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Floating Sargassum Communities of the Gulf of Mexico: Data Collection for the Continued Assessment of Associated Faunal Assemblages, Trophic Interations and Habitat Function in the Wake of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Implementing Organization

University of Southern Mississippi

Overview

DWH Project Funding

$203,776

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

We propose to continue our investigation of the distribution of Sargassum, the biological community within the Sargassum and the potential consequences of Sargassum loss on ecological processes.

Contact

Frank Hernandez
228-818-8800
frank.hernandez@usm.edu
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Project Partners

None

Affiliated Institutions

None

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