The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative congratulates Dr. Samantha “Mandy” Joye’s distinction as University of Georgia’s Regents Professor, effective 1 July 2019.
The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative Information & Data Cooperative (GRIIDC) is seeking a Research Specialist I to assist with review of oceanographic and environmental datasets.
Scientists conducted a time-series investigation of methane concentrations, oxidation rates, and rate constant (the instantaneous capacity of the methanotrophic community to consume methane) to describe methane dynamics after the oil spill.
Deepwater Horizon and the GoMRI Program: Then and Now – APRIL 25, 2019 The lives tragically lost on April 20 2010, the loss experienced by their families, and the loss of others’ health and livelihoods will never be forgotten. Nine years after Deepwater Horizon, we reflect on the challenges and uncertainties that coastal residents and…
Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Continues to Impact Environment – APRIL 23, 2019 (From Technology Networks / April 23, 2019) Nine years ago tomorrow—April 20, 2010—crude oil began leaking from the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig into the Gulf of Mexico in what turned out to be the largest marine oil spill in history. A long-term study…
Nine years since the explosion that triggered the disaster, Phil Keating reports on whether the Gulf ecosystem is recovering.
Following Deepwater Horizon, researchers have been conducting multi-year studies on the health of Gulf of Mexico marine life.
Scientists conducted laboratory experiments to investigate if copepod behavior can reshape the size frequency distribution of oil droplets.
NRC is seeking a PDF researcher to lead the identification and characterization of phytoplankton species that decline or proliferate in response to petroleum oil exposure and develop DNA-based markers for informative species so that they may be quantified in situ in the ocean environment.