Monthly Archives: January 2014

GoMRI ScientistsVideo and Podcasts Able’s Crew – Fishin’ for Killifish Able

Drs. Ken Able, Olaf Jensen, Joel Fodrie and Paola Duarte-Lopez collecting killifish for oil spill research in a coastal Louisiana saltmarsh. Visit the CWC YouTube Channel for more interesting videos on Oil Spill research.    

GoMRI ScientistsVideo and Podcasts Dr. Felder Insists – We Need to Meet our Fellow Marine Decapods Dr. Felder Insists - We Need to Meet our Fellow Marine Decapods

  The purpose of this video is to inform the public of current scientific research and education activities being conducted by the Coastal Waters Consortium which is funded through the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative.   To view other Coastal Waters Consortium (CWC) videos, visit their YouTube Channel at https://www.youtube.com/user/CoastalWaters12.

Video and Podcasts Finders Fee – Have You Seen My Sparrow

Research on the effects of the Macondo oil spill on the Seaside Sparrow in coastal Louisiana. To view other Coastal Waters Consortium (CWC) videos like, Finders Fee – Have You Seen My Sparrow? , visit their YouTube Channel at: https://www.youtube.com/user/CoastalWaters12  

Video and Podcasts Watch Ad Reniers describe SCOPE and its drifters Watch Ad Reniers describe SCOPE and its drifters

SCOPE is the second large CARTHE experiment that brings together a wide range of scientific experts to experiment with measurement methods and study oil transport. CARTHE conducted their first experiment, GLAD (Grand LAgrangian Deployment), near the Deepwater Horizon site in the summer of 2012. Scientists will use data from both experiments to more accurately model Read More

Publication Highlights Study Confirms Methane-Eating Bacteria Contributed to Carbon Entering Food Web 2414

Scientists confirmed that methane-derived carbon, likely from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill entered the food web via small particles through a pathway known as methanotrophy. They published their findings in the December 2013 issue of Environmental Science and Technology Letters: Fossil carbon in particulate organic matter in the Gulf of Mexico following the Deepwater Horizon Read More