The National Academies of Sciences – Gulf Research Program (NAS – GRP)
DWH Project Funding
Known Leveraged Funding
Funding Source: BP and Transocean
Controlling Document: Guilty Plea Agreement between BP and U.S. Department of Justice, Guilty Plea Agreement between Transocean and U.S. Department of Justice
Year Awarded: 2016
Dr. Sharuga received a Ph.D. in oceanography and coastal sciences from Louisiana State University, where she studied and developed approaches for evaluating deep-sea benthic megafaunal communities in the northern Gulf of Mexico after theDeepwater Horizonoil spill. She also holds an M.S. in environmental management and sustainability from the Illinois Institute of Technology and a B.S. in biology and earth and ocean sciences from the University of Victoria in Canada.