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ARCTICE

Ice Conditions Index for the Arctic

Established

2019

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. Jifeng Peng

Principal Investigator

Dr. Jifeng Peng

Ph.D. Bioengineering Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Alaska, Anchorage

Portrait of 		Dr. Shawn Butler

Supporting Investigator

Dr. Shawn Butler

LTC (Ret.) Army Ph.D. Computer Science Assistant Professor of Computer Science & Engineering, University of Alaska Anchorage

Portrait of 		Kelsey Frazier

Fellow Researcher

Kelsey Frazier

ADAC Fellow
Masters of Science, University of Alaska Anchorage