Friday 23 February 2018

The Center for the Integrated Modeling and Analysis of the Gulf Ecosystem

A tale of two Gulf spills: A research consortium of 19 institutions from 5 countries studying the impacts of oil spills on the Gulf of Mexico.

C-IMAGE Study Improves Knowledge of Dispersants’-GoMRI Homepage Featured

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The GoMRI homepage features a publication from Wageningen University analyzing the effect of dispersants on oil spills.

The NET effect of dispersants—a critical review of testing and modelling of surface oil dispersion was published in Marine Pollution Bulletin in 2015 and reviews the impact of dispersants by analyzing other studied spills. The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative features the publication on their website.

GoMRI Article: Study Improves Knowledge about Dispersants’ Net Effect on Oil Fate

Full Publication: Marieke Zeinstra-Helfrich, Wierd Koops, Albertinka J. Murk, The NET effect of dispersants — a critical review of testing and modelling of surface oil dispersion, Marine Pollution Bulletin, Volume 100, Issue 1, 15 November 2015, Pages 102-111,

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