Abiotic and Biotic Influences on Current and Historic Distributions of Oyster Reefs


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
The University of Mississippi

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: 2017

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Environmental Research Monitoring and Observations

Targeted Resources

Oysters / Reefs

Project Description

The goal of this project is to identify differences in abiotic and biotic stressors at current and historic oyster reef sites, to better understand oyster reef health and to inform management regarding the best places and practices to improve oyster reef restoration strategies.

Project Contact

Project Partners

None

Affiliated Institutions

None


Project ID: 910
Project Name: Abiotic and Biotic Influences on Current and Historic Distributions of Oyster Reefs
SourceUID: mbrace-2017-03
Latitude: 30.28861
Longitude: -88.92704
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: 2019
Implementing Organization: The University of Mississippi
Implementing Organization Type: Academic
Point of Contact – Name: Marc Slattery
Point of Contact – Phone: slattery@olemiss.edu
Point of Contact – Email: (662) 915-1053
Other Partners: None
Affiliated Institutions: None
Link: https://mbrace.usm.edu/university-of-mississippi/
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: 2017
Award Month: 6
Total Amount Leveraged: 0