The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI) congratulates one of its own, Christopher Reddy, on his selection for 2014 Clair C. Patterson Award.
The National Research Council is conducting a Decadal Survey of Ocean Sciences (DSOS 2015), and the National Science Foundation (NSF) is sponsoring this effort. Dr. Rita Colwell, Chair of the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI) Board encourages its funded scientists to participate and inform this effort with their ongoing work.
Scientists from the University of Florida surveyed the vegetation at oiled and non-oiled Louisiana marsh sites to assess impacts from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
Scientists with the University of Rhode Island, Tulane University, and the Cabot Corporation conducted tests using Carbon Black (CB) particles for more effective, safe, and low-cost oil spill remediation as compared to traditional dispersants.
In this digital multimedia age, scientists with the Center for Integrated Modeling and Analysis of Gulf Ecosystems (C-IMAGE) are taking their work to the public via a series of podcasts, bringing their research to life in a way that traditional print media never could.
Participants received professional development credits for the state of Louisiana, and they came away with working knowledge about the realities and processes involved with ocean research.
The Gulf of Mexico Research Alliance congratulates Dr. Kate Freeman, professor of geosciences at Penn State University, on her recent election to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS).
In the early morning hours on Monday July 23rd the Hercules 252 rig blew out, spewing a mixture of gas, condensate, and possibly other hydrocarbons into the water and air.
Scientists from the University of Miami used a high-resolution prediction model to study the relationship between the Mississippi River and the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
An old philosophical question asks, “If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?”