Fueled by a passion for science and endangered species, Alek designed and executed a research project that involved scientists from eight institutions, four-hundred drift cards, and over a year’s work. A substantial undertaking for any scientist, this is even more impressive because Alek is seven years old.
Dr. Rita Colwell, Research Board Chair of the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI), released a memorandum to the GoMRI science community that provides clarification and updates to the GoMRI Data Policy.
Scientists from the University of Texas at Austin assessed photooxidation and biodegradation rates on different hydrocarbon groups.
Scientists demonstrated an effective and environmentally benign technology to harness the forces that cause an oil spill to spread.
Bicheng Chen is dedicated to seeking the physical explanations behind everyday phenomena. His research on ocean turbulence and numerical modeling led him to investigate the interactions among wind, waves, and turbulence and their effect on oil transport and dispersion.
It is with deep sadness that we share the news that Dr. Louis “Lou” J. Guillette passed away on Thursday, August 6 in Charleston, South Carolina.
An international science team conducted a tidal-cycle study across a Destin, Florida inlet to better understand currents and the transport of dissolved and suspended materials between an estuary and the coastal ocean.