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Investigating the effect of oil spills
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Maya Morales-McDevitt

Texas A&M University

Department of Oceanography

3146 TAMU
Eller O&M Building
College Station, TX  77843  

memdevitt_89@tamu.edu

Project List:

Aggregation and Degradation of Dispersants and Oil by Microbial Exopolymers (ADDOMEx)

Year 5-7 Consortia Grants (RFP-IV)Role: GoMRI Scholar, Graduate Student - Master's Level

Publications & Presentations:

Conference Presentations - 7

2017

Gold-Bouchot, G., Nolen, R., Shi, D., Bera, G., Morales-McDevitt, M., Wade, T. L., et al. (2017). Chlorophyll a Levels in Dichloromethane Extracts from Mesocosm Exposed to WAF, DCEWAF and CEWAF. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17: Poster.
Morales-McDevitt, M. E., Knap, A., Wade, T. L., Gold-Bouchot, G., Shi, D., Bera, G., et al. (2017). Formation of Microbial Exopolymers in Mesocosm Experiments using Coastal and Open Ocean Waters Dosed with BP Surrogate Oil and Corexit 9500A. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17.
Shi, D., Wade, T. L., Gold-Bouchot, G., Sweet, S. T., Morales-McDevitt, M., Bera, G., et al. (2017). Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAH) Distributions of WAF, DCEWAF and CEWAF Treatments in Mesocosm Experiments. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17: Poster.
Wade, T. L., Gold-Bouchot, G., Shi, D., Sweet, S. T., Morales-McDevitt, M., Bera, G., et al. (2017). Making Oil and Water Mix for ADDOMEx Mesocosms Marine Oil Snow Impact Experiments: a tale of WAF and CEWAF. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17: Poster.

2016

Morales-McDevitt, M., Wade, T. L., Knap, A. H., Gold-Bouchot, G., Shi, D., Sweet, S., et al. (2016). Water Accommodated Fraction (WAF) and Chemically Enhanced Water Accommodated Fraction (CEWAF) production using BP surrogate oil and Corexit 9500 for dosing of ADDOMEx Mesocosms. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16: Poster.
Morales-McDevitt, M. E., Wade, T. L., Knap, A., Gold-Bouchot, G., Shi, D., Sweet, S., et al. (2016). Degradation of WAF, CEWAF, and DCEWAF in biologically enriched mesocosms. In 2016 Texas Bays and Estuaries Meeting. Port Arsansas, TX : 04/13/16-04/14/16.
Wade, T. L., Knap, A., Morales-McDevitt, M., Gold-Bouchot, G., Shi, D., Sweet, S. T., et al. (2016). 2016 Identifying oil/marine snow associations Preparation of water accommodated fraction (WAF) and chemical enhanced water accommodated fraction (CWAF) for dosing of ADDOMEx mesocosms experiments. In American Chemical Society Southwest Regional Meeting 2016 (ACS SWRM-2016). Galveston, TX : 11/10/16-11/13/16.