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.

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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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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