Friday 28 July 2017

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.

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.

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