Investigating the effect of oil spills
on the environment and public health.
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Abigail Renegar

Nova Southeastern University

Department of Marine and Environmental Sciences

Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography
3301 College Ave
Fort Lauderdale, FL  33314  


Project List:

Coral-Tox: A Species-Sensitivity Assessment of Petroleum Hydrocarbon Toxicity to Scleractinian Corals

Year 8-10 Research Grants (RFP-VI)Role: Principal Investigator, Project Data Point of Contact

Deep-sea Risk Assessment and species sensitivity to WAF, CEWAF and Dispersant

Year 6-8 Investigator Grants (RFP-V)Role: Co-Principal Investigator

Publications & Presentations:

Conference Presentations - 3


Bera, G., Parkerton, T., Turner, N., Renegar, A., Sericano, J., & Knap, A. (2017). Comparing aquatic toxicity of oil: PETROTOX model vs measured. In 2nd Annual Texas A&M Postdoctoral Research Symposium. College Station, Texas : 09/20/17-09/20/17.
Bera, G., Renegar, A., Turner, N., Frank, T., Sweet, S., Gold, G., et al. (2017). Temperature and salinity effects on partitioning co-efficient (KPDMS-water) of selected hydrophobic organic carbons (HOCs): their use for passive dosing. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17: Poster.


Knap, A. H., Renegar, A., Frank, T., Riegl, B., Turner, N., & Gold-Bouchot, G. (2016). D-Tox: Deep sea Risk Assessment and Species Sensitivity to WAF, CWAF and Dispersant. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16: Poster .