Scientists studying oil impacts on fish, shrimp, crab, and oysters from coastal Mississippi waters one year post-spill found PAH levels were below Levels of Concern (LOC)
Oil-spill science is not strictly business, it’s personal, too. The Deepwater Horizonoil spill felt very personal to Dr. Patrick Fitzpatrick a MSU scientist researching storm surges, who is also an avid saltwater fisherman living in south Louisiana.
Funding Supports Short-Term Continuing and Emergent Observations and Sampling of the Effects of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on the Gulf of Mexico
BP today announced significant progress in its half-billion dollar pledge to the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI). Three research institutions in the Gulf region will receive a total of $25 million in fast-track funding for high-priority studies of the distribution, composition and ecological interactions of oil and dispersant.