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Emergency Funds to Continue Monitoring DHOS Effects within a Heavily-Oiled Gulf of Mexico Salt Marsh- Barataria Bay, LA

Implementing Organization

Auburn University

Overview

DWH Project Funding

$132,000

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

Physical Aspects Research

Targeted Resources

Human and/or Institutional Capacity

Project Description

We will integrate 3 lines of evidence derived from parasitology (PI Bullard), microbiology (Co-PI Arias), and toxicology (Co-PI Unger) towards continued tracking of the physical fate (GRI Themes I & II) and environmental effects (GRI Theme III) of DHOS oil within a heavily-oiled Gulf of Mexico salt marsh: Barataria Bay (29.3617N; 89.8987W), 170 km NW of the Deepwater Horizon wellhead.

Contact

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

None

Affiliated Institutions

None

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