Monitoring of Natural Resources in the Pontchartrain Basin following the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: Processes, Habitats, and Fisheries


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
University of New Orleans

DWH Project Funding

0

Known Leveraged Funding

0

Funding Organization

Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI)

Funding Program

GoMRI Year One Block Grant

Project Location: Louisiana

Funding Source: BP
Controlling Document: GOMRI Master Research Agreement
Year Awarded: 2010

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Chemical Aspects Research
Environmental Research

Targeted Resources

Human and / or Institutional Capacity
Petroleum
Fish / Fish Habitats

Project Description

This project supports monitoring of the effects and implications of oil on the coastal ecosystem of the Pontchartrain Basin, Louisiana. The monitoring work proposed here builds on existing monitoring programs addressing important ecosystem processes and functions by specifically seeking to identify oil related changes and the nature and status of the oiling.

Project Contact

Project Partners

None

Affiliated Institutions

None


Project ID: 225
Project Name: Monitoring of Natural Resources in the Pontchartrain Basin following the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: Processes, Habitats, and Fisheries
SourceUID: 34
Latitude: 30.03068068
Longitude: -90.06330272
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Louisiana
County: Orleans
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): Fish / Fish Habitats
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2011
Implementing Organization: University of New Orleans
Implementing Organization Type: State
Point of Contact – Name: Denise Reed
Point of Contact – Phone: djreed@uno.edu
Point of Contact – Email: 504-280-7395
Other Partners: None
Affiliated Institutions: None
Link: http://research.gulfresearchinitiative.org/research-awards/projects/?pid=34
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): 57709
DWH Funder: Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI)
DWH Funder Type: Private
DWH Funding Program: GoMRI Year One Block Grant
DWH Dollar Amount : 57709
DWH Source: BP
Fund Origin: Voluntary Agreement
Controlling Documents: GOMRI Master Research Agreement
Award Year: 2010
Award Month: 7
Total Amount Leveraged: 0
Completeness: CA-PB