How can communities build resilience to adverse events such as oil spills or hurricanes? A community’s ability to buffer or counteract stressors that disasters may cause or worsen depends on its people having and using social resources and networks.
The Roberts Lab of Ecosystem Ecology and Biogeochemistry at the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON) is seeking two postdoctoral research associates (one in wetland biogeochemistry and one in plant ecology) to organize and lead a series field studies and manipulative experiments studying the effects of the Macondo Oil Spill on coastal marsh ecosystems.
Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium seeks a Postdoctoral Research Associate for a project on benthic phytoplankton community ecology related to the BP DW oil spill.
Four professors — in the fields of biology, environmental science, mathematics and music — have been named recipients of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Foundation’s Eminent Faculty Awards.
University of California Marine Science Institute researcher Uta Passow investigated the formation of aggregated oil and organic material, commonly called marine snow, after the Deepwater Horizon spill.
The 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill occurred 1,500 meters deep in the Gulf of Mexico, releasing approximately 3.19 million barrels of oil.
The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative congratulates the CARTHE research team for their first place award-winning video Drones at the Beach.
Winter 2015 – GoMRI Researcher Interview with Dr. Irv Mendelssohn – March 12, 2015 (From Winter 2015 Newsletter) Dr. Irv Mendelssohn from Louisiana State University answered a few questions about his RFP-II project, Accelerating Recovery after the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: Response of the Plant-Microbial-Benthic Ecosystem to Mitigation Strategies Promoting Wetland Remediation and Resilience 1.…
NEW CONSORTIA! – March 12, 2015 (From Winter 2015 Newsletter) TWELVE CONSORTIA AND $140 MILLION TO STUDY OIL IMPACTS ON GULF OF MEXICO Through the RFP-IV program, GoMRI is awarding $140 million to support research to be carried out from 2015 through 2017. GoMRI Chief Scientific Officer, Chuck Wilson, addresses FAQ on the new consortia…