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Monitoring of Natural Resources in the Pontchartrain Basin following the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: Processes, Habitats, and Fisheries

Implementing Organization

University of New Orleans

Overview

DWH Project Funding

$57,709

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

Chemical Aspects Research

Targeted Resources

Human and/or Institutional Capacity

Project Description

This project supports monitoring of the effects and implications of oil on the coastal ecosystem of the Pontchartrain Basin, Louisiana. The monitoring work proposed here builds on existing monitoring programs addressing important ecosystem processes and functions by specifically seeking to identify oil related changes and the nature and status of the oiling.

Contact

Denise Reed
504-280-7395
djreed@uno.edu
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Project Partners

None

Affiliated Institutions

None

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