Investigating the effect of oil spills
on the environment and public health.
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University of South Alabama

307 University Blvd. N.
Mobile, AL  36688

GoMRI Funded Projects

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

Consortium for Resilient Gulf Communities (CRGC)

Year 2-4 Consortia Grants (RFP-I)

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

Bridge Grants (RFP-III)

Floating Sargassum Communities of the Gulf of Mexico: Data Collection for the Continued Assessment of Associated Faunal Assemblages, Trophic Interations and Habitat Function in the Wake of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Year One Block Grant - Florida Institute of Oceanography

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

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

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

Year One Block Grant - The Alabama Marine Environmental Science Consortium

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

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

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

Enhanced Detection of Hydrocabons through Optical Scattering

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Recovery: Benthic Meiofauna Survey

Recovery: Plankton

Recovery: Sentinel Macrofauna

Year One Block Grant - The Northern Gulf Institute

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

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

NIUST Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Multi-Task Research Proposal

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