The Central role of the Mississippi River and its delta in the oceanography and ecology of the Gulf of Mexico large marine ecosystem
Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON)
DWH Project Funding
Known Leveraged Funding
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
The RESTORE Act Funds Bucket 4: NOAA RESTORE Act Science Program
Monitoring and Observations
Alex Kolker and his co-investigators will investigate the influence of the Mississippi River and its delta on the oceanography, ecology, and economy of the Gulf of Mexico and identify the additional data collection and modeling necessary for managers to better monitor and manage the Gulf's natural resources.