As the fifth anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon explosion in the Gulf of Mexico approaches, numerous Texas A&M University scientists are involved in some of the most advanced research in the world on various projects related to the worst oil spill in the history of the petroleum industry
Scientists at the Hamburg University of Technology conducted high-pressure biodegradation experiments simulating conditions at the Deepwater Horizon site.
New program shares science to answer the question: What impact did the Deepwater Horizon oil spill have on the Gulf of Mexico?
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.
Scientists confirmed that methane-derived carbon, likely from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill entered the food web via small particles through a pathway known as methanotrophy.
The bay anchovy is the most important fish you’ve never heard of.
“There were no detailed contingency plans in place during the BP oil spill,” said Murk. Therefore, ad hoc decisions were taken.
The Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences, Louisiana State University, anticipates hiring three postdoctoral employees. The three positions are supported by a 3 year grant to study the Deepwater Horizon oil spill