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.

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Degradation rates of oil were slower in the dark and cold waters of the depths of the Gulf of Mexico than at surface conditions, according to an international team of geoscientists trying to understand where the oil went during the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. "There's no real precedent for…
Our own Juan Viamonte, a PhD student from the Hamburg University of Technology-Institute of Biocatalysis, is the newest GoMRI Scholar. Oil-degrading microbes require oxygen to metabolize oil compounds. Juan and fellow C-IMAGE graduate students Steffen Hackbusch and Nuttapol Noirungsee combine microbes collected near the Deepwater Horizon site with oil and seawater inside high-pressure…
As a friend, colleague, and mentor, Dr. John "Wes" Tunnell will be missed by the C-IMAGE consortium and researchers across the Gulf of Mexico. His legacy is one that will have lasting impressions on the Gulf of Mexico and the people privileged to work with him. Dr. John “Wes” Tunnell passed away after…
Download all of the podcast segments of The Loop available on Applie iTunes. iTunes: The Loop The Loop takes a deep dive into the Gulf of Mexico with the researchers studying the processes, mechanisms, and impacts of after two mega oil spills, Deepwater Horizon and Ixtoc I. Researchers from C-IMAGE discuss their studies…
Una serie de audio acerca del lodo, los microbios y los mamíferos del Golfo del México Episodio 1: Descripción de C-IMAGE Transcripción en Español Your browser does not support the audio element. Episodio 2: El Barro y La Sangre Transcripción en Español Your browser does not support the audio element. Episodio 7: El…

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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