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Accelerating Recovery after the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: Response of the Plant-Microbial-Benthic Ecosystem to Mitigation Strategies Promoting Wetland Remediation and Resilience

Implementing Organization

Louisiana State University

Overview

DWH Project Funding

$1,669,040

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

The release of an estimated 4.9 million barrels of oil from the Deepwater Horizon (DWH) event exposed the nation's largest and most productive wetland-estuarine environment to an unprecedented potential for environmental damage.

Contact

Irving A. Mendelssohn
225-578-6425
imendel@lsu.edu
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Project Partners

None

Affiliated Institutions

None

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