Study on Prediction for Prompt Countermeasures to Oil Spread in Ocean

해안기름유출사고에 의한 기름확산 예측 방법 연구

  • Kim, Young-Bok (Dept. of Naval Architecture, Ocean & IT Engineering, Kyungnam University)
  • Received : 2011.03.02
  • Accepted : 2011.04.22
  • Published : 2011.04.30


When oil spills occur in the ocean because of a ship collision or grounding, the oil in the sea will spread to the coastline. To effectively and promptly prevent such an oil spread, the prediction of the direction and speed of the spreading oil must be made. By applying the coastal wave diffusion theory with a consideration of the effects of wind and current, the oil spreading direction and speed can be predicted promptly so that the National Disaster Prevention System can effectively and promptly take countermeasures against the attack and contamination of the coastline by such oil bands.


Wind waves;Oil fence;Diffusion theory;Oil spreading speed;Spreading direction and force;Marine disaster prevention system


Supported by : 경남대학교


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