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University of South Florida

4202 E. Fowler Avenue
Tampa, FL  33620

GoMRI Funded Projects

Year 6-8 Investigator Grants (RFP-V)

Influence of river induced fronts on hydrocarbon transport

Oil-Marine Snow-Mineral Aggregate Interactions and Sedimentation during the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Year 5-7 Consortia Grants (RFP-IV)

Alabama Center for Ecological Resilience (ACER)

Center for the Integrated Modeling and Analysis of Gulf Ecosystems II (C-IMAGE II)

Consortium for Advanced Research on Transport of Hydrocarbon in the Environment II (CARTHE II)

Consortium for Oil Spill Exposure Pathways in Coastal River-Dominated Ecosystems (CONCORDE)

Deep-Pelagic Nekton Dynamics of the Gulf of Mexico (DEEPEND)

Dispersion Research on Oil: Physics and Plankton Studies II (DROPPS II)

Year 2-4 Consortia Grants (RFP-I)

Center for Integrated Modeling and Analysis of Gulf Ecosystems (C-IMAGE)

Consortium for Advanced Research on Transport of Hydrocarbon in the Environment (CARTHE)

Consortium for the Molecular Engineering of Dispersant Systems (C-MEDS)

Deepsea to Coast Connectivity in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico (DEEP-C)

Dispersion Research on Oil: Physics and Plankton Studies (DROPPS)

Bridge Grants (RFP-III)

Oil Spill Impacts on Food Webs of Barrier Islands: Critical Sampling of Florida Beaches

Year One Block Grant - Florida Institute of Oceanography

A Coordinated Modeling Approach in Support of Oil Spill Tracking

Acute Effects of Oil on Northern Gulf of Mexico Reefs and Reef Communities

Assessing Impacts of Oil Exposure to Deep Sea Ecosystems of the Gulf of Mexico Using Sharks and Scavengers As Integrative Models

Assessing the Concentration and the Molecular and Isotropic Composition of Deep sea Submerged Oils in the Northern Gulf of Mexico

Assessing the Impact of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on Coastal Waters of the Florida Panhandle: Water Sediments and Fish

Assessing the Impact of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on Sediments and Benthic Communities on the West Florida Shelf and Slope

Assessment of Deepwater Fish Assemblages Associated with Desoto Canyons and Continental Slope Waters in the Eastern GOM

Baseline and Oil Spill Impacted Marine Sponge Microbial Communities and Gene Expression Analysis with Metagenomics

Baseline for Impact Assessment of Zooplankton and Imaging Oil Droplet Detection on the West Florida Shelf

Biodegradation of the Deepwater Horizon Oil in Florida Marsh Ecosystems and Exploration of Novel Passive Remediation Strategies

Coast Watch: Remote Sensing and Verification Sampling of Oil Spill Impact on Florida Coast

Early Warning 4-D Remote Sensing System to Assess Synoptic Threats to Coastal Ecosystems of Florida and of Adjacent States and Nations

Effects of a Major Oil Spill on Nektonic Assemblages of Salt Marshes and Adjacent SAV Habitats in Florida and Alabama

Effects of the BP Oil Spill on Diatoms, Nannoplankton, and Related Protists at the Base of the Food Chain in the NE Gulf of Mexico of the food chain in the NE Gulf of Mexico

Effects of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on Epipelagic and Large Coastal Sharks and Teleosts of the Gulf of Mexico

Impacts from MC252 Oil on Ecologically and Commercially Important Plankton of the Gulf of Mexico

Impacts of the 2010 Deep Water Horizon Oil Spill on Estuarine Bottlenose Dolphin Populations in the West Florida Panhandle

Integrative Biodiversity Assessment of Coral-Sponge Communities of W Florida Shelf: Establishing a Baseline for a Sensitive Ecosystem

Molecular Diagnostics of Coral Exposed to Oil and Dispersants: A Holobiont Approach to Investigate Potential Effects on the Host Corals, Symbiotic Algae, and Mucus Associated Microbial Communities

Monitoring of the Coastal Pelagic Fish Complex for Assessing DWH-Related Trophic Changes and Contaminant Exposure

Penetration, Accumulation and Degradation of BP DWH Oil in Florida Sandy Beaches

Resolving Chemical Properties and Extent of Crude Oil and Dispersant Distribution in the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: Assessing Impacts on a Critical Habitat, Oyster Reefs and Associated Species in Florida Gulf Estuaries

The Impact of Crude Oil and the Dispersant Corexit® on Three Key Gulf of Mexico Invertebrate Species

Toxicity of Deepwater Horizon Oil and Dispersants on Florida's Reef Biota

Tracing the Intrusion of the GOM-2010 Oil Spill on Coastal and Marine Food Webs Radiocarbon and Stable Isotope

Uncoupling of Autotrophy and Heterotrophy: Effects of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on Microbial Food Webs

Year One Block Grant - Louisiana State University

A Multidisciplinary Analysis of Linkages among Wetland Vegetation, Rhizosphere Microbial Communities and Soil Stability and Decreased Coastal Wetland Sustainability in Response to Oiling

Acquisition of a Towed, Zooplankton Imaging System for Use in Quantifying the Distribution and Abundance of Zooplankton in the Waters around the MC252 Incident Site

An Interdisciplinary Topic Map for Understanding the Impact of the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Incident

Analysis of Massive In Situ Data from Moorings and Ships for Fate of Oil Spills and Dispersant and for Supporting Model Validation

Analysis of Samples Collected to Measure Effects of Stressors on Coastal Wetlands

Assessing the Fate of Hydrocarbons, Heavy Metals and Dispersants in Louisiana Marsh Soil and Development of Bioremediation Strategy

Biodegradation Processes in Oiled Marshes: Remediation and Recovery in Rapidly Eroding Coastal Systems

Biological Impacts of Oil and Dispersants on the Fish Fauna of Deep Waters: Assessing Impacts of the Deepwater Horizon Event

BP Research Program Management

Collection of Near-Shore Sediment Samples Associated with Potential Fishery Impacts

Coping with Natural and Technological Disasters: Human Adaptive Capacities after Katrina and the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Decision Making in Post-Catastrophe Uncertainty: An Examination of Impacts of the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill on Local Businesses in Coastal Louisiana

Deepwater Horizon Oil Exposure Effects on Marsh Fishes in At-Risk Habitats: Integrated Laboratory and Field Studies

Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Impacts and Recovery in Louisiana Coastal Wetlands: Long-Term Effects on Plant-Soil-Benthic Systems

Development of A High Sensitivity, Lab-on-Chip Instrument for On-site Monitoring of Spilled Oil in Coastal Water

Developmental Toxicity of Weathered Water-in-Oil Emulsions in Fish Embryos

Dispersant Surfactants: Effect on Oil & Oil Soot Constituent Bioaccumulation and Developmental Toxicity in the Fish Embryo

Documenting Impacts of the Subsea Plume Using Gulf SERPENT ROV Surveys

Elementally Resolved Chemistry of the Evolution of the Oil Spill

Fates and Effects of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on the Ecological Structure and Function of Coastal Wetland Ecosystems

Functional Design and Sizing for Subsea Capping System

Integrated Laboratory and Field Studies on effects of Oil on Key Wetland Soil/Sediment Biogeochemical Processes.

Investigating the Potential Ecological Impacts of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and the Biologically-mediated Mechanisms of Removal of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs)

Long-term Site Selection and Analysis of Biota to Determine the Effect of Oil, Dispersant, and Remediation-related Human Activities on Marsh Plants and Associated Insects and Mollusks

Microbial Community Responses to Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: Pre-Spill Background Assessment

Modeling, Data and Visualization of Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Monitoring Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Exposure in Seafood with Imaging Mass Spectrometry

Novel Nanomaterials for Absorption and Decomposition of Oil and Dispersed Oil

Observations and Modeling to Advance a Louisiana Coastal Circulation and Oil Spill Prediction System

Oyster Health and Reproduction One Year After the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Physiological Effects of Deepwater Horizon Oil on Phytoplankton and Microbial Communities from the Coastal/nearshore Waters of Louisiana

Psychosocial and Health Consequences After Disaster: Human Adaptive Capacities and the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Recovery and Remediation of Emulsified Oil in Contaminated Marshes: Biostimulation and Natural Recovery

Satellite Remote Sensing of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: Providing a Context for Shipboard Measurements

The Dynamics of Social Influence: A Longitudinal Look at Socially Structured Disaster Response

The Influence of Oil Dispersants on the Biodegradation of South Louisiana Crude Oil and the Resulting Toxicological, Molecular and Physiological Effects on the Gulf Killifish

Tracking Community Resilience in the Wake of the Deepwater Horizon Disaster: Assessing the Evidence

Tracking Community Resilience in the Wake of the Deepwater Horizon Disaster: Developing Infrastructure for Analyzing the Human Impact on Coastal Communities

Understanding the Phase Behavior of Oil/ Dispersant/ Water System at Different Salinities, Temperature and Pressure

Understanding the Social Impacts of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill in the Context of Community Vulnerability and Resiliency

Water Column Characterization of Selected Metals Associated with Crude Oil as a Tracer for Plume Movement from the Deepwater Horizon Site

Year One Block Grant - The Alabama Marine Environmental Science Consortium

A Molecular Survey of Marine Cilliates in Oil-Spill Contaminated Waters

An Examination of Pre- and Post-Spill Ichthyoplankton Assemblage Dynamics

Analysis of hydrocarbons (PAHS) in sediment samples

Analysis of the Biodegradative Microbial Population and their Genes in Deepwater Horizon Oil Contaminated Water and Sediments of Coastal Alabama

Assessing the Impact of Oil/Dispersant on Marine Sponges and their Symbiotic Communities

Assessing the Impact of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on the Diamondback Terrapin: a Top Carnivore and Keystone Species in the Salt Marshes of Alabama

Assessment of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Degradation Using Mineralization Assay and Functional Gene Analysis

Biomarker Prospecting: Detection of Impacts of DHOS-related Hydrocarbon & Dispersant Discharge in North-Central Gulf of Mexico Estuaries Using Gulf Killifish, Fundulus Grandis, As an Aquatic Vertebrate Sentinel

Biorenewable Seafood Wastes for Removal or in Situ Remediation of Complex Oil Or Oil/Dispersant Mixtures in the Gulf of Mexico

Biotransformation of BP Oil Spill Using Hydrocarbon-Utilizing Marine Microbes

Chemical Dispersants in the Marine Environment: Harnessing the Fish Acute Phase Response for Rapid and Sensitive Evaluation of Exposure

Chemical Engineering Applications to Study the Chemical Evolution and Biological Degradation of the Oil-Dispersant Systems and Subsequent Interaction with the Marine and Coastal Ecosystems

Composing Gridded Surface Wind Field Data through Observations and Numerical Modeling

Determining the Degradation Rate Constants of the Hydrocarbons from the Macondo Well and Weathered Oil in Alabama Beaches and Marshes

Development of High-Fidelity Lagrangian Tracking Module for Oceanic Dispersion-Sedimentation Predictions

Enhanced Detection of Hydrocabons through Optical Scattering

Environmental Chemistry of the BP Oil Spill

Evaluating the Changing Surfactant Capabilities of Sodium Dioctyl Sulfosuccinate and Its Commercial Product Forms of Corexit EC9500A, Corexit EC9527A and Corexit EC9580A in a Marine System

Exploring the Mechanisms of Nitrate-aided Biodegradation of Petroleum Hydrocarbon under Anaerobic Conditions

Feasibility study of applying multi-spectral acoustical imaging techniques to estimate physical distribution of oil-derived substances in the water columns in the Alabama Gulf coast and Mobile Bay

Flow Structures on the Northern Shelf of the Gulf of Mexico Using Drifters and Underway Velocity Profiles

Food Web Impacts of Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on Coastal Alabama Waterfowl

Framework for Dynamic Configuration and Interoperability of Heterogeneous Off-shore Oil Spill Wireless Sensor Networks

Gene Quantification to Elucidate Intrinsic Bioremediation Potential and Efficacy in the Oil Impacted Gulf Sediment

Genetic Implications of Relocating Loggerhead Sea Turtle Eggs from the Alabama Coast in Response to the Deep Water Horizon Oil Spill

Geophysical Characterization of the Water Column and Seafloor on the Alabama Continental Shelf

Gulf of Mexico Ecosystem Integrity: Resilience of Seagrass Beds to Oil Contamination

High-Fidelity Modeling of Transport of Oil-Derived Particulates Using an Equilibrium Eulerian Method

Hyperspectral Imaging based Estimation of Physical Distribution, Dispersion and Dilution of Contaminants

Identifying Transport Pathways and Quantifying Exchange in Alabama's Coastal Waters: from the Shelf to the Delta

Impact of Hydrocarbon Oil Spill on Coastal Plant Community

Impacts of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Releases on the Functional Integrity of Salt Marshes and Seagrass Meadows and Associated Fauna

Impacts of the Deepwater Horizon Oil/Dispersant Pollution on Ecosystem Functioning: Assessing C and N Dynamics in Salt Marshes along an Exposure Gradient

Improving Deepwater Horizon Risk Assessment for Large Pelagic Rays: Global Scale Positioning Via Satellite Telemetry

In-Situ WSN to Monitor the Transport and Dispersion of Oil-Derived Substances

Investigating the Fisheries Impacts of the Deepwater Horizon Disaster through Socioeconomic Surveys

Investigation of the Three Dimensional Eulerian Flow and Resulting Lagrangian Transport Pathways on the Alabama Shelf pathways on the Alabama shelf

Measuring Direct and Indirect Impacts of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on Coastal Low Salinity Fauna

Measuring Habitat Utilization, Plant Growth Rates and Secondary Productivity in Response to Oiling in a Northern Gulf of Mexico Salt Marsh

Microbial Responses to Hydrocarbon and Dispersant-Lab and Field-based Studies

Modeling of Circulation and Physical Transport for the Alabama Coastal Waters to Assess Transport and Distribution of Oil-Derived Substances

Nanostructure Surface Plasmon Resonance Enhanced Spectroscopic Sensing for Hydrocarbon Contaminants in the Gulf of Mexico

Oil Spill Impact along the Alabama Coastal Areas

Photochemical degradation and ozonation of persistent BP oil compounds in the spill-affected Alabama coast water and sedimentPenetration, Accumulation and Degradation of BP DWH Oil in Florida Sandy Beaches

Physical Model Investigation on the Mixing of Oil-Dispersed Substances in Mobile Bay Navigation Canal

Recovery: Benthic Meiofauna Survey

Recovery: Plankton

Recovery: Sentinel Macrofauna

Recruitment Patterns of Reef Fishes and the Recent Gulf Oil Spill

Studies of Microbial Communities Affected by the Deepwater Horizon Spill

The Assessment of Hydrocarbon and Hydrocarbon Dispersants Impacts on Embryos of Grass Shrimp (Palaemonetes Pugio).

The Distribution of Residual Oil in Alabama Coastal Marshes and Its Impact of Marsh Vegetation

Visible Light Activated Photocatalysis for the Chemical Evaluation, Photodegradation of Oil-Dispersant Interaction in Deepwater Horizon Oil-Spill

Wave and Surge Simulations for Spilled-Oil Redistribution By Gulf of Mexico Tropical Cyclones

Wetland and Shoreline Recovery

Year One Block Grant - The Northern Gulf Institute

A Comprehensive Assessment of Oil Distribution, Transport, Fate and Impacts on Ecosystems and the Deepwater Horizon Oil Release

An Ecosystem Modeling Framework to Examine Ecological Impacts of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Analyses of the Effects of Crude Oil on Increased Disease Susceptibility and Physiological Responses of Selected Gulf of Mexico Fishes

Aquatic Primary Productivity and Spatial/Temporal Water Quality Variations of the Breton Sound Estuary and Impacts of Oil Pollution

Automated Mapping of Surface Oil Spill: Surface Physics and Remote Sensing Associated with Movement and Identification of a Slick

Chemical Effects Associated with Leaking Macondo Well Oil in the Northern Gulf of Mexico: Phase II

Data Sampling and Modeling of Contaminant Dispersant

Deepwater Horizon Oil Deposition in Gulf of Mexico Beaches Phase 2: Recovery of the Beach Sedimentary Environment

Does the 'Priming Effect' Caused by the DWH Oil-spill Result in Increased Microbial and Zooplankton Consumption of Labile and Refractory Dissolved Organic Carbon? Phase II

Effects of Oil, Dispersant, and Remediation-related Human Activities on Marsh Plants and Associated Insects and Mollusks

Evaluating Changes in Fluorescence EEM and Size Spectra During the Degradation of Crude Oil and Dispersant in Seawater

Extend Sulis Toolkit

Field Observation and Modeling of the Impact of Oil Spill on Marsh Erosion in Southern Louisiana

Gulf of Mexico Research and Resource Support Tools (GulfBase, Gulf of Mexico Biodiversity Project, Gulf of Mexico books, etc.)

Impact of Crude Oil on Coastal and Ocean Environments of the West Florida Shelf and Big Bend Region from the Shoreline to the Continental Shelf Edge

Impact of Crude Oil on Coastal and Ocean Environments of the West Florida Shelf and Big Bend Region from the Shoreline to the Continental Shelf Edge: Radiocarbon and Stable Isotope Tracing

Impact of Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on the Louisiana Coastal Environments

Impacts of the Deep Horizon Accident on Food Web Structure in the North Central Gulf of Mexico

Impacts of the Deep Horizon Oil Spill on Ecosystem Structure and Function in Alabama's Marine Waters

Impacts of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on the Health and Growth of Estuarine Fish and Ecosystem Functionality

Integrated Assessment of Oil Spill

Macondo 252 Oil Spill Impacts in Louisiana Coastal Wetlands: Effects on Soil-Microbial-Plant Systems

Monitoring of Natural Resources in the Pontchartrain Basin following the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: Processes, Habitats, and Fisheries

NGI BP Earth System Modeling (Phase II)

NGI/BP Gulf Research Initiative Phase I and II Education and Outreach Support

NIUST Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Multi-Task Research Proposal

OIL: Community Earth Modeling System for the Northern Gulf of Mexico

OIL: Comprehensive Study of the Impact of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on the Health and Productivity of Gulf Coast Salt Marshes

Post Macondo Well Oil Spill Water Quality Sampling - Barataria, Lake Pontchartrain, and Coastal Waters. Part 2

Potential Impacts of the DWH Oil Spill on Fishery Resources: Will There be Reduced Recruitment of Economically Important Shrimp, Crabs, and Finfish in Seagrass and Marsh Nursery Habitats of the North Central Gulf of Mexico?

Quantifying the Effects of Oil Exposure on the Carbon Cycling and Diversity of Pelagic Microbial Community of Coastal Alabama

Quantitative Studies of the Effects of Oil Exposure on the Pelagic Microbial Community and Sheepshead Minnow, Using a Global Proteomics Approach

Responses of Benthic Communities and Sedimentary Dynamics to Hydrocarbon Exposure in Neritic and Bathyal Ecosystems: Phase II

The Influence of Weather and Ocean Processes Using Numerical Modeling on the Fate and Transport of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Uncertainty Quantification of Oil Spill Transport

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Patel, Paras
Pierre, Kiesha

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Tejada-Martínez, Andrés E.
Zhang, Jie

College of Marine Science

Ainsworth, Cameron
Barnes, Brian
Bartlett, Thea
Bartlett, Thea
Brandenburg, Lucille
Broadbent, Heather
Brown, Elizabeth
Browning, Trevor
Campbell, Marcia
Cannizzaro, Jennifer
Carr, Brigid
Chancellor, Emily
Chen, Bob
Chen, Shuangling
Cockrell, Marcy
Daly, Kendra
Darrow, Brian
Deak, Kristina
Dixon, Jacqueline
Donovan, Jeff
Dornberger, Lindsey
Dreger, Karen
Drexler, Michael
Dubickas, Kate
Dunn, Shane
Ellis, Greg
English, David
Fenton, Jenny
Ferguson, Megan
Flower, Benjamin P.
Gardiner, Jayne
George, Adrienne
Gilbert, Sherryl
Gladney, Shaniqua
Goddard, Ethan
Granneman, Jennifer
Gray, Alisha
Greely, Teresa M.
Hallock-Muller, Pamela
Hamontree, Hannah
Harlow, Samantha
Helmueller, Greta
Herdter, Elizabeth
Hernandez, Alexandra
Hine, Albert C.
Hollander, David J.
Hotaling, Liesl
Hu, Chuanmin
Huang, Yong
Jones, David L.
Kovach, Charles
Kramer, Kurt
Larson, Rebekka
Lee, Timothy Seung-chul
Lembke, Chad
Lenes, Jason M.
Li, Yun
Liang, Xinfeng
Liu, Yonggang
Lizza, Kaitlyn
Locker, Stanley D.
Lodge, Angela
Long, Jacqueline
Lyp, Brittany
Mann, David A.
Masi, Michelle
McDaniel, Lauren
Mendez-Ferrer, Natasha
Miller, Quentin
Muller-Karger, Frank
Murawski, Steven A
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O'Connor, Brendan
Ortega-Ortiz, Joel
Outram, Dawn
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Parks, Ashley
Paul, John H.
Peebles, Ernst B.
Prueitt, Benjamin (Ben)
Pulster, Erin
Remsen, Andrew
Romero, Isabel C.
Rosenheim, Brad
Ross, Ben
Schwierzke-Wade, Leslie
Schwing, Patrick
Scott, Carlyn
Smith, Patrick
Snyder, Susan
Sosnowski, Amanda
Struch, Rachel
Sun, Shaojie
Tarnecki, Joseph
Techton, Kasi
Toomey, Heidi
Torres, Joseph
Wallace, Amy
Walsh, John J.
Wang, Mengqiu
Watson, Kathleen (Katie)
Weisberg, Robert
Wojcieszek, Dominika
Yang, Bo
Zenzola, Nicola
Zhang, Yingjun
Zheng, Lianyuan

College of Public Health

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Computer Science and Engineering

Ekambaram, Rajmadhan
Fefilatyev, Sergiy
Goldgof, Dmitry
Hall, Lawrence Larry
Kasturi, Rangachar
Kidd, Josh
Shreve, Matthew

Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering

Alcantar, Norma A.
Buttice, Audrey
Falahat, Rana
George, Mena
Jorge, Lara
Leon, Jose
Sanden, Gulnur
Smith, Deni-Maire
Stebbins, Daniela
Toomey, Ryan G.
Viera, Jorge

Department of Geography, Environment and Planning

Basso, Jonelle

Department of Integrative Biology

Alqasemi, Lama
Ayoub, Lore
Bell, Susan
DuClos, Kevin
Garcia, Sara
Gemmell, Brad J.
Gruber, Jessica
Hawkins, Olivia
Hesterberg, Stephen
Hudson, Derrick
Kiskaddon, Erin
Kwaterski, John
Morrow, Kristina
Smith, Kathleen

Department of Mechanical Engineering

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Department of Molecular Medicine

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Information Technology Department

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Marine Science

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