Biomarker Prospecting: Detection of Impacts of DHOS-related Hydrocarbon & Dispersant Discharge in North-Central Gulf of Mexico Estuaries Using Gulf Killifish, Fundulus Grandis, As an Aquatic Vertebrate Sentinel


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Auburn University

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: Alabama

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

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Environmental Research

Targeted Resources

Human and / or Institutional Capacity
Fish / Fish Habitats
Petroleum

Project Description

Using both field – and laboratory-derived data, we will identify specific fish biomarker responses central to the mission of rapidly assessing the environmental impact of DHOS-related hydrocarbon and dispersant discharges in the north-central Gulf of Mexico (GoM).

Project Contact

Project Partners

None

Affiliated Institutions

The University of Alabama


Project ID: 54
Project Name: Biomarker Prospecting: Detection of Impacts of DHOS-related Hydrocarbon & Dispersant Discharge in North-Central Gulf of Mexico Estuaries Using Gulf Killifish, Fundulus Grandis, As an Aquatic Vertebrate Sentinel
SourceUID: 1
Latitude: 32.59553597
Longitude: -85.4924014
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Alabama
County: Lee
Project Category: Science
Project Action: Environmental Research
Additional Project Action(s):
Additional Project Action(s):
Targeted Resource(s): Human and / or Institutional Capacity
Targeted Resource(s): Fish / Fish Habitats
Targeted Resource(s): Petroleum
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2011
Implementing Organization: Auburn University
Implementing Organization Type: State
Point of Contact – Name: Stephen (Ash) Bullard
Point of Contact – Phone: ash.bullard@auburn.edu
Point of Contact – Email: 334-844-9278
Other Partners: None
Affiliated Institutions: The University of Alabama
Link: http://research.gulfresearchinitiative.org/research-awards/projects/?pid=1
Project Comments: www.bullardlab.org
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): 4595
DWH Funder: Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI)
DWH Funder Type: Private
DWH Funding Program: GoMRI Year One Block Grant
DWH Dollar Amount : 4595
DWH Source: BP
Fund Origin: Voluntary Agreement
Controlling Documents: GOMRI Master Research Agreement
Award Year: 2010
Award Month: 11
Total Amount Leveraged: 0
Completeness: CA-PB