A new fellowship program organized by Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser and Tulane University’s ByWater Institute aims to bolster disaster response efforts in Louisiana’s coastal parishes.
A research team from Tulane University, led by Indian American Vijay John, has been awarded $4 million to study the effects of oil on the Gulf of Mexico.
Scientists demonstrated an effective and environmentally benign technology to harness the forces that cause an oil spill to spread.
Scientists from the University of Maryland and Tulane University investigated the possibility of using food-grade materials for oil spill remediation.
GoMRI congratulates Jessica Henkel, of Tulane University, winner of this year’s James D. Watkins Award for Excellence in Research for outstanding presentation at the 2014 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference!
Many people outside of the Gulf Coast region are not aware of the large population of Vietnamese residents who live across this area, in concentrated communities from Texas to Alabama.
GoMRI congratulates one of its own – Dr. Hank Ashbaugh for receiving the prestigious Helmholtz award.
When Dr. Joe Neigel of the University of Louisiana Lafayette and Dr. Caz Taylor of Tulane University began examining data on the number of blue crabs in the northern Gulf of Mexico one year after the worst oil spill in history, they were expecting to see a reduction in the crab population.
Often misunderstood by the public, dispersants are the single biggest weapon in the arsenal of those combating an oil spill.
Through a GoMRI RFP-II grant-funded study “Effect of Photochemistry on Biotransformation of Crude Oil,” will look closely at how light impacts surface oil.