Completing the Gulf
The summer One Gulf expeditions in 2017 are focused on completing a Gulf-wide data set of fish health, sediment recovery and resilience, and water samples.
- Cuba: Researchers from all three Gulf countries studied the northwest Cuban coastlines for 19-days in May 2017. Full Articles: Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative | Eckerd College, Cruise Blogs
- Mud & Blood-The Last Drop: The final Mud & Blood cruise completes 7-years of continuous Gulf research following the Deepwater Horizon spills.
- Natural and Artificial reef surveys along the Alabama and Florida coasts will estimate the impact of Lionfish on reefs after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill.
- Vertical long line surveys near oil rigs off the Texas coast observing fish diversity and PAH concentrations.