Researchers at Connecticut College in New London will study the impact last year’s Gulf of Mexico oil spill on coastal ecosystems, as part of a $112.5 million research consortia formed to study the BP oil spill.
$112.5 Million Awarded to Research Consortia Studying Effects of Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on Gulf of Mexico
Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative Funds Eight Research Teams, Additional Grant Competition to be Announced Soon
GoMRI Research Board Announces Request for Proposals (RFP-I for Research Consortia) for BP’s $500 Million Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative
GoMRI has created a selection process that includes an open Request for Proposals, peer review of the submissions, selection of the Research Consortia to study the five research themes, and award of funds during the summer of 2011.
BP and the Gulf of Mexico Alliance today announced plans for the implementation of BP’s $500 million Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI) to study the effects of the Deepwater Horizon incident and the potential associated impact on the environment and public health. (Photo by Dave Martin)