L., Molaei, M., Leheny, R., & Stebe, K. (2017). Bacteria and Transport of Colloids at Fluid Interfaces. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17: Poster.
Vaccari, L., Molaei, M., Leheny, R., & Stebe, K. (2017). Bacteria and Transport of Colloids at Fluid Interfaces. In Society of Rheology 88th Annual Meeting. Tampa, FL : 02/12/17-02/16/17.
Wei, Z., Dalrymple, R. A., Li, C., & Katz, J. (2017). Numerical Investigation of chaotic behavior of breaking waves. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17: Poster.
White, A., Jalali, M., & Sheng, J. (2017). Continuous-Flow Microfluidic Experiments for Long-Term Observations of Microbes at Oil-Water Interfaces. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17: Poster.
Xue, X., & Katz, J. (2017). Refractive index matched visualization and particle image velocimetry measurements of initial breakup of turbulent oil jet. In International Oil Spill Conference 2017. Long Beach, CA : 05/15/17-05/18/17: Poster.
Xue, X., & Katz, J. (2017). Refractive Index?matched Turbulent Immiscible Buoyant Oil Jet Breakup in Water. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17.
Zhao, L., Boufadel, M. C., Katz, J., King, T., Robinson, B., Rodrick, D., et al. (2017). Oil particle interactions: Theory, experiments, and numerical modeling. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17: Poster.
Zhao, L., Boufadel, M. C., Socolofsky, S. A., Gao, F., King, T., Robinson, B., et al. (2017). Evolution of gas bubbles and oil droplets in subsea oil and gas blowouts. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17.

2016

A-Mohajer, N., Koehler, K., Rule, A., Li, C., & Katz, J. (2016). Impacts of Waves on Particulate and Gaseous Emissions from Oil and Oil-Dispersant Contaminated Sea Waters. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16.
Bacosa, H., Erdner, D., & Liu, Z. (2016). Biodegradation and photooxidation of crude oil under natural sunlight in the northern Gulf of Mexico. In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2016. New Orleans, LA : 02/21/16-02/26/16: poster.
Bacosa, H., Plunkett, S., Erdner, D., & Liu Z. (2016). Hydrocarbon Composition and Bacterial Community Associated with Tarballs following the Texas City “Y” Oil Spill. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16: poster.
Bacosa, H., Thyng, K., Plunkett, S., Erdner, D., & Liu, Z. (2016). From Galveston Island to Mustang Island: oil transport, and changes in tarball chemistry and microbiology following the 2014 Texas City Y Spill. In American Chemical Society Southwest Regional Meeting 2016 (ACS SWRM-2016). Galveston, TX : 11/10/16-11/13/16.
Beegle-Krause, C., Brakstad, O., Thone-Holst, M., Netzer, R., Nordtug, T., & Ribicic, D. (2016). Laboratory Studies and Model Results on Influence of Dispersed Oil Droplet Size on Biodegradation of Crude Oils. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16.
Boufadel, M. C. (2016). The Droplet Size Distribution from Blowouts: Bracketing the Possible Ranges. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16.
Brandvik, P. J., Davies, E., Johansen, Ø., Krause, D., & Leirvik, F. (2016). Initial Oil Droplet Formation and Possible Subsequent Droplet Coalescence as a Function of Oil Properties and Subsea Dispersant Injection. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16.
Brandvik, P. J., Davies, E., Storey, C., & Leirvik, F. (2016). Oil Droplet Formation and Effectiveness of Subsea Dispersant Injection as a Function of Hydrostatic Pressure. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16.
Chu, S.,, & Prosperetti, A. (2016). Drop Dissolution and Stabilization in the Water Column. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16: poster.
Davies, E., Brandvik, P. J., Johansen, Ø., & Belore, R. (2016). Verifying Algorithms for Initial Droplet Formation (Modified Weber Scaling) by Performing Experimental Subsea Releases of Oil Generating Full-scale Droplet Sizes. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16.
Davies, E., Leirvik, F., & Brandvik, P. (2016). Advancing Technology to Extend the Limits of Particle Measurements in Subsea Blowouts. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16: poster.
Evans, M., Liu, J., Bacosa, H., Wang, Q., Rosenheim, B. E., & Liu, Z. (2016). Using ramped pyrolysis gas chromatography-mass spectrometry to evaluate petroleum weathering following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2016. New Orleans, LA : 02/21/16-02/26/16.
Evans, M., Liu, J., Rosenheim, B. E., & Liu Z. (2016). Predicting and responding to petroleum pollution in coastal salt marshes. In 2016 Texas Bays and Estuaries Meeting. Port Aransas, TX : 04/13/16-04/14/16.
Evans, M., Liu, J., Rosenheim, B. E., & Liu, Z. (2016). Evaluation of Chemical Weathering following the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill in Louisiana Salt Marshes using Ramped Pyrolysis – Gas Chromatography – Mass Spectrometry. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16.
Evans, M., Wang, Q., Bacosa, H. P., Rosenheim, B. E., & Liu, Z. (2016). Revealing chemical and structural information of weathered oil using ramped pyrolysis gas chromatography, and mass spectrometry. In American Chemical Society Southwest Regional Meeting 2016 (ACS SWRM-2016). Galveston, TX : 11/10/16-11/13/16.
Gao, F., Boufadel, M. C., Zhao, L., King, T., & Robinson, B. (2016). Numerical Simulation of Oil Jet Underwater-CFD simulation and Trace of Individual Droplets by Lagrangian Method. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16.
Gemmell, B., Dickey, B., Gemmell, C., Bacosa, H., Liu, Z., & Buskey, E. (2016). Interaction of a Natural Protist Community with Crude Oil Results in Dominance by a Dinoflagellate. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16: poster.
Ghandour, M., Abdillahi, M., Murphy, D., Katz, J., & Coutier-Delgosha, O. (2016). Direct Numerical Simulations of Oil Plumes in Water and Raindrops Impacting Oil Slicks. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16: poster.
Golshan, R., & Boufadel, M. C. (2016). The Role of Oil Viscosity and the Oil-water Interfacial Tension in the Formation of Oil Dispersion under Breaking Waves: Experiments and Simulations. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16.
Jalali-Mousavi, M., & Sheng, J. (2016). Experimental Fluidic Investigation of Degradation of Pico-liter Oil Droplets by Physical and Biological Processes. In 69th Annual Meeting of The American Physical Society Division of Fluid Dynamics. Portland, OR : 11/20/16-11/22/16.
Jalali-Mousavi, M., Stebe, K., & Sheng, J. (2016). Monitoring Bacterial Attachment to Array of Microscale Oil Droplet. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16: poster.
Katz, J. (2016). Processes and Considerations Associated with Aerosolized Oil. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16.
Li, C., & Katz, J. (2016). Effects of Interfacial Tension and Viscosity on Droplets Formation by Breaking Waves Impinging on an Oil Slick. In 9th International Conference on Multiphase Flow (ICMF 2016). Firenze, Italy : 05/22/16-05/27/16.
Li, C., & Katz, J. (2016). High Resolution Measurement of Droplet Size Distribution Resulting from Breaking Waves impacting on Oil Slick. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16: poster.
Li, C., Miller, J., & Katz, J. (2016). Subsurface Droplet Size Distribution generated as breaking waves entrain an oil slick. In 69th Annual Meeting of The American Physical Society Division of Fluid Dynamics. Portland, OR : 11/20/16-11/22/16.
Liu, Z., Liu, J., Bacosa, H., Wang, Q., Evans, M., & Erdner, D. (2016). The Role of Environmental Factors in Controlling the Oil Weathering in the Gulf of Mexico Waters. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16.
Molaei, M., Jalali-Mousavi, M., & Sheng, J. (2016). Interactions of Passive and Active Marine Particles at the Oil-Water Interfaces. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16: poster.
Murphy, D., Xue, X., & Katz, J. (2016). Turbulent Crude Oil Plumes in Crossflow: Effect of Counter-rotating Vortex Pair Structures on Oil Residence in Plume. In 9th International Conference on Multiphase Flow (ICMF 2016). Firenze, Italy : 05/22/16-05/27/16.
Murphy, D. W., Gemmell, B., Vaccari, L., Li, C., Bacosa, H., Evans, M., et al. (2016). A Survey of the Oil Spill Literature: Trends since 1968 and Changes since Deepwater Horizon. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16.
Murphy, D. W., Li, C., d'Albignac, V., Morra, D., & Katz, J. (2016). Production of Oily Marine Aerosol by Raindrop Splashing. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16: poster.
Niepa, T., Vaccari, L., Leheny, B., Goulian, M., Stebe, K. J., & Lee, D. (2016). Films of bacteria at Interfaces (FBI) formation: A dynamic response to interfacial stress. In Gordon Research Conference: 2016 Biointerface Science. Les Diablarets, Switzerland : 06/12/16-06/17/16: Poster.
Niepa, T., Vaccari, L., Sharifi-Mood, N., Leheny, R., Goulian, M., Lee, D., et al. (2016). Differential Response of Pseudomonas aeruginosa cells to Interfacial Stress. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16: Poster.
Niepa, T., Vaccari, L., Sharifi-Mood, N., Leheny, R., Goulian, M., Lee, D., et al. (2016). Differential Response of Pseudomonas aeruginosa cells to Interfacial Stress. In National Society of Black Engineer Conference/Academic and Research Leadership Symposium. Boston, MA : 03/23/16-03/27/16: Poster.
Niepa, T. H. R., Hou, L., Jiang, H., Goulian, M., Koo, H., Stebe, K., et al. (2016). Microbial Nanoculture as an Artificial Microcolony. In 6th ASM Conference on Beneficial Microbes. Seattle, WA : 09/09/16-09/12/16: Poster.
Nihongi, A., Fennimore, E., Rubio, J., Horn, S., Uttieri, M., & Stickler, J. R. (2016). Fate of Oil Droplets and Dispersants on Zooplankton and its Effect on the Ecosystem. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16: Poster.
Rubio, J., Fennimore, E., Horn, S., Strickler, J. R., Nihongi, A., & Carvan, M. (2016). Experiments to Test Whether Toxicity is Different at Hydrostatic Pressure. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16: Poster.
Sheng, J., Jalali-Mousavi, M., & Brock, L. (2016). Quantifying Oil Degradation Processes by Flow, Microbes and Dispersant using Digital Holographic Interferometry and Micro-bioassay. In 69th Annual Meeting of The American Physical Society Division of Fluid Dynamics. Portland, OR : 11/20/16-11/22/16.
Strickler, R., & Sheng, J. (2016). Olfaction in calanoid copepods? In American Society of Limnology and Oceanography, Summer Meeting. Sante Fe, NM : 06/05/16-06/10/16.
Vaccari, L., Niepa, T. H., Molaei, M., Sharifi-Mood, N., Leheny, R., & Stebe, K. (2016). Complex colloidal motion at oil-water interfaces with bacteria. In 90th ACS Colloid & Surface Science Symposium. Cambridge, MA : 06/05/16-06/08/216.
Wang, Q., Evans, M., Bacosa, H., Hu, X., & Liu, Z. (2016). The fate of crude oil during photooxidation under natural sunlight. In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2016. New Orleans, LA : 02/21/16-02/26/16: poster.
Wei, Z., Dalrymple, R. A., Li, C., & Katz, J. (2016). Simulation of Oil Dispersion under Breaking Waves. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16.
Wei, Z., Shi, H., Li, C., Katz, J., Dalrymple, R. A., & Bilotta, G. (2016). Behavior of oil under breaking waves by a two-phase SPH model. In Spheric 2016. Garching, Germany : 06/13/16-06/16/16.
Xue, X., & Katz, J. (2016). Experimental study on immiscible jet breakup using refractive index matched oil-water pair. In 69th Annual Meeting of The American Physical Society Division of Fluid Dynamics. Portland, OR : 11/20/16-11/22/16.
Xue, X., Murphy, D. W., Sampath, K., & Katz, J. (2016). Turbulent Crude Oil Plumes in Crossflow: Effect of Vortex Structures on Oil Residence in Plume. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16.
Zhao, L., Boufadel, M. C., King, T., Robinson, B., & Lee, K. (2016). Formation of Oil Particle Aggregates (OPA): Experimental Studies and Development of the OPM model. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16.
Zhao, L., Boufadel, M. C., King, T., Robinson, T., Comny, R., & Lee, K. (2016). Interaction of Oil Droplets and Gas Bubbles in Blowouts: New Development of VDROP Model. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16.

2015

Jalali-Mousavi, M., Stebe, K., & Sheng, J. (2015). Biofilm formation over surfaces with oil micro-droplet arrays. In 89th ACS Colloid & Surface Science Symposium. Pittsburgh, PA : 06/15/15-06/17/15.
Li, C., & Katz, J. (2015). Droplet size distributions resulting from entrainment of surface oil slicks by breaking waves. In 68th Annual Meeting of the APS Divison of Fluid Dynamics. Boston, MA : 11/22/15-11/24/15.
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This research was made possible by a grant from BP/The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative.
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