Scientists from Louisiana State University evaluated bursting bubbles as a pathway for hydrocarbons to move from the sea into the air and they investigated the influence of Corexit 9500A on this process.
The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI) congratulates one of their own, Howard Stone, for his election into the National Academy of Sciences (NAS).
A group of scientists led by the Center for Southeastern Tropical Advanced Remote Sensing (CSTARS) of the University of Miami recently published an overview of synthetic aperture radar (SAR) as a tool to identify oil slicks on the ocean surface using satellite imagery.
University of New Orleans (UNO) graduate student Phoebe Ray received an award for her poster presentation at the International Oil Spill Conference 2014 (IOSC) held May 5-8 in Savannah, Georgia.
The Mola Mola, one of only six SeaBED class Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs) in the world will be in the Gulf of Mexico later this month as scientists survey the sea floor near the Macondo wellhead.
Two scientists from the University of Texas provide an alternate modeling framework that incorporates selective detailed adjustments while calculations are in process to predict storm surge.
If you’re planning to attend the International Oil Spill Conference in Savannah, Georgia, occurring from May 5-8, then be sure to stop by the GoMRI Booth, #716.
Researchers studying impacts from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill have scientific data available for public access. Data comes from research funded by GoMRI and is accessible through the GoMRI Information and Data Cooperative (GRIIDC) data repository.
Nine teams from Florida and Alabama will test homemade robotic creations and their own mettle in the second annual Deep-C ROV competition.
The Smithsonian magazine posted a story featuring GoMRI-funded research as they discuss “myths and misconceptions about the Gulf oil spill” related to seafood and marine ecosystem recovery.