GoMRI Inspires Citizen Scientists – December 10, 2015 (From Fall 2015 Newsletter) GoMRI is helping to inspire members of the general public to become citizen scientists. These are just a few stories of people who are interested in oil spill science and have developed their own projects, or volunteered to help with projects, that are…
Fall 2015 – Note from the Research Board Chair – December 10, 2015 (From Fall 2015 Newsletter) Dr. Rita Colwell, University of Maryland and Johns Hopkins University The GoMRI Research Board is pleased to announce the results of the RFP-V competition. The RFP process followed by the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative involves strict peer…
Fall 2015 – Frequently Asked Questions by Dr. Chuck Wilson – December 10, 2015 (From Fall 2015 Newsletter) Dr. Chuck Wilson, Chief Scientific Officer for the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI), answers a few of the most frequently asked questions about the program. Question: GoMRI’s Second Legacy Goal focuses on “engendering improved understanding, confidence,…
Scientists measured radiocarbon levels in coastal invertebrates and fishes (such as oysters and catfish) to evaluate impacts from the 2010 oil spill on Gulf of Mexico food webs.
A research team from Tulane University, led by Indian American Vijay John, has been awarded $4 million to study the effects of oil on the Gulf of Mexico.
Researchers receive three years of funding to study the effects of oil on the Gulf of Mexico ecosystem and public health.
Emily Chancellor is applying her engineering and computer science background to a field that inspires her – marine science – focusing on how the oil spill may have impacted larval fish populations.
Tulane University researchers have been awarded $4 million to study oil’s effects on the Gulf of Mexico, school officials announced last week.
A University of Houston researcher has earned a $1.8 million grant from the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative to determine how the use of dispersants to break up an oil spill affects the natural cleaning role played by bacteria.
Apply for a 2016 Gulf Research Program Early-Career Research Fellowship or Science Policy Fellowship. We’re accepting applications for both opportunities now through February 17, 2016.