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MIPM

Marine Induced Polarization Methods for Detection and Mapping of Oil in an Arctic Marine Oil Spill
Including Investigation of Oil Within and Under Broken Ice Fields

Established

2019


Partner

Texas A&M
&
U.S. Corps of Engineers Army Cold Regions Research Laboratories (CRREL)

Summary

The objective of this project is to identify the current state-of-the-art Arctic maritime oil spill response modeling, potential integration of these models, and specifics needs to be addressed to obtain models that will be functional and effective in the response time scale to advance the Federal On-Scene Coordinator’s decision making during an incident. This will be accomplished through an Arctic Maritime Spill Response Modeling workshop focused on goals to provide pathways towards a useful oil spill response model that will inform decision-makers during spills.

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Researchers

Portrait of 		Dr. Scott Socolofsky

Principal Investigator

Dr. Scott Socolofsky

Zachry Department of Civil Engineering Texas A&M University

Portrait of 		Kari Walker

Supporting Investigator

Kari Walker

Principal Oceanographer IntelliSense Marine LLC

Project Co-Investigator

Kevin Hand