Boaters, Vacationers, and Beach Lovers Report GISR Drift Cards for Oil-Spill Research – November 12, 2013 (From Fall 2013 Newsletter) Adults and children from Florida to Texas are calling, emailing, and going online to report little yellow cards they find in the water and on the beach. The locations of these cards give scientists important…
Fall 2013 – Frequently Asked Questions by Dr. Chuck Wilson – November 12, 2013 (From Fall 2013 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: As a result of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, there…
Fall 2013 – 5 Questions Interview with GoMRI Consortia Graduate Students – November 12, 2013 (From Fall 2013 Newsletter) The front page feature article of this issue of the GoMRI newsletter told the story of a group of scientists coming together to conduct rapid response research after the Hercules Gas Blowout. Part of that team…
Scientists from the University of Miami used a high-resolution prediction model to study the relationship between the Mississippi River and the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
An old philosophical question asks, “If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?”
Many people outside of the Gulf Coast region are not aware of the large population of Vietnamese residents who live across this area, in concentrated communities from Texas to Alabama.
Eight scientists from Florida State University (FSU) and the University of West Florida (UWF) visited schools in Tallahassee and Pensacola to interact with and help students understand the long-term effects of the spill.
Science that is understandable is science that is used.
The GoMRI Research Board – a group of twenty science, public health, and research administration experts – convened a Public Health Workshop on July 30th, 2013, to discuss the most pressing needs for future public health related research.
New Research Illustrates Mississippi River’s Role in the Transport and Fate of the Oil Following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Incident
A new study led by scientists at the University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science showed that the complex circulation from the Mississippi River plume played a substantial role in the transport and fate of the oil following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon incident.