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Kurt Polzin

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Physical Oceanography Department

266 Woods Hole Road
Woods Hole , MA  02543  

kpolzin@whoi.edu

Project List:

Understanding How the Complex Topography of the Deepwater Gulf of Mexico Influences Water-column Mixing Processes and the Vertical and Horizontal Distribution of Oil and Gas after a Blowout

Year 6-8 Investigator Grants (RFP-V)Role: Principal Investigator, Project Data Point of Contact

Publications & Presentations:

Conference Presentations - 8

2017

Polzin, K. (2017). Particularly Marginal Mixing Theories. In Munk Centenary Celebration Symposium 2017. La Jolla, CA : 05/15/17-05/17/17.
Polzin, K. (2017). The Role of Non-propagating Form Drag in Mixing the Ocean. In 69th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics. Portland, OR : 11/20/16-11/22/16.
Polzin, K., DiMarco, S., Wang, Z., Toole, J., & Ruiz, A. (2017). Boundary Mixing along the Northern Deepwater Gulf. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17.
Wang, Z., DiMarco, S., & Polzin, K. (2017). Evaluating turbulence measurements around the Deepwater Horizon spill site from a microRider mounted on a glider. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17.
Williams, A., & Polzin, K. (2017). Absolute acoustic travel-time measurements for deep-sea vertical heat flux estimates. In Oceans'17 MTS/IEEE Aberdeen. Aberdeen, Scotland : 06/19/17-06/22/17.
Williams, A., Thiel, T., & Polzin, K. (2017). Multiprocessor [Current Meter] for Deep Ocean Mixing Studies. In Oceans'17 MTS/IEEE Anchorage. Anchorage, Alsaka : 09/18/17-09/21/17.

2016

Polzin, K. L. (2016). Boundary Mixing along the Northern Deep Water Gulf of Mexico. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16.
Polzin, K. L., & Nizlop, T. (2016). On Boundary Mixing. In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2016. New Orleans, LA : 02/21/16-02/26/16: Poster.