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OS | Articles | Volume 14, issue 6
Ocean Sci., 14, 1581-1601, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/os-14-1581-2018
© Author(s) 2018. This work is distributed under
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Ocean Sci., 14, 1581-1601, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/os-14-1581-2018
© Author(s) 2018. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 21 Dec 2018

Research article | 21 Dec 2018

The effect of vertical mixing on the horizontal drift of oil spills

Johannes Röhrs et al.
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Simulations of hypothetical oil spills are presented to investigate how the vertical mixing of oil affects transport towards various directions. It is shown that the horizontal transport of oil greatly varies for different oil types and weather conditions. These differences are a consequence of the entrainment of oil from the surface into the ocean. While oil spills often get entrained into the water by waves, we show that submerged oil typically resurfaces after a few hours or days.
Simulations of hypothetical oil spills are presented to investigate how the vertical mixing of...
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