Researchers out of Columbia University’s Earth Institute have found a new and unexpected biological phenomenon in the Gulf of Mexico: that communities of phytoplankton are thriving above natural oil seeps.
The presence of a top predator of other invertebrates in Louisiana’s coastal marshes may shed light on how the marshes are recovering from the effects of the BP oils spill in April 2010.
A Florida State University researcher and his team have developed a comprehensive analysis of oil in the Gulf of Mexico and determined how much of it occurs naturally and how much came from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill.
Results can help provide warning of red tide conditions in Florida’s coastal regions. A new study found that a major ocean current in the Gulf of Mexico plays an important role in sustaining Florida red tide blooms.
Scientists have been studying the effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on the Gulf of Mexico for years, but research by University of Central Florida professors – and a $1.5 million grant that funds their work – could shed new light on undetected pollution lurking beneath the seafloor.
Dr. Christoph Aeppli to determine how toxic spilled oil remains nearly six years after Deepwater Horizon spill
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.
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.