Ecosystem modeling efforts in the Gulf of Mexico: current status and future needs to address management and restoration activities


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Texas A&M University Corpus Christi

DWH Project Funding

0

Known Leveraged Funding

0

Funding Organization

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Funding Program

The RESTORE Act Funds Bucket 4: NOAA RESTORE Act Science Program

Project Location: Multiple States1

Funding Source: Transocean
Controlling Document: The RESTORE Act
Year Awarded: 2015

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Monitoring and Observations

Monitoring and Observations

Targeted Resources

Pelagic Zone
Benthic Zone / Sea Floor

Project Description

Jim Simons and his co-investigators will work with other researchers and resource managers to test and align ecosystem models with management needs and restoration activities in the Gulf of Mexico.

Project Contact

Project Partners

None

Affiliated Institutions

University of Miami, University of South Florida


Project ID: 362
Project Name: Ecosystem modeling efforts in the Gulf of Mexico: current status and future needs to address management and restoration activities
SourceUID:
Latitude: 27.717318
Longitude: -97.328443
Country: United States of America
State or Province: FL, TX
County: Y
Project Category: Science
Project Action: Monitoring and Observations
Additional Project Action(s):
Additional Project Action(s): Monitoring and Observations
Targeted Resource(s): Pelagic Zone
Targeted Resource(s): Benthic Zone / Sea Floor
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2017
Implementing Organization: Texas A&M University Corpus Christi
Implementing Organization Type: Academic
Point of Contact – Name: James Simons
Point of Contact – Phone: james.simons@tamucc.edu
Point of Contact – Email: 361-825-3223
Other Partners: None
Affiliated Institutions: University of Miami, University of South Florida
Link: http://restoreactscienceprogram.noaa.gov/research/assessing-ecosystem-modeling
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:
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 395000
DWH Funder: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
DWH Funder Type: Federal
DWH Funding Program: The RESTORE Act Funds Bucket 4: NOAA RESTORE Act Science Program
DWH Dollar Amount : 395000
DWH Source: Transocean
Fund Origin: Civil Settlement
Controlling Documents: The RESTORE Act
Award Year: 2015
Award Month: 9
Total Amount Leveraged: 0


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