The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI) is pleased to announce that a new state-of-the-art scientific research vessel has been named in honor of Research Board member William “Bill” T. Hogarth. The R/V W.T Hogarth will support the research of over two dozen institutions and agencies across Florida and will be used for refined bottom mapping, metal tracing, surveying, collecting samples, and more.
As the fifth anniversary of the BP oil spill approaches, a research vessel is expected to set sail from Gulfport this morning to study some of the effects of the 2010 disaster.
Scientific vessel helping researchers study spill effects
Some Mississippi researchers will be heading to the Gulf of Mexico searching for answers…
The Schmidt Ocean Institute’s Falkor research vessel will depart on a science mission from the Port of Pascagoula today.
GULFPORT, Mississippi — About 300 drifters are being deployed in the Gulf of Mexico around the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill site to help scientists develop a better model for predicting how material travels in the currents.