Informing the Loop Current Campaign: Data Compilation to Improve Understanding, Simulation, and Prediction of the Loop Current System


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System Regional Association

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 design, develop, deploy, and maintain an information system to digitally compile, update, analyze, and make publicly accessible physical oceanographic and hydrographic data from Gulf of Mexico Loop Current field studies. The system will be an important component of future data compilation efforts for a long-term LCS research campaign.

Project Contact

Project Partners

None

Affiliated Institutions

Fugro, Harte Research Institute, Ocean Sierra, RPS, Texas A&M University–College Station, Texas A&M University–Corpus Christi, Woods Hole Group 


Project ID: 907
Project Name: Informing the Loop Current Campaign: Data Compilation to Improve Understanding, Simulation, and Prediction of the Loop Current System
SourceUID: 907
Latitude: 30.61947275
Longitude: -96.35602875
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: Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System Regional Association
Implementing Organization Type: Non-Governmental Organization
Point of Contact – Name: Barbara Kirkpatrick
Point of Contact – Phone: barb.kirkpatrick@gcoos.org
Point of Contact – Email: None
Other Partners: None
Affiliated Institutions: Fugro, Harte Research Institute, Ocean Sierra, RPS, Texas A&M University–College Station, Texas A&M University–Corpus Christi, Woods Hole Group 
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): 647813
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 : 647813
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