It is with deep sadness that the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI) shares that Dr. Ciro V. Sumaya passed away on Sunday December 1, 2019. Dr. Sumaya, who served on the GoMRI Research Board since the program’s inception, was a medical doctor who specialized in pediatric infectious diseases.
The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI) is pleased to announce a new Sea Grant publication on technologies that complement traditional ship, satellite, and mooring-based tools that researchers use to study oil spills, including Deepwater Horizon.
Opportunity: University of Southern Mississippi, Assistant Professor of Biological Oceanography – DECEMBER 12, 2019 The University of Southern Mississippi is currently accepting applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Biological Oceanography. Special Instructions to Applicants Applications must be submitted through the jobs.usm.edu candidate portal. For full consideration, send 1) letter of interest, 2) vitae,…
University of New Orleans doctoral student Kendal Leftwich, who is a member of the LADC-GEMM research consortium investigating how Deepwater Horizon affected large marine mammals, created and implemented a year-long physics methodology to engage high school students in university research.
Because oil and water don’t mix easily, oil droplets in the ocean environment tend to aggregate into larger masses, which hinders microbial degradation.
The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI) congratulates its Research Board Vice Chair Dr. Margaret Leinen for receiving the 2019 American Geophysical Union’s Ambassador Award.