Effect of Photochemistry on Biotransformation of Crude Oil


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 RFP-II: Investigator Grant

Project Location: Multiple States

Funding Source: BP
Controlling Document: GOMRI Master Research Agreement
Year Awarded: 2013

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Chemical Aspects Research

Targeted Resources

Human and / or Institutional Capacity
Petroleum
Microbial Communities

Project Description

The goals of this project are to: 1) gain a fundamental understanding of the behavior of Deepwater Horizon crude oil components when exposed to sunlight at the marine surface under a range of relevant conditions, and 2) understand how the photochemical transformations impact toxicity and biodegradation.

Project Contact

Project Partners

None

Affiliated Institutions

Tulane University, University of Oklahoma, Xavier University of Louisiana, Yale University


Project ID: 226
Project Name: Effect of Photochemistry on Biotransformation of Crude Oil
SourceUID: 212
Latitude: 30.03068068
Longitude: -90.06330272
Country: United States of America
State or Province: CT, LA, OK
County:
Project Category: Science
Project Action: Chemical Aspects Research
Additional Project Action(s):
Additional Project Action(s):
Targeted Resource(s): Human and / or Institutional Capacity
Targeted Resource(s): Petroleum
Targeted Resource(s): Microbial Communities
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2015
Implementing Organization: University of New Orleans
Implementing Organization Type: State
Point of Contact – Name: Matthew Tarr
Point of Contact – Phone: mtarr@uno.edu
Point of Contact – Email: 504-280-6323
Other Partners: None
Affiliated Institutions: Tulane University, University of Oklahoma, Xavier University of Louisiana, Yale University
Link: http://research.gulfresearchinitiative.org/research-awards/projects/?pid=212
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): 1469130
DWH Funder: Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI)
DWH Funder Type: Private
DWH Funding Program: GoMRI RFP-II: Investigator Grant
DWH Dollar Amount : 1469130
DWH Source: BP
Fund Origin: Voluntary Agreement
Controlling Documents: GOMRI Master Research Agreement
Award Year: 2013
Award Month: 1
Total Amount Leveraged: 0
Completeness: CA-PB