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Elena Roget correu

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Anna Drou correu

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Konstantin Korotenko


Place of work:

Laboratory of Marine Turbulence, Physical Oceanography
P.P. Shirshov Institut of Oeanology RAS

Professional experience:

Theory and field observations of currents, turbulence and turbulent transport in the ocean.

Development of numerical models of turbulence and turbulent transport with high-order closures.

Adaptation and implementation of ‘world-class’ oceanic circulation models for modeling circulation, transport and dispersal in coastal waters;

Development coupled 3D-Flow/particle models for the transport and dispersal of non-conservative tracers in the coastal ocean with a special reference to chemicals, phytoplankton, marine organisms, and radionuclide transport.

Development of high resolution oil spill models.

Topics of interest:

Turbulence; mesoscale circulation; numerical modeling.

Active research projects:

CNRS-RAS research project on study circulation and turbulence in the Eastern English Channel.

Representative publications:

Study of Turbulence in Tidal Coastal Zone (with A. Sentchev). Oceanology, 50, (in Press).

High-Resolution Model for Predicting the Transport and Dispersal of Oil Plumes Resulting from Accidental Discharges in the Black Sea (with M.Bowman and D. Dietrich) Recent Advances in Numerical Ocean Modeling and Prediction. Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C. doi: 10.3319/TAO.2009.04.24.01(IWNOP).

Modeling the unusual upwelling event observed at the western Adriatic coast in summer 2003. Geofizika, 26, 169-185.

Effect of the Migration of Particles on the Features of their Transport by Tidal Currents in a Region of Freshwater Influence (with A. Sentchev). Oceanology. 48(4). 501-513.

Modeling distribution of flounder larvae in the eastern English Channel: sensitivity to physical forcing and biological behavior. Marine ecology Progress Series. V. 3. 233-345.

Modeling of mesoscale variability of the Adriatic Sea. Oceanology, 2007. 47(3). 313-324.

Regression method for estimation of salinity in the ocean. Oceanology, 2007. 47(4). 464-475.

Simulation and characterization of the Adriatic Sea Variability (with B. Cushman-Roisin, D Dietrich and C.Galos). Journal Geoph.Res.2007. V.112, C03S14. doi: 10.1029/2006JC003515.

Mesoscale-resolving simulations summer and winter bora events in the Adriatic Sea variability (with B. Cushman-Roisin). Journal Geoph.Res. V.112, C03S16. doi: 10.1029/2006JC003518.

Oil Risk Assessment and Sustainable Industrial Development of Shelf Zones (with E. Kontar and L. Lobkovsky). In Recent Geodynamics, Georisk and Sustainable Development in the Black Sea to Caspian Sea Region. A. Ismail-Zadeh (Ed.). Amer. Institute of Physics, 3-6 July 2005. 84-94.

Dispersion processes and transport patterns in the ROFI of eastern English Channel derived from a particle tracking method (with A. Sentchev). Continental Shelf Research. 2005. 25. 2293-2308.

Particle tracking method in the approach for prediction of oil slick transport in the sea: modelling oil pollution resulting from river input (with R. Mamedov) J. Marine Systems. 35(1). 1-1.

Stratification and tidal current effects on larval transport in the eastern English Channel: Observations and 3D modeling (with A. Sentchev). J. Environ. Fluid Mech. 4. 435-446.

To the Formation of Ichthyoplankton Assemblages Along the Eastern English Channel French Coast: Numerical Approach (with A. Sentchev). Oceanology. 44(5). 729-741.

Estimation de la diffusion effective d’une concentration passive dans un ecoulement instationaire. Etude analytique et numerique (with L.Moudid and A. Quahsine). Revue Europeen de Génie Civil. 9. Genie Cotier. 999-1015.

Warfare Chemicals Dumped in the Baltic Sea: Modeling Transport Processes of Pollution Resulting from Possible Leakages. Oceanology. 43(1), 11-23.

Modeling Circulation and Oil Spill Transport and Dispersal in the Black Sea. Oceanology.43(4), 411-421 (with M. J. Bowman and D. E. Dietrich).

Prediction of the Transport and Dispersal of Oil Transport in the South Caspian Sea Resulting from Blowouts(with R.M. Mamedov and C. N. K. Mooers). J. Environ .Fluid Mech. 1, 383-414.

Modeling oil spill transport processes in sea coastal waters of the Caspian Sea (with R. Mamedov). Oceanology, 40(1), 34-45.

Prediction of the Dispersal of Oil Transport in the Caspian Sea Resulting from a Continuous Release (with R.M. Mamedov and C. N. K. Mooers). Spill .Science and Technology Bulletin, 5/6 – 6. 323-339.

Matter Transport in Mesoscale Oceanic Fronts of River Discharge Type. J. Marine Systems. 24(1-2). 85-95.

Modeling formation of a thermal plume in the sea coastal zone. Oceanology, 40(4), 415-426.+