An international science team examined the effects of dispersant on the activity and composition of oil-degrading marine microorganisms.The researchers found that the biodegraded oil-derived compounds exhibited a specific molecular composition that distinguished them from naturally occurring dissolved organic matter.
It’s a catchy name, but the common phrase “Red Tide” for the algal bloom happening right now in the northern Gulf of Mexico is not quite right, scientifically. The bloom is not always red and it’s not always related to tides.
Jeffrey K. Wickliffe, Ph.D., Mark J. Wilson, Ph.D., and Charles A. Miller III, Ph.D., Faculty in Toxicology and Risk Assessment, actively seek an outstanding doctoral student for a graduate research assistantship
We are pleased to share the fall 2015 issue of the GoMRI newsletter. We hope you continue to find it a useful way to keep up with the GoMRI research community’s activities.
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.