The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI) congratulates Dr. Tracey Sutton for being honored with the Nova Southeastern University (NSU) Provost’s Research and Scholarship Award.
Anglerfish live most of their lives in total darkness more than 1,000 meters below the ocean surface. Female anglerfish sport a glowing lure on top of their foreheads, basically a pole with a light bulb on its end, where bioluminescent bacteria live.
As the saying goes “There’s plenty of fish in the sea,” well a Nova Southeastern University researcher recently discovered one that has never been seen before.
Two South Florida universities will receive a total of $37.5 million to continue researching the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the worst spill in U.S. history that killed 11 workers, spewed 200 million gallons of crude into the Gulf of Mexico and unleashed a host of environmental ills scientists are still struggling to understand.
Three organizations with ties to Louisiana are among 12 research groups sharing $140 million in grants to conduct scientific studies on the effects of oil, dispersed oil and dispersants on the Gulf of Mexico’s ecosystem and on public health.
They are something we take very seriously in Florida – hurricanes. The names roll off the tongue like a list of villains – Andrew, Charlie, Frances and Wilma.
Researchers from Nova Southeastern University’s Oceanographic Center (OC) recently participated in a three-week field campaign in the Gulf of Mexico that centered on the fate of oil that is released into the environment.
University of Miami to Lead Study of Hydrocarbon Transport as Result of Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico
Lead investigator Tamay Özgökmen heads team, more than $15 million allocated to project by GoMRI
Three Florida universities are receiving grants to lead research groups studying last year’s massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.