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Biomarker Prospecting: Detection of Impacts of DHOS-related Hydrocarbon & Dispersant Discharge in North-Central Gulf of Mexico Estuaries Using Gulf Killifish, Fundulus Grandis, As an Aquatic Vertebrate Sentinel

Implementing Organization

Auburn University

Overview

DWH Project Funding

$4,595

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

Using both field - and laboratory-derived data, we will identify specific fish biomarker responses central to the mission of rapidly assessing the environmental impact of DHOS-related hydrocarbon and dispersant discharges in the north-central Gulf of Mexico (GoM).

Contact

Stephen (Ash) Bullard
334-844-9278
ash.bullard@auburn.edu
Project Website
Project Partners

None

Affiliated Institutions

www.bullardlab.org

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