Passive Gulf of Mexico Loop Current Observations from High Frequency Radar Across the Yucatan Strait


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Texas A&M University–College Station

DWH Project Funding

0

Known Leveraged Funding

0

Funding Organization

The National Academies of Sciences Gulf Research Program (NAS - GRP)

Funding Program

NAS Gulf Research Program - Grants

Project Location: Texas

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: 2018

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Physical Aspects Research Education and Outreach

Targeted Resources

Other

Project Description

This project will procure, install, and operate high frequency radar systems to measure surface currents at two locations in the Yucatan Channel region of the Gulf of Mexico: Isla Contoy and Puerto Morelos. The systems will provide new, real-time data for model assimilation and validation to better understand the evolution of the LCS.

Project Contact

Project Partners

None

Affiliated Institutions

CODAR Ocean Sensors, Rutgers University


Project ID: 901
Project Name: Passive Gulf of Mexico Loop Current Observations from High Frequency Radar Across the Yucatan Strait
SourceUID: 901
Latitude: 30.60975706
Longitude: -96.35417242
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Texas
County: Unknown
Project Category: Science
Project Action: Physical Aspects Research
Additional Project Action(s): Education and Outreach
Additional Project Action(s):
Targeted Resource(s): Other
Targeted Resource(s):
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 0
Implementing Organization: Texas A&M University–College Station
Implementing Organization Type: Academic
Point of Contact – Name: Anthony Knap
Point of Contact – Phone: tknap@tamu.edu
Point of Contact – Email: None
Other Partners: None
Affiliated Institutions: CODAR Ocean Sensors, Rutgers University
Link: http://www.nationalacademies.org/gulf/grants/awards/ugos/index.htm#ugos1
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: None
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 844263
DWH Funder: The National Academies of Sciences Gulf Research Program (NAS – GRP)
DWH Funder Type: Private
DWH Funding Program: NAS Gulf Research Program – Grants
DWH Dollar Amount : 844263
DWH Source: BP and Transocean
Fund Origin: Criminal Settlement
Controlling Documents: Guilty Plea Agreement between BP and U.S. Department of Justice, Guilty Plea Agreement between Transocean and U.S. Department of Justice
Award Year: 2018
Award Month: 12
Total Amount Leveraged: 0