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The Central role of the Mississippi River and its delta in the oceanography and ecology of the Gulf of Mexico large marine ecosystem

Implementing Organization

Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON)

Overview

DWH Project Funding

$309,276

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

Details

Project Category

Science

Project Actions

Monitoring and Observations

Targeted Resources

Pelagic Zone

Project Description

Alex Kolker and his co-investigators will investigate the influence of the Mississippi River and its delta on the oceanography, ecology, and economy of the Gulf of Mexico and identify the additional data collection and modeling necessary for managers to better monitor and manage the Gulf's natural resources.

Contact

Alexander Kolker
985-851-2837
akolker@lumcon.edu
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Project Partners

None

Affiliated Institutions

None

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