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Raymond Highsmith

University of Mississippi

National Institute for Undersea Science and Technology

Field Station, 15 CR 2078
Abbeville , MS  38601  

Project List:

Ecosystem Impacts of Oil and Gas Inputs to the Gulf (ECOGIG)

Year 2-4 Consortia Grants (RFP-I)Role: Principal Investigator

NIUST Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Multi-Task Research Proposal

Year One Block Grant - The Northern Gulf InstituteRole: Principal Investigator

Publications & Presentations:

Journal Article - 1

2010

Diercks, A. R., Highsmith, R. C., Asper, V. L., Joung, D. J., Zhou, Z., Guo, L., et al. (2010). Characterization of subsurface polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons at the Deepwater Horizon site. Geophysical Research Letters, 37(20).

Book Chapter - 1

2011

Wade, T. L., Sweet, S. T., Sericano, J. L., Guinasso Jr, N. L., Diercks, A. R., Highsmith, R. C., et al. (2011). Analyses of Water Samples From the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: Documentation of the Subsurface Plume. In Monitoring and Modeling the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: A Record-Breaking Enterprise (pp. 77–82). Geophysical Monograph Series, 195. Washington, D.C.: AGU.

Conference Presentations - 9

2013

Joye, S., Crespo-Medina, M., Hunter, K., Asper, V., Diercks, A. R., Highsmith, R., et al. (2013). Pelagic methane oxidation in the Northern Gulf of Mexico: Activity patterns before, during, and after the Macondo Blowout. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2013. New Orleans, LA: 01/21/2013-01/23/2013.

2012

Highsmith, R. (2012). Developing Strategies for Long-Term Research in the Gulf of Mexico (Town Hall). In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2012. Salt Lake City, UT: 02/19/12-02/24/12.
Highsmith, R., Lapham, L., Macelloni, L., & Torres, M. (2012). Chairs, Session 60: Marine Gas Hydrate Deposits: Research, Monitoring Strategies and Present-Day Knowledge. In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2012. Salt Lake City, UT: 02/19/12-02/24/12.
Joye, S. B., Crespo-Medina, M., Madieros, P., Benitez-Nelson, C., Moore, W., Montoya, J., et al. (2012). Intense sedimentation to the seafloor following the 2010 Macondo Blowout: geochemical composition, methanisms, and microbial impacts. In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2012. Salt Lake City, UT: 02/19/12-02/24/12.
Joye, S. B., Crespo-Medina, M., Medeiros, P., Benitez-Nelson, C., Moore, W., Montoya, J. P., et al. (2012). Intense sedimentation on the seafloor following the 2010 Macondo blowout: Geochemical composition, mechanisms, and microbial impacts. In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2012. Salt Lake City, UT: 02/19/12-02/24/12: Poster.
Yang, T., Nigro, L. M., Guiterrez, J. A., D'Ambrosio, L., Joye, S. B., Highsmith, R., et al. (2012). Water column microbial community structure before, during, and after the Deepwater Horizon Blowout. In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2012. Salt Lake City, UT: 02/19/12-02/24/12.
Yang, T. T., Negro, L. M., Guitierrez, T., D'Ambrosio, L., Joye, S. B., Highsmith, R., et al. (2012). Pelagic microbial community composition before, during and after the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2012. Salt Lake City, UT: 02/19/12-02/24/12.

2011

Joye, S. B., Crespo-Medina*, M., Hunter, K., Vossmeyer, A., Bowles, M., Asper, V. L., et al. (2011). The Microbial Slime Highway: An efficient mechanism of oil transport to the benthos and consequences on microbial dynamics in Deep Gulf of Mexico Environments. In American Society of Limnology. San Juan, Puerto Rico : 02/13/11-02/18/11.

2010

Wade, T. L., Sweet, S. T., Sericano, J. L., Guinasso, N. L., Lohrenz, S. E., Shiller, A. M., et al. (2010). 2010 Documentation of Sub-Surface Oil Plume by Analyses of Toxic PAH in Water Samples from the Deep Water Horizon Oil Spill. In Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) Meeting. Portland, OR, November 7-11, 2010.