In the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill (DHOS), the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling estimates that responders sprayed over 1.8 million gallons of the dispersant Corexit 9500 into the northern Gulf of Mexico (GOM).
Opportunity: Postdoctoral Investigator – Environmental Analytical Chemistry: WHOI and Haverford College
We invite applications for a postdoctoral researcher in the area of environmental analytical chemistry. The project involves complex mixture analysis by qualitative and quantitative mass spectrometry.
In early October, the American Geophysical Union (AGU) elected Dr. Margaret Leinen as their next president. She begins a two-year term as president-elect in January 2013, followed by a two-year term as president.
Satellite Company Provides Researchers With SPOT Satellite GPS Messengers(TM) to Complete an Unprecedented Oceanic Flow Study in Wake of Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill
Students, teachers, and journalists joined scientists on board research expeditions and in labs this summer and shared their experiences online.
“Highly successful” is how Chief Scientist Ian MacDonald described his recent research cruise on the RV Weatherbird II to identify natural oil seeps to use as control sites as part of a larger effort to study the effects of oil and gas in the deep sea environment.
Some Mississippi researchers will be heading to the Gulf of Mexico searching for answers…
The Schmidt Ocean Institute’s Falkor research vessel will depart on a science mission from the Port of Pascagoula today.