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Sense It Workshops

Sensors are everywhere. From smart phones, automobiles and appliances, sensors are integrated into objects we use every day. Sensors are also vital to studying the environment. Sensor based environmental research projects offer a highly engaging, interdisciplinary approach to teaching students…

High-Pressure Biodegradation

High-Pressure Biodegradation – Dr. Andreas Liese – Technical University of Hamburg The degradation of oil, methane, and changes in bacterial communities during biodegradation are tested in pressurized vessels. Rhodococcus PC20 from Gulf of Mexico sediments is used to measure differences…

OneGulf-Fisheries Health

Gulfwide Fisheries Health – Dr. Steven Murawski – University of South Florida Continuous bottom long line surveys in Gulf waters have established a new pre-spill baseline of oil spills. Studies of fish health include:Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon (PAH) levels in fish…

Ecosystem Modeling

Ecosystem Modeling – Dr. Cam Ainsworth – University of South Florida-College of Marine Science To synthesize the efforts of the other five tasks, ecosystem modeles have been developed for the Deepwater Horizon recovery (Atlantis) and Ixtoc I recovery (Campechec Bay…

Larson Earns 2018 Adm. James D Watkins Award

Bekka Larson, a PhD student at the University of South Florida-College of Marine Science, was award the Admiral James D. Watkins The James D. Watkins Award. This award is recognizes exceptional student presentations at the annual Gulf of Mexico Oil…

Aprami Jaggi Defends PhD

Calgary, Alberta - Aprami Jaggi has been through all three funding periods of C-IMAGE and defended her PhD dissertation in March 2018 to complete her degree. Dr. Jaggi's research focuses on how oil components transfer to the water with different…

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Research Partners

The University of South Florida-College of Marine Science is the host institution of C-IMAGE. USF researchers study sedimentary deposition, marine oiled snow, fishery health, ecotoxicology, and ecosystem modeling.Associated Tasks: 3, 4, 5 & 6 The Paris lab at the University…

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