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Oil Plume Behavior in a Stratified and Rotating Ocean | by Argonne National Laboratory
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Oil Plume Behavior in a Stratified and Rotating Ocean

PI: Tamay Özgökmen, University of Miami

 

This image depicts the surface signature of a strong buoyant plume. The ocean's near surface density surface is shown in blue, while the buoyant plume is indicated in orange.

 

Credits: Tamay Ozgokmen, University of Miami; Paul Fischer and Aleks Obabko, Argonne National Laboratory; and Hank Childs, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

  

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Taken on October 13, 2011