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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 17 institutions from 5 countries studying the impacts of oil spills on the Gulf of Mexico.

Story Collider 2017 Brings Emotional Personal Stories to Oil Spills

  • Wednesday, 18 April 2018

C-IMAGE has partnered with Story Collider for a second year during the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Sciences Conference. The 2017 C-IMAGE Story Collider featured a diverse perspective of science stories and oil spills:

  • Robert Campo: A Louisiana fisherman whose oyster company had to adapt following the 2010 oil spill.
  • Estelle Robichaux: An environmental restoration manager who compares the apparent death of the Gulf of Mexico with an ailing loved one.
  • Charlie Henry: Charlie shares the expeirences he's had working spills with the NOAA Disaster Response Center
  • John Farrington: The long-time ocean chemist compares him hearing about the Deepwater Horizon spill with working the 1979 Ixtoc I spill clean up.
  • Elva Escobar-Briones: A researcher at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México shares her first dive in a deep sea submersible

Featured Stories

Story Collider chooses several stories from their events to adapt into podcasts. The 2017 New Orleans events is highlighted by Robert Campo and Estelle Robichaux.

For transcripts of Estelle Robichaux's and Robert Campo's stories, and more information about the 2017 Story Collider, visit the Story Collider webpage.

Story Collider Unites Community, Research, and Restoration - GoMRI News

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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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