Smithsonian Releases Animated Video on Three Discoveries from Oil Spill Studies – JUNE 16, 2021 The Smithsonian’s Ocean Portal published an animated video that explores a few of the discoveries that came from several projects funded by the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative. After taking viewers back to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the animation…
GoMRI is pleased to announce the release of a special issue of Oceanography magazine dedicated to ten years of GoMRI science!
The Smithsonian’s Ocean Portal published an article that takes readers back to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and the need to estimate its impact on the Gulf of Mexico’s ecosystems.
he Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative is pleased to announce a new Sea Grant publication that describes how decisions about oil spill response are made. Each spill event is unique, and factors such as weather and sea conditions, geography, and oil type and volume are considered when responders select the most appropriate tools and techniques to protect people and natural resources.
The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Suncoast Chapter selected Changing Seas: A Decade After Deepwater Horizon as the 44th Annual Suncoast Regional Emmy® Awards 2020 winner in their environmental program category.
The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI) is pleased to announce a new Sea Grant publication that discusses the concerns that people had about harmful algae blooms (HABS) being triggered by residual oil from the Deepwater Horizon incident. HABs have occurred after oil spills in the past, but the relationship between the two is not always clear.
The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI) congratulates Dr. Rita Colwell on being honored by the American Geophysical Union (AGU) with their highest award, the William Bowie Medal. The award recognizes outstanding contributions to fundamental Earth and space science and for unselfish cooperation in research.
The virtual event will take place on Wednesday, December 2 from 5:00-6:00pm EST and is is presented in partnership with Smithsonian.
The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI) is pleased to announce a new Sea Grant tip sheet that discusses how academic researchers can become more familiar with priority oil spill research needs and with protocols for collecting data during response activities.