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Integrated Laboratory and Field Studies on effects of Oil on Key Wetland Soil/Sediment Biogeochemical Processes.

Implementing Organization

Louisiana State University

Overview

DWH Project Funding

$550,000

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

Chemical Aspects Research

Targeted Resources

Human and/or Institutional Capacity

Project Description

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.

Contact

Ronald DeLaune
225-578-6421
rdelaun@lsu.edu
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Project Partners

None

Affiliated Institutions

None

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