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  1. Analyzing Disaster : A nanoscale guy stumbles into a mega problem

    22 Jun 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Steve Wereley

    Steve Wereley discusses how his knowledge and use of a technique called particle image velocimetry (PIV) led to a game-changing calculation of a flow rate for the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/9208

  2. BP Oil Spill Physics Challenge

    17 Feb 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Steve Wereley

    On May 13 Professor Wereley used optical feature tracking to estimate the volume flow of oil from the on-going BP Macondo oil field spill. Several other independent scientists also performed...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/10851

  3. Measuring Disaster: the magnitude of the BP oil spill

    09 Nov 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Steve Wereley

    On May 13 Professor Wereley used optical feature tracking to estimate the volume flow of oil from the on-going BP Macondo oil field spill.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/9879

  4. Oil Spill Flow Calculation Worksheet

    18 Feb 2011 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Steve Wereley

    Worksheet to calculate the approximate flow rate based on video images.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/10857