Sampling of Oil and/or Dispersal-Related Contamination on Mississippi Marsh Ecosystem Functioning
University of Southern Mississippi
DWH Project Funding
Known Leveraged Funding
Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI)
Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI) Grant Program
Human and/or Institutional Capacity
Once funding is secured we will begin placement of respiration plots in marshes and begin sampling biomass. Data and samples will be collected until September 30. Nutrient analyses of collected soil and tissue samples will continue through October. Data will be analyzed and distributed by November.