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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 Schedule for 2016

Researchers will circumnavigate the Gulf of Mexico during the One Gulf Expedition this summer studying the Deepwater Horizon and Ixtoc I spills. Sediment coring, bottom long line fishing and water samples are planned through the month long expedition.

RV Weatherbird II-Southern & Western Gulf Mud & Blood 08/02/16-09/07/15 Dr. Steven Murawski St. Petersburg --> Ciudad del Carmen --> Tuxpan --> Port Aransas --> St. Petersburg

C-IMAGE Schedule for 2015

In Summer of 2015, C-IMAGE, with help from the Florida Institute of Oceanography (FIO) and the Universidad Autónoma de Mexico (UNAM), continued their northern Gulf expedition known as the Mud & Blood cruises. They also traveled to the southern Gulf of Mexico where they collected sediment cores and fish samples from areas affected by both the 1979 Ixtoc-I blowout.   

Yellowfin 05/01/15 Greg Stunz/Jason Williams Port Aransas, TX, USA
Yellowfin 06/01/15 Greg Stunz/Jennifer Wetz Port Aransas, TX, USA
RV Justo Sierra-Southern Gulf & Ixtoc I 07/29/15-08/11/15 Dr. David Hollander Tuxpan, Mexico --> Brownsville, TX, USA
Yellowfin 08/11/15 Greg Stunz/Tara Topping Port Aransas, TX, USA
Yellowfin 08/12/15 Dr. Greg Stunz/Jason Williams Port Aransas, TX, USA
RV Weatherbird II-Northern Gulf Mud & Blood-Leg 1 08/12/15-08/18/15 Dr. Steven Murawski St. Petersburg --> Panama City
FV Total Package 08/25/15 Dr. Will Patterson Northern Gulf of Mexico/shelf
RV Weatherbird II-Northern Gulf Mud & Blood-Leg 2 
Daily Updates!
08/20/15-09/02/15 Dr. Steven Murawski Panama City --> St. Petersburg
FV Total Package 08/30/15 Dr. Will Patterson/Sarah Friedl Northern Gulf of Mexico/shelf
FV Total Package 08/31/15 Dr. Will Patterson/Sarah Friedl Northern Gulf of Mexico/shelf
FV Total Package 09/02/15 Dr. Will Patterson/Sarah Friedl Northern Gulf of Mexico/shelf
FV Total Package 09/04/15 Dr. Will Patterson/Sarah Friedl Northern Gulf of Mexico/shelf
RV Weatherbird II-Southern Gulf & Ixtoc I 09/09/15-09/29/15 Dr. Steven Murawski St. Petersburg --> St. Petersburg
Canadian Coast Guard Ship Amundsen 09/04/15-10/01/15 Dr. Louis Fortier Canadian Arctic (not C-IMAGE funded)
FV Kimberly Dawn 12/07/15-12/10/15 Dr. Will Patterson Northern Gulf of Mexico/shelf

 

 

FIO/C-IMAGE Schedule for 2014

RV Weatherbird II 02/11/14-02/13/14 Dr. Steven Murawski St. Petersburg --> St. Petersburg
RV Weatherbird II 05/19/14-05/22/14 Dr. Steven Murawski St. Petersburg --> St. Petersburg
RV Weatherbird II 08/04/14-08/11/14 Dr. Kendra Daly St. Petersburg --> Panama City
RV Weatherbird II 08/14/14-08/29/14 Dr. David Hollander/Dr. Steven Murawski anama City --> St. Petersburg

 

FIO/C-IMAGE Schedule for 2013

RV Weatherbird II 02/05/13-02/11/13 Dr. Kendra Daly St. Petersburg --> St. Petersburg
RV Weatherbird II 03/27/13-03/29/13 Dr. Steven Murawski St. Petersburg --> St. Petersburg
RV Bellows 04/15/13-04/21/13 Dr. Kendra Daly St. Petersburg --> St. Petersburg
RV Weatherbird II 05/07/13-05/10/13 Dr. Steven Murawski St. Petersburg --> St. Petersburg
RV Weatherbird II 05/14/13-05/23/13 Dr. Kendra Daly St. Petersburg --> St. Petersburg
RV Bellows 07/08/13-07/14/13 Dr. Kendra Daly St. Petersburg --> St. Petersburg
RV Weatherbird II 08/05/13-08/12/13 Dr. Kendra Daly St. Petersburg --> Panama City
RV Weatherbird II 08/15/13-08/30/13 Dr. David Hollander/Dr. Steven Murawski Panama City --> St. Petersburg
RV Weatherbird II 09/10/13-09/12/13 Dr. Steven Muarwski St. Petersburg --> St. Petersburg
RV Weatherbird II 11/07/13-11/16/13 Dr. Kendra Daly St. Petersburg --> St. Petersburg

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