The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI) congratulates Dr. Joseph Katz on his election to the National Academy of Engineering 2019 class, one of the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer.
Researchers analyzed remote sensing imagery to assess oil slicks near the Taylor Energy platform, which was damaged by Hurricane Ivan in September 2004, and determined how environmental conditions affected the slicks’ distributions.
Grad Student Lodise Deconstructs Drifter Velocities to Understand How Wind Influences Currents – FEBRUARY 20, 2019 Many ocean forecast models treat the upper 1 meter of the water column, which plays a central role in ocean material transport, as a single layer. However, recent research shows that currents act differently at various depths within this…
Researchers conducted mesocosm experiments that examined how juvenile eastern oysters respond to salinity variations in the presence of oil and dispersed oil.
The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI) congratulates its Research Board member Dr. Peter G. Brewer on receiving the China International Science and Technology Cooperation Award, the highest honor China bestows on a foreign scientist for important contributions to China’s science and technology development.
Scientists completed the first time-series study (2007-2016) of Gulf of Mexico deep-sea fishes and their exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) following Deepwater Horizon.