With buckets and shovels in hand, scientists have collected and are analyzing oil found in the sediments of Gulf coast beaches.
The City University of New York Graduate Physics Program – College of Staten Island (Department of Mathematics & Center for Interdisciplinary Applied Mathematics and Computational Science) seeks applications for a competitively awarded postdoctoral fellowship from highly qualified candidates interested in multi-scale, multi-phase modeling of turbulent transport in the ocean environment.
Why would scientists select a small marsh minnow to help them understand the impacts of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill?
Dr. Ian MacDonald with Florida State University (FSU) and Dr. Richard Snyder with the University of West Florida (UWF) have been leading a research team to track and identify oil in sediment and water samples since January 2011.
Today, on the second anniversary of the worst oil spill in U.S. history, new questions continue to surface about Deepwater Horizon’s long-term effects on marine life — an ongoing focus of the world-class research at Mote Marine Laboratory.
April 2012. Dr. Vernon Asper (Chief Scientist) with the University of Mississippi and 18 scientists sailed from Gulfport, MS on April 12th on the R/V Endeavor for the first of six research cruises.
LSU entomologist Linda Hooper-Bui and her graduate students spent a day last week putting down cages, each one containing 20 brown crickets, among sprigs of smooth cordgrass in a marsh by Bay Jimmy.
The conference sponsors share a goal to improve society’s ability to understand the Gulf of Mexico ecosystem, which includes humans, to ensure its long-term environmental health.
Researchers from around the country came together at the Mayfair Hotel in Coconut Grove, Fla. this week to kick off the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI)-funded Consortium for Advanced Research on the Transport of Hydrocarbons in the Environment (CARTHE).