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Comprehensive Study of Impact of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on the Health and Productivity of Gulf Coast Salt Marshes

Implementing Organization

Mississippi State University

Overview

DWH Project Funding

$80,876

Known Leveraged Funding

$0

Funding Organization

Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI)

Funding Program

Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI) Grant Program

Details

Project Category

Science

Project Actions

Environmental Research

Targeted Resources

Human and/or Institutional Capacity

Project Description

The research team of MSU will be headed by Dr. Deepak Mishra who will oversee the project. All members will take part the field data collection efforts in the three Gulf State wetland sites. In the field, the team will conduct experiments for the acquisition of reflectance measurements at leaf and canopy level LAI and Chl, and VF measurements, and biogeochemical data across several oil gradients. The field data will then be used in satellite model calibration and validation.

Contact

Deepak R. Mishra
662-268-1032 x233
dmishra@gri.msstate.edu
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Project Partners

None

Affiliated Institutions

None

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