Integrated Laboratory and Field Studies on effects of Oil on Key Wetland Soil/Sediment Biogeochemical Processes.
Louisiana State University
DWH Project Funding
Known Leveraged Funding
Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI)
Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI) Grant Program
Chemical Aspects Research
Human and/or Institutional Capacity
Biogeochemical cycles are important components of coastal ecosystem functions. Oil can directly or indirectly influence processes governing plant growth, microbial community structure, elemental cycling and ecosystem function.