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.

Leonard Lopate hosts the conversation New Yorkers turn to each afternoon for insight into contemporary art, theater, and literature, plus expert tips about the ever-important lunchtime topic: food. On this particular day, Mr. Lopate sits down with Marilyn Weiner and Hal Weiner, directors and producers of the PBS series “Journey to the Planet…
On April 20, 2010, an estimated 210 million gallons of crude oil began gushing into the Gulf of Mexico following an explosion on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig killing 11 workers. Oil spewed from the one mile deep well head for a total of 87 days while response efforts added almost two million…
Our latest C-IMAGE publication "Simulating Gas Liquid-Water Partitioning and Fluid Properties of Petroleum Mixtures under Pressure: Implications for Deep-Sea Blowouts" was selected to be featured in ACS Editors' Choice in addition to being published in Environmental Science & Technology. Under ACS Editors' Choice, this article has been sponsored for immediate open access by…
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…

Fellowship Recipients

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida — Each year, the College of Marine Science at USF awards merit-based fellowships to students that achieve academic and research excellence. We are proud to announce that many of the recipients this year are C-IMAGE students. We wish them all a very warm and enthusiastic CONGRATULATIONS!!! Congratulations to... THE 2016-2017…

Podcasts from The Loop

The Loop is a series of podcasts which take an in depth look at C-IMAGE research. Partnering with Mind Open Media reporters Ari Daniel Shapiro and David Levin, our researchers share the importance of their studies and how they help our understanding of oil spills. David and Ari have produced eight podcasts and have more in the queue. The podcasts are linked below. Plug in and learn about our research!

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