CARTHE drifter trajectories in the Gulf of Mexico superimposed on AVISO surface currents. Red squares mark drifters positions on 9 March 2016 and the tails are 14 days long. (Credit: Edward Ryan and Tamay Ozgokmen from the University of Miami)

LASER Focus Advances Knowledge of How Gulf of Mexico Water Moves

CARTHE conducts unprecedented experiment to improve oil fate models: Predictions for decisions – our world relies on them, from daily weather to annual financial forecasts. Predictions, though, are only as good as the information that goes into making them. And those predictions carry even more weight when they involve human safety in situations like storm tracking, search and rescue, and pollution monitoring.

Read more

Oil Spill Scientists and GoMRI Community Gather in Tampa

Oil Spill Scientists and GoMRI Community Gather in Tampa – MARCH 31, 2016 (From Spring 2016 Newsletter) This year’s Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference took place from February 1-4, 2016 at the Tampa Marriott Waterside in Tampa, Florida. More than 975 people from 16 countries, including the U.S., participated in the…

Read more