Coastal Waters Consortium (CWC)


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-I: Consortia Grant

Project Location: Multiple States

Funding Source: BP
Controlling Document: GOMRI Master Research Agreement
Year Awarded: 2011

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Chemical Aspects Research
Environmental Research

Targeted Resources

Human and / or Institutional Capacity
Petroleum
Dispersants

Project Description

The Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium proposal “The Effects of the Macondo Oil Spill on Coastal Ecosystems’ will address the fundamental objective identified in the RFP of determining the impacts of the oil, dispersed oil, and dispersant on the ecosystems of the Gulf of Mexico within a broad context of improving fundamental understanding of the dynamics of such events and the associated environmental stresses.

Project Contact

Project Partners

None

Affiliated Institutions

Carleton College, Colby-Sawyer College, College of William and Mary, Virginia Institute of Marine Science, Connecticut College, Duke University, Eckerd College, Florida Gulf Coast University, Florida International University, George Washington University


Project ID: 17
Project Name: Coastal Waters Consortium (CWC)
SourceUID: 139
Latitude: 29.25448062
Longitude: -90.66172589
Country: PRI, USA
State or Province: CT, DC, FL, LA, MA, MD, MN, NC, NH, NJ, OH , PA, PR, TN, TX, VA, VT, WI, PRI
County:
Project Category: Science
Project Action: Chemical Aspects Research
Additional Project Action(s): Environmental Research
Additional Project Action(s):
Targeted Resource(s): Human and / or Institutional Capacity
Targeted Resource(s): Petroleum
Targeted Resource(s): Dispersants
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2015
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: Carleton College, Colby-Sawyer College, College of William and Mary, Virginia Institute of Marine Science, Connecticut College, Duke University, Eckerd College, Florida Gulf Coast University, Florida International University, George Washington University
Link: http://research.gulfresearchinitiative.org/research-awards/projects/?pid=139
Project Comments: cwc.lumcon.edu
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): 12185000
DWH Funder: Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI)
DWH Funder Type: Private
DWH Funding Program: GoMRI RFP-I: Consortia Grant
DWH Dollar Amount : 12185000
DWH Source: BP
Fund Origin: Voluntary Agreement
Controlling Documents: GOMRI Master Research Agreement
Award Year: 2011
Award Month: 9
Total Amount Leveraged: 0
Completeness: CA-PB