Kileso, A., Chubarenko, B., Zemlys, P., Kuzmenko, I.

Oil spill modelling methods: application to the south–eastern part of the Baltic Sea

Abstract

The state-of-art in oil spill modelling methods is summarized, focusing on development since 2000. Some recommendations for possible application of these methods to the south–eastern part of the Baltic Sea are prepared. Particular attention is paid on the methods of parameterization of volume of oil spill and calculation of advection of the oil spills. Consideration is also given to methods used in oil weathering models.



Doi 10.5200/baltica.2014.27.11

Keywords oil spill models, numerical models, review, oil weathering

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