Water Quality and Benthic Habitat Observations for Enhanced Understanding and Sustainable Management of Oyster Reefs in Mississippi Sound


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Mississippi State University

DWH Project Funding

0

Known Leveraged Funding

0

Funding Organization

The U.S. Department of Treasury

Funding Program

The RESTORE Act Funds Bucket 5: Centers of Excellence Research Grant Program

Project Location: Mississippi

Funding Source: Transocean, Anadarko, and BP
Controlling Document: The RESTORE Act
Year Awarded: 1917

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Environmental Research Monitoring and Observations

Targeted Resources

Oysters / Reefs

Project Description

This project will use field sampling and remote sensing data collected from traditional platforms and novel autonomous aerial and marine vehicles to quantify the spatiotemporal variability of water quality and benthic habitat conditions at oyster reef sites in Mississippi Sound.

Project Contact

Project Partners

None

Affiliated Institutions

None


Project ID: 909
Project Name: Water Quality and Benthic Habitat Observations for Enhanced Understanding and Sustainable Management of Oyster Reefs in Mississippi Sound
SourceUID: mbrace-2017-02
Latitude: 30.31469
Longitude: -88.92155
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Mississippi
County: Harrison
Project Category: Science
Project Action: Environmental Research
Additional Project Action(s): Monitoring and Observations
Additional Project Action(s):
Targeted Resource(s): Oysters / Reefs
Targeted Resource(s):
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 0
Implementing Organization: Mississippi State University
Implementing Organization Type: Academic
Point of Contact – Name: Robert Moorhead
Point of Contact – Phone: rjm@gri.msstate.edu
Point of Contact – Email: (662) 325-2850
Other Partners: None
Affiliated Institutions: None
Link: https://mbrace.usm.edu/mississippi-state-university/
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): 625000
DWH Funder: The U.S. Department of Treasury
DWH Funder Type: Federal
DWH Funding Program: The RESTORE Act Funds Bucket 5: Centers of Excellence Research Grant Program
DWH Dollar Amount : 625000
DWH Source: Transocean, Anadarko, and BP
Fund Origin: Civil Settlement
Controlling Documents: The RESTORE Act
Award Year: 1917
Award Month: 6
Total Amount Leveraged: 0