Coastal Waters Consortium II (CWC II)


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON)

DWH Project Funding

0

Known Leveraged Funding

0

Funding Organization

Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI)

Funding Program

GoMRI RFP-IV: Consortia Grant

Project Location: Multiple States1

Funding Source: BP
Controlling Document: GOMRI Master Research Agreement
Year Awarded: 2015

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Physical Aspects Research
Chemical Aspects Research
Environmental Research

Targeted Resources

Human and / or Institutional Capacity
Wetlands / Marshes / Estuaries
Nearshore / Littoral Zone

Project Description

The initial research of the Coastal Waters Consortium (CWC) demonstrated that what were thought to be stable oil biomarkers were not stable, that there were multiple oilings 100+ m into the marsh, and that the oiling varied by an order of magnitude within 20 m along the shoreline.

Project Contact

Project Partners

None

Affiliated Institutions

Center for Loon Conservation, Connecticut College, Florida Gulf Coast University, Florida International University, Louisiana State University, Louisiana State University Ag Center, Marine Biological Lab


Project ID: 161
Project Name: Coastal Waters Consortium II (CWC II)
SourceUID: 264
Latitude: 29.25448062
Longitude: -90.66172589
Country: United States of America
State or Province: CT, FL, LA, MA, MD, ME, MS, NC, NJ, TN, TX, VA
County:
Project Category: Science
Project Action: Physical Aspects Research
Additional Project Action(s): Chemical Aspects Research
Additional Project Action(s): Environmental Research
Targeted Resource(s): Human and / or Institutional Capacity
Targeted Resource(s): Wetlands / Marshes / Estuaries
Targeted Resource(s): Nearshore / Littoral Zone
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2017
Implementing Organization: Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON)
Implementing Organization Type: Consortium
Point of Contact – Name: Nancy Rabalais
Point of Contact – Phone: nrabalais@lumcon.edu
Point of Contact – Email: 985-851-2801
Other Partners: None
Affiliated Institutions: Center for Loon Conservation, Connecticut College, Florida Gulf Coast University, Florida International University, Louisiana State University, Louisiana State University Ag Center, Marine Biological Lab
Link: http://research.gulfresearchinitiative.org/research-awards/projects/?pid=264
Project Comments: None
Acres Acquired: 0
Close Year: 0
Close Month: 0
Close day: 0
Purchase Type: None
Landowner: None
Landowner Type: None
Purpose: None
Public Access: None
Easement Holder Name : None
Easement Holder Type: None
Secondary Easement Holder 1: None
Secondary Easement Holder 2: None
Duration: None
Term: 0
Land Restoration Acreage: 0
Aquatic Restoration Acreage: 0
Restoration Mileage: 0
Restoration Feet: 0
Additional Acreage: 0
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 16113900
DWH Funder: Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI)
DWH Funder Type: Private
DWH Funding Program: GoMRI RFP-IV: Consortia Grant
DWH Dollar Amount : 16113900
DWH Source: BP
Fund Origin: Voluntary Agreement
Controlling Documents: GOMRI Master Research Agreement
Award Year: 2015
Award Month: 1
Total Amount Leveraged: 0
Completeness: CA-PB


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