Investigating the effect of oil spills
on the environment and public health.
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Robert Cook

Louisiana State University

Department of Chemistry

232 Choppin Hall
Baton Rouge , LA  70803  


Project List:

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

Year One Block Grant - Louisiana State UniversityRole: Research Staff

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

Year One Block Grant - Louisiana State UniversityRole: Co-Principal Investigator

Publications & Presentations:

Journal Article - 1


Bianchi, T. S., Cook, R. L., Perdue, E. M., Kolic, P. E., Green, N., Zhang, Y., et al. (2011). Impacts of diverted freshwater on dissolved organic matter and microbial communities in Barataria Bay, Louisiana, U.S.A. Marine Environmental Research, 72(5), 248–257.